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Free online samples of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT)-themed ebooks from the authors and publishers at Smashwords.

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.
Food for Love by C. Fonseca Food for Love by Sep. 19, 2018 $6.99 96,850 words Sample 20%
When injured elite cyclist Jess flies to Australia to sort her late brother’s estate, the last thing she wants is his stake in a rural eatery. She’d rather settle up, move on, and sidestep the restaurant’s beautiful owner, Lili, and her child. Given her traumatic life, Jess isn’t sure she’d survive letting her guard down. A lesbian romance about how nourishment is much more than the food we eat.
Contract for Love by Alison Grey Contract for Love by Sep. 19, 2018 $9.99 96,980 words Sample 20%
Sherry lives in a trailer park with her son, trying to make ends meet. Madison’s life couldn’t be more different. Her only goals are partying and bedding women. When her grandmother threatens to disinherit her, Madison has to find a way to prove that she’s cleaned up her act. After a chance encounter with Sherry, Madison comes up with a crazy idea: she wants Sherry to play her fake girlfriend.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
Heaven Is a Gay Bar by Bryan Foreman Heaven Is a Gay Bar by Sep. 18, 2018 Free! 105,690 words Read a sample
A shy, lonely man becomes a regular at a local gay nightclub and befriends a bawdy, vivacious drag queen while simultaneously falling for a drug-addled lounge singer who primarily hangs out with gay men.
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?
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…
The Academy by Quinn Anderson The Academy by Sep. 17, 2018 $3.99 97,350 words Sample 15%
Nick just wants a normal life. He had one once, back in Chicago. Before his father died and he took a year off from college to grieve. Now, he’s starting fresh at a prestigious — but tiny — Catholic university. Adjusting to small-town life will be a challenge, along with making friends and keeping his scholarship. All he wants to do is blend in, get his diploma, and go back home.
Rough Play and More by L.V. Lloyd Rough Play and More by Sep. 16, 2018 $0.99 56,680 words
Three Novellas: Rough Play - Lieutenant Matthew Ferris stumbles on a scandal that could tear his spaceship Jerez apart. Some call it rough play, he calls it unacceptable. Also contains His Guilty Secret, and Dangerous Tension, stories in the Aurigan Saga series. Gay romantic sci-fi.
Lost In Love by Daija Mosby Lost In Love by Sep. 16, 2018 Free! 4,380 words Read a sample
This collection of stories, tell about the lives of young women struggling to love their significant others in healthy ways. The outcomes of their love take a turn for the worst.
The Brat-tastic Jayk Parker by J.A. Rock The Brat-tastic Jayk Parker by Sep. 16, 2018 $3.99 69,340 words Sample 10%
Jayk and Amon experience another body swap the day before their wedding.
Wacky Wednesday by J.A. Rock Wacky Wednesday by Sep. 16, 2018 $3.99 53,190 words Sample 20%
A dom and his sub switch bodies for a day and have to live each other's lives in this kinky romantic comedy.
Coffin Dodger by Stephani Hecht Coffin Dodger by Sep. 16, 2018 $3.99 26,390 words Sample 10%
Ever since Ari was held as an unwilling blood slave by a band of feral vampires, Ari has been everything a Warden shouldn’t be—scared, angry and unstable. He tries to maintain a brave front for his fellow Wardens, but cracks are starting to show. Adam hasn’t felt whole since Ari, was kidnapped. Will Adam’s love be enough to heal Ari’s emotional wounds, or will Ari be lost to the darkness for good?
Suspicous Truths by Adam Carpenter Suspicous Truths by Sep. 16, 2018 $6.99 75,510 words Sample 20%
At the shocking end of SINISTER MOTIVES, Noah Sanders was forced to make a decision that would change everything he'd strived for since arriving in the coastal paradise, one that jeopardized not just his relationship with his family, but with his lover.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Kiss Your Elbow - An Embellished Memoire about Growing Up Gay in the 50's and 60's by Susan Stocker Kiss Your Elbow - An Embellished Memoire about Growing Up Gay in the 50's and 60's by Sep. 14, 2018 $6.50 63,410 words Sample 25%
Susan is tall, athletic, and a tomboy. Her quirkiness allows her to move within the worlds of both boys and girls. At constant battle with her mother who wants her to be a “normal girl” and an older brother whose mission is to make her life miserable, she struggles to discover and accept who she really is, in this embellished memoir of growing up gay in the 50’s and 60’s.
The Surfer Stud Secrets by Jim Price The Surfer Stud Secrets by Sep. 14, 2018 $2.99 81,240 words Sample 20%
A lusty private eye with an eye for guys takes a baffling case that exposes him to a desirable stud who doesn’t play. On the most glittering beach resort in Australia, Skipper Trent, a lusty young PI uncovers forbidden secrets. When he’s engaged by macho Clay Garrison to uncover a plot that could trigger a decadent resort-wide sex scandal, he faces a personal dilemma . . .
Shaker of Earth by Jordan L. Hawk Shaker of Earth by Sep. 14, 2018 $2.99 41,690 words
Charleston is reeling beneath the onslaught of demons unleashed by the vampire spirit Drugoy and his human host Yuri. Alone and drained almost to the point of death, Gray and Caleb must make their way across a city gone mad in hopes of putting an end to Yuri and Dru. But the other drakul isn’t the only enemy they have to worry about.
Rez Dogs and Scooter Trash by Deirdre O'Dare Rez Dogs and Scooter Trash by Sep. 13, 2018 $2.99 18,150 words Sample 20%
Mike DuFrayne opens an animal shelter on the reservation, and handsome Adam Bolt rides up on a Harley looking to help. Running a youth center to save kids has become Adam’s purpose. He figures no outside do-gooder will last but Mike’s dedication wins him over. When gang activity threatens both projects so they have to work together, hidden passions erupt.
Pulling Apart by Shawn Lane Pulling Apart by Sep. 13, 2018 $1.99 8,400 words Sample 20%
Sequel to Pulling Away. Noah Riggins thought his troubles were over and he’d live happily ever after with Charlie Banks, but lately their domestic bliss has been anything but blissful. Charlie’s shutting down and shutting Noah out, refusing to even consider getting help. When Charlie suggests a separation, is it really the end? Will Noah be left with nothing but a broken heart?
Mirror, Mirror by Terry O'Reilly Mirror, Mirror by Sep. 13, 2018 $2.99 13,440 words Sample 20%
It wasn’t going happen to Dave Fleming. No way. He wasn’t going to get old. He had this aging thing beat. But it didn’t work. He was swept steadily along to senior citizenship, and passed up chances for love. He stares at his reflection in a mirror and wishes he could go back, do it over, and maybe find love. Will Dave get his chance? If he does, will his wish come true?
For the Love of Muscles by J.D. Walker For the Love of Muscles by Sep. 13, 2018 $1.99 5,450 words Sample 20%
Jaxson Hartfield loves muscular men, and Carter Daniels in particular. But making conversation is awkward, and Jaxson finds it hard to hide his attraction, which makes things worse. Carter is a weightlifter at Jaxson’s gym, and he knows that the man is interested. Getting past Jaxson’s embarrassment might take a lot of effort, but it might be worth the trouble.
Sinister Wisdom 105: Passion Fruit and Wet Flowers by Sinister Wisdom Sinister Wisdom 105: Passion Fruit and Wet Flowers by Sep. 13, 2018 $4.99 52,670 words Sample 20%
Sinister Wisdom 105: Passion Fruit and Wet Flowers includes the best creative writing by lesbians accepted during the past two years through our open submission process. Creative work in Sinister Wisdom 105: Passion Fruit and Wet Flowers is an eclectic mix of poetry, fiction, a play, and creative non-fiction. Sinister Wisdom 105 continues to celebrate revolutionary lesbian-feminist consciousness.
Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary by Sinister Wisdom Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary by Sep. 13, 2018 $4.99 43,710 words Sample 20%
Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary celebrates the fortieth anniversary of Sinister Wisdom in 2016. Sinister Wisdom is one element of a long history of lesbian culture—and a bold reach to the future with each issue published. Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary has many voices—old and new—singing in harmony. Together we can imagine another forty years of sinister lesbian imagination.
The Earl of Klesamor Hall by Adella J Harris The Earl of Klesamor Hall by Sep. 13, 2018 $2.99 73,070 words Sample 20%
After being arrested at a molly house and serving two years’ hard labor, accounting clerk William Hamond knows work will be hard to come by, so when he is offered the position of secretary to the reclusive Earl of Trenwych, he’s eager to accept the position and devastated to discover that Lord Trenwych does not want a secretary.
Sun Shift One: No Sanctuary by Bailey Bradford Sun Shift One: No Sanctuary by Sep. 13, 2018 $3.99 62,270 words Sample 3%
One shifter, waiting for others to join him in the sanctuary he's built. One lone wolf, broken and close to death. Cali and Jacob find more than sanctuary; they find hope and the possibility of a love that can endure throughout time-- if they can survive the evil coming for them and those seeking safety with them. But there might not be any truly safe place for shifters...
Finding Sheila: The Morelville Mysteries - Book 11 by Anne Hagan Finding Sheila: The Morelville Mysteries - Book 11 by Sep. 13, 2018 $3.99 43,090 words Sample 20%
A woman, imprisoned for manslaughter, disappears without a trace during transport between states and it's all up to a newly deputized Dana Rossi to find her.
Lights and Sirens by Lisa Henry Lights and Sirens by Sep. 13, 2018 $4.99 69,710 words Sample 15%
Paramedic Hayden Kinsella wouldn’t hook up with copper Matt Deakin if he were the last guy on the planet. Hayden thinks the feeling is mutual . . . until clearing the air leads to a drunken one-night stand, which leads to something neither of them was expecting: a genuine connection.
Law of the Irish by Ezra Dawn Law of the Irish by Sep. 13, 2018 $2.99 27,460 words
What happens when an undercover FBI agent falls for his mark? Does he hide his feelings or pursue them? Take a peek inside Law of the Irish to find out.
The Snake Charmer's Daughter by C. M. Barrett The Snake Charmer's Daughter by Sep. 12, 2018 Free! 38,490 words Read a sample
When a foreign nation conquers her land, Zena, snake charmer and mind master, becomes a slave in the Emperor's harem. She resists those who urge her to start a revolt, but she learns she can't turn her back on the suffering of others. As life in the harem becomes increasingly perilous, Zena begins to wonder if her only hope of survival is to lead a rebellion.
The Network by Cindy Zhang The Network by Sep. 12, 2018 $2.99 23,220 words Sample 20%
Sabine is working on a mixed-species spaceship when it abruptly comes under attack by a strange monster. When she encounters Eirlys, a set, they manage to hide together and survive the assault. They're rescued by Naomi, captain of a mercenary ship which was hired to kidnap the two survivors but at the last minute chose to rescue them instead—putting them, Naomi, and her crew in peril...
New Neighbor by Kelex New Neighbor by Sep. 12, 2018 $2.99 20,760 words Sample 10%
When Mac moves across the hall from Benji, he thinks he senses interest… but then, why would a big, buff ex-Marine be interested in him? But every time Benji runs into Mac, he can’t deny the electric tension between them. Is it all in his head?
Murder on Metro 4 by Mattie Hope Murder on Metro 4 by Sep. 12, 2018 $3.99 31,680 words Sample 20%
Jax has been fascinated by splices—genetically modified ambassadors to humans from a civilization known as 'the Fusion'—from the moment they made first contact. On insular Metro 4, though, his chances of ever actually meeting one are slim. Then one day he discovers a body...
Kinesis by Irene Wendy Wode Kinesis by Sep. 12, 2018 $6.99 65,960 words Sample 20%
Myrdu is an Avlan, part of a proud warrior race. He has family on Avla, mothers, broodmates, a daughter. But one day he finds that it's all a lie—that Myrdu himself is a lie. Myrdu's lifetime is one of many in the unfolding memory of Okka, the shapeshifter, Okka, the spy. But Okka's mission on Avla has come to a bitter end, and xir homeworld has fallen. Xe cannot stay on Avla now that xe knows...
Universal Chemistry by Li Hill Universal Chemistry by Sep. 12, 2018 $6.99 72,910 words Sample 20%
In the aftermath of the First Contact Skirmishes, all Tom wants is to practice law and forget about aliens. Instead, he gets Iilo, an alien who comes to his office with a shoebox and a mystery. Iilo, smart and determined, persuades Tom to help figure out why Iilo's people have gone missing—by way of promising to reveal something Tom doesn't know about himself.
Paw Prints on My Heart by L.J Hamlin Paw Prints on My Heart by Sep. 12, 2018 $1.99 20,300 words Sample 20%
Holden loves his twin sister, tattoos, wild hair colors, and love. The first three are easy—his sister loves him, he's training as a tattoo artist, and hair dye is a store away. But love is another matter. Scoring an evening of fun takes no effort, but getting someone to stay? Impossible. Then a hot werewolf cop shows up for a tattoo appointment, and Holden's interest seems mutual...