Shattered (Steel Brothers Saga #7)
by Helen Hardt
Release Date: 29th August
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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.
As the youngest of the Steel brothers, Ryan looks up to his brothers. Trusts them implicitly, you could say he hero worships them , specially for Talon, Talon, was the one that rescues him from the horrible abuse that he endured. Most of all he trusts them.
In this book that trust is tested. Secrets are revealed and more mysteries are added to this incredibly complex and sexy read.
Ruby, Melanie’s friend, introverted and hiding behind androgenic clothing, finds her self painfully attracted to the youngest Steel brother. She hopes and prays that he both see her and ignore her at the same time. Her past making her incredibly uncomfortable with men, she is after all the daughter of one of the men that abused Talon.
We have the daughter of a rapist and the survivor of an almost attack attracted to each other and seeped into the mystery that is their lives and pasts. Ultimately it is the trust that will play a huge role in this edition. A trust that will end in blowing your mind in the end, begging for the next book to come out and answer even more questions left behind as both Ryan and Ruby are left in shock.
Meet The Author:
#1 New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Helen Hardt’s passion for the written word began with the books her mother read to her at bedtime. She wrote her first story at age six and hasn’t stopped since. In addition to being an award winning author of contemporary and historical romance and erotica, she’s a mother, a black belt in Taekwondo, a grammar geek, an appreciator of fine red wine, and a lover of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. She writes from her home in Colorado, where she lives with her family. Helen loves to hear from readers.