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Shattered Paradise

(Salvaggio's Light #1)

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This epic series invites you into the life of Rafaella Salvaggio and all of the people in her life, from family and friends to lovers and enemies. Her life has been full of tragedy, secrets, and betrayals. Lately, everything has been spiraling out of control. The past is catching up with her, and she will have to fight to get her life back. In her struggle to win back the ...more
Kindle Edition, 309 pages
Published March 31st 2017 by Vagary Publishing
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CLo
Aug 23, 2017 rated it liked it
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A bit tedious

I don't know how I came across this read but I did...I mean its has "Epic" in the title so it's gotta be good. It actaully was ok if you can tolerate reading through a ton of backstory that doesn't really have an real meaning in tje current story. Also, you will get ver frustrated with all the characters...and I mean all the characters. They are, I would guess mid to late 30s and act as if they are early to mid 20s which there is nothong wrong with it per se but it felt abit wrong a
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Jude
Mar 27, 2019 rated it liked it
This is a review for the whole series (books 1 to 10).

One thing has to be said : this author’s imagination as to ways to keep characters apart when they’re obviously meant to be together knows no limit. After I read the first book in this serial, I was concerned I’d get bored really fast because it felt the author was telling most of the story and not showing much. But the writing is much better in the following books, and there’s so much happening, I didn’t have time to get bored!
Then halfway t
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Carol Hutchinson
May 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

This was a good start to what promises to be an interesting series. I enjoyed the storyline. It is an interesting mix of drama and suspense. Although the book is well wrapped up, some points are left un-concluded so I hope these are carried through to the next instalment. Fast paced plot with a lot of drama, interesting characters with intriguing backgrounds and stories of their own that link to main character Rafe and Eden.

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Lynn Lawler
Sep 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Rafe Salvaggio is a very strong woman and confident. At the beginning of the story, she is the owner of an architectural firm that she'd built, herself with the help of her father and was very successful. This brought back good memories of when I worked for architectural firms. She is a go-getter and gets what she wants even if she has to step on other's toes. She writes letters that are never sent to let off steam when she is upset. However, she enjoys the finer things in life and will fight fo ...more
susan
Jun 16, 2018 added it
Definitely different.

I was in a readers block when I came across this book. I wasn't sure what to think at first. But the more I read the more I really liked it. I like how every characters has a purpose in the storyline. I love Rafaelle she know what she wants and goes after it. I still trying to decide about Eden. But someone in their group is a bad guy. Towards the middle of the book I kept thinking omg we know about this, but then I realized is your getting more background. I just downloaded
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Mirtha Siblesz
Apr 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow!

What an amazing story! This was a riveting story! I was hooked from start to finish and can't wait for the next book in this series! I loved the complex characters (Rafa and Eden) not to mention their supporting cast. Talk about two people that clearly love each other yet pushed each other away to the point that now it's almost irreparable damage to their relationship if not for their daughter Bronte. What will it take for the damage to be replaced by love again. Can't wait for the next book
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Janice
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Book 1 of 10 makes me consider reading the whole series - if not all at once!

Awesome, better than what I expected. Glad I finally took the plunge! I own the first two, and am also glad the rest are on KU.
Heather Henkel
Oct 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Fun read

Great story. Irwally enjoyed this book and I can't wait to see where it goes in the next book in the series.
Cecilia
Feb 12, 2018 rated it liked it
Ok read

has no one here watched The L Word? The story is pretty much exactly the same. Not sure I can read the rest is the story is going to be this similar.
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