[Free eBook] Witchmark by C. L. Polk [Historical Fantasy with LGBT Romantic Suspense]

Witchmark by C. L. Polk is the 1st novel in the The Kingston Cycle series of historical fantasy with strong m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Macmillan’s Tor Books.

This is their featured free eBook of the Month Club offer for February and is offered to help promote the upcoming 2nd novel, Stormsong, which will be released this summer. This first novel named in various 2018 lists for “Best Books of the Year” by NPR, Publishers Weekly, and The Chicago Review of Books, among others.

The series takes place in an alternate early 20th century where an England-analogue country is recovering from a magical WWI, and witches are second-class citizens exploited for their gifts in a land controlled by the nobility. This story is an intrigue-filled romantic suspense case, as a surgeon hiding his healing gift and his past at a war veteran’s hospital is convinced to jointly investigate the murder of a witch patient brought in by a handsome detective on the trail of a poisoner, which in turn leads to the discovery of a dangerous secret, even as his estranged sister tries to convince him to return to the ambitious noble family he fled.

Offered through February 15th at midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free to Canada & US-only directly from the publisher.

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[Free eBook] Judgment by Mary Calmes [LGBT Time Travel Romance]

Judgment by Mary Calmes is a standalone m/m paranormal time travel romance short story, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press.

This was part of the 2012 “Time is Eternity” Daily Dose series of themed short stories by multiple authors.

The story stars a guardian tasked with patrolling cracks in time and fixing history, whose latest assignment is tracking his previous partner and best friend gone rogue, who is now pre-emptively targeting his future husband in the past.

Offered worldwide through February 14th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher.

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[Free eBook] Lessons for Suspicious Minds by Charlie Cochrane [LGBT Historical Mystery]

Lessons for Suspicious Minds by British author Charlie Cochrane is the 10th novel in the Cambridge Fellows series of historical murder mysteries with strong m/m romantic elements, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press.

This was originally published in 2013 by Riptide Publishing. The series is set in England at the turn of the 20th century, and stars an amateur sleuthing gay couple solving crimes, mostly in and around the university-going set.

This case takes place in 1909 in the English countryside at the obligatory stately manor of a family friend, where the sleuth couple soon find themselves embroiled in investigating two apparently unrelated suicides, trying to determine the connection between them while also keeping their host’s servants from discovering their own forbidden connection.

Offered worldwide, available at Amazon.

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[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 eBooks] 4 novels from Dreamspinner Press [LGBT Sci-Fi, Paranormal, & Contemporary Romance]

As a special post-holiday weekend treat, 4 m/m romance novels are offered free for a limited time, courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press.

The books are a mix of subgenres, including sfnal and romantic suspense, and are accompanied by a 40% discount sale on other titles by the featured authors, and a 35% off store-wide sale (no coupon necessary, discount automatically applied at checkout).

The announcement page with all the info can be found here: November 24th 2018 Daily Special, and the freebies are as follows:

  • Sin & Seduction by Allison Cassatta, 1st in the Sin & Seduction series of contemporary romantic suspense set in the criminal underworld of New Orleans
  • Guarding January by Sean Michael, a standalone contemporary erotic romance, starring the bodyguard of a rock star
  • Mending the Rift by Chris T. Kal, a standalone science fiction romance set in a dystopian future where reproductive difficulties have created a subclass of “breeder” men who carry pregnancies
  • Old Loyalty, New Love by Mary Calmes, 1st in the L’Ange series of contemporary paranormal shapeshifter romance, this one starring a prodigal jackal shifter torn between his old pack which is under threat, and the bodyguarding charge he’s fallen for

Offered worldwide until midnight Eastern Time on November 24th, available DRM-free directly from the publisher (requires account signup with billing address, but no payment info).

[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] 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] Testament to Love by Ariel Tachna [LGBT Paranormal Romance]

Testament to Love by Ariel Tachna is a standalone m/m paranormal romance novella, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press.

This is another special giveaway meant to promote their “Celebrate Community” store-wide sale, good through May 31st, and apparently celebrating 11 years in business.

The story stars a jaded guardian angel who falls for a troubled new charge, and decide whether to risk his place in heaven for forbidden human passion or abandon his unprotected charge to an unknown fate.

Offered worldwide through May 31st until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher.

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[Free eBook] Astounding by Kim Fielding [LGBT Sci-Fi Homage Romance]

Astounding by Kim Fielding is a standalone m/m contemporary science fiction romance novel, free for a limited time courtesy of LGBT specialty publisher Dreamspinner Press.

The story is an homage to old school science fiction publishing and genre conventions (the main characters are apparently named from Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic Martian Barsoom series, among other sfnal references), starring the editor of a struggling speculative fiction magazine who rejects a story submission from an author claiming to be a stranded alien, and gets to know him through his genre writing attempts as they embark upon a road trip that changes everything.

Offered worldwide through May 27th until midnight Eastern Time, available DRM-free directly from the publisher.

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