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A collection of three novellas that highlight the strength of the human spirit.

Dirty Little Secret
A secret affair between Jared and Kendall quickly becomes the love of a lifetime. When Kendall disappears without a trace, Jared vows to make himself a man she’d be proud of…until one day he’s able to find her again. Then, there will be no more secrets.

Let Your Heart Lead
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Kindle Edition, 357 pages
Published November 2nd 2012 by What Shayne Wants
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Jodie's W.I.N.E. List
Sep 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
I purchased this book a while ago and just finally got around to reading it. I didn't expect to get as sucked in as I did. Although it is comprised of 3 short stories, the stories are written well enough to feel an attachment to the characters. All the stories had one thing in common, they all deal with young love, that for whatever reason, results in their separation of many years. Eventually, they all get the happily ever after they deserve.

The first story was pretty good, although the constan
I had already read the kindle version of this book but when I received this in print I didn't hesitate to sit down and fall in love with this book all over again. This book gives you so much hope along with terrific love stories
Zuleika Noguera
Mar 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: all-ready-read
A very emotional story. I'm still thinking about what happened to them. on top of it all it got me hot. OOOOOOOOOO YEAH!!!!
Carol Ward
Jun 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wow! These were hard to put down. Though somewhat similar in theme, all three stories were very different. Another book for my keeper shelf.
Nicoletta Campanelli
Apr 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful, emotional stories and beautiful characters.
Apr 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Aug 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I couldn't stop reading, so good!! Looking forward to starting a new Shayne McClendon story!
Jul 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great stories, struggled to put it down!! Well done Shayne
Jan 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Dirty Little Secret
Jared and Kendall
Let Your Heart Lead
Leo and Amelia
Coming Home
Gage and Rowan
They are all sooooooooooo wonderful I fell in love with each characters. There are more characters in the novella's you can discover and they also have great story lines. Shayne did it again she wrote beautifully and so passionately I loved all of the story's they are Amazing!!!!! PS I'm so in love with Rowan.............
Dec 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A collection of short stories that while making you laugh and smile makes you realize that everyone including yourself is damaged in one way or another and it's how you deal with that and go about your business and move past....loved it!
Mel Bedford
Jan 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved all three of these stories! Shayne doesn't know how to write a bad story though! I would recommend any of her books because her writing is amazing!
Cheryl (Gwyneiira's Book Blog)
Jan 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I literally cried my way through all the 3 novellas. Serious. Each and every story is so heartbreaking in their own way that you just can't help but feel your heart breaking along and for the characters as well.

My heart broke for Jared and Kendall, for having to live without the other for years because they love each other. My heart broke for Leo and Amelia, for the pain and heartbreak they had to go through at such a young age. My heart broke for Rowan, who remained so strong and beautiful desp
Jul 24, 2013 rated it liked it
This is a compilation of 3 novellas. Each novella is a standalone story - the stories are not related to one another. I liked that each novella was a good length, and had HEA's - no cliffhangers! The first two stories were fun to read. The last one I found to be a little off for some reason. I'm by no means a prude, but the sex was a overdone for me - at times I found myself skipping through the sex to get to the story. Maybe there was just too much? (Is that possible? LoL) Fun, short reads. Goo ...more
Jul 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This book consists of 3 short stories. Each one became my new favorite after reading it. They are such lovely and moving stories with characters that are very believable. Shayne McClendon has a very real talent for hitting you right in the heart. The third story "Coming Home" just about broke my heart. I cried and cried and cried more than any other book I have ever read. Simply amazing.
Jeanne Mccartney
Mar 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the story line of all 3 novellas, but was especially captivated by "Coming Home". The love story of Rowan and Bennett was amazing. It completed her and mad her ready to face coming home. Personally, I could have done without as many of the sexual scenes, simply because I enjoyed the storylines so much. Great writing style. Thanks for a good read.
Jun 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Love this book
Nov 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Love the short stories and authors writing abilities!
Jeanna Adler
Mar 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shayne I absolutely loved this short stories. It was refreshing to read books like these. You have such amazing talent, and you bring such amazing stories to the table.
Niki Hoffmann
Jan 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adored this book. I connected with it on so many levels. Damaged is always beautiful.
Apr 18, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: entertaining, romance, hot
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She’s a prolific author (more than 8 million words and counting) known for dramatic, steamy, enthralling fiction that will grab you and not let go until the last page.

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