Better Than Revenge [Edited - 2018 Version]

Better Than Revenge [Edited - 2018 Version]

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Alexandria Michelle By TheFlamingPopsicle Updated Sep 07, 2018

Christian Ryder may be seen as a heartthrob by the majority of the world's female population, but to Sophia Hastings, he might as well be the newest addition to the gorilla exhibit at the zoo.

Sophia is a young, aspiring actress with big dreams who swears having to work with Christian Ryder wouldn't be worth all the fame in the world. Christian is a cocky womanizer whose world is turned upside down when he realizes his new leading lady just so happens to openly hate his guts. Is it even possible for Christian and Sophia to learn to get along long enough to make a movie, or will hatred, scandal and childish games destroy their careers? 

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I blankly stared at him for a few more seconds before randomly exclaiming, "Oh, my God!"

"What?" 

"Christian, thanks to you, I now understand what people mean when they say you're 'dark and handsome.'"

He smiled smugly, like he was about to pop his collar. "I knew you would eventually." 

"They mean that when it's dark, you're handsome!"

The smug look on his face disappeared. "I hate you." 

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Contains spoilers to Kidnap My Heart. The unedited 2012 version is also available on my profile.