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Easter Aphrodisiac by Jillian Jones Easter Aphrodisiac by Jillian Jones March 31, 2015 Free! 5153 words Read a sample
Things are not working out as Elyse Winter anticipated. The promised offer of a partnership at the top tier law firm she works at was not forthcoming, again. So, the idea of sand, sea and sun with her best friend at Byron Bay for the Easter weekend is a welcome distraction. But Easter comes with its surprises when Alex Moretti, her best friend’s brother, looks more enticing than chocolate.
Vampire Apocalypse: Book 1--Julian by Katriena Knights Vampire Apocalypse: Book 1--Julian by Katriena Knights March 31, 2015 $2.99 18610 words Sample 15%
Lorelei Fletcher has no idea what she's getting into when she accompanies her friend Dina to a Halloween party. Soon she finds herself involved with Julian Cavanaugh, a chain-smoking vampire who represents traumatic change in the vampire community--change that can't begin without Lorelei.
Zeke (The Powers That Be, Book 2) by Harper Bentley Zeke (The Powers That Be, Book 2) by Harper Bentley March 31, 2015 $0.99 47120 words Sample 2%
Zeke Powers should’ve come with a warning label. He was hot, He was sexy. He was a bad boy through and through. And he was someone I totally didn’t need walking into my life, screwing up the plans I’d made and turning my world upside down. My no-frills life was necessary to get where I was going. But Zeke was determined to prove to me that what I desired most—him—was just what I needed.
The McKinnon The Beginning by Ranay James The McKinnon The Beginning by Ranay James March 31, 2015 $2.99 126109 words Sample 30%
Not your typical Knight in Shining Armor - Damsel In Distress story, The Beginning sets the reader on a journey of deep love, treachery, and mystery of the way time and space collide with characters that are believable. Set in the late fifteenth century this love affair set the foundation for an amazingly strong and solid family legacy spanning centuries in an eight volume series.
The Wrong One by Quillin McKay The Wrong One by Quillin McKay March 31, 2015 $5.99 63001 words Sample 15%
Jordan has an enormous crush on his older step-brother, Jace and only his best friend, Danny knows. Unaware of Jordan's infatuation, Jace fights the battle of coming to terms with his own bisexuality. What happens when Jordan's feelings are exposed?
R.S.V.P. Book 5 Return To Me Series by AL Parks R.S.V.P. Book 5 Return To Me Series by AL Parks March 31, 2015 $2.99 35486 words Sample 10%
Jake and Eve’s wedding is the new start they have been waiting for, and the couple is ready to become husband and wife. But Mother Nature has other plans for their perfect day. Will they be able to weather this storm and find happily ever after?
Returning Home  Book 4  Return To Me Series by AL Parks Returning Home Book 4 Return To Me Series by AL Parks March 31, 2015 $2.99 70483 words Sample 10%
Clarissa’s father turned her life upside down when he had an affair and divorced her mother, Eve. Clarissa has worked hard to get out of his shadow and create an identity all her own. But her father is about to turn her world upside down all over again. Clarissa is forced to confront hidden secrets and risk exposure that could destroy a new business venture – and a new love.
Alchemist Enigma (Dead-tective #5) by Mac Flynn Alchemist Enigma (Dead-tective #5) by Mac Flynn March 31, 2015 $2.99 22636 words Sample 20%
Liz and Vince must solve the mystery of Tim’s death, and the race is on between them and Ruthven as they try to save the city and the paranormal world from his ruthless power. To do that, they enlist the help of their friends in the supernatural world, but in a game of hide-and-seek they find themselves running into more trouble than they planned. Fates intertwine and confrontations are made.
Bound by JM Chalker Bound by JM Chalker March 31, 2015 $2.99 75280 words Sample 5%
Everything happens for a reason... or does it? High school is hard enough without having to start all over, but that's exactly what seventeen year old twins Olivia and Haydon are forced to do. Not only are their relatives basically strangers--but the small town of Jasper Crane is anything but normal or welcoming. Soon they discover things may not be what they seem.
Spy Another Day prequel box set by Jordan McCollum Spy Another Day prequel box set by Jordan McCollum March 31, 2015 $4.27 260706 words Sample 20%
CIA operative Talia Reynolds has met her match—or has she? After watching her parents’ marriage crash and burn, she doesn’t do romance, but as she foils the latest spy plot, two men will challenge her convictions: her flirtation coworker Elliott Monteith and handsome aerospace engineer Danny Fluker. Only one will win—if anyone wins at all.
Spy Another Day box set by Jordan McCollum Spy Another Day box set by Jordan McCollum March 31, 2015 $8.27 260706 words Sample 20%
CIA operative Talia Reynolds can do it all—except tell her boyfriend Danny Fluker about her top secret profession. Their relationship will have to grow as she digs deeper into danger and must trust him with more and more of her heart—and more and more of the truth.
Dakota Wedding by Lisa Mondello Dakota Wedding by Lisa Mondello March 31, 2015 $3.99 38400 words Sample 20%
Ian McKinnon was just getting steady on his feet, looking forward to the opening of the Wounded Veterans Center and a big McKinnon wedding celebration, when tragedy struck again. The soldier who'd saved his life while in the military has died. He's charged with his most important mission: find his friend Carlos's family in Mexico or become guardian and raise Carlos's children.
Spice by Lilah Suzanne Spice by Lilah Suzanne March 31, 2015 $7.99 67524 words Sample 20%
In his Ask Eros advice column, Simon Beck has an answer to every relationship question his readers can throw at him. But in his life, the answers are a little more elusive—until he meets the newest and cutest member of his company’s computer support team. Simon may be charmed, but will Benji help him answer the one relationship question that’s always stumped him: how to know he’s met Mr. Right?
The Escort Memoirs: How It All Began (Story 1) by Lena Rose The Escort Memoirs: How It All Began (Story 1) by Lena Rose March 31, 2015 $2.99 5353 words Sample 20%
Alice Lane had just moved to London and was feeling lonely - and horny. One dreary Wednesday afternoon she impulsively decided to advertise online as an Escort but surely she wouldn’t go through with it...would she? This 5000 short story describes Alice's first foray into the world of sex work.
The Warrior and the Mischievous Witch: Warriors After Dark: Book Two by Maggie Carpenter The Warrior and the Mischievous Witch: Warriors After Dark: Book Two by Maggie Carpenter March 31, 2015 $4.99 61015 words Sample 20%
A carefree, playful young witch named Angelica joins a powerful warrior named, Darius Dunworthy, to hunt down a killer. She is deeply attracted to him, and attempts to use her craft to seduce him. It backfires, and she quickly learns she has met her match. This is a sizzling tale of romance and discipline, in which a witch learns how to love, and a warrior learns to love again.
Vamp Valentijnseditie test E-pub by Silhouette Vamp Valentijnseditie test E-pub by Silhouette March 31, 2015 Free! 190 words Read a sample
Dit is een test om te kijken of de e-pub werkt. geen idee of het goed werkt zo/.\\
The Warrior and the Petulant Princess by Maggie Carpenter The Warrior and the Petulant Princess by Maggie Carpenter March 31, 2015 $4.99 64806 words Sample 20%
In this romantic BDSM fairy tale, an elite warrior delivers lustful spankings to the deserving bottom of his pampered Princess, while tantalizingly teaching her the joys of the flesh. Princess Lizbett learns that while punishment can be painful, the rewards of surrender to the arms of a loving Dominant offers not just an ironic sense of freedom, but ultimate pleasure.
Angel Blackwood by Sophie Summers Angel Blackwood by Sophie Summers March 31, 2015 $3.99 124845 words Sample 10%
That girl, the one with the pure heart is long gone and left in her wake… is me, the girl with the tainted one. My heart has been repeatedly splintered only to be mended then shattered again. In one night I lost the boy who continually hurt me whilst also insisting I was his world. The same boy who made me feel like I mattered… even if that meant forcing me to love him.
A Trade for Good - The Series by Bria Daly A Trade for Good - The Series by Bria Daly March 31, 2015 $6.99 117072 words Sample 20%
Abandoned by her husband and left with four kids, a mortgage and a lot of debt, Sera must pick up the pieces, feed her kids, get a job, and track her husband down if nothing else than to free herself of him once and for all. One of her debts is with the owner of a landscaping company. Could she pay him back in services? He seems nice enough, not to mention sexy!
Obsession (The Forever Series Book 12) by Eve Newton Obsession (The Forever Series Book 12) by Eve Newton March 31, 2015 $5.79 69683 words Sample 20%
The twelfth book in the Forever Series sees Aefre obsessed with finding a way to reach her daughter and how that affects her various relationships around her. Her unwitting absence sends her men spiraling towards the dark side, and she has a few choices to make that she knows will change everything.
Helena's Diary by Linda S. Prather Helena's Diary by Linda S. Prather March 31, 2015 $2.99 44162 words Sample 20%
“Every great adventure in life starts with a sealed envelope.” Gabriella Carson knew from the moment she opened the locket, and her mother’s diary, her life would never be the same. Enchanted by her mother’s descriptions of her first love, and mesmerized by the dark eyes of the handsome young man in the locket, she had no choice but to honor her mother’s dying wish and return the locket to its ow
Her Alien Hero by Jessica E. Subject Her Alien Hero by Jessica E. Subject March 31, 2015 $2.99 13992 words Sample 10%
Cooper Tate heads to Ottawa to meet a friend. When he learns of her deception, he is ready to head back home and vows never to trust her again. That is, until he sees a picture of his stunning date. With the help of Madame Eve, can two former neighbors become lovers? Or will extraterrestrial secrets rip away the hero Melinda has always dreamed of?
Lover's Origin: Black Island by AlTonya Washington Lover's Origin: Black Island by AlTonya Washington March 31, 2015 $3.75 44601 words Sample 20%
Receiving a mysterious package with directions to journey to an island half way around the world should have raised suspicion as well as caution for Persephone James, but what stirred most was her curiosity. With no thought of consequence or danger Persephone found herself in a place that should’ve only existed in an adventure story...or a horror novel.
Love's Inconvenient Truth by Love Belvin Love's Inconvenient Truth by Love Belvin March 31, 2015 $4.99 177225 words Sample 20%
What can Elle Jarreau, a seasoned woman with a skewed view on love, learn about the verity of fairy tales from a man nine years her junior? Jackson Q. Hunter, forced to be a man before his time by his well-connected, extremely resourceful, and very wealthy father, Jackson is especially conversant on commitment and crowning a woman. See what they learn about acceptance when they find redemption.
Sex Stories [8 In 1 - Buy 1, Get 8] by Erotika Sex Stories [8 In 1 - Buy 1, Get 8] by Erotika March 31, 2015 $37.97 65183 words Sample 1%
*** Super Discount - Buy 1, Get 8 Books! *** If you are less than 18 years old - hands off the merchandise! Some people relax by doing yoga, some have a beer, and others go jogging. However, you can really lose myself in erotica, and this book is perfect if you are like me, and need some short stories to get your mind off of whatever is stressing you out today...
Trials of the Redeemer by Sandra Miller Trials of the Redeemer by Sandra Miller March 31, 2015 $3.99 138187 words Sample 20%
THE HERO’S JOURNEY GETS BUMPY... While Ravanmark buckles down for civil war with the Dark Alliance and their supporters, King Dorramon has been playing a dangerous game with Cadenda, refusing to hear their requests to honor his engagement to their princess, buying time for his forbidden love with Alannys. With international war threatening, tensions are high and fuses are short.
La casa ricamata by Pina Magro La casa ricamata by Pina Magro March 31, 2015 $6.56 22686 words Sample 25%
I racconti della memoria di Pina Magro sono graziosi quadretti, immagini di pregevole fattura che trascinano il lettore in un mondo bucolico che sa quasi di mitico. Un mondo lontano fatto di semplicità e di piccole cose: usanze e tradizioni, scorrazzate per i campi, balli e feste nell’aia, intensi profumi della natura e magiche lucciole che si librano nell’oscurità.
Dagger's Hope: The Alliance Book 3 by S. E. Smith Dagger's Hope: The Alliance Book 3 by S. E. Smith March 31, 2015 $3.99 63419 words Sample 15%
Dagger is known for his dark and dangerous edge, making him the perfect warrior. He fears nothing, until he meets a young, delicate human female who wakens his heart. Jordan Sampson is slowly adjusting to her new life on a strange planet far away from war-torn Earth. When Dagger is captured during a mission, Jordan will do anything to save him. This is one fight neither one of them plan to lose!
Royal Cowries (Cowries Series #1) by Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku Royal Cowries (Cowries Series #1) by Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku March 31, 2015 $0.99 49645 words Sample 20%
In the land of Igodomigodo in 1470, a man's word was law. But in the hands of a wild maiden, Uvbi, lies the future, where women might have a say. When her freedom is endangered, Uvbi issues a threat to Nagudia before she disappears. Nagudia conceals his past to gain freedom, but when he hears a scream in the bush, he takes action and his destiny becomes intertwined with Uvbi's.
Reconcile by Christina Yother Reconcile by Christina Yother March 31, 2015 $3.99 60309 words Sample 10%
Facing the truth of the past Accepting the hope of the future
Freaks Under Fire by Maree Anderson Freaks Under Fire by Maree Anderson March 31, 2015 $4.99 77059 words Sample 20%
Jay’s still reeling from an encounter with a rogue cyborg when she learns she has a twin—a severely damaged Beta unit. Jay's determined to find the Beta. Now she all she needs to do convince her boyfriend Tyler to stay behind. But Jay’s not the only one searching for her twin. With enemies who’ll stop at nothing, and Tyler caught in the crossfire, Jay's life just got a whole lot more complicated.
Killer Kung Pao by Patrice Lyle Killer Kung Pao by Patrice Lyle March 31, 2015 $0.99 62348 words Sample 20%
Dr. Piper Meadows heads to the Body, Mind & Spirit Expo expecting to solve health problems, not murder. But her first day starts off wrong when famous psychic Mystic Ming drops dead from his serving of killer kung pao laced with peanut oil, and Piper's Aunt Alfa is fingered as the prime suspect. Unwilling to let her auntie squander her golden years in prison, Piper starts sleuthing!
Exclusive Pleasure by Yvette Hines Exclusive Pleasure by Yvette Hines March 31, 2015 $1.99 24440 words
The two of them soon find themselves in a weekend adventure that is blazing hotter than the campfire. But is it strong enough to last when opposition arises?
The Nature of the Beast The PG-Rated Soap Opera:  An Angela Chen Mystery by M.L. Roberts The Nature of the Beast The PG-Rated Soap Opera: An Angela Chen Mystery by M.L. Roberts March 31, 2015 $2.99 36929 words Sample 15%
Frederick Stevens, the CEO of Pricklin Industries, is a man who takes what he wants, including the wife of one of his employees. A host of angered victims are bent on retribution. Angela Chen is an industrial spy sent by a rival firm to bring Stevens down. The mix is ripe for a satirical romp of melodramatic misadventures, climaxing in a whodunit that will baffle the reader till the very end.
To Tempt The Saint (The Reluctant Bride Collection) by Megan Bryce To Tempt The Saint (The Reluctant Bride Collection) by Megan Bryce March 31, 2015 $5.99 36301 words Sample 20%
Come back to a time when manners are everything and rules are made to never be broken. Come back to a time when men are in charge and women do what they are told... Yeah, that never happened. Welcome to Megan Bryce's Regencyland, where ladies with backbone get what they want. Where a woman can thumb her nose at rules and care little for convention and yet somehow find love.
Clash of Legends by Joleene Naylor Clash of Legends by Joleene Naylor March 31, 2015 $3.99 120151 words Sample 10%
The seventh installment in the Amaranthine series. Katelina wakes in Samael’s domain without Jorick. Her vampire lover gathers an army to save her, but Malick interferes. When he leaves Katelina broken and bleeding, it’s the final straw. Jorick plans the ultimate taboo: to kill his master. Will he succeed or will he and Katelina be crushed in a greater war?
Return To Me by Jill Sanders Return To Me by Jill Sanders March 31, 2015 $3.99 53000 words Sample 20%
Becca and Nick were destined to be together. He was the love of her life, or so she thought. Then tragedy strikes and Becca is left heartbroken and devastated. The road to recovery seems almost hopeless at times, but with love and support from the good people of Pride, she's looking forward to putting the past behind her.
Bold by Nicola Marsh Bold by Nicola Marsh March 31, 2015 $2.99 35524 words Sample 15%
Chantal Kramer is a confident, successful businesswoman and running Burlesque Bombshells, the premier dance revue venue in Vegas, is her life. Until sexy Aussie footballer Zane Harrison arrives in town and turns it upside down. Zane is in Vegas to meet his father and half-brothers, a part of his family he never knew existed. He’s determined to forget the sins of his past and forge a new future.
Farewell to Kindness by Jude Knight Farewell to Kindness by Jude Knight March 31, 2015 $0.99 134656 words Sample 10%
Rede: a reluctant earl, focused on his quest for revenge against the murderers of his family. Anne: a mysterious widow, seeking to keep her family hidden from scandal and danger. Their instant attraction must be denied. Giving up their secrets to one another means turning their backs on all they've worked for. Then their enemies join forces, and Rede and Anne need one another to survive.
Velvet Kisses (3:AM Kisses 6) by Addison Moore Velvet Kisses (3:AM Kisses 6) by Addison Moore March 31, 2015 $3.99 68266 words Sample 5%
Marley Jackson has an ax to grind with the entire male population. After having her heart brutally broken, she’s out to prove to both herself and the world that a woman only needs one thing from a man—and it isn’t love.
Safe Havens Bundle by Sandy James Safe Havens Bundle by Sandy James March 31, 2015 $0.99 238598 words Sample 10%
Enjoy all three stories from the bestselling Safe Havens series from award-winning author Sandy James.
Charlotte's Secret by Marc Nobbs Charlotte's Secret by Marc Nobbs March 31, 2015 $2.99 28994 words Sample 20%
Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. But Charlotte has a secret that could tear her family apart and hurt the ones she loves the most. Everyone knows that secrets always come out eventually. The only question is, whose secret will come out first. “Charlotte’s Secret” is a twisted web of deceit and betrayal, secrets and lies and mixes it with steamy, passionate love scenes.
To You I Give by Patricia Rose To You I Give by Patricia Rose March 31, 2015 $4.99 27121 words Sample 20%
Lindy has begun to settle down in her new environment after a major decision to sell her house and move to make a new life for herself following her divorce. Lindy's deep emotional relationship with Robert continues as she struggles with her own traumatic situations. Her desire to help Robert tests her to the limit, as his life suddenly turns upside down.
Old Lovers Don't Die by Paul G. Anderson Old Lovers Don't Die by Paul G. Anderson March 31, 2015 $4.99 114664 words Sample 20%
Having narrowly escaped death the last time he visited Africa, Christian de Villiers is hoping this trip will be slightly less action packed, although he is heading to Rwanda - right next to the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Christian is not only here to help, he is longing to learn more about his deceased father.
Closer (Loose Ends Book 2) by Kaia Bennett Closer (Loose Ends Book 2) by Kaia Bennett March 31, 2015 $2.99 95561 words Sample 20%
After a whirlwind week of hot sex and growing affection, Nicole and Gabriel were forced to part ways and to return to real life. For a while they danced around each other, meeting up when they could, the distance between them rivaled only by their desire to be together again. Now these lovers are no longer star-crossed. They’re in the same city at the same time and can finally indulge...
Burning Bridges (The Bleeding Heart Series Book 1) by Nadege Richards Burning Bridges (The Bleeding Heart Series Book 1) by Nadege Richards March 31, 2015 $5.99 88785 words Sample 10%
Kill or be killed. Love or let go. When death threatens their forbidden love, Echo and Ayden are forced to do the unthinkable–how far will they go to be together?
Deceiving Destiny (The Bleeding Heart Series Book 2) by Nadege Richards Deceiving Destiny (The Bleeding Heart Series Book 2) by Nadege Richards March 31, 2015 $5.99 73816 words Sample 10%
The Finding… The Craving… The Aftershock… Relationships are put to the test, dreams become desires, and ultimately one girl will discover her purpose in a promised legend written in stone.
Wilde and Sexy by Jae Alessandra Wilde and Sexy by Jae Alessandra March 31, 2015 $0.99 32493 words Sample 15%
Emerson Dean is the one girl Jax Wilde has never been able to get out of his head. But nothing good could ever come of the two of them because he’s a werewolf and Wildes don’t mate with humans. But now that Emerson’s back in Justice, Jax can no longer deny the need to mate for life.
Through Lies and Heartache by WB Amore Through Lies and Heartache by WB Amore March 30, 2015 $0.99 25826 words Sample 20%
What will Gracie do when she finally learns that her whole life has been surrounded by lies. Will she face the truth or will she run......will she even have the chance?
Hot Rain by Alicia Cameron Hot Rain by Alicia Cameron March 30, 2015 $0.99 5015 words Sample 40%
In a world where having a psychic gift of some sort is the norm, some gifts can still be dangerous. Jere’s slave-turned-boyfriend, Wren, has a secret powerful gift as a firestarter, which brings them risky but exciting opportunities to “play with fire.” A picnic lunch and some wet weather provide a perfect chance for Jere and Wren to explore. (M/M)