Box Set Available – First Heat

The Racing Hearts series features a number of standalone romantic suspense thrillers all set in the 1980s amid exciting competitive world rally events.

To get your heart racing, download your FREE copy of Diversions, a new novella set amidst the action of the Racing Hearts world of 1980s car rallying. Claim your free novella here.

The series counts 3 full-length novels and novella with more tales of romance and intrigue from the rally circuit coming soon. The box set of the first 3 books in the series is OUT NOW on Amazon, iBooks and other eBook retailers.



The first book in the Racing Hearts series by Ruth Gowan.

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What happens when you fall in love with a stranger?

Amber is a talented interior designer with a passion for car rallying, a sport where her photographic memory makes her an exceptional navigator. Stranded in the Canary Islands due to an air traffic strike, she meets the most arresting man she has ever set eyes on — Alex the handsome, successful architect. A man with a reputation and a secret.

WW, the current World Rally Champion, is an imposing and wealthy man. But his playboy reputation and supposed engagement to supermodel Erica are only one half of his story.

When Amber and the Champion Driver are paired up for three major rallying events, sparks fly. They are drawn to one another but Erica, the ultimate diva, wants her celebrity driver boyfriend back.

This hot and fast romance, set in the world of International Car Rallying,
features exciting events in the Circuit of Ireland, the Cyprus Rally, and the Ypres Rally in Belgium.
There’s an attraction that can’t be denied but darker forces, secret lives and subterfuge
threaten to keep them apart.



The second book in the Racing Hearts series by Ruth Gowan

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Can love survive the thrill of the chase?

Petite driver Susan James has to learn to trust her feelings, her man and her judgement. Her unfathomable co-driver, Conor, must separate himself from the desires which threaten to drown him, his career and his future. Trust is a two way street but Sue is hiding something from him.

Thrown together in the challenging world of car rallying, they are magnetically drawn to each other. But who are the real Conor and Sue? Is this beautiful, wealthy and talented artist true or false? Can detective Conor read the signs and untangle the mysteries surrounding the rally circuit before disaster strikes?

The action moves from Ireland to Wales to The Isle of Man, Belgium, and Corsica as they try to make sense of the twisting roads they travel. What lies ahead is dangerous to heart and health. Will love survive the plotting and scheming?

Book two of the Racing Hearts Series is another helter-skelter, fast paced read from Ruth Gowan.




The third book in the racing hearts series by Ruth Gowan

Available now on Amazon, iBooks and other eBook retailers

What happens If you meet your soul Mate only to have her disappear?

This story zings with strong Irish and Portuguese flavours, Roadblock is another finely plotted novel from Ruth Gowan in which the sport of Motor Rallying provides tension, thrills and high emotions.

Vicky has grown to adulthood without a mother. She is an heiress with an ambition to become a top Rally driver. But her family don’t approve of her ambitions. To them she is a mere pawn in the game of survival. She has been betrayed in love, yet she has steely determination and will to go her own way. Her path which lies far from her native shore where dark secrets lay hidden and family conflicts raise tensions. She yearns to find again the passion she experienced on the sands of the Red Sea. But her mystery man proves elusive. Duty has cost her dearly.

Andrew is a world class surgeon and a much admired co-driver in the field of
Rally driving, but finding his way to his true love is not so easy.
Conflicting signals and fiery emotions mislead the handsome doctor.

Not once but three times their stars fail to align.

This romance full of suspense and intrigue, is set against the back drop of highly
competitive Car Rallying.

This third book in the Racing Hearts series by ex driver Ruth Gowan sweeps the reader
along through many twists and dangerous turns, and continues the stories of some of the
characters in first seen Misdirection and Switchback.