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Steele

(Daring the Kane Brothers #2)

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She dared me to take her on and thats exactly what I plan to do

I'm no stranger to daring things
However, there are a few stunts even I'm smart enough not to try
Jaylyn Rigsby is one of them
But when the raven-haired beauty
The insurance company sent to oversee my stunts
Dared me to take her on, well, now..
Challenge accepted ~ STEELE

My next assignment has a reputation of cutting
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ebook, 1st edition, 220 pages
Published July 17th 2018 by Kelly Gendron
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Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)


Steele meets his match when feisty, uptight Jaylynn walks onto his set and into his life. She's the woman come to approve (or not) his stunts, and her attitude immediately challenges both his control and his libido. Will he ever scale her walls? Get her to open up to the possibilities of pleasure that await them? And what about when feelings start becoming involved...

Steele is a complicated character, and his story is just as complicated. He has a horrific past and it's made him controlling in
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Mary ☆☆☆☆☆
Steele Kane is a professional stuntman and has been for years. When his latest movie has an insurance agent going over every one of his stunts to determine if they are too dangerous or not. Because if they are, then the insurance company has to pay out. While Steele sees the woman as the person to stop his most daring stunts, he also sees the strong, kind of stand-offish woman that pulls
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Trudy Dowling
Jul 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a complicated story!!!! What a glorious day of entertainment it gave me. I am so happy that I had a good block of time so that I could devour every last amazing page.

Steele has real substance. He is a complicated character. He has a lot of emotional baggage that adds to his story and gives a bit of insight into the Kane family. Even better it has me gnawing my nails wanting MORE, MORE, MORE.

Steele doesn't believe he can love or be loved. His past blocks his future. He is alone except for
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Pam
Jul 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle, arc
I loved reading about the Kane brothers again. I loved Steele. Jaylyn, while being a strong heroine, also shows some vulnerability. I liked how Steele was with Jaylyn. Both of their pasts keep them from wanting to get emotionally involved. I enjoyed the pace of the story and the flow. I thought the ending was perfect and I cant wait to read Crashs story. ...more
A.BookNerd.Bookseller&Bibliophile.Blog
Steele is a "love and leave them" type of guy. He has past issues that makes him believe that love is not an option for him and his job makes him believe that a relationship is not an option either. Then there is Jaylyn, She is grieving and her grief has shut her down to love and relationships. She has so many walls up, and those walls has her coming off as crass. I found their story to be complicated, there were so many things that they needed to work through. They were both so closed off they ...more
Fran Zoch, LSoR
Jul 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Steele is a stuntman and way good at his job but now Jay is there to make sure his stunts are not to dangerous,  she is drawn to Steele but her past is not letting her go .
These two both need to let their pasts go and embrace the future they both deserve
Mary Mooney
Jul 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads, so here is my review.
Steele Kane is a professional stuntman and has been for years. When his latest movie has an insurance agent going over every one of his stunts to determine if that is too dangerous or not. Because if they are then the insurance company has to payout. While Steele sees the woman as the person to stop his most daring stunts, he also sees the strong, kind of standoffish woman that pulls at him in every
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Pam
Jul 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Ms Gendron has our attention with the Kane brothers. Steele is a daring stuntman who is good at his job. He works hard to be one of the best in the business and that includes the proper head space a stunt requires. One thing he is not so good at is giving up or defeat. When his Insurance Company send Jaylyn to watch over him and decide it certain stunts should be covered he is immediately drawn to her. But it is clear that she has some pretty strong walls
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Ruthie Taylor
Nov 01, 2019 rated it really liked it
~~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads ~~

This is the second book in the series, and I would recommend that you read Token's book first, as it does help set the family scene. It also gives you a different perspective of their background. Expect the prologue to really catch you out.

Steele is a man who never gets involved with anyone - his past has defined his decisions on that score. And as he is a stuntman, he thinks any woman is probably off not getting two
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Stefanie Kral
✯✯5 Steele Filled Stars!!!✯✯

Kelly Gendron has an amazing talent at writing amazing, sexy, beautifully flawed alpha men!! The Kane brothers are no different.

Steeles a stunt double. He lives and breathes his jobs. Steele practices stunts over and over until he gets it right before hell do it in front of the camera. Other men in his profession havent had the best luck. Some guys cant work anymore from injury and some have lost their lives. Steele doesnt plan on being one of them.

Steele couldnt
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Gin
Jul 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is so much more than I expected! A smart, sexy, slow-build romance with mature characters that are beautifully crafted with depth and personality. The writing is superb, thoughtful and quality. I didn't read the first book but I will because this one about daredevil Steele is fantastic. What a hunk! I love his profession and the natural entrance of his love interest into his life. No forcing together of our couple. He's patient in his wooing of Jaylyn and even though he says it's all about ...more
Johanna Sawyer
Jul 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Thanks to the author for an eARC to read and give my honest opinion. The cover is delicious and the blurb definitely caught my eye.


Lovely and fun read with a HEA. Steele is the second Kane brother to get a book, and his fun character was amazing. I happen to love even tempered men and this just follows that. Jaylyn is a challenge for Steele as he tries to get her to practice being with another man again after losing her fiancé. It's been three years and she keeps all men at a distance, he
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Racy
Jul 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved this story.

I can only imagine what it was like for Stone and Steele concerning what they went through with their birth mother. I can only imagine the nightmare that their father must of felt.

Steele was pure sex on legs. He was a stunt man but did not have plan falling for any woman. It is pretty sad knowing that he kept his heart so guarded but I guess this is what made him perfect for Jay.

My heart broke as piece by piece Jays story came out. She suffered so much pain more then you can
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Debra
Jul 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Those Kane brothers....*sigh*....

This is Steeles story, the man of Steel immuned to love until Jaylyn walks into his life. What a very complicated man, whom controls every aspect of his work and life and yes even in his sex life too. Even when his advances are stoned walled by Jaylyn, no matter he is determined and shows what a patient man he can be.

Jaylyn has her own complications she has had to endure and deal with, add to it now fighting her immediate attraction to Steele. Nor does Steele
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Armenia
Jan 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Can they heal and find happiness together?

Steele is the second book in the Kane brother series and an offshoot from the Declan Brother series.

Steele Kane is a stunt double whose job is everything to him. Though he is exacting and meticulous in his practice to perform his stunts without flaw, it is still a dangerous profession.

Jaylyn is beautiful, poised and serious. Her job with the insurance company is to ensure Steele complies with all safety rules, and compliance, and stay alive while on the
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Jennifer Pierson
Jul 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Kelly Gendron is a new to me author that I will continue getting to know, as I really enjoyed Steele. Steele Kane decided that he will never have a relationship or love, but he never sees Jaylyn Rigsby coming. She's the person that the insurance company sent to see what stunts he does, and whether they're too dangerous. She too, refuses anything to do with love now, but that doesn't stop Steele from pursuing her for some friends with benefits. I absolutely LOVED Steele, because even though he ...more
Evita
Jul 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What happens when a man who says he is unlovable meets falls for a woman who is afraid to fall in love? Steele digs his way into Jays life and heart and forces her to face realities, but at what cost. Both of them have lived through some very harrowing experiences, those experiences have molded them into what they are now.

One of the Kane brothers refers to him as the Man of Steele, and Jaylyn being his Kryptonite, and I realized how fitting that is for their relationship. Kelly Gendron did an
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Lynette Linville
Jul 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I received this ARC to read for an honest review.

I Absolutely LOVE this story!!!

It appears that Steele Kane...Alpha Male stunt man, has found his Kryptonite in Jaylyn Rigsby a Loss Control Expert.
Steele doesn't believe he can love or be loved. Because of her past Jay doesn't want to fall in love out of fear. Steele challenges Jay to use him to move on from her past. Will she be brave enough to accept the challenge? And what will happen to both Steele and Jay if she does?

This book takes you on a
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A Hopeless Romantic's Booklandia
I was looking forward to reading Steele and it intrigued me from the beginning. I keep expecting for Daring the Kane Brothers to have that same type of suspense as Breaking the Declan Brothers and it keeps surprising me when there isnt. Steele and Token have been great without that aspect though, theyve just been a different side of Kelly Gendron for me. And I really liked Steele, it tugged on my heartstrings a little and was a nice little addition to the series.

I definitely liked Steele more
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Faith89
Jan 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: booksprout
Can a man who believes he is unlovable find love? Steele Kane had a rough start in life. It had a lasting effect on him. When he meets Jaylyn Rigsby he is instantly attracted to her. Jay has her own issues and fights Kane until she can't. He is charming and stubborn. Nothing gets in his way. However, he is patient but a little pushy. Bribery and blackmail in the fun sense will give Jaylyn an excuse to give in. Neither wants to fall in love. Steele promises that they won't. Famous last words. ...more
Louise  O
Sep 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
Steele is book 2 in the Daring the Kane Brothers Series; a successful Hollywood stuntman he is doing reckless stunts but not without caution.

When the insurance company sends a loss-control expert to set he is taken back, Jaylyn is gorgeous and will not give him the time of day; with a wedding ring on her finger he backs away. When they are put in each others paths again they cant find the attraction they have. Jaylyn has some very high walls that she puts up for a reason and Steele is
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Mary
Jul 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Steele may have met his match. As a cocky, confident stunt man, the new insurance woman that must approve his stunts seems immune to his tactics. But he is captivated by Jaylyn, there is something in her eyes that keeps pulling him in so how does he get past her walls? As the king of one-night stands, he knows he has to have her. Jaylyn knows Steeles type and doesnt want anything to do with him. She is still grieving the loss of the love of her life so her focus is putting one foot in front of ...more
Johnna Canter
Jul 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Steele my heart. Oh what an amazing read. I love this author. She has such an amazing way of sucking you into a story. I fell in love with Declan Brothers and now I am falling in love with the Kane's. The chemistry between Lane and Jaylen is just amazing. Jaylen is still trying to over her loss. Lane is a man who thinks he is unloveable. Both are very strong individuals. I love the way the brother stick together like family should. Kelly does an amazing job of bringing it all together in a ...more
Wendy
Nov 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Steele is a professional stunt double and is willing to take some crazy risks. Jaylyn is employed by the insurance company who covers him during his current film. Jay doesn't take risks and isn't impressed with the man she is insuring even if sparks fly. Will Steele figure this ultimate stunt out and make it work or will he crash and burn?

I have fallen so in love with all the Kane brothers and the women who are tough enough to handle them. Kelly Gendron has given each character so much depth and
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Jen
Jan 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book in the Daring the Kane Brothers series and it is a great read. I love to read all about a man that is buttoned to the top with control in his life and have him meet a woman that forces him to work for her affections and test his patience and control. This book is Steele and Jaylyn's story and it is a really good one. I found myself drawn into the book and its characters as well as set on a roller coaster of emotions and thoughts as I read this. I also love that we get to ...more
Ree
Jul 17, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book has a tender, heart-wrenching side, as well as a sexy side.

Steele & Jay are convinced that too much pain comes with love. And embarking on a no-strings arrangement would protect their hearts. The two of them realise soon enough, however, that love is patient, waiting until you've healed to fully appreciate it, and it never quite works how you want it to.

I enjoyed this book, and was sorry I couldn't get just a little more of Steele & Jay. I liked the way that the author
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Julie
Jul 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved Steele, a great, slow romance. Steele himself was a wonderful character, cheeky, a little arrogant, full of confidence but truly a nice guy. Jaylyn was a strong women who did everything with determination, but she also had a vulnerable side.
And theyd both had difficulties in their past that kept them from wanting any serious relationships. For Steele sex with out love was fine with him, for Jaylyn complete abstinence works best.
This was a well developed story, the pace was good and I
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Wendy Livingstone
Jul 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Steele is a professional stuntman who is a controlling and complicated man, in every aspect of his life. Jaylyn is from the insurance company, and has emotional baggage from her past as well. These two are drawn to each other; however, will they take a chance on each other? No spoilers; this is a definite must read, you will not be disappointed! This is a well written flawless story, which is an engaging page turner from beginning to end, and I was hooked and intrigued throughout. I highly ...more
Gavinsmommaloves2read
Jul 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing

This was my first book by this author and the second in the Daring the Kane Brothers. This book can standalone but I definitely will be reading book one as I feel for these brothers. Steele Lane is a stuntman and a very very complicate man. He past keeps his future locked down believing himself unlovable he controls everything. But when the insurance company send Jaylyn he falls but still believes he controls the fire between them. Jay isn't a big fan of Steele even though she can feel the
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Cee Cee Houston
Nov 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Steele is the second book in the Daring The Kane Brothers series. This is Steele and Jaylyn Rigsbys story. Its complicated, fun and entertaining.
Steele is a stuntman, its his work and his life. When its challenged by insurance adjustor Jaylyn, hes not happy. But something about this quiet woman draws him in. he wants to know more.
Jay isnt impressed with Steele's job, or him at first.
Both of these characters are broken and lost. They need each other to find their way back to happiness. Will they
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