5 - Very explicit love scenes

Tempest (Playing the Fool, #3), by Lisa Henry and J.A. Rock

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Lisa Henry, J.A. Rock

Something wicked this way comes.

FBI Agent Ryan “Mac” McGuinness and con man Henry Page are on the run again. This time they’re headed back to where it all began: Altona, Indiana. Population: some goats. Henry’s not happy about lying low at the McGuinness family farm, but they’ve got nowhere else to go.

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The Merchant of Death (Playing the Fool, #2), by Lisa Henry and J.A. Rock

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Lisa Henry, J.A. Rock

All’s fair in love and war.

There’s something rotten in the state of Indiana. When con man Henry Page takes it upon himself to investigate the death of an elderly patient at a care facility, he does so in true Shakespearean tradition: dressed as a girl.

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Shackles (A Prosperity Story), by Alexis Hall

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Alexis Hall

Dear Mr. Dickens,

Since you was so kind as to publish my story in your magazine, lots of folks have been sending me lots of letters asking me about stuff what happened what I don’t know about. Seems like they want to know how a priest what got himself chucked out the church, and the Arch Rogue of Gaslight, being only the prissiest motherswinker whatever held a knife to your throat, wound up in what I reckon ye might call love, or as near as passes for it.

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Hell on Wheels (A Bluewater Bay Story), by Z.A. Maxfield

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Z.A. Maxfield

Nash is the reliable one in the Holly family, the guy everyone counts on to keep things going. His genius twin brother is off at university, so Nash runs the family’s auto repair business and cares for his partially-paralyzed little sister while his crackpot father invents. His life seems mapped out for the foreseeable future, however much that might chafe.

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Billionaire with Benefits (A Romancelandia Novel), by Anne Tenino

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Anne Tenino

It’s just a friend thing.

Before confessing his gayness to his best friend, Tierney Terrebonne’s sex life is -strictly restroom. After confessing his gayness to his best friend . . . it doesn’t improve much. Why bother trying when the man he’s loved for fourteen years (see: “best friend”) is totally unattainable? Good thing Tierney is an old hand at accepting defeat; all it takes is a bottle of bourbon. Or fifty. Repeat as needed.

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Sweetwater, by Lisa Henry

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Lisa Henry

Wyoming Territory, 1870.

Elijah Carter is afflicted. Most of the townsfolk of South Pass City treat him as a simpleton because he’s deaf, but that’s not what shames him the most. Something in Elijah runs contrary to nature and to God. Something that Elijah desperately tries to keep hidden.

Harlan Crane, owner of the Empire saloon, knows Elijah for what he is—and for all the ungodly things he wants. And Crane isn’t the only one. Grady Mullins desires Elijah too, but unlike Crane, he refuses to push or mistreat the young man.

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Counterpunch (A Belonging Novel), by Aleksandr Voinov

Counterpunch (A Belonging Novel)

Aleksandr Voinov

Fight like a man, or die like a slave.

Two years ago, Brooklyn Marshall was a happily married London policeman and amateur boxer with a promising future. Then he accidentally killed a rioter whose powerful father had him convicted of murder. To ease the burden on the prison system, the state sold Brooklyn into slavery. Now he’s the “Mean Machine,” competing on the slave prizefighting circuit for the entertainment of freemen, and being rented out for sexual service to his wealthier fans.

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Crescendo (Song of the Fallen, #2), by Rachel Haimowitz

Crescendo (Song of the Fallen, #2)

Rachel Haimowitz

Bridging the hatred of centuries did not come easy for Freyrík Farr and Ayden Vaska. As prince of a war-torn human province, Freyrík could ill afford to fall for an enemy. And Ayden, an elven warrior with three hundred years of bitterness in his heart, wanted no part of love. Yet they came together despite themselves and the wills of their peoples, joining hearts and minds to fight a race of Dark Beasts threatening the extinction of mankind.

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Anchored (A Belonging Novel), by Rachel Haimowitz

Anchored (A Belonging Novel)

Rachel Haimowitz

Network news anchor Daniel Halstrom is at the top of his field, but being at the bottom of the social ladder—being a slave—makes that hard to enjoy. Especially when NewWorld Media, the company that’s owned him since childhood, decides to lease him privately on evenings and weekends to boost their flagging profits.

Daniel’s not stupid; he knows there’s only one reason someone would pay so much for what little free time he has. But dark memories of past sexual service leave him certain he won’t survive it again with his sanity intact.

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What This Woman Wants (A Riptide Lesbian Sampler), by Lauren Gallagher

What This Woman Wants (A Riptide Lesbian Sampler)

Lauren Gallagher

Beth loves Naomi, but there’s one thing she wants that Naomi just won’t do. Now Beth’s starting to wonder if she’s going to have to choose between the girl she loves and a fully satisfying life in the bedroom.

But tonight, Naomi’s got a little surprise for Beth, and it could change everything. Perhaps Beth can have both after all.


This FREE sampler contains the complete short story What This Woman Wants, plus excerpts from a number of lesbian titles available from Riptide Publishing.

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