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Six of Hearts

(Hearts #1)

4.05  ·  Rating details ·  16,096 ratings  ·  1,968 reviews
Step right up and meet Jay Fields: Illusionist. Mentalist. Trickster.

I think in triangles. You think in straight lines.
I show you a table and make you believe it’s a chair.
Smoke and mirrors, sleight of hand, misdirection. I trick and deceive.
But most of all, I put on a good show.
The world thinks I killed a man, but I didn't. Bear with me. It’s all a part of the plan.
Paperback, 358 pages
Published July 26th 2014 by CreateSpace
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★★★★ 1/2! Six of Hearts (stand-alone). Illusionist Jason Field’s journey of revenge and retribution with love in the cards!

“He has this magnetic energy that makes me feel anxious and excited all at once.”

Six of Hearts (stand-alone) opens up to illusionist, Jason Fields, Jay appearing at the Brandon Solicitors asking to speak to its attorney, Mr. Brandon, Matilda Brandon, Watson’s father. He is seeking representation in a defamation lawsuit. Her father declines
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I put off reading this book, despite the glowing reviews from friends, because magicians/magic just don't really appeal to me. Honestly, the thought of it kind of creeps me clowns or carnies. I don't know why, it just does.

However, my curiosity eventually won out. I decided to listen to the Audible version and see what all the fuss was about. I'm glad that I did.

It seems that all of my creepy magician fears were for nothing. Jas
Mar 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
the low quality cover does not accurately represent the high quality content of this story. this magical 'count of monte cristo' inspired story is seriously something i didnt know i needed in my life. this satisfies my desire for both revenge and illusion.

my only complaint would be matildas character. shes so painfully naive, to the point of being unrealistically and annoyingly so. but i loved the story so much that i was able overlook her flaws.

definitely recommend this to anyone looking for

★★★★★ 5 Stars!

"Never try to out-trick a trickster."

Six of Hearts is the thrilling, captivating, suspenseful and steamy story of a successful illusionist's epic quest for revenge and true love. The intriguing blurb and the fact that the book was written the author of one of my favorite books of last year, were more than enough motivation for me to dive in to this book the minute it arrived on my Kindle. And once again, L.H Cosway did not disappoint. I immensely enjoyed reading this book and I
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Wow!!! Watching illusionist, Jay Fields, attempt to pull off his ultimate plan of revenge had me anxiously excited as I flipped pages until I came to the very last page. I loved this epic quest for love.

Meet Jay Fields: Illusionist. Mentalist. Trickster.


The dedication set the tone of Six of Hearts.
For the ones whose childhood was stolen.
No matter your age, it's never too late to steal it back.
4,5 Tricky Stars.

"Never try to out-trick a trickster."


Jason Fields: Illusionist, Mentalist and Trickster, is in the road for revenge. He has every intention of revenging his family and his past. Matilda is a simple girl, a clothes designer who wants an epic love, like in the movies and in the books.
When they end up living under the same roof and they begin to know each other what they didn’t expect starts to happen and they being to fall for each other. But the thing about illusion is tha
Penny Reid
So... yeah.
This book is awesome.
I just want to give all the characters in this book a hug.

I loved it.
I loved the characters.
I loved the plot.
I loved how refreshingly weird and different it was.
I loved the twist at the end.
I loved how sexy it was. (DAMN IT WAS SEXY!!)
I loved the beginning, the middle, and the end.

I loved it.

Gah! So good. SO GOOD!!!

Sep 06, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

I must say I really enjoyed this one. Of course, being Irish, I had my hackles up ready to criticize if it was not done right. It was. It was done perectly well… Irish authors out there and also non-Irish authors who write about Irish characters “Take Note”! We are normal, we speak with ordinary voices, we may use bad language, but not all the fecking time.

This is fucked up. This is … amazing.

There is an Irish illusionist, Keith Barry, who I have seen on RTÉ on many occasions. I wonder if th
May 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
"Why not live with the magic? Be a kid again and believe in the fantastical. Life is more fun with a little smoke and mirrors."

My Matilda and Jay:

Wow. Talk about being creative and innovative. The stuff L.H. Cosway comes up with in her novels is downright brilliant. Her characters and their lives are always so unique and colorful that I can guarantee you that you haven’t read anything similar before. And Six of Hearts definitely proves that.

"Never try to out-trick a trickster."

This is a
L.H. Cosway
Dec 07, 2015 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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Jul 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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LH Cosway has just been added to my favorite authors list! She can write some pretty amazing stories. I know this might not make sense but with her books I have come to expect certain things but always get the unexpected. I love that. Her characters are endearing and the plots are always so alluring.

I did read a few reviews before starting this one and thankfully they were spoiler free because in my opinion the less know about Jay (Jason) and Matilda the better you are.

In Six of Hearts, the
Jul 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing

Title: Six of Hearts
Series: Standalone
Author: L H Cosway
Release Date: July 26, 2014
Rating: 5 + + stars
Cliffhanger:. No
HEA: (view spoiler)


Jay Fields. Mysterious man that will completely sweep you of your feet. Steal your heart and soul. Make you his. Make you believe real magic exist. He’s illusionist. Trickster. Mentalist. He’s a man who creates magic and throws the whole world upside down. There is no such a word as impossible in his vocabulary. And
Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ bookwormthoughts

Six of hearts is a beautiful love story spanning from 1998 to the present day. It's a story about REVENGE and so much more.

23 year old Matilda doesn't have a great history with men, anything more than friends doesn’t seem to work out for her. She’s scarred, both physically and emotionally, from a viscous attack, but despite her history and physical insecurities, she has an incredibly positive outlook. She’s strong, determined to succeed in all areas of her life, and Matilda is a lady who affects
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog
5 <3 JAY <3 STARS

I don't know what to say about this book...It was amazing!!!I loved every part of this!!! The story,the characters...everything was fantastic!!I have seen so many good reviews about this one and the blurb intrigued me!
So I decided that it was time for me to finally read it!!Jay...stole my heart... I couldn't get enough of him.!! OMG this man...I have finished the book and I'm still thinking of him...He is definitely in the top 10 of my book boyfriends!!!The book was mesmerizin
Jul 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: L.H.Cosway Fans, Romance
4.5 String of Diversion and Tricks to Astound Stars
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When I find an author I connect with, I do a happy dance whenever they publish a book. When the teaser and idea of said book is thought-provoking, intriguing and makes me wonder about it long after I have read it...all the better. When you combine these two factors together and add the name L.H. will find me dropping whatever I am doing and making arrangements to disappear until t
Arini ~ Miss Casually Reading
i've never had an illusionist on my list of book boyfriends before. congratulations, jason fields! you just won the spot. feel free to use me in one of your magic tricks. but please dont lock me inside a coffin and bury me alive bcs im claustrophobic. anyway, this book is an oldie but goodie.

how many of you have read an illusionist romance before? i bet none or so very of you have. i feel like i've just discovered a hidden gem. this was so good. teetering on the edge of dark with its reveng plot
[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥
5 stars

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When the world thinks he killed someone, Jay is only looking for one thing, revenge. Yet how does Matilda play a part in his plan?

Jay Fields is exactly MY type of book boyfriend. He was cheeky (cheesy grin), sexy (obviously) and sweet (swoon). I really liked Matilda, her sense of humour was so funny. She was an innocent type heroine but I found it so cute.

I love the writing. I love the main characters. I love that the story is something different. The sexual tension was killing me slo
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Mesmerizingly brilliant! It’ll engage you from the start and entertain you until the very end. It's original, magical and riveting, tragic and heartwarming, fun and sexy. L.H. Cosway’s topics and writing style practically leap out and off the page.

This story centers on a boy whose innocence was fractured by abuse and then completely stolen by violence but grows up to be a man with hope, justice and vengeance within his grasp, a
Jennifer Kyle
May 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Jay Fields: Illusionist. Mentalist. Trickster appears into Matilda and her father’s predictable lives and brings a court case of the century to their law firm while wooing their hearts. Is it all an illusion? A brilliantly plotted plan? After all…

”The maybes could go on forever, Watson, but we both know that mystery is better than truth. So why not live with the magic?"

L. H. Cosway did an excellent job telling this story as well as perfectly weaving all t
4.5 what a sweet book STARS

“We both know that mystery is better than the truth. So why not live with the magic? Be a kid again and believe in the fantastical. Life is more fun with a little smoke and mirrors.”

I have to confess, this was nothing like I had expected. I knew from reading The Hooker and the Hermit that I love Ms. Cosway's writing and I knew that literally every one of my GR friends who read it loved this book. So it came to me as a bit of a shock that I found myself slig
Oct 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Things aren't always what they seem. At least not when Jay Fields is around. He's the master at tricking people without them even realizing it. When he forms a friendship with Matilda he knows it can be nothing more than just friendship. But Matilda has other plans, and Jay may find himself being the one tricked.

I honestly have no idea what I was thinking by letting this book go unread for so long. I saw the series around on my feed for the longest time and yet I just kept passing it by. So now
Jul 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
"Do your worst, for I will do mine"

Yeah Imma say it.... Magic hasn't been this hot since Harry Potter. It also feels like forever since I've really been excited to write a review! Mark your calendars folks! Today Magic hotness was brought back and a full review will be written!

Six of Hearts was a huge surprise to me. When I read the synopsis I remember hollerin' "HA, CHEESE!". I'm happy to announce I was correct! Because SOH is a fine aged cheese, the kind you find in the fancy cheese
4 Stars

Overall Opinion: I liked this! I have been putting it off for a good while, and I think it was because I didn't find the whole magic aspect all that appealing. I thought it was handled really well by the author, in that it wasn't a huge focus but it helped add mystery to the H. My biggest complaint is that I wanted more! I was a bummed about the epilogue, but it's probably just that I'm a greedy B ;)

Brief Summary of the Storyline: This is Matilda and Jason's story. They meet when Jason
Rachel Reads Ravenously
4 stars!

“People love shit that’s all obscure and mysterious.”

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Well, this is a book bandwagon I'm glad I jumped into. There's been so many positive reviews written about this book since it's release, and to be honest, I tend to stay away from the flavor of the month book because most of the time, I end up disappointed. That's not the case with this book.

Placed in Ireland, Matilda works as a secretary for her father in his small law firm. One day the illusionist Jay Fields walks in and pr
Jan 28, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: new-adult
This is another one of those hard-to-rate books. The whole story wasn't impressive enough for me to give it 4 stars, but there was a good plot and the writing itself was good enough to get more than 3 stars from me. I had mixed feelings about this one. I enjoyed reading this but I felt like something was missing. Things that happened in this book were a bit off to me. I don't know how to explain, it was just that I didn't quite believe in this story. Almost everything worked out a little too smo ...more
Ramona Popescu
One of my favorite books of 2015!!!!

I don't even know where to begin with this book. The only thing that I regret is that I didn't read it earlier... that I let it aside so many times, hesitating on the subject! God!!!! Cosway became one of my favorite writers and I know for sure that her next two books won't disappoint.
I read it when traveling by train and the 6 hour trip flew by without even noticing, and all of this dus to this amazing book.

The plot for me was very interesting, kind of nothi
Dee Montoya
**** 4 Extraordinary Stars****

"His childhood may have been stolen by adults, but he claims that childhood back with each new trick he creates"

And I fell completely under his spell...

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Matilda wishes she had the time and money to do what she loves the most and that is designing and making beautiful clothes. Her reality is another one; she works as her father's assistant in his small law firm.

One Day famous illusionist Jay Fields walks into their office looking to hire her father as legal rep
Jul 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
"Never try to out-trick a trickster."

I think in triangles. You think in straight lines.

I show you a table and make you believe it’s a chair.

Smoke and mirrors, sleight of hand, misdirection. I trick and deceive.

But most of all, I put on a good show.

The world thinks I killed a man, but I didn’t. Bear with me. It’s all a part of the plan.

Revenge is what I want. I want it for me and I want it for her.
I want it for all six of us.

She doesn’t remember me,
Sep 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

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I'd thought I was just an attraction to him, I'd thought he just liked my body. But that can't be all there is. This feels like coming home, and my brain can't comprehend why.

Ok… so this was my first book by L H Cosway and…. I FREAKING LOVED IT!!!!! I must add, that I am not usually all that drawn in by magicians and magic shows… however, the underlying story here had me completely intrigued. And I fell head over heels for the characters. Both of them. Jason… “Jay” Fi
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Jul 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing

" If you touch me, I can't promise I won't f**k you"

Six of Hearts took me into great oblivion. I absolutely loved this book!! Such a brill read after a long time.... I was going "FINALLY" - 5 JAY HEARTS STARS

What is this book about About a gorgeous illusionist who comes for his revenge.

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Hot illusionist You bet -- Jay is def sitting on my top list of book bfs <3

Heroine She is darling!

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UST Filled with sexual tension, I was dying for the moment they would kiss.

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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.



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