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Agent S5: Jaydan (Book 5 - The D.I.R.E. Agency Series) by Joni Hahn Agent S5: Jaydan (Book 5 - The D.I.R.E. Agency Series) by Joni Hahn Dec. 18, 2014 $3.99 50804 words
While searching for a missing woman, a super agent falls for a visionary with ties to a psychotic maniac intent on creating the perfect world.
Caribou's Gift by Eve Langlais Caribou's Gift by Eve Langlais Dec. 18, 2014 $1.99 24551 words Sample 5%
Damn it, a man had his pride and a caribou a certain majestic presence, all of which could wind up ruined if he abased himself to play a simple-minded reindeer in the town’s Christmas parade. No way was he wearing damned tinsel in his antlers. Like hell was he sporting a red nose and pulling a sleigh. But he changes his mind when he meets the woman in charge of the event.
The Whisper of Time by Ute Carbone The Whisper of Time by Ute Carbone Dec. 18, 2014 $1.99 18813 words Sample 20%
The farmhouse Gwynn Powell buys, tucked away in the Green Mountains of Vermont where even GPS can’t find it, is literally a step back in time. And Slate Peck, the farm’s caretaker and part owner, is tied to Gwynn’s destiny in ways she never expected.
Bootful of Echoes by Kay Springsteen Bootful of Echoes by Kay Springsteen Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 47855 words Sample 20%
Justin McGee starts playing harmless pranks to keep his daughter-in-laws' spirits up…and finds himself contemplating a second chance at love when his childhood friend Charlotte Hains, abandoned by her own adult daughters, comes to spend the holidays with the McGees. Will all the secrets and surprises work out right? And will Justin ever bring himself to take advantage of the mistletoe?
Exposure Book 1 by Alexis Blake Exposure Book 1 by Alexis Blake Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 9636 words Read a sample
Here is the first book of the ‘Exposure’ Series, a passionate and evocative romance by Alexis Blake.
Electric Elizabeth: A Novel by Vincent C. Martinez Electric Elizabeth: A Novel by Vincent C. Martinez Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 62514 words Read a sample
In the isolated town of Blackbridge, Pennsylvania, ghosts roam the streets, mysterious lights float through forests, and, one day, lonely Milton Conroy's beloved wife is vaporized into nothingness . . . or so he thinks. Soon, Milton begins a frantic and obsessive search for his wife only to discover truths about her, and himself, that will change his life forever.
Exposure by Alexis Blake Exposure by Alexis Blake Dec. 17, 2014 $2.99 23654 words Sample 20%
Here, presented in one volume, are the four stories that comprise the ‘Exposure’ Series, a passionate and evocative romance by Alexis Blake.
Little Red Dress by Shiloh Saddler Little Red Dress by Shiloh Saddler Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 4402 words Read a sample
Marta attends the Little Red Dress Party for a ladies night out before the craziness of the Christmas season begins. She enjoys watching the women on the dance floor more than participating, until Traci catches her eye in a flirty cocktail dress. The two of them strike up a friendship over drinks, but as the night wears on will it end or lead to something more?
Step-Daughter by Riley Robbins Step-Daughter by Riley Robbins Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 3500 words Sample 10%
After a new man of the house is in charge, Kelly becomes rebellious and disobeying her elders. When confronted about her actions she becomes fearful of having all of her privileges taken away. Kelly comes up with a plan to keep herself out of trouble. Unfortunately for her, her plan comes with an unexpected twis
Captivated Book 1 by Alexis Blake Captivated Book 1 by Alexis Blake Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 9915 words Read a sample
Here is the first book of the ‘Captivated’ Series, a passionate and evocative romance by Alexis Blake.
The Rogue's Prize (The Nelson's Tea Series #2) by Katherine Bone The Rogue's Prize (The Nelson's Tea Series #2) by Katherine Bone Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 81444 words Sample 20%
Captain Henry Guffald is no ordinary sea captain. A member of Nelson’s Tea, he’s been ordered to rescue a comrade captured in Spain. The rescue is Henry’s last chance to prove his loyalty to Admiral Nelson. Not so easy a task when the job entails joining forces with a female pirate.
Sol's Solstice by Leona Windwalker Sol's Solstice by Leona Windwalker Dec. 17, 2014 $3.99 40217 words Sample 20%
Sol is used to flying under his family's radar, unless focusing unwanted attention away from his more outgoing, older twin. The day comes when he pays a steep price for attempting to shield his brother. Running for his life, he is nearly run down by a car driven by Seth. Can Seth help Sol find his way back from the darkness?
When Visions Attack by Alex Stoutwood When Visions Attack by Alex Stoutwood Dec. 17, 2014 $6.99 74780 words Sample 20%
A young man tormented by dreams and visions meets a strange woman, and gets drawn into a world of mystery, desire, magic, and danger. Book 1 of the Vision Saga, a new urban fantasy / paranormal romance series.
Perfection Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Perfection Book 1 by Lucia Jordan Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 10369 words Read a sample
Here is the first book in the ‘Perfection' Series, a seriously hot and provocative romance by Lucia Jordan, written in her signature style of high passion and emotion.
Enforce by Rachel Van Dyken Enforce by Rachel Van Dyken Dec. 17, 2014 $3.99 100423 words Sample 20%
Elite from Nixon and Chase's POV... There's a side to every story... Ours isn't pretty... Then again, what's pretty about the mafia? Trace Rooks, that's what. But she only wants one of us--and I'll kill him before I let him have her. **Long Description is coming soon**
Love's Touch of Justice: Flynn's Crossing Series Book Seven by Yvonne Kohano Love's Touch of Justice: Flynn's Crossing Series Book Seven by Yvonne Kohano Dec. 17, 2014 $3.99 96227 words Sample 10%
She was the one person who could convince him, without pleading her case, that he’d been dead wrong. Justice wasn’t a sharp sword but a dull blade, and sometimes, it did more damage than good as it sliced through to the truth.
For My Lover (Poetry for Lovers) Book 1 by Valerie Harvey For My Lover (Poetry for Lovers) Book 1 by Valerie Harvey Dec. 17, 2014 $1.99 8447 words Sample 10%
For lovers who can't live without each other.
Josiah's Command: A Montana Lodge Bears Prequel by Vivian Wood Josiah's Command: A Montana Lodge Bears Prequel by Vivian Wood Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 11857 words Read a sample
Josiah Beran is fed up with his big, rowdy sons. All six men are big, built, and virile, but none of them has ever so much as considered settling down with a mate. Will these six swaggering bad boys choose to reform their skirt-chasing ways, or will they face the possibility of losing their inheritance, names, and native land?
Savior by K.M. Liss Savior by K.M. Liss Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 4325 words Read a sample
When Casper runs a deer down on a lonely country road he is shocked at what he discovers. For it is not a deer at all, but a beautiful young woman. And not only that, she is naked, and it appears she is being pursued. What is he to do...? He has to make a quick decision. A mystery...a light erotic tale with lots of questions hanging in the air to tease and tantalise. 3400 words of sexy intrigue.
An Almost Perfect Christmas by Jenna Jaxon An Almost Perfect Christmas by Jenna Jaxon Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 4547 words Read a sample
As Pam Kimball and her computer geek boyfriend, Roger Ware, prepare to celebrate their first Christmas together, Pam is having doubts about their relationship. Roger has been neglecting her in favor of his new software business. When he announces plans to be away for New Years, she fears the worst. Does the man she loves really care for her, or might a break-up be her present this Christmas Eve?
The Island Between the Stars by Bella Ray The Island Between the Stars by Bella Ray Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 3179 words Sample 35%
Marooned on an island in the Arabian Sea, an English duchess has no one for company but the pirate captain who seized her ship. With barriers between them being far greater than land and language, Lady Amelia must deal with her cocktail of emotions toward the bewitching foreign rascal before they can find a way out.
Blood Ties by Gina Whitney Blood Ties by Gina Whitney Dec. 17, 2014 $3.99 92228 words Sample 20%
It’s up to Grace’s immortal Aunt Evelyn and her best friend Julie—a shape shifter from a long line of Native American mystics—to defend her. She also has James on her side, a witch from the Bolingbroke clan that has vowed since Grace’s birth to keep her safe. From the moment they meet, the two share a fierce supernatural attraction—a white-hot heat that neither can resist. Will their undying love
Savage Betrayal by Theresa Scott Savage Betrayal by Theresa Scott Dec. 17, 2014 $4.99 122474 words Sample 10%
On a collision course of desire... Ferocious warrior, Fighting Wolf, will destroy anyone who challenges his right to posses the beautiful woman he's captured. Lovely Sarita will risk life and limb to free herself from slavery by the one man who has taken her captive, and now threatens to steal her heart.
Never Give In: A New Adult Romance by Annie Green Never Give In: A New Adult Romance by Annie Green Dec. 17, 2014 $1.99 71565 words Sample 15%
Deidre Swift has been in love with her boss ever since she started working for him, but he keeps pushing her away. Little does she know he harbors a secret that could ruin any chance she has of ever being with him. Peter Finley wants Deidre, but knows that he can't have her. But with each passing day, Deidre becomes harder and harder to resist. Until finally he’s tempted to just let go and give in
Mudsills & Mooncussers by Iris Chacon Mudsills & Mooncussers by Iris Chacon Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 36819 words Read a sample
Civil War breaks out, and Yankee soldiers sneak into the only fortress on tiny Key West - much to the chagrin of America’s “southernmost” citizens. Aaron Mathews, a Union spy, is sent to eliminate a Rebel saboteur operating on the island. Amidst exotic locales and unforeseen dangers, Aaron learns to his horror that the enemy spy may be the woman with whom he has fallen in love.
Sweet Submission by Roxy Sloane Sweet Submission by Roxy Sloane Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 22506 words Sample 10%
Most women don’t know the pleasure of total surrender. You wonder, what would it be like with a man who truly commanded you? How sweet would the release be, giving yourself up completely? No limits. No boundaries. His control.
Silent Night by Natasha Preston Silent Night by Natasha Preston Dec. 17, 2014 Free! 8366 words Read a sample
Join Cole, Oakley and their family for Christmas day in this 7,000 word short story.
From Ladies' Maid To Pregnant & Jilted Mail Order Bride by Joyce Melbourne From Ladies' Maid To Pregnant & Jilted Mail Order Bride by Joyce Melbourne Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 50529 words Sample 20%
This is a wonderful, rich, and deeply emotional novel about a young English ladies’ maid who falls in love with the son of her mistress, when an enemy betrays her and causes her expulsion from the household. With no options left, she decides to ship out to the US and become a mail order bride, where nothing in her short life prepares her for what happens next.
Mysterious Life Part 3 by Matthew Melton Mysterious Life Part 3 by Matthew Melton Dec. 17, 2014 $2.99 37862 words Sample 10%
The story continues... As Miller and Nicole struggle to grow closer, mysterious events get in the way and new people pop up....
The Forest Nymph by Elizabeth Reed The Forest Nymph by Elizabeth Reed Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 5362 words Sample 20%
Xavier, by a stroke of pure luck, discovers Alyssa, a Nymph of the forest, sitting alone and naked on a large rock, singing sweetly to herself while combing her long golden hair. Captivated by the beautiful vision of Alyssa before him, Xavier seeks to gain her attention and discover more about her, but Alyssa escapes him, panicked by his unexpected presence, leaving Xavier disheartened!
At First Sight by A.A. Schenna At First Sight by A.A. Schenna Dec. 17, 2014 $1.99 7004 words Sample 20%
Love at first sight.
The Secret Billionaire by Elizabeth Reed The Secret Billionaire by Elizabeth Reed Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 6980 words Sample 20%
Jessica meets an extremely handsome stranger while sitting and minding her own business on the train. But the stranger seems determined to strike up a conversation and gain Jessica’s attention. On their journey together, he tells her that his name is Paul and that he finds her beautiful, all before asking her out on a date. Now, some women would have been flattered by such a compliment.
Miss Czernin's Bodyguard by Anya W. Vossand Miss Czernin's Bodyguard by Anya W. Vossand Dec. 17, 2014 $1.99 24195 words Sample 20%
I never expected to be anything but a hired hand in Minnesota, wrangling cattle and living rough, disguised as a man. But then I ran into Miss Catherine Czernin one day, and she did the very last thing I ever expected. She changed everything.
A Matchmaker's Christmas by Donna Lea Simpson A Matchmaker's Christmas by Donna Lea Simpson Dec. 17, 2014 $2.99 84512 words Sample 20%
From the author of The Rogue’s Folly comes a Regency romance celebrating the witty and romantic world that fans of Georgette Heyer have fallen in love with.
TERTULIS UNTUKKU by Miya Ryuiki TERTULIS UNTUKKU by Miya Ryuiki Dec. 17, 2014 $3.99 58419 words Sample 20%
“Cinta adalah perasaan yang terlalu membebankan, Setiap hari AKU ada cuba untuk meluahkan ia, hanya KAU mungkin yang tidak cuba untuk faham..” Berapa lama lagi harus ditunggu untuk cinta benar-benar hadir diantara kita? Setelah bersama 100 hari, rupanya masih tiada perasaan. Mungkinkah ia benar-benar cinta atau satu kesilapan? Engkau terlalu baik atau aku yang memilih?
The Blood Will Run by E Abel The Blood Will Run by E Abel Dec. 17, 2014 $4.98 61716 words Sample 5%
Alivia is a whiteglider. Chace is a vampire. And Devin is a sunvamp. When unexpected events bring them together, they begin to uncover hidden secrets buried in the past. Chace and Devin must decide to stop fighting for Alivia’s love long enough to protect from the evil force that threatens to kill her
Silent Deception by Cathie Dunn Silent Deception by Cathie Dunn Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 19326 words Sample 10%
Can a ghost scare off a young heiress determined to make her new manor her home? Minerva Goodridge travels to Cornwall to take charge of a family estate she’d never heard of. But fatal memories lurk in the shadows of Trekellis Manor. Minnie accepts the help of a stranger. Can she trust him? Gideon Drake seeks to uncover a secret linked to Trekellis, so Minerva's arrival is most untimely!
Delicious Intent by Annette Hawkins Delicious Intent by Annette Hawkins Dec. 17, 2014 $1.50 97509 words Sample 20%
A one week holiday to South-West France to help her two best friends plan their wedding was supposed be relaxing. A chance to recharge her batteries. But Madison didn’t figure Ben’s arrogant, surly brother, Dom, into the equation, nor his sexy cousin, Luc. With both men flexing their testosterone-charged muscles over her, Madison has choices to make.The sexy chef or the sex-on-legs photographer.
Highland Arms by Cathie Dunn Highland Arms by Cathie Dunn Dec. 17, 2014 $3.99 63000 words Sample 10%
Catriona MacKenzie is banished to her godmother’s manor in the remote Scottish Highlands. While her family ponders her fate, Catriona’s insatiable curiosity leads her straight into trouble–and into the arms of a notorious Highlander. Rory Cameron works as a smuggler to raise money for a Jacobite rebellion–until Catriona uncovers a plot against him. Now, Rory is faced with a difficult decision.
The Second-Best Ranger in Texas by Kathleen Rice Adams The Second-Best Ranger in Texas by Kathleen Rice Adams Dec. 17, 2014 $0.99 12346 words Sample 20%
When the ex-Ranger’s quest collides with the ex-nun’s plea in a burned-out border town, unexpected love blooms among shared memories of the dead man who was a brother to them both. Too bad he was also the only man who could have warned them about the carnage to come.
Diamond Road by Ginger K King Diamond Road by Ginger K King Dec. 17, 2014 $4.99 87001 words Sample 20%
As vivid memories of a tragedy that cost her both parents, come flooding back, Jamie discovers a truth that she kept locked away-something only she knows about the night they both died. could re-living the memories that have shaped her life and relationships be the key to finding real, lasting happiness? What else will it bring to her door?
The Christmas Stalking by Lanna Farrell The Christmas Stalking by Lanna Farrell Dec. 17, 2014 $5.99 84954 words Sample 20%
After breaking Raza's heart in college, Valorie never thought she would see him again. Until she runs into him at a gas station. A stalker is getting bolder, closer to harming Valorie, she calls in Raza and his team to help catch the stalker. Will they be able share their secrets and forgive each other for the past to fall in love and have their forever.
FanGirl Squeal by April Harris FanGirl Squeal by April Harris Dec. 17, 2014 $2.99 111724 words Sample 10%
Meet Cash Myers, the "sensitive singer/songwriter" that has captured the hearts of fangirls around the world with his music. Savannah is a gossip blogger and self-proclaimed SUPERFAN. When their paths cross, a FANGIRL'S dream weekend in NYC brings Savannah and Cash even closer.With gossip sites tracking their every move and Cash's big little secret, is their relationship doomed from the start?
Specimen 231 by Anya W. Vossand Specimen 231 by Anya W. Vossand Dec. 17, 2014 $1.99 12182 words Sample 20%
Aboard a derelict spacecraft lives a mysterious man. He walks the corridors, surveying the vessel he's salvaged, content to remain alone. For three hundred years this craft has been left unmanned, the beings in the tanks left to sleep for centuries. Whatever purpose the vessel had been meant for is lost to time, and he is prepared to let them all sleep. That is, until he comes across Specimen 231.
A Sinful Little Gift by Kassandra Lea A Sinful Little Gift by Kassandra Lea Dec. 17, 2014 $2.99 10168 words Sample 15%
All Flynn wants for Christmas is some time with his lover Samuel. When Samuel realizes he’s been neglecting his beloved he puts together a little rendezvous that involves a scavenger hunt.
The Christmas Office Party by LJ Hamlin The Christmas Office Party by LJ Hamlin Dec. 17, 2014 $2.99 10364 words Sample 15%
Jake Holt is used to being a professional at work, and keeping his Dom side under wraps. But sexy sub Liam is determined to cross the line at the office Christmas party.
Evergreen by Racheline Maltese & Erin McRae Evergreen by Racheline Maltese & Erin McRae Dec. 17, 2014 $2.99 11401 words Sample 15%
Bisexual polyamorous TV star Liam Campbell expects to be the center of attention when he returns home for the holidays, but his lovers are tied up with other pursuits. But an argument, a snow storm, and the threat of losing one of his longest relationships eventually lead him to an adventure and a Merry Christmas of his very own.
The Night Before Christmas Eve by Winnie Jerome The Night Before Christmas Eve by Winnie Jerome Dec. 17, 2014 $2.99 17737 words Sample 15%
Long-time friends Sean and Jack always spend December 23rd with each other. But this year, their “Night Before Christmas Eve” celebration will be extra special.
Need for Sale, a Hammer Holiday story by Sean Michael Need for Sale, a Hammer Holiday story by Sean Michael Dec. 17, 2014 $2.99 10579 words Sample 15%
It’s been two years since Neil’s Master passed away unexpectedly and he’s ready for someone to touch him again. But is he ready for best friend Dalton’s secret?
Cereus: Rescue by Sean Michael Cereus: Rescue by Sean Michael Dec. 17, 2014 $4.49 49290 words Sample 15%
Even the strongest paranormal creature can need a rescue, as proven by the three stories in Cereus: Rescue.