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How steamy is it? Hot Damn

Publisher's Summary

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.

©2017 Waterhouse Press (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved

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Finally good Narrators

It took 7 books until they figured out the perfect combo for narrators. Great story, it;s a must read.

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Not my favorite

Of all the stories in this series this has been my least favorite. I did how ever like the last 5 chapters. It was starting to get really good then just ended.

It dragged on throughout most of the story. Hope the next one is better.

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Ryan

I enjoy reading love suspense but I believe this book was more about love than the suspense. Every time I feel like it was going good, the sex comes in. I'm not saying I didn't enjoy it but found myself skipping instead.

Overall, I love the book.

I cannot wait until the next book.

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Another abrupt cliffhanger! Arghhhhhh!

Very well-defined deep back story that never seems to end. Ryan Steel and Ruby, 32 year old virgin, become unexpected lovers. Ruby loses her V card, and begins to make up for lost time. Scorching hot sex! the narrators were excellent, unlike books 4,5,6. but there is no book 8 or 9 on audio yet. I just hope to God they don't switch narrators again.

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Disappointed

This book was so disappointing. What started as a very interesting series now seems like a story being dragged out.

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I was SHATTERED by the end!

Shattered is an intense fast-paced continuation of the Steel Brothers saga focusing on the youngest, Ryan. In true Helen Hardt fashion, the story is expertly woven to keep you on the edge of your seat as you follow every twist and turn and surprise. I love the relationship between Ryan and Ruby and how they discover each other without really looking. By the time I got to the end my heart was racing. December is TOO far away! This is NOT a stand alone and the series should be read and listened to in order.

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Great continuation of a great story!

So much intrigue and mystery!! Such hot sexy scenes!! This book had me on the edge of my seat and feeling all warm inside!!

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Amazing

I am completely hooked with the series!! I can not put my phone down. Can't wait to see how it ends!

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Awesome!!! A very good audio book too!!! Thanks<br />

Another awesome series I'm going to continue to listen to. I just love them all so far. Thanks again...Ophelia

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Intriguing storyline!

I stuck with this series just to find out how the story ended. I liked the characters, but found the sex scenes to be rather gratuitous and contrived. I would have liked more in-depth exploration of emotions and feelings and conversations between the couples. It was like "really, who acts like that?" In the middle of a horrible, emotional moment, in which I was just nauseated, the characters find it necessary to run off and f$&k! I'm all for some steamy sex scenes and romance, but these books fell way short on that in my opinion.

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  • Mrs Sarah JL Leather
  • 08-29-18

Great story

I really enjoyed this book, the narrators were great and the story is continuing really well, I still have no idea what the end outcome will be but all the pieces are slowly coming together, I'm looking forward to book 8. Only downside is that parts of the book (of all the books actually) are written explaining things that we already know, I feel like they are written assuming you haven't read the previous books so it can be a bit repetitive - but overall a great story

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  • Sarah M.
  • 04-30-18

brilliant

loved it just like the books in this series well worth reading them cant wait to starr nexr one

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-14-18

There are no words...

seven books in and I am still on the edge of my seat. Book 8 awaits me and sweet Ryan so lost in all the mayhem around him. Another fantastic book. Highly recommended.

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  • Jools
  • 11-25-17

loved it excellent narrator

great book ending Well? looking forward to the next book in the series due in a couple of days .. Bring it on

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  • Sam W
  • 09-26-17

What a cliffhanger!

I have really enjoyed this series. There have been so many twists and turns and a story that is much much more than erotic romance. This book has been my favourite so far and I cannot wait to read the next installment I just wish I didn't have to wait!

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  • maryg
  • 09-22-17

Steel Brothers book 7

Have enjoyed this saga only issue is the wait for the next part of the saga, and not been aware how many books there is to complete the saga.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 09-19-17

Still none the wiser....brilliant!

A lot of stories you can know the plot in advance despite a few twists but still find it enjoyable. This series, I still have no real clue as to what is happening! I wanted to learn more about Ryan as he always was so laid back and loveable. I wasn't disappointed. Ruby is lovely. She is innocent but worldly at the same time and has known so much pain in her young life. I am definitely rooting for the pair of them. Some corker twists in this series!!

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  • denise
  • 09-05-17

Brilliant

But I wish we didn't have to wait so long between books 😍 but keep writing well done Helen

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  • Anna Morris
  • 09-03-17

wow love these books

can't wait for the next book always leave you on a cliff hanger don't leave it to long for the next one

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-01-17

Another Cliff hanger

Each book gets Hotter more steamy and more intriguing all at the same time. Great read

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-28-17

OMG I love this series

Loved this audiobook has me hooked from the word go Of course there was a huge cliffhanger at the end

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  • Samantha
  • 09-04-17

To Short

This story was way to short
Left open and I don't know when the next one will be available on Aussie Audible
I'm devastated

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  • Kaye
  • 08-30-17

Book 7 in the series did not disappoint....loved it!

How is it possible that each book in this series keeps getting better and better? Well it does. The suspense mixed with the raunchy characters and great couplings makes this an awesome book and addition to an already great series!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-30-17

Heart stopping

I was so pleased to finality get this book 7 of the series of the Steel Brother's.
Boy what a cliff hanger. can't wait for book 8. Thank you Helen Hardt . 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟