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Twisted Lies by sedonavenez Twisted Lies by sedonavenez May 04, 2015 $0.99 26249 words
Weaving together his twisted lies and dirty secrets, Core entangles Sin in his web of deceit. When the backstabbing fashion world, the vicious political arena, and the ruthless criminal underworld converge, Sin becomes trapped in the middle and struggles to fight her way out.
Twisted Lies 2 by sedonavenez Twisted Lies 2 by sedonavenez May 04, 2015 $0.99 35346 words
Core McKay, a wealthy and legitimate businessman, is after one thing only—his mother’s murderer. When his intel leads him to a corrupt politician connected to Sinthia, Core will stop at nothing for his own version of justice—even if that means using Sinthia to get what he wants.
The Temperate Warrior (Warrior Sagas, Book 1) by Renee Vincent The Temperate Warrior (Warrior Sagas, Book 1) by Renee Vincent May 04, 2015 $3.99 72439 words Sample 20%
After avenging his father’s murder, Gustaf Ræliksen wants nothing more than to settle down and have sons of his own. Only one woman will do—Æsa—a fiery redhead he saved from the spoils of war. But when someone with a deep score to settle seeks revenge upon her, his world is torn asunder. He has but one vow—saving the woman he loves from the ignorant fool who dared to best the temperate warrior.
Unlocking Her Grace by Karen L. Abrahamson Unlocking Her Grace by Karen L. Abrahamson May 04, 2015 $3.99 92698 words Sample 20%
Certain not to trust any man with her heart, Ally McVay comes home to Peachland to recover from everything going wrong in her life. When Séamus, the man who hurt her, shows up it sends her running into the arms of mysterious Abel Khan. But Ally’s silver bracelet has proven itself a magnet for danger. Can she find safety in the arms of one man, before the killer seeking the bracelet finds her?
Reforming Jake by Leslie A. Kelly Reforming Jake by Leslie A. Kelly May 04, 2015 $3.99 68329 words Sample 15%
Jake Montez is a tough, badass P.I. on a Harley. Leanne Weston is a quiet, artistic interior designer. They have nothing in common. But when she has to bail him out of jail, and he repays the debt by keeping her safe from a mugger, sparks fly between the good girl and the oh-so-bad boy. Their affair is steamy-hot. But can two people from such different backgrounds ever really make things work?
Out of the Blackness by Carter Quinn Out of the Blackness by Carter Quinn May 04, 2015 $6.99 95690 words Sample 20%
A history of abuse has left Avery so physically and emotionally scarred he believes he shouldn't be alive. His sanctuary has been his older brother Sam, who convinces Avery to start therapy. Noah is everything Avery fears, large and physically powerful. Noah only wants to love him, but Avery is terrified of being victimized again. Is Noah the catalyst Avery needs to come out of the blackness?
Jennifer's Lion by Lizzie Lynn Lee Jennifer's Lion by Lizzie Lynn Lee May 04, 2015 $2.99 11987 words Sample 20%
There’s something intriguing about the sweet Jen with her silky skin, plump breasts and generous hips. His lust burns hot the moment he sees her and claiming her as his own seems to be the most logical thing to do. Once she stops freaking out, of course.
Love Returns by Ronni Meyrick Love Returns by Ronni Meyrick May 04, 2015 $7.99 89715 words Sample 10%
Embezzlement. Deception. A Violent Ex. Death. Is it possible for two women to find love amidst it all?
From the First Kiss BOX SET by Gwendalyn Fox From the First Kiss BOX SET by Gwendalyn Fox May 04, 2015 $3.99 35111 words Sample 20%
I'm not like most girls. I don't let myself get down about my body. I don't wait around to be courted. And I have twice the number of heart breaks to carry. Being open in love is a little bit like carrying a loaded gun. There is always the risk of it going off no matter how safe you are. But then Brian came into the picture. A muscular and gorgeous body guard to the stars. I'm in serious trouble.
From the First Kiss #3 by Gwendalyn Fox From the First Kiss #3 by Gwendalyn Fox May 04, 2015 $2.99 12519 words Sample 20%
I always knew that Mark was a little unhinged, but I never knew that he was completely out of his mind. He stood there watching as I slept with Brian and waited in the shadows with a loaded gun, ready to fire on the both of us at any given moment. I was just now getting my life back on track. And now I might lose everything because one man refused to let me go. This story contains sexual content.
Sparks by J. Nicole Parker Sparks by J. Nicole Parker May 04, 2015 $0.99 5118 words Sample 20%
Will the electricity between Monique and Troy be enough to keep them together when something from his past could quench their flame?
Club Beam by Erzabet Bishop Club Beam by Erzabet Bishop May 04, 2015 $2.99 28107 words Sample 10%
Detective Sydney Marr is having a very bad day. Her boss is on the warpath, she’s being treated for a werewolf bite, and her current case has hit a dead end. When her friend Erika talks Syd into going with her to Club Beam, she jumps at the chance, even if it means spending an evening without her spell arsenal. A high-class vampire bar and fetish club, Club Beam is fantasy made real.
Season of Love Box Set by Marian Lanouette Season of Love Box Set by Marian Lanouette May 04, 2015 $2.99 107384 words Sample 15%
Season of Love Box Set Do you believe in forever love? Five stories including one from USA Today Bestselling author Stephanie Queen are filled with romance, love and the promise of happily ever after.
All or Nothing by TL Reeve All or Nothing by TL Reeve May 04, 2015 $2.99 28263 words Sample 10%
Joaquin de la Fuente never expected to find love the minute the sexy submissive Quin Abraham, walked through his door. After a night at the Villa, Joaquin offers her a contract—six weeks to learn once more what it means to be a sub. No strings attached. However, agreeing to the terms and following through is harder than it seems.
Illumination by Rowan Speedwell Illumination by Rowan Speedwell May 04, 2015 $6.99 80666 words Sample 15%
Adam Craig is burned out. Lead singer of the hard rock band Black Varen, he’s tired of the empty life of groupies, paparazzi, and hotel rooms. Worse, a life in the closet. After the final concert of their latest tour, he flees the afterparty, pursuing memories of lost summers and carefree days, until he passes out on the patio of a shuttered lake resort.
Covet Thy Neighbor by L.A. Witt Covet Thy Neighbor by L.A. Witt May 04, 2015 $4.99 46838 words Sample 15%
Tattoo artist Seth Wheeler thinks he’s struck gold when Darren Romero rents the apartment across the hall. The new guy is gorgeous, witty, and single. Perfect. Except then Darren reveals that he moved to Tucker Springs to take a job as the youth pastor at the New Light Church. Seth is not only an atheist, but was thrown out by his ultra-religious family when he came out.
The Darkness in Her Tears by S.D. Grady The Darkness in Her Tears by S.D. Grady May 04, 2015 $2.50 5976 words Sample 20%
When you wish for your one and only, be certain to summon only one. Moira has always longed for a man to love. But the men in her village shy away from the bold and wild woman, unable to trust that no other would steal her away while they are out to sea. Desperate for the love of a devoted husband, she approaches the local witch for a love charm, but not before shedding seven tears into the ocea
Long Time Gone by SE Jakes Long Time Gone by SE Jakes May 04, 2015 $6.99 68228 words Sample 15%
Soldier of fortune Prophet Drews always worked alone—until Tom Boudreaux became his partner. But when Tom walked away three months ago, ostensibly to keep Prophet safe, Prophet learned the true meaning of being alone. Everyone knows that Prophet, a Navy SEAL turned CIA spook turned mercenary, can look after himself. Which means he must’ve driven his lover away.
Catch a Ghost by SE Jakes Catch a Ghost by SE Jakes May 04, 2015 $6.99 71165 words Sample 15%
Everyone knows that Prophet—former Navy SEAL, former CIA spook, full-time pain in the ass—works alone. But his boss at Extreme Escapes, Ltd. has just assigned Proph a new partner and a case haunted by ghosts from Proph’s past. Suddenly, he has to confront both head-on.
Irresistible Attraction, Volume 2: Steve & Gil by Cat Grant Irresistible Attraction, Volume 2: Steve & Gil by Cat Grant May 04, 2015 $4.99 41747 words Sample 15%
A chance meeting with a handsome escort opens Steve’s eyes to his long-repressed attraction to men. Coming out at thirty-eight means learning how to date all over again—especially since his feelings for his best friend and long-time business partner are unrequited—and Steve’s at sea in San Francisco’s gay social scene.
Irresistible Attraction, Volume 1: Connor & Wes by Cat Grant Irresistible Attraction, Volume 1: Connor & Wes by Cat Grant May 04, 2015 $4.99 42992 words Sample 15%
Running a world-class optics lab doesn’t leave Connor much time for a personal life, but he’s happy with his nose buried in his research until brilliant young student Wes Martin catches his attention. What begins as a one-night stand becomes more complicated as feelings enter the mix and Connor discovers that Wes has been keeping secrets.
Fighting to Forget by Jenika Snow Fighting to Forget by Jenika Snow May 04, 2015 $3.99 30517 words Sample 10%
Ten years ago, Larson Ireland’s wife was brutally murdered, and ever since then he’s been fighting to forget and numb his pain and anger. Tasha Mackenzie made the biggest mistake of her life at the age of seventeen. Six years later she’s still trying to move on and start fresh.
Connor by Vanessa Devereaux Connor by Vanessa Devereaux May 04, 2015 $3.99 25916 words Sample 10%
Jennifer Nealon went looking for a story for Big Sky County Magazine and boy did she find a good one. At the Grantsville Historical Society she stumbled upon a journal kept by Sarah Smith who was a mail order bride back in the late 1800s. Seems she not only loved her intended groom but his best friend too.
Path to Damnation by October Weeks Path to Damnation by October Weeks May 04, 2015 $5.99 61179 words Sample 10%
“Come little slayer, into my lair, and we shall play a game…” Ten months after the events with Josef Dragos, slayer Tuck Houston is in Iceland training with her strigoi guardian. The strigoi blood awakened in her gives her no choice but to do so. But her training is interrupted by the one Damned who keeps slipping out of her grasp—Penelope.
An Unexpected Night by Laura Jardine An Unexpected Night by Laura Jardine May 04, 2015 $2.99 11366 words Sample 10%
Danielle hasn't had sex in a long time. Her friend Adam hasn't had sex in a really long time. So it's a sensible idea to sleep together, right? It's the simple solution to both their problems. Of course, that simple solution might make everything weird and awkward and ruin their friendship. Or it could be amazing. And maybe it could turn into something more…
Runt of the Litter by Sam Crescent Runt of the Litter by Sam Crescent May 04, 2015 $4.99 35190 words Sample 10%
Tori is weak, small, and vulnerable, the runt of the litter, so the pack does everything in its power to protect her. Jack has always cared about her, but when he screws up and some innocent fun almost kills Tori, she is sent to live with her uncle to keep her safe. Now three years later, Tori is back, and the moment Jack sees her, he knows she’s his mate.
Seduced by Two Warriors by Ravenna Tate Seduced by Two Warriors by Ravenna Tate May 04, 2015 $3.99 34258 words Sample 10%
Gia Falconetti was taken by the Tyranns in the first wave of invasions on Earth, and sent to the holding cells. But she was lucky. She got away from the men who had taken her as their sex slave.
Three Times the Charm by Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy Three Times the Charm by Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy May 04, 2015 $2.99 11247 words Sample 10%
A blind date for kindergarten teacher Carisa Russo with her best friend’s boss, a sexy hunk who works at the local all news radio station, seems sure to fail. After all, Carisa is hard to please, and she’s yet to find the man to be in sync with. Alex Milton, however, turns out to be better than expected and the attraction is mutual.
Airport Stalking:  Jack's Game by Blair London Airport Stalking: Jack's Game by Blair London May 04, 2015 $4.99 77266 words Sample 15%
“Blair London has put a novel spin on serious problems facing American society in her books. I hope she keeps up the work in her upcoming books. These books are great works of fiction but address issues that dominate the news daily. Great job Blair!” - Megan Kelly (Fox News)
Take It - Part One & Part Two by DJ Stone Take It - Part One & Part Two by DJ Stone May 04, 2015 Free! 87122 words Read a sample
Jenny Collins is convinced she’s more likely to find Bigfoot in the middle of downtown Boston than have a decent romp in the sack. She’s starting to wonder if maybe all the lackluster love making has more to do with her than she’s been willing to admit.
The Alpha's Justice by Michelle Fox The Alpha's Justice by Michelle Fox May 04, 2015 $9.99 53336 words Sample 20%
What’s an alpha to do when he’s found his fated mate, but she reacts to the news by kicking him in the balls? Standalone novel with NO cliffhanger.
The Soldier's Baby Surprise by Stephanie Morris The Soldier's Baby Surprise by Stephanie Morris May 04, 2015 $2.99 30587 words Sample 10%
When Willow Barton let her guard down one night, she never thought the sensual encounter would result in an unplanned pregnancy. Major Chase Ackers well laid out strategy went out the window. Yet, the panic he'd expected to feel never came. Instead he found himself wanting to make a relationship between him and Willow work--and not just for the sake of their baby.
The Dirty Omnibus by Ashley Brize The Dirty Omnibus by Ashley Brize May 04, 2015 $2.99 39706 words Sample 10%
Her husband is dead. Her gardener is gorgeous. And she is so tired of sleeping alone....
Spring Fling by Eileen Rendahl Spring Fling by Eileen Rendahl May 04, 2015 $0.99 648815 words Sample 5%
AMERICAN IDLE Alyssa Day THE FARMER’S WIFE Lori Handeland KISSING MISSY Stephanie Julian THE PASSION OF PATRICK MACNEILL Virginia Kantra AN OFFER HE CAN’T REFUSE Theresa Ragan KINCAID’S ROSE Aliyah Burke CRUISE TO DESTINY Jerrica Knight-Catania BEEFCAKE & CUPCAKES Judi Fennell COMPROMISING POSITIONS Jenny Gardiner DANCING NAKED UNDER THE MOON Eileen Rendahl
The Garland of Pleasures by New Concepts Publishing The Garland of Pleasures by New Concepts Publishing May 04, 2015 $6.99 95220 words Sample 20%
Sayal is an assassin and her objective is to lure Tack to his death.
Light in Darkness by Brandy L Rivers Light in Darkness by Brandy L Rivers May 04, 2015 $3.99 69395 words Sample 20%
18+ Sometimes light comes from the darkest shadows... Lincoln has been sheltered his whole life. He's finally going for what he wants. Victoria believes she's a monster. When she's attacked by hunters, he'll protect her, revealing his secret. Will darkness consume Victoria? Or will Lincoln's light show her the truth.
Jase by MariaLisa deMora Jase by MariaLisa deMora May 04, 2015 $3.99 118207 words Sample 3%
Jason Spencer is a dedicated, professional hockey player, giving 150% on the ice, every game. Things in his life are dependable, predictable. Then he meets HER and after only one night, cannot get HER out of his mind. Now, he's about to turn his life upside down to win her. His attempts bring him squarely into the path of a motorcycle club and Davis Mason, their president. Jase says: Bring it on.
Awaken a Wolf (Wiccan-Were-Bear #9) by R.E. Butler Awaken a Wolf (Wiccan-Were-Bear #9) by R.E. Butler May 04, 2015 $0.99 48650 words Sample 20%
Natural Wiccan Cinder Knight has a pretty good life. She’s part of the largest coven in North America and has a great job at the Whalen Family Clinic. She has zero complaints, until she finds herself the recipient of unwanted attention from a certain alpha wolf. Contains m/f interaction, new powers, old magic, shifting, a little wolfy voyeurism, and gratuitous uses of the word mine.
Closely Guarded Secret by Natalie Money Closely Guarded Secret by Natalie Money May 04, 2015 $4.99 85227 words Sample 20%
Alixandra Quinn has cut herself off from personal relationships and emotional entanglements. It’s a strategy to cope with her past, and for ten years, her strategy has worked. That is, until she meets Bryce Steede, a young and bold Silicon Valley entrepreneur. When Ali becomes the center of his attention, suddenly her world gets turned upside-down.
A Perfect Love by Becca Lee A Perfect Love by Becca Lee May 04, 2015 $0.99 55325 words Sample 5%
“When the odds are stacked against you, you don’t run and hide. You step up and give life the middle finger.” Follow Jo and Liam's story in Becca Lee's A Perfect Love, Perfect Series #2.
Whisk Me Up: A Havisham Park Romance by Zee Monodee Whisk Me Up: A Havisham Park Romance by Zee Monodee May 04, 2015 $2.99 79229 words Sample 30%
She's one of the most famous supermodels of today; he's a pub chef in a small village in North Yorkshire...and allergic to celebrity. Is any relationship between them doomed to collapse like a bad soufflé?
A Beautiful Taste (Beautiful Series, Book 6) by Lilliana Anderson A Beautiful Taste (Beautiful Series, Book 6) by Lilliana Anderson May 04, 2015 $3.99 55168 words Sample 20%
A Beautiful Taste. Brad's story. When chef, Bradley Rae agrees to go to a reunion, he's nervous about seeing one particular woman from his past...
For the Good of All by Nicky Charles For the Good of All by Nicky Charles May 04, 2015 $2.99 112127 words
Elijah Stone - a man committed to justice; his heart is as hard as his body. What will it take to touch his soul?
The Owen Family Saga Box Set: Books 1-3 by Marsha Ward The Owen Family Saga Box Set: Books 1-3 by Marsha Ward May 03, 2015 $7.99 229139 words Sample 20%
This box set contains: THE MAN FROM SHENANDOAH Carl Owen doesn't intend to lose anything—not his land, not his cattle, and certainly not his girl—ever again! RIDE TO RATON James Owen leaves the family homestead to make a new life for himself. TRAIL OF STORMS* Jessie Bingham settled for second best in love, not knowing James Owen would come back into her life. *Rape scene and Mormon beliefs inside
Through Castle Windows by Elizabeth D. Michaels Through Castle Windows by Elizabeth D. Michaels May 03, 2015 $5.99 248029 words Sample 10%
When Duty To Your Country Is All You Have To Live For, How Do You Go On Living?
Midnight Mass - The Investigation  (An Amos Freeman Thriller) by Andrew Delaplaine Midnight Mass - The Investigation (An Amos Freeman Thriller) by Andrew Delaplaine May 03, 2015 $2.99 49149 words Sample 4%
After the spectacular Christmas Eve robbery of Trinity Church by some men in hooded monks’ robes and plastic masks of the face of Jesus Christ, Amos Freeman is surprised to get a call from a mayor’s aide telling him to be at Gracie Mansion at 2 p.m. Lindstadt surprises everyone (including Freeman) when he appoints Amos as his persona liaison.
Darkness Blooming (The Dems Trilogy #2) by Devi Mara Darkness Blooming (The Dems Trilogy #2) by Devi Mara May 03, 2015 $2.99 76777 words Sample 15%
After centuries of punishment, Lonan has regained his title. He has never had any use for humans, so when a tiny spitfire walks into his life he wants nothing to do with her. Rissa was raised in the darkest parts of Sinmer. She can take care of herself and needs no help from anyone. Especially, Lonan. But a war is coming and they must work together for the good of all. Or doom them all to death.
Till Love Touches Your Life by Charles Tucker Till Love Touches Your Life by Charles Tucker May 03, 2015 $3.99 19021 words Sample 20%
Marcus Hunt is the leader of the Black Revolutionary Party. He’s planning terrorist attacks in San Francisco, New York, and Dallas. His white wife, Elizabeth — whom he ditched in Chicago — and their newborn, has returned to San Francisco for support. He’s being followed by the FBI and there is a contract out on him. The twist is Marcus doesn’t know that the FBI informant is his wife, Elizabeth.
Liebe ist Blind by Caralyn Knight Liebe ist Blind by Caralyn Knight May 03, 2015 $2.99 5260 words Sample 20%
Jared Grant begann vor drei Jahren zu erblinden. Seit dann drehte sich sein Leben um sein Geschäft und darum, zu lernen, als Blinder zu leben mit der Hilfe seiner persönlichen Hilfe John Collins. Bis John eines Tages frei nehmen muss. Einsamer, als ihm je bewusst war, kreisen seine Gedanken um die seltsame Frau, die Johns Vertretung übernommen hat. Hat sie wirklich seinen Rücken gestreichelt.
Pain The Game by Marie Wine Pain The Game by Marie Wine May 03, 2015 $3.99 3375 words Sample 10%
Richard had been an accomplished script writer in Hollywood. His son Mark dreamed of Hollywood but shirked from hard work. Richard sent him on a long journey east to find a hidden treasure buried under a stone. On the way Mark falls in love with Betty Baker. They found the stone that had etched on it his father’s name in the Hollywood hall of fame.