[Free eBook REPEAT] Midnight Dancer by Annie Ayre [1980s Drama Film Novelization]

Midnight Dancer by Annie Ayre, a pseudonym for author Rosemary Kingsland, is her standalone literary/contemporary fiction drama novel with strong f/m romantic suspense elements, free again for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ The Odyssey Press imprint.

This was originally published in 1980 by Sphere under the title Hussy using the Rosemary Kingsland name and is a novelization of the eponymous film starring Helen Mirren.

The story is set during the 1960s in London, and stars a hostess at an exotic club where drugs and prostitution are on the menu, who strives for a better life for herself and her young son, and falls in love with a co-worker who wants to take her away from it all, but may not be able to do so as both their shady pasts catch up with them.

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[Free eBook] Stealing Mr. Right by by Tamara Morgan [Heist Mystery/Thriller with Romantic Suspense]

Stealing Mr. Right by Tamara Morgan is the 1st novel in her Penelope Blue series of mystery/heist/chase thrillers with strong f/m romantic suspense elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Casablanca imprint.

The series stars a secret cat burglar who is married to an FBI agent who does not (yet) know what she is, and apparently future installments see them pursuing other thieves together. This one begins their flirtatious cat-and-mouse adventures as she takes advantage of his professional connections to keep one step ahead of the law, even as he is trying to catch the elusive jewel thief.

Offered worldwide through August 3rd as part of a special series-introductory promotion, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Wild Card by Lora Leigh [Romantic Suspense]

Wild Card by Lora Leigh is the 1st novel in her Elite Ops series of f/m romantic action suspense, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Macmillan’s St. Martin’s Press.

This is the featured eBook Club of the Month selection for July from Macmillan’s HeroesAndHeartbreakers.com romance community. The series features action-laden romantic suspense starring Navy SEALs. Apparently this is a spin-off of a previous series and itself is being spun-off into a new one which continues some sort of overarching plotline, and there’s a helpful official primer to the entire extended universe and its cast of characters.

This one is an unusual reunion romance centred around a married couple where the husband has been captured during a dangerous mission, leaving the wife to believe him officially dead for several years, while he is forced to assume a new identity under which he apparently encounters her again.

Offered DRM-free through July 31st, available only in Canada & the US, directly from the community.

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[Free eBook] The Fatal Series: Books 1-3 by Marie Force [Police Procedural Suspense with Romance]

The Fatal Series: Volume 1 by Marie Force is an omnibus edition which comprises the first 3 novels in her Fatal series of contemporary mystery/crime suspense with strong f/m romantic elements or f/m contemporary romantic suspense with strong police procedural elements, depending on how you want to look at it, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Harlequin’s Carina Press.

The series, which began in 2010 and is now up to 11 books, is set in Washington, D.C., and split almost co-equally between suspense and romance, starring a Metro Police Detective who solves politically-oriented crime cases even as her growing relationship with a Senator begins and deepens throughout the series and they both advance in their careers and as a couple.

These first few novels see them encountering and getting to know each other over the cases of the Senator’s murdered colleagues, various public officials in high positions with secrets to hide.

Offered DRM-free worldwide, available at multiple retailers. This is apparently being made free as a special treat for the fans, and also to promote the upcoming release of the 12th book, Fatal Chaos.

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[Free eBook] Down in New Orleans by Heather Graham [Romantic Suspense]

Down in New Orleans by Heather Graham is her standalone f/m contemporary romantic suspense, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Open Road Media.

This was originally published in 1996 by Kensington, and is the Barnes & Noble Free Fridays selection for the weekend.

The story features an amicably-divorced couple turned good friends, one half of which begins an amateur investigation of the underworld of New Orleans when her ex-husband is accused of murdering a stripper, in between dealing with the persistent detective assigned to the case, and threats to her own life.

Offered only in the US, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] A Night of Southern Comfort by by Robin Covington [Contemporary Romance]

A Night of Southern Comfort by Robin Covington is the 1st novel in her The Boys Are Back In Town series of steamy f/m contemporary romance, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Macmillan’s Entangled: Indulgence imprint.

This was a nominated for the 2012 RT Reviews Reader’s Choice Award for Best Contemporary Romance from an Indie Press. The series seems to be loosely connected by a theme of reunions between former casual flings.

This story stars a detective blackmailed by a protective father into secretly watching over a doctor with whom he once had a torrid one night stand, to protect her from a stalker, by pretending to simply move in together without her knowledge of his assignment.

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[Free eBook] Flash of Fury by by Lea Griffith [Romantic Suspense]

Flash of Fury by Lea Griffith is the 2nd novel in her Endgame Ops series of f/m contemporary romantic suspense, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Casablanca imprint.

The series apparently stars covert special operatives encountering ostensible civilians under unusual circumstances. This one pairs up an operative intending to avenge his team after a mission went wrong, with a Peace Corps volunteer who is apparently secretly living some sort of lie and has had a past life which makes her wary of someone with his background.

Offered worldwide through June 15th as part of a special series-introductory promotion, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free Audiobooks] 2 free titles from AudioSYNC Summer of Reading [Young Adult, Science Fiction, Romantic Suspense]

AudioFile’s SYNC Summer of Listening 2017 promotion for young adults continues, which offers 2 free audiobooks per week—1 classic or non-fiction, 1 modern—as free MP3 downloads, usually available worldwide (some titles are subject to geo-restrictions, and you can see the planned release schedule here).

This week’s two selected titles, available until 7am Eastern Time on June 15th, are as follows:

  • Plus One by Elizabeth Fama, a standalone sfnal adventure story with romantic elements, set in an alternate America where humans are rigidly divided into night and day dwellers who work and live only during their allotted hours, starring a girl who intends to kidnap her newborn niece to visit her dying grandparent, but winds up breaking the all-important curfew and going on the run with a boy in similar straights, discovering more about the conspiracy underlying the dysfunction of their world; read by Julia Whelan
  • If I Run by Terri Blackstock, the 1st novel in an eponymous contemporary suspense series with f/m romantic elements, starring a woman who flees a crime scene covered with her DNA, and the man tasked to bring her in, who begins to believe that the supposed evidence doesn’t add up; from Zondervan (a religious imprint of HarperCollins), read by Nan Gurley

Offered as DRM-free MP3s through 7am Eastern Time on June 15th, available in selected countries worldwide (requires installing Overdrive Media console software on your PC, Mac, Android, or iDevice, and you need to finish downloading before the time limit).

[Free eBook] Fire and Water by Andrew Grey [LGBT Romantic Suspense]

Fire and Water by Andrew Grey is the 1st novel in his Carlisle Cops series of m/m contemporary romantic suspense, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press.

The series stars assorted officers in the eponymous local police force as they solve crimes and find love outside of work. This one pairs up an officer trying to track down the source of drug overdoses while getting to know a lifeguard under threat from a violent ex-boyfriend.

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[Free eBook] Ghosts in the Wind by Marguerite Labbe [Paranormal Suspense with LGBT Romance]

As part of their 10th anniversary celebration, LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press is holding a giveaway promotion for selected m/m romance titles throughout May 30th and 31st.

Each title is free for only 1 hour. The current (and final) title is:

Ghosts in the Wind by Marguerite Labbe, a paranormal suspense with strong m/m romantic elements (this is part of their Bittersweet Dreams line which explores love stories but does not have a traditional HEA), starring a man who sees ghosts, including that of his murdered lover who was killed while performing a good deed for a stranger, and who haunts him in order to help track down the culprit and the missing children he kidnapped @ the publisher’s webstore

Andrei Cuza and Dean Marshall celebrated their tenth anniversary only to have their happiness shattered by a random, insane event: On his way home from closing a business deal, Dean stops on the parkway to help a young mother with her flat tire, and her ex arrives, murders them, and takes off with his two kids.

Ghosts have haunted Andrei all his life. He bears the guilt for his sister being stuck in limbo, because ghosts are frozen at the moment they died, unable to adapt to the changes in their living loved ones. When Dean returns to Andrei as a ghost, the double punch of losing him and having to watch him founder if he doesn’t move on is almost more than Andrei can bear.

Despite dangers in limbo—Jackal Wraiths that devour souls are hunting him—Dean isn’t going anywhere until he helps Andrei track down the missing children. Andrei is in danger as well when he pays dearly to feel Dean’s touch one last time. Time is slowly running out as Dean and Andrei try to say good-bye while they track a killer who’s more than happy to kill again.

Offered until 10 PM Eastern Time on May 31sh, available DRM-free worldwide directly from the publisher’s webstore (requires account signup with billing address but no payment info).