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

Touchdown by Terry O'Reilly Touchdown by Jan. 05, 2019 $0.99 2,530 words Sample 20%
Dancer Darrin Houghton and football player Brad Grabosky are engaged. However, Brad is reluctant to set a date f or the wedding, saying he doesn’t want to be the NFL poster child for gay rights. Darrin begins to wonder if he will ever hear wedding bells. Darrin is to perform on a float in the NYC pride parade. Just as the parade is about to begin something happens that takes Darrin’s breath away.
The Witchin' Canoe by Mel Bossa The Witchin' Canoe by Jan. 05, 2019 $5.99 70,780 words Sample 20%
McGauran O'Dowd may be a poor jobber, but he has his pride and dreams of escaping the slums. When he meets Honoré Latendresse, an enchanting pianist with a gentle heart, he knows he's found the companion he's been praying for. But Honoré is the victim of a family curse and slowly slipping into madness. McGauran will do anything to save Honoré from his tragic fate. Even bargain with the Devil ...
The Choice by Addison Albright The Choice by Jan. 05, 2019 $3.99 28,950 words Sample 20%
Now that faction-leader Albert has a blood-mate, he finds himself second-guessing his decisions. Neil would be crushed knowing the mistake he’d made as a fledgling vampire led to human deaths, but Albert shouldn’t factor that into the difficult choices he must make. Will Albert’s indecision put the entire vampire establishment in danger? Or is redemption only a flamethrower away?
Snowed In: Suhaib and Elijah by Michael P. Thomas Snowed In: Suhaib and Elijah by Jan. 05, 2019 $2.99 16,500 words Sample 20%
Whether he’s skinny-dipping on the clock at his hotel job or spilling his life story just to make conversation, Suhaib is who he is and he doesn’t care who knows it. Elijah is a sight more circumspect, but when the storm that brought them together strands them together, key elements of his life story are forced to the fore, and Suhaib learns that a good man is more than the sum of his parts.
Snowed In: Ross and Ashton by J.V. Speyer Snowed In: Ross and Ashton by Jan. 05, 2019 $3.99 30,330 words Sample 20%
Ross and Ash were lovers in college, but had a bad breakup. When a car wreck and a blizzard force them to seek shelter together, will they work out their differences or find a frozen Hell is still Hell?
Elias by Erin E. Keller Elias by Jan. 05, 2019 $3.99 36,990 words Sample 20%
Thomas Doyle and Elias Byrne couldn’t be more different. A loner cop and a tough kid with a very hard life and a history of violence. Elias makes his way through Thomas’ life with no regards for rules and roles. He wants Thomas, he wants to be seen. Accepted. Even if he doesn’t know how to reciprocate. Their story has the potential to crash them both, especially when Elias’ life gets in the way.
My Asshole Belongs To You by Hanna Haggard My Asshole Belongs To You by Jan. 04, 2019 $0.99 2,170 words Sample 20%
My Gay Dream: hey, dude, i just want to give myself yo you. please note, i don't know anything about back door penetration. i am shy and afraid.
The Cub and His Alphas by Lisa Oliver The Cub and His Alphas by Jan. 04, 2019 $4.35 48,050 words Sample 15%
Cute Omega bear shifter, Daniel, has learned the safest place for him is to be in his own home. When two Alpha Bears, Ty and Zeke, come calling all that changes. Is Daniel ready for the "real world" and is that world ready for him. #MMM #PNR #MMMTruemates
Schwesterliche Verwirrung by Alyson Belle Schwesterliche Verwirrung by Jan. 04, 2019 $3.99 16,910 words Sample 20%
Jon Mills und seine zwei Freunde Craig und Mitch sind durchschnittliche College Kerle im zweiten Jahr: Sie leben in Wohnheimen, flippen wegen Tests aus und versuchen so oft wie möglich Sex zu haben (üblicherweise ohne Erfolg).
Getauscht und Gepoppt by Alyson Belle Getauscht und Gepoppt by Jan. 04, 2019 $3.99 13,050 words Sample 20%
Als mein Freund Taylor mich zu sich auf ein aufregendes Wochenende in das wunderbare Herrenhaus seiner Chefin einlud, hatte ich keine Ahnung von seinem eigentlichen Plan! Ich stimmte zu ihm beim Testen von diesen Nanobots zu helfen und jetzt habe ich mich in ein unglaublich fruchtbares, sexy Sex-Kätzchen verwandelt...aber ich hatte vorher noch nie Sex gehabt.
Schlechter Papa by Alyson Belle Schlechter Papa by Jan. 04, 2019 $3.99 9,450 words Sample 20%
Als Michal, ein starker, sexistischer, Alpha-Mann erwischt wird, als er seine frau Annie auf die schlimmste Art hintergeht - als die Haushaltshilfe weinend an seiner Haustür auftaucht und seit sechs Monaten mit einem unerwarteten Bündel der Freude schwanger ist - erwartet er, dass seine Frau wütend ist. Aber warum sollte man wütend sein, wenn man auch Rache bekommen kann?
Devil's Bargain by Kathryn Sparrow Devil's Bargain by Jan. 04, 2019 $6.99 68,440 words Sample 20%
Seth Griffin is forced to live out his wildest dreams at the expense of his best friend, the man he loves.
Angels of Etain - A Transgender Thriller by Anna Na Maus Angels of Etain - A Transgender Thriller by Jan. 04, 2019 $2.49 68,530 words Sample 20%
Sam is a normal, happy young man out with his friends on a Saturday night celebrating his own eighteenth birthday. When the girl he has a crush on starts kissing his cousin Sam storms off into the night, and doesn't come back. Can anyone help Sam to escape from the clutches of his kidnappers before his life is irreparably changed for ever? And who will help him to get his revenge?
Love Conquers by Anna Na Maus Love Conquers by Jan. 04, 2019 $2.49 73,280 words Sample 20%
When you reach the bottom love can lift you higher than you ever dreamed. For Pat and Ashley that was exactly what happened, unfortunately life has a way of hurling you back down again. Can our lovers overcome the obstacles that life throws at them and continue the dream? Or will fate deliver one blow too many? Be aware that this book concerns transgender characters.
Buckles & Blindfolds by Anitra Lynn McLeod Buckles & Blindfolds by Jan. 04, 2019 $3.99 30,890 words Sample 10%
Even though ex-cop Rick Browder is desperate for a job, being the bodyguard to a trick rider with a trust fund might be more than he can handle, especially when they’ve hooked up before. Keeping his hands off his sexy young client proves impossible, but the bigger question is can Rick put his ego aside to embrace a life with Quentin Tenney or will his pride ruin their chance at happiness?
Chrilic Invasion Arcans of Hyma by Sam Magna Chrilic Invasion Arcans of Hyma by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 8,760 words Read a sample
An electron rests on Lana’s nape, programmed to send messages to her brain to alter the way the rest of her body operates. A device designed by Armor, it functions as an electromechanical chip inserted along the cervical spine. Armor creates a group of bionic troopers to eradicate chrilic offspring they failed to contain. Lana finds Cassie and they set out on another mission together.
Dark Desires from A Princess Gothic Princess and Angel Series: Volume 2 by Amber M. Kestner Dark Desires from A Princess Gothic Princess and Angel Series: Volume 2 by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 860 words Read a sample
Early morning in Evigon as the sun shines brightly into Laila's room, she stretches until every muscle is able to move again except her banished wings that are no longer on her. She has to earn them back by making sure Princess Tessa Jones stays out of trouble and marries Guard Larkin Malachi though she is starting to think that is bad idea.
Dreams Of A Angel Gothic Princess and Angel: Volume 1 by Amber M. Kestner Dreams Of A Angel Gothic Princess and Angel: Volume 1 by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 1,220 words Read a sample
Tessa is a wonderful princess though her parent's have always despised her gothic looks. From black make up to dresses with worn black boots is her style. Tessa is known as Gothic Princess in her kingdom though she has always wondered if dreams came true on having a sweet Angel take her heart away. Laila is in training to be a wonderful Angel.
Clinging To Love by Amber M. Kestner Clinging To Love by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 20,090 words Read a sample
This story might take you for a leap. Terri loves her best friend Brooke though they never exactly told one another. Terri did the most horrible mistake of her life marrying Monica whose heart is as worthless as a penny. Terri did everything she could to keep her marriage with Monica but when Monica slept around it made Terri realize their marriage wasn't worth it.
Beauty and The Outcast Fighting For Love Series: Book 1 by Amber M. Kestner Beauty and The Outcast Fighting For Love Series: Book 1 by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 3,240 words Read a sample
They headed upstairs to her room, Kaitlyn hoped Madison wouldn't mind the posters of women on her wall and rainbow stuff everywhere. She put her hand on the door knob and turned, In hopes that Madison wouldn't mind at all for that matter. Kaitlyn opened her bedroom door with Madison right behind her.
The Song of the Siren by Mica Le Fox The Song of the Siren by Jan. 03, 2019 $2.99 21,280 words Sample 20%
Ava, industry high flyer, hears the haunting voice of a girl singing ‘As Tears Go By’ on her walk to work. She can’t get the song or the busker out of her head and persuades her boyfriend to see Van play in a club. Marcus is pissed when Ava wants to go again, but she goes anyway and starts to fall in love with Van. But beautiful Van is a siren with a dark secret and Ava is lured into danger.
Shadow's Of Despair Fate Of Her Path Series: Volume 2 by Amber M. Kestner Shadow's Of Despair Fate Of Her Path Series: Volume 2 by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 2,370 words Read a sample
Scarlett made a best friend name Angel Knight while they were ninth graders. Unfortunately fate has a new prevail that could leave Angel dying in the arms of Scarlett. Could Scarlett fall in love with the true Annabel or will it come crashing down with Angel in the fast lane of life? What is the fate of Scarlett in her predictions? Will love become to much of a factor?
Annabel's Fate Fate Of Her Path Series: Volume 1 by Amber M. Kestner Annabel's Fate Fate Of Her Path Series: Volume 1 by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 3,500 words Read a sample
Jana is still a straight woman with struggling with the fact that she could never make love to her girlfriend Angel it had been a challenge as far as they have gotten is kissing and holding hands. Angel has helped her come a long way since they hooked up randomly but with the conflicts of men from her past popping in and out of her life has made it challenging for sure.
Dating Miss. Lillian Winning Her Heart Series: Volume 1 by Amber M. Kestner Dating Miss. Lillian Winning Her Heart Series: Volume 1 by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 2,080 words Read a sample
Lillian is excellent at teaching English she loves her job with students even though she wishes to have a few kids and a husband would be fantastic for her especially the kid part, but no man has been on a date with her in ten years, so she lives alone in her apartment across town. Isabel has always done well with her English until she noticed how beautiful her teacher is
A Girl For Her by Amber M. Kestner A Girl For Her by Jan. 03, 2019 Free! 62,360 words Read a sample
Seeing her as more than just a friend would drive my heart wild, she is special to me in every way. Jana has no idea what she makes me feel inside. I have known her a little over two years, but feels like forever even when we talk every day. It's not like we haven't planned to see each other again, it has been in my mind to finally be in love with a woman, and she's the closest to my heart
A Cold Breath by Elizabeth Monvey A Cold Breath by Jan. 03, 2019 $3.99 23,240 words Sample 10%
The world has changed. Almost two years after the zombie plague destroyed civilization, the last of mankind is trying to hold on. Remy lives with his father inside the walls of a safe haven, until the night they're attacked by a swarm of walking dead. But when help arrives, he's horrified to discover the haven has been targeted to be destroyed—infected or not.
Forever Valentine by Jea Hawkins Forever Valentine by Jan. 02, 2019 $4.99 50,110 words Sample 20%
Seven years have passed since Taylor left the small town of Valentine, Nebraska and her best friend, Maggie, for the glamour of Hollywood and to marry up-and-coming rodeo star, Josh Beckett. Now, Taylor is back, looking for an escape from her messy divorce. As far as Maggie is concerned, Taylor is there to stir up trouble. The problem is, she’s stirring up a lot more than that for Maggie...
Werewolf's Bravehearted Mate by Alice Cain Werewolf's Bravehearted Mate by Jan. 02, 2019 $3.99 40,640 words Sample 15%
Arresting a fellow cop while off duty is not going to be good for Angelo's career. But when the guy's boss, Alec Grison—deliciously sexy, hard-boiled Swat Team leader—steps in to support Angelo he's very surprised, but when secrets he never wanted to know are accidentally revealed, can Angelo trust Alec is telling the whole truth when he can't even trust his own eyes?
Jana & Angel A Girl For Her Series: Volume 3 by Amber M. Kestner Jana & Angel A Girl For Her Series: Volume 3 by Jan. 02, 2019 Free! 21,280 words Read a sample
Angel Knight is now Annabel Thomas, she has to make the right choice that could cost her everything including with Jana. Angel wasn't going to lose her fiancee in this battle with Scarlett, she will not be Mrs. Annabel Thomas for the rest of her life. Angel loves her fiance and kids this time no one will stop her love for destiny in Kansas.
Jana & Angel A Girl For Her Series: Volume 2 by Amber M. Kestner Jana & Angel A Girl For Her Series: Volume 2 by Jan. 02, 2019 Free! 18,140 words Read a sample
Angel and Jana's relationship has been going perfectly since they have met. The bookstore cafe has a name now called Windsong with a spiritual feel to it. Now that time has flown by for a year without making love and keeping promises to each other they are ready to move out of Rose County, Michigan head off to Cherokee County, Kansas which is where Jana grew up with her parent's.
Being Margaret by Q. Kelly Being Margaret by Jan. 02, 2019 $6.99 65,960 words Sample 20%
The future for Britain’s Princess Margaret represents a marked change from her past, but there is one memory she wants to erase. It haunts her, sometimes crowding out her other thoughts and rendering her breathless. Tessa Donovan, a detective in New York City, is the one person Margaret thinks can help, but Tessa doesn’t want to get involved. Can they get a happy ending like so many others have?
Jana & Angel A Girl For Her Series: Volume 1 by Amber M. Kestner Jana & Angel A Girl For Her Series: Volume 1 by Jan. 02, 2019 Free! 9,380 words Read a sample
Seeing her as more than just a friend would drive my heart wild, she is special to me in every way. Let's call her Jana, and she has no idea what she makes me feel inside. I have known her a little over two years, but feels like forever even when we talk every day. It's not like we haven't planned to see each other again, it has been in my mind to finally be in love with a woman.
Pasta, Potatoes, and Omelets by Melian Belt Pasta, Potatoes, and Omelets by Jan. 02, 2019 $6.99 92,740 words Sample 20%
Lorenzo is good at what he does, a genius under the façade of a frivolous, cheeky young man. But when he accepts a job as a police consultant, his life takes a lot of unexpected turns. Thrown into a world of oblivious colleagues, drama, and gunfire, Lorenzo hopes he'll survive long enough to sort out the rest of the mess.
Too Dangerous by Sasha L. Miller Too Dangerous by Jan. 02, 2019 $1.99 17,210 words Sample 20%
Shi is good at what he does, no matter what his stupid ex thinks. Danger comes with the territory, especially when that territory includes a special license to do select work for the government. But when the government needs him to fix something that defeated even their most elite, Shi learns that some situations are too much even for him.
Fumbling Toward Crescendo by Jamie Sullivan Fumbling Toward Crescendo by Jan. 01, 2019 $1.99 15,360 words Sample 20%
Vi has no idea why she's even at a hipper-than-thou club on a Saturday night; it's a million miles away from her usual scene. And she's even more out of her depth when she bumps into the club's go-go dancers, getting ready to go on for the night. She's ready to run away and never look back when she spots Cassidy, a ballerina who doesn't quite feel like she fits in either...
Ice's Fire (Little Monsters #3) by Stephani Hecht Ice's Fire (Little Monsters #3) by Jan. 01, 2019 $2.99 20,490 words Sample 10%
Years ago, Ice’s heart was broken when his mate, Dragon, abruptly left him and Dragon’s soul was devastated. Leaving wasn’t by choice. Ice is shocked when he is on assignment and finds himself saving Dragon from an attack. Can Dragon find a way to make Ice forgive him? Or will they forever be alone?
Star-Crossed by L. Loryn Star-Crossed by Jan. 01, 2019 $5.99 10,730 words Sample 20%
He was sent to kill him, but when he saw his face, he couldn’t pull the trigger… After the death of his first love and his father, the only thing Ajax had left was work and memories. And he’s okay with that until a person from his past walks back into his life at the worst possible moment. The problem is he’s been alone so long that he doesn’t know what to do or say.
Ajax: Prequel by L. Loryn Ajax: Prequel by Jan. 01, 2019 Free! 10,730 words Read a sample
Ajax accompanies his bad-boy best friend and lover on a quick job gone wrong. When Ajax and Chris set out for a local BDSM-club, Ajax wasn’t expecting to do anything more than have a good night. He wasn’t expecting to be roped into another person’s kidnapping job, and he wasn’t expecting to meet a beautiful green-eyed stranger, either.
Catharsis: A Primal Crusades Story by Astra Crompton Catharsis: A Primal Crusades Story by Jan. 01, 2019 $2.99 3,780 words Sample 20%
A short story from the Primal Crusades urban fantasy world, featuring were-creatures, LGBT characters, and coming-of-age struggles. Catharsis features Jasper Weisspapir, a were-skunk, as he navigates college, first loves, the club scene, and finding himself. Trigger Warning: contains drug use, sexuality, and HIV.
Uncle Troy's Cabin by J.P. Winters Uncle Troy's Cabin by Dec. 31, 2018 $2.99 12,530 words Sample 20%
“He’s not even my uncle,” I shoved jeans and sweatshirts into my duffel bag. I really didn’t want to go on this trip, “why do I have to go hunting with him? I don’t even like hunting.” Contains explicit material: M/M sexual activity, spanking of adult man, all characters are over 18 and not related by blood or affinity.
Marina Duology by C.L. Mannarino Marina Duology by Dec. 31, 2018 $1.99 11,150 words Sample 5%
You've seen her escape a pirate. You've seen her save her kingdom. Now get all her adventures in one place. Far Below the Surface and Far Beyond the Sea, in one volume.
Recumon: The Second Couplet by Michael R.E. Adams Recumon: The Second Couplet by Dec. 31, 2018 $3.99 23,420 words Sample 25%
Carmine Lassiter sees the shadow of his inner demon. An act of horrifying violence follows, and Carmine is swept into a ritual of town and school politics that leaves him damned. Amongst the chaos, he develops an unexpected connection to his exorcist.
Scarred by Mia Kerick Scarred by Dec. 31, 2018 $5.99 68,520 words Sample 20%
Placida Island’s ocean breezes and rolling surf beckon to those who yearn to escape. And those who need to hide. Wearing scars on his back from brutal childhood abuse, Matthew North lives alone on a rustic shore. Gender fluidity his “crime,” Vedie Wilson flees his childhood home so he can express his identity. Can they embrace each other’s painful pasts, leaving the scars behind to find love?
Abominable What-A? by Ezra Dawn Abominable What-A? by Dec. 31, 2018 $2.99 12,780 words
(This is a paranormal winter short story. The first part of this story appeared in Stormy Glenn’s Winter ManLove Fantasies Blog Competition of 2017.)
Valhalla by L.A. Ashton Valhalla by Dec. 31, 2018 $2.99 17,110 words Sample 20%
Sakuma has served as a Valkyrie for centuries, smoothly escorting thousands of souls to the grand halls of Valhalla. While the world tears itself apart during WWII, he is summoned to retrieve the soul of a fallen Japanese soldier, Ishii Hiroshi. To Sakuma’s surprise, Ishii refuses his invitation to eternity.
The Choice by Nadezhda Osipova The Choice by Dec. 30, 2018 $0.99 Sample 20%
One always has a choice, but what should one do if both of the alternatives are equally terrible? (BL yaoi manga)
2018 Top Ten Gay Romance by J.M. Snyder 2018 Top Ten Gay Romance by Dec. 29, 2018 $6.99 100,600 words Sample 20%
This collection combines the best-selling short gay romance published by JMS Books in 2018. With stories by Addison Albright, Laura Bailo, Kris T. Bethke, Sarah Hadley Brook, Nell Iris, Shawn Lane, K.L. Noone, Deirdre O'Dare, J.M. Snyder, and J.D. Walker, this head-over-heels anthology goes beyond bedtime reading. Whether happily ever after or happy for now, there’s something for everyone in here!
Diagnosis: Gay by David O. Sullivan Diagnosis: Gay by Dec. 29, 2018 $1.99 8,910 words Sample 20%
Japanese doctor Arthur rents out a spare room in his apartment to Xander, a sexy and younger construction worker who wears women’s panties even though he claims to be straight. A smile, wink, and an unlocked bathroom door provide the perfect invitation. But is Xander really ready? Or will he let social mores kill what could be a wonderful experience for them both?
Tame the Sheriff by J.D. Walker Tame the Sheriff by Dec. 29, 2018 $0.99 3,240 words Sample 20%
What does a lonely sheriff do when all his friends are no longer single? Nicholas “Bulldog” McMurtry might prefer being footloose, but underneath it all, he longs for companionship in a way he can understand. When Russ Soames gives Bulldog a night to remember, the sheriff isn’t sure if his fancy-free notions are worth the loss of someone who could become special.
Lonesome Men by Edward Kendrick Lonesome Men by Dec. 29, 2018 $3.99 37,790 words Sample 20%
Darren Cameron is a street cop, gay, with a twenty-one year old son, Jesse. Rob is a homeless veteran living on the streets, despite Darren's efforts to help him start his life over. When punks attack Rob, Darren moves him into his home under the guise of protective custody. Can they deal with what comes next, including their growing attraction for each other, or will Rob flee back to the streets?