[Free eBook] King Geordi the Great by Gent Gant [YA LGBT Friendship Drama]

King Geordi the Great by Gent Gant is a standalone young adult contemporary teen drama novel with m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press’ Harmony Ink imprint.

This is apparently being made free to help promote the author’s latest novel, Borrowed Boy, a standalone YA drama.

The story is a coming of age friendship/personal drama starring a gay teen learning to set boundaries for himself against others’ expectations, as he feels pressured to go along with a romance with his beleaguered best friend whose crush he doesn’t reciprocate—finding himself living a lie as the new relationship begins to escalate, when a disaster forces him to re-evaluate what kind of friend he can and wants to be.

Offered worldwide through November 27th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher, and also major ebook retailers.

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[Free eBook] Colors by Russell J. Sanders [YA LGBT Drama Novel]

Colors by Russell J. Sanders is a standalone YA LGBT coming of age teen social drama novel with strong m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press’ Harmony Ink imprint for teen readers.

This is apparently being made free to help promote the author’s newest novel, You Can’t Tell By Looking, a standalone m/m multicultural interfaith YA contemporary romance.

The story is both a coming of age and a coming out tale, starring a high school senior who seemingly has a perfect life as a budding musical theatre star with a prestigious scholarship and a beautiful girlfriend, which is marred by a dark secret in his past, as well as upended by the arrival of a new student with whom he might become more than just friends. NB: apparently this deals with themes of abuse and intolerance.

Offered worldwide through October 16th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher as well as selected other retailers.

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[Free eBook] Magic Fell by Andi Van [YA LGBT Fantasy]

Magic Fell by Andi Van is the 1st novel in the The Mages’ Guild trilogy of YA adventure fantasy with strong m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press’ Harmony Ink imprint for teen readers.

This is being made free for a limited time to help promote the newly released 2nd novel, Magic Wept. The trilogy takes place in a high fantasy world where magic has been outlawed for centuries and its practice punishable by death, starring a young man who discovers his suppressed abilities and destiny to resurrect the fabled Mages’ Guild.

This installment sees him begining on his quest with the aid of his sister and a strange cat, encountering an elf journeying on a parallel quest to the human lands—drawn by mysterious dreams of someone resembling the young mage—who joins the siblings to see where they will lead.

Offered worldwide through October 2nd until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher and also standard retail stores.

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[Free eBook] Keep Me Safe by Daniela Sacerdoti [Contemporary Literary Novel]

Keep Me Safe by Glasgow-resident Italian expat author Daniela Sacerdoti is the 1st novel in the Seal Island series of contemporary literary/women’s fiction with supernatural and romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Headline’s Review imprint.

This is the featured Free Book of the Week in the iTunes UK store, and is apparently being made free to help promote the recently-released 2nd novel, I Will Find You. The series is set on a slightly supernatural Scottish island, where apparently bereft individual women find themselves through unusual life-changing experiences.

This story stars a woman and her young daughter who journey to the remote island in search of a new home when the daughter mysteriously speaks of it after a strange period of silence.

Offered in the UK, Europe, and selected other regions worldwide (excluding North America), available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] The 7th of London by Beau Schemery [YA LGBT Steampunk Fantasy]

The 7th of London by Beau Schemery is the 1st novel in the Gadgets and Shadows series of YA historical steampunk fantasy with m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press’ Harmony Ink imprint for teen readers.

This is being offered to help promote the new release of the 2nd novel, The 7th of Victorica. If you’re interested, Dreamspinner Press (mostly m/m LGBT romance) and its imprints DSP Publications (non-romance other genres with LGBT+ lead characters) and Harmony Ink (YA with LGBT+ leads) are holding a long weekend sale with 30% off all ebooks using the coupon code EBOOK2018 through September 3rd.

The series is set in an alternate Victorian-era London with wizards and clockwork. This story stars an orphaned boy who escapes a grim factory job to survive on the hard streets, where he discovers a plot to kidnap and enslave children by an evil wizard rumoured to magically control the Queen, when he becomes embroiled in a counterplot by the notorious criminal who seems to be the only one willing to stop the wizard.

Offered worldwide through September 4th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher.

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[Free eBook] The Jade Alliance by Elizabeth Darrell [Historical Drama with Multicultural Romance]

The Jade Alliance by Elizabeth Darrell, a pseudonym for Hong Kong-born British author Emma Drummond, is a standalone historical family saga novel with strong f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press.

This was originally published in 1979 by Hodder & Stoughton.

The story follows White Russian siblings fleeing the Russian Revolution for the relative safety of Hong Kong, trying to establish lives which are threatened by troubles reappearing from their pasts and difficulties pursuing local Chinese and foreign British loves.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] The Wolves of Craywood by V. J. Banis [Gothic Suspense/Horror]

The Wolves of Craywood by V. J. Banis, aka Victor J. Banis, a pioneering 1960s LGBT pulp author who also wrote across multiple genres, is a standalone contemporary gothic suspense/horror novel with f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press.

This was originally published in 1970 by Lancer Books using the pseudonym Jan Alexander.

The story takes place at Cray Manor, where a series of brutal, beastly killings have reawakened local belief in werewolves, and the fiancée of one of the Cray brothers calls upon her sister for help, only to find her sister blaming the brothers for the killings as the insanity escalates, and herself seemingly marked for death as well.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[Free eBook] Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach [Award-Winning YA Coming-of-Age Novel]

Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach is the 1st novel in the Felton Reinstein trilogy of young adult coming-of-age contemporary fiction with f/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Sourcebooks’ Fire imprint.

This won the 2011 Cybils Award in the Young Adult Fiction category, and was an ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults and Junior Library Guild selection among other honours, and the sequel later won the 2013 Minnesota Book Award.

The trilogy is a coming of age domestic issues drama starring a student from his junior high school to college years, as he finds purpose and refuge from his chaotic home life in sports and a budding relationship with the girl he falls for. This installment sees him recruited to the football team after a growth spurt, and beginning to push the boundaries of his environment.

Offered in Canada & US only, available at multiple retailers.

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[Free eBook] Running with the Pack by A. M. Burns & Caitlin Ricci [YA LGBT Drama with Romance]

Running with the Pack by A. M. Burns & [Caitlin Ricci][author-link-1] is a standalone young adult LGBT teen social drama novel with m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press’ Harmony Ink imprint.

This is a special giveaway to help promote the authors’ newly-released standalone novel, Three Times the Charm, which is apparently an f/f/f YA poly romance.

The story explores the bonds of friendship between three teenagers as one boy moves to a new school and finds both a new buddy/boyfriend and a fulfilling volunteer position at wolf and wild dog protection centre, when the budding couple’s asexual best friend goes missing after a bully crosses the line and they need the help of a special wolf to find him.

Offered worldwide through August 7th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher.

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