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Happily Ever Afters by Rachel Magee Happily Ever Afters by Sep. 19, 2017 $4.99 82590 words
When an unexpected tragedy sends Lainey’s world spiraling out of control, she realizes her vacation crush might be the only one who can help her pick up the pieces of her shattered life. That is, as long as she can get out of the way of her own happiness. And as long as Carter Thompson’s past doesn’t catch up with him before she gets a chance.
Symphony Amore: Erotic Stories of Love and Music by Jordan Monroe, Rosalia Zizzo, Charlotte French, Rebecca Chase, Genevive Chamblee, Laura Callender, Sionna Fox, Elizabeth Coldwell, & Nanisi Barrett-D'Arnuk Symphony Amore: Erotic Stories of Love and Music by (editor),
& Sep. 19, 2017
$2.99 41481 words Sample 10%
From deep DJ beats and dimly lit bars to sensual solos and classical crescendos, Symphony Amore introduces you to a dazzling range of musical performances. Immerse yourself in tale of conductors and concert-goers, romantic encounters and hard-hitting BDSM play, and embrace the diverse cast that you'll meet.
Bet On It by Elizabeth Perry Bet On It by Sep. 19, 2017 $1.99 76817 words
She was only supposed to be a bet...
A Dead Ringer for Katie Rock Star by Tia Brady A Dead Ringer for Katie Rock Star by Sep. 19, 2017 $2.99 34451 words
She was only there to pay off a debt...Local Courier and Company Rep. Katie Cass of Cass Construction, Inc., is thrown into dangerous bay waters investigating a visiting Rock Star and his band.
New Reality Paradox by Severine Wolfe New Reality Paradox by Sep. 19, 2017 $1.99 51078 words Sample 10%
Helen is dropped into a fantasy world when hers has been one full of far too much reality. She finds a place for herself and her daughters. When she begins to take notice of one of her guards, she finds a new world of trust and love.
Dirty Talk, Books 3 & 4 by Opal Carew Dirty Talk, Books 3 & 4 by Sep. 19, 2017 $4.99 31873 words
From New York Times Bestselling Author Opal Carew comes the conclusion of this poignant steamy romance. Sonny has a debilitating fear of men. Tal is a scary looking tattooed bad-ass. Can Tal get Sonny past her fear and help her become whole? Two audios are included when you buy this collection. Be sure to snuggle up and to listen to them alone--or with your lover!
The Queen by Skye Warren The Queen by Sep. 19, 2017 $4.99 49748 words
Damon Scott is my own personal dragon, the fight I’ve always lost, the secret hope of my heart. And he needs my help right now. Only my mind can solve the puzzle. Only my presence can keep him sane as the city fights against him. Only my heart can unlock a man with such a tragic past. This is my final gamble, with everything at stake. One last game to win a future for both of us.
The Lost Letter by Mimi Matthews The Lost Letter by Sep. 19, 2017 $2.99 49115 words
Isolated from the fashionable acquaintance of her youth, governess Sylvia Stafford resigns herself to lonely spinsterhood…until a mysterious visitor convinces her to temporarily return to her former life—and her former love.
Foundation (The Hunted Series Book 5) by Ivy Smoak Foundation (The Hunted Series Book 5) by Sep. 19, 2017 $6.99 85717 words Sample 20%
Penny and James defied the odds. A professor and his student were never supposed to become husband and wife, let alone a father and a mother. The couple created a foundation in NYC that is held together with love, family, and friends. A foundation that they believed was impenetrable. But what happens when the life they know is threatened?
The Alpha's Honor (Howls Romance) by R.E. Butler The Alpha's Honor (Howls Romance) by Sep. 19, 2017 $0.99 21232 words Sample 20%
Duke knows that taking Ree, a human, as his mate is the end of his bid for alpha, but nothing is as important to him as his new mate. But a jilted lioness isn’t going to go down without a fight, and when Ree believes that Duke will never choose her, she runs. He won't let her go, and no lioness or pride laws will stand in his way. He’ll choose honor over duty, and love above all else.
One More Thing by Lilliana Anderson One More Thing by Sep. 19, 2017 $3.99 77477 words
The story of the wayward stick of gum continues.... This is a story about life after loss. It's a story about learning to love again. It's a story about the power of one tiny stick of gum and it's ability to bring people together....
The Life We Almost Had by Laura Miller The Life We Almost Had by Sep. 19, 2017 $2.99 70155 words Sample 20%
Back before everyone left the little town of Sweet Home to the ghosts, she was the girl next door. And he was the boy, who could never get on her father’s good side. But none of that mattered. The only thing that mattered was that her heart had picked him. But that was years ago. And now, Berlin’s sister is praying for someone to show up to take her brother’s mind off the girl from his past.
Fields of Gold Beneath Prairie Skies by Suzanne de Montigny Fields of Gold Beneath Prairie Skies by Sep. 19, 2017 $3.99 76596 words
French-Canadian soldier, Napoleon, proposes to Lea during WWI, promising golden fields of wheat as far as the eye can see. After the armistice, he sends money for her passage, and she journeys far from her family and the conveniences of a modern country to join him on a homestead in Saskatchewan.
How You Met My Father 5 by Luis Smietanka How You Met My Father 5 by Sep. 18, 2017 Free! 4886 words Read a sample
The second and third visitors of Laila's father were about to tell her something she was not ready to hear and never see they would come, the stories kept going on, the hidden life of her father, Jack Martin started to connect perfectly with everything of him that she could not explain in the past ....
Unfreeze a Heart by Chrissy Wissler Unfreeze a Heart by Sep. 18, 2017 $1.99 8600 words
The children wait excited and anxious to meet Elena, the famous snow queen. The long, long lines. The thunderous noise in the tight-packed throne room. The never-ceasing squeals of delight that shake the crystal icicles. Except for a little girl. Shadows hide behind the glitter of her princess dress. Haunted eyes that desperately need to believe. In magic.
Christmas Weather Wish by Chrissy Wissler Christmas Weather Wish by Sep. 18, 2017 $1.99 7055 words
The polar ice caps melting. Not her fault. The so-called 'perfect storm' off the coast of Massachusetts in '91. Not her either. Rolling thunder rumbled. Two trolls tossing bowling balls against the side of her Christmas Shoppe. Rain pelted windows and — lightning hitting too close. Even for a weather witch.
Pixie Dust Cupcakes by Chrissy Wissler Pixie Dust Cupcakes by Sep. 18, 2017 $1.99 5791 words
Rommy, owner of Cupcakes Forever, loves baking. Loves the quiet, early hours. The perfect clatter when a pan hits the counter. The sweet smell as the dough rises to perfection. She knows the secret to the best-tasting cupcakes: ones made with no magic. Too bad her proud, pushy mother refuses to understand. A mouth-watering, magical tale of family and romance.
The Chinese Mistress by Oscar Luis Rigiroli The Chinese Mistress by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 35704 words Sample 10%
n the year 53 b.C. a Roman army is defeated in Asia Minor. A legion survives and settles in China. At the present time an Italian historian travels to unveil the mystery of the fate of those 10,000 men near the Gobi Desert. In that endeavor he finds the love of a Chinese Anthropologist but also the danger of dark interests that do not want their presence in the region.
Reinicke by Becca Fanning Reinicke by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 10365 words
Bear Shifter Reinicke Best was at his end of his wits with these park visitors. Every year, they seemed to get worse. And then there was this newest visitor. Driving along without the common sense to watch where she's going, almost causing a car crash. He had a feeling she was trouble, the kind of trouble you'd have to keep a close eye on...
Hart by Becca Fanning Hart by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 10323 words
Bear Shifter Hartwin Best appreciated the simple things in life. A cold beer. A warm bed. A good ol' family gathering. Luckily for him, this week would afford all three. A very special ceremony was about to take place, one which would fully welcome his brother Dietrich's newborn son Isaak into the Clan. The scent of Elise's friend lingered in his nose, intriguing him.
Kurt by Becca Fanning Kurt by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 9984 words
Bear Shifter Kurt Best is addicted. He's addicted to excitement. He's addicted to new experiences. His family thinks he's addicted to gambling, but they just don't understand. He has lukewarm feelings about being a park ranger, but it allows him the joy of meeting new people. When he notices a beautiful brunette at the lake, he knew he had to meet her.
Ben by Becca Fanning Ben by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 10373 words
Bear Shifter Ben has been called many things in his life. Very few of them were pleasant, but as a park ranger he knew what to expect. When you break up a party getting out of hand or bust someone for littering, they're going to throw some barbs at you. But he never expected what happened next...
Dietrich by Becca Fanning Dietrich by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 10359 words
Bear Shifter Dietrich was trying to play it cool. The young lady now sitting next to his Gram looked him up and down, her eyes stopping on his washboard abs. But soon they made their way up, locking with his. She knew. Somehow she knew...
La Amante China by Oscar Luis Rigiroli La Amante China by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 35478 words Sample 10%
En el año 53 a.C. un ejército romano es derrotada en Asia Menor. Una legión sobrevive y llega combatiendo a China. En tiempo presente un historiador italiano viaja para develar el misterio del destino de esos 10000 hombres cerca del Desierto de Gobi. Allí halla el amor de una colega china, pero también el peligro de oscuros intereses que no desean su presencia en la región.
Destiny by Becca Fanning Destiny by Sep. 18, 2017 $4.99 50258 words
The Kingdom is balanced on a precipice between chaos and salvation while a baby is on the way. Heavy is the head that wears the crown.
Prophecy by Becca Fanning Prophecy by Sep. 18, 2017 $4.99 50465 words
A Shifter Kingdom in tatters and a throne soaked in blood. He's being crushed by duty; she's being pulled by chains to her past. Will their family and the royal lineage be safe?
Legacy by Becca Fanning Legacy by Sep. 18, 2017 $4.99 50778 words
He has to rule a Shifter Kingdom he doesn’t want. She has to break all the rules to protect her unborn baby. After one passionate night, will Fate bring them back together?
Chosen By A Ghost by Alina Renard Chosen By A Ghost by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 71052 words
Born with a gift that is judged by some as miraculous and by others as demonic, Anya's spent most of her life trying to blend in and appear normal. But her secret is out. And a group of scientists will do anything to get their hands on her. D'angelo Goretti was raised to be both spy and killer. Born with the ability to become a ghost, he's baffled when a Anya can see his spirit.
'Dominated by the Librarian' (Romantic male submission erotica) - The Complete Series (Part #1-6) by Tara Jones 'Dominated by the Librarian' (Romantic male submission erotica) - The Complete Series (Part #1-6) by Sep. 18, 2017 $5.99 43154 words Sample 15%
Peter Thompson leads a fairly successive life as a graphic designer working a web agency in inner London. He has a reasonable nice flat, several girlfriends (but nothing serious) and a hip job that some people would be willing to kill for. Then one late Thursday evening when the local library is about to close Peter follows a whim and tries to seduce the short and curvy librarian...
The Stipulation by Patricia Kennedy The Stipulation by Sep. 18, 2017 $0.99 69025 words Sample 20%
Three life long girlfriends spend their annual Fourth of July on Nell Island where they play 'truth' or 'dare' with not only themselves but with the rest of the staff and guests on the island. This year though four NHLer's arrive and needless to say the girlfriends' favorite game gets taken to a whole new level. It's all fun and games until Max 'dares' Ryan to do something she vowed never to do.
Deseo en las profundidades by Mary Zetina Deseo en las profundidades by Sep. 18, 2017 $4.99 102529 words Sample 20%
Kriszta intenta dejar atrás un pasado difícil pero la sospecha de que su familia guarda un terrible secreto la atormenta. Cuando conoce a Talio teme que las revelaciones lo alejen de ella pero no imagina que lo que él oculta no sólo pondrá a prueba su amor sino que la hará cuestionar todo en lo que siempre ha creído.
Forever Quail Crossings by Jennifer McMurrain Forever Quail Crossings by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 77411 words Sample 10%
A stranger comes calling and Quail Crossings will never be the same.
The Vlogger by Kitty Bright The Vlogger by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 119295 words Sample 10%
My latest upload has gone viral. The ex-Royal Marine nearly breaks down my studio door to flag me inappropriate, while I’m in the middle of a live-streaming event. But our attraction is undeniable. It’s like I am Eve and his lips are the apple, and damn if his tongue isn’t the snake. I'm the only girl who can put this broken man back together again. But the secret he is keeping will tear us apart.
Seraphina's Vengeance by Sheena Hutchinson Seraphina's Vengeance by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 65726 words
Seraphina has already learned that her dreams aren’t something to be ignored. But will her dreams be her salvation or her damnation?
Learning Curves #5: Advanced Degree by Maxine Clematis Learning Curves #5: Advanced Degree by Sep. 18, 2017 $3.99 8750 words Sample 20%
Kenya doesn't mess around with white guys. They just don't interest her that way. But when she meets David at a pool party, she's forced to reconsider. Supposedly, he's got this big reputation, and she's just tipsy enough to be curious. But as the evening heats up, Kenya discovers more about him than she initially expected, especially when his gentle blue-eyed gaze makes her so weak in the knees.
Learning Curves #4: Final Examination by Maxine Clematis Learning Curves #4: Final Examination by Sep. 18, 2017 $3.99 8748 words Sample 20%
David's fourth assignment involves a detailed lesson in restraint. Cassie is at her uncompromising strictest, and David studies harder than he ever has before. There seems to be nothing he won't do to please his sultry black tutor as she guides him through coursework that makes high school seem like child's play. Age versus youth, patience versus abandon; teacher and student are back in class!
Learning Curves #3: Open Enrollment by Maxine Clematis Learning Curves #3: Open Enrollment by Sep. 18, 2017 $3.99 8219 words Sample 20%
Cassie invites David next door for lesson three, but Serena is there, too, and the two older women tease him like a couple of schoolgirls. But when he threatens to break up the class, Cassie puts her foot down hard. The three explore a lesson plan that soon overwhelms them all, and David learns more about his appetites than he ever has before.
Learning Curves #2: Gifted Education by Maxine Clematis Learning Curves #2: Gifted Education by Sep. 18, 2017 $3.99 6767 words Sample 20%
It's been over a week since David has attended Cassie's class, and she's forbidden him to take matters in hand between sessions. When Cassie finally rings the school bell, she encounters a flood of sexual energy that's almost too hot to handle. Cassie amps up the lesson plan, leaving David writhing on her blackboard. Get ready for homeschooling at its naughtiest; teacher and pupil are at it again!
Once Upon a Page by Jessie Clever Once Upon a Page by Sep. 18, 2017 $4.99 88464 words Sample 20%
When a dead body appears in the Earl of Wickshire’s drawing room, Samuel and Penelope have no choice but to trust each other with their secrets if they are to find the killer before it’s too late. But ten years is a long time to collect secrets.
Learning Curves #1: First Assignment by Maxine Clematis Learning Curves #1: First Assignment by Sep. 18, 2017 $0.99 7402 words Sample 20%
Eighteen-year-old David is inexperienced for his age. Cassie is the older, wiser black woman who lives next door. One summer afternoon, Cassie catches David spying on her while she takes a revealing swim, setting in motion a chain of events for which he's totally unprepared. Cassie expertly tutors her willing student in the oldest of subjects and what follows for David is the thrill of a lifetime.
Swinging in a Motorhome 3 by Charlie Wish Swinging in a Motorhome 3 by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 13956 words Sample 20%
Engagement In this the third book of Swinging in a Motorhome, Jim, a 52 year old guy, who is swinging his way around Europe has found love in the very unlikely form of Megan, a very pretty young welsh girl who had been abandoned by her friend whilst on holiday in Spain.
Aparajeeta; A Compilation of Twenty-seven Stories by Hiranya Borah Aparajeeta; A Compilation of Twenty-seven Stories by Sep. 18, 2017 Free! 58629 words Read a sample
In this book, I compiled my stories on different topics ranging from crime-thriller to love affairs, from inspiration to bizarre one, hatred to humour and so on.
Gun Totin' Annie by MariaLisa deMora Gun Totin' Annie by Sep. 18, 2017 $0.99 11927 words Sample 1%
Riding clubs and motorcycle clubs exist side-by-side, yet worlds apart. What happens when those worlds collide? Annie and Domino are about to find out!
Die Before You Wake by D. A. Bale Die Before You Wake by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 74525 words Sample 5%
What do you get when you combine a coma-inducing career, an ardent academic, and a nefarious nemesis? A Vicki Bohanan hangover cocktail.
Mostly Married by Trish Wylie Mostly Married by Sep. 18, 2017 $0.99 41992 words
He's all in. She wants out. Talia Morales knew she should never have married Aaron Rudeski. She values her independence too much to give it up, even for a handsome, smooth talking Texan who fulfills all of her sexual needs. So, why hasn't she signed the divorce papers yet?
A World Apart by Mel Gough A World Apart by Sep. 18, 2017 $4.99 52186 words Sample 20%
Ben Griers is the darling of Corinth Georgia’s Police Department—intelligent, handsome, and hardworking. Thanks to his beautiful wife and clever daughter, Ben’s family is the envy of the town. Yet desperate unhappiness is hiding just below the surface.
Intruder In His Heart by TM Watkins Intruder In His Heart by Sep. 18, 2017 $2.99 100182 words Sample 20%
Sunny is a young woman who is smart, cheeky, mischievous and a little stubborn. After becoming lost in a forest, ending up in another world and is brought before the leader of the fae. Kaldrin is a man that is dark and dominating, moody and demanding. He wants Sunny to bow to his will, but she's far too stubborn for that. Kaldrin knows he has to earn her love the old fashioned way.
Northern Nights by T.T. Kove Northern Nights by Sep. 18, 2017 $3.99 48222 words
When life gives you lemons, you suck on them. You sure don’t share them. Svalbard is in my blood. For so long it was all I had, but now everything else in my life is good too. I’ve got my home, my business, and my man. Life’s great. Until the day it isn’t.
Lie to Me by Melinda Di Lorenzo Lie to Me by Sep. 18, 2017 $3.99 75198 words Sample 20%
Undercover journalist Audrey Albertson has one job–get the scoop on Seattle’s most eligible ex-con. Recently released felon Derek Stone needs a little help being perceived as something other than what he is, a man who stole a million dollars. As Audrey gets closer to Derek, she becomes positive that there is more to him than just his alleged criminal past.
Covet by Yolande Kleinn Covet by Sep. 18, 2017 $4.99 70835 words Sample 15%
Jack Mason—graphic designer and unrepentant player—has never been interested in monogamy. He certainly isn’t looking for romance when he meets Professor Colin Sloan.