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The Chronicles of Silver and Gold by L.L Hunter The Chronicles of Silver and Gold by L.L Hunter July 31, 2014 $3.99 41391 words Sample 5%
When she receives a mysterious note from him telling her to track down Rachael, little did she know the journey it would lead her on. In the thrilling third book of the Legend of the Archangel series, Scarlett learns that knowledge is power… especially when it comes to changing the fate of the world.
Love Is Never Past Tense... Box Set - Book 1-3 by Janna Yeshanova Love Is Never Past Tense... Box Set - Book 1-3 by Janna Yeshanova July 31, 2014 $5.99 95905 words Sample 20%
An unexpected passionate romantic beach encounter leads to a hasty marriage, divorce, and the inevitable “if only…” The Soviet Union fades around them, sending their once comfortable lives into chaos. World changing events put their lives in peril, creating memories of what might have been and hopes for what might yet be... A modern epic Russian second-chance romance with unforgettable characters!
Amelia by Bernadette Marie Amelia by Bernadette Marie July 31, 2014 $4.99 58316 words Sample 20%
From loss breeds new opportunity. Amelia Monroe had felt the sharp pain from the loss of a soldier before—Adam Monroe’s death didn’t have that same effect. Sam Jackson had one job—deliver Adam Monroe’s revised will. Even he couldn’t have anticipated that he’d be entangled in the web of lies his client had woven.
The Disambiguation of Susan by Sarah Sarnoff The Disambiguation of Susan by Sarah Sarnoff July 31, 2014 $9.95 185322 words Sample 10%
A charming story of a young woman dealing with changes and ambiguities life throws her way, while coming to terms with her previously unfamiliar Jewish heritage. Susan’s path to resolving these ambiguities and changes brings her romance, confusion and, ultimately, a new direction in life. A rabbi's long-lost granddaughter finds her heritage in Sarah Sarnoff 's delightful story.
Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX - Emission Accomplished by Gene Clements Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX - Emission Accomplished by Gene Clements July 31, 2014 $0.99 5646 words Sample 25%
In the FlashbackX series, Tilly and Elmer, a Midwestern couple in their sixties, reminisce about their awkward but passionate high school romance. Tilly knows that if she keeps touching Elmer that way, something exciting will happen, but she’s not sure just what to expect. Whatever it is, she can’t wait to see it! Sure enough, something does happen, and when it does, she gets an eyeful.
The Visitor & Other Threesomes by K.D. West The Visitor & Other Threesomes by K.D. West July 31, 2014 $4.99 45563 words Sample 20%
It's the world's oldest fantasy A threesome. A ménage à trois. A love sandwich. Most of us have fantasized about being with a pair of hotties. Some of us have been lucky enough to live the fantasy. KD West brings you a collection of steaming hot tales of friendly mènages — a girl and two guy friends becoming... much more. (MMF threesome romance, bisexuality, explicit sex. Adult readers only.)
To Forgive & Hold Safe by Carey Decevito To Forgive & Hold Safe by Carey Decevito July 31, 2014 $3.99 78544 words Sample 30%
As secrets to his dead wife’s betrayal come to light, Ben is faced with the reality that an opportunity to heal stares him straight in the face—albeit, in the form of Hannah. Bonded by similar losses, Ben wonders if there really is such a thing as second chances. Funny how tragedy can bring two people together.
Before A Perfect World (Movie Trilogy, Book Two) by Kimberly Stedronsky Before A Perfect World (Movie Trilogy, Book Two) by Kimberly Stedronsky July 31, 2014 $2.99 62405 words Sample 10%
Keaton never dreamed that he could fall so fast. Vivian never imagined that she could fall… twice. Keaton will stop at nothing to protect the family that has always wanted… No matter what the cost.
Angel by Todd Young Angel by Todd Young July 30, 2014 $7.99 92339 words Sample 20%
Angel spent the last three weeks locked in a medical facility, testing a new aphrodisiac. He’s picked something up, some mysterious disease, and now, he’s changing. His entire skeletal structure is wefting and warping, and according to Finn, he’s turning into an angel. Only catch is, he has to find true love, and really, whoever heard of gay love? (This is a stand-alone companion to Subject 19.)
Designated Bottoms by Torquere Press Designated Bottoms by Torquere Press July 30, 2014 $7.99 84674 words Sample 15%
Some men are bottoms by birth, others by choice. Whatever the reason, a designated bottom is someone who’s happy to surrender, to submit, or just catch instead of pitch!
Haven by Lee Benoit Haven by Lee Benoit July 30, 2014 $3.99 20963 words Sample 15%
Haven Tucker tore up his coal country roots so he could live his life as a gay man. Then he shut down his Leatherman lifestyle so he could pursue a medical career. Now the former Vietnam Army medic is working as an ER nurse in Boston where he’s about to meet his future.
Writer's Retreat by Alina Howell Writer's Retreat by Alina Howell July 30, 2014 $0.99 4297 words Sample 20%
After his last book was made into a blockbuster movie, Matthew Westbrook retreated to his lakeside cabin to finish the sequel. His ambitions are hampered by costly plumbing repairs and distractingly handsome plumber, Jason Brandt. A steamy, lighthearted short story. (Approx. 4,000 words.)
Scarred by MaXXX Cummings Scarred by MaXXX Cummings July 30, 2014 $1.99 15892 words Sample 15%
A tale of two wounded warriors taken from the battlefields of Afghanistan to the toughest battle of their lives...recovery. They soon build a bond so close even their scarred and broken bodies can't keep them apart. Only a soldier can truly understand another soldier, but as you follow their story, you get an inside look at what it's really like when soldiers come home.
The Vampire's Pet, Episode 5: Vows by V.R. Cumming The Vampire's Pet, Episode 5: Vows by V.R. Cumming July 30, 2014 $0.99 17083 words Sample 15%
Eric Logan plans for his marriage to the woman who carries his child and his union with his favorite, and tries to figure out why his vampire mistress' favorite wants him to be stronger.
An Unusual Request: Breeding Maxine by Samantha Fobare An Unusual Request: Breeding Maxine by Samantha Fobare July 30, 2014 $2.99 11899 words Sample 20%
Maxine’s fiancé Ron resists her wishes to have a child of her own, but finally relents. After two months of trying, however, she gets a call from the doctor that he has somehow become sterile. Rather than revealing the truth, she decides to ask her fiancé’s son Bobby to “help” her get pregnant. Maxine is ready to do whatever it takes to facilitate things, but will she succeed? Adults only.
Stranger Than Fiction by RT Lucas Stranger Than Fiction by RT Lucas July 30, 2014 $2.99 21129 words Sample 20%
Maddy Scott lives a happy life, living along with her cat and writing bestselling supernatural novels in her spare time. That life is turned upside down when Storm Alaziel, hunter for WRAITH, walks out her books and into reality. Suddenly finding herself a prisoner in the Vargr Realm, Maddy is drawn to the sexy Storm as well as the handsome prison guard Troy.
Seven Paper Skies by Yolanda Olson Seven Paper Skies by Yolanda Olson July 30, 2014 $0.99 33855 words Sample 10%
Sometimes, adventure has a way of finding you. A damaged girl. A determined best friend. An adventure that will change their lives.
Happy Birthday Bella. by Christine Wood Happy Birthday Bella. by Christine Wood July 30, 2014 Free! 140285 words Read a sample
Bella is nearly sixteen, so it's another opportunity for her mom to try to throw her a lavish party, only Bella doesn't like parties, but she agrees to one! She has said no time and time again, because her brother and his best friend ruined the last one, her brother falling in the cake was the highlight of the day, but watching the boy she loved leaving her, was really why she hated birthdays...
Sorority Run by Alexa Salinger Sorority Run by Alexa Salinger July 30, 2014 Free! 17838 words Read a sample
Welcome to Delta Nu Sorority, where the sisters live fabulously and study occasionally. Enter Keely Urban, a girl with polish, as well as grit. When her "extracurricular" activities draw the attention of the City of Mesa police department, her simple life becomes far more complicated. Particularly when she meets Vincent Morelli. Warning: This story is a serial that concludes with a cliffhanger
Natchez Nights by Eugenia Riley Natchez Nights by Eugenia Riley July 30, 2014 $2.99 53973 words Sample 20%
Oops, wrong bedroom! Lovely Leigh Carter is hiding out in Old South Natchez, Mississippi. But when she leads a tour of the stately mansion where she's staying, she accidentally crashes in on a nearly naked hunk with bedroom eyes! Sexy L.A. attorney Peter Webster decides it's "finders, keepers" when it comes to Leigh. . . but the reasons she is on the run could threaten their new-found romance.
Suffer a Witch - Chapter Three by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com Suffer a Witch - Chapter Three by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com July 30, 2014 $0.99 3510 words Sample 20%
Emogene "Em" Peres transformed into an immortal witch after being hung as a witch in Salem, Massachusets in 1692. On the anniversary of the first hanging, June 10, 2014, Em learns that a young man and a team of ghost hunters dedicate themselves to uncovering the location of where the Salem Twenty were buried. Suffer a Witch is a traditional serial fiction filled with action, suspense, and love.
The Unrestrained Series Complete Collection by S. E. Lund The Unrestrained Series Complete Collection by S. E. Lund July 30, 2014 $9.99 321164 words Sample 20%
The Unrestrained Series Collection gathers together all three books in the series, including The Agreement, The Commitment and the conclusion, Unrestrained. Now, readers can enjoy all three books in one volume and experience for themselves as Dr. Delish / gentle Master D seduces and wins the heart of the sometimes-reluctant but hopelessly smitten Ms. Bennet.
All the Sky by Susan Fanetti All the Sky by Susan Fanetti July 30, 2014 $3.99 102472 words Sample 15%
Havoc Mariano has never been interested in settling down with a woman. Corinne Hawes has been hurt and betrayed, and, with a teenage son to look out for, has no interest in getting involved with a man--especially not one as rough and rude as Havoc, an outlaw biker. But their pull to each other is irresistible. Together, the three of them, they figure out what love and family should be.
Prophecy of Stones by Mishka Jenkins Prophecy of Stones by Mishka Jenkins July 30, 2014 $4.99 54853 words Sample 20%
The bond of love can conquer all, but only if it is accepted. - Prophecy states that three champions imbued with the best virtues of the mortal race: heart, strength and soul, will be the ones to save them all from an enemy which threatens to steal the life from their world and those who live upon it. Prophecy of Stones is a tale of adventure, love and magic.
In Dark Woods by Susan Fanetti In Dark Woods by Susan Fanetti July 30, 2014 $0.99 20572 words Sample 15%
*This novella is Book 4.5 of the Signal Bend Series*. An act of treachery has weakened Isaac Lunden, President of the Night Horde MC. His life, and his family’s, is changed fundamentally. Lilli, his old lady, is at his side, exhorting him to fight. But he isn’t sure that what’s left to him is enough to fight for. This is the story of Isaac and Lilli’s journey through those dark woods.
Love Again by Melvin Davis Love Again by Melvin Davis July 30, 2014 $4.99 86846 words Sample 20%
What's breaking you is preparing you for the very thing you long for. Love Again tells the story of how love crosses your path when your heart is free from what's holding you back.
Willful Surrender by Jacy Oliver Willful Surrender by Jacy Oliver July 30, 2014 $2.99 60733 words Sample 20%
Ashlee Reese is out of time, out of a job, out of money. That is until she runs into Hale Chase. Hale Chase, learned a long time ago not to let leave his life to fate. He takes what he wants, when he wants, and how he wants. And now he wants Ashlee. Ashlee isn't so sure, until Hale offers her way to stay in New York all she has to do is willfully surrender.
Don't You Wanna Stay by Karen McClive Don't You Wanna Stay by Karen McClive July 30, 2014 $0.99 6561 words Sample 10%
Having her heart broken once before, Katia Nichols tries her best not to find herself in that position again. Maxime Durande is everything Katia ever wanted in a man, but he’s a hockey player, and hockey players aren’t known for their fidelity. When she realizes that she’s put herself in a position to be hurt again, she tries to run but Maxime isn’t going to let her go so easily.
Immortal Love by B.A. Knight Immortal Love by B.A. Knight July 30, 2014 $2.99 80387 words Sample 10%
Lillian a strong, carefree, sexual woman, who has a steamy sexual relationship with her brother’s friend Duncan. Lillian learns that Duncan is in love with her. Just as Lillian thinks she’s in love with Duncan, Alec comes to collect his debt, HER!
Blood and Sex by Renee Michaels Blood and Sex by Renee Michaels July 30, 2014 $2.99 5714 words Sample 10%
Mia, a virgin warrior for the Keepers of the Flame, was attacked by a vampire. The toxins coursing through her blood have an aphrodisiacal and debilitating effect on her. She needs to have the poisons removed before she takes part in a significant ceremony in a few days. Wracked by needs she never experienced before she seek out the vampiress Ryssa Chan.
Mongoose by Aaron Kruse Mongoose by Aaron Kruse July 30, 2014 $2.99 74761 words Sample 10%
Joe is a blackmailer with exceptional sexual skills who teaches at every step. Jill is a girl just graduating high school, but with some very special skills and a lust for all of life. Joyce is a liberated psychologist with a firm belief that sex is good clean fun and pleasure is a career goal. Jimmy is a shy narcotics cop, a gentle martial arts wizard, a giant of a man with a dark past.
Trust Me by Sam Crescent Trust Me by Sam Crescent July 30, 2014 $2.99 17590 words Sample 10%
Mark and Diane have dealt with loss in the past. It has hurt them to the point where they refuse to love anyone else. That is until they meet for the first time...
Catching His Fancy by Barbara Westbrook Catching His Fancy by Barbara Westbrook July 30, 2014 $2.99 51451 words Sample 10%
The year is 1863 and the Battle of Chickamauga is about to begin outside Chattanooga, Tennessee. On the eve of battle, a handsome young Confederate major steps in to save the life of a young runaway soldier, captured by Home Guard.
Double Her Pleasure by Tanya Sands Double Her Pleasure by Tanya Sands July 30, 2014 $2.99 93719 words
Can she overcome her past experiences and open herself to the love of not one but two men?
Sweet Evangeline (Moon Magick 2) by SableHunter1 Sweet Evangeline (Moon Magick 2) by SableHunter1 July 30, 2014 $2.99 74379 words Sample 10%
Evangeline is magical. She longs to find her soulmate - and being a woman of power - she whips up a spell and conjures him up. Austin Firefighter Eric McCallister is enchanted by the beautiful woman who sculpted his likeness from a dream.
Change of Address by Natalie-Nicole Bates Change of Address by Natalie-Nicole Bates July 30, 2014 $2.99 42419 words Sample 10%
Saved from a traumatic past and successful in her present, Josselyn Adler’s dream of home ownership are dashed when Dr Ben Parnell shows up on her doorstep claiming to be the rightful owner of the house—and Ben has a will to prove it! To Josselyn, the house represents a new start in her life. With a stable home, hopefully a much wanted family wouldn’t be far behind.
A Witch's Curse by Paul Martin A Witch's Curse by Paul Martin July 30, 2014 $2.99 29085 words Sample 10%
Carolyn Waters inherited more than a house when her grandmother dies. Along with the manor, she inherits a sexy ghost with a 300 year old curse and discovers her family legacy of witchcraft. Falling in love with a ghost was easy; removing the curse placed on him could take him away from her forever.
Reach Me by J.L Mac Reach Me by J.L Mac July 30, 2014 $0.99 21431 words Sample 10%
It’s a well-known fact that single parenting doesn’t allow for much dating. Over the past nine years, Lindsay Fuller’s heart has been monopolized by her son, Trey, and she’s perfectly content with that. But with her 30th birthday looming like a black cloud, Lindsay worries that her chances at a happily ever after are next to nil.
Beautiful by Fairykyu Beautiful by Fairykyu July 30, 2014 $1.40 10601 words Sample 30%
Fate finds her when she leasts expects it - when she's not even looking for it. She definitely doesn't have time for it, but it's either ridiculously persistent or completely oblivious. She can't decide which one is worse, but either way, it comes and turns her life into a mess, a beautiful mess.
A Hand in The Bush by B Cialone A Hand in The Bush by B Cialone July 30, 2014 $2.99 35541 words Sample 20%
An erotica romance that will having you gripping your seat wanting more.
Unrestrained by S. E. Lund Unrestrained by S. E. Lund July 30, 2014 $5.99 102515 words Sample 20%
Newly engaged, Drake and Kate start their life together in Nairobi, Kenya, where Drake is teaching and working as a surgeon to help out an old friend. Before they can even get settled in their new home, they are faced with challenges to their view of themselves and their relationship. Will their love survive?
The Alpha's Captive: Escape (BBW Shifter Werewolf Romance #5) by V. M. Black The Alpha's Captive: Escape (BBW Shifter Werewolf Romance #5) by V. M. Black July 30, 2014 $0.99 18549 words Sample 20%
On the run from the vampire mafia, curvy Harper Bailey and werewolf Levi Harris must battle to rescue themselves from the danger he's put them in, to save both their lives and their future together.
Under Texas Blue Skies by Debra Holt Under Texas Blue Skies by Debra Holt July 30, 2014 $3.99 56093 words Sample 20%
J.D. Sterling, the sexy star of country music, had come back home to McKenna Springs, Texas. Years before, he left to chase his dream and succeeded. His life was almost perfect. Almost. He was still missing the part of his heart he left behind… Mandy Lawson. But Amanda's changed. She's determined to keep her orderly, work-driven life on path. No singing cowboy's going to break her heart again.
The Intern's Voyage: On a Boat with the Billionaire Boss by Kassidy Cane The Intern's Voyage: On a Boat with the Billionaire Boss by Kassidy Cane July 30, 2014 $2.99 5923 words Sample 30%
Hannah is happy to join sexy billionaire Liam O'Connor on his boat while he entertains clients. But when one of them offers her a job if she'll have sex with him, she hesitates, realizing that her days of sleeping her way to the top are over. Which means that her trysts with Liam will have to end. Will she stand firm with her new-found integrity, or find herself naked with her boss yet again?
A Love Rekindled (The Game of Love #1) by Sharon Cummin A Love Rekindled (The Game of Love #1) by Sharon Cummin July 30, 2014 $0.99 33528 words Sample 20%
Jessica was a sexy twenty five year old. Her friends at work talked her into going to a party at a co-worker's house. Luke was a gorgeous football player who had just returned home after being injured playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. When Luke couldn't get her off his mind, he knew that he had to see her. He pulled up in front of her house and could not believe what he saw.
A Date To Do Or Die by Lanette Curington A Date To Do Or Die by Lanette Curington July 30, 2014 Free! 5570 words Read a sample
Can a demon wreck a perfect date? Never! Ginny won’t stand for a demon ruining a date with Pete. She has something up her sleeve, so to speak, to ensure the date goes as planned. A paranormal romance short, approx. 1,000 words. Flash sequel to A Date Worse Than Death.
Bound by Commitment by Crimson Nuage Bound by Commitment by Crimson Nuage July 30, 2014 $1.99 25622 words Sample 20%
Steven believes he's found his soulmate, but Freedom neglects to leave her address. Steven goes on a search to find her, and meets Angela in the process. Angela is unlike anyone he's ever met, Freedom included. In the end, Steven must make a decision: continue to pursue Freedom and tell her his true feelings, or start anew with Angela.
Black Dog Nights (Part Three) by Ren Monterrey Black Dog Nights (Part Three) by Ren Monterrey July 30, 2014 $0.99 23587 words Sample 20%
THIS IS PART THREE of the BLACK DOG NIGHTS SERIAL NOVEL. (Readers should begin with PART ONE and read all THREE PARTS in sequence.)
Black Dog Nights (Part Two) by Ren Monterrey Black Dog Nights (Part Two) by Ren Monterrey July 30, 2014 $0.99 21981 words Sample 20%
THIS IS PART TWO of the BLACK DOG NIGHTS SERIAL NOVEL. (Readers should begin with PART ONE and read all THREE PARTS in sequence.)
The Ultimate Romance-Erotica Book Club Guide by MJ Nightingale The Ultimate Romance-Erotica Book Club Guide by MJ Nightingale July 30, 2014 Free! 27008 words Read a sample
MJ Nightingale, MaryAnn Jordan, A.D. Ellis, ML Steinbrunn, Sandra Love, Andrea Michelle, E.J. Shortall, and Andie Long are the authors of this guide. Their biographies are included in the final chapter of the book. We hope you all enjoy this sneak peek into why we write, and why we wrote what we did. Thanks from the bottom of our hearts for giving us new Indie authors a chance to entertain you.