Steady

Steady

by Anna Brooks

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ISBN-13: 9781635761542
Publisher: EverAfter Romance
Publication date: 07/27/2017
Series: Pleasant Valley Series , #3
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 1,010,921
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Anna began writing when she thought the world would want to hear her sick lyrics through song.Since then, she's realized her childhood dream wasn't so far-fetched, just misguided. Now she writes romance with real emotions and happy endings. If Anna isn't writing or reading, she can be found by a space heater drinking a ridiculous amount of Diet Dr Pepper. She also likes to hang out with her husband and two boys. If it wasn't for them, she wouldn't ever leave the house.

Anna was born in Wisconsin but now lives in the Evergreen state.

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Steady 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
CousinMaura More than 1 year ago
Steady by Anna Brooks – 4 stars Steady (although not listed as such) is actually Book #3 in the Pleasant Valley Series. There is a huge event that takes place in Fixing Fate (Book # 1 in the Pleasant Valley Series), and I think it would be helpful to read it first. Because I hadn’t read it, I felt like I was missing something for a decent portion of the story. I really like the way Anna Brooks tells a tale and even though I read this as a stand-alone, I absolutely enjoyed the story. Eric and Polly have had very different upbringings, they have very different life experiences and they have different expectations in life. When they meet it’s a case of instant sparks and the desire to know each other better. Their journey has twists and turns along the way and each must find redemption. Steady is told in a dual point of view and some flash backs take place that help fill in a few of the missing pieces. It’s a very enjoyable, fast read and I was able to devour it in one night. I recommend this entire series.
Debi-Kircher More than 1 year ago
Steady: A Pleasant Valley Novel by Anna Brooks 5 Stars This is my second book by this author and as much as I loved the first one I read I think this one surpassed it. I love this author's writing style and will be following her from here on out. She builds the best characters, she makes them come to life in these pages. She has definitely become one of my favorite authors and I will reread these books again and again. Erik is suffering daily from the loss of the woman he loved. He blames himself for her death and just simply doesn't care anymore. He is drinking way too much, sleeping with whoever and whenever and still can't seem to forget. That's not the only guilt he deals with on a daily basis and his self worth is at about a negative ten. He takes a job doing security at a nightclub in Pleasant Valley, he doesn't need the money but he needs to feel like he can protect the people he works with. Polly has never had it easy. Kicked out of the foster care system the minute she turned 18, she has struggled and clawed her way to just simply surviving. She's learned first hand that men can be extremely vindictive and can not be trusted with her well being. She relies on only herself and has swore she will never be controlled by any man. She works a few hours a day at the Lunchbox, a restaurant in town and just got evicted from her home. She finds a new apt and gets a second job at a nightclub waitressing. Erik and Polly literally run right into each other at the club. Something about her makes him feel things he hasn't felt in a long time, she for some reason feels a safety she's never felt before when she is near him. Although the two try to fight the attraction, it becomes too strong and when she is confronted with danger outside her new apartment his protective instincts kick in and he decides he wants her and will do what it takes to get her and keep her safe. They both have pasts, pasts that aren't pretty. Will they trust in each other and try to build a future together, or is there too much damage standing in the way? I LOVED LOVED LOVED this book!!!
Bobbi Wagner More than 1 year ago
Steady: A Pleasant Valley Novel by Anna Brooks is part of her A Pleasant Valley series. This can be read as a stand alone but I would highly suggest going back to read the other in this series as they are just as enjoyable. This story is about moving forward from the past and breaking down walls. I enjoy this author's writing style and how she can pull me in from the first word. This is not my first story by this author and in each book I have read of hers, I know that I am getting a journey of romance and a hidden meaning that will get my heart. I enjoyed how her characters are true to life and connectable. They will pull you right into their world of romance and suspense. The twists and turns in this story will either leave you sitting on the edge of your seat or just plain leave you hot. Find out what happens to these characters as they try tearing down guarded walls and leaving their pasts behind to find their HEA. Erik Anderson pays for his past everyday he gets out of bed. The pain that he endures comes from the girl would be alive and his heart wouldn't be broken. If angels go to heaven and sinners go to hell, then he is going to burn. When she runs into him, is gets lost in her eyes and realizes that there maybe a hope for the future for him. Polly Madison has not had the easiest of lives. She has learned the hard way how vindictive men can be. She has fought most of her life for control and stability and she is not about to give that up now no matter how he makes her feel. When she runs into him, she instantly feels something about him, a connection. Her problem is that she has never felt more safe then in his arms. Erik and Polly's relationship starts by knocking into each other. There seems to be an instant attraction, a connection. He is lost in her eyes, she has never felt so safe then in his arms. The one thing that drives me crazy is how these two fight their feelings for each other. Everyone can see that that there is something there between them but neither one is willing to admit it. Are they prepared for what happens between them? What will happen when his insecurities put her in danger? He has been so protective of her, that she gets a little angry at times. She thinks she can do things herself. He knows that protecting her is the most important thing even if it hurts his. These are two great characters. They do drive me crazy because they fight their feelings when it is so obvious that there are feelings, I just want to yell at them. They are both strong but both of pasts that they need to deal with and move forward. I keep hoping that they will get their HEA no matter what they have to go through to get there. I also enjoyed the secondary characters as they seem to be just as strong and some are just as sweet. Find out if these two find their HEA and if they stop fighting fate. I am not sure how many of Anna Brooks books I have read but this is my favorite one. I always know what I am getting with her books and this one won't disappoint either. Anna was born in Wisconsin and now lives in the Evergreen State. She spends her time hanging out with her husband and two boys. She writes romance with real emotions and when she isn't writing she is reading or drinking a lot of Diet Dr. Pepper. This is a fast story that I couldn't put down. I had to know what was going to happen next. I was totally lost in this book and ended up reading it in one sitting. I highly recommend this
YomariS More than 1 year ago
This is a new favorite! Erik is probably the best book boyfriend I've found, even though he has his issues. Anna Brooks is definitely one of my favorite authors and she totally nailed it with this book and this series is turning to be even better than than her It's Kind of Personal series. Going through Polly's issues and how she overcame everything was also enlightening and refreshing. And when you mix this two characters together, you get a powerful mix of feelings, sex appeal and emotionally charged scenes that tug at your heart strings, pull out tears and make you cheer for them all while having you glued to your reader.
sferguson105 More than 1 year ago
Anna Brooks has a way of drawing her in to your books and living the scenes with the characters, and this book was no different!! I've been waiting for Erik's book, and was kinda shocked to find that Polly was his heroine. I didn't know how Anna would be able to pull off me liking a character that I previously hated, but she went above and beyond, painting Polly in a different light, not only having me like her character, but hoping for her happiness. Erik had his own demons to overcome, and seeing this sexy alpha hero fall in love was awesome. Add in the perfect amount of angst and suspense, and you have a fantastic read. I would definitely recommend one clicking.
SRSbook More than 1 year ago
Anna Brooks is one amazing author. she knows how to pull at your heartstrings and always seems to be cutting onions. She is able to write on those though subjects. I love polly and Erik's story!!
JenniVange More than 1 year ago
Anna Brooks has done it again. A fantastic read with the perfect mix of intrigue and heat. Erik and Polly work together at Complexity and it's not long before they fall for each other. Each one has a past that threatens to ruin their relationship. But what gets them through is their love and need for each other. This book had the perfect ending and ramp up into another story, something Ms. Brooks excels at. Can't wait to read more!
VictoriaSalcedo More than 1 year ago
Fantastic read. It's sexy and intense. This story will pull at your heartstrings and take you through an emotional ride. I was hooked from the beginning. The connection and chemistry between Polly and Erik is sexy and sizzling. Follow Polly and Erik's journey as they overcome their insecurities, help each other heal and learn that they deserve HEA. I voluntarily reviewed an advance copy of this book.