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Sweet Refuge by Rae Owens Sweet Refuge by April 19, 2018 $2.99 29,340 words Sample 20%
" Sweet Refuge": A "Good Guy" Romance- Zack has never been a fighter. He'll never be the "tough guy", so no one is more surprised than him when he intercepts an attacker as he assaults a tiny woman. Caroline might be tiny, but she has the heart of a warrior, and she plans to go down fighting, even when the only weapon at her disposal is a grocery bag full of canned spaghetti.
Declan Reede: The Untold Story Complete Series (Book 1-6) by Michelle Irwin Declan Reede: The Untold Story Complete Series (Book 1-6) by April 19, 2018 $3.99 478,710 words
Declan needs to get his head back in the game, whatever it takes, even if that means confronting past conflicts, healing past wounds, and finally learning to grow the f@#k up. Contains books 1-6 of the Racing Hearts Saga. Find out more in this second chance romance filled with hope, hurt, and a unique Aussie flavour.
Mindreader by Jerronime Mindreader by April 19, 2018 $9.99 94,710 words Sample 10%
A thrilling story full of unexpected twists and turns… and with a surprising end. An outstanding, unique story with a brand new plot. For the very first time... As the story is based on true events, projects a real life of an inventor of the original healing tool prototype and through the theft of the patent and know-how reveals astonishing secrets, the whole book gives a very realistic sensation.
Wedding Bride by Prudence Onaah Wedding Bride by April 19, 2018 $2.00 7,250 words Sample 20%
In Wedding Gown and other short Plays, Rose a soon to be bride insists on getting her own expensive wedding gown instead of the rented one she had agreed to earlier. With less than a day to the wedding, her fiance, Kingsley is left confused and resorted to getting the exact gown Rose wants under false pretenses.
Beacon (Phoebe Reede 6) by Michelle Irwin Beacon (Phoebe Reede 6) by April 19, 2018 $3.99 99,240 words
Sometimes happily doesn’t last ever after. Beau Miller believes the worst of the battles are behind him and Phoebe. They’ve found their way together despite the odds and have settled into their new normal. Only, an unexpected discovery will change everything. Will Beau find the beacon he needs to guide him through the biggest certainty of life?
Unwholesome Past by Prudence Onaah Unwholesome Past by April 19, 2018 $3.00 35,780 words Sample 20%
Mabel keeps waging an emotional war with her past. A war that tells on her present and therefore makes the two aspects of her life inseparable. On top of this, her best friend, Selina, unknowing to her, is waging a physical war against her entirely based on her own emotional insecurities. These emotional insecurities which both the protagonist and the antagonist share in common are entirely based
The Catcher In The Den: The Full Series by Madame Gallivant The Catcher In The Den: The Full Series by April 19, 2018 $24.95 115,490 words Sample 2%
Tabitha catches her son and his best friend watching porn. It begins a forbidden sexual discovery. This is the story of a horny young mom daring to try the unknown taboo. Every mother has some dark passion within her soul—some hidden secret, desire or whim that may never surface to be seen even by the closest confidante. This is the full nine volumes of the 'Catcher In The Den' series.
Decode (Declan Reede 6) by Michelle Irwin Decode (Declan Reede 6) by April 19, 2018 $0.99 24,340 words
Bring it home. Claim the win. Celebrate the victory. Declan Reede finally has it all. He has a family he never expected. His career has been revived in a way no one could have predicted. The future looks brighter than ever as he faces the greatest challenge of all—bringing a new life into his family. Can he decode the mysteries of fatherhood as he navigates the wildest ride of his existence?
The Guardsman's Lover (Eastern Continent Vampire Series) by Jayne Kinch The Guardsman's Lover (Eastern Continent Vampire Series) by April 19, 2018 $1.99 125,870 words Sample 20%
Sixteen years after Ayden came to her aid on the Prime's Highway, former novice priestess Elysa is reunited with the kindly vampire when she is brought to Saron Castle, where Ayden is now Commander of the Prime's Guard. But just when it seems the couple have found happiness, a new threat emerges which threatens to tear them apart. For Prime Viktor has also noticed Elysa and wants her for himself.
There's No Tomorrow by Tanya Sands There's No Tomorrow by April 19, 2018 $2.99 85,200 words Sample 10%
Hardened biker meets a woman unused to his rough lifestyle. Can he win her over? Can she show him he's good enough for her?
Love's Patient Journey by KLRamsey Love's Patient Journey by April 19, 2018 $2.99 56,690 words Sample 20%
Jenna is determined to turn her life around after her failed marriage to a man that tried to kill her and her family. The only good thing to come from that disaster is her son, Zachary, who’s hitting the terrible twos with a fury. Jenna is over worked and over tired trying to be the best mom that she can be, leaving no room for anything as taxing as romance, but Ryan has other ideas.
Chains of Command by Lily Harlem Chains of Command by April 19, 2018 $3.99 31,560 words Sample 10%
Jenna Barlow wanted a quiet night before she headed out to a war zone, but a tall dark handsome stranger had other ideas. And what a night—the phrase ‘swinging from the chandeliers’ came to mind. So why the heck doesn’t he ask for her number the next morning? Did he not have fun? It had sure sounded, looked, and felt like he had.
A Demon Stole My Kitty by Eve Langlais A Demon Stole My Kitty by April 19, 2018 $3.99 58,840 words
I’m a witch. Not a good one or a bad one, although according to the snooty wizards, I’m a stain upon their robes. But who cares what those snobs say? I’ve got a job to do; stop demons from infiltrating Earth and killing all the witches.
Last Chance by Lauren Runow Last Chance by April 18, 2018 $2.99 61,150 words
It’s been eight years since I’ve last seen him, and I refuse to live another day without telling him the truth. So here I stand, taking my last chance to get him to notice me, my last chance to see if he feels the same way. I need to know if he is just a fantasy, or if he could be my reality… Before my reality changes forever.
Last Chance by Lauren Runow Last Chance by April 18, 2018 $2.99 61,150 words
It’s been eight years since I’ve last seen him, and I refuse to live another day without telling him the truth. So here I stand, taking my last chance to get him to notice me, my last chance to see if he feels the same way. I need to know if he is just a fantasy, or if he could be my reality… Before my reality changes forever.
A Planet for Emily by M S Lawson A Planet for Emily by April 18, 2018 Free! 70,590 words Read a sample
While searching for her sister who has gone missing along with an expedition looking for a new home planet for the human race, Suzanne winds up as a cruise director on an old space freighter with a mysterious captain. Along the way she meets baby Emily and family who are looking for a place where Emily can grow up. She must find and rescue her sister and find a planet for Emily.
Someone Like Her by Elizabeth Andre Someone Like Her by April 18, 2018 $2.99 25,810 words Sample 30%
Nera and Squeak are beautiful African-American women, but that’s where the similarities end. Nera, college educated with a suburban upbringing, makes a good living in health care. Squeak, with several small businesses, grew up in a rough city neighborhood and hustles for every dime. They’re madly attracted to each other, but learn they must embrace differences if their love is to flourish.
Banging My Drunk Sister: Kelly by Ray K. White Banging My Drunk Sister: Kelly by April 18, 2018 $0.99 1,440 words Sample 20%
Brother-Sister Erotica - Kelly, my sister just got back from her friend's house. When I saw that she was drunk enough to do anything, I decided to take advantage of that. Oh, yeah. Tonight I'm gonna make good use of my sister.
Till the Wind Blows Silent by Bernice Bohnet Till the Wind Blows Silent by April 18, 2018 $2.99 66,130 words
From war-torn London in 1944 to the prairies of Western Canada, Anna’s life is not always pleasant but it is always interesting. She receives two marriage proposals, one from Daniel Armstrong, a handsome, empathic Canadian soldier who eventually becomes her husband.
Lunar Mates Volume 3: Books 7-9 by Loribelle Hunt Lunar Mates Volume 3: Books 7-9 by April 18, 2018 $3.99 77,620 words Sample 20%
Lunar Mates Volume 3 contains Captured Moon, Hunter's Moon, and Risking The Moon
Вкус девственницы by Boris Wagner Вкус девственницы by April 18, 2018 Free! 1,940 words Read a sample
Кто утверждает, что ночная жизнь праздна и полна романтики, тот нагло лжёт. На кол его осиновый! Ежедневно и еженощно я подвергаюсь риску. И дело вовсе не в сумасшедших, которые именуют себя охотниками на вампиров. Я о другом.
Hitched by Vanessa Vale Hitched by April 18, 2018 $3.99 36,440 words
One unexpected encounter brings Sarah Gandry face to face with the two men she loves. Yes, two. Wilder and King have been the basis for every one of her fantasies for as long as she can remember. But they'd been just that...fantasies. Until now. Now, the three of them get to make things right. To finally be together. But nothing's ever simple and the secrets she's held could tear them apart.
Hunting the Cougar Part Two by Naomi Roles Hunting the Cougar Part Two by April 18, 2018 $1.99 14,400 words Sample 20%
Part Two of Three. Sonya is the quintessential cougar and has always been in control of the dynamics of her relationships and romances with younger men. She never initiated a romance with a man over 37 years of age, until she meets Jacy, an irresistible man of 52. Jacy sweeps her off her feet and into wet pools of desire that have her purring like a kitten.
Hunting the Cougar Part One by Naomi Roles Hunting the Cougar Part One by April 18, 2018 $1.99 10,890 words Sample 20%
Part One of Three. Sonya is the quintessential cougar and has always been in control of the dynamics of her relationships and romances with younger men. She never initiated a romance with a man over 37 years of age, until she meets Jacy, an irresistible man of 52. Jacy sweeps her off her feet and into wet pools of desire that have her purring like a kitten.
Immortal MC Book 3: Bartholemeu's Choice by J Inchuan Immortal MC Book 3: Bartholemeu's Choice by April 18, 2018 $3.99 49,490 words Sample 20%
Nadia Orlov is an eighteen year old girl in the summer of 1994, when a series of events changes her life irrevocably. Beginning with the arrival of Bartholemeu just in time to save her from a marauding group of dark bikers, and continuing with the dangerous magic and evil she witnesses as he tries to save her from a past she didn't know she had, Nadia finds herself swept up with the MC.
Immortal MC Book 2: Emerick's Demon by J Inchuan Immortal MC Book 2: Emerick's Demon by April 18, 2018 $3.99 49,830 words Sample 20%
As Katrina Storm retreats to a quiet hospital to recover from her kidnapping and possession; she finds that her demon may not have been so easily defeated. With the Immortal Emerick by her side, she searches for answers as the duo makes their way to her father's old cabin in Cade's Cove. Can she withstand the darkness long enough for Emerick to find a cure?
Immortal MC Book 1: The Return of Marcus by J Inchuan Immortal MC Book 1: The Return of Marcus by April 18, 2018 Free! 60,910 words Read a sample
Forensic Investigator Tatiana Storm finds herself swept into a world of gun-toting, leather-clad Immortals when her sister is kidnapped by a masked man one fateful day; leading her down a dangerous road with the President of Mobius Motorcycle Club, Marcus.
Scorched by J Inchuan Scorched by April 18, 2018 $3.99 45,940 words Sample 15%
I promised myself I would never fall in love again, until a winter storm changed my life forever. I was content to live my life alone, damaged after my husband had left me for another woman; taking with him half of my children's lives, and my will to love again. But the blizzard left a dying stranger outside my back door, and against reason, I did everything I could to save Matteo Rhodes.
Sweet dreams by Mariachiara Cabrini Sweet dreams by April 18, 2018 $1.00 102,260 words Sample 10%
Waco, Texas. Once upon a time Diana had it all: a loving family, the perfect boyfriend.But after one fatal decision, Diana must reinvent not only her life, but her whole self. She has lost everything but had discovered a talent for baking and is content even if she doesn't believe she will ever feel that same all-consuming passion for another man again--until she encounters a familiar face.
Dreamwalker the girl who walks in dreams by Mariachiara Cabrini Dreamwalker the girl who walks in dreams by April 18, 2018 $1.00 102,580 words Sample 10%
Once upon a time Diana had it all: a loving family, the perfect boyfriend... But when one fatal decision changes her life forever, Diana must reinvent not only her life, but her whole self.
Jenseits des Ozeans by Keira Andrews Jenseits des Ozeans by April 18, 2018 $4.99 93,550 words Sample 20%
Zwei Männer. Eine einsame Insel. Wird ihre Liebe es überstehen, sollten Troy und Brian jemals der Insel entkommen?
No Turning Back by Patricia Holden No Turning Back by April 18, 2018 $2.29 63,740 words Sample 20%
Marianne Drummond struck Sean Dolan's fancy as a budding sixteen-year old. Not anxious to wait for jail bait, Sean ran into the arms of another women and made a mess out of both of their lives. Twelve years later, after Marianne spent years playing violin all over the world, she's back in town, and very much available. Since Sean is recently divorced, so is he. There is no turning back this time.
Too Much Heart to Run by SL Harris Too Much Heart to Run by April 18, 2018 $9.99 75,530 words
Del and Widow have spent years living up to the expectations of others; can they fulfill their family obligations and find their own happiness, or do they have to choose one over the other?
Celeste's Secret: Her Millionaire Boss by J.S. Lee Celeste's Secret: Her Millionaire Boss by April 18, 2018 $2.99 6,980 words Sample 20%
Celeste's motto has been "once bitten, twice shy," and after her last relationship dissolved, she had no plans for another. She had been attracted to Michael, her handsome, millionaire boss, since the very beginning, but she knew he was trouble. With a new woman every week, she avoids his advances until she begins to see there's more to him than his hot body and womanizing ways.
Taboo by Ditter Kellen Taboo by April 18, 2018 Free! 15,550 words Read a sample
Jonah Martin has returned to Florida to attend his stepsister’s graduation ceremony, only to find her all grown up and in a relationship with a mutual friend. It’s been six years since Jonah’s seen Danni’s beautiful face. He’s not prepared for the emotional ride she’s about to take him on...
Beast by Jamie Sullivan Beast by April 18, 2018 $3.99 35,050 words
The very last thing Beau expects to land on his desk is the story of the year: the location of the missing scumbag rockstar Gabriel Fletcher. Eager for the chance at a story that could make his career, he heads off immediately for the remote mansion where Gabriel is rumored to be hiding. But the questions he seeks to ask bring answers he never could have expected...
Breaking All The Rules by Aliyah Burke Breaking All The Rules by April 18, 2018 $2.99 21,510 words Sample 10%
One night of passion can lead to anything. For a woman and her boss, can it—will it—lead to happily ever after?
Unbound by Tricia Daniels Unbound by April 18, 2018 $1.50 34,420 words Sample 10%
Everybody deserves closure, especially Carter Brant. If you've read the award-winning Bound4Ireland Series you need to read this novella from our favourite Australian Alpha's point of view. "The playboy lifestyle isn’t as fulfilling as it used to be. I long to find a woman I can call my own. Most people dream of the love of their life. I dream of the love of my life… times two."
Storms & Stars by Neena Jaydon Storms & Stars by April 18, 2018 $6.99 69,170 words
Villam has always ranked loyalty to the empire, to the Empress, and his career over everything else—even romance and his infatuation with Kardiell, who seems disinterested in making their relationship more serious. Unfortunately, Kardiell's soft spot for Villam is well-known, and in a plot to destroy Kardiell they attempt to take Villam hostage...
Festival Fireworks by Ann Burnett Festival Fireworks by April 18, 2018 $3.99 55,360 words Sample 20%
Aussie lass, Jill Kennedy, arrives in Edinburgh at festival time and immediately crosses swords with her new neighbour, Andrew MacCallum-Blair. Things go from bad to worse when she discovers he’s her boss at the temporary job she's taken to help fund her travels. Can they set their differences aside so they can work together? Or will the fireworks developing between Jill and Andrew consume them?
The Carpenter (Book Two, Working Men) by Ramona Gray The Carpenter (Book Two, Working Men) by April 18, 2018 $2.99 22,540 words Sample 20%
He's good with a hammer and I'm about to get nailed. Madison has wanted local carpenter, Jacob, forever. And what Madison wants, Madison gets. This is the second in a series of stand-alone, short and dirty novellas of 20k or less. If you’re looking for quick, one-handed (ahem) reads with insta-love, over-the-top alpha, blue-collar men, then the trope-alicious Working Men series is for you!
The Road Leads Home by Terry R Barca The Road Leads Home by April 18, 2018 $1.99 11,280 words
You may want to judge me — find me wanting, but I need love just like you do. I’m a woman of means but money does not guarantee that the heart is satisfied and there is no happiness unless the heart is full.
Blaze (Broken Bad Boys 2): A New Adult Second Chance Bad Boy Romance by Skylar Heart Blaze (Broken Bad Boys 2): A New Adult Second Chance Bad Boy Romance by April 18, 2018 $0.99 87,520 words Sample 10%
He left me when I needed him the most. So why is he standing there like nothing ever happened?
Alpha's Beta by Loralynne Summers Alpha's Beta by April 18, 2018 $2.99 15,610 words Sample 10%
For Jordan Dumas, being an Alpha with no responsibility has been a pretty sweet gig. He does as he pleases, and sleeps with whomever he wants to. So when the mating bond is triggered, his world is flipped on its head. His mate is submissive and closeted—two things he's not interested in. Erik Allaire has spent his entire life being trained for a position he doesn't want.
Moonshine Sundae by Camilla Quinn Moonshine Sundae by April 18, 2018 $2.99 21,220 words
Grayson is a lighthearted goofball lucky enough to be dating his best friend and human life-preserver, Kate. Sure, he's inching toward thirty, his vegan neighbor, Felix, is an intrusive jerk, and he's stuck taking care of a moody cat he neither likes nor wants. Still, so long as he can pull the occasional prank of sending a meat lover's pizza to Felix and enjoy a moonshine sundae while his neighbo
Love Story of A Reaper by Elvira Bathory Love Story of A Reaper by April 17, 2018 $2.99 27,520 words
Morrigana was moving through life with a part-time, minimum wage job, and only a handful of friends. She was different from other people and they treated her that way. However, she was happy with her life until the day she met Kheelan; that is when her life was turned upside down. She finds out she isn’t even human, and that a family she wasn’t aware she had needs her to complete a mission.
Blood Bio-Med by Elvira Bathory Blood Bio-Med by April 17, 2018 $2.99 18,280 words
Feline shifter, Aleah Macleod, is excited to start work as a member of a supernatural research team—until she meets William Wolfe. The alpha shifter makes life on the team miserable for her, and she’s not sure why. As the pressure intensifies and the stakes increase, the only person she can turn to is Wyatt Masterson, a shifter she finds she has more in common with than she thought.
The Thrill of the Chase by Elvira Bathory The Thrill of the Chase by April 17, 2018 $2.99 30,430 words
In just one night Declan Fairfax' world is upended. With a single bite, his life as a common, garden-variety human is over. He struggles to hide his condition from his fiancée, Tamara, fearing she’ll think he's a freak, but when his animal side comes growling through, she surprises him with her understanding and acceptance.
Gargoyle Dreams: A Gothic Love Story by Duncan McGeary Gargoyle Dreams: A Gothic Love Story by April 17, 2018 $2.99 59,710 words
Alone among the gargoyles and ghosts of the silent cathedral, Dominic remembers his name. For centuries he sleeps, gazing upon the city, unmoving. And then Mary passes beneath his perch and he awakes. The cathedral itself is stirring to an ancient evil and Dominic must not only awake but break free of his curse to save Mary. Love brings him to life but it is his sacrifice that frees him at last.
An Island Forgot by Meyari McFarland An Island Forgot by April 17, 2018 $2.99 11,330 words
Moving always sucked. Minke shoulda known better than to move with a storm coming in. Fortunately, Minke's friends knew someone who could put her up for the night. Maybe this time moving wasn't such a bad thing after all. An Island Forgot is a sweet romance with a pan and a black trans woman uniting over good food and the joy of finding a kindred spirit that's sure to bring a smile to your face.