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Love Me Knot

(Holding Out for A Hero #4)

3.81  ·  Rating details ·  465 Ratings  ·  27 Reviews
*Please note that this book is a short story and was written after readers requested it*

Ciara came to Wyattville to reconnect with her half-brother, and use up extra vacation time in the small beach community. What she didn’t planned on was throwing her inhibitions to the wind and falling for a complete stranger.

Ryan Wyatt spends his days serving in the Coast Guard, and hi
Kindle Edition, 60 pages
Published May 7th 2011
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Kara Swynn
Jun 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
I live for quick spicy reads and this one delivered! I loved that the heroine didn't sit by and wait for the Hero after it looked like he was being a jackass. Sex was hot, it was easy to read and it made me laugh.

It had everything I love about a great read, just add a little bit more dirty talk and a few "f" bombs from the hero and I'd be giving it the full 5*.

As it is I will definitely re-read this one!
This was a cute one. Loved the instant attraction between Ciara and Ryan. It was easy to understand Ryan's dilemma, I was just glad that he finally woke up and got his head out of his butt and went after the woman he wanted.
May 12, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2011, e-book, may, gym-read
It’s the water in Wyattville I tell’s like a love drug. Ironic isn’t then that Ryan Wyatt the last single man standing of the Wyatt clan is a member of the Coast Guard.

Ryan doesn’t want to follow in the same steps as his lovesick Wyatt cousins...1, 2, 3 they’re all down for the count and happily married leaving all the single ladies for Ryan to satisfy.

So when Ryan meets a pretty brunette eyes across the dance floor at Kate and Todd’s wedding, he’s not going to turn down the chance to
3.5 stars. I liked Ciara a lot. She deserves some happiness and a family, not to include that pathetic excuse of a half brother Lance. He deserves to be strung up. I cheered when Ryan hit him. :)

Book needs an editor but the story was pretty good.

His gaze slid to her lips. “I want to kiss you, Ciara.” He heard her breath catch. “Are you asking my permission?”
“I rarely ask permission, darlin’. You just caught me thinking aloud.”
Jun 21, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ebook
Very short, but sweet story! Those Wyatt boys sure fall in love fast!

Finished 6.29.11 - Date cleared so it doesn't count in the 2011 Reading Challenge.
Joyfully Reviewed
Ciara has come to the small town of Wyattville to try and build a relationship with her half-brother. Ciara has become enamored with the beautiful area and the nice people that reside there. She never expected to be swept off her feet by the handsome Ryan Wyatt. Ryan is a Coast Guard rescue swimmer content with his bachelor lifestyle. However, when he meets Ciara she makes him think of forever, that is until he finds out who her brother is. Can Ciara and Ryan overcome the past and find happiness ...more
Sep 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
Love Me Knot is for people who...

...don't mind a whirlwind one night stand...
...where the hero is somewhat douchey at times.
...kinda like heroines who are innocent and sweet.
...enjoy some steamy sex.

I haven't read any of the earlier books so I really had no connection to the characters other then enjoying watching them do their mating dance thingy. Honestly, Ryan's actions aren't cool, but they are understandable. Honestly, I picked this one up for the sex and it worked nicely. So there you go.

May 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars. It was fast and short. my two criticisms. Because otherwise, I adore Shelli Stevens' writing. It's engaging, totally relatable, and it sucks you right in. I can always see myself having a beer, hanging out with her heroines. And thay's a huge comoliment, because I'm a heroine hater.. Srsly. It takes a lot for me to like a heroine. But I can always see myself being friends with ther characters.

Anyway, aside from the almost instalove tgat ens with a marriage proposal, I enjoyed everyt
My least favorite of the series. It was way to short and he proposed after a couple days... I'm not a really big fan of insta-love, which three out of the four in this series are, but at least the others were more believable. Oh, and he came off as a jerk to me and some of the conversations seemed forced. This probably would've been much better had it been longer, I don't know. And why did the brother just happen to come across them? How did he know where they were? I mean he lived in a differen ...more
CD {Boulder Blvd}
Aug 08, 2014 rated it it was ok
I was disappointed in this one as I really didn't like the hero or the heroine very much. It seemed more like insta-lust versus insta-love. I definitely didn't feel the connection between them except in the physical sense. I almost dropped this to a one star but the writing was decent if not inspiring.
Jul 27, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance-contemp
I don't mean to be a party pooper but this was too short for me to get too excited about!

I loved this series and this book was actually a really good story...but I desperately wanted more. It was anticlimactic. I liked what there was of it, but why does poor Ryan only get a quarter of a book?

Jul 27, 2012 rated it really liked it
Out of all four of the novels, this one has to be the best so far. The passion was intense and the revenge was bittersweet. I loved reading it, especially when they were fighting each others feelings for each other. It just goes to show you that love can conquer all.
I've enjoyed the Wyattville series – this story seemed to breeze by especially quickly. I often wonder what it'd be like if the novellas were fleshed out even further. This could have been some standout contemporary romance.
Natasza Waters
Jul 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
One of my favorite writers. Good series. Can't get enough of the small town, hot men; especially brothers, kind of books. Shelli always manages to give me the warm and fuzzies reading her stories. Love the heat level, and plots are tight and quick.
Aug 14, 2011 rated it it was ok
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Black Butterfly
Apr 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: ADULTS
Recommended to Black Butterfly by: GOODREADS
Shelves: erotica
Reba Dom
Mar 06, 2014 rated it liked it
This book felt like it picked up a story line from another book but I've read the first three in the series and that story line didn't exist. So this one felt thrown together. Having said that, I fell in love with Ryan right away and he never let me down. Sexy all the way to the end. Great story.
Feb 02, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2014
2.5/3 Easy, breezy read. Need to get away for an hour? This will work!
Stefanie Thompson
Jul 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book gave me that shiver of delight!
May 15, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorite-author
Great addition to the series!! love these quick, hot & sweet short stories!!
Sep 08, 2013 rated it it was ok
Meh. Enough said.
Sheila Adams
Sep 01, 2012 rated it liked it
Pretty good story. I should have been watching page numbers because it ended; when I felt like I'd just begun reading!! (Hazard of reading on a Nook, I suppose)
Michelle the Romance Witch
May 15, 2011 rated it really liked it
an awesome ending to the wyatt's family series... just wish it came in more editions. Too hott for words for sure and you gotta love a hero that you wanna kick as much as you wanna kiss.
Dec 24, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Great short story.
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