WorldCat Identities

Brooks, Helen

Works: 196 works in 929 publications in 12 languages and 13,489 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  History  Christmas stories  Historical fiction  Romances  Sagas 
Roles: Author, Thesis advisor
Classifications: PR6052.R5819, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Helen Brooks
Born to trouble by Helen Brooks( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Born into the worst of families in Sunderland's filthy, crime-ridden East End, Pearl Croft's childhood is miserable. Shortly after her violent, drunken father is killed in a fight, Pearl's elder brothers are sent to prison leaving her, still a child herself, to care for her baby brothers. Pearl's mother brings her 'clients' to the house, one of whom has a penchant for little girls...Terrified and hurt, Pearl runs away from home and is found, feverish and near death, by Romany gypsies. But this is far from the end of Pearl's struggles. Years pass, and as Pearl reaches womanhood she begins to wonder if she is simply born to trouble or will she find happiness one day?"--Publisher description
Ruthless tycoon, innocent wife by Helen Brooks( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marianne Carr will do anything to save her home, and ruthless businessman Rafe Steed knows it! He has a score to settle with the Carr family, and after one meeting with this delicate beauty he decides he will have the house ... and the girl!Against her better judgment, Marianne is attracted to Rafe's powerful sensuality. But she is saving herself for her wedding night, and Rafe is definitely not the marrying kind! Yet what this tycoon wants, he usually gets
A suspicious proposal by Helen Brooks( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was the maid of honor, he was a distant relative of the groom. They were strangers, yet for some reason Xavier clearly disapproved of Essie. She was determined to flirt with him and leave, but Xavier was intent on pursuing her. Is it marriage, or an affair he has in mind?
The beautiful widow by Helen Brooks( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni George needs a job to clear the gambling debts her late husband secretly accrued. With tiny twin girls to feed, she has no choice but to accept a position with notorious heartbreaker Steel Landry. Steel is intrigued by and more than a little attracted to the beautiful Toni, though he knows that she is off-limits. But she's as nervous as a kitten whenever he is near, so maybe she isn't as immune to his potent brand of masculinity as she'd like to be?
Sweet surrender with the millionaire by Helen Brooks( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willow Landon is starting a new life. She's determined to prove herself as an independent woman, having escaped a controlling relationship. She certainly doesn't need help from Morgan Wright, her arrogant neighbor! Morgan may have movie-star good looks, own a country estate and have millions in the bank--but she's not interested. Morgan is also determined--to show Willow just how a lady should be treated
The millionaire's Christmas wife by Helen Brooks( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miriam knew her whirlwind marriage to millionaire Jay Carter wouldn't last. Plain and ordinary, she just didn't fit into his polished penthouse apartment or his glamorous lifestyle. Out of place and out of confidence, Miriam fled before Jay could realise his mistake. Jay has given his runaway bride some time away, but enough is enough - he is back to claim his wife once and for all. His ultimatum: she has until Christmas to return to his bed
The billionaire boss's secretary bride by Helen Brooks( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gina Leighton is liked by all of her coworkers, but it's the love of her boss, Harry Breedon, that she craves more than anything. The unrequited love has driven her to move away to England, but Harry has decided to drive her to dinner before she goes. A box of puppies on the side of the road may sideline their plans for the night but bring their lives crashing together in unexpected ways. Will Harry realize he's the one who droveGina away before it's too late?
Just one last night by Helen Brooks( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The temptation of one last night of heated passion with her husband is too much for Melanie Masterson to resist. But in the morning she kisses his sexy mouth goodbye and turns her back on her marriage believing Forde deserves someone better - someone who could be a good wife and mother. Discovering Melanie is pregnant with his child pushes Forde Masterson to his limits. He will reclaim his wife and child even if that means playing dirty...with a sensual onslaught so powerful she will never want to leave his arms again!
His Christmas bride by Helen Brooks( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blossom was not the type to attract eligible rich men and keep them. Her marriage lasted six months before her husband dumped her on Christmas Eve. So when Zak Hamilton, a billionaire businessman demanded a date, she was determined not to get involved. But Zak found Blossom's modesty a challenge. In fact, he decided he would claim her as his bride - by Christmas
The Christmas marriage mission by Helen Brooks( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's a beauty ... When Kay Sherwood steps into Mitchell Grey's office he's so fiercely attracted to her fiery good looks he insists that she join him for dinner. Can she tame the beast'But up until now Mitchell has indulged only in no-strings affairs, and the suave tycoon is taken aback by the intense passion that's threatening to develop. Becoming more intimate with Kay--a single mom--would be just too dangerous! But Mitchell hasn't counted on the fact that Christmas is coming; some special seasonal magic is about to change his mind!
Mistress by agreement by Helen Brooks( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment tycoon Kingsley Ward walks into Rosie's office, she recognized the sexual invitation in his eyes. But Rosie chose her career over her love-life long ago. So when they sign a business agreement, and Kingsley makes it clear he wants her as part of the deal, Rosie is outraged!
In the Italian's sights by Helen Brooks( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Her fiance has been stolen by her sister, she's lost in the remote country lanes of Italy and her hire car has broken down! Wondering what else will go wrong, Cherry Gibbs looks up to meet the searing gaze of Vittorio Carella. Despite his having everything she has sworn to avoid - easy charm and dazzling good-looks - Cherry finds herself staying at her rescuer's villa. Soon she's intoxicated by the stunning surroundings and seduced by Vittorio's skilful touch. But this isn't reality. Vittorio could have his pick of Italy's social elite - so why has he set his sights on her?"--Back cover
Always I'll remember by Helen Brooks( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Abby loses her husband, James, in the war, she joins the Land Army, and with friends Winnie and Rowena, is posted to a farm in Yorkshire. Her cruel and spiteful mother siezes the opportunity to hurt her daughter in a most callous way. When the truth comes to light, Abby will need all her strength to make the right choices
Mistress to a millionaire by Helen Brooks( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a sexy Italian tycoon offered Daisy Summers a job as live-in nanny, her first instinct was to refuse. How could she share a secluded villa with Slade Eastwood without becoming involved-intimate-with him'Only, Slade wouldn't take no for an answer. His power and wealth bought him most things-except a mother for his young son. Slade wanted Daisy. Her sweetness would make her the perfect nanny for little Francesco; her sultry innocence would make her the perfect mistress for himself!
A whirlwind marriage by Helen Brooks( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeke Buchanan had swept Marianne off her feet, and their two-year marriage had been perfect--until recently ... Their physical passion was as strong as ever, but was Zeke starting to regret their impulsive wedding?
Christmas at his command by Helen Brooks( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and French and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marigold couldn't wait to spend the festive season in her friend's cottage, without a man in sight! But after injuring her ankle, she was thrown on the mercy of her arrogant neighbor instead, handsome surgeon Flynn Moreau. Flynn took charge and insisted Marigold stay with him. They were alone together in his palatial home, and the blizzard raging outside was soon matched by the storm of passion within. Marigold's New Year's resolution had been to stay happily single, but first she must survive the temptation of her blatantly sensual captor
A convenient proposal by Helen Brooks( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candy was wary when Quinn Ellington suggested it would be mutually beneficial for them to marry. She knew her uncle had asked Quinn to look after her while she recovered from an accident. But wasn' t marriage taking it a bit far' Quinn claimed he needed a wife, but he didn't strike Candy as a man who needed anyone! Many women had tried to get him to the alter, so what really lay behind his proposal'
The boss's inexperienced secretary by Helen Brooks( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blaise West is Kim Abbott's new boss, and he's even more formidable than office gossip led her to believe. Shy, tall and awkward, Kim's used to hiding in the background--but in Blaise's powerful presence, she feels feminine and desired! It is a heady combination, but she knows she must resist. Especially when her playboy boss makes it plain that he longs to get to know his chaste secretary rather better ... but that he will never offer her anything more than a temporary affair ..."--Page 4 of cover
The Greek tycoon's bride by Helen Brooks( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confronted with Andreas Karydis, Sophy is convinced arrogance is a Karydis family trait! Wealth, power, devastating looks-no wonder Andreas has women falling at his feet ... Spending the summer at his Greek home, Sophy is relieved when Andreas insists on separate rooms. Only, then she discovers why he doesn't want her as his mistress-he wants her as his bride!
The billionaire's marriage mission by Helen Brooks( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billionaires always get what they want! Travis Black might be darkly, broodingly handsome, but as far as Beth is concerned he's also very infuriating! What would a rich, successful and charming man like him want with a quiet, vulnerable and oh-so-ordinary woman like her? Travis soon makes that abundantly clear. However, Beth isn't into casual affairs--so this is one billionaire who won't get what he wants. Or will he?
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Born to trouble
Alternative Names

controlled identityBradshaw, Rita

Bradshaw, Rita.

Bradshaw Rita 1949-....

Bradshaw, Rita 1950-

Bruks, Chelen

Brūks, Hīlīn

Brūks.Hīlīn 1949-

Bruks, Khelen

Bruks Khelen 1949-....

Rita Bradshaw auteur de romans sentimentaux

Rita Bradshaw English romance novelist

ברוקס, הלן

ברוקס, הלן 1949-

ברוקס, הלן. בנטל, גילת

هيلين بروكس، 1950-

브룩스, 헬렌

ブルックス, ヘレン


Ruthless tycoon, innocent wifeA suspicious proposalThe beautiful widowSweet surrender with the millionaireThe millionaire's Christmas wifeThe billionaire boss's secretary brideHis Christmas brideThe Christmas marriage mission