Cooper by Riley Edwards

POV: Dual 1st person
PoP: 2%
Tropes: Damaged Heroine; Heroine in Danger; Relationship in Crisis; Found Family; Damaged Hero
Series: Blue Team book 5
Type of Series: Series of Standalones
Rate: 5/5 Stars
Release Date: June 28, 2022

There is something about a romantic suspense book that I can’t turn away.  This series hits me every and then some.  Kira and Cooper are working through their relationship.  Cooper left his old job at the LAPD because a case when bad.  When he did that, Zane made him an offer he couldn’t’ refuse.  And the chance to work with his brother was a chance that he couldn’t pass up.  Kira has worked in the gray for a while because she was recruited after her brother was killed.  (You learn about her and his story originally in Kevin, but you DO NOT need to read that book to enjoy this story.) Kira and Cooper start seeing each other, and both have strong feelings.  Cooper sees Kira as this young woman who needs to explore herself and things that they have and end, but he is all in until that happens.  Kira is all in and is ready for everything with Cooper.  That is until something happens, and she panics. 

Kira is a little bit broken because of her past, and you completely get it. She is a little bit broken, and still reeling.  But she has found the best people to help her through this.  Cooper and Kira there aren’t words for the way in which their relationship moves.  

Truly one of my favorite parts of this book is the relationship between Kira and Zane.  Zane Lewis is such a HUGE part of this series and rightfully so, and you always get the moments of wisdom and wit from him.  But there are moments in this book that bring out a side of Zane you don’t always see but always want.  And let me say, Riley Edwards sets up the next team series, as well as the next Blue Team book with enough information to make you want to throw your kindle.  Mainly because we have to wait to get more!!!

Time doesn’t heal the loss. The loss is always there, and the only thing time does is make you wish you had more of it.