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release date: Dec 12, 2017
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First Chapters (3 Book Series)
From Book 1: Order all 3 volumes today!
Looking for new romance books to read? Here’s your chance! 22 amazing Indie romance authors, from a wide range of sub-genres, have joined together to give you free peeks at their books! This is a compilation of the first one to three chapters of select books from their series or stand-alone novels. There are some that are sweet, funny, and light, and others that are sensual, erotic, and dark. Contemporary? It’s in there! Paranormal? Yes, that too! Comedy, suspense, M/M, military, shifters, new adult, and more? We’ve got you covered! It’s a great way to find new authors and their books. If you like what you’re reading, then just click on the link at the end of the excerpt to buy the rest of the book.

***Note: This compilation does NOT contain the full novels. It is only the beginning of each story with a minimum of ten percent to a maximum of three chapters of each individual book.

Authors:
Samantha A. Cole
Riley Edwards
Ellie Masters
K.L. Shandwick
Carey Decevito
Tarina Deaton
Jerrie Alexander
M.E. Montgomery
K.L. Humphreys
Kristine Mason
Shannon Nemeck
Shandi Boyes
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release date: Dec 12, 2017
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Wheel of the Year Anthology (3 Book Series)
From Book 1: These are not your children's fairytales.

Within these pages lies your personal invitation to the mystical, enchanting -- and deliciously dangerous -- realm of Faerie. Prepare to enter a world of magic and wonder, power and deceit, as you explore the myriad facets of the mercurial Fae Realms and a few of its denizens: a dedicated slave, a mermaid in love, an enthralled daydreamer, and an entranced farm boy.
Filled with intrigue, passion, lust, and loss, these spell-binding stories branch from romance, horror, drama, and erotic fantasy to bring you Wisps of Beltane...."

Beltane, originally one of the four great fire festivals, is also a holiday of union. The flames of Beltane celebrate virility, sexuality, and fertility. For each pagan holiday, there will be a corresponding volume in the Wheel of the Year Anthology.

Stories Included-

Slave in Shadows
Castle by the Sea
In a Field of Flowers
Engraved with Honeysuckle (re-released and re-edited)
release date: Dec 12, 2017
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Omega Six Five (2 Book Series)
From Book 1: Earth is dead, her inhabitants and their descendants spread throughout the galaxy.

On the far edge of civilization, millions of miles from help, a penal mining colony sits nearly forgotten, inhabitants of a cold, dark world that is valued for only one thing: the ore that it produces.

A pirate captain plans a lucrative heist. A Fleet Navy Captain makes a decision born of love and desperation. And a young Fleet Marine Lieutenant fights against a corrupt prison warden.

But amidst these conflicting interests and opportunist schemes, something far more sinister has awakened on the planet's surface. An evil that has taken human lives before, and has the power to make the dead rise and feast upon the living.

At the very limit of the galaxy, something deadly has awakened, and threatens the continued existence of mankind itself.

Book One: Omega Six Five: Awakening
Book Two: Omega Six Five: Outbreak
Book Three: Omega Six Five: Survival (Coming Soon!)

Note: This is one installment of a series of short serial works. Each installment is approximately 30,000 words and must be read in sequence.
release date: Dec 10, 2017
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Steam and Ink: Two Novels of Ink Plus Two BONUS Short Stories
NYT Bestselling Author Carrie Ann Ryan and USA Today Bestselling Author Chelle Bliss bring you two inked-filled and spicy, contemporary novels plus two never-before-seen short stories set in their same world that revisits some of their favorite characters.

Delicate Ink (Montgomery Ink Book 1) by Carrie Ann Ryan

Although wary, bearded and broody tattoo artist Austin Montgomery, and scarred-in more-ways-than-one Sierra Elder, embark on a slow, tempestuous relationship. When blasts from both of their pasts intrude on their present, however, it will take more than a promise of what could be to keep them together.

Delicate Nights (A Montgomery Ink Bonus Short Story) by Carrie Ann Ryan

Austin and Sierra have weathered terror, angst, and uncertainties but now they’re happily married and the parents of two amazing kids. Only problem? They need a night to themselves and a long-awaited Montgomery Ink wedding might just be the perfect way to make that happen.

Throttle Me (Men of Inked Book 1) by Chelle Bliss

When goodie-two shoes math teacher, Suzy McCarthy breaks down on the side of the road, she never expected to be rescued by tough, biker tattoo artist Joe ‘City’ Gallo. Even with undeniable attraction, Suzy isn’t sure that a dirty-talking alpha bad boy is in her future. Joe will stop at nothing to capture the heart of Suzy and make her his girl.

Inked Fantasies (A Men of Inked Bonus Short Story) by Chelle Bliss

City and Suzy have been married for over a decade and their children consume much of their lives. Joe thinks they need a night away to reignite their flame, living out one of Suzy’s fantasies, they embark on an evening of carnal pleasure.
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release date: Dec 05, 2017
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Twice As Hard

A Super-Steamy Collection Of Four Foursome & Menage Novellas featuring Contemporary and Sports Romance


BE ADVISED: This is an over-the-top dark, thrilling read; not intended for the faint of heart.
THIS COLLECTION INCLUDES:

Shared By Three Kings
Fulfilled
Real Happiness
Two Big Athletes


Each book is a 15,000-words stand-alone novella —perfect for an evening read. No cliffhangers and no cheating. Intended for 18+ readers only.
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release date: Mar 19, 2017
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The Outlaw Lovers: Two-book Bundle: Volume 1
Two-book bundle~Books 1&2 of The Outlaw Lovers series

A virus has killed most of the world’s female population. With so few women left alive, a new law is created. The Claiming Law allow groups of men to stake a claim on a female—as their sensual property...The Outlaw brothers are returning from the Terrorist Wars and they’re intent on declaring ownership of the women they love…and they’ll do it any way they can.

Jude Outlaw
When Cate Callahan learns Jude is coming home from the Terrorist Wars and is ready to claim her under the new—the help of his four brothers—she steals their boat and escapes to the high seas. Unfortunately, her runaway bid for freedom doesn’t last long.
Quickly capturing his lover, Jude rekindles the flames and seduces Cate back into his bed. But Jude holds a secret that could make him lose her forever…

PLUS

The Claiming

Seeking refuge from the Claiming Law, Callie Callahan hides in a deserted cabin in the Maine woods and is shocked when her ex-flame finds her. She’s always craved being in Luke Outlaw’s arms.
Tasting him. Touching him. Taking him deeply within her.
So, what’s a girl to do but to delve into the sinful delights he offers.
Luke has finally reunited with the love of his life. He knows there is only one way to keep Callie safe and with him forever. He’ll do it with the help of his three brothers and an assortment of naughty toys.
Rekindling the flames between them, he unleashes Callie’s sensual side, taking her in ways she never dreamed possible, all with the ultimate goal of introducing her to the Outlaw Lovers and The Claiming.
Please note: This series was previously published with Ellora’s Cave.
THE OUTLAW LOVERS SERIES
The Outlaw Lovers (2 book bundle) 1st two books in series
Colter’s Revenge ~ Book 3
Tyler’s Woman Book 4
Resistance ~ Book 5
release date: Jul 29, 2017
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Glimpses: an Anthology of 16 Short Fantasy Stories: An exclusive collection of fantasy fiction
16 Short Fantasy Stories written exclusively for this anthology
Take a Glimpse into 16 fantasy worlds with this anthology of short fiction by some of the brightest new fantasy fiction talent.
Download this amazing collection of fantastic stories and find your next favourite fantasy author today.
Stories from: Adrian G Hilder, Cameron Wayne Smith, Craig A Price Jr, Eloise Hamann, J C Kang, Georgina Makalani, Kevin Partner, Kevin Potter, Killian C Carter, Nicholas Kotar, S K Randolph, Sarah KL Wilson, Shawn Robert Smith, Stefan M Nardi, Tom Hansen, Victoria DeLuis & Meg Cowley
release date: Jul 04, 2016
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50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die vol: 1
This book contains the following works:

- Alighieri, Dante: The Divine Comedy
- Andersen, Hans Christian: The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories
- Arnim, Elizabeth Von: The Enchanted April
- Austen, Jane: Emma
- Austen, Jane: Persuasion
- Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice
- Balzac, Honoré de: Father Goriot
- Brontë, Anne: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
- Brontë, Charlotte: Jane Eyre
- Brontë, Emily: Wuthering Heights
- Butler, Samuel: The Way of All Flesh
- Cervantes, Miguel de: Don Quixote
- Conrad, Joseph: Heart of Darkness
- Conrad, Joseph: Nostromo
- Defoe, Daniel: Moll Flanders
- Dickens, Charles: Bleak House
- Dickens, Charles: Great Expectations
- Dostoyevsky, Fyodor: Crime and Punishment
- Dostoyevsky, Fyodor: The Brothers Karamazov
- Dostoyevsky, Fyodor: The Idiot
- Doyle, Arthur Conan: The Hound of the Baskervilles
- Dumas, Alexandre: The Count of Monte Cristo
- Eliot, George: Daniel Deronda
- Eliot, George: Middlemarch
- Flaubert, Gustave: Madame Bovary
- Gogol, Nikolai: Dead Souls
- Grimm, The Brothers: The Complete Fairy Tales
- Homer: The Iliad
- Homer: The Odyssey
- Hugo, Victor: Les Misérables
- James, Henry: The Portray of a Lady
- Joyce, James: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
- Joyce, James: Ulysses
- Lawrence, D. H.: Sons and Lovers
- Lawrence, D. H.: The Rainbow
- London, Jack: The Call of the Wild
- Melville, Herman: Moby Dick
- Proust, Marcel: Swann's Way
- Stendhal: The Red and the Black
- Sterne, Laurence: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
- Stoker, Bram: Dracula
- Swift, Jonathan: Gulliver's Travels
- Thackeray, William Makepeace: Vanity Fair
- Tolstoy, Leo: Anna Karenina
- Tolstoy, Leo: The Death of Ivan Ilyich
- Tolstoy, Leo: War and Peace
- Twain, Mark: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
- Wharton, Edith: The Age of Innocence
- Wilde, Oscar: The Picture of Dorian Gray
- Zola, Émile: Germinal
release date: Jul 04, 2017
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The Murder Files - 8 Stories of Murder, Lies and Mystery: (A thriller and suspense short story collection)
8 powerful, bone-chilling, speed-of-light thrillers that will leave you begging for more.

Fans of James Patterson, Harlan Coben, John Grisham, David Baldacci, Lydia Davis and Stephen King will love this collection of exclusive short stories that will be sure to leave you breathless. 

The award-winning and best-selling authors in this collection turn up the heat - it's pedal to the metal break-neck action from start to finish!

The short story is back with a vengeance! Murder, mystery, suspense, chills, thrills and kills this collection has it all! 

About the Stories

What Money Can’t Buy – by Paul Casselle Are you a bad person trying to be good or a good person that sometimes does bad? It’s a difficult question to answer, but that doesn’t stop life asking regularly!

The Butcher – by Will Patching Not all of us are ‘normal’. Some of us are stone cold killers…

Collin O’Connor by Ernest Dempsey In a world where terrorist attacks seem to cover the front page of every news outlet, the people of Earth need a new kind of hero. The planet needs someone who isn’t afraid to do whatever it takes to bring justice to those who would harm the innocent. We need Collin O’Connor.

A Love Affair by Leah Monroe Have you ever asked yourself, "What am I here for?" Is it wealth? To leave a legacy? Or perhaps you're playing with the cards life deals you. One man comes face-to-face with this age old question and his decision will leave you speechless.

Downside Up by Jane Thornley She climbs roofs at night but how could she know how far she’ll have to fall to find the truth?

The Son-in-Law by Craig Hart Can you go straight by committing murder? One man is about to find out-if he lives long enough.

Linking Arms with the Devil by Michael Maxwell They tell us, “You can’t take it with you”. Maybe you can if you link arms with the devil.

Red Eyes – by Terry Keys A small town middle-school teacher suddenly vanishes and returns six months, six days, and six hours after he disappeared. But now he is hiding a terrible secret, and only the next victim can see the . . . Red Eyes.
release date: Nov 13, 2017
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The Scotsman: A Prequel (A Scotsman In America Book 0)
Ria: a Southern girl from Raleigh who studied design in Philadelphia and stayed in New Jersey to work. Now she's thinking maybe it's time to move back home.

Andrew: a Scottish architect who came to America for a few years with his parents when he was young and then stayed when tragedy struck. Maybe the time has come to return to his roots.

Ria, a free spirit, and Andrew, a disciplined Scotsman. What happens when they meet and realize they've unexpectedly found that elusive 'other' they've each been wishing for?

Publisher’s Note: Enjoy this sweet romantic short story which is just the beginning of a journey into a blissful life of domestic discipline for this feisty Southern girl and the dominant Scottish man of her dreams.
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