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Abandoned Angel

3.30  ·  Rating Details  ·  315 Ratings  ·  39 Reviews
BEATEN, BLOODIED, AND BRUISED, and things are about to get worse.

Angelina has spent most of her life at the hands of abusive men; her husband is no exception. The only good thing to come out of the marriage is the one thing that Angelina loves most in the world; her son, Justin. After being brutally beat and drugged by her husband, Angelina awakens to a nightmare of his d
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Published December 2nd 2012
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Lisa D. Smith (Lissa Smith Reads)
Mar 06, 2015 Lisa D. Smith (Lissa Smith Reads) rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Ages 17 and up

As a mother I was shocked then stunned with the opening of this completely engrossing story. What mother in her right mind after being beaten and her son kidnapped walks into a bar and orders a beer? After reading more I discovered the answer to my own question. She is the kind of mother who after years of abuse feels that’s what she needs at the moment. She needs the beer to work up the courage to fight for her own self and do whatever is necessary to save her son.

Lee dares to expose the not s
Midu Hadi
May 03, 2012 Midu Hadi rated it liked it
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Erin  Dove
Mar 22, 2012 Erin Dove rated it liked it
Shelves: read-it-reap
*I generously received this book from the author for an honest review through Read it & Reap*

My rating is actually a 3.5.

This book proves something...don’t judge a book by its cover. If I were to see this book in a store, I probably wouldn’t have picked it up because the cover screamed borrrrinnnnggg…..boy did it ever prove me WRONG. This story was great! Unlike any I have read before.

I would have given this book 4 stars if it wasn’t for the large amount of spelling errors, misuse of words,
Thanks the first book that I've read by this author and it will probably be the last.

Angelina (h) is a battered wife, she thought she was safe with her husband in jail but she didn't know he had been released until he showed up at her door with a gun in his hand and revenge on his mind. The next thing she knows is that her husband has beaten her unconscious at some point,driven her to some out of the way place and left her in th parking lot of a biker bar. As she regains consciousness and realiz
Joyce Montgomery
Mar 22, 2012 Joyce Montgomery rated it really liked it
This was not my usual storyline....but REALLY enjoyed this book and SO glad that I was given the opportunity to "Read It & Reap". This book will grab you from the beginning and make it impossible to put down. That's right....your laundry will go undone and supper will be late!!! Kayden Lee does a wonderful job painting a vivid picture of the characters as well as their surroundings. I could actually picture the camp along with the bathroom and pond. This book is packed full of thrill and adv ...more
Gatha G
Mar 20, 2012 Gatha G rated it really liked it
I wanted to read this book right from the time when i read the name.The name itself captured my attention.Then i started reading it and couldn't stop till i finished reading it.This book is unputdownable.This book has got some very strong characters.I like the fact that this book is not written from only one person's point of view.This story teaches us about the relationship between a mother and her child and that a mother can go yo any limit to save her child.This story is a combination of roma ...more
Where do I begin. This book made me feel so many different emotions. From complete disgust and pure hate to breaking my heart. There were moments when I physically felt ill because of the abuse in this book, I was scared for Angelina and my heart ached for her. At times I would think why am I continuing, this is just too much. But I had to, I was on edge, Kayden Lee held my attention from the very start. I will definitely be checking out her other books once they are released.

Norma Budden
Feb 19, 2012 Norma Budden rated it really liked it
Abandoned Angel gripped me from the opening paragraph; I knew I wouldn't be able to put it down. The story-telling was great, though it had painful, heart-breaking moments. It would not be a story I would want to live in reality but, nonetheless, there are many people caught up in a world of abuse - whether physical, sexual or emotional - and it would be nice to learn about more people who beat the odds and triumph over circumstances.
Mar 22, 2012 Jodie rated it really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. from the moment I read the first page to the last word "at 3am I might add". My only complaint is it didn't last long enough!! Well done!!!
Mar 26, 2012 Mugdha rated it really liked it
This was a great book. I was sucked in right from the beginning. The plot was amazing. I would have liked it better if we had gotten to know about the supporting characters more. But I guess there was enough description about their lives too.

The story starts with Angelina waking from a drugged induced haze and recalls the events of the night. She wonders where she is and meets bikers who wants 'to make her their property'. Then she meets Blaze who claims her and infuriates Spike who had claimed
*Received e-book through Read It and Reap program from the Shut Up and Read! Goodreads group from author for an honest review
**also posted on under Leanne

Abandoned Angel by Kayden Lee is told from mostly the perspective of Angelina “Angel” Hart, who is beaten and abandoned in the parking lot of a biker bar by her abusive and ex-con husband. In addition, he has taken their son, Justin, and she must figure out how to get him back. As she goes into the bar for help, she falls into the bi
Mar 19, 2012 Farah rated it really liked it
Angel is one tough cookie. Life throws her one curveball after the other, but she's a survivor, and survive she does. She escapes a home with an abusive father into a home with an abusive husband. He gets sent to jail for dealing, and she refuses to take their son to visit him. Blinded by rage and jealousy, he gets released only to kidnap the child and leave Angelina for dead in a parking lot of a biker pub.
For once, luck seems to be smiling at Angelina because that's where she runs into her her
Mar 26, 2012 Candice rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone who likes a good urban romance
Recommended to Candice by: Read it & Reap
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Terra Harmony
Mar 22, 2012 Terra Harmony rated it really liked it
I have been reading a lot of the YA books lately, and was so glad to get back to something more my age! I received a free copy of Abandoned Angel in return for a review. This was was a page-turner for sure, and a great story! I am fascinated with the lives of bikers - and this novel didn't disappoint. It is about a woman whose son is taken away by her abusive husband. She does anything she has to, including riding with a biker club to get to him.

There were a few grammar/spelling mistakes - thoug
Lee Anne - OMG! It's TOOOOO Cold!
This is a gritty, grimy story. It's also very compelling. I read it in about one day. I could not put it down. The author paints an amazing picture and creates characters you find yourself cheering on and others that you hate. The author also does an amazing job of showing what it's like living with an Outlaw Motorcycle Gang. She doesn't pull any punches and doesn't romanticize it. This is definitely a hardcore, gritty story.

This is a 4 star story but I could only give it 3 as the grammatical er
Mar 19, 2012 NayNay rated it really liked it
Nothing like a story that grabs you right from the beginning, and holds on till the very end. Abandoned Angel was a amazing emotional story with great characters. Angelina wakes up a parking lot of a biker gang’s clubhouse after being drugged. Her violent husband, who has left her there to suffer, has kidnapped their young son. Angelina goes to a building to find help, and comes upon a gang of bikers and this is where Angelina's journey begins. You feel the love of a mother that will do anything ...more
Karina Kantas
Mar 21, 2012 Karina Kantas rated it liked it
This subject matter is very close to my heart and I'm grateful the author did her research and made the characters and situation realistic. I read this book in two sittings. It's very engaging and keeps the reader hooked.

There are very good description of the scenes and I could imagine them playing out especially in the club house and the camping scene.

I would have liked to have read more dialogue, but it wasn't necessary.

I would have given this book another star but the author has a very bad
Stacey Johnson
I really enjoyed this novel. The characters were more than one dimensional, which is a key component for a successful novel. Kayden Lee did a wonderful job keeping me on the edge of my couch. I was definitely in suspense trying to guess to see what would happen next. I would recommend this author to any of my friends. There were a few grammatical errors, but no one if perfect. The errors did not take away from the story. All in all, I would probably read this book more than once. It was simply t ...more
Apr 22, 2013 Petra rated it really liked it
Well what can I say this was a book that had u on the edge when a young mother angelina (angel)loses her son to her estranged husband who drugs, beats and then throws her out of a vehicle and into the path of blaze the sexy biker but spike the nasty biker wants her for himself there are times were u are on the edge of your seat and then times were there is so much sexual tension lol great story wanted more of a ending but you can't have it all x will read more from kayden lee great writer x
Genney Blass
Sep 17, 2013 Genney Blass rated it liked it
Shelves: mc-romance
Okay I gave 3.5 stars. because of Blaze and Doc. All I could say is WTH! Physically abused, then almost rape, then wanting her son back, then fell in love with a biker dude. Biker dude family died, I am sorry I tried to get into this book but, for me it was blazee! I apologize to the author and the other reviewers if I have offended them. Thank you.
Mar 26, 2012 Autumn rated it really liked it
This is not a genre I'm used to reading. The topic was dark and sad. But the book was well written and the author made the characters really stand out. Angel is tough and Blaze seductively her champion. I will say I will never look at biker gangs the same way. Thanks to Shut Up and Read for the opportunity to read this book.
Mar 03, 2014 Raj rated it really liked it
Shelves: mc-club
Well written mc book. Angelina is a woman who has suffered domestic violence at the hands of her husband, with him being in jail she ignored his requests to see their son, and tried to live a normal life without him bringing up Justin. The plot begins where Angelina woke up beaten and bruised by her husband who had kidnapped them and took of with their son, leaving her for dead in a car park which motorcycle club members frequented. Having no money or phone she was forced to assess her situation ...more
Mj Reads
Jul 02, 2012 Mj Reads rated it really liked it
Loved this book! I became caught up in the story right from the beginning. Loved some of the characters, hated others, as was intended. This was definately a page turner, so if you are looking for something different, with an edge, give it a try.
Jul 03, 2013 Marge rated it it was amazing
Had a hard time putting this one down. Ending seemed rushed and strange but over all a great read.
Manda Boon
Jul 13, 2013 Manda Boon rated it it was amazing
read it loved it want more!!!
Nov 29, 2012 Brittany rated it it was ok
I thought this book was written well, for some reason it was difficult to keep me interested. I liked most of the characters: Blaze, hot and mysterious; Doc, fun-loving;Tiffany, cute and confused, etc. I actually didn't care for Angel. I am empathetic to all she has been through in here life and was rooting for her success in finding her son. It just seemed like she had no common sense. She is involuntary riding with a motorcycle club, is being threatened by a really bad guy (Blaze is her protec ...more
Heather Boustead
Angelina has been left beaten and bloody in front of a biker bar by her husband who was recently released from jail. Angelina had refused to let her son visit him in jail her husband takes out his revenge by kidnapping their child. When she comes to and stumbles into the bar she meets up with a handsome stranger, Blaze, who takes her into his care and promises he will help her get back to her son and protect her from the other more brutal members of the biker gang. It’s a journey that takes us f ...more
Mar 29, 2012 Baisakhi rated it liked it
Angelina hart is timid woman whose world revolves around her son, Justin. A victim of abuse almost throughout her life, Angelina strives hard to give her son a better life. But all that changes when her abusive husband returns, hell-bent on making Angelina suffer. Bruised and battered by her husband, everything goes downhill from there for Angelina. And no matter how hard she tries to get back up, fate seems intent on knocking her down.

Kayden Lee's writing has a unique quality to it that I liked
Apr 08, 2012 Gabriela rated it liked it
Shelves: r-r-arr-books
Spoiler Alert:
Abandoned Angel is an intriguing thriller about a woman who finds herself at the mercy of a biker after her husband beats her, takes their son, and leaves her to her ruin in the parking lot of a biker bar. The beginning was a little awkward for me, it was written in the point of view of most of the characters in the book with the author providing no order however the flow of the book was smooth enough to keep me intrigued. The story kept me wondering what would become of Angelina
Florence Sletten
Mar 07, 2016 Florence Sletten rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is what I liked...

As a rule I am not into romantic novels,or biker mania as well. I read this book on a whim,and found it childish,crude in places including spelling( I'm not picky about that though)and
rather storybook stereotyped,...but isn't that the stuff of fairy tales ...and that's what I liked...
Signed...nana banana
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Kayden Lee lives in the Midwest with her loving husband and wonderful kids that she adores. After years of writing, with a bit of nudging from her friends and loved ones, ABANDONED ANGEL was published. Between taking care of her kids and husband, and reading as many books as she has time too, Kayden is currently working on a suspense/thriller, that keeps her imagination working overtime.
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