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

Revealed by Adella J Harris Revealed by Aug. 20, 2017 $2.99 50750 words Sample 20%
Spy Sam Nelson has one last chance to prove he can still be useful to the Crown, retrieving a blackmail letter at one of Lord Dixon’s infamous house parties. Lord Brisban knows Mr. Nelson’s only interest in him is as a means to get into the party, but when Sam is chosen as part of the entertainment for the party, Brisban knows he’ll need help to carry out whatever his true reason for attending is
Life Experience by J. Gabrielle Life Experience by Aug. 20, 2017 $1.75 6035 words Sample 20%
Informal group of Florida wimmin having some interesting life experiences. Putting up speakers for bears, finding cats in the fridge and incorporating cannabis in all their meals. Come for the wildlife and mention of Florida nature. Stay for the senior shower and great recipes.
Midnight Heat MM Alpha Omega Fated Mates Mpreg by JadeDragonSong Midnight Heat MM Alpha Omega Fated Mates Mpreg by Aug. 19, 2017 $2.99 3072 words Sample 10%
It was hot. Too hot. This damned Phoenix heat was getting me down. And now that my own heat had come upon me, I needed relief. Taking a walk in the middle of the night to clear my head, I saw that a new nightclub had opened up near me. However, I didn’t expect to be the only omega in the place. The only one in heat, that is.
That's My Ethan by Tarian That's My Ethan by Aug. 19, 2017 $7.99 73385 words
This is our story, mine and Ethan’s. It is our story about two gay men, (well, one gay and one bi), beating the false pretenses that gay men can’t know love at first sight, let alone stay together, happily ever after. They are all wrong. I’m not a gay married man, I’m a happily married gay man. And I am going to prove it.
Fade to Gray by Emery C. Walters Fade to Gray by Aug. 19, 2017 $3.99 32924 words Sample 20%
James Rockton is ready to die. In fact, he plans on it. Having lost his life partner to AIDS, he books the cruise Richard didn't live to share. He will spread Richard's ashes at sea, then slip overboard to join him forever. Before he can carry out his plan, he meets an older gay man about James’s own age named Herb. With time, talk, and martinis, will love manage to find them, too?
Hate to Love You by J.D. Walker Hate to Love You by Aug. 19, 2017 $1.99 7503 words Sample 20%
When Sybron Adell finds out about a merger from his boss, Rio Jachetta, the ordinary, if staid, life he leads seems to unravel. Rio, a good friend but also clueless about how the real world works, ends up making a bad thing worse. Hot coffee might have been involved. Their friendship is in ruins, and jobs may be lost, but maybe Rio can fix things. Is a career worth everything that’s precious?
Top in the Class by Feral Sephrian Top in the Class by Aug. 19, 2017 $3.99 26461 words Sample 20%
Terry’s one-night-stand turns out to be his new professor at college. While Terry is willing to wait to pick up where they left off, the way Kyle pretends he doesn’t exist hides a secret in Kyle’s past that they’ll both have to overcome before Terry can get back into his good graces, and before a new threat can permanently damage Kyle’s career.
The Dragon's Feisty Feline M/M Mpreg Romance by JadeDragonSong The Dragon's Feisty Feline M/M Mpreg Romance by Aug. 18, 2017 $2.99 2701 words Sample 10%
“I didn’t want some alpha looming over me. But after the way he mated me… I just didn’t know anymore.” Remy is a feisty feline and an independent omega. When he comes up with the cure to his loneliness, he goes to search for an apha to give him the kittens he’s been longing for.
Boosted: A Shea Stevens Short Thriller by Dharma Kelleher Boosted: A Shea Stevens Short Thriller by Aug. 18, 2017 Free! 5053 words
After her mother is murdered, sixteen-year-old Shea Stevens flees her violent outlaw biker family. Desperate for cash, she steals cars for a chop shop near the Mexico border. But her attempts to earn a fast buck turn disastrous when she boosts an SUV from the wrong man.
Calico by Dorien Grey Calico by Aug. 18, 2017 $4.99 69297 words Sample 15%
It seemed like a simple job—guide Josh and Sarah to Bow Ridge to live with their aunt until they reached their 18th birthday. But someone wants them dead, which makes no sense to Calico. Neither do the feelings aroused by the nearness of the handsome young man from Chicago—feelings that seem to be returned.
For the Whored 3: A Dreanei Saved by GG Ryan For the Whored 3: A Dreanei Saved by Aug. 18, 2017 Free! 48431 words Read a sample
Elunara's blossoming business has gotten her far, but now rumors of her methods have brought her an interesting participant. What new experiences await for our night elf and this draenei? Book three in this erotic World of Warcraft fanfiction.
Lesbian Conquest by Alan Gantry Lesbian Conquest by Aug. 18, 2017 $1.00 6664 words Sample 20%
Andrea Lorentz is a young lady who commands great magical energies. For several months she is heartbroken after her lover of seven years leaves her for another woman. Working at her secretary’s job by day and performing magic shows in the evening she wonders what her future may hold.
The Incident by Xavier Axelson The Incident by Aug. 18, 2017 $1.99 24428 words
After accidentally shooting and killing an innocent child, small town cop Michael Carmac, consumed with guilt, turns to a fellow officer for comfort, only to find himself falling in love.
Seduced by Him by Jacey Holbrand Seduced by Him by Aug. 18, 2017 $3.99 27206 words Sample 10%
Wolf shifter and member of the Helldorado Mongrels MC, Dante “Tex” Valentin is restless and dissatisfied. He goes on a ride in search of excitement, never expecting to encounter his mate—a human male. Jarrod Russell is envious his brother, Cameron, found love. Wondering if fortune will ever smile on him the same way, he runs into a man who rocks his world.
Love Bites by Lila Bruce Love Bites by Aug. 17, 2017 $4.99 72263 words Sample 20%
The last person Ashley Baldwin expected to see when she walked into Ridgeview Animal Clinic was the gorgeous ex-love-of-her-life, Peyton Maxwell. Their break-up in college had been an explosive one, and now, some twelve years later, Ashley was still picking up the pieces of her broken heart. Peyton Maxwell knew better than anyone that life rarely turned out the way you planned...
Lesson Learned by Lillian Francis Lesson Learned by Aug. 17, 2017 $2.99 76605 words Sample 20%
Maybe moving forward means staying still, once you’ve finally found someone worth putting down roots for.
Side Order of Love by Tracey Richardson Side Order of Love by Aug. 17, 2017 $9.99 82690 words
The glamorous worlds of haute cuisine and professional golf collide as Tracey Richardson explores the trust and sacrifice required before two women can choose more than a side order of love.
Something to Believe by Robbi McCoy Something to Believe by Aug. 17, 2017 $9.99 82867 words
With an unforgettable journey through China as backdrop for a story of fated love, Robbi McCoy, author of Waltzing at Midnight and Not Every River returns with a decade-spanning romance that explores first impressions, second chances and perhaps third time’s the charm.
Christabel by Karin Kallmaker Christabel by Aug. 17, 2017 $9.99 63314 words
This revised and augmented edition of Karin Kallmaker's gothic lesbian romance tale of two captive souls will move and inspire a new generation of readers. Originally published in 1998 under the pen name of Laura Adams, this imaginative and passionate story is sure to please new and old fans alike.
Best Gay Stories 2017 by Lethe Press, Inc. Best Gay Stories 2017 by Aug. 17, 2017 $7.50 90005 words
The 2017 volume of Best Gay Stories is edited by Joe Okonkwo, winner of the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. This book showcases the many diverse voices writing in gay fiction and creative non-fiction today. In these pages are acclaimed storytellers, including David Barclay Moore and Martin Pousson, as well as new voices in the field.
The Way Life Happens by Shanice Mitchell The Way Life Happens by Aug. 17, 2017 $2.99 52139 words Sample 15%
Meet J, a single success interior designer, and her best friend/colleague Toni. Two best friends who have been there for each other since freshman year of college. They helped each other through school and started their own design company from the ground up. Everything was perfect until a beautiful woman cross paths with the during an assignment.
Blended Notes by Lilah Suzanne Blended Notes by Aug. 17, 2017 $6.99 65230 words
Grady Dawson is at the top of his music career and planning his wedding with boyfriend Nico when his past shows up, news of his nuptials is leaked, and his record company levels impossible demands. Can he make the ultimate choice between a private life with Nico and the public demands of his career?
Pop Tart by Shawn Bailey Pop Tart by Aug. 16, 2017 $4.99 64897 words Sample 20%
Taemin Park was once a member of the hottest K-Pop group in South Korea, but he isn’t a cute kid anymore and he hasn’t been on a stage in four years. Taemin has been blacklisted in the music world and labeled a trouble-maker for standing up for his rights. But after two years of military duty and two years of soul searching he decides to go back into show business....
Just This Once by KG MacGregor Just This Once by Aug. 16, 2017 $9.99 73547 words
Wynne Connelly is marketing manager for a major travel organization and her job requires that she attend meetings twice monthly at the company's Orlando headquarters. Paula McKenzie is second-in-command on the night shift at the Weller Regent - an upscale hotel in Orlando. They begin spending time together and share more than just a kiss.
Malicious Pursuit by KG MacGregor Malicious Pursuit by Aug. 16, 2017 $9.99 87347 words
Desperate to protect her daughter, Ruth Ferguson kidnaps the four-year-old and flees in the dead of night. That same night, Spencer Rollins stumbles upon a coworker's murder. Terrified by the scene, she bolts, only to be pursued by federal agents who might even be the killers. When their frantic lives collide in Manassas, Virginia, each woman's fate.
Petra's Canvas by Ann Roberts Petra's Canvas by Aug. 16, 2017 $9.99 75397 words
Once upon a time, Dani O'Grady let the artist Petra use her body as a canvas and became an anonymous Internet legend. From the skyscrapers of New York to the top of Pilgrim Monument, Dani has Drama with a capital D in this erotic, giddy romance from Ann Roberts.
Sumter Point by KG MacGregor Sumter Point by Aug. 16, 2017 $9.99 86558 words
Audie Pippin is a veterinary technician living a carefree life. Beth Hester works at the long-term care facility where Audie's grandmother is admitted. As Audie surrenders her heart to Beth, she begins to distance herself from the reckless habits of her youth. Everything comes to a head on the river at Sumter Point.
Beach Town by Ann Roberts Beach Town by Aug. 16, 2017 $9.99 66030 words
Kira Drake lives in the closet to protect her skyrocketing movie career. Flynn McFadden quickly catches Kira's eye. Kira soon realizes she must choose between her love for Flynn and the realization of her lifelong dream.
I Can't Dance Alone by Maggie Brown I Can't Dance Alone by Aug. 16, 2017 $9.99 69217 words
Breathless romance in the Australian Outback as two wary hearts do their best to avoid love!
Mackenzie's Beat by Maggie Brown Mackenzie's Beat by Aug. 16, 2017 $9.99 63384 words
A reporter and cop join forces to search for a lost sister - and never mean to cross certain lines...
Faking a Husband (Making a Family 1) by Rosa Swann Faking a Husband (Making a Family 1) by Aug. 16, 2017 $0.99 19519 words Sample 10%
Clay: I have my pride as an Alpha and I don’t want to be the only unmated Alpha at my younger sister’s wedding. What’s an Alpha to do? Well, maybe ask the cute Omega who seems to be in need of some cheering up after his Alpha leaves him. Aiden: After my sister leaves me her baby to look after. What could go wrong in accepting to be the handsome Alpha's fake husband for a weekend?
Beast by Rachel Frank Beast by Aug. 16, 2017 $1.99 13339 words
After Safiya is found guilty of witchcraft, she is brought into the forest as a sacrifice for the local dragon. But instead of a fierce and terrifying dragon, Safiya meets Iseult, a gentle and intelligent creature, and the knight Diadrane, the first woman knight Safiya has ever met. Helpful and kind, the dragon and knight invite Safiya back to their home.
Ocean Ghosts by Kain Jensen Ocean Ghosts by Aug. 16, 2017 $1.99 18821 words
Jack Raus is a blacksmith and Guardian of the fortified city of Revdagrad, the only place of safety for humankind in a world surrounded by chaos and endless night. An ancient deity threatens to destroy the very foundation of what Jack has sworn to protect, so he must embrace the legacy of his ancestors and become a Knight of the Light. But power always comes with a price...
The Power of Mercy by Fiona Zedde The Power of Mercy by Aug. 16, 2017 $4.99 37989 words
To her family, Mai Redstone is weak. When she becomes Mercy, a rooftop-climbing chameleon with at least nine lives, she finds her power. But when Mercy is called in by police to a murder case, her whole world threatens to crumble. The dead man is an uncle who made her childhood a living hell.
In the Line of Fire by Matthew Angelo In the Line of Fire by Aug. 16, 2017 $4.99 42786 words
Andrew's life in the Marine Corp is thrown into upheaval when he agrees to testify against the mafia—and life under the constant supervision of the FBI is made only moderately better by the compelling, attractive agent babysitting him...
Rescuing His Omega by April Andrews Rescuing His Omega by Aug. 16, 2017 $2.99 34979 words Sample 10%
These two wolves will have no option but to go back to the place where Sebastian was shattered...and try their very best to put him back together again.
Gaychinations by Joseph L. Philippe Gaychinations by Aug. 15, 2017 $2.10 90871 words Sample 5%
Things may seem normal at first glance but, it is the Gay Village where everyone knows everyone else. When things get out of hand, the consequences can sometimes be felt by many. GAYCHINATIONS is the continuing chronicle of a fictitious Gay Village and the adventures or misadventures of its inhabitants.
Green by Lethe Press, Inc. Green by Aug. 15, 2017 $5.00 68959 words
1967: Tim Halladay has graduated William & Mary, looking forward to studying drama at Yale, when he finds himself drafted into the United States Army. His college education makes him an object of ridicule and suspicion among the other members of C Company—Charlie Company. Of course, he has to hide his homosexuality. Tom Baker’s newest novel is an honest portrayal of a young man fea
Memento Amare by G. D. Cox Memento Amare by Aug. 15, 2017 $4.99 131579 words Sample 15%
Memento Amare is a standalone, 130,000+ word, gay romance novel by G. D. Cox about two secretly married agents of the Global Anti Terrorist Force, Phelan Cole and Clyde Barnett, who must find their way back to each other after a mission goes wrong in the Eastern European country of Croenia. It has a guaranteed HEA ending.
Deadfall (Fellfire Summer Short Story #3) by Blayre Delecour Deadfall (Fellfire Summer Short Story #3) by Aug. 15, 2017 Free! 16469 words
Short story sequel to "Argentine Winter", following Lir and Finn as they learn to navigate one another and their new relationship.
Summit for All Seasons by Blayre Delecour Summit for All Seasons by Aug. 15, 2017 $2.99 138078 words
Final installment in the "Fellfire Summer" trilogy - Three nations come together in an attempt to keep war from breaking out, but not all are there to seek peace.
Team Phison by Chace Verity Team Phison by Aug. 15, 2017 $0.99 30384 words Sample 15%
Love blooms between grumpy 55-year-old restaurant owner Phil Hutton and the easygoing guy half his age he meets online playing video games. It might be game over for Phil's heart if he keeps letting his insecurities about the age difference keep him from pursuing the relationship he wants more than anything.
A Lamentation of Swans by Valerie Bronwen A Lamentation of Swans by Aug. 15, 2017 $9.99 63576 words Sample 20%
Two years ago, Ariel Montgomery left her wife and ran away from the beautiful estate of Sea Oats after an enormous argument. Older and wiser now, Ariel has returned to Sea Oats to try to save her marriage—only there is something sinister going on at Sea Oats.
Freedom to Love by Ronica Black Freedom to Love by Aug. 15, 2017 $8.99 45701 words Sample 20%
What happens when the woman who spent her lifetime worrying about caring for her family, finally finds the freedom to love without borders?
Getting Serious by Rachel Spangler Getting Serious by Aug. 15, 2017 $4.99 35775 words Sample 20%
Lisa Knapp has never been the romantic lead. She's better suited to comic relief, but when another guest at her best friend's wedding doesn't go for the easy laugh, Lisa has to face the prospect of getting serious.
House of Fate by Barbara Ann Wright House of Fate by Aug. 15, 2017 $9.99 101179 words Sample 20%
Two women must throw off the lives they’ve known as a guardian and an assassin and save two rival houses before their secrets tear the galaxy apart.
Planning for Love by Erin Dutton Planning for Love by Aug. 15, 2017 $9.99 70137 words Sample 20%
Could true love be the one thing that wedding coordinator Faith McKenna didn’t plan for?
Getting Hitched by Silvia Violet Getting Hitched by Aug. 15, 2017 $2.99 16918 words Sample 8%
Last Valentine’s Day, Gray proposed to his lovers, Jack and Mason. The three of them can’t legally marry, but they’ve spent the summer planning a formal commitment ceremony. And nothing—not nerves, Gray being assigned the case from hell, or the August heat—will keep them from saying their vows in front of their friends. Join Gray, Jack, and Mason as they prepare to get hitched.
Secrets of the Heart by Radclyffe Secrets of the Heart by Aug. 15, 2017 $0.99 5069 words Sample 20%
Two BFFs decide to spend Valentine's Day together and discover the true love they've been seeking in all the wrong places. A Radclyffe romance short story. Previously published in The Perfect Valentine, ed. T. Szymanski and B. Johnson (Bella Books, 2006).
Sidebar by Carsen Taite Sidebar by Aug. 15, 2017 $9.99 75750 words Sample 20%
Judge Camille Avery and her clerk, attorney West Fallon, agree on little except their mutual attraction, but can their relationship and their careers survive a headline-grabbing case?