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Most free and/or cheap ebooks fall into one of four categories:
- Classic literature
- Trashy romance
- Bad trashy romance
- Self-published works of varying quality
Sometimes it’s important to read for quantity and not quality, which is why the following books are all category 2: trashy lesbian romance. Concentration of sex scenes and/or subsequent U-hauling may vary.
Taming The Wolff, by Del Robertson
Featuring a rogue pirate with the sea as her mistress and a woman abducted and held for ransom, Taming the Wolff is the lesbian version of all those pirate-riddled Harlequins your grandmother possibly read and may have lent you when you were definitely too young and also too gay for them.
Turn Me Out, by T. Ariez
When Angel starts to realize she has feelings for her best friend, Ace, she decides to risk everything by pursuing her as the two overcome challenges to stud/stud romance. (Sistahs on the Shelf also recently posted an interview with author T. Ariez.)
Angel Food and Devil Dogs, by Liz Bradbury
Part mystery, part lesbian romance and more than occasionally hilarious, Angel Food and Devil Dogs is more smut with a bit of mystery than mystery with a bit of smut.
Fitting In, by Robin Roseau
Nicole, an introverted computer programmer with cerebral palsy, meets Alexandra, an athletic beautiful older woman, at a party. The two fly together, but their differences, families and competitive natures threaten to drive them apart.
Stolen Moments, edited by Stacia Seaman and Radclyffe
This lesbian erotica collection won the 2005 Lambda Award for best anthology, and features contributors such as Karen L. Perry, Clio Jones, Renée Strider, J.C. Chen, Lesley Davis, Meghan O’Brien, Ronica Black and more.
Never Wake, by Gabrielle Goldsby
The entire world falls asleep except for Emma Webster, love interest Troy Nanson, and a scary murderer. Opposites attract, have hot lesbian sex and then try to save the world.
Forever Tangled: A Collection of Poems and Stories from the Heart and between the Thighs, by Monique Thomas
Forever Tangled is a short book of erotic poetry by debut author Monique Thomas. Poems include “Fuck Me in the Morning,” “Wet” and “No Chaser.”
Second Chances, by M.J. Duncan
After a bitter break up and eight years apart, sports journalist Charlie Bennett runs into her ex Mackayla when she accepts a guest lecturer position at a small university. Charlie sees their encounter as a chance to live happily ever after. Macayla doesn’t.
Debut, by Catherine Ennis
Abbie and Tracy run a women’s retreat on a mountain. Tracy decides she needs a change, but will Abbie convince her to stay? This short story was originally published in 1996.
Carmilla, by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
This classic 1872 gothic novella is all about lesbian vampires. Laura’s family takes in Carmilla, who spends most of the day inside asleep, doesn’t like religion, seems to appear in a portrait hundreds of years old and has a penchant for biting Laura on the chest, kissing her and telling her, “You are mine, you shall be mine, and you and I are one for ever.”