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Loved by the Barbarian Princes (Skatha Chronicles, Book 3) by Lily Reynard Loved by the Barbarian Princes (Skatha Chronicles, Book 3) by Sep. 16, 2018 $2.99 25,180 words Sample 20%
In the sacred ordeal of the Mating Hunt, I will be the quarry and Ateas and Palakus the hunters! If either man catches me, then I’ll be at the mercy of his demanding appetites until dawn…and the bride of a barbarian prince!
Claimed by the Barbarian Princes (Skatha Chronicles, Book 2) by Lily Reynard Claimed by the Barbarian Princes (Skatha Chronicles, Book 2) by Sep. 16, 2018 $2.99 20,260 words Sample 20%
After the handsome barbarian princes Ateas and Palakus save me from a loathsome bridegroom, Ateas declares he wants to wed me, but Palakus objects, wanting me for himself. Now it’s up to me to choose one of them as my husband as both men court me. But I’ve fallen in love with both men and I can’t bear to lose either of them. How can I choose between them?
Taken by the Barbarian Princes (Skatha Chronicles, Book 1) by Lily Reynard Taken by the Barbarian Princes (Skatha Chronicles, Book 1) by Sep. 16, 2018 Free! 18,680 words Read a sample
Torn from my home on my wedding day by the conquering troops of General Vespasian, I offer myself as a war-prize to two handsome, muscular barbarian princes in return for my family’s safety. Hardened by years in the army, these two men are looking for a voluptuous wife. Before they return to their tribal homeland on the distant Roman frontier, they will take what they’ve come for.
Lake of Fire by Sandra Miller Lake of Fire by Sep. 16, 2018 $5.99 229,320 words
Alannys and her friends have finally set out to perform the acts that will prove her, or ruin her, for all time. With Baronet Athniss hunting them, they arrive at Mount Mouseion. But they discover more among the ruins of the Spire of Glory than simple murder. The ancient monument conceals many secrets. Join Alannys and her friends as they fight to save each other, Ravanmark...and the world.
From Hotwife To Swingers by Karly Violet From Hotwife To Swingers by Sep. 16, 2018 $3.99 31,800 words Sample 10%
My Hotwife Author meets her biggest fans - a hot young promiscuous couple exploring the possibilities of an open relationship……...
कदाचित हेच आहे प्रेम ( sample) by abhishek dalvi कदाचित हेच आहे प्रेम ( sample) by Sep. 16, 2018 Free! 10,530 words Read a sample
लेखकाची ही कथाही अशाच दोन पात्रांशी निगडित आहे .ज्यांची कुटुंब ,शहर, रस्ते एकमेकांपासून फार दूर आहेत .पण त्याचं प्रेम ,आकांशा आणि नशीब त्यांना त्यांचं आयुष्य एकत्र जगण्यासाठी मदत करत .आता त्यांचं आयुष्य म्हणजे नियतीचा मेळ आहे , नशिबाचा खेळ आहे मी प्रेमाचे फळ हे ही कादंबरी वाचून तुम्हीच ठरवा .
A Year and A Day by Elizabeth Silver A Year and A Day by Sep. 16, 2018 $5.99 36,930 words Sample 20%
He wasn't looking for love, but he'll break all the laws of this realm and the next to keep it.
Coming Back To You by Kendall Morgan Coming Back To You by Sep. 16, 2018 $2.99 19,920 words Sample 20%
Can two men fall in love again? Ray and Ben have been together for years, but can’t seem to connect any more. They’ve gotten married. They’ve opened up their relationship. Nothing seems to bring back the spark they once had. They both hope a trip to Pacific Palms, an exclusive all-gay resort, will re-ignite their flame. Together, they have to decide if their many years of love are worth saving.
Bride of the Barbarian Princes (The Complete Skatha Chronicles) by Lily Reynard Bride of the Barbarian Princes (The Complete Skatha Chronicles) by Sep. 16, 2018 $3.99 62,470 words Sample 20%
Torn from my home on my wedding day by the conquering troops of General Vespasian, I offer myself as a war-prize to two handsome, muscular barbarian princes in return for my family's safety. Hardened by years in the army, these twin brothers are looking for a voluptuous wife. But how can I possibly choose between them?
A Sinner without a Saint by Bliss Bennet A Sinner without a Saint by Sep. 16, 2018 $4.99 101,330 words
Benedict Pennington is determined to persuade his patron to donate his paintings to a new national art museum. Sinclair Milne, Viscount Dulcie, is equally determined to win the collection by courting the patron's granddaughter, even though his sexual proclivities lie in a different direction. Can a rakish viscount convince a passionately honorable painter that sainthood is less appealing than sin?
Unwilling Mate by Opal Carew Unwilling Mate by Sep. 16, 2018 $2.99 23,900 words
Unwilling Mate is the second book in Opal Carew’s sexy sci-fi romance series, Abducted. If you love poignant stories about a woman struggling with her past traumas and a patient loving man willing to do whatever it takes to win her heart, then this story is definitely for you! Buy this sexy, heart-rending sci-fi romance today and get ready for a wild ride!
An Offer She Can't Refuse Vol 1: The Bully Admirer by J. Garcia An Offer She Can't Refuse Vol 1: The Bully Admirer by Sep. 15, 2018 $3.55 6,710 words Sample 25%
J. Garcia presents the latest spicy addiction to her fans. Angelica Kimper is a kind, willful small town girl. Her gypsy rooted family moved to Italy when she was young. While growing up she anad her cousin were repeatedly teased by the other kids. Johnny Luciano, in particular, was worst among them
De Godin van de Flaporen by Justin Sanebridge De Godin van de Flaporen by Sep. 15, 2018 $3.25 35,860 words Sample 20%
Het hoertje Ayu is het verbindingsteken tussen de jaren 1980 en 1906. Wie Ayu echt is wordt pas onthuld op de laatste bladzijde van het boek. De personages van 1980 en 1906 zijn verbonden door een mysterieuze seksuele oor fetish. Het boek geeft ook een knipoog naar Fifty Shades of Grey door de beschrijving van erotische scènes die te maken hebben met een oren-fetish.
Why is Modern Dating So Hard? by Jonathan Henry Why is Modern Dating So Hard? by Sep. 15, 2018 $0.99 1,580 words Sample 20%
Why is modern dating so complicated? What happened to simple times? Catfishing, ghosting, open relationships....
VIP: Taken by the Billionaire by Tasha Fawkes VIP: Taken by the Billionaire by Sep. 15, 2018 Free! 44,250 words Read a sample
Daniela Caldwell's day is bad, and getting worse. Work accident, emergency room visit and now this; finding her longtime boyfriend in bed...with a guy. Can it get any worse? When a kind stranger, Aria, invites her on a weekend trip to Florida with the promise of hot guys and parties, she goes along. Nothing like a fun weekend to help take her mind off things.
Coming Home (Hidden Springs Book Eight) by Kristine Raymond Coming Home (Hidden Springs Book Eight) by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 49,820 words
Elizabeth Mackenzie has returned home to Hidden Springs, and much to the surprise of her best friend, Jacob Fitzpatrick, she’s all grown up. As his feelings for her shift from friendship to love, their futures clash; for while he’s content to continue ranching, she’s eager to return to city life. It takes a tragedy of momentous scale for them both to realize the value of love – and home.
Worth the Gamble (Hidden Springs Book Seven) by Kristine Raymond Worth the Gamble (Hidden Springs Book Seven) by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 51,720 words
Olivia Thatcher, Hidden Springs’ spinster schoolteacher, is nothing if not a proper lady – until gambler Dallas Trent comes to town and awakens in her a passion she thought dormant. When Dallas is falsely accused of murder the morning after a bad night at the poker table, Olivia’s faced with a life-changing decision – protect her reputation or vouch for the man she loves.
Dancing in the Dark (Hidden Springs Book Six) by Kristine Raymond Dancing in the Dark (Hidden Springs Book Six) by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 56,580 words
Rusty Flanagan’s dream of owning his own ranch is finally within reach. All that stands in his way is a greedy land baron and the man’s vengeful wife, and a dance hall girl with troubles of her own. Running away from home to join a dance troupe, little does Charlotte Drake know she’ll end up flat on her back in a brothel – or that she’ll make a life-changing sacrifice for the man she loves.
A Will of Her Own (Hidden Springs Book Five) by Kristine Raymond A Will of Her Own (Hidden Springs Book Five) by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 56,990 words
After losing her husband in a tragic accident, Carly Fitzpatrick has no intention of falling in love again - until she meets Will Buchanon, the one man who could change her mind. But Will’s on a mission. His quarry is hiding in Hidden Springs and when he’s identified, Carly ends up caught in the crossfire. Risking everything to save her, Will proves in the process that he’s worthy of her love.
A Chance on Love (Hidden Springs Book Four) by Kristine Raymond A Chance on Love (Hidden Springs Book Four) by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 58,040 words
Content to spend his life doctoring the people of Hidden Springs, not even Ben Kincaid’s closest friends know the heartbreak that haunts him. His vow to never trust his heart to another falters upon meeting newly widowed Shiloh Bishop. With a baby due any day, she resists her attraction to Ben as well, but when a deadly illness strikes the town, they have no choice but to rely on each other.
Abby's Heart (Hidden Springs Book Three) by Kristine Raymond Abby's Heart (Hidden Springs Book Three) by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 60,010 words
Visiting the town of Hidden Springs for her aunt’s wedding is an adventure for seventeen-year-old Abby Prescott. Flattered when two young men begin vying for her attention, her naiveté and inexperience in matters of the heart lead to tragedy for several members of the community, and she learns the hard way that love and relationships aren’t to be taken lightly.
Mail Order Human: The Complete Series (Sci-Fi Alien Romance) by Sue Lyndon Mail Order Human: The Complete Series (Sci-Fi Alien Romance) by Sep. 15, 2018 $0.99 69,250 words Sample 20%
HOT sci-fi alien romance collection Cultures collide and passion burns hot as a supernova in this collection of five sci-fi alien romances penned by USA Today Bestselling Author Sue Lyndon writing as Sue Mercury. Featuring: Alien’s Innocent Bride Alien’s Princess Bride Alien’s Reluctant Bride Alien’s Orphan Bride Alien’s Beloved Bride
Hearts on Fire (Hidden Springs Book Two) by Kristine Raymond Hearts on Fire (Hidden Springs Book Two) by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 55,480 words
Marshal Jack Tanner isn’t lacking for female companionship, but the only woman he wants is the one who won’t give him the time of day. When Landry Prescott’s life is threatened and he comes to her rescue, the passion they’ve both been ignoring sparks to life. Will their newfound love survive a second attempt on her life, a rash of horse thefts, and a hidden treasure or will it go up in flames?
To Honour A Rogue by Rebecca King To Honour A Rogue by Sep. 15, 2018 $1.50 71,900 words Sample 10%
When Rufus receives new orders, the last thing he wants is to transport the Admiral's daughter back to England. He is waylaid by the pirate, Turenot, whose unhealthy interest in Abigail puts her life in danger. Can Rufus keep her out of the Frenchman's clutches, on board a deeply superstitious ship run by a crew who are less than welcoming? Will Rufus have to sacrifice the love of his life?
Devil's Toll by Malachi Stone Devil's Toll by Sep. 15, 2018 $2.99 95,300 words Sample 15%
DEVIL’S TOLL takes you on a death walk with a modern woman who, after her mysterious premature demise, must face the demonic harrowing of her soul by those malevolent unearthly beings who walk among us unseen.
Hooked by Sara Winters Hooked by Sep. 15, 2018 $5.99 53,170 words Sample 20%
Carlos Valendez has everything under control: his boxing career, his academic life and the string of men who never manage to encourage more than a passing interest. When his friend Michael Dywer moves into his dorm room, he never imagines how easily it could all change.
Where the River Narrows by Kathy Fischer-Brown & Genevieve Montcombroux Where the River Narrows by
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For many Loyalists during the American War for Independence, the perilous journey to Canada is just the beginning of a long and arduous struggle to find a new home and a new life amid the upheavals of war and separation, death and privation. For Elisabeth Van Alen, it also means finding new strength and the will to survive in a new country.
Bonded by Accident by Evangeline Anderson Bonded by Accident by Sep. 15, 2018 $2.99 60,450 words Sample 20%
A hybrid warrior, born of both worlds, belonging to none Seeking to end his sexual torment without breaking a vow A girl from Earth with an itch to scratch Looking for no-strings-attached sex But when you make love with a Kindred, things get complicated What are Brandi and Slade going to do now that they are... Bonded by Accident?
Somewhere to Fall in Love by Verna Clay Somewhere to Fall in Love by Sep. 15, 2018 $3.99 38,930 words Sample 20%
Saul Flanahan, a physically challenged young man, has lived an off-grid, solitary life with his parents. As a child he believed their tales about mermaids, but now in his mid-twenties, he indulges their whimsical proclivities because of his love for them. However, when a beautiful young woman washes ashore and claims to be the Princess of the Pacific, he is sure his parents have hired an actress.
Pulled In by Rowena Dawn Pulled In by Sep. 15, 2018 $2.99 66,920 words Sample 20%
Two strong people, caught in a tough situation - will they find a common ground?
Noémie's Journey by Victoria Saccenti Noémie's Journey by Sep. 15, 2018 $0.99 99,160 words
Richard thought this small NC town was far enough from his demons…until a woman’s stunning green eyes rattle his carefully armored heart. In this prejudiced town, Noémie knows her and Richard’s paths can never cross. Yet love finds them—and so does trouble.
Butterfly Hunter by Julie Bozza Butterfly Hunter by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 57,880 words Sample 20%
Aussie bush guide Dave Taylor has the task of escorting a lone Englishman in quest of an unknown species of butterfly. However, Nicholas Goring is no ordinary tourist, his search is far from straightforward, and it seems the butterflies don’t want to be found. As Dave teaches Nicholas about survival in the Outback he discovers that he too has quite a bit to learn...
Of Dreams and Ceremonies by Julie Bozza Of Dreams and Ceremonies by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 46,100 words Sample 20%
It seemed like a great idea at the time... Aussie Dave Taylor followed Nicholas Goring to England, and they've become engaged. Now Dave has to cope with a mansion of family and servants, making wedding plans and visa applications, and wondering why on earth he’d want to wear a ‘mourning suit’. He’s not sure if it will prove any easier, but Dave would love to just skip ahead to the honeymoon...
The Thousand Smiles of Nicholas Goring by Julie Bozza The Thousand Smiles of Nicholas Goring by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 56,950 words Sample 20%
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.
Dark Bishop (Metatron's Army, Book 7) by Elizabeth Maxim Dark Bishop (Metatron's Army, Book 7) by Sep. 15, 2018 $4.99 71,430 words
“I may be the Princess but I’m a soldier first.” Recognizing the value of being underestimated, Heiress Christine Baker has remained in the background, readying Metatron’s Army to take on an enemy whose goal makes the Big Bang look like a Fourth of July celebration. Her lover was right. Some people only responded to violence and aggression. It’s Time… Let the offensive begin!
The Butterfly Hunter Trilogy [Boxed Set] by Julie Bozza The Butterfly Hunter Trilogy [Boxed Set] by Sep. 15, 2018 $8.99 162,870 words Sample 20%
Aussie tour guide Dave Taylor specialises in trips through the Queensland Outback - but Dave himself feels lost. Change comes via a rather unexpected client, Nicholas Goring, son of an English earl, who hires Dave to help in his hunt for an undiscovered species of butterfly. These two very different men become friends, and then more - before being forced to ask if they'll ever share common ground.
Heartstruck by Angeli E. Dumatol Heartstruck by Sep. 15, 2018 $2.99 34,270 words Sample 15%
New Hope Academy's It Girl Alexa Zamora will do anything to keep her past a secret. Nobody can know that she once spent most of her time on the martial art arnis—a rough sport. But transfer student Theo Guevarra, her old arnis buddy and first love, arrives and makes her question the life she’s been living. How long can she keep up appearances, before it all falls apart?
Forever with You by Laurelin Paige Forever with You by Sep. 14, 2018 $5.99 119,860 words Sample 20%
The third book in the Fixed Series. Hudson and Alayna's tumultuous love affair continues.
Found in You by Laurelin Paige Found in You by Sep. 14, 2018 $4.99 90,100 words Sample 20%
Book Two in the Bestselling Fixed Series. Alayna and Hudson's romance continues.
Fixed on You by Laurelin Paige Fixed on You by Sep. 14, 2018 Free! 92,010 words Read a sample
A New York Times bestselling author delivers a red-hot tale with over 17,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads! Alayna wants nothing more than to move up in her job, but when she meets Hudson, her new boss, she tumbles into a passionate romance
Capturing Happiness by M.E. Clayton Capturing Happiness by Sep. 14, 2018 $0.99 8,060 words Sample 20%
What happens when you're about to get married, but you've been raised by men who don't know how to do anything but chase their wives? You organize the perfect wedding arrangements so that they'll all be too busy with each other to notice if you're breaking the 'can't see the bride before the wedding' tradition.
Conquering Kam by M.E. Clayton Conquering Kam by Sep. 14, 2018 $1.99 36,790 words Sample 20%
What do you do when all you wanted was a good job with decent benefits? Well, if you're Kamala Edwards, you tell your prospective boss to go screw himself! Kam's no stranger to hard times, so just when she's done dusting herself off and prepared to move on, she gets an offer she can't refuse. But should!
Claiming Isabella by M.E. Clayton Claiming Isabella by Sep. 14, 2018 $2.99 98,100 words Sample 20%
What happens when you're just along for the ride, but find yourself in the arms of a man not made of this earth? If you're Isabella DeLucci, you enjoy the hell out of him because....Good God Almighty! She had no intention of getting serious, but when a 6'2" Greek God of a man wants to hold you hostage for no other reason than to pleasure you into the depths of sign by the X.
Chasing Quinn by M.E. Clayton Chasing Quinn by Sep. 14, 2018 $2.99 98,280 words Sample 20%
What happens when your boss is so charismatic that you lose your wits whenever he's around? You run. It's just too bad, he's turned on by the chase.
Catching Avery by M.E. Clayton Catching Avery by Sep. 14, 2018 Free! 106,860 words Read a sample
What happens when you run into your bosses while you're out on a girls' night? Well, if you're Avery Ellis, you drunkenly blurt out how you and your friends are out looking to make your sexual fantasies come true. Probably not the best career move, but there's no going back. Especially when one of those said bosses offers his services in the interest of safety first!
Lady of the Sea by Kathy Keller Lady of the Sea by Sep. 14, 2018 $4.99 98,010 words Sample 10%
Sea captain Reese Thackeray returns to Boston in 1795 to find Marin Sutton in charge of her father’s counting house, and they clash over his contract. Unfortunately, she needs his help to find her missing husband, whose ship was taken by Algerine pirates. When he refuses to help her, she devises a plan that lands her in the middle of a diplomatic incident and on a perilous mission to Algiers.
Here to Stay (Hidden Springs Book One) by Kristine Raymond Here to Stay (Hidden Springs Book One) by Sep. 14, 2018 $4.99 54,540 words
After suffering a horrific loss, Kate Ryan is starting her life over. Determined to persevere, she is just as certain that she will always be alone; fearing any man who finds out about her past will leave her, but that doesn't stop her from falling for handsome Sam Mackenzie, the cowboy who responds to her ad for hired help and sets out to prove to her that she’s worthy of love.
Exploring Jenns Cove by Marc Sanderson Exploring Jenns Cove by Sep. 14, 2018 $2.99 108,200 words Sample 10%
Jess, a tough-minded scientist, has come to Jenns Cove to do a job. Rand is a hard-headed ex-Army Ranger haunted by nightmares and dark moods caused by PTSD. What could possibly go wrong when they are thrown together? Sparks fly when they clash over who's the boss of whom! With all those sparks, can fire be far off?
Kane (A BBW Billionaire Romance) by Christa Wick Kane (A BBW Billionaire Romance) by Sep. 14, 2018 $2.99 33,280 words Sample 20%
Daniella has big curves and even bigger problems. Her dead sister left behind a baby. The maybe baby daddy wants to sell it. Daniella’s only option is Trent Kane, the big, bad Chief Operating Officer of a private military company with unlimited resources.
Owning Her Curves by Christa Wick Owning Her Curves by Sep. 14, 2018 $2.99 50,960 words Sample 20%
Juno Bell is a woman who fully owns her curves. Billionaire resort developer Ian Dekker doesn’t want to buy the luscious lines of her body—he wants to rent them.