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The Antonello Brothers by Kayelle Allen The Antonello Brothers by Feb. 11, 2016 $4.99 159033 words Sample 10%
Join two tough brothers as they work for freedom, and find their true loves.
The Crazy Girl's Handbook by DelSheree Gladden The Crazy Girl's Handbook by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 79475 words Sample 20%
Watching her two nephews and a puppy named Thor for the weekend was supposed to be fun for Greenly Kendrick. Sweating to death at a never-ending baseball game while getting gum in her hair, soda down her shirt, and an ice cream pedicure wasn’t part of the deal. Neither is finding out the best blind date she’s ever stood up is there to witness it all.
Things Lost Then Gained (A Pair of Mail Order Bride Romances) by Vanessa Carvo Things Lost Then Gained (A Pair of Mail Order Bride Romances) by Feb. 11, 2016 $3.99 24440 words Sample 20%
Losing A Child Then Her Heart To The Rancher In Idaho (A Mail Order Bride Romance) - An independent woman travels to Idaho to become the wife of a rancher who is frustrated when she won’t let him understand her. Across Rough Seas To Her California Cowboy (A Mail Order Bride Romance) - A pregnant and widowed English woman travels across rough seas, trying to reach her mail ordered husband.
Wounded (A Pair of Mail Order Bride Romances) by Doreen Milstead Wounded (A Pair of Mail Order Bride Romances) by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 28007 words Sample 20%
Emma & The Restoration of a Soldier (A Mail Order Bride Romance) - A woman with one hand goes west to a mail ordered husband that her father has arranged for her before he died. Beth & the Wounded Warrior (A Mail Order Bride Romance) - A woman decides to go to Texas, along with her sister, to become the wife of a man with two children, who was injured in the Civil War.
Guilt:Gift of Winter Spring by Hiranya Borah Guilt:Gift of Winter Spring by Feb. 11, 2016 Free! 50283 words Read a sample
A Fictional Story of true love between Aroon Baruah and his two wives, Dorothy and Ramala; a vivid description how Aroon was seduced by Jetuki, Ramala’s own mother; Family bond of Baruah Family and finally emotional sufferings of the protagonist
My Haunted Blender's Gay Love Affair, and Other Twisted Tales by Abigail Roux My Haunted Blender's Gay Love Affair, and Other Twisted Tales by Feb. 11, 2016 $6.99 86312 words Sample 10%
A collection of not-so-chilling tales of love and laughter from three of the genre's masters of pulp.
Horny by Anne Tenino Horny by Feb. 11, 2016 $3.99 34426 words Sample 10%
Ryan Caulfield is a devout avoider of risk, so it comes as a surprise when he agrees to help a group of supernatural law enforcers catch Zeus (the god voted Least Likely to Keep It in His Pants). But how could he say no? Besides, it all seems harmless enough . . . at least until the half-naked and all-hot immortal with wings and horns shows up.
City of Monsters by Andrea Speed City of Monsters by Feb. 11, 2016 $3.99 22224 words Sample 10%
Just when things seem like they couldn’t get any worse, Hunter meets Sakari, a hot newcomer to Nightshade with a taste for danger. Will Sakari change Hunter’s bad luck, or will he only mean more trouble? Can Sakari help him solve his case? And how will Hunter explain the new man in his life to his blender?
The Bone Orchard by Abigail Roux The Bone Orchard by Feb. 11, 2016 $3.99 31156 words Sample 10%
After leaving a trail of terror and death in his wake, the notorious “Missouri” Boone Jennings finally meets his match in San Francisco when US marshal Ambrose Shaw catches up to him. The story of his capture, and the marshal’s bravery, has already become legend back east by the time Pinkerton inspector Ezra Johns gets off the train from New York City to testify in the murderer’s trial.
O Come All Ye Kinky by Riptide Publishing O Come All Ye Kinky by Feb. 11, 2016 $5.99 90526 words Sample 10%
Christmas is a time of love and joy, and the New Year is a time of renewal. But they are also times of stress and strife, family drama, pressure and heartache—a potent mix of high expectations and conflicted emotions. Add in power exchange relationships, kinky gift swaps, and unconventional love, and you have a formula for a sizzling anthology of stories that tug at your heart.
Crimson Death by Jan Art Crimson Death by Feb. 11, 2016 $4.13 65296 words Sample 20%
Aya - Gone is the free solo heart living her own eclectic life because I have found my prototype and it's the most invigorating feeling in the world. Red. I chose red and all that it comes with - the love, the passion, the pain, the joy and the fire of it all. This is fire - soul burning, bones breaking and hearts alight kind of fire, but sometimes...fire is the real enemy.
Blessed Isle by Alex Beecroft Blessed Isle by Feb. 11, 2016 $3.99 29273 words Sample 10%
For Captain Harry Thompson, the command of the prison transport ship HMS Banshee is his opportunity to prove his worth, working-class origins be damned. But his criminal attraction to his upper-crust First Lieutenant, Garnet Littleton, threatens to overturn all he’s ever worked for.
Love Finds a Way by Kathy Bosman Love Finds a Way by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 78287 words Sample 10%
Book 2 of The Album series: When Ella hands over The Album to Pauline, the young food blogger is about to embark on an adventure—she’s been chosen as a contestant in The Culinary Dream, a TV cooking competition to be filmed in Italy. Pauline takes The Album with her and meets food photographer, Xaden, the brother of the man who ripped out her heart. He's wonderful but how can she trust him?
Misty Morning by Nona Lema Misty Morning by Feb. 11, 2016 $3.00 17163 words Sample 15%
The story is set in 1621 in San Roque, Cavite, Philippines (at that time called ‘Islas de Filiinas’ by the Spanish colonizers)during the Manila-Acapulco galleon trade.Teresa, a young 17-year old Filipino indio woman, married to Tomas, a young 21-year old skilled indio navigator at the galleon finds conflict with her husband’s voyage to the sea as a slave.
Tapped: Book 2 - MMA Fighter Romance by Ashley Rhodes Tapped: Book 2 - MMA Fighter Romance by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 7380 words Sample 15%
"Things will go back to normal after the next couple of fights are over, right? But what if he loses? Hell, what if he wins? Julian It's the biggest fight of my life. Win this one, and I'm next in line for the title shot. Nothing, and I mean nothing is gonna stand in my way. With Shay by my side, I know I can do it. I know that I've been distant, training too hard, neglecting her...
Tapped Book 1 - A Bad Boy MMA Fighter Romance by Ashley Rhodes Tapped Book 1 - A Bad Boy MMA Fighter Romance by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 6831 words Sample 15%
"Yeah…I see," she said breathily. "I totally understand how this works now. It's all about control and submission." Julian I'm the king of the cage. Nobody can stand up to me. Twelve wins in a row, and now I'm moving up to the Ultimate Fighting League. I'm training in isolation in this podunk town. No distractions, no media. Just me, my fists, and my dreams. Nothing is gonna get in my way.
Steel - An MC Romance Short by Ashley Rhodes Steel - An MC Romance Short by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 5791 words Sample 15%
“Oh, but you’re wrong,” he said. “You’re so wrong. Look at you. Those full, soft lips are just begging to be kissed.” Tanner I'm the leader of the Reaper's Riders MC - the baddest, toughest biker gang around. We do what we want, when we want, and ain't nobody gonna tell us different. So when this curvy young thing turns up and tells me that we gotta tear down our new outbuilding...
Taken by the Biker Gang Book 2 - Descent (A Hardcore Menage MC Romance) by Ashley Rhodes Taken by the Biker Gang Book 2 - Descent (A Hardcore Menage MC Romance) by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 7352 words Sample 15%
A few days ago, I was an innocent young blonde with a delectable body that had never been touched by anyone. That was until I met the enigmatic, devastatingly gorgeous David and his roguish crew of biker friends. They invited me back to their clubhouse and blew my mind with their rough, uncompromising sexuality..
Taken by the Biker Gang Book 1: Initiation (A Hardcore Menage MC Gang Short) by Ashley Rhodes Taken by the Biker Gang Book 1: Initiation (A Hardcore Menage MC Gang Short) by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 7790 words Sample 15%
“My name is Robin Teller, and I have a very steamy story to share if you’re willing to listen…" A few months ago, my life was pretty dull. I was a naïve, virginal eighteen-year old with long blonde hair, geeky glasses and a mouth-watering body that every guy I met wanted to get their filthy fingers on. Despite my obvious physical charms, I had never met anyone I wanted to do the nasty with...
Guardian - A BBW and Biker Romance Short by Ashley Rhodes Guardian - A BBW and Biker Romance Short by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 6555 words Sample 15%
"It is then that I realize our business is done. He’s going to leave any minute now, leaving me alone in my house... and I don’t want him to go." Clara Thieves have been breaking into my little store - the police are worse than useless, so I turn to my last resort. Brock, of the Inferno Riders. He's huge, muscled, tatted, and full of bad intentions. And I can't keep my eyes off him.
Bad Boy - An MC Romance Short by Ashley Rhodes Bad Boy - An MC Romance Short by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 5110 words Sample 15%
"You have had one hundred percent of my attention since the moment I saw you standing in the doorway, and I intend to show you how beautiful and amazing you are. Right here, right now.” Andrea It's late, I'm tired, and now my goddamn car has broken down. I can't fix it myself, and so my only option is to knock on the door of the only house around with any sign of life.
Ridden Rough - The Complete Collection (MC Biker Gang Romance) by Ashley Rhodes Ridden Rough - The Complete Collection (MC Biker Gang Romance) by Feb. 11, 2016 $5.49 16219 words Sample 15%
"Just know that once Tully has you, no one else is going to touch you. Hell, you won’t even want them; they can’t do what I can to you..." Shelly I had to take on another job to pay for my college tuition. I saw one advertised at the Dirty Angels MC clubhouse; they have a reputation as the baddest bikers around. I'm shy, and I never saw myself working in a place like that, but the pay is good
Schooling Sylvia by Roxane Beaufort Schooling Sylvia by Feb. 11, 2016 $4.99 80915 words Sample 15%
Sylvia closed her eyes, horribly humiliated, yet unable to restrain the thrill that warmed her labial lips as they were parted and examined, fondled and teased. 'Please leave me alone,' she begged. 'You have no need to do this. I am a virgin. I swear it.'
Vivienne: The Lost and Found (Part 2) by S. M. Bowles Vivienne: The Lost and Found (Part 2) by Feb. 11, 2016 You set the price! 53821 words Sample 20%
Vivienne is an epic two-part historical fiction/romance novel with a bit of a supernatural twist. Part one takes place in the late 1800's France and part two in the early 1900's America. It is the story of a first love that spans three lifetimes of heartache and tragedy before finally coming to it's fateful conclusion.
Valentine Angel by Gail L. Jenner Valentine Angel by Feb. 11, 2016 $0.99 13084 words Sample 20%
Jake Morris is a lawman, but—wounded and near dead—his survival depends upon Mary Hastings who discovers him half-hidden in her family’s woodshed. Practical, determined Mary nurses him back to health. But danger is not far off; the outlaw who wounded him has continued to pursue him, and now threatens both Mary and her sister, as well.
A Kiss in Time by Lorrie Farrelly A Kiss in Time by Feb. 11, 2016 $0.99 11417 words Sample 20%
Texas Ranger Colin Carter owes his life to a girl who appeared out of nowhere to save him. His gratitude quickly turns to passion, and Cady Corcoran loses her heart to him in return. Now all that stands in their way is time: Colin was killed 25 years before Cady was born. Will these two star-crossed lovers ever have Time on their side?
The Badge and the Bride by Livia J. Washburn The Badge and the Bride by Feb. 11, 2016 $0.99 15256 words Sample 20%
Was Emily just bait for an outlaw trap—or did she mean more than that to the handsome Texas Ranger?
Torn: Part Five (An Alpha Billionaire Romance) by Sky Corgan Torn: Part Five (An Alpha Billionaire Romance) by Feb. 11, 2016 $0.99 17134 words Sample 20%
This is book five of an alpha billionaire romance series by USA Today best selling author Sky Corgan. Piper Gravatt thought she had a perfect life. She had just graduated from college and was about to marry the man of her dreams. Then it all went to hell.
Graffiti in Love by G.G. Andrew Graffiti in Love by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 71022 words Sample 20%
A practical city planner starts to fall for the British graffiti artist she's vowed to catch.
Scot Appeal by Melissa Blue Scot Appeal by Feb. 11, 2016 $2.99 56048 words Sample 10%
Marcus Baird has been called a lot of things: Scottish bastard, heartless, ruthless, but thanks to his new neighbor, he could add ginger buff guy. When Ivy Stewart imagined losing her virginity, she was at least a decade younger, a yes away from marriage, and her perfect man would make sweet, slow love to her. It's foolhardy to choose Marcus, but she's done biding her time.
Ridden Rough Book 3 - A Biker Romance Short by Ashley Rhodes Ridden Rough Book 3 - A Biker Romance Short by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 5534 words Sample 20%
“How could you betray me like that, Tully? Why would you? What did I do?” Shelly Things were going great with Tully ever since that night out in the desert where we finally told each other how we truly feel. But now, there's a problem - I can't stop my feelings of jealousy from boiling up inside me whenever I see him flirting with a pretty girl. He tells me it's nothing, that he's just being f
Ridden Rough Book 2 - A Biker Romance Short by Ashley Rhodes Ridden Rough Book 2 - A Biker Romance Short by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 5364 words Sample 15%
"She's all mine, forever, and I ain't gonna let anyone else come between us..." Shelly I've been working at the clubhouse for a few months now, and I'm even starting to enjoy it. I've learned to stick up for myself, and give just as much back as those bikers throw at me. As for Tully, we've been going steady ever since that first night. Everything about him turns me on - his big, booming voice
A Dance with Destiny: Complete Boxed Set: Books 1-6 by J.K. Ensley A Dance with Destiny: Complete Boxed Set: Books 1-6 by Feb. 10, 2016 $9.99 787802 words Sample 20%
Boxed set of the complete epic fantasy series A Dance with Destiny: Cursed by Diamonds, Blessed by Sapphires, Enthroned by Amethysts, Destroyed by Onyx, Protected by Emeralds, and Redeemed by Rubies. This series has everything: Faeries, Elves, Mermaids, Dragons, Vikings, Ninjas, Guardians, Angels, Fallen Angels, Demons, Spirits, Mortals, Nephilim, Magic, Dark Princes, Portals, and Other Dimensions
Ridden Rough Book 1 - A Biker Romance Short by Ashley Rhodes Ridden Rough Book 1 - A Biker Romance Short by Feb. 10, 2016 $0.99 5473 words Sample 15%
"Just know that once Tully has you, no one else is going to touch you. Hell, you won’t even want them; they can’t do what I can to you..." Shelly I had to take on another job to pay for my college tuition. I saw one advertised at the Dirty Angels MC clubhouse; they have a reputation as the baddest bikers around. I'm shy, and I never saw myself working in a place like that, but the pay is good
A Dance with Destiny: Boxed Set: Books 4 thru 6 by J.K. Ensley A Dance with Destiny: Boxed Set: Books 4 thru 6 by Feb. 10, 2016 $6.99 382833 words Sample 20%
This is a boxed set of the epic fantasy adventure of A Dance with Destiny. This set contains books 4 through 6: Destroyed by Onyx, Protected by Emeralds, Redeemed by Rubies. Epic adventure with Angels, Demons, Vikings, Dragons, Guardians, Elves, Spirits, Nephilim and even the Grim Reaper... culminating in a final apocalyptic battle in the Underworld. Heroes may die, but love never will.
A Dance with Destiny: Boxed Set: Books 1 thru 3 by J.K. Ensley A Dance with Destiny: Boxed Set: Books 1 thru 3 by Feb. 10, 2016 $6.99 410856 words Sample 20%
The first three books in the epic fantasy series A Dance with Destiny. A combined box set of Cursed by Diamonds, Blessed by Sapphires, and Enthroned by Amethysts. A fantasy adventure of good verses evil, Angels and demons, Dragons and Guardians... where the line between right and wrong isn't hard-set. Not simply black and white, no, but many, many shades of gray.
Atonement by KD Jones Atonement by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 37796 words Sample 20%
Both of them are haunted by tragedies in their past. Nothing worth having is ever easy, which is what these two find out when someone else wants to claim Lily for their own. Will they let their past keep them from making a future together? Or will these two strong wills seek comfort in each other and in the end find their Atonement?
The Tiger Tamer and the Ranch Hand by Naima Haviland The Tiger Tamer and the Ranch Hand by Feb. 10, 2016 $0.99 11889 words Sample 20%
Ever since he found her sleeping naked in the hay barn, Shayne has tried to learn the identity of the beautiful woman he knows only by the name he’s given her. Ezzie’s obscure language is impossible to translate, but it has the power to break wild horses. Will she also break Shayne’s heart?
Getting the Job Done by Charlotte Snow Getting the Job Done by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 39862 words Sample 15%
He doesn’t care about the corporate ladder, and she desperately wants to get to the top. They couldn’t be more wrong for each other…until they’re so, so right. Minute by minute, they’ll discover that each is the other’s sexy, X-rated perfect match—but will they make the connection in time?
The Last Alpha Standing by Talon N. Claw The Last Alpha Standing by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 23312 words Sample 20%
Gareth Saber is hunted. He is the last alpha, and while the government wants to terminate Gareth, rival packs want him to breed and help repopulate all they have lost. Regan Tracker works for the WSEL (Wolf Shifter Eradication League) for deeply personal reasons. She knows there is an alpha left and vows to find him. Can Gareth escape all who hunt him, or is love the final nail in his coffin?
Where Love Begins by donna crow Where Love Begins by Feb. 10, 2016 Free! 71654 words Read a sample
Catherine Perronet’s world is shaken when she learns Charles Wesley is engaged to another. And that’s not all that’s wrong: her brother is beaten while preaching in the open air, her favorite pupil forced to leave school because of his family’s poverty, and a prisoner receives his death sentence. The hardships of a circuit ride and the terrors of the London earthquake teach her where love begins.
Tainted Magic (The Tainted Series Book 3) by Tarisa Marie Tainted Magic (The Tainted Series Book 3) by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 66814 words Sample 20%
In this fast-paced third installment of The Tainted Series, Ariella is given many choices. Choices that are impossible to make. She's torn between following her heart and doing what's in her own best interest. Either choice she makes, without a doubt, everything she knows is about to change.
His Rebellious Heart (The Rebels, Rakes, and Rogues Series) by Carol A. Spradling His Rebellious Heart (The Rebels, Rakes, and Rogues Series) by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 71946 words Sample 20%
Sir Baron Lacey is falsely accused of his fiancée's murder. He follows a killer's trail from one end of England to another. Lady Ella Baxter finds the man she loves shot and close to death, challenging her loyalties more than ever before. When Ella becomes the murderer's next target, Baron must decide what is more at risk, Ella's life or his rebellious heart.
Surviving San Francisco by Susan Oloier Surviving San Francisco by Feb. 10, 2016 $1.99 30419 words Sample 10%
A small town girl survives San Francisco after she hits a cat and falls for a handsome veterinarian.
Luna Lodge Box Set One (Sol, Titus, Lucius) by Madison Stevens Luna Lodge Box Set One (Sol, Titus, Lucius) by Feb. 10, 2016 $5.99 137444 words Sample 20%
Three hybrid super-soldiers. Three women destined to be their mates.
Changes of the Heart by DJ Erfert Changes of the Heart by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 74513 words Sample 15%
Buying the 1920s farmhouse south of Phoenix, where the rumors of John Dillinger’s gang hid out in the 30s, is supposed to be Grace Evanheart’s way of escaping an old romance. When she finds an ancient diary with a map under the bedroom’s floorboard, the rumors solidify into fact.
Mail Order Bride:  A Miracle For The Orphan From New York & The Cowboy Furniture Maker In Nevada by Vanessa Carvo Mail Order Bride: A Miracle For The Orphan From New York & The Cowboy Furniture Maker In Nevada by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 13927 words Sample 20%
An orphan on the run from police, boards a train headed somewhere and then takes refuge in a compartment where an older woman sits quietly. The pastor in charge of the group of mail order brides assigns her a husband and as she travels to their destination, the other woman in her compartment feeds her, brushes her hair and then gives her a pretty dress before they arrive at their destination.
Pup Love by Kenn Dahll Pup Love by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 11368 words Sample 15%
Although Brett loves being submissive to Dave, he takes advantage of an open relationship to explore dominance with Jose and Pedro. An emotional and erotic adventure ensues
Mail Order Bride: The Cowboy Farmers In California & The Two Sisters From North Carolina by Vanessa Carvo Mail Order Bride: The Cowboy Farmers In California & The Two Sisters From North Carolina by Feb. 10, 2016 $2.99 9644 words Sample 20%
Two sisters from North Carolina head for two brothers in California, cowboy farmers, little knowing how one brother may never recover from an abusive childhood which made him extremely shy.
The Mask Called the Rose by Hannah Young The Mask Called the Rose by Feb. 10, 2016 $8.99 43902 words Sample 20%
Prince Erik Delose of Britain was used to the female population dismissing him due to the mask he wore. Princess Christine Daae of France resents him at the beginning of their arranged marriage. But several events, including injuries and pushy women, bring these two souls together, creating a bond that withstands the tests of time and circumstances