On Broken Wings by Chanel Cleeton

January 4th, 2017 Kimberly Review 36 Comments

4th Jan
On Broken Wings by Chanel Cleeton
On Broken Wings
by Chanel Cleeton
Series: Wild Aces #3
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Source: Publisher
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The author of Into the Blue and Fly with Me returns with the newest, hot and high-flying Wild Aces romance...

A year after losing her husband, Joker, the squadron commander of the Wild Aces, Dani Peterson gets an offer from his best friend, Alex “Easy” Rogers, to help fix up her house. Dani accepts, and their friendship grows—along with an undeniable attraction.

Racked by guilt for loving his best friend’s widow, Easy’s caught between what he wants and can’t have. Until one night everything changes, and the woman who’s always held his heart ends up in his arms. Yet as Easy leaves for his next deployment, he and Dani are torn between their feelings and their loyalty to Joker’s memory.

But when Dani discovers something that sends them both into a spin, the conflicted lovers must overcome the past to navigate a future together…


The Wild Aces series by Chanel Cleeton has been one I have thoroughly enjoyed. On Broken Wings, the third book in this series shares Easy’s story. I knew going into this tale it might require truffles. As predicted I cried like a baby, even as I smiled. Come meet, Alex “Easy” Rogers your next book boyfriend

Coffee dates (and truffles) with On Broken Wings

First date: The Wild Aces series features a squadron of F-16 pilots and the women who steal their hearts.  The Wild Aces fly together and play together, so we get to know all of them throughout the series. I recommend reading these books in order. The emotional connection that forms with each story will only enhance your reading experience. It had been a year since Dani lost her husband and Easy struggles between being there for her and his feelings. I was so worried about how everything would work in this story, but Cleeton pulled me in from the very fist page.

Second date: All of the feels!!! We get updates on the other couples, see Easy, struggle and watch Dani notice Easy in a new light. I love that theirs is a friendship to lovers romance. The story will tug at your heartstrings. Cleeton did such a fantastic job of connecting the reader emotionally to their story. While this story to me was low-heat, we do get some sizzling hot moments.  We get to melt along with Dani as Cleeton describes in glorious detail what Dani is suddenly noticing about Easy. The man is pantie melting eye candy with a heart of pure gold.

Third date: Confusion, guilt, need, and more swirl around this couple. At this point, I am completely caught up in the story. Not even a fire could move me from my Kindle. A plot twist didn’t surprise me, in fact, the moment something happened I knew how it would play out. Normally I am not a fan of this particular trope, but never have I been happier.  This last date had me laughing, crying, wiping tears, hugging myself and savoring every word. Despite the emotional trauma for the reader, the tale was low in angst. Folks acted like adults and Cleeton didn’t rush things, allowing the reader to experiences everything.

On Broken Wings delivered all the feels and left me with a serious book hangover.  Break out the truffles, turn off your phone and enjoy. If you read one contemporary romance series this year, make it The Wild Aces.

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36 Responses to “On Broken Wings by Chanel Cleeton”

  1. Lover Of Romance

    I gotta have this book and NOW!!! I have heard so many good things, but I love that this author gives you all the feels. Lovely review

  2. Nadene

    I have bee hearing about this series quite often. It sounds intriguing, I will have to check it out. Loved your review.

  3. Angie

    ‘If you read one contemporary romance series this year, make it The Wild Aces.’ <–Yes! I could not agree more with this statement. This whole series swept me off my feet. I'm glad to see you enjoyed it, too. 🙂

  4. Rowena

    Hi Kim! Happy New Year! I didn’t read your review because I want to read this one soon but after I read it, I’ll be back.

    I just wanted to stop by and say hi! I’m back, for reals this time. Haha. Big hugs for 2017!

  5. Sophia Rose

    Heh, yes, that plot twist was one I saw coming from a mile away, too, but I still liked how it worked out.

    Oh yes, it was most definitely fun to be along with Dani when she started noticing Alex. 🙂

  6. Katherine

    If you hadn’t had me wanting to read this before the sentence about them acting like adults definitely would have gotten me! I’ve seen such great reviews for this series and this sounds amazing. Plus I can’t resist a uniform!

  7. Heidi

    Are you sure you didnt’ give it five stars just because of the cover? Seriously though, this sounds awesome and I love the fighter pilots.

  8. Angela

    I have been hearing such wonderful things about The Wild Aces series and this latest release On Broken Wings. I’m think I might need to check out this author and series very soon. Thank you for the review!

  9. LeKeisha

    I just grabbed the first book yesterday, and can’t wait to read it. I’ve heard great things about this series!

  10. Debbie Haupt

    Oh I’ve seen this reviewed by someone else who also loved it. Looks like I have my first 17 wish list 🙂 Thanks Kim

  11. Melliane

    Oh I never tried a pilot theme in a romance, that’s nice. It’s great to see you had such a great time too