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Broken With You

(Stark Security #2)

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4.44  ·  Rating details ·  352 ratings  ·  159 reviews
True love never fades...

After surviving a troubled childhood, Denise can’t believe that she’s blissfully married to her partner and soulmate. She’s confident that not even Mason’s long-term, deep-cover assignment will shake their bond. And she certainly doesn’t anticipate that when he finally walks back through her door that he’ll have no memory of her, himself, or their t
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Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 346 pages
Published June 18th 2019 by Martini & Olive

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Natalie The Biblioholic
Jul 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Stories about amnesiacs have always intrigued me. I've always wondered (not that I want to go through it, mind you) what it would be like to forget everything. To wake up to a world that was strange to you and inhabit the body of a stranger. To see these people around you that you're supposed to know, have a connection with, and feel and remember nothing at all. Broken With You did far more than intrigue me. It was sexy and intense and grabbed me by the guts, holding me in its thrall until the ...more
Jessica
This book is part of a series. If you didn't read the 2 prior you will not get lost. It goes over a bit what has happened. I was lucky to get the two prior books through J. Kenner arc team. Unfortunately I wasn't able to get this one which broke my heart. Until i found it on Netgalley i requested it asap. I'm so happy I was approved to continue this great series.

I so wanted to see if Denise will get her happy ending. Denise husband has been away for two years on a secret government mission. She
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TheGuideToRomanceNovels
Jun 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
THE GUIDE TO ROMANCE NOVELS REVIEW


Not my first read by author, happens to be a very top favorite of mine. Now some review's I fully post here and some where I really try and go beyond because it's either a top 2019 must read list for me or I really want to share the full love of the book. THIS IS ONE OF THOSE. My full review includes teasers & more... CLICK HERE FOR FULL REVIEW & MORE
Siobhan
Mar 30, 2019 rated it liked it
J. Kenner hooked me with her Man of the Month series, and since then I’ve been meaning to read more of her work. With so many of her books being connected, I was unsure where to start. When a new series started, I decided to take the leap. Thus, I jumped into the Stark Security books. The first book, Shattered With You, hooked me, and I was left desperate for book two. Unfortunately, I wasn’t as crazy about Broken With You as I’d hoped to be.

There is no doubt in my mind that the second book in t
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Literary Temptations
Jun 14, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc, hea, 2019, june-2019
MY RATING: 2.5 Stars
TITLE: Broken With you
AUTHOR: J. Kenner
SERIES: Stark Security #2
RELEASE DATE: 18 June 2019
CLIFFHANGER: No

ARC Kindly Provided for an Honest Review

Contains themes that may be considered spoilers


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You know that awkward feeling when everybody loves a book that to you’re just like description

Yep that’s me right now. I don’t know if it’s because I didn’t read the previous book in the series and that’s my bad. So take that into consideration when reading my review. But I just didn’t connect at
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Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
"I can't kiss him back to reality as if I'm a fairy tale princess and he's a prince trapped in a hundred year sleep.

I'm a lover of romantic suspense and broken characters and the Stark Security series is so addictive. The elite team members are carefully vetted based on their skills and that something extra special that makes them fit in well with the others. It's like they have this unspoken understanding of the hell they survived to make it to this point in their lives. They go beyond just
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Kari Hansen
Jun 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Mason is an undercover operative who was assignment for the last two years when contact was lost. He wakes up in an unknown hotel room with no memory of his past and the only thing he does remember is a telephone number. He now finds himself back home with no memory of anyone around him and the only person he feels drawn to is Denise.

This should be the happiest time of Denise’s life as the husband she thought she may have lost has returned. The only problem is he doesn’t remember her or their li
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Gretchen  (About That Story)
This. Was. So. EXCITING! I picked it up and could not put it down. I think I might have held my breath through those first chapters, I was riveted! I was pulled into all the turmoil and heartache, passion and love, and had to know how it would all play out. Loved it!

Mason and Denise were awesome characters. I could feel their pain, love, and need. I loved the conflict that they’re married but he doesn’t remember and the tension and turmoil it created. I felt bad for them and loved watching them
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Laura
Jun 30, 2019 rated it it was ok
***ARC Provided by NetGalley***

I read the short story setting this up and I was really excited to read this title. I loved the idea of the woman who hadn't seen her husband for years, because he is undercover, and then getting to see him again. I thought this was a really interesting story to tell.

Unfortunately, it fell flat for me and I was never really all that engaged with the story or the characters. It wasn't what I was expecting, which wasn't the issue, as I understand that not all stories
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Francoise
Jun 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
“Broken with You” is the perfect quick read filled with action, angst and romance. The story rolls along at a fast pace, with action scenes that are well written and likeable characters. This the kind of book where once you start, you won’t be able to stop, the storyline was pretty interesting.
I enjoyed the intense connection between the quiet, emotionally battered hero Mason and his wife Denise, both working in the investigative field.

Denise hasn’t seen her husband Mason since he left for a dee
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Rebecca
Jun 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
After being introduced to Denise ‘Denny’ Walker in Quincy and Eliza’s book, I was so ready for her story; I loved her grit, her snark, and her ability to get the job done by any means necessary. But all of her training and intelligence couldn’t prepare her for her next mission because, this time, it’s personal and her future as well as the future of her marriage depend on her ability to hide her overwhelming emotions and help Mason remember the information that’s locked in his head that he spent ...more
Ruthie Taylor
Jun 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
~~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads ~~

This is the second book in the series, and I think that you would understand some of the intricacies of the story far better if you had read the first in the series (and ideally all the Stark goodness, if you haven't already!)

Denise is waiting on her deep undercover husband to return to her. Other than one very non-sanctioned meet up on their anniversary, it has been two long years. We can only imagine how that must fee
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Sofia Lazaridou
Jun 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I am in the happy place to say that I liked book two more than I liked book 1! In my previous review, I mentioned that I hoping for a better continuation in the series and I got it which is great. The book can be read as stand-alone, but I think you should read the series in order. The prequel of the series (Shadows of you, which is/was free) features Mason and Denise and the night he got her pregnant. Many people from the Stark universe appear in this story but their time was short and they wer ...more
Pennie Morgan
Jun 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness, if I could have kept life from creeping in and making me put my kindle down I would have read this in one sitting it was SO BLEEPING GOOD! Denise is frantic because her husband has been gone too long with no one hearing from him until she gets a call, the call she knew meant either he was back or gone forever. Turns out he is back, though not, because Mason doesn't remember he is Mason Walker, he has amnesia. He woke up in a motel in the middle of the desert having been beaten an ...more
Avid Reader
Jun 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Broken With You (Stark Security #2) by J. Kenner
5 stars
M/F Romance
Triggers: Torture, Kidnapping, Stalking, Murder
I was given this book for an honest review by Wicked Reads

This is really a second chance romance. It sucked me right in. Mason is not who he thinks he is... or rather, Jack isn't who he thinks he is...

This was a suspenseful story that had me cheering for the couple, their friends and the overall good guys.

Denise is trying so hard to make sure that she is living her life. However, wit
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Babel
Believable and intense.

One of the themes I find gripping in romantic novels is amnesia. And here it is at the epicentre of a plot of suspense, espionage and a love story laced with longing and drama.

Mason is an operative whose undercover mission has gone awfully wrong, but the first thing we know about it is when he's suffering delirium and then pops up out of nowhere. His mind, twisted and half-empty.

The contrast with the heroine of the story is stark as she's also an agent who's been waiting
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Erin Lewis
Jun 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Star Review Broken With You (Stark Security #2) by J Kenner

Having read other books in the Stark world I could not wait to dive in and read Broken With You, which is the second book in the Stark Security series.

This is Denise and Mason’s story. Mason is a man who has no past; his memories lost. Will he get them back and in the process remember Denise, his wife who was his world? Or are his memories lost forever?

I really loved the characters of Denise and Mason; both have been through so much a
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Sissy's Romance Book Review
BROKEN WITH YOU by J. Kenner is book One in the Stark Security Series. This is the story of Denise 'Denny' Walker and Mason Walker. There is a Prequel book 'Shadows of You: A Stark Security' that introduces these characters but I feel this can be a standalone book.
Mason and Denise are married but due to Mason job it takes him away from her. This time he has been gone for two years and she doesn't know if he is alive or dead. Mason wakes up in a hotel room not knowing who or what he is but he doe
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Dirty Dayna
Jun 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 Remember me Stars
I once again enjoyed the stark security spin off. This was an unusable book for me a story of amnesia and a chance to fall in love all over again. This one starts a bit slower and a tad more confusing than book one and you get a case of wait who said that ? did I miss something? What is going on? And then you finally understand what is actually going on and the story just jets from there. You get the girly giggles as you hope and pray Mason falls in love with Denny again. I
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Susan
Jun 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
J Kenner is a newer to me author. She is not one that I have found myself gravitating toward in the past, but I enjoyed many of her Man of the Month books. So I was curious to read more by her, and picked up Broken with You. I very much enjoyed the suspense aspect of this book, and I really liked the characters. The plot was a little different than the typical romance books that I've read, which is definitely a plus for me. And while it wasn't necessary, I do wish I had read the first book in th ...more
Marika
Jun 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I first got a glimpse of denise in another story from this story, or was it a novella ?! not sure, sorry, but I knew I wanted to know more cause the only details were that he was undercover and untraceable.
Now Mason is home but he doesn't remember anything, not even his wife..and if that isn't just heartbreaking..
their story, the connection they share even when he doesn't know how, the fact that they work together and danger is not far from them..oh boy, it was an emotional and suspenseful ride
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Michele
Jun 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: con-rom, priority, 0619
See the full review at HarlequinJunkie.com - An HJ Top Pick!!

With enough emotion to rip out your heart and the right amount of sexiness and intrigue to ramp up the excitement, Broken With You has to be one of my favorite J. Kenner novels to date.

It’s difficult to know where to begin with this book, there was so much going on–and so many things I can’t mention for fear of giving away important plot points. But boy was J. Kenner in the zone here. Broken With You can be read as a standalone even th
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Erin Remen
Jun 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was interesting story, sad at times, funny at others, with curve balls and an attraction that sizzled and scorched. I was compelled to finish it in a sitting, I could not put it down. This was also my first by the author so I have not read any of the others in the series or tie-ins which I did not feel was a problem. Honestly, I just enjoyed it and might just find myself reading the test of them at some point.
Shirin Rasheed
Jun 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Broken with You by J Kenner is a page turning, full of suspense. Once you start reading it you won't be able to put it down.

I would like to give it 5 stars and Highly recommend all Readers to read it now.
Shannon Mcfarland
Jun 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Broken with You is a wild ride. There is quite a bit of drama and suspense surrounding Mason.
How do you heal and find your way when you have amnesia and cannot remember your life? Mason loses everything when he wakes up with no memory. He just doesn't know it. Luckily for Mason, he meets back up with is team. Despite the reunion, Mason still struggles to bring his world back into focus and brush away the cobwebs. The stranger with the green eyes draws him in, but he doesn't know why. Denise is
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Amy Dickinson
Jun 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 1/2

The queen of all that is Damien Stark has done it again with her newest book, Broken with You. Since unveiling her Stark Security Series a couple of months ago, she has piqued the curiosity of her most dedicated readers about these men and women, working so hard for the king of business, Damien Stark. After reading Quince’s story in Shattered with You, and being introduced to Denise (Denny), I knew I was “all in” for her story in this book. She did not disappoint.

The stor
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Sandy S
Jun 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars--

ABOUT THE BOOK: Release Date June 18, 2019

𝑇𝑟𝑢𝑒 𝑙𝑜𝑣𝑒 𝑛𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑟 𝑓𝑎𝑑𝑒𝑠…

After surviving a troubled childhood, Denise can’t believe that she’s blissfully married to her partner and soulmate. She’s confident that not even Mason’s long-term, deep-cover assignment will shake their bond. And she certainly doesn’t anticipate that when he finally walks back through her door that he’ll have no memory of her, himself, or their time together…

When Mason is pulled out of an operation gone bad, all he kn
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Franci Neill
Jun 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: julie-kenner
5 Heart Stopping Stars!!!

Talk about starting a book with nail-biting suspense. In the first few pages of this newest book by Ms. Kenner I knew I was going to be taken on a ride of suspense, darkness, evil, mystery and the ultimate love story!

When we first meet Mason, he’s gripped by nightmares, doesn’t know where or who he is, but he’s got memories or at least he thinks they are, that might be the answers to all the questions rolling in his head. He sets out to find who the woman is that’s pla
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Ria -  Reading Is Our Satisfaction
Mystery, suspense, heartache & loss ... superb

J. Kenner has done it once again, BROKEN WITH YOU completely ripped my emotions apart. The thought of having your husband, the man who loves you unconditionally, not even recognise or remember who you are is simply unfathomable. This is what happens to Denise Marshall Walker when her husband, Mason Walker, returns from a deep undercover mission after two years absence.

Told in dual POV, this book had me sitting on the very edge of my seat from the
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Phuong
Jul 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Wow....what would you do when your husband, who has been in deep undercover for over 2 years finally shows up but has no memory of his is past or that he even has a wife? This is the dilemma that Denise faces when her husband, Mason, finally comes back to her but he doesn't remember who he is and thinks he is Jack Sawyer (a character from Lost - one of his favorite TV show).

Denise also can't tell Jack that he really is Mason since the government agency he works for is afraid that trying to forc
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J. Kenner (aka Julie Kenner) is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal and #1 International bestselling author of over one hundred novels, novellas and short stories in a variety of genres.

Though known primarily for her award-winning and international bestselling erotic romances (including the Stark and Most Wanted series) that have reached as high as #2 on the New Y
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Other books in the series

Stark Security (3 books)
  • Shattered With You (Stark Security, #1)
  • Ruined With You (Stark Security Book 3)