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Flawed: A Clean Contemporary Romance

4.67  ·  Rating details ·  27 ratings  ·  23 reviews
Melissa turned her life around six years ago, moving to a new country and putting the shame of her past behind her. Forgetting the worst moment of her life is harder than she thought, especially when Andrew Malcolm re-enters her life, surfacing from the ashes of her past.

The structure that Melissa built for herself is threatened by Andrew, who isn’t willing to let her walk
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Published November 2019 by Lym Cruz Novels (first published March 2019)
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Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WOW! This was a really ridiculous gripping and exciting book.
A love story so different to all l read before.
Not only because both main characters are rich, but also their story is so unique.
The unbelievable strong feelings they have for each other and the circumstances how they have met for the first time are so incomparable, that it makes it even more interesting and captivating.
As the saying goes, the soulmates always find each other and the two have overcome continents and time and have
Nov 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
WOW, I'm so impressed by this book. I would have never had thought this was Lym's first book.
It's just perfect and real and It faces you with the awful things that happen in anyone's life, ugly memories from the past and the responsibilities and the weight of having a business to take care of by following the family's wishes.

Andrew, I just loved him from the start, this guy doesn't get a no as an answer and that's exactly what he managed to accomplish, he's sweet, a gentleman and really loves

“Flawed” de Lym Cruz es el primer libro perteneciente a la serie “Imperfectly Perfect”. Es el primer libro escrito por la autora y ya estoy deseando poder leer los siguientes que están por venir. Es un romance contemporáneo, con segundas oportunidades, dulce y a la vez con unos últimos capítulos llenos de suspense.

Andrew Malcolm siempre ha seguido los pasos que su familia le han dictado, estudios, trabajo y hasta relaciones, pero todo tiene un punto limite. Mientras trabaja un día
May 08, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a short and not so sweet introduction to Lym Cruz writing style. She is an up and coming author.

This story is not for the faint of heart. It is not a rainbows and roses story. It is not a happy ending.
To be honest, I was a bit nervous at first to read it. I LOVE HEA. I get too emotionally attached to characters when I read. I become immersed in my books. So when anything tragic happens to them, I feel it.
Lym warned me that it was not a HEA. I dove in anyways.

I survived. It hurt, but I
The Reading Realtor Michelle Diomede
Flawed by Lym Cruz

I am voluntarily reviewing this ARC.

Flawed is a page turner. I was hooked from the beginning. Melissa has a past, but who doesn’t? She is at a workshop in a law office to accompany a friend of hers. Andrew happens to work in that office and spots Melissa. He can’t believe his good fortune because he had met Melissa before, but never thought he’d get to see her again. Melissa wants no part of him because he was a small part of her past. There is no one that knows her side of the
Macy Landon Reviews
I liked this one. It was fast and intense. I couldn’t put it down after I started reading. Honestly, I didn’t have high hopes for this one but I was positively surprised with it. It kept me on my toes and I kept wondering in which direction it would go.
Loved it.
Amy [Book Addict Reviews]
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Lym Cruz is a new to me author and I can say that after reading this book I will be reading more!

Flawed was unexpected in the best way possible. I DEVOURED this story. I loved every single moment of it. I was completely sucked into the story and to Andrew and Melissa’s connection.

Andrew came across as kind of a jerk in the beginning. Big shot family lawyer, spoiled rich kid type of vibe. I was all for Melissa not wanting to talk to him, because well, who would. But, I warmed up to him
Stacie Redinger
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Melissa is a different person than she was 6 years ago. She’s turned her life around and is moving forward. When she runs into Andrew Malcolm, the past she was trying so hard to forget is brought back to the forefront. Andrew could never forget that night 6 years ago, now that he’s seen Melissa again, he refuses to let her go. The problem is, Andrew is a reminder of the life Melissa wants to forget, but he is also someone she can’t stop thinking about. As the two get to know each other and spend ...more
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Ok, so this book! Wow. The first thing I’m going to say about this book is it’s quite simply one of the best debuts from an author that I’ve read in a long time. It’s so well written and the depth to the story is breathtaking.
It’s also a very emotional read. But so worth it! I loved Melissa, she’s very strong and that’s what I love in my female mc, I love strong females.
Melissa is running from her past, but despite that she’s finally managed to get herself in a somewhat good place. She has
Jasna Vegar
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
First of all I can't believe that this is a debut novel. I enjoyed every single page, and this book definitely helped me with my reading slump. I loved Melissa and Andrew, and their story. It is not very common for couples in romance novels to be both rich, and that part intrigued me and I wanted to see where the author will go with the story. Melissa was a girl who wanted to forget about her past, but as it is in life, the past always hunts you down. In this book you will see how main ...more
Summer Ford
Nov 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
I love flawed characters, that probably sounds morbid but it’s the truth. I loved that both Melissa and Andrew came from privileged lives but their lives were far from perfect. The fact that Melissa survived a nightmare 6 years ago and was able to move past it and make a new happy, successful life shows such strength. I also enjoyed that when Melissa was ready to walk away from that life Andrew showed her that she and they were worth fighting for. I guess what it boils down to is that we all ...more
Ash Lovesbooks
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was blessed with an ARC of Flawed (Imperfectly Perfect Book 1) and am IMPRESSED! The story was very well written and is not your typical romance novel. This book has elements that are a dark and scary part of society.
*** Has subject material that could trigger PTSD for Sexual Abuse/Assault victims***
With that warning stated though the overall plot for the story was one of hope and rebuilding a life that doesn't let the dark win. Following your dreams and doing what you love is a big part of
Thandiwe Mpofu
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
For my people who feel like a clean book is better and easier to grasp and get into, this one's for you!
But don't let that deter you though, the chemistry between Andrew and Melissa is still off the charts, their history and desire sizzling on the pages and debut author, Lym Cruz knows what she's doing with twisting you up inside and giving you a really gripping story that will have you clutching your chest with FEELINGS!

You need this book!
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow what a rollercoaster of emotions in this book! It was a well written story of Melissa & Andrew. A chance meeting 6 years ago saved Melissa's life, little did she know they would meet again and he would no longer be a blurred fantasy in her mind! She encaptured his heart and he wasn't about to let her go no matter what it took. I cannot wait for what is next by this author ...more
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Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is Lym Cruz debut novel and my first read from her. Flawed was such a page turner I couldn't read through it quick enough! Even though it's a bit of a dark romance it's very beautifully written! I'm definitely a new fan and cant wait for more!
Nov 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
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4.5 Imperfectly perfect stars!

First of all, congratulations to Lym Cruz for her debut novel. The thing is, as you read this, you forget that this is her first published book. It was wonderfully written and well thought. Now that I’ve finished reading this, the blurb doesn’t mean so much from what is still in store for the readers. And that’s a surprise I like.

There was so much topic at play in this story that it’s sort of amazing how she was able to pull it off. Though I should mention there was
Native Hippie
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
IN LOVE. Wow. Just wow. So this isn't your typical romance. This is a real story with real people and real problems. This is by far some of the best characters I have witnessed in a book. I love story's that don't make me roll my eyes because "that just couldn't happen " not one time did that even cross my mind. This story is a tear jerker, but I also found myself laughing. The emotions of this book are so raw it literally made me feel exposed( which I love) I loved how each character were ...more
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Lym Cruz debut book was a phenomenal read. It was a semi-dark, story with a beautiful touch. It had all the emotions you could ever ask for in a book. The story will make you walk an emotional journey between right and wrong. . I love how this story shines a light on morals and values behind powerful people. The characters well written and nothing left you questioning. The supporting characters well a joy to read and the villains The book was unpredictable and action packed. This is one debut ...more
Nov 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
It has been a month of newbies for me, and they have been blowing me out of the water. Lym Cruz's debut novel Flawed, was no different. She instantly pulled me in with likable and interesting characters. Her storyline is intriguing and kept me on the edge of my seat. Lym weaves you through twists and turns that you don't expect and rips your heart open but pieces it back together all at the same time.
If I hadn't known ahead of time, this was a debut novel I would have never guessed. I am
Nov 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
The more I read this book the more I loved it, it was very well written and I enjoyed reading it.I loved Melissa and Andrew, and even though I didn't agree with their actions sometimes ,all their flaws and insecurities and all the mistakes they made are what made them seem real to me and the reason why I loved them so much. I liked the secondary characters too, and I can’t wait for the next book in the Imperfectly Perfect series ...more
Nov 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Flawed was a perfect story for Lym Cruz's debut novel. I had no idea what to expect so was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed it! Lym did a great job with the writing and development of characters. I loved Mel and Andrew--boy was he dreamy! Mel has a great story and I loved how they came together to help each other out in the end. I'll definitely be reading more of her books!
Samantha Molina
Nov 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
What can I say? I simply love this story. From rollercoaster of events that you are taken on to the tug of war love/trust between Mel & Andrew is outstanding.
Lym Cruz
Mar 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This is the clean version of my debut novel Flawed.
I hope you enjoy it.
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Lym Cruz is a Contemporary Romance Author who strives to create heartfelt novels and short stories.

Her stories revolve around strong, but imperfect heroes and heroines, both struggling to find love in the face of adversity, and that's what makes them relatable.
Fall madly in Love with your next characters by simply reading one of her stories.

When Lym is not reading or writing, she spends her time