Child Play Mates
By Susan J. Young
This is an enchanting erotic romance novel.
David Atkins and Robin Walsh grew up together as childhood playmates. Separated for years, they meet up again and fall in love with each other as adult playmates!
You will be captivated in this erotic tale that has a twisted fate for the characters involved – including a murder mystery that will have you begging to read and discover the outcome!
Susan J. Young was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She has one brother and five sisters and together they form a close-knit family. Her parents are deceased.
Young is currently in a ten-year relationship. Her books are inspired by this relationship. It was the love that she has for her soul mate that inspired her to write. Originally a short story, Child Play Mates grew into a book as she kept writing.
"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…
"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…
My poker face has always been my greatest asset, along with my grit and determination. I was beholden to no one. Asked permission for nothing.
Then Jericho Forge took my life by storm.
I traded my freedom for something infinitely more precious, but I didn’t realize Forge was holding an unbeatable hand.
Now, all I have to do is survive the high-stakes game my life has become—with my heart intact.
But not falling in love with Forge will take the luck of the devil.
Luck of the Devil is the second book of the Forge Trilogy and should be read following Deal with the Devil. The Forge Trilogy concludes in Heart of the Devil.
“A sexy and explosive page-turner of a romance! Jericho Forge has once again upstaged and absolutely obliterated all anti-heroes that came before him!” ~Shayna Renee’s Spicy Reads
“Intense and riveting. India and Jericho are a force to be reckoned with!” ~A Literary Perusal
“Luck of the Devil is an exceptionally heart-stopping addition to the Forge Trilogy.” ~The Staircase Reader
“Every time a layer of mystery falls, we find a new one, making the reading experience something utterly addictive.” ~Blog on the Run
“Omg! This book is fabulously sexy and explosive with the twists and addictive storyline!” ~Smut-Brarian
“No doubt about it, The Forge Trilogy is going on my 2019 Favorite list. In fact, when I finished I said to myself “THIS is why I read.” ~Ana’s Attic (Audio review)
“Luck of the Devil was another smash hit in Meghan March’s sexy, intriguing, and addictive Forge Trilogy, and I loved it…” ~The Romance Bibliophile
“If I liked India in the first book, I'm absolutely girl crushing on her in this one.” ~Bookshelf Muse
“Another stellar dark romance from the devious mind of Meghan March!” ~Nalla Reads