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Coming Apart: A Starling Place Romance (Starling Place Romance 2) by Leigh White Coming Apart: A Starling Place Romance (Starling Place Romance 2) by July 19, 2018 $2.99 68,900 words
Lyssa Garner's life is coming apart. Her recent breakup left her utterly disillusioned by men...especially in the bedroom. When rock-climbing enthusiast Shawn Brandon overhears the details of Lyssa's ruined romance, he is tempted to help her past her dissatisfaction with men. The harder he works to gain her trust, the more important Lyssa—and her physical response—becomes to him.
Spurs by Kate Richards Spurs by July 19, 2018 $2.99 26,790 words Sample 20%
he ranch has been invaded by some of the most evil men in the world. How can they start something when their lives are not quite their own? But how can they deny what their hearts and their minds…and their bodies…insist on claiming?
Hidden Asset by Kate Richards Hidden Asset by July 19, 2018 $2.99 19,800 words Sample 20%
Jenna Gibson MacKay has been widowed for two years. A fact she’s just learned to accept. But the man at the door may change everything. What does a woman do when the guy she’s mourned turns out to be a little less dead than she thought? Does she take him back or send him down the road?
The Soviet Connection by Kate Richards The Soviet Connection by July 19, 2018 $2.99 27,260 words Sample 20%
When his number one suspect turns out to be a familiar face, Carson is stuck between a beautiful blonde and his duty. If he makes the wrong choice, someone else might die.
The Gift by A.F. Henley The Gift by July 19, 2018 $6.99 90,920 words Sample 20%
Doren was born with a powerful gift—a gift he's managed to use to put him well on his way to becoming a star. But there is more to that gift than just musical talent, and as careful as Doren is to hide that fact, there are some who know of the power behind the sound, and all the ways they could abuse it.
IRRESISTIBLE Passion ~ A BWWM Sweet & Steamy Romance by Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku IRRESISTIBLE Passion ~ A BWWM Sweet & Steamy Romance by July 19, 2018 $1.99 83,120 words Sample 20%
In between looking after his son during the day and living a double life at night, Jayden Donovan shuts out everything else. He does not welcome strays or strangers into his mansion in Buckhead, Uptown Atlanta. So, when he sneaks home and finds a woman with full curves, sun-kissed lips and long dark hair asleep on his sofa, all hell breaks loose. Who is she and what does she want?
Touch Me, Mr. Takeda by Evelyn North Touch Me, Mr. Takeda by July 19, 2018 Free! 7,860 words Sample 20%
English teacher Jessica and her handsome coworker, Mr. Takeda, have chemistry, but workplace politics and Japanese social taboos are preventing them from pursuing their mutual desires. Despite the risks, sexual tension builds, and they agree to meet in secret. How far will they let things go? They both know what they want, but what does it mean for their relationship? Tonight, it'll be decided.
Trusting Danny by Ever Coming Trusting Danny by July 19, 2018 $2.99 14,480 words Sample 20%
. Everything will be revealed if Miranda can just do the one thing shed swore to never do again: trust Danny. Trusting Danny is a second chance romance with no cliffhangers and a HEA.
Crazy in Love by LM Connolly Crazy in Love by July 19, 2018 $3.99 44,520 words Sample 20%
Ex-soldier Joy meets Rick, and indulges in the luxury of a night of sin that she’ll never forget. Rick Kendall can’t forget his night with Joy. Not until he meets his newest client - Jozefina Ziolkowski, Joy to her friends. He can’t take her as a patient, but he doesn’t want her to leave.
Forbidden Submission by Jamie Bodek Forbidden Submission by July 19, 2018 $5.97 59,970 words Sample 1%
The only man she the only man she can't have! Can twin sisters share the same man?
A Song to Call Mine by Merrillee Whren A Song to Call Mine by July 19, 2018 $3.99 85,890 words Sample 20%
A young woman's dreams of stardom in Nashville take a detour when her car breaks down in a small eastern Tennessee town.
Saber's D'Artagnan Book Three by L. Ann Marie Saber's D'Artagnan Book Three by July 19, 2018 $3.99 78,100 words Sample 20%
Book Three - Damaged Colonel Graywolf steps into our FBI EROP Unit. Disconnected from his tribe and discharged from the military, Brekan has nothing to lose. With burns on half his body, beauty and the beast isn't a fairy tale, but everyday life for Brekan. Finding old friends, the love that got away and a new connection ar the RI reservation, he starts to rebuild. If only life were that easy.
Leather Horizons by Laverty Sparks Leather Horizons by July 19, 2018 $0.99 55,310 words Sample 15%
Misty Briscoe, Chicago entertainment journalist, has her mind around some profound decisions. One is the emotional struggle of balancing life in a major city with its chrome-plated intimidation and financial stability. But it's her roots in southwestern Michigan beckoning her to return to the rustic, unscathed comforts of a regeneration she values. Neither choice is without sacrifices.
One Shot: An Omega Team Novella by D.L. Jackson One Shot: An Omega Team Novella by July 19, 2018 $2.99 34,880 words Sample 20%
When Nolan meets Paige face-to-face, he realizes he might have to change his way of thinking about female snipers. The strong-willed Davis is more than his match on a battlefield and in the bedroom. But his mission is about more than making her a sniper. Someone wants her dead. He’s got one shot to get this right. If he fails, he’s going down with her.
Biochemical Reaction by Amy Ruttan Biochemical Reaction by July 19, 2018 $2.99 24,980 words Sample 20%
Jack Crane has to protect someone he thought he was able to leave behind. Lisa Morgan is the only one with an antidote to a chemical that killed her brother and drove the man she loved again. When her protection comes, she’s forced to trust with her life the man she couldn’t trust with her heart.
Silent Water by Stacey Wilk Silent Water by July 19, 2018 $3.99 37,330 words Sample 20%
Raine Kennedy must protect her son from her drug dealer husband at all costs. Chase Shepherd resigned from the elite agency, The Omega Team, after a drug bust went wrong. He rents a house in Silent Water swearing off future assignments until a pretty lady and her son shoot up his plan. Chase doesn’t want to be involved. A mistake this time will cost him far worse than before – his heart.
Love: Classified by Liz Crowe Love: Classified by July 19, 2018 $2.99 26,780 words Sample 20%
What starts as a trick to convince her parents she has a cute, private security employed boyfriend, ends in a way neither Joey nor Paige expect once they get home and encounter the full force of the DiFerrari family dysfunction in the face of a stressful weekend. Before Joey leaves Kentucky for his next assignment, he must confront his feelings about Paige—the good and the bad.
Precious Cargo by Brenna Zinn Precious Cargo by July 19, 2018 $2.99 26,840 words Sample 20%
Mila is determined to help protect her father and accomplish her treacherous undertaking at all costs. But as her tasks become more complex, she unexpectedly reunites with the man who stole her heart and then vanished into the night, never to be heard from again, until now. Her love’em and leave’em paramour is none other than her new American bodyguard Duke Gunnison.
The Savage Series Boxed Set (Books 4-6) by Tamara Rose Blodgett The Savage Series Boxed Set (Books 4-6) by July 19, 2018 $7.99 205,000 words
★For fans of The Outlander and The Black Dagger Brotherhood ★ From the NYT bestselling author of the dark romance, A TERRIBLE LOVE, comes a tale of criminal geneticists who interfere with predestined matches between the women and men of an unforgiving world. Three full-length SAVAGE books in one boxed set : VENGEANCE, PROTECTOR and DREAM
Oralde's by Jhamarí Marcérez Oralde's by July 19, 2018 $2.99 44,410 words Sample 15%
Ana Paula Oralde es, por orden de Octavio, su padre y jefe en la empresa familiar, la encargada de diseñar la propaganda política que Augusto Ronchester, actual presidente, usará en su campaña de reelección. Sólo hay un problema: ni ella ni su familia lo toleran, lo que lleva a Ana Paula a preguntarse qué trama Octavio con este acercamiento. Ven a descubrir cómo cambia el juego esta decisión.
Lethal Intent by L.J. Garland Lethal Intent by July 19, 2018 $2.99 30,230 words Sample 20%
Jamie takes ownership of a bakery—does he keep it or sell it? Thing is, he’s been in the military for so long he’s not sure what he should do next. Then he sees a sexy blonde…. The Omega Team sends Lily on the most dangerous mission of her life—she must not only protect Jamie but her heart from his tantalizing kisses. When a terrorist steps on US soil, lives hang in the balance.
Devil in the Details by Vikki Romano Devil in the Details by July 19, 2018 $3.99 40,620 words Sample 20%
When danger traps Asher Boyce and Tara Harriman in a desperate situation and threatens not only their lives but the lives of their friends, they must find a way to forgive the past so that they may have a chance at the future. Together.
Staring At The Sun by Chloe Dare Staring At The Sun by July 19, 2018 $2.99 38,900 words Sample 20%
Sienna and Sasha are meant for each other. They just don't know it. When they get to college it's complicated, their various affairs causing a years-long rift between the two. But time heals all wounds in this story of love, intimacy, trust and making sweet love. All characters over 18 years old, mature, sexual themes and a HEA. 
Changing Perspectives by Tamara Hoffa Changing Perspectives by July 19, 2018 $2.99 26,790 words Sample 20%
Angelina Montgomery was initially flattered when flowers and gifts started arriving at her door. But when her car was broken into that inclination changed to fear. Retired Army Ranger Luiz Hernandez was one of Omega Team’s top agents. Grey and Athena sent him to babysit a co-ed with a stalker. When he set eyes on Angelina he had a new mission…capture her heart.
Splintered Courage by J.E. Sawyer Splintered Courage by July 19, 2018 $2.99 33,930 words Sample 20%
Gemma Tate's life changed forever the day she confronted an unlikely stranger. Stumbling down the path of first love, in a steamy new world of firsts, Gemma wonders if she will come out unscathed. When ghosts from the past make an unforeseen visit, their lives take a turn neither of them expected.
Unraveled (Damaged Hearts 2) by Skylar Heart Unraveled (Damaged Hearts 2) by July 19, 2018 $3.99 93,290 words
He left. She stopped living. He left me when I needed him the most. So why is he standing there like nothing ever happened?
Shattered (Damaged Hearts 1) by Skylar Heart Shattered (Damaged Hearts 1) by July 19, 2018 $3.99 97,620 words
He’s trouble. She’s falling apart. I have to stay away from Lizzy, because my darkness will only make hers worse. But when I see the pain in her eyes, I can't resist her. I want to help her, touch her... protect her!
The Appearance of Impropriety by Kate Dolan The Appearance of Impropriety by July 19, 2018 $2.99 91,320 words Sample 20%
When Sophie Bayles inadvertently ruins a young man’s chance for employment, she sets out to find him a new position. Even though he doesn’t want her to...
To The Woman He Loves by Theresa Hodge To The Woman He Loves by July 19, 2018 Free! 48,990 words Read a sample
My secrets…my lies cost me a price I wasn’t willing to pay. Who would’ve ever thought our happiness and love for each other would end up at this point?
All You Need is Love: A 3-Book Anthology of Transgender Romance Tales by Amanda Mann All You Need is Love: A 3-Book Anthology of Transgender Romance Tales by July 19, 2018 $6.99 24,110 words Sample 12%
Amanda Mann brings you another anthology of transgender romances! First up, a girl runs into her former best friend turned bully, who doesn't recognize her and asks her out. Next is PJ, who comes out to her parents and the world, one summer vacation. Finally, there's Keri, whose former identity is exposed during a party game and now she wonders if she'll ever get her happy ending. Don't miss this!
Claiming his Love by M.J. Perry Claiming his Love by July 19, 2018 $1.99 27,860 words Sample 20%
~ Book Two in the His Love series~ Chloe has been David's personal assistant for nearly a year, and she's been in love with him for just as long. Not having the confidence to tell him, she's kept her feelings to herself. One day, things change between them and suddenly she is faced with a bossy, alpha male who knows what he wants, and he wants her.
Blackmailing His Love by M.J. Perry Blackmailing His Love by July 19, 2018 $1.99 34,420 words Sample 20%
~ Book One in the His Love series~ Callie and Alex were in love... Until they weren't. Six months ago Alex broke my heart. Giving me no explanations, he kicked me out of his life. I hoped I would never have to see him again, but now he's back, standing on my doorstep telling me I owe him and that he's come to collect. I should hate him after what he did to me, but I don't.
Knight and Day by Stephanie Queen Knight and Day by July 19, 2018 $2.99 20,320 words Sample 20%
She had to be his partner on this assignment, the one woman he’d vowed never to lay eyes on again, let alone work with.
Hybrid Reset by Shannon West Hybrid Reset by July 19, 2018 $4.99 58,720 words Sample 20%
“If vampires had yearbooks, I’d probably be listed as “Lucas, the Least Likely to Succeed.” After all, I’m living in the basement of a spooky old house about to fall down around my ears and a blood thrall named Liam brings me the blood of small game, so I won’t starve to death. It all started when some werewolves attacked our coven and killed off all the vampires, except for a few of us who...
Death Sentence: An Omega Team Novella by Tina Donahue Death Sentence: An Omega Team Novella by July 19, 2018 $2.99 26,080 words Sample 20%
Greed and corruption rule Zephron Correctional Institute for Women. A prisoner dies. The official ruling suicide. Hallie Reyes knows it’s murder and hires The Omega Team to infiltrate the prison where she works as a nurse. Ex-Army Ranger Chase Wallace arrives. Hallie’s everything he’s wanted in a woman and won’t chance losing. Even if he has to take the entire prison down.
Running with Risk: An Omega Team Novella by Shaye Harting Running with Risk: An Omega Team Novella by July 19, 2018 $2.99 27,530 words Sample 20%
Risk Campbell’s first mission for the Omega Team is to extract a wealthy doctor from a worn-torn country, not realizing that the real danger lies with her family. Ruth Cabot has dedicated herself to practicing medicine where people need her the most. The last thing she expects is for a flying cowboy to snatch her up and take her back to the people and place she fled.
The Cabin by Erin M. Leaf The Cabin by July 19, 2018 $2.99 17,710 words Sample 10%
Flynn is having a terrible day—his fiancée jilted him at the altar and now he’s alone on his honeymoon. Going to a wilderness resort by himself was probably not his best idea, but then artist Beau Green arrives to make everything even more complicated.
King by Kerri Ann King by July 19, 2018 $2.99 37,340 words
She’s the one captured, but I’m captivated… She ignites a fire within me that I cannot hope to control. Her strength in the face of defeat consumes me. She’s my assignment. A job I intend to complete. My club needs something from her, and I’ll make it happen at all costs.
The Thorns Beneath the Rose by Gary Walters The Thorns Beneath the Rose by July 19, 2018 $3.99 101,740 words Sample 20%
John, David, Emma, and Lauren have all been best friends since college. They shared idealistic goals and dreamed of making the world a better place. But years later, none of them are quite where they had hoped to be. And neither is the world. They and the world they know are now in grave danger. Nowhere is safe. Will they learn the truth in time?
A Bride for the King by L.J. Dare A Bride for the King by July 19, 2018 $2.99 93,250 words Sample 20%
Accompanying her twin sister who is marry the Barovian King, Lady Belle Bradford agrees to switch places with her sister until after her twin has met her future husband.
Cowboy Protector by Patricia Rosemoor Cowboy Protector by July 19, 2018 $3.49 60,670 words Sample 20%
Rancher Neil has none of the psychic gifts his sister and cousins inherited. When he meets Annabeth Caldwell, a worker at the Chicago rodeo where he's competing, he “sees” her in grave danger! Then they're taken hostage in a robbery attempt, and she's nearly killed. When something sinister threatens her, Neil knows he must protect her.
Defend by Lindsay Paige Defend by July 19, 2018 $3.99 77,020 words
A flat tire brings together Brent Murphy, a workaholic parent of two, and Jamie Alexander, a soon to be college graduate. The eighteen year age difference startles them both at first, but they decide there's no harm in seeing where things go. After a few dates, it's clear their attraction to one another can't be resisted.
Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) by Carole Mortimer Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) by July 19, 2018 $2.99 40,300 words
When Dominik Sinclair, the Duke of Stonewell's wife is accused of treason, he knows as agent and spymaster for the Crown, he has to investigate.But he will do it in a way Angel knows and understands.Angelique denies it emphatically when her husband arrives at their estate unnannounced and accuses her of treason. But Nik has his own method of extracting information from her.With her on her knees!
Consumed (Vampire Awakenings, Book 8) by Brenda K. Davies Consumed (Vampire Awakenings, Book 8) by July 19, 2018 $2.99 97,430 words
When Mollie awakens to find herself in a cage, she doesn’t remember how she or her sister got there, but she also discovers they are not alone in their nightmare. After their captors take her sister, Mollie vows to do whatever it takes to rescue Aida. The only problem is, she has no idea how she’s going to break free… until Mike arrives. 18+
PSI Europe: Belgium Heat: A Phoenix Agency Novella by Rebecca Fairfax PSI Europe: Belgium Heat: A Phoenix Agency Novella by July 18, 2018 $2.99 32,450 words Sample 20%
How can Christa believe a word special forces operative Carrick O’Neill says, let alone trust him, when he’s kidnapped her? But she’s going to have to, to keep her safe—hell, to keep her alive.
Lord Protector by Kate Richards Lord Protector by July 18, 2018 $2.99 19,900 words Sample 20%
In an effort to avoid an international incident, the Phoenix Agency employs Lord Henry Smythe to help with the case of a distant relation to the crown who's fallen in with a man whose criminal roots span both sides of the Atlantic. It should be an easy job for a man with his training and intelligence. But he hasn't yet met Amelia MacKay, a stubborn lady who when told to jump does not ask how high.
Her Uncommon Protector: A Phoenix Agency/MacKay Destiny Crossover Novella by Kate Richards Her Uncommon Protector: A Phoenix Agency/MacKay Destiny Crossover Novella by July 18, 2018 $2.99 19,660 words Sample 20%
One look at his protectee, and Clive suspects he’s in trouble. Their first kiss confirms it. It’s going to be tough to keep his mind on business, but her life depends on it.  
Thrust into Danger: A Phoenix Agency Novella by Tina Donahue Thrust into Danger: A Phoenix Agency Novella by July 18, 2018 $2.99 28,690 words Sample 20%
Gaby Peña heads security at a private boarding school. She never expected a student to go missing on her watch and contacts The Phoenix Agency. Ex SEALs combat medic Nick Torres, a telepath, is tall, dark, sexy as hell, and caring. He joins her in a search for the missing teen. They unearth a criminal conspiracy neither could have imagined…one that will threaten Gaby’s life.
Arctic Blaze: 62 Degrees North by Amy Ruttan Arctic Blaze: 62 Degrees North by July 18, 2018 $2.99 19,390 words Sample 20%
The GKA want one thing, they want Mason and they’ll stop at nothing to get that. Even if it means burning the north to the ground.
Arctic Burn: 62 Degrees North by Amy Ruttan Arctic Burn: 62 Degrees North by July 18, 2018 $2.99 22,280 words Sample 20%
He’d been burned once by her love… Bryant Quill left the airforce after his tour of duty. He came north to find the one who got away. The one who not only left a mark on his soul, but on his skin. Lexie Nevue is hiding from a terrorist organization that wants to use her telekinetic abilities to recover something deep.