Author: Ruth Cardello

Ruth Cardello was born the youngest of eleven children in a small city in northern Rhode Island. She lived in Boston, Paris, Orlando, and New York before coming full circle and moving back to Rhode Island, where she lives with her husband and three children. Before turning her attention to writing, Ruth was an educator for twenty years, eleven of which she spent as a kindergarten teacher. She is the author of seven previous novels including Bedding the Billionaire, which was a New York Times and USA Today bestseller.

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Hollywood Heir - Westerly Billionaire Book 4

Hollywood Heir
  • Number: B07B8HF27J
  • Release: 2018-08-14
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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A billionaire silver-screen hero finds a real-life heroine in this sizzling romantic comedy from New York Times bestselling author Ruth Cardello.

Sage Revere follows her instincts, which have led to an oddball career as a plant psychologist. As a side project, she also helps strangers find happiness. Sage has a gift for knowing who needs her help, and the brooding hunk of a loner she meets in a coffee shop certainly fits the bill. She can feel it.

On-screen, Eric Westerly is the hottest superhero there is. Offscreen, he’s out of rehab; incognito in London; and reevaluating his life, his career, and his broken family ties. All he wants is to be alone. Then along comes some daft plant whisperer who gets under his skin. She’s also sweet, sexy, and irresistible. But what’ll happen when she finds out who he is—that underneath the gray spandex, he’s just a regular guy with a Batcave?

But Eric isn’t the only one with a few secrets. And when the masks come off, Sage and Eric are going to have to trust each other if they want a Hollywood happy ending.


In the Heir - Westerly Billionaire Series Book 1

In the Heir
  • Number: B01M4LOJYM
  • Release: 2017-05-23
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Ruth Cardello returns with an irresistible series about sexy billionaires and the strong-willed women who tame them.

Brett Westerly is his father’s golden child, but it’s come at a cost. As head of the family corporation, he throws himself into his work—hiding in his office is easier than confronting the reality of his broken family.

After a bitter divorce that split the family and divided loyalties, the wealthy Westerly matriarch offers an early inheritance to any grandchild who marries and invites the entire family to the wedding. Brett’s brother Spencer rashly gets engaged, and Brett knows it’s his duty to intervene. But he never imagined the unwelcome desire Spencer’s fiery fiancée would spark in him. Now the man who’s used to getting everything he could want has met the one woman he can’t have.

Ever since she was a girl, Alisha Coventry considered Spencer and his sister Rachelle the family she didn’t have. When Spencer asks for her help, Alisha has no problem becoming his fake fiancée—until she meets Spencer’s sexy older brother Brett. The chemistry between them is undeniable—forbidden—but as their relationship deepens, Brett is determined to have her.

Alisha only wanted to help the family make amends. Now she’s falling for the wrong Westerly.


Gabe - 7 Brides for 7 Brothers Book 2

Gabe
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  • Number: B01LVZI975
  • Release: 2016-11-01
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Series: Stands Alone
  • Publisher: Independently Published
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Meet the Brannigan brothers—seven sexy brothers who bring the heart and the heat! From bestselling authors Barbara Freethy, Ruth Cardello, Melody Anne, Christie Ridgway, Lynn Raye Harris, Roxanne St. Claire and JoAnn Ross comes a brand new contemporary romance family series: 7 Brides for 7 Brothers. You won’t want to miss a single one!

Gabe Brannigan is a Californian real estate mogul who is used to seeing property in terms of dollar signs. When his father dies unexpectedly and leaves him the family ranch, he’s annoyed rather than grateful. The conditions of his inheritance include living on the ranch before being able to sell it.

He’s ready to walk away from the deal until he meets the sexy, motorcycle-riding ranch caretaker. She’s brash and outspoken, rough around the edges. Definitely not his style, but that doesn’t stop him from wanting her.

Craving her.

Throwing all caution aside and deciding to have her.

Josephine Ashby has found the perfect place to hide until Mr. Sexy Eyes shows up and announces he is moving in.

A man who doesn’t believe in anything, finds himself believing in her.

But will it be enough?


Maximum Risk - The Andrades, #3

Maximum Risk
  • Number: B00OAJUDZY
  • Release: 2015-01-27
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Ruth Cardello
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From NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author!

Meet Max Andrade


Home to Me - The Andrades, #2

Home to Me
  • Number: B00NUUO3P0
  • Release: 2014-09-30
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Ruth Cardello
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Nick Andrade:

Sexy, charming, bad boy. He’s never been a one woman man, but he’s willing to give it a try every Saturday with Rena.

Rena Sander:

Confident, caring, a woman who plays by the rules. She’s never been in love, and thinks keeping sex with Nick contained to one day a week will protect her heart.

He’s the hot fantasy she’s always craved.

She’s the only woman he’d consider reforming for.

When their relationship is exposed and they must defend it, will these two lovers discover that home is in each other’s arms?


Taken, Not Spurred - Lone Star Burn, #1

Taken, Not Spurred
  • Number: B00JS7OUMK
  • Release: 2014-09-23
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Western
  • Publisher: Montlake Romance
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From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Ruth Cardello comes the steamy debut to the Lone Star Burn series.

Would-be writer Sarah Dery has just turned twenty-five and feels like her life is on hold. She’s done squat with her English degree and is just killing time working for her parents. So, when the opportunity to spend the summer working on a ranch in Texas comes her way, she jumps at the chance—figuring it might be just the jolt she needs to get her creative juices flowing.

Tony Carlton is a handsome and reclusive horse trainer with a tortured past and an eye for trouble, this time in the form of a naked blonde stranger he finds in his shower.

The wrong turn that led Sarah into the arms of this sexy, brooding cowboy turns out to be just what she needed to find her steamy inner voice, but will their connection be enough to break down Tony’s defenses?

Previously published as Gentling the Cowboy, part of the Texan Nights series.


Come Away With Me - The Andrades, #1

Come Away With Me
  • Number: B00J0CAR16
  • Release: 2014-03-31
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Ruth Cardello
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Gio Andrade:

Rich, powerful, sexy. A man who thinks he has everything . . . until he meets Julia.

Julia Bennett:

Sweet, spontaneous, and desperate to sell her jewelry line in New York City. She takes a job as a night security guard to pay the rent.

Sparks fly when she mistakes her boss for an intruder.

He can’t get her out of his head. She can’t find the strength to deny him.

Will lies bring them together or tear them apart forever?


Breaching the Billionaire: Alethea's Redemption - Legacy Collection, #6

Breaching the Billionaire: Alethea's Redemption
  • Number: B00GUS99WG
  • Release: 2014-01-13
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Ruth Cardello
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Alethea is at a crossroad. For as long as she could remember, it was her and her best friend, Lil, against the world. Now that Lil has met Prince "I have my own helicopter" Charming and reconnected with her family, Alethea is on the outside looking in, justifying who she's always been to people who have never understood her. When she uncovers a looming threat to Lil's family, she's determined to save them, even after they tell her not to get involved and assign their best man to stop her.

Marc Stone has been watching Alethea ever since she waltzed through his security system and right into his late night fantasies. As a decorated Marine, he's seen war, but nothing could prepare him for this wild redhead. Strong. Beautiful. Flawed, and fiercely protective. Hard to love, and impossible to deny.

If she'll stop fighting him long enough, he'll show her just how perfect they are for each other. That is, if she doesn't get them both killed first.


Maid for the Billionaire - Legacy Collection! #1

Maid for the Billionaire
  • Number: B004XJ4NI4
  • Release: 2013-11-23
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Ruth Cardello
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Dominic Corisi knew instantly that Abigail Dartley was just the distraction he was looking for, especially since having her took a bit more persuading than he was used to. So when business forces him to fly to China, he decides to take her with him, but on his terms. No promises. No complications. Just sex.

Abby has always been the responsible one. She doesn’t believe in taking risks; especially when it comes to men - until she meets Dominic. He’s both infuriating and intoxicating, a heady combination. Their trip to China revives a long forgotten side of Abby, but also reveals a threat to bring down Dominic’s company. With no time to explain her actions, Abby must either influence the outcome of his latest venture and save his company or accept her role as his mistress and leave his fate to chance. Does she love him enough to risk losing him for good?


Bedding the Billionaire - Legacy Collection, #3

Bedding the Billionaire
  • Number: B008GI61YC
  • Release: 2012-06-30
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Ruth Cardello
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Lil Dartley’s life is upside down. Her previously steadfast and predictable sister is marrying an influential billionaire and needs help planning the wedding of the century in less than a month. Years of middle class rebellion have not prepared Lil for handling billionaires or paparazzi.

Jake Walton knows a train wreck when he sees one. Lil was trouble from the first day he met her, but since her sister is marrying his best friend, he has no choice but to help her or this wedding will be in the news for all the wrong reasons. Keeping Lil safe would be a whole lot easier if she didn’t drive him crazy both in and out of the bedroom.


For Love or Legacy - Legacy Collection, #2

For Love or Legacy
  • Number: B005IB03NA
  • Release: 2011-08-19
  • Author: Ruth Cardello
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Ruth Cardello
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Nicole Corisi will lose her inheritance if she doesn’t find a way around the terms of her father’s will, but she will have to partner up with her estranged brother’s rival to do it. As pretense becomes painfully real, Nicole will have to choose between Stephan and the family he is driven to destroy.

Stephan Andrade has been planning his revenge ever since Dominic Corisi unscrupulously took over his father’s company. With Corisi Enterprises gambling its reputation on the success of a new software network for China, Stephan finally has his chance to take back his legacy. Dominic’s younger sister, Nicole, asks Stephan for his help and provides him with an opportunity to exact his revenge on a personal level.

It all goes smoothly until he falls in love.


Book Library

  • Hollywood Heir Hollywood Heir
  • In the Heir In the Heir
  • Gabe Gabe
  • Maximum Risk Maximum Risk
  • Home to Me Home to Me
  • Taken, Not Spurred Taken, Not Spurred
  • Come Away With Me Come Away With Me
  • Breaching the Billionaire: Alethea's Redemption Breaching the Billionaire: Alethea's Redemption
  • Maid for the Billionaire Maid for the Billionaire
  • Bedding the Billionaire Bedding the Billionaire
  • For Love or Legacy For Love or Legacy