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 Diagnosed with a rare and untreatable heart condition, Scarlet has come to terms with the fact that she's going to die. Literally of a broken heart. It could be tomorrow, or it could be next year. But the clock is ticking...

 All Scarlet asks is for a chance to attend high school—even if just for a week-a chance to be just like everyone else. But Scarlet can feel her heart beating out of control with each slammed locker and vicious taunt. Is this normal? Really? Yet there's more going on than she knows. And finding out the truth might just kill Scarlet before her heart does...

 "Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak meets Kathy Reichs' Virals." —bookseller Jill Moore, Square Books Jr.

 “[A] suspenseful thriller laced with medical intrigue and coming-of-age triumph.” –Booklist

 “A chilling medical suspense story—Lyons’ specialty—expertly entwines with teen-oriented family drama and the eye-rolling social hierarchy that is high school...Not just for teens.” – RT Book Reviews, Top Pick!


I will be posting new chapters of Broken every TUESDAY as a run-up to its hardcover release in November. Enjoy!

About CJ:

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of twenty-one novels, former pediatric ER doctor CJ Lyons has lived the life she writes about in her cutting edge Thrillers with Heart.

Winner of the International Thriller Writers’ coveted Thriller Award, CJ has been called a "master within the genre" (Pittsburgh Magazine) and her work has been praised as "breathtakingly fast-paced" and "riveting" (Publishers Weekly) with "characters with beating hearts and three dimensions" (Newsday).

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