RIDING FOR REDEMPTION (Book One)
Rugged Scott Taylor can't stay away from the stunning Megan. But their powerful attraction could compromise the search for her missing brother and put her in terrible danger. Can the pair survive treachery, betrayal, and their own mistrust?
Heart of Excellence Readers Choice Award
National Readers Choice Award Finalist
HOLT Medallion Award of Merit
Winner Reader Views Reviewers Choice Award
"What a fantastic book! I absolutely adored Megan & Scott and thought that their love story played in perfectly with the mystery and intrigue in this book. It was refreshing to see Megan, who has zero investigative skills, put her life on hold and join a jockey school to try and find out what happened to her missing brother." - Goodreads Reviewer
A SCANDALOUS HUSBAND (Book Two)
Dani lost the love of her life to an unjust prison sentence but is finally ready to move on. She has no idea her estranged husband is being released. Dex is determined to win her back...but will it be too little, too late?
Winner Heart of Excellence Readers' Choice
Winner Reader Views Best Romance
Winner Aspen Gold Readers Choice
HOLT Medallion Award Finalist
Book Buyers Best Finalist
"I love a romance where you know the heroine and hero belong together but you just don't know how it's going to happen. This one nailed it! I loved, loved, Dex. He's the bad boy, deep down good guy you want to take home and hang on to for forever. Dani was a heroine you could identify with and root for. Just a great weekend read." - Amazon Reviewer
BACKSTRETCH BABY (Book Three)
Desperate to keep her horse training job, Eve turns to private investigator Rick Talbot for help. But when she's thrust into danger, will their irresistible attraction be enough to save her life?
Winner Reader Views Award, Best Romance
National Excellence in Romance Fiction Finalist
Book Buyer's Best Finalist OCC-RWA
International Digital Awards Finalist, Contemporary Novel
"Bev Pettersen is a natural storyteller--she knows how to keep her readers engaged with just the right amount of romance, mystery, and intrigue...Great story!" - Reader Views
"Challenges the notions of trust and forgiveness when those you love betray you--a well-written love story." - Kirkus Reviews
"Packed with both mystery and romance, conspiracy and emotion, with story lines centered on the polar opposites of horses and the Mexican drug cartel, this award-winning romantic mystery novel is a thrill throughout! - Pacific Book Reviews
"I'm a sucker for a good ranch romance ala Diana Palmer, and love a thrilling PI mystery from the likes of Nora Roberts. This Book has the perfect balance of both." - Book Reviewer
Bev Pettersen is a three-time nominee in the National Readers Choice Award and a two-time finalist in the Romance Writers of America's Golden Heart® Contest as well as the winner of other international awards including the Reader Views Reviewer’s Choice Award, Aspen Gold Reader’s Choice Award, NEC-RWA Reader’s Choice Award, Write Touch Readers’ Award, a Kirkus Recommended Read, and a HOLT Medallion Award of Merit. She competed for five years on the Alberta Thoroughbred race circuit and is an Equestrian Canada certified coach.
Bev lives in Nova Scotia with her family—humans and four-legged—and when she's not writing novels, she's riding. If you want to know about special offers or when her next book will be available, please visit her at www.BevPettersen.com
"Diving into a Bev Pettersen book is always a delicious treat!" Lori Ryan, New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author
THOROUGHBREDS AND TRAILER TRASH, Book One
At first their personalities and life styles clash--but will their explosive chemistry become too much to resist?
"Spunky heroine, sexy hero, beautiful and interesting setting. This book was fun and a definite feel-good read." - Shawna at Goodreads
"Bev Pettersen writes with flair and a down-to-earth warmth that will make you smile and sigh with contentment." - Julianne MacLean, USA Today Bestselling Author
STUDS AND STILETTOS, Book Two
Desperate to earn her sister's respect, Emily Murphy takes a menial job on a movie set. But when she unwittingly exposes buried secrets, will her growing romance with her sexy new boss be enough to save her?
"Pettersen's major characters are well-developed and entertaining and her in-depth knowledge of the world of horses, combined with the glamorous atmosphere of film making, makes for an engaging read...; here's hoping she publishes another one soon." - Kirkus Reviews
"I was excited to have the opportunity to read and review this book because the author came so highly recommended. Studs and Stilettos by Bev Pettersen beyond doubt lived up to everything I'd heard...Romance, mystery, drama, a happy ending; what more could a girl want!" - Sheri Hoyt at Reader Views
MILLIONAIRE'S SHOT, Book Three
Years ago Cassie Edwards fled Virginia with a broken heart. But when a family emergency brings her home, will be able to resist the man she once loved?
"Reminds me of Danielle Steel, with the depth, charm and grace of her storytelling ability." - Reader Views
"As always, Bev Pettersen tells a tasteful love story that leaves me longing for the next one." - A. Harrison, Amazon Reviewer
Lyle is living with Rochelle while he gets his life together, and he’s thrilled to hear about his sister’s new job offer. But within hours, triumph is followed by tragedy. Returning from a celebratory dinner with her boyfriend, she finds Lyle dead with a syringe in his lap, and Eve’s investigation confirms that this wasn’t just another OD. After all his work to get clean, Lyle’s been pumped full of poison—and a neighbor with a peephole reports seeing a scruffy, pink-haired girl fleeing the scene.
Now Eve and Roarke must venture into the gang territory where Lyle used to run, and the ugly underground world of tattoo parlors and strip joints where everyone has taken a wrong turn somewhere. They both believe in giving people a second chance. Maybe even a third or fourth. But as far as they’re concerned, whoever gave the order on Lyle Pickering’s murder has run out of chances...
Catching Cooper: Cooper and Sarah
A sexy travel blogger and a single mom can't evade love in this small-town romance.
Cooper Hayes, a travel blogger, is always in search of his next adventure. He loves his big family and the small town he grew up in, but after a prolonged visit home, the itch to take off grows, until he meets an uptight woman with gorgeous eyes and a sharp tongue. Something about her, and her immunity to his charm, makes him question everything.
Sarah Kramer, a single mother who puts her son above everything else, refuses to even glance in a man's direction. Then she comes face to face with the elusive Cooper Hayes, a man not only of mystery and intrigue but someone who pushes her buttons and gets her hot in a way no man ever has, and she can't deny the instant attraction, even if he is an over-confident jerk.
Sarah agrees to go on a date with Cooper, to give herself one night of fun. But their night takes a turn, reminding her she's a mom above everything else, and giving her no choice but to put an end to the growing desires. Unfortunately, living in a small town makes it impossible to avoid each other, and it's only a matter of time before their undeniable chemistry explodes.
Will Sarah finally be able to open her heart to a man? And if she does, will it be reason enough for Cooper to stay?
Hung Up on Hadley: Hadley and Sam
For over twenty years she secretly loved her brother's best friend, but now the secret is out.
Hadley Hayes has been in love with her brother's best friend for as long as she can remember. Now at thirty-one, she's determined to make Sam see her as more than just the little girl who used to follow him around the family farm. Aware of his fear of commitment, she's ready to show him that happily ever after isn't just meant for the fairy tales.
Sam Bennett, Red Maple Falls fire chief and notorious bachelor, swore he'd never make a pass at any of his best friend's sisters, but when Hadley confesses her feelings, he can no longer deny their chemistry. Trying to hold on to a promise he made when he was only fifteen becomes increasingly hard as their relationship intensifies.
When a tragic turn of events sends Sam spiraling it reminds him that he's not the hero who everyone sees--he's the kid from the wrong side of the tracks who never really belonged. Determined to prove Sam's worth,Hadley refuses to give up on him, but will her love be enough to pull him from the ashes or will their happily ever after go down in flames?
Dreaming of Daisy: Daisy and Nick
She left him once to live her dream, but can she do it again?
With big dreams of seeing her name in lights on Broadway, Daisy Hayes left behind her small town, family, and the only boy she ever loved. Six years later, broke,unsuccessful, and on the brink of being homeless, she refuses to accept that she failed. But when she receives a phone call from home, she has no choice but to get on the next train and face the past she ran out on all those years ago.
Nick Davis has never fully recovered after his high school sweetheart disappeared without an explanation only hours after he proposed. Throwing himself into school or work, and his father's illness, kept him going. But with his dad now gone and his career a success, he's out of distractions. So when Daisy Hayes comes back to town and he's face-to-face with the girl who broke his heart, he is forced to confront the demons of his past.
Unable to avoid each other, tensions heat up, old chemistry resurfaces, and a love they both thought was lost is found. But with one refusing to look back and the other refusing to let go, their second chance at forever might be over before it even begins.
Kate Miller has worked hard to carve out a secure job at the Mustang River Ranch. The horrors she faced leading a rescue attempt have been firmly buried and she's content guiding sedate trail rides. There's no room in her life for anything that could threaten her newly found peace.
Former SEAL Jack Becker is hot enough to melt any woman's cool exterior, including Kate's. But his arrival coincides with the presence of a horse-loving teenager and her suspiciously well-armed bodyguards. And when a simple trail ride to see the wild mustangs takes a shocking twist, both Kate and Jack must do whatever necessary in order to save innocent lives.
Can they escape their enemies or will any of them leave the mountain alive?
Mustang River Ranch New Series:
Shadows of the Mountain (Book 1)
Along Came A Cowboy (Book 2, November)
"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…