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Knot The Manny

(Howling Hills #3)

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  355 ratings  ·  69 reviews
Thorne isn't ready to fall in love. His wife has only been gone for two years; he's still a grieving widower. Most days, he's not sure if he'll ever be ready to open his heart again. A simple, quiet existence with his beloved son, Mason, will have to be enough for him - and when it's not, he's got his friends in the Howling Hills pack to take up the slack.

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Kindle Edition, 151 pages
Published February 16th 2019 by Equal Love Publishing
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Len Evans Jr
This book was close to perfection, just a few continuity issues that threw it off a bit. Silly things like at one point stating that Mason (whose between two and three years old) kisses Logan on his belly and says "hello, baby". The next line starts "He just stood there... (referring to Logan). How did a 2-3 yo manage to kiss a pregnant omega on his belly while said omega is standing, I mean jees, sizewise it's just impossible. Overall though this was still a fun enjoyable read and I will be rea ...more
Bo
Feb 26, 2019 rated it liked it
This was an okay read, but nothing spectacular. Mason was my fave of the story. He was just too adorable for words. WARNING FOR A SPOILER...
I don't understand how the grandmother donated her house to charity leaving the MC homeless. This was her beloved grandson, and her only family left in the world. He lived with her and took care of her through her illness. They were very broke, and then she wills her house to charity. Where was he supposed to live!!? This plot point really drove me crazy!!
Lily
Jul 02, 2019 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars. I was kindly given a code for the audiobook in exchange of review.
This story was very, very sweet. Like a vat of syrup just rolled over me kind of sweet. We have single dad Thorne struggling to raise his absolutely, adorable son Mason. And devoted omega Logan looking for a job in childcare. Their paths meet and we are met with sweet family moments and bonding. As cutesy as I think everything is I really don't think it was romantic. Thorne and Logan don't have a lot of one on one time
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Krissy
My favorite of the series so far
Susan Angela Wallace
Feb 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Knot the manny by Liam Kingsley.
This was another great read with great characters. I love Liam's books. 4*.
The Critic
Feb 19, 2019 rated it did not like it
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Debbie
I was gifted the audio file of this book.

This is book three in the Howling Hills series. I have not read or listened to the others, but I would like to, if only to get a better sense of this author, and the way he tells his tales.

Thorne is grieving still, after two years. His wife passed away giving birth to their son, Mason. He’s not looking for anything with anyone, but he needs someone to look after Mason while he works. Losing the blue stuffed elephant bought Logan into Thorne’s world. Log
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Nora
Mar 04, 2019 rated it did not like it
I'm harsh. I always give out one star when I don't like one thing about a book. But look, it's annoying. I let it go in book 2, but when it happened AGAIN, it's a PROBLEM. It's not a bad book, but each book sets up the next book in the epilogue and when you open the next book and read the beginning....it's not like the epilogue. In book 1, the Alpha from book 2 got stung in his crotch by a bee. His friends were series about it, "even S???" (the S alpha friend IDK his name. Sean, Seth???). It mak ...more
Cristina
Feb 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Julianne Macneil
Feb 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
i read this book as part of an arc program. This is the third book in the Howling Hills series. In this book, Thorne is a single father to Mason, after his wife Molly died in childbirth, and he works in construction, but is finding it harder to raise Mason while working. Thorne decides it is time to look to hire help and he wants a manny because he wants the only woman in his son's life to be his wife, he doesn't want him calling another woman Mommy. When Mason loses his beloved elephant Lovie, ...more
ashley Miller
Feb 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this adorable story and enjoyed both Logan and thorne's character. I reccomend reading these in order since Thorne and many other are mentioned in past stories just to help you know the characters better. I've enjoyed this whole series. Thorne lost his fated mate during child birth when she had their son Mason. that was two years ago and Thorne still felt tied to her and didnt think anyone could ever make him feel that way again until his new nanny came into his life.Logan notic ...more
Marcella
Feb 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: m-m-werevolves
After losing his wife two years ago Thorne isn’t looking for love. He doesn’t think his heart will ever be open to love. He has enough to keep him busy between being a full time father to his son, Mason, his construction job and hanging out with his pack. Thorne doesn’t have time for love.

Logan finds himself just trying to stay afloat. He’s no longer needed at his job so he finds himself out of work. His Nan is ill and quickly slipping away. When she passes, Logan is now homeless, jobless and c
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Mary
Feb 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The book blurb tells the story a lot better than I ever could......or does it?
Wow. Liam Kingsley did it again, I do believe. This was an awesome read in the series Liam has penned. We have two MC's: Thorne, a widower of two years from his fated mate; a small child to raise. Logan: an omega, recently jobless, soon to be homeless after the death of his beloved Nan; silently yearning for a family and a baby of his own. A dropped elephant, named Lovie, at the emergency room puts Logan in Thornes' or
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C.B.
Feb 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Total love story! When you open your heart/mind, all sorts of lovely Blessings can happen. Logan, of the good heart and unconditional loyalty finds a stuffed elephant and goes beyond duty to find the owner. Thorne, windower struggling to be a loving, caring, strong supportive single dad contacts logan to retrieve the elephant. Thorne hires Logan and Mason, Thorne and Logan become a loving family unit. Logan experiencing feels, but knows they are inappropriate and chooses to be professional. Thor ...more
ButtonsMom2003
Jun 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: audio, arc-from-author, ku
Audiobook review:

Performance: 4
Story: 3
Overall: 4

This is the first book for me by Liam Kingsley but it's the second one narrated by Randi Johnson. Knot the Manny is book 3 in the Howling Hills series but I haven't read the others and I didn't feel lost.

While this was a sweet story about an Omega becoming the caregiver for a widowed Alpha's child there was one thing that really bugged me. [Small spoiler ahead. (view spoiler)
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Caroline Doig
Feb 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow this is an amazing emotional story and I loved it. Thorne is a single father to a son he’s still grieving over the loss of his wife and mate, he put the walls up around his heart and now with the loss of his sons elephant things just keep getting worse. Thorne is having a hard time and he needs someone to help look after his son. Logan is down on his luck and with the death of his beloved grandma he will soon be homeless as well, at the hospital Logan sees a child drop an elephant and by the ...more
Clyde
Mar 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Thorne has been dealing with losing his wife, raising a newborn, and trying to manage his time. When a medical emergency sends him to the hospital for his son's treatment, fate in the form of a handmade keepsake elephant brings the solution to his problem to his door. Logan has just lost his job as a special education mentor and is losing his beloved grandmother who raised him. When an act of kindness has him reuniting a boy with his 'Lovie' elephant he is faced with the boy's father who immedia ...more
John-Torleif  Harris
Feb 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Each book in this series gets better than the last. I thought that Thorne's insecurities about allowing himself to make a commitment to Logan were perfectly portrayed. There wasn't some nebulous fear of losing control, but rather, he was filled with survivor's guilt. Losing his fated mate, Molly, in childbirth to their son, Mason had completely shattered Thorne's world and he had understandable issues with forming a new relationship.

I liked how Logan was heartbroken, but not incapacitated while
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Shannon
Feb 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Thorne is a grieving widower trying to do his best for his young son.
Logan is having a run of seriously bad luck.
Fate and a lost toy elephant brings these two good men together as both are in need of a little assistance to nudge them in the right direction. This story is heartbreaking, sweet, emotional, and uplifting. It has great characters, an interesting storyline, and is very well written with feeling and depth. There are ups and downs, steamy sexy times, greasy friends, good intentions, a
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Margaret
Feb 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Finding a stuffed toy leads Omega Logan to meeting Alpha Thorne and his adorable son.
Omega Logan is in a state he has lost his job, his Nan is dying and when she goes he will lose the roof over his head. He had just left her doctors after they had told how bad she was when he sees a child being carried by a handsome alpha drop his stuffed animal. He rushes over to pick it up but is unable to catch them before they leave. Once home he posts a picture of it online which leads to him meeting Alpha
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Courtney Turner
Feb 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Logan is down on his luck. But a lost stuffed elephant changes everything. He meets an alpha and his son.

Thorne is a widower and he can’t seem to get over his dead wife. So when Logan comes into their lives the sweet omega gives him feelings he doesn’t think he can give. But when he finds out some big news it takes a friend to knock some sense into to realize Logan is someone he can move on with and find his forever with.

Loved this m/m shifter romance. It was sweet with a bit of angst. Loved it
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Alysha
Feb 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: funny, read-again
Thorne was just trying to survive single parenthood raising Mason while still grieving Molly and helping his son to remember his mother. Logan finding and returning Lovie meant the world to both Mason and Thorne. Carol's perceptiveness about Logan was something Thorne had to take into consideration about moving on from Molly. Mason was an absolute sweetheart who detected things long before Logan had and it had me laughing. Autumn was the amazing best friend Logan needed throughout all his ups an ...more
Kitt
Feb 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a sweet, emotional love story, with a widowed alpha with one son, and a down on his luck omega. It's a case of right place, right time when out of work Logan sees a child drop a stuffed toy. When he goes to return it, he discovers the child and his alpha father in need of a manny. Needing a job, Logan jumps at the chance. An unexpected heat reveals new feelings and connections, and the possibility of making a new family together. This is an enjoyable story with some grief and loss, love, ...more
Linda
Feb 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Thorne’s wife, Molly, had died two years previously in childbirth. Now Thorne is raising Mason alone but is starting to struggle. He is thinking about hiring a manny to look after Mason when he is at work.
When leaving hospital, Mason drops his much loved toy, and neither Mason or Thorne realise until they are home.
Logan finds the toy elephant and puts up a creative post online to find the toys owner.
As Logan’s world starts to fall apart Thorne offers him a new start, and Logan is happy to accep
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Terry Sasada
Feb 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book, especially the way it dealt with grief from losing loved ones. Thorne is still dealing with the grief of losing his wife 2 years ago during the birth of their son. As luck, or fate, would have it he finds Logan to be his manny for his son. Due to another (loss, this time Logan) Logan moved in with Thorne and little Mason as a live in manny. Logan knows how he feels, not only the love for his son but also Thorne. The problem is Thorne needs to deal with the death of his wife an ...more
Patricia Hoffstaetter
Feb 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: finished-reading
I absolutely enjoyed reading this delightful MM shifter romance. The characters are well developed and realistic with their emotional feelings of guilt, longings & desires. The story-line is interesting and well-written with an engaging plot, which keeps the readers’ attention.
There is: wolf shifters, fated mates, friends, an alpha & grieving widower (Thorne), his precocious son (Mason), an omega male with financial issues (Logan), memories, grief, verbal banter, compassion, bereavement,
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Kat
Feb 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mpreg
Oh darn. Three pages in and Thorne had me teary-eyed. He is so freaking adorable. When he describes Logan as "early-morning sunshine, always ready to beam lightness and warmth into the home" I knew he could appreciate him. Thorne is very emotionally intuitive.

Okay yeah, but he is also stupid.  Lol.

I did not appreciate the proverbial punch to the gut and Thorne did make himself miserable, but I do not care. Lol.

This is the best kind of story where you get so invested in the characters that they
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BusyM3
Feb 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A heartful story of love and grief. A story of a lost elephant toy and fate brings together two men in need of love and second chances. The story was well written and the third book in this series, they can be read stand a lone or together to get a big more understanding of the of the characters and back story. The story will keep you turning the pages till the end. Can't wait to see what happens next in this series. I really enjoyed this book and definitely recommend it and the series.

I receive
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Shelley Chastagner
Feb 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Thorne is weighted down with grief and once he meets Logan he's also bearing a huge load of guilt. He broke my heart with his sorrow and his thoughtless actions. He is an incredible father to little Mason. I liked that his friends speak so frankly to him about his grief. Logan is kind, thoughtful and loves with his whole heart. I was so impressed by his ability to see Thorne's struggle and his willingness to let him come to him when he was ready. I'm excited to see where the next book in the ser ...more
Valentina
Feb 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Thorne is a single father of a two year old boy. Mason is Thrones son that lost his toy elephant. Molly gave him before passing away. It means the world to Mason. Thorne is doing is best to raise is son. Logan tried to catch up to them before they took off to give the elephant back but was to late. Logan decided to post it online. The next day Logan's world turned for the better. I enjoyed reading this book. I loved the storyline and plot. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and a ...more
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