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Fatal Attraction: Aphrodite's Tale: (The Goddesses #2)

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Aphrodite has always been trouble. She's way too beautiful and can't resist romance-whatever the consequences. Plus, she's convinced the gorgeous Helen to elope with Paris-which has started the Trojan War.

Most people think Aphrodite should marry someone who can control her-the artistic Hephaestus would make a steady husband. But it's hot-headed, quarrelsome Ares that Aph
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 4th 2005 by Signet (first published 2005)
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Oct 26, 2014 Drucilla rated it liked it
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An interesting take on the goddess Aphrodite's story. The author writes the gods of Olympus as mortals and we get to follow them from when Aphrodite is brought home through the Trojan war and to Eros's marriage to Psyche. Aphrodite is definitely not the most sympathetic character ever created so this book may be hard to get into for some. (view spoiler) ...more
Dec 14, 2008 Jessi rated it really liked it
I picked this book up at the dollar store. I saw it there a few times, and finally decided that I wanted to read a trashy romance. This book didn't let me down. In fact, it exceeded my expectations.

I have always fancied Greek and Roman mythology. This book put a whole new spin on the age old characters. The characters didn't have an incredible amount of depth, but they weren't completely lacking. Hephaestus was my favorite. Ares was just scary, I don't know why Aphrodite loved him so much. It wa
Apr 05, 2016 Emily rated it it was amazing
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Sooooo good! I read this when I was around fifteen from my local library and absolutely loved the whole Goddesses Tales trilogy. Was thinking about this book a while ago and ordered it off amazon, it was just as magical and beautiful as I remembered. Aphrodite isn't as sympathetic of a character as the others in the trilogy but you fall in love with her and become invested in her character growth.
May 22, 2013 Michele rated it really liked it
I love anything Greek mythology related and this book was no exception. I was not sure what to expect when I started the book but I knew within the first few pages it was an adult retelling of the story. I fell in love with Hephestus in this retelling and now I need to go back and read other stories with him in it now that I see him in a different light. This is the 2nd book in the series and I am looking forward to the 3rd to round out the series.

Mar 22, 2013 Miranda rated it really liked it
An unique way to retell myths of Aphrodite from her complicated relationship for Ares, her unhappy marriage to Hephaestus, a history of all of her lovers including handsome Adonis, birth of Eros, her influence on the affair of Helen and Paris and so much more! Some Olympians and a couple of Titans make an appearance throughout the book. I recommend Fatal Attraction for readers that have an interest in Greek mythology.
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Oct 24, 2010 Rebecca (everyday reader) rated it really liked it
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Aphrodite is a naive woman. Ares is a player and can never give her the love she wants from him. Hephastus is a constant and hardworking fellow who is capable of a great love, but Aphrodite is fickle. I like this twist on the old greek myth.
Aug 31, 2012 Nicole rated it really liked it
Very enjoyable read. Love how the Greek Gods/Goddesses are portrayed. Given their godly personalities and the characteristics they are known for, yet they are represented as humans and family and face life with the struggles and triumphs as such
May 19, 2011 Nin rated it liked it
Wow, Aphrodite is that wanton. 'Nuff said. :) Kidding aside, it is an enjoyable read.
Jul 14, 2010 Jenna rated it liked it
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Interesting retelling of Aphrodite/Ares/Hephaestus and Eros/Psyche myths
Feb 21, 2013 Morgan rated it did not like it
No. Just no
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