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Damaged

(Sins and Secret Series of Duets #3)

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I married the bad boy from Brooklyn.
The one with the tattoos and the look in his eyes that told me he was bad news.
The look that comes with all sorts of warnings.
I knew what I was doing.
I knew by the way he put his hands on me; how he owned me with his forceful touch.
I couldn’t say no to him, not that I wanted to. That was then, and it seems like forever ago.
Years late
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ebook, 280 pages
Published November 14th 2017 by Willow Winters Publishing LLC
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Tijuana *BookTwinsReviews*

4.5 STARS

I don’t know if Willow Winters is a sadist or if I’m a masochist, but every minute of this book tore little bits of my heart out. And I enjoyed every single second of it.

It’s deeply emotional. Honest, real, and pointed. Prepare yourself. If you're anything like me, you'll be all up in your emotions in no time.



Let’s face it, relationships are hard. Maintaining a great marriage is hard work. That task become even more difficult when each person in the relationship is leading a separate l
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Willow Winters
Sep 06, 2017 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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descriptionThis book was EXHAUSTING. The back and forth. Lies and half-truths. I wanted to smack them both upside the head and yell...HAVE A FUCKING CONVERSATION ALREADY. YESH...apart from me wanting to pull my hair out through the entire book I rather enjoyed this one and am looking forward to seeing where this author plans on leading us in book two.

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It was very well written and well paced. The plot was engaging and kept me turning the pages. It was full of angst and heartbreak. It had a few sex scenes but
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❤️ Paulette
Title: ➳ ❤Damaged
(Sins and Secrets Series of Duets)
Author: ➳ Willow Winters


ღ . Wow, I don’t know what tell you, but that this book was such a gut-wrenching, heartbreaking story. With so much pain & love

♥●• Evan & Kat’s marriage is filled with secrets, so many lies & sins, Evan seem to have habit of holding things from Kat. In the last few years they have grew apart & more or less lived a separate life

►Evan with his constant traveling for his work. Evan worked in the limelight. H
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Tanaka K
In my reading life, I have come across books that touched me soul. I have read books that made me feel breathless. I have read books that took a piece of me and left on the pages of the book. Damaged is one of them. What an emotionally driven book. What a soulful and heart entrancing piece of literature that consumed and crippled me. I was reading a book utterly heart breaking beautiful. I was reading a book that had a story so delicate. I was reading a book so captivating with a moving storylin ...more
Lynn Thinking out loud
I love me a good Willow Winters book. This one had me crying the first few pages in.
I can't wait for the next one.
This is a cliffhanger.
I voluntarily read an advanced copy of this book.
April Symes
Willow Winters continues with her streak of romance hits with Damaged. This is a deep and intense read that is a tear jerker, so be prepared and have lots of tissues handy. Kat and Evan are a married couple whose marriage is on the verge of being irrevocably broken down for good. Kat knows Evan is lying to her but for what reason, what could have him doing that to her ? Evan hates lying to his wife but he has to, he doesn’t want to lose her- if she were to find out the truth he is afraid she wil ...more
Citaholicarka
Nov 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
*ARC kindly provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.

3.5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐

So this is my first Willow Winters book I've read. And it just had to end with the cliffhanger...just my luck! 😅

I liked the poetry before every chapter and that it had dual POV. So I had a picture of what they were both thinking.
I think I rarely read books that have a married couple in it. So this was something different.

Their marriage is filled with secrets and sins, and that's all on Evan's part. Even though they t
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Becky Rendon
Nov 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'm not sure which was a bigger physical blow while reading: the harrowing poetry which echoed with pain or the story that seeps into you and fills the cracks in your heart only to expand them and then seep into your bones leaving your heart ripped apart and your bones aching in pain.

Damaged is the demise of a relationship but has a love so strong that it physically causes pain to think about the crumbling relationship. A Love SO strong that no matter what happens you will be crushed.

Love isn'
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Philomena Callan Cheekypee
I really need to read more of this authors books as this was a fantastic read.

I really liked that this was about a married couple Kat and Evan. They love each other but they find themselves going in different directions. I really wanted to bang their heads together, to get them to be honest and talk to each other and to sort themselves out.

A really brilliant angsty and emotional read. I’m so looking forward to reading the second part of this duet.
Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Nov 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs, read-in-2017
Rate: 4,4 / 5 stars

I want to pay for my sins and chase what truly matters to me.
A love I took for granted.
A love I don’t know if I can salvage.


Damaged is my first ever Willow Winters book, and I'll be honest I was a bit scared because I have this idea that she mostly writes Dark Romances and I don't enjoy those much. So yeah, I was afraid I wasn't going to enjoy this but I also really wanted to read something of hers and what better way than to start with the Sin & Secrets Series?! Well,
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Maja
I was kindly provided with an ARC by the author in exchange for honest review.

This is my first time reading Willow Winters and I have to say I love her writing.
It was good and different. Definitely not what I was expecting. I really enjoyed it. It’s deeply emotional story and sometimes I had tears in my eyes. And ended on a serious cliffhanger.

I loved the poetry before every chapter. These poems are romantic and sweet.

I hear your voice in my head,
It keeps me up at night.
It's rough and deep and
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Beneath The Covers Blog
3.5 Stars!

WHY IS EVERYONE HURTING??? WHY CAN'T THEY MAKE UP ND MAKE BABIES?

This was an incredibly emotional book and it took me some time to come to terms with the way it ended. The entire story is dripping with mystery which will fully unfold in the next part of the duet. But man, I am intrigued and please someone needs to make Evan real so I can hug the man and solve his problems. *crying*
Shelli
This was such a gut-wrenching, heartbreaking story. There was so much love and pain, lies and secrets, betrayal and blackmail...it was like an angst filled soap opera! That's not a criticism though...while I'm not usually a big fan of angst, this book drew me in from the first page and held me hostage!
There were times I was so mad at Kat, and at Evan. I just wanted them both to grow up and communicate and work things out! Instead we had lies and hurt feelings and confusion. I think I sympathized
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Vera M
Nov 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
My heart literally shattered while reading Damaged!! Tears flowed freely down my face. You could feel Kat and Evan’s heartache and pain!!
Their love is not a fairytale. It’s real life.
Did Evan damage the love him and Kat have? Can the damage be repaired? When love just isn’t enough can Evan prove himself to the one woman he truly loves?
An emotional read that ends in a cliffhanger, but so well worth it to have to wait for the second book!!!
Sophie
Nov 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: november-2017
Emotional.
Heartfelt.
A stunning start to this duet!

Have tissues & be prepared to feel ALL THE THINGS.
♥️Fantasy Land Blog Book Reviewer♥️
Jesus, just when you think your emotions are safe, you start crying again. This book ripped me apart again and again. The back and forth between Kat and Evan is so true to real life and heartbreaking that it was almost too painful to read at times. And the "ending" jeez I can't wait to see what happens next.
I voluntarily read an advance reader copy for my honest review
Chele'
Nov 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! Evan and Kat definitely kept me on my toes! This is part one of a two part duet and I'm already dying for book 2!

This is one of those stories that you want to go in blind for. There's so much happening that I don't want to go into too much detail and ruin it for you.

Evan has some major secrets. I mean MAJOR and there's a lot of betrayal, decit and lies going on. The kind of job he has makes it hard for him to completely open up to his wife Kat and in the beginning she accepted it but this
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Wendy Livingstone
Wow, I have read all of Willow’s books, and in my humble opinion, this is her best work yet!! This is the story of married couple Evan and Kat, who due to secrets and lies, now have a marriage which is in trouble. This is all down to Evan’s job and his past life for the past 5 years. Can these two repair their marriage or is it too late? Can Kat forgive Evan? No spoilers; this is an absolute must read, you will never be disappointed with this authors’ work!
This is a beautifully written storyline
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Angie ~aka Reading Machine~
Kat and Evan Thompson are a married couple heading in directions but neither one wants to end what they have either. Kat knows that Evan is lying to her but doesn't know why. Evan wants to tell the truth yet fears he'd lose Kat in the end. Can this couple mend the pieces of their broken marriage?

Damaged takes a look at the whole married life and explores how the couple sees themselves in the relationship. For me, Damaged represents what Imperfect was to me another Willow Winters novel. The poetr
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Patricia Rohrs (words we love by blog)
I find myself numb (because my emotions where everywhere) I feel so bad for both kat and Evan yet I want to smack them both and make them talk! They both really suck at communication! It’s a heart wrenching story because there’s so much misunderstanding! Yet it’s a lot like life! We fail to communicate to those we love and in turn things are taken wrongly! I can’t wait to see how it continues I’m scarred!
wendy Shelton(obsessedbybooks)
OMG my heart is breaking. Kat and Evan love fiercely but Evan has done things that Kat just can't get over, I don't think it's so much fidelity as it is all the secrets cause it obvious that Evan loves Kat but the price he will pay for those secrets may not be fixable. Kat loves Evan but is scared that they've changed too much to fix what's broken and the only way to do it is to have space but it's so hard when the love you have for each other is deep. I'm so ready for bk 2 .
Julie Jackson
Nov 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Kat and Evan are in for one hell of a ride. He has made mistakes but somehow I don’t think it’s what she thinks it is. She wants him to go but she needs him to stay. Evan only wants her and to make things right. Excellent book. I can’t wait to see how book 2 reads.
karen marie Meenan
Read this book in one sitting I couldn't put it down OMG it was so good I can't wait for the next one I'm a huge fan of willows work but she out did herself with this one it made me Ugly cry a few times its one ill definitely be rereading I just loved Evan and Kat I really felt like I knew
Them in real life.
Harim (The Reader Blog)
Uhh...


Alright so,



The gist of it is that when the book's sign up came, I jumped up and down after that blurb. And then the date was pushed and well then just out of the blue I got the ARC!

So, the basic love story is the rather tragic story of Kat and Evan. Two people clearly in love. Too people too headstrong and two people wayyyyy too fucking stubborn for their own good. At some points honestly it was just plain boring and annoying. Kat acts like a child and Evan is no less. It's just a weird
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Romance Readers Retreat
Damaged was angsty, sexy, and the two main characters frustrated me to no ends at times and I loved each and every angsty and frustrating second. I don't get the chance to read a romance with a married couple that often so it was refreshing to deal with all the emotions that come along with two people who already have an established relationship of some kind.

Kat and Evan are most definitely in love, but too many issues have lead to their marriage and relationship getting damaged - possibly beyon
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Jenn's Book Obsession
4.5 Stars!
Wow! I was not expecting all the emotions. This was a great read that definitely had my heart in shambles. Willow Winters not only delivers a read that will have you sitting on the edge of your seat but she also delivers a story that will tear your heart to pieces.

I liked the poems that was definitely different and such a nice touch to get into the chapters. I love poetry so I definitely enjoyed that. Kat and Evan's journey was unique and heartbreaking. I loved that they already came
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Arthetta Rodgers
I was given this ARC for my honest review....From the beginning I was torn. Evan and Kat are a couple that has a love so intense that it hurts. It hurts down to your very soul. I couldn’t decipher which one I could be a champion for, but, that’s the brilliance of Willow’s writing. This forced me into a catch 22 that left me vulnerable. At times I felt Kat didn’t have a blind trust for Evan which was unnerving. For her to love him beyond reason, she was quick to jump to conclusions. The same goes ...more
Ida Jolley
Nov 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is one book I couldn’t wait to get my hands on, and knowing Ms. Winters I knew to expect a few twists and turns and wasn’t surprised. In fact I welcomed them and wasn’t disappointed. Evan and Kat are seriously a damaged couple due to the fact of the things going on in their marriage, with Evan’s job and the females he’s dealt with, along with the people he has to watch over and protect. Kat is not much help either. She’s in her world, stuck working in her room and keeping her distance from ...more
Jackie D
Nov 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: angsty, arc
Holy bucket of feels!
I am so glad I locked myself away before digging into the likes of this turbulent tale!

Willow Winters laid it all out for us in this heart heavy, maddening, display of life, love, friendship, and marriage and the raw intensity it can bring when all you know unitedly is fading fast- and the realization hits the past may not have been as you were led to believe...

Gah, I became so absorbed in the dynamics of this impassioned story, the stubborn nature of Evan and Kat are an e
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Other books in the series

Sins and Secret Series of Duets (5 books)
  • Imperfect (Sins and Secret Series of Duets, #1)
  • Unforgiven (Sins and Secret Series of Duets, #2)
  • Scarred (Sins and Secret Series of Duets #4)
  • Vindictive (Sins and Secret Series of Duets #5)