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

Freshman: Fall Semester - Volume One by Michael S. Booker Freshman: Fall Semester - Volume One by Aug. 28, 2015 $2.49 55216 words Sample 20%
Brandon Newman and Chris Green are a young couple, freshly out of high school, preparing for their next big step in life: college. Though they are both excited about embarking on this new journey together, both Brandon and Chris begin to wonder if the temptations of college: the party-life, meeting new friends, gorgeous peers, will eventually create a strain on their relationship.
Le Bout du Monde by M. LeAnne Phoenix Le Bout du Monde by Aug. 28, 2015 $2.99 38303 words Sample 20%
Kiyoshi se réveille d’une fièvre conscient de deux choses : Un : il n’est pas à la maison dont il ne peut, pour une raison quelconque, se souvenir que vaguement. Deux : il est tombé amoureux de Shelly, l’homme qui prenait soin de lui pendant sa fièvre. Kiyoshi en vient à accepter une seule chose : ils sont liés ensemble par le Destin, jusqu’à ce qui pourrait peut-être être la fin de leur monde
Psyched to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery by Meg Perry Psyched to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery by Aug. 28, 2015 $2.99 43153 words Sample 20%
Who killed Matt Bendel? The police suspect his partner, Elliott Conklin. Elliott was found with the body, covered in blood, and he doesn’t have an alibi. Elliott wants Pete Ferguson to help clear his name. But Pete doesn’t have time – and he thinks Elliott might be guilty. Jamie Brodie isn’t so sure. Matt had a secret . The investigation leads to someone from Jamie's past - and another death.
The View From Baskins' Ridge (Bobby and Clyde Redux) by Etienne The View From Baskins' Ridge (Bobby and Clyde Redux) by Aug. 28, 2015 $4.99 92469 words Sample 20%
After several years in Atlanta, Bobby and Carlyle (formerly Clyde) have returned to their beloved Blue Ridge to join the family law firm of Baskins and Baskins, but a few surprises await them. Ttheir involvement in exposing graft in the local sheriff’s office, results in an attempt on their lives. But their greatest challenge occurs when the real Carlyle Baskins turns up.
Butterflies are Free by M. LeAnne Phoenix Butterflies are Free by Aug. 27, 2015 $3.99 30466 words Sample 20%
Emrys Marlowe had only ever fallen in love once, and that was with Kiyoshi Gwynne. Six years later, he’s meeting his best friend’s brother Ísarr Trevelyan, who lives above the bookshop he owns. Their busy schedules have always kept them apart, but when they meet for the first time, it's electric, and the light and completion they feel lends wings that can surely weather any storm... can't it?
August Highs by Meyari McFarland August Highs by Aug. 27, 2015 $2.99 8588 words Sample 20%
August sat in her car, fingers clenched around the steering wheel. Going to a family BBQ with her girlfriend Janie felt like the biggest challenge of her life even though Janie had insisted it was casual, jeans and tennies. That didn't mean Janie's family was ready for August. Or that she was ready for them. Could a werewolf pack accept a fire dragon into their midst or was August just dreaming?
Kiss of the Alpha by Victoria Sue Kiss of the Alpha by Aug. 27, 2015 $4.99 59743 words Sample 20%
Jay Tabor, rebel leader of Territory Three has  done something he swore he would never do, and that’s work with Quinn, the Supreme Alpha of the Nine Territories, to save his brother Aaron’s life. Now on the run after his rebel hideout was discovered in Virginia, Jay has found a relatively safe haven for his insurgent group deep in the mountains of Tennessee...
The Seed of Immortality by Wayne Goodman The Seed of Immortality by Aug. 27, 2015 $8.95 75909 words Sample 20%
Three great philosophies and a mythological blue dragon lead a peasant and his conniving friend on a series of adventures throughout Ancient China. Along the way they visit the Great Wall, sail down the Yangtze, and have an audience with the first Emperor in his mysterious subterranean palace.
Born under a Blue Moon by Laura S. Fox Born under a Blue Moon by Aug. 27, 2015 You set the price! 38427 words Sample 30%
Love is a blessing and a curse
Alpha's Assistant by Fel Fern Alpha's Assistant by Aug. 27, 2015 $1.99 10653 words Sample 20%
Joel works as a personal assistant to his boss, werewolf alpha Damon Raines. He has serious trust issues, and Damon doesn’t do commitments. It’s a perfect arrangement…until Joel finds himself having erotic fantasies of his boss and it turns out Damon is more than happy to turn his daydreams into a reality.
Alpha's Mate by Fel Fern Alpha's Mate by Aug. 27, 2015 $1.99 10725 words Sample 20%
Mistake number one: Ethan Drake’s enemies violated his most sacred rule. They took what rightfully belonged to him. Mistake number two: The poor suckers didn’t think through mistake number one…
Alpha's Claim by Fel Fern Alpha's Claim by Aug. 27, 2015 $1.99 11823 words Sample 20%
Quiet and reserved private tutor Remy Carlson moved to the big city to pursue his dream of teaching, but Remy is about to find out the city has claws and teeth… It took one night for Remy Carlson to abandon his morals and professional ethics. To surrender his body and heart to werewolf billionaire Ethan Drake, only to find out the domineering alpha has secrets.
Alpha's Tutor by Fel Fern Alpha's Tutor by Aug. 27, 2015 Free! 11874 words Read a sample
A small town boy moving into the big city is a dream come true for shy teacher Remy Carlson. Dreams are good until reality rams its ugly head. Barely able to make rent, Remy believes it’s too good to be true when he’s offered a tutoring job by the city’s most eligible billionaire bachelor and alpha werewolf Ethan Drake.
Change of Pace by Jae Change of Pace by Aug. 27, 2015 $0.99 11330 words Sample 20%
Kade’s homophobic mother, Sophie, is coming to Portland. Her timing couldn’t be worse. Not only is Kade newly in love with a woman, but she also promised to help her friends Aiden and Dawn move in together. Instead of going to art museums and expensive restaurants, Sophie will help U-Haul a lesbian couple. Kade tries to tell herself it’s going to be a nice change of pace, but she knows better.
Man Hunt: Episode 1 by Luke Braun Man Hunt: Episode 1 by Aug. 26, 2015 $0.99 4440 words Sample 10%
To celebrate absolutely nailing your job interview today, you decide to head out to an underwear party in town. Armed with a new pair of Calvin Klein underwear and a couple of condoms, you go hunting for your next conquest, not knowing where the night may take you.
Check In by Alp Mortal Check In by Aug. 26, 2015 $0.99 11428 words Sample 15%
Albert returns to the town of his youth after 27 years, looking for a lucky break. He gets one in the form of a front desk job at a small seaside hotel owned by a gay couple. However, he quickly learns that all is not what it seems, and their issues resurrect ghosts of his own past. Patrick, a guest with whom Albert forms a relationship, helps him put the past to rest.
Summer's Song by Sue Brown Summer's Song by Aug. 26, 2015 $0.99 11491 words Sample 20%
For Jesse, the summer vacation means leaving the bullies behind, and making the long journey to stay with his aunts and meet up with his best friends, Suzie and Kevin. Then Jesse meets Neal, who flirts and laughs as he serves Jesse ice-cream. This year Jesse loses a friend but gains a boyfriend.
Herc's Mercs: Once A Hero by Ari McKay Herc's Mercs: Once A Hero by Aug. 26, 2015 $4.49 44433 words Sample 15%
Ezra Levin retired from Hercules Security to pursue his dream of being a private chef. But when the life of his gorgeous employer, Judge Mason Whittaker, is threatened, Ezra quickly realizes that once you’re a Merc, you’re always a Merc.
Shaken by Jenna Jones Shaken by Aug. 26, 2015 $3.99 32914 words Sample 15%
When Sebastian learns his cancer is in remission, his husband Patrick wants to celebrate with a dream vacation. But Sebastian has been shaken to his foundations, and in his efforts to rebuild himself he reassess his life, his goals, and his relationship. Is Patrick still his bedrock, or is it time for Sebastian to move on?
Banshee’s Honor by Shaylynn Rose Banshee’s Honor by Aug. 26, 2015 $9.99 153046 words Sample 20%
Warleader—in Y'Dan, this is a title of pride, of honor, and of joy. Oathbreaker—a word branded only on those whose crimes are so heinous, all must know of their crime. Both of these names have been given to Azhani Rhu'len. Only one of them is right.
Percolation, Poetry, and Passion by A.V. Sanders Percolation, Poetry, and Passion by Aug. 26, 2015 $2.99 11945 words Sample 20%
Beckett works at a coffee shop to make ends meet while attending university. He's done it long enough he's good at it—and can avoid the tedium by spinning sexy daydreams of things that will never happen. Daydreams that soon include Simon, the hot older freelance writer who stops in one day. But then Simon becomes a regular, and daydreams start to seem like they could be something more tangible...
Night Spirit: Wings from Limbo by Robin White Night Spirit: Wings from Limbo by Aug. 26, 2015 $3.99 17988 words Sample 20%
Raven's life is a legacy of from bad to worse. Being rescued from Limbo seems like a cause for celebration, but he's lost five months, still needs to rescue his lovers, and has to learn how to handle his new powers. That's the bad. Worse is the fact that the Blood Gem makes him a danger to everyone, and Limbo left a parting gift inside him. Whatever happens next, Raven hopes it's better...
Texas Mutilé by Sara York Texas Mutilé by Aug. 25, 2015 $2.99 59058 words Sample 20%
La vie au Crazy Hills est devenue folle et les cow-boys se comportent mal. Leurs mondes sont mis sens dessus dessous tandis que le désir les conduit à des endroits qu’ils ne pensaient jamais aller.
My First Time: Construction Zone by D.K. Masterton My First Time: Construction Zone by Aug. 25, 2015 $2.99 2411 words
Two male construction workers share a hotel room while on a job together away from home. When one man begins to experience lustful feelings for the other, things begin to escalate quickly in this steamy first-time-gay romance.
Rose's Bud Becomes a Blossom by Barbara Deloto Rose's Bud Becomes a Blossom by Aug. 25, 2015 $2.99 24368 words Sample 20%
Courtney and Nicholas, a loving couple, have an exotic, bartending friend, Rose, who introduces them to something that forever changes their lives. Join them as Nicholas is led into male chastity, along with other challenges to his ego, followed by an alternative adult resort for LGBT and hetero people where everyone is accepted, and no one is considered strange.
Forever in the sun by RJ Scott Forever in the sun by Aug. 25, 2015 $3.99 41082 words Sample 20%
Feuding families, unearthed secrets, and a violent storm threatens the Cay. Will the idyllic island with her cast of characters make it through unscathed? It’s time for the circle to close on the story of Sapphire Cay, and on the men who have lived and found love on her beaches.
Feat of Clay by Susan Mac Nicol Feat of Clay by Aug. 25, 2015 $3.99 57909 words Sample 2%
Imprisoned and tortured, undercover cop Tate Williams will find redemption in the arms of his boyhood friend, now lover, former SAS soldier Clay Mortimer.
Caged Bird Rising. A Grim Tale of Women, Wolves, and other Beasts by Nino Delia Caged Bird Rising. A Grim Tale of Women, Wolves, and other Beasts by Aug. 25, 2015 $7.99 62909 words Sample 20%
In a world dominated by men, it should be Robyn’s greatest fortune that the handsome Hunter Wolfmounter sees her as the perfect fertile wife. But an encounter with a mysterious wolf changes her worldview. She flees into the woods, where she meets Gwen, who helps her to change—into one of the independent beasts she has always been warned about. But the men are hot on her trail.
Double Heat by Lynn Kelling Double Heat by Aug. 25, 2015 $7.99 107241 words Sample 20%
When Evan and Brennan moved in with their boyfriends, Alek and Luka, they knew things would be complicated, but as their privacy gets eroded, and people around them begin to notice the tangled nature of the their relationships. Though they struggle to protect those they love, it soon becomes clear that the dangers surrounding them will find ways to rush in, trying to take what belongs to them.
A Right To Love by Mark Frew A Right To Love by Aug. 24, 2015 $9.99 254858 words Sample 20%
The story is about a non-religious man, called Michael, who is a teacher in a modern college. He meets a student, Polycarp, who is a refugee from Rwanda and who has lost all of his family. Michael decides to travel to Africa to find out if any of Polycarp's family members are still alive. In the process, he meets a devout Muslim sub-Saharan African man, Ibrahim.
Jay Gets Schooled by Ray Smith Jay Gets Schooled by Aug. 24, 2015 $2.99 50297 words Sample 20%
Jay has just begun college, and his studies are going to be far more intense than he could possibly expect! He was shy, and a bit of a geek, and rooming with a popular jock was torture. But he had no idea what torture was... yet!
Journey To You by AJ Adaire Journey To You by Aug. 24, 2015 $7.50 75024 words Sample 25%
What do you do if you are one of the few who remain alive after a flu-like virus claims most of the global population? Kim Robins and Peri Henderson have to answer this question when the world changes and society falls apart. Dangerous circumstances along the trail cause the women to join forces with another hiker and her dog. Will this journey bring each of the women the happiness she seeks?
KAGE Unleashed by Maris Black KAGE Unleashed by Aug. 24, 2015 $5.99 73802 words Sample 10%
HOT MMA FIGHTER DOMINATES SEXY COLLEGE BOY! Being Michael Kage was never easy. Too many demons, too much anger, and not enough to live for. And then I met Jamie Atwood. He’s got this innocence about him that speaks to something deep down inside me– in a place that’s never been touched by anyone. He’s beautiful, smart, and courageous, and untainted by the darkness that rules me.
Charmed and Dangerous: Ten Tales of Gay Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy by Jordan Castillo Price Charmed and Dangerous: Ten Tales of Gay Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy by Aug. 24, 2015 $6.99 182596 words Sample 10%
Magic takes many forms. From malignant hexes to love charms gone amok, you’ll find a vast array of spells and curses, creatures and conjurings in this massive collection—not to mention a steamy dose of man-on-man action. Charmed and Dangerous features all-new stories of gay paranormal romance, supernatural fiction and urban fantasy by ten top m/m paranormal authors.
The Man Trap by Lee Brazil The Man Trap by Aug. 24, 2015 $2.99 21346 words Sample 20%
When former classmate Alexi Manetas wanders into his book store, Simon Harris seizes the opportunity to rekindle a flame he'd carelessly extinguished years earlier.
Lead Me Not by Ann Gallagher Lead Me Not by Aug. 24, 2015 $6.99 110693 words Sample 15%
Isaac Morris has devoted his life to preaching against the sin of homosexuality. But when his sister proposes a documentary to demonstrate once and for all that it’s a choice—with Isaac choosing to be gay as proof—he balks. Until he learns his nephew is headed down that perverted path. Isaac will do anything to convince the teenager he can choose to be straight . . . including his sister’s film.
Hot Oil Treatment by Giselle Renarde Hot Oil Treatment by Aug. 23, 2015 $2.99 4940 words
Rainbow Award-winning author Giselle Renarde presents two sweet and sensual true stories. “Stories like Hot Oil Treatment and More Than Anything are blatantly about me. I’ll tell you that upfront. They’re first-person accounts of stuff that happened.” ~Giselle Renarde These stories appear in the anthology Everybody Knows: 15 Transgender Love Stories.
Simple Gifts by L.B. Gregg Simple Gifts by Aug. 23, 2015 $2.99 17195 words Sample 20%
Former ward of the state Jason Ferris finds himself alone on Christmas and in the care of his first and most devastating love-- dark, dangerous, and equally damaged Lt. Robb Sharpe.
Dudleytown by L.B. Gregg Dudleytown by Aug. 23, 2015 $2.99 21110 words Sample 10%
Lost in a cursed forest with his mouthwateringly sexy roommate, Alex breaks his cardinal rule: no messing around with straight guys.
Heat Wave: Newark by Drew Hunt Heat Wave: Newark by Aug. 23, 2015 $3.99 16444 words Sample 20%
Standing on the side of the road, thumb extended and bottle of water empty, Aaron Jones despairs of ever getting a ride. Seeing a cute hitcher on the on ramp, trucker Ben Knight picks him up before the cops do. What happens when they finally reach Newark and the heat between Ben and Aaron rivals that of outside?
Heat Wave: Tucson by T.A. Creech Heat Wave: Tucson by Aug. 23, 2015 $3.99 12252 words Sample 20%
Going to Tucson Raceway Park isn’t something Chris wants to do after a long day at work, but how can he resist spending the evening with Will, even if it’s just to watch cars go around in a circle? When they’re together, fast cars aren’t the only thing that can make a heart thunder on a hot summer night, and Will has a surprise in store that will definitely turn up the heat.
Heat Wave: Washington, DC by Tamer Lorika Heat Wave: Washington, DC by Aug. 23, 2015 $3.99 14479 words Sample 20%
Simone Jackson and Natia Savea, a whip-smart junior politician and a generous gardener from Samoa, navigate the hottest months of the year and the heat that’s growing between them. When Natia’s home is threatened, however, Simone has to take on the City Council and save the day in the world of Washington Politics.
Letters to Adeline by Paul Silen Letters to Adeline by Aug. 22, 2015 $7.98 203544 words Sample 20%
Here is a family saga set in San Jose, California from the late 1960's to the 1990's. It revolves around Adeline Claiborne, A renaissance woman who suffers a psychosis caused by alcohol and drug addiction. She has been the self-imposed matriarch of her siblings since childhood where abuse was relentless. For anyone who has been in an abusive relationship this is a must read
Treading Water by Kate Pavelle Treading Water by Aug. 22, 2015 $5.99 43253 words Sample 20%
Jesse, a Crow Native and IT guy, is learning to swim to complete a company-mandated triathlon. He and Sebastian, a swimmer and an ice cream magnate, become fast friends and training buddies. An intimate secret binds them - but if Jesse finds out, it may shatter their budding romance. A story of friendship and valor, where old ghosts are slain and hope perseveres.
London Harmony: Small Fry by Erik Schubach London Harmony: Small Fry by Aug. 22, 2015 $4.99 55524 words Sample 20%
Francine Brighton is a young woman trying to find out just who she is, and what her place in the world is as she starts her freshman year of college. She finds a kindred soul in a woman, Natasha, who has an affliction that effects how she interacts with people. Natasha harbors another secret that Fran is intimately familiar with. (London Harmony is a spinoff of the Music of the Soul books.)
Roommate Bonding by Ruby Flynn Roommate Bonding by Aug. 22, 2015 $2.99 2302 words Sample 20%
Chase is desperate, and he has no idea what to do about his gorgeous and unpredictable college roommate. Evan loves to tease and flaunts his promiscuity, but he hates Chase and makes it clear his roommate will never have a chance with him. Question is, will Evan know to stop his teasing before Chase reaches his breaking point?
Like Spun Moonlight by Anya Byrne Like Spun Moonlight by Aug. 22, 2015 $3.99 31408 words Sample 20%
In a world where shape-shifters have become the dominant species, Julian is a member of a preeminent human family, but also Bearer, a pure-blood human male valued for his ability to carry children. The son and heir of an important werewolf family, Roman has no plans to interfere with the affairs of humans. Chance leads them to meet, but can two star-crossed mates challenge their whole society?
Blown Kisses (Whispering Winds 2) by Havan Fellows Blown Kisses (Whispering Winds 2) by Aug. 21, 2015 $2.99 15424 words Sample 20%
They might appear to be polar opposites, but Mick Rutger is determined to knock down the large wall Rowen hides behind.
Chase Takes Manhattan - Episode Seven: The Big Reveal by Keegan Kennedy Chase Takes Manhattan - Episode Seven: The Big Reveal by Aug. 21, 2015 $0.99 11645 words Sample 20%
In Episode Seven, Chase is stunned when he meets Banning Hadler. Naomi hits it off with DJ Kurt. Banning makes it no secret that he’s interested in Chase. Adam and Chase mingle with the unlikely glitterati duo of Mercedes Hilton and Julio Roberts, the Mexican equivalent of Julia Roberts. Chase makes a new enemy.
Defining Love (Full story) by Elizabeth Reyes Defining Love (Full story) by Aug. 21, 2015 $2.99 104040 words Sample 20%
Henrietta and Edi are high school besties turned lovers when Edi comes out of the closet in college. Aaron and Mia are high school sweethearts of over 10 years and plan to marry. Then Henri meets Aaron and have an instant connection like none either have had with their partners. **NO cheating involved!**