Girl Gone Viral

Modern Love #2

Alisha Rai

fiction contemporary romance
emotional funny lighthearted medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2020

In Alisha Rai’s second novel in her Modern Love series, a live-tweet event goes viral for a camera-shy ex-model, shoving her into the spotlight—and into the arms of the bodyguard she’d been pining for.

OMG! Wouldn’t it be adorable if he’s her soulmate???

I don’t see any wedding rings [eyes emoji]

Breaking: #CafeBae and #CuteCafeGirl went to the bathroom AT THE SAME TIME!!!

One minute, Katrina King’s enjoying an innocent conversation with a hot guy at a coffee shop; the next, a stranger has live-tweeted the entire episode with a romantic meet-cute spin and #CafeBae is the new hashtag-du-jour. The problem? Katrina craves a low-profile life, and going viral threatens the peaceful world she’s painstakingly built. Besides, #CafeBae isn’t the man she’s hungry for...

He’s got a [peach emoji] to die for.

With the internet on the hunt for the identity of #CuteCafeGirl, Jas Singh, bodyguard, friend, and possessor of the most beautiful eyebrows Katrina’s ever seen, comes to the rescue and whisks her away to his family’s home. Alone in a remote setting with the object of her affections? It’s a recipe for romance. But after a long dating dry spell, Katrina isn’t sure she can trust her instincts when it comes to love—even if Jas’ every look says he wants to be more than just her bodyguard…

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lighthearted 75%
emotional 67%
hopeful 49%
funny 40%
relaxing 16%
reflective 13%
inspiring 12%
informative 4%
tense 4%
adventurous 2%
sad 2%
dark 1%
mysterious 1%


medium 58%
fast 27%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 67% | A mix: 23% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 6%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

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