Picture Perfect By Jeevani Charika
‘Picture Perfect’ is the latest book by Jeevani Charika.
Niro is a photographer who’s lost the joy of taking photos. Burned by a bad break-up, she’s in desperate need of inspiration. Vimal is determined to win back his ex-girlfriend. When he hears she’s bringing her new boyfriend on a group holiday, he impulsively declares that he’s bringing a plus one too. Their mutual friends have the perfect solution: Niro can pretend to be Vimal’s new girlfriend and join the holiday. Imagine the incredible photographs she could take in the Swiss alps. She’s not thinking about love. He’s thinking about someone else. Can they fake a picture-perfect relationship – or will real feelings get in the way?
Curl up with ‘Picture perfect’ a romantic comedy about fake love and relationships that slowly burns into a real connection.
The story is seen through the narrative of Niro and Vimal who have both had their hearts broken. Niro is unable to get over Mick, who broke her heart and ruined her confidence, her family is wanting her to find someone to love and when Vimal is introduced through an arrangement, they pretend to be a couple so that Vimal can win Kerry, his ex-girlfriend back.
The premise is that the pair of them will go on a work holiday to the Swiss Alps with Vimal’s work colleagues and hopefully make Kerry jealous and realise what she’s missing.
This story is a lovely one. Both characters are nursing broken hearts and are struggling to move on, but their shared hurt is helping them grow in confidence, make them happier and in Niro’s case, Vimal is helping her reignite her passion for photography.
The setting is beautiful and really puts the reader into the festive mood and the array of characters make for interesting dynamics, Lucian is a snob who belittles people whilst his younger girlfriend Felicity, is charming and playful adding an element of fun to the story. Vimal is kind natured and quiet whilst Niro brings out the fun side in him.
The story also focuses on the pressure of society, having to look and behave a certain way and it’s really relatable in how easily a person is judged by their appearances alone.
A warm hearted story about broken hearts and new friendships, ‘Picture Perfect’ is a delicious romantic comedy that ticks all the boxes for a lovely festive read.
You can buy ‘Picture Perfect’ from Amazon and is available to buy from good bookshops.