**4.5 Strings stars**
STILL LIFE WITH STRINGS is a slow burn romance between a street performer/bartender and concert violinist.
Jade has been handed the hard knocks of life. She’s had a rough childhood that led her to become an alcoholic who now is 5 years sober. Jade is the guardian for her teen siblings after her mother passed away. Currently, her life consist of being a full time responsible adult.
Shane has been sheltered his whole life because he’s a musical prodigy. He’s lived a privileged life with everything revolving around him performing. After some major life changes he’s ready for something that will make him feel alive.
A chance meeting on a street corner leads to an undeniable attraction between these two. Jade is scared to trust her heart to a man she barely knows especially when she the stable person in her siblings life.
Still Life with Strings is my second book by L.H. Cosway. My first was Painted Faces which made my top favorites list of 2013. I enjoy the writing style by Ms. Cosway.
Overall Still Life with Strings is an intriguing story line for classical music lovers who want a setting in Ireland with a friends to lovers romance.
**Complimentary copy courtesy of Romance Beckons from Harlequin via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.**