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Broken Clocks

By: Danielle Allen
Narrated by: Wesleigh Siobhan
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Publisher's Summary

According to my grandma, a broken clock being right twice a day meant that in any given situation, perfect timing only happens twice.

I fell for William Grayson in a matter of minutes. The connection between us was undeniable, but our timing was off. I was dating someone, and by the time I was single again, he was taken. And a year later, when we finally got together, it was clear that we were soul mates. But circumstances out of our control cut our time short.

We were a little older, a little wiser, when our paths crossed again. I was entering a new phase of independence in both my career and my life. He was growing professionally and moving to a new city. And even though our timing was off, it was still clear that we were soul mates. But for the second time, circumstances out of our control cut our time short. My grandma was a wise woman, but my love life taught me that there’s no such thing as perfect timing.

There’s just timing.... Because nothing is perfect. There’s just right now.... Because tomorrow isn’t promised. For as long as we’d known each other, William and I just wanted to be together. It was as simple and as complicated as that.

©2018 Danielle Allen (P)2021 Griot & Grits Audio

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This was too depressing!

I read books to escape and to enjoy a good story with romance. Listening to this book literally depressed me and had me wound in knots. This is the first and last time I will read anything by this author.

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why end it like that?

This book is really good! I love Wesliegh as a narrator. I listened non stop and it was emotional. I am not happy about the ending.

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Too Sad but a great story that wasn’t your typical

The story was great. This author thinks outside the box of your typical urban love novel. However, she spent too much time on each scene and dialogue. It was overly detailed. She would spend roughly 10minutes on how she felt about a situation or worse 10 minutes on the feelings she felt in great lengthy details. Then the story was too sad. It was bad news after bad news ending with the worst news. I didn’t feel good listening to this book. It was a struggle.

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Love It

Wesleigh killed it!!!! Mannnnnnn this was a great book. Im not going to even lie i cried. If you want a great love story here it is.

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Unexpected

Well written. well performed. The “hero”and the plot however were not what I was looking for in a romance. As for the heroine, on point. Would like to say more but it would be a spoiler. Side chick Molly gets much more goodness out of this world than she deserves.
I would really love to see more black hero’s written without baby mama drama and to actually be deserving of the woman who truly loves them. This one is silly (a fool as his own mother says) and has unrealistic expectations for the woman he “loves.” I know they’re out there. Let’s write about them.

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great love story

loved it 🥰 great story on how if its meant to be it will be beautiful storytelling must read

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Tear jerker okay!

Omg! I loved this story. It had me laughing at times but 90% of the time I was crying because it was like so real and I felt the pain of them all. My friend listened and she wasn’t into it but she finished the book but couldn’t tell u any thing about it! How? I have no idea. When I don’t like a book I get a refund by chapter 3!

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Meh.

The narration is always great…I love Wesleigh Siobhan. The story was exhausting…I am totally exhausted. The book was written well, just sad and depressing.

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I’m crying 😭

I’m in shambles! So beautiful yet so sad. You didn’t have to do me like that at the end!

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This was depressing, not a romance and too long

If I would have known how this story was going to end, I would have never started it. I am a romance head and this tory was too long and too depressing and too much drama and too much back and forth with them breaking up and getting back together. i wo'nt spoil the ending but it is hard for me to put down a book once I start even if I am not enjoying the read and that end clenched it for me. This was my first Danielle Allen book and because of that reading, it might be a while before I try another one. I feel like I was cheated out of a real love story. If Lailah, Will, Deuce and Molly had a happy ever after it may have been worth it but dang. It also did not need to be the 100,000 words mentioned at the beginning. Half of that would have been good for me. Weleigh Siobhan gave a superior performance as usual and that was the only saving grace.