Harper Bentley

Biography

USA Today Best Selling author Harper Bentley writes about hot alpha males who love hard. She's taught high school English forever, and although she’s managed to maintain her sanity regardless of her career choice, jumping into the world of publishing her own books goes to show that she might be closer to the ledge than was previously thought.

After traveling the nation in her younger years as a military brat, having lived in Alaska, Washington State and California, she now resides in Oklahoma with her teenage daughter, two dogs and one cat, happily writing stories that she hopes her readers will enjoy.

You can contact her at HarperBentleyWrites@gmail.com, Harperbentleywrites.com, on Facebook or follow her on Twitter @HarperBentley

Smashwords Interview

How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I love that Smashwords offers so many formats of my books. They also send my books to other retail booksellers, thus saving me time from having to do so!
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
One of the greatest joys of writing is that I get to entertain others with stories that entertain me (inside my head) all the time ;) The best part is when I hear back from a reader that they enjoyed one of my books because it makes putting the story down on "paper" and getting it out there all the more worth it.
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Where to find Harper Bentley online


Books

The BFD (A Big Deal Romantic Comedy)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
What do you do when you’re being sued by a sexy, professional football player? Whatever the jerk asks. Rori Flannigan couldn’t care less that she screwed with my love life and made me look like an idiot. So I’m going to make her care. And once she sees what a great catch I am, she’ll beg me to make her mine. Because who wouldn’t want to be with me? I’m The BFD
Mondays (The Wait, Book 2)
Series: The Wait. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Bernadette—Birdie—Chapman and Beck Griffin met in grief counseling, neither was prepared when they fell in love. Nor were they ready for the heartache that soon followed. It’s been two years since they last talked. But has the pain of wanting someone they know they can't have subsided? Mondays—a love story of two broken hearts that find each other...and try to become a whole...
Drake (The Powers That Be, Book 5)
Series: The Powers That Be. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Drake Powers had to be the most infuriating piece of work I’d met in my entire life. Never mind his gorgeous face, body, and tattoos. That was beside the point. The things that came out of the cocky bastard’s mouth—directed toward me, of course—had my own mouth falling open in shock. I knew it was probably in my best interest to stay away from the bad boy. But when was I ever one to listen?
Thursdays
Series: The Wait. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Beck's wife is an addict. Birdie's husband is dying. When they meet in grief counseling, neither is prepared when they fall in love. And the guilt is almost too much to bear. Thursdays—a love story of two broken hearts that find each other...and try to become a whole...
Under the Gun
Series: CEP (Citadel Executive Protection). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,210. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Citadel Executive Protection (CEP): New York City's top-rated security agency that hires and assigns only the best of the best for each case. Psychologist Quinn McDonnell is receiving threats from a man she believes is a former patient's brother. Gunner Murphy wants to protect her. They've butted heads before, both ignoring their feelings for the other. Can Gunner overcome his fears to save her?
The Fighter (The High Rise, Book 1)
Series: The High Rise. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Laney Kyle is fed up with players. Heath Noble wants to make the Kyle family pay. Each is nothing the other wants. When the line between suspicion and attraction becomes blurred things get messy. And love, as usual, will just make everything messier. Welcome to the High Rise where tenants get a new lease on love...
Ryker (The Powers That Be, Book 4)
Series: The Powers That Be. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Ryker Powers was the biggest prick I’d ever met. He was also my biggest mistake. Everyone thought he was a perfect gentleman but I knew better. I knew he had a filthy mouth. That he liked things dirty. He may have had people fooled but not me. He was a bad boy who'd ask for a light from the devil himself. And I wanted to see him burn. Until I realized that I wanted him. Who was going to burned now
Loch (The Powers That Be, Book 3)
Series: The Powers That Be. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Loch Powers was the hottest guy I’d ever seen in my entire life. And I hated him with every fiber of my being. We’d grown up together & I'd crushed on him hard in middle school, but he'd humiliated me. When my family moved away I told myself that if I never saw him again it’d be too soon. Now I'm back and attending the same college and so over him it's not funny. But he has different ideas.
Always and Forever (Serenity Point #2)
Series: Serenity Point. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,550. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Does wanting to slap the hell out of Brody Kelly make me a bad person? How about setting his hair on fire? A year ago, my sweet and sexy firefighter boyfriend and I broke up over something extremely ridiculous. He used to call me his Always and Forever. But the secrets he’s keeping might tear us apart for good.
Zeke (The Powers That Be, Book 2)
Series: The Powers That Be. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Zeke Powers should’ve come with a warning label. He was hot, He was sexy. He was a bad boy through and through. And he was someone I totally didn’t need walking into my life, screwing up the plans I’d made and turning my world upside down. My no-frills life was necessary to get where I was going. But Zeke was determined to prove to me that what I desired most—him—was just what I needed.
True Love: The Trilogy The Complete Boxed Set
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 160,810. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » New adult
From USA Today Best Selling Author Harper Bentley comes all three True Love books together in one boxed set! Containing: Discovering Us Finding Us Finally Us Jag and El went from childhood friends to lovers. Things get more and more complicated when busy schedules supermodels, breakups and would-be boyfriends disrupt their lives making them question whether they’ll ever get their perfect forever.
Gable (The Powers That Be, Book 1)
Series: The Powers That Be. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,900. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Gable Powers had all the makings of everything my father had ever warned me about: a reputation that was anything but stellar, a dirty mouth that had me shivering at the things he uttered in my ear, and a body (oh, God, that body) that was covered in tattoos, all of which added up to a solid ten-point-oh on the bad-boy scale. He was a jerk. He was an ass. So why couldn’t I resist him?
Bigger Than the Sky
Series: Serenity Point. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,230. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Adult, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Five years ago, I left my fiancé, hotter than hot Navy SEAL Kade Kelly, at the altar. No, I’m not an idiot. Yes, I had my reasons. Upon returning to my hometown of Serenity Point, Virginia, to take care of some business, I find that Kade’s now home for good and he’s none too happy about my being here. He used to tell me our love was bigger than the sky. How's he sure it can happen again?
Finally Us (True Love, Book 3)
Series: True Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,030. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
They wanted forever… but is forever really their destiny? Ellen Love and Jag Jensen have called it quits after nine years of being together. The fight is on as Jag goes head-to-head with Ellen’s new love interest as he tries proving to her that their love deserves another shot. Can he win her back or is their dream of a perfect forever gone for good?
Unbreakable Hearts
Series: CEP (Citadel Executive Protection). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,790. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A woman who adamantly guards her heart encounters the one man who may be able to break down her barriers. When the past collides with the present, boundaries will be pushed and unbreakable hearts will be tested to the limit.
Being Chased
Series: CEP (Citadel Executive Protection). Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,400. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When a beautiful woman and a hot bodyguard come together to battle bad guys, each other and their own feelings, someone's bound to let their guard down.
Finding Us (True Love, Book 2)
Series: True Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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Jag and Ellen were best friends their whole lives. Being two years older, he started noticing girls and left Ellen in the dust. By high school, he was attracted to her, but he had a baseball career up and coming and didn't want to start something with her just to leave. But they became a couple, she followed him to LA then things fell apart. He's now lost without her and plans on getting her back.
Discovering Us (True Love, Book 1)
Series: True Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Ellen has loved Jagger since she was five and he was seven when they kissed through the chain link fence at school. Jag's senior year in high school, sophomore Ellen catches his eye and things between them develop into something more. He's drafted to the Dodgers, Ellen goes with him, but busy schedules, a slimy agent and a supermodel disrupt their lives making her question their perfect forever.

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