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One Night with a Hero (The Hero #2)

4.06  ·  Rating Details ·  10,262 Ratings  ·  530 Reviews
A sexy category romance from Entangled's Brazen imprint...

He wants just one night…

After growing up with an abusive, alcoholic father, Army Special Forces Sgt. Brady Scott vowed never to marry or have kids. Sent stateside to get his head on straight—and his anger in check—Brady’s looking for a distraction. He finds it in his beautiful new neighbor’s one-night-only offer for
Nook, 173 pages
Published October 20th 2012 by Entangled Publishing, LLC (Brazen)
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4 Broken Stars.

Joss was raised as an orphan girl. She never felt loved or wanted, and all she ever wanted was a family and somewhere to belong to.
Brady had a bad childhood with his father, after his mother passing, and swore himself he would never have a family and risk subject them to the same.
One night brought them together. And for some reason they can’t stay away from each other anymore. With their fears and pasts this sounds like a recipe for disaster, right?
Well… add an unexpected pre
Oct 23, 2012 Lisa rated it really liked it

This is my Brady:


Got your attention yet???

I thoroughly enjoyed One Night with a Hero by Laura Kaye. It was a short, heart-warming and sweet book.

In this book Laura Kaye tells us the story of Alyssa's brother and Marco's best friend (the couple from Her Forbidden Hero), Brady Scott. He's recently on a forced leave from the military due to his anger management issues and has been ordered to get things together so that he can continue his service. Brady is not happy that he was forced to take a l
~ Becs ~
This was a lovely, sweet and super steamy romance.

Brady Scott, sex God Special Forces soldier, tall, lean, built and totally gorgeous has recently moved to town. He’s been having anger management issues and has been ordered to get his head straight by his Commanding Officers before going back out on active service. Brady has some serious Daddy issues having grown up protecting his younger sister from their drunken, abusive father after their mother died.

He spots and is instantly attracted to Jos
Lisa Jayne
Sep 14, 2013 Lisa Jayne rated it it was amazing


She shoots, she scores. I feel like a complete winner reading this series by Laura Kaye. Everything about this authors style I love, give me her to do lists and I'd gladly read them. Picking up 'one night with a hero' came as a result of deciding to go on a Brazen book binge and after falling in love with Alyssa and Marco's story from book one in the series's, 'Her forbidden Hero' I was eager to get started on this instalment from Laura Kaye and I can confirm that I loved thi
Baba  ♥♥♥ Tyler, Marcus, Archer, Dean, Adrian, Dan & Hunter

First of all let me say that I still can’t believe that One Night with a Hero has been written by the same author who wrote Hearts in Darkness. I loved and devoured this fabulous little read which featured great writing and wonderful characters. I’m sorry to say it but my biggest issue was that I didn’t recognize the author’s voice anymore! What happened? One Night with a Hero is a disappointment. Everything about this story felt stilted, wooden, forced, exaggerated and the writing is very che
Sep 24, 2013 Mo rated it really liked it
Read the first on in this series and really liked it. We got a brief glimpse of Brady in that one.

He and Joss meet at a Park, and get chatting and watch the fireworks together.

Brady is on leave from the military, trying to sort his shit out, so to speak. He has anger issues and was abused by his father as a youngster. When his mother died, his father changed and started drinking. Brady became the surrogate father to his younger sister, Alyssa (the first book was about her)

It was only meant to be
Crystal~BIG book addict~
Sep 24, 2013 Crystal~BIG book addict~ rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ebooks
5 Hero Stars!

Brady is in the Special Forces and has to be stateside for a couple of years to undergo counseling for his anger problems which all stem from his "daddy issues."

Joss was an orphan has a child and has her own set of issues to deal with, namely never feeling wanted and no one wanting to keep her.

Brady and Joss meet at a fireworks display where they end up having a picnic together and both decide that a one-night stand is all they want. As fate has a funny way of doing sometimes, they
Jul 23, 2013 Auntee rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Fans of erotic romance featuring a military hero
Wow did I looooooooove this one! But I'm stuck--what to say about it that will show how much I loved it?

Well, I won't go into the plot--the book blurb lays it all out there (and even includes a spoiler). I will say that I love a hero with some emotional hangups.. And Brady Scott does have some problems dealing with the anger he feels towards his father. But Brady's biggest problem seems to be that he thinks he will turn out like his father--an angry, abusive man. So rather than subject a woman a
Dorsey aka ❤️ Wrath Lover and KA Addict ❤️
Oct 26, 2012 Dorsey aka ❤️ Wrath Lover and KA Addict ❤️ rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Dorsey aka ❤️ Wrath Lover and KA Addict ❤️ by: Karla
Great addition to The Hero series. I adored Joss!! Brady & Joss had an agreed upon "one night stand" but naturally nothing ever turns out as planned. Brady is an emotional train wreck and Joss suffers from abandonment issues. Both have very valid reasons for these issues, the road traveled to reach thier HEA was a bumpy one and I thourghly enjoyed the ride. Bonus we get to see plenty of Marco and Aly since Brady is Aly's brother. The epilogue was fulfilling and not leaving me with a million ...more
Dec 09, 2012 Kelly rated it really liked it
Shelves: series
Another sexy, romantic read by the talented Laura Kaye!
Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog
Four Stars

When his gaze returned to hers, his eyes were filled with heat, wide and penetrating and intense. Erotic tension filled the narrow space between them and made it hard to breathe.

I first noticed this book the day of its release. It was advertised on Facebook and I immediately loved the cover. I loved the blurb. And the pièce de résistance: The story was written by Laura Kaye. I love this author! Her stories are normally filled with hot Alpha leading males and are very, very steamy. Th
I could not get enough of Brady and Joss!

Right when I was about to start One Night With A Hero, the lovely Laura Kaye updated her blog with her inspiration for Brady:

Holy bulging bicep! Well, that visual certainly heightened my reading experience!

When I heard Her Forbidden Hero was going to have a sequel and that it was going to be Brady Scott's story, I just knew it was going to be good. I had no idea that I would end up loving One Night With A Hero even more!

“This was a one-night-only deal.
Jessica ♡~ Book&Coffee Lover ~♡
Wow! Wow! Wow! What a emotional ride this book was.. It had me laughing, made me feel like I was in a room that was 120F, halfway trough it I was heart broken and yes I even cried a bit because Laura really has the power to suck you right in. While reading I lost track of the things that were happening around me, totally lost track of time.. result when I was finished I looked up and saw it was nearly 4am.. lol

Sweet baby Jesus.. Brady Scott is just to die for.. mm mmm mmm a 100% hot, delicious,
Awilk -never sleeps-
Another great read by Laura Kaye.

This was a quick steamy read that I devoured over a couple of hours. I really liked Joss, the female lead, for the most part. Brady, who I met in the previous book was exactly how I thought he would be. A typical man who has trouble facing his past and seeing his way to a happy future.

Loved to see a little of the couple from the first book.

With how much I enjoyed the two books in this set, I wonder why it took me so long to read them, but then I remembered that
Jennifer Probst
Nov 19, 2012 Jennifer Probst rated it it was amazing
Fabulous author and a must read book - 2nd in the series but can be read alone. Steamy and heartfelt - the perfect balance!
Jun 07, 2013 Jamie rated it really liked it
Good one!! Super quick easy read.... Good steam, hot sexy times, sweet HEA.. I liked it!!!

Gitte & Jenny - TotallyBookedBlog
Nov 01, 2012 Gitte & Jenny - TotallyBookedBlog rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2012
I love Laura Kaye’s stories, they have hot romance, they have humour and a spectrum of emotions for real every day issues. She sucks you right into her story from the start and spits you out with a satisfied heartfelt and emotional sigh when you’ve turned the last page.

One Night with a Hero was a great sequel to Her Forbidden Hero, was it predictable…yeah kind of, did this influence my enjoyment? Nope not at all! Laura writes sexy indulgence with just the right amount of emotional angst that mak
Nov 03, 2013 Kari rated it it was amazing
Shelves: contemporary
4.5 stars. Absolutely enjoyable story. This is the second book in the series. I didn’t read the first one and found that this book works well as a stand-alone.


Army Special Forces Sgt. Brady Scott and Joss Daniels meet at a park. They’re attracted to each other, they talk, they flirt, have a picnic lunch and when night comes they end up having a quickie in the front seat of her truck. It was supposed to be a one-time deal, no regrets and no repeats. This changes the next morning when they reali
I liked the sister's book but this one was a bust. I never liked the hero or the heroine, all they seemed to do was have sex and that is it. I never felt a connection between them beyond a physical one. The first day she meets him she as sex with him in her truck and then they find out they are neighbours. The hero is all kind of messed up from the violence of his father and himself turns nuts many times in the book. The heroine turns up pregnant, he questions her morals, regrets it and then ...more
Review Posted on Talk Supe 11/13/12

In One Night with a Hero, we are reacquainted with Army Special Forces Sgt., Brady Scott, whom we met in Her Forbidden Hero. Brady has recently moved back to the States after his commanding officers have ordered him to seek some help with his anger management issues. Although Brady isn’t ready to admit he’s got a problem we learn that his issues all stem from the abusive past he and his younger sister, Alyssa, had to endure when they were younger. His outlook o
Michele ~ la Smoocherina

Did you hear that? I was being very SHOUTY, because I freakin' love her! She is so enjoyable to read and I always have to look up new words when reading her books. This book's word? Morass- 1- boggy or muddy ground. 2- a complicated or confused situation. I surely- should have read this word in my favorite genre.

What's so fab? Well, I'm glad you asked. She gives her characters such unique voices. They're all so different. She makes individuals unique and surprising and compl
Nov 05, 2012 Yvonne rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012-october
Really enjoyed this one - 4 Stars
We have the gorgeous tortured Hero who doesn't think he's good enough to find love. The spunky heroine who grew up rough but rescues the Hero from a life of loneliness. The Hero acts like a jerk more times than you can count but his groveling gets better the more he screws up!
Lots of steamy sex in all kinds of places, lots of breaking up and of course making up!

Mar 21, 2016 Çisem rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Azıcık daha uzun olsa ve bazı şeyler havada kalmasa daha iyi olurmuş. Adamın değişimi o kadar ani oldu ki çok sırıtmış yani. Yazım hataları da vardı bu yüzden 3.5 ve 3 vermek arasında kaldığım kitaba 3 vermeyi uygun gördüm.
Mandi Schreiner
Nov 16, 2012 Mandi Schreiner rated it liked it
Shelves: contemporary
This is the first I’ve read by Laura Kaye. I actually almost didn’t pick this one up because the blurb tells of a one night stand that leads to a pregnancy. Not my favorite set-up. But the cover is so hot (I can’t help myself!) I decided to give it a try. I’m glad I did.

Brady Scott who is in the Army Special Forces is home on leave. He grew up with an abusive father and has temper issues himself (although he is nothing like his father). He is close with his sister and recently bought a new townh
Nov 04, 2012 Holly rated it really liked it
Oh, I do so love a boy meets girl, boy and girl have a smokin’ hot one night stand, girl becomes pregnant, boy is a super A-hole, girl forgives boy, and boy and girl live happily ever after story!!

Seriously though, when I heard that there was a sequel to Her Forbidden Hero I was thrilled! I was even happier that this one was a full length novel! I absolutely loved Brady and Joss, they were both so messed up they had a hard time seeing just how much they needed each other. I am not ashamed to sa
Heidi McLaughlin
Dec 11, 2012 Heidi McLaughlin rated it it was amazing
Here's the thing I've learned this past year about Laura Kaye - do not start one of her books when it's bedtime because the next thing you know, it's 2 am and you've finished. And than you're left all sorts of hot and bothered and dreaming of her characters and in this case it was uber sexy Brady.

Lord have mercy Laura can write! To date, I haven't been disappointed with anything Laura's published. It's such a comfort to know you're going to get quality writing when one of her books lands in your
Jun 18, 2013 Emma rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this, good romance, steamy and emotional!!
The instant attraction and sizzle with Brady and Joss was hot!!! The flirting, teasing, hot sex!! The stories of their pasts was great and Brady's really pulled at me emotionally, yes I did even tear up (maybe even actually cried!), but I just really felt for him, and then there was a breakthrough with Joss too.
Oh and Brady.... Uniform..... Whipped cream..... Yummmm!!!
Jan 31, 2016 Becky rated it it was amazing
What a great book. After reading the first book I was happy to see this was Brody's story. I loved him, but his story broke my heart. He had some heavy issues to get over. I'm so happy with the ending, a great read!
Absolutely LOVED it. Everything about it. And I love when epilogues make me cry. Great HEA romance :)
Mar 09, 2015 Gigi rated it really liked it
I liked it! Hot with a fun HEA. Good for a dose go hetero.
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Laura Kaye is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary and paranormal romance and romantic suspense, including the Hard Ink, Heroes, and Hearts of the Anemoi series. Laura's hot, heartfelt stories are all about the universal desire for a place to belong. Laura grew up amidst family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses, cementing her life-long fascination ...more
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