BROKEN ANGELS by Anne Hope
Broken Angels by Anne Hope
Contemporary Romantic Suspense
Reviewed by Vanessa
Zach Ryler is a fixer. If a problem crops up he will endeavor to fix it. Instead of providing emotional support he wants to solve the problem. His ability to cut himself off emotionally when dealing with problems, to be cool and collected, has earned him the nickname “Iceberg”. However, when he couldn’t fix the infertility problems in his marriage he walked away from his wife of eight years rather than watch her slowly die.
Rebecca James Ryler doesn’t give up. When she commits to something she stays with it to see it through, even if it kills her. When Zach walked away from their marriage it devastated her. She believed that Zach never really loved her since it was so easy for him to leave. Now she is scared to open herself up to others; she avoids what she believes she can’t have.
They haven’t seen each other since their divorce. Now their lives are thrown into chaos. They are named guardians of their niece and nephews when Zach’s baby sister and her husband are brutally murdered. Can they move past their differences and work together to help these children and build a new family from the destruction of the old? Can they protect them from a cold blooded killer who still poses a risk to this broken family?
Broken Angels is a story about healing, redemption, hope and rebuilding of lives through some tragic circumstances. I liked the message about happiness and grabbing hold of it with all your might and never letting go; live with no regrets.
Broken Angels shows the growth of the characters as they come to realize the mistakes that they have all made in their lives and how these things impact others. Some because they pushed people away, retreating into themselves in their grief and therefore destroying everything that matters to them; and others learning that they can still plow through the rubble of adversity and their lost dreams, rebuilding and making their lives stronger. Realizing that life always gets in the way and we shouldn’t give up our dreams because of it. Sometimes we just have to readjust our course to attain the same goal.