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St. Augustine's Silhouettes by Kate Hill St. Augustine's Silhouettes by Kate Hill Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 12109 words Sample 10%
A killer runs loose in a small American town. When free-spirited Katherine allies herself with a man dubbed Satan by the townsfolk, has she found the man of her dreams or has she fallen into the hands of a murderer? St. Augustine's Silhouettes was previously published by Echelon Press. This is a revised and expanded version.
The Brands Who Came For Christmas by Maggie Shayne The Brands Who Came For Christmas by Maggie Shayne Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 71983 words Sample 20%
Caleb didn’t know that one night of bliss with Maya Brand had resulted in a pregnancy, until the blackmail attempt arrived on his desk. All he wants is Maya, and their child. But can a girl whose father abandoned and betrayed her, ever truly believe in the goodness of a man who left town the morning after their one night stand?
Seduced by the Billionaire by JD Anders Seduced by the Billionaire by JD Anders Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 11140 words Sample 20%
A handsome billionaire comes into the yacht club that Ariana works at and invites her aboard his million dollar yacht. She has to make a decision to go and enjoy a life changing experience or pass up the opportunity and continue her mundane life. Deciding to go along, she discovers that she is the only other guest aboard the ship and they are going to Mexico.
Wooing His Wolf by Charlie Richards Wooing His Wolf by Charlie Richards Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 21258 words Sample 5%
On the Road: Traveling was supposed to open his eyes, but it opened his heart, too.
Three is Just Enough by Jon Keys Three is Just Enough by Jon Keys Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 62335 words Sample 5%
Three college students struggle to make a triad polyamorous relationship work. If you think holding a couple together is hard, try a trio.
Charleston Past Midnight by Christine Edwards Charleston Past Midnight by Christine Edwards Oct. 23, 2014 $4.95 57677 words Sample 20%
Calla Hart is rescued from two thugs by Severin Beauvais, a preternaturally strong stranger. Calla soon discovers that he is a vampire who has stalked Charleston since the mid 18th-century. Despite their intense attraction, how can their love survive? Aside from Calla’s fragile mortality, there is Severin’s unending feud with the invincible vampire Valdon, who has set his sights on Calla.
Faded Love by Linda Palladino Faded Love by Linda Palladino Oct. 23, 2014 Free! 7149 words Read a sample
Based on a true story, Faded Love is a fictionalized account of the love between Cowboy musician, Billy Jack Wills and Sophia Pisano the summer of 1950. It’s a poignant story of love found and love lost. The message is, “Be careful who you are with because if you’re with the wrong person and the right person comes along you won’t be free to be with the right person." Choose carefully.
The Devil's Armchair by Hunter James The Devil's Armchair by Hunter James Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 67317 words Sample 5%
Always alive or merely back from the dead? Here is devil worship, drugs, Satanism, witchcraft, reincarnation and other fanciful practices taking place right under the nose of the late Jerry Falwell, a biblical fundamentalist of unequaled intelligence and vast political judgment.
Return of the Cats by Beany Sparks Return of the Cats by Beany Sparks Oct. 23, 2014 $4.99 41141 words Sample 5%
When her world is turned upside down Tori will need to learn to trust those around her as she learns about a world she never knew existed.
Pursued by the Wandering Spider by Jackie Nacht Pursued by the Wandering Spider by Jackie Nacht Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 15970 words Sample 5%
This wandering spider will pursue his mate, knowing he’s walking into the very heart of danger.
Mide Strike by Viola Grace Mide Strike by Viola Grace Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 18520 words Sample 5%
A multi-level telepath is sentenced to living death, and her rescue is not precisely textbook. Life, death, life and a drop into a volcano.
Lover's Knot of Four by M. Garnet Lover's Knot of Four by M. Garnet Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 108054 words Sample 5%
Can a knot be tied in four ways? Can a woman love four men at the same time and can the same four men love her and need her in a way that most people will never understand. Come and jump with Carry and her four lovers to find out.
Touch of Tantra by Liv Morris Touch of Tantra by Liv Morris Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 171915 words Sample 20%
(A Bestselling Series told in Adam's Point of View... Age 18+) New York City playboy Adam Kingsley meets his match in Kathryn Declour, a beautiful socialite, and tells their love story in his own words. Kathryn's passion for an ancient sexual practices mixes with Adam's dark past. Secrets, seduction, and suspense make the Touch of Tantra series a page-turning romance.
Lonely by Scarlet Blackwell Lonely by Scarlet Blackwell Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 22616 words Sample 5%
When the love of Austin Bale’s life—Rupert the German Shepherd—is critically injured in a car accident, he has to find seventeen hundred dollars and fast. Austin lives alone, works a minimum wage job and has no one he can turn to. The only thing he can offer vet Lynton Brooke, by way of payment, is himself. This is a previously published book. The title remains unchanged.
Logic by Viola Grace Logic by Viola Grace Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 18356 words Sample 5%
A criminal analyst with no social life fascinates a superhero during a hostage taking where she was the hostage, until she wasn’t.
Kiplin's Coming Out by Stephani Hecht Kiplin's Coming Out by Stephani Hecht Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 21190 words Sample 5%
Sometimes what we present to the world is an illusion. That is until everything around you comes crashing down and the real you is revealed. Then, all you have is love to protect you.
Batty For You by Zenina Masters Batty For You by Zenina Masters Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 16864 words Sample 5%
The wrong kind of bat in the right place at the right time; she meets a fox who sends her completely batty.
Always Holly by HK Carlton Always Holly by HK Carlton Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 59941 words Sample 5%
Only the worthy are rewarded with happily-ever-after. In this final emotional installment of the Always Cambridge Saga Series, Holly Cambridge lives a quiet unassuming life as Beth Gregory in Witness Protection.
A Fine Bromance by Roland Graeme A Fine Bromance by Roland Graeme Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 20605 words Sample 5%
Two handsome, sexy brothers discover that they can only hide their homosexuality from each other for so long.
Vales Hollow by Tony Bowman Vales Hollow by Tony Bowman Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 82093 words Sample 20%
Four members of a mercenary team are marked for death by the CIA. They hideout in the small town of Vales Hollow, Pennsylvania, seeking only to live quiet, peaceful lives. But, can these adrenalin junkies adjust to life in the slow lane? Or, is Vales Hollow really as peaceful as it appears on the surface?
Text Him! ...he needs to know by R. Lorelei Text Him! ...he needs to know by R. Lorelei Oct. 23, 2014 Free! 50688 words Read a sample
Meadow chooses to be honest with Danny and Ben through text messages, rather than leaving them in the dark.
Eternally Dark Anthology by Torquere Press saclements@torquerepress.com Eternally Dark Anthology by Torquere Press saclements@torquerepress.com Oct. 23, 2014 $4.99 53103 words Sample 15%
Blind vampires. Human lovers. Biting. Who could ask for more?
Alina by Federico Negri Alina by Federico Negri Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 30759 words Sample 60%
Alina, la giovane strega, va alla guerra, purtroppo lontana dalle sue sorelle dell'Ago. Riuscirà a tornare a casa? E a conquistare il cuore del giovane Hansi?
Everything Halloween Special by Evelyn Lyes Everything Halloween Special by Evelyn Lyes Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 6789 words Sample 50%
Rose is enjoying her life with the man of her dreams, Kalen. Right now there’s only one intrusion on her happiness, talk of marriage. She loves Kalen, but she’s not ready to get married, too afraid that marriage will change them. But when she and Kalen take a vacation to an old Victorian mansion, she discovers that she’s willing to do anything to be with Kalen, no matter what he changes into.
The Demon's Door by Ari McKay The Demon's Door by Ari McKay Oct. 23, 2014 $4.49 42195 words Sample 15%
When Thomas Carter sets out to stake a vampire, he finds out the true difference between Good and Evil. Can Julian Schaden teach him about his own abilities – and the power of love – before it’s too late?
The Collar by Evelyn Allen Harper The Collar by Evelyn Allen Harper Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 55170 words Sample 20%
What is hidden in the collar? A computer chip? A cure for cancer? A cry for help? Whatever it is, one man is willing to kill to find the collar and the message hidden inside.
Who Cannot See (Eternally Dark) by BA Tortuga Who Cannot See (Eternally Dark) by BA Tortuga Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 13202 words Sample 15%
Outlawed for loving someone he shouldn’t, Blaze is on the run and nearly dead when blind vampire Edmund finds him in the barn. Edmund thinks he’s too old for human woes, but Blaze is like no one he’s ever met.
Y en nosotros nuestros muertos by Ana Medrano Y en nosotros nuestros muertos by Ana Medrano Oct. 23, 2014 $3.87 81245 words Sample 15%
Una historia trepidante que mezcla Historia, intriga y romance. Una novela que te enseñará que, en ocasiones, hay que enfrentarse a los que quieres y en la que descubrirás que la verdad no siempre te devuelve la paz. Un libro que no querrás dejar de leer.
Blind Eye of the Sun (Eternally Dark) by TA Moore Blind Eye of the Sun (Eternally Dark) by TA Moore Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 14316 words Sample 15%
On the pleasure-planet of Canaan, man-made paradise turned man-made hell, monsters hunt the survivors amidst the ruins. Amongst them the vampire Anatoly and the human Shea find reason to live, not just survive, in each other.
Revenge is Sweet by JD Anders Revenge is Sweet by JD Anders Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 5462 words Sample 20%
Lauren Davies is a BBW and has a great job at the Sinclair Advertising Agency. She recently broke up with her long-time boyfriend and just wants t work and move on. Janet and Susan are two young women in the office that tease her constantly about her lack of dates. When her boss Craig Sinclair offers to take her out to dinner to thank her for her hard work in the office, will her luck change?
Spearmint Warning (Eternally Dark) by John Amory Spearmint Warning (Eternally Dark) by John Amory Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 11678 words Sample 15%
Thad’s life gets turned upside down when the handsome stranger who’s been visiting his coffee shop turns out to be a vampire. And he has a dangerous past that just won’t stop following him.
Aubade (Eternally Dark) by Jenna Jones Aubade (Eternally Dark) by Jenna Jones Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 14176 words Sample 15%
Jory loves the night. You meet the most interesting people after the sun goes down. But when a new man approaches Jory at a poetry slam, Jory's love of the night may be his downfall -- or introduce him to an entirely new sort of night life.
First Impressions by Adam Hartman First Impressions by Adam Hartman Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 5677 words Sample 20%
After being let down by her husband, how will Stacy react when a stranger shows up to comfort her?
Asset Management (Boxed Set of 4 Erotic Billionaire Romance Stories) by Susan Hart Asset Management (Boxed Set of 4 Erotic Billionaire Romance Stories) by Susan Hart Oct. 23, 2014 $3.99 17325 words Sample 20%
The Battle To Stay On Top: Two billionaires clash in the boardroom and the bedroom. Life Lessons Taught By A Master: A young woman is willing to take lessons in love from a very wealthy man. Taming The Cat & The Brat: A model leaves a fancy hotel after getting the part in a sitcom. Putting On The Corset For Charity: A young woman volunteers to be at a charity auction.
Love and Reason 1 by Sandra Frost Love and Reason 1 by Sandra Frost Oct. 23, 2014 Free! 11445 words Read a sample
She is headstrong and independent: Emma Kingsley is intelligent and determined, but she is aware of her mother’s intentions to marry her off to a wealthy gentleman. When a rich tradesman arrives in the neighbourhood, her mother will try to get one of her daughters to catch him. Emma is not interested in yet another rich gentleman who will probably ignore her.
Body Language by Dahlia Salvatore Body Language by Dahlia Salvatore Oct. 23, 2014 $1.99 58782 words Sample 10%
Forced into silence by the trauma, ballet dancer Carmen Andrews finds a new life in a new town. Fresh out of graduate school, Dr. Jacob Weller hopes to help those suffering from mutism and other speech disorders. When each began to develop feelings for the other, their dark pasts come back to haunt them, forcing them to deal with their demons.
The Nature of Love by Gareth Wilding-Forbes The Nature of Love by Gareth Wilding-Forbes Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 23285 words Sample 20%
The Nature of Love is a collection of short stories about real people. Their lives and experiences reflect the many paths we have all walked. By journeying down these roads once more, many of our memories will be re-experienced. The Nature of Love reinforces the importance of what the author has always believed—giving love to someone is special, sharing love with someone is pure magic.
The Sun Born: Nightshade by Cecily Flynn The Sun Born: Nightshade by Cecily Flynn Oct. 23, 2014 $5.99 92457 words Sample 15%
“You’re only a dream,” Ana said sadly. His eyes changed from teasing and sweet to serious, dark stones, worry creasing his brow. Their swirling dance slowed to a stop, and he held her for a moment at arm’s length. “Ana,” he said, his voice smooth and resonant, as familiar as the low moan of a cello. The tiny hairs on her arms and neck rose electrically as he spoke: “Nothing is as it seems."
A Time for Loving by Nico Jaye A Time for Loving by Nico Jaye Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 7090 words Sample 30%
Jack and Christopher have made it through years of campaigning and the horrors of Waterloo together--side by side by day and, by night, in each other's arms. After the war is over, however, will the love shared between this batman and his officer survive when Christopher returns to the life of a gentleman?
Bound Souls: Zander and Daphne by Felicia Tatum Bound Souls: Zander and Daphne by Felicia Tatum Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 42098 words
Zander and Daphne face the ultimate challenge, parenting, while fighting feelings they're developing for one another. Will the two be able to turn away from what they feel in their hearts?
Delinquents by Mary and Sarah Elizabeth Delinquents by Mary and Sarah Elizabeth Oct. 23, 2014 $4.99 115048 words Sample 15%
The innocent girl with a delinquent heart has to live with her bad choices. Secret hope and hurt feel like falling while she learns how to breathe again, but there's still freedom in trouble. The runaway with blacked-out eyes is losing his grip. Crushing two hearts in one fist, his addiction bends rules and breaks deals, but the boy born for bliss isn't going anywhere without a fight. Love is kn
Ready To Burn by Tracey Alvarez Ready To Burn by Tracey Alvarez Oct. 23, 2014 $0.99 93990 words Sample 10%
Shaye Harland desperately wants the role of Due South’s head chef, but the far too sexy Del Westlake muscles in and steals it. A reality TV show plans to feature Del at his estranged father’s restaurant—jump-starting his ruined reputation and career in the States—but will the sparks flying in the kitchen burn his chances of ever becoming Shaye’s Mr. Perfect?
The Mound by Brendan P. Myers The Mound by Brendan P. Myers Oct. 23, 2014 $2.99 97318 words Sample 20%
When people start disappearing in a small New England town, the new police chief follows the trail where it leads, in this case to a mysterious and ancient mound that just might be the entrance to a fairy tale kingdom. What he doesn't know is that his troubled teen daughter believes she is to become its queen, and local skateboarder Ian Sinclair its king. And you know what? She may just be right.
Intimate Fantasy Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan Intimate Fantasy Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan Oct. 22, 2014 Free! 15760 words Read a sample
Presented of the first time as a Special Edition are Books 1 and 2 of Lucia Jordan's bestselling series, 'Intimate Fantasy'.
Heart and Soul Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan Heart and Soul Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan Oct. 22, 2014 Free! 12213 words Read a sample
Presented of the first time as a Special Edition are Books 1 and 2 of Lucia Jordan's bestselling series, 'Heart and Soul'
Echoes of Passion Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan Echoes of Passion Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan Oct. 22, 2014 Free! 14596 words Read a sample
Presented of the first time as a Special Edition are Books 1 and 2 of Lucia Jordan's bestselling series, 'Echoes of Passion'.
All Tied Up Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan All Tied Up Book One & Two by Lucia Jordan Oct. 22, 2014 Free! 16799 words Read a sample
Presented of the first time as a Special Edition are Books 1 and 2 of Lucia Jordan's bestselling series, 'All Tied Up'.
Spirits (An Erotic Paranormal Anthology) by Pelaam Spirits (An Erotic Paranormal Anthology) by Pelaam Oct. 22, 2014 $3.99 56535 words Sample 20%
In the city of New Orleans, the line between the normal and the paranormal is often blurred. Deep in the heart of the French Quarter, on a little side alley just this side of midnight, sits the bar Spirits. It's a place where the paranormal residents of New Orleans can go to relax and be with their own kind, where love is lost and sometimes found.
Love's Sweet Embrace by Madeline Baker Love's Sweet Embrace by Madeline Baker Oct. 22, 2014 $2.99 42964 words Sample 15%
Cathy Stevens must leave behind her friends and plans for senior year when her father accepts a new job in New Mexico. While exploring her new town, she meets handsome, popular Randy Lanigan who asks her out. They quickly become a pair. Then she dances with Apache bad boy Shane Red Crow and they become friends. When Cathy gets into trouble, will it be Randy or Shane whose sweet embrace she needs?
Her Winged Viking by AJ Tipton Her Winged Viking by AJ Tipton Oct. 22, 2014 $2.99 27801 words Sample 20%
Erik is a cursed immortal Viking with broken wings. Siobhan is an immortal leprechaun whose horns she must hide from the world. When a scandal threatens them, will they be able to admit their feelings before all secrets are revealed? This mature romance involves horny immortals, a matchmaking supernatural bartender, the creative use of carnival rides, and a love powerful enough to soar.