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Girl Divided

(Binding #1)

4.48  ·  Rating details ·  33 ratings  ·  22 reviews
Ellis Calhoun and Vivian Parker share a lavish New York lifestyle, but their relationship is anything but conventional. Driven by his need for control, Ellis, a mysterious and sexy corporate raider, feeds off Vivian’s desire to submit, before she herself was even aware of that desire.
But soon, unexplained urges that aren’t her own begin to drive a wedge betwee
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Oct 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: alice
I LOVED the introduction! Tony is hilarious, a genius and a real talker. If I could spend a day with someone it would definitely be him!
I don't really know what to say about this book.. it was strange in a totally amazing way, it pulled me in from the first few chapters leaving me completely speechless at the end!
It has the basis of a love triangle which I usually stay far away from, yet this one wasn't an ordinary love triangle...
I laughed and cringed a lot while reading this book, I even had
Rosie J.
Apr 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: All Romance Lovers
Wow ... this story ... this author ... no words at the moment ... review to follow soon.

NOTE: This is a series ... Book 2 - Girl is available now and Book 3 drops in the Fall.
Janneke Wolbers
Jun 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ellis an ***

I really did not like Ellis
Towards the end it got better but it was too late.
I am actually a little torn.
Cause I think Delphine should have killed him, but this might be better lol
I still liked this book!
Socially Book Nerd
Oct 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
It was hard to write this review, I loved this book so much and wanted to share the steamy-action packed fuckery that Ms. Michelsen has crafted. I wrote and re-wrote it 100 times.. The ending leaves you wanting more and with so many questions of what the future books will bring. (Let me tell you my mind won't stop pondering what and when it will happen, cause it will...) This series, story line would make a great TV series or Movie. Don't say I didn't warn you... You will be divided and left wan ...more
Victoria B
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow, just wow I am at a loss of words (that is a good thing). Lets see this is the first book I have read by this author but sure as hell won't be the last. This book does have a strong M/s aspect to it, which is not an abusive relationship, it is a consensual relationship that some people prefer to live. Even though the blurb says paranormal my mind kept wanting to play with the idea of dissociative identity disorder until the real truth was revealed. This book can be kinda scary in the fact th ...more
Alicia Harrietha
Wow!!! What a different yet truly wonderful book by Cordelia Michaelsen. This paranormal romance is completely different that anything I have read before in this genre!!!

Ellis Calhoun is a man that knew what he wanted and he set his sights on Vivian Parker, chef and restaurant owner. When he got what he wanted they settled into a life of dominance and kink that satisfied them both. That was all about to change however with the arrival of Delphine!!! A witch with a plan to save her family she ta
Tanya Rae ~ TaSTy WordGasms
I have to say that this book is different from other Paranormal Books that I have read. Girl Divided Book: The Binding Series is the first book that I have read by Cordelia Michelsen. I have been trying to figure out whether I like this book or not. The characters Ellis Calhoun – Very rich and controlling man, Vivian Parker owns her own Vegan Restaurant in NYC and is now Ellis’ submissive and Delphine – a witch, her soul lives trapped inside Vivian Parker. And, every now and again you will see D ...more
Mar 17, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal
This book has left me divided on one hand i enjoyed it but on the other there was just something......
this has ended on a cliff hanger so i'm jumping straight into book 2 so lets see???
Shannon Youngblood
Nov 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
***5 Bad Ass Bitch Stars***
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OMG, I can't even vocalize right now. I was mad, I was happy, I was sad, I was on the EDGE OF MY SEAT!

I started out this story LOVING Vivian....and kinda hating Ellis. Although I am personally, and as an author in love with BDSM, and the lifestyle, It felt too much too soon for me, but I'll be honest. Ellis grew on me, and Vivian's obvious affection for him, as well as her willingness to be in the lifestyle with him made me an Ellis believer.

Nov 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Girl Divided by Cordelia Michelson.
Reviewed by Trish Brown.

Girl Divided written by Cordelia Michelson had me gripped to the pages straight from the onset.

It is a PARANORMAL/BDSM, BWWM (black woman/white man), dark romance. There are three main characters:- Ellis, Vivian and Delphine.

Ellis is a very successful Businessman – money is no object to him but he needs and craves control within his life, TOTAL control in all aspects including his sexual appetite. The sex is hot, steaming & smoking
Romance Between The Sheets
3.5 star review.
Girl Divided is a dark romance about a girl who meets a dominant man and outside unforeseen force that will change their lives forever.

Vivian is a successful chef who owns a vegan restaurant in New York City. She probably drinks a little more than she should. And she really only has one friend.

Ellis is extremely successful in his own right. He has very little patience for anything out of his control. He also has a very dominant sexual appetite.

Delphine is somewhat of a mystery. S
United Indie Book Blog
Reviewer: Ann
Rating: 3.5 Stars
This book had a lot of erotic D/S scenes which was not a problem for me to read, however, some elements have it left the reader feeling like it was borderline abusive. That did not sit well with me. It felt like the author was disputing the whole alternative lifestyle notion which is not what I think she intended but that is the way it came across to me. The other issue was the magic element which was left mysterious and confusing at times. The plot is a good idea,
Oct 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Passionate, beautifully flawed

WARNING: IF YOU WANT A SUPERFICIAL STORY THIS IS NOT IT. It is part of a series and boy is this first part amazing! Roughly 400 printed pages so its worth every penny.
I'm breathless. Wow! Just wow. I love them all. I just don't like the fact the road back is going to hard and long. Its like that creeping vine that climbs and hides the secrets and truths within the walls. In this case circumstances, selfishness, and ignorance because of tunnel vision, a different lov
Bridget Hickey
Oct 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I received this as a Arc for honest review.Let me just say i am not into paranormal reading for the most part i stay away from them.WTF this book pulled me in and i could not put it down. The sex will have you drooling with each page you turn.Vivian meets Ellis when dines in her restaurant. Ellis and Vivian hook up ,Ellis is in control of the relationship.And i mean full control he dresses her and takes care of all her needs.Vivian begins to have memories lapses and do things that upset Ellis an ...more
Nov 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well, well, well this book was quite a pleasant surprise. Girl divided is the story of Vivvy and Ellis. Ellis keeps Vivvy in his glass tower where he worships her and meets all of her needs. Until things start getting out of place. It is the first story in The Binding series.

This was quite a good book. I really enjoyed the paranourmal aspects of the book. The characters and the twisting story line. There was just so much to this book. And it left me guessing and asking questions throughout the s
Myra Espino
Nov 03, 2016 rated it liked it
Interesting read. Girl Divided is an ok book, not bad but I was not into it. The story is good and intriguing. The characters are good, but sometimes I kind of not like them on some parts. Anyway, what I like about it is that it's intense and full of surprises. I also like how it made me intrigue on what will happen next to Ellis and Vivian!
Overall, the book is good but I was not that into it.
Dec 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Holy amazing!

This was not what I expected! It was soooo much better! All the twists and surprises! I was not expecting that ending! Waiting patiently for book2! O.m.g.! You will be wondering what will happen with each page read! Wonderful story Ms. Michelsen!
Dec 13, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Truly different read for me

This book has been on my TBR list for awhile and I finally got to it. Can't say that I was disappointed. I enjoyed it and can't wait to see what happens next.
Lisa Kader
Oct 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. I recommend everyone read this book. It has twists that you are not expecting. Cordelia Michelsen is an absolutely outstanding author.
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Jan 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An excellent book that had my interest from the beginning. Some hard to read parts but I had to know conclusion. Adding of mythology was nice.
Sim Gee
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Lainie Suzanne
Apr 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A paranormal twist

The title is true to the story. Vivian's as divided as any girl can be. This story is full of sexy twists and erotic turns. Ellis, Vivian, Delphine ... Don't blink or you'll be left wondering ... WTF! LOVED IT!
Debra Crosby
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