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

Solstice Dance by L.J Hamlin Solstice Dance by Jan. 16, 2019 $1.99 15,290 words Sample 20%
Years ago, Daniel fell in love with his best friend—only to be left devastated when that friend abruptly left, never to be seen again. Since then, Daniel has built up a quiet life that he dearly loves, working as a veterinarian and spending free time with his coven. When he arrives to celebrate Solstice, however, he learns that Michael is moving back home...
Kanaan & Tilney: The Case of the Arms Dealers by Jenna Rose & Katey Hawthorne Kanaan & Tilney: The Case of the Arms Dealers by Jan. 16, 2019 $6.99 67,020 words Sample 20%
John Tilney—praeternatural pyrokinetic and mystery author—has noticed the bottom dropping out of the market for his usual gothic fare, so he goes to Lowell Kanaan, PI, for a crash course in noir. Lowell, a cranky wolf-shifter detective, isn't sure why he agrees to let John shadow him, though it might have something to do with John's weirdly endearing honesty...and pretty lips.
Recreational Love by Ian Lewis Recreational Love by Jan. 16, 2019 $3.99 58,870 words
Spencer and Michael were separated two decades ago by events out of their control. Now reunited, they must come to terms with the hands life has dealt them.This is a steamy second chance romance about two men who have never forgotten the deep bonds that once glued them together. It features a wise aunt, an eccentric family, and has a HEA.
Bad Girls and Sweet Kisses by Radclyffe Bad Girls and Sweet Kisses by Jan. 15, 2019 $0.99 3,790 words Sample 20%
Two women embark on a secret summer of seduction that ends with sweet kisses and an unforgettable night. Previously published in Amor and More: Love Everafter, edited by Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman (Bold Strokes Books, 2013); republished in Best Lesbian Romance of the Year: 2015, edited by Radclyffe (Cleis Press).
Emily’s Art and Soul by Joy Argento Emily’s Art and Soul by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 62,480 words Sample 20%
When Emily meets Andi Marino she thinks she’s found a new best friend but Emily doesn’t know that Andi is fast falling in love with her. Caught up in exploring her sexuality, will Emily see the only woman she needs is right in front of her?
Music City Dreamers by Robyn Nyx Music City Dreamers by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 93,270 words Sample 20%
Music can bring lovers together. In Music City, it can tear them apart.
Ordinary is Perfect by D. Jackson Leigh Ordinary is Perfect by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 71,300 words Sample 20%
Atlanta marketing superstar Autumn Swan’s life derails when she inherits a country home, a child and a very interesting neighbor.
Royal Court by Jenny Frame Royal Court by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 89,360 words Sample 20%
When royal dresser Holly Weaver's passionate personality begins to melt Royal Marine Captain Quincy's icy heart, will Holly be ready for what she exposes beneath?
Strings Attached by Holly Stratimore Strings Attached by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 105,060 words Sample 20%
Success. Riches. Music. Passion. It’s a life most can only dream of, but stardom comes at a cost.
The Ashford Place by Jean Copeland The Ashford Place by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 78,440 words Sample 20%
When Isabelle Ashford inherits an old house in small-town Connecticut, family secrets, a shocking discovery, and an unexpected romance complicate her plan for a fast profit and a temporary stay.
Treason by Gun Brooke Treason by Jan. 15, 2019 $9.99 74,430 words Sample 20%
Zoem Malderyn’s existence is a deadly threat to everyone on Gemocon and Commander Neenja KahSandra must find a way to save the woman she loves from having to commit the ultimate sacrifice.
Brobots: The Complete Source Code by Trevor Barton Brobots: The Complete Source Code by Jan. 15, 2019 $5.99 234,880 words
BROBOTS. They're easy to treat like trash. But not so easy to ignore; especially the ones experiencing the wake-up. This critically acclaimed cult debut of substantial science fiction with gay characters enjoyed by a wide audience is, for the first time, in one complete and revised special trilogy omnibus volume.
Stories South of the Sun by Stella Samuel Stories South of the Sun by Jan. 15, 2019 You set the price! 13,040 words Sample 20%
STORIES SOUTH OF THE SUN is a collection of short fiction by Stella Samuel. Take a shallow dive into just a few of the various genres Stella writes in this diverse collection of pieces from middle school adventure to young adult coming of age and love and loss sprinkled with a bit of suspense.
The Book Witch by Annette Mori The Book Witch by Jan. 14, 2019 $7.99 71,250 words Sample 10%
What if someone had the power to bring characters from a book to life…should they be allowed to glimpse reality? Imara is that person, a book witch who is convinced of her superiority, especially over book magicians. Jaiden is hesitant about love after growing up with her free-spirited mother, but somehow finds herself drawn to two different women. Sequel to The Book Addict.
After the Dark by Samantha Hicks After the Dark by Jan. 14, 2019 $7.99 62,070 words Sample 10%
Can a love that starts out in terror be real or last? Meredith Ashcroft is on her way to a client meeting in the Yorkshire dales when she disappears. Five months later, Art gallery manager Stephanie Edwards also goes missing. Both are held and tortured by the same sadistic man. After their rescue, the bond that connected them grows to a friendship that most deem unhealthy.
A Quarter by Duncan MacLeod A Quarter by Jan. 14, 2019 $3.99 61,010 words Sample 15%
The only thing worse than being mentally ill is being mentally ill and strung out on dope. This fourth and final installment in the Psychotic Break Series sees Ethan regain his sanity only to lose it to drugs. Drifting from job to job, home to home, he paints a portrait of a San Francisco that vanished many years ago.
Perfect Match by AG Meiers Perfect Match by Jan. 14, 2019 $3.99 64,350 words Sample 15%
Logger Sven Larson has never found a man worth publicly coming out of the closet for. But his family has other plans. As a thirtieth birthday gift, his mother hires the online dating service Perfect Match to find Sven the love of his life. To say Sven isn't thrilled is an understatement, but it's too late to cancel, and Jayden Calver arrives.
Stalker/s by L.J. Hasbrouck Stalker/s by Jan. 14, 2019 $6.99 113,440 words Sample 20%
These ghoulish creatures don’t shamble in hordes—they hide in the darkness waiting to strike, teeth bared in ghastly grins. And they laugh while they’re ripping you to shreds.
Valor by Karrie Roman Valor by Jan. 14, 2019 $6.49 85,730 words Sample 20%
Years ago Asher Winsome almost lost his life in the jaws of a great white shark. It was the scariest moment of his life—until his four-year-old nephew is kidnapped.
Square One by Dale Chase Square One by Jan. 12, 2019 $3.99 22,010 words Sample 20%
Noah Dahl ends an eight-year relationship, fleeing Hollywood in favor of his old neighborhood to the north. Surprised to find his boyhood crush Glenn Wager also having returned home, he’s eager for a reunion, even though it’s been twenty-four years. Unfortunately there are obstacles in his way, namely Glenn himself. Can the two ever fully reunite and build a life together?
Snowed In: Sam and Lincoln by Shawn Lane Snowed In: Sam and Lincoln by Jan. 12, 2019 $2.99 12,370 words Sample 20%
Lincoln Willets is stranded for a few days at a cabin in Mammoth during a snowstorm. With Sam Stryker, the straight guy he had a crush on during their high school days. The weekend stuck ends up being pretty illuminating about Sam, not straight at all, and just as attracted to Lincoln.
Snowed In: Dylan and Kimo by David O. Sullivan Snowed In: Dylan and Kimo by Jan. 12, 2019 $2.99 18,210 words Sample 20%
Dylan and Kimo are stranded on the Oregon coast in a snowstorm and forced to share the last motel room. Dylan is uptight but Kimo’s cool personality softens him. Dylan takes a leap of courage and allows Kimo in past his defenses, but can they overcome the long distance between their homes when the storm ends and they both must go their separate ways?
Ruff Trouble by Sharon Maria Bidwell Ruff Trouble by Jan. 12, 2019 $5.99 76,230 words Sample 20%
Shapeshifting police officer Bobby Pooch wants to build a stable life with his mate, fellow shifter, Chantelle Shepherd, but their jobs, inherent risk, and his feelings for the human officer, Sam Sanders threatens the happy, secure family unit, for which they all yearn. Three combined novellas, three lives dogged by outside influences, make for some Ruff Trouble.
Awakenings and French Songs by Nell Iris Awakenings and French Songs by Jan. 12, 2019 $1.99 11,460 words Sample 20%
Iggy Wilker -- perpetual bachelor -- never wanted anything more than hookups and didn’t expect his 36th birthday to turn into an existential crisis. Ronan Clenney, the single father of a precocious eleven-year-old, has had his eye on Iggy since forever but never believed he stood a chance. Will a late night full of tea and French chansons change their minds?
Alphabet Pasta by Drew Hunt Alphabet Pasta by Jan. 12, 2019 $0.99 2,510 words Sample 20%
Sequel to The Nutcracker. Garth and Tony are determined not to let the Pulse nightclub shootings stop them from marking their 18-month anniversary with the next dish on their A-Z list of pasta dishes. Garth has an important question to ask Tony concerning Adam, Garth’s 10-year-old son. Will dessert be as sweet as Garth hopes, or will Tony’s answer leave a bad taste in his mouth?
Pit Fighters 1. The Opportunity by Rick Griffin Pit Fighters 1. The Opportunity by Jan. 12, 2019 $0.99 8,890 words Sample 20%
Paris the rabbit is unhappy with how his life (specifically his romantic life) has been going, but on seeing his favorite sport, Pit Fighters, is open for recruitment, he decides to take a chance and apply himself. Will he find what he's looking for?
Ring In The New Year by Colbie Dunbar Ring In The New Year by Jan. 12, 2019 $0.99 6,440 words
Harry and his alpha mate, Ben, are grappling with the realities of new parenthood. While they catch glimpses of their former selves being playful and flirty, the lack of sleep and intimacy, is a recipe for miscommunication. Until the alpha puts things right. And once he’s soothed over the cracks in their relationship, Ben presents his mate with a gift and a choice.
Forgive Me Father by Huntern Prey Forgive Me Father by Jan. 11, 2019 $1.00 6,360 words Sample 20%
Should forgiveness be given to everyone who asks for it? Does everyone who seeks forgiveness deserve it? These and more questions arise when reading this raw, unflattering story of an ungrateful, clingy, needy man-child.
His Wildest Dream: A Portville Mpreg Romance by Xander Collins His Wildest Dream: A Portville Mpreg Romance by Jan. 11, 2019 $3.99 51,480 words Sample 20%
This is the third book in the Portville Omegaverse series. Dreams really do come true … When Daniel goes into a debilitating super-heat while delivering a package to the office of one of the wealthiest men in town, he is horrified. It’s not like any other heat he’s had before, and he finds out it could have been caused by some very compatible pheromones. Those of billionaire Cameron Styles...
New Fair Lady by Mica Le Fox New Fair Lady by Jan. 11, 2019 $2.99 29,650 words Sample 20%
Supermarket delivery girl Elise bribes another driver so she can take groceries to her writer hero, Chloe Redding. But Chloe is a drunk at a low ebb, so Elise cares for her and gets her writing again. The trouble is, she writes about Elise and wrecks their now growing love affair. The book is a bestseller, but Chloe can’t forget Elise and goes looking for her... with disastrous consequences.
The Ascendant by Gypsy Cole The Ascendant by Jan. 11, 2019 $0.99 78,870 words Sample 20%
Book 7 of the Taboo Matters Series, bringing the House of Domme Shana Halliday up close and Very personal!
Wayward Sons by N.D. Clark Wayward Sons by Jan. 10, 2019 $7.09 43,220 words Sample 20%
On the dawn of War II, Admiral Guy Cato demands his son honor family tradition and pursue a career as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Edmond is preparing to depart for the Naval Academy when he meets Richard Walters, a fellow engineering student. Sensing they might have more than just academics in common, Edmond must make a gut-wrenching decision to please his powerful father or follow his heart.
His Deepest Desire: A Portville Mpreg Romance by Xander Collins His Deepest Desire: A Portville Mpreg Romance by Jan. 10, 2019 $3.99 42,210 words Sample 20%
Book Two in the Portville Omegaverse Series To find happiness, two lost souls may need a miracle … but could the miracle have been inside them all along? Eleven-years-ago, Jake broke Stephen's heart. Now he's back, acting like nothing ever happened. All Stephen wants is to move on and start a family of his own. But he can't find the right man to start over with...
The Double by Parker Avrile The Double by Jan. 10, 2019 $4.99 96,410 words Sample 10%
What if a killer captured on video had the face and DNA of your new boyfriend? This full-length gay male/male romantic suspense mystery novel includes twists, turns, and twins you won't see coming.
Sapphic Seduction by Lucy Felthouse Sapphic Seduction by Jan. 10, 2019 $3.99 46,040 words Sample 10%
If you enjoy short tales of ladies loving each other, then get your hands on this collection from the pen of award-winning author Lucy Felthouse. From Zumba classes to army basic training, surfer chicks to mechanics, and even a lost dog, this book has variety galore. There’s something for everyone, and will have you eager to turn just one more page.
Love Without Limits by Michael Gouda Love Without Limits by Jan. 09, 2019 $6.99 86,420 words Sample 20%
Mike Standing (Ed P.I.) now librarian and his friends and acquaintance (not forgetting the love of his life, Paul Martin) get into a number of difficult and occasionally dangerous situations. However, as in real life, there are sad as well as happy times.
With This Ring by T.A. Chase With This Ring by Jan. 09, 2019 $3.99 15,440 words Sample 20%
The end of the year is the start of a whole new beginning… Josh Bauer and Ryan Kellar sweated through a turbulent start to their relationship. Now that they’ve embarked on a life together, filled with family friends—and each other—Ryan’s suffering sweaty palms again.
His Biggest Secret: A Portville Mpreg Romance by Xander Collins His Biggest Secret: A Portville Mpreg Romance by Jan. 09, 2019 Free! 42,400 words Read a sample
Sometimes the biggest secret is the one we keep from ourselves. Tough beta cop, Mark, wakes one morning with a hangover and some very vague memories of the previous night. One of those memories is something that Mark believes can’t be possible. He sees a flash in his mind of his best friend, Landon, who also happens to be his partner at work. Someone he’s always had a crush on...
Exit Strategy by May Ridge Exit Strategy by Jan. 09, 2019 $3.99 30,010 words Sample 20%
Kenzie and Hunter are as unalike as it is possible to be. Whenever they're together, sparks and fists fly. Hunter has an attitude problem, Kenzie has a snobbery problem. But when a contract forces them to work together, sparks of a whole different sort start to fly backstage.
Dragons de Feu: Rhaege by Kelex Dragons de Feu: Rhaege by Jan. 09, 2019 $3.99 32,520 words Sample 10%
Lorsque le moment vient pour Rhaege de revendiquer celui qui lui appartient, il l’ignore. Sachant que cela signerait l’arrêt de mort de Micah, la culpabilité l’empêche de reprendre son amant dans ses bras. Mais Micah meurt d’envie de connaître l’amour dont il a rêvé, et est prêt à mourir pour avoir ne serait-ce qu’un avant-goût de son dragon.
Earning His Trust, Miracle Book 8 by Shea Balik Earning His Trust, Miracle Book 8 by Jan. 09, 2019 $3.99 34,210 words Sample 10%
Iniko is terrified of mating, since he's only ever seen the worst of them. Greyson is enthralled with his little mate, but soon realizes, he will never have him without Earning His Trust.
Broken Alpha by DC Juris Broken Alpha by Jan. 09, 2019 $4.99 39,320 words Sample 20%
A year ago, Korden lost the most important person in his world: his brother and lover, Rennett. But now Rennett has been found alive, a captive on a hostile planet. When their sibling link reactivates, however, Korden realizes just how much Rennett has really suffered. Stripped of his mental strength, Rennett is now a Broken Alpha...
Honeymoon for One by Keira Andrews Honeymoon for One by Jan. 07, 2019 $4.99 85,380 words
Honeymoon for One is a gay romance by Keira Andrews featuring a May-December age difference, a slow burn of newfound friends to lovers, first-time m/m sex, and of course a happy ending.
My Fake Canadian Wife by M. Hollis My Fake Canadian Wife by Jan. 07, 2019 $3.99 25,890 words Sample 20%
When Dora receives a letter from the immigration service in Canada saying she will be deported soon, as her visa is expiring, a friend suggests she marry a woman.
Tea by Matthew J. Metzger Tea by Jan. 07, 2019 $5.99 76,360 words Sample 20%
John only went into the cafe to have a brew and wait out the storm. He didn’t expect to find love at the same time.
Finding Freedom by Lynn Burke Finding Freedom by Jan. 07, 2019 $3.99 29,940 words
Will two men be Tessa’s ticket to freedom – or her one way trip to eternal damnation?
There's Something about Flying by Schuyler L'Roux There's Something about Flying by Jan. 07, 2019 $2.99 13,420 words Sample 20%
After walking away from Gerry, Thom is back home in Minnesota living his best life. He’s flying through the air, embracing the sexual power he reclaimed in a lonely dungeon with Gerry. Yet when Gerry arrives unannounced and full of inexplicable hope, Thom has another choice to make.
Heart's Paradise by Meyari McFarland Heart's Paradise by Jan. 06, 2019 $5.99 44,110 words Sample 20%
When your heart dreams, sometimes it finds paradise. The Heart's Paradise collection brings together seven romances that are sure to bring joy to your life. Includes seven stories of love, change and growing together. Rings of Beginning Desire's Escape Wedding in the Soup Pink Trucks and Bow Ties Prescription for the Perfect Dinner A Lover's Act The Girl of Silver Clouds
Knockout by Dominique Frost Knockout by Jan. 06, 2019 Free! 8,980 words Read a sample
Mason is a world-famous boxer with a body out of a wet dream, and Cody is his biggest fan. So Cody can hardly believe his luck when Mason not only moves to Cody’s hometown but also becomes a regular at the café where Cody works. Mason is totally out of Cody’s league, so Cody doesn’t expect Mason to flirt with him, let alone have blisteringly hot sex with him after a hard, sweaty boxing match...
Übung macht den Meister by Jay Northcote Übung macht den Meister by Jan. 06, 2019 $3.99 59,000 words Sample 10%
Mit dem Typen von nebenan Erfahrung zu sammeln, klingt nach einer guten Idee – bis die Grenzen verschwimmen.