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On My Knees (Bridge #1)

4.15  ·  Rating Details ·  3,537 Ratings  ·  371 Reviews
Haunted by the responsibility of caring for her troubled family, Maya Jacobs gave the only answer she could when Cameron asked her to marry him. Years later, entrenched in a soulless professional routine, she distracts herself from the lingering regret of her decision with a “work hard, play hard” lifestyle that guarantees no man will ever find his way into her heart again ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 17th 2014 by Meredith Wild LLC (first published March 13th 2014)
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J *deep in the heart of Texas*

Mentally. Emotionally. Exhausting.

Maya, Maya, Maya....

Lord help me, I wanted to strangle you.

On My Knees was a heavier, slower-paced read. It was very well-written. I just got a bit frustrated throughout the book.

The story begins with Maya and Cameron in college. Cameron is home on leave from the military and is spending the Spring Break week with Maya. It's evident that they are very much in love with each other. But when Cameron "proposes" to Maya, Maya says

In all f
4.5 Stars

This is my third Meredith Wild read and my first bump up to 5 stars for her. I absolutely love Meredith's writing style and how she draws you in and really makes you feel for the characters. Even when they are doing things, or making choices that make you want to shake the crap out of them, you get it!!!

This was no different. I absolutely loved watching Maya grow and learn who she was and what she wanted out of life. Cam was delicious, and strong, and delightful.

The story is about a
Erin McFarland
Mar 08, 2014 Erin McFarland rated it it was amazing
If you read Meredith Wild's Hacker Series, be prepared...this is NOT the Hacker series. Cameron and Maya's story is sad, heartbreaking, frustrating and a reunion that you aren't quite sure is ever going to happen.
After turning down Cameron's proposal, Maya lost herself. She drank hard and partied harder. She didn't get attached to anything other than the drink in her hand and that suited her just fine. You get the sense she is operating on auto-pilot and isn't really living. You just want to g
Mar 24, 2014 Anna rated it liked it
This is my first book by this author and I was pleasantly surprised by how invested in This story !

This was a beautiful book on second chances which I am a sucker for. I loved the chemistry and it was a perfect bled of sexy and sweet to satisfy any romance reader. There were plenty of obstacles and wrenches thrown into their path but I really enjoyed Cameron and Maya's journey back to each other. Where they belong. I'm openly sighing now. I love sexy sweet
Nov 18, 2015 Delanea rated it it was amazing
I had the great pleasure to preview a copy of On My Knees. It will be released in two weeks time, at which point I will buy the official copy. My review is based on the beta.

The prologue in its entirety is available online at Please read it to get a taste of what is to come.

I don't want to give any spoilers or ruin the experience for anyone. I really enjoyed how Meredith formatted this book. We get both Maya's and Cameron's point of view.

There have been a number of books
Megan  ~The Never Ending Book Basket
I am going to say two things right now about this review: it will be long in its praises, and will not do this phenomenal book as much justice as it deserves. (I am being honest. My words just aren't as good.)

Are you ready to hit the ground running? Lace up your shoes and be prepared to run, because once you start this book, you won't be able to put it down until the very last page. It's going to suck you in, but you will be oh so glad it did. I had the incredible opportunity to read On My Knees
Apr 30, 2014 Michelle rated it really liked it
ARC provided by author in exchange of honest review



On My Knees by Meredith Wild is a slow paced emotional journey of second chances and love. This book focuses on Cameron and Maya reconnecting after five years of separation. During the past five years, Maya was left broken and an empty shell of her former self. Her spirit and heart was broken when she turned down Cameron’s proposal. Now, five years later, Maya and Cameron are reunited in New York. After so many years, the
Nicole Ballard
Mar 17, 2014 Nicole Ballard rated it it was amazing
Meredith Wild has done it again!

This is not your normal rich billionaire mogul love story. This is the story of possibility and how powerful undying love can really be; this is about Maya and Cam, their love, their love lost and the possibility of their love rekindling.

5 years after saying 'no', several deployments later, the stresses of working on wall street and the alcohol abuse the heartbreak was still present for both Cam and Maya.

When Maya Jacobs isn't working her daily 9-5 job on Wall S
Mar 20, 2014 Tianna rated it really liked it
For this book I’m liking…
Waiting Game by Banks
Why this song, you ask. Well let me tell you… because this entire damn book is a waiting game!

Is happiness going to ensue? No… fine then.

Okay, how about now? No? …Seriously?

Now? Still Nada.

Now?!! WHAT DO YOU MEAN NO! GOD DAMNIT! My life is black abyss.

description (<—- I mean this in the best way possible.)

Anyways, other than that I love the vibe. Love the sexy, almost suspenseful bass that leaves you on the edge of your seat. Like your waiting for something
Julie Hurley
Mar 15, 2014 Julie Hurley rated it it was amazing will need a box of tissues with this book....I felt like i was having every emotion that the characters were having... This is a must read book..if i could give it more than 5 stars i would....
Linda Caselle
Mar 11, 2014 Linda Caselle rated it it was amazing
OMG!!!!!! Once again Meredith Wild has knocked it out of the park with this new book series :)

From the first chapter you get sucked into Cameron and Maya's story.

I love the way Meredith developed each character and their back story, it kept me wanting to read more and not put the book down. The interaction between Cameron and Maya was so well written, I loved how we read Cameron's take on things as well, it gave more depth and understanding to the story. Especially since men are way more compli
Mar 26, 2014 Kissandtellreviews rated it it was amazing
I fell in love with Meredith Wild's writing through her Hacker Series, and she hooked me again with On My Knees!

I was completely captivated by their story before the prologue was even over. I just knew I would need plenty of tissues handy and I was right. The way Meredith sucks you in immediately is amazing. My heart was broken before the book even began and very, very slowly, she put it back together through a beautiful second chance love story.

Cameron might possibly be the most patient and un
Michelle Kizer
Mar 17, 2014 Michelle Kizer rated it it was amazing
I can't even express how much I loved this story! That being said, this was definitely not a beach read. This was a turn off the phone, lock the doors, climb inside and don't come out until you've finished the journey kind of story. It could be heavy at times, and heartbreaking, but was so real and so honest I couldn't put it down! I love that we finally have a sexy hero who is an everyman...while the billionaire playboys are fun to read, I really believed that I could go out and walk down the s ...more
Jackie loves Books!
Sep 12, 2016 Jackie loves Books! rated it really liked it
4 well-earned stars to Meredith Wild. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Maya is complicated and embodies every woman with imperfections that are truly just that, imperfections. She may wallow a bit too much in self-pity for my taste, but that only makes her character more relatable.

Cameron on the other hand, seems to be a bit too perfect. But so what? It certainly doesn't diminish the story.

If I had one recommendation to raise this from a four-star to a five-star, it would be to have a more in-d
Jamie Benoit
Jun 15, 2016 Jamie Benoit rated it really liked it
“Someone could drag me to hell, and I’d crawl back to you, Maya, for a chance to make right everything that was ever wrong between us. Even I can’t tell you what’s happening with us. I’ve never felt this way. But believe me when I tell you I’m not going anywhere. I swear to you.”

College sweethearts, Maya Jacobs and Cameron Bridge seemingly had it all: love, passion and a promising future. Until one day when Cameron visits while on leave from basic training and hastily asks Maya to marry him. M
Mar 23, 2014 Lorie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 STARS!!!

On My Knees is a heartfelt story about love and second chances. It will draw you in from page one and not let go until the very end.

I know what you’re thinking based on the blurb… boy and girl meet up again after 5 years, there’s a bunch of I-miss-you’s and I-love-you’s thrown around, and happily ever after right??? Nope, not that simple. And, THAT is exactly what makes this story so wonderful. It’s not simple, and it’s not light.

Maya and Cam realize five years is a long time, it ca
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I wasn't sure about this one by the time I got to the last page. I liked Connor, but I couldn't see any reason why he would try so hard to start a relationship with Olivia again. I get that she was broken by Connor walking away from her five years before, but he was also broken by the love of his life not wanting to make a lifetime commitment to him. Maybe if Olivia was more forthcoming about who she really was or what her home life was like, things wouldn't have been that hard for
Mar 28, 2014 Nicole rated it it was amazing
I have come to love the way Wild makes me feel. I'm mean seriously she makes me pissed, happy, sad, and just plain ole emotional. It's great. I read to escape my hectic crazy life, and to escape to something so….beautiful it's beyond heartwarming.

I love how Wild doesn't do the romance where it's well just plain cookie cutter I guess you can say. You know the kind where boy meets girl and they fall in love and live happily ever after. NO! Yes, there is a boy and a girl…but it's not all perfect.
Jun 25, 2014 Tanya rated it really liked it
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Krystin Sanchez
Mar 17, 2014 Krystin Sanchez rated it it was amazing
Meredith Wild has done it again!!! She blew me away with The Hacker Series and then right off the bat, within the first few pages, it gets all hot and steamy between Cam and Maya. Maya and Cameron had a love like no other or so they thought....

Five years later, Both Cam and Maya become two different people, they don't see each other, or even speak. Maya becomes a heavy drinker and a dark bitter person. After running into each other Cameron decides he is going to do everything it takes to see if
Jessica C.
Mar 17, 2014 Jessica C. rated it it was amazing
Meredith Wild did it again!! I started the novel with the prologue and it was totally hot! By the time I was done with Chapter one I was completely hooked.
Maya is a loyal love bird at heart, but when life turns upside down her demeanor changes. She drinks just to black out and forget the world. The life she lives is Strong, Confident, Sexy, and Naive, but when love returns she starts to question everything. Only time will tell if she opens up for her happy ever after.
Cameron is a stiff, straigh
Mar 18, 2014 Jordan rated it it was amazing
If you loved the Hacker series you will love this! IMO it is a different feel than the Hacker series and yet just as gritty, sultry and sassy.

Maya and Cameron took me on a roller coaster ride of emotions throughout the book. Since it is told from both point of views, you know the insights and intricacies of the characters actions and emotions. It truly pulls at the heartstrings of anyone who has ever experienced young love and the heartbreak associated with it.

Bound By Books Book Review
Apr 18, 2015 Bound By Books Book Review rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, contemporary

This was the first book I've read by Meredith Wild, but it won't be the last.

Maya and Cameron had what most people only dream of finding...problem is Maya is still in school and Cam is in the military...home on leave and he proposes and Maya turns him down...he doesn't know the secrets she's hiding, and she can't face telling him.

Ms. Wild has a wonderful knack for characterization. I can picture Cameron and Maya both, and yeah, I'm kinda jealous of a fictional character! Cam is top shelf BBF mat
Mar 24, 2014 Allison rated it it was amazing
As a fan of The Hacker Series, I was compelled to read this book. Ms. Wild has created another story that has both heart and heat. One of my favorite things about the characters she creates is that fact that they truly come across as real people as opposed to the ideal man or woman. They have flaws. They have issues. They make mistakes. They second-guess themselves from time to time. This makes them highly relatable to readers because we can identify with them.

In true Meredith Wild fashion, she
Sara Frahman
Mar 17, 2014 Sara Frahman rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I have been in love with Meredith's writing since I first got my hands on the Hacker series. This my friends, is not the Hacker series, be prepared.
On My Knees had me sucked in from the first chapter. The way that Meredith describes the characters and the feelings they are going through is so captivating. It pulls you right in.
Maya and Cam's relationship is so beautiful. But at times I was hanging on the edge of my seat anticipating what was going to come next. I really honestly don't know ho
Apr 28, 2014 Jessica rated it really liked it
A slow emotional well written book that I loved. Maya and Cameron have a history one filled with love and heartbreak, the start to any great love story. Five years have pasted and they haven’t spoken to each other until they run into each other. Cameron wants to move forward but Maya isn’t so sure. This book is beautiful full of every feeling and the chemistry is on point. I love stories of second chance and this one takes the cake as my new favorite. There were times that this book had me breat ...more
Jun 20, 2016 Louise rated it liked it
3.5 stars. I was going to give this book 4 but settled on 3.5. I enjoyed the book but it didn't set my heart racing. There was some tension but not enough to call this book exciting.

What's the word I'm searching for...... Steady! That's what this story is, it's steady. It's not fast paced. It doesn't really go anywhere and you can kind of guess the inevitability.

The main characters Cameron and Maya, I thought they're relationship was more believable the first time they were together. Since they
Mar 17, 2014 Ali rated it it was amazing
Another Meredith Wild great! I loved this book! Maya and Cameron are a wonderful, complex couple trying to find their way back to each other after an unresolved break-up years earlier. This story is filled with such angst as both Maya and Cameron try to fight demons from their past in order to move forward. It's an emotional rollercoaster ride filled with love, regret, anger and sorrow that you can't help but get caught up in and feel every emotion with them. I encourage you to jump on the rolle ...more
Michell Hall casper
May 11, 2016 Michell Hall casper rated it it was amazing
Another great read by Meredith Wild!!

This book is about second chances.

I absolutely loved the plot and the characters created for this story. The chemistry is off the charts and the banter between Cameron and Maya is fun and intense at times. I loved the fight that Cam had in him to not let Maya walk away the way he did years before. His passion for her was intense and sexy. This was a read that you definitely felt the words and not just read them.

This was a beautifully written second chance r
Page Turning Book Junkie
May 01, 2014 Page Turning Book Junkie rated it it was amazing
*ARC provided for blog tour review* For your next fix:

4.5 out of 5 Wildly Consuming, Determined, Passionate Stars!

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Wowza...this book was jam packed with all the things I love in a romance novel...angst, intense connection between the characters, passion, and soul penetrating emotional depth. I have not read any other books by this author, but I heard really good things about The Hacker series, so when I got the opportunity to hop on this blog tour, I jumpe
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Meredith Wild is a #1 New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of romance. Living on Florida's Gulf Coast with her husband and three children, she refers to herself as a techie, whiskey-appreciator, and hopeless romantic. When she isn’t living in the fantasy world of her characters, she can usually be found at You can learn more about her upcom ...more
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