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

Shadow of the Hook by Erik Schubach Shadow of the Hook by Feb. 22, 2019 $4.99 53,210 words Sample 20%
I taught you to fight and to fly, what more can there be? Robyn and Amanda fall off the path to Perchta's garden, where the Avatars were retreating to in order plan against the Elders resetting of the mortal realm. They find themselves in a land where imagination is the most dangerous of weapons... Neverland. Everything we know about Pan, the Hook, and the Lost Boys gets all turned around.
The Road to Canada: Book Four of Girls of Summer by Kate Christie The Road to Canada: Book Four of Girls of Summer by Feb. 22, 2019 $4.99 60,830 words Sample 20%
Who will make the final cut for a chance to stand on top of the winner’s podium in Vancouver? To find out, join Jamie and Emma for the latest installment in the ongoing story of their lives, loves, and would-be world soccer championships in The Road to Canada, book four of the bestselling Girls of Summer series.
Every Broken Thing by Nikole Knight Every Broken Thing by Feb. 22, 2019 $3.99 80,150 words Sample 20%
Two strangers whose paths should never have crossed. One traumatic encounter that brings them together. 
Season's Meetings by Andi Marquette by Andi Marquette Season's Meetings by Andi Marquette by Feb. 21, 2019 Free! 8,940 words Read a sample
"Season's Meetings" by Andi Marquette is a short story about chance encounters that happen at the most unexpected times with unexpected results.
Hamburgers are not Aerodynamic by R.G. Emanuelle by R.G. Emanuelle Hamburgers are not Aerodynamic by R.G. Emanuelle by Feb. 21, 2019 Free! 2,680 words Read a sample
"Hamburgers are not Aerodynamic" by R.G. Emanuelle is a short story about the iconic American road trip.
Floral Designs by Andi Marquette by Andi Marquette Floral Designs by Andi Marquette by Feb. 21, 2019 Free! 9,720 words Read a sample
"Floral Designs" by Andi Marquette is a sweet short story that celebrates moments of connection, romance, and the possibilities therein.
Elfin Magic by R.G. Emanuelle by R.G. Emanuelle Elfin Magic by R.G. Emanuelle by Feb. 21, 2019 Free! 4,420 words Read a sample
"Elfin Magic" by R.G. Emanuelle is a short story about what happens when you mix a little flirting, a department store elf costume, and a dome full of stuffed bears. Enjoy!
Devil's Bargain by Andi Marquette by Andi Marquette Devil's Bargain by Andi Marquette by Feb. 21, 2019 Free! 6,740 words Read a sample
"Devil's Bargain" by Andi Marquette is a tale of betrayal and vengeance featuring pirates and vampires.
Apple by Gill McKnight by Gill McKnight Apple by Gill McKnight by Feb. 21, 2019 Free! 4,770 words Read a sample
In "Apple" by Gill McKnight, Snow chokes on an apple, Red finds help, and the Huntsman isn't really a man.
Silver Chains by Jay Mountney Silver Chains by Feb. 21, 2019 $0.99 9,700 words Sample 10%
A middle-aged country lawyer seeks a partner via online chatrooms. He finds the man of his dreams but the course of romance is not smooth because of family problems.
Bello in rosa by Jay Northcote Bello in rosa by Feb. 21, 2019 $3.99 60,150 words Sample 10%
Ryan non sta cercando una relazione con un ragazzo... e Johnny non sta cercando una relazione, punto. Ryan è sempre stato attratto da altezza, gambe lunghe e capelli biondi, preferibilmente femminili. Quando Johnny attira il suo sguardo a una festa, Ryan si scopre interessato, anche se con un maschio non gli era mai successo....
Heart of Fire Season One Episode Three by TheCrimsonDM Heart of Fire Season One Episode Three by Feb. 20, 2019 You set the price! 25,220 words Sample 30%
Three girls fresh out of their magical school are all looking for their place in the world while dealing with the loss of one of their closest friends. Meanwhile an ancient evil is waking up. Can these young heroes deal with the new threat, or will they be devoured by their grief?
Will You Marry Them? by David Connor & E.F. Mulder Will You Marry Them? by
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Rocco and Ridley from David Connor’s Christmas story Iced Out and Sawyer from E.F. Mulder’s holiday tale Angel Wings and Bullets are finally recognized for their heroic acts. Along with Sawyer’s new boyfriend Bart, they meet up with a much younger couple who not only give them valuable relationship advice, but also show them how heroes come in all different incarnations.
Something Like Peace by Kris T. Bethke Something Like Peace by Feb. 20, 2019 $3.99 31,900 words Sample 20%
Dan Jacobs has finally embraced his sexuality. Fooling around with his show’s sometime director Vincent Stevens probably isn’t the best idea. But together they found something that works. Can they recognize the peace it brings them?
Pets, Paranormal Box Set by J.D. Walker Pets, Paranormal Box Set by Feb. 20, 2019 $5.99 89,680 words Sample 20%
What would you do for the love of a pet? Or to win the heart of a skittish paranormal? These five stories by best-selling M/M romance author J.D. Walker will show you what happens when the heart stops at nothing to get what it wants. Contains the stories: All a Steer Can Do Is Try, Of Paws and Pet Rocks, Romancing the Bouncer, To Catch His Mate, and To Love His Mate.
California Dreaming by Shawn Lane California Dreaming by Feb. 20, 2019 $3.99 24,380 words Sample 20%
Mick left California when his first love, Joe, chose his twin sister Raine. When Raine calls to tell him Joe is dead, Mick returns with his best friend Zach, the man Mick secretly loves. Once there, Mick has to deal with his grieving twin, his estranged parents, and his newfound, sudden sexual relationship with Zach. But his family want their prodigal son to move back home.
The Spangler Affair by J.T. Evergreen The Spangler Affair by Feb. 20, 2019 Free! 3,520 words Read a sample
I knew him and loved him before Hollywood made him famous and then let him die a horrible death.
The One Who Almost Got Away by J.T. Evergreen The One Who Almost Got Away by Feb. 20, 2019 Free! 6,070 words Read a sample
I stalked him, had dinner with him, dumped him, and was granted a second chance, thanks to friends who are much wiser than I'll ever be.
Caroline's Choice by Serenity Snow Caroline's Choice by Feb. 20, 2019 $3.99 50,600 words Sample 10%
With a new job and the beginnings of a new life with Lucky, Caroline feels like things are finally falling into place romantically. However, she knows her family will never accept Lucky, as much as she wants them to. She’s determined to savor the hot-burning passion of Lucky’s love.
Re-Entry Burn by Katey Hawthorne Re-Entry Burn by Feb. 20, 2019 $6.99 75,840 words Sample 20%
Malory Claremont was born and raised to be the villain in someone else's story, complete with fire-based superpowers. Then his cousin and former partner-in-crime, Brady, led him into a trap, and he's been in superpowered lockdown ever since. When he gets out on parole, he meets Theo McCracken, a cold-superpowered ex-offender. Theo has a modern Hamlet-style past and dangerously pretty eyes...
Payback by Charlotte Mills Payback by Feb. 20, 2019 $6.99 76,560 words Sample 20%
Det. Constable Kate Wolfe is sent to a small backwater, but before she can settle in, something catastrophic happens. There’s an arson attack, a dead body, and a missing man to investigate. Not to mention the new boss to stare down. But her growing attraction to Det. Chief Inspector Helen Taylor is the least of her problems when a dumped vehicle in a lake changes their lives forever.
Hooked on You by Jenn Matthews Hooked on You by Feb. 20, 2019 $4.99 98,200 words Sample 20%
Anna has it all - great kids, boyfriend, good teaching job. Except she’s so bored. Perhaps a new hobby’s in order? Something…crafty? Divorced mother and veteran Ollie has been through the wars. To relax, she runs a quirky crochet class in her English craft shop. Enter one attractive, feisty new student. A shame she’s straight. A quirky lesbian romance about love never being quite where you expect.
The Potion Maker by Sasha L. Miller The Potion Maker by Feb. 20, 2019 $2.99 20,160 words Sample 20%
Sarin ran away from the city for a simpler life making potions in the woods. He has good reasons for avoiding people, but when a poisoned Royal Herald falls through his door and literally knocks him over, life gets more complicated than he ever thought he wanted.
Silverhands by Megan Derr Silverhands by Feb. 20, 2019 $1.99 13,170 words Sample 20%
Annia was happy being a humble miller alongside her stepbrother—but her stepbrother prefers that Annia agree to be his wife. When she refuses, he brutally cuts off her hands, and Annia flees when he falls asleep. With no one to turn to, and nowhere to go, she leaves the only home she's ever known in hopes a new one might be out there somewhere.
Mimi Stealing Ice Cream by Shania Glover Mimi Stealing Ice Cream by Feb. 19, 2019 $0.99 10,100 words Sample 20%
Mimi is a well-known thief and she finishes any job assigned to her with success. She finally lands a lucrative deal to steal a box from a renowned billionaire. The deal runs smooth until she realizes that she is trapped. Andris Orra is a gay millionaire who cannot face his parents with the truth about his sexuality. He will do anything to cover his status, he lures Mimi into his home...
Hear Them Roar by Gayle Keo Hear Them Roar by Feb. 19, 2019 $0.99 10,440 words Sample 20%
How far will you go to save the life of your sister? When Lelani disappears in the blink of an eye, Luna is forced to find out. She is confronted by this cold fear and she is pushed to the very limits and beyond what she thought she could do. She is forced to seek help from werewolves. She is determined to use her magic to win them over. Only Rodney can help her get her sister back...
An Offensive Tactic by Gayle Keo An Offensive Tactic by Feb. 19, 2019 $0.99 9,620 words Sample 20%
A hunky, star hockey player for the New York Rangers walks into the wrong bar one night. He quickly realizes that half the people in the bar are transsexuals. He turns to leave, but he suddenly locks eyes with a blond-haired, green-eyed woman, who just happens to look a lot like his ex-fiancée. There's instant chemistry between them. After a few drinks and lots of flirting, things get physical...
For the Melody by Julie Fritz For the Melody by Feb. 19, 2019 $0.99 11,490 words Sample 20%
Living in Georgia most of her life, Melody Quinn thought she had it all figured out. Move to the big city, meet a nice guy, get married, have a family and get a great job… not necessarily in that order. But things don’t always go according to plan. Greeted with a horrible job, a terrible roommate, and zero luck with her dating life, Melody feels like nothing is going right. When a mysterious...
The Reality of Falling in Love by Julie Fritz The Reality of Falling in Love by Feb. 19, 2019 $0.99 11,650 words Sample 20%
When Matilda “Tilly” Birkeland takes on a trauma surgeon position at one of New York City’s busiest hospitals, she hopes the new job is a fresh start to a life that has been spiraling out of control. The demanding hours leave little room for dating but that is okay with Tilly. And, besides, it’s New York City, with plenty of lesbian women to choose from. Faigy Rosner, widow and mother of one...
The Arrest by J.T. Evergreen The Arrest by Feb. 18, 2019 Free! 7,110 words Read a sample
My breath caught when I saw how much this ticket was going to cost me, “Holy shit.” I wondered if he was any good at mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. I could have used some of that, after what he had just done to me with this ticket.
Autumn Affair by J.T. Evergreen Autumn Affair by Feb. 18, 2019 Free! 2,390 words Read a sample
I feel so blessed this remarkable, selfless creature came into my life apparently out of nowhere, befriending me with his wisdom and love when I needed it most. He was like no one I had ever met, nor am I likely to ever meet again.
Blind Date by J.T. Evergreen Blind Date by Feb. 18, 2019 Free! 2,460 words Read a sample
“Who is this guy and why is it so bloody important that I go out with him?” I probably should not have said that because they both moved in with more information about the man than I needed to know.
Blue Moon by J.T. Evergreen Blue Moon by Feb. 18, 2019 Free! 3,930 words Read a sample
We had come of age together, doing all the foolish things kids do including experimenting with sex which included a good deal of laughter until the day arrived when we stopped laughing and realized something else was happening.
My Cousin Grey by Mica Le Fox My Cousin Grey by Feb. 18, 2019 $2.99 31,510 words Sample 20%
Meet Grey. She’s wild, trashy, abusive and throws a stone through the window, hitting Abi. With just a glimpse, Abi thinks, Oh! God, she’s beautiful, but Grey is her cousin and hates her family. Even so, she’s spellbound and goes to the diner where Grey works. She sits petrified, her identity unrevealed, shocked at her flirtatiousness. 'Pretty mouse,' says Grey. 'Come talk to me outside.'
Blood Lust by L.E. Royal Blood Lust by Feb. 18, 2019 $5.99 73,450 words Sample 20%
For Rayne Kennedy, the only Hybrid in Vires, a walled Vampire city in Vermont, life is almost over.
Ostakis by Angelica Primm Ostakis by Feb. 18, 2019 $4.99 53,310 words Sample 20%
The Human Planets Collective sent young Ambassador Kaj Deder to the former colony planet Ostakis to establish relations. But in the twenty-five hundred years since Earth lost contact with Ostakis, the people of that colony have dramatically changed.
Just Breathe Out by J Rocci Just Breathe Out by Feb. 17, 2019 Free! 12,360 words Read a sample
Darren and Russ have known each other forever, and Darren has been pining after Russ for almost as long. When a well-meaning friend reveals once of Russ' secrets, Darren finds he has a choice to make. Tell Russ his own secret and maybe fulfill all of his dreams, or remain silent and try to pretend nothing has happened...
Em's Gator Club (Hep Cats of Boise #0.5) by Alia Hess Em's Gator Club (Hep Cats of Boise #0.5) by Feb. 17, 2019 Free! 7,090 words Read a sample
Swing, software, and shady deals at the heart of future Boise’s subculture.
Once Upon A Time At 30,000 Feet by J.T. Evergreen Once Upon A Time At 30,000 Feet by Feb. 17, 2019 Free! 8,360 words Read a sample
American Flight 1071 lifted off at 7:05 a.m. as scheduled with me tucked into first class seat 5A next to a window. As always, I give the stewardess a fresh flower to give to the captain with a verbal thank you for his ability in taking us from point A to point B in comfort and safety. I fell asleep thinking that would be the end of it. It wasn't.
Hooked by J.T. Evergreen Hooked by Feb. 16, 2019 Free! 5,720 words Read a sample
I just kept looking at him, wondering what he was up to. I began counting to myself . . . one-Mississippi, two-Mississippi, three-Mississippi, four-Mississippi, five . . . he smiled and looked away. He should have, in my estimation, looked away at the end of two-Mississippi, but he didn’t . . . I wondered what was going through his mind during ‘three-Mississippi, four-Mississippi, five’.
Snowed In: Nen and Anani by Nell Iris Snowed In: Nen and Anani by Feb. 16, 2019 $3.99 22,480 words Sample 20%
Anani, guardian of the water, had his heart broken fifteen rotations ago. His pain made him lose control of his powers, causing a never-ending snowfall, and he was banished from his mother’s court. Now he finally reunites with the love of his life, Nen, but the law that kept them apart hasn’t changed. How will they find their happily ever after? Especially when the snow starts falling again?
Snowed In: Dane and Heath by Rafe Jadison Snowed In: Dane and Heath by Feb. 16, 2019 $2.99 13,860 words Sample 20%
Dane Sanders was a great boss until Snowstorm Satan hit the suburbs of DC. Now he was just a jerk who wanted to stay late just to get some loans out, but when Dane lets out a few juicy secrets, Heath starts to think there’s a lot he doesn’t know about his sexy new boss. Trapped at work with only beer and microwave dinners, Heath and Dane learn how to stay warm in a snow storm.
Forever Yours by Kassandra Lea Forever Yours by Feb. 16, 2019 $1.99 12,440 words Sample 20%
Linus is head over heels in love with Samson. Problem is, Linus wants to make things official while Samson is afraid of commitment. When Linus's sister lands in the hospital, he decides it's time to break off things with Samson. Samson is caught by surprise. But how can he get Linus back in time for Valentine's Day without doing something cliched, which he knows Linus dislikes?
Burke and the Vampire by Edward Kendrick Burke and the Vampire by Feb. 16, 2019 $4.99 40,900 words Sample 20%
What would you do if you discovered you could sense vampires? Burke didn't believe they existed until it happened to him. Horrified, he vows to eliminate them. Vampire Reynaud must find the slayer dubbed The Hunter. It turns out to be easier than anticipated when events transpire to reveal it's his new friend, Burke. Can opposites attract, or will their differences destroy the possibility of love?
A Soldier's Horizon by T.A. Creech A Soldier's Horizon by Feb. 16, 2019 $4.99 42,150 words Sample 20%
On a colony world at war, creatures brought to life by human technology have revolted, fighting to throw off the yoke of slavery and exist as sentient beings in their own right. Change is on the horizon. If only they can all live to see it.
Pleasing My Valentine (A Love and Care Short Story) by Silvia Violet Pleasing My Valentine (A Love and Care Short Story) by Feb. 16, 2019 $0.99 9,350 words
Foster asks Oren to dinner, with the intention of finding out what he was seeking at Foster's favorite kink club. The shy musician confesses his forced seduction fantasy, and Foster can barely contain his excitement. When Foster proposes they explore Oren's fantasy on Valentine's Day, Oren knows this will be the first year the holiday brings more pleasure than pain.
The Moon Was Blue by J.T. Evergreen The Moon Was Blue by Feb. 16, 2019 Free! 11,200 words Read a sample
I'm a tall, younger version of Woody Allen. I often wondered if Kismet would ever find a life partner for me. Then the New York Times arrived with the ad for a holiday gala at the Plaza. I filled out the raffle ticket form and sent it in. Little did I realize I was about to step onto an emotional merry-go-round that would end with me holding the gold ring.
Without Pretense by TJ Thomas Without Pretense by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 67,080 words Sample 20%
After living for decades hiding from the truth, can Ava learn to trust Bianca with her secrets and her heart?
Unexpected Lightning by Cass Sellars Unexpected Lightning by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 70,850 words Sample 20%
Lightning strikes once more when Sydney and Parker fight a dangerous stranger who threatens the peace they both desperately want.
Spencer’s Cove by Missouri Vaun Spencer’s Cove by Feb. 16, 2019 $9.99 71,100 words Sample 20%
When Foster Owen and Abigail Spencer meet they uncover a story of lives adrift, loves lost, and true love found.