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Beautifully Restored

4.59  ·  Rating details ·  22 ratings  ·  20 reviews
Beautifully Restored - A Forbidden Love Romance

Emerson Dawson hates her life - more specifically - her marriage. Her husband, David, believes she’s the reason for his bad fortune. Because of her guilt, she accepts a punishment for his destructiveness but gains an experience she never knew she needed - Babysitting a million-dollar car, along with the one-and-only mechanic
Published March 21st 2019
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Cranky - The Book Curmudgeon
Mar 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Cranky Stars

What a page turner !!!! Emerson was adopted into money, not for love but for status. She was raised properly and married off to David, plenty of money, arrogant rich boy. An accident happened early in their marriage that David blamed Emerson for. He and his parents made her life hell. Her only friend was the hired help, Andrew, who helped her out a lot with David when he was drunk and at his nastiest. One night he took out one of his pride and joys a one-off Bugatti and totalled it
Wendy Livingstone
Mar 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Emerson is unhappily married to David who together with his parents treats her horrendously. Emerson is blames for absolutely everything that goes wrong in David’s world, and when he crashes his beloved car, it is arranged by a friend that she goes with the car to oversee the restoration. This does not go down well at first with the restorer, but as time goes by Emerson is accepted and liked for being herself. Will David let her go though? This is a beautifully written story which is filled with ...more
Mar 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019
Oh, the emotions…This book was a rollercoaster, one that I was more than thrilled to be a part of! The storyline and characters made this book incredible.
Jessica Calla
Apr 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED is a love story, but really it’s more about Emerson Dawson, and her own journey from an obedient, trapped, abused wife, to a flourishing, independent, self-confident person. When Emerson’s wealthy and abusive husband, David, crashes his expensive, luxury vehicle, he sends Emerson with the car to babysit it while it’s being repaired. I loved this original concept that placed Emerson in a new world—one of casual, small town race car drivers, and snarky sexy mechanics like ...more
Brandy Roberts
Mar 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow I really liked Beautifully Restored it was one of those stories that had me hooked from the very first page and stayed with me after I reached the end . This would be the first book thatI;ve read by Trisha Madley and it wont be my last I can't wait to explore more books by the author . I had mixed feelings about Emerson and Donovan they were so complex but as the story went on I understood their actions and why they were that why to one another from first meeting . Poor Emerson my heart ...more
Elena Garcia
Jul 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When I first began reading this book, I thought it was going to be about a snobby rich girl, who always gets what she wants…. when she wants. I was completely wrong; this book was so much more… I found myself reading at all hours of the night unable to put this book down. I had so much disgust for Emerson’s husband David that all I wanted was for her to find happiness. She is forced to stay in a marriage where she is not respected or appreciated. Her husband who is still babied by his parents, ...more
Kelsey Kendall
A Beautiful Restoration

Beautifully Restored is a book about a girl, Emerson, who is in a very unhappy marriage with her husband, David. Emerson and David were in an accident that caused David to have his leg amputated and he blames Emerson for ruining his life. David drinks a lot and wrecks his Bugatti. He ends up sending Emerson to a restoration shop to oversee the restoration of his beloved car. Emerson and Van end up catching feelings for each other while she’s there. And I won’t tell you
Jun 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 Deserving Stars

Fun sweet story full of true love and finding your own strength and voice. When Emerson married David, she thought she was lucky to be his wife. She experienced the best of the best and continued to live a lavish lifestyle. But when life takes a tragic turn, she is treated horribly and is guilted into staying in a marriage full of hate and nastiness. Donovan Bradley is a hard working, beautiful and confident man that isn’t afraid of getting his hands dirty. Soon he able to open
Amber Khan
Jul 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cheaters never win

Em is married to a monster. He didn't appear that way in the beginning but an accident they were in took his left-hand his humanity. She vows to take all the abuse from him though because it was "her fault".
Van and his people are rough. They have no problem calling things as they are. They all know something is wrong with this bizarre Bugatti babysitting job Em is sent on by her husband as they repair it.
They just aren't prepared for how bad it can be. HEA

**trigger warning-
Lisa Louise
Jul 19, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My first book by Trisha and i love it.

This story was heartbreakingat times, the way Emerson is treated by her husband is disgusting. she's stuck with him and holds no hope for happiness in the future with him but a trip changes things, she finds safety, compassion and love in an unlikely place and with people she didnt think she would connect with.

I love Emerson and Van their interaction is funny at times and just so endearing. The secondary characters are brilliant, the story unfolds
Kristina Simkins
Jul 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow! This book was so much more than I had expected. It was an amazing story that is written very well.

Emerson is a woman who has lost herself to guilt and Donovan is a man who is willing to do anything to show her that she doesn’t deserve the way she lives.

Beautifully Restored is a heart wrenching, must read page-turner and I highly recommend it to all Romance lovers.
Priya Kanaparti
Sep 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved the characters!

Without giving away too much, I like how Trisha weaves the story of a woman that survives emotional abuse because she feels it’s her fault!

However, this story moves forward with showing just how much strength someone can have when they have people that care, love and support the person!

A definitely much read!
Gianna Santanello
Mar 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I really liked this book! I will say, I started off mad in the beginning but that’s only because Emmy’s husband is a you know what. And She didn’t deserve to be treated like that at all. But later in the story, I was so glad that she met Van. They were complete opposites but opposites attract! I cannot wait to read more from this author and see what she has in store for us next.
J.S. Andersson
Jul 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I couldn't put this book done. It was so good...
The chemistry between Emerson and Van is intense..
There are a few funny moments.
This book is packed full of drama.

Poor Emerson has been taken on an emotional rollercoaster ride.

I. Really hoping there will be a book 2 I'd like to know more about the guys and girls of Bradley restorations...
Michelle Erwin
Jul 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great read loved this book

So this is my first time reading anything by this author I really liked the story line kept me interested the whole book. I love the story line very captivating. Em and vans story so good the i want you I don’t want you can i have you story was great i will recommend this book to lots of people thank you Trisha for a great read
Jul 20, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The story was beautifully written. The story is about Emerson who is a married to someone who is horribly abusive. And is stuck in a life that miserable. In a twist of fate, her husband forces her into a situation that ends up give her the chance to finally break free and be happy.
Michele Del Rey
Jun 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Emerson is treated badly by everyone who should love her. Then she meets Donovan, and her life changes. I really liked this book. At first I felt so bad for Emerson but, will she find true love? Read this book.
Aug 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: e-books
Sometimes married life is not just hearts and roses. Being in a no-love married life with a man who is an asshole is not easy. And when he forces her to car-sit his car she is going in and want's to have that as an excuse for relaxing.
But her time there is not that relaxing that she wishes for. Meeting a man who will fix hr husbands car is not something she expected.
And sometimes life can turn our lives upside down.

The book that pull me in and gave me all the feels.
Michelle Austin
Mar 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Beautifully Restored was a great 5 star read. This was my first read from Trisha Madley and I loved it, I was pulled right in and didn’t want to stop until I was done.

Emerson had such a horrible life, she was in a marriage that was a living nightmare. She was treated horribly by her husband and in-laws, everything was always her fault.

One night in a drunken stupor her husband David ends up totalling one of his favorite cars and of course Emerson was
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4.3 Stars for the roller coaster story

This is the first time I read from this author and she did an excellent job of giving readers an emotion train. The plot is simple and easy to understand. And yes, what happened in the story does happen in real life. Some people did married for money and in exchange for an
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