Suddenly Beautiful

Suddenly Beautiful

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by Boone Brux
     
 

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Suddenly Beautiful by Boone Brux:

Being the son of Aphrodite isn't a walk in the clouds. Rebelling against his demi-god status, billionaire make-up mogul Toraos Stephanos fights to separate his personal life and the immortal world by swearing off demi-god girlfriends forever. Too bad his newest employee can't take the hint.

Though Nikki secretly pines

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Suddenly Beautiful by Boone Brux:

Being the son of Aphrodite isn't a walk in the clouds. Rebelling against his demi-god status, billionaire make-up mogul Toraos Stephanos fights to separate his personal life and the immortal world by swearing off demi-god girlfriends forever. Too bad his newest employee can't take the hint.

Though Nikki secretly pines for her smoking hot boss, no way will she jeopardize her job and independence professing her love to a guy so clearly out of her league. Too bad that leaves her with only imagining him naked and thinking evil thoughts about the new girl.

After a single bottle of Ambrosia and one night of passion... Nikki finally thinks she has a chance with the man of her dreams. But the next morning, Tor pretends like nothing happened, leaving Nikki with an emerging drive for combat—after all, turns out she is the daughter of Ares and she's about to make her mama proud.

All is fair in love and war... and Nikki's not about to let anyone forget it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781622661169
Publisher:
Entangled Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
06/10/2013
Series:
Entangled Covet
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
250
Sales rank:
138,720
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

As a multi-published and an award winning writer, Boone's books drips with experiences from real life. Addicted to anything that might make a good story, she weaves tales that range from dark fantasy to humorous romance. Settled in the icy regions of Alaska with the love of her life and twin daughters, it's not uncommon to find her tapping away on her iPad on a windy beach or the barren tundra. Be warned, anyone and every even is fodder for one of Boone's novels.

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Suddenly Beautiful 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 38 reviews.
kph21 More than 1 year ago
Gods, Goddesses, Demigods, Demigoddesses run amok in the cosmetic industry. Boone Brux has created a delightful romance filled with lots of magic, sizzle, and a healthy dose of humor.  Suddenly Beautiful is an easy read for the weekend or beach vacation. Tor and Nikki have a purely professional relationship until one conniving demigoddess decides that she’d like to have Tor as one of her trophies. Demetria’s plans fall by the wayside when the loyal assistant, Nikki ends up making sure Tor gets safely back to his apartment. Deeper feelings are uncovered, leading Nikki and Tor on a wild ride to figure out what to do with their new status.  I absolutely loved how Nikki embraced her demigoddessness. Her sass and in your face attitude made my day! This is a light hearted story that has heat, in your- faceness, and laugh out loud moments. It was a great way to spend my afternoon! I thoroughly enjoyed this masterfully written romance. Absolutely Loved It!
Kim-Engstrom More than 1 year ago
Gods and goddesses and demigods and demigoddesses, oh my! This super sexy story of Tor and Nikki is awesome read that left me unable to put the book down. With every page I was wanting more! Tor, the sexy billionaire demigod who was so caught up in his business that he refused to have a personal life until someone slipped him some Ambrosia. Then WHAM! Feelings were unleashed, but not at all what he expected. Nikki, the executive assistant to Tor, and demigoddess (unbeknownst to her). Everyone around her knows, but no one feels the need to enlighten her until she comes into her own. This book will take you on an amazing adventure that will leave you wanting more. I just hope we haven't seen the last of the characters! Great job by Boone Brux!!
AMANDA_BRAT69 More than 1 year ago
This book starts off steamy and then not so much. I love the characters how they develop. I would recommend this book the only thing I would have liked is if the steamy parts made it throughout the book.
mariacstanowhite More than 1 year ago
If ever there was a God walking our streets, I would want it to be Toraos Stephanos....Oh My!! and as for his assistant Nikki, well, does us girls proud. Nothing like a little perseverance to get your man. Excellent book and a highly recommended read... Another excellent book from Boone Brux, well done
Sheri_B1975 More than 1 year ago
Originally posted on my blog: Tangled Up In Books I received a copy of this book from Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest review! I had a feeling I was going to like this book, what I didn't expect was how much I truly did enjoy it! I've always been fascinated with Greek Mythology and so when I read the blurb I knew I had to at least give Suddenly Beautiful a try. Thing number two I wasn't expecting? How incredibly funny this book was at times. I mean I was maybe a handful of pages in, 2 maybe 3, and I was bursting out laughing. From this: In reality, she wasn't sure why she struggled so hard to hide her interest. The man never thought about anything other than work. She could probably dry hump his leg and he'd tell her to file something while she was down there. That inspired some pretty hilarious visuals! And there was plenty more of that kind of thing where that came from. Especially when none other than the actual Gods themselves made appearances and decided to meddle in the business of their "children". Ares? Oh man, by far probably my favorite thing out of the entire book. I wish there would have been a lot more of him. He was exactly what one would expect from a Greek God. Larger than life, full of ego. Very much with an air of "I am Ares you may bow to me now!" Hilarious! Especially the interactions between Ares and Nikki. I could seriously go on and on with this. This was alternating POVs between Nikki and Tor, which I love, so we got plenty of insight from both perspectives. Tor was a demi-god who didn't want to get by because of that fact. He turned his back to his abilities and his status and was a workaholic determined to make something of himself all on his own. He didn't make time for anything except work. Not even women. Nikki, his dedicated personal assistant, always there for anything he needed and absolutely in love with him. But he never really "saw her" Until one fateful night... And let me just say, the chemistry between Nikki and Tor was...intense. No exaggeration, I mean whenever things heated up between the two I'm surprised my computer didn't burst into flames. Loved. It. Overall I loved this book. The story, the characters, the humor, the romance. It was all just a little bit of perfection. Especially Ares. The funny that came out of scenes with him alone made it worth the read for me. Thank you so much to Entangled for sending me this book to read and review!! P.S. Did I mention that I liked Ares? ..
grandmareads102 More than 1 year ago
If you're looking for a fun summer read, you will love this humorous tale of gods and demigods living and working among us. Boone Brux has written a sexy romp with billionaire mogul, Toraos Stephanos, who runs Kythera Cosmetics and Nikki, his every faithful assistant, who is secretly in love with him. Tor is strictly business until he is slipped some Ambrosia, the nectar of the gods. This breaks down his defenses and he and Nikki spend the night together. When Tor doesn't remember their love making, there is hell to pay. To complicate matters, Nikki is a demigoddess who has come into her own powers. She's more than a match for our hero. Talk about a feisty heroine. She is the daughter of Ares, God of War. This is such a great story with a sexy romance, an evil seductress, an outraged father and an interfering mother. Don't miss it!
Reading-Demon More than 1 year ago
Suddenly Beautiful was a fun, fast read. Once I started I couldn't put it down. The humor was great, not too over the top but had me laughing out loud at times. I loved that though Nikki was the unassuming assistant in love with her boss, she wasn't a doormat. She had reasons for not flaunting her beauty, i.e. her super model and make-up mogul, egocentric mother. And she didn't take a lot if crap from anybody. The scene with her friend plotting revenge on Demetria, the corporate attorney, had me crying with laughter. Loved this this paranormal comedy and hope there are more in this series.
rn-writes More than 1 year ago
Entertaining from page one to the end. Well done, Ms. Brux
KittyKelly28 More than 1 year ago
As posted on The Smutty Kitty by KittyKelly 4.5 out of 5 Licks Let me start by saying I LOVE mythology. This book was like the Percy Jackson series all grown up. There was even a reference to the Percy books. :) I love the idea of demigods/goddesses and the like being real-I'm pretty sure I'm a demigoddess just waiting to come into my own! I had a hard time putting this one down once I started it. The characters were so much fun. I really like the progress Ares made-he's pretty tough so it's pretty hard for him. lol There is a bit of a predictable track toward the end but that's the fun of reading. You let go of reality and dive into the book with both feet. I laughed out loud so often that I lost track. When Nikki got angry and her powers came out she was hilarious. I have all my fingers crossed and am using my power to bend will that we get Nikki's friend's story. I want more, more, more!!
MichelleChewWrites More than 1 year ago
Suddenly Beautiful is such a fun read that have me laughing at many parts of the story! And Mythology is definitely a plus point in this book with its wonderful characters. Demigod, demigoddess, gods and goddesses came together in Suddenly Beautiful, revolving around Nikki and her boss Toraos, and the fateful night when her boss was drunk with Ambrosia and Nikki ended up staying with him. However, Tor pretends as if nothing happened. What Nikki didn't know turned up to be life-changing! The characters in Suddenly Beautiful are realistic and easily relatable. There's lots of hilarious situations in the book which I really appreciate. The paranormal element suited the book just nice and matched the personalities of each characters. I especially love the relationship between Nikki and Tor and Nikki and Ares. It's actually heart-warming to read about how Ares's slow acceptance. This is a really great read and enjoyable! If you are looking for a fun HEA read, this would be it! (I received a review copy in exchange for an honest review)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent. Recommended!!!! Must look for more by this author!
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So awesome! Love love it! Recommended read for everyone!
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Teresa_H More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed it but thought it ended a bit abruptly. I'm such a sucker for books with a Greek mythology theme and I loved that in this one the characters were directly related to the gods instead of descendants of descendants because then you get scenes with the actual gods themselves (which were hilarious, by the way). Overall I thought it was a fun and quick read, perfect for reading during the summer.
sissie2 More than 1 year ago
The book was great funny and sexy. You won't be disappointed!!!
alleyoopmgv06 More than 1 year ago
I was given this book for an honest review and all I can say is BRING ON MORE BOONE BRUX!! It was a wonderfully fun read. Funny, steamy and of course a great story!! I LOVE Greek Mythology and it was so fun to read about the Gods and Goddesses. I will recommend this book to all my friends :D
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book got much better toward the end of the 178 pages. It was funny at times, I liked that Nikkie stood up for herself. GJRA
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a charming story! I found this book while scrolling through the romance section and was sold because I love Greek mythology. Luckily, I wasn't disappointed with this book! This is an entertaining read - particularly if you enjoy mythology and can suspend your disbelief. The story is quirky and charming and well-written. I really liked all the characters and hope this is the first in a mythical series by Boone! I will definitely be checking out more by this author!
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VampiresLover4ever More than 1 year ago
It’s all fair in LOVE and WAR… I would hate having a boss as gummy as Tor and don’t been able to jump him as soon he gets to the office, just to keep my job. I loved the fact, that even thou Tor is the son of Aphrodite and gorgeous, the guy is a dedicated business man, not a player, has mommy issues and is completely clueless about his own romantic feelings. My favorite part of the book was the first meeting between Mary and her long lost father, Ares. Just remembering that part, makes me smirk, smile and giggle. Loved, loved that father and daughter moment they had at the end… NO SPOILERS. Just read the book to found out what happen. ^_^
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good story, likeable characters. I don't usually read paranormal books. I really enjoyed this. I will probably read more from this author.