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Beautifully Broken

(Beautifully #1)

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3.86  ·  Rating details ·  2,991 ratings  ·  177 reviews
This title is an erotic novel and is intended for Adults due to language and explicit sexual content.

One night of unbridled sex is all Isabella Moss wanted.
What she got was sexy, unattainable multi-millionaire Liam Maddox.
He possesses her entirely, demanding things she never wanted to give to anyone.
She finds herself yielding to feelings she never knew her frozen heart cou
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Kindle Edition, 196 pages
Published January 12th 2013 by Bethany Bazile
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Christina
6 Stars!!!

Holy Hell! Where did this book come from?! Wow! It's awesome!!! Awesome!

Here's what I thought:

1. I Loved it!!
2. I Loved It!!
3. I Loved It!!

Wow! I don't even know what to say! This book was amazing! Finally, a book that all consumes me! I feel like I've been in a hazy state the whole time reading this. It's seems the aura is very similar to B2U series, but yet the plot is completely different. It's so good!!

We have another Hot, millionaire, domineering and possessive man here! Liam. Mm
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If it ain't good I don't read it !
I honestly don't understand why so many people liked this book. But that's just me.
I seriously thought this book was a joke the writing, the non existing plot, and most of all the characters.... Oh don't even get me started

- Isabella I considered an absolute whore, she cheated multiple times on her "boyfriend" because apparently he was to "gently" and she needed to let it OUT or whatever the fuck that means. BITCH you want wild, rough, let me put your whoring ass in with a fuckin lion. YOU NEE
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Akanksha❤ Søren♰
Feb 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Just finished re-reading this, off to book 2 now!!

This book has a very nice story and is filled with SOOO MUCH SEX AND STEAM ;)
Cassie
Mar 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
Isabella always had her best-friend Lucas since they met freshman year of college, but he wanted more then friendship with her. Finally saying yes and seeing where this new relationship would go, a few years later Isabella finds herself in a relationship that isn't want she wants. Lucas will do anything for her and does. In the bedroom he treats her like a queen and acts like she is made of glass.

Isabella is keeping a secret from the one person that matters the most, Lucas. She seeks out differ
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Georgia Cruz
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Utterly Speechless. Holy hell.

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I devoured this book in one sitting. Liam and Ella was so fucking intense! Loved it! I WAS HOT ALL OVER!

FANNING AND PANTING!
Jamie
Feb 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Loved this one.....sexy possessive millionaire with trust issues and a beautiful strong willed emotionally complicated woman...they both have issues and their relationship is wild ……sexy..and full of jealously ..but their love for each other is undeniable or avoidable. There is lots and lots of super sexy times..seriously explicit and crazy hot. I'll do a full review on book 2 Which I'm about to start!!
Writer
Apr 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: EVERYONE
TUMULTUOUS...CONFLICTING PASSIONS, BRACE YOUR HEART WHEN YOU READ THIS

This is a beautiful story of conflicting hearts, that of Ella and Liam whose love for each other is so great and strong, yet could also lead them to ruin. Trust, jealousy, uncertainties is a never ending challenge, too many people, present and in the past seems to be bent in tearing them apart. Ella's well guarded deep dark secrets of her past haunts her thus a tumultuous affair with Liam. This is such a well written story you
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Chan
Jun 05, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This can’t be the same book everybody else read
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Writing: Didn’t like the writing style. Some of the book was repetitive. It’s told from 3rd Person narration so sometimes when it switched, Bethany Bazile would repeat the entire scene from the other character’s POV. Also, an editor would be useful.

Characters: Liam and Isabella are the MCs. They are both suffering from broken families. I didn’t really care for either MC, especially Isabella.

Storyline: LOVE TRIANGLE! I don’t usually like love triang
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NYCMom
Apr 03, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: lame-erotica
Only a third of the way through this loser, but already am bored to death.
Ella? Gray Eyes? Love triangle? Really? What is this, young adult novel for kids who've gotten their hands on their parents' credit cards? Cheap publicity for a lot of product placement for pop songs I will never been pulling up on Spotify because there is NO sexy association in this pulp that is more alluring as feminine hygiene products?
The "bad boy" is "bad" (she can feel that he's holding back his controlling nature),
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Yay! One of my hotties read this month I love both h/h. I love Liam, as in I love every book with guy named Liam. This book is intense, sexy, and a lot of angst! love it much!♥
Paula
Apr 28, 2013 rated it did not like it
1.5 on my scale, skim read most of it, not holding my attention
Lily

Where did this book come from OMG!!!!! It was amazing . Hands down one of my favorite books goes up there with the "fifty shades series "and "bared to you series"!!!!Liam Maddox has completed my top three of favorite men with Christian grey and Gideon cross !!! Can't wait for the next one April can't come fast enough ! Ella and Liam belong together!!!!!

Liam is so amazing he blows my mind! This book was scorching HOTTTTTT I think even better/hotter then the other series of books I've read. I

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Emily Eck
May 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
I usually have two books going. One on my phone and one on my kindle. I stopped reading the one on my kindle so I could read this one on the kindle instead of reading it on the phone. I needed the full experience. There were times I was surprised there was even a story line here as Liam and Isabella are fucking every other page. But a story line emerges and it somehow pulled me in. The back and forth perspectives gave me the plot I was looking for. There are some Bared qualities to this book. I ...more
Jessica
Feb 17, 2013 rated it liked it
The opening of this book is dynamite! When reading erotic romances, this is how you want to start a book! Wow! Hot!

This was a fun read! I thoroughly enjoyed the book and the characters. Liam and Ella had that unbelievable pull towards each other... sexually and otherwise. They are both individuals that had some tough experiences in the past and that has made them a little harder from a relationship standpoint. They are skeptical and leery about entering into a relationship together. Trust does n
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*♡Carol♡*
Wow just Wow This one was one Sexy ass book!! where did it come from Dayum !! I Love Liam Maddox he was just perfect everything about him was just Ahhhh......
5 stars Just cause it Surprised me I really though it was gonna be just a fluffly book but Dayum It was Good!
Melly
2.5 Stars

Beautifully Broken is crazy smexy. As in, WOWZA. I liked it. It's a short book, so the storyline goes really fast.

Ella is a hot mess. She's all over the place emotionally. Honesty is not something she's good at. Hiding her true self seems to be her main goal, oh, and sex, lots and lots of it. She's pretty much a nympho. No joke.

Liam is a sexy beast, there's no question about it. He's possessive in a delicious way. Okay, the cameras were a little much. That leaned more into stalker terri
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Alexandria  Williams
Mar 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: hoe-chronicles
Isabella Moss is a manipulative lying sex-crazed broken woman. When the book opened the chemistry started immediately between her and Liam. When Lucas was brought into the picture i was afraid i would see the same 'i dont want to get hurt' insecure girl, but i didnt. Ella is BOLD, Confident in many ways, and she knew she couldnt give up on what was coming her way. I was proud of her but she was literally destroying so many pieces of her and liam's puzzle. She lies. She kept secerts. But she jump ...more
Kate
Feb 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Two effed up people fighting against the pull they feel towards each other, add in some jealousy, family drama, secrets, amazing sexual pull and you have the recipe for a great story.
Liam is a player, determined to never be committed to anyone. He has no faith in happily ever afters after watching his parent's fairy tale marriage come crashing down.
Ella has secrets and a damaged past. She is also his enemy's best friend/on-again/off-again lover.
Somehow they have to figure out a way to be toge
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Black Butterfly
Jul 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: ADULTS
Recommended to Black Butterfly by: GOODREADS
Shelves: erotica, romance
I AM ENJOYING THIS "BEAUTIFUL SERIES BK#1" LOVE STORY OF LIAM & ELLA THE CHEMISTRY BETWEEN THEM IS FREAKIN HOTT AND SEXXY. OMG! BOTH HAVE PARENTAL SCARS VERY DEEP ONES (why do people keep fu*king up kids and keep doing it after they are born) GEEZZZZZZ! IN THEIR CASE I GUESS WHAT EVER DOESN'T KILL THEM WILL MAKE THEM STRONGER. . .RIGHTTTTTT! GOOD STORYLINE LOVE & HATE THE CHARACTERS BECAUSE THEIR BEHAVIOR REALLY IS NOT THEIR FAULT. WELL, ON TO BK#2. LOVE SCENES ARE IS VERY, VERY HOT, HOP ...more
Kimberlie
Apr 01, 2013 rated it it was ok
I don't even know what to say about this one. I'm not really sure there was much of a story here. This book was kinda all over the place and the factual, grammatical and editing errors were extremely distracting. Of course, sucker that I am, I'll probably read the next book in the series, Beautifully Revealed, too. Given the title, I expect to finally learn about Ella's past since I'm now desperate to know her secret. Whatever it is, it better be good. Thank goodness there is only one more book ...more
Drh
Feb 04, 2013 rated it really liked it


" I knew the very first night there was something different about this women. I fought against those feelings thinking i could keep her a little neat box marked ' FOR PLEASURE ONLY '. Unfortunately she burst out of that box with little effort. In this short time she's become my all. If history was to repeat itself i would never survive such a lost. My heart rate increases, the mere thought of losing her so consuming."
Keely
Apr 03, 2013 rated it it was ok
I might have gone up to three or even four stars on this, but the editing! Eek! It's been awhile since I've read something that's been so poorly edited. It was seriously one of the most frustrating things and made it hard to finish the book. The story was decent, though. Not the best or anything--the MC was annoying, and the repetition of POV's made me want to rip my hair out--but "decent."
Bronte Bear
Apr 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
I am BEGGING for indy authors to start using spellcheck or have a friend proofread for them. It's frustrating and detracts from the experience, especially when you are paying for it. Heck, I would even do it for free, for any indy author.

However, the story itself was great and the hook was immediate. I liked everything else about it.
Mitashi
Mar 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
the book was slow ... the intimate scenes were just mind blowing .. bt a little inset into lucas life wud have been good ... liam nd lucas never confronted each other ... nd I hate cliff hangers ... but just 2 tell u I m in love wid liam .. he is just a perfect b.f material ... waiting for 2nd installment .. lets c where it takes us
Patty Mcafee
Apr 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Such a great book I love Liam and I love Ella, and I think she has deep secrets that need to come out so that there relationship can continue. It was great story...can't wait to start the next book which I'm going to do right away.
Dvillalobos
I just needed more from it. I thought it moved really fast. Was not lacking on the sex scenes, just plot. Lucas, the one character I felt emotionally connected to hardly got the spotlight. Maybe the next book...
Kindle Crack Book Reviews Cheri
I had high hopes for this book. Not sure if I will write a full on review yet...I never bash anyone's work.
I will say it was smutastic!! Good read if you are in the mood for solid smut and not much else-- character development, plot...story...que some porn music.
Jessica
Apr 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic book!

Lucas is an asshole plain and simple. I just want to do bodily harm to Lucas. While on the other hand I want to do other things to Liam...YUM!!!!

Vee
Feb 09, 2013 rated it it was ok
A so, so read for me. I didn't particularly like Ella or Liam. I didn't feel they were in love, mostly in lust!
Nessa
Apr 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
YOU EITHER LIKE THIS OR YOU DONT.
Lucky me, I am fine with all the intensity, the jealousy, the rough sex and how the heroine is a total nymphomaniac.

OUR HERO:
There is absolutely nothing bad about this sex on a stick. He can be loving, possessive and overly jealous and hot tempered but it makes you like him more, when he has been hooked and brought to his knees by a woman - him a fuck em and leave em guy.

OUR HEROINE:
A total nymphomaniac. Honestly it depends which side of the scene you look at.
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Chloe
Sep 04, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who like possessive men.
The ONLY reason I gave this book two stars is because it occasionally made me laugh. The men in this book were so possessive I wanted to claw my eyes out. Ella is a serial cheater but Liam is too in love with her to care (after knowing her for two days). Both Liam and Lucas stalk her in different ways, neither extreme but still irritating.
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Beth
May 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.5 Sexy Stars



Isbella is a lying, cheating not so nice woman. (insert your own name calling here) She has this great guy, Lucas, who has been her sole support system since college. She works for him in his multimillion dollar security company. He is totally in love with her, but she just does not have that connection to him. Ok. No problem. You don't have to be in love with him. But, OMG, don't cheat on him over and over again. She just strings him along basically using him for emotional securit
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AlphaMale  Lover
ok i give this book 2 stars because its not easy writing a book and i like to acknowledge the work of others, any reader who gives this writer more than 3 stars is just lying to the writer. the book was very poorly written and just amateurish .
there was no plot to the story and you felt the writer was adding things as the story progressed to build the story, but i wust admit the writer improved a whole lot getting to the end of this book . the book has a lot of potensial and very interesting ch
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Tiger
Jun 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Review for beautifully broken and beautifully revealed: 4.5/5 STARS.

I don't Know why I put off reading these books for too long.
I am not saying that they're perfect, but compared to the books that came out recently, this is just a breath of fresh air. There are so few adult books that I would give a five star rating, and this is one of them. I'd say the author did his job on researching for supporting materials before writing; and for the editors- kudos as well. The characters' development and b
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Gloria Elena
Apr 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book is wonderful! It is a romance and it is erotica.
I love it when books actually have a romantic element, a plot and when they have more than just straight out sex.

The book has lots of steamy scenes and it is also gripping as it has a lot of angst, emotional highs and lows and above all, passion. I found the characters likable and engaging (though there were a few moments where I wanted to bitch slap the female lead for her lack of truthfulness with Lucas and Liam).

Isabella (Ella) has be
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Jeannie
Nov 16, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: not-for-me
Isabella, young, carefree, and unattached... until she meets a guy in a bar who takes her home and rocks her world. Liam Maddox, millionaire, playboy and unattainable... until he sleeps with Ella, and then he wants a relationship with her, but she's with his arch nemesis and former best friend. Ella chooses Liam over her best friend Lucas, it's a bizarre love triangle, but she eventually moves in with Liam.

I couldn't like this book, I wanted to, but I couldn't. Ella grates on my nerves from the
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Ashley
This book was a surprising read for me. I wasn't expecting it to be as good as it was because in the begging of the story everything felt kind of rushed and I was tempted to just stop reading thinking the whole book was going to be like this. Luckily it slowed down after the first chapter or two, I gave it four stars instead of five because for me their was just too much sex, yes it was steamy, but i need their to be a more personal connection between the two main characters. Also how quickly th ...more
Lynda Psomas
Apr 29, 2013 rated it liked it
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Ria -  Reading Is Our Satisfaction
Liam Maddox is simply breathtaking....

Isabella Moss is an IT Executive at Maddox-Fields. She is unable to commit herself to any relationship - although she does have an off again - on again relationship with Lucas Fields.
Liam Maddox is co-owner of Maddox-Fields with his once best friend Lucas.
The three of them find their lives dramatically altered but a one night stand.
Bethany Bazile has written a wonderful book with some very strong characters.
It was addictive and I couldn't put it down.
The sex
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Vanessa
Jun 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
There's this girl....
And this other guy .....
And this other guy.....
And family drama ....
And more drama .....
And she has a secret????

I wish I could tell you something about this book to help you understand.... Or even to try to get you to read it and experience it for yourself.
But I can't....
I'm not even sure ...... Umm.
What just happened ?
What happened gif photo: holy shit what just happened wtf? holyshitreally.gif

AMAZINGLY ............. I don't know .... Just read it...

*sigh*
Elisabeth Cole
Apr 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was a hard book for me to get into. It seemed like the main characters of Ella and Liam went from a one-night stand to being madly in love, even though they both had emotional problems and didn't "do" relationships. I kept with it though and got more drawn into the book as it went on. It was one of the types I hate, where you KNOW the decisions the characters are making are REALLY REALLY bad ideas and you can see the train wreck waiting to happen but they do it anyway. In fact I put this bo ...more
Denise
Mar 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Isabella is hiding a deep dark secret that prevents her to really be herself when it comes to relationships. Her best friend from college Lucas is her on again off again lover but it’s still not enough. She hides her true self from everyone knowing that if her past comes to resurface no one will want to be with her. Whatever dark secret she hides, it makes her feel unworthy of being with anyone until she meets Liam at a bar one night.

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Charisma
Sep 05, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Honestly this book is complete crap. First of I felt no sympathy for the heroine. She is an absolute whore and yet has the nerve to act like a victim throughout the story. I could go on about the slutbag she is but there's not enough room to type it. Then the fact that Liam immediately falls on "love" with the hoe who is exactly if not worse than his mother. The only person I liked was Lucas but he was stupid for thinking he needed Isabella. He was a sweetheart who deserved better. All in all it ...more
Wenny (Wendy A)
Mar 11, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Oh I loved this book! Can't wait to read the next book!
Ligita Mikelytė
Aug 27, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This is probably first time I gave book 1 star. But I've never read more boring book. I managed only till chapter 5.
Isabella is a whore and is impossible to like her or even justify her (maybe later it's written but I'm simply falling asleep). I fell aboslutely no chemistry between them, despice that "steamy" sex scenes. It didn't turn me on, not even single stirring. I usualy like sexual suspence, growing feelings and all I got were 4 chapters of lukewarm sex scenes and tiny explanation from p
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Huh... I hate it when I don't know how many stars I should give to a book. The story was good and the second part was quite addictive, but the characters were kind of shallow and their behaviour didn't match their personalities...

I'll go for 3 stars and hope that the sequel is better!

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"We stand there panting, still entwined in each other for what seems like eternity. Gazing into each other’s eyes; shocked by the enormity of this bond we’ve quickly formed. I can’
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Lisa Survillas
Mar 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
Would have given it 5 stars if there weren't so many errors. A few times the errors broke the flow of the reading.

Wow, talk about some seriously messed up people. Between Liam and Ella, it's a wonder they've made it through life. Their brokenness is deep and creeps into every facet of their lives. Ella's secrets don't even come up in this book, but they are dark and deep from what is illuded to. Lucas has been her friend forever, he loves her and she doesn't have the same feelings but allows hi
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Lisa
Mar 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Can’t wait for pt 2 as I hope to see love heal these people with broken pasts. This book was muddy and messy. There’s cheating. There’s betrayal. There’s a plot for revenge. I'm ok with cheating if the mcs cheat to be together. And once Liam lays claim to Ella she’s IT for him. Errors are sprinkled here and there, but it didn’t take me away from the story too much. I hope the author cleans up the editing in pt 2.
Leanne Gillings
May 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wowza I officially love Liam Maddox he is way up in the league of book boyfriends! Loveable rogue sexy as sin and soooooooo yummy!!!! I want one please! Loved the story line and loved the characters Rich and Lillian were great!
I also liked that Ella was as brash as Liam, he met his match! Can't wait to know more about the background on both of them....... I know the next one is going to be great!
Indy
Apr 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
Something about this novel had me quickly turning the pages. Main characters are Barbie and Ken-like, very attractive, can't help but like their dynamic and appreciate their flaws underneath their attractive exteriors. Alpha male, good amount of suspense, plot developed enough to warrant two books (both which are out). Downside - my review is actually 3.5 stars because the editing was really bad - numerous spelling errors which constantly jarred my reading. And some loose ends which weren't comp ...more
Destiney
Apr 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This was one my favorite lines in this book:

You are my business,” he says under his breath. “I’ll stalk you, I’ll chase you, and I’ll hunt you across the world if I have to. You’re mine and I will protect you to my last breath. If I have to spend the day watching you on a screen to ensure that safety then that’s what I’ll do.”

Syeda shaista
Apr 14, 2013 rated it it was ok
This book didn't do it for me. A love story in a timeline frame of a few weeks. Nope. The "heroine" has such low esteem, and the "hero" is just a peacock puffing his chest. Isabella Mossi is very pathetic along with her bestfriend/ lover Lucas, the story is disarray of life...and it was just meh. Although the intimate scenes were well executed.
Jodi Nichols
Feb 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own-read
OMG... need need need more Liam!!! I absolutely love Isabella and Liam and this whole book! Talk about a guy that could make you hot and bothered :o) These two are so dysfunctional that it makes them the perfect couple! This book kept me wanting more and I hope that book 2 gets here soon! I can't wait to see how this relationship plays out!
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Bethany Bazile reads, writes, and lives in the Northeast with her husband and two amazing kids. Her passion for writing was born from a love affair between books and music. She loves books that draw her in and won’t release her until she’s inhaled every word, panting with excitement. Then she realizes the sun came up, but the loss of sleep was so worth it. When she isn't reading, she’s conjuring u ...more

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