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

The Man with the Big Gun by Gordon Phillips The Man with the Big Gun by Aug. 16, 2018 $2.99 16,780 words Sample 20%
Rick’s first words to Henry are so tender, they melt Henry’s heart. Then Rick realizes he’s a guy. Their goal is to stay alive as they try to escape a city reduced to apocalyptic rubble. It isn’t going to be easy, but feelings are growing between then that challenge their dark, desperate situation. Can love flower in a new and brutal world ruled by survival of the fittest?
Pulling Away by Shawn Lane Pulling Away by Aug. 16, 2018 $1.99 9,350 words Sample 20%
Noah invents an internet personality to get through to Charlie, a withdrawn introvert. But when their real friendship turns sexual, Noah hopes to convince Charlie to take a chance with him. Then Charlie tells Noah’s computer identity the neighbor he has sex with means nothing to him. Will Charlie realize he loves Noah before he loses him for good?
Murderous Twins by Edward Kendrick Murderous Twins by Aug. 16, 2018 $3.99 33,330 words Sample 20%
Blaine Ayers and Lloyd Thomas are identical twins separated at birth, reunited by accident, and serial killers by choice. Steve Cooke is a private investigator, married to Gary, an interior decorator. The men's paths cross when Blaine and Lloyd move into a house across the street from Steve and Gary. What happens next has the potential to change their lives forever -- for better, or for worse.
Merrick the Art Thief by Michelle Woody Merrick the Art Thief by Aug. 16, 2018 $4.99 56,310 words Sample 20%
Merrick Davidson wants a normal life, but being an art thief makes that impossible. When Grant Silvan comes back into his life and knows Merrick's secret, Merrick can't let him go again, even if he should. On his most important job yet, after paintings that lead to treasure, can Merrick win Grant's love, keep them safe and solve the mystery of the paintings, or will secrets destroy everything?
Blue Plague: The Great Silence by Emery C. Walters Blue Plague: The Great Silence by Aug. 16, 2018 $3.99 25,890 words Sample 20%
On a first-class flight, Bruce encounters a service dog that’s only slightly less annoying than the woman who owns it. What no one realizes is that, thanks to a monkey bite, the dog is now a vector for a plague that will soon sweep the planet. Flight attendant named Burk offers to help Bruce home and to stay with him while on break. Can love bloom amidst the apocalyptic death and destruction?
Better Than Sex by Kim Dare Better Than Sex by Aug. 16, 2018 $0.99 13,340 words Sample 10%
When Wallace hears Brody say that seeing their latest project leave the premises is better than sex, Wallace knows he has to take action. It’s time someone taught Brody how good sex can be—especially when it’s served up with a generous helping of leather.
Pushing the Envelope by Kim Dare Pushing the Envelope by Aug. 16, 2018 $4.99 124,840 words Sample 10%
Orders, pleas, kinks and even love—there’s nothing a letter can’t contain once two hot and passionate guys start Pushing The Envelope.
Always Protected: Pillar in the Snow by Thianna Durston Always Protected: Pillar in the Snow by Aug. 16, 2018 $3.99 60,320 words
Kace and Falcon have been through it all and have stayed strong. When they move to a community that accepts them and Falcon retires from the military, their lives should be perfect. Only Kace wants something and he's afraid it will be the one thing that will make Falcon walk away.
Lost for Words by Andrea Bramhall Lost for Words by Aug. 15, 2018 $9.99 103,780 words Sample 20%
Massage therapist Sasha’s meddlesome mother and best friend conspire to shake up her mundane existence by entering her into a scriptwriting contest. She’s not entirely sure how she feels about the life-upending chaos that ensues, which includes meeting an attractive, perfectionist film producer. A bittersweet lesbian romantic comedy about the fun of never knowing what life will bring.
The Cursebreaker Countess by Sasha L. Miller The Cursebreaker Countess by Aug. 15, 2018 $4.99 42,300 words Sample 20%
Kas is a wanderer, exploring the country and keeping out of the reach of her stepfather's plots to marry her off and steal her fortune. When she stumbles across a field of towers one stormy night, she promptly takes shelter in the sturdiest-looking of the bunch, only to find a woman trapped in a bespelled sleep...
White Tiger Mate by Keely Jakes White Tiger Mate by Aug. 15, 2018 $3.99 23,050 words Sample 10%
When two strong alpha types come together, more than just sparks fly... Two years ago, General Micah Andrews denied the mating pull he felt for Zach Tyler and walked away. Since then, Micah has been doing his job, but his heart has not been in it. When told he could be dead in six months, he knows it’s time to leave the military and find the man who has never been far from his thoughts.
Under the Midnight Sun by Lore Graham Under the Midnight Sun by Aug. 15, 2018 $3.99 36,660 words Sample 20%
The eldest son of Thunderhill's warrior-kings, Otto Johanson lives for battle but has forsaken love since the death of his partner. Still, when the Midsummer festivities bring nomadic reindeer herders back to town, Otto can't help but notice the handsome, if sullen, Lukas.
Clickbait by Garett Groves Clickbait by Aug. 14, 2018 $4.99 99,910 words Sample 20%
A frustrated journalist. An abrasive internet sensation. Desire even enemies can’t deny. Jeff Taylor is a cable news juggernaut with an ax to grind—particularly with the media industry that made him. Kile Avery is a viral blogger who thinks love and traditional media are dead. They discover they have chemistry on and off camera. Is their story destined to become another clickbait headline?
Rock My Heart by Garett Groves Rock My Heart by Aug. 14, 2018 $4.99 85,940 words Sample 20%
A jaded singer. A guitar prodigy. A rock 'n' roll romance. Jamie “Blaze” Cameron has seen and done it all. As the frontman for the hard rock band HEX, he’s toured the world for the last 20 years. At 25, Darren Greene’s ambition and skills at guitar playing have led him to do more in the world of music than many musicians twice his age. Can they ignore their feelings for the sake of the band?
The Drive by Erin M. Leaf The Drive by Aug. 14, 2018 $2.99 18,680 words Sample 10%
Liam is done with love, but his daughter Portia has other plans. When he arrives to pick her up from college, she sets him up with her friend Charlie, and merrily heads off to her internship without them. Liam is left with an uncomfortable hard-on for Portia’s bestie, and a long drive to Vegas with a guy too young to know what to do with a guy Liam’s age.
Pagan's Plight (Assassin's Loyalty #6) by Stephani Hecht Pagan's Plight (Assassin's Loyalty #6) by Aug. 13, 2018 $4.99 42,880 words Sample 10%
Former sex slave and current rent boy, Pagan, is on the run from every shifter in Michigan – he’s worth more dead than alive. The Assassin’s Loyalty honoring their alliance with the Feline Coalition, one of the leaders, Brian, doesn’t expect to find himself attracted to him. Will Brian be able to protect Pagan or will he be lost just when he’s finally been found?
The Little Things by Jay Northcote The Little Things by Aug. 13, 2018 $4.99 76,030 words Sample 10%
Sometimes it’s the little things in life that make you appreciate what you have.
Escaping Exile by Sara Dobie Bauer Escaping Exile by Aug. 13, 2018 $2.99 21,460 words Sample 20%
Andrew is a vampire, exiled to a tropical island in the 1800s as punishment for his human bloodlust. After rescuing a sailor from the cannibals native to the land, Andrew becomes fascinated with his brilliant, beautiful new companion.
Irresistible by Andrew J. Peters Irresistible by Aug. 13, 2018 $6.49 79,150 words Sample 20%
A gay romantic comedy of errors based on Chariton’s Callirhoe, the world’s oldest extant romance novel.
ECHO Campaign by Taylor Brooke ECHO Campaign by Aug. 13, 2018 $5.99 63,140 words Sample 20%
Brooklyn Harper’s worst nightmare has become her reality. She has been captured by Isolation.
To See the Sun by Kelly Jensen To See the Sun by Aug. 13, 2018 $3.99 77,100 words Sample 15%
Life can be harsh and lonely in the outer colonies, but miner-turned-farmer Abraham Bauer is living his dream, cultivating crops that will one day turn the unforgiving world of Alkirak into paradise. He wants more, though. A companion — someone quiet like him. Someone to share his days, his bed, and his heart.
With a Kiss by Kim Dare With a Kiss by Aug. 12, 2018 $4.99 77,910 words Sample 10%
With Liam in a long-term abusive relationship and Marcus in a coma that's already lasted for years, both are trapped in their separate versions of hell. There’s only one thing that can wake up Marcus. There’s only one thing that can save Liam’s sanity. Everything is about to change for them both, and it will change with a kiss.
Cary by William Maltese Cary by Aug. 12, 2018 $2.99 12,820 words Sample 20%
Veteran international best-selling author William Maltese scores again with the candid first-hand accounts of those moments when gay men first come to realize they've actually discovered the true loves of their lives with whom they'd like to spend forever-and-ever, Amen!
Look What I've Found by Michael Gouda Look What I've Found by Aug. 12, 2018 $2.99 15,350 words Sample 20%
The prologue and epilogue describe how the Neolithic chieftain, Gunnr, is poisoned and buried with all his valuable possessions, his three wives, his gold cup, his holy vessel and his sword, later to be pillaged by his successor, Pegl.
the T in LGBT by Isabella Doucette the T in LGBT by Aug. 12, 2018 $2.99 10,000 words
The story of a young trans man in his late-20s coming to terms with his identity and coming out to the people in his life, with all the ups and downs.
The Distance Between Us by Kiera Marks The Distance Between Us by Aug. 11, 2018 $3.99 43,580 words Sample 20%
She says our kiss was an accident. She swears it didn’t mean anything. If that’s true, why is she holding my hand? More importantly, why am I still okay with it? Stuck in the friend zone, Madison’s used to Lacey keeping her at arm’s length, but as the summer draws to a close, Madison struggles with the kiss her best friend’s determined to forget. Of course, Lacey dragging her into a lingerie sho
Letters to Ariel by Kiera Marks Letters to Ariel by Aug. 11, 2018 $3.99 44,840 words Sample 20%
Journalist Shannon Cartwright’s spent most of her adult life hiding her truth under a mountain of busywork that has nothing to do with dating, romance, or the only woman she’s ever loved. But when Libby hands her an assignment that leads to a series of love letters on their blog, an old crush starts to surface and the thin line between fiction and reality begins to blur. Falling for her best frie
Reasonable Doubt by Gregory Ashe Reasonable Doubt by Aug. 10, 2018 $2.99 129,120 words Sample 20%
After almost twenty years, Emery Hazard finally has the man he loves. But things with his boyfriend and fellow detective, John-Henry Somerset, are never easy, and they’ve been more complicated lately for two reasons: Somers’s ex-wife and daughter. No matter what Hazard does, he can’t seem to get away from the most important women in his boyfriend’s life.
Pretty Man by Ryan Field Pretty Man by Aug. 10, 2018 $6.99 42,080 words Sample 5%
Roland Marcus isn't over the fact that his 20-year relationship has ended. Josh Holden, a young guy is only too happy to escort Roland anywhere he wants to go. But he's not doing it just for the money.
Emily Monroe is NOT the Chosen One: Unchosen by Erik Schubach Emily Monroe is NOT the Chosen One: Unchosen by Aug. 10, 2018 $2.99 22,830 words Sample 20%
Emily Monroe may be a lot of things, but one thing is for sure, she is NOT the Chosen One. Now that the truth about Emily and the Chosen One has been revealed to them, they are reeling and things will never again be the same for Emily at Big Burger. The Chosen One rebels, learning the truth about her family and the Mayor strips her of the mantle of the champion of Big City.
Parker's Sanctuary by Cooper West Parker's Sanctuary by Aug. 10, 2018 $4.99 112,080 words Sample 20%
When a friend who works with animal control asks Greg Lademar to foster Parker, a severely injured dog who has just been rescued from an abusive home, the last thing Greg expects is to be dragged into the mysterious world of the Guardsmen — the bonded pairs of humans and their weredogs, known as Protectors, who are literally the stuff of myths and legends.
Strawberry Fields by Pelaam Strawberry Fields by Aug. 10, 2018 $4.99 70,690 words Sample 10%
When the shares Nicolas’s family rely on become worthless, he seeks help from their estranged Uncle Secundus Broadberry—a selfish man with no familial loyalty. Forced to live in a veritable hovel, Nicolas and his sister must find work to support themselves and their mother. Through his uncle, Nicolas meets Rufus Melbeck and accepts a post aboard his spaceship Strawberry Fields.
Maid Son: A Male-to-Female Gender Transformation by Tiffany White Maid Son: A Male-to-Female Gender Transformation by Aug. 09, 2018 $2.99 7,780 words Sample 20%
Timmy, an 18 year old living at home with no direction in life, gets magically transformed into a female maid.
A Survey of Gay Literature, Volume Two: From Gogol Through the First World War by Keith Hale A Survey of Gay Literature, Volume Two: From Gogol Through the First World War by Aug. 09, 2018 $9.99 139,060 words Sample 10%
A Survey of Gay Literature, Volume Two is the second volume of a collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from antiquity through the First World War. The first volume ends with Lord Byron, and this volume picks up with Gogol.
Past Imperfect by Carrie Pack Past Imperfect by Aug. 09, 2018 $6.99 73,820 words
Now on the run from the evil corporation that turned them into a lab experiments, Miles and Bethany find themselves fighting for their lives as they navigate complicated relationships with their loved ones in the midst of tangled, unpredictable time travel.
In Vino Veritas by Sydney Blackburn In Vino Veritas by Aug. 08, 2018 $3.99 33,430 words Sample 20%
People, books, wine—it’s what’s inside that’s important.
Curtain Call by C H Clepitt Curtain Call by Aug. 08, 2018 $2.99 30,040 words
When an assistant to the director role turns into P.A. to her favourite film star, Jen can’t believe her luck. Eleanor Francis is charming, kind and funny, but she has a secret, and when tragedy strikes, things threaten to unravel at an uncontrollable pace. Despite being out of her depth Jen has to adapt to her new role quickly, to protect Eleanor, with whom she is rapidly falling in love.
Bitfrost by Sam Farren Bitfrost by Aug. 08, 2018 $6.99 165,030 words Sample 20%
Metis is a frozen wasteland of a moon. The sea grows smaller every year, and the blue-green planet thrums in the sky, mocking it. Zaun sees the world through the crack in her skull. As a former soldier, she’s survived the impossible, only to record Metis’ last days in the journals her mother left behind. Lost to her head-trauma, Zaun can only write, disconnected from her own past.
Hunter by Blood by Robin White Hunter by Blood by Aug. 08, 2018 $1.99 15,710 words Sample 20%
In the middle of a job, Kayn is bitten by one of the werewolves he is hunting—and wakes up one of them. Except he doesn't shift like he should, and he's not an out of control monster the way he should be. Unfortunately, the key to figuring out what makes Kayn different—and possibly more dangerous—may be found in the past that he prefers to leave behind...
Goal Line by RJ Scott & V.L. Locey Goal Line by
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Being traded to the Railers is a shock to Bryan's system but the team isn't like any other he’s ever played on and they truly seem to care about him. It’s only when he meets artist Gatlin, with their shared love of music and hockey, that he realizes how much help he needs to escape the past.
His One by Hayden West His One by Aug. 08, 2018 $1.99 11,850 words Sample 10%
Everyone deserves someone to be his own... Danny Neal enjoyed life. He had plans but it was much easier to party and ignore any responsibility. When a shifter from his recent past shows up, he realizes there is more than just drinking and partying. There was also forever. Theirs is a different relationship, but when it’s all said and done, will he agree to be His One?
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.