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Shattered by Love

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  136 ratings  ·  78 reviews
Ivy was forced to walk out on the love of her life leaving them both shattered. Five years later, they come across each other at a wedding that will offer Ivy the chance to do the right thing—to admit the truth. The attraction is still there, the love is even stronger, but there’s one challenge both will need to face.

A secret that she’s kept for five long years is revealed
Published August 2016 by Dani René
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Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
This story was smut-tastic and I had to keep sitting in front of a fan while reading it! Sensually erotic, passion-filled scenes and broken characters made this story one super satisfying read. While the plot had a certain amount of heaviness to it, it had an easy flow and compelled me to stay tuned right to the sweet end.

Jayce - a manwhore extraordinaire who refused to open his heart to anyone after losing the love of his life. He was loyal to his friends, he was searching for family, and h
Aug 27, 2016 rated it did not like it
This novel is so fucked up. Everyone is fucking each other... literally. This guy who supposedly loved Ivy, is a man whore, that fucks everything that moves including his best friends wife, who wasn't his wife at the time. Honestly the book was a disgusting mess and how Ivy just accepted that Jayce did all these things and bent over to let him stick it in her.. GROSS! I'd be worried about catching something.

Apparently all these 5/5 star readers didn't read the same novel I did or aren't honest r
Jun 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
OMFG I absolutely ADORE Jayce & Ivy ! This book is just everything ,
It has the right amount of HOT scenes , sweet scenes so friggin sweet you actually made me cry Dani lol.

I love the story of Jayce & Ivy how they were in love then due to her arsehole of a dad ruining their happiness Jayce ends things it breaks his heart and hers in the process .

he's been a broken man for years . Heart truly shattered .

but in a twist of fate meet up years later and they have a lot of issues to work out but thei
Tre Talbot
Aug 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
What can I say Dani Rene has done it yet again. Absolutely incredible story that took us through the past and present of Jayce and Ivy. This book was full will so much emotion, you feel for them so deeply that I actually had tears of both sadness and joy while reading and of course the steaming hot scenes. I actually had goosebumps at times because it was so hot. I loved how we were still able to hear about Like & Cassie too. Loved loved loved Jay & Ivy even more then I did before. ...more
May 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: beta
I was gifted an ARC in exchange of an honest review.


Let me start off by saying I never got the chance to meet Jayce & Ivy in Broken By Desire as I haven't read the book yet, but I did get to meet them in Shattered By Love && that was quite an introduction!

Jayce is your typical bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks damaged by the only girl he has ever truly loved, && ever since then he's never been the same he has done some very questionable things in his life (I'm not telling you abou
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: beta
“When Jayce plundered my body, he took my heart along with it.’

I don’t know where to begin. I want to say so much, yet at the same time don’t say anything because I don’t want to spoil something.

Let’s start with the fact that I disliked, yes DISLIKED Jayce in Broken by Desire because I just couldn’t get a read on his character. When Dani announced Jayce was getting his own book. I was not sure how I felt about it.

Guess what? I loved him and his story! We get into Jayce’s mind and finally got
Diz Reads 4TLOReading
Aug 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
A 2nd chance romance

I love Dani's writing style and although this wasn't my favourite book of hers it was still a great story and a clever plot line.

Firstly this is a 3 way POV mainly Ivy and Jayce, but Kenna is there too. All having a different view in what is happening in the beginning and then as the book unfolds everything slots into place.

The book starts 5 years in the past when Jayce is making Ivy leave, for her own good, the only girl he has ever loved, but he has to for reasons we fin
May 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
If you have previously read Broken by Desire, you have already met Jayce. This is his story. That being said, this book is a stand alone novel and could be read out of order.
Jayce, the badass photographer that can get any girl he wants and most often does, but he can't get his little rich high school girlfriend out of his mind. He was put between a rock and a hard place and did the best he could.
Ivy, so many years have passed and she still can't forget him, let alone date.
This is a book for th
Tamara Harrington
Jan 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Once again Dani has delivered a book that is going to wreck your soul so make sure that you are prepared for the epic showdown that is Jayce and Ivy. Jace was the boy from the wrong side of the tracks and, with a broken heart, has turned into the sexy manwhore who we all love. Ivy was the rich girl who was forced to accept the decision that broke her heart but now she is back to fix it! The love, passion and absolute fierce determination that is between these two is off the chain. The emotion an ...more
Aug 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shattered by Love is a beautiful and sexy love story that is sure to keep its readers entertained. Beautifully written. I couldn't help but fall in love with Jayce and Ivy.

I don't want to give much away because I think it's best to figure out the story on your own. The story was told from different characters point of view, which I love. I love being able to see things from different perspectives since it allowed me to really FEEL for these characters.

One click this baby and fall in love with
Jun 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely Amazing!.

Broken by Desire was the first book I read by Dani Rene and it grab me from the start and I just knew she was going to be an author that I would love her style and books. When I finished Broken By Desire, I could hardly wait til Ms. Rene gave us Jayce’s story. I even posted on my GoodReads Review that I hoped she had plans to write his story soon. Well boy did she. Shattered by Love will have you laughing one minute and screaming OMG the next. This is a fabulous book packed
Jul 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow! This was another amazing story by Dani Rene! Shattered By Love is a heartfelt second chance romance. Once you start reading you will not be able to resist falling in love with Jayce and Ivy. As you know Jayce was the photographer in Broken By Desire. You will get to go through Jayce's emotional journey in this stand alone book. Jayce is a heartbroken bad boy who has gone through the past five years without the woman he loves. He can't seem to get her out of his head and he will stop at noth ...more
May 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, beta-reader
I was lucky enough to be a BETA reader for this awesome book and a few other of Dani's books. I'm very proud of Dani and how far she's came, she keeps growing stronger and stronger.

Shattered by Love is amazing and Jayce is HOT as hell!! I loved Jayce and Ivy's story, it was a rollercoaster of emotions and Jayce is a broken man who takes a lot to trust people especially women.

Ivy is sweet and considerate and her heart has been broken. She is also a strong and independent woman until she she mee
Kathy Rouchelle
Aug 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This was an amazing book. The storyline beautifully tugged at your heart, making it hard to not become emotionally invested in the well developed characters. In reading this story you could feel the pain, the heartache and the love between Jayce and Ivy as well as Kenna and Cole. The storyline was not just about the love of the main characters, but drew you in with the twists and turns within the main story, causing your eyes to grow wide in astonishment as you continued to read this story. It w ...more
Wendy Fisher
Aug 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh how I love a second chance story. A horrible past fueled by one man's hatred has kept Jayce and Ivy apart. Neither capable of moving on. A special request for his photography skills lands him in a place he never expected. Can Jayce and Ivy put the past in the past? Will secrets be revealed that will tear them apart? Can the wrongs be righted? This was such a great book!  So many emotions floating throughout the book. Lives changing for good and bad. Believable angst. Characters you can fall i ...more
Sep 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Another amazing story by Dani Rene. Her writing never disappoints. I first met Jayce & Ivy in Broken By Desire. In the beginning I wasn't very fond of Jayce but that changed by the time I finished the book. Shattered by Love is their story of second chance romance & what a hot sexy story it is with a little twist added in that I have to say I never saw coming but what a wonderful surprise!! No spoilers ;) If you haven't read any of Dani's books yet I suggest you give them a try. I personally can ...more
Donna Marie
Aug 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was my first Dani Rene book and I thoroughly enjoyed it! It was well written, compelling and the chemistry between the lead characters was great. I look forward to reading lots more from her in the future.
Kim Whitehead
Aug 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
What a heart breaking story of loss and love!! First time to read this authors book and u have to say.. It was great!! Touching!! Loved it!!
Christiann Igou
I advised before reading this book to read Broken by Desire, while it is not required & this book can be read as a stand-alone, it does help understand the backstory on Jayce. That being said I was so excited to read Jayce’s book!

Once again Dani Rene evokes emotions you didn’t know you could feel while reading, she makes it impossible to not fall in love with Jayce & Ivy along will along with the secondary characters as well. This journey isn’t an easy one but it is packed with chemistry and th
Kim  Brewing
Aug 19, 2018 rated it liked it
I am a lover of the second chance romance....note the word "romance" and on paper this book ticks all the boxes I liked but it also included something I personally don't like - see the lead male "with" another woman.

Jayce and Ivy were each others "one that got away" but fate is not done with this couple and they are about to meet again. Will the issues from their past keep them apart now or will Ivy's surprise determine their future?

While I liked this story, there is actually a couple of other s
Gwen Shafer
Aug 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This is the first book i have read by Dani. It was enjoyable heart wrenching and shocking. But she has gained a fan with this one. I picked it randomly to start with because of the title. I am glad that i did. It was a great story line. I love second chance romance books. Amazing characters with amazing chemistry. You can easily see that these two belong together. But definitely hold on because there are some shocking events in this one that have you on the edge of your seat. Cant wait
Mackenzie Bibliophile
Aug 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Young love, misunderstandings, lies, secrets, drama, deceit, friendship, true love, and second chances; is Shattered Love in a nutshell. Mix that with a serious bad boy photographer and a little rich girl with a heart of gold equals a perfectly dreamy/ heart wrenching story. Dani Rene created a story that sucks you in from page one. There is no turning back from Jayce and Ivy, their story is everything you might want and some that you didn’t know you needed. Jayce and Ivy hold their perfection i ...more
Emma bramley
Sep 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
this is a fantastic read, it is like reading two stories in one book. this is a very well written book with just the right amount of hot scenes and sweet scenes to keep you reading long into the night. there are a few surprises along the way which also keep you held in the story. the main characters have there own stories to tell which makes this a fab read. this book contains flash backs of the characters stories, this help to h=give you more of the history. i cant wait to read more from this a ...more
Jun 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance, steamy
As this was my first read by Author Dani Rene, I didn't know what to expect or the style of writing, but OMG I have to admit the story in different POV's was absolutely amazing!!! Not all authors can pull off writing in first person but Dani Rene definitely pulled it off, for me. You can tell that she poured her heart and soul into this story.
I fell in love with Ivy, for me she is an awesome strong character who has had her heart broken into many pieces and must put it back together with the hel
Digital Book Freak
Shattered by Love by author Dani René.

My third novel by Dani René and I thoroughly enjoyed this one!

Review rating: 5 stars.

There are two things that are sure signs of a good book: one is the cover and the two the way the author introduces you to the story. Both had a 5 stars’ appeal right from the start. On the very first page I knew this was going to be a great read.

True love, second chances and stolen beginnings is what makes this a must read.



“Jayce, will we be together fo
Heather R Callahan
Jun 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I am privileged to be one of Dani’s beta readers, with that being said I have read this book four times and each time I have loved it more. I wanted Jayce to have his own story after Broken by Desire. So I was elated when I heard I would have my man.

Jayce and Ivy’s story is a classic boy and girl from two separate worlds fall and love, but can’t be together. Oh, not into a classic romantic. That’s ok, this is also a hot as hell romance with a few spankings to remind you who is in charge. Sounds
Aug 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
"She's gone and my life remains incomplete. Shattered. Broken. Fragmented"

Dani Rene you've gone and done it again (I feel a Britney Spears moment coming) You've played with my heart and i got lost into Shattered By Love, You see I'm a Dani's Dreamer you have me wishing that heroes truly exist!! I lose all my senses when i read your books.
Now we were asked to keep our reviews spoiler free and after reading i fully understand why and respect Dani's wishes on this because to write out a review delv
Aug 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shattered by Love is perfectly titled because it shatters your heart, but in the best way possible. After reading this story you are left with pieces of love, adoration, lust and despair. Where does the despair come in you ask, well because Jayce is a fictional character, I want him to jump off the pages and jump in bed with me. I recommend reading this story after Broken By Desire, only because that is where you meet Jayce and fall in love with him as the main character Lucian's best friend. Ja ...more
Lisa Wilmot
Aug 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I fell crazy hard for Jayce in Broken by Desire. There was something in his brokenness that spoke to my heart and once his story started to unfold in Shattered by Love I knew I would fall harder by the time I got to the end. I wasn't wrong!

This beautiful second chance story takes you through a huge range of emotions as the story of Jayce and Ivy is told by author Dani Rene. She does an amazing job of pulling you into their world through her words and keeping you on the edge of your seat.

The sto
Martha Ramadita
Jul 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
She's gone and my life remains incomplete. Shattered. Broken. Fragmented.

I can't say much in this opportunity, because I want you to experience this journey on yourself.
One thing I want to tell you is YOU NEED TO READ THIS BOOK.
to be honest, I always love Dani's book, each book has their own style, taste and color.
and guess what? I think I love this book better than the other, because.. sorry can't tell you anything love.

maybe a little tease, once you meet Jayce, I know for sure you will your m
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Dani is a USA Today Bestselling Author of a variety of genres, from romantic suspense to dark erotic romance and even BDSM romance. She loves to delve into the raw, emotional journeys her characters venture on, and enjoys the dark, edgy, and sensual scenes that fill the pages of her books. Dani’s stories are seductive with a deviant edge with feisty heroines and dominant alphas.

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