Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Intimate Strangers by Lasairiona McMaster. Thank you to Rachel’s Random Resources for my stop on the tour! Check out my review and let me know what you think.
Is there such a thing as too perfect?
Lisa Millar wasn’t supposed to fall in love with a guy on the Internet. But she did.
Other than living over five thousand miles away in America, AJ Williams is seemingly her perfect match. Strikingly handsome, musically talented, plays hockey and has a typical college-guy life.
In a moment of carpe diem, Lisa flies from Ireland to Alabama to surprise her internet-beau and finds herself face to face with an inconceivable reality that she couldn’t possibly have prepared for.
How well can you truly know someone you meet online?
Will true love win out, or will AJ’s secret life be too much for Lisa to bear?
Although Intimate Strangers is written in a genre I don’t read a ton of, the blurb drew me in with the bit of a mystery. I also haven’t read too many internet romances and it was intriguing to read. It really makes you think: would you risk everything for a person on the internet you think you know and love?
I love the authentic characters Lasairiona McMaster’s has created. These two feel like real people with real hurdles and sacrifices to deal with to make what was so easy on the internet work in real life.
The plot is well paced. A bit slow to start, but as the story progressed, so did the pace. By the middle of the book, I didn’t want to put it down. I just wanted to see what would happen next. And when I got to the last page, I was sad because I have to wait to find out what happens next!
I think Intimate Strangers is a good start to a series and I am looking forward to more from this plot and more from this author. I recommend checking it out!
Lasairiona McMaster grew up dreaming of an exciting life abroad, and, after graduating from Queens University, Belfast, that is exactly what she did – with her then-boyfriend, now husband of almost ten years. Having recently repatriated to Northern Ireland after a decade abroad spanned over two countries (seven and a half years in America and eighteen months in India), she now finds herself ‘home’, with itchy feet and dreams of her next expatriation. With a penchant for both travelling, and writing, she started a blog during her first relocation to Houston, Texas and, since repatriating to Northern Ireland, has decided to do as everyone has been telling her to do for years, and finally pen a book (or two) and get published while she tries to adjust to the people and place she left ten years ago, where nothing looks the same as it did when she left.
Let me know what you think!