Shattered (Damaged Hearts 1): Bad Boy New Adult Romance

· Damaged Hearts Book 1 · Easily Distracted Media
4 reviews

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He’s trouble. She’s falling apart.


I should have known he was trouble when I watched him drive his motorbike onto campus, leaving a trail of people whispering as he made his way into the Art Building.
Word around here is, he doesn’t date. So why do his eyes keep following me? Why does he want to talk to me?
Rumor has it, Hunter’s good at two things: making art and getting into fights. I love art, but I can’t stand violence. I’ve been on the receiving end of it too many times.
My life is simple, it needs to be if I want to graduate and keep my eating disorder at bay… I sleep, I eat, I go to class and I definitely Do. Not. Date.

So why do I feel so safe in his strong arms?


She’s like a spooked little mouse. Not my type at all. Until she looked up at me and I was caught in her azure eyes.
But I won’t let her get close. In the last four years, I’ve lost everyone I’ve ever loved. I will never trust anyone ever again. The second I do, I’ll find myself alone again. So, what’s the use?
So I create big metal installations, I go to class when I feel like it, I drink and get into fights at the bar.
I have to stay away from Lizzy, because my darkness will only make hers worse. I know I have to, but that isn’t what my heart wants. When I see the pain in her eyes, I can’t resist her. I want to help her, touch her…

Protect her.

This is a standalone full length New Adult romance with a boy dealing with loss and a girl who battles anorexia, but they're still able to get their Happy Ever After (and no cheating).


This book was originally published as Hunter (Broken Bad Boys 1), there are no changes to the story, only to the title, cover and formatting.

4 reviews
Suzaan Jansen van Rensburg
March 2, 2020
Hunter and Lizzie met when she went back to school after a leave of absence. They were immediately drawn to each other but they each have their own problem. Lizzie recovering from an eating disorder and Hunter recovering from the death of his girlfriend in an accident, an accident he felt responsible for. They are two broken people who may have the power to heal each other. If they can start to believe in themselves and the possibilities the future hold for them. The book started out slow and I nearly gave up when suddenly the story gained momentum and caught my attention. A surprising good read in the end. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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Heather W
February 27, 2020
Shattered is the first book in the Damaged Hearts series and is an emotional read. The author has taken some sensitive subjects and portrayed them with sensitivity and compassion as Lizzy and Hunter find each other and themselves. A wonderfully written story, this will tear at your heart as these two shattered people come together. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
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kathryn paparello
March 1, 2020
This is such a beautiful story of emotion and heartwrenching topics. This is very well written and has dynamic characters whom have interesting backstories. This is a very powerful read. I am voluntarily leaving an unbiased, honest review.
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About the author

Skylar Heart loves sexy romances and has a particular soft spot for broken boys and their damaged girls. When she’s not reading or writing steamy stories, she loves to nap with her adorable cats, preferably under a fluffy blanket, and play videogames. She has studied literature and creative writing but often finds that the couple of classes she took on coding is much more of a help in this new adventure as an author.

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