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My Beloved

(Thin Love #1.5)

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  719 ratings  ·  104 reviews
Keira Riley was the girl Kona Hale loved first, the woman he wants to love last. They’ve battled addiction, forgiven betrayal and healed from heartache, coming through it all bruised but hopeful that their future will be limitless.

Kona Hale was a blinding flame that Keira Riley gladly burned inside—his touch, his kiss, his overwhelming love, all made her dizzy, desperate a
ebook, 110 pages
Published December 8th 2014 by Smashwords Edition (first published December 3rd 2014)
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Lady Vigilante (Feifei)
4.5 stars!!


Though I was happy with the way things ended in the main standalone novel Thin Love, I was also ecstatic to hear that the author would be gifting us a novella that briefly revisits these beloved characters and their world. To me, that is an extra layer of icing on the cake, and never once did it cross my mind that this novella would be unnecessary. Because it definitely wasn’t, and my heart feels so full right now. I love that a happily ever after doesn’t signify the end of Kona and K
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
4.5 Stars

I...I don't belong in your world, Kona."
"I don't have a world without you."

Thin Love was one of my top favorite books this year, so when I saw that Eden Butler was coming up with a follow-up novella for this couple, I was equal parts thrilled and nervous. Thrilled because a volatile and passionate love that Keira and Kona have is not one that leaves your head anytime soon. They stuck with me. I found myself thinking about them even months after finishing the book and missing
Geri Reads
Dec 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!
Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all.

Novellas set after the main couple's HEA is a hit-or-miss for me. Strike that. They are usually a miss for me. I'm scared of reading them because they don't always live up to my own expectations. But then Beloved happened, and holy crap, it was just freakin' perfect.

We find Keira and Kona in the cusp of spending their lives together when something happened. Decisions were made and feelings were discarded. If you've read and l

"Kona was not perfect, but he was her perfect."

If you've read Thin Love and was swept away by the hurricane of love that is Kona & Keira, this novella is like an early Christmas gift by the author that revisits our favourite couple and delivers your needed fix of these two.

My Beloved gives you the glimpses of the events leading up to Kiera & Kona's wedding and if you know this couple well enough, nothing comes easy for these two. There will be obstacles, there will be hu
Rachel Reads Ravenously
4.5 Oh My God KONA YOU IDIOT stars

"Only you, Wildcat. Only you could give me this. Only you could make my heart this damn full."

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My Beloved is a short story that picks up a few months after the end of Thin Love. Kona and Keira are getting married and finally having their happily ever after. Except, the wedding is kind of a disaster and the paparazzi won't leave Keira and Ransom alone.

I loved this short story if only because Eden Butler delivered all of the feels. Lots of love, angst
Ⓐlleskelle - teamSøren♗ ⊲I like big b00ks⊳
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4.5 STARS ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

A couple month back, I discovered Eden Butler, reading her angst filled story, Thin Love . It wasn’t a gentle ride, but a brilliant and vivid love story, that literally consumed me. It left me thinking about Kona and Kiera, wondering what would happen to them after… I’ve spent days with them on my mind, fantasizing on their future, and those thoughts were supposed to be left at that. Could only ever be just that. Fantasies.
Thin Love is a stand-alone novel, after
Nov 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: dec2014

Title:My Beloved
Series:Thin Love #1.5
Author:Eden Butler
Release date: December 8, 2014
Rating:4.5 stars
HEA: (view spoiler)

"You still want me? Just me? You still my girl, Wildcat?"

I can’t believe I’m going to say this, but I kind of missed this couple’s brand of crazy. Don't get me wrong, I loved Thin Love, but I kind of felt like I survived a hurricane. It was one of those powerful books that really makes you think and in the end, leaves you weakened from all
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
This novella is all about the good stuff...all the stuff we didn't get to read after Kona and Kiera got back together and before the epilogue. If you're a fan of Kona and Kiera, you don't want to miss this!

I was really excited when I heard we were getting a novella for these two. I really wanted some good times...and we get that for the most part.

I was, however, a bit disappointed with Kona. He should have known better...scratch that, he does know better. I think maybe he just got caught up in
Nov 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
☆ I received an ARC via As the Pages Turn in exchange for an honest review. Thank you! ☆

Its LIVE My Beloved

“Only you, Wildcat, only you could give me this. Only you could make my heart this damn full.”
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Hell yeah, you did, Eden! You SURE did!!

My Beloved was a treasure to be unwrapped by the talented Eden Butler!

From the exotic setting, to Kona’s Hawaiian roots which struck a familiar chord in me (*since FYI: I’m also a part Native Hawaiian originate myself and still live in Hawai’i till this day! “Kawehi,” m
4-4.5 stars!

I loved getting more from Kiera and Kona! They are one of my favorite couples, and I didn't realize how much I missed them until I started reading this.

It's good to know that both of them have done some growing since they were younger. It seems they have got a lot of their anger issues under control. I thought Kiera's frustration was justifiable, but I also wish she would have just talked to Kona about it. And Kona...such an awesome hero. I love him! Everything out of his mouth mad
 ~*~Princess Nhya~*~
Sep 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
WOW! Okay... Just Wow..

I love this brief Novella. It gave you what you longed to see before the epilogue in book 1. Though book 1 was awesome and ended on a lovely note, this Novella fills in those missing gaps that give you full mode happy closure. Though still intense & heartbreaking at times, it was incredible to see how the journey unfolded.

Based on book 1 and this Novella, I would definitely recommend this series.

I am off now to read book 2, Ransom's story. Hope I fall in love with it as
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Nov 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
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“Kiss me, baby. Kiss me like you mean it.”

When we saw My Beloved was going to cover the events leading up to the epilogue in Thin Love we HAD to read it! Whilst we were satisfied with how we left this couple, we wouldn’t pass up any opportunity to spend more time with them and gain a little more insight into the raw, intensely passionate love they share.

“I told you, baby, I’ll never stop following after you. It’s pointless to keep running. I’ll find you. I’ll always find you.
Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Dec 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014
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“Kiss me, baby. Kiss me like you mean it.”

When we saw My Beloved was going to cover the events leading up to the epilogue in Thin Love we HAD to read it! Whilst we were satisfied with how we left this couple, we wouldn’t pass up any opportunity to spend more time with them and gain a little more insight into the raw, intensely passionate love they share.

“I told you, baby, I’ll never stop following after you. It’s pointless to keep running. I’ll find you. I’ll always find you.
Nov 18, 2014 rated it it was ok
I really liked Thin Love the story of Keira and Kona so I was happy when the author said she was writing a Novella about them. This book is about their wedding.

At the end of Thin Love, I felt like Keira had matured but in this story, it was like she was a teenager again with what she wasn't happy about and the fact she wondered what Kona was doing with her didn't wash when they had this all consuming love so I don't know where her insecurities came from? The plot felt a bit contrived just to cre
Dec 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
5 stars!!!

This book is a companion to Thin Love and I'm happy to say that I love it! It was perfect because this book tells us that their story didn't easily fell on the "happily ever after" but they somehow struggles a bit with their differences and everything.

A MUST READ for everyone who enjoyed reading Thin Love.
Melissa *Pervy*

Dammit, I want more Kona! <3
Mar 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
I loved Thin Love. Kiera and Kona are one of my favorite couples so it was nice to continue with their story in this novella. Looking forward to Ransom's story next.
Moon Love
Nov 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
You always hope characters you fall in love with will find themselves in a happy-ever-after sort of situation, especially once they've found solutions to the issues that were keeping them apart. However, as we all know, life rarely works that way. Kona and Keira had overcome so much to find each other again, but their trials and tribulations weren't quite over yet.

When news first broke about this novella, I was REALLY excited. After all, Kona and Keira were getting married and what could go wron
4 Beloved Stars!!


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"No one had ever loved her like Kona. He had shown an introverted eighteen year old what passion was, how it could fill you up, make you soar. He had given her laughter and love and as much of himself as he could, when he couldn’t give her his all. She knew she could spend a lifetime looking into those dark eyes, kissing those soft lips and it would never be enough."

Ahh!! My heart is so full right now that it's about to burst. I loved getting to spend a
Sep 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Thin Love was one of my favorite reads of 2015. I'm not sure why I waited so long to read this follow up novella - maybe I needed to wait and let my heart recover after the turmoil Eden Butler put me through. Once I dove in though, I was quickly reminded of two things: how fierce and intense Keira and Kona are together, and how talented of a writer Eden is.

There's a lot of emotion packed into this short story. If you can believe it, more angst and emotion for these two to deal with. But it felt
3.5 stars
Sarah L
Dec 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
My Beloved is a wonderful companion novella that allows us to see how Kona, Keira and Ransom adapt at being a real family once and for all. These characters are often infuriating, confusing, and flawed. But they’re human. They’re REAL. They’re family. And family isn't meant to be perfect.

When I first heard that Eden was writing this story, I was thrilled. I fell in love with these characters in Thin Love and would never pass up the chance to step into their world again. I was delighted to have a
Anna Banana
3.5 stars!

I liked this novella but it wasn't exactly what I was looking for. Once again, like the first book, there is drama and fighting and we don't see much of them being a happy couple until the end. I wanted this book to be drama free.I wanted this to be about them being happy. Yes, they are happy together but they fight just as much as they did in the first book. And the things they fight about, are legit things that honestly, I'm still kind of waiting for an answer. It's all just just bru
Yesi ~ LLL
Nov 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Dec 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
4/4.5 stars

Bring on Ransom's story!
Dec 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
More Keira and Kona?? What an early Christmas present this was!! After reading Thin Love, I fell head over heels for this tortured couple. Yes, I said tortured. I really cannot find another word to describe these two, better than that one. For years, they stayed apart- all because of one venomous woman's actions. Now, we all now what I think of Kona's mother (just see my review of Thin Love), so I will not rehash that. So, to finally see these two work out their issues, and work toward their own ...more
The Epilogue Snob
Dec 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: emotional-love
5 perfect stars

Keira & Kona's love story was one of my favorites of 2014

I loved how real they fiercely Kona loved her and how angry they could get....

I call that passion ... they loved each other hard...that's the kind of love that stays alive.....

I love when Kona calls Kiera baby, the author did such an amazing job describing Kona that I had such a picture in my head of him.... He was one sexy football player
I have a thing for football players, my husband played and coaches and
Trish Leger
Nov 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Eden Butler writes dramatic romance. It's not in her repertoire to give you something less than two people who-before the end of the book-will have fought, tooth and nail, for their love. They may be bloody, spitting foul words at each other and others, and downright downtrodden, but they WILL be together and you WILL believe they are meant to be.

Emotions are Eden's forte, and she does it well. Kona and Kiera are a one of a kind couple, fierce, talented and so damn in love that they fairly sizzl
The Book Fairy Reviews
Dec 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
An uphill journey to a love that was by no means thin. Kona was finally getting what he should have had all those many years ago. Kiera and Ransom at his side forever. Kiera was finally getting what she only dreamed of having all those many years ago. Kona and Ransom at her side as a family at last. Could their bubble of happiness burst?
I loved how Eden made this story about how things in life just don't always go as planned. I mean sure Kiera has the man of her dream the love of her life, but s
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Eden Butler Eden Butler is a writer of contemporary, fantasy and romantic suspense novels and the nine-times great-granddaughter of an honest-to-God English pirate. This could explain her affinity for rule breaking and rum.

When she's not writing or wondering about her possibly Jack Sparrowesque ancestor, Eden patiently waits for her Hogwarts letter, reads, and spends too much time in her garden p

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