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The Book Addict by Karli Perrin The Book Addict by Sep. 19, 2018 Free! 6,530 words Read a sample
My name is Halle Hennessy and I’m a book addict.
A young hitchhiker falls in love, then sabotages his newfound happiness. by Richard Mosher A young hitchhiker falls in love, then sabotages his newfound happiness. by Sep. 19, 2018 $9.99 54,180 words Sample 20%
A young hitchhiker falls in love, then sabotages his newfound happiness.
The Seven Deadly Sins Series by M.E. Clayton The Seven Deadly Sins Series by Sep. 19, 2018 $8.99 347,160 words Sample 20%
The Seven Deadly Sins series is a collective story about six friends who are so intertwined in their love and loyalty for each other, it brought in a brother for a fourth book and a HEA for a fifth book. Avery Ellis, Quinn Erickson, Isabella DeLucci and Kamala Edwards show you just what happens when a girls' night out turns into boys' night out.
Love's Secret Fire by Rena Koontz Love's Secret Fire by Sep. 19, 2018 $4.99 76,650 words Sample 20%
The biggest story of reporter Valerie Daniels’s career could be the one that kills her. Her twin brother is the suspect in a string of arson fires being investigated by an undercover agent who befriends her. Meanwhile, the real arsonist is taunting her with e-mails, luring her into his deadly trap. She'll fight to save the men in her life at the risk of losing her own.
Trapped Like a Rat by Lilith T. Bell Trapped Like a Rat by Sep. 19, 2018 Free! 30,530 words Read a sample
Infiltrating a pirate ship disguised as a boy is easily the most dangerous thing Brigid O'Cullane has ever done. But she has no choice if she ever wants to regain the treasure map that belonged to her dead father. Liam Lynch holds the map now and he may well have had a role to play in her father's death. When the dangerously sensual Liam catches her, he hints at secrets she never dreamed of...
Avoidance by Kristen Granata Avoidance by Sep. 19, 2018 $0.99 74,680 words Sample 20%
In the sequel to Collision, Merritt Adams continues to struggle with her inner demons and spirals out of control. MMA fighter, T.J. Cutler, teaches Merritt that life is full of choices - and that she needs to start making the right ones. It could mean the difference between life and death.
Wicked King Dick by Malachi Stone Wicked King Dick by Sep. 19, 2018 $2.99 94,870 words Sample 15%
First love, recaptured in a chance encounter after decades apart, transforms into deadly burning desire. Here's a nostalgia piece, my personal foray into Jean Shepherd Americana.
Summer Breeze by K.C. Sprayberry Summer Breeze by Sep. 19, 2018 $1.99 14,810 words Sample 20%
A special bikini puts courage into Beth to approach the guy of her dreams. Trane looks forward to the waves and talking to a girl who has caught his eye. The Summer of ’72 on the longest day of the year, two teens discover love on the beach, amid adventure and fun.
Sweeps Week Murders by Malachi Stone Sweeps Week Murders by Sep. 19, 2018 $2.99 74,500 words Sample 15%
Ambitious prosecutor falls for seductive murder defendant. When TV cable news finds out the truth, it's the end of life as he knew it.
Dead Man's Act by Malachi Stone Dead Man's Act by Sep. 19, 2018 $2.99 72,080 words Sample 15%
Small-town lawyer solves murders and deals with woman troubles..
The Last Of The Mackenzies by La Solitaire The Last Of The Mackenzies by Sep. 19, 2018 $1.99 76,260 words Sample 20%
He holds her cold frail self against his steel cage of a chest, a chest hiding a very soft inner-core that's already responding to her energy. He knows he cant hold on anymore he must yield his guard and agree to be led along. This is how you write destiny.
A Witch's Fate by Cheri Winters A Witch's Fate by Sep. 19, 2018 $4.99 107,360 words Sample 20%
One vampire. One demon. One werewolf and I'm in the middle of it all. 
Sugar Land by Kassanna Sugar Land by Sep. 19, 2018 $4.99 57,410 words Sample 15%
Two people from two different worlds find themselves in an attraction that can’t happen. They shouldn’t have anything in common. Still, their weaknesses become each other’s strengths to overcome painful life lessons. Young love can be complicated. Sometimes even real love can’t withstand harsh realities.
Haru to Aiden: A Novella Teaser [A New Adult Stepbrother BL] by Alexia Praks Haru to Aiden: A Novella Teaser [A New Adult Stepbrother BL] by Sep. 19, 2018 Free! 19,900 words Read a sample
Haru to Aiden is a BL stepbrother romance full of angst and smut scenes. If you’re a fujoshi and have a thing for stepbrothers love, then this is the book for you. 

Eighteen-year-old Haru Ono has been in love with Aiden Davis, his older stepbrother, since he was in middle school. Trying to keep his feelings under wraps is annoyingly hard when they’re living under the same roof.
Stefan: The New Generation by L.J. Diva Stefan: The New Generation by Sep. 19, 2018 $14.99 320,650 words Sample 20%
The next instalment of L.J. Diva’s Porn Star Brothers Series continues in Stefan: The New Generation… Thirty years has passed since Carlos, Pedro and Tomas Stefan made a name for themselves in the world of porn in the late ’70s. They have not only forged new careers for themselves but kept the secrets of the past hidden from their children. Or so they thought…
Second Chance by Adam Charles Second Chance by Sep. 19, 2018 $2.99 14,800 words Sample 10%
Even though he bolted out of fear, David has never been able to forget the day he kissed his friend Michael. Now that Michael is in his life again, will David be able to make it up to him? Or is it too much to hope for another second chance?
Her of the Wood by Veronica Watts Her of the Wood by Sep. 19, 2018 $5.99 56,200 words Sample 20%
Determined to get out of a city where the lowest classes are subjugated into silent submission, Euodia sneaks onto a convoy of detainees being transported to the old lands to die. Her hope is rewarded when her group meets scouts from a small but thriving community. As Euodia learns to live and work in her new home, she struggles to shake off years of conditioning...
Bad Boys Do It Better by Jodi Redford Bad Boys Do It Better by Sep. 19, 2018 $2.99 44,860 words Sample 20%
A swingers club is the last place Grace would hang out. And she sure wouldn’t invite cocky tattoo artist Dalton as her date. But thanks to a PI job she’s taken on, she needs the perfect bad boy to go undercover with. Sassy Grace is precisely not the type of woman Dalton goes for. But the deeper the two of them delve into the erotic charade they’ve created, the tougher walking away becomes.
Reforming Her Vampire by Marie Medina Reforming Her Vampire by Sep. 19, 2018 $3.99 33,050 words Sample 10%
Sean arrived at a wedding thinking he might find someone to warm his bed, if he was lucky. He didn’t expect to find his fated mate, and he certainly didn’t expect her to be his friend Erik’s eighteen-year-old ward. He’s never worried about attracting a lover before, but a mate is very different, especially one as lovely and seemingly innocent as Iris.
The Runaway Father by Parker Avrile The Runaway Father by Sep. 19, 2018 $4.99 76,290 words Sample 20%
Out of the closet, ready to settle down with his one true love at last, rock star Stoney learns a long-buried secret that could explode his new happiness. He's the father of a troubled teenage boy he never knew he had. A full-length contemporary gay romance novel about the complications of creating an instant family in the celebrity spotlight.
Without Reservation by Lynn Burke Without Reservation by Sep. 19, 2018 $3.99 32,850 words
Will Trevor and Jack overcome her reservations, or will her past ruin their chance for love?
Promis à Deux Ours by Kelex Promis à Deux Ours by Sep. 19, 2018 $4.99 34,870 words Sample 10%
Gage reconnaît ses compagnons dès qu’il les voit, mais il sait aussi qu’ils ne pourront jamais être ensemble. En tant qu’omega, il fait partie de la caste la plus basse du monde des ours, esclave invisible, dominé par tous. S’imaginer appartenir un jour à ces deux hommes est un fantasme trop effrayant, peu importe combien son corps aspire à être réclamé par ces deux mâles splendides.
In the Stableboy's Heart Stampedes a Lavender Stallion: A MM Steamy Romance by Gaylord Fancypants In the Stableboy's Heart Stampedes a Lavender Stallion: A MM Steamy Romance by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 11,300 words Sample 20%
Edwin is a lord's valet, sworn to be loyal to him and his family forever. Dasher Mugwump is a lowly stableboy, a silently brooding lad with a simmering heart and passions that pound fiercely in his manly chest, passions so potent he could never dare speak them...
True Son -- Wounded Warriors Book 1 by Carla Simpson True Son -- Wounded Warriors Book 1 by Sep. 18, 2018 $4.99 137,810 words Sample 15%
A veteran of three tours in Afghanistan... A woman with wounds of her own. One person is dead, and two more will die. On a dangerous race through London, the underbelly of Paris, into the world of on-line gaming, internet hackers, and a billion dollar smuggling operation that finances terrorism, they're on the bloody path of a killer determined to stop them. Kris McKenna never u
Riding The Storm by Lisa Oliver Riding The Storm by Sep. 18, 2018 $3.99 57,910 words Sample 15%
Thor didn't think he needed a mate. He'd seen too much lovey-dovey stuff going on when Lasse met Jason. But now Jason's pregnant and Thor's getting bored. When he sees a glowing man in a storm, he has to wonder, would having a mate be so bad? Orin has got a lot on his mind. He got a huge shock when Thor landed in his apartment. The man was every vision he'd ever had, until he opened his mouth.
Lavender Lady by Janice Bridges Lavender Lady by Sep. 18, 2018 $9.99 94,710 words Sample 20%
When the Duchess of Norgate flees England in 1845, leaving behind the cruel and maniacal Edward Washbourne, nothing can prepare her for what lies ahead.
Missing and Presumed Dead: A Chandler County Novel by Cherime MacFarlane Missing and Presumed Dead: A Chandler County Novel by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 55,190 words Sample 10%
A small town in Chandler County, Kentucky holds more secrets than the sheriff realizes. Crystal Dane's mother has been missing for years. He wants to solve the mystery for all the Dane children, not just Crystal. He doesn't realize the part his family played. A feud from the 1700s played a part in the convoluted tale he must explore before all the players die.
Around Loveland - Welcome to Loveland books 3-5 by K-lee Klein Around Loveland - Welcome to Loveland books 3-5 by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 43,470 words Sample 20%
Books 3 to 5 in the Welcome to Loveland series. Mistletoe Reunion in Loveland - 3 Finding Forever in Loveland -4 Winter Lights in Loveland -5 Writing Lucky and Jack has been a real treat, but it’s also fun to take an extra peek around town. Around Loveland features stories that represent different faces and facets of the sweet city of Loveland, Colorado.
Sex in My City (A Novel) by Monique L Miller Sex in My City (A Novel) by Sep. 18, 2018 $3.99 65,750 words Sample 20%
Malinda Thompson-Hughes was skeptical about writing the column Sex in My City, but when her paper's editor told her that she could write under the pen name and have her photo partially obscured instead of having her face hosted beside her piece, she agreed. After 10 years, she chooses 9 of her favorite columns as she shares her views on family, relationships, dating woes, pets, and of course, sex.
Kiss Me (A Novel) by Monique L Miller Kiss Me (A Novel) by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 57,050 words Sample 20%
Eve Harrington couldn't wait to move away from home and go to college, but now she's back in her hometown, doing a favor for a family friend in their time of need, and the last thing she intended to do when she came back is start dating or falling for anyone. Will the new guy in town help to ease her discomfort at being back, or will he only add to it?
Towards Forever by Janelle Lee Towards Forever by Sep. 18, 2018 $5.99 125,160 words
When Australian heiress Alexandra Wainwright meets seventh in line to the British throne, David, she isn't impressed. Declaring him a stalker, she sets out to ignore him, but he only ups the ante. After he wins the bet--one she instigates--she reluctantly agrees to go on a date. Finding their happy ever after brings conflict. Will they work through the difficulties as they find love forever?
Her Man in Sorrento by Ann M Streetman Her Man in Sorrento by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 70,880 words Sample 20%
Charming, handsome Navy Commander Nathan Ferrari and Sarah Millerman have been hurt by lost loves in the past. Come along for the twists and turns of their love story as beautiful as the Italian Amalfi Coast where they meet. It's sweet Italian American romance with a red-white-and-blue flare you don't want to miss.
The Makeup Test by Vanessa M. Knight The Makeup Test by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 36,270 words Sample 20%
Parker Breckinridge is working hard to escape her parents’ control. Cade Adler doesn't have time for uptight princesses. A misunderstanding drops Parker directly in Cade’s path and heart. When outside forces threaten their newly found love, they must decide if they can work together to pass this test or accept their love is destined to fail.
Smuggler's Lair by Virginia Henley Smuggler's Lair by Sep. 18, 2018 $3.99 40,420 words Sample 20%
Victoria Carswell will not be bound by society's restrictive dictates. She'll even risk swimming naked in view of abandoned Bodiam Castle. At least, she thinks it's abandoned, until a dashing smuggler lures her into an adventure that sweeps her back in time 100 years to defy every rule.
Blood Lust by L.M. Mountford Blood Lust by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 25,000 words Sample 20%
Sooner or later, the thirst always wins… After a thousand years, Lucian had given up any interest in the world. His only concern that night was finding his next drink, preferably from a flavoursome twenty-something with loose morals and no expectations. Then he saw her…
Le Feu et la Glace by Gaëlle Cathy Le Feu et la Glace by Sep. 18, 2018 $5.80 65,810 words Sample 15%
Le calme de Franklin, New Hampshire, est juste ce qu'il faut aux Beckett après avoir fui Manhattan. Emma a vingt ans, un break loin de l'université, et de ses tourments sentimentaux s'impose. Mais très vite, sa rencontre foudroyante avec Charlène Campbell, artiste désabusée, va la plonger dans une spirale infernale qui ne lui laissera aucun répit. L'amour peut-il vraiment tout conquérir?
Sacred Books & Sky Hooks by Paul Enns Wiebe Sacred Books & Sky Hooks by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 87,080 words Sample 20%
In Sacred Books & Sky Hooks, Paul Enns Wiebe has the audacity to wrap an investigation of three religious founders--Corky Ra, Joseph Smith, the Apostle Paul--within a literary/detective/romance novel and finds the three founders guilty of misrepresentation.
Claiming The Princes: Hardcore historical erotica short story contemporary womens fiction XXX MF, MMF, Rough Menage Book Younger Older Fertile Princess Alpha Male by Gisele Love Claiming The Princes: Hardcore historical erotica short story contemporary womens fiction XXX MF, MMF, Rough Menage Book Younger Older Fertile Princess Alpha Male by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 5,130 words Sample 20%
When the princess sneaks out of the kingdom and meets a ruggedly handsome man named William, she is in for a long night of heated passion as he claims the princess long, hard, and unprotected!
You Before Me by Ted Evans You Before Me by Sep. 18, 2018 $4.99 63,830 words Sample 20%
I wanted his heart, but he gave me something life.
Boy vs. Girl by Mary E Thompson Boy vs. Girl by Sep. 18, 2018 $3.99 71,160 words Sample 10%
Losing control is not an option… Seeing my dreams come true again is a pretty great deal. Not everyone sees the Big Island as their dream. Ginny wants to be anywhere but here. I don't know why anyone would want to run from paradise, but she has something else in mind. We aren’t friends, but we aren’t enemies. There are so many stops in between. Which one we’re at definitely depends on the day.
His to Rescue (The Vampire’s Past 3) by Rosa Swann His to Rescue (The Vampire’s Past 3) by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 38,400 words
When your present starts to look a lot like your past, and there is only one way to ever be free of it…
Booted by Pam Godwin Booted by Sep. 18, 2018 $4.99 76,260 words Sample 5%
The night I’m released from prison, she’s in my bed. It’s been eight years since I touched a woman, and the Native American beauty is half-dressed, beaten, bruised, and devastatingly exquisite. We’re toxic together, but we want the same things. Blood. Vengeance. Violent relief in a warm body.
Rapture & Rebellion: A Pride & Prejudice Reimagining by Ney Mitch Rapture & Rebellion: A Pride & Prejudice Reimagining by Sep. 18, 2018 $4.99 73,400 words Sample 20%
Follow the two most beloved characters of the regency world as they embark on a new adventure that we all know—or thought that we knew.
The Aurora MacIntyre Series - Boxed Set - Books 1-3 by H.M. Shander The Aurora MacIntyre Series - Boxed Set - Books 1-3 by Sep. 18, 2018 $5.99 236,430 words
Aurora's content to live with PTSD and a terrible drug addiction until the Johnson Brothers enter her life. Nate teaches her a way to deal with the trauma and step outside of her comfort zone via physical means, while his brother Lucas teaches her to reach inside herself and face the fears within. As she learns to heal, she falls in love. But is it enough? Can true love conquer everything?
The Biker's Nanny by Sam Crescent The Biker's Nanny by Sep. 18, 2018 $3.99 36,410 words Sample 10%
Hawk needs a nanny for his nine-month-old daughter. He can’t sleep or do his job when it comes to his club—who need their Prez. He doesn’t trust anyone with his little girl, so he has no choice but to go to a reputable agency to find the right woman.
The Musician by Leslie Johnson The Musician by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 51,920 words Sample 20%
Nicholas Spencer has a weakness for redheads. Older redheads, to be precise. Ever since the day he first laid eyes on his high school music teacher. He's been chasing after redheads and bedding them ever since. Then one day gorgeous blonde Fiona Ward tricks him into chasing after her.
Tears You Apart by Shannon A. Hiner Tears You Apart by Sep. 18, 2018 $3.49 86,450 words Sample 15%
Hadrian Catane never wrote a law he couldn't keep. Until now. Drawn by a mysterious bond to a dying human's side, he doesn't know what her death might do to him. Forced to act on instinct, he saves her life. With unrest stirring in the immortal world the last thing he needs is to show any weakness to his enemies, but in keeping Aubri alive he may end up breaking every single one of his laws.
The Viking Prince by Sarah Woodbury The Viking Prince by Sep. 18, 2018 $4.99 80,690 words
May 1148. With death stalking his every move, Godfrid must call upon new friends and old to find the killer--and with their help uncover a conspiracy stretching beyond Dublin's walls to every kingdom in Ireland. Join Godfrid the Dane for murder and mayhem in medieval Dublin in The Viking Prince, the 11th Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Bollywood Invasion by Ricardo Alexanders Bollywood Invasion by Sep. 18, 2018 $2.99 80,850 words Sample 20%
Imagine you’re sixteen, living in Brooklyn. BAM! You wake up as a young prince in 1958 India. The only thing tying you back to the 21st Century is your memory of vintage Beatles music… You find love, sex, and even rock and roll in the distant past. Slowly, you realize that you have reincarnated as someone you know very well… This realization is leading you toward a fate that you know is coming…
Christmas Revels V : Four Regency Novellas by Hannah Meredith, Anna D. Allen, Louisa Cornell, & Kate Parker Christmas Revels V : Four Regency Novellas by ,
& Sep. 18, 2018
$2.99 101,040 words
Unexpected Tales of Christmas in Regency England by Four Award Winning Authors Mr. Hunt’s Christmas Caller – Disappointment in love leads to a revelation The Christmas Gamble – Sometimes love demands a leap into the unknown The Gnome and the Christmas Star – Everyone deserves a second chance at happiness A Perfectly Ridiculous Christmas – Chaos and deception can have surprising consequenes