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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Broken is far from broken...in fact it's just about perfection!

I have nothing but praise for Broken by Shiloh Walker. I loved everything about Quinn and Sarah's love story. I thought it was a "true" romantic suspense; while the danger Sarah finds herself embroiled in brought her to a place where she meets Quinn, it's not the cata...
I have nothing but praise for Broken by Shiloh Walker. I loved everything about Quinn and Sarah's love story. I thought it was a "true" romantic suspense; while the danger Sarah finds herself embroiled in brought her to a place where she meets Quinn, it's not the catalyst to their developing relationship.

The suspense in this novel is that you don't understand the motives or the truths of the story until the end. The author cleverly uses flashbacks of the same or similar scenes throughout the book.slowly revealing shrouded secrets to the reader each time with additional details and insights to unravel the mystery surrounding Sarah.

Sarah and Quinn are attracted to each other instantly, but both try to convince themselves that to act on it would be unwise because neither feels that they are free to form an attachment, let alone fall in love. And Quinn.sigh, I love Quinn as a hero. He is such a wounded soul. He is a man who has overcome amazing odds to become who he is. He doesn't trust or love easily, yet with Sarah he finds that he is willing to reach for a chance at love. When he believes that she has betrayed him and his love, he tries to turn his back on her and leave her to her fate. He tries. Sarah is the mysterious soul in this love story, but Quinn is its heart.

Broken isn't a romantic suspense where the hero and the heroine are thrown together, then expected to fall in love while dodging bullets and saving the world. It's a love story about two people who are broken, but heal themselves and each other with their love. Broken is passionate, and emotional, and intriguing, and so very far from being broken..in fact I thought it was just about perfection. I read all but 70 pages in one day because it was so hard to put down....one of the best books I've read this year.

p.s. Broken is loosely connected to Fragile, also by Shiloh Walker. I didn't think it was necessary to read Fragile in order to enjoy Broken. That being said if you haven't read Fragile yet, you most certainly will after finishing Broken so do yourself a favor and pick up both and read them back to back :)

Ratings: 4.75 stars (a very very seductively steamy read!)

posted by booklover1335 on March 19, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Not my taste

I admit I didn't finish this book, which is a rarity for me. Quite frankly, if I had known the "romance" scenes explicitly described anal sex, I would never have bought the book. Just not what I'm looking for in a romance novel. I found the way the author would repea...
I admit I didn't finish this book, which is a rarity for me. Quite frankly, if I had known the "romance" scenes explicitly described anal sex, I would never have bought the book. Just not what I'm looking for in a romance novel. I found the way the author would repeatedly bring up the same events from the characters' past annoying. It was as if the characters were who they were based on one or two single events from their past, not a whole life of experiences. The demonic husband out to kill his wife seemed cartoonish and unbelievable as a character. It was an intriguing premise, but it didn't live up to my expectations.

posted by Inspiration_Perspiration on March 29, 2012

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