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

Hoofin' It to the Altar by Silvia Violet Hoofin' It to the Altar by Feb. 20, 2017 $2.99 29803 words Sample 10%
Deer shifter Jason Fleetfoot and vampire detective Drew Danvers have been together for a year. When Drew proposes, Jason is thrilled but shocked—vampires aren’t usually the marrying kind, even the few who side with the good guys.
Dating Ryan Alback by J.E. Birk Dating Ryan Alback by Feb. 20, 2017 $4.99 66543 words Sample 15%
When a talk show host launches a dating contest to find Ryan a boyfriend and Jason accidentally wins, neither of them expect anything to come from it. Yet somewhere between a disastrous massage and a mud sinkhole, they both start to wonder if this date could be more than just a public relations stunt.
One Last Try by Kari Gregg One Last Try by Feb. 19, 2017 $3.99 43801 words Sample 20%
Alpha fixer Dio must convince Nox, a barren omega, to give his pack -- and love -- one last try.
Found You by Dahlia Donovan Found You by Feb. 19, 2017 $2.99 30682 words Sample 3%
Trade Me is a Hot Tree Publishing exclusive genre-linked collection of novellas. Stories are all hot gay M/M romances with a strong HEA and have at least one of the lead characters having a sexy trade. Found You introduces delicious construction worker Kent Casado and handsome veterinarian Dusk Keller. Join them on their journey of trusting again and finding love.
Seoul Circuit by Tamara Boyens Seoul Circuit by Feb. 19, 2017 Free! 106295 words Read a sample
Jin Song. Fashionista. Casino Mogul. Failed Medical Experiment. This cyberpunk thriller features Tamara Boyen’s futuristic Southwestern aesthetic, this time with a neon glow. Jin has to deal with her failing neural implants before she loses her life, but she’s got a lot going on in Koreatown, Pasadena—a.k.a. “Jin City.” She can have the world if she makes it to the finish line.
Daughters of the American Evolution Book 12 - Lesbian Lust and Murder at Veloton Fit by Lisa Summers Daughters of the American Evolution Book 12 - Lesbian Lust and Murder at Veloton Fit by Feb. 19, 2017 $3.99 20137 words
Fierce but hotly sexy lesbian warriors, insane sapphic supervisors, sex dripping from every pore of their skin and every page, murders and untimely deaths...the girl on girl sex will bring you in, the amazing plot and dialogue will keep you there! Another steamy Lisa Summers classic! The urbane ads are the hook for an evil plot to turn straight MILFs into insane dykes, and it's working so well...
Shappy by The Merovingian Shappy by Feb. 19, 2017 $0.99 25898 words Sample 10%
A witty multicultural tale of a sarcastic girl who falls hopelessly in love with her African-American best friend. It's The Help meets Forrest Gump!
Steamy Nights, Cool Lights by KT Grant Steamy Nights, Cool Lights by Feb. 19, 2017 $3.99 42388 words Sample 20%
Kennedy Segal travels to Reykjavik, Iceland for a once in a lifetime business trip to sign a multi-million dollar deal for Segal Holdings, her older brother’s billion-dollar construction management company. The first night she’s there, she meets an alluring woman only known as Marella, who tempts Kennedy in ways she has never been tempted before.
Beauty In The Beast by Erik Schubach Beauty In The Beast by Feb. 18, 2017 $4.99 54647 words Sample 20%
Even the most beastly… may hold beauty inside. While Daria McQueen mourns. The legends of fairytales fight to contain the incursions of the new demon hybrid contagion that Styche the Trickster has unleashed upon the world. An enraged and seemingly unstoppable demon appears, and it seems just as powerful as Styche. It directs its boundless rage at anything that moves, friend or foe.
Listening to the Dead by Lethe Press, Inc. Listening to the Dead by Feb. 18, 2017 $6.99 95416 words Sample 20%
Jack Dolan has spent almost three decades solving homicides in Denver, his uncanny ability to speak to the dead learned from his aged mentor whom other cops refer to as Old Grim because of his incredible solve rate. Jack has repressed his sexuality, fearing discovery and likely ostracism from his fellow cops. When Jack retires to the mountains of Colorado, he discovers the bodies of two young men.
Spare the Rod, Spoil the Jock - Part 3 by Keegan Kennedy Spare the Rod, Spoil the Jock - Part 3 by Feb. 18, 2017 $2.99 13225 words Sample 20%
The course is set, but the destination’s unknown. Caught between father and son, Joel Cassidy feels the weight of keeping so many secrets. But his heart remains set on Knox. Knox Hamilton, the formerly straight ex-Marine, finds himself more comfortable with the idea of having his son’s best friend as a submissive. Enthusiastic, Knox introduces some new concepts into their dom/sub dynamic.
When Butches Cry by Genta Sebastian When Butches Cry by Feb. 18, 2017 $9.99 99328 words Sample 15%
Gossip, sexism, priests, the US Air Force, and even their families, oppose them at every turn. Battling to exist in peace, Traf, Ana, and the other Troublemakers develop a unique subculture of support for each other, but no one is prepared When Butches Cry.
Migration: Beginnings by Walter Hopgood Migration: Beginnings by Feb. 18, 2017 $2.95 74038 words Sample 10%
What would happen if an old story from your childhood suddenly became real? Migration: Beginnings tells the tale of an old familial legend, and how a newlywed couple can help the future of mankind by solving the puzzle.
A Touch of Rain by Mel Bossa A Touch of Rain by Feb. 18, 2017 $5.99 76504 words Sample 20%
Tristan, a salesman on the verge of losing his job, loves everything about his neighbor Rain, a cute and creative puppeteer -- including Rain's young son, his strange sandwiches, mismatched socks, crazy marionettes, glitter make up and messy apartment. And Rain wants to give Tristan everything, but first, he's going to have to cut lose from his ex husband's psychological hold on him.
G is for Gina by Kelly Addams G is for Gina by Feb. 18, 2017 $0.99 3000 words Sample 20%
Gina has a fantasy, and it involves her boss and a sensual kiss... the problem is she's married, so is her boss... but what gives her more cause for concern... her boss is a woman, and Gina is feeling very confused. So who better to ask for advice than gay co-worker Adam, he's bound to be sympathetic... and she's positive he'll be discrete, surely her secret will be safe with him!
Zeke's Wood by Barbara Elsborg Zeke's Wood by Feb. 18, 2017 $0.99 19057 words Sample 15%
Zeke’s beloved wood is due to be destroyed but before the bulldozers move in, he has one last trick up his sleeve. Then the developer’s son arrives, proves impossible to resist and a complication Zeke doesn’t need.
An Ordinary Man by J.D. Ryan An Ordinary Man by Feb. 18, 2017 $4.99 56288 words Sample 20%
Armand Bettencourt doesn’t need a new actor in his studio. But young JT is getting under his skin. JT is determined to become Bettencourt’s newest film sensation. With that body and attitude, he might be right. If Armand takes a chance on the lad, will he get more than he bargained for? Can JT deliver for the camera? And can a grumpy middle-aged filmmaker find love with a former street hustler?
Pieces by Shawn Lane Pieces by Feb. 18, 2017 $2.99 19352 words Sample 20%
Patrick spends the anniversaries of his lover’s suicide drunk at Josh’s bar. There he feels closest to Josh, his dead lover’s cousin. Josh encourages Patrick to move on from his grief. After many one night stands, Patrick wonders where he stands, but Josh pulls back as he did the summer after high school. Josh doesn't want to be a substitute for the man he believes Patrick still loves.
You Had Me at Hero by Michael P. Thomas You Had Me at Hero by Feb. 18, 2017 $3.99 28142 words Sample 20%
When Mark’s coping skills fail him at the exactly-wrong moment, he’s left hanging by a thread of words he should’ve kept in his mouth. He has the power to repair his relationship, but when his cop husband Starr’s workday suddenly goes south, will he get to wield it? Keeping it together long enough to find out is definitely a job worthy of any superhero!
The Billionaire's Boyfriend, #2: Bedding a Boyfriend by Juliet C. Andrews The Billionaire's Boyfriend, #2: Bedding a Boyfriend by Feb. 17, 2017 $0.99 8319 words Sample 20%
Shawn Fletcher is still reeling from his last encounter with Connor Matthews, a handsome CEO who not only holds a sizeable bank account, but Shawn's heart as well. Connor has been sweet, charming, and patient with Shawn's inexperience so far, but when he takes Shawn out to dinner one night, he's got more than just dessert on his mind … and he's going to blow Shawn until he's begging for seconds.
Finding Fire by Liz McMullen Finding Fire by Feb. 17, 2017 $9.99 59253 words Sample 15%
Tia Keating’s sister, Scarlett Weiss, shows up on her doorstep just after Tia’s daughter Magnolia is kidnapped straight from her arms. The kidnapping sends Tia’s house into an uproar. The continued unrest causes two of Tia’s beloved foster children to run away once Tia’s erratic behavior finally crosses the line.
Dancing for Him by Jeff Adams Dancing for Him by Feb. 17, 2017 $2.99 20444 words Sample 20%
Hollywood electrician Todd Stewart is thrilled when he gets the opportunity to work on his favorite show, "America’s Next Top Dancer." What he doesn’t expect is making a connection with Nathaniel Mayer, a contestant on the show and a dancer he’s got a major crush on. In creating a partnership that works, they must navigate the challenges of crazy schedules, fame and post-show commitments.
The Touch of a Woman by KG MacGregor The Touch of a Woman by Feb. 17, 2017 $9.99 75096 words Sample 20%
Recently widowed Ellis Rowanbury finds comfort in her easy friendship with her neighbor Summer, and discovers her heart just needed a woman’s touch.
Heights of Green by Lise MacTague Heights of Green by Feb. 17, 2017 $9.99 140600 words Sample 20%
Book Two of the On Deception's Edge series. When a militia member dies and Jak disappears, Torrin begins a desperate race against time. This time around, Jak’s life depends on her.
Story of L by Debra Hyde Story of L by Feb. 17, 2017 $6.99 59693 words Sample 5%
Liv called her hunger the Void, a bottomless pit of sexual desperation. She thought she knew it, and herself. Until a night with Cassandra silenced it. And brought out something in Liv she didn’t think possible: submission. One taste of that, and Liv wanted more.
Мир 109 (in Russian language) by Sasha Ri-En Мир 109 (in Russian language) by Feb. 17, 2017 $1.50 24822 words Sample 20%
Мир полыхающей осени, царство тьмы и место на перекрестье миров — что между ними общего? Граница между жизнью и смертью столь тонка, есть ли она вообще? Любовь, противостоящая целому миру, сможет ли она победить? История, рассказанная с конца… Итак, начнем: однажды в жизнь молодого успешного писателя врывается странный незнакомец...
3 Movements (Feminism, LGBT Rights, Marriage Equality), 2 Diaries, 1 Trans Woman's Message by TaraElla 3 Movements (Feminism, LGBT Rights, Marriage Equality), 2 Diaries, 1 Trans Woman's Message by Feb. 17, 2017 Free! 20570 words Read a sample
Natalie is a young trans woman living in the early 21st century. Her diaries chart both her own transition story, and the cultural and political events of the 2000s and 2010s in the US, UK and Australia. In the beginning, she had felt rejected by feminism all her life, and also decided to reject feminism. However, as feminism changed, so did her perspective.
Beast Betrayed by LL Brooks Beast Betrayed by Feb. 17, 2017 $3.99 50071 words Sample 20%
Daniel thought Brand was joking when he talked of vampires, until one, burning up from the sun, ran into the barn. Raymond begged for help to save a child, saying a previous acquaintance of Brand’s had given his name. When Brand was taken, Daniel didn’t know why or which one had betrayed them: Raymond or the one who gave Brand’s name. He didn’t know who to trust, only that he had to save his mate.
Get Over It by Lisa Oliver Get Over It by Feb. 16, 2017 $3.99 56058 words Sample 15%
Following the storyline from On The Brink, starting from Madison and Scott's capture, Madison is in for a rough time when Death saves him, but dressed in a suit he can cope with anything, including his mate's dithering about. Sebastian has a lot to learn before he melts Madison's heart and Madison's not making it easy on him. Can be read as standalone. Spin off series from the Cloverleah Pack.
Armor: A Firsts and Forever Series Novella by Alexa Land Armor: A Firsts and Forever Series Novella by Feb. 16, 2017 $2.99 34471 words Sample 10%
Dante Dombruso has always been his family’s armor. It’s his job to keep them safe. But he feels he failed them eighteen months ago, when a mysterious arsonist set a fire intended to wipe the Dombrusos off the map. Now Dante is driven to make things right. Can he find whoever was behind the attack before they strike again? Because next time, the Dombruso family might not make it out alive.
Yuletide Yearnings by Trevor Knight Yuletide Yearnings by Feb. 16, 2017 $3.99 18152 words Sample 20%
Naysayer David gets dragged into a Yule Ritual with enthusiastic witch Nick, but plans go awry from a mischievous spirit and the two find out what true magic can be.
The River Rages by Clyde Abbot The River Rages by Feb. 16, 2017 $8.99 106140 words Sample 20%
An evil cousin and a corrupt Muay Thai boxing promoter attempt to prevent Khit, the bicultural Thai/Scottish hero, from assuming his new title and inheriting a Highland castle, but have to contend with a determined Khit, hell-bent on protecting his lover, brother, and three sons.
Truck Me All Day Long by J.D. Walker Truck Me All Day Long by Feb. 16, 2017 $2.99 12262 words Sample 20%
Adrian Mitchell has to decide whether love and forgiveness--and being less of a control freak--are enough to win back the heart of the man who cheated on him, because he can't live without Brandon.
Dying to Play by Mark Zubro Dying to Play by Feb. 16, 2017 $6.99 71982 words Sample 20%
Gay PI Mike King is called upon to investigate what is happening to a minor league baseball team. He follows the trail of drugs, death, and destruction through the deadly dangers he finds in the rural community. Through the lives of the hot studs involved in baseball, he has to navigate to find the truth about what is happening to them and their dreams.
Big Diehl:Comes A Peace by George Seaton Big Diehl:Comes A Peace by Feb. 16, 2017 $7.99 88725 words Sample 20%
Big Diehl struggles against his inner demons to make a home for himself and Joe Tye on the high plains of northwestern Colorado.
Origins by Zev de Valera Origins by Feb. 16, 2017 $4.99 29914 words Sample 20%
Drawn into the past to face his future. A new relationship. An ancient ring that you've slipped upon your finger. So far, so good. Life is looking up. But then you uncover the mystery surrounding that golden ring. Your life will never be the same.
Picture Perfect by Anna Lee Picture Perfect by Feb. 16, 2017 $2.99 11279 words Sample 20%
Photographer, Aaron Matthews captures a picture perfect moment while watching zookeeper, Bryce Sanders interact with his lion cubs, and falls head over heels.
Jens & Elliott by Sara York Jens & Elliott by Feb. 16, 2017 $3.99 18354 words Sample 20%
Jens Arnesen is only looking for a taste of the city, a place to experience Boston. What he finds is a sexy naked man who ends up being more than he bargained for. Elliot Matthews needs a place to stay until the storm blows over and the airports open.
Terrance by D.J. Manly Terrance by Feb. 16, 2017 $5.99 38206 words Sample 20%
Terrance's communication with the dead leads him to some surprising discoveries.
Kimo & Mike by Neil Plakcy Kimo & Mike by Feb. 16, 2017 $2.99 10935 words Sample 20%
Former competitive surfer and Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa'aka is in his element in his home state of Hawaii. But a ski trip with his partner, fire investigator Mike Riccardi, knocks him off balance.
Against His Orders by Lindsay M. Joslyn Against His Orders by Feb. 16, 2017 $4.99 24952 words Sample 20%
Just as Captain Logan Harris is about to secure peace for the Western frontier, the vengeful brother of his murdered lover shows up and threatens to destroy everything Logan has fought for.
All in the Details by AKM Miles All in the Details by Feb. 16, 2017 $7.99 77753 words Sample 20%
Beau Garner meets Nash Tyler under very unique circumstances and he goes from planning his events to nearly getting arrested, to saving a young lady, to becoming the victim of hate crimes, and then it really gets bizarre.
Falling Apart by Riley Long Falling Apart by Feb. 16, 2017 $5.99 38492 words Sample 20%
A cowboy meets an up-and-coming rock star and faces his fears of falling in love.
Love in Exile by Samantha Kane Love in Exile by Feb. 16, 2017 $2.99 48244 words Sample 20%

When half Polynesian explorer Gregory Anderson meets Nat and Alecia Digby, the three think it will be nothing more than a night or two of shared pleasure and erotic thrills. But the unthinkable happens, because love refuses to be forced into exile.
Layne, River & Damion by Vicktor Alexander Layne, River & Damion by Feb. 16, 2017 $2.99 14767 words Sample 20%
It has taken Damion Martin six months to finally start to get over the startling break-up from his partner Layne Haylse. They'd been high school sweethearts and blissfully in love. Then the man suddenly wanted nothing to do with him.
Retreat From Love by Samantha Kane Retreat From Love by Feb. 16, 2017 $3.99 109399 words Sample 20%
Anne Goode lost her fiancé Bertie in the war. Now his younger brother Freddy is back, all grown up into the handsome and powerful duke. And he’s brought Bertie’s best friend Brett with him. Lonely and already ruined, Anne can’t resist taking both of them as her lovers. Is the uncontrollable desire between the three enough to heal the wounds of the past and overcome the problems of the present?
Hope by Mark Zubro Hope by Feb. 16, 2017 $6.99 60423 words Sample 20%
Coming out and family-not supposed to be a lethal combination. Roger Cook and Steve Koemer have been dating. Their world is turned upside down when Steve's father and mother find out he's gay and throw him out of the house. Then the ugliness and fear begin to build. Steve's father is murdered.
Gavin & Morgan by Nicole Dennis Gavin & Morgan by Feb. 16, 2017 $4.99 21109 words Sample 20%
Drained from forecasting both hurricanes and twisters, Gavin Larson, a meteorologist, accepts a request to become the head forecaster for a Philadelphia television station. He goes for a trial time during winter. A calm, quiet winter where he can recharge. Until he discovers a series of potential events ready to clash.
Hawaiian Trunks by Caraway Carter Hawaiian Trunks by Feb. 16, 2017 $2.99 12017 words Sample 20%
In Hawaii for the wedding of his lovers, Toby Lee wonders if he'll ever find a love like Clay & Colin. When he meets Wolff, a hot bartender, over the course of a weekend he thinks it could just be possible.
Running to Zero Tolerance by N.J. Nielsen Running to Zero Tolerance by Feb. 16, 2017 $5.99 41317 words Sample 20%
While searching for his missing brother, Linc O'Hare stumbles across his mate and willingly gets kidnapped to save a man whose name he doesn't even know. Having his mate live in slavery is not on Linc's to-do list, and he plans to rectify the situation.