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

A Cold Wind by Neil Plakcy A Cold Wind by May 24, 2018 $3.99 58,560 words Sample 20%
Bodyguards Aidan and Liam are hired to protect a fallen Russian oligarch from unknown assailants. Who could be after him – his estranged son, who has joined an anti-capitalist group? The government official who engineered his fall from grace in Moscow? Can they keep him alive long enough to engineer a romance between him and their neighbor, still pining for his late lover?
Succubus: The Witch's Assistant by Gabrielle Prevot Succubus: The Witch's Assistant by May 24, 2018 $2.99 9,330 words Sample 15%
Abi and Olivia have been friends since they were six. Olivia believed in magic. Abi didn’t. And their whole lives they had both been right. Olivia cast spells and performed rituals, Abi helped, and nothing ever happened. Olivia never gave up though and now, she is pretty sure she’s onto something. She just needs help, a little more energy.
Enchanted by Him by Jacey Holbrand Enchanted by Him by May 24, 2018 $3.99 31,720 words Sample 10%
Helldorado Mongrels MC member, Sloth, is a man with secrets. He joined the club with a specific goal in mind, and when three visitors arrive, he fears one of them will turn his world upside down. Especially since that newcomer is a witch and his mate. Shaman, the medic from the Skinwalkers MC, was hired to find the woman after the Mongrels’s gold and has secrets himself.
Darke Accused (A Darke and Flare Gay Mystery) by Parker Avrile Darke Accused (A Darke and Flare Gay Mystery) by May 23, 2018 $3.99 72,340 words Sample 20%
An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a thief. Hooking up with Darke Davis at a popular gay roadhouse seems like a brilliant way for Special Agent Flare Greene to insinuate his way into Darke's life. He didn't plan on the two of them stumbling over a body and finding themselves on the run from charges of first-degree murder.
Poems for a Favoured Lover by Rori O'Keeffe Poems for a Favoured Lover by May 23, 2018 Free! 1,120 words Read a sample
Will she ever be ready to leave the closet? I've waited for years, and still she won't end my misery. Are these poems the answer? Adult-only.
Learn with Me by Kris Jacen Learn with Me by May 23, 2018 $4.99 53,140 words Sample 20%
Josiah "Siah" Kent has always loved learning; now he's living his dream of teaching children to love it too. After getting his degrees in New Orleans, he accepted a teaching position outside of Washington DC. What a better place to be able to teach and continue learning?
Always by Mark Zubro Always by May 23, 2018 $6.99 71,820 words Sample 20%
Roger and Steve are off to the prom and a night out together. While watching the stars traverse the desert sky, they stumble upon a horrific crime and are soon involved in danger and intrigue. The lives of openly gay high school students can be a whole lot better than they used to be, and a whole lot worse. They must uncover who is out to get them before they themselves become victims.
The Parents’ Strength (Omegas’ Destined Alpha 7) by Rosa Swann The Parents’ Strength (Omegas’ Destined Alpha 7) by May 23, 2018 $0.99 20,410 words
One family fighting for their existence. Two families growing bigger. And a group of friends who know that their strength is in their love and support.
Medusa's Touch by Emily L. Byrne Medusa's Touch by May 23, 2018 $3.99 79,470 words
Betrayal, desire and danger: how did a simple side job go so wrong?
Life Itself by Elizabeth Bones Life Itself by May 23, 2018 $2.99 23,450 words Sample 20%
Tavali is a mage, a master thief, and his antics have just accidentally released one hundred demons across the dimensional plane. Now Tavali must recapture the errant demons, accompanied by a sentient sword determined to make him see the task through. But fixing a mistake is always far more difficult than making it, and even love, magic, and a bossy sword may not be enough to save the day...
My Lavender Boyfriend by Marina Ford My Lavender Boyfriend by May 23, 2018 $6.99 69,020 words Sample 20%
Simon Moussa is a formerly successful screenwriter. Then an old friend, Charlie, visits one day with a strange proposition. Nick Stone is a handsome, famous actor who hasn't figured out how to be likeable in today's social-networking culture. Because Simon has a pristine reputation, Charlie thinks that if the two were to pretend to be a couple, they could both benefit...
The Bellingham Mystery Series Volume 1 by Nicole Kimberling The Bellingham Mystery Series Volume 1 by May 22, 2018 $5.99 75,220 words
Peter Fontaine just wants to break a juicy story and maybe win an award for his intrepid journalism. But all too soon his instinct for prying and his fantastical turn of mind conspire to draw him deep into murder and mystery. The Bellingham Mystery Series collects the first three novellas: Primal Red, Evergreen and Black Cat Ink.
It's All Part of the Journey by Kessira2Gray It's All Part of the Journey by May 22, 2018 $6.99 85,220 words Sample 20%
After the loss of his husband, Lehan, and Lehan's subsequent transformation into a fractured computer brain, Terr McHale just wants to build a safe place and family for what's left of his love. But with the McHale clan wiped out by the Guild, the universe has become a very unfriendly and dangerous place.
Turmoil by A.J. Llewellyn & D.J. Manly Turmoil by
& May 22, 2018
$5.99 46,370 words Sample 20%
Marco Dellburn's past as an abused teen provided him with the toughness needed to be a US Marshal. Encouraged by his idol, Jubilee Mason, Marco takes his advice and enrolls in all the grueling courses the Marshals have to offer.
Love Lost by Lady Lilium Love Lost by May 22, 2018 Free! 67,770 words Read a sample
Softcore/slice of life yaoi
Good Neighbor by Jesse Loring Good Neighbor by May 22, 2018 $2.99 20,660 words Sample 15%
When Detective Noah Dennis interrupts a burglary in progress in Max Kenner's apartment, he pays for it with a bump on the head. The upside is that it allows him to be closer to his favorite barista.
Across A Crowded Room by Jane Alden Across A Crowded Room by May 22, 2018 $6.50 60,380 words Sample 25%
It's Christmastime, 1950. Bennie leaves her life as a trophy wife to follow her dreams. The rub is a custody battle over her young daughter and hurdles—Will's meddling mother, Bennie's confessed affair with her best friend, and Will's fight to keep Bennie at any cost. What could make things more complicated? Bennie meets a charismatic woman to whom she is irresistibly attracted.
Pretty in Pink by Jay Northcote Pretty in Pink by May 22, 2018 $3.99 58,980 words Sample 10%
Ryan isn’t looking for a relationship with a guy—and Johnny isn’t looking for a relationship at all.
Psychopaths & Sinners by Jack L. Pyke Psychopaths & Sinners by May 22, 2018 $7.99 122,500 words Sample 20%
“Because us? Psychopaths and sinners… we don’t need fixing, Gray.” Three bodies, three mutilations, each one with something… unusual inserted into the wounds. The deaths are enough to leave Ash Thomas scrambling around to find someone to trust as the murders hit so close to home and heart. For Gray Raoul, MI5 director of G-Branch, the deaths offer something else. {M/M)
Object of Desire by Dal Maclean Object of Desire by May 22, 2018 $6.99 123,510 words
Tom Gray is one of the world's top models–an effortless object of desire. Self-contained, elusive and always in control. But when Tom comes under suspicion in the gory death of his employer, Will Foster is the only man Tom can trust to help. But Tom brutally burned all bridges between them two years before. If he wants to survive, Tom must prove his innocence to Will–and to the world.
Samus' World S2: Episode 1: Samus' World S2: Episode 1: "Hello Again, Friend of a Friend!" by May 21, 2018 Free! 5,050 words Read a sample
In this episode, Samus Ortiz is back one month after his attack. He is already taking on a new responsibility at his new job while also juggling a relationship with his new boyfriend. But things take an unexpected turn when he is confronted with a ghost from his past! And the arrival of a new threat will change Samus' World forever!
Adonis by Amanda Mann Adonis by May 21, 2018 $2.99 6,190 words Sample 20%
Once wasn't enough with him. Neither was twice. He wasn't even my type, so why did I want him so badly? But that's the situation I'd found myself in... There has to be a way to make this work. There has to be a way to find our happy ending!
Come To The Oaks by Bryan T. Clark Come To The Oaks by May 21, 2018 $2.99 89,540 words Sample 20%
In 1845, when forbidden love has to remain a secret, can two young men find love when one has everything to lose, and the other has nothing?
Orlando by A.C. Labouche Orlando by May 21, 2018 $3.99 30,090 words Sample 15%
Hard bodied MMA fighter Orlando is tatted up from head to toe. Wherever he goes lusty eyes—male and female—rove up and down his body. But women have never really done anything for him. He likes men, tough guys with bruised knuckles and sexy snarls.
The False Moon by Jacqueline Rohrbach The False Moon by May 21, 2018 $6.49 85,070 words Sample 20%
Outsiders call them False Moons, but Garvey’s kind call themselves Moondogs. Moondogs hunt. Moondogs live free. Moondogs stick together. Moondogs are half-breeds, not completely accepted by those who consider themselves “true wolves.”
What It Seems by Sydney Blackburn What It Seems by May 21, 2018 $2.99 20,180 words Sample 20%
Michael soon discovers he isn’t as straight as he thought he was, and Darcy likes kissing him a little too much for someone certain he never would. Those are a lot of changes to accept, but they just might be worth it.
First Sight by Jordan Taylor First Sight by May 21, 2018 $4.99 54,380 words Sample 20%
Despite misgivings, newlyweds Noah and Archer set out for a dream honeymoon in Amsterdam with a shoestring budget and negligible travel experience between them. All goes well until they leave home.
A Cook's Tale by J. Alan Veerkamp A Cook's Tale by May 21, 2018 $4.99 57,030 words Sample 20%
Left broken and homeless after a breakup, Erron Murfin jumped at the chance to become the Santa Claus's new cook working under Gamin, the man who helped raise him until he disappeared well over a decade ago. Bitter over his last lover, Erron attempts to rebuild himself as Gamin's secrets bubble out and Erron finds himself with a mystery he needs to solve. Because Gamin has become something more.
Returning to the Land of the Morning Calm by Hans M Hirschi Returning to the Land of the Morning Calm by May 21, 2018 $4.99 66,000 words
Martin is eighty-four years old, a Korean War veteran, living quietly in a retirement home in upstate New York. His days are ruled by the routine of the staff, but in his thoughts and dreams, Martin often returns to the Seoul of his youth, and the lost true love of his life. A story of friendship, love and family, in all its many shapes, across time, generations and cultures.
Fourteen Summers by Quinn Anderson Fourteen Summers by May 21, 2018 $4.99 76,920 words Sample 15%
Identical twins Aiden and Max Kingsman have been a matched set their whole lives. When they were children, Aiden was happy to follow his extroverted brother’s lead, but now that they’re in college, being “my brother, Aiden” is starting to get old. He’s itching to discover who he is outside of his “twin” identity.
Wash Out by L.A. Witt Wash Out by May 21, 2018 $5.99 67,250 words Sample 15%
Logan likes his job, and he really likes the gorgeous man at the next desk. Casey tries not to check Logan out, but who is he kidding? From the start, despite their best efforts, neither man can resist the other. Sizzling chemistry leads to sex so hot they can both almost forget why they’re stuck in this office to begin with.
Elemental Love by Avery J. Moon Elemental Love by May 20, 2018 $2.99 37,530 words Sample 20%
Prince Alex, youngest Prince of Air, was certain that he would never have to wear a crown. With four older brothers between him and the throne, and only four elemental kingdoms, that was all but written in stone. Then a new Fire King was coronated. One that sought a prince for a mate.
Three Dreams of Touch by Tama Alvarez Three Dreams of Touch by May 20, 2018 $0.99 41,250 words Sample 20%
Cindy is a recently divorced BBW in her early forties, anxious to get back on the dating scene. After enduring years of a sexless and loveless marriage, there's nothing more she wants than large servings of spice and passion in her life...
Timing Is Everything: Book One in the Gulfport Mystery Series by Alison R. Solomon Timing Is Everything: Book One in the Gulfport Mystery Series by May 20, 2018 $6.99 67,670 words Sample 20%
A hit-and-run that changes everything for three women: Gordy, the suspect terrified of being deported; Wynn, the victim who may lose her business; and Kat, best friend of one and in love with the other. How can she help both, if supporting one means selling out the other?
Scorched by J. Ashburn Scorched by May 19, 2018 $3.99 34,340 words Sample 10%
The story of Caleb and Micah comes to an explosive conclusion in this gay-themed Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance. A rift has opened between the worlds and the inhabitants of Hell are flooding onto the Earth. Led by Lilith, demon of the night, they plan to overrun the world and find a mate for their new leader so she may populate the world with her brood.
Perfect Man by Shawn Lane Perfect Man by May 19, 2018 $3.99 22,350 words Sample 20%
Alex Nichols’ sister sets him up on a blind date with the perfect man, a man who has haunted his dreams for ten years. Craig Fontaine was his fantasy as far back as high school, but Craig did his best to humiliate him then over coming out. Now ten years later they both have successful careers and Craig claims to be gay. But Craig has a dark past that threatens their future.
Love Songs Box Set by J.D. Walker Love Songs Box Set by May 19, 2018 $6.99 90,210 words Sample 20%
This new box set by best-selling author J.D. Walker features seven sexy stories of men who find love through the power of music. Contains the stories: I Can't Get No Satisfaction; Love, Love Me Dude; Loving Me, Loving You; Norwegian Woody; Paint It, Black; Purple Daze; and Take Me Back.
In All the Wrong Places by Arden Forrest In All the Wrong Places by May 19, 2018 $4.99 40,780 words Sample 20%
Samantha struggles to stay a respected member of her small town while seeking a female lover. Barry, Sam’s husband and best friend, encourages her to explore and fulfill her dreams and desires. Then Sam meets Valerie. Sam quickly succumbs to Valerie’s sexual magnetism. Soon her life spins out of control. Can Sam find the love and peace she’s looking for with Valerie?
Freelance by William Holden Freelance by May 19, 2018 $1.99 7,080 words Sample 20%
When photographer Jeremy teams up with supermodel Alan, the two get off to a drunken night of sex. Months later in walks Dylan, an adoring fan who Alan becomes infatuated with. How far will Jeremy go to rid their lives of Dylan and finally confess his love for Alan?
Expedition 63 Book 2: Dark by T.A. Creech Expedition 63 Book 2: Dark by May 19, 2018 $3.99 37,600 words Sample 20%
Sequel to Expedition 63 Book 1: Dusk. Stranded on the Space Station, Saito hopes to find happiness with communications specialist Turlach. But Turlach finds his attraction to Saito confusing and relentless. At every turn, Saito is there to break his control. More problems keep piling up. Earth is a dark shadow of what it once was. Will they ever get home? Is there even anything left to go home to?
The Graduation Pup by Alis Mitsy The Graduation Pup by May 19, 2018 $2.99 7,700 words Sample 30%
Book One in the Stud Pups series. Corey hasn't done much of anything throughout high school but, after his graduation ceremony, everything is set to change forever... With the help of gorgeous bad boy Mitch, that is.
Separation Anxiety: Travis County Legal Book Three by Avery J. Moon Separation Anxiety: Travis County Legal Book Three by May 19, 2018 $2.99 40,650 words Sample 20%
An Innocent Stalker Victim An Ownerless Dog And the Man That Could Make Them a Family
Until Proven: Travis County Legal Book Two by Avery J. Moon Until Proven: Travis County Legal Book Two by May 19, 2018 $0.99 55,150 words Sample 20%
A Rookie Lawyer A Falsely Accused Transgender Woman And the Prosecutor who held their fate in his hands.
All About Zane: Travis County Legal Book One by Avery J. Moon All About Zane: Travis County Legal Book One by May 19, 2018 Free! 59,980 words Read a sample
A broken hero An orphaned child And the lawman who could save them both Colin Shepard knew the exact second his twin sister Becca died. He was free-falling from a plane at the time. He cheated his death, but was left a very broken man. Two things kept him going through the pain: Keeping his promise to Becca and raising her son as his own, and bringing her killer to justice.
Ride'r Die by L. Loryn Ride'r Die by May 18, 2018 $4.99 54,980 words Sample 20%
Famous motorcycle racer Vano Loveridge gets strapped raising his sister's baby after she passes away during childbirth. He makes it six months before he hires Gabriel Sanchez, a sassy nanny with a love for healthy food. Everything seems great until his parents slap him with a unfit parent accusation and he's fighting for custody of the child.
Lucky Irish by Bruce Rose Lucky Irish by May 18, 2018 $2.99 35,720 words Sample 20%
When a scrawny super geek with a self-improvement obsession wants to get some hot man-on-man action, the last person he considered hooking up with was his wild-haired, donut-making boss. Once they turn their friendship into a relationship, they can’t ever go back, but going forward is the only way to see if they have a shot at that elusive happily ever after.
Toggenburg - Book 2 - Edelweiss by Michaela Francis Toggenburg - Book 2 - Edelweiss by May 18, 2018 $5.95 109,820 words Sample 5%
This, the second part of Michaela Francis’ enchanting love story, burns more brightly than ever, beguiling the reader with the tale of two remarkable young women and the splendour of the alpine world in which they live.
Guardian Spirits by Jordan L. Hawk Guardian Spirits by May 18, 2018 $4.99 60,090 words
A mysterious artifact may unleash evil upon the world, unless Henry and Vincent can find it first.
L'Eveil par le Rêve by Nadeim MGH L'Eveil par le Rêve by May 18, 2018 $5.96 97,140 words Sample 10%
« Il était une fois », ainsi commencent les belles histoires qui nous transportent loin, dans un imaginaire sans limites. Mais l’une d’entre elles est en réalité un souvenir resté secret jusqu’à ce jour. Lisez la curieuse aventure de Damien, âgé de dix-sept ans qui se retrouve alors au milieu d’une lutte opposant depuis toujours les forces du mal à la lumière. Pourra-t-il affronter son destin ?
Blackmail Boy: A Runaway Model Story by Parker Avrile Blackmail Boy: A Runaway Model Story by May 18, 2018 $0.99 8,880 words Sample 20%
A young noise musician meets a famous rock star, and sparks fly. They can't keep their hands off each other, but can their blossoming romance survive the cameras of the ever-present paparazzi? This steamy short story can be read as a standalone.