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Deadline by Scarlet Hawthorne Deadline by Scarlet Hawthorne Nov. 01, 2014 $2.99 43054 words Sample 20%
A bestselling erotic romance novelist cannot enjoy her long-sought success when she becomes the target of threats from a religious fringe hate group. As she tries to find peace in the solitude of a remote lakeside cabin to complete the third novel of her trilogy, not only does she meet the man who can fulfill her own secret desires, she also discovers she hasn’t escaped danger by leaving the city.
Home Sweet Stranger by Adria Townsend Home Sweet Stranger by Adria Townsend Nov. 01, 2014 $2.99 71800 words Sample 15%
Forced to flee East Germany as a young girl, Ellie Meyer returns after the fall of the Berlin Wall to reclaim her home, only to discover her childhood friend Luther Beck has made a claim of his own. They enter into an uneasy agreement to share the house. Even as Ellie’s suspicions grow about Luther’s role in her troubled past, so too does an underlying attraction.
Thankful for You by Cindy Spencer Pape Thankful for You by Cindy Spencer Pape Nov. 01, 2014 $2.99 22780 words Sample 10%
Appearing in a benefit calendar may have been the dumbest thing veteran Sig Nowicki ever did. Suddenly, he’s become his small town’s golden boy, and he doesn’t much like being in the spotlight. Mostly he needs a job, now that his military career was ended by a grenade...
The Thousand Smiles of Nicholas Goring by Julie Bozza The Thousand Smiles of Nicholas Goring by Julie Bozza Nov. 01, 2014 $5.95 56514 words Sample 15%
Dave and Nicholas have been happily married for seven years now, but as an Australian prime minister once observed, “Life wasn’t meant to be easy.” A threat to their beloved waterhole forces Dave to try asserting unofficial custodianship of the Dreamtime site. A visit from Nicholas’s nephew Robin brings more drama. And there’s always the question of Nicholas’s health hanging over their heads.
Undercover Blues by Chris Quinton Undercover Blues by Chris Quinton Nov. 01, 2014 $5.95 53112 words Sample 15%
London 1935: With the cooperation of a top-ranking scientist, Tom Langton and Robert Darnley are sent in as bait for a gang that uses blackmail to steal industrial secrets. The two men are friends, but they each have secrets – and they're well aware that homosexuality is illegal. Living in close quarters, having to portray a gay relationship, adds tensions to an already dangerous situation.
Caitlin's Story by Heather Lin Caitlin's Story by Heather Lin Nov. 01, 2014 $1.99 21649 words Sample 20%
Will Caitlin open her heart and realize her life doesn't have to be defined by fear and tragedy, or will she continue watching the world turn around her without ever really taking part?
Micah, The Fierce Falls Hard For Emma, The Brave by Jessa Eden Micah, The Fierce Falls Hard For Emma, The Brave by Jessa Eden Nov. 01, 2014 $2.99 226082 words Sample 10%
I didn't do love or relationships. I didn't need anyone. I was my own man, content to stay that way. Until I met Emma Matthews—hot, curvy, and so sweet I wanted to eat her up. She rocked my world and turned it upside down. She made me feel things I never thought possible. What the hell was I going to do with her? ~Micah Turner
The Daughter-In-Law-To-Be by Joan Shott The Daughter-In-Law-To-Be by Joan Shott Nov. 01, 2014 $2.99 116038 words Sample 15%
Seeking distance from the blue-collar hometown and her longtime boyfriend, social-climber Edie Larocque moves to an affluent seaside town to immerse herself in the land of the well-to-do. She soon meets and falls for a New Yorker on a mission, Danny Shapiro. He’s experienced, wealthy, and the ultimate salesman who shows her how she must change if she wants to be truly rich.
Love Without Knowing It by Bronwyn Heeley Love Without Knowing It by Bronwyn Heeley Nov. 01, 2014 $1.99 12187 words Sample 20%
When everything Paul had ever known turned upside down, suddenly he needs to man up and fight for the love he’s always feared.
Deception: Book Two in The Witchfinder Wars by K.G. McAbee Deception: Book Two in The Witchfinder Wars by K.G. McAbee Nov. 01, 2014 $2.99 74838 words Sample 20%
They are fated to love each other. But what will Tommy Hopkins do when Anya, his beloved, is ensnared, tormented, and tortured by his worst enemy?
Fall for You by Angela Verdenius Fall for You by Angela Verdenius Nov. 01, 2014 $3.99 87062 words Sample 10%
Finding a curvy cutie hanging out of a kitchen window at three in the morning wasn’t what Kirk expected on a routine check. Amusing - yes, expected - no, exasperating - definitely. Having sworn off all dominant men after a very painful experience, Molly was determined to keep the local cop at arm’s length. He was quietly, intensely alpha, and that made him off-limits. Good intentions aside…
The Family Affair by Zoe Jasmine The Family Affair by Zoe Jasmine Nov. 01, 2014 $3.99 28952 words Sample 20%
The great spurts of his cum slowed to a few sprays, then oozed out his cock in a thick, steady stream for a couple of seconds. She greeted the gobs of cum on her tongue eagerly, then rolled the rich cream around in her mouth, tasting the great male flavor. With hums of delight, she swallowed happily, sending the gooey fluid down to join the rest in her belly.
Someone to Love Me by Tory Richards Someone to Love Me by Tory Richards Nov. 01, 2014 $4.49 63978 words Sample 20%
The Alaskan wilderness is the backdrop for this story about two strangers who find themselves stranded in a cabin for the winter. Both are tortured souls struggling to go on in life, only to discover survival can be found in each other's arms. Previously published at Whiskey Creek Press Torrid
The King of Cups by Elinor Gray The King of Cups by Elinor Gray Nov. 01, 2014 $3.99 27183 words Sample 20%
American college student Charlie Porter is stuck in the UK thanks to massive winter storms that blanket Europe. His university friend and secret crush, Hugh Campbell, comes to his rescue with an offer of spending Christmas in Scotland with his family. But nothing is ever that simple, especially when Hugh's mum puts them in a bed together. Can Charlie keep his secret under wraps? Should he?
Messenger by Kassandra Kush Messenger by Kassandra Kush Nov. 01, 2014 $3.99 187387 words Sample 20%
A war is brewing in Columbus, Ohio, and Aubri Jarrett is about to ride a bus right into the middle of it. Aubri has always been on her own, depending on no one, living a life free of obligation, responsibility, and even reality. Since she was seventeen years old, she’s had visions. Visions she can’t explain to herself and visions she can’t tell anyone about.
Corral Nocturne: A Novella by Elisabeth Grace Foley Corral Nocturne: A Novella by Elisabeth Grace Foley Nov. 01, 2014 $1.99 21231 words Sample 20%
Life on her ill-tempered brother’s ranch is lonely for Ellie Strickland. But when Cole Newcomb, son of the wealthiest rancher in the county, asks her to go with him to the Fourth of July dance, Ellie is determined that nothing will stand in the way of a dream that just might come true. A short and sweet retelling of the Cinderella story set on the windswept prairies, approximately 21,00 words.
Nate by Anita Claire Nate by Anita Claire Nov. 01, 2014 $2.99 42310 words
Some nice guys weren't always so nice. Nate's a guy who prides himself on his no commitment lifestyle. He's a master at zeroing in on the hottest women for a quick and easy hookup, making a point of never spending the night. Until he runs into a women that makes him want more than a one night stand. After she blows his heart away he starts reevaluating his choices. This is a stand-alone book
Just Not Ready Yet by Brooklyn James Just Not Ready Yet by Brooklyn James Nov. 01, 2014 $4.99 73091 words Sample 15%
Charlize 'Charlie' McCloud, young widow and mother, is seemingly content with her secluded life on a sprawling Texas ranch. Her moonlit horseback rides provide the perfect dreamscape to obsessively reminisce about her college sweetheart—her first and final love—Cash McCloud. Enter hunky intern Hunter Bowie and her late husband's older brother, Cage McCloud, and one summer changes everything.
Reconsidering Riley by Lisa Plumley Reconsidering Riley by Lisa Plumley Nov. 01, 2014 $2.99 88900 words Sample 20%
A contemporary romantic comedy where high heels meet hiking boots, self-help meets self-reliance...and old flames spark up nothing but trouble.
Raven Stone - GODLESS I by A.K. Gallagher Raven Stone - GODLESS I by A.K. Gallagher Oct. 31, 2014 $6.95 102068 words Sample 50%
Plagued by the intrigue of old men, and other worldly apparitions, ELIANNA must grow up and face head on the darkness that hides inside her. Charged to reunite the Guardians of the Elder Stones, she must accept her inescapable destiny or the forces of chaos will consume the world.
Tortured Heat by Delta Dupree Tortured Heat by Delta Dupree Oct. 31, 2014 $3.50 86402 words Sample 5%
If it wasn’t for her best friend’s upcoming wedding, she would continue avoiding the playboy who tests her resolve, but an impromptu gathering in Las Vegas could send her resilience spiraling out of control and send her into the arms of a man she knows will break her heart.
Power of Four by Regina Morris Power of Four by Regina Morris Oct. 31, 2014 Free! 28658 words Read a sample
This is a preview collection of the first four chapters of the first four books of the suspenseful romance COLONY Series where sexy vampires protect the President of the United States.
Mending Scars by Nikki Narvaez Mending Scars by Nikki Narvaez Oct. 31, 2014 $3.99 68962 words Sample 20%
Even though Kaleb is out of Kaiya's life, the scars he left behind remain a constant reminder of the pain he subjected her to for most of her life. Still tormented by those old demons, and plagued by the events of that traumatic night, Kaiya has more to deal with as she moves forward with Ryker. Ryker's past continues to haunt him when something unexpected flips his and Kaiya's lives upside down.
Never To Love by Mary Ann Carman Never To Love by Mary Ann Carman Oct. 31, 2014 $4.99 91943 words Sample 20%
Ciannait yearns for undying love, but she vows revenge for her father’s murder. Battles rage across the Ireland as she learns this is a difficult task. A witch and healer, will Ciannait end up Never To Love?
The Light Between Us by Beth Morey The Light Between Us by Beth Morey Oct. 31, 2014 $0.99 60127 words Sample 15%
The Light Between Us is a sassy and sensual romp from Beth Morey. Part love story, part comedy of errors, part and coming of age tale, The Light Between Us is a delicious read for fans of the romance and new adult genres alike.
Shifters by Jean Gilbert Shifters by Jean Gilbert Oct. 31, 2014 $4.99 109689 words Sample 15%
Where the past is their mission, and the future their destiny. For Sharra Lane, being recruited into the Vault Agency seemed like a dream come true, until blood is spilled. When it becomes evident that the attack had been aimed at her, nothing will be the same at the Vault until the perpetrator is caught, and time protected once again.
Hearts Under Siege by Kathryn Kelly Hearts Under Siege by Kathryn Kelly Oct. 31, 2014 $2.99 65808 words Sample 20%
Southern belle travels through war ravaged land with Yankee soldier. Can they keep each other alive to survive the war? Can he convince her to surrender her heart to him?
Widower by Shawn Hendricks Widower by Shawn Hendricks Oct. 31, 2014 $2.99 57868 words Sample 15%
Mike Gales is a handsome widower. As Cheri falls hard for him, can their love survive?
"Cameron's Rescue" Episode II of the Beast Realm Chronicles by Audra Hart Oct. 31, 2014 $0.99 49612 words Sample 20%
Mara, Logan and members of the newly formed Beast Real must rally together to rescue Cameron. But they soon learn their enemies are more powerful than they ever imagined and the challenges have just begun. Cameron takes a dangerous risk in the name of love. Will it pay off? [Strong elements of a loving D/s sexual relationship]
Fijian Fling by Sami Lee Fijian Fling by Sami Lee Oct. 31, 2014 $0.99 16742 words Sample 25%
Can a jaded lawyer and a reformed criminal find true love in the tropics? A short and not so sweet vacation romance from bestselling author Sami Lee
Detroit Vampire Diaries by Mia Wolfe Detroit Vampire Diaries by Mia Wolfe Oct. 31, 2014 $2.99 7408 words Sample 20%
Elite escort meets an alluring stranger during an unfortunate circumstance. The statuesque stranger with the royal features is more than willing to help Adel, just as long as she can keep a few secrets and help him in return.
Captured by Zoe Dawson Captured by Zoe Dawson Oct. 31, 2014 $2.99 27253 words Sample 20%
Harper and Caleb found some common ground, but now that it's time to tie the knot, Caleb's pride might end the marriage before it even begins.
A Yukon Christmas by Marcelle Dube A Yukon Christmas by Marcelle Dube Oct. 31, 2014 $2.99 6526 words Sample 20%
A short romantic Christmas story by the author of Running Away from Christmas. After her 20-year marriage ends, Beatrice finds herself in a cabin in the Yukon. For the first time in a long time, she’s happy. Or she would be, if her attractive neighbor and landlord, Henry Pekarik, didn’t try to help her quite so much. A sweet romantic story about discovering love in the most unexpected place, A Y
DEAD Collection by Lizzie T. Leaf DEAD Collection by Lizzie T. Leaf Oct. 31, 2014 $4.99 181791 words Sample 20%
6 Stories in one! DEAD Awake, DEAD Faint, DEAD Hunter, DEAD Memory, DEAD Hot, DEAD Santa
Supernaturally Yours by Gloria C. Bishop Supernaturally Yours by Gloria C. Bishop Oct. 31, 2014 $4.99 87211 words Sample 20%
Anna is your average small town girl, she works at a bookstore, likes to cook, she is quiet, klutzy, and unassuming - the girl next door. She is also a Supernatural Creature.
Need (Up In Flames serial: Part Two) by Lana Walch Need (Up In Flames serial: Part Two) by Lana Walch Oct. 31, 2014 $2.99 5337 words Sample 25%
Things heat up as the night progresses, leaving Serena stuck between Michael and Jonathan. M/F/M ‘Need’ is Part 2 of the Up In Flames serial. ‘Need’ is an erotic short story of 5,300+ words containing graphic M/F and M/F/M sexual situations and should only be read by adults age 18+.
Domme Diaries: Training Alex by Mia Wolfe Domme Diaries: Training Alex by Mia Wolfe Oct. 31, 2014 $2.99 6575 words Sample 20%
Emily learns at a behavior analysis conference that she can apply the techniques to mold her ex-boyfriend into her perfectly obedient, docile little pet.
Domme Diaries: Breaking Alex by Mia Wolfe Domme Diaries: Breaking Alex by Mia Wolfe Oct. 31, 2014 $2.99 9926 words Sample 20%
Em and Alex move onto the next milestone of their relationship -- can Alex perform to Em's standards and serve Em and her friends -- four Exotic Queens at once? Their tumultuous relationship progresses to the next phase, as Em and Alex incorporate femdom into their everyday life, attempting to move forward and resolve all the conflict that has haunted them in the past.
Dear Stranger by Suzanna Medeiros Dear Stranger by Suzanna Medeiros Oct. 31, 2014 $0.99 18452 words Sample 20%
At a masked ball, a jaded rake is surprised by his reaction to the one woman he should not pursue.
A Family with His Werewolf Mate by Anya Byrne A Family with His Werewolf Mate by Anya Byrne Oct. 31, 2014 $3.99 38159 words Sample 20%
More than fifty years ago, Will and Dean were two men in love in a world that loathed their affection, two mates who never got the chance to fulfill their destiny. Now, they have a second chance. But when Dean is captured by the Gathering, Will has to confront the entire werewolf world for their forbidden love. They will have to fight both past and present if they want to have a future together.
If I Were A Boy by Erin O'Reilly If I Were A Boy by Erin O'Reilly Oct. 31, 2014 $7.99 79438 words Sample 15%
Katie McGuire appears to have it all. A devoted husband, a job she loves, and a comfortable lifestyle. Helen Swenson is a successful financial director of a prominent investment firm, with a unfaithful husband, and few friends. Their lives take on a completely new meaning when an undeniable magnetism between them draws them together. This story will fill you with passion and tenderness.
One Rusty Spur by Linda Cushman One Rusty Spur by Linda Cushman Oct. 31, 2014 $0.99 43230 words Sample 20%
Michael Hall is convicted of treason and sentenced to be hanged. His only hope is Kate, the daughter of his captor's friend, but will she learn to trust him before it's too late?
The Santa Series by Anna Sugg The Santa Series by Anna Sugg Oct. 31, 2014 $0.99 91454 words Sample 20%
Enjoy reading a Christmas holiday boxed set filled with fun, emotional, holiday love stories with happily-ever-after endings. Three novels, filled with emotional, sensual, suspenseful, nail-biting drama, all with a Santa hero. You’ll meet loveable, courageous, even insufferable dangerous characters that flow from one book to the next as they meet life’s unexpected challenges.
Cowboys Riding Towards Love (Boxed Set of 4 Mail Order Bride Sweet Romances) by Vanessa Carvo Cowboys Riding Towards Love (Boxed Set of 4 Mail Order Bride Sweet Romances) by Vanessa Carvo Oct. 31, 2014 $3.99 66285 words Sample 20%
Jordyn’s Lost Cowboy, is the emotional story of a woman who starts out by lying when she begins a correspondence with a rancher in Oregon who has advertised for a mail order bride.Mail Order Bride: Burning Bridges, is the story of two sisters and two men.Mail Order Bride: The English Widow & The Rancher.Mail Order Bride: Margaret's Jewish Cowboy, is a story about two damaged people finding love.
Death Interrupted by Bonnie Elizabeth Death Interrupted by Bonnie Elizabeth Oct. 31, 2014 $4.99 69733 words Sample 20%
A vampire comes to Whisper and nearly kills Rain, but Peter intervenes. That leaves the vampire free to notice Meg. If the creature forces Peter to make a choice, which woman will Peter save?
Turn Back Time by Molly Zenk Turn Back Time by Molly Zenk Oct. 31, 2014 $0.99 9123 words Sample 10%
A short story - She’d give anything to turn back time to fix the present and future… Lecy Carrington has always loved Christmas. All her best memories seem to center around Christmas—until her boyfriend Shawn breaks up with her on Christmas Day. A year later, she sees him for the first time post-break up at a charity holiday party. He says they can't turn back time, but what if she can?
The Rogue's Folly by Donna Lea Simpson The Rogue's Folly by Donna Lea Simpson Oct. 31, 2014 $2.99 71706 words Sample 10%
From the author of Married to a Rogue comes a Regency romance celebrating the witty and romantic world that fans of Georgette Heyer have fallen in love with.
Testing, Testing by Francis W. Porretto Testing, Testing by Francis W. Porretto Oct. 31, 2014 Free! 8559 words Read a sample
Mating has become one of the most formidable challenges of our time. The men all seek a goddess, the women a knight in shining armor...except for the disillusioned ones who, exhausted by the fruitless search, have steeled themselves to accept anyone at all. So what should a weary, multiply disappointed woman of 30 do when a seeming knight drops to one knee before her and offers her his sword?
Ponte by Shana Conzatti Ponte by Shana Conzatti Oct. 31, 2014 Free! 13490 words Read a sample
Três contos juvenis em um só e-book. Ponte: Um garoto solitário que perdeu as esperanças e uma garota misteriosa encontram-se em uma ponte. O que esse encontro significará? Desafiando Vicente: Vicente lutará para ser bem sucedido no campeonato amador de Skate. Trocado para Eduarda: Em um trabalho de férias, o tédio é interrompido quando tem que procurar troco com um desconhecido.
El escándalo de la sufragista by Courtney Milan El escándalo de la sufragista by Courtney Milan Oct. 31, 2014 $3.99 103980 words Sample 20%
Una sufragista idealista, un granuja endurecido, y un escándalo de siete años.