Wednesday, January 31

*** BLOG TOUR & REVIEW *** Cracks Duet by LH Cosway

We're celebrating the release of the CRACKS DUET by L.H. Cosway! 

Title: A Crack In Everything and How The Light Gets In (Cracks Duet)
Age Group: Adult
Release Date: January 30 & February 6, 2018
A Crack In Everything  Goodreads
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How The Light Gets In
Book Description: A Crack in Everything
Life used to be simple. I was a city girl with humble dreams. Then Dylan O’Dea broke into my flat, held me against the wall and told me to stay quiet. It was like in the movies, where the universe zeros in on a single scene. I looked into his eyes and knew he was going to change me. For Dylan, the sky was always falling. He showed me how our world is a contradiction of beauty and ugliness. How we choose to ignore the awful and gloss over it with the palatable. How you need just a tiny drop of something unsavoury to create every great scent. Pretty deep for a pair of teenagers living in a block of council flats in inner city Dublin, right Probably. But we weren’t typical. We both had our obsessions. Mine was growing things, Dylan’s was scent. He taught me how to use my nose, and I introduced him to the magic of flowers. I had no idea that one day he’d build an empire from what we started together. But before that, there was love and happiness, tragedy and epic heartbreak… My name is Evelyn Flynn and I’m going to tell you about the crack in everything. A Crack in Everything is Book #1 in L.H. Cosway’s Cracks duet.
How the Light Gets in
He came back to me 16 minutes and 59 seconds into Beethoven’s Symphony no. 7.
We parted amid tragedy, so it seemed poetic. Dylan O’Dea, my childhood sweetheart, had once meant everything to me. Now we were strangers, and honestly, after eleven years I never thought I’d see him again.
I lived in the world of the average, of getting paid by the hour and budgeting to make ends meet. But Dylan, he lived in the world of wealth and success. He’d achieved the great things I always suspected he would. The dissatisfaction he’d felt as a teenager had obviously been an excellent motivator.
He started a business from scratch, pioneered a brand, and created perfumes adored by women across the globe. I was just one of the people who’d been there before. Now he was living his best life in the after.
And me, well, I’d been in a dark place for a while. Slowly but surely, I was letting the light back in, but there was something missing. I was an unfinished sentence with an ellipsis at the end. And maybe, if I was brave enough to take the chance, Dylan could be my happy ending.
How the Light Gets In is Book #2 and the concluding installment in L.H. Cosway’s Cracks duet.    
My Reviews A Crack in Everything  5 “Cracked” Stars
Oh my broken and bleeding heart. LH Cosway at her best. The young adult book hooked me in a way that very few adult romances have lately. I didn’t even realize I was reading about characters so young because their world wasn’t easy and Ms. Cosway portrayed them in such a light that it was impossible not to become completly absorbed. 

Evelyn is optimistic for living a life that isn’t exactly living it up. Dylan is the complete opposite. Everything is falling down around him. And yet these two find something in each other that they cling to. Both growing up in the not-so-good part of town and only knowing of each other in passing, they are thrown into each other’s sphere’s when Dylan needs a place to hide. After that Evelyn finds that she is drawn to the moody older boy. Neither was a typical teenager and as their two obsessions combine to make something great, everything falls apart. And no one is left unscarred. 

This book enraptured me. I fell for both characters and their friends. I fell for their brokenness, their blind optimism and their wretched darkness. As the climax came to a head, I was left a broken, sobbing mess. This story was not easy. But it showed that the differences in people can bring people together instead of tearing them apart. And I was so glad I could jump right into book two because I needed to know how anything could be good again after that. And yet the underlying idea of hope was ever present giving me peace in the midst of the storm.
How the Light Gets In
4.5 “Timeless” Stars 

So much sweetness. Huge, big smiling sweetest. LH Cosway’s duet is a wonderfully depiction of true love and everlasting connection. 

Eleven years after the end of book 1, Dylan and Evelyn have switched roles. Dylan moved on and made a life for himself. Evelyn did not. But finally feeling the ability to move forward, she relocated to New York and moves in with her aunt. Out of the clear blue sky, she reconnects with her long lost first love. But everything is different. Evelyn is different. Dylan is different. Life is different. But as these two friends find themselves and each other again, not only does friendship bloosom but so does the possibility of more. 

The duet put me through the emotional wringer. It was everything I could have hoped for and more. This second book wasn’t quite as anxiety inducing or emotional as book 1, but it it’s own way a paved a path for healing, reconciliation and growth. I’m in love with Dylan and Evelyn and I think their story is an important one and one I hope everyone will discover.
About the author:
L.H. Cosway lives in Dublin, Ireland. 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. L.H. is represented by Louise Fury at The Bent Agency. Social Media Links:FB: Twitter: Instagram: Website: Pinterest:

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