Book Review: Soulmates – Love without ownership by Vinit K Bansal

  • ISIN: 978-819-2932460
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Publishers: Red Ink Publishers
  • Price: Rs. 175/- (I received the book for review from the author)
We all know that Love is the most beautiful feeling in this world. But what if it becomes an obsession? It can be fatal.This is a story of love, friendship, passion, obsession and sacrifice. A story that seeks to find out the real meaning of love. A story describing the purest form of love.

Neel «» Aditi «» Ranadeep «» Ria «» Neel

Neel is a simple small town middle class boy who comes to a new city for studies. On his very first night in the city, when he saves Ranadeep’s life, he realizes his life is about to change. But he had no idea that it would lead him to a path from where there would be no turning back. Neel and Ranadeep’s friendship cements beyond the conventional measures and they are inseparable and like a family. Neel eventually meets Aditi, his beautiful, simple and dainty new classmate and there is love at first site. Life for Neel, Aditi and Ranadeep is perfect till the day Ranadeep meets Ria and falls obsessively for her. While Ranadeep is frighteningly obsessive about Ria, the suave Ria has her heart set on Neel. Things begin to get complicated and then suddenly something drastic happens.

Neel is put behind bars on charges of Ria’s murder. Will Neel be able to convince his innocence to Aditi and Ranadeep?Will Ranadeep ever be able to forgive Neel for snatching away his love?How far can Aditi go to save the life of her love from the grips of destiny? Can there be a love without ownership?Find out what happens when love has to pay its price.

Behind The book
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About the author

Vinit K. Bansal began his journey as a poet and soon, he graduated as prolific author and editor of national repute.His first novel 'I am Heartless' created a sensation in the Indian writing industry and is widely considered as one of the top ten Indian romantic novels that redefined romance. His anthology series 'Uff Ye Emotions' has been the synonym of success in the segment since the past couple of years. 

Versatility remains the key factor in Vinit’s writing and has helped him create a niche for himself as a writer in both, Hindi and English language in fiction as well as in the non-fiction segment. Other than writing, he is a creative consultant and a motivational speaker as well, often conducting regular sessions on motivation and personality development in different academic institutes of India.He can be contacted at: or follow him at

Me thinks

In today’s times when the attention span of an average reader is decreasing day by day managing to grab his attention for approximately 250 pages and ensuring that he is hooked till the end is an achievement in itself. And that is where I admire the author Vinit K Bansal. In the last few years he has managed to carve a niche for himself as an author who manages to move the masses, make them sway in love , cry in hurt and smile at the wonderful memories of love that he manages to recreate in his stories.

If an ardent reader like me were to read his works, it would be wrong of us to judge him for we tend to apply logic to the plot, figuring out the loose ends in the storyline and searching for characteristics of the hero-heroine which make them distinctive. But here those rules shouldn’t be applied for this book is like a masala Bollywood flick wherein you should sit back and enjoy all the flavours presented to you – action, romance, friendship, murder, mystery, tragedy, comedy all in all complete entertainment. 

The story is of two friends, who are inseparable. Enter a girl and all the hell breaks loose. She loves one while the other loves her. And here begins the entire saga of love, intimacy, murder, tragedy and all the action that makes this book a perfect roller coaster ride with ups and downs throughout the plot making it difficult for the reader to guess the ending.

If I apply my reviewer logic there are a lot of questions that come to my mind once I finish the book as it seems like a city or rather a place where youngsters run the whole show with no grown-ups having any role to play ( I mean parents categorically) . There are a few loose-ends but that no way deters the thrill of reading this book.

This book would be loved and devoured by all for it is a complete package in every sense, if one page makes you smile the other will make you fall in love. Recommended for readers who enjoy such complete entertainers purely for the mass appeal they have and the fun they bring along in reading them

Foodie Verdict
 This book islike strawberry jelly - sweet, goey and delicious!

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  1. this book was so awesome.the best novel in my reading collection. i never forgot the book in my life.


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