Olivia’s client, Paul Langdon, is not the frail
older man she anticipated; instead he is a man close to her own age. Paul
has made it a point to run all his care takers off. He knows his father
is only hiring them to relieve his conscious on how he cannot reach his son.
Paul’s father orders him
to not interfere with Olivia’s care tactics.
He has set a stipulation if he does not give Olivia a chance, he will cut off
his allowance and force him to leave the place he calls home. Paul knows that he is not ready to leave the
safety his home provides, and knows he must do whatever it takes to welcome
Olivia is not put off by Paul's negative attitude towards her or the
scars that mar his face. She sees him as someone who has suffered
the worst the world has to offer and now is faced with the decision on how to
move forward with his life.
Paul sees Olivia as the perfect
example of what his injury will prevent him from having; he knows there is no
way a blonde beauty would ever be able to see past his scars and accept him
into her arms. To deter her interference in his life, he decides to
mettle into her past to see what he will find. What he reveals is a cruel
fate of reality, one that he insists on being revisited. When Olivia’s
come face to face with her past, will she ever be able to forgive Paul for his
BROKEN is jammed packed
with heart wrenching scenes that will ensure to touch ever readers heart who
experiences it. I was highly impressed with Lauren Layne and how she is
able to intertwine two such wounded souls. How they discover love in each
other arms is the true substance that romance books revolve around.