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Answered Prayer by Jennifer Park Answered Prayer by Dec. 14, 2017 Free! 54847 words Read a sample
Eun Seo, the activist daughter of the successful Pastor Lee Sang Chul, has a life that is full to bursting with blood drives, fundraising events, and visits to orphanages and old folks' homes. Surprisingly, Eun Seo finds herself an unwed mother-to-be. Eun Seo is determined that her mistake will not harm her father’s ministry. Her quest to protect her unborn child leads to unexpected results.
En la Oscuridad by Mary Orvay En la Oscuridad by Dec. 14, 2017 $3.51 28917 words Sample 15%
Una novela policiaca llena de emoción y suspense.
Prisoner of War by Tracy Cooper-Posey Prisoner of War by Dec. 14, 2017 $2.99 74991 words
Could Duardo have lived, after all? Everyone but Minnie believes Duardo died on Vistaria, when the insurrectos rampaged through the country. With the help of a most unexpected ally, Minnie steals onto the war-torn island to find Duardo and is caught by the insurrectos’ evil intelligence officer, Zalaya, who will extract the truth for himself.
Never Again by Lilliana Anderson Never Again by Dec. 14, 2017 $4.99 89116 words
After a failed marriage attempt, Cora Knowles swears off men for the rest of her life. But when a one night stand turns into something more, Cora needs to decide whether she'll turn her back on the enigmatic Brandon Sharp, or take a risk and follow her heart, even though she promised herself she'd never do that again...
Karli's Resolve by Lilli Carlisle Karli's Resolve by Dec. 14, 2017 $2.99 51967 words Sample 2%
In their realm, a loving triad was welcome, but for Karli's parent's, anything less than a wealthy, powerful alpha would do, so they tore Karli away from her two true loves.
Their Bond Through Jade by Iris Blobel Their Bond Through Jade by Dec. 14, 2017 $0.99 50962 words
When Tiffany Cahill opens the door to the police, memories flood her mind of the previous year and a relationship gone bad. Frightened, she calls her friend, Steve, for help, but instead a stranger answers the phone. Little does Tiffany know how much this New Zealander is going to impact her life, especially after she is assaulted only a few hours later.
Chaldor by Thayer King Chaldor by Dec. 14, 2017 $4.99 49138 words Sample 10%
As the illegitimate daughter to the queen of Colony 15, Kiana has no interest in power or politics, yet she’s horrified by her mother’s cruelty. When her mother orders an injured warrior from another colony to be thrown out with the trash, Kiana implores her for the opportunity to heal him. Kiana does everything she can to save him—including pretending to take him as a lover.
The Christmas Plainsong by Izzy James The Christmas Plainsong by Dec. 14, 2017 $0.99 23184 words Sample 10%
Book Two in the Brandywine Village Series is a modern continuation of a classic tale. Ebenezer Stack comes home for Christmas the year after an extraordinary encounter that left him a changed man.
Winterfee. Ein Roman aus der Welt der Astoria Files by Brida Anderson Winterfee. Ein Roman aus der Welt der Astoria Files by Dec. 14, 2017 $2.99 68903 words
Astrid Persson ist PR-Expertin bei einer übernatürlichen IT-Firma und an Seltsames gewöhnt. Daher erscheint es ihr auch nicht weiter eigenartig, dass Paci, ein Journalist, sie bei einer Firmenführung im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes verzaubert. Aber als die Sicherheitsabteilung Paci einsperrt und grausame Experimente an ihm praktiziert, muss Astrid alles in Frage stellen, das sie bisher geglaubt hat.
The Beast Within by S.C. Stephens The Beast Within by Dec. 14, 2017 $2.99 154405 words Sample 20%
Nika Adams has had a challenging year. She gave her heart to Hunter Evans, only to have him break it. But Nika refuses to give up hope. Not when there's a chance she can save her true-love—even if she must save him from himself.
Another Dance by Lucy Felthouse Another Dance by Dec. 14, 2017 $0.99 10767 words Sample 10%
Can another dance help them forget the pain of the past? After a colossal falling-out in their teens, Eden and Janine are thrown together in the same room for the first time in years. Can these ex-best friends finally put their issues behind them and move on? Or is their shattered friendship beyond repair?
Annie's Turn by Debra Holt Annie's Turn by Dec. 13, 2017 Free! 15860 words
Meet Annie, Trace, and Travis… the Cartwrights of Cartwright’s Crossing, Texas. In this prequel that introduces you to them, you’ll get a preview into their lives and what brought them to their own searches for happily-ever-after’s.
Daddy, Please Don't Pull Out! by Lissa Black Daddy, Please Don't Pull Out! by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 3423 words Sample 10%
Headstrong Tammy knows that it takes a real man like her father to tame her down a bit. Will she be able to resist the charms of all the men in the family just waiting to have a shot at the hot and insatiable teen? ADULT INCEST CONTENT.
The Torc by JE Hunter The Torc by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 65044 words
Forgotten Treasures Hold Forbidden Dangers... Aurora Daniels has just finished her first year of university and is ready for summer fun when she meets Garret, the mysterious older brother of her best friend, Ivy. Garret isn't what Aurora expected, yet her connection to him is undeniable. But something lurks beneath Garret's charming exterior, a danger that Rory isn't prepared for.
WE'LL MEET AGAIN, A Coming of Age Novel by George L Potter WE'LL MEET AGAIN, A Coming of Age Novel by Dec. 13, 2017 Free! 76554 words Read a sample
A romance novel following five lifelong friends in a small southern town, three guys and two girls, as they reach adulthood on the eve of World War II. The story traces the five interwoven lives through World War II and the post-war years.
The Season Of Love by Lavada Dee The Season Of Love by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.99 72246 words Sample 20%
A collection of short stories. Five stories of couples re-finding themselves and restoring love to their lives. One: A love found. Two: The gift of divorce doesn’t require gift wrap or a bow. Three: A Cougar story. Four: Separation with a divorce pending goes into a stall when their teenage son is in trouble. Five: Love shouldn’t have a schedule, spontaneous is good. Really really good.
Unfaithful by Kara Fiore Unfaithful by Dec. 13, 2017 $0.99 2402 words Sample 20%
A woman's relationship certainty is shattered when temptation becomes too great to resist. This new man happened at the most unexpected time. He knows what he wants, and it's her. She is about to learn how different, this new man's raw desire is compared to her husband...
Destination Weddings by Ari Thatcher Destination Weddings by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 56477 words
They say weddings are a great place to find love. Bree, Kenzi and Jasmine find that, along with some passionate nights, at other people's weddings.
Death by Sex by Ari Thatcher Death by Sex by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 16963 words
When her sister marries her ex-boyfriend, Joely Nelson is torn between which old friend to forget the past. Tucker Brennan fits the tall, dark, and he’s mine mold, and is the kind of guy you can cuddle with. Beck’s blond curls beg to be touched, as do his six-pack abs. The trouble is, she can’t decide which she’d prefer.
Bye-Bye, Bi by Kenn Dahll Bye-Bye, Bi by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 12027 words Sample 20%
A titillating exploration of the different manifestations of sexual orientation, Bye-Bye, Bi introduces a pair of apartment mates, one gay−mousy blond French-Canadian Marcel−and one bi−tall, dark, and handsome East European Timur−and follows them as they learn about each other and challenge sexual stereotypes.
Once Bitten by Aileen Fish Once Bitten by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 21000 words
When his uncle is killed by French spy Jean Boiselle, Lord Adam St. Peters seeks revenge. Hearing the spy is an actor Lord Adam changes his focus from financial concerns to become a critic of the arts. Yet at every turn, family friend Miss Mary Jane Watson interferes. Is she working for the spy? If not, he’ll encourage her to pretend to be his his fiancé to give him even more access to Boiselle.
OMG!  I’m Naked in School by M. Millswan OMG! I’m Naked in School by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 98762 words Sample 20%
Based upon a true story, eighteen young high school students find themselves participating in a study where they must remain naked 24/7.
Love Bi-Angle by Ken James Love Bi-Angle by Dec. 13, 2017 $4.99 34399 words Sample 20%
Andy and Pete are best friends and business partners. They've been flirting since Andy's girlfriend broke up with him. Sweet lusty Gretchen enters the picture, leaving Andy caught between two lovers. Somebody is going to get hurt.
Quick & Dirty Volume 2: Milestones by Patient Lee Quick & Dirty Volume 2: Milestones by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.99 59638 words Sample 20%
Quick & dirty tales of six couples’ relationship milestones- a sweet loss of innocence followed by betrayal, a marriage proposal from a man who won’t go down, a murderous wedding night ending in tragedy, a hot & horny pregnancy, a cheating wife jumping to conclusions, and a wife’s final goodbye.
CisterWife by Jessica Mandella CisterWife by Dec. 13, 2017 Free! 30041 words Read a sample
Music has only four genders: Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass. All four make sweet music together. I wish the world were like that. Gay men hit on me. I tell them I’m a TransDyke. They say I’m a phobic straight scamming on lesbians. Would a sister treat me like that? Only the one I love.
Ruffles and Lace by Guy Winters Ruffles and Lace by Dec. 13, 2017 Free! 13101 words Read a sample
When someone in your life turns it upside down then suddenly they leave what do you do? Jodi finds himself wandering through life having made decisions in the past that force him to make painful compromises in the present until he meets Erica, a woman who becomes more than a partner but someone to truly love. Ruffles and Lace is a gender blending romance that explores a unique love.
About This Christmas by J.L. Dillard About This Christmas by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.99 26940 words Sample 20%
It was a small white lie that started this mess and Zara Manning hopes the truth can save her in the end. It’s Christmas time and her family is expecting to meet her new love, only there isn’t one. Not really. That is until fate steps in and deals Zara a helping hand. Soon she finds herself feeling guilty about the façade and falling for her unsuspecting partner in crime.
Sharing Elena by Elle Danielson Sharing Elena by Dec. 13, 2017 $0.99 29349 words
Brad was half-kidding when he reminded Corey of the pact they made in high school about Elena. Surely Corey wouldn’t be willing to share his wife. Or would he?
Among the Smoldering Embers by Seth Stevens Among the Smoldering Embers by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 41536 words
After the tragic death of his sister puts him in financial crisis, Adam decides to escort for a living, but the situation proves tougher than expected after meeting Theo and he is forced to juggle a seedy profession with the possibility of a solid romance.
Wicked Cold: The Prequel to Wicked Hot by Patient Lee Wicked Cold: The Prequel to Wicked Hot by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 15264 words Sample 20%
In this prequel to Wicked Hot, homophobic college student Amy discovers her forbidden lesbian fantasy while having sex with her boyfriend in the ice hotel suite they share with lesbian lovers, sparking their journey from monogamy to couple swapping later in their marriage.
Tease Me Prequel by Adele knight Tease Me Prequel by Dec. 13, 2017 Free! 10236 words
Avril Miller doesn’t date, but when her best friend drags her to a local bar, a pair of seductive green eyes ignite a sudden fire in Avril’s veins. Will Avril break all her rules for one night? Or will she find the release she is seeking in an unexpected way?
Saudade by elouisemay Saudade by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.00 59557 words Sample 20%
El's life couldn't have been happier, she had married her soul mate, they'd bought their own home and had all the love and security anyone could wish for. Then in a 'click of a finger' it all changes and El is thrust into the life of a widow. Not knowing how to get through, she then discovers online dating.
Call It Chemistry by Dan Van Oss Call It Chemistry by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.99 76387 words
The last thing Peter Clark expected was seeing his childhood crush Katie back in town. And Kate Brady never thought she'd set foot in her hometown of Golden Grove again. But if she's going land a big contract for her company she's going to need the help of Peter, the guy she's never gotten over.
Girls Going Wild by Ron Dawes Girls Going Wild by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 25922 words Sample 20%
Four girls sharing an overpriced, dumpy hotel room during Spring Break get an offer by a fifty-seven year old divorcee to stay in his luxurious beachfront house, with no strings attached. The decision is easy for the girls; they'll have more money to party. So what's in it for him? How will four over-sexed girls on a binge enjoy their spring break? How will the old man enjoy it?
Survivor’s Heart by Vella Munn Survivor’s Heart by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.99 108468 words Sample 20%
Trapped in the mountains by raging snowstorms and facing starvation, Jessie Speer has all but surrendered her dream of reaching California—until Daniel Bear, an outcast among his own people, risks his own life to save her.
Searching for Sanctuary by Chrissy Wissler Searching for Sanctuary by Dec. 13, 2017 $4.99 93859 words
Not all animals handle magic well. Even ones bred and hand-picked for the job. The massive lion laying there. Hot breath blowing the tattered pink too-too. Aisha standing outside the cage, dust swirling all around. Completely helpless. Another one. Lost. Set in the dazzling world of Enchantment Avenue. A story of those discarded when their use fades, and the one woman willing to take them in.
Alien Bride: An Alien Mates Adventure SFR (Taron Invasion Series) by A.J. Daniels Alien Bride: An Alien Mates Adventure SFR (Taron Invasion Series) by Dec. 13, 2017 Free! 37652 words Read a sample
Nick Captured by aliens, one Navy Seal earns his Trident by fighting the big blue freaks every step of the way back to Earth. Watching them conquer one planet after another, and enslaving the inhabitants sparks a white hot fury deep in his gut. Vowing to take them down at any cost, he formulates a plan. It may not be a particularly good one, but it’s the best of very limited options. Spending year
¿Qué quieres de mí? by Mary Orvay ¿Qué quieres de mí? by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.51 30128 words Sample 15%
Una historia de vampiros diferente. Amor y profecías.
Sound of Life by Terrence Chitakatira Sound of Life by Dec. 13, 2017 $7.99 25473 words Sample 10%
Sound of life “Fast, real mind grinding blockbuster story ready to take you on an adventure of a life time through the city of Gold Johannesburg”.
The Summer Palace by S. Forrest Nomakeo The Summer Palace by Dec. 13, 2017 $4.99 71654 words Sample 20%
17th Century Russia remains very much a patriarchal society. For the headstrong and wilful Katia, daughter of Baron Alexei Sergeyevich Ulenka, life in the terem (a palace sanctuary where the virtue of girls is safeguarded) is unbearable when all she wants to do is experience the freedom of riding a horse.
A Turning Tide by Nancy Russell A Turning Tide by Dec. 13, 2017 $4.99 89126 words Sample 20%
Dinah is a grandmother in her fifties who comes to realise that she is no longer willing to settle for a loveless marriage. She has long been aware of her husband’s infidelities and keeping up appearances seems no longer worth the effort.
Luna azul by J. F. Orvay Luna azul by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.57 50350 words Sample 15%
¿Te gusta el suspense y el romance? Descubre lo que se oculta en la noche. Los vampiros existen, se hacen llamar morois. Ocultos en las sombras, gobiernan la noche, protegidos por un hechizo que nos oculta su existencia. Ahora todo va a cambiar, cuando un humano y una moroi se enamoren bajo el influjo de la LUNA AZUL.
Nights at Seaside (Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers, Book 6) by Addison Cole Nights at Seaside (Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers, Book 6) by Dec. 13, 2017 $5.99 83098 words
Sky Lacroux has finally realized her dream and opened her own tattoo shop in Provincetown, Massachusetts. She’s happy as can be, preparing the shop for its grand opening and renting a cottage in the Seaside community while renovations to her new apartment are being completed. The only thing missing is the one thing she longs for, and has no control over—love.
Dead by Midnight by Kelex Dead by Midnight by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.49 33006 words Sample 10%
When his denied mate, Eilam, is attacked and on the brink of death, Adriel comes face to face with his feelings, as well as finally confronting Noah—the other man he’s denied for months. Add in the whole assassination plot and a vast conspiracy, and Adriel’s had better weeks.
The Director by Lily White The Director by Dec. 13, 2017 $4.99 101933 words Sample 10%
Emma Hart is abducted and becomes the muse of Ethan Cole, the director who wants to make the perfect film. Fighting for her life, Emma attempts to survive in Ethan's cruel idea of fantasy and film.
The Devil You Know by Camilla Quinn The Devil You Know by Dec. 13, 2017 $2.99 27976 words
Tom used to be a lot of things: assassin, interrogator, sadist. But for the past decade he's worked on being a better person, a good father to his loving daughter. But for a man with his past, a bullet is the only end he can expect—he just hopes his daughter will survive the inevitable fallout. Doro has no illusions about himself: provocateur, infiltrator, killer...
His Forbidden Mate by Matilda Janes His Forbidden Mate by Dec. 13, 2017 $3.99 23017 words Sample 10%
Hannah Martin has always tried to mind her own business in life. She picks up double shifts at the local diner to make ends meet while she saves money for college. She's tired but happy, that is, until Adam Atwood claws back into her life. He bullied and tormented her relentlessly throughout high school, and their most recent encounter at the diner is no different.
Hadash Aviv by Mell Eight Hadash Aviv by Dec. 13, 2017 $1.99 7558 words
New beginnings come in many different forms. Aviv's started with a bomb in Gaza and a friendly American soldier who turned his life around. But pomegranate trees only bloom in the spring and aviv is a long way off. Can a chance meeting at a new year's party finally bring Aviv's new beginning into flower?
Rescues and the Rhyssa by TS Porter Rescues and the Rhyssa by Dec. 13, 2017 $6.99 62917 words
Cadan is cousin to the King of Nidum star system, and his favorite weapon to needle the Imperial forces encroaching on their territory. Pan Sophi, Captain of the Rhyssa, is a smuggler who makes her living off the tensions. They only get along when they're falling into bed together. Otherwise the clash between Cadan's idealism and Sophi's harsher worldview always results in a fight.
Something Like Forever by Jay Bell Something Like Forever by Dec. 13, 2017 $5.99 126082 words
The hot Texas nights were lonely for Ben before he met Tim Wyman, the man he would one day marry. Now, twenty years later, everything is perfect. Isn’t it? Something Like Forever, the final book in the series, is a love story spanning a lifetime and beyond as two men discover what it means to be friends, lovers, and so much more.