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Meet Nick Ballantine…

Will charming Nick, from Lauren Layne’s Oxford series, be your #EternalBookBoyfriend?


Name: Nick Ballantine

Location: New York

Profession:  Freelance journalist for Oxford magazine, career bartender and author

Age: Early thirties

Height: Just under 6 foot

Body type: Broad shoulders, tapered waist and flat abs… #hot

Hair: Dark hair, usually just a few weeks past an ideal trim

Eyes: Brown, and brimming with laughter

Dress sense:  Dark jeans and a shirt is as professional as he gets

In a nutshell:  Warm and laid-back, Nick hides how deeply he cares for his loved ones under a charm offensive

Perfect match: A feisty, stubborn princess with a hidden vulnerability

Ideal date: Always unconventional, when he knows what he wants he skips the date and goes straight to cohabitation!

Interests: Writing, and winning cocktail competitions

Random fact: Takes gin rather than vodka in his martinis

Find him in: Lauren Layne’s Oxford series (Hero of I Knew You Were Trouble)