Shattered Glass by Dani Alexander

  • Title: Shattered GlassShattered Glass by Dani Alexander
  • Author: Dani Alexander
  • Series: Book 1 in the Shattered Glass series
  • Genre(s): Contemporary M/M Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Self-Published, January 2012
  • Purchase: Amazon, $2.99
  • Tropes: Insta-Love, Cops, Sex-for-Hire, Gangsters
  • Quick blurb: Cop falls in love with rent boy. With some Russian mob stuff thrown in.
  • Quick snark: The main character need to sit down and STFU. Then maybe I’ll finish this.
  • Grade: DNF (for now)

Two words:  Bunny. Slippers. How could I NOT buy this???

A male prostitute, a mangy cat, a murder and an obsession that threatens his career, his impending marriage and his life. Nothing is going as planned for Austin Glass.

Austin Glass seems to have it all: A loving fiancee, a future with the FBI and a healthy sized trust fund. At least on the surface. He also has a grin and a wisecrack for every situation. But the smile he presents to the world hides a painful past he’s buried too deeply to remember, and his quips mask bitterness and insecurity. Austin has himself and most of the whole world fooled—until he meets a redhead in a pair of bunny slippers.

As events unfold in the biggest case of his life, Austin’s carefully planned future unravels, and he finds himself pushed into making quick, life-changing decisions. But can he trust himself or anything he feels, when each event seems to be just a series of volatile reactions?

I was sure I was going to love this because of all the rave reviews, but I gave up about halfway through because it just left me exhausted. I felt like I needed to get my anxiety meds adjusted or something.

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