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

Winter Wonderland by Heidi Cullinan Winter Wonderland by Oct. 12, 2017 $4.99 71110 words Sample 20%
Kyle's idea of courting Paul is to leave X-rated snowmen on his porch, until he's finally paired to work with his crush on the town festival. But just when it looks like he'll finally get a romance for Christmas, Paul’s anti-LGBT family gets out of hand. Now Kyle and Paul must fight for everyone’s happily ever after.
Marilyn in the Middle by Giselle Renarde Marilyn in the Middle by Oct. 12, 2017 Free! 5472 words Read a sample
Jasmine’s in love with her best friend Innes, but Innes is obsessed with Marilyn Monroe! She's even decided to dye her hair platinum blonde to look more like the object of her affection. Jasmine's tired of playing second fiddle to a movie star, but maybe the intimacy of bleaching her best friend's hair will give her the courage to tell Innes how she really feels. A steamy lesbian romance short!
Saving a Sibling (Making a Family 4) by Rosa Swann Saving a Sibling (Making a Family 4) by Oct. 12, 2017 $2.99 19310 words Sample 10%
When your family may be in a little bit more trouble than you thought... Clay: Our visit to the doctor ends a little differently than expected when I get a message from my younger brother Wes that he’s going into labour. Aiden: But, as older brothers, what else are we supposed to do than trying to help when we feel like one of our siblings is in trouble?
The Second Chance Project by Victoria Zagar The Second Chance Project by Oct. 12, 2017 $0.99 18414 words Sample 20%
When a vehicle accident claims Celeste’s life, her research runs the risk of dying with her—except Celeste’s synthetic body program is all about second chances. Transferred into an experimental body by her colleague and would-be girlfriend Lissa, Celeste is back and in the form she always dreamt of.
The Sweetest Revenge by Lucy Felthouse The Sweetest Revenge by Oct. 12, 2017 $0.99 10869 words Sample 10%
Abigail’s had a crush on Mackenzie the motorcycle courier for ages. But nothing exists for Mackenzie, except her Ducati Monster. After an unpleasant encounter, Abigail decides to get her own back on Mackenzie. When Mackenzie discovers her precious bike is gone, there are fireworks. It’s April 1st, so she realises it's a joke, but that doesn’t mean the trickster will get off lightly...
A Halloween Serenade: A Collection of Original Halloween Poetry by Edwin Betancourt A Halloween Serenade: A Collection of Original Halloween Poetry by Oct. 11, 2017 Free! 2955 words Read a sample
Halloween is scary, this is true. But Halloween lives within me...does it live within you too? 'A Halloween Serenade' consists of 16 original Halloween themed poems that will: scare you, make you laugh, make you think twice before eating candy from a Witch and of course make you smile.
Bubblegum by Sari Taurez Bubblegum by Oct. 11, 2017 $0.99 89671 words Sample 15%
Tiana is your typical pampered young blonde with a love for expensive shoes, hot guys, and murder.
Shadow Tales by L.J Hamlin Shadow Tales by Oct. 11, 2017 $3.99 30468 words
A collection of tales that go bump in the night by L.J. Hamlin, including Adventures of a Yeti Hunter, Cat Scratch Fever, I'm a Ferocious Mouse, Paw Print on My Skin, and Spirit Wolf.
Dragon Lesson by Mell Eight Dragon Lesson by Oct. 11, 2017 $2.99 28321 words
All Lumie wants to see is Goldie's beautiful smile, but the only expression he ever shows Lumie is tears. When Goldie asks him for a favor, Lumie leaps at the chance to finally see Goldie happy. Goldie wants to live a life free of the fear that has chained him for so long, but breaking free once and for all may come with a higher price than he and Lumie are prepared to pay.
Seized by the Cavemen by Jayson Jax Seized by the Cavemen by Oct. 11, 2017 $2.99 16187 words Sample 10%
Drew longs for the feel of Ash’tar and Mel’em beside him once more, but knows it’s impossible. They are worlds apart… epochs apart. When he must return to Caveman Isle, Drew hesitates—only because he knows he might never leave.
Birthday Presents by Dianne Hartsock Birthday Presents by Oct. 11, 2017 $4.99 47865 words
For Tracey, life has become a nightmare. Kidnapped from a nightclub in Boulder, Colorado, brutalized and raped by the killer known as Crimson, he's held captive alongside Kyle, a young man Crimson keeps chained to his bed and is slowly torturing to death. Though Tracey manages to escape with Kyle's help, he is forced to leave Kyle behind...
London Skin & Bones: The Finsbury Park Stories by Ian Young London Skin & Bones: The Finsbury Park Stories by Oct. 10, 2017 $7.99 50655 words Sample 14%
Getting lost is the best way to learn about Finsbury Park ... London was a very different place in the early 1980s. Ian Young regales us with colorful stories about Finsbury Park, a neighborhood and its fascinating habitués long gone—gay skinheads, anarchist poets, and stoned stamp collectors—resisting the dark forces of a Thatcherite government.
Oliver & Jack: In London Towne by Christina E. Pilz Oliver & Jack: In London Towne by Oct. 10, 2017 $4.99 161047 words
In the noisy, crowded streets of London, where shadows hold secrets often too horrible to describe, an orphan and his beloved pickpocket attempt to rebuild their shattered peace. This is the love story of Oliver Twist and the Artful Dodger.
Best of Both Worlds by N.R. Walker Best of Both Worlds by Oct. 10, 2017 Free! 21025 words Read a sample
Sebastian wants to help Ryland recover from a horrible past, but only if Ryland can let his guard down long enough to see that he can have the best of both worlds. ** This 20,000-word story is told in drabbles: each chapter consisting of only 100 words.**
Acquaintance by Jeff Stookey Acquaintance by Oct. 10, 2017 $9.99 91343 words Sample 15%
In 1920s Portland, Oregon, a homosexual surgeon—a veteran of WWI—meets an ambitious young jazz musician, who is questioning his own sexuality, and they struggle with social conventions and the Ku Klux Klan. This is Book 1 of the trilogy Medicine for the Blues, a work of LGBT historical fiction which explores the complexities of gender and sexuality through the lens of the early 20th century.
De Ontmaskering by Lily Frank De Ontmaskering by Oct. 09, 2017 $5.99 60830 words Sample 20%
De Ontmaskering bevat drie prachtige, grappige en sexy verhalen over en voor vrouwen die van vrouwen houden. In deze bundel staat de zoektocht naar echte liefde centraal. Soms moeten alle maskers worden afgezet om de ware te vinden. Dat geldt ook voor Maud, Lisa en Pandora, die zich in elk van de verhalen voor een keuze gesteld zien: gaan voor de ware, of blijven leven met een leugen.
Down on the Farm by Silvia Violet Down on the Farm by Oct. 09, 2017 $3.99 56813 words Sample 10%
After quitting his teaching job on the heels of a scandal, Beck Davis moves to the house his grandmother left him in Ames Bridge. He finds the town stifling, but it’s a quiet place to hide while he regroups. Or so he thinks until Cal McMurty, the man he both hated and craved as a teenager, comes back into his life.
Ardulum: Second Don by J.S. Fields Ardulum: Second Don by Oct. 09, 2017 $6.99 100785 words Sample 20%
Ardulum: Second Don blends space opera elements and hard science into a story about two women persistently bound to their past and a sentient planet determined to shape their future.
Off Pitch by Brianna Kienitz Off Pitch by Oct. 09, 2017 $6.99 92774 words Sample 20%
Soccer star Adeline Fahey has never taken an interest in the world outside of the pitch. The daughter of wealthy Irish immigrants, and a straight-A student, she sees nothing but the goal—finish her last two years of school and join a professional soccer team—no ifs, ands, or buts. Then Gabriella Soto, a cello prodigy in her own right, walks onto her playing field.
Sightlines by Santino Hassell Sightlines by Oct. 09, 2017 $5.99 72870 words Sample 15%
Elijah Estrella was used to being the sassy sidekick who fooled around with Chase for fun. But that was before he realized the Community wasn't the haven he'd believed in and Chase was the only person who'd ever truly tried to protect him. Now they're surrounded by people who want to turn them against their friends, and the only way out is to pretend the brainwashing works.
Unhappily Ever After: A Villain's Tale by Sarah Beth James Unhappily Ever After: A Villain's Tale by Oct. 08, 2017 $0.99 8127 words
A twisted fantasy world, where the villains are not what they seem. Enter a world where you will see stories from a viewpoint a lot different to most stories. As our young Prince discovers that saving the Princess is not as easy as it seemed when she is determined to be kidnapped as much as possible. M/M LGBTQ Friendly fantasy short story.
Satin (A Material World #2) by K.C. Wells Satin (A Material World #2) by Oct. 08, 2017 $3.99 47846 words Sample 20%
Can a touch of Satin bring a straight copper to his knees? A standalone novella of satin and sensuality...
Lace (A Material World #1) by K.C. Wells Lace (A Material World #1) by Oct. 08, 2017 $1.99 25452 words Sample 20%
When Dave discovers Shawn’s little kink, it opens up a whole new chapter for the two friends. Except Shawn can’t help but worry – if there was no kink, would Dave be there? And is Shawn brave enough to find out?
Omega Under The Moon by N. J. Lysk Omega Under The Moon by Oct. 08, 2017 $3.99 36087 words Sample 30%
School is over. Forever. And Cole is ready for real life to begin. His apprenticeship as a mechanic promises enough money to get a little flat in town, close to his pack but not too close. But before that, there's a camping trip to the woods with his best, TJ and Ari. And then the moon rises and Cole presents as an omega... and he is alone in the woods with two alphas. M/M/M best friends to lovers
The Loving Blue in Red States Collection: Books 1-5 by Anne Hagan The Loving Blue in Red States Collection: Books 1-5 by Oct. 07, 2017 $0.99 48993 words Sample 15%
A collection of five lesbian romantic short stories, mostly sweet with a little spice. The collection includes the following Loving Blue in Red States complete short stories: Sweetwater Texas, Birmingham Alabama, Jackson Hole Wyoming, Perryville Missouri and Salt Lake City Utah.
Perfect Catch by N.R. Walker Perfect Catch by Oct. 07, 2017 $0.99 19389 words Sample 20%
Calvin Lynch and Troy Hoffman are best mates, both hard-working tradesmen, both love weekends away fishing, both gay, but have never been single at the same time. Until now. With more than just hooks on the line, can these two see what’s been right in front of them the whole time? The Perfect Catch is a short story about falling for your best friend hook, line, and sinker.
Indigo Guides the Way by Feral Sephrian Indigo Guides the Way by Oct. 07, 2017 $3.99 27787 words Sample 20%
Amir’s horoscope says “indigo guides the way” to his happiness. Sounds stupid, but within an hour he meets Jae, a customer at his bike shop whose bike happens to be indigo. Amir observes Jae’s relationship with his boyfriend, Declan, as the two join his cycling group for weekend outings, in hopes of learning from them. Instead he learns why Jae’s bike isn’t the only thing indigo about him.
Love Interrupted by Jade Winters Love Interrupted by Oct. 07, 2017 $5.99 65495 words Sample 15%
There are two sides to every story. And then there’s the truth. Divorce is rarely pretty and never fair. When successful divorce solicitors Harper Anderson and Dylan Blue find themselves on opposing sides of a bitter separation, they become uncontrollably consumed by more than just the case…
Imagines by N.R. Walker Imagines by Oct. 07, 2017 $2.99 46579 words Sample 10%
Imago Book 2 Torn between his new life in Tasmania with Jack and a dying species of butterfly he feels compelled to save, Lawson has to decide where his fate lies. But fate changes the rules. On a research expedition into the depths of the rainforest, suddenly it's not only the butterflies’ existence that hangs in the balance. Jack and Lawson need to determine what they want, if they both survive.
In His Kiss Box Set by J.M. Snyder In His Kiss Box Set by Oct. 07, 2017 $5.99 62530 words Sample 20%
If you love interracial gay romance, this box set is for you! Collected together for the first time are 8 sizzling stories by M/M author J.M. Snyder. These hot and heavy tales of manlove feature quick hookups and exciting encounters between men looking for love outside their race.
Trust in the Fast Lane by A. R. Moler Trust in the Fast Lane by Oct. 07, 2017 $3.99 25484 words Sample 20%
Chicago PD Detective Michael Branham reluctantly calls in the Federal Marshalls when he gets wind of a dangerous fugitive. Ken Sullivan flies in as the Agent-in-Charge. After a car accident during a blizzard, the two men take shelter. Wounded and cold, Sully and Michael admit their attraction. Can two men with high stress jobs from different cities find a way to meet each other in the middle?
One More Helping by Nickie Jamison One More Helping by Oct. 07, 2017 $2.99 13505 words Sample 20%
Dante lives and works at the Italian restaurant founded by his grandparents. Things in the kitchen heat up when Dante’s father hires “Izz” Byrne, a new busser with a shady past. Izz is determined to not let his past ruin his future with Dante. Will that be enough to keep danger at bay? Or will Dante and Izz lose more than they bargained for?
Secrets In Our Blood by Saz Mayne Secrets In Our Blood by Oct. 07, 2017 $2.99 80012 words Sample 20%
Caleb Dawson had become the Guardian to the youngest son of a powerful Daywalker family, Rayden Doyle. It's an uneasy partnership, to say the least, and Caleb isn't sure he can cope with his crazy genius charge. Then things change, secrets come to light about both young men, secrets long buried in their blood. And nothing will ever be the same. Book One of Our Secrets
Mother of Souls by Heather Rose Jones Mother of Souls by Oct. 06, 2017 $9.99 151675 words
At last! Return to the enchanted realm of Alpennia for the eagerly awaited sequel to Daughter of Mystery and The Mystic Marriage.
One in the Hand by Caitlin Drake One in the Hand by Oct. 06, 2017 $9.99 70515 words
Three passionate women are about to learn that the difference between “I do” and “I don’t” is a lot more than two little letters…
Walk-in by TL Hart Walk-in by Oct. 06, 2017 $9.99 76044 words
Living as Jennifer, Cotton has to convince the two most important people in her life that she is back and find the person who murdered her—before they do it again.
The Roundabout by Gerri Hill The Roundabout by Oct. 06, 2017 $9.99 61595 words
Megan and Leah strike an unlikely alliance and conspire to rid themselves of the unwanted attention by fake dating. Can they pull it off?
At All Costs by Micheala Lynn At All Costs by Oct. 06, 2017 $9.99 65951 words
When a jaded ER doctor offends a woman who's used to being underestimated and ignored, sparks fly—and both women might be consumed by the flames of love.
Dutch's Boy by Xavier Axelson Dutch's Boy by Oct. 06, 2017 $1.99 18193 words
Harry Reynolds is living in the shadow of a famous rodeo cowboy who just happens to be his father. His love for his best friend Reb gives him the push he needs to follow his own rodeo dreams.
Porn Star Brothers: Box Set by L.J. Diva Porn Star Brothers: Box Set by Oct. 06, 2017 $9.99 162829 words Sample 20%
*This is a special deluxe edition boxed set of the first four stories, Carlos, Pedro, Tomas, and Retribution, all set out in one e-book.* Follow the meteoric rise of 70s Porn Star Brothers, Carlo, Pedro, and Tomas Stefan, and the rocky paths they took to find the lives and loves they craved in the Porn Star Brothers series.
Hexslayer by Jordan L. Hawk Hexslayer by Oct. 06, 2017 $4.99 83446 words Sample 20%
Horse shifter Nick has devoted his life to making his saloon a safe haven for the feral familiars of New York. So when a brutal killer slaughters a feral under his protection, Nick has no choice but to try and catch the murderer. Even if that means bonding with a handsome Irish witch.
Heat in the Air by Serenity Snow Heat in the Air by Oct. 05, 2017 $4.99 44796 words Sample 10%
Air is weightless, but the depth of Camille’s growing feelings for Tylor is a heavy burden until a chance meeting in a bar culminates in an irrevocable explosion of passion. Tylor, a wind nymph and Camille’s boss, was hesitant about beginning an affair when both their jobs could be forfeit, but her hunger for the only one to stir arousal in her this strong in a century is too strong to fight.
Accidentally Together by Jade Winters Accidentally Together by Oct. 05, 2017 $5.99 61518 words Sample 15%
When Emma witnesses a burglary in the apartment opposite, she has every intention of doing the right thing: report it and move on. However, things don’t go quite as planned…
Snow and Secrets by RJ Scott Snow and Secrets by Oct. 05, 2017 $2.99 47222 words Sample 20%
First comes trust, then love… then the fight to stay alive.
Ervin's Dilemma (Wayne County Wolves #1) by Stephani Hecht Ervin's Dilemma (Wayne County Wolves #1) by Oct. 04, 2017 $3.99 24125 words
Can a reformed criminal wolf find a new home in a real Pack with a half-human wolf that comes as a package deal with three siblings?
Demencious Saga: Demon Bonded Collection Volume 1 by Sadie Sins Demencious Saga: Demon Bonded Collection Volume 1 by Oct. 04, 2017 $2.99 56558 words Sample 10%
A Gay Monster Harem Series Demencious Saga is the first saga in the mm erotic world of Demon Bonded. This serial is a fun, suspenseful play on monster collecting and male harems. Expect demon bonding, master/slave relationships of mild and abusive nature, multiple partners, magical powers, learning how to be a sorcerer, and conflict with crueler demon masters.
The King and the Carpenter by Ophelia Cox The King and the Carpenter by Oct. 04, 2017 $5.99 29898 words
Sabian has found himself caught between love for his kingdom and his lover.
Speed Dating by J.J. Collins Speed Dating by Oct. 04, 2017 $2.99 14639 words Sample 10%
Sometimes love comes at you fast. Answering an old friend’s call for help, hunter Dillon Royce comes to Arizona to stop a shapeshifter who’s targeting gay men. He finds himself falling for the prime suspect, cheetah shifter Kaz Genovese. Kaz insists they’re fated mates. Or is he just trying to get close to his latest victim? Dillon needs to solve this one fast, before he totally loses his heart …
Assassin's Return by Marie Medina Assassin's Return by Oct. 04, 2017 $3.99 21502 words Sample 10%
Samuel has devoted the last six years of his life to serving his king as an assassin, but the adventures he was promised are starting to lose their appeal. Two years ago, he realized what was missing in his life, but he was too afraid to act on it. When the need becomes too great, he leaves in the middle of the night to return home to his best friend … the man he fell for without even knowing it.
Changing on the Fly: The Second Period by V. L. Locey, Jeff Adams, Heather Lire, & Rj Scott Changing on the Fly: The Second Period by ,
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$3.99 74647 words Sample 20%
The anthology will be available starting October 4, 2017, for a limited time only. It includes that following stories: Head in the Game by Jeff Adams Second C