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Melody of the Heart

(Runaway Train #4)

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As Rolling Stone magazine prepares an issue on successful rock star marriages, they sit down with Brayden and Lily Vanderburg. After all, the two have been a couple since they were fifteen years old. But there is more to the story than meets the eye, and their love took a slight detour before finding happily ever after.

Told in flashbacks from the present to the past, Bray
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Nook, 156 pages
Published October 6th 2014 by Katie Ashley Productions
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Aurelia
As usual the h stayed celibate whilst he fucked around, even though he wanted her back he did nothing to fucking show it. Further more her reaction to it annoyed me as hell.

“I would have been surprised if you had remained celibate, especially in your profession.”

She wasn't even the teensiest bit annoyed. Of course not I mean why wouldn't she understand men have have needs after all right? So it's okay I mean what did she expect for him to not stick his dick in every thing that walks? Hah why wo
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Sabrina
Dec 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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The title is so cute, because their daughter's name is Melody. It's so adorable, and ironic.
I have been waiting for this book FOREVER!!! I never thought it would happen, but I'm so glad it is. I'm scared because I don't know if this is about how they met, or about their married life. If it is about how they met, I'm worried about the time when they broke up that Brayden mentioned in the first novel. Since I love them together, I will probably bawl if I read about their break up. Brayden said he
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Monserrat Maxfield Markov
Mar 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
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¡Brayden! ¡Brayden! ¡Brayden!

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Tenía altas expectativas con este libro, y ¿saben qué?

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¡Me fascino! Desde el primer libro ame a la pareja, Lily y Bray eran súper lindos y maduros, se podría decir que eran son los que pusieron el ejemplo y los hacían pensar.
También antes de leer el libro venía con la idea de que antes de que Bray sentara cabeza iba hacer un estúpido como todos o que iba hacer tonterías, pero gran sorpresa me lleve al leer que
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Michelle
Nov 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
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It’s finally time for Brayden and Lily’s story. As the band is being showcased in Rolling Stone, the power couple of rock and roll that have defied the odds sits down and tells their love story. The highs & lows and everywhere in between.

I have to admit when this series first started I was feeling sorry for Brayden and the idea that we’d never get to see him get his HEA in the same way we were all going to get a chance to see his bandmates. But having read his story, I think the way this was
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Marialys Scarano Rodríguez
La única queja que tengo es que Lily no lo debió perdonar tan rápido, quizá hacerlo sufrir un poco. Y Jack es Jack, el mismo idiota. Amo a Lily y Bray y lástima que no tuvimos más de ellos siendo papás sobre todo de Lucy.
Beverly
Oct 13, 2014 rated it liked it
It was good to finally read Brayden and Lily's story, but as usual LOTS of flashbacks aren't for me. I just don't like them. A few of them are fine, but the whole book. No way. I understand it was the only way to tell their story, but it was too much.

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I don't know why, but Brayden is the only member of Runaway Train I don't like that much. After reading his story and I must admit it was sweet, I just don't feel the love.

Of course If you are a Runaway Train fan, you must read it. So buy it.

Adriana Aviles
Oct 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Bing
Oct 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing

Runaway Train is back!

Jake, AJ and Rhys had their books, now it's Brayden's turn.

Brayden was the responsible, sweet, and level-headed member of the band. He was the only one married at the start of the series. While the three guys enjoyed the success and the groupies before finally finding the girls that changed their lifestyles, Brayden was loyal and so much in love with his wife, Lily. He was the voice of reason, the one who kept the guys in line. His marriage was the benchmark by which other
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Astraycat
Wow!Brayden and Lily . . . well, they also have their ups and downs, but I can't imagine that Brayden also once got lost in fame and money that he gave up his love for Lily. His behavior was sooooo . . . I don't get how can Lily forgave him so easily, even though she knew he became a man whore after they broke up . . . maybe that's what true love is. Once again, Jack proves to be a total jerk in Brayden's and Lily's relationship, I can only say Lily, Mia and Abby are all saints to endure Jack's ...more
Julia - The Romance Bibliophile
Jan 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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As with all of the other Runaway Train novels, I absolutely loved "Melody of the Heart"! I was so thrilled to have been able to read Brayden and Lily's story. It was amazing to see all of the ups and downs they faced from the very beginning until now. I also loved how we were able to see a sneak peek into Rhys and Allison's big day. That was the icing on the cake. Once again, Katie Ashley managed to do a phenomenal job and I can't wait to read The Jacob's Ladder series, a spin-off to Runaway Tra ...more
Fanny
May 04, 2014 rated it liked it



Fue una historia muy entretenida pero al terminarla quede un poco decepcionada, esperaba otra cosa del libro, ademas me parecio que la historia era demasiado predecible, en las historias anteriores siempre habia " algo " que convertia el libro en algo mas que en un simple libro, pero la historia de Brayden y Lily me parecio que le falto ese algo que hacia especial a esta saga.

3 Estrellas!!
Nikki
Mar 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This was a very sweet look into the lives of Brayden and Lily. Now we finally know the back story of them. I always enjoyed the glimpses we got of this couple, Lily always seemed very sweet and down to earth.
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KenHeartsBooks
Jan 04, 2014 marked it as to-read
Yay!!!! We get to see this two couple's amazing love story!!!!
Silvia Ruiz
Jan 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Brayden me has gustado por lo tierno que eras pero ver tu lado oscuro me gusto mas
Suzanne
Jul 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a lovely finale to the series. We now get the back story of Brayden and Lily. Through all the other books in the series, these two were the couple everyone envied - they had it all. What we didn't know was that they had a bit of a rocky ride along the way.

Told as Brayden and Lily reminiscing while giving an interview, it was a good way to see how they both remembered their early days.
Denise Lancaster
Mar 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Lo acabo de terminar y estoy muy emocional. Okay, necesito re-organizar mis sentimientos, porque aceptar el hecho de que éste haya sido el último libro de esta serie que tanto amé, tanto disfruté y que ya forma parte de mí, es difícil.

Este libro es básicamente la historia de Lily y Brayden desde el comienzo. Fue tan dulce, ver como se conocieron, como todo era tan inocente y genuino desde el principio. Se conocieron a los 16 años y al poco tiempo se enamoraron el uno del otro. Pero lo más lindo
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Denise - Shh Mom's Reading®
Nov 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
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I have adored Braydon Vanderburg since book 1, Music of the Heart. In book 1, he is the stable married band member. I have so wanted to see his and Lily’s story so I have been anxiously awaiting this one and I am so happy to say I was not disappointed. I truly enjoyed this novella.

I loved the tool Ms. Ashley used to tell this couple’s history; a Rolling Stones interview sit-down with Brayden and Lily al
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Michelle
OMG what a book it was sooooooo romantic an cute with a lil bit heart ache but i luvd it (not the heart ache)



the story was so good i luvd that we got 2 go back 2 where it al started an how they meet in this series we alway thought they were so solid that they were high school sweethearts but it was good 2 c how there relationship went from 2 strong 2 have a flaw in there time 2gether that nearly killed there relationship an it nearly did an u would alway think that brayden was perfect would do
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DCT
Oct 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
This entire series has been a beautiful song to my heart, and what a precious way to wrap it up than to finally get the love story of Brayden and Lily. Katie revealed many things that we had not known before, making this series even richer. What was really amazing about this story, is that as the reader of this entire series, we know the ending, we know that Brayden and Lily have a happy marriage and 3 beautiful kids; but Katie was still about to make the journey fresh and engaging even though w ...more
Nathi *Shut it and let me read*
LOVED ITTTTT!!!



First I'm a HUGE fan of this series so at the beginning I wasn't so sure that this book would work for me because we already knew the couple and is not always that a book with past/present can work for me....

BUT I WAS WRONG and it totally worked!

It was so well written that even though you already knew the couple it felt like it was something new, like you just meet them there.
What was also fantastic was how the other characters from previous book was shown here and that we got as
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Jenny Brightman Harris
Feb 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Lets start this out by me saying I don't give many 5 star reviews but this one definitely deserves it. This is Brayden and Lily's story. We get to find out where they are since Strings of the Heart. We also get to finally her the story about really happened when Brayden and Lily fell apart for that time. We find out what brought them together and what brought them back together. There are some interesting things that come to light in this story that I did not see coming which is exactly what you ...more
Jean
Jun 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved it! What a great way to go back in Brayden and Lily's past by having them interviewed by a rock magazine. Awesome! I love these two together and had been dying to know their story, especially knowing they started out as high school sweethearts. They went through a lot and came out stronger for it! And their love in the present setting, with their children and each other, was inspiring! Love this series and it was great seeing how the band all got started!
Preetha
Apr 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
simply superb. Katie has done a wonderful job giving us the story of Brayden and lily.
the plot was good and the past and present parts in the book definitely made it even more interesting. their love story was one filled with heart wrenching emotions and believe me when I say I cried A LOT. good work Katie. definitely one of the best books I have ever read!!!!!
Autumn ♥
5 Stars

I have been wanting to read this book for a very very long time and i am super glad i finally got around to reading it! I loved the story about how Lily and Brayden fell in love. :) I liked that i got to see how the band first started out and how they developed and i couldn't of asked for a more perfect ending to this series!
Amafle
Nov 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
Bonita historia de amor ♥
July
Jan 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Hermoso, bello y genial de los 4 Me quedo con Brayden! <3 Quede con ganas de mas! :(
Nicky
May 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Loved hearing the story of Brayden and Lily. This was a perfect way to end the series. Great instalment, great series!
Jessica Vargas
Que bello este libro; todo el mundo tiene dias malos, como bueno. Y este libro te lo demuestra. Ame este saga mucho
Christine Salvatore
Dec 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book!!!! But then again I love all my Runaway Train guys!!!! I'm so glad we finally got to story behind such a great couple!!!
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