A criminal psychologist, Vanessa can't sit on the sidelines while her family lives its worst nightmare. She's not running from the fierce attraction between them, but knows Devin is doing everything he can to convince himself that a Fortune heiress and a street-smart cop don't mix. But as tensions rise, passions flare and soon dangerous situations call for desperate measures—and a willingness to trust all they've got.
Their scorching, sensual affair ended in heartbreak and recrimination, but Christian Grey cannot get Anastasia Steele out of his mind, or his blood. Determined to win her back, he tries to suppress his darkest desires and his need for complete control, and to love Ana on her own terms.
But the horrors of his childhood still haunt him, and Ana’s scheming boss, Jack Hyde, clearly wants her for himself. Can Christian’s confidant and therapist, Dr. Flynn, help him face down his demons? Or will the possessiveness of Elena, his seducer, and the deranged devotion of Leila, his former submissive, drag Christian down into the past?
And if Christian does win Ana back, can a man so dark and damaged ever hope to keep her?
He was a loner, a drifter...and the only man who could save a little girl's life. But to do that J. D. Cade would have to reveal a secret he'd kept for over twenty-five years--the secret that he was still alive.
J.D. certainly hadn't planned on staying in Whitehorn. But soon he was renewing old friendships--and forging a tempting new one. Vibrant and tender, Dr. Carey Hall didn't know who J.D. was, but she seemed ready to care for him. What would happen when she discovered J.D. was really Whitehorn's nearly forgotten golden boy--and she'd fallen prey to another Kincaid?
In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the world.
Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty—until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Unlike any woman he has known before, shy, unworldly Ana seems to see right through him—past the business prodigy and the penthouse lifestyle to Christian’s cold, wounded heart.
Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night? Or will his dark sexual desires, his compulsion to control, and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him?
This book is intended for mature audiences.
"Just how pregnant are you, anyway?"
Mighty Drake Colton could handle the Navy's most dangerous missions--but the housekeeper's daughter now had him buffaloed. Eight months ago the tough and resilient SEAL had come home to celebrate Joe Colton's sixtieth birthday and had ended up sharing his body and soul with Maya Ramirez. But the sheets had barely cooled from their heated lovemaking when he'd walked out to put his life on the line again. And she'd done the unthinkable. The woman who'd worshiped him since childhood--who was now carrying his baby--had closed her heart to him. Well, Drake was used to getting what he wanted. And Maya would be his--whatever it took!
Kait Whittier has built her magazine column into a hugely respected read followed by fans across the country. She loves her work and adores her grown children, treasuring the time they spend together. But after two marriages, she prefers to avoid the complications and uncertainties of a new love.
Then, after a chance meeting with Zack Winter, a television producer visiting Manhattan from Los Angeles, everything changes. Inspired by the true story of her own indomitable grandmother, Kait creates the storyline for a TV series. And when she shares her work with Zack, he is impressed and decides to make this his next big-budget project.
Within weeks, Kait is plunged into a colorful world of actors and industry pros who will bring her vision to life. A cool, competent director. An eccentric young screenwriter. A world-famous actress coping with private tragedy. A reclusive grande dame from Hollywood’s Golden Age. A sizzling starlet whose ego outstrips her abilities. L.A.’s latest “bad boy” actor, whose affairs are setting the city on fire. An unknown ingénue with outsized talent. And a rugged, legendary leading man. As secrets are shared, the cast becomes a second family for Kait. But in the midst of this charmed year, she is suddenly forced to confront the greatest challenge a mother could ever know.
The strength of women—across generations and among friends, colleagues, and family—takes center stage in this irresistible novel, as all-too-real people find the courage to persevere in life’s drama of heartbreak and joy.
The howling wolf was his talisman—a fierce, feral creature. But something beyond savage instinct made Cade Redstone come to the rescue of the damsel in the bedraggled wedding gown. Cade offered the stunning runaway the ultimate protection as his "bride." And soon the tempestuous cowgirl nestled into the cocoon of Cade's embrace…and his bed. But once Cade staked a real claim on his pretend wife, this Cheyenne man was bound by ancient law to possess his woman— body and soul—forever!
And now I have to pay his debt.
All I have is twenty bucks in my pocket and the clothes on my back. The bank took the house, and my last living relative was murdered. Knuckles threatened to torture me if I ran. He's counting down the days until he'll claim me...making me treasure my final days of freedom.
But I'm not going to wait around. I'm running like hell.
The greatest lingerie designer in the world is looking for new talent for Barsetti Lingerie. I'm not exactly model material, but maybe I can get a job doing something...and get paid under the table.
But when I meet the infamous Conway Barsetti, he has other plans for me.
Did I just run away from one monster into the arms of another...?
One night of passion changed Ivy Crosby's life forever. While visiting the island of Lantanya, she met the man of her dreams. And after an evening of seduction and tenderness, she wound up pregnant—and on the front page of the tabloids! Her sexy stranger turned out to be none other than playboy prince Maxwell von Husden. What was a girl to do?
Max had to convince Ivy to be his bride. After all, she was carrying the heir to the throne, and he had a responsibility to his people. But once reunited with the beauty, he realized that his feelings had grown beyond duty, and for once, he'd opened his heart to love….
When literature student Anastasia Steele goes to interview young entrepreneur Christian Grey, she encounters a man who is beautiful, brilliant, and intimidating. The unworldly, innocent Ana is startled to realize she wants this man and, despite his enigmatic reserve, finds she is desperate to get close to him. Unable to resist Ana’s quiet beauty, wit, and independent spirit, Grey admits he wants her, too—but on his own terms.
Shocked yet thrilled by Grey’s singular erotic tastes, Ana hesitates. For all the trappings of success—his multinational businesses, his vast wealth, his loving family—Grey is a man tormented by demons and consumed by the need to control. When the couple embarks on a daring, passionately physical affair, Ana discovers Christian Grey’s secrets and explores her own dark desires.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
Someone wanted Chicago heiress Jessica Lockhart dead—before she claimed her vast inheritance. And until she secured her fortune by marrying for one year, she'd have to stay in her gilded cage with sexy, scowling bodyguard Brody Smith. So why not employ Brody as hired gun…and hired groom?
Brody claimed pampered Jessica would never last in his rough-hewn ranching world. Still, he swore he'd keep her safe—and chaste—until their makeshift marriage ended. But Jessica loved Colorado's wide-open spaces. And she definitely hankered for Brody. And she had twelve whole months to make this maverick her man….
A mysterious death had brought Dr. Chelsea Kearns back to Rumor, Montana, an assignment the forensics expert hadn't been savoring. She would have to face Pierce Dalton. Successful businessman. Town mayor. Brother to her best friend. Former lover…
Unable to resist, Chelsea found herself back in Pierce's passionate embrace, picking up where they left off years ago. To boot, she was now pregnant!
Chelsea's life was about to get much more complicated. She tried to keep her news secret. But once the good mayor discovered the truth, he wasn't about to let his happily-ever-after get away from him—again—without a fight!
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?
Or so Sheriff Zack Dalton had thought. Still, even with the promise of a long-lost family, it took all of his persuasion to convince vulnerable siren Honey Carrington to visit his mountain ranch. Only when he had her home in his arms did he admit he wasn't sure who the mysterious beauty was—or what secrets she harbored.
Honey knew she wasn't the woman the Daltons had been searching for, and considering the way her heart raced whenever Zack was near, that was good! But she was desperate for a place to hide so she went along with the scheme. Still, could she really risk her life—and her heart—just to keep her secret safe?
"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
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…
And Seth Dalton wasn't about to reveal the truth about his—not even to the tempting auburn-haired enigma who'd haunted him. Childhood secrets guaranteed marriage would never be in Seth's future. So why was he sharing close quarters with the one woman who challenged his vow?
Amelia Miller's sprained ankle would heal—thanks to her uninvited caregiver. But Seth's heated looks and tender ministrations reopened wounds she thought time had long mended. Amelia knew she could help the emotionally guarded Dalton find peace—but first they both had to overcome the pain in their pasts and learn to love again….
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
When unworldly student Anastasia Steele first encountered the driven and dazzling young entrepreneur Christian Grey it sparked a sensual affair that changed both of their lives irrevocably. Shocked, intrigued, and, ultimately, repelled by Christian’s singular erotic tastes, Ana demands a deeper commitment. Determined to keep her, Christian agrees.
Now, Ana and Christian have it all—love, passion, intimacy, wealth, and a world of possibilities for their future. But Ana knows that loving her Fifty Shades will not be easy, and that being together will pose challenges that neither of them would anticipate. Ana must somehow learn to share Christian’s opulent lifestyle without sacrificing her own identity. And Christian must overcome his compulsion to control as he wrestles with the demons of a tormented past.
Just when it seems that their strength together will eclipse any obstacle, misfortune, malice, and fate conspire to make Ana’s deepest fears turn to reality.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
Celia Campbell was thirty and unwed—and newly pregnant by the man of her secret dreams. Who could have guessed that one impulsive night of passion with rogue rancher Hunter McLean would grant her a precious gift, a child to call her own?
Now the brooding bachelor was insisting on marriage, but he'd made it clear his heart wasn't part of the bargain. Yet Celia knew she could offer him and his troubled young son something wonderful in return….
THAT'S MY BABY!
Sometimes bringing up baby can bring surprises…and showers of love!
He wants to keep me all to himself.
I inspire him in ways no one else does.
Now I'm living with him in his beautiful mansion, and I don't feel like a prisoner anymore. I'm free to do what I want, with some limitations. But he treats me so coldly, seeing me as an object rather than a person.
His family comes by for lunch and he tells me to stay in my room so they won't see me.
But I have a better idea. I'll make them believe I'm his girlfriend, that we live together and we're in love. Unless he treats me better, I'll tell his parents and sister what our arrangement really is.
And humiliate him.
He was the charming neighbor who made the darkness more bearable…the sexy stranger whose fiery kisses made Shannon Bannock remember how badly she'd once wanted a husband and family…once, before she'd been temporarily blinded and lost sight of her dreams.
SHE'D STOLEN HIS HEART.
And Rory Daniels knew if the stubborn beauty could just find the courage to trust him with her aching heart he could show her so much more than just how to get to the mailbox and back. He could show her forever….
"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
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…
WANTED: ONE FAMILY
Each time Deputy Sheriff Nick Dorelli saw fatherless Doogie Clay, his heart ached. If Doogie's mother hadn't wed another man, he would be Nick's kid. And Nick would be the father the boy so desperately needed.
But best of all, Stephanie Clay would be Nick's wife. Once, they'd dreamed of marriage, and although misunderstandings broke them up, Nick had never stopped thinking of—or loving—her. And now was the time for action. Because not only did Nick want to be a father, he wanted to be a husband—Stephanie's husband.
Fabulous Fathers can be chosen from the heart….
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house.
But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist. They rekindle their searing sensual affair, and Anastasia learns more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding Fifty Shades.
While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her, and make the most important decision of her life.
This book is intended for mature audiences.
…until he arrested her. Julianne Martin had come to New Mexico's canyon country on a mission of deliverance. But now Special Agent Anthony Aquilon had just accused the compassionate nurse-midwife of making off with priceless Native American artifacts!
Tony's alluring thief-at-large was no common criminal but an uncommon woman born to warm the cold places inside a man. A modernday warrior who'd defend those he loved to his last breath, Tony longed to place his trust in Julianne…and more. Could a simple case of mistaken identity lead to the perfect match?
Celebrate the joys of first love with unforgettable stories by our most beloved authors.
THE GUARDIAN'S MARRIAGE PLANS
First: Find the perfect husband
Debonair—and exasperated—guardian Colter McKinnon had promised vibrant heiress Belle Glamorgan's father he'd find her a suitable groom. Too bad it meant that he—a self-made man—was out of the running. But he'd search the cream of Texas society to find someone worthy of Belle.
Second: Plan the perfect wedding
Belle would be a vision in white—of course! And he'd walk her to the altar with pride. But why did Colt have a sudden desire to be waiting at the end of the aisle himself?
Third: Run off with the bride!
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.
As soon as rancher Jon Sinclair put down his twenty dollars at a kissing booth, florist Anne Hyden knew she was in for it. Mr. Sex-in-Pants certainly wasn't the type to settle for a quick little peck. But Anne wasn't expecting to actually swoon in the guy's arms.
Unfortunately, Anne had a problem. She had a heart condition that ensured her life was as dull and safe as it could get—and Jon was hardly "safe." In fact, he was just the sort of guy to make a girl's heart give out altogether. And she still owed him nineteen more kisses….
VERONICA DALTON AND ADAM SMITH, AFTER A SHORT ENGAGEMENT…
Sparks sizzled from the moment beautiful computer whiz Roni Dalton laid eyes on Adam Smith. But a year after their initial meeting, one torrid night of passion together left them with more than they bargained for: a marriage license!
DID THE DEVIL MAKE HIM DO IT?
Feeling honor-bound to his new bride, the FBI agent agreed to commit himself to his wife, at least temporarily. But Roni couldn't just settle for the marriage of convenience her husband demanded. She had to convince Adam that her love was worth the ultimate gift—his heart.
He’s a mystery. An enigma.
His very identity is a secret buried beneath layers of deception.
He’s also an addiction I can’t shake. An attraction I can’t fight.
And then I found out exactly who he is—a man more dangerous than the devil himself.
Now I need him in order to save everything that matters to me.
I have to pull back. Protect myself from the danger that haunts his every step.
Which would be easy . . . if I could stop myself from falling in love with him.
Iron Princess is the second book in the Savage Trilogy and should be read after Savage Prince.
"It’s SCORCHING HOT! It’s EMOTIONAL! It’s EVERYTHING you could ever want in an erotic romance! When Meghan March does it up…she does it up RIGHT! Every. Single. Time." ~ Shayna Renee's Spicy Reads
"There is sooo much action, adventure, twists and turns that will keep you turning those pages...I could not put it down!!" ~ iScream Books
If you thought Savage Prince was gripping and powerful..... hold on to your crown because Iron Princess will dominate you!!! ~ Goodreads reviewer
"Explosive is one way to describe this book! From the beginning to the end, the suspense will keep you hooked." ~ Goodreads reviewer
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When she'd agreed to accompany her aunt Fay to Seven Devils Ranch, Lyric hoped that the invitation was at the request of Trevor Dalton—a man who had stirred her desire from the moment she'd laid eyes upon him. But from the instant she arrived in Idaho, the independent Texan knew her hunch had been utterly wrong. Trevor would hardly acknowledge her existence!
Lyric had always mesmerized Trevor, but she
had pushed him away before…for a fiancé that he hadn't even known existed. Could Lyric make him understand the truth behind her deceit—and unleash the passion and love that burned in them both?
"The chemistry in Melt is explosive!" - RT Book Reviews
"Melt has earned a solid place at the top of my MUST-READ list! " -Angel Payne, USA Today bestselling author
"Just when you have one question answered more are brought to life keeping you one the edge of your seat page after page." -Wicked Babes Blog
"Helen has given us a series with men that will not only Melt your heart, they will heat up your soul." -The Book Fairy Reviews
"Ms. Hardt has continued to weave her web in this installment, and the results are every bit as good…or perhaps better…than what we have seen so far. With every answer, there is another question. " -Bare Naked Words
"Melt. That is definitely a proper name for this book. Not only did I melt many times while reading it, I also went up in flames." -Tina at Bookalicious Babes Blog
Jonah Steel is intelligent, rich, and hard-working. As the oldest of his siblings, he was charged by his father to protect them.
He failed in the worst way.
Dr. Melanie Carmichael has her own baggage. Although the renowned therapist was able to help Jonah’s brother, she is struggling with feelings of inadequacy. When the oldest Steel walks into her office seeking solace, she can’t turn her back.
As Melanie and Jonah attempt to work through their issues together, desperately trying to ignore the desire brewing between them, ghosts from both their pasts surface…and danger draws near.
Zia Peters has had enough upheaval for three lifetimes. Now all she wants is a chance to get back on track—without the distraction of a man in her life. Still, when old friend Jeremy Aquilon offers his spare bedroom and a temporary job, she jumps at the chance. After all, Jeremy has seen her at her worst, and vice versa—no danger of romance there!
Except Jeremy is hardly the boy she remembers. In fact, he might be the most handsome man she's ever met, and her whole body knows it.
Can she convince him that she's changed? And more important, can she convince herself?
Everyone deserves a second chance…to find love
DIRTY SEXY SAINT
Clay Kincaid knows he's more a sinner than a saint. Especially when it comes to women. With a rough and damaged past that has left him jaded, he doesn't do committed relationships. But he does like sex—the hotter and harder, the better. He likes it fast and filthy, which is why he refuses to even touch someone as sweet and guileless as Samantha Jamieson. Until he discovers that she likes it just as down and dirty as he does.
DIRTY SEXY INKED
Breaking hearts is what wild and rebellious Mason Kincaid does best. Hit it and quit it is his motto, and with his bad boy reputation and tattoos, he doesn't lack for female companionship. Until one hot night with the one woman he swore he'd never touch becomes an all consuming addiction he can't kick. Katrina Sands has been his best friend for years, but now that he knows what she feels like, and tastes like, there is no going back to being just friends. Hot, dirty sex has never felt so good...or so right.
DIRTY SEXY CUFFED
As a cop, Levi Kincaid is all about discipline and control . . .in the bedroom, and out of it, and he's always been very careful about choosing women who abide by his rules. Hot sex and intense pleasure? No problem. Emotional commitment and forever promises? No way. But he never anticipates falling for a blue eyed angel who makes him want to cuff her to his bed and do dirty, sexy things to her. And that control of his? It doesn't stand a chance against Sarah Robins, the one woman he can't resist . . .
DIRTY SEXY SINNER
After a lifetime of lies, deceit and betrayal, Jackson Stone isn't a man who trusts easily—with women being at the top of the list. Now he’s all about control in every aspect of his life. Especially between the sheets. Hot, mutual pleasure with a woman? No problem, as long as he’s in charge. But there’s something different about sexy bartender Tara Kent that he finds irresistible, in bed and out. Something that has him willing to compromise his principles and bend his rules. Let the sinning begin.
There's a dead woman in Matt Anderson's hotel room and he has no idea how she got there. When Kerry Johnston appears from next door to help, both she and Matt recognize the woman as a local waitress and practitioner of voodoo. That's all anyone seems to know about her, but it's not enough for Matt and Kerry.
While alive, this woman had sensed a hidden sadness in the two strangers and directed each of them to a special healing ceremony. As Matt and Kerry investigate her death, something strange starts to happen: the sadness lifts, replaced by a growing certainty that the two of them are meant to be together.
Decisive and dominant, ruthless businessman Lance always put his work first. But as impressed as Lance was with Krista's sharp financial mind and innovative ideas, there was another reason he couldn't get his newest employee out of his mind. What sizzled between him and Krista was more tantalizing—and complicated—than any white-knuckled negotiation. Now it was up to Lance to make sure things weren't strictly business….
"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
"The love scenes are beautifully written and so scorching hot I’m fanning my face just thinking about them."
-The Book Sirens
Jonah Steel has fallen in love with Melanie Carmichael but refuses to make a commitment until he has solved the mystery of his family’s past. A new threat has surfaced, and he needs to eliminate it.
Melanie loves Jonah but has yet to surrender completely to his needs. Still, she wants a promise that he can't yet make. While the ghosts of her past still hover around her, she joins him on his quest for answers. Together, they vow to find the truth.
But the deeper they dig, the more danger they uncover…
The one your loving but meddlesome Italian family wants you to marry—you know, Tony what's-his-name—who's really a very nice guy, even if he doesn't exactly make your heart beat faster…
Sloan Carradine, the arrogant, overbearing lawyer who's supposed to be drawing up your prenuptial agreement with old what's-his-name—but spends most of his time keeping that heart of yours racing a mile a minute…
"Made my heart stop in my chest. Helen has given us such a heartbreakingly beautiful series." -Tina at Bookalicious Babes Blog
"Each book unfolds leaving readers feeling immensely satisfied." -Pretty Little Books Blog
"Helen outdid herself with Burn." -My Girlfriend's Couch Blog
Jonah Steel is knee deep into trying to solve the mystery surrounding his family and his brother’s abduction, and the arrival of his best friend has complicated the situation…although not as much as his infatuation with his brother’s therapist, Dr. Melanie Carmichael. The quiet humility of the blond beauty has him enthralled, and he burns for her as he never has for any woman.
Melanie Carmichael is intelligent and driven, yet filled with regret. She has fallen in love with gorgeous Jonah Steel, but fears she may never be able to tell him. The demons from her past have come for her…and she may not get out alive.
All wounded detective Jess Fargo wanted from reclusive widow Kate Mulholland was a place to rest, recover…and try desperately to connect with his estranged son. The last thing he wanted was any kind of involvement, and he had a feeling his lovely landlady felt the same…
And she did. Because long ago, Kate realized that motherhood was never going to happen to her, and getting involved with the devastatingly attractive, if prickly, detective—not to mention his needy little boy—was not wise. But then she was forced to trust this strange but compelling man with her life. Could her heart be far behind?
Sexy. Passionate. Mysterious.
Brie Bennett’s life becomes an exotic adventure as a newly collared submissive.
Heated Russian encounters, seductive nights bound in rope, kinky birthday fun…
Brie is living out her favorite fantasies in the loving arms of her new Master—but darkness lurks in the shadows.
Love and loyalty is about to be tested.
Can Brie survive the demons from her Master’s past?
*This boxed set includes Try Me, Protect Me and Hold Me from the Brie’s Submission series.
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For generations, a lake shimmering with sinister, scandalous secrets divided the rival ranching families of Megan Windom and Kyle Herriot. So how could one waltz sweep them into a treacherous whirlpool of primal, unthinkable desire? Why did Kyle's husky whispers begin unveiling Megan's lost memories? Why did quiet Megan haunt Kyle's dreams? What drew them inexorably toward betraying their own kin? Family loyalties and a flood of suspicions threatened to swamp the fierce yet fragile bond that throbbed between them like a thousand ravens' wings. Yet, come hell or high water, their forbidden passion could not be forever denied….
"Helen has given us a series with men that will not only Melt your heart, they will heat up your soul."
-The Book Fairy Reviews
"Made my heart stop in my chest. Helen has given us such a heartbreakingly beautiful series."
-Tina at Bookalicious Babes Blog
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.
Seducing Dawn Erickson, his half brother's girlfriend, would be Jackson Firebird McLean's revenge against the rest of the McLean family. The illegitimate, outcast son would steal one of their own for himself and so punish those who had once turned him away. Now he just had to get close to his target….
But Jackson had underestimated Dawn. Her clear, honest gaze showed him she desired him—and that she believed him to be more honorable than he was. Soon Jackson's plans were in turmoil. He was the one being seduced with ardent kisses and caresses! But what were Dawn's true intentions…?
Everything came easily to Dr. Beau Dalton—until she walked in. Medical assistant Shelby Wheeling had secrets—big secrets. But that didn't ease the attraction that sizzled between them. Still, why was she refusing to open up to him? And why was she so intrigued by old medical records?
Shelby couldn't put her past away until she accomplished one mission: find her birth parents. And no matter how much the sexy doctor made her heart race, she couldn't risk being sidetracked. But Beau's wicked loving ways seduced her from her determination to stay alone….
What self-proclaimed loner and rootless orphan Mary McHale couldn't anticipate when she arrived at Towbridge Ranch for the winter were the feelings her new surroundings stirred deep within her…a mysterious déjà vu unlike anything the relentlessly independent wrangler had ever experienced.
Jonah Lanigan couldn't drive the haunting blue eyes of his new employee from his mind—or dismiss the notion that they were an eerie reflection of others he'd seen before. Could he help Mary piece together her fragmented past…and in the process, become part of her future?
"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
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.
Little Jonathan Macklin knew there was something special about Carly Lightfoot. Not only did she have pretty hair, she wasn't afraid of horses or frogs. She could also get his dad mad faster than any other woman around—and then make him laugh. And there was something about the way his dad looked at her….
But Jonathan's dad was a rough, tough rancher who didn't believe in love or marriage. So it was up to Jonathan—and Carly!—to show Ty Macklin that the next best thing to having Carly for a live-in mom would be to have her as a full-time wife!
For as long as foster dad Jeff Aquilon could remember, he'd viewed state social workers as one thing: the enemy. But that was before he'd met Caileen Hall, a woman who truly seemed to have his family's best interests at heart. Jeff had to admit that something about the pretty, passionate Caileen stirred his interest, too.
Though single mom Caileen desperately wanted to help the Aquilons succeed, much to her daughter's chagrin, Caileen's strictly professional concern for Jeff soon mingled with feelings she hadn't encountered in years. But to make peace with her own family, would Caileen have to give up the love of her lifetime?
I was never supposed to be a rock star. I had my life all planned out for me. Play football in college. Go to the NFL. Marry my high school sweetheart and live happily ever after.
I broke both our hearts that day when I told her I was leaving. I was young. I made the right decision for me, but the wrong decision for us. I’ve poured my soul into my music, but I’ve never forgotten her. Her smell, her smile.
And now I’m going back.
After ten years.
I hope I can explain that after all this time.
I still want her to be my forever girl.
One steamy teenage encounter had been enough to keep Spencer McBride's high school pal Ally in his mind all through college…and it had been more than enough to keep Spence far from home and family when Ally married his brother. But now that she was alone with adopted newborn twins, the draw of Ally in need was too powerful to keep Spence away….
Even knee-deep in formula, the proud, independent beauty still stoked Spence's desire, but was the confirmed bachelor finding it all too easy to step into the role of father. lover…husband?
SO MANY BABIES: At the Buttonwood Baby Clinic, babies and romance abound!
Alexei “Camel” Kamarov is not the sort of man to carelessly father a kid, but as the oldest of six, he does know a thing or two about babies. The firebrand on his doorstep might have mistakenly tagged him as the baby daddy, but Bailey is cute, and Alexei is more than willing to give her a hands-on class in Baby 101.
When a ruthless criminal comes looking for the missing sister—putting Bailey and the baby in danger—the situation escalates. Bringing them under his roof and enlisting his HOT teammates to help find Bailey’s sister are easy. But as Alexei and Bailey draw closer, passions erupt and feelings tangle.
That’s nothing compared to the danger lurking in the shadows—and the test that awaits them both. Bailey will need to give everything she’s got to redeem Alexei’s faith in love. And he’ll have to move heaven and earth to save her—before someone takes her away from him for good…
Sara Carlton was on a mission—to seek revenge against the wealthy businessman who nearly destroyed her family and drove them out of San Francisco years ago. Moving in next door to her nemesis's handsome son was part of her plan. Falling head over heels in love with him was not!
Single father Cade Parks vaguely remembered Sara as the cute little kindergartner with whom he'd once shared a playground kiss. He couldn't resist the mysterious green-eyed beauty she'd become. But the more time they spent together, the more he came to believe that his lover was keeping secrets. Would the truth destroy his love for Sara—or forever ruin his loyalty to his father?
Warning: Romance meets wicked fun
Get lost in the romance that awaits Brie Bennett when her Italian Dom plans the wedding of the century for his cherished bride and submissive.
But her Master has kept something from Brie that threatens their future. A trap is being laid that is so shocking it will rock their very foundation.
Will Brie choose to run or stand beside her man?
*This boxed set includes Surprise Me, Trust Me and Claim Me from the Brie’s Submission series.
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After enduring unimaginable tragedy, prickly Dr. Eric Thompson has built walls to rival Fort Know around his emotions. But he has a soft spot for pregnant women and when he sees nurse Jenna Cooper in a moment of distress, he rushes to help. The next thing he knows, he’s driving her to doctor’s appointments and helping to plan a shower. But Jenna wants all of him, not just his time, but his heart. And unless Eric can open up, she’ll be having her baby—without him!
Originally published in 2004 as part of Mother by Design
Innocent yet enticing, Isadora Chavez mesmerized tycoon Harrison Stone like no woman ever had. In fact, she nearly brought the sought-after bachelor to his knees. And that's when she made her shocking proposal: marry her—for one year—to secure her custody of her orphaned brother. Or else.
Overnight, Harrison became a husband and father figure. But just who was his mysterious wife? A desperate big sister? Or a beautiful blackmailer with money on her mind? If it took twelve months, Harrison vowed to find out. He'd make Isadora wholly his. Or else.
This navy SEAL is on a top-secret mission of seduction…
David Holloway is used to hard assignments. Now he faces his most difficult yet: cozying up to the soft curves of Swan Jamison. He wants to know the island beauty…in every way. But romancing Swan as part of his SEAL team’s mission tests his honor, even as his feelings become increasingly real. Soon he must make a choice: duty…or desire?
A Westmoreland Legacy Novel
RT Top Pick of the Month!
“Having a relationship begin with a lie is a risky gamble, but Brenda Jackson not only makes this trope believable, she does so with expert writing and a network of evocative characters readers can rally behind.”
— RT Book Reviews on AN HONORABLE SEDUCTION