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This Love Hurts

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USA Today Best Selling Author, Willow Winters, brings you an all-consuming, sizzling romance featuring an epic, anti-hero you won't soon forget.

Some love stories are a slow burn. Others are quick to ignite, scorching and branding your very soul before you’ve taken that first breath. You’re never given a chance to run from it.
That’s how I’d describe what happened to us.

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Kindle Edition, 208 pages
Published July 14th 2020
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❤️ Paulette's  Alphas Review
Title: ➳ ❤ This Love Hurts
Author: ➳ W Winters
Publication (Kindle ): July 14th 2020
Publication (Paperback): July 10, 2020
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ღ an epic tale of both betrayal and all-consuming love,
In this Edition we're going to find both the The prequel to (Do You Want Me), and part 2 (This Love Hurts)

Honestly, I didn’t want to say Wow!!! There’s just so much information to process in this Lil amazing book. so many pieces of the puzzle are starting to fall into place now…..

I started reading this book somew
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Mickeysreads
Jul 14, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc, three-star, 2020-read
3.5 Mysterious Stars

So when this series was announced I was so fucking happy because after reading Not My Heart to Break (AKA Hard To Love Series) I WAS OBSESSED WITH MARCUS! I always ALWAAAAYS fall in love with the villains. So I mean obviously Marcus attracted me from the very start. This mysterious man who NO ONE has ever seen, one of the most wanted man in the country. You get the gist of it.......

And then we had Delilah a former lawyer who used to occasionally check herself into an insti
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❤️ Nanda ❤️
Jul 22, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc
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This book, as it's Prequel, unfortunately wasn't what I was expecting. It was good... But widely open.

IF YOU READ HER PREVIOUS BOOKS IN THE MERCILESS WORLD, YOU'LL LOVE THIS BOOK!!

I am sorry to said that, because it's my first time with this author, and this book was suppose to be a standalone. That's why I picked up to know her writing.

This book is half the Prequel (published as If you want me) and listed here as part 1, and the sequel to the Prequel as part 2.

Again D
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Elle Kennedy
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USA Today best-selling author, Willow Winters, brings you an all-consuming, sizzling romance featuring an epic antihero you won't soon forget, in the brand new release, This Love Hurts!

We both knew it couldn’t last, but that didn’t change what we desired most.

All we wanted was each other…


Start reading today for the special $2.99 release week price!

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TMR
Oct 14, 2020 rated it liked it
Note: An ARC was given generously by the author in exchange for an honest review.

Another Note: This is part of a series. This is the first book in the series. Please read in order.

Warnings: Mentions of physical abuse, domestic abuse, traumatic pasts, etc.

This book I thought, when I had first looked at it, had so much potential. It was a Willow Winters book, so of course I had high hopes for it.

But you know, sometimes, life doesn't go as planned.
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Penny Reid
Jul 14, 2020 marked it as to-read
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USA Today best-selling author, Willow Winters, brings you an all-consuming, sizzling romance featuring an epic antihero you won't soon forget, in the brand new release, This Love Hurts!

We both knew it couldn’t last, but that didn’t change what we desired most.

All we wanted was each other…
Start reading today for the special $2.99 release week price!

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... Lost  In Bookland...
Oct 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Every time I read a book by Willow Winters, I feel like it’s Christmas morning. A new present for me, beautifully wrapped, with a great cover, and the surprise is hidden inside between the pages. And if you were delighted by the ‘Merciless’ series, let me say that from this beginning of what promises to be a fantastic series, you will be left breathless and wanting for more.
Her talent as an author is absolutely indisputable. Here, too, she manages to weave a story so heart-gripping and full of i
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Ilsa Madden-Mills
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USA Today best-selling author, Willow Winters, brings you an all-consuming, sizzling romance featuring an epic antihero you won't soon forget, in the brand new release, This Love Hurts!

We both knew it couldn’t last, but that didn’t change what we desired most.
All we wanted was each other…


Start reading today for the special $2.99 release week price!

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Rachel Dyken
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USA Today best-selling author, Willow Winters, brings you an all-consuming, sizzling romance featuring an epic antihero you won't soon forget, in the brand new release, This Love Hurts!

We both knew it couldn’t last, but that didn’t change what we desired most.
All we wanted was each other…


Start reading today for the special $2.99 release week price!

Get your copy now


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This love hurts is a passionate and suspenseful novel by the best selling author Willow Winters . Told in dual perspectives , this was one epic tale of the hottest anti-hero you will ever meet.

I have read many books by this author and just like other works of hers , she has outdone herself in this novel. Marcus is absolutely my baby and love him from the bottom of my heart!!

Delilah was the most badass lawyer you will ever meet. But then eve
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Jessica Alcazar
I mean daaaaaaayum, Willow knows how to hook me and get me invested! Marcus!THIS.GUY. I mean daaaaaaayum!! Okay, but seriously, what a ridiculously good book/story this is! The pacing of the story is super fast but it is supposed to be. You will find yourself reading faster than you normally would because you will need to get to the next plot-point like yesterday! This is word crack and I am a full on junkie!



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ApoorvaReads
Feb 21, 2021 rated it liked it
3.25.
Why are there 3 books again?😭
Saunders
Willow Winters gives us an epic tale of betrayal and all-consuming love.

Its spread over the Prequel to This Love Hurts and carries onto the book.

It's pretty drawn out and we are loaded with a lot to process to the extent you might lose track of what is going on. I struggled to keep the focus on the plot.

I think there is a chunk missing from this that probably I might find in another book because I didn't get Marcus or the point of his character until the end.

That end?
I was absolutely miffed be
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Carla Bulian
Feb 23, 2021 rated it really liked it
What the hell! This book is awesome! It has a lot of suspense and romance!
It’s worth the reading!
jessica
Apr 23, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
this picks up right where ‘do you want me’ leaves off, so read that first to understand everything. this is a super short installment, but things are progressing and i have several theories on whats going on. cant wait to see what happens next and if im right!

3.5 stars
My Introvert Romance Blog
Jul 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Suspenseful, intriguing, heart-gripping...

“𝐼’𝑙𝑙 𝑏𝑒 ℎ𝑒𝑟 ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑜 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝑡𝑖𝑚𝑒. 𝑇ℎ𝑒 ℎ𝑒𝑟𝑜 𝑔𝑒𝑡𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑘𝑖𝑠𝑠.“

Willow Winters delivers a whole new level of mind-blowing EPIC SUSPENSE in a book that is guaranteed to leave you wanting more long after you’ve read the last pages.
My heart is still racing and the internal conflict is ever-present. 𝑇ℎ𝑖𝑠 𝐿𝑜𝑣𝑒 𝐻𝑢𝑟𝑡𝑠 is heart-gripping and full of intrigue. As always Willow evokes so much visceral emotion- she makes you FEEL- her delivery is like a well-scripted movie th
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Jannat Bhat
O.M.G. I am in awe of this book. Like they say, I don't need sleep, I need answers! More than that, I need more MARCUS!!! Having read about Walsh and Marcus in the previous books, I was really excited to read more about them and now they've become one of my favorites compared to the others.

The story is about Delilah, a lawyer fighting bad guys and when anything bad is mentioned, of course Marcus is smack in the middle of it. A notorious serial killer who kills based on his moral. A criminal who
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K. Bromberg
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USA Today best-selling author, Willow Winters, brings you an all-consuming, sizzling romance featuring an epic antihero you won't soon forget, in the brand new release, This Love Hurts!

We both knew it couldn’t last, but that didn’t change what we desired most.
All we wanted was each other…


Start reading today for the special $2.99 release week price!

Get your copy now


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Athena D.
Jul 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 STARS

Who the eff is MARCUS? Willow Winters needs to give me more... the suspense is killing me! This Love Hurts by Willow Winters is an EPIC read and will join the ranks of the BIBLIO-ARISTOCRACY!!!
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“You said you’d let me go,” I whisper, speaking over my strangled breaths.
My gaze never leaves his, even as tears prick my eyes. Not until he answers me.
“I changed my mind.”


What drew me to This Love Hurts is being told that this is a love story between a successful lawyer and a serial killer and I was like YES IM HERE FOR THE ANGST.

It started out great! The suspense caught me and kept me invested until about 30% into the book where everything fell a bit flat for me.

We navigate what i
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Willow Winters
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This Love Hurts is LIVE!!!

We both knew it couldn’t last, but that didn’t change what we desired most.
All we wanted was each other…


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MissPetiteBrunetteBookBlog
Jul 05, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: criminal, mystery
Marcus is still lurking in the shadows but soon we will know more. Delilah knows someone is following her. As a prosecutor she meets a lot of unsavory people. However, one case might just lead her in some trouble of her own. Someone is threatening her but who? Marcus is a powerful man, a murderer, a ghost, but no one truly knows the real man. When he sets his sights on Delilah there is no where she can turn. What does he really want from her? Is he a friend or foe? A great beginning to this dark ...more
Melanie
Sep 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Who Are You? WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO ME?
*arc generously provided by the promo team in exchange for an honest review*

What’s this book about? (I'm trying to give as little spoilers as possible)
This is Marcus’ story, our favorite anti-hero from the Merciless World. Do You Want Me?(already released novella) is part one of the book. Part two is the new content. (To my knowledge).

This Love Hurts is another mysterious and marvellous story by W. Winters! The lead characters are intriguing. Their entan
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W. Winters
Jul 14, 2020 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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I am so excited to FINALLY be able to bring you this all-consuming, sizzling romance featuring an epic antihero you won't soon forget!!

This Love Hurts is LIVE!!!

We both knew it couldn’t last, but that didn’t change what we desired most.
All we wanted was each other…


Start reading today for the special $2.99 release week price

Get your copy now


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Corinne
"To love is never wrong."

I was so excited when I heard this series was being released. When reading other books in the Merciless world, I was always intrigued about Marcus, the ultimate puppet master. He is always in the shadows, pulling the strings and his end game is never obvious.
This is book 1 in the "This love hurts" series. You don't need to read any other Merciless world books but it will help build the intrigue around Marcus.
This is a romantic suspense, focusing on the love triangle betw
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Sawyer Bennett
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USA Today best-selling author, Willow Winters, brings you an all-consuming, sizzling romance featuring an epic antihero you won't soon forget, in the brand new release, This Love Hurts!

We both knew it couldn’t last, but that didn’t change what we desired most.
All we wanted was each other…


Start reading today for the special $2.99 release week price!

Get your copy now

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Rochelle
Oct 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
What an amazing story and it is one part of it. This will end in a cliffhanger but more of the story will be coming soon. Loved the dynamic of Cody, Marcus and Delilah. They felt so real and I love that with her work. I get invested in the story and the characters each time I pick up one of her books. This story will pull you in from page and not let go. You won’t regret picking up this book.
Sara - Curvy Constellation
You know, I am always so skeptical about anti-heros. Especially with Marcus and what we’ve seen that he is able to do. When I first read Do You Want Me? and we started to get a taste of what was to come, I didn’t think I’d like Marcus at all. But my mind changed after reading this book. I honestly feel like I am dying over here. I NEED book three right now! Oooo, I wish I could say more on why but just know you are in for a treat. It’s the perfect balance of mystery, suspense and drama and I jus ...more
K.S. Rochell
Jul 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow wow wow just absolutely amazing Willow is Queen and we are her pawns. I was sucked in from chapter one I couldn’t put it down.. I am still basking in UTTER BOOK BLISS of Such a Riveting story.
It has the perfect amount of suspense and mystery..

This love hurts enticed and enthralled me completely. And that ending OMG I need more..

More review to come once I get my emotions back in check what a MASTERFUL STORY!
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