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

Ripples of Smoke and Water by Lotus Oakes Ripples of Smoke and Water by Aug. 08, 2018 $4.99 45,220 words Sample 20%
On the day of their wedding, Adara's fiancé and hero of the realm, Prince Rafael, is stolen away by the fairy of the lake and given up for lost. But while Adara doesn't love Rafael, she does owe him, and so in spite of scorn and dismissal she sets out to save him. But to win Rafael's freedom, and her own, Adara must complete three challenges—and be careful not to end up ensnared herself.
Flowers of Luna by Jennifer Linsky Flowers of Luna by Aug. 07, 2018 $2.99 45,030 words Sample 15%
Flowers of Luna is forty-three kilowords of sapphic romance in a hard science fiction setting. Girl meets girl in low gravity, and sparks fly!
Pharaoh's Kiss by Michael War Pharaoh's Kiss by Aug. 07, 2018 $1.99 8,060 words Sample 20%
Daniel’s world has just been shaken to its core. His ex Marcus has just returned from an unbelievable trip through a time traveling cave. Tired of hearing about Marcus’ wild time, Daniel ventures into the cave and finds himself in ancient Egypt. While great pleasure awaits, danger also lurks, and to escape Daniel must get help from an unlikely source.
Homeless in Heaven by Deirdre O'Dare Homeless in Heaven by Aug. 07, 2018 $2.99 15,400 words Sample 20%
Merl has been homeless for over two years. Nate, the only child of wealthy older parents, has known little hardship. While working on a journalism piece about the homeless, he meets Merl. When an early blizzard hits, he hopes to shelter Merl in his own home. Can he forge a real partnership with the suspicious older man?
High Noon in Sandbridge by Elizabeth L. Brooks & Lynn Townsend High Noon in Sandbridge by
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Life takes a sudden turn for Scooter and Andy when Scooter’s sister meets an untimely end and they’re suddenly guardians to a niece they’ve only met a handful of times. Billie is stubborn and hot-tempered and not remotely interested in making a life in the one place that her mother had sworn never to return. Will she ever learn to call Dockside and Sandbridge home?
Courted by Sarah Hadley Brook Courted by Aug. 07, 2018 $2.99 14,100 words Sample 20%
Dr. Kevin Matthews had been so wrapped up in his work, he hadn’t found time for love or casual fun in far too long. When the new nurse, Mac Winters, showed up at the hospital, the attraction was intense. When they spend an evening getting to know each other, Mac says he wants to court Kevin. Can two modern men have an old-fashioned romance, taking sex out of the equation, and build something real?
When All the World Sleeps by J.A. Rock When All the World Sleeps by Aug. 06, 2018 $5.99 111,250 words Sample 15%
A man with a severe sleepwalking disorder struggles to rebuild his life after being convicted of murdering the man who attacked him years ago.
Tempest (Playing the Fool #3) by J.A. Rock Tempest (Playing the Fool #3) by Aug. 06, 2018 $3.99 55,650 words Sample 10%
In the final book in the Playing the Fool series, Mac and Henry must confront a villain from both their pasts.
The Merchant of Death (Playing the Fool #2) by J.A. Rock The Merchant of Death (Playing the Fool #2) by Aug. 06, 2018 $3.99 56,180 words Sample 10%
Mac and Henry go undercover at an assisted living facility in an effort to catch a corrupt administrator.
The Two Gentlemen of Altona (Playing the Fool #1) by J.A. Rock The Two Gentlemen of Altona (Playing the Fool #1) by Aug. 06, 2018 $3.99 55,340 words Sample 15%
An uptight FBI agent and a conman are forced to team up to solve a crime. But their feelings for each other threaten to bring the whole mission tumbling down.
Captive Mate: M/M Alpha/Omega MPREG by Harper B. Cole Captive Mate: M/M Alpha/Omega MPREG by Aug. 06, 2018 $3.99 28,320 words Sample 20%
After finding the lab experimenting on shifters, Alpha Alice needs someone she can trust to go undercover at Gecko Labs. Eric is an alpha, a loner and a geneticist. He is the perfect wolf for the job. He feels out of his depth, even more so when he finds his mate is a prisoner. The longer he stays, the harder it is to hide his connection to the captive omega, but if he is to save him, he must.
Unexpected Mate: M/M Alpha/Omega MPREG by Harper B. Cole Unexpected Mate: M/M Alpha/Omega MPREG by Aug. 06, 2018 $3.99 61,230 words
Carter didn’t believe in true mates until he met Brand. The problem was that Carter was at a prenatal visit with his mate. Six years later, a car crash took his mate’s life. Brand believes in true mates, but Carter isn’t his. Carter is determined to win him over, but unknown to them, Brand has come to the attention of a group that poses a danger to all shifters. Their problems are just beginning.
Driven To Mate: M/M Alpha/Omega MPREG by Harper B. Cole Driven To Mate: M/M Alpha/Omega MPREG by Aug. 06, 2018 $3.99 43,790 words
Gage wants to accept the invitation to join the White Falls pack and leave the Cherry Creek pack behind, especially when he finds his mate, Luke, who belongs to that pack. But he must protect his younger brother who has a gift that the pack alphas might try to control. Luke will wait as long as he needs to. Gage starts to believe he can have it all, but the Cherry Creek alpha believes otherwise.
Accidentally Mated: Alpha/Omega MPREG by Harper B. Cole Accidentally Mated: Alpha/Omega MPREG by Aug. 06, 2018 $3.99 28,310 words Sample 20%
Dare, heir to the White Falls pack, has given up on finding his mate after six years of traveling the world. Evan is an omega without a pack, and no intention of joining one again. When Evan's best friend Cole, who happens to be Dare's younger brother, gets married, the two meet for the first time, and sparks fly. Neither can see what fate has brought them, but fate has a way of forcing her hand.
Sudden Surrender by Kim Dare Sudden Surrender by Aug. 06, 2018 $2.99 22,770 words Sample 10%
An advert for a light-hearted outdoor event sounds like the perfect way for Elliot to get to know some of the other students at his new university. Parry has never had any patience with the stupid hazing nonsense that takes place with every fresh intake of students. He has no intention of actually getting involved—not until he spots Elliot being led, bound and helpless, through the forest.
Death Days by Lia Cooper Death Days by Aug. 06, 2018 $5.99 70,610 words Sample 20%
By day, Professor Nicholas Littman works as an itinerant professor at a small college in the Pacific Northwest. He teaches seminars on mythology and the intersections of folklore and magic in the ancient world. By night, he’s the local necromancer, a rare magical talent that has left him alienated from other practitioners.
A Tangled Legacy by Mickie B Ashling A Tangled Legacy by Aug. 06, 2018 $5.99 70,700 words Sample 20%
Ignoring the absolutes isn’t easy when a legacy is in jeopardy.
2230: The Perfect Year by CM Corett 2230: The Perfect Year by Aug. 06, 2018 $3.99 30,650 words Sample 20%
Alex Coulson spends his days as a lowly lab assistant. At night, he watches movies in his lonely apartment and dreams of exciting adventures and handsome leading men. When an electrical fire breaks out in the lab, an experimental machine malfunctions and Alex is caught in the explosion. He awakens, injured and confused, to learn he has traveled two hundred years into the future—to the year 2230.
The Purist by M. Crane Hana The Purist by Aug. 06, 2018 $6.99 103,300 words Sample 20%
Eridan still adores his wife and unborn child, but his prim religion and heritage now forbid his marriage. Only the Northwarden—a dangerously charming, genderfluid sorcerer who enforces civilization’s uneasy peace—can guide him toward a solution. Eridan finds he likes the Northwarden far too much for comfort.
The Long Way Around by Quinn Anderson The Long Way Around by Aug. 06, 2018 $3.99 80,430 words Sample 15%
Sam Cooper is the definition of an introvert: shy, bookish, and the sort to think a wild Friday night involves ordering takeout. He enjoys his quiet life, but after a bad breakup, he's been yearning for a change of scenery. Luckily, his best friend and former college roommate has the solution.
Arctic Heat 2: Northern Star by Nick Kove Arctic Heat 2: Northern Star by Aug. 05, 2018 $0.99 27,300 words Sample 20%
Three weeks isn’t enough. I’ve spent three weeks on an arctic island. A place I hate with a fiery passion. Yet it’s not enough time. Because I had to go and fall in love while I was there. My departure home is three days away and I don’t know how to tell Jonathan I’m leaving. We’ve got a good thing going. But as they say, all good things must come to and end.
More Than Words 2: No More Words by Nick Kove More Than Words 2: No More Words by Aug. 05, 2018 $0.99 22,280 words Sample 20%
Two months in and I’m still not sure where we’re at. It’s been two months since I started sleeping with Andreas and I’m still not sure where we stand. We spent most of our time together, I sleep over more often than not. We’re just always together. That’s practically a relationship, isn’t it?
More Than Anything 2: Anything For Him by Nick Kove More Than Anything 2: Anything For Him by Aug. 05, 2018 $2.99 36,660 words Sample 20%
How could we ever make a relationship work while living nine hours away from each other? I’ve just met him, just got to know him, and come to care for him… and now I’m losing him. He’s moving away and there’s nothing either of us can do about since he’s not legal yet.
Wedding Bells and Death Knells by Kaysee Renee Robichaud Wedding Bells and Death Knells by Aug. 05, 2018 $5.99 53,650 words Sample 20%
In this collection of stories and novellas, Kaysee Renee Robichaud explores ten tales that straddle the erotic and the terrifying. Within await sexy succubi, feral fairies, sinister strangers, and married partners sharing impossible grief. Also, the 12000+ word novella "'Til Death Do Us Part" explores a same sex couple whose bad history has come clawing its way from hell to haunt them.
The Archangel trilogy World by TM Smith The Archangel trilogy World by Aug. 05, 2018 Free! 3,040 words Read a sample
This is a free document to introduce readers to the world of Heaven and Hell within the series. Book 1, The Messenger, will be releasing in September 2018
More Than Anything by Nick Kove More Than Anything by Aug. 05, 2018 $0.99 39,260 words Sample 20%
He might’ve been the right person—if I hadn’t been so damaged and he hadn’t been so young. The first time I met him, he had a seizure on the pavement in front of my flat. When my efforts to find someone who could take him off my hands failed, I let him spend the night. He was already asleep anyway, so it wasn’t like I had any choice.
Smoke And Water by OR1G1N Smoke And Water by Aug. 05, 2018 $5.99 75,410 words Sample 15%
Once a competitive swimmer, Eike Nylund has quit the pool after losing his entire family in a terrible tragedy and is struggling to begin anew in a new State, a new college, and a new life. All while keeping his very personal secret as close under wraps as he can. Is it possible to wash away the scars of the past? Can Eike trust Damon?
Lead to Follow by Alina Popescu Lead to Follow by Aug. 04, 2018 $3.99 60,810 words Sample 20%
A grueling fight for survival, great plans for the future, and an attraction that's undeniable bring Ganzorig and Cristian together. Faced with real danger, tribe responsibilities, and their own fears, it hardly seems enough to keep them from going their separate ways.
Naked Club: A Gay Coming-of-Age Love Story by Maxwell Carlsen Naked Club: A Gay Coming-of-Age Love Story by Aug. 04, 2018 $3.99 5,420 words Sample 20%
High school is finally out for the summer. Fifteen-year-old, bisexual Carlos falls in love with Eddie, a cute muscular boy and new friend.
Where The Heart Is by Ally Blue Where The Heart Is by Aug. 04, 2018 $3.99 51,940 words Sample 15%
Falling in love is easy. Holding on to it can tear your life apart.
Hot Off the Presses by Elliott Mackle Hot Off the Presses by Aug. 03, 2018 $4.99 92,930 words Sample 20%
A romantic expose of the racial & sexual politics surrounding the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. What happens to a crusading journalist when he finds himself falling for a closeted gymnast? Only Elliott Mackle, a former Atlanta journalist, could offer such a compelling story of one man's encounters along his path to finding not only love but himself as well. Erotic content and salty language.
Demimondaine: aka The Ugly Truth About Catgirls by Zoe Miller Demimondaine: aka The Ugly Truth About Catgirls by Aug. 03, 2018 $2.99 9,950 words Sample 20%
Let's Go On A Riotous And Risky Adventure!! o/ Demimondaine is the story of Nico, a cat girl familiar just trying to etch out a living in this cruddy city whose simple dream of attending the underground show of her favorite band is ruined when her mistress/roommate, Marigold, decides she simply MUST tag along.
The Blade by Lindsey Schussman The Blade by Aug. 03, 2018 Free! 69,280 words Read a sample
Everything leads up to everything, and for Lillian Ann Cross, nothing could be further from the truth. She is tested in every which way, her heart destroyed with loss, and her struggles with learning who she truly is, for the survival of Earth and its inhabitants, depends on it.In a world where everyone she has ever known, is either dead or dying.
Vegas Friend: A Gay Poker Players Romance by Parker Avrile Vegas Friend: A Gay Poker Players Romance by Aug. 02, 2018 $1.99 10,990 words Sample 30%
A gay poker players mm romance about two men ready to take a gamble on love. From frenemies to lovers, two professional gamblers have to decide if they're ready to get out of the game and commit to each other.
Space by Luke Hartwell Space by Aug. 02, 2018 $6.25 24,680 words Sample 10%
When a young boy at a bowling alley has his cheeseburger delivered by a handsome future air force cadet, an infatuation develops so strong that three years later, when he learns the older boy's home town, he sets off on his bike to find him. The relationship that develops between the two boys is one of the most heart-warming and seductive in coming of age literature.
Hooves Are a Horse's Glue (But You Still Need a Nail for the Shoe) by Luke Hartwell Hooves Are a Horse's Glue (But You Still Need a Nail for the Shoe) by Aug. 02, 2018 $4.75 19,790 words Sample 10%
In Hooves Are a Horse's Glue (But You Still Need a Nail for the Shoe), a high school senior in small town Arkansas finds a new boy in class on the first day of school--a handsome exchange student from Turkey whose presence in town causes a stir. As the friendship develops, hearts and minds are stirred as well, especially when the young Turk tries to teach his new friend Turkish oil wrestling.
Blue South by Luke Hartwell Blue South by Aug. 02, 2018 $3.25 7,820 words Sample 10%
Luke Hartwell explores the relationship between gay and straight best friends in this sparse, moving, revised story previously published as "Jimmy." Chris has been in love with his best friend Jimmy since childhood. While Chris is at college, Jimmy is sent to prison. Now Jimmy is free once more and the two meet again. With eyes wide open, both men re-examine their friendship.
Captain Harding's Six-Day War by Elliott Mackle Captain Harding's Six-Day War by Aug. 02, 2018 $4.99 85,810 words Sample 20%
In the run-up to the 1967 war, a mob attacks the embassy in nearby Tripoli. To bring the pilots and their airplanes safely home and keep the United States out of the war Joe Harding has two choices: either come out to his closest, straightest buddies or know himself to be a coward, a failure and a traitor to everything that he holds dear. Significant erotic content and salty language.
Captain Harding and His Men by Elliott Mackle Captain Harding and His Men by Aug. 02, 2018 $4.99 61,760 words Sample 20%

Continuing the adventures and misadventures begun in Elliott Mackle's award-winning Captain Harding's Six-Day War, Joe Harding and his fellow officers and airmen contend with a sexually abusive wing commander (who happens to be Joe's boss), a closeted Pentagon official fighting to save his career, a CIA agent who may be an imposter. Significant erotic content and salty language.
Sacrifice in Blood by Stephani Hecht Sacrifice in Blood by Aug. 02, 2018 $4.99 22,690 words Sample 20%
Because of his turbulent childhood, Kale tries to make safe life choices. He stays by his twin’s side, serves his coven leader and never sleeps with the wrong kinds of guys…until he finds himself drawn to the most unsafe man in the world—fellow warlock Ian.
Armed But Not Dangerous, To Love by B.L Wilson Armed But Not Dangerous, To Love by Aug. 02, 2018 $2.99 63,220 words Sample 20%
A doctor, Dionne Harris, falls for a homicide detective, Ashley Williams. After they sleep together, Dionne discovers the detective works for her brother, who is the police lieutenant. Dionne, who has broken several years of celibacy due to a relationship gone bad to sleep with the detective, wants a relationship with her. Will the two women work out their differences and become a couple?
The Silvers by J.A. Rock The Silvers by Aug. 01, 2018 $4.99 83,500 words Sample 15%
The captain of a space exploration mission forms a strange bond with an alien, and struggles to maintain the relationship after the alien is brought back to Earth.
The Green Hour by Bryce Raffle The Green Hour by Aug. 01, 2018 Free! 5,010 words Read a sample
Sir Roderick Steen isn't the superstitious type. So when he calls upon Parson Sinews, a man whose macabre fascinations have led to rumors that he's a vampire, Roderick is surprised to find his skepticism faltering in the face of Sinews' mystifying persona. Is it possible the enigmatic Sinews might actually be a vampire?
Baby Self Hate by Luke Hartwell Baby Self Hate by Aug. 01, 2018 $3.25 13,750 words Sample 10%
A sultry but funny story of sex and infatuation. the brilliance of the narrative voice shines brightest. Cam, like other Hartwell narrators, is angry but funny, purposeful but confused, and humorous but unexpectedly profound. Although sexy and sought after, Cam sees life darkly and takes solace in fishing. His relationship with a boy he meets in therapy is a wild, unpredictable ride.
Beradise Lost - Bear Chronicles Book 5 by Gary W Moore Beradise Lost - Bear Chronicles Book 5 by Aug. 01, 2018 $1.99 131,940 words Sample 20%
The final book in the Bear Chronicles series. The group go on a cruise which is taken over by pirates. Can the gang save the day as they have in the past, or will the series end with a bang?
Cid by S. L. Danielson Cid by Aug. 01, 2018 $2.99 50,240 words Sample 5%
Ask 26-year-old artist Cid Walker how he's feeling and you'll likely get a snarl, or a glare, but not a real answer. Cid's soul is so damaged from a brutal and savage ex-fiancé that trusting anyone is out of the question.
Bitten by Midnight by Kelex Bitten by Midnight by Aug. 01, 2018 $4.99 67,260 words Sample 10%
Kane refuses to endanger Ralnur and Caelian by bringing them into his life and the battle he wages against the undead. No matter how much the Halfling vampire's instinct demands he mark them with his bite.
Equilibrium by Katey Hawthorne Equilibrium by Aug. 01, 2018 $3.99 33,170 words Sample 20%
Hansen has been hot for Sam since they first bonded over their secret superpowers—literally hot, since Hansen can produce fire from thin air. But Sam is always covered in girls, so Hansen keeps his feelings deeply buried and settles for being Sam's best friend. Then Sam's electrical powers go haywire in public, and in the fallout a mutual attraction is forced to the surface...
Cozzi Cove: Happy Endings by Joe Cosentino Cozzi Cove: Happy Endings by Aug. 01, 2018 $4.99 57,610 words Sample 15%
Welcome back to hunky Cal Cozzi’s seven guest bungalows on the New Jersey Shore. This summer a handsome man from Cal’s past makes Cal a tempting offer. Cal’s exhibitionist new houseboy is smitten with Cal’s sweet-faced male nanny. A Marine Master Sergeant is matched with a much younger businessman to the chagrin of a cute young lawyer. Woodsy guest Nyx Oberon meets a sexy werewolf at the cove.
Diego's Secret by Bryan T. Clark Diego's Secret by Aug. 01, 2018 $3.99 80,540 words Sample 20%
Eight years ago, at the age of seventeen, Diego Castillo came to the United States illegally from Mexico. Working long hours in the family landscaping business, he now shares a tiny apartment with his two machismo brothers in Southern California. Diego has worked hard to keep his desires for other men a secret from his brothers.