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Break My Fall

(Broken #1)

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  4,393 ratings  ·  200 reviews
Desperation led me to his house.
Lust led me to his bed.
I was homeless, strapped for cash, and running from my past.
Now I'm here, in a brand-new state, miles away from home, and sleeping in the room next to his.
The room with the revolving door of females.
I know he's a bad idea for me. He's cocky, a manwhore, and way too self-assured for a sheltered girl with secrets.
But w
Kindle Edition, 310 pages
Published February 14th 2014 (first published January 1st 2014)
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Oct 20, 2014 rated it liked it
2.5 or 3 Stars? The editing was awful! I over looked it because I liked the book until the last 10%. I just can't believe this book ended like it did! WHY???? I can't imagine reading another whole book about them! Lee decides at the end of this book to finally push Kyle away??? WTF??? Jeez! Just fucking stupid!! I see there is not one but three more books after this. Well good luck if you decide to jump into the crazy drama train! I will just pretend that Lee and Kyle had their happily ever afte ...more
Packed with angst, drama and unnecessary bs, but in some twisted kind of way I did enjoy parts of it.
Still need to recover from the constant whiplash it gave me!
Nov 18, 2019 rated it did not like it
What did I just read ?
I’m sorry have to jump from 5 stars of yours to one
Why oh why I even survive to read it at the end ...
With a bleeding hope the h will for once stand for herself
H is the most distracting personality, rude , manwh0r3 and oh so full of himself
Nope whatever terrible past you have you were not allow to treat any women like him
Please grow up
I’m basically rambling here because there’s so many scene really taking my nerves up the notch
So sorry sometimes romance must stay rom
Dec 14, 2017 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Terry-ann Chrisie
May 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: made-me-cry
Oh my gawd......this book was an emotional roller coaster for me.

So Lee and Kyle are hopelessly INLOVE but they have a big old thorn in their side by the name of Rachel di bitch...they both have pure secrets more so Kyle and he is not willing to tell lee yet out of fear of losing her....God I could scream out of frustration.

It was frustrating as hell, I swear it's the first book I wanted to jump in and kill someone...I HATE Rachel that bitch needs to die.

The sexual tension was just leaking off
KC Leigh
This series will forever be my top favorite and I’m ashamed to say that I’ve never even written a review for it until now (sorry Chloe!), even though I’ve reread it at least 3 times and that doesn’t include the many times I have went back and skimmed through my favorite parts that I keep bookmarked.

But, in my defense, this was before I started writing reviews… so, there’s that.


And I’ve been after Charlotte to read this series for almost a year, so now that’s she finally started to read it, I co
Feb 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone who loves a good alpha male
Recommended to Julie by: a friend
Break My Fall

I can't stop thinking about this book. It is amazing, a must read for all those who like sexy alpha males. The book had so many plot turns that I was kept on my toes, but was still easy to follow.

The book is split between Kyle's version and Lee's.

The book starts with Lee arriving on her best friend Cam's house in the middle of the night and it rockets on from there, filling in the blanks so slick.

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Lee is shy and nervous, and seems to be afraid of
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was ok
I understand that this is the author's debut novel and I respect that. Considering, I closed my eyes to the grammar mistakes that were noticeable I closed my eyes over the unclear motivation and less believable reasons that made the main characters act the way they did...
Truth to be told if I had picked this book first I would never have read the book that made me interested into this author's work (I am talking about Treacherous (Carter Kids #1) by Chloe Walsh

So I won't go further and ruin my good memories of that....
Dnf 61%

I think I've suffered enough. Dear me 😲
This was a book that I should've stopped reading the first time I saw you're used in place of your. This book desperately needed an editor. I tried to look past it but there were just so many errors throughout. It actually distracted me from reading because I had to mentally correct the issues in order to understand the sentence. Words were duplicated and omitted everywhere I looked. As far as the story itself, it was ok but predictable. Actually it was quite idiotic at times. I'm glad the write ...more
May 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I just finished reading Break My Fall and had to download the second book in the series. Chloe Walsh did a great job in creating a wonderful story about two people who are so different, but so right for each other. I actually felt myself getting emotional in several spots of the novel (which I normally never do) and rooting for Kyle (although he is an ass in most of the novel)!!!! Great book!!! Definitely recommend it anyone who loves romance and series .... Can't wait to read the second one ... ...more
Nov 17, 2015 rated it it was ok
2 Stars.

What could I say? Lee aka the heroine is just dumb. And the author is confusing. I mean, what do you want from Lee? You described her as a shy girl but the reality? She was a needy virgin girl. And the main guy, was so unstable and a big chicken. I just can't...the characters were so poor defined.
Mar 06, 2014 rated it liked it
I'm knocking a start off because of the terrible editing of this book. It was just painful to read.

EDIT: And I just saw that the author updated the book and it now has better editing. Great.
Karen Coughlan
Feb 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: People who enjoy College Romance
Whew... I really enjoyed this book. It's not the usual genre I would read, but it came with high recommendation and I wasn't disappointed.

The love triangle between Kyle, Rachel and Lee keeps you guessing right up until the very last page and I couldn't put the thing down until I finished it. Now I cant sit still until the next part comes out. Can't believe it was left on a cliff-hanger like that. #Evil

The book is set in a college style setting with hunky rich bad boy Kyle making move on innocen
Mar 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing

I have never read a story with so much pain for the H/ h. Can anyone have worse luck than Kyle and just how much is Lee suppose to bear? Rachael is a class A BITCH and I want her to get her dues. Cam is the best friend anyone could have and I love Derek. I want them to have a happy ever after. This is a fantastic series. There is a lot of angst, some laughter, suspense, not much happiness (which I hope there will be in the next books) but deep characters, thoughtful plot and
Vicki Arellano
Nov 05, 2017 rated it did not like it
Did I seriously read the same story as everyone else..? I don’t understand why it has received so many 5 stars. The Hero is an asshole/manwhore. The heroine is a dumb doormat and is so freaking needy. Too much back and forth I had to push myself to finish the story just too find out why Rachel had such a hold on Kyle. Well finally found out and it’s so stupid.
May 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Lots of angst in this book. I actually think Kyle is an asshat for almost the whole book and lee was a door mat. I am on to book two because there is some groveling to happen.
Jessica *The Lovely Books*
Ugh... I can’t anymore. The heroine is terribly dumb.

This started off so well and then bam...idiot heroine and even dumber hero.

Big DNF @ 53%
Suzy Baba (readaholicmom)
Jul 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
So much drama and twist and turns. So many weak moment and pulls all in different directions. This story is frustrating and sweet at the same time.
Nov 27, 2019 rated it liked it
Not really my bag.
Jul 26, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2015, series
What a heartbreakingly beautiful story!

Break My Fall is about Lee who has escaped from her home in Montgomery and showed up at her best friend Cam's doorstep asking for a place to stay. She didn't realize that Cam lived with her boyfriend Derek, and his best friend Kyle. Things heat up the first time that Lee sees Kyle and their introduction is a little unorthodox.

The chemistry between Lee and Kyle is off the charts, but both of them are so hot and cold towards one another. Since this book is to
Apr 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing

I fell into this angst emotional read. And the characters were fantastic. Witty, tormented, emotional...ugh just brilliant and believable.
Absolutely gripping story of abuse, first love and tormented emotion.

Lee is 18 and has been through hell and back. Not able to cope any longer with her father's alcoholism she leaves Louisiana and moves to Boulder to stay with her bff Cam. Having had a horrendous childhood she is far from used to men or the wild lifestyle on t
Feb 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
***No spoilers***

As a lifetime reader I have always had a varied palate when it came to the books I read but one type of book I hated were romance books. I could never lose myself in the world of romance. Give me Stephen King and True Crime or Dystopian Worlds any day.
The first book in the New Adult Genre I ever read was Break My Fall. From the first chapter I was hooked. That is why I am writing my first ever review.
Chloe brings you right into the pages of her books and you feel what the charac
Anne OK
May 04, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2014-reads
For those who have a phobia against cliffhangers, be forewarned that this one drops you in the black hole but fear not because the second installment is available now to pull readers out and into the light.

I found myself captivated by the characters in this story. A group of friends share a house -- two guys and two gals. One set is a couple and the other have a long hard road to happily-ever-after. They are a far cry from perfect and carry around some bad vibes and heavy loads of hard times. T
Feb 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Read this if you like witty love triangle with smoking hot chemistry
Let me just say that the main guy (Kyle Carter)in the story is...YUMMY!!! I seriously couldn't get enough of him. I loved his sections in the book. He was so funny and HOT. The main female character Lee came across as nice if not a little naïve but she was a likeable heroine so kudos to Chloe Walsh. It's nice to not hate the leading lady in the book and I actually liked Lee, if not pitied her a little. Rachel made my blood boil though, which I guess is a thumbs up to the writer, but seriously I ...more
Jun 30, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf
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Aug 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
The story is good and I have a feeling it's gonna get better. Lee had been sheltered among other things by her father in Louisiana and she wants more. To do more. Be more and discover more. But I don't think she planned to discover Kyle but I'm so glad she did. He drives me crazy and I want to junk punch him a lot of the time but I know he is good and food for her. Although he screws up many many times and lee doesn't deserve that he always comes back and now he's really gotten into a mess and I ...more
Sara Luck
Mar 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014-read
FYI, this is a cliffhanger. Book 2 is supposedly coming this spring...
This book took forever to get in to, and then it was back and forth back and forth throughout the entire thing. Finally all is revealed, but while Kyle is trying to get rid of the leech, Rachel, Lee is suffering her own crisis, one that just nearly costs her her when Kyle finally gets around to finding's just too late. I guess book two will be about how he plans to fix it.
May 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
Started reading this last night and absolutely couldn't put it down till I read every last word and let's just say that now I'm paying for it. I have to say that I really, really liked this book but it really does need to be re-edited. I liked the characters: Cam and Derek made me laugh those horny bastards. Kyle, oh, Kyle you seriously screwed everything up, I seriously hope you redeem yourself in the next book and Lee, well, she needs a HEA. I'm excited to read the next book. ...more
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