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My Remedy by Stacey Wallace Benefiel My Remedy by Stacey Wallace Benefiel May 22, 2015 $3.99 49065 words Sample 20%
She followed his lead every step of the way. Love has to be about more than drunk hook-ups and kissing in the rain … right? After many failed attempts at rehab, Izzy Sundall moves to Oregon from Idaho to live with her aunt and uncle and work at their dog kennel. Fed up with disappointing her family, Izzy vows to never take another drink or sleep with another guy who doesn’t value her.
Looking for Linda by Nickel Mann Looking for Linda by Nickel Mann May 22, 2015 Free! 7281 words Read a sample
Nicky had the perfect wife and mother for their 2 children until her untimely death. An angel has given her one year to help him find a wife and a loving mother for their children. Now they are down t 9 days and he still hasn't found a prospect.
Romantic Morsels by Zimbell House Publishing, LLC Romantic Morsels by Zimbell House Publishing, LLC May 22, 2015 $4.99 31319 words Sample 20%
Romantic Morsels features snippets of poetry, flash fiction and short stories for when you simply want a little nibble of a scene a little less ordinary. Zimbell House Publishing is committed to helping new writers become quality authors.
Momenssia by Eran Beris Momenssia by Eran Beris May 22, 2015 $2.99 25447 words Sample 10%
A young boy, a young girl; romance is in the air, but that is only part of the magic in Boon's life.
Changing Worlds: A Double Book Anthology Featuring, Saunders' Choice and The Contract by Gina Briganti And Melissa Barker-Simpson Changing Worlds: A Double Book Anthology Featuring, Saunders' Choice and The Contract by Gina Briganti And Melissa Barker-Simpson May 22, 2015 $1.99 37863 words Sample 20%
Changing Worlds is a double book anthology featuring Saunders' Choice (A Natural Gifts Novella) by Gina Briganti and The Contract (Prequel to the Fractured Series) by Melissa Barker-Simpson.
The Offering by Lisa Frieden The Offering by Lisa Frieden May 22, 2015 $8.99 85996 words Sample 15%
Carla deVille is a kick-ass CIA operative, who relies on the power of logic and reason to always get her man. Now she's up against the Illuminati, an occult group that has abducted her sister and plans to launch a nuclear attack. The rich boy she once loved and lost keeps turning up in the wrong places. Does he really still love her, or is he just carrying out the Illuminati's evil plan?
Desire's Deception by K. J. Coakley Desire's Deception by K. J. Coakley May 22, 2015 $3.99 96375 words Sample 20%
I had thought there were only two lessons in life needed to survive. One: Love, with everything you are. Two: Live, for everything you dream. But there was a third, and that was perhaps the toughest of all. “Three.” His warm breath fans across my cheek as his fingers dig into my bare hips. “Fight, with everything you have.” The whip sails through the air and cracks across my sensitive flesh.
Wrath by Eve Newton Wrath by Eve Newton May 22, 2015 $5.79 70470 words Sample 20%
The thirteenth book in the Forever Series sees Aefre and her men trying to deal with the shocking revelation about her daughter and coming to terms with what that means for each of them. She finally learns who fathered the child she lost, but then another steps forward claiming that the child was his so Aefre has to figure out who is lying to her and why...
The Leading Lady by Deb Marlowe The Leading Lady by Deb Marlowe May 22, 2015 $4.99 73177 words Sample 15%
Elements from Miss Callie Grant's past are threatening to destroy England’s future.  To save someone she loves, she agrees to a dangerous mission--and to masquerade as the bride of Lord Truitt Russell. Lord Truitt wants only to capture the Wicked Lord Marstoke and restore his honor. But the intimacy of playing husband to the gorgeous Callie Grant proves a temptation difficult to resist.
Blurred Lines by Chloe Walsh Blurred Lines by Chloe Walsh May 22, 2015 $2.99 51312 words Sample 10%
This fictional story focuses on the lives of high school students and contains graphic scenes of sexual violence, promiscuity, bullying, physical violence, excessive bad language, self-harm, rape, abduction, cheating, child abuse, and substance abuse. Some scenes in this book may be extremely upsetting for some readers and due to its explicit content, Blurred Lines is recommended for 18+
Falquen's Nest by Maria Bernard Falquen's Nest by Maria Bernard May 22, 2015 $2.99 68151 words Sample 10%
In this classic tale of opposites attract, we meet Janie Drago and Falquen Forrester. Falquen is a moody Goth bassist, and struggling painter. He lives alone in his downtown art studio above an art supply shop. Janie is a fresh out of college, watercolorist, hoping to dive into Toronto’s art circuit and make a name for herself. What happens when fate brings two polar opposites together? Read on..
Arcane Kisses by Jennifer East Arcane Kisses by Jennifer East May 22, 2015 $3.99 63713 words Sample 15%
Kayla is a beautiful girl with powerful abilities. She can drain the magic from any other caster. So when Colton and Kayla duel, she siphons off his abilities. But more than that, she starts to get flashes. She sees his memories. Their battle drags them across the world. Now if she wants to get back, she'll have to learn to control this boy. She'll dominate and enchant him until he learns to obey.
Pretending He's You by Stacey Mosteller Pretending He's You by Stacey Mosteller May 22, 2015 $3.99 82220 words Sample 20%
Olivia Barrett’s always had a weakness for bad boys and Tyler Chamberlain is no exception. His tattoos, his piercings, and even the fact that he has a girlfriend doesn’t keep her away. Will Livvie ever get tired of pretending and pick one guy? Or will she keep bouncing back and forth between the two of them indefinitely? Book 1 of 2
The Keyholder by Claire Thompson The Keyholder by Claire Thompson May 22, 2015 $3.99 57754 words Sample 10%
Abducted by an evil Master Keyholder – rescued by the Dom of her dreams…
Waiting For Him by Denise Johnson Waiting For Him by Denise Johnson May 22, 2015 $2.99 27615 words Sample 15%
They don’t call him “Stone” for no reason… Edward “Stone” Ryan can have his pick of women so why would the shy waitress be any different? So what if every time he glanced in her direction, Stone got a hard on from just a mere smile. Keisha Washington knew of his reputation and considered him the perfect candidate for her dilemma—especially after her fiancé dumped her and moved on...
The Title She Wanted by Alea Rose The Title She Wanted by Alea Rose May 22, 2015 $1.99 91647 words Sample 15%
Bliss Eddington's life is nothing like any of her peers in England. Her father's love enables her to have title, wealth and independence, or so she believes until her season begins, and the search for a suitable groom is underway. Incensed, Bliss is determined to prove that independence is better than love, but instead, begins a journey that teaches her the two aren't mutually exclusive.
Golfing Romance by Biplab Roy Choudhuri Golfing Romance by Biplab Roy Choudhuri May 22, 2015 $2.99 2877 words Sample 5%
It Is A Short Story of Love and Romance. Emma Helps her Boyfriend to the Journey of Golf And Slowly Started Loving Him
Taboo Love by Nickel Mann Taboo Love by Nickel Mann May 22, 2015 Free! 9919 words Read a sample
Their love was pure and perfect until a stranger tries to step between them and separate them.
Eye of the Storm (Key West Shifters) by Arielle Pierce Eye of the Storm (Key West Shifters) by Arielle Pierce May 22, 2015 $3.99 57349 words Sample 20%
Nathan has never been in love. The dolphin shifter only knows pain and abuse. Jacob has no intention of falling in love. Claiming a mate is the last thing on the orca shifter's mind, especially a mate as damaged as Nathan. Caught in the path of a hurricane and the boiling maelstrom of their own feelings, the two must work to heal one another or be lost in the wake of the storm.
Paint With Blood 1: Mistaken Identity by Lily Taffel Paint With Blood 1: Mistaken Identity by Lily Taffel May 22, 2015 Free! 16052 words Read a sample
Kit and his team are after a serial killer who murders a string of dark-haired women, and paints the scene using the victim’s blood. Beautiful Sarah comes home early one winter day, and what she finds in her apartment will change her life forever. Circumstances brought them together. Like the lurking evil waiting for another chance at murder, lust is waiting for just a chance to consume them both.
One Little Kiss by Deb Marlowe One Little Kiss by Deb Marlowe May 22, 2015 $2.99 874922 words Sample 15%
ONE LITTLE KISS can lead to so much more! The award-winning authors of Red Door Reads take you from the breathless excitement of one kiss and on to a collection of twelve stories--each one the start of a beloved series. Meet lovers from the majestic Middle Ages, to the sparkling Regency, the wonderful Wild West, and the best of today's Romantic Suspense and charming Contemporary Romance!
Eternal Hope by Sophie Childs Eternal Hope by Sophie Childs May 22, 2015 Free! 4852 words Read a sample
An entertaining short story by the author of Behind the Scenes
Paint With Blood 2: On Thin Ice by Lily Taffel Paint With Blood 2: On Thin Ice by Lily Taffel May 22, 2015 $2.99 16282 words Sample 20%
The serial killer was actually after Sarah and not her friend, so she is whisked out into a safe house with Kit and a few cops while the investigators find leads to capture the killer. As their sexual lives sizzle, the killer is on the hunt. He is watching… and waiting. He will not stop until he has tortured and killed his intended victim, and paints her murder into another wall with her own blood
The Billionaire of Nottinghamshire, Book One by J.M. Cagle The Billionaire of Nottinghamshire, Book One by J.M. Cagle May 22, 2015 Free! 10530 words Read a sample
Upon realizing that her entire world has always been full of nothing but selfishness, hurtful gossip and longing for worthless possessions, Roberta "Bobbi" Jefferson decides to turn her life upside down. Swearing off relationships and choosing to focus, instead, on her career as a writer, she leaves Los Angeles for the fictional town of Loxborough, in Robin Hood’s country of Nottinghamshire.
如果有盡頭 by 心樂 如果有盡頭 by 心樂 May 22, 2015 $2.00 784 words Sample 20%
如果已經厭倦了這個世界,他該如何存在? 如果不捨得這個世界,她該如何離開? 如果一切有盡頭,他但願下一秒就是盡頭! 如果根本沒有盡頭,她又會否像現在一樣,如此愛這個世界? 他倆似並行直線,從交差角度相遇。 如果有盡頭!
Passion's Fury by Julie Shelton Passion's Fury by Julie Shelton May 22, 2015 $2.99 106784 words Sample 15%
The attraction between Kylie Ferrell and identical triplets Caleb, Ash, and Simon Rafferty is instantaneous and combustible. But she’s the target of a mob hit. And when she is kidnapped, they launch a desperate search to find her before she is ripped from their lives forever
Fever Dream (Dream Series, Book 9) by J.J. DiBenedetto Fever Dream (Dream Series, Book 9) by J.J. DiBenedetto May 22, 2015 $3.99 88576 words Sample 20%
Dr. Sara Alderson isn’t used to her patients dying for no reason. When a young boy succumbs to a mysterious illness that defies all her efforts to treat it, she refuses to accept defeat. But Sara's questions have attracted the attention of powerful people who don’t want their secrets uncovered. And if she can't find the answers in time, they'll destroy her life to keep those secrets hidden..
Anam Cara by Kelli McDonald-Young Anam Cara by Kelli McDonald-Young May 22, 2015 $3.99 47154 words Sample 20%
Ainslee MacDonald isn't one to shrink from danger. Conall Geirson is no mere man; his tribe is hidden, more myth and legend. When Saxons invade the Scottish Highlands, Conall comes to her aid, and she discovers he's her Anam Cara. Will the enemy derail their perfect union? This is an epic journey which tugs so hard on the heartstrings they break.
Friends' Experience:  Learning the Sublime Essence of Trust and Submission by Simone Freier Friends' Experience: Learning the Sublime Essence of Trust and Submission by Simone Freier May 22, 2015 $5.99 120575 words Sample 10%
Kelly’s open-minded friends get into the ‘scene’. They are trained, in session that Kelly and Sam have designed. The friends bring their own spirit and enthusiasm to the experience, surprising Sam and Kelly with their openness. The friends demonstrate their ability to cope with more and more outrageous experiences, and Sam and Kelly learn that each of Kelly’s friends has her limits.
Everything She Never Wanted by Tasha L. Harrison Everything She Never Wanted by Tasha L. Harrison May 22, 2015 $1.99 65254 words Sample 15%
As Yves Santiago begins to explore her submissive and kinky tendencies and her affections for Elijah become more intense, she fears that she is falling into old patterns, losing herself in him.Elijah keeps pushing her boundaries, making her want and feel things she isn't ready for, but when they come right up to his limits will he be brave enough to let her in?
Castle Lark and The Tale that Stopped Time by Zelda Leah Gatuskin Castle Lark and The Tale that Stopped Time by Zelda Leah Gatuskin May 22, 2015 $12.99 124153 words Sample 20%
In this futuristic adventure wrapped around a tale from the past, a pair of teenage protagonists take part in the resettling of Earth after two centuries of human exile on Mars and Luna. Disenchanted with life under the domes, Fasha and Alex discover that nature, magic and romance still prevail on the home planet -- with a little help from the Brotherhood of Wizards.
Une famille pour Chloe by Léane Morton Une famille pour Chloe by Léane Morton May 22, 2015 $6.50 53051 words Sample 20%
Ayant vécu en foyer, Chloé Carpentier a fait la promesse à une amie désormais décédée de rechercher sa famille biologique et de poursuivre leur rêve en devenant avocate en droit des affaires. Ce jour-là, comme presque chaque jour, elle est en retard en cours. Mais contrairement à d’habitude, cette fois, son retard attire le regard du conférencier, Aiden Delacroix...
My Strongest Weakness by Robin Nadler My Strongest Weakness by Robin Nadler May 22, 2015 $3.99 84088 words
A man at his limit. A man with everything to lose. A decision that changes everything.
Cronin's Key II by N.R. Walker Cronin's Key II by N.R. Walker May 21, 2015 $4.99 59414 words Sample 5%
In the second installment of Cronin's Key, Alec and Cronin face a new kind of war. This time, in the underground pits of China amidst the Terracotta Army, they will find out just what the Key is, and what Alec means to the vampire world.
Scorched by Lizzie Lynn Lee Scorched by Lizzie Lynn Lee May 21, 2015 $2.99 20033 words Sample 20%
Despite the imminent danger that lurks around them, the attraction between them engulfs their old wounds in scorching flames. Burn, baby, burn…
Songbook: Paulo and Preston Shorts by Lee Benoit Songbook: Paulo and Preston Shorts by Lee Benoit May 21, 2015 $4.99 59461 words Sample 15%
Novice submissive Paulo knows Master Preston can make him sing. Master Preston isn’t looking for a new instrument, until one fateful encounter changes his tune.
The Mia Series (Book Ten): Her Wedding Weekend by Zorro Daddy The Mia Series (Book Ten): Her Wedding Weekend by Zorro Daddy May 21, 2015 $3.99 34014 words Sample 20%
This is an adult age play romance between a Daddy and BabyGirl couple. It is adult material and therefore not intended for minors.
Love, Guns and Rosemary by W.D. Frank Love, Guns and Rosemary by W.D. Frank May 21, 2015 $2.99 24250 words Sample 15%
A troubled mob enforcer recounts the days he spent with the love of his life and their meteoric rise to power as Death closes in on him.
Is this real life? I wish it wasn't by P.J. Goldsilk Is this real life? I wish it wasn't by P.J. Goldsilk May 21, 2015 $0.99 16447 words Sample 20%
I've never showed real life people I see every day my writings until now. While I have received mostly encouraging words when I finally did, my crush, Troy reacted in a way I thought he would not react. This is my story of trying to keep private business private while he tells everyone at work everything I have ever said to him.
Addicted by Kristen J. Shallot Addicted by Kristen J. Shallot May 21, 2015 $2.35 5105 words
Newlyweds Jane and Danny are not in the honeymoon stage of their marriage anymore. In fact, Jane is close to leaving her husband due to past infidelities and constant fighting. After a very loud and violent fight, she leaves to clear her head. Will she come back to fix things, or will her marriage end before it even began?
Goodbye, Magnolia by Krista Noorman Goodbye, Magnolia by Krista Noorman May 21, 2015 $4.99 75806 words Sample 15%
Wedding photography is Maggie's passion. She's worked hard to become the best of the best and is surrounded by happy couples, but she hasn't been so lucky in love. Her life is safe and predictable, until the owner of a rival studio sets up shop in her small town and comes to her with an unexpected proposal. Can she keep the wall around her heart intact or will she learn to love again?
Worth Aging by S. B. Sebrick Worth Aging by S. B. Sebrick May 21, 2015 $0.99 4388 words Sample 20%
Samuel awakes from a forced landing on the Rocky Mountain's harsh western slopes. The First Echelon's missiles made short work of their attempt to join the rebellion. His wife, Lisa, lies unconscious but breathing. In a cruel twist of fate, only one vial of the miraculous Everbreathe remains. Will Samuel choose to die for his love, or grant her the gift of life, at the expense of his own?
Garden of the Wolf #3 (BBW Werewolf / Shifter Romance) by Mac Flynn Garden of the Wolf #3 (BBW Werewolf / Shifter Romance) by Mac Flynn May 21, 2015 $2.99 14593 words Sample 20%
The Garden’s wondrous feel wears thin as Abby and Susie try to find the truth behind the fountain of youth spice and their increasingly lustful urges. The search for answers takes them to the far reaches of the woods and back as new acquaintances become enemies and plans good and bad are foiled. Their relaxing stay finally turns into a frantic game of tag with everyone as the tagged.
Treasured Claim by Jami Gold Treasured Claim by Jami Gold May 21, 2015 $2.99 95913 words Sample 15%
Desperate for treasure, a shapeshifting dragon resorts to thievery, but a knight steals her heart…
Mixing Business With Pleasure by S.D Richards Mixing Business With Pleasure by S.D Richards May 21, 2015 $4.01 130094 words Sample 15%
A coming-of-age romance story, follow Don Powers through his final years of high school and beyond, after discovering the secrets of sales, to see how he uses his gift in work, play, family, and love.
Sharing My Wife Part 2 by Ron Dawes Sharing My Wife Part 2 by Ron Dawes May 21, 2015 $1.49 4881 words Sample 20%
The sequel to Sharing My Wife is hotter and more action packed than the original, with some of the best descriptions of sex you're likely to ever read. If you're a fan of the cuckold genre, you must read this story.
The Last Princess of Meigen by Rachel A James The Last Princess of Meigen by Rachel A James May 21, 2015 $3.99 55953 words Sample 20%
It is 626AD, and the ancient Kingdom of Meigen is left vulnerable to neighboring Saxons. To unite the kingdoms and bring peace, Princess Alena must enter into a royal marital alliance. But when the handsome physician, Sherwin, befalls her, matters become complicated. Will Alena obey the king’s orders, or choose to follow her heart?
WAR: Disruption (WAR Book 1) by Vanessa Kier WAR: Disruption (WAR Book 1) by Vanessa Kier May 21, 2015 $4.99 106953 words Sample 15%
He’s been trained for war. No one prepared him for love. Black ops soldier Max Lansing must stop a vicious group of West African rebels from acquiring a weapon of mass destruction or hundreds, including his brother, will die. He doesn’t have time to babysit former ballerina Emily Iwasaki. But Emily turns into a surprisingly tough ally.
Her Dreams: A Steamy Menage Romance by Jayne Marian Her Dreams: A Steamy Menage Romance by Jayne Marian May 21, 2015 $2.99 10269 words Sample 10%
Tracy's life is falling apart, but in her dreams, everything is more than perfect. Her Dreams is a steamy erotic menage short story, consisting of incredibly sensual and sexy threesome and female on female scenes.
Ensnared: A Steamy Lesbian Romance by Jayne Marian Ensnared: A Steamy Lesbian Romance by Jayne Marian May 21, 2015 $2.99 7621 words Sample 20%
When sexy college student by day, well-paid hacker by night, Ashe first encounters the hot blond at the club, Heidi, she's immediately enamored. After an exchange of pleasantries, the couple works their way back to Ashe's apartment. What follows is a hot and sensuous lesbian experience that leaves each of the girls entirely ensnared by the other.