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Winter Mist Book 5 Magic Seasons Romance by Jacqueline Paige Winter Mist Book 5 Magic Seasons Romance by Nov. 22, 2017 $6.99 79817 words
Can twelve witches follow orders or will they take matters into their own hands?
Mother (Children of Ossiria #5) by Vivian Lane Mother (Children of Ossiria #5) by Nov. 22, 2017 $2.99 51054 words Sample 20%
Carys and William mated eternally and are expecting twins. Being pregnant and giving birth brings out Carys' mama bear side and she'll stop at nothing to protect her babies against any threat, even one close to home. Meanwhile, Sebastian and Bethany continue a slow courtship forbidden by the Shadow Knights. Will Sebastian give up his calling for love? This story is for readers 18 and over.
Autumn Dance Book 4 Magic Seasons Romance by Jacqueline Paige Autumn Dance Book 4 Magic Seasons Romance by Nov. 22, 2017 $6.99 74747 words
The Mabon gathering brings this group of special friends together to use their powers to unmask the killer and prevent more victims, before moving to the celebration of the season.
Harvest Dreams Book 3 Magic Seasons Romance by Jacqueline Paige Harvest Dreams Book 3 Magic Seasons Romance by Nov. 22, 2017 $6.99 74911 words
Armed with magic and a plan for the Lammas festival as a group they are determined to stop the killer from harming anyone again. With a plan of his own, Steven decides he’s done waiting for Rachel to see that they’re meant to be together and takes things into his own hands.
Solstice Heat Book 2 Magic Seasons Romance by Jacqueline Paige Solstice Heat Book 2 Magic Seasons Romance by Nov. 22, 2017 $6.99 73013 words
Separated by two different life styles yet their passion and magic ignite sparks hotter than the Solstice heat. Can they work out a way to be together as they try to stop a killer from striking again?
Broken: A Soldier Ranch Erotic Romance Serial Part One by Jillian Cumming Broken: A Soldier Ranch Erotic Romance Serial Part One by Nov. 22, 2017 $2.99 21384 words Sample 20%
Jack Trammel Soldier. Veteran. Professional troublemaker. All around bad boy. The sort of man who goes through women like cheap smokes. They never say no. Not for long, at least. Family business takes him out of the army and back to Texas, where his family ranch and a life he left behind waits for him. But more than a ranch waits for him in his little hometown.
Secrets of the Bayou by Patricia Holden Secrets of the Bayou by Nov. 22, 2017 $0.99 14230 words Sample 20%
Before the war of 1812, Tom St. Clair returns to the Mississippi River Delta to begin courting the woman he loves, Laura Gayos. When he visits her family's home, he discovers that she is not there. Where went is answered by a most unlikely source. Once he knows the truth, Tom sets out to confront her over the wrongs done to both of them by their fathers, and to bring her back to his home.
His Love Letters by Cameron Allie His Love Letters by Nov. 22, 2017 Free! 4669 words Read a sample
It all started the day Jordan found Lance’s love letters. He hadn’t been planning to snoop while Lance was in the shower, in fact he’d been preparing to do the opposite.
Hi Stakes by Val Francis Hi Stakes by Nov. 22, 2017 $4.99 75661 words Sample 5%
Would you bet a thousand dollars on your boyfriend being faithful? Charlie did.
Earning his Stallion's Trust by Charlie Richards Earning his Stallion's Trust by Nov. 22, 2017 $4.99 30591 words Sample 5%
Into the paranormal world: A horse shifter must accept past mistakes in order to take a leap of faith.
A Bodyguard in Jail, Part Two, Fugitive by Ann Raina A Bodyguard in Jail, Part Two, Fugitive by Nov. 22, 2017 $4.99 47472 words Sample 5%
Accused of murder, Ryan Griffith fights to survive in a Peruvian jail while Ethan and Jazmin try to find the true killer. Will they be in time to exonerate him?
The Werewolf’s Choice by Caitlin Ricci & A.J. Marcus The Werewolf’s Choice by
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When Archer is kidnapped by a litch on the eve of his arranged mating, his life has gone from bad to worse. His father, the alpha, goes to the local vampire for help to track down his son, but none of them are prepared for what happens when Reese and Archer meet.
Learning Freedom by Catherine Lievens Learning Freedom by Nov. 22, 2017 $4.99 43140 words Sample 5%
Is it possible to learn freedom when you’ve been behind bars all your life?
Gay Spiritual Diary of a Manic Depressive by Tom Gallagher Gay Spiritual Diary of a Manic Depressive by Nov. 22, 2017 $4.99 76064 words Sample 5%
A journey of soul retrieval. Join Tom on his adventures where you will hear about his dealings with his first sociopath and his ramblings about social media and gay dating apps.
$eduction by Hank Putnam $eduction by Nov. 22, 2017 $2.99 15095 words Sample 5%
A beautiful con artist sets out to fleece a passenger on a cruise ship, but discovers the mark, a handsome billionaire, could be the man of her dreams.
The Daughters of Cytherea by Sari Shepard The Daughters of Cytherea by Nov. 22, 2017 $4.99 74518 words Sample 5%
Aphrodite was the Goddess of Passion and Desire. Meet her four daughters.
A Good Man by Caitlin Ricci A Good Man by Nov. 22, 2017 $1.99 10409 words Sample 5%
Emory gave up boxing years ago, and his boyfriend, Jonah, is glad he has stuck with that decision. But when Emory loses his job and an old friend offers him a chance at something great if he's willing to go in the ring again, Emory will have to make the hard choice of whether to go back to his old life or stay the safe route and leave boxing behind forever.
A Bodyguard in Jail, Part One, Suspect by Ann Raina A Bodyguard in Jail, Part One, Suspect by Nov. 22, 2017 $4.99 76471 words Sample 5%
Accused of murder, Ryan Griffith fights to survive in a Peruvian jail while Ethan and Jazmin try to find the true killer. Will they be on time to exonerate him?
Baby, It's Cold Outside by Vanessa Devereaux Baby, It's Cold Outside by Nov. 22, 2017 $0.99 9036 words Sample 5%
This story was previously published by Evernight Publishing in 2012. When U.S. marshal Ben McGinley shows up at a fugitive’s house on Christmas Eve, he doesn’t expect to find, Jade Wallis, the prettiest woman he’s ever seen. It seems she’s there for a reason too and that’s to catch his fugitive.
A Christmas Carol (The story of the good angel John) by Thanos Kondylis A Christmas Carol (The story of the good angel John) by Nov. 22, 2017 $7.50 69151 words Sample 15%
A reach guy, named John Goodwill one day received an unexpected visit from a strange guy. He told him the unthinkable, that he was his angel named also John, and that he had been following him since his birthday! The most important thing, though, was that the angel informed him that he was going to die exactly on Christmas Day.
Fake Daddy by Stephanie Brother Fake Daddy by Nov. 22, 2017 $2.99 25041 words
A play date for my nephew and play time for me. Pretending to be a daddy seemed like the perfect solution.
Empty Vessels by Meredith Katz Empty Vessels by Nov. 22, 2017 $6.99 80402 words
In the aftermath of a terrible accident, Keith is left with anxiety and depression. He's also left with psychic powers, a ghost following him around, and the unwanted knowledge that not everyone in the world is human—some are something other. In the midst of all this turmoil, it's the ghost, Lucas, who becomes his closest friend.
You Came Like Hope by Jyoti Arora You Came Like Hope by Nov. 22, 2017 $0.99 67150 words Sample 20%
The entertaining and heart-warming love story of You Came Like Hope takes you on a roller coaster of emotions as it uncovers some bitter truths, challenges widespread prejudices, and forces you to reconsider your beliefs. A must read for those who enjoy believable romances that leave them with something to think about.
The Thinking Woman's Travel Guide To True North by R. A. Labrenz The Thinking Woman's Travel Guide To True North by Nov. 22, 2017 $3.99 137321 words Sample 10%
Life long friends, Tally and Barbie have struggled with life. They long for a satisfying relationship like their friend, Lissie, has with husband Cesar. Promising not to give in to their own inadequacies, they learn to become effective in differentiating between rhetoric and reasoning. The men life brings have one thing in common: It takes a grand gesture to win these very capable women.
Rétrograde by RJ Scott Rétrograde by Nov. 22, 2017 $2.99 30191 words
Le copilote, Lachlan Donaghue se réveille à l’hôpital, survivant du crash du vol HA1710, avec des pertes de mémoire et le soupçon qu’il pourrait être responsable du tragique accident.
Dirty by Rose Wulf Dirty by Nov. 22, 2017 $3.99 84093 words Sample 10%
Clarabelle Buchannon never imagined the secret Logan Hawke and his family kept. But no amazing secret would change how she felt. The real problem wasn’t that the man she wanted controlled the earth – it was that he was as stubborn as a rock. And he had some lethal enemies who’d recently bumped him to the top of their hit-list.
Wicked Deception (Regency Sinners 4) by Carole Mortimer Wicked Deception (Regency Sinners 4) by Nov. 22, 2017 $2.99 40689 words
Maximilian Smythe, the Earl of Carlton arrives in Cornwall under the guise of investigating the smuggling along the county's rocky coastline. In reality he is there to ascertain whether his young and beautiful widowed stepmother, Lady Heather Smythe, is a traitor to the English Crown. Old passions flare into life as turbulent and dangerous as the sea crashes in the cove beneath Treganon House.
We Can't Be Friends & I Can't Forget: The Andersons Book 1 by Casamore Jones We Can't Be Friends & I Can't Forget: The Andersons Book 1 by Nov. 21, 2017 Free! 18722 words Read a sample
We Can't Be Friends Fran’s best friend Greg is coming to visit. But the night they spent together a few years ago still lingers in her mind and she hopes they can be more. I Can't Forget Gregory was always the “love em and leave em type” or maybe his heart just couldn’t get over his best friend Francine. A new location and needing a break from his job may just have him changing priorities.
Amorous Overnight by Robin L. Rotham Amorous Overnight by Nov. 21, 2017 $3.99 120909 words Sample 20%
After four months of orbiting Earth in a spaceship bursting with sex-starved aliens, nurse Shelley Bonham will do just about anything to get off. The ship, that is. The more time she spends with the Garathani leader, Minister Cecine, and his personal guard Hastion, the more she wants them. But she’s already been betrayed by one alien. Can she trust her future—and her children—to another?
Trix by Kate Morris Trix by Nov. 21, 2017 $5.99 140761 words Sample 5%
Detective Lorena Evans and her partner, Detective Jack Foster, are sent to Portland, Oregon, to consult on a serial killer case involving a madman who calls himself Trix. Jack's past will rise up to meet them with blunt force, and Trix will stop at nothing to make Lorena a permanent part of his personal collection, forcing her to face her own dark secrets that she thought were buried.
For the Love of Money by Candy Caine For the Love of Money by Nov. 21, 2017 $2.99 35291 words Sample 20%
What do you do when your womanizer of a husband loves your inheritance more than you and is the top divorce lawyer in Arizona? Vanessa Jeffers had had enough of her philandering husband, Jake, and wants to divorce him. Only...while she's making plans to dump him, Jake is making plans of his own.
The Void of Sorrow and Hope by Luis Angel Greer The Void of Sorrow and Hope by Nov. 21, 2017 Free! 4465 words
This is an excerpt presented as a short story of one of my current projects. It focuses on the story of a young princess and her guardian dragon and the last effects their actions had upon the very fabric of creation.
Don't Tempt Fate by Lisa Oliver Don't Tempt Fate by Nov. 21, 2017 $4.99 84130 words Sample 15%
Enforcer Marius doesn't want a mate, no way, no how, but Fate has a trick up her sleeve. Cathair, Battle Lord of the Elves is sent to Cloverleah with an important message. When he meets Marius, feathers fly. But not only do the couple have to contend with attacks on the pack, but their own insecurities as well. With trouble flying on two realms, will love win out? MM, HEA, trigger warnings abuse.
Myth City by Anya Howard Myth City by Nov. 21, 2017 $1.99 32969 words Sample 15%
A modern Dystopian retelling of The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Fantasy author Anya Howard
My Fair Laddie by Ryan Field My Fair Laddie by Nov. 21, 2017 $4.99 55006 words Sample 10%
Young Wilbur Munroe doesn't know a soup spoon from a salad fork. And although he makes his living working as a manual laborer for wealthy people in Savannah, he dreams about a much better life than what he's known.
Candy Houses by J.C. Daniels Candy Houses by Nov. 21, 2017 $0.99 55407 words Sample 20%
Greta didn’t get her happy ending her first time around. And now that she’s a Grimm—special kind of guardian angel and official ass-kicker in the paranormal world—romance is hard to find. Besides, there’s only ever been one man who made her heart race...
Hot Italian Lover by Ryan Field Hot Italian Lover by Nov. 21, 2017 $4.99 54143 words Sample 10%
Joey King likes the spotlight. He's worked hard for over twenty years to reach a pinnacle of success and to achieve a cult following, and now he's the big star in one of Broadway's most successful shows.. But when he's not on stage performing, Joey King is an attractive gay man just turned forty who is terrified of growing older.
Crazed Hearts by J.C. Daniels Crazed Hearts by Nov. 21, 2017 $2.99 35725 words Sample 20%
Aileas is on the run. She just isn’t certain if she’s running from something real or imagined. One thing is for sure, her brother is dead and she’s certain the book she found has something to do with his death. She really starts to doubt her sanity when she meets a hot but somewhat crazed man in the middle of nowhere.
He’s Bewitched by Ryan Field He’s Bewitched by Nov. 21, 2017 $4.99 52186 words Sample 10%
Brett Samson is a young warlock who longs to be just like everyone else. His only dream in life is to fall in love with the right man and live happily-ever-after. But he becomes disillusioned with everything when his latest lover breaks off their relationship. Realizing he may never be able to live a normal, mortal life, he takes off on a road trip to Cape Cod.
Gay Pride And Prejudice by Ryan Field Gay Pride And Prejudice by Nov. 21, 2017 $4.99 57464 words Sample 10%
Tristan's Uncle Eldridge always told him it was just as easy to fall in love with a wealthy man as it was to fall in love with a gay man, Tristan was always more interested in falling love with the right man than he was in finding money or prestige.
No Prince Charming by J.C. Daniels No Prince Charming by Nov. 21, 2017 $2.99 46390 words Sample 20%
Elle spent years trying to get over her so-called Prince Charming, and she’s finally getting the hang of it. A Grimm—a guardian angel with unique gifts—she spends her nights trolling for demons and kicking ass, and lately, her days have been spent with her on-and-off-again lover, Ren, a fellow Grimm. But fate has other plans in store for Elle, plans that include Michael, the prince from her youth
Field of Dreams by Ryan Field Field of Dreams by Nov. 21, 2017 $4.99 73936 words Sample 10%
In Ryan Field’s Field of Dreams, the central theme revolves around the celebration of love, passion, and romance, where the main characters are either already deeply in love with each other, or on the verge of falling in love.
Beautiful Scars by Shiloh Walker Beautiful Scars by Nov. 21, 2017 $2.99 63527 words Sample 20%
Marc Archer needs a date for a last-minute charity event, and he needs it fast. Not that women aren’t throwing themselves at his world-famous face and body, but sometimes it’s less messy—as in less personal—to use his sister Shera’s escort service
A Home for the Holidays by Valerie Douglas A Home for the Holidays by Nov. 21, 2017 Free! 4982 words
A heartwarming short story of a trip to the grocery store that helps teach what love and family really mean.
End of the World by Jeff Hayes End of the World by Nov. 21, 2017 Free! 7666 words
End of the World, a short story. Part, the fourth, in Rabbitry, a pentalogy. Grief from a death is visited upon the surviving members of a polyamorous family. The departing partner’s wish: scatter her ashes upon the waters at a cape they had frequented. Honoring the promise given required traveling by a road less frequented.
End Street Detective Agency Volume 3 by Amber Kell & RJ Scott End Street Detective Agency Volume 3 by
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A royal family in denial, a battle between gods, and long forgotten love leaves no time for Sam and Bob to take a breath. Is it too late to save the supernatural world?
Building a Home (Making a Family 7) by Rosa Swann Building a Home (Making a Family 7) by Nov. 21, 2017 $0.99 18924 words Sample 10%
When you know there is a huge difference between having a house and a home… Clay: Now I need to make sure that the house I’ve been working on for years will finally be a home… Aiden: It’s still early days, but I’m sure that if we all work together, we can make the house into a real home. Only, some plans go a little differently than expected…
Keys to Your Closet by Peyton Landry Keys to Your Closet by Nov. 21, 2017 $2.99 99997 words
Blurred Lines Series – Book Three – Keys to Your Closet In this third book of the series, Miranda Howarth and Corbin Macintyre scramble toward their finish line, determined and now bound by so much more than a book as the doors to the closet are swung wide-open… and misery, treachery, and lies have never looked so beautiful, or so much like love.
Ceasefire: Team Orion Nebula by Kayla Stonor Ceasefire: Team Orion Nebula by Nov. 21, 2017 $2.99 70523 words Sample 10%
Sworn to destroy the shapeshifting alien warlords who invaded Earth, Ahnna must partner with her nemesis in the Great Space Race. Tierc fights a losing battle against Ahnna’s prejudice, while the alluring assassin tempts him with her every move. She wants him dead. He wants her in bed. Can mortal enemies work together to survive the twisted perils of a corrupt reality game show and fall in love?
Secrets of Your Closet by Peyton Landry Secrets of Your Closet by Nov. 21, 2017 $2.99 93241 words
Book Two – Secrets of Your Closet Romance author, Miranda Howarth, continues to bask in her own fairy tale while striving to write an erotic gay romance. But when something breaks that can’t be fixed, Corbin, Mark, and Spencer are not immune to the pain it unleashes in.The walls close in and time runs out, and no one can control which secrets slip from the closet and which ones remain hidden.