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That's a Lie (Promises, Promises #2) by Victoria Klahr That's a Lie (Promises, Promises #2) by May 31, 2016 108996 words Read a sample
Seth is back. When he walked back into my life, it almost felt like the pieces of my broken heart could be fixed. I thought we could go back to being best friends, but then I started to feel what I had been blocking out for years. I tried. Boy, did I try! But once I started to let him in, I wanted nothing more than to cross that line from friendship into something more…
Plotting Mr. Perfect by S.E. Babin Plotting Mr. Perfect by May 31, 2016 78201 words Read a sample
Where romantic comedy meets Weird Science! After a visualization exercise gone wrong, a naked man lands in Katie's driveway who proclaims he's been created just for her. As antics and romantic gestures commence, Katie will begin to question herself about love and loyalty. How do you know when the perfect man is not really perfect? And when does Mr. Wrong begin to look like Mr. Right?
Planet Single Preview - Chapters 4-6 by Maggie McGuinness Planet Single Preview - Chapters 4-6 by May 31, 2016 10506 words Read a sample
Katerina settles into life on Planet Single and starts getting to know her sexy colleagues. New friend Helen explains a never-fail remedy for getting over a breakup and, after taking her advice, Kat has a glow on her cheeks and a spring to her step. Encouraged by Matt, she looks into the world of online dating. Can any of these online purchases be returned for a refund if they're no good?
Love in Sampark Kranti by Sreehari Love in Sampark Kranti by May 30, 2016 4220 words Read a sample
He knew very well before undertaking the long journey in Sampark Kranti Express from Kannur in Kerala to Chandigarh in Punjab that it was time for him to let go of his past. He knew very well that he and his wife were a dead end. This journey across India was to be for him a means to forget the past and embrace the future. Little did he know that the journey was going to change his life.
It Was All a Dream by Racq Symphony It Was All a Dream by May 30, 2016 26277 words Read a sample
In a world of love, lust, deception and dreams, Jade and her friends come together to celebrate her union to Julian in New Orleans. Everything changes, yet everything stays the same. Take a journey into the trilogy of Love's Abyss and Resurrected Promises.
The Assignment: Part III by Osthanes The Assignment: Part III by May 29, 2016 3902 words Read a sample
The Assignment: Part III, picks up right where part II left us. Come along and find out more about the predicament that Stephen has gotten himself into, and what Brianna has in store for him. In this installment we will also discover a little more about the mysterious Serena. #Erotica, #BDSM, #FemDom, 18+ Only, NSFW
A Graphic Meeting: (Rags To Richard, Book One) (An Alpha Billionaire Romance) by Sue Christensen A Graphic Meeting: (Rags To Richard, Book One) (An Alpha Billionaire Romance) by May 29, 2016 8192 words Read a sample
When Mary's work catches the eye of one of her sexy billionaire clients, things are about to get graphic for this up and coming graphic designer...
What I Did For Love... by MG Woods What I Did For Love... by May 28, 2016 99677 words Read a sample
Three people. Two choices. One disaster... A romantic comedy about pride, attachment, betrayal and dysfunction. Of every kind.
Nails for a Billionaire by Evelyn Aster Nails for a Billionaire by May 27, 2016 2134 words Read a sample
This is a glimpse into the Beautician and the Billionaire series with over 70 nail designs you'll want to show to your manicurist. This is NOT a DIY guide. If you want to snag a billionaire, you have to spend the bucks!
Tiger Lily Part One: An Alpha Billionaire Romance Trilogy by Amélie S. Duncan Tiger Lily Part One: An Alpha Billionaire Romance Trilogy by May 27, 2016 65494 words Read a sample
With a past like Lily Salomé's, there's not much that surprises--or scares her. So when her boss gives her a challenging proposal, she jumps at the opportunity to do the impossible: persuade one sexy and brooding business mogul to sign with their publishing company
The Queen's Mystery by Jamie K. Schmidt The Queen's Mystery by May 27, 2016 19091 words Read a sample
In this prequel to USA Today bestselling author Jamie K. Schmidt's The Emerging Queen's series, Bianca, a human, needs to obtain a rare book from the dragon Byron to help her with a serious problem. However Bryon who is still mourning his lost long Queen, detects her scent on Bianca and will not let her go until he solves the mystery of why a human smells like a Queen.
Seeking Vegas Part 2 by Sarah Warman Seeking Vegas Part 2 by May 27, 2016 6679 words Read a sample
Now that Danielle has made a life changing decision she must carve out a new future. Will she being able to find a new love, while trying to forget the broken life she left behind?
Temptation (The Hunted Series Book 1) by Ivy Smoak Temptation (The Hunted Series Book 1) by May 27, 2016 82442 words Read a sample
When Penny Taylor runs into a handsome stranger in a coffee shop, she believes her luck has finally changed. After having her confidence unwound by her ex, she falls hard for a true gentleman. But once she realizes that her crush is her communications professor, her world is turned upside down. Will the excitement, danger, and mystery surrounding Professor Hunter bring her to her knees?
An Unextraordinary Life by Jo Hollywood An Unextraordinary Life by May 26, 2016 58017 words Read a sample
Meet Tess, a woman who is still in love with her husband, who died five years ago. Meet Jack, the ghost, who wants to make Tess happy again. Finally there's Rob who wants to win Tess's heart. Who will she choose?
End of the Engagement by Meredith Acker End of the Engagement by May 25, 2016 7839 words Read a sample
A prequel short story to the Miss Pierce's Protegees series, set thirty years before. Contains a secret engagement -- and betrayal!
The Heirs of Forever (Book #1 of 7 in The Dark Castle Romance Book Series) by Natasha Gail The Heirs of Forever (Book #1 of 7 in The Dark Castle Romance Book Series) by May 25, 2016 7089 words Read a sample
Gordon and Francine, are a beautiful couple who lost the passion in their marriage. Out of nowhere, they inherit the Castle Totdeauna, from a missing, deceased aunt. Formidable and ancient on the horizon, the dark castle holds many mysteries and a shot in the arm for their romance! They'll also find themselves thrown into a twist of events that will change their fates and unite them forever
The Dream Lover: A jogging romance short story by Malcolm Costain The Dream Lover: A jogging romance short story by May 24, 2016 1594 words Read a sample
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT OR A CASE OF MISTAKEN INTENTIONS? That's the question that must be answered by a young man out for an evening run when he encounters a beautiful stranger jogging in the opposite direction around his local park. Is it merely a case of camaraderie between athletes or the moment when two people who are meant to be together recognise each other for the very first time?
Keeping It In The Middle by Lyn Denver Keeping It In The Middle by May 24, 2016 6017 words Read a sample
Chapter Four of the serial, Keeping It In The Middle, an equestrian love story. As Van recovers from her hospital visit, a thunderstorm floods the town. Pete and Aiden, the two other pros hired for the spring polo season, arrive and the living conditions in the house get a little crowded. Warning: Content NSFW.
How Are The Seats by Mario V. Farina How Are The Seats by May 24, 2016 1023 words Read a sample
This is a love story. Sally and I were both employed at General Electric but worked in different buildings. We got to know each other when I'd order blue prints by phone and she'd send them to me via internal G.E. Mail. I sent her a sketch of a car I was proud of. She said it was very pretty but how were the seats. This story is about what happened next.
Out of Body Universe - Part One by Martin Chu Shui Out of Body Universe - Part One by May 24, 2016 33656 words Read a sample
This story blends adventure, Kung-Fu and gun battles, and a heart-wrenching romance all mixed together in a new science fiction romance like you have never read before. Experience Nathan’s happiness, sadness, self-discovery and the struggle between life and death in this astonishing futuristic world.
A Tragic Love Affair by K.M. J A Tragic Love Affair by May 23, 2016 13347 words
Ana and Brandon been together a decade but lately, Brandon has been gone long hours at a time. Ana will soon find out Brandon has a huge secret he has been keeping from her. What secret could Brandon be holding from his long-time girlfriend? Jump into this romance mini-series and find out will Ana and Brandon's relationship make it to the next level, or will Brandon pay with his life?
Monster: Book 1 (A Dark Psychological Thriller) by Brittany Adams Monster: Book 1 (A Dark Psychological Thriller) by May 23, 2016 22435 words Read a sample
MONSTER is a dark psychological thriller. This is book 1 of a 5-part series and ends with a brutal cliffhanger.
Elusive Bride by Nancy Moore Elusive Bride by May 23, 2016 9998 words Sample 20%
Elusive Bride is a love story about a gutsy young woman, Ava Andrews, who runs out on her groom at the church and lands up miles from her home faced with some life changing decisions. The story will leave you cheering for Ava to make the right choice when she begins her new life with her new found friends.
Christian Romance: Heaven on Earth... [4 Beautiful Christian Romance Stories] by Joanne Sawyer Christian Romance: Heaven on Earth... [4 Beautiful Christian Romance Stories] by May 23, 2016 26780 words Read a sample
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Honest Perversion by SciFurz Honest Perversion by May 23, 2016 1113 words Read a sample
A little feel good moment between a young woman stuck in a small body, and her neighbour.
Randomness by Tiago Viana Randomness by May 22, 2016 1792 words Read a sample
In this collection of Flash Fiction you'll find three stories that focus each on a different subject. The first one is called Bioluminescent, the story of a biologist who finds his dead friend after a job gone wrong. The second one shows the struggle of a woman trying to accept the end of her marriage. And the last one gives us a glimpse of a love that should happen, but it didn't.
Christian Romance: You've Got a Way With Me: A Beautiful Christian Romance Story by Joanne Sawyer Christian Romance: You've Got a Way With Me: A Beautiful Christian Romance Story by May 22, 2016 6968 words Read a sample
In this poignant and bitter sweet story about love and loss, will Melissa finally open her heart to the Godly man she can spend the rest of her life with?
One Love in the dark (Serial fiction) by Pedro Hugo García Peláez One Love in the dark (Serial fiction) by May 22, 2016 597 words Read a sample
Dark Romance Novel of Serial Fiction Even so everything that surrounded the life of Isaan and moyna was disgusting, everything was perfectly studied in order that both went ahead with that kind of life that seemed to the destiny had marked them.
Sold Off to the Next Suitor - Regency by Karen Blayne Sold Off to the Next Suitor - Regency by May 21, 2016 8381 words Read a sample
As they stepped inside Em murmured “Coo big ain’t it? How many staff you got then?” “Just the one.” Emily looked puzzled for a moment, “You mean its just me for all this lot?”
Alien Romance: Alien Gate: A SciFi (Science Fiction) Alien Warrior Abduction Invasion Romance by Ashley L. Hunt Alien Romance: Alien Gate: A SciFi (Science Fiction) Alien Warrior Abduction Invasion Romance by May 21, 2016 24229 words Read a sample
Candice: a young woman, quite curvy and beautiful who came back to be presented to her parent’s death. She decides to stay there and start a new life. A new and quite peaceful life without problems. Some plans are not meant to be followed... A carnival arrived at the town but it is not what it seems... The name of it? ‘The Carnival of Cursed Souls’ Luke: a ridiculously handsome ...
Khan And The Kingdom Without Gods by M.C Queen Khan And The Kingdom Without Gods by May 20, 2016 15211 words Read a sample
Outside our world exists one of gods. A place where gods reign supreme and humans live like days of old. Khan is a dashing thief who travels to a small kingdom without gods in the hope of seducing their beautiful princess. He is instead drawn to her unusual bodyguard who has a few secrets of her own.
A Dangerous Deception: Volume 1 by L.R. Olson A Dangerous Deception: Volume 1 by May 20, 2016 35697 words Sample 20%
William has a plan. His dream of becoming a solider will bring respect to the family name, and help England forget decades of mishaps. Everything in his carefully constructed life is going as planned, until he meets Lillian. From the moment she steps from the carriage he knows she belongs to him. But how can their passionate affair lead to a happily ever when she’s already engaged to his cousin?
Arkadia - Halfway House Series bk one by Dzintra Sullivan Arkadia - Halfway House Series bk one by May 20, 2016 62050 words Read a sample
The Halfway House Series, where a house becomes a home for the paranormally challenged. You will fall hopeless in love with the antics of this crazy house and all the colorful creatures that live there. You will laugh, cry, yell, snort, chuckle and giggle your way through the pages, leaving you wanting to be adopted into the HWH family.
Young Volcanoes by Charlie Smith Young Volcanoes by May 20, 2016 21155 words Read a sample
"Shut up." I say to him. He scoffs. "I didn't say anything." "I could smell your judgments." Alex Garrison is working on her bucket list with her best friend Shane. Shane Smith has been her friend since they were little. While doing said bucket list, Shane's friend Brandon tells Alex's crush Fitzpatrick Barnes that she wants to meet him as part of her bucket list.
In Too Deep: Held Captive by A Dark Romance (Book #1 of 14 in The Gothic Erotica Series) by Brenda Manson In Too Deep: Held Captive by A Dark Romance (Book #1 of 14 in The Gothic Erotica Series) by May 20, 2016 3740 words Read a sample
Nora had always lived a life consumed by the shadows. It wasn’t until her baby sister, Emerson was born that she felt true love.It was a dusky, somber evening when Janet(Nora's mother) brought home a very dark, brooding stranger; this stranger reeked of something dank and foul. A darkness soon creeps into Nora's life; a darkness that she embraces with both willing anticipation and fear…
Worth the Wait: Divine Island Book 1 by Julie Ann Levin Worth the Wait: Divine Island Book 1 by May 20, 2016 47911 words Read a sample
Old flames reunite in this funny and sizzling contemporary romance novel.
Interview by Hiranya Borah Interview by May 19, 2016 5768 words Read a sample
‘Can I hold your hand?’While moving towards the car Arunuday asked Deepa.‘You can hold; but before that you have to promise me that you will not leave me alone till I die.’ Deepa told thoughtfully.Arunuday holding her hand promised, ‘I shall not leave you till I die. I want to die in your arms.’
The Partner by H Carlin The Partner by May 18, 2016 6935 words Read a sample
Lucy is forced to partner with the short, quiet guy at work on a project. She’s never even actually heard him speak. She couldn’t be more disappointed until she actually gets to know him. Things are not always as they seem from afar. Turns out, Josh is a hunk who’s not afraid to go after what he wants when the opportunity presents itself. A short romance story.
Where There's Smoke (Book 1) by Lauren Cole Where There's Smoke (Book 1) by May 18, 2016 12672 words Read a sample
Matt Sloan looks like an eligible bachelor, but while he’s handsome and successful, he’s also notoriously difficult to pin down, and used to getting what he wants… especially behind closed doors. When 22-year-old Emily Fern walks into his life he finds himself to build a life with her... if only she can tear down the walls he has built up around him.
The Lunas by Keith R. Rees The Lunas by May 18, 2016 75849 words Read a sample
The Lunas is a modern tale of the most precious gift in life. On the majestic tropical slopes of the West Maui Mountains, two boarder students at Lahainaluna High School find that no matter what may happen in chaotic world around them, nothing stops the bond of true love.
A Port in the Storm by Elizabeth Delisi A Port in the Storm by May 18, 2016 3572 words Read a sample
Brian Nolan gave up his corporate job and moved home to Southingly, VT. He enjoys his job: plowing in winter and landscaping in summer. It doesn’t pay much, but he has no interest in high-pressure work that comes with an ulcer and a broken relationship. Lately, He feels something lacking in his life, an unfulfilled need. Little does he know he’ll find his reason for living stranded in a snowstorm.
Flawed Perfection by Cassandra Giovanni Flawed Perfection by May 17, 2016 77074 words Read a sample
Bobby loved River; River loved Adam and Adam only loved himself--or so everyone thought. Then one night everything changes, and as it threatens to destroy everyone involved a tragedy strikes that will break them all...
25 lines for Ian by Cindi Page 25 lines for Ian by May 17, 2016 2050 words Read a sample
Jackie is determined to make her wedding anniversary dinner a memorable one for her husband Ian. While she prepares the food, wine and flowers she recalls the highlights of their relationship and decides to put her sentimentality to paper. She writes him a poem of 25 lines. A single line for every year.
Great Love Storys Of India by Reshave Dimri Great Love Storys Of India by May 17, 2016 20250 words Sample 20%
This book is a collection of five real life love stories famous in India which has influenced the history and culture of the region. Some of the love bird’s mention in this book has monuments made on them who are spreading the message of love to the coming generation. This is my step to introduce this real life Romeo and Juliet’s of India to the world.
That Girl is Mine - Part One by Eve Cates That Girl is Mine - Part One by May 16, 2016 21801 words Read a sample
At first, everything is working out fine - they're just three people living their lives and occasionally spending time together. Then Avery sustains an injury that Dylan feels responsible for, and Josh's position at the hospital means he's hardly home to take care of her. That just leaves Dylan... There's no excuse for what happens next, but Dylan has always wanted a girl like Avery...
Tsura: A World War II Romance by heatheranastasiu Tsura: A World War II Romance by May 16, 2016 87510 words Read a sample
An epic WWII saga, for fans of The Bronze Horseman and Outlander. Outcast and despised as a Roma (gypsy) in World War II Romania, all Tsura longs for is a sense of safety and a place to belong. Just when she believes she’s found home in the arms of her lover, for both their safety, she’s forced to leave him and marry another.
Fates Touch by Sophia S. Sterling Fates Touch by May 15, 2016 74557 words Read a sample
When her simple touch made a boy seek her out when he became a man . . . even if it’s to his death.
Of Love and Vampires by Avis Black Of Love and Vampires by May 15, 2016 33343 words Read a sample
Maurice Fitzpons, disgraced army officer and semi-professional rake, is in between careers. Seth Keane is sick of his life as a shoemaker’s apprentice and at war with a malignant stepfather. A chance meeting becomes a carnal night, and then a love. But a vampiric horror glides along London’s somber streets. Of Love and Vampires is the first volume in the Wound of the Rose Trilogy.
Storytime Shorts, The First Collection by Kristy K. James Storytime Shorts, The First Collection by May 15, 2016 10504 words Read a sample
In this collection, you’ll read about Etta, driver of the tour bus for a singer she is over the moon for; Randy, a now famous author who wants to show the woman from his past what she walked away from; Monet, a kind-hearted woman who is afraid the deployed soldier she chats with wants more than friendship; and, finally, Ezra, a heartthrob who just wants to be loved for himself and not who he is.
Love Me ~ Like That by Renee Kennedy Love Me ~ Like That by May 15, 2016 84213 words Read a sample
It’s a battle between her head and her heart. Bailey Reynolds never thought she would ever in her life have to choose between someone that will give her everything she wants in life and someone that makes her feel like she is everything in his life. How does this southern spitfire choose between what her heart wants versus what her head tells her she wants?