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

Hyden's Law by Hurri Cosmo Hyden's Law by Feb. 08, 2016 Free! 28317 words Sample 20%
Graham’s had some bad experiences with Alphas. He’s lived with enough of them to know they are all selfish bastards and he has no intentions of allowing even one more to take advantage of him. So being Hyden is an Omega, just like him, moving in with him should be fine. Even IF he's too big for an Omega and pushes all the buttons only an Alpha has in the past. That doesn't mean anything, right?
The Rosebush Murders (A Helen Mirkin novel) by Ruth Shidlo The Rosebush Murders (A Helen Mirkin novel) by Feb. 08, 2016 $8.99 96625 words Sample 20%
In this first Helen Mirkin novel, Jerusalem-based Detective Inspector Helen Mirkin is challenged with solving the murder of psychologist Dr. Danielle Hall. Before much progress is made, a second murder occurs. Are they related? The investigation leads DI Mirkin to a state-of-the-art fertility clinic. How does this fit in? Is the killer trying to cover their tracks? Can they be stopped before more
Rocking Hearts by Alice Ann Moore Rocking Hearts by Feb. 08, 2016 $2.99 6107 words Sample 20%
Evan hates that he has to deal with the demands of rock star Kit Henley. The musician has had it out for him since day one and Evan is tired of it. He doesn’t care if it’ll cost him his job, he’s ready to tell Kit exactly what he thinks of his behavior. He's shocked to find out Kit doesn’t hate Evan, in fact, it’s quite the opposite. The rock star wants Evan, but Evan doesn’t like men. Or does he?
Aspen's Embers by Diana Tremain Braund Aspen's Embers by Feb. 08, 2016 $9.99 94520 words Sample 20%
Aspen Brown's life of teaching and trying to save the environment has been most fulfilling...until Leigh Wright turns her world upside down. Leigh is a forester with a new venture that would mean economic salvation for the tiny Maine town.But it could also threaten the very being of Aspen. Sparks fly between the two women until both are forced to make a most difficult choice.
Anticipation by Terri Breneman Anticipation by Feb. 08, 2016 $9.99 83171 words Sample 20%
When a mistake allows a serial killer to walk free, prominent women start turning up dead. After the brutal murder of someone closely involved in the original case, a new female investigator is assigned to protect attorney Toni Barston. Soon both women are struggling to remain professional as the search for the killer intensifies. Will the killer be caught before Toni becomes his next target?
House of Cards by Nat Burns House of Cards by Feb. 08, 2016 $9.99 59871 words Sample 20%
Coping with domineering men all her life, widow Kaylen Stauder didn't count on falling for gentle Eda Byrne. She didn't plan for love, let alone passion, especially with another woman. She's never believed in irresistible attraction, until now. Past the time of life when she ever thought she'd have to make such choices, Kaylen must decide which she needs more: her community or a woman's love.
Yours for the Asking by Kenna White Yours for the Asking by Feb. 08, 2016 $9.99 66313 words Sample 20%
Running her bed-and-breakfast like clockwork and hosting her younger, glamorous, songbird sister for the holidays only underscores Lauren's choice of order over risk. Kelly's vibrant and impetuous nature doesn't stick to anything—or any one woman—for long. That includes an old girlfriend of Lauren's who was dazzled by Kelly, then dumped, shortly after Lauren stepped aside.
Camp Frat by Sable Duval Camp Frat by Feb. 08, 2016 $2.99 5370 words Sample 20%
Sexy guy on guy erotic romance! When the frat goes out for a long weekend, Malcolm realizes there is more on the menu than just some hiking and fishing. The president of the frat has his eye on Malcolm, and the weekend is about to get very interesting!
Wood For The Trees by Morgan Starr Wood For The Trees by Feb. 08, 2016 $1.99 21814 words Sample 10%
Tolly is wasting away under the strain of paying the bills and coping with having had to put his mum into care. A life of thankless tasks and bitter disappointments on the romance front has taken their toll on him but there is still a glimmer of hope. This is a story about wiping the slate clean and giving yourself a fresh start while facing down your greatest fears.
Doctor Patient by Alice Ann Moore Doctor Patient by Feb. 08, 2016 $2.99 6580 words Sample 20%
M/M Erotic Romance! Noah is just getting his start as a doctor, but Gavin is about to throw a wrench in all his plans! The two men swear they're straight, but when they're alone in the hospital, sparks will fly!
Diamonds Down & Dirty by Laura Harner Diamonds Down & Dirty by Feb. 08, 2016 $2.99 20217 words Sample 20%
The exciting conclusion to the Pulp Friction 2015 Ace of Diamonds series. Unable to risk being seen together, lest someone wonder why the Alpha is still alive, Nico and Jet work to unravel the decades-old plot to reveal the existence of preternatural beings. They will see that justice is done—even if they die trying.
For the Love of a Steampunk Heart by Leah Ross For the Love of a Steampunk Heart by Feb. 08, 2016 $0.99 66562 words Sample 20%
Sixty-four years ago, the Blast changed everything. The modern, interconnected world died and two disparate societies took its place. The pioneers founded their own world in the frontier of the Fringe. The rest crowded themselves into dome cities and cut themselves off from the world. Fringer or Domer. One or the other. Never both. Until now.
Cherry Kisses (Fenix and Jared's First Valentine's Day) by Teodora Kostova Cherry Kisses (Fenix and Jared's First Valentine's Day) by Feb. 08, 2016 Free! 4591 words Read a sample
Jared and Fenix have been blissfully happy together for six months. On their first Valentine’s Day as a couple, they decide to surprise each other with carefully thought out plans that take both men out of their comfort zones. Only, they have no idea they’ve both planned something for the other. A day full of surprises can be very exciting, or turn out to be a complete disaster...
October's Promise by Marianne Garver October's Promise by Feb. 08, 2016 $9.99 73217 words Sample 20%
The urban comforts of New York quickly seem light years away when Libby Jackson's journey to New Hampshire is hampered by cars that won't start, locks that won't turn and a strange dog that has decided that Libby would be the perfect owner. Quinn Barnett is in no mood for damsels in distress. She's promised to do one thing on her trip to New Hampshire, and falling in love isn't it.
Lily of the Tower by Elizabeth Hart Lily of the Tower by Feb. 08, 2016 $9.99 72303 words Sample 20%
When Agnes Headey is washed up by a storm at the gates of the Netherfield estate, her first impression of it is one of faded elegance. When she learns that the Master's sister Lily is not dead as all had presumed, she begins secretly visiting the gentle but troubled woman. Soon Agnes would rather travel the miles to Netherfield than fend off the advances of her suitor, the ardent James Thornton.
Wildfire by Lynn James Wildfire by Feb. 08, 2016 $9.99 64288 words Sample 20%
Elaine Thomas has a sworn duty to protect National Forest Service land, especially from vicious and destructive poachers. Botanist Devon McKinney has permission to be camping in the protected area as part of her report on recovery from a toxic spill. Fortunately, working together gets easier and easier, though both may learn that a fire running wild will burn.
The First Robin of Spring by Natalie London The First Robin of Spring by Feb. 08, 2016 $9.99 54894 words Sample 20%
Haunted by a fire that claimed the lives of two colleagues, Julie Burke seizes upon an unexpected inheritance from her aunt as the lifeline it is. Claiming the large Queen Anne home in Wisconsin she hopes to escape the nightmares. Free to pursue her passion for music, Julie’s path crosses more and more frequently with that of the attractive and intriguing Elisabeth de Gramont.
No Sister's Keeper by Jeanne G'Fellers No Sister's Keeper by Feb. 08, 2016 $9.99 105901 words Sample 20%
In a society divided by birth, upbringing, education and status, young Chandrey Brava is raised in a conservative sect, but leaves home at sixteen for the Taelach Training Grounds. Naïve and used to harsh discipline, she doesn’t recognize that Cancelynn Creiloff is playing with her heart.
Broken Ties - A Gwerin Novel by Scott William Simmons Broken Ties - A Gwerin Novel by Feb. 08, 2016 $0.99 104219 words Sample 20%
Broken Ties is book 2 in my Gwerin Series and follows the ongoing adventures of Keir Liam and his friends Kael and Manus as they travel the world of Gwer.
Hope House - Part Two - A Very Fishy Tale by Fabian Black Hope House - Part Two - A Very Fishy Tale by Feb. 08, 2016 $1.00 2204 words Sample 20%
Hope House - Part Two - A Very Fishy Tale Nat has some explaining to do.
The Purse by Julie A. Burns The Purse by Feb. 08, 2016 $2.99 93284 words Sample 15%
When Lydia Blackwell visits her dying father for the last time, he reveals the deeply hidden truth about her mother. After the funeral, the stranger Derek Meade gifts her with an antique purse. The gift throws Lydia's already chaotic life into a whirlwind of kidnapping, blackmail, vengeful mod bosses, and mind-numbing revelations. Through it all she must find the strength to accept dark secrets.
Until September by Chris Scully Until September by Feb. 08, 2016 $6.99 77015 words Sample 15%
As a teenager, Archie Noblesse clawed his way out of the poverty, heartache, and abuse of the reservation and left his family behind. Desperate to shake the shadow of his past, he reinvents himself as Archer Noble, an outspoken blogger and controversial author who lives only for himself. But when his beloved sister dies, Archer is saddled with guardianship of his niece and nephew.
Changing Seasons Series by Wanda Edmond Changing Seasons Series by Feb. 07, 2016 $5.99 31118 words Sample 20%
Mark Abloom has never been good with woman, bouncing from one failed relationship to the next and earning himself the title of playboy among his friends. Though he brags in public about his reputation and the many woman he has bedded over the years, he secretly wishes for that one love everyone deeply desires....
Hated Passion : Changing Seasons (BOOK 3) by Wanda Edmond Hated Passion : Changing Seasons (BOOK 3) by Feb. 07, 2016 $3.99 10397 words Sample 20%
The third edition of this complex trilogy and Mark Abloom anxiously awaits the results of the paternity test. The results come in and sure enough, he is in fact the father of Amanda’s beautiful baby boy.....
Spring Showers of Love : Changing Seasons (BOOK 2) by Wanda Edmond Spring Showers of Love : Changing Seasons (BOOK 2) by Feb. 07, 2016 $3.99 10382 words Sample 20%
Mark Abloom and Howard Fritter are new to the world of love, and find themselves captivated by what could be the ideal relationship they have always dreamt of finding. Though they aren’t ready to openly discuss their relationship among shared friends and family, Mark does his best to stay supportive while Howard deals with a messy and heated divorce.....
Gifted by David Gearing Gifted by Feb. 07, 2016 $4.99 86261 words Sample 20%
Teddy Barratt woke up a week after his seventeenth birthday in a dark, dirt-filled coffin. And when he escapes, he's going to kill the man who put him in there to die. Joey, his first crush and his first boyfriend. Almost dead for a second time and gifted with the ability to manifest his heart's desires, Teddy's life should be perfect. But life has a funny way of correcing past mistakes.
He Thinks That I'm His Girlfriend! by Soichiro Irons He Thinks That I'm His Girlfriend! by Feb. 07, 2016 $0.99 7535 words Sample 20%
When Jake helps Mike break into his ex-girlfriend's apartment, the last thing they were expecting was to be knocked out and tied up by Lola herself! Things are made even more awkward when she turns Mike into Michelle and hypnotizes Jake into fucking his "girlfriend'! How will Mike handle Jake's advances...and how will Lola's Voodoo complicate things even further?
Relic: The Morelville Mysteries - Book 1 by Anne Hagan Relic: The Morelville Mysteries - Book 1 by Feb. 07, 2016 $0.99 65248 words Sample 15%
Cases collide for two star crossed ladies of law enforcement! Customs Special Agent Dana Rossi and semi-rural Ohio county Sheriff Melissa 'Mel' Crane are each working critical cases that seem to be related. Can they get along together long enough to solve them both and will their undeniable feelings for each other be allowed to grow or will the two ladies fight each other every step of the way?
At Peace (The War Trilogy #3) by Andria Large At Peace (The War Trilogy #3) by Feb. 07, 2016 $3.49 40217 words Sample 10%
I messed up…Big time. Don’t think that I don’t know this. I’m sure you probably all hate me right now, but I did what I thought I needed to do to try and salvage what is left of my family. Will I lose Dennis forever because of my own stupidity? God, I hope not.
War Torn (The War Trilogy #2) by Andria Large War Torn (The War Trilogy #2) by Feb. 07, 2016 $2.99 37714 words Sample 10%
My life has been completely turned around with the help of my boyfriend and best friend, Tucker. My depression is under control. I’m not having nightmares or flashbacks anymore. My sister is having a baby. Life with Tucker is great… Or is it? Everything seems to be going so well, almost too well.
At War (The War Trilogy #1) by Andria Large At War (The War Trilogy #1) by Feb. 07, 2016 $2.99 56534 words Sample 10%
I’m a war veteran who has suffered great tragedies overseas. Tucker has been my saving grace. I would not be here if it weren’t for him…literally. And then, out of nowhere, there are these feelings and emotions. Only they are not for a woman as you would expect, but for the man suddenly sharing my bed. Am I ready to give love another go? I’m not so sure that I have it in me.
Valentine's Surprise by Megs Pritchard Valentine's Surprise by Feb. 07, 2016 Free! 6856 words Read a sample
Isaac and Stuart had been secret lovers until Isaac moved away and Stuart came out. Two years later and Isaac is back for the man he has never stopped loving. But will Stuart still want him? Or has he moved on? It’s the night before Valentine's Day and Isaac has a question for Stuart. How will he answer?
Phoenix Treasure by CR Guiliano Phoenix Treasure by Feb. 07, 2016 $0.99 7448 words Sample 20%
Their first Valentine's Day together, and Haydin and Thad have plans for each other. But Thad is worried, and keeping a secret from Haydin. Haydin knows his lover is hurting, and wants nothing more than to comfort him. Can the two men open up to each other on this very special day? Can they come to terms with Thad's condition, and learn to trust the treasure they have in each other?
Ace-High Royal Flush by Tinnean Ace-High Royal Flush by Feb. 07, 2016 $2.99 17200 words Sample 20%
Jefferson Sebring wined and dined, charmed and cajoled, and lured and seduced handsome men into his bed. However, he never wanted to keep one longer than a few dates or a few months. That was, until Ludovic Rivenhall. Years later, they both still wanted each other -- but men didn't marry men. Or did they, in this new world they had survived to see?
First and Goal by Terry O'Reilly First and Goal by Feb. 07, 2016 $2.99 15953 words Sample 20%
When Broadway dancer Darrin Houghton gets a message from an intriguing hunk on a hook-up site, he sets up a meeting despite his reservations. Brad Grabosky is a deeply closeted NFL star with a preference for no strings attached, anonymous one night flings. However, love and fate will not be denied. Will Brad and Darrin find a way to get to first and goal, or will their hopes be fumbled away?
Wedded to Calamity by Becky Black Wedded to Calamity by Feb. 07, 2016 $2.99 14552 words Sample 20%
Get the brides to the church on time. Or rather to the remote and romantic Scottish castle Kim and Gabi have chosen for their wedding venue. On the way they’ll have to contend with terrible weather, transport disasters and everything else that can go wrong. But as well as obstacles, they’ll find friends and allies who’ll do everything possible to give the brides their long-dreamt-of wedding day.
Make the Right Choice by Jeff Adams Make the Right Choice by Feb. 07, 2016 $3.99 33521 words Sample 20%
Matt Blackwood never set out to become his father. As heir apparent to the family architectural firm, he works long hours, but he knows there’s more to life. Bravely striking out on his own makes sense for him professionally, so why is he so skittish about a more permanent arrangement with his long-time boyfriend Leo Morris? Matt and Leo must fight for the life they want.
Tales of Love by Havan Fellows Tales of Love by Feb. 06, 2016 $0.99 15367 words Sample 20%
This is a seasonal collection of m/m romances to make you feel the love. There are four short stories in this collection. One has never been published before, the other stories were previously published—two of them still available as single titles. This collection will be offered for a discounted price during the season of love.
The Broken Coil by Sy Itha The Broken Coil by Feb. 06, 2016 $6.50 100458 words Sample 30%
Ex bounty hunter Jacquelyn Fletcher makes a living escorting travelers through the Dainlock Woods. As a favor to an old friend, she finds herself guiding Avalon, a Paladin of Sel. Avalon, forced to flee accusations of murder, has no one else to turn to. It is not long before dark forces reveal a larger plan that forces Jacquelyn to face her past, and Avalon to question the future.
The Rhinoceros Conspiracy Live by Luna Harlow The Rhinoceros Conspiracy Live by Feb. 06, 2016 $0.99 64708 words Sample 20%
Anxiety, jealousy – guitarist Zeppelin O'Connor has been trying to bury his feelings for years. But when charming, flighty lead singer Joe expresses interest, Zepp makes a choice that goes against all his instincts. As they try to keep the band from falling apart and deal with the fears between them, will an outside threat or their own anxieties get in the way of their happy ending?
The Red Veil of Desire (a lesbian love story) by Aster Zhen The Red Veil of Desire (a lesbian love story) by Feb. 06, 2016 $2.99 5990 words Sample 20%
Her dearest love became her jailer. Lady Elissa loved Tamsin from the start, even though Tamsin was only a commoner. But when Elissa contracts a deadly disease and is forced into a convent, Tamsin takes up vows to be close to her. Can they rekindle their dangerous affair, or will their new circumstances drive them apart?
Seven Thousand Minutes by Ingela Bohm Seven Thousand Minutes by Feb. 06, 2016 $0.99 9991 words Sample 20%
When Leo goes into a closet for a mock "seven minutes of heaven" with his best friend Jakob, a ball starts rolling that he never knew existed. Kissing Jakob seems like a funny joke, but it quickly gets out of hand. As Leo battles his growing curiosity, he shies away from the big question: should they remain best friends, or should he let his body lead them into something more?
Jesus in Love: At the Cross by Kittredge Cherry Jesus in Love: At the Cross by Feb. 05, 2016 $3.99 78409 words Sample 20%
Picking up where JESUS IN LOVE, JESUS IN LOVE: AT THE CROSS continues the story of Jesus' erotic, mystical adventures in first-century Palestine, this time all the way to his untimely death, his miraculous resurrection, and beyond. Jesus has today's queer sensibilities and psychological sophistication as he lives out his mythic story.
Jesus in Love by Kittredge Cherry Jesus in Love by Feb. 05, 2016 $3.99 83129 words Sample 20%
The novel shows how Jesus grows over a one-year period-from his decision to get baptized until the day he sends his friends away to teach others. Ultimately he leads disciples of both sexes to a place where sexuality and spirituality are one. "Jesus in Love" frees the reader to imagine and experience Christ in new ways.
The Foreigner's Loneliness by S. Hunter Nisbet The Foreigner's Loneliness by Feb. 05, 2016 Free! 7241 words Read a sample
A young American man teaching English in Japan battles isolation until a small act of rebellion shows him he’s not alone. But maybe it’d be better if he was.
Chapter 2: The Journey by Nix Knox Chapter 2: The Journey by Feb. 05, 2016 $0.99 6572 words Sample 20%
A glimpse of the promised land on the way to the missionary center solidifies Jacob Wright’s faith and his determination to spread The Word. But when the bully Zedekiah brings up pointed questions about the worthiness of the boys on the bus, Jacob begins to have doubts.
Chapter 1: The Call by Nix Knox Chapter 1: The Call by Feb. 05, 2016 You set the price! 5428 words Sample 20%
Jacob Wright’s questioning nature has always gotten him into trouble. The only book he has access to is The Word, but he thinks too deeply about the contents, far more than a devout boy should. When he’s called by the Prophet to serve a mission, Jacob believes his quest for answers has just begun, only to discover the more he knows, the less he believes.
Futa Revenge Fantasies: Ex-Girlfriend (Rough Futa-on-Female Erotica) by Shaneda Biggin Futa Revenge Fantasies: Ex-Girlfriend (Rough Futa-on-Female Erotica) by Feb. 04, 2016 $2.99 9989 words Sample 20%
Getting left for a guy was the ultimate insult for Zoya, a soft butch with a broken heart. Months after the split, she's still taking her anger out on a punching bag. Emma was always selfish in bed, but the rage really bubbles up in Zoya when she thinks about how her ex-girlfriend snuck around and cheated on her. But Zoya has some new "equipment" now - and it's time for revenge...
A Gay Romance Sampler by Della Van Hise A Gay Romance Sampler by Feb. 04, 2016 Free! 22704 words Read a sample
Four hot samples by pro writers who know the world of male/male romance inside & out. Della Van Hise, Alexis Fegan Black & Wendy Rathbone have written extensively in the fields of science fiction, romance & gay literature. The excerpts here are designed to whet your appetite and encourage you to seek out their full-length novels, available at or thru your local bookseller.
Sinister Wisdom 90: Catch, Quench by Sinister Wisdom Sinister Wisdom 90: Catch, Quench by Feb. 04, 2016 $4.99 29144 words Sample 15%
Let Sinister Wisdom 90: Catch, Quench catch you and quench your love of lesbian literature and culture! Catch, Quench explores the complexity of lesbians through stories on love, family, and conflict to conjure up your hunger for more—and satisfaction.