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Wounded

4.64  ·  Rating Details ·  72 Ratings  ·  46 Reviews
For every wound, there is a scar.

Raised on fame and fortune, Liam McGuire is a spoiled man-child. His handsome face blinds the world, but I see through it to what he is inside.

Ugly.

When his tour bus rolls off the road, Liam’s rushed to the hospital where I work. A jagged scar runs the length of his face, ruining his good looks and jeopardizing his career. As his nurse, I’m
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Published March 22nd 2017
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Sophie
Mar 20, 2017 Sophie rated it it was amazing
AHHHHH! I've just completed Wounded by Abby Brooks. I'm a little lost for words actually. I've only met a few of Abby’s books but this one BLEW ME AWAY! My heart and soul are Wounded in the best possible way. I was not expecting to feel the amount of emotions I did.

From the initial hate/enemy feel to the inevitable falling in love I was RIGHT THERE! Abby’s words infiltrated me and pulled me right in so I was experiencing every single thing that the characters were. My heart cracked and then brok
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Melanie Moreland
Mar 14, 2017 Melanie Moreland rated it it was amazing
Wounded is an enjoyable, emotional read that kept me pinned to my kindle. Bailey is a strong woman, but so weighed down by guilt, she can’t move forward. Liam has lost himself, allowing those around him to distort his life to the point he no longer recognizes himself.
In a strange act of fate, these two are thrown together, and their intense dislike of each other is the only thing they share.
Or is it?
As they change and grow, so do their feelings. Anger is replaced by understanding. Wariness tur
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Tracy  Kalvin
Mar 14, 2017 Tracy Kalvin rated it really liked it
A fascinating enemies to lovers romance, in Wounded, we meet Bailey and Liam, and go on one heck of a journey.

Liam, rockstar extraordinaire, is injured in an accident, and his nurse while in the hospital is Bailey, the one girl who isn't swooning every time she gets near him. Bailey was a very special character to me. She has a lot going on, and has a lot to overcome. Liam, he was a dreamy rock God that wanted to be more to someone.

Wounded is a heartbreakingly sweet, opposites attract story. T
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Maria Di Pasqua
Mar 11, 2017 Maria Di Pasqua rated it it was amazing
Such an amazing book. Once I started reading it I actually devoured it in a few hours because the story was so intense that I could hardly put the book down. Abby has done a wonderful job in creating such unique characters like Bailey and Liam, wounded and broken differently by their past experiences but their encounter will be their redemption. In fact Bailey will heal from her obsessive conviction that she is cursed and on the other hand Liam will finally realize through Bailey what really lif ...more
Lyssa Dawn
Mar 19, 2017 Lyssa Dawn rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Abby Brooks has out done herself with this 5 star read loaded down with ALL the feels. Wounded is an amazing love story intertwined with self discovery and healing. Liam and Bailey will have you going on a roller-coaster ride of emotions throughout the wonderfully written masterpiece. Have your box of tissues handy because you're going to need them. Seriously, this is the stuff movies are made of. Way to go, Abby!!!
Sandra Gause
Mar 13, 2017 Sandra Gause rated it it was amazing
Wounded was an absolutely amazing story. It took you on such a rollercoaster ride of emotions from laughing to crying to swooning to falling hopelessly in love with the characters! And not just the two main characters Liam and Bailey, you will fall in love with them all.
Both Liam and Bailey have pasts that haunt them and hurt them beyond repair it seems. Then they meet and start to heal each other! Unfortunately when tragedy strikes again can they move on from it and find their happily ever aft
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Joyce
Mar 06, 2017 Joyce rated it it was amazing
WOUNDED by ABBY BROOKS
Box of Kleenex needed. You will laugh and cry, but mostly fall in love. Abby Brooks frankly has OUTDONE herself in the background and research of WOUNDED. With books out now where kink and sex are most prominent, this story is like a breath of Fresh Air. My most treasured book to date. A MUST READ!!!!!!!!!
Johanne Lewis-Scarlett
Mar 14, 2017 Johanne Lewis-Scarlett rated it it was amazing
Wounded made me laugh, cry, happy, sad and most all feel the love between Liam and Bailey. The heart break and love for all the characters made this book exceptional. This was an amazing book Abby Brooks... I loved it!!!
Nicole Erard
Mar 16, 2017 Nicole Erard rated it it was amazing
A beautiful tale of two broken lost people finding their way through life with each other. This book will make you laugh, cry, angry, and finally happy and this author leaves you wanting more!
2OCC Reviews
Mar 19, 2017 2OCC Reviews rated it it was amazing
Shelves: gemma
Wounded is one of them stories that you don’t want it to end, you read through the story and then at the end start to read it slower because you don’t want it to end. This is one of them stories because I did not want to finish the story of Liam Mcguire and Bailey. This is the first book I have read by the author and instantly fell in love with their writing style. The author knows how to write a story that you feel like you are apart off and came up with a storyline that instantly attracted me ...more
Hazel Harkins
Mar 16, 2017 Hazel Harkins rated it it was amazing
Baily Schultz is a nurse at the hospital in Grayson, Ohio and has been assigned to care for a famous patient after his tour bus is involved in a horrible accident.

Liam McGuire is a super famous singer whose tour bus is involved in a horrible accident leaving him with a wicked gash that runs from his hairline to his chin.

This book gives you all sorts of feels right from the beginning as Abby goes through the emotional roller coaster of the past with both of the main characters. I did not want to
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Aurora Hale (Whoo Gives A Hoot)
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I generously received this ARC from Give Me Books in exchange for an honest review...

I have been fortunate enough to have recently discovered the amazingly talented Abby Brooks! Wounded is one of those stories that is almost impossible to put down and one of those books that will leave you begging for more. Not only do we have this extraordinarily captivating storyline, but don't even get me started on these truly one-of-a-kind characters! This i
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Chasidy
Mar 19, 2017 Chasidy rated it it was amazing
For every wound, there is a scar. Not all scars are skin deep, some are rooted deeper inside.

Wow…words cannot do this book justice! I fell in love with Wounded from the very beginning. I could not devour this book fast enough!

Liam,major pop star, is in a horrible accident and rushed to the hospital where Bailey works. He is not her favorite attention to take care of. Liam is lost and tired of everyone trying to change him so he will fit a brand. His manager is trying to convince him to go back
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Books and Boys Book Blog
Mar 20, 2017 Books and Boys Book Blog rated it it was amazing
***ARC Provided by the Author for an Honest Review***

Wounded by Abby Brooks was one of those books that required you to really take your time reading it, to fully appreciate the story Abby was telling.

I shed more than a few tears during the course of this book, so I would recommend having a few tissues on hand. Liam is a Rock star, one who is involved in a horrible accident. As a patient he meets Bailey, his nurse for the duration of his stay. The love / hate relationship these two have is not a
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Lisa Atherton
Mar 19, 2017 Lisa Atherton rated it it was amazing
Rating: 4.5*

Not all wounds are visible...

Popstar Liam is scarred after his tour bus crashed, leaving him to re-evaluate his career. After all his career is built on his looks or so his manager keeps telling him. His nurse Bailey, who hates his guts becomes his safe haven, providing him with a place to hide and recover. Once she gets through his public persona to the real Liam, he is not at all obnoxious.

Bailey has wounds herself that run deep, blaming herself for her parents' deaths and driving
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KnottyGirl Reviews
Mar 20, 2017 KnottyGirl Reviews rated it really liked it
Pop superstar Liam McGuire ends up in nurse Bailey's care after a horrific tour bus crash leaves his face badly scarred. The two get along like oil and water, but Bailey starts to see something in Liam that makes her soften towards him. In a moment of weakness after dealing with his tour manager, who's a bigger jerk than he is, Bailey caves and allows Liam to recover in her home.

Bailey and Liam get closer as they both learn that some scars aren't just on the outside, and Liam will have to make s
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Jackie
Mar 12, 2017 Jackie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Wow! I Have been a fan of Abby Brooks for quite some time. I enjoy her style of writing- her words draw me in every time.
With Wounded, though.. I was not drawn in I was dragged in by the feels and almost afraid to come back out in the end.
Somehow, Abby Brooks, had me feeling like I had a front row seat for the emotional, frustrating, sexy rollercoaster that surrounded Liam and his hot lips Bailey.
I was feeling the same emotions right along with them. I loved them- I disliked them. This folks-
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Becky
Mar 13, 2017 Becky rated it it was amazing
I was honored to be able to read and review this book as an ARC. This story literally moved me to tears. The expectations of others that Bailey and Liam try to live up to smothers who they both really are. Bailey had to step into adult shoes way to early due to heart-rending tragedies and Liam was thrust into a life style and manipulated by those who should have loved and protected him at am even younger age. The sparks that fly between these two made me laugh out loud while they discovered who ...more
Melissa
Mar 21, 2017 Melissa rated it it was amazing
When Liam and Bailey meet in the hospital, Bailey has no liking at all for Liam, who wears his fame and fortune like an armor. Tired of being a puppet on a string, Liam worms his way into Bailey's life and home, soon he wants into her heart too.

I love watching watching people grow as they get to know someone. Liam and Bailey are no exception. As the story went on, both characters grew and changed, it was refreshing to watch as often in books, the will of one must bend to suit the other. Abby Bro
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Kathleen A Harris
Mar 12, 2017 Kathleen A Harris rated it it was amazing
This book is Abby Brooks at her finest, just when you think she can't do better, she out does herself. Her characters Liam and Bailey are both wounded. Some wounds are visible while others emotional. They are both strong individuals that experienced the ups and downs of life. I enjoyed their bickering and that they were frenemies before they become lovers. Together Liam and Bailey survive thru romance, heartbreak and sorrow to reach their happily ever after. Be prepared for this story to have yo ...more
Paige Morris
Mar 19, 2017 Paige Morris rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this for an honest review.

What an amazing read. It's been a long time since I've read a book that sucked me in quite like this did. I couldn't put the book down as I went through a roller coaster of emotional turmoil.

Liam is a rock star who suffers an injury in a tour bus accident. Bailey is the small town nurse who has the misfortune to get assigned to his care. In a strange twist she ends up letting him live with her as he recovers further from his injuries. What ensues i
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Michalle
Mar 18, 2017 Michalle rated it it was amazing
I was blown away with this story. The characters were so real and full of heart-wrenching emotion. I wish I was a writer so I could adequately describe my feelings about this book. It takes you through the whole gamut of emotions - joy, sorrow, laughter, pain, growth and healing. This book was truly wonderful. I did not just cry, I ugly cried through parts. I can't recommend this book more. You won't be disappointed. I'm still sitting here thinking about it.

I received an ARC copy of this book an
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Heather B
Mar 19, 2017 Heather B rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Wounded, by Abby Brooks, was genius and fulfilling in its delivery and story line. This was a brilliant story of love with two highly unlikely individuals. They each realize the other has wounds that make them appear to be different than who they truly are. They are sarcastic, rude, yet charming and endearing when they can and are willing to open themselves. This story has heartache, disappointment, but the hope of change of something shifting. It brought tears to my eyes in reading this story d ...more
Petrina
Mar 19, 2017 Petrina rated it it was amazing
Definitely a 5 STAR read!! Grabbed me from the start. I feel in love with Bailey and Liam. Enemies to friends to lovers. Both of them with issues and sadness in their pasts. And in their presents. I loved their enemy/friendship in the beginning. I couldn't wait to see what would become of them. This story took my emotions for a ride . I was laughing one moment. Swooning the next. That I saw this story was testing my heart. I completely love this book and I will recommend to all. Thank you
Stephanie
Mar 21, 2017 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
Before I started this book, I looked at some of the reviews. One review kept saying how this book is like a roller coaster of emotion. I could not have described this book any better. It was one great ride!!! That I would read again. ;)

Bailey & Liam's journey was not a typical rock star romance! I love that there parts that made me as the reader extremely happy. Then there were parts that pulled on my heart strings and put tears in my eyes. This is a rarity!

I am hoping that this is a start
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Tammy Morgan
Mar 23, 2017 Tammy Morgan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! Just Wow!!

I loved watching both Liam and Bailey grow and heal, I loved watching Liam build real friendships for first-time. The love and affirmation of approval from her family, I firmly believe God and our loved ones in heaven are with us always. .. Any chance of sequel or at least extended epilogue to their story...What happens next in Liam's life as a singer? God Blessed you with exceptional gift of writing and storytelling, ...


Amanda Roden
Mar 10, 2017 Amanda Roden rated it really liked it
I received an ARC in order for an honest review. This book was absolutely amazing!!! It gave me all the feels. I fell in love with Bailey right away and it didn't take me long to love Liam either. I laughed and cried while reading this book, you will definitely need some Kleenex. I highly recommend this book to everyone!! Well done Abby!
Xantippi Leska
Mar 12, 2017 Xantippi Leska rated it it was amazing
Received in exchange for an honest review.

Just wow...this story has it all; emotional, frustration, heart wrenching sorrow, and romance. The characters were well written and the story line was good. Make sure you have kleenex around when you read this book!
Pat Walley
Mar 20, 2017 Pat Walley rated it it was amazing
Wow, what a fantastic storyline and the well developed characters of Bailey and Liam just pulled me right into their story and kept me there until the very end! I look forward to see what Abby Brooks writes next!

I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book.
Stephanie  Mae
Mar 22, 2017 Stephanie Mae rated it it was amazing
This book had me feeling everything from laughter to being on the brink of tears. Bailey and her story had me feeling so sad for her like all the time and all I really wanted to do was give her a hug and move her out of that house. Liam had to find out who he was out of the spotlight and find out what else he could do than be a sexy superstar and watching him make his own way was great. This is my first book I've read from this author and I have already downloaded another hoping I get the same f ...more
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