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

Life Interrupted by Desi B. Moon Life Interrupted by Desi B. Moon Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 8024 words Sample 20%
Most parents get nine months to prepare for a new addition. Mac Sennett had nine minutes to wrap his brain around the death of his childhood best friend and the arrival of her four year old child into his home and his life. Once things begin to settle into a normal rhythm, Mac meets Ian. Mac's growing attraction to Ian ushers in a whole new set of questions not covered in the parenting handbook.
Spy Hill (Commando) by Dusk Peterson Spy Hill (Commando) by Dusk Peterson Aug. 22, 2014 $3.99 38521 words Sample 30%
The life-long bond between army officers Rook and Fairview is about to meet its greatest strain, when they are ordered to seize and defend a hill whose landscape is unknown, in the company of soldiers who may be incompetent or treacherous. Will Rook and Fairview's friendship remain by the end of the battle? Or will their lives take an unexpected detour as they struggle to survive on Spy Hill?
Gates of the Garden: Book Two by Joelle Casteel Gates of the Garden: Book Two by Joelle Casteel Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 54619 words Sample 20%
Vala is very comfortable in her new life, her new name. The Queen considers, stresses, ponders, leads Vala further into BDSM romance and sexuality. Things are settling down and they aren't for the rest of the stable- as they and Vala learn to live with each other. Please come along with Joelle on this journey. Warning! Lots of sex, BDSM, and amazingly kinky action. LGBT, polyamory. Not the norm.
Sins of the Dark Zodiac by K.R. Columbus Sins of the Dark Zodiac by K.R. Columbus Aug. 22, 2014 $2.99 57200 words Sample 25%
Kuma is ready to go back home to Downtown Tokyo but being the son of the most powerful Yakuza lord is not easy. He is accepted into one of the stables of the dark zodiac. A fraternity of strong men born with the power of the bear to bring balance and order within the criminal world, but secrets from his past are plotting to take over the clans and change Tokyo and its people forever.
Archer's Paradox by Iza Moreau Archer's Paradox by Iza Moreau Aug. 22, 2014 $1.99 12203 words Sample 25%
When a local citizen is found lying in Pine Oak's new 3-D archery range with an arrow through his heart, Sue-Ann has to rethink her idea that murders do not happen in small towns. And when two of the suspects turn out to be good friends of hers, she has to bust her tail to find the real murderer before one of them goes to jail. A short story in the Small Town saga featuring Sue-Ann McKeown.
Thieving Fairies: A Paranormal Lesbian Romance by Giselle Renarde Thieving Fairies: A Paranormal Lesbian Romance by Giselle Renarde Aug. 22, 2014 $0.99 6282 words Sample 20%
Urban fairy Honoria and her wife Shelagh are knee-deep in junk mail and overdue bills. If they’re going to make the rent this month, it’s fairy gold or good old fashioned breaking and entering… and Honoria’s dead set against using their fairy powers in the city.
Neon White Episode One by Wulf Francu Godgluck Neon White Episode One by Wulf Francu Godgluck Aug. 21, 2014 $2.99 8625 words Sample 20%
Four years ago, an event known as The Revelation brought religious conviction to their knees and made new followers of others. The Chronicles focus on individuals finding themselves and facing this old new world.
The Submissive by Shannon West The Submissive by Shannon West Aug. 21, 2014 $0.99 9813 words Sample 20%
Worrying that his own ability to fit into the BDSM lifestyle is sorely lacking, Cody fears Jake’s heart may be forever beyond his reach.
Crimson Reign by J.T. Cheyanne Crimson Reign by J.T. Cheyanne Aug. 21, 2014 $2.99 115750 words Sample 20%
Crimson Reign, the first book in the Crimson Nights Saga, begins the story of Malachi Denali, the arrogant and demanding vampire king, and his Seraphim angel, Laziel. Step into their world of angels, demons, vampires, shifters and Fae and find out if Malachi's savage temper will topple the human and preternatural world, or will Laziel stem the tide of his fury.
Dark Pines - Episode Two: The Red Bird by Keegan Kennedy Dark Pines - Episode Two: The Red Bird by Keegan Kennedy Aug. 21, 2014 $0.99 19946 words Sample 20%
Kristen Lancaster's bar grand-opening is a huge success. Tawana makes a spectacular stage debut. Sarah is put in her place, but plots revenge. Erik and William's relationship faces a potential threat. Tim sets his sights on a new man. Duke pines for real love. Reginald schemes against Olympia as Stephanie grows suspicious of him. Jarod pops the question.
Harlan's Ryde (Synchronous Seduction bk 1) by Havan Fellows Harlan's Ryde (Synchronous Seduction bk 1) by Havan Fellows Aug. 21, 2014 Free! 18716 words Read a sample
Ryder made a mistake Harlan can't forgive. Will Ryder cross a line no man should cross to obtain a second chance?
Made to Love by Syd Parker Made to Love by Syd Parker Aug. 21, 2014 $4.99 74426 words Sample 20%
Sculptor, Mason Durant, feels at home in her garage, skillfully creating whimsical garden art. When her neighbor’s daughter shows up out of the blue, the two women butt heads immediately. In need of a friend, Marly Cabot agrees to help Mason win over her love interest. It doesn’t take them long to realize that there may not be room for a third wheel when it comes to love.
Edgar Aeternum, Book 1: Tales of Aeternal Love by Jay W. Belle Isle Edgar Aeternum, Book 1: Tales of Aeternal Love by Jay W. Belle Isle Aug. 21, 2014 Free! 91134 words Read a sample
Edgar Aeternum is a child of the eighties - the nineteen eighties - living in the 24th century. Wealthy and handsome, he doesn't know why but he stopped aging at 26 forever frozen in the prime of his life. He meets Maddox Bristow and the two share a hot evening. Life isn't all fun, though; an opportunistic stalker makes a move and shakes the very foundations of Edgar's world.
Green Eyes Cry, You Die  a Layton Shayne Mystery by Antonio Green Eyes Cry, You Die a Layton Shayne Mystery by Antonio Aug. 21, 2014 $5.99 75960 words Sample 15%
Zombies attack a gay nudist campground! Amorous agent Buck Taggerty on the loose! Green-eyed lady statue with supernatural powers reeks havoc on innocent citizens! Gay detective Layton Shayne is on the case with his lover Alex by his side. A mystery involving a statue with supernatural powers brings the detective and his partner to central Florida where they’ll fight zombies, meet up with old
Kiss Me (Lesbian Erotica) by Alex Pink Kiss Me (Lesbian Erotica) by Alex Pink Aug. 21, 2014 $0.99 5680 words Sample 20%
College students Gemma and Natalie are flat broke and out of ideas. One night Gemma discovers the world of camgirls. Single girls can make a lot of money online but a couple make much more. She convinces a reluctant Natalie to participate and things get a little out of hand... Adults only. Features sex toys, explicit lesbian sex and more!
Rescue Me by Shawn Bailey Rescue Me by Shawn Bailey Aug. 21, 2014 $1.99 9486 words Sample 20%
Firefighter Sebastian Marinello enters a burning building and saves the life of a man he finds unconscious on the bathroom floor. Once outside he discovers that the guy is romance writer Owen Schroeder whom he’s had a crush on for months but has been too afraid to confess how he feels.
When Only a Sexy, Mature Woman Will Do (3): Two Hot Tales of Lesbian Love, ‘Girl on a Train’ and ‘Doctor’s Orders’ by Paris Rivera When Only a Sexy, Mature Woman Will Do (3): Two Hot Tales of Lesbian Love, ‘Girl on a Train’ and ‘Doctor’s Orders’ by Paris Rivera Aug. 21, 2014 Free! 15892 words Read a sample
GIRL ON A TRAIN: A respectable married woman, college professor Bella has a strange and erotic encounter with a beautiful young woman on the train and falls under her spell. “I love how the story flows and how the author is so descriptive in the scenes. A raunchy, get a drool-cup read :)” DOCTOR'S ORDERS: A red-hot lesbian threesome in a 5-star Mexican hotel…
Follow the Palm (Charlotte Diamond Mysteries Book 9) by Olivia Stowe Follow the Palm (Charlotte Diamond Mysteries Book 9) by Olivia Stowe Aug. 20, 2014 $2.99 35741 words Sample 20%
The ninth Charlotte Diamond mystery finds retired FBI senior agent Charlotte Diamond contemplating too many coincidences in what should be two separate mysteries. The mysteries start with two murders and the uncovering of a illegal drug distribution ring in what should be a bucolic, out-of-the-way place, the Curtain Call movie folks retirement community in Hopewell on the Choptank in Maryland.
Faerly Enchanted by Amber Kell Faerly Enchanted by Amber Kell Aug. 20, 2014 $0.99 6305 words Sample 20%
Previously published Brin had been seeking his mate for centuries. Finally deciding he couldn’t find his perfect partner on his own he enlists the help of Club SoulFinder. Darwin had given up hope. When he hears of a club that will match anyone with their perfect mate he decides he has nothing to lose. After years of rejection he can’t handle one more horrible date.
Ambiguity by Allen Renfro Ambiguity by Allen Renfro Aug. 20, 2014 $1.99 101267 words Sample 20%
The phone rings. Will is glad he didn't go straight to bed after his shift. The call is probably Derek. After a night of bar hopping he’s probably too drunk to drive and needs a ride home. At such a late hour Reverend Wallace wonders which elderly member of his congregation has died. Nearly asleep Laura knows she shouldn't answer the phone in the middle of the night, but it could be her husband
Campus Cravings- Higher Learning M/M Boxed Set by Cassandra Carr Campus Cravings- Higher Learning M/M Boxed Set by Cassandra Carr Aug. 20, 2014 $2.99 224451 words Sample 20%
Welcome to Cathia University, where school is in session! Nine of today's hottest gay romance authors have crafted brand-new interrelated novellas celebrating everything wonderful about college, with over 200,000 words featuring sophisticated professors, sexy teaching assistants, ambitious grad students, and spirited undergraduates, all looking for the same thing: an A+ in true love.
Dawg Days by Elizabeth L. Brooks Dawg Days by Elizabeth L. Brooks Aug. 20, 2014 $6.99 65836 words Sample 20%
n "Photorealism" by Julia Talbot, nature photographer July has no idea the wolf he's obsessed with is also a man. In "Black, One Sugar" by Jae Christopher, David blurts out a secret over his morning coffee that could threaten his relationship with Aaron. Romance, fantasy, and danger are just over the next dune in "Night of the Jackal" by V.L. Locey.
Surprise Me: 3 Tales of Transgender Erotica by Eliot Waistlin Surprise Me: 3 Tales of Transgender Erotica by Eliot Waistlin Aug. 20, 2014 $3.95 14981 words Sample 20%
Surprise Me collects three stories of transgender erotica: "Come On In," where offering a helping hand leads to lust, "And Bottom Makes Three," where a case of a cheating partner turns into an insane sexual romp, and "The Wasteland Diaries," where a night on the town in a strange foreign city leads to truly boundary-pushing experiences. Perfect for the open-minder erotica reader!
Wolf's Eyes by Rae D. Magdon Wolf's Eyes by Rae D. Magdon Aug. 20, 2014 $4.99 82404 words Sample 25%
CATHELIN RAYBROOK Knows things without being told and Sees things before they happen. She leaves her friends in Seria and returns to Amendyr, the magical kingdom of her birth. Captured by a witch, rescued by a handsome stranger, and forced to join a strange group of forest-dwellers she must learn to gain control of her powers and do some rescuing of her own.
Straight to Voicemail by James L. Craig Straight to Voicemail by James L. Craig Aug. 20, 2014 $3.99 18085 words Sample 20%
Frustrated by the seeming apathy his boyfriend Rex displays whenever they're together, Jackson demands to know how Rex really feels about him. The answer leaves him heart-broken and their relationship at an end. Distraught, Jackson turns to his friend Kyle for comfort, and finds far more than he ever expected. But just as he's building something with Kyle, Rex returns, claiming to changed...
The Big Wave II by J. Gabrielle The Big Wave II by J. Gabrielle Aug. 20, 2014 $1.00 2910 words Sample 20%
The conclusion to The Big Wave. Reggie and Janet spend the stormy night together. The storm is approaching and Janet has a surprise for Reggie, which will test her trust in a stranger. (The shower scene is my favorite.)
Divine Intervention by Michelle Rae Divine Intervention by Michelle Rae Aug. 19, 2014 $1.99 20030 words Sample 10%
Constantine called it assisting, Asar called it interfering. Either way Asar has been stuck with the task at hand. What happens when a guardian angel, with too much time on his hands, decides to interfere with the life of several other gay mythical creatures.
Letting Go by Erosa Knowles Letting Go by Erosa Knowles Aug. 19, 2014 $2.99 45287 words Sample 10%
Grant Whittaker and Dr. Kelly Riley make time to know each other but are hindered by his upcoming election as a conservative candidate and her discovery that her son is gay.
Drag Therapy (Harlem's Deck 3) by Paul Smith Drag Therapy (Harlem's Deck 3) by Paul Smith Aug. 19, 2014 Free! 4184 words Read a sample
His charges safely (but not happily) home, Elliot seeks a familiar barstool and more honest company. But the night isn't done with him yet. Not by a long shot. Read if you enjoy the books of Jon Courtney Grimwood, playing DMC or watching the films of Greg Araki and Gus Van Sant. Fans of Ms Manson (Marilyn) or Ms Stefani might also join in. Enjoy peeps.
Cat Scratch Fever by ML Skinner Cat Scratch Fever by ML Skinner Aug. 19, 2014 $5.99 49579 words Sample 10%
A virus has decimated the earth and for some unknown reason Caren Nash is alive and alone. At least she is alone until Fletcher Sloan arrives on her doorstep. Together they build, survive and find love until they are torn apart by a community of other survivors. Will Caren and Fletcher come back together or will Caren be forced once again to be the lone survivor of the Cat Scratch Fever.
Lattice to My Soul by A.S. Williams Lattice to My Soul by A.S. Williams Aug. 19, 2014 $0.99 92016 words Sample 15%
Zai Winston is a budding young artist whose life has been consumed by an illness determined to kill him. Ironically it is only because of his illness that he is able to explore his passion as a successful painter. With his time counting down and his fate firmly set Zai struggles to come to grips with the hand he’s been dealt unaware that the truth of his existence is not quite what it seems.
Fucked: The Gay Lives of Straight Men by Ken Shakin Fucked: The Gay Lives of Straight Men by Ken Shakin Aug. 19, 2014 $4.99 48845 words Sample 10%
If being gay in the new millennium is a good thing, why is it still so unthinkable for a straight man to get fucked now and then? In these dark and dirty stories Ken Shakin probes the mind and body of the man next door. The hunk, the nerd, the thug, and the dentist.
Breakdown by Jack L. Pyke Breakdown by Jack L. Pyke Aug. 19, 2014 $6.99 89489 words Sample 20%
Jack has the evidence there in his hands, the DVD and notepad off D.C. Sanders that proves Gray played a part in tearing him and Jan brutally apart. But with Jack locked away in his own mind and lost to his blackouts and self-harming, the past brings to light the origins of a new beast. Martin is back, and Jack has to figure out what Martin knows that Jack forgot, before it's too late. (M/M)
Burning to Touch You by Fiona Flander Burning to Touch You by Fiona Flander Aug. 18, 2014 $0.99 5957 words Sample 20%
When Sherry, a very experienced lesbian who thought she knew it all, goes about seducing her hot straight co-worker, she gets more than she bargained for. Scenes include a description of their workplace, Paradise, a massage parlor where the girls give more than massages. Explicit lesbian sex through out.
Lightning Strikes Twice by Erik Schubach Lightning Strikes Twice by Erik Schubach Aug. 18, 2014 $4.99 51622 words Sample 20%
Returning home to Seattle from a twenty year absence in London... Victoria discovers that time has not erased her feelings for an unrequited love. This is set in the same world as Music of the Soul but is a standalone book.
Let It Be (A Sometimes Never novella) by Cheryl McIntyre Let It Be (A Sometimes Never novella) by Cheryl McIntyre Aug. 18, 2014 $0.99 17793 words Sample 10%
I’m the happy one. The dependable one. The shoulder. The anchor. The pillar. The rock. The matchmaker. But when is it my turn? *This novella is a M/M romance. Recommended for 17+ due to harsh language, sexual situations, and adult themes. **It is a companion novella to the Sometimes Never series, however, it can be read as a stand-alone book. Please note this novella deals with dark subjects.
Lube Job by Shannon West Lube Job by Shannon West Aug. 18, 2014 $0.99 5555 words Sample 10%
Jason’s having a bad day. He was late to work, his power’s off, his clothes aren’t dry and he has to take an ice cold shower. Once at work things don’t improve. Frustrated and out of sorts he heads home only to have his car stop in the middle of a busy intersection.
The Christmas Gift by Donna McIntosh The Christmas Gift by Donna McIntosh Aug. 18, 2014 $2.99 5246 words Sample 10%
Christmas had been perfect for policeman Tom Hughes and his partner/lover Joey Lawrence for the six years that they had been partnered. Both had grown up in poor homes and never had much in the way of fun Christmases so they made up for it by making Christmas their special time together with a tree, presents, decorations, a big meal and celebrating in their own private way.
La Bâtarde de la Destinée by Hank Edwards La Bâtarde de la Destinée by Hank Edwards Aug. 18, 2014 $4.99 96618 words Sample 15%
Messire Gerard Fogg, un chevalier du moyen-âge, voyage 500 ans dans le futur pour se venger et tombe amoureux de l'homme qui détient la clé qui pourra réécrire l'histoire de son royaume.
Hotter Than Hell by Berengaria Brown Hotter Than Hell by Berengaria Brown Aug. 18, 2014 $2.99 10116 words Sample 10%
Enre has fiery red hair and an attitude to match. The world is full of injustice and he wants everything to be fair and equitable right now. Kalman is older, calm and logical, but the two men are drawn to each other. They work alone together at the far end of the gardens one day, getting to know each other as passion ignites between them.
Come Hell or High Water by Shannon West Come Hell or High Water by Shannon West Aug. 18, 2014 $2.99 11513 words Sample 10%
Football jock Brandon fell in love with fellow student Will when they met freshman year in college. Now seniors, they’re still madly in love and Brandon is still deeply in the closet. At the college Christmas dance, Will forces Brandon to make a decision.
THIS TIME TOMORROW by Devon Beech THIS TIME TOMORROW by Devon Beech Aug. 18, 2014 $1.39 3000 words Sample 20%
Sex addict Sally is dominated by a stranger, sibling rivalry, girl on girl sex.
Carried Away by Elizabeth Monvey Carried Away by Elizabeth Monvey Aug. 18, 2014 $2.99 9835 words Sample 10%
Jin-Pyoo is an Olympic Alpine skier who has been reared all his life to focus on winning a medal. His father is harsh and demanding, but when he orders Jin to stop being friends with ski resort owner, Tolliver St. James, Jin has to decide if he should continue with his Olympic dream or follow his heart. Tolliver St. James knows that Jin is the man for him.
Hands On by Adele Quinn Hands On by Adele Quinn Aug. 18, 2014 $2.99 8797 words Sample 10%
Drew is a successful restaurateur and chef, living the life with a great crew and five star reviews. Jeremy, the newest member of the crew, still often finds himself debating with himself and family about what he wants out of his life.
Lessons Learned by Sandrine Gasq-Dion Lessons Learned by Sandrine Gasq-Dion Aug. 18, 2014 $3.99 42959 words Sample 10%
Years ago, sensitive Jude Brooks got tired of watching junior high life through the vents in his locker. Unfortunately, handsome Hayden Cox’s favorite pastime was putting him in there.Hayden’s efforts to make peace convince everyone but Jude he’s a changed man. In fact, he’s a werewolf now and he wants nothing more than for Jude to forgive him.
Ladders by Hurri Cosmo Ladders by Hurri Cosmo Aug. 18, 2014 $4.99 56110 words Sample 10%
Rhys has spent his entire life in underground Winderport. He knew there was a whole other world above his "sky" but he wasn't interested—until the day he chased a killer to that mystical upper world and saw Kullian, all six foot something of perfection.
The Big Submissive Part III - Reduction by Eugéne Thicke The Big Submissive Part III - Reduction by Eugéne Thicke Aug. 18, 2014 $2.99 14025 words Sample 20%
Rising from his deepest despair yet, Rory Cartwright fights back to the surface of his dark emotions to emerge as a stronger, more confident man. Doctor Sandra Gillard is a proactive shrink who picks up her clients, dusts them off, and swiftly pushes them back out into the world. Everything is falling into place, but then there is a telephone call that threatens to weaken Rory’s resolve.
Flaw by Sean McKissack Flaw by Sean McKissack Aug. 18, 2014 $1.99 33904 words Sample 20%
James never knew how to fit in, whether in his home life, school or even his own body. He chooses to re-create himself and become the person he always felt he was on the inside. That person is a confident, sassy, young girl named Jennifer! Now she must face the consequences of returning to the old life she left behind and they may be more dire than she ever expected.
Prison Tickling by Adam Small Prison Tickling by Adam Small Aug. 18, 2014 $2.99 9864 words Sample 20%
When Prisoner Mike Smith is accused of stealing at Steelhead Prison, his captors subject him to a forced confession of bondage and tickling he won’t soon forget. Buy out Prison Tickling today!
Twink Tickle Torture by Adam Small Twink Tickle Torture by Adam Small Aug. 18, 2014 $2.99 7787 words Sample 20%
When college freshman Luke finds out about his roommate’s secret foot and tickling fetish, the two guys are in for the ride of their lives as they explore the mysteries of tickle torture together.