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

Dragon Home by Mell Eight Dragon Home by June 21, 2017 $1.99 14907 words
With Rios happily mated and planning an entire future, Aqua can't help but feel left out. The brother that had always been his best friend is going to leave him behind, which isn't at all acceptable. The obvious answer is to leave first, so Aqua packs a bag to go on an adventure. But this adventure isn't anything like his last one and the chances of him returning home alive dwindle every moment...
Shattered by Lee Winter Shattered by June 21, 2017 $9.99 69368 words
Shattergirl, Earth’s first lesbian guardian is refusing to save people and has gone off the grid. Lena Martin, the street-smart tracker with a silver tongue and a disdain for the rogue guardians she chases, has only days to bring her home. As the pair clash heatedly, masks begin to crack and brutal secrets are exposed that could shatter them both.
A Work in Progress by L.T. Smith A Work in Progress by June 21, 2017 $4.99 37152 words
Writer Brynn is in love with her best friend and muse, Gillian. The problem is Gillian is straight. And she’s more focused on enlisting Brynn to see whether her fiancé is a cheat. This UK rom-com, part of the Window Shopping Collection, proves that the path to true love has a few bumps in it.
Fairytales Slashed: Volume 8 by Samantha M. Derr Fairytales Slashed: Volume 8 by June 21, 2017 $5.99 114350 words
Fairytales Slashed: Volume 8 contains eight LGBTQIA fairy tale re-imaginings by Kathleen Danielson, Mercedes Vox, Lotus Oakes, Charles Payseur, TS Porter, Althea Clare Duffy, Stephanie Rabig, and Kodi Marshall.
Friends and Boyfriends by T.T. Kove Friends and Boyfriends by June 20, 2017 Free! 4798 words
Talk about awkward.
 Tarjei and I’ve been together for a short second—and I’m still not used to this boyfriend-business. I might also still like Nik, and now Nik’s home and ambushing me as I finish work.
Just Hanging Out by Lillian Francis Just Hanging Out by June 20, 2017 $0.99 16902 words Sample 10%
The enticing scents of the solstice aren’t the only temptations teasing Shawn’s senses this midsummer. One is Tim, his new colleague, and the other is the enticing underwear hanging from Tim's washing line. And that tempting rainbow of colour may be forever seared onto Shawn’s brain.
Rise: A Gay Fairy Tale by Keira Andrews Rise: A Gay Fairy Tale by June 20, 2017 $2.99 35681 words Sample 20%
What happens when Jack meets a sexy man atop that beanstalk? Rion isn't a giant, only a man bearing the burden of protecting his family's legacy. It's a lonely existence, but he's duty bound. Then Jack appears, and Rion's world is turned upside down. After a blazing confrontation, undeniable lust sparks. But do they have the courage to let go of the past and follow their dreams?
Kingdom Volume 2 by RJ Scott Kingdom Volume 2 by June 20, 2017 $3.99 75884 words Sample 20%
The Demon’s Blood The Incubus Agenda The Third Kingdom NB: The three books in this volume were previously published titles available separately. There have been no changes to the stories.
Arctic Fire by Keira Andrews Arctic Fire by June 20, 2017 $2.99 27805 words Sample 20%
Haunted by what he lost in Afghanistan, Captain Jack Turner is at a crossroads. While the last place he wants to go is the Arctic, at least the routine mission gets him out from behind his new desk. But he starts off on the wrong foot with the Canadian Ranger guiding him across the forbidding and dangerous land, and Jack would rather be anywhere than sharing a tent with Sergeant Kin Carsen.
Where the Lovelight Gleams by Keira Andrews Where the Lovelight Gleams by June 20, 2017 $2.99 22765 words Sample 20%
Actor Ryan Drake is pining. He may get to kiss gorgeous Cary Holloway on the set of their TV show, but he knows it'll never happen in real life. Charming Cary has a starlet girlfriend, and despite their sizzling onscreen chemistry, he and Ryan are just friends. Right? Will these actors have the courage to make their romance real—or will it be only in their dreams?
Fake It Till You Make It by M. Ullrich Fake It Till You Make It by June 20, 2017 $9.99 55903 words Sample 20%
Can the truth really set you free? Genevieve Applegate is tired of her stagnant life and she’s ready to make a change by going after her dream job in New Jersey. The listing seems ideal when Genevieve scans it, but a big surprise comes at her interview: Out Shore is an LGBT publication.
Girls Next Door by Sandy Lowe & Stacia Seaman Girls Next Door by (editor)
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Best-selling romance authors tell it from the heart—sexy, romantic stories of falling for the girls next door.
Lord Edwin Falls by Adella J Harris Lord Edwin Falls by June 20, 2017 $2.99 82022 words Sample 20%
Allen Brideson owns a successful shipping company, but why can’t he get one dockworker out of his dreams? Lord Edwin was at Oxford when his father and brother plotted to kill the king. He is working on the docks to survive when he’s hired by the kind Mr. Brideson. But he knows it won’t last; Mr. Brideson wants to be part of the ton, and Edwin knows being seen with him will make that impossible.
Triad Soul by 'Nathan Burgoine Triad Soul by June 20, 2017 $9.99 78984 words Sample 20%
Luc, Anders, and Curtis—vampire, demon, and wizard—must use their powers of blood, soul, and magic to defeat a murderer determined to turn their city into a battlefield.
Unbreakable Stories: Rowe by Jocelynn Drake & Rinda Elliott Unbreakable Stories: Rowe by
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Unbreakable Stories: Rowe is a collection of short stories following the romantic adventures and misadventures of former Army Rangers turned security experts Rowe Ward and Noah Keegan following the events of Torch, book 3 of the Unbreakable Bonds series. This collection is more than 30,000 words long and contain stories such as: Piece of Pie Mistletoe Haunted Gotcha And many more…
Pursuit by Jackie D Pursuit by June 20, 2017 $9.99 64872 words Sample 20%
The pursuit of the most dangerous terrorist in America will crack the lines of friendship and love, and not everyone will make it out under the weight of duty and service.
Anything But Real by Alex West Anything But Real by June 20, 2017 $2.99 48725 words
Anything But Real is an unforgettable standalone romance from debut author Alex West that will make you believe in second chances and happily ever afters all over again.
The Practitioner by Ronica Black The Practitioner by June 20, 2017 $9.99 76336 words Sample 20%
Sometimes love comes calling whether you’re ready for it or not.
Complications by MJ Williamz Complications by June 20, 2017 $9.99 64786 words Sample 20%
In this sequel to Escapades, Mel O’Brien has a string of bad luck with women but is determined to take another chance with Susan Maloney who’s new to the women’s community in which Mel lives. Susan Maloney moved to Maybon Tir looking for a new start after a bad breakup. She is determined to stay single and happy.
Unlikely Match by Fiona Riley Unlikely Match by June 20, 2017 $9.99 87158 words Sample 20%
When an ambitious PR exec and her super-rich coding geek-girl client fall in love, they learn that giving something up may be the only way to have everything.
Shameless by Brit Ryder Shameless by June 20, 2017 $2.99 17552 words Sample 20%
Confident Emery Pearson knows exactly what she's looking for in a no-strings-attached hookup, but can a spontaneous interlude open her heart to more?
Crossing the Wide Forever by Missouri Vaun Crossing the Wide Forever by June 20, 2017 $9.99 75334 words Sample 20%
As Cody Walsh and Lillie Ellis face the perils of the untamed West, they discover that love’s uncharted frontier isn’t for the weak in spirit or the faint of heart.
Zodiac Lovers Book 5 Cetus, Ophiuchus by Lance Taubold Zodiac Lovers Book 5 Cetus, Ophiuchus by June 20, 2017 $2.99 38511 words Sample 10%
For the first time: two tales of paranormal love about the the unofficial signs of the zodiac: Cetus-the whale and Ophiuchus-the serpent bearer.
Horsing Around by Cassandra Corbin Horsing Around by June 20, 2017 $2.99 20094 words Sample 20%
When Kyle brings home a new set of toys from his favorite fetish shop, Jack is first reluctant, then intrigued. But when their pony play brings about changes neither of them anticipated, can Kyle persuade his lover to embrace his new potential?
Where Love Leads by Erin McKenzie Where Love Leads by June 20, 2017 $9.99 73175 words Sample 20%
A high school counselor and the mom of her new student bond in support of the troubled girl, never expecting deeper feelings to emerge, testing the boundaries of their relationship.
The Making Of Us by Debbie McGowan The Making Of Us by June 20, 2017 $4.99 97459 words Sample 20%
When English Lit. student Jesse Thomas meets Leigh Hunter, he has to reconsider a few assumptions he's made about himself. As a straight, cismale ally, he keeps a low profile—not difficult for someone so shy and body-conscious. Leigh is intersex and identifies as queer—none of which alters Jesse’s conviction that they are the most beautiful person in the world. This is their story.
An Accidental Hook Up by Cammie Cummins An Accidental Hook Up by June 19, 2017 $2.99 4104 words Sample 20%
Donna lives across the street from her best friend Wendy, and her daughter Candice. So when twenty-two-year-old Candice needs a ride to the airport, Donna’s only too happy to help out. But when Donna crosses a line and Candice reciprocates with a secret desire of her own, will this cougar and kitten behave properly or will they do what they both know they shouldn’t?
Chief's Mess by L.A. Witt Chief's Mess by June 19, 2017 $5.99 76582 words Sample 15%
When Chief Noah Jackson sees that red head stroll into the club, he immediately wants him. They’re perfectly matched, and before long, they’re burning up the sheets. Noah can’t get enough. Anthony can’t stay in Oregon for long, but as soon as he leaves, he’s counting down the days until he can fly back for more.
Drama Queens and Devilish Schemes by Kevin Klehr Drama Queens and Devilish Schemes by June 19, 2017 $4.99 58533 words Sample 20%
Adam is dead, but that’s not his only problem. His husband, Wade, is still alive and sleeping with losers. His guardian angel, Guy, has grown fond of the liquor cabinet. And Adam suspects his demise was the result of foul play.
Sum of the Whole by Brenda Murphy Sum of the Whole by June 19, 2017 $4.99 50939 words Sample 20%
Can their love survive in the real world filled with vengeful ex-lovers and deadly secrets?
Kevin Corrigan and Me by Jere' M Fishback Kevin Corrigan and Me by June 19, 2017 $4.99 57515 words Sample 20%
Ever since their boyhood days, fifteen-year-old Jesse has craved something more than friendship from Kevin Corrigan. Athletic, handsome and cocky, Kevin doesn’t seem approachable. But when Kevin spends a summer at Jesse’s family’s beach home, an affair ignites between them, one so intense it engulfs both boys in a emotional tug of war neither wants to give up on.
Seventeen Stitches by Sean Eads Seventeen Stitches by June 18, 2017 $8.50 92980 words
Lambda Literary and Shirley Jackson Award finalist Eads's first collection of surreal and dark fantastical fiction promises to caress the hackles raised while reading about a ruthless Eva Braun's obsession with Rosie the Riveter, zombies can be fascinated by reciting the plays of William Shakespeare, and troubled young men taken for "correction" at an institute discover the shocking truth.
Forever Bound - Book One in The Bound Series by Chloe Stowe Forever Bound - Book One in The Bound Series by June 17, 2017 $6.99 49716 words Sample 5%
When a soldier and a surgeon explore their darkest fantasies, they find that submission can be a gift of the heart...
Bearly Hanging On, Miracle Book 3 by Shea Balik Bearly Hanging On, Miracle Book 3 by June 17, 2017 $3.99 34012 words Sample 20%
Kirill and Harper embark on a journey of discovery about themselves and the love they potentially share for each other. Can they get beyond their pasts, or will they be doomed to be separated for all eternity?
A Princely Affair by P.J. Nevada A Princely Affair by June 17, 2017 $3.49 41350 words Sample 8%
Is Prince Charming out there? Lukas, a Hollywood public relations consultant, is hired by the king of a small European state, whose son, Prince Radic, is in need of the expertise Lukas can provide. As the two work together, feelings develop and the two must balance personal feelings and and the responsibilities Radic needs to accept on behalf of his people. Follow the tale of their m/m romance.
The Turkey Tussle: The Morelville Mysteries - Book 9 by Anne Hagan The Turkey Tussle: The Morelville Mysteries - Book 9 by June 17, 2017 $2.99 50099 words Sample 20%
The old-fashioned country village of Morelville holds a secret: An unsolved murder from Faye’s past gets dredged up when Dana turns back to writing about crimes instead of investigating them. Can Dana play armchair detective and solve the case without sending her mother-in-law over the edge like what’s happened to Faye’s own mother?
Rescued by Dakota Storm Rescued by June 17, 2017 $4.99 44010 words Sample 20%
Dean Montgomery loves his ranch but something is missing. Then he meets sexy and gruff Colt James. Attraction sizzles and hearts race. But when trouble brews, can these two make their new relationship work?
Admiring Jesse by Shawn Lane Admiring Jesse by June 17, 2017 $1.99 5996 words Sample 20%
Jesse is used to Valentine’s Day passing without finding his own sweetheart. But suddenly he starts receiving gifts from a secret admirer. With encouragement from his too-sexy roommate, Gilbert, Jesse opens himself to the idea that someone is actually interested in him. Though he has doubts, Jesse can't help but wonder if his admirer could finally be the man of his dreams.
Kiss and Tell by R.W. Clinger Kiss and Tell by June 17, 2017 $2.99 15241 words Sample 20%
Burke Spire wants to find Mr. Right but doesn’t know how to meet the man of his dreams. Enter Colby Blue of the True Blue Dating Agency. But after two horrible dates, Burke demands a private meeting with the company’s owner. Although not one to kiss and tell, Burke complains about his dates. As their meeting becomes heated, neither can deny their growing attraction to the other.
Many Roads Home by Ann Somerville Many Roads Home by June 16, 2017 $2.99 105926 words Sample 20%
Vicont Yveni, fleeing danger, is captured by slavers and sold to a man who hates his country. Paole, a healer, was enslaved as a child and suffered much abuse. Hating the loneliness of his new freedom, he seeks an apprentice, but ends up with a sulky, dishonest slave. Two stubborn individuals struggle for control, but find love. If Yveni reclaims his birthright, can their relationship survive?
Without Hesitation by Talia Jager Without Hesitation by June 16, 2017 Free! 64360 words
Without Hesitation is set a thousand years in the future. Earth has become a wasteland. Humans traveled into space to colonize other suitable planets. Labels and stereotypes are a thing of the past and gender and sexual identity are as fluid as love as humans strive to survive. Here we meet Empress Akacia and Everleigh, the commander who is sent to abduct her. (LGBT, F/F)
Moonlight Masquerade by DM Roberto Moonlight Masquerade by June 16, 2017 $0.99 8321 words
Skylar hates Valentine's Day, especially after a nasty breakup. A secret admirer confuses but intrigues him. Skylar has to let down the walls he's put up and discover if his admirer is the one who will heal his battered heart.
Holding Out For a Hero by Shannon West Holding Out For a Hero by June 16, 2017 $4.99 55641 words Sample 20%
Despite his good looks and sweet personality, Lance is convinced his Asperger’s gives him power--like the power to make people treat him differently. His mother told him he was special and that people would always misunderstand. That’s why she gave him an ancient necklace and a special cape to wear under his clothes because she was dying and wouldn’t be around to help him anymore....
Once You Go Black 1 by Edua Erasmus Once You Go Black 1 by June 16, 2017 Free! 22255 words Read a sample
Going to prison was the worst thing to ever happen to Barry, but it was also the best thing to ever happen to him. It was in prison that he met Wesley, the charasmatic thug he shared a cell with.
Have you Ever...? by Cyan Tayse Have you Ever...? by June 16, 2017 $0.99 17016 words Sample 20%
Have you ever wanted someone you couldn’t have? Getting a date has never been difficult for me. I can walk into a room and have men falling at my feet. So. Many. Men. But… There’s always that one person in the back of my mind. The one who really gets my motor running. The only thing is… she has no idea. Have you ever been in love with your best friend?
3 Dads Find Love by Trina Solet 3 Dads Find Love by June 15, 2017 $4.99 159470 words Sample 20%
Three novel box set Unexpected Dad: Tyler discovers he's a dad and finds love with his best friend. Where He Belongs: Jack only cares about business until he meets Gus and his son, and they turn his world upside down. Golden Days: A nerdy dad and his feisty daughter charm the hunky guy next door.
Possessed by Him by Jacey Holbrand Possessed by Him by June 15, 2017 $3.99 27057 words Sample 10%
Forced to return to a place of childhood trauma, Cameron Russell fears he’ll have to confront the specter of the past once again. Instead, he comes face to face with the man of his dreams. Literally. Unbeknownst to Cameron, Gabriel Dyson would do anything to help his human mate realize his destiny, including playing savior and invading Cameron’s dreams.
La pratica rende perfetti by Jay Northcote La pratica rende perfetti by June 15, 2017 $3.99 54534 words
Fare esperienza con il ragazzo della porta accanto sembra un'idea grandiosa... finché i confini non si sfumano.
Knowing Katharine by Q. Kelly Knowing Katharine by June 15, 2017 $6.99 51033 words Sample 20%
Tessa Donovan's task: Going deep undercover to protect Britain’s Katharine Anne Elizabeth Amalia, heir to the British throne. Katharine is entering her junior year at Purcell College in Maine. She won’t let a near-successful assassination attempt deter her plans to live as normally as possible. But what happens when lust and the other women in Katharine's life get in the way?
Thief of Hearts by E. D. Parr Thief of Hearts by June 14, 2017 $2.99 14960 words Sample 10%
Thirty year-old lawyer, Blake Aster gazes from his high-rise office window wondering if this summer he’ll find love, but deep inside he doubts anyone will ever want him again. He can’t forget the scar he has running the length of his face. Hunky, daring, Alex Ryan is cleaning the building windows. Struck by the mythical beauty in Blake’s office, Alex sets out to get the other man's attention.