In the Shadow of a Hero
A cop dies in the city, life goes on. For one little boy, though, it changed everything. Haunted by his past, Maxwell Thomas has grown up homeless and friendless, trapped by his guilt. Prowling the city, the small man guards the Church District like a vigilante, trying to make up for his crime.... show more
A cop dies in the city, life goes on. For one little boy, though, it changed everything. Haunted by his past, Maxwell Thomas has grown up homeless and friendless, trapped by his guilt. Prowling the city, the small man guards the Church District like a vigilante, trying to make up for his crime. When he rescues the wrong rent boy, he is pulled back into the madness that destroyed him as a child. And now, another cop's life is on the line... Nick Kenna is a beat cop with dreams of being a detective. When he stumbles across a murder and the very unusual suspect, he finds himself caught, not only by the mystery of the vagrant he's apprehended, but something deeper that sparks between them. Will Nick be able to save Maxwell, from his past and himself? Or will love be lost as the broken man fades into the shadow of his hero?
Publish date: June 22nd 2011
Publisher: Resplendence Publishing
Pages no: 225
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, M M Romance
, Romantic Suspense
So wordy it was exhausting reading it.
4.5 stars. Beautiful, futuristic story about a cop with a heart of gold and a homeless vigilante with an equally golden heart. Wonderful writing with beautifully descriptive passages. The romance builds between the two MCs. Wonderful story about overcoming and trusting again.
This was really good. Beautiful writing; you could call it prose at times. It suffered a bit from repetition. There were lengthy parts who could've profited from trimming, but those were balanced by breathtakingly fast action sequences and beautiful, deeply emotional love scenes, so nothing to comp...
I had a few issues with the MC`s in this book.Nick`s childlike naivety as a good cop in a dirty,corrupted city and his sudden change from straight to gay and accepting it as "his destiny" was hard to believe. Maxwell`s - described as a character with incredible inner strenght -constant reveling in h...