Clean Reads

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Clean Reads (formerly Astraea Press) was formed in 2010 when Stephanie Taylor saw the need for a non-erotic e-publisher that offers wholesome reads but still maintains the quality of mainstream romance. The first titles for Astraea were launched in February 2011.

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September Song
Series: New Bay, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,010. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Erin came to New Bay on her year out, keen to experience life in a vibrant seaside town famous for its surf and surfers. She doesn’t expect to be left with a very expensive spare ticket to the hottest concert in town. Her boss, Kelly’s solution is to recruit Dan to take the ticket and escort Erin to the concert. But why would Erin want to go on an enforced date with the geekiest guy in New Bay?
Lucid
Series: The Lucid Trilogy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Fifteen-year-old Devon Alexander copes with monotonous reality. His life receives an interesting reprieve as he has a realistic dream of a spaceship, but he seems to be the only one aboard who isn't in a dream-like trance. Before he can figure out anything, he manages to wake up. The next day, Devon catches a news story about inexplicable comas taking place all over the world.
Just a Little Faith
Series: Field of Love, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,980. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Through her work with a small charity, Paxson Taylor meets and attracts the attention of professional baseball player, Sebastian Quinn. Flattered, Pax tempers her desire for the handsome playboy with her need to serve her God—a God Seb doesn’t believe exists. How can two people from opposite ends of the faith spectrum reconnect when they need each other most?
Royally Entitled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Historical
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Though Anika Pembrie is a commoner in a country where titles equal importance, she wants more out of life than to marry a man of her mother’s choosing merely to seek financial security. When she befriends the future king of Brevalia during a time of turmoil in their nation, she wonders if perhaps God is calling her to live a life of lasting impact and marry for love after all.
Climbing Heartbreak Hill
Series: Meddlesome Matchmakers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Professional runner Ryan Grant blows out his knee training for the Boston marathon and the dreaded Heartbreak Hill. He retreats home and finds solace in the arms of his tax preparer, Tara Mansfield. Framed with fraud, Tara’s confidence is shaken, but Ryan coaches her to ensnare the perp. With the help of the junkyard king and a mechanical bull, can they find the courage to climb Heartbreak Hill?
Spellbound
Series: Spellbound, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,000. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
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Logan Daniels has always led a sheltered life in sleepy, predictable Lancaster, New Hampshire. But when beautiful Serena suddenly appears at school one day, his comfortable existence becomes anything but as he finds himself falling in love with her. There’s something special about Serena Starr. He realizes what it is when he sees her unleash her spells.
Honeyflower & Pansy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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With hopes of educating Sage, who has autism, Amanda Daryl’s family move to a town which has an unfinished story to tell. But when plans for the school’s construction are abandoned, Amanda fights for her sister’s honour, unknowingly paving the way for experiences she could never have anticipated. And then there's Tristan; a mysterious boy who best expresses his emotions through flowers.
Black Dawn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,040. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Emory Fae enjoys leading a quiet, normal life. That is, until two mysterious and handsome soldiers show up at her apartment. Memphis Carter and Brokk Foster come from the magical, war-ridden world of Kiero, and Emory discovers she is the long lost heir to the Royal Line. Emory uncovers hidden secrets, a power held long dormant, and soon realizes that some things are better left in the shadows.
Truth and Circumstances
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,670. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Carter Phillips loves to laugh at the eccentricities of others. On his flight to California, when he encounters an aspiring young author who unwittingly pulls him into a make-believe marriage that offers all of the pitfalls of matrimony but none of the perks, Carter finds himself embroiled in a dilemma that is no laughing matter. Especially when he falls in love with his pretend wife.
Unconditional
Series: Unending Love. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,100. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
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He will fight for her at any cost... Elizabeth Roberts can't remember her past, and the present is too painful. She turns to nightclubs and drinking to forget her infant daughter's death, her husband's affair. Chris Roberts can't erase his betrayal, but with God's help he’s determined to fight for Elizabeth. Can they trust God with their future and find a love that’s unconditional?
The Unexpected Choice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Joey McCrary needs a wife, someone to help raise his daughter after he made some poor choices in college. Stacey has always been his friend, and even though she’s a sweet girl, nothing can compare to the feelings he has for his ex. Joey realizes he and Stacey can benefit one another. Joey can provide Stacey with all she’s ever wanted: a family. But can Stacey teach him a few things along the way?
In The Spotlight
Series: In the Spotlight, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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When sixteen year old Hannah Brewster lands the lead in the school musical she hopes it will be the perfect chance to get the attention of her family and her long time crush, Kyle.
Cue Me In
Series: Cue Me In, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Fae Heath wants to be on TV, but not just any show. She wants to be on Ghost UK. She intends to win the contest to find the next presenter. Tall, slim and blonde and access to a haunted Welsh Castle on Halloween – how can she fail?
The Countess Intrigue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,550. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 22, 2016 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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During her second Season, Lady Elizabeth Castleton is found in a compromising situation with Lord Justice Sinclair, the Earl of Heath. Despite her attraction to him, he's rumored to have killed his first wife. Her parents refuse to lend credence to the rumors, so she is soon married and on the way to her husband's estate. Is she married to a murderer?
At What Cost
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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During her junior year, sixteen-year-old Maggie Reynolds expected to shop for prom dresses not maternity clothes. Her boyfriend Justin offers a solution: abortion. Her parents would never know. Maggie must decide which choice she can live with: abortion or teenage motherhood.
Dangerous To Know
Series: New Bay, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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Jerome Mayer is tall, dark and dangerous to know. Normally Gemma would run a mile, but with a freshly broken heart maybe it’s time for this good girl to take a walk on the wild side. However the danger to them both turns out to be more than just emotional when someone objects to their attempts to uncover a corrupt land deal.
The Governess' Debut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,210. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
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Miss Felicia Scott's luck finally turns when an acquaintance refers her to the haughty widower Lord Victor Astley, Earl of Standish. His spoiled young daughter has been through three governesses in the 18 months since her mother died. The earl is doubtful the inexperienced Miss Scott could possible manage his irascible daughter. Will Felicia's joyful spirit finally melt the earl's resistant heart?
Wind Over Marshdale
Series: Wind Over Marshdale. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,680. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Marshdale. Just a small farming community where nothing special happens. A perfect place to start over… or get lost. This suspenseful story is one of human frailty - prejudice, cowardice, jealousy, and greed – magnified by powerful spiritual forces that have remained hidden for centuries, only to be broken in triumph by grace.
Lucky for Her
Series: Lucky For Her, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Lucky certainly lives up to his name. Once the fat kid in school, he's all grown up and taking prisoners, literally. He's the town sheriff and delights in handcuffing idiots. Most people barely recognize him being the fit and trim man he is now.
Aegean Intrigue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Someone has been stealing priceless Greek artifacts and it's Alex Leonidis' job to uncover the thief. His prime suspect is beautiful archaeological graduate student, Francie Vasileiou. His plan is to join in an archaeological dig and catch her in the act. All he has to do is keep his mind on his job, and not on the way his lovely suspect warms his heart.
Never Trust a Pretty Wolf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Liesel Wolf has a secret, a dangerous secret she’ll go to any lengths to conceal. When she’s paired in a charity game with sexy marshal Andy Bryce, a man with secrets of his own, her carefully constructed world comes crashing down, and Liesel’s on a collision course with her past.
The Cinderella Substitute
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,360. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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In the two years since the tragic car crash that killed his fiancée, Nate Mayer has successfully avoided another relationship. Jenni Blake is his personal assistant. Hired after the accident, she has her own problems to deal with, including the deaths of her adoptive parents. But those difficulties pale into insignificance when Jenni finally traces her birth mother…
A New Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,340. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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After an auto accident destroys his pro-football career, Matt McCallum struggles to find a new dream for his life, but nothing engages him the way football did. After a stint in rehab, he takes a job managing a grocery store where he meets Violet Emerson. Thrown together at work, Matt and Violet find a common dream for their lives, but then a loose end from Matt’s past returns...
Vidal's Honor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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Plunged into a world of spies, agents and espionage during the Peninsula wars, Honor, Lady Beaumont, flees for her life when the French capture her husband at Salamanca. Viscount Charles Vidal is ordered by Robert Dumas, the First Lord of the Admiralty, to travel to Spain and escort the only woman he’s ever loved, Lord Devlin Beaumont’s widow back home before the French discover her whereabouts.
From Now Until Forever
Series: The Gasquet Princes, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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For Prince Liam, families meant bad news, unwanted commitments, and the loss of his personal freedom. Love spawned white picket fences, slippers at the hearth with a wife and kids making demands, so why did those images disappear when he met Melanie Babcot?
Curtain Call
Series: In the Spotlight, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,370. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Five years after their success in high school theater, Josh and Hannah are still together. However, during their final semester in college, Hannah begins questioning everything in her life. She decides that her relationship with Josh needs a break. Josh is heartbroken by this turn of events, but he remains steadfast in his love.
No Room at the Inn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
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Greta Nole loved the old hotel more than any other place on earth. If the new owners close it down, she'd be out of a job and her beloved hotel would be gone forever. She'd do whatever she had to do to get the hotel in tiptop shape before the new owner arrived after Christmas. But first she had to survive Stormzilla, the nastiest snowstorm to hit southern Indiana in years.
Shawnee's Creek
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
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Shawnee Turner left her home, family and friends to start a new life on a Colorado ranch. When the ranch sold she was forced to return to her Texas hometown and the job she left behind. Emory Creek owned the sale barn. Anxious for his one true love to return he had to come up with a plan to convince her he was the man for her.
The Trouble with Charlie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Love. Desire. A psycho bent on revenge. But can Charlie Reynolds recognize the most dangerous of the three? From the moment Evan Gardner rescues Charlie from an attack, their attraction for each other bubbles just below the surface of all-out passion.
The Blackmailed Beauty
Series: The Blackmailed Beauty. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
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Unwanted attention from the local viscount in an empty churchyard turns into an assault. Claire Stuart escapes with her virtue intact only to be blackmailed by his sister, Lady Regina, who witnessed the attack. Claire now faces ruin if she does not meet the terms of the blackmail – convince the Earl of Roydon to marry her, even though a long-standing arrangement has matched him with Lady Regina.


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