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Friday, April 19, 2013

Diesel Daily Deal - Super Sock Man (DF)

Super Sock Man ($3.99 $3.03 Kindle), a novella in the Knitting series of LGBT romances by Amy Lane [Dreamspinner Press], is today's Deal of the "Day" at Diesel E-Books, where it's discounted to $0.80 (9 copies left).

Book Description
Donnie’s crush on his sister’s roommate, Alejandro, has gone beyond childhood dreams—and it’s driving Donnie insane! So when Donnie gets a chance to house-sit for his sister and Yandro, Donnie doesn’t feel alone. He’s got all his vivid fantasies to keep him company! Can a little dumb luck—and a little help from a magical homemade gift—help Donnie’s fantasies come true?
Get the book from Diesel; be sure to check the sales price, as the Deal of the Day often sells out.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Diesel Daily Deal - Reliance (P)

Beneath the Palisade: Reliance ($6.99 $5.38 Kindle), an LGBT romance by Joel Skelton [Dreamspinner Press], is today's Deal of the "Day" at Diesel E-Books, where it's discounted to $1.40 (8 copies left).

Book Description
Rising star attorney Harper Callahan hires Ian Burke to landscape his backyard, but it’s his heart that gets the real makeover. Cautious at first, Ian is soon won over by Harper’s good looks and charm, and before they know it they’re on the fast track to romance.

Then a brush with death makes Harper and Ian reassess their plans for the future… and offers them an opportunity for adventure. What starts out as a casual fantasy of owning and operating a B&B on Lake Superior soon explodes into reality as Harper and Ian realize that when they rely on each other, they can accomplish great things.
Get the book from Diesel; be sure to check the sales price, as the Deal of the Day often sells out.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Free Book - Racing the Moon (DF)

Racing the Moon ($5.79 Kindle), the first title in the LGBT Road Trip series by BA Tortuga, is free at AllRomance, as part of their annual countdown to EarthDay.
Book Description
Sonny has a shipment to deliver. Moonshine, the old fashioned way. Too bad some jerk blew up his road in the Carolina mountains, keeping him stuck, high and unfortunately dry.

MJ is on a mission, ridding the world of another environmental threat, shutting down a logging organization. Running into Sonny in the foggy woods throws a wrench in his plans. But it's when Sonny kidnaps him for an impromptu vacation that things go completely awry. Do these two have enough in common to prove they can give the moon a run for its money?
Get the free ebook from AllRomance. The site is still running slowly, so you may have to refresh a couple of times to get the page to load, login and buy the book.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Free Book - Bear, Otter, and the Kid (DF)

Bear, Otter, and the Kid ($5.38 Kindle), by TJ Klune, is free direct from the publisher, Dreamspinner Press. Apparently there is some controversy over whether the book has passages that may closely resemble the movie Shelter (a blogger was the source of the original allegations), so Dreamspinner is giving it away and working with the studio to see if they agree with a blogger that accused the author of plagiarism (you can read their statement on the whole mess, which is also linked on their home page). There doesn't seem to be much overlap in the two stories, from what I see in their statement, other than someone falling in love with a best friend's brother - a theme that is common in many gay and straight romances (and this particular novel is based on the author's life, with an entirely different focus from the movie).
Book Description
Three years ago, Bear McKenna’s mother took off for parts unknown with her new boyfriend, leaving Bear to raise his six-year-old brother Tyson, aka the Kid. Somehow they’ve muddled through, but since he’s totally devoted to the Kid, Bear isn’t actually doing much living—with a few exceptions, he’s retreated from the world, and he’s mostly okay with that. Until Otter comes home.

Otter is Bear’s best friend’s older brother, and as they’ve done for their whole lives, Bear and Otter crash and collide in ways neither expect. This time, though, there’s nowhere to run from the depth of emotion between them. Bear still believes his place is as the Kid’s guardian, but he can’t help thinking there could be something more for him in the world... something or someone.
Get the free ebook from Dreamspinner Press (exp March 7).

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Free Book - The Virgin Billionaire (DF)

The Virgin Billionaire ($5.38 Kindle), an LGBT romance by Ryan Field, is free from AllRomance eBooks tonight (Feb 14) only (until midnight CST).
Book Description
Luis Fortune spends his nights escorting affluent older gentleman to parties, nightclubs and restaurants. And though he's not officially a rent boy because there's never any physical contact, he is paid well. He charms them with his looks and his carefree attitude. He makes them smile by laughing at their jokes and listening to their dull stories. But Luis is only doing this temporarily, until the right older man asks him to settle down. He's looking for something he can depend on, and until he finds it he won't even give the stray dog that followed him home a name.

While Luis is searching for money and security, he takes comfort in reading a blog written by a woman in France he's never met, Elena's Romantic Treasures and Tidbits. She adores gay men and romance, and she posts artistic photos, wonderful stories, and endearing posts about gay men that bring Luis a sense of comfort and security on his darkest, scariest days.

Jase Nicholas is a forty year old high-profile billionaire who can pass for thirty. He's spent the first half of his life running from the fact that he's gay. And now he wants to find out what he's been missing all those years. So he tells his family and friends he's going on a pilgrimage for a couple of months, and then he drops out of sight so he can come to terms with his sexuality and finally lose his gay virginity. But instead of going on a pilgrimage, he rents a small apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side. He changes his appearance and plunges into a world of young gay men. And when one of the young men he meets is Luis Fortune, his life is never the same again...
Get the free ebook from AllRomance eBooks.

Free Book - L-Book Holiday Special Edition 2011/010(DF)

The L-Book Holiday Special Edition 2011 & 2010 Edition ($0.99 Kindle), a holiday-themed LGBT short story anthology, is free from specialty ebookstore Rainbow eBooks, tonight (Feb 14) only. In addition, today only, they have offering 30% off all new release titles for Valentine's Day and 50% off three selected titles
Book Description
L-Book ePublisher has put together an anthology of Holiday short stories. This anthology contains sequels or brand new stories about the holidays from Halloween to Christmas.

This selection gives you an opportunity to read your favorites and explore new Authors.
Get the free ebook from Rainbow eBooks, then visit the home page for the additional sale books.

Free Book - Homeschooling (K)

Homeschooling, by Carol Guess, is free in the Kindle store, courtesy of UK publisher PS Publishing Ltd. The story line could be a bit controversial, so be sure to read the tags before one-clicking.
Book Description
Reckless and passionate, Eleanor is a bohemian artist with a weakness for the pretty models she sculpts. When she moves from urban Seattle to a sleepy suburb, she forges an unexpected friendship with Laurel, a Fundamentalist Christian mother of six. As their connection deepens, Eleanor realizes that Laurel's family is not as perfect as it seems, and that the most dangerous lessons are sometimes learned at home. Known in the United States as a poet, Carol Guess uses lyrical language and multiple narrative voices to bring Eleanor's story to a startling conclusion.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Free Book - The Stapleton 2012 Gay Guide to Fort Lauderdale (K)

The Stapleton 2012 Gay Guide to Fort Lauderdale, by Jon Stapleton, is free in the Kindle store.
Book Description
The Stapleton Guide is a comprehensive travel guide to Fort Lauderdale, focusing on the interests of gays and lesbians. Lodgings, restaurants, attractions, shopping and nightlife, updated several times a year in ebook form. Though slanted toward the gay world, the Guide is quite comprehensive, covering all other aspects of Fort Lauderdale of interest to anyone.

Free Books - Dark Horse Series (DF)

Kate Sherwood has self-published several novellas and short stories in the same series as Dark Horse, an LGBT romance published by DreamSpinner Press. The first one below takes place shortly before the epilog of the sequel, Out of the Darkness (also DreamSpinner Press). These are 99 cents on Kindle, but you can currently get them free from AllRomance (I'm including links for each). Although there aren't any reviews for the Kindle editions of these (yet), she has pretty decent reviews of her traditionally published titles and good ratings on these at ARe, so it might be worth taking a chance if this is your genre of choice.
On Deck ($0.99 Kindle; $0.00 AllRomance)
When Dan and Evan were struggling with their issues, Dan came up with the suggestion that they go on a date. This is that date. This story is set just before the epilogue of Out of the Darkness. This is just - it's just schmoop, really. Sappy and silly and fun. If you miss the boys and want to check in on them, this is your story, but if you haven't read the series, this probably isn't a great place to start.

Sometimes You Just Know ($0.99 Kindle; $0.00 AllRomance)
Before Dan met Jeff and Evan, he thought he'd only ever love one man. This is the story of Dan and Justin, before things went wrong.

WARNING: Things DO go wrong. Not in this book, but unless you're pretty tough, I'd read Dark Horse first, so you're prepared...

Rough Broke ($0.99 Kindle; $0.00 AllRomance)
A quick peek into Dan's youth, showing where he got he weaknesses, and where he found his strength.

Warning: Emotional and sexual abuse.

Warning 2: Second person, present tense. It's short, you can handle it!

Riding Through Fire ($0.99 Kindle; $0.00 AllRomance)
Evan is the son of Jeff's best friend, and no matter how much the kid flirts, how much he tempts, Jeff will not give in. Then tragedy strikes, and Jeff realizes that Evan needs much more from him than just his body. He also realizes that Evan may not be such a kid, after all.

Head Shy ($0.99 Kindle; $0.00 AllRomance)
Dan's early life left him with some complicated emotions - it's lucky he's got two understanding lovers and a totally annoying best friend to help him work through it all. This story is set between The Date and the epilogue of Out of the Darkness.

Into the Light (#7) ($0.99 Kindle; $0.00 AllRomance)
Chris has always wondered. He's had two best friends in his life, and they've both been gay, so it's not as if he hasn't been exposed to the idea. And while his relationships with women have certainly been enjoyable, they've never lasted, and he's never really cared.

He decides to take a chance with a player from another team. Ryan is a laid-back, carefree musician, and he makes everything seem easy. But maybe it's too easy, as both Chris and Ryan start to wonder whether they've stepped into the light, or stumbled even further into darkness.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Free Book - Angel Land (DF)

Angel Land ($4.97 Kindle), by Victor J. Banis, is free from LGBT publisher, Dreamspinner Press.
Book Description
Late in the 21st Century--ravaged by the deadly Sept virus, the one time United States has disintegrated into The Fundamental Christian Territories, where Catholics, Baptists and Jews are registered as heretics, and gays are herded into walled ghettos: the Zones of Perversion. Harvey Milk Walton, a runner, finds his way to the ghetto in Angel Land, oldest of the territories, where a legend says that his long ago martyred namesake will return one day to lead his people to freedom--but even to speak of freedom, of leaving the FTC, is punishable by death. In a crumbling totalitarian society, where evil masquerades as piety, two men fall in love, and begin to dream of escape from Angel Land.
Get the free ebook from Dreamspinner Press.

Free Book - Pricks and Pragmatism (K/N)

Pricks and Pragmatism, an LGBT romance by JL Merrow, is free in the Kindle store and from Barnes & Noble, courtesy of Samhain Publishing.
Book Description
Easy come, easy go…until the heart gets involved.

English student and aspiring journalist Luke Corbin should be studying. Instead he’s facing homelessness, thanks to the lover who’s just kicking him out of their posh digs. It’s not his first rejection—his father tossed him out at age sixteen—but Luke has no problem trading his favors for a home and security. Especially with rich, powerful, handsome men.

Except now, with finals bearing down, there’s no time to be choosy. He needs a roof over his head and he needs it now. Even if it means settling temporarily for a geeky, less-than-well-off chemical engineer called Russell.

Luke’s fully prepared to put out for the guy—because after all, in this world no one gets something for nothing. But Russell isn’t just a nerd; he’s an honourable nerd who wants to save himself for someone special.

At first Luke is annoyed, but the more time he spends with Russell, the closer he comes to a devastating realization. He wants to be that someone special. Except he’s fallen for the one man he can’t seem to charm…
Get the free ebook from Barnes & Noble.

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Free Book - Clouds and Rain (DF)

Clouds and Rain ($5.75 Kindle), an LGBT romance by Zahra Owens, is free from the publisher, Dreamspinner Press.
Book Description
Flynn Tomlinson has drifted for several years, working odd jobs when he needs the money and moving on when he doesn’t. He’s content with his freestyle life, not tied down, not responsible for anyone but himself. Then he comes across a Help Wanted ad in a post office in Idaho and meets Gable Sutton. Gable can’t pay Flynn until he sells his horses, but a serious accident has left him unable to work his ranch alone.

Working with horses beats stacking shelves at the supermarket, and so Flynn agrees to Gable’s terms. What Flynn doesn’t bargain for is being captivated by this gentle, lonely man who captures his heart and moves Flynn to take on an incredible burden: saving Gable’s ranch.
Get the free ebook from Dreamspinner Press. You'll get a choice of DRM-free formats to download after checkout.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Free Book - His Hearth (DF)

His Hearth ($3.82 ), the first title in the LGBT Warder series by Mary Calmes, is free direct from the publisher, Dreamspinner Press.
Book Description
Julian Nash should be excited: he’s just earned a huge promotion at work and is going out to celebrate. But his happiness fades when he discovers his date cheating on him an hour before. Suddenly alone when everyone knows he’s supposed to have a plus one, Julian is set for a long night until longtime acquaintance Ryan Dean bails him out of the embarrassing situation. During dinner, they discover they have more than just friendship between them: there is mutual admiration and heated attraction. But getting to know Ryan better—and finding a place in his life—will bring Julian frightening surprises and supernatural danger he never expected or dreamed existed.
Get the free ebook from Dreamspinner Press. The novella length book is DRM-free, so download and/or convert for any ereader. If you want additional titles, try using coupon code Gratitude2011 for 20% off (and watch for 30% off some categories of historical Bittersweet Dreams/Timeless Dreams titles tomorrow and 30% off all Science Fiction and Steampunk e-books on the 30th.

Friday, December 23, 2011

Free Book (noDRM) - Bounty of Love

Bounty of Love ($5.38 Kindle), by Scotty Cade, is free from the publisher, Dreamspinner Press (today only). ARe only puts this one at a 3 on the heat index, but it is M/M LGBT themed and I expect there are some sex scenes, for those who don't care for this sort of thing (for those that do, there should be some decent story line included). The publishers's sales over the weekend should include 30% off Mystery titles tomorrow and 30% off holiday ebooks and a sale on their "Advent Calendar" short story collections on Sunday.
Book Description
The night before his wedding, Zander Walsh, his parents, and his husband-to-be are all shot when they return home and interrupt a mysterious robbery in progress. After three weeks in a coma, Zander wakes up to find out he is the only survivor, and his perfect life falls apart in an instant.

Hunky FBI Agent Jake Elliot is investigating the case, and he eventually apprehends the killer—who soon escapes. Following six months of searching, Zander and Jake realize they’re being stonewalled by the FBI... and that they have slowly formed an unbreakable bond that is beginning to turn into much more.

Once they embark on a journey to apprehend the killer for the second time, they’ll discover that one terrible night was much more than just an interrupted robbery. Can big business and politics cover up the truth, or will Zander and Jake’s quest to unravel the mystery be the end of their newfound love and their lives?
Get the free ebook from Dreamspinner Press.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Free Book (noDRM) - Infected: Prey

Prey ($5.38 Kindle), the first title in the Infected series by Andrea Speed, is free direct from LGBT Dreamspinner Press (today only). This is urban fantasy (with apparently no sex scenes, according to comments), but very much M/M leads. If you are into Westerns instead, check back with them tomorrow, as they should have them at 30% off sitewide (no coupon code).
Book Description
In a world where a werecat virus has changed society, Roan McKichan, a born infected and ex-cop, works as a private detective trying to solve crimes involving other infecteds.

The murder of a former cop draws Roan into an odd case where an unidentifiable species of cat appears to be showing an unusual level of intelligence. He juggles that with trying to find a missing teenage boy, who, unbeknownst to his parents, was “cat” obsessed. And when someone is brutally murdering infecteds, Eli Winters, leader of the Church of the Divine Transformation, hires Roan to find the killer before he closes in on Eli.

Working the crimes will lead Roan through a maze of hate, personal grudges, and mortal danger. With help from his tiger-strain infected partner, Paris Lehane, he does his best to survive in a world that hates and fears their kind… and occasionally worships them.
Get the free ebook from Dreamspinner Press. You'll be able to download in a variety of DRM-free formats after you checkout.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Free Short Story (noDRM) - Making Room at Christmas

Making Room at Christmas, a short story in the LGBT Charlotte Diamond Mysteries series by Olivia Stowe, is free over at Rainbow Books. In addition, they are having a 20% off sale on all titles this weekend, plus if you like this particular author, you can buy the first four books in the series at 30% off (and #3 is only $0.79!), then send an email to admin @ rainbowebooks. com to receive Book 5 (What's The Point?) for FREE! (this weekend only)
Book Description
Charlotte and Brenda are now facing their second Christmas together. Last year’s Christmas and New Year were spent on a Rhine River cruise with Charlottes’ doctor brother and his minster wife, as told in An Inconvenient Death, but this year the pair are off to a mountain retreat so Brenda can promote a film to movie financiers. Of course all is not smooth sailing for the pair in this small gift, Making Room at Christmas.
Get the free book from Rainbow Books.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Free Book (noDRM) - Beneath the Neon Moon

Beneath the Neon Moon ($0.99 Kindle), by Theda Black and Sonja Triebel (illustrator), is today's free holiday gift at AllRomance. This LGBT (m/m) romance has high customer ratings and runs about a 3 on the heat index at ARe.
Book Description
Zach's alone, he's lost his job and the rent's coming due. He thinks he knows all about bad luck, but he's about to find out what it really means.

In high school, Mal was the golden boy. Then he lost his way. Now he's back on track, working his way through college and looking toward the future.

They've never met, but one summer night everything changes. They find themselves in desperate trouble, trapped and bound together in darkness.

The moon is riding high and bright in the sky when Zach notices Mal's changing, growing volatile and wild. Suddenly Zach's got bigger things to worry about than being kidnapped―he's trapped with a man who's going wolf with the full moon.
Get the free ebook from from AllRomance. It's DRM-free, so you can download the Mobi edition for your Kindle. If you want more than one format, just repurchase, as downloading locks in a format.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Free Book (noDRM) - Third Man Out

Third Man Out ($5.03 Kindle), by Richard Stevenson, is free over on MLR Press.
Book Description
Sixteen years after this 1992 story, and forced outing remains a hot button in gay politics. When an activist's claims that men he's outed are stalking him don't ring true, Albany's only gay PI drops his protection detail and the client winds up dead. Strachey peels back the layers of his client's double cross only to find...a triple cross.(Filmed for release by HereTV in 2005.)
Get the free ebook from MLR Press (DRM-free PDF).

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Free Book (noDRM) - Bashed

Bashed ($4.93 Kindle), by Rick R. Reed, is this week's Free Read from MLR Press.
Book Description
Three haters. Two lovers. And a collision course with tragedy.

That October night, Donald and Mark had no idea their lives and love were about to be shattered by fag bashers, intent on pain, and armed with ridicule, fists, and an aluminum baseball bat. Bashed charts the course of a journey that encompasses suspense, horror, and--ultimately--romance.
Get the free ebook from MLR Press.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Free LGBT Fiction (noDRM)

Deadly Dreams, by Victor J. Banis, is free in PDF form from MLR press (click the "free read" link near the top of the page, under the cover image) and his Deadly Nightshade is free from GLBT Bookshelf. The latter covers events that take place before the former, for those that like to read things in order.
Deadly Dreams
A painful past. A mysterious stranger. Footsteps vanishing in the fog. All Stanley wants is just to hear Tom say, "I love you." All Tom wants is Stanley safe. And the stranger? Ah, there's the rub--what exactly is it that he wants?

Be careful what you wish for, fellows. You may get it. Dreams can be deadly.

Deadly Nightshade
Take one straight cop, one gay cop, and a beautiful drag queen they nickname The Deadly Nightshade, mix them all together and things are quickly sizzling. SFPD homicide detectives Tom Danzel and Stanley Korsky tour the city within the city - the underground world of the cross dresser and the gay clubs, hot in pursuit of a sexy serial killer who starts out blowing her johns and ends up blowing them away.

Mel Keegan's novella, Crimes of Passion, is also free from GLBT Bookshelf, as are a large number of other works on a second page. Most are short stories, with a few novellas, but there are also full novel length works scattered thru the listings, such as Eden Winters' The Telling.
Crimes of Passion
Brad used to be on the pro bike racing circuit; Frank came out to the West Coast to work in the California's music industry. They met at a bike meeting, shortly before the crash that ended Brad's racing aspirations ... and Frank has some skeletons in the closet which are about to come rattling out and refusing to be stuffed back in! Delicious situation comedy.

The Telling
Time in Iraq cost Michael Ritter some of his hearing and a friend whose death he feels responsible for. He’d left Alabama hoping to escape a dull, small-town life, but now, four years later, he’s returning, lugging a duffle full of personal demons. Engineering student Jay Ortiz attends college in a place where his heritage and orientation aren't widely accepted. While adjusting to new surroundings he found a soldier’s picture. During lonely times he confided in the image of the somber young man, giving his heart away to a stranger. Now that stranger is coming home...