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Taming Wes

(Billingsley #3)

4.37  ·  Rating details ·  294 ratings  ·  67 reviews
I have one rule: I don't do relationships.

The last thing I need in my life is a woman trying to tie me down.

There was only one woman I’d ever considered breaking my rule for.
That was until I received her wedding invitation in the mail.

I learned my lesson after that, and I don’t make the same mistake twice.
I reinforced my walls and never considered letting them down again.
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Published February 2020 by Honey Bee Publishing, LLC
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 Mary ❤️ DBO
Nov 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc-dbo, a-m

★4.5 Stars★

YAY...I finally got the chance to meet Wes!

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Taming Wes by Melissa Ellen was my most anticipated book of the year and is the third book in Billingsley Series. The first book being Redeeming Lottie and the second book, Chasing Hannah. A romantic comedy, loveable, sweet, funny and easy to read.

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Wes is Lottie's brother in law...He is a guy that everyone loves, especially the woman, but no one has his heart. Or so he
Jami Albright
Jul 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book had it all. I was rooting for Wes & Devin from the moment they show up on the page together. Melissa Ellen does an amazing job of putting you right in this quirky and quaint small town. I loved that we got to see all the characters from the other two books in the series. FIVE big stars for this fun and flirty read.
Kari Hansen
Dec 27, 2020 rated it really liked it
Wes is close to his family, a loyal friend and has a way with woman but never for more than one night. He has been hurt in the past so he guards his heart very closely but there is something about the new vet in town that has him second guessing his attitude when it comes to love and relationships.

Devin had been with her ex for four years and believed they had a future together until she realized he was not the man she thought he was. She has moved to Billingley and joined her Uncle’s vet clinic
Brooke Parker
Nov 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My favorite Melissa Ellen book to date! A hot, cocky bachelor with a big heart and a reluctant to fall again, independent woman- the chemistry between Wes and Devin was red hot! I fell in love rooting for these two. Melissa's descriptions of characters and places, creative story line, and whole Billingsly town are everything I love in a great story. You will feel everything right along with this couple and I even laughed out loud a few times at their witty banter. ...more
Jennifer Pierson
How do I possibly describe Wes?! He has this one rule, which is no relationships, and there once was a woman that he almost broke it for, even after he got her wedding invitation in the mail, but didn't, and that only cemented that rule further. And he pissed me off as much as he did Devin, the new woman in town that he couldn't stop thinking about. Yeah, because as much as he thought about her, he also was a total douche to her as well. And Devin, well, I loved her, and she didn't deserve how h ...more
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)

When Devin meets Wes, she's already unimpressed. Yes, he's hot, but she already knows who he is and what he is - an eternal player, and she's been hurt, so no dating players for her. Wes is intrigued and attracted by the new woman in town. She turns him down immediately, but he can tell she wants him (eye roll!). Now he just has to figure out how to get her to cave to the attraction he knows she feels. But, only for fun, because he doesn't do relationships and he doesn't date.

It's the age old st
Nov 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4 1/2 Stars

This might be my favorite of the series! Wes was sweet, sensitive, and an alpha cowboy hunk. Women flocked around him waiting for any kind of attention he was willing to give. Wes had his own baggage and issues.
Emotionally unavailable and unwilling to commit, he also has a weird past attachment to his best friend Jenna who he pushed away just prior to her wedding.
Devin had broken up with her longtime boyfriend after finding him cheating with a co-worker. She makes a big change by pa
Katlyn’s Life of Books
Aaaah! I seriously have so much excitement for this book! I think Taming Wes has become my new favorite in the Billingsley series. I knew whatever Melissa Ellen wrote I was going to love, she is definitely on my list of ‘automatically one-click’ authors, but I didn’t realize how much I would love this book! After reading it once, I wanted to dive back in and read it again. Wes and Devin are so perfect together and I could read about them falling in love over and over again.

We get our first majo
Jessica Wannamaker
The mighty fall

Devin is relocating to start a new life after a big heartbreak when she runs into a blast from a her childhood past- her cousins ex-best friend Wes.

Wes knew he knew her but it took some time to place that she was the cousin to his first love (the one that got away) and the only person who he'd ever thought to have a relationship with but never did. Norious serial dater- he only had physical relationships nothing that involved his heart... Til the mighty fall....

I loved this third
Kristen Lewendon
Wes has been the charming rogue in the previous books, so I was very excited to finally get the chance to see some of what’s going on inside his head. It should come as no surprise, then, that he’s a lot like his brother Tucker in his fears and dreams. Devin was a complete wild-card to me. She’s not quite like any of the heroines we’ve met so far, but there are enough similarities that she fits in with the ‘family’ just fine. This pair was often crazy-making with how hard they fought against bei ...more
Tina Saxon
Nov 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the first book I've read from Melissa. When I told her I would read it, I was worried it was a book in a series, even though she stated it was a stand alone. I can tell you, after having read it, I was never confused with who was who and thought it was a sweet, amazing love story. Her writing is excellent and I loved how she made me feel like I was right there with them. Wes... mmm, he is my type of man. Rugged and sexy on the outside, sweet on the inside. I really enjoyed his and Devin' ...more
May 11, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2020
It is finally Wes's turn and I really enjoyed finally getting to know him better as well as getting to know Devin although I did feel sorry for her as there was the cloud of her cousin hanging over her, but that also made it more intriguing with what would happen between her and Wes. There are plenty of ups and downs as well as frustrating times mainly with Wes but Devin could test you at times too which I loved as you connected with the characters so much more. This was a fantastic addition to ...more
Oct 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just as captivating as the rest, this book hits the spot. If you didn’t already fall for Wes Monroe in the first two Billingsley books, you will in this one. He’s a steamy, dreamy cowboy I can’t get enough of with a witty sense of humor to top it off. The author not only draws you into the characters but this small town life. Can I move there?!?!?! I enjoyed every minute of it and the continued stories of the characters from her previous books I grew to love too. You won’t be disappointed!
Tianna McPherson (Anna Lee)
With each book this series keeps getting better and better. I love how we get to meet each new character and find out what makes them tick. In this one we meet Devin and Wes, two very different people but hearts of gold. He once loved her cousin but after years of denying his true self he finds the perfect match in Devin. She comes home to help her uncle with the family business and finds herself falling for the bachelor who everyone wants. By the time we come to the end of the book true love is ...more
Merry Jelks-Emmanuel
Wes is a hard man to tie down plus he was never one to talk about his feelings. When his friend married he let her go although it was tough on his heart. Devin was coming off a tough break up with her ex when she moved to town and meeting Wes at the bar was not what she had planned to do. When she realized who he was she shut him down all together. Two souls who are lost but could they be the balm to heal their hearts and have a chance at happiness? I voluntarily agreed to receive an ARC of tis ...more
Jan 11, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This is the first series that I am reading/listening to by Melissa Ellen. She has caught my attention. I have throughly enjoyed her books, and this one is my favorite so far. Wes caught my heart in CHASING HANNAH. I really love Wes and Hannah's BFF status. They often make me smile big or laugh out loud. I was excited for Wes's story and I wasn't disappointed. Devin was a perfect match. It's great to continue to see characters from the other books! Looking forward to what's next.

Meg Sylvan and Ne
Jan 30, 2021 rated it really liked it
I listened to this one in audio.

I really enjoyed Wes and Devin's story. Although the pair had known each other when they were younger they had lost contact while Devin was away. After a painful break-up, Devin moved back to the small town to help her uncle out at the local surgery.

It was a sweet from com between the pair as they battled their other perceptions and feelings towards one another. A delightfully easy listen.
Caroline Doig
Nov 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Melissa Ellen is a fairly new author to me and if the rest of her books are anything like this one then I will be doing a lot of one clicking, this is a fantastic story and it’s about Wes and Devin. Wes won’t do relationships he doesn’t want to be tied down by a woman that’s until he meets Devin. Devin has been badly burnt by relationships in the past so she is very weary of Wes and his intentions because she’s not a one night stand kind of girl. I’m not going to give any spoilers this book is j ...more
Nov 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow this series has just got so much better with each new book and has had me going back for more each time. Was such an engaging read and I was so engrossed in this story that before I knew it I had finished reading this book in one sitting. The characters are very likeable and relatable and has you feeling like they were more friends than just characters in a book. Definitely recommend
Lise Nanette
Dec 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Giving five stars only because I couldn't give six!

I was one of the readers who fell for Wes in the first two books in this series. Ms. Ellen did not disappoint in telling his story. It was as well layered and satisfying as I could hope. Wes and Devin's story is real and raw, making sense of complicated feelings and tender hearts. It left me sighing and smiling... Well done!
Nov 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the third book in the Billingsley Series but can be read as a standalone. Wes and Devin are so wonderful together and this is a heartwarming love story. Well written with great descriptions and engaging characters. Two wounded souls who heal each other. I read a reader copy and voluntarily chose to review.
Tasha Raines
Nov 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Yes Please

Absolutely great ending to an amazing series. Saving the best for last of course. Wes and Devin were great together. I wondered what kind of women would finally get him and she was perfect. Can't wait for more by Melissa.
Oct 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved loved loved it!!! Thanks for sharing with me. I enjoy reading all your work 😘
S Tomasz
Nov 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This lady does romance!

This book was just as good as the first in this series. It’s full of warmth, love, family, humor and romance.
Nov 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The third book in the Billingsley Series a book I found myself laughing a lot at some of the things that happen. I want to read the other books in this series. Wes and Devin's story is well written and I enjoyed reading it. This is the first book by this Author that I have read. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review. ...more
Nov 13, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition

This was a quick read.... somewhat predictable. I love love Wes, but I wasn't blown away by his story. :(
Nov 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I think I need to live in billingsley to find my self one hot farmer Loved all three of these book .but could not wait to read wes one he is not check and very loveable so glad he found his soul mate in devin
Annemarie Suchey
Love this story! Confirmed bachelor, West never lets himself get close to a woman. He leaves her before it can get serious. Until he meets Devin and along the way realizes that he wants more with her....if it's not too late. ...more
Misty Goan
Dec 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A sweet well written steamy romance. The characters are strong and well developed but Wes and Devin both have issues. This smooth and quickly flowing romance was entertaining as it evolved into more. I was addicted from the start till the last page was turned.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Oct 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wes doesn’t do relationships. Devin is leary of Wes because he used to have feelings for someone close to her. She’s also coming off a four year breakup. She isn’t the type to have a no strings relationship. Who will cave in? What will happen once they give in to one another?

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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