Series: Hearts #6
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Also in this series: Hearts of Blue, Thief of Hearts
Also by this author: Six of Hearts, King of Hearts (Hearts, #3), Hearts of Blue, The Player and the Pixie, Showmance, Thief of Hearts
3 weeks. 5 cities. 15 impossible stunts. One reality show.
Trevor Cross came into Reya Cabrera’s world with a bang and faded out with a whimper. They vowed to make it work, but life had other plans. After chasing his TV dreams for years, Trev finally became the UK’s next big reality star, but he alienated his family and friends in the process. Now he finally has everything he ever wanted. Women. Money. Fame. But none of it means anything when he doesn’t have the one thing that matters most: love.
Money leaves a gaping hole. Fame surrounds him with loneliness. And no woman makes him feel like Reya used to before the whirlwind of success pulled them apart.
He has a plan to get her back. However, with a hectic filming schedule looming, the only way to do that is to convince her to come on the road with him. Reya has been stuck in a rut for a while, and the opportunity to travel across Europe and play her music for new audiences seems like heaven. The only catch? She has to do it with the one boy who ever got close enough to break her heart. But he’s not a boy anymore, and as she gets to know him again she can’t deny her respect for the man he’s become.
Every time she’s around him her heart feels full of air, like a balloon about to pop. Little does she know, Trev’s feelings are just as tumultuous as hers. One thing’s for sure, these three weeks on the road together will either make them whole again or break them irrevocably.
**Hearts on Air is a contemporary romance and book #6 in the Hearts series, however it can also be read as a complete standalone.**
Hearts on Air is the final book in the Hearts series and this is sad for me! I have enjoyed this series so much that I am sad to see it end. This is the story that we have been teased with though, so I was excited to finally get the low down on Trevor and Reya.
The were best friends who were inseparable. Until they weren’t. They became more than friends for a period of time. Trevor finally gets everything he wanted with his TV show except it costs him everything he had: family. Years pass, and Trevor and Reya’s paths cross again. Trevor wants more than friendship because he realizes how badly he screwed up in walking away before. He has a plan to get her back, but he has no idea if its too late. Reya has to spend 3 weeks in Europe with him. For her, this is part of her dream-playing music-and part of her nightmare-forced to face the boy who broke her heart.
Oh the Cross boys… they can be hard to love! They make mistakes and do stupid things. But, they always grow and learn from their mistakes. I struggled with the push/pull of these two because it went on for about 70% of the book. Trevor’s parkour kind of reminded me of the other books about extreme sports. This group of dare devils making a name for themselves doing insane things adds a level of excitement and the potential for danger which is great. Trevor is a manwhore for sure. This was a struggle for me because I am over this trope. Reya was a good character for the most part, but she seemed immature and I wanted her to stand up for herself more. She was under NO illusion about Trevor’s manwhore ways before they got together the first time, and she is aware of his whoring around during the 2 years they are apart. So, I wanted her to be stronger and now swoon so quickly. The story is told entirely from Reya’s POV, which makes it difficult to build trust in Trevor because you don’t know what he is thinking.
One thing all the books in the Hearts series have is dynamic, flawed characters. All of the characters are deep and emotional. They have layers and show growth. Its one thing I have always admired about Cosway’s writing and even though I didn’t love Trevor and Reya, I still loved Cosway’s development of them. I also loved the peeks at the other Cross boys because they are always good for a laugh!
Friends to lovers, second chance romance, a trip through Europe, and the opportunity of a lifetime all occur for Trevor and Reya in Hearts on Air by LH Cosway. If you love characters who work for redemption, you will love Trevor.
Cover notes: This series has some of my all time favorite covers! Look at them! They are beautiful!!!! I love them!
- POV: 1st
- Tears: no
- Trope: friends to lovers, second chance
- Triggers: none
- Series/Standalone: stand alone within an interconnected series
- Cliffhanger: View Spoiler »no « Hide Spoiler
- HEA: View Spoiler »yes with epilogue « Hide Spoiler
The Allure of Julian LeFrey by RS Grey, Nova by Rebecca Yarros, Wasted Words by Staci Hart…then you will probably like Hearts on Air!