#Review “Prince of Hearts” by L.A. Cotton

Prince of Hearts by L.A. Cotton

Series: Verona Legacy #1 | Genre: New Adult Romance

Release Date: June 2, 2020

Aundi’s Musings…

4 Romeo and Juliet Crowns

If you love Mafia Romances that are gritty and raw which are also loosely based on the classic Romeo and Juliet, then this book is for you. L.A Cotton has delivered a deliciously angsty romance that will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to see what happens next. 

But what the fuck did I know about girls like her? Girls so sweet and pure and innocent that when they looked at you, you wanted to drown in their light. 

From their first meeting Nicco and Ari have an instant connection that neither can deny. You can feel it bleed from the pages, and even when Nicco is trying to do the right thing he can’t help but be pulled to Ari. With their stolen kisses and dark revelations their connection continues to grow as the story progresses until they don’t know what to do and are lost to each other.

She was everything I could never have. Everything I’d never wanted. Until now.

I loved Nicco he was broody and dark; with his whole life already planned out since birth, he knew what was expected of him and what he was going to do. Until he met Ari and all that changed. 

Ari on the other hand has been sheltered for years, she was even homeschooled. So, her naivety was trying at times, but it made sense seeing as she was never really allowed to be a kid and to experience all that that entails. I loved watching as both of them grew throughout the story and even though their paths were mapped out, they tried to make their own way and change their course of history. 

I would have gladly followed him into the depths of Hell just to savor the moment. 

I really enjoyed this story; it was a little slow in the beginning but once it picked up, I couldn’t put it down. The characters are wonderfully written and I can’t wait to see where she takes some of the side characters because I really want to know what happens with Enzo. Nicco and Ari are perfect together balancing each other out in the best way. This may have been my first book by L.A Cotton but it definitely won’t be my last. 

Voluntarily Reviewed an Advanced Complimentary Copy


Arianna Capizola is her father’s daughter.

Humble. Hardworking. Honest.
She’d rather spend her days helping at the local shelter than brushing shoulders with her vain and entitled classmates.

Niccolò Marchetti is his father’s son.

Dark. Dangerous. Deceitful.
He’d rather spend his days getting bloody in the ring than attending class and keeping up pretences.

When their paths cross at Montague University neither of them are willing to drop the walls they’ve spent so long building. But he can’t resist the girl with stars in her eyes, and she can’t forget the guy who saved her that night.
There’s only one catch.

Nicco isn’t Arianne’s knight-in-shining armor, he’s the son of her father’s greatest enemy.

He is the enemy.

And their families are at war.

**Prince of Hearts is the first book in Nicco and Ari’s duet. Due to mature content that some readers may find distressing, this book is recommended for readers 18+


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Author Bio

Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, L A is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.

Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find L A immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

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