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Book Review: Love is a Stranger (More Heat Than the Sun #1) – John Wiltshire

love Is a strangerWhen I was reading the first few pages of this story, I was almost sure that it’s not going to work for me. I could just feel it and the blurb doesn’t even offer that much other due to its vagueness. Little did I know that I’ll be drawn to the world of Nikolas Mikkelsen and Benjamin Ryder so deep that I’d end up buying the whole bulk available from the series.

Just one bit of warning about the story and the main couple, one should be ready for a roller coaster of secrets after secrets especially about Nikolas. There’s a lot of powerplay involved in their relationship due to the boss-employee nature of it and eventually as a couple.

Benjamin was portrayed here as a vampire from Twilight *wink* kidding* – he’s physically perfect like Henry Cavill perfect and it’s as if he’s the most beautiful person in the planet. That’s not to say that Ben’s just a narcissistic bastard. Nope. He’s actually quite sensitive who happens to fall in love with the most impossible guy in the planet. Match made in heaven yeah?

The storytelling of John Wiltshire was almost hypnotic that at one point in the book, I got so enthralled by it that the pages keeps on turning non-stop. The moment I finished, I immediately craved for the second book.

So there’s just so many things that happened in this story that it’s impossible to choose its main highlight. This introduction of Nik and Ben was nothing short of perfect, in my honest opinion. Their back story and their chemistry was a reminiscent of Ty and Zane from the Cut and Run series by Abigail Roux (perhaps the most iconic couple in the MM genre) and by the looks of it – I could easily see them getting there… let’s hope that the author will be consistent until the end of this series.

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

Published May 16th 2014 by MLR Press (first published January 1st 2014)

Binibining Pilipinas 2015 Updates: Day 3 of Screening

Pia giving it a third go for a Binibinig Pilipinas crown.

Pia giving it a third go for a Binibinig Pilipinas crown.

Day three of the screening for this year’s Binibining Pilipinas pageant has been an interesting one. Fan favorite Pia Wurtzbach who caused quite a stir last year after going home crownless was spotted along with her fellow Aces & Queens sisters – Wynwyn Marquez (daughter of actors Joey Marquez and Alma Moreno) and model Kylie Verzosa who has been in the pageant fans wish-list to join for a couple of years now.

celeb daughter and GMA 7's Sunday-All Star mainstay Wynwyn Marquez came prepared!

celeb daughter and GMA 7’s Sunday-All Star mainstay Wynwyn Marquez came prepared!

Ria in white. She's chanelling Miriam Quimbao no less!

Ria in white. She’s chanelling Miriam Quimbao no less!

Binibining Pilipinas Gold and Miss World Philippines 2013 contestant Ria Rabajante will also be trying her luck in the pageant for the second time after failing to advance into the semis in 2013.

Here's Kylie Verzosa looking pretty at a shoot.  via themaneidea.tumblr.com

Here’s Kylie Verzosa looking pretty at a shoot.
via themaneidea.tumblr.com

2015 is definitely looking like the battle of the repeaters! I wonder what will happen to the freshies? Who will reign supreme among them? Good luck girls!

Photos with Binibining Pilipinas logo by: Bruce Casanova