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His voice enthralls her. Her vibrancy awakens him.

Ashley White can’t wait to begin her internship at Steel Vineyards. As an oenology doctoral candidate, she knows all the theory but lacks practice. Working under renowned winemaker Ryan Steel - and his equally talented nephew, Dale - is an opportunity she can’t refuse.

Dale Steel is a loner. Despite his huge family full of uncles, aunts, and cousins, he’s more at home in his vineyards, where he finds something that comes close to the tranquility he craves. He’ll never find true peace, and he’s accepted his fate...until his new intern shows up and turns the only world he knows upside down.

Ashley awakens emotions in Dale that he never dreamed possible, and though he resents her intrusion into his life, he can’t deny the sparks that blaze between them. Still, he must remain distant. To succumb to his growing feelings would provoke something else entirely - the darkness he keeps hidden even from himself.

©2020 Helen Hardt. (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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  • Carolyn M. Marable-Belton
  • 2021-01-30

The Saga Contines

Repeat of Hade & Tallan . . . . . . . . . . . . m

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2021-01-21

Sad

That this book ended with a cliff hanger. Donald and Ashley get together forever? Sad

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  • Starlette
  • 2021-01-21

love it couldn't stop listening

Loved it I hope they make a movie couldn't put it down. it was amazing

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  • AMcCrary
  • 2021-01-17

Awakened

I’m hooked, yet again on more of The Steele’s Saga...I can’t wait until the next release!!

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  • Carrie O
  • 2021-01-09

He struggles to love.

She sees a deep red when he talks. Swoon
she like it and when he shows her love. she is hooked.

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  • Karen
  • 2021-01-06

in the beginning

the history on the ranch. things repeated. wine and beef grow. follow along before the boys came to be.

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  • LORRIE
  • 2021-01-02

Good Book but WOW!

This book was hard to listen too when it came to narration of the abuse scenes. I literally wanted to jump into the book and strangle the masked men myself. I really like this author but WOW I cry and am angry after I hear each one.

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  • Amazon Lover
  • 2021-01-01

Awesome!

Pretty decent!!! I can’t believe we have to wait for the next one, 6mos! OMG!!! I should have just waited....oh we’ll see you guys this summer.....Yeah she could have left out some of the information about wine and focused more on their personal lives but it was nice to learn something about wine tasting and she’ll get a few more books out of it. So it’s a win-win! Still great writing by Helen Hardt, but she definitely could have told this in one shot. She did a lot of repetition and there were parts where I was like let’s mo d this along. The sex was hot as usual!👍🏾👍🏾The storyline is there I just need her to get it out...No matter what I was still all in, couldn’t put it down!

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  • CLN
  • 2020-12-30

Amazing

Another great read !! From Helen. I enjoy your books and this one is amazing. The characters are very realistic doing realistic events. I love how it just flows non stop page after page. Aging the characters was a great idea. Having the children of the main characters unfold their own storys and hardships.

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  • Crystal Pledger
  • 2020-12-30

Great book.

Great book. Just wish it wasn't over yet. The cliffhanger is torture! This series is one of my favorites.

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