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Could you love someone after learning the truth of his or her family’s past?
Could you forgive someone after they’ve done the impossible?

Emily Jones has the perfect life. She's married to a handsome man, has a career she loves, and amazing friends all around. She’s carefree and happy with the way everything has fallen into place for her–till one day it all comes crashing
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403 pages
Published 2018 by Wild Dreams Publishing
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Cecily Wolfe
May 23, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Emy really captures those intense feelings of loss, anxiety, and devastation that follow an unexpected breakup, leading towards a happy ending after many setbacks and trials that make the main character feel as if she might never find love again. If you're looking for a HEA with realistic emotions and difficulties, Brokenhearted is for you! ...more
Aim Ruivivar
Jun 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Brokenhearted written by Bella Emy mirrors a story about a woman’s struggle between moving-on and holding on to her first love. It narrates her journey towards finding the real essence of love. The idea of pitting first love versus real love is a subtle touch. In the end, this story gave me the feel that even if you learn about love the hard way, repeatedly and painstakingly so it seems, it does not matter because everything will be alright in the end and everyone will be treated by karma accord ...more
Ellie Mitchell
Mar 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Set around Crystal View Harbour comes Broken Hearted, a unique tale of love and loss. Set over a two year period, we see the naive Emily Jones transform into a confident young woman who conquers her demons.

Romance is sparked when ex husband Bruce decides to re-kindle his relationship with Emily. The author gives Emily's perspective an individual feel that brings us closer to her as a character. The dialogue between her and others is warm and natural, and conveys every emotion that bubbles into h
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Sarah Stein
Apr 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Amy K  Hough
Jun 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An emotional ride. Loss, love, hurt, happiness etc. Whew that was a ride. Couldnt put the book down. Mentally talking to the people in the book. Two thumbs up. Thank you for writing cant wait to read another one.
Deborah Lane
Jun 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bella Emy has written a literate, touching story. Bruce is someone I could strangle, gladly, with his sophomoric approaches to love and marriage. Em is touchingly vulnerable, trusting. Have is a delight. The growth of Em from wronged victim to victorious woman, in charge of her own destiny and choices lovely. Recommended.
Tina
Apr 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful storytelling, beautiful story. Amazing book. Great author. Will be looking for more of this one.
Atlanta Whitlock
Aug 27, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Every book of Bella Emy’s that I have read I have just instantly fallen in love with, she knows how to write characters that you can’t help but find likeable/ loveable. The plot is always catchy, and you can’t help but get so lost into it that by the time you’ve gotten to the end you feel that slight bit of disappointment that there’s no more to the story. When that happens you know for a fact that Bella has done a great job of capturing her readers attention. This time I was really intrigued by ...more
Rosie Chapel
May 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book follows a young woman, Emily through a poignant journey of betrayal, loss, grief, trust and rescue as she navigates a painful episode in her life which brings into question all her ideas about true love. A tale spanning two years, from the moment Emily's husband, Bruce, informs her their marriage is over, to the moment we see how fate deals with the louses of this world.

Unaware her husband - who has been having affairs for years and is very good at juggling his many women - wants out
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MJ Symmonds
May 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was quite thrilled when the author reached out to me and asked if I'd be interested in reading her book. Well I just absolutely love discovering new authors so I was all in.

Brokenhearted was quite an engaging read. Emily is filled with complete bliss with her life & marriage to her husband Bruce. Emily's world is turned upside down when she is blindsided when Bruce tells her he wants a divorce. She doesn't feel she will ever be able to move on & feels stuck in limbo.

Bruce decides to try to wi
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Alicia Harrietha
I have to say I was truly pleased with Brokenhearted by Bella Emy. This book had all the "feels" a good book should have. I laughed, I cried, I got very angry and I felt my heart melt when Jace walked into Emily's life.

Emily thought she had the perfect marriage and a man who loved her and would grow old with her. However Bruce didn't feel the same and he outgrew his wife and went looking for more and this left Emily Brokenhearted. Even though she was angry at him for hurting her so badly she al
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Ann-Maree Howarth
This is the first book by Bella Emy that I have read and I must say I was totally engrossed in this story. I was gifted this book by the author for my voluntarily and honest written review. The story is full of, betrayal, loss, manipulation, forgiveness, tragedy, sympathy, family, trust, infidelity, friendship, commitment, heartbreak, sadness, change, but most of all LOVE. You will have so many feeling during the reading of this book and want to yell at Emily to open her eyes at times.
Love the e
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Katy Birch
May 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This story was very bittersweet. At first it was ruled by heartbreak with Bruce and his womanising ways that broke Emilys heart. He was lucky to get a second chance, but he quickly blew that too. Luckily, Emily grew a backbone and stood up for herself. I was tempted to jump into this story and put her straight, but love is blind right?

Then came even more heartbreak in the form of her best friend, Hannah. It was really emotionally. But through this storm, came a ray of sunshine. The lovely Jace w
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Shaan Ranae
Apr 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow, just wow! The emotions this book brought out of me. Emily starts out utterly in naive bliss with her husband Bruce. After a sequence of events occur she finds herself living an entirely different life. Things unfold that Emily is not prepared for, but her family supports her and her new journey.
When Emily meets Jace, she swoons and I swooned right along with her. Jace is dreamy, sweet and every woman's dream man. When his past comes back to haunt the both of them my heart ached but I roote
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My Rating: 4.5

This book was definitely a mountain of emotions, they were very raw and helped with the overall plot. Emily suffered a lot which in return made me feel bad for her. I didn't really like Bruce and I was honestly happy that the author decided to use some humor to take away most of the dark moments in the book. You see a lot of different forms of emotion like betrayal but you also see trust and love. I never read a book by Bella Emy until this book and I liked it to say the least. E
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Melissa Lee
May 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! The feelings that Bella was able to evoke took me through a Rollercoaster of emotions from anger, to sadness and grief up to the heights of love. I thoroughly enjoyed the tale and the twists to Emily finally meeting her one true love and how they worked through a incredible hurdle to build her brokenhearted life through to one of joy and happiness, confidence and love. A must read for anyone who had had their heart broken from the loss of a partner to a loss of a family member and the loss ...more
Chasidy
Jun 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow….it has been a while since my emotions have been on a ride like that. Brokenhearted had my emotions all over the place. Emily faces an unfaithful husband, who can't seem to make up his mind about what he wants. She faces so many struggles, I do now know how she keeps on. She faces loss, heartache, and events from her past that come back. She is an amazing character. Everything she goes through happens for a reason. I don't want to give too much away and ruin the story, but this is a MUST rea ...more
Leanna
Jun 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow what an intense story. Poor sweet Emily has been dealt a horrible hand and it just keeps getting worse. Emily had my empathy throughout the whole book as Bruce did not. Lol he is not a good guy at all. He just kept messing up. It was great to see Emily slowly get stronger and stronger. But she thinks with her heart and this is where some problems occur.

Emily is a wonderful character. She is sweet, honest, loving, selfless, loyal, strong, and a marvelous aunt. Her bond with her nephew had me
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Pat
May 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was the first book that I have read from Bella Emy and she definitely did not disappoint! Well written storyline with well developed characters that reeled me into their story from the very first page and kept me hooked until the turn of the very last page! I look forward to reading more from this author!

I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book.
Micheleann Oboyle
omg this had me in absolute tears how much heartbreak can one woman go through emilys journey she learned important lessons after her husband bruce left her for another woman can and would emily trust what she finds along the way the book worth the read and worth the tears and definitely a highly recommended read
Sheila Fiske
Jun 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book brought out so many emotions for me. I am an optimist, and I really was routing for Emily and Bruce to be able to make their relationship work. I can't believe what a jerk Bruce actually was. Emily definitely deserved better. I enjoyed this story, with the variety of good, bad and tragedy combined. It is definitely worth reading.I look forward to reading more from Bella Emy. ...more
Sandra (bookjunkee)
Really enjoyed this emotional story of Emily who's husband Bruce leaves her to pick up the pieces after no longer wanting to be married a coincidence brings her to meet another man , Jace who has his own secrets and helps her see that she deserves so much more than her ex husband and his manipulative ways!! ...more
Debra Richardson
So many emotional ups and downs happened in this book, I am still reeling from it all! It is a fantastic, well-written, compelling, emotionally deep and amazing book that completely blew me away. At this time all that is left for me to say is AMAZING!! Get a copy, I guarantee you will not regret it! I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Chandra Fry
Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
".....our true love isn’t always our first love." This is a story full of heartache, loss, brokenness, hope, love, and destiny! I feel a good book is one that keeps you turning the page, wondering what is going to happen next. This book did just that! A great read! I was not disappointed. ...more
Lori Hoopengardner
I wasn't sure this was my type of book as I started to read it. Then I was sucked into the world that is Emily and Bruce. The book definitely has it's ups and downs. You will feel and love with these characters. A must read. ...more
Kimcapuano
Jun 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful story, looking forward to reading another one soon!!!
Paula Genereau
Apr 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was amazing. I loved the storyline. It kept me wanting more.
Chrystal
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing story. Her husband strings her along a lot. Reminds me a lot of an relationship I was in at one time.
Veronique Poirier
Beautiful story! I hate Bruce so much, and enjoyed reading Emily's character becoming a strong individual. I had tears in my eyes towards the end, great job on this book! <3 ...more
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