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Damaged Pieces

(Cape Isle #2)

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“When something is damaged or broken, the pieces can be put back together, but they will never be the same.”


KATIE: When I was left to raise my daughter alone, I decided dating just wasn't worth it. I never wanted my daughter to experience the kind of heartbreak only a man can give you and I didn't have the time, until Nicholas Sinclaire came walking into my life with his c
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Published March 29th 2016 by Smashwords Edition (first published 2016)
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LettyT
Mar 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
There are some people so damaged by life they can never be repaired. Katie finds herself dumped at 20 by a selfish boyfriend who doesn't want to be a dad. Through the years, she swears off men and is a wonderful single mom to Abbi. Mutual friends introduce her to Nick, a Marine and they become friends. Both harbor a secret attraction to one another but think a relationship will never work. When Nick is sent off for his last tour of duty they realize how much the other means. The real battle is w ...more
Allie Able
Nov 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
It's my book, so of course I love it. I hope you do too. ❤ ...more
AC Book Blog (Anne Christine)
Damaged Pieces by Allie Able ~ 4.5 Beautiful Stars

“When something is damaged or broken, the pieces can be put back together, but they will never be the same.”

KATIE: When I was left to raise my daughter alone, I decided dating just wasn’t worth it. I never wanted my daughter to experience the kind of heartbreak only a man can give you and I didn’t have the time, until Nicholas Sinclaire came walking into my life with his charming smile and his mischievous eyes. I just wish I would have known how
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Rebecca Barber
Mar 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Can Nick get anymore perfect - I mean, Katie has a 10 years daughter who is rightfully so, the love of her life and she doesn't trust anyone, let alone a guy, but that doesn't faze Nick at all. Instead he keeps putting everything he has and everything he is on the line, time and time again showing Katie that he's the man for her.

An unexpected College pregnancy has made Katie wary of everything - her whole life, much to her friends dismay, revolves around her daughter Abbi and her job at the Anim
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Kizzy
May 01, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars!!

After reading Scattered Pieces, I couldn't wait for this book to read about Nick and Katie. Katie is a single mom to 10 yr old Abbi, who is so adorable. Katie was dumped when she was pregnant with Abbi by a complete moron. She finished college with the help of her parents, but she always made sure no matter what, Abbi was her top priority. Nick is home for a few weeks before he goes back for his last tour in the Marines. He and Katie have been friends for the past 6 months, but there
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Kaitlyn
Jul 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I thought I loved Grant and Summer!!! And then I met Nick and Katie! Ok I still love Grant and Summer but you know what I mean. I'm a sucker for a military romance, always have been! And this do NOT disappoint! I loved Katie from the moment Summer got Duke from her in Scattered Pieces and was so excited to read her story! And Nick, sexy Nick!!! They are perfect for each other, until life throws a curveball. Or so Nick thinks! And Nick's a man so eventually we have to forgive him but still. He's ...more
D.B. Canavan
Mar 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the first book by Allie Able that I've read ~ I absolutely loved it!
Do not start this book unless you have time to read the whole book because you won't be able to put it down.
The two main characters, along with the supporting characters, are well written and believable.
Katie, is a single mom to a 10 year old girl whom she idolizes. She's feisty and works as a veterinarian. Nick is a hot, alpha-marine, who has completely fallen for Katie. When the two get together the pages heat up and
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Brooke May
Mar 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Damaged Pieces

A great, sweet, tearful, and overall wonderful sequel to Scattered Pieces. Katie was burned by a man in her past and left alone e to raise her daughter alone. She lacked trust in faith in men in general. Nick, a Marine, always thought he would be in the military longer, but discovered more awaited him in his hometown.
I am drawn to characters like Katie, I'm not sure why, maybe it has to do with showing that single mothers can be strong, make it through basically anything, and find
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Ch
Mar 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016, arc-reviews
ARC review
Highly Recommendable

Great story.
A veterinarian and an marine find love. But in order to have a happily ever after they need to conquer a obstacle or two.

I really enjoyed this book. The first book was great but this one was amazing.
You will be shedding some tears that's for sure.

Read it, you won't regret it!
CrystalCat
Mar 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Damaged Pieces was not what I expected. This was a nicely told fast paced love story about Katie and Nick. It followed their path from friends to lovers. The writing was completely believable as were the characters. Damaged Pieces is a wonderful story that will leave you feeling glad that you took Katie and Nick's journey into lover.
J.A. Lafrance
Mar 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received and ARC for an honest opinion.
This book had my drawn in with the instant connection between Nick and Katie. I loved how Nick was a jump right in and go until he wasn't. I wanted to reach into the book and smack him upside the head. I started to cry in this book when it got to the intense bit.
I loved the first Cape Isle Book and this book was even better. I can't wait for more.
Shannon Godwin
Mar 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It just keeps getting better! I am officially hooked! Allie is booming with these stories & I can't wait for the next one! She has become my one click without having to think about it!
This is a must read!!!
Pavan Kaur
May 18, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Love this book, everything about it. Nick was amazing, he wants it he gets it :)
I read this book in a day, as I wanted to know what was going to happen.
I say read this book so worth it xx
Anne / Reviewer at AC Book Blog
Damaged Pieces by Allie Able ~ 4.5 Beautiful Stars

“When something is damaged or broken, the pieces can be put back together, but they will never be the same.”

KATIE: When I was left to raise my daughter alone, I decided dating just wasn’t worth it. I never wanted my daughter to experience the kind of heartbreak only a man can give you and I didn’t have the time, until Nicholas Sinclaire came walking into my life with his charming smile and his mischievous eyes. I just wish I would have known how
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Eunice Lan
Jul 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book follows the story od Katie and Nick. Katie is a single mother of a ten-year-old girl. She has her heart broken from her past relationship and she promised herself that she will protect her and her daughters heart from any man that comes to her, until Nick comes.
Nick is a marine and such a nice guy and really sexy. He is really attracted to Katie and now that they have develop some kind of relationship he is determined to get out of the marines and come back to the love of his life.
But
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Lynz Johnston
May 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was such an awesome read but it was hard to get through at time. Allie portrayed every character exactly right. You have Katie who is a single mom who doesn't date because she doesn't want men in and out of her daughter's life and because she is afraid of getting hurt again. You have Nick who is loveable but then he gets hurt and he is dealing with anger, denial and later acceptance. You see all the emotions being played out as if these were real people. I won't lie and say that Nick morphe ...more
Caffeine
Apr 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Let me start off by saying that the Dedication of this book was one of the most honest dedications I have read. Loved it!

This was a good second book in this series. I did enjoy it. This story begins along the same lines as Ms. Able’s Scattered Pieces. A really terrible thing happens to our heroine, Katie. However, she picks herself up, dusts off, and carries on. While the idea is similar to the first, this story line is entirely different.

Again, let me reiterate, that I did like reading this bo
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2OCC Reviews
May 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kerry
I Had to read this after reading how awesome Scattered Pieces was, I was not disappointed. Allie Able sure knows how to break your heart!!

Wow, this book was so heartbreakingly beautiful, I loved Katie and Nick..

Nick he loved Katie so deeply, that it broke my heart, watching him come to his decision, He wanted to protect Katie and Abbi, He wanted them to half more than what he came home as, And for that i loved him even more, even if it was stupid!!

Katie, Bless her, she was an amazing mum, and s
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Nikki
May 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
She did it again... She ripped through my heart strings, punched me in the gut, and Shedded me of tears. This woman can write a love story, no doubt about that. Her characters have amazing stories that scream to be told. They're stories of loss and heartbreak, abuse and friendship, they are everything a romance should be. When I found out this was going to be a military romance, I was scared but also happy. Military romances scare me, because they always pack a punch and never want to finish the ...more
Jackie Nolan
May 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I finished this book in less than 24 hours. It sucked me in from the very first page and took me on a roller coaster ride of emotions. I laughed, I cried several times, I was frustrated, and I swooned. I loved seeing Nick and Katie's feelings for each other develop during the time they spent together before he had to leave to go overseas. It was heartbreaking to see Nick struggle so badly with what happened to him when he was in Iraq and pushing everyone away. He was really frustrating at times ...more
Kelly Molloy
Apr 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Damaged pieces is the second book in this series and follows on nicely from the first book, it's sweet easy read with a touch of humour but it also has big topics that will have u breaking out the tissues!!
I felt like I was on an emotional roller coaster with this book! I don't often cry while reading but damn you just can help it with this one I was so drown into the story and characters I felt like I was breathing it!!! When. The hard part was done I just had to step back and breath for a minu
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Teri
Apr 25, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What a wonderful heartwarming read this stand-a-lone novel is. We all have heard stories about the trails, heartache, change, anger, abandonment our soldiers face when they return from overseas. Generation after generation of soldiers. Few writers are able to capture that and bring it together so tastefully with the story of a woman who has also dealing with her own version of hell and pain that she is also recovering. Broken promises. Broken hearts. Trust destroyed. A touching story of an awake ...more
Kathleen
Mar 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was the first book that I read by Allie Able and I absolutely loved it. She did a really good job at telling the story at how military soldier's lives are when they lives are when they are home and when they leave to go overseas. But when a soldier is injured its a totally different story. They don't know how to react because they feel lost and confused as to what has happened.

I feel that Allie Able did a wonderful job throughout this whole book. She wrote a wonderful love story and I would
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Sophie de Vries (Love Hurts Book Blog)
I adored book one in this series, so much so, Allie will forever be an instant one click for me. But book 2? Whole different level of amazing.

Katie and Nick had a difficult story to tell, both were scarred by life, Nick also scarred by war.
I needed them to find thier happy. I was hooked with every single word, hanging on to everything because they NEEDED to find thier happy.

Allie has an amazing ability to write an engaging and emotional story that captures the heart and takes you along for the
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Ani
Apr 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was given a copy in return for an honest review
LOVED Katie & Nick's story! This story had me hooked from the very beginning and I finished it in one sitting. I loved how it had it all...romance, heartbreak, forgiveness. I will be on the look out for more books by Allie Able!
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Donna Doria
May 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Holy cow!!!!!!!!! What a fantastic book. It was well written with a good plot, conflict, description of characters, and the flow of the story was exceptional. The story is written in such a way that the reader feels like they are right there with the main characters. :-) copyright of night owl romance
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Catgirl
My second read by this author. This was a sweet love story with little to no angst. Although the story was predictable, sometimes you just need a lighthearted feel good read. This delivered exactly that.
Thai Holman
Apr 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Omg just read the prologue and you'll be hooked.
What a amazing heart felt story. Loved it loved the characters. Could connect well with them. Will be stalking Allie for more books. Awesome read well written and wonderful characters.
Amber Goodwin
Jun 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I read Scattered Pieces and Damaged Pieces back to back and fell in love with these characters! I can not wait to read more from Allie! I cried for Katie and Nick. Sometimes you need help healing the damaged pieces and I was so glad Nick finally saw that!
Christy McCurry
4.5 Beautiful stars..

I loved this book.

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Allie Able is a romance writer, who tries to juggle her time between being a mother and a author. Allie was raised in a small town in Mississippi and now resides in Georgia. Reading and writing romance has always been her first love. She decided to pursue her dreams of becoming a writer full-time, when the characters dancing around in her head wouldn't stop demanding her attention. Now she can be ...more

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Cape Isle (3 books)
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