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

Foundations Weak and Strong by Rachel White Foundations Weak and Strong by June 28, 2017 $1.99 11820 words
In the three months since their break-up, Nick has been unable to move on from his eight-year relationship with his ex-boyfriend Justin, with whom he is still deeply in love, a situation exacerbated by the fact that they are fostering a child together and are therefore interact regularly. When he attends a New Year's Eve party he'd prefer to avoid, he hopes it might lead to a new boyfriend...
River Tale by Jau N River Tale by June 28, 2017 $1.99 15151 words
Bakwa's uncle is king. He is also under the curse of a wizard and to save him, Bakwa must venture deep into a magical forest to locate the rare flower that can save him. When she is set a series of tasks by the guardians fairies of the forest, a river spirit offers to help her complete them—for a price.
Unlikely in Love by Susan Mac Nicol Unlikely in Love by June 28, 2017 $0.99 9833 words Sample 2%
Three delightful short stories about how love begins in the most unexpected ways.
Paint a Story on Your Skin by L.J Hamlin Paint a Story on Your Skin by June 28, 2017 $1.99 12093 words
Mike is a gallery owner who is looking to put on a show with a few local artists, and the first step is interviewing them. Interview number one is Tommy: attractive, funny, amazing—and far too young for Mike's forty-odd years, even if Tommy himself strongly disagrees.
Double Teamed by the Officers by Robyn Hunter Double Teamed by the Officers by June 27, 2017 $2.99 7615 words Sample 20%
Enjoying a lazy day in the sun, Martin is surprised by Sean and Vince. The two cops have something special planned for their eager toy. Tied to a tree, Martin learns quickly, how good they are at team-work, even when using a flogger. Once they’ve worked him over good and hard, they have another show of team-work in store for him. One were they both use his ass—at the same time.
Ridden Hard by the Officers by Robyn Hunter Ridden Hard by the Officers by June 27, 2017 $2.99 7102 words Sample 20%
Planning his evening, Martin is pleased to hear from Officer Day. The powerful and commanding cop is not alone though. He’s brought his friend, Officer Knight, with him. Will Martin be able to handle two strong and demanding men? Especially as they are intend to put his ass through an exhausting and hard workout, starting with a brutal paddling. Part 3 of the Hot Officers series:
The Salisbury Key by Harper Fox The Salisbury Key by June 27, 2017 $4.99 102330 words Sample 20%
Daniel is struggling to cope in the wake of his lover's suicide. Jason had everything - great career, the respect of his university department. But behind the success, dark secrets lurked, and now Dan is fighting an inheritance of shadows. He's not ready to accept help - but army lieutenant Summer Rayne is hard to refuse. Together they have to begin to unravel the mystery of the Salisbury Key.
Fight to the Top by S.L. Gape Fight to the Top by June 27, 2017 $9.99 103553 words Sample 10%
Georgia is an Area Director from Manchester, UK who is all work and definitely no play. Erika is an Area Director for the same company, but in the United States. The two women are exceptionally different, and worlds apart. Both of their lives are turned upside down when they are suddenly faced with being thrown together by their bosses for one last major Texas.
The Only Option by maderr The Only Option by June 27, 2017 $2.99 35587 words Sample 10%
A desperate dragon. A lonely necromancer. A marriage neither wants.
Crimson Storm by Laz and Lachi Publications Crimson Storm by June 27, 2017 $3.99 159243 words Sample 20%
When Rome trembles and the bowels of Hell spew forth its spawn, the wolves and the rogue Nephilim join forces with Malachi Denali and his vampires to fight against evil and tip the scales in favor of the just. (Book Three of the Crimson Nights Saga.)
Bring the Love by Lon Sarver Bring the Love by June 27, 2017 $6.99 94456 words Sample 20%
There is something about the love of men for men that speaks to the heart. There is something about these stories that show men opening–sometimes eagerly, sometimes reluctantly–to love. In all, eleven stories of love and romance between men from ForbiddenFiction's top authors, including award-winners Julian Keys and Lynn Kelling. To you, our readers, we bring the love.
My Family's Fight (Second Chance Mates 5) by Rosa Swann My Family's Fight (Second Chance Mates 5) by June 26, 2017 $2.99 19744 words Sample 10%
Wilder: I can’t believe what Logan’s parents have done. Not only are they trying to fight the will, but they took Maddy away from Sterling. I’ll fight them every step of the way, because Maddy is my family too now. Sterling: Maddy is gone. I can’t believe they’d resort to low tactics like this. What do they really want? And will my mating with Wilder help or hinder getting Maddy back?
Second Chance Mates Box 1 by Rosa Swann Second Chance Mates Box 1 by June 26, 2017 $5.99 68458 words Sample 10%
Wilder: Ten years ago, Logan left me. Today, I’m at Logan’s funeral. Why am I offering to look after his little family? Sterling: Logan and I had everything we wanted, then he was ripped away from us in a car crash. My heat starts at the most inconvenient of times. And why is Logan’s friend reacting to my heat? Only true mates are supposed to react to a mated Omega...
Life, Some Assembly Required by Kaje Harper Life, Some Assembly Required by June 26, 2017 $4.99 108011 words Sample 20%
Ryan is in love for the first time in his life. He and John just fit together right. But coming out to his family and classmates is harder than he expected. John has managed the coming out part, but dealing with his teen kids, his ex-wife, her husband, and Ryan's relatives turns something simple and sweet into a complicated life. Worth it, but never easy. (Rebuilding Year book 2 - re-release)
The Rebuilding Year by Kaje Harper The Rebuilding Year by June 26, 2017 $0.99 86570 words Sample 15%
Painful minutes pinned in a blaze cost Ryan his firefighter job, his girlfriend, and damn near cost him his left leg, but he's determined to rebuild. Medical school is doable. Falling for his male housemate is a new challenge. John knows about loss - his ex-wife took his kids a thousand miles away. Renting Ryan a room helps fill his empty house, but their growing connection is nothing he expected.
Ma première fois: une histoire d’amour lesbienne by Giselle Renarde Ma première fois: une histoire d’amour lesbienne by June 26, 2017 $2.99 6730 words Sample 20%
On dirait que Brigitte est peut-être un peu vieille pour être encore vierge. Vingt-six ans, et elle n’a jamais même encore embrassé une autre fille. Elle est amoureuse de Marilou, mais Marilou la traite comme une baby-sitter gratuite. C’est plutôt Camille, son amie du boulot, qui veut ce qui est réservé pour Marilou. Mais comment Brigitte va-t-elle réagir quand Camille fait ses avances ?
The Cherry Pickers by Gregory Randall The Cherry Pickers by June 26, 2017 $6.99 113030 words Sample 10%
Gregory C. Randall weaves a tale of secrets in northern Michigan during that stormy summer of 1956. In Howie Smith’s world of primal forests, orderly orchards, and Lake Michigan; he learns about life and begins to understand death. A crazy aunt, a dying gay uncle, and the unyielding pressure to bring in the demanding crop of cherries, forces Howie to realize there is more to life than baseball.
Given Time by E. D. Parr Given Time by June 26, 2017 $3.99 22806 words Sample 10%
Angel Starc is about to board a plane to Paris when he receives some sudden sad news. It takes him hurrying back to his childhood home after two years away. Angel is amazed and filled with guilt when, that night, he meets the only man he’s found romantically attractive in a long time. How can it be right?
A New Co-Worker by Tina Long A New Co-Worker by June 26, 2017 $0.99 2548 words Sample 20%
Sidney has been having a hard time with her marriage. That is until she meets a new coworker willing to make it all go away. Like all things it starts off as innocent and ends up being something that is not only dangerous but hot as holy hell. For Mature Audiences Only (18+)
A Bubbly Tour Guide by Tina Long A Bubbly Tour Guide by June 26, 2017 $0.99 3250 words Sample 20%
Janice takes a vacation after she catches her boyfriend cheating on her with her best friend. She meets Lisa, a bubbly tourist guide who she takes an immediate dislike to. A small accident leads her to spending more time with the woman than she would have liked and doing things beyond her wildest imagination. For Mature Audiences Only (18+)
New Neighborhood by Tina Long New Neighborhood by June 26, 2017 $0.99 3221 words Sample 20%
Susanne and her husband Terry move into a new neighborhood. It seems like the perfect place to start their lives together and raise a family and the neighbors are nice enough as they would expect. To welcome them, a neighbor throws them a party at their place which changes their whole perception of their new home. For Mature Audiences Only (18+)
Surprise Me by Tina Long Surprise Me by June 26, 2017 $0.99 3225 words Sample 20%
Lilly has been trying to distance herself from her mother and all her craziness. That, however, doesn't mean she can skip birthdays and when that birthday comes she's prepared to deal with everything thrown at her. What she isn't prepared for is Lola, her mother's best friend, and her determination to get what she wants. For Mature Audiences Only (18+)
Memorable Housewarming Party by Tina Long Memorable Housewarming Party by June 26, 2017 $0.99 3216 words Sample 20%
Jade and her best friend, Sasha, move into a new house after they graduate from college. They have a housewarming party inviting all their friends including Felicity, Sasha's stuck up sister who Jade doesn't like. However, the two of them loosen up over a couple of beers doing what neither one of them had ever thought they would. For Mature Audiences Only (18+)
Nate's Last Tango by Kevin Klehr Nate's Last Tango by June 26, 2017 $3.99 31732 words Sample 20%
Nate’s life couldn’t be better. He’s living with his rich boyfriend, Cameron, in New York while being wined and dined all over the city. But when Nate decides to visit his friends back in Sydney, Cameron suggests they break it off for a while. With Nate at a loss to what went wrong, he faces the dim reality that love may have run its course.
Moro's Price by M. Crane Hana Moro's Price by June 26, 2017 $6.99 112047 words Sample 20%
Valier has lusted after the gladiator called “The Diamond.” Meeting the escaped slave, Valier discovers Moro wants suicide before his former masters can reclaim him. Infected with a deadly symbiont, Valier proposes empty sex to satisfy his urges and grant Moro’s release from a horrible life. Neither plans for Moro to survive, or how the morning after will shake three empires to their foundations.
Oversight by Santino Hassell Oversight by June 26, 2017 $5.99 65680 words Sample 15%
Holden Payne has it all . . . or so he thinks. As heir to the founder of the Community—an organization that finds, protects, and manages psychics—he’s rich, powerful, and treated like royalty. But after a series of disappearances and murders rock the Community, he’s branded the fall guy for the scandal and saddled with a babysitter.
Out! by JL Merrow Out! by June 26, 2017 $3.99 81543 words Sample 15%
Mark Nugent has spent his life in the closet—at least, the small portion of it he hasn’t spent in the office. Determined to make amends to his neglected teenage daughter from a failed marriage, Mark swears off work—and love—so he can give her a stable home environment. But Mark’s resolve to keep his heart under wraps is tested when he meets an out and proud young man he’s instantly drawn to.
Sitting Together: Lesbian Erotica by Giselle Renarde Sitting Together: Lesbian Erotica by June 25, 2017 $0.99 6492 words Sample 20%
Yes, it’s true: Brenda is still a virgin. At 26, she’s never even kissed a girl! She’s half in love with divorced Dee, who’s still hung up on her ex-husband, but Dee only sees Brenda as a free babysitter. It’s Silken, Brenda’s friend from the office, who wants everything that’s reserved for Dee. But when Silken makes her feelings known, will Brenda go with the flow or run a mile?
The Perfect One by Tawdra Kandle The Perfect One by June 25, 2017 $2.99 18032 words
When Burton native Alex Nelson ducks into a Savannah art museum, he's only looking for an air-conditioned spot to hang out before an appointment. But meeting Cal Rhodes amps up the heat instead. Now he just has to convince a gun-shy Cal to risk his heart on love.
Like a Torrent by Olivette Devaux Like a Torrent by June 25, 2017 $4.99 56749 words Sample 20%
New in their relationship, Ash and Cooper lack control over their water and earth powers. Preventing a natural disaster borne of their love is but a small challenge when a greedy fracker comes along. No amount of magic will hide gas extraction stress, and only our intrepid duo can save Pittsburgh from a cataclysmic earthquake. Will they rise to the occasion? Will us normals survive the experience?
Remendandome el Corazón by Nicole Rosalind Remendandome el Corazón by June 25, 2017 $2.99 36397 words
Gina y Allison son dos mujeres profesionales que viven para sus respectivos trabajos. Se encuentran involucradas en un accidente de auto el cual las hace continuar conociéndose.¿Podran los sentimientos que estan teniendo la una para la otra ser suficiente para mantenerlas juntas por el resto de sus vidas?
Чёрная дьяволица. by Джеймс Мак-Канли Чёрная дьяволица. by June 25, 2017 $9.00 10887 words Sample 10%
Светлана, женщина средних лет решила провести отпуск в небольшом посёлке, где сняла для себя на весь сентябрь отдельный дом. Её внимание привлекли две дамы, проживающие вдвоём по соседству. Наблюдая за ними, Светлана решает, что одну из них необходимо спасать от жестокого обращения подруги. Но дело повернулось совсем неожиданной стороной.
Skin After Skin (PsyCop #8) by Jordan Castillo Price Skin After Skin (PsyCop #8) by June 25, 2017 $6.99 132937 words Sample 10%
Fierce. Audacious. Independent. Curtis Ash can’t be bothered to settle down. He’s too busy enjoying his cushy job as a high-paid stylist, caught in a whirlwind of hookups, parties, and obscenely priced cocktails. While he insists he doesn’t need a relationship to complete him, would sharing his life with someone really be so bad?
The Great Pretender by Sarah Hadley Brook The Great Pretender by June 24, 2017 $1.99 10221 words Sample 20%
Billy loses control of his vehicle on the way to the diner and ends up alone in a ditch. Will the sexy mechanic in the black leather jacket come to his rescue in more ways than one?
Cultivating Love by Addison Albright Cultivating Love by June 24, 2017 $4.99 39039 words Sample 20%
Joe is a hard-working farmhand who likes his simple, uncomplicated life. Ed is thrilled when an unexpected development allows him to help Joe realize a dream. When life throws them a curve ball, and the rules of their game get old, will Joe adapt to the sentimentality Ed’s injecting into their relationship? This is a previously published story that has been rewritten, expanded, and re-edited.
The Sound of the Sea by Wayne Mansfield The Sound of the Sea by June 24, 2017 $3.99 25447 words Sample 20%
The heart wants what the heart wants. Liam, a recently divorced accountant, could never have predicted who he’d fall in love with. Not in his wildest dreams. But he’s torn -- his lover or his son? He loves both more than words can describe. When he’s asked to make a choice, he’s plunged into agonizing anguish. When the decision is made for him, he realizes there is yet another choice to be made.
The Wooden Samurai by Alex Morgan The Wooden Samurai by June 24, 2017 $2.99 13007 words Sample 20%
In 1708 Japan, samurai Hirata finds out he has a secret admirer, Matsuda, but rejects him. Even though he isn’t ready for a relationship with a man, Hirata is in love with Matsuda. Can he convince an angry Matsuda of that love?
Thank You, Ranch Romances by Deirdre O'Dare Thank You, Ranch Romances by June 24, 2017 $2.99 18846 words Sample 20%
An unlikely pair, big, bluff rancher Wade and gentle lonely Darnell find a bond through Wade’s children but do they dare explore the growing attraction between them? Can these two diverse men put their needs together and create a new family, or will the narrow-minded town successfully divide them ?
Fate: No Strings Attached by Erik Schubach Fate: No Strings Attached by June 23, 2017 $4.99 51785 words Sample 20%
Found unconscious in an impact crater in the Cascade Mountains, with no memory of who she is or how she got there, Sloan Tesha attempts to start a new life as she tries to discover who she really is. As she recovers, the tattoos that cover her body begin to move and morph under her skin, the threads of ink reweaving to reflect the life all around her. (This story is set in the New Sentinels world
You've Got To Be Kidding Me by Lisa Oliver You've Got To Be Kidding Me by June 23, 2017 $4.50 51714 words Sample 15%
Poseidon has had more than his fair share of sexy adventures but when boredom sends him to Cloverleah he finds more than he bargains for. One night at Claude's and he's hooked but since when could the god of the sea stay mated to a wolf shifter? Old gods, new friends and some visits from the Fates. Will Poseidon find his HEA or are he and Claude doomed to fail before they have a chance to start?
The Runaway Omega: MM Gay MPREG Shifter Romance by Morgan Wood The Runaway Omega: MM Gay MPREG Shifter Romance by June 23, 2017 $2.99 6404 words Sample 20%
Omega. Breeder. That’s what Erik was. As an Omega, his pack had all the rights to him, and anyone willing to take him could claim him as their own when he came of age. Only… Erik didn’t want to be claimed. Determined to avoid a forced mating, Erik decides to run – only to find himself in the arms of the Alpha of the neighboring pack. But could happily ever afters exist for an Omega like him...?
Waiting for Walker by Robin Reardon Waiting for Walker by June 23, 2017 $3.99 111457 words Sample 10%
The only good thing in young Micah Jaeger's life is the camera his dad gave him before his folks split. He hides that he's gay, and he's ashamed that his mother consults a medium to talk to her older son, killed in Afghanistan. Then the gorgeous Walker Donnell sails into Micah's life in his beautiful sailboat, and things are wonderful. That is, until Walker reveals his secret: He's intersex.
Tough Love by Heidi Cullinan Tough Love by June 22, 2017 $4.99 103118 words Sample 20%
Chenco Ortiz harbors fierce dreams of being a drag star on a glittering stage, but when leatherman Steve Vance introduces him to the intoxicating world of sadomasochism, he finds strength in body and mind he’s never dreamed to seek—strength enough maybe to save his tortured Papi too.
Limitless Love An Unconventional Family by Tina Brescanu Limitless Love An Unconventional Family by June 22, 2017 $2.99 45810 words Sample 20%
When Viola decides to get pregnant, she makes sure the baby is created during a ménage with both her lovers, Jay and Balde. She wants to make sure everyone is involved and invested from the start. This is going to be a family of lovetastic proportions. Loving more than one is not as easy as just love.
Boundary Line by Patrick Mangan Boundary Line by June 21, 2017 $3.99 46978 words Sample 20%
Roan has his hands full when he invites Tanner, a young college kid, into his secluded mountain cabin to ride out the severe winter storm that has stranded him in the mountains for the weekend. They take up a fast-paced, but intermittent relationship as the snow and ice melt, each struggling with the distance between Tanner’s college and the remote location of Roan’s cabin...
What's Up, Pussycat? by Louise Lyons What's Up, Pussycat? by June 21, 2017 Free! 23903 words Read a sample
After Finley's lover died, he tries to move on by taking a role in a musical that his love previously played. An irritating fellow actor becomes the bane of his life. But things change and Finley finds himself attracted to Karl. Could this man be his future?
Snowbird Season by BJ Phillips Snowbird Season by June 21, 2017 $6.50 63519 words Sample 25%
Kelly Bradley feels destined to always be alone. She meets Andi, niece of Snowbird Elise Wainwright, while doing a woodworking job. There is an attraction, but Andi is healing from a failed relationship. How can Andi, a woman from New York City and owner of an art gallery in SoHo, and Kelly, a middle-class Florida Girl who has no intention of ever living anywhere else, make it work?
Fighting For Family by Clyde Abbot Fighting For Family by June 21, 2017 $6.99 97310 words
Khit, a Scottish peer, battles to save himself, husband, and 3 sons from a shrewd couple intent on kidnapping or killing them.
Take It SLOW by AKM Miles Take It SLOW by June 21, 2017 $7.99 85096 words
It's going to take a while for Daniel to recover from all he's been through in the last two years, but he has a wonderful support system just waiting to help.
Shriek! by Robert Tait Shriek! by June 21, 2017 $4.99 59368 words Sample 20%
Changes are afoot in the quaint backwater of Scrubby Creek. Gays have opened a cafe and Sydney University is carrying out secret experiments in an abandoned coal mine. But oddest of all are the new residents — most of them seem to be characters from old television shows! When things turn VERY scary the only reaction is to SHRIEK! A new comic Australian novel from Robert Tait, author of Mardi Gras.