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Dr. Trevor James didn’t want or expect anything from anybody. He worked every free minute he had and kept himself shut off from almost everybody. He had no intention on living his life any other way after losing the love of his life.

Ryann Payne lived a life of simplicity. She was happy with her modest life as a bartender and living a life where she answered to nobody. The
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Published July 27th 2016
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Wil Loves Books!
Overall, this was a super sweet story and a short read and I enjoyed it, for the most part. I was definitely a little disappointed because I was blown away by the blurb but I felt like the story felt short, or it was simply not my style.

This is basically a story were both main characters are pretty broken because of situations in the past. They suffered great losses and heartbreak and so they’re a little hesitant (or a lot in Trevor’s case) when it comes to opening their hearts again, which I to
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Beth
Jul 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
4 Push Me Pull You Stars



Do you remember Dr Doolittle? The old one. Not the new Eddie Murphy version. There was the Push Me Pull You. You never knew which direction it was headed. Some people are like that. We call it mixed signals. Or fickle. Or just bat shit crazy.

Ryann has had it with putting herself out there. She is content with her life now. One without love. But that's the price you pay for being burned. You choose to shut love out.

At first, I felt sorry for myself, but then I had a revel
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Shani
The very first book of Brooklyn’s I read was, Finding me. That was a few months back and I had won it along with my Twinny Shannon (Same name, too much alike friend.) in a giveaway Brooklyn had done. I was hooked. It had been my number one favorite book of hers. Until I read Brokenhearted. She had asked me to read it and review it as I always do. I had not been prepared for many parts of the book to effect me in the ways it did. She really has such a fantastic and intriguing ability to bring you ...more
Sarah Austin
Mar 06, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle-unlimited
This is the story of a doctor who got screwed over by a girl when he was 18 and was still acting like he was 18 when he's in his 30s. This one was OK. There were some problems with timeline where things weren't clear. The heroine seems like a sweet positive girl who has had some bad luck but the hero is a my moods will give you whiplash type of dude and I'm not sure I would have had her patience.
Nora Fresse
Jul 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was a very good story filled with angst, frustration, sadness, anger. It had it all. I loved Trevor even though I want to slap him around a few times to knock some sense into him. He's a typical stubborn, headstrong male who refuses to accept what's right in front of him because of a past that he won't let go of. Both H and h had major issues they needed to work through which made for an interesting story.

However, I do like my stories to have a few more hot and steamy sex scenes, which thi
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Misti Sonntag
Jul 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Trevor and Ryann have both had bad past relationships. Neither of them is looking for someone to fill that spot in their life. But when it happens there really is no escape. Especially when both of their friends keep pushing them together. This was a great and fast read.
LisaMarie
Nov 27, 2016 rated it liked it
Brokenhearted is the first book I have read by the author, Brooklyn Taylor. It's a story of lost love, regret and trying to move on.
I enjoyed the story. I thought the characters were true to life. I especially liked Ryann...Trevor was a break of a downer for me. He was all lost in his "poor poor me" mode. I found the juxtaposition between his demeanor and his profession to be very odd.
Ryann, on the other hand, was a ray of sunshine. I fell in love with her right away. She was damaged in the past
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Lindy  Kralicek
Love it

Taylor has written another great book. This love story has twist and turns making the reader question the characters until the very end.
GrnEyed
Jul 21, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
Brokenhearted by Brooklyn Taylor is the story of two people who have experienced tremendous heartbreak in their lives. Trevor James and Ryann Payne had both loved and lost in ways that left them feeling they would forever be alone. Neither of them wanted to take the chance of love again so their through themselves into their respective lives.

Trevor’s idea of coping with his loss was to leave the town he grew up in and more or less, cut his parents out of his life. He felt he was justified in st
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Theresa Alberts
Brokenhearted by Brooklyn Taylor was a story filled with regret. Regret for mistakes of the past and how they shaped the future that both Trevor and Ryann set out for themselves. With an attraction that they both tried to fight for different reasons, Trevor and Ryann were drawn to each other over and over again until they couldn't fight anymore.

Trevor returns to his hometown as an accomplished doctor and nothing like the man that left so many years before. Trevor knew it would be hard to return
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Ashleigh Wilson
Aug 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Broken Hearted by Brooklyn Taylor was a fast paced story that took you on a journey of redemption.

The book's main characters, Ryann and Trevor both consider themselves broken from the misfortune of their pasts. Ryann is perfectly content with her life, but Trevor is letting the hurt consume him. When these two meet, there's an instant connection but nothing happens. They both move on and eventually find themselves constantly being thrown together either by their two best friends or their work.

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United Indie Book Blog
Aug 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Discovering new author is always fun and my introduction to Brooklyn Taylor was an awesome trip . I met some interesting characters , some have left their mark forever in my heart

Trevor James is HOT !!!! Did I mention he's a HOT doctor ?! He's also a man with a broken heart that's laced with regret , resentment and bitterness but that just adds to hiss broody charm, he's a real workaholic , it keeps his mind busy and his thoughts at bay but that will all change soon enough .....he heads home hi
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Janet Berry
Jul 26, 2016 rated it liked it
***I was given an ARC in exchange for an honest review***

I just want to say that I have liked the couple other things I have read so far from Brooklyn, but I have to say I did not care for this book as much.

The premise of two damaged people finding healing with one another is excellent, but not as accurately displayed as I would have hoped for. The family relationships between the characters (Ryann, her mom; Trevor, his parents) are excellent, even when they are not exactly happy with one anoth
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Lindsey (Linz Readz)
Baggage. We all have baggage. This book was a very good read that addresses that we all have baggage but forgiveness can always happen when you are loved.

I really enjoyed this book. This book was extremely emotional. I mean it when I say it made me feel all the feels. I felt mad, happy, sad, and then it tore my heart out completely and shattered it. By the end though, it had also put all of the pieces back together.

Dr. Trevor James, was such a good character! He was dark, moody, but tall and h
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Trish Kitty Taylor  ***UNBOUND BOOK REVIEWS***
**3.5 Star Review**

BrokenHearted as a story of love & being brave enough to let go of the past..

Trevor James left Austin full of rage & hate. Unable to cope with his feelings of loss & the anger he focused towards his father, he left his home & everything he knew behind spending the best part of the next decade staying away. He swore he couldn't love again. His cold heart shut off from the world, he truly believed he was broken, refusing to allow himself to feel again. Needing to
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Tracey
Jul 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
This book is about two people who had thought they had met the love of their lives but were totally crushed by them due to their infidelity. Both Ryann and Trevor after being hurt badly chose to close themselves due to the devastation their hearts went through. Ryann decided to take a more positive approach to feel more confident and positive about who she was and was trying to live her life the best way for her without needing a man. She was raised by a strong single mother.

Trevor chose to fol
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kgagnon
Jul 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
Brokenhearted is a touching and poignant journey of love, loss, regrets and redemption. Trevor and Ryann are both broken and flawed with thick walls to protect their hearts. They are both stuck in the past but manifest it differently. Trevor is angry, and bitter and has only his career to live for. Ryann is upbeat, and positive but hides her pain behind her smile. They are not looking to put themselves out there when they first meet. But as their paths continue to cross, they are helpless not to ...more
Rosanna Ingram
Jul 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Ryann and Trevor both have pasts that have led to them putting strong walls up around their hearts and not let anyone in. Ryann’s past relationship not only killed her spirit, but her future dreams as well. However, she is now a bartender who is happy with her day-to-day life, even if that means keeping her heart locked up. Trevor is now a doctor, but has returned home with no plans for a future relationship. They are thrown together when their best friends take a liking to each other. Even thou ...more
Allie York
Aug 13, 2016 rated it really liked it
3.5 syrupy sweet stars
Dr. Trevor James returns home after a decade of being gone. He's angry, cold, and kind of a jerk. After what he thought was an event that broke him kept him away from home, he comes back to find his father is dying adding guilt to his anger and pain.
Ryann Payne has had her own share of heart break. After falling madly in love with Jake at college, they plan to start their life together only for him to find him cheating. Once confronted, he hurts her more by throwing his be
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DianaC-Bookaholic And
Jul 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
♡♡♡♡♡ 5 STAR REVIEW ♡♡♡♡♡

A heart warming love story about two broken souls. Be ready to take an emotional ride that will leave your heart full of hope and love.

Trevor James is a man harboring hate, pain and regret. Ryann Payne battle her demons but a positive attitude and always seeing the glass half full. When this two meet, Trevor thought his broken heart would he healed by Ryann, and she never thought her heart would love again.

Reading this story is thought to myself this is another great boo
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Shelly's Book Corner
Jul 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: lourdes-reviews
This book holds the story of Trevor and Ryann, two people who have been deeply hurt but approach their lives in completely different ways. While Trevor has fulfilled his career dreams and has closed himself completely to any relationship, Ryann has chosen to live happily despite sacrificing her dreams and is reluctant, but not totally opposed, to opening to love again. Add to that Trevor’s motives to return home, the history with his parents and friends and family on both sides pushing them toge ...more
Mel
Jul 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Brooklyn Taylor is a new author for me. If this is the level of work I can expect from her books, I will continue to read her work.

This story followed Trevor and Ryann. The story was amazing. I ABSOLUTELY LOVED Ryann's character. She was a lady who was systematically destroyed by an ex but refused to let him win.

Trevor however, there were many times I wanted to tell him to grow some balls, suck it up and stop whining. I understand he was hurt by a past relationship, but really.

I loved the dyna
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Karen Monasterio
Jul 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Brooklyn Taylor sure knows how to write a story of love and sorrow only to mend the broken heart.

Ryann and Trevor were both broken according to them. Ryann had grown up with only her mom around, quit college, and wound up with a crappy, cheating ex boyfriend. Ryann had decided that all she needed was her friends and family. She loved her job at the bar and helping out with the horses at the James Ranch.

Trevor James was a doctor at the local hospital. He came back to town because of this job open
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Christina Rhoads
Jul 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Ms. Taylor has a way of wrapping you in her stories and holding you hostage until you finish, making you feel as though you need stay lost in the worlds she creates. Sadly real life intervenes and so we have to take our time reading. Ryann and Trevor's story was one I wanted to immerse myself in, and when I had the time that's exactly what I did. After both being broken by love in the past they swore they were never putting themselves in the position to be hurt again. They'd rather live life alo ...more
Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
4 Stars!

Brooklyn Taylor is a new author for me and one I will keep my eye on in the future. I love light, sweet, and sappy books but sometimes I need a book to just make me feel. I need a book to make me bleed through emotions and feelings. She did this for me with this book. Brokenhearted will speak to your heart, soul, and deep into your bones.

Brokenhearted takes readers on a journey full of regret, sorrow, sadness, healing, redemption, lust, and love. This book took me on a journey with two p
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Tara
Aug 02, 2016 rated it really liked it
Enjoyable read about two people learning that love is possible again, despite being burned in the past. I really loved Ryanne in this book. I felt her pain and loved how she worked to build herself back up from the damage caused by her ex. Although she still had some work to do you could see she was open to perhaps taking a chance again on love. After everything came out about what happened with Trevor and his first love, although I understood what he and why he did it, I had issues with how lon ...more
Paula D
Jul 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Trevor and Ryann both broken hearted by there past. Trevor won't open his heart he's to stubborn and angry. Ryann got cheated on and yes is heart broken but willing to give someone a chance. Trevor and Ryann become friends but know they have chemistry. Will Ryann convince Trevor it's okay to open his heart up again? Will Trevor finally let go of all the anger from his past? I loved this story it shows how even though you have been hurt in the past, you can always find that special someone who yo ...more
Ginni Hall
Jul 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh my where to start with this book - 1st off I have read every Brooklyn Taylor book possible because she is a fantastic author! Ashlynn and Cooper (Eternal Soulmate (Forever Series Book 1) will always hold a special place in my heart but Trevor and Ryann came in a very close second place as my favorite characters. I feel these characters had so much depth and was very well detailed by Brooklyn. She did an amazing job writing their story. I wish the book was longer because I just WANTED more and ...more
Sara
Jul 16, 2016 rated it liked it
A sexy, sweet romance between two jaded people who discover love doesn't always follow the rules.

Ryann and Trevor are jaded. They both suffered heartbreak and have sworn off love. Until they meet each other one night in the bar where Ryann works. They don't quite mesh at first. Trevor is kind of a jerk and Ryann won't stand for his jerky behavior. Their respective best friends start dating and give them a little push. Trevor and Ryann have to work through their individual issues, but once they d
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Vicki
Aug 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
Life throws you curve balls along the way but for Trevor and Ryann they seem to be dealt more than others, both brokenhearted, both running away from heartache and both dealing in different ways. There are times in this book you'd probably like to reach in and bang their Heads together and just scream at them. The premise behind the characters being hurt and learning to trust and love is all there although a little jumbled and rushed at times, there were occasions I felt the connection drifting ...more
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