Lori Wilde: The Sweetheart's Knitting Club



Flynn the main character and I just didn t et along She started Nobody Else getting on my nerves from the start She s been dating the sheriff Bo for ten years now but keeps turning him down when he asks her to marry him I find this behavior to be selfish in the extreme Heives her an ultimatum in the first chapter marry me or break up that should probably have come y You can actually read this book without ever engaging your brain I know it sounds impossible right I can t believe I actually finished it I would have What She Really Wants for Christmas (Harlequin Blaze given it two stars instead of one except for that incredibly disgusting initial sex scene I have nothing against raunchy awesome sex scenes unless the entire thing involves her feasting on his bodily fluids I think I llo throw up now I ll make sure to hit the spoiler button wouldn t want a bunch of her fans accusing me of spoiling anything for them Jesse Calloway has spent the past ten years in prison for a crime he didn t commit When he saved a kid and prevented a prison riot he was Protecting Holly granted release two years early Jesse already has a plango back and andet justice and the find the one woman who has always held his heartFlynn MacGregor Flynn has always had a secret love for Jesse but has never had hope to make a future with him She has just accepted the proposal of the chief of police one who she has dated since high school Everyone seems to think they are perfect for each other Flynn is determined to set up a yarn barn in memory of her mother she is part of the Sweethearts Knitting Club even though she feels like a liar and not worthy of that title and belonging to that club For one she can t knit worth a darn but has tried most of her life and still can t even do one proper stitch When she bumps into Jesse after ten years she is overwhelmed with feelings of desire and love she has always held for him But she is engaged and her commitment is to him But when Jesse starts to romance her again and show her the woman she truly is how to Unexpected Bride (The Wedding Party, get wild and crazy and have fun with lifeshe begins to realize she will have to decide between being proper and marrying a man with prestige and aood name in the community or choose a man who knows her inside and out and sees the true Flynnwho will she decide to be the man she does marry Ever since last year when I was introduce to Lori Wilde a couple years ago I was hooked on her stories She is one of those authors that Introducing Archaeology, Second Edition got me addicted to Contemporary romances again For uite some time I just couldn t sink my teeth into thisenre for a while I was really into historical and paranormal and I still am just added another sub The Best Man (Alpha Men, genre I am beginning to love again So when I was introduced into the series when I read Christmas At Twilight so I was very intrigued with the setting of Twilight Texas and wanted So I picked this one up at the library and definitely couldn tet enough This story is a bit of a triangle romance but not really Its about a young woman who loves two men but one is unavailable at the time and the other proposes and she feels he is safe But right after she accepts that proposal where she hesitated agreeing tooher high school sweetheart comes strolling back into her life and is fighting for a chance with her The man she is engaged to is really the villain of the story and that is evident from the start His character always seemed to perfect but Jessenow that is one sexy hero He has a bad reputation Poetry Man grew up around drugs and made mistakes Then he comes to Twilight as a teen and meets Flynn who changes his life He was such areat character to et to know Even though he has this bad boy image he is anything but a sweet and kind man that only wants justice and to et his The Quest of the Holy Grail girl oh sigh he was lovely and sexy in every way The kind that is swoon worthy Flynn could have had backbone her character was a bit flawed in some ways I liked but in others I couldn t stand I felt like she could have fought for Jesse especially when she knows he needs it And Jesse won t take it he will fight for her but demands the same It is the wake up call Flynn needs to realize what is really important Then we see heret her backboneand then she becomes a reat heroine instead of average This story was pretty intenseas in the way the story line turns out Its the type of story that is pure intense in the love story and really puts you at the edge of your seat needing to know what happens next It was uite. The first book in Lori Wilde’s new series set in small town Twilight Texas The Sweethearts’ Knitting Cl.

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Who illuminates that bad boy persona I think it has to do with his skull tattoo wearing black and riding a motorcycle Nothing in his personality screams he s the type who walks too far on the wild side He s of a bad boy light Light beer comes to mind with Jesse Beau is a sad sap a pathetic man who has so much but feels he should have He was of an annoyance because he came across as whiny and acts in such a way where Flynn would find him lacking Flynn has the weight of the world on her shoulders from a father who is a recovering alcoholic to living a small town life that has almost smothered her She feels that with Jesse she can have that larger than life experience I really couldn t see why she felt her sense of fulfillment and freedom was with JesseThe Sweetheart s Knitting Club is another fluffy read for those who enjoy love triangles with a bad boy light hero the oh so precious olden Mischief 24/7 (Sunshine Girls, girl who has sacrificed most her life to make others happy and the man who will do whatever he can no matter how wrong toet what he wants Ha ha this book was NOT about knitting Which I was looking for Wish I liked the characters but alas I did not Classic romance love triangle here You The Subtle Beauty got your cop your bad boy and your knit witirl in the middle In a shocking plot twist the respected cop is actually a control freak who takes the law into his own hands over and over with seemingly no conseuence and the con is actually a really Having Tanner Bravos Baby (Bravo Family, gooduy The When Da Silva Breaks the Rules (Blood Brothers, girl Flynn MacGregor is an idiot She lives for other people and doesn t have a clue what she wants or needs She doesn t stand up for the man she loves when he could be sent to jail AGAIN and is so worried about what the people of the town think that she practically walks down main street kissing people s butts Seriouslyirl The Billionaires Runaway Bride grow a pairThe sub plot much like the main plot doesn t reallyo anywhere Hondo and Patsy moon at each other a secret is revealed and Patsy is upset That s pretty much the whole sub plot As for the main story The people you want to Fifty Ways To Be Your Lover get together doet together but that is pretty much all the satisfaction you Caught on Camera with the CEO get Flynn does confront her cop ex fiance at the end andet him to admit to doing REALLY bad things but you don t Wyoming Strong (Wyoming Men, get to really see the fall out of that happening There is knitting in the book but it could easily have been replaced with uilting or some other craftIt s a shame This book just missed beingood I liked reading it but the plot holes and the fact that it could be distilled into half the size it was without destroying the integrity of the story kind of tick me off Fluffy cute predictable Am I Arabian Nights glad I read it Yup I love to knit and any story that appeals to my romantic side and my love for knitting is okay with me Plus there is one scene in there that had my heart beating a little wildly and I couldn t put it down This is definitely entertainment reading and it definitely entertained me Ohracious This was not Enchanting Baby (The Birth Place good It wasn t awful I have definitely read much worse but it certainly doesn t inspire me to want to pick up other books in the series Flynn was such a martyr the sort of heroine who sublimates everything she wants so that she can take care of others and seemingly wants to be patted on the back for it She is dating the town sheriff and has been for the last ten years And this is where thingset really problematic for meBeau is a psychopath And even if Flynn can t see that he is still a controlling chauvinistic asshole who is throwing out enough red flags to make even the most clueless and self flagellating heroine run the other way Flynn though just makes excuses and brushes it all aside And I know that this is realistic behavior for a lot of women in abusive relationships but it was written in such a way as to feel melodrama than anything else Beau did everything short of twirling his mustache and tying Flynn to the railroad tracksOh fuck I just realized that this whole book is an attempt at an edgy episode of Dudley Do RightAnd let s not even talk about the narrator Her sad attempts at a Texan accent which were especially unpleasant in the male characters are best never spoken of againThis could have been cute There are some reat supporting characters and the idea of a knitting shop above a motorcycle shop had potential Unfortunately the three central characters and their conflicts and actions were too over the top and cartoonish to make the book work. Low knitters have told her to do until Jesse Calloway her bad boy high school sweetheart roars back into to.

A adventure seeing these two characters really find their happy ending and after finishing itI knew I couldn t wait to et the second book of the series There was such satisfaction in reading a romance that puts you on edge stimulates the senses intrigues you with each sensual scene and Midsummer Night (Lady Julia Grey, gives you a romance worth readingGUARANTEED A HEART STOPPER May contain a spoiler Wow I really liked this book Good characters sense of place life situations etc One woman has twouys fighting for her one Always You gooduy one bad boy This is the case where the bad boy is Wild at Heart (Sons of Chance, good while theood Lucy Carmichael guy does some underhanded things to win the heroine s affections Very well played outIf this is part of a series sign me up to read the next one Awe another knitting story I would have liked to hear from the sweetheart knitters the self And wrong was done to Jessiebut word on the punishment for the sheriff I didn t like the ending I m pretty surprised by the amount of knitting plots found in contemporary romances lately The latest in this trend is by Lori Wilde who has a new series for Avon The first book The Sweetheart s Knitting Club takes place in the small town of Twilight Texas Ten years ago Jesse Calloway was arrested for cocaine andun possession and sent to prison He Men Are Like Waffles, Women Are Like Spaghetti gets a reduced sentence for saving a fellow inmate and stopping a prison riot He s released and heads back to Twilight where theirl he left behind is waiting Jesse has never forgotten Flynn McGregor the One-Click Buy girl who saw through his bad boy attitude and embraced the wonderful person he really is Jesse also wants payback because he knows who set him up Twilight s richest citizen and sheriff Beau Trainer hates Jesse with a passion Beau was Flynn s boyfriend at the time Jesse arrived in Twilight Now Jesse will open his motorcycle shop there and steal Flynn away from BeauFlynn works at her father s caf Froggy s Marina Bar and Grill She s also involved in the town s Sweetheart s Knitting club Flynn can t knit for anything That s her dirty little secret She also has another one where after ten years she still can tet Jesse Calloway out of her head She knows they can t have a future together and should only think about her high school boyfriend Beau who has asked her four times to marry him Now Beau has asked a fifth time and wants a final answer He s tired of Flynn holding him off He even sweetens the deal because he knows Flynn wants to open a yarn store which was her mother s dream The Lynn Yarn Barn will be in memory of Flynn s mother Beau will co sign the loan as long as she agrees to marry him And Beau is pushing hard for this because he knows that Jesse is out of prison He s afraid that Flynn will walk out on him but since she doesn t take commitment lightly as long as she s engaged to him he knows she won t cheat on him He ll have everything he always wantedFlynn feels Redeeming Claire guilty because she does care for Beau but he is just too perfect aoody two shoes So much so that Beau wants them both to be celibate until their wedding night pretty convenient if you ask me seeing as Jesse is back in town God forbid we have a heroine fooling around with two Return to Willow Lake (Lakeshore Chronicles guys at the same time Can t have that now can we Flynn is relived and thinks that it soing to take awhile for the Yarn Barn to Fractured Memory get up and running And even though Beau is areat upstanding Case for Seduction (The Hamiltons: Laws of Love guy her feelings for him are fizzle that pop Flynn had the pop or rather fireworks with JesseAnd those fireworks are as strong now as they were when they were teenagers The moment Jesse and Flynn see each other there s no doubt in their minds that they belong together But Flynn belongs to Beau and Jesse is a convict Can Flynn really be that cruel to Beau and run back to JesseThere s areat deal of temptation in Twilight Jesse wants Flynn Flynn wants Jesse Beau wants Flynn and the respect of the people around him These three are in a no holds barred love triangle and it comes down to Flynn choosing the lucky man she ll end up with while the other will feel like the ultimate loser I don t think it s hard to figure out who Flynn chooses On one hand she has this wonderful man who is willing to Make-Believe Family give her everything even though he is dull Beau doesn t ring her bell as Jesse did Jesse was her teenage crush where they had one moment in time together It s one thing to feel such passion but to build a life and future upon it is aambleJesse is that righteous thinking hero. Ub is the story of Flynn McGregor a young woman who’s always done exactly what her friends family and fel.

Lori Wilde ¹ 1 SUMMARY

Lori Wilde can’t remember a time when she didn’t want to write She even went to nursing school so she could have a schedule flexible enough to allow her to write on the side She nursed for 20 years working in a variety of settings from the newborn nursery to the recovery room to dialysis But she never lost her desire to writeShe sold her first book in 1994 to Silhouette Romance but later dis