Twisted

Steel Brothers Saga #8

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 194389373X

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

View: 3679

Ryan Steel, his world recently upended by an earth-shattering secret, now faces yet another potential revelation surrounding the Steel family mystery. He no longer fully trusts his siblings or the woman he loves. He’s alone—alone and terrified and immersed in a conundrum that becomes more twisted each day. Ruby Lee loves Ryan and desperately wants to help him. She’ll do whatever she must to see him through this troubling time, but her own shrouded past still haunts her, and she’s determined to put an end to both of their mysteries once and for all. But the more she uncovers, the more danger she’s in…and she may lose Ryan forever.

Craving

Steel Brothers Saga #1

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1943893667

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 1295

Editorial Reviews "Sorry Christian and Gideon, there’s a new heartthrob for you to contend with. Meet Talon. Talon Steel." - Booktopia "Hardt delivers a brand-new series with rugged cowboys and scintillating sex. Talon and Jade’s instant chemistry heats up the pages..." -RT Book Reviews "This book is so raw and addictive! Hands down my new favorite series this year." -Meredith Wild, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author "Ms. Hardt weaves magic with her keyboard and what remains is a beautifully written first installment about two people who are broken but not destroyed... How Hardt weaves the past with the present, while keeping the reader guessing about the secrets the brothers barricade from others, is flawless." -Heroes & Heartbreaker "This one totally ignited a flame inside me and tore me to SHREDS....buried secrets and harsh realities that test this couple will leave readers gripping the edge of their books and hoping and praying for a miracle... " -Pretty Little Books "Talon has hit my top five list... up there next to Jamie Fraser and Gideon Cross." -Angel Payne, USA Today Bestselling Author "CRAVING is the jaw-dropping book, you NEED to read!" -New York Time Bestselling Author Lisa Renee Jones "Talon is a sexy, intriguing leading man and Jade, our lady left at the altar is a sweet and relatable girl you just want to hug. Together they build a steaming hot relationship you really root for from the first chapter!" -CD Reiss New York Times Bestselling Author Synopsis After being left at the altar, Jade Roberts seeks solace at her best friend's ranch on the Colorado western slope. Her humiliation still ripe, she doesn't expect to be attracted to her friend's reticent brother, but when the gorgeous cowboy kisses her, all bets are off. Talon Steel is broken. Having never fully healed from a horrific childhood trauma, he simply exists, taking from women what is offered and giving nothing in return...until Jade Roberts catapults into his life. She is beautiful, sweet, and giving, and his desire for her becomes a craving he fears he'll never be able to satisfy. Passion sizzles between the two lovers...but long-buried secrets haunt them both and may eventually tear them apart.

Twisted

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781943893249

Category: FICTION

Page: 300

View: 456

"Ryan Steel, his world recently upended by an earth-shattering secret, now faces yet another potential revelation surrounding the Steel family mystery. He no longer fully trusts his siblings or the woman he loves. He's alone--alone and terrified and immersed in a conundrum that becomes more twisted each day. Ruby Lee loves Ryan and desperately wants to help him. She'll do what ever she must to see him through this troubling time, but her own shrouded past still haunts her, and she's determined to put an end to both of their mysteries once and for all. But the more she uncovers, the more danger she's in...and she may lose Ryan forever"--Back cover

Unraveled

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 9781943893256

Category: Brothers

Page: 336

View: 8050

Ryan Steel and Ruby Lee are in love, but before they can move forward with a life together, they're determined to bring resolution to the many unanswered questions they still face. To complicate matters, new threats arise with the arrival of two startling figures from their pasts. As they race against time to find answers, unexpected forces pull them apart. Ryan's brothers, Talon and Jonah, rally to help, wanting to end the struggle and finally bring the last perpetrators to justice. But another riddle surfaces, deepening the rift between Ruby and Ryan. Will they salvage their relationship and finally unravel the mysteries surrounding them?

Obsession

Steel Brothers Saga #2

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1943893675

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

View: 1232

Editorial Reviews "Helen has weaved a delicately balanced story of intrigue, secrets and passion, which practically melts the pages." -Bare Naked Words "The love story between Talon and Jade continues in Obsession. An apt title to be sure, because everyone is obsessed. Dear Ms. Helen Hardt, I toss many profanities your way for making me wait. Though I give you my deepest gratitude for building the anticipation of what I’m sure will be an epic culmination to an amazing series. " -Heroes and Heartbreakers "Talon and Jade's chemistry sizzles and the love scenes will melt your heart and your Kindle." -The Book Sirens "I am loving this series so freaking much… The story line is one that will have you completely engrossed…" -Wicked Babes Blog "Helen left my head spinning and my mind racing a mile a minute. I need to know what the secrets are... " -The Book Fairy Reviews Synopsis Jade Roberts is in love with Talon Steel but no longer welcome in his home. While she resolves to move on, she still longs for the passion she and Talon shared…and when her boss asks her to dig up information on the Steels, she’s only too happy to comply. Talon and his brothers are hiding something, and Jade is determined to find out what it is. The moment Talon saw Jade he wanted her, ached for her, craved her…and now his desire has become his obsession. He knows she deserves better than his broken soul, but he can’t stay away from her, and he finally confesses his love. If he and Jade are to have a future, he knows he must make peace with the dark shadows and horrors of his past. But as Talon begins his journey of healing, Jade uncovers some startling secrets…

Surrender

Steel Brothers Saga #6

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1943893713

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

View: 6472


Shattered

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Steel Brothers Saga

ISBN: 9781947222205

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 8838

Ryan Steel is known in Snow Creek as the handsomest Steel brother with the most jovial personality. Now that his busy grape harvest and winemaking season is over, he's happy to spend time with his family and help his brothers, Talon and Jonah, celebrate their impending nuptials. The Steels are taking a well-deserved break from the conspiracy surrounding them...until an unlikely woman and a long-buried secret shatter Ryan's world. Detective Ruby Lee has been on her own since she was fifteen. When her past collides with the Steel family's mysteries, she's determined to find the truth. She has her own issues, and she's not looking for a relationship, despite her all-consuming attraction to Ryan Steel. The gorgeous dark-haired man gets under her skin anyway...and he needs her. Together they explore both of their histories, but those pasts could cost them a future.

Tempting Dusty

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1943893756

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

View: 3291

Editorial Reviews "This series is a MUST READ. " -United Indie Book Blog Synopsis El Diablo strikes no fear in the heart of Dusty O’Donovan. The accomplished rider knows life holds much greater fears than a feisty stud bull. Diablo’s owner, Zach McCray, is offering half a million dollars to anyone who can stay on him for a full eight seconds. That purse would go a long way helping rebuild Dusty and her brother’s nearly bankrupt ranch. Let a woman ride his bull? Not likely. Still, the headstrong Dusty intrigues Zach. Her father worked on the McCray ranch years ago, and Zach remembers her as a little girl when he was a cocky teen. Times change, and now she’s a beautiful and desirable young woman. A few passionate kisses leave Zach wanting more, but will Dusty’s secrets tear them apart?

Possession

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781943893195

Category: FICTION

Page: 274

View: 3544

Jade Roberts continues her investigation of the Steels, hoping that it'll help Talon Steel heal. Meanwhile, Talon works through his history and his fears, hoping that it'll bring him closer to Jade. The passion between them is unabated, but the secrets of the past put them both in danger.

Calendar Boy

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 194389387X

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

View: 552

Editorial Reviews "Once I picked up this book I couldn’t put it down. I was riveted from page one to the very end. I love Cougar stories and this has just made my top five. I highly recommend this book." –Sweet Pea, Whipped Cream Reviews "As a writer, I love when another author writes a book about the wonderful book world. Even more so when they write it so well you can actually put yourself right in the characters' shoes. I loved this book... I immediately put it at the top of my pile. And I am so glad I did. " –Drea, JPB Reviews Synopsis Forty-five year-old erotic romance author Stacy Oppenheimer has always been an introvert, and her recent divorce has left her scared of her own shadow. But when her favorite cover model, Michael Moretti, corners her at a writers’ conference, she swallows her inhibitions for a moment and teases him a little. Michael Moretti, age thirty-six, knows his career as a cover model and exotic dancer is rapidly coming to an end due to his age. He has his own reasons for attending this conference—find an attractive older woman whom he can woo into keeping him in the lifestyle to which he’s become accustomed. Lovely Stacy fits his requirements nicely. With Michael’s help, Stacy begins to overcome her shyness and engages in some exciting activities both outside and inside the bedroom. But she’s nobody’s sugar mama, and she makes that clear to him when she finds out his ulterior motive. Too bad for Michael, who finds out he just might be in a little deeper than he thought.

Taking Catie

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1943893772

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

View: 9977

Editorial Reviews "This series is a MUST READ. " -United Indie Book Blog Synopsis Catie Bay has worshiped much older Chad McCray since she was a child. When she fumbles a seduction attempt after her graduation from high school, she flees to Europe, hoping she can forget her unrequited love. Four years later, Catie returns, now a beautiful, worldly woman, and Chad, the quintessential bachelor, takes notice. He’s still not looking for love, but he wouldn’t turn down a romp in the sack with sexy Catie. She’s no longer the lovesick girl next door, though, and sometimes a man doesn’t know what he wants until it’s too late.

Daughters of the Prairie

A Collection of Novellas

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781943893492

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 1526

Lessons of the Heart: Spinster schoolteacher Ruth Blackburn has accepted her fate. She's not meant for love, especially not with ill-mannered, though excruciatingly handsome, Garth Mackenzie, the widowed father of one of her students. She'll just have to ignore the fact that he makes her skin heat.

Destination Desire

A Collection of Short Romance

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1943893888

Category:

Page: 250

View: 4317

Editorial Reviews “There are some great one-sided conversations, hot eroticism, and a lot of fun in this book. It kept me smiling on every page! I highly recommend this as a fun interlude when you need a light-hearted romp through the pages of fiction in an exotic location.” –The Romance Studio “A delightfully sexy read... I laughed and smiled though the whole thing. Ms. Hardt packs a lot of story into thirty-four pages. Just the kind of read I needed after such a blah day. If you need a quick mood improvement, give French Kiss a go. It worked for me.” –Manic Readers “Is it hot in here? I mean, it's July, the sun is blazing, but I'm sitting in an air-conditioned house sweating bullets. Congratulations, Ms. Hardt, you dropped me into the middle of a scorching hot story and let me burn.” –Seriously Reviewed “All I can say about Ms. Hardt's scintillating tale is...Hot! Hot! Hot! A gorgeous man, a sizzling exotic location, and enough rum drinks to go around... A gratifying story that will leave you out of breath and ready to book your own vacation.” –Whipped Cream Reviews Synopsis What’s your pleasure? A hot Korean who speaks only body language? A gorgeous and heroic Frenchman? A masked man who can seduce with a mere touch? A Jamaican god who knows exactly how to tie you up? When your destination is desire, anything goes…

Possession

Steel Brothers Saga #3

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Meredith Wild

ISBN: 1943893683

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

View: 7876

Editorial Reviews "Sorry Christian and Gideon, there’s a new heartthrob for you to contend with. Meet Talon. Talon Steel." -Booktopia "Possession brings Talon Steel's story to a conclusion, wrapping up a thrilling mystery intertwined with some amazingly hot sex scenes... the buildup to the protagonists discovery keeps the pages moving at a rapid-fire pace. " -RT Book Reviews "I'm dead from the strongest book hangover ever. Helen exceeded every expectation I had for this book. It was heart pounding, heartbreaking, intense, full throttle genius. " -Tina at Bookalicious Babes Blog "WOAH. Helen Hardt has truly blown me away with this series. It is dark, emotional, intense, horrifying, and utterly beautiful all mixed together. " -Pretty Little Book Reviews "Such a beautiful torment - the waiting, the anticipation, the relief that only comes briefly before more questions arise, and the wait begins again... Check. Mate. Ms. Hardt..." -Bare Naked Words "The love scenes are beautifully written and so scorching hot I’m fanning my face just thinking about them." -The Book Sirens Synopsis Jade Roberts’s love for Talon Steel is the real deal, and she’s more determined than ever to help him come to grips with whatever is haunting him. To that end, she continues her investigation of the Steels…and unknowingly attracts some dangerous foes from their shrouded history. Talon loves Jade deeply and longs to possess her forever, so he faces his worst fears and exposes his rawest wounds in an attempt to heal. The road is icy and treacherous, but if he perseveres and comes out whole on the other side, he’ll finally be worthy of Jade’s love. The untamed passion between the two still blazes, but as the horrors of Talon’s past resurface, Jade and Talon aren’t safe…

Steel Brothers: All Nine

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1387621556

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 7932

Hardt delivers a brand-new series with rugged cowboys and scintillating sex..... Starting with Book, Craving: After being left at the altar, Jade Roberts seeks solace at her best friend’s ranch on the Colorado western slope. Her humiliation still ripe, she doesn't expect to be attracted to her friend’s reticent brother, but when the gorgeous cowboy kisses her, all bets are off. Talon Steel is broken. Having never fully healed from a horrific childhood trauma, he simply exists, taking from women what is offered and giving nothing in return...until Jade Roberts catapults into his life. The love story continues in Obsession, Possession, Melt, Burn, Surrender, Shattered, Twisted and finally End with Book nine, Unraveled: Ryan Steel and Ruby Lee are in love, but before they can move forward with a life together, they’re determined to bring resolution to the many unanswered questions they still face. Will they salvage their relationship and finally unravel the mysteries surrounding them?

Teasing Annie

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1943893764

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 9628

Editorial Reviews "This series is a MUST READ. " -United Indie Book Blog Synopsis Newly divorced from his greedy and deceptive first wife, Dallas McCray is convinced he wants a sweet country girl like his sister-in-law. So why is he lusting after the new veterinarian in town, striking New Jersey transplant Annie DeSimone? Also divorced, Annie yearns to leave her difficult past behind and start a new life in beautiful Colorado. Sparks fly between her and the handsome Dallas, and happiness finally seems within reach. But attraction and emotion aren’t always enough…especially when a man has vowed never to make the same mistake twice.

Song of the Raven

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1943893845

Category: Fiction

Page: 110

View: 6351

Editorial Reviews “Ms. Hardt did a great job of portraying the tenderness and emotion between Ella and Silver Raven. It is clear from the moment they meet, they have chemistry to burn. The love scenes between the two are very touching and well written.” –Long and Short Reviews Synopsis Ella Morgan loves her mother and father, but she's grown weary of their overbearing protectiveness. She longs for excitement, adventure, and most of all, love. When she finds an injured Lakota warrior hiding in her barn, she's intrigued by the brave and handsome man. Silver Raven has found his soul mate in the woman with eyes the color of violets at first bloom. Can he convince her to leave her home and family and take her rightful place as his woman? Or will Ella's father and the prejudices of society keep them apart?

Lessons of the Heart

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1943893837

Category: Fiction

Page: 120

View: 9851

Editorial Reviews The main characters had such dynamic, emotional personalities, it seemed as if they were destined to find each other. However, a happily-ever-after was not simply reached. The style of Hardt's book grabbed my attention... Hardt is an author whom I expect to see more and more of in the future. –The Romance Studio This story is one of the best I've read... Stories like this one don't come along very often. The writing is excellent, the flow is perfect, the characters are likable, loveable, even when there's the chance these two won't wind up together. –Long and Short Reviews Synopsis Spinster schoolteacher Ruth Blackburn has accepted her fate. She's not meant for love, especially not with ill-mannered—though excruciatingly handsome—Garth Mackenzie, the widowed father of one of her students. She'll just have to ignore the fact that he makes her skin heat. Garth Mackenzie is used to loss. The Civil War cost him his best friend and his ability to sleep through the night, and illness stole his wife and son. To avoid the pain of losing his daughter, he keeps her at arm's length, much to her teacher's dismay. Ruth Blackburn is independent and opinionated—just what Garth doesn't need. But her vibrant beauty and energy awaken feelings in him he thought long dead.

Unchained

Blood Bond: Parts 1, 2 & 3 (Volume 1)

Author: Helen Hardt

Publisher: Waterhouse Press

ISBN: 1642630136

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 9140

Dante Gabriel is starving. What he craves is red gold—human blood. After being held captive as a blood slave to a female vampire for years, he has finally escaped. Unchained at last, he follows his nose to the nearest blood bank to sate his hunger. ER nurse Erin Hamilton expects just another busy night shift…until she finds a gorgeous stranger vandalizing the hospital blood bank. Though her logic tells her to turn him in, she’s pulled by stronger and unfamiliar emotions to protect the man who seems oddly infatuated with her scent. Chemistry sizzles between them, but Dante, plagued by nightmares of his time in captivity, fears he won’t be able to control himself…especially when he discovers a secret she doesn’t even know she’s hiding.