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She upholds the law. He breaks it.
Two blue hearts, both alike in bravery
In not-so-fair London, where we lay our scene
From gun crime to petty theft
Where family is blood and survival makes hands unclean
In this place, we find two hearts who should be foes
And yet, amidst the turmoil their love still grows
Misadventure abounds and the divide will bring them strife
But with luck, death doesn’t always mean an end to life.
Hearts of Blue is a standalone contemporary romance that tells the story of star-crossed lovers Karla Sheehan and Lee Cross, a police constable and the thief who steals her heart.
Release Date: November 19, 2015
Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25846927-hearts-of-blue?ac=1
This was absolutely the best book in the series so far.
Hearts of Blue started off a little slow for me. For whatever reason I just couldn't get in to the story, but then something just clicked.. the story, the characters, the excitement. All of it together had me hooked and wanting to read faster than I could. I had to know what happened next and how things could possibly resolve.
Karla and Lee couldn't be more different. Each living a life on opposite sides of the law. Karla is a police woman, intent on keeping the streets safe and putting the world to rights. Lee is the 'baddy', living a life of crime, only in order to keep his family together. I love a book where the characters, for all intents and purposes, shouldn't be together, but can't stay away from each other. On paper Karla and Lee shouldn't work. How can a police officer and a criminal ever work? I seriously didn't know how L.H. Cosway was going to get out of this one, and like I said, I couldn't wait to find out.
The thin blue line would always lie between us.
Me on the side of order and him on the side of chaos.
The writing in this book was brilliant. I have never read a bad book by this author. She always keeps me interested. Hearts of Blue was jam packed full of action, something new and exciting new happening in every chapter. The relationship between Karla and Lee was explosive, challenging and full of ups and downs and it was so interesting and exciting to read about. I also enjoyed reading about the secondary characters - Lee's brothers all sound brilliant and I was so pleased to learn at the end of this book, that they would have their own stories. Karla's friends also play a big role in this book and by the end of if I felt like they were this big family that I had gotten to know so well.
The world isn't blue, isn't lovely any more, and though I was
supposed to be the thief, she was the one who stole my heart.
This book was utterly brilliant and I am so impressed by the way L.H. Cosway's writing and story telling skills seem to improve with every book she writes. I'm a huge fan and can't wait to see what is in store for us next.
I rated "Hearts of Blue" ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Tony was about to throw some barb back at him when his radio went off with a call from dispatch. He stepped away so that he could talk to the person on the other end, thus leaving me alone with Lee, who leaned against the doorjamb and gave me a heated little look. “I have to say, I like you in uniform.”
“Oh, shut it.” I rolled my eyes. There was nothing attractive about my uniform. It was basically men’s clothing on a woman.
“I’m not lying. How’s about you come up to my room for a bit and I’ll show you how much I like it?” He paused, eyes flicking to the top of my head as he winked. “You can even leave your hat on.”
Completely against my own will, I snickered a laugh, folding my arms across my chest. “No thanks, Tom Jones.”
“I think you’ll find it was Randy Newman who penned the tune. Tom Jones did the cover,” Lee quipped.
I made a concerted effort to regain my professionalism and throw a bucket of cold water over his flirty banter. “When you see your brother, tell him to get himself down the nick to see me.”
“Fucking hell, Snap, you really are Ross Sheehan’s daughter. Growing up must have been shit for you.”
The empathy in his voice caught me off guard. I swallowed but didn’t say anything. Our gazes locked and held, something thick and unspoken passing between us. He took a step outside, past the threshold of his doorway and onto the street. I glanced down at the toes of my boots and back up again, a strand of hair falling from behind my ear. Lee’s hand reached out, as though he were about to tuck it back in, but then he froze before he could touch me. Touching a constable could technically be considered assault. And technically, I could arrest him for that. Maybe that’s why he stopped. Or maybe it was something else.
His eyes softened when he whispered, “If that cranky string of piss weren’t with you right now, it’d be a whole other ball game.
I looked to Tony, who had just finished with his call. Lee turned and casually went back inside his house, closing the door softly behind him.
About the Author
L.H. Cosway has a BA in English Literature and Greek and Roman Civilisation, and an MA in Postcolonial Literature. She lives in Dublin city. Her inspiration to write comes from music. Her favourite things in life include writing stories, vintage clothing, dark cabaret music, food, musical comedy, and of course, books.
She thinks that imperfect people are the most interesting kind. They tell the best stories.
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As a special treat, the author will write a bonus scene after the tour ends. There will be a poll on her FB page – please direct readers there to vote for the scene in which they would like to see in the male POV – winning scene will be announced at the end of the tour
Tour Poll for Male Pov Scene:
Which scene from Hearts of Blue would you most like to read from Lee’s perspective?
The football riot scene.
The warehouse rave scene.
Karla & Lee’s ‘first time’ at the night club.
Giveaway : Competition prizes:
Signed paperback copies of the entire ‘Hearts’ series.
L.H. Cosway swag.
$25 Amazon gift card.
Signed copy of Hearts of Blue.
L.H. Cosway swag.
$10 Amazon gift card.