The Sinners Series by Michelle Heard: Books In Order

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The Sinners Series by Michelle Heard: Books In Order

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Are you ready for The Sinners romantic suspense series from Wall Street Journal and USA Today author Michelle Heard? This series includes a collection of full-length standalone novels filled with filthy promises of ecstasy and gorgeous men.

This is a dark mafia romance series be sure to check out the content warnings on the inside cover for full details of any triggers in each book.

The Sinners Series Reading Order

Taken by A Sinner: The Sinners Book 1 by Michelle Heard

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Available to buy from Amazon

Published 28th March 2022

Format: Paperback, Audiobook and Kindle Edition
Pages: 405

Taken by A Sinner: The Sinners Book 1 by Michelle Heard

Drowning in the murky waters of the mafia, I’m determined to find a way out. I have my sights set on becoming a film producer and won’t let anything or anyone stand in my way.
Then my mother marries a retired Godfather, and I get the head of the Greek mafia as a stepbrother.

Nikolas Stathoulis is set on ruining my well-laid plans. His ruthless reputation has me running for the safety of my apartment.
But he’s always there. On campus. In my apartment. Expecting me to play by his rules.
If only I can ignore his godlike features and stop my heart from doing cartwheels at the sight of him.
Greek God? Pretty much.
But he’s rude, demanding, and hell-bent on making my life a misery.

Two can play this game… Right?

STANDALONE: A full-length Greek mafia romance novel.
WARNING: 18+ only. Please read responsibly. 

Film student Theresa (Tess) is happy living her own little life but that is all about to change as her mother is remarrying. Losing her mafia bookkeeper father when she was eight, Tess lived with her mom, uncle and cousin for nine years. Enduring abuse from her cousin Irene she hid it from her mom who believed Tess just suffered from anxiety. Her mom is happy with Peter, the retired Godfather of the mafia, so Tess is happy for her; she just hopes that the current Godfather leaves her to live her life.

Issues with the Sicilians mean that Nikolas Stathoulis doesn’t necessarily make the best first impression on his soon-to-be stepsister – not that this bothers him. He is in charge and his word is law, she’ll soon come to realise that. Putting the fear of death into her he explains how life will be once she is family and it doesn’t go well. Tess challenging him at every turn just makes him feel out of control and something much more.

Needing distance between them he arranges for her to marry his cousin, however, it is Nikolas at the altar on the big day. Somewhat tricked into a marriage to him Tess is unsure what to make of it all. The chemistry between them isn’t a problem but can they make a marriage out of this? Navigating life as a mafia Queen, Tess starts to find her feet thanks to the support she gains from Nikolas – especially when her past comes back to bash her over the head. But how will Nikolas deal with those who attack his wife?

Owned By The Sinner: The Sinners Book 2 by Michelle Heard

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Available to buy from Amazon

Published 2nd May 2022

Format: Paperback, Audiobook and Kindle Edition
Pages: 410

Owned By The Sinner: The Sinners Book 2 by Michelle Heard

All I want to do is look after my dad, so when I land the job of a lifetime that will take care of our expenses, I grab the chance with both hands. Little do I know, the impossible will be expected of me.
Slowly my smile fades, and my laughter dies until all that’s left is the broken puppet my personal hell created.

Liam Byrne, the head of the Irish mafia, returns from a business trip, and I expect my hellish nightmare to increase tenfold.
Brutal, merciless, and dangerous, Liam is feared by all – even the monster intent on killing my soul.
Turns out I was wrong.
The instant Liam notices what’s happening, he takes me under his wing, and even though he’s all sharp edges and threatening growls, I feel safe with him.

Little by little, my sunshine creeps through the cracks, and my laughter returns.
But can one monster defeat another, or am I just a girl dreaming about the impossible?

STANDALONE: An Irish Mafia Romance full-length novel.
WARNING: 18+ only. Please read responsibly. 

Since her dad had a heart attack, Kiera Murphy has been using the savings she had put aside from temporary jobs to help pay for a nurse. Wanting something more permanent she is pleased when she lands a receptionist role at Byrne Enterprises – although her dad is not happy with her working there. Settling into her role she has made a friend in Denise but finds that Finne Byrne is demanding of her time and makes some threatening advances.

Returning from vacation head of the Irish mafia Liam Byrne isn’t thrilled to be back as CEO of Byrne Enterprises but needs to check what Finn has been up to in his absence. Arriving he notes that he has a new receptionist, Kiera and that she has been doing a large proportion of Finn’s work. Catching up with his best friend and right-hand man Will he finds out that one of his best men has had a heart attack. Bumping into Kiera he finds that he can tolerate her touch unlike anyone else but dismisses it as he rushes away.

Covering the executive floor Kiera gets on well with Liam unlike his stepbrother Finn – who is still threatening her. As things come to a head Liam is appalled to discover what Finn was up to and how he was almost too late to save Keira. Needing to look after her, he moves her into his apartment while things are going on. But he soon finds that she means a lot more to him but how will she stand up in the mafia side of his life?

Stolen By A Sinner: The Sinner Book 3 by Michelle Heard

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Available to buy from Amazon

Published 20th June 2022

Format: Paperback, Audiobook and Kindle Edition
Pages: 461

Stolen By A Sinner: The Sinner Book 3 by Michelle Heard

Cinderella said to be kind, have courage, and always believe in a little magic.
She’s wrong.
To survive in my world, you have to be dead inside, be on guard at all times, and never dream of the impossible.
You never dream of anything because you don’t just get to stop working for the Polish mafia.

But you can be stolen from them.
Well, kind of.
When Gabriel Demir, head of the Turkish mafia, attacks my boss, I’m caught in the crossfire.
I’m taken captive, interrogated, and soon find myself in the position of maid again. Only this time, it’s for the Turkish instead of Polish.

This time it’s for a dangerously attractive man and not the insane one I’ve known all my life.
This time I find myself fantasising about my boss instead of dreaming of ways to escape.
This time I’m not threatened with pain and death but with pleasure.
But can I step out of the maid’s uniform and into a ballgown?
Do I dare cross that line just for a moment in the spotlight?

STANDALONE: A Turkish Mafia Romance full-length novel.
WARNING: 18+ only. Please read responsibly.

Cinderella said to be kind, have courage, and always believe in magic – something Lara remembers her mom telling her. But when you are in the position of maid to the head of the Polish mafia it is hard to keep that mindset. Instead, it is better to keep your head down, keep quiet and complete your chores as quickly as possible. He rules with an iron fist and an altercation whilst bringing tea has Lara left in pain again but needs to get a seafood dinner for him ASAP. She bumps into a man leaving the restaurant and the food goes flying, devastated she manages to get another order but receives a beating for being late.

Gabriel Demir has worked hard to become the head of the Turkish mafia and for the last 30 years to avenge the death of his parents. Finally having the opportunity to raid the Polish mansion he shoots a woman who dashes out in front of him and decides to take her home to question. A young maid, Lara states that she knows nothing despite being held for days whilst she recovers from surgery. She begs him to let her live and work for him, which he allows but is still keeping an eye on her.

Adjusting to her new home and life is not easy for Lara, things are so very different in the Turkish mansion. Unsure as to why she is allowed a comfortable room, friendship and no punishments she finds that Gabriel will answer her questions about how things are in the world. But as she starts to gain feelings for the dangerously attractive man, he explains that it’s not wrong but she shouldn’t out of gratitude. Slowly they start to see what things could be like together.

Chosen By A Sinner: The Sinners Book 4 by Michelle Heard

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Available to buy from Amazon

Published 8th August 2022

Format: Paperback, Audiobook and Kindle Edition
Pages: 375

Chosen By A Sinner: The Sinners Book 4 by Michelle Heard

My family rules the world, and I always get everything my heart desires.
Well, almost everything.
Okay, so there’s one thing I can’t have.
Luca Cotroni.
Rude, arrogant, and demanding as hell, he’s the man I lust after and despises more than anything.

After a wild birthday party where I clearly had too many drinks, I wake up next to Luca wearing his ring.
A wedding ring.
Who accidentally gets married to the head of the Italian mafia?
Me. A Bratva princess.
Our fathers insist we remain married for six months before we’re allowed to consider an annulment.
Six months.
I have to live with him. Sleep next to him. Be a wife to him.

It’s fifty-fifty whether we’ll kill each other or give in to the lust.

STANDALONE: An Italian Mafia Romance full-length novel.
WARNING: 18+ only. Please read responsibly.

Russian mafia princess Mariya Koslov has loved her brother’s best friend Luca Controni for as long as she can remember. He has always been indifferent to her so she has hidden her feelings from him and those around her. She’s looking forward to a weekend of fun in Las Vegas following her wild birthday party with her best friend Violet and brother Viktor, however, Violet can no longer attend and Viktor has invited Luca!

Luca Controni has worked tirelessly for the past few years to ensure that his place as the head of the Italian mafia and the Priesthood is deserved and unchallenged. Wanting to ensure that he has built a life fit for the queen to rule beside him. Finally ready to stake his claim he is pleased when Viktor invites him on a trip to Las Vegas with Mariya. Hiding his love for his best friend’s little sister he wants to let her know how he feels.

Mariya is ready to get drunk at the club they are in and Viktor is ready to head back to the hotel – leaving her in Luca’s capable hands. Sharing a kiss they head out for a walk and Mariya spots a wedding chapel and suggests they get married, Luca capitalises on this. But as reality hits the following morning Mariya can’t remember anything and their families are telling them to remain married for six months before an annulment. Despite her feelings for him, Mariya tells Luca that whatever happens needs to be for love not an arrangement for the families. But she is heartbroken for all the things she has missed out on. Can Luca make this work?

Captured By A Sinner: The Sinners Book 5 by Michelle Heard

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Available to buy from Amazon

Published 12th September 2022

Format: Paperback, Audiobook and Kindle Edition
Pages: 390

Captured By A Sinner: The Sinners Book 5 by Michelle Heard

After the Priesthood wipes out my entire family, I find myself kidnapped and held prisoner by the head of the Bratva – a man who’s as charming as he is terrifying.
My days are filled with chaotic emotions and fear, and with time, I realize Viktor Vetrov wants more than just my obedience.
He wants all of me, but I refuse to fall for his filthy promises of ecstasy.

The instant I gain my freedom, I run straight back to the Cosa Nostra.
But, I quickly learn there are worse monsters in the world than the one who held me captive.
With no family left, choices are made for me. None are in my best interest.
I’m forced to marry a man twice my age who doesn’t have a gentle side.
I only have one hope. Viktor Vetrov.
But asking the head of the Bratva to save me will leave me indebted to him.

Do I give myself to the old monster who will use and abuse me, or do I give myself to the attractive devil who wiped out my family?

STANDALONE: A Russian Bratva Romance full-length novel.
WARNING: 18+ only. Please read responsibly.

Finally finished with school Rosalie is looking forward to fulfilling the dreams she has of travelling to different places and seeing the world. Hearing gunshots she heads downstairs to see what is happening to find herself captured by a brute who takes her to see her uncle and grandfather. Pleading for their lives she can’t understand what is happening. Devastated to see another man murder her uncle before she is pulled away and bundled into a car. Waking up in an unfamiliar house she is told by the brute that she will be staying for her own protection.

Head of the Bratva Viktor Vetrov wasn’t entirely sure what he was doing when he told seventeen-year-old Rosalie from the house but felt she needed protecting from the world. With no family money or street smarts he’d planned to let her go at eighteen but that is just days away. Changing his mind and telling her she’d remain until twenty-one he wants her obedience and understanding as to why he is helping her but all she sees is the man who was there when her family was killed. Three years is a long time to hate.

A week before she is due to leave Viktor finally kisses her and she rejects him. He doesn’t return for 5 days when they finally give in and enjoy 2 days wrapped in each other’s arms. But he knows he has to let her go and she heads to New York to start her life. Getting an apartment and looking for work she is surprised by a visit from one of her old friends and invited to her party. Arriving at the party some home truths are shared with Rosalie by the Cosa Nostra and her life is sold for $10m. Begging her friend to let Viktor know she wonders if she should have stayed with the monster she knew.

Similar Books Series from Michelle Heard

  • The Saints Series
    • Merciless Saints – Damien Vetrov
    • Cruel Saints – Lucian Cotroni
    • Ruthless Saints – Carson Koslov
    • Tears of Betrayal – Demitri Vetrov
    • Tears of Salvation – Alexei Koslov
  • The Kings Of Mafia Series
    • Tempted By The Devil – Angelo Rizzo
    • Craving Danger – Franco Vitale
    • Hunted By A Shadow – Renzo Torrisi
    • Drawn To Darkness

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