“Tijan delivers on the fun, edge, and angst. Her books never fail to please!”―Kylie Scott, New York Times bestseller
The Damaged, the next unputdownable romantic suspense in The Insiders Series from New York Times bestselling author Tijan, is now available!
No longer an outsider, Bailey has a family and love that she never could’ve imagined.
Used to living in the shadows, Kash will now do anything to protect his family and his woman.
They will take on the world together…
In the meantime, stunning motives, lies, and explosive secrets continue to unfold.
1. Quinn is in jail, awaiting trial.
2. Friends might actually be enemies.
3. And what is Calhoun plotting? More importantly, will Kash discover it before it’s too late?
Everything will come to a head as passion and danger ignite in The Damaged.
“Obsessed from page one! The Insiders is yet another addicting read from Tijan.”—Jennifer L. Armentrout, #1 New York Times bestselling author
4 solid stars
Oh god! I need the last book now! That cliffhanger is killing me!
With this series, Tijan took her writing to the next level. This is the darkest or rather most dramatic series I have ever read from her.
First thing: don’t read this review if you haven’t read the prequel “The Insiders” already or you’ll be spoiled!
Reading Tijan is like coming home or comfort food to me.
I know what I’ll find and it’s just what I need when I grab one of her books.
She writes the best protective, powerful and sexy heroes.
Her heroines are usually damaged one way or another but when they meet the male MC, there is an instant “pull” that usually leads to an intense connection, an all-consuming relationship that I always drink like heady wine!
There are also lots of power play and twists and turns in her stories.
Also, relationships with the parents are usually messed up in one way or another.
The Damaged delivered to perfection! She used these favorite ingredients and wrote a story that had me so engrossed that I read it in one sitting!
It didn’t happen for a long time!
Now Bailey is living with Kash and they both are consumed by each other. When they are in the same room, you forget the world around because their drive is that intense!
Escaped from a traumatic kidnapping ordered by Quinn, Bailey will bury herself in schoolwork. She is pushing her trauma down, down, down… and we all know that’s not healthy.
All along there is Calhoun, Kash’s grandfather threat on both their lives. It’s insidious at first but skyrocketing by the end of the story. Add to that the ticking bomb that Bailey is and you have a permanent tension in the book that will have you gripping the edge of your seat, waiting for something big to happen!
And I can promise you that Tijan will give you just that!
To sweeten the deal, we get warm moment of sibling love. It was so good to see Matt have Bailey’s back, Cyclone talking animatedly AI with her and Ser finally blooming.
And I don’t want to forget Bailey’s new posse, giving her something she had never known before either: friendship.
Switching between intense chemistry, spiking tension and budding friendship, The Damaged will have you addicted and wishing that you already had the last book in the trilogy!
The windshield wipers were busy at work this morning. It’d been raining since late the night before, and now there was just a whole dreary feel to the day. Dark and gloomy, matching my mood. It was perfect.
“Are you nervous, miss?”
I wasn’t responding, because this isn’t how things were supposed to be. I wasn’t supposed to wake up in the middle of the night and find the bed empty. And I wasn’t supposed to have to be escorted by one of our guards down to the apartment building’s gym to find my boyfriend , the guy I loved, the guy who was so not a secret from the entire world anymore, pummeling a boxing bag so hard that his knuckles ripped open every night. It was not right that I had to stand on the side, waiting for him to fight through his haze before he noticed I was there, and then watch as blood dripped from his hands to the floor.
But all of that was happening. Because three weeks after there’d been a kidnapping attempt on me, after he had saved me, everything was just, simply, not okay.
To be more frank, everything was shit. And here I was. In the back of an SUV being driven by one of my two personal bodyguards, to a school that I used to daydream about attending, while my boyfriend, that guy I had come to love so much, was heading into his own personal nightmare. Fitz, my guard, clued in on my state and didn’t ask again, but his eyes were on me . He saw. He more than saw, and I knew I’d be getting a call from Kash about two minutes after the first chance Fitz had a moment to text his boss that I was not okay.
Because I wasn’t. Today was the day all my dreams were supposed to come true. Instead, I was a week late going to my graduate program and I wanted to be anywhere except where I was going. And I had no say, because the world found out in a big way I was the daughter of Peter Francis, a tech legend that I’d grown up idolizing until I found out myself, this past summer, that he was also my father.
And then there was my boyfriend, Kash Colello, whose grandfather was one of the richest men in the world, but that came with strings and dangerous alliances with the dark underground of the world. My boyfriend, with his inherited wealth, now that he had come out of the shadows to the world, and whose “coming out” was even bigger than mine because of his connections and his family, was now the ninth wealthiest man in the world.
Life as Peter Francis’s daughter, life as Kash Colello’s girlfriend, was a whole lot different than life had been as Bailey Hayes. There were rules and expectations and lots and lots of people watching you.
So no, I was not okay.
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Tijan is a New York Times Bestselling author that writes suspenseful and unpredictable novels. Her characters are strong, intense, and gut-wrenchingly real with a little bit of sass on the side. Tijan began writing later in life and once she started, she was hooked. She’s written multi-bestsellers including the Carter Reed Series, the Fallen Crest Series, and the Broken and Screwed Series among others. She is currently writing a new series from north Minnesota where she lives with an English Cocker she adores.
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What a great review you have here. I have heard that this series is on a whole different level for this author. I am waiting till its fully written though because I DONT do cliffhangers haha You definitely are encouraging me to put this on the priority list for sure.
I hate clig-ffhangers too but can’t seem to stop torturing me Renee!
Great review! I have to admit that this book was really addictive to read.
Tijan does know how to have us keep reading!
Wow, you’ve got me excited about this book! I’m glad you loved it so much
Thank you Tammy!
I’ve actually never read a book by this author. I’m super behind, I know. I keep seeing this one around, though! Also, I had no idea this was a trilogy.
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I think you’d love her Genesis!
Love Tijan! I have so many books of hers to catch up on!!!
I love her too Caro!
Not reading this review, because I don’t want spoilers lol, but I still haven’t read anything from Tijan yet! But I saw the cliffhanger remark and I LOVE a fabulous cliffhanger. I don’t know what that says about me ha! Here’s hoping you don’t have to wait too long to get the next book!
I hope you’ll read her books soon Jen!