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A Touch of Greek (Out of Olympus #1)

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A Touch of Greek is a steamy Romantic Comedy.

Recipe for a good romance: hunky Greek Gods, mischief galore, a pinch of humor, stir with lots of fun characters!

Selfish and gorgeous Greek God Triton is cast out of Olympus after seducing Zeus’ mistress and can only gain reentry if he finds a woman who loves him for his kindness and selflessness, not his beauty. When the mortal
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Published September 30th 2010 by Tina Folsom
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Tina Folsom
Oct 01, 2010 Tina Folsom added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
I am the author of this book.

Synopsis:
Selfish and gorgeous Greek God Triton is cast out of Olympus after seducing Zeus’ mistress and can only gain reentry if he finds a woman who loves him for his kindness and selflessness, not his beauty. When the mortal Sophia – recovering from an eye operation and virtually blind – needs a home healthcare worker, he takes on the role, hoping she will be his ticket home.

While defending Sophia from an unknown adversary, Triton’s protective instinct emerges. At
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Michi
Synopsis: The sex sea god's son Triton is a bonafide Greek god with the power to calm the sea, teleport away women's clothing, and make every woman pant like a bitch in heat just by looking at him. He loses his "powers" early on because he can't keep his throbbing, club-like dick out of the honey-filled pussies of, well, every goddess, mistress, and mortal apparently within fucking range. Of course, upon arriving in America, he is able to grasp how to drive, speak/read English, understand what t ...more
Cathy
I expected to enjoy this tale since I’m a big fan of Greek Mythology. The premise of A Touch of Greek was interesting enough. Triton sent to earth (stripped of his god status) as punishment for being an amoral philanderer. Then he meets Sophia, who was able to see gods and fairies and similar creatures when she was a child.

Without his god powers, Triton was merely human. This should be confusing to him. He had to learn all the easy daily things that Gods don’t do, but he knew everything. The onl
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Ren
3 stars

A Touch of Greek is the first book of "Out of Olympus" series. All present the lesser Gods (because Zeus, Poseidon and Hades is TOO MAINSTREAM), from Triton, Hermes, Dionysus and Eros. Touch of Greek is about Triton who is a womanizer punished by Zeus because his philandering way. He stripped of his God power, but Zeus said that if he can make a woman love him not because of his appearance but his kindness and selflessness, his power will come back. Sure, it's a easy thing for Triton, at
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Crystal ♥ RBtWBC
Greek God, Triton, is cast out of Olympus after seducing Zeus’ mistress. Tired of Triton’s vain and selfish ways, Zeus punishes him by sending Triton to America to find a woman that will fall in love with him, not for his flawless good looks but for his kindliness and selflessness. Should be easy for a God, right?

Triton’s plan is to seduce a beautiful mortal and show his kindness by buying her a few drinks and pleasing her in bed. However, when Triton arrives in Charleston, South Carolina, the
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Alana ~ The Book Pimp
The philandering ways of Triton, Poseidon's son, have lead him to a punishment among the mortals. He must find a female to love him for his kindness, his generosity, all the qualities that he lacks. He quickly meets Sophie and attempts to seduce her- so sure that he will succeed. Until she refuses him... a god (though she does not know it.) He soon finds that no other woman holds such sway over his carnal nature and despite her initial refusal, that he cannot get her out of his mind...

Tina Folso
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aobibliophile™
So might I, standing on this pleasant lea, Have glimpses that would make me less forlorn; Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea; Or hear old Triton blow his wreathe'd horn - William Wordsworth

Zeus' judgment is harsh. Triton, Poseidon's son, is stripped of his powers for seducing Zeus' mistress. cast down to the mortal world, Triton can only regain his godly status by finding a woman who will love him for his kindness and selflessness and not his physical attributes. he finds Sophia who is vi
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Annie Slasher (Booked & Loaded)
A Touch of Greek by Tina Folsom is book 1 in the Out of Olympus series.

Triton has himself in serious trouble this time. His bad boy behavior has landed him in the hot seat with Zeus himself. Although, what do you expect when Zeus catches you literally with your pants down enjoying his mistress? Zeus’ punishment is severe. Zeus takes away Triton’s godly powers and is banished to America where he must find a woman to fall in love with him for his kindness and selflessness and not his pretty face.
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Angie ~aka Reading Machine~
Sophia Baker as a child has a chance meeting with the Greek God Poseidon where he gets her promise to help his son Triton out when she's older. Sophia's Aunt Eleni does believe Sophia say a merman rescued her from the water. Sophia forgets about the merman but feels like she's losing her mind. Years later, Sophia is trying to renovate her Aunt Eleni's home into a B & B since her aunt left her the house in her will which cut out her cousin Michael. Triton is caught in Zeus's current mistress' ...more
Jemma Gutierrez
Im not a fan of writing detailed summary of books when doing a review so let's just skip the part. If you read the 'Scanguard Vampire', then you'll difinitely like this book less.

First of all, let me assure you that this is a fun read. There are some pretty hot scenes, hilarous too and the idea of hot-playboy-god-friends is totally *GRIN* ;)HAWT.

Unlike the 'Scanguard vampire' which by the way is a flaming ball of hotness, this was pretty decent. Not the best but still has that touch that makes
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Melanie
3.5*s
I enjoyed this book a lot; with its blend of Greek mythology, romance & mystery it was always going to be a winner for me. We first meet Sophia when she is 5 years old and she nearly drowns but is saved by a ‘mermaid man’ who told her his name was Poseidon and if she didn’t tell anyone about him, he would let her play with his ‘naughty son’ – Sophia unfortunately told her aunt so she never saw him again. Fast forward 20+ years and Sophia is all grown and has took on the monumental task
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A.R. Von
I first found Tina Folsom's talent for writing through her Scanguards series. Amazing! She does not hesitate to put what she wants out there on her pages. It is what it is an that's that! Oh and then there's the fact that her male characters are some of the hottest most desirable out there. Love that about her writing :)

Sophia inherited her aunts house and decides to turn it into a Bed and Breakfast. Her cousin Michael refuses to accept the fact that it was left to her and not him and continuall
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Rhianna
A Fresh, Funny Twist of Myth and Romance

No one ever accused the Greek pantheon of being full of humble, selfless dieties... but Triton is certainly one of the worst in this regard. Seducing women, be they free for his favors or the wives of other Gods, and stroking his own ego through it is his favorite pastime. But getting busy with the wrong God's mistress will land him in some hot water he's not likely to get out of. Through the machinations of his fellow Gods, Triton finds himself stripped o
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D.G.
I got this book for two reasons: the audio was on sale and it was narrated by Eric Dove, which I really like. The plot was a bit out there and it didn't end up as being as sexy as I hoped but it wasn't a complete waste of time.

The situations were a bit crazy over the top, like when Sophia asked Triton to help her dress a few minutes into knowing him. The whole plot with the cousin and the B&B were just fillers and didn't feel real. I think the book was supposed to be funny but I didn't laugh
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Hbeebti
This was such a fun story to read. I love anything to do with Gods and Goddesses. Tritin and Sophia were so great together. Tritin came a long way and it was nice to see him grow from selfish and arrogant to selfless and giving. I loved all the scenes when Tritin and his friend (Eros and Hermes)were together.They cracked me up. There is another book to this and I need to find it soon.
Ana
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Lori
I fell in love with this book from the moment I started it. I have always been drawn to Greek Mythology, so I knew I had to read it. The way that Tina pulls you into the story was incredible, and I loved her take on the characters. I definitely recommend this book, I know you will love it as much as I did. :)
Deana
cute premise to this story. I think the author did a great job of portraying the Greek Gods as more human than not, i.e., not above petty infighting, jealousy, etc.

If you're looking for something fun try it - though it does deal primarily with the lesser deities, not the more well-known.
Talk Supe
i love Triton but Sophie fell a little short as well as the humor. I was hoping for fits of laughter but the humor was watered down, no pun intended.

http://www.talkingsupe.com/2012/05/to...
Terisa
Touch of Greek 4.5 Stars

I bought and read this book ages ago but recently it was part of a box set that I purchased and reread it since I didn’t complete a review the last time that I read it.

I will say that even though I had read it before and remembered all of the things that happened, I still enjoyed the book just as much the second time as I did the first time. Tina Folsom is one of my favorite authors and while the sexual scenes are toned down in this book more than they are in they are in
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Sarah D
So I want to preface this review by saying that I'm an idiot. I bought this before my trip to Italy forever ago (which makes no sense because this book is called A Touch of Greek......so, I don't know what I was thinking) and expected one thing, which is not what I got out of this book. What this does well is look at Greek mythology in the context of today and American society. That was something I found really interesting because I love greek mythology. The romance and seduction of the main cha ...more
Aliki
μου ειναι περιεργο αγαπημενοι μου βιβλιοφαγοι να δινω τοσο υψηλη βαθμολογια σε μια σειρα ,που μην το πειτε σε κανεναν,ειναι λιγο πατατα.ελληνες θεοι δευτερης κατηγοριας που την πεφτουν σε θνητες.τι?μπα?δεν ειναι δυνατον!κιομως το κλισε αυτο βιβλιο με συνεπήρε οχι για την υπεροχη γραφη του και τους καταπληκτικους χαρακτηρες.οχι οχι ...πεντε αστερακια γιατι η συγγραφεας εποιασε αν και τυχαια νομιζω την ουσια του ολυμπου.ποια ειναι αυτη?εντονη σεξουαλικη ζωη και δολοπλοκίες.είναι στην διαθεση του κ ...more
hugsandcookies
Really enjoyed it and again 5stars.

I love how you have your typical male with an ego the size of the ocean finally meets someone that doesn't take any BS from him.

Slytherin Rose
Genre: Romance
Author: Tina Folsom
Book: A Touch of Greek (Out of Olympus #1)
My Star Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Will I read I read it again? Yes

Intro: Selfish and gorgeous Greek God Triton is cast out of Olympus after seducing Zeus’ mistress and can only gain reentry if he finds a woman who loves him for his kindness and selflessness, not his beauty. When the mortal Sophia – recovering from an eye operation and virtually blind – needs a home healthcare worker, he takes on the role, hoping she will be hi
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Shan
Triton is arrogant. So arrogant he is banished to earth without his powers until he can find a woman to fall in love with him. This is done by Zeus. His friends are not allowed to help him in his quest, but what true friends wouldn't do everything they can to help each other.

Sophia has a habit of selecting men based on their looks who turn out to be no good. So when she meets Triton for the first time, she has made the decision to stop dating good looking, shallow men.

This scenario doesn't work
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Racquel Reck
Absolutely loved this book!!! From the first chapter I was sucked in and stayed there. I was afraid to read this at first because Greek mythology is one of my favorite subjects, and didn't want to read my favorite Gods being butchered.

BUT I am sooooo glad I read it. Tina Folsom does an excellent job at portraying them. The characters are funny and I LOVE Triton!! This story warmed my heart, made me laugh and swoon. It had heat and a sweetness to it that once it was done made me want to read m
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Purr More, Censor Less
Tina Folsom's new series takes a lighter turn from her Scanguards Vampires series, but still maintains the sexy alpha male hero, independent heroine, hot romance, and good balance between story and sex I've come to expect and appreciate in her books.

In A Touch of Greek, Triton, the philandering son of Poseidon, is stripped of his powers and sent to Earth to learn a lesson in love. With the assistance of his friend Dionysus a plan is hatched for him to prove that he isn't just a selfish scamp and
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jackie frye
Handsome, viral Greek God Triton was known on Olympus for his numerous sexual liaisons. Zeus decides he needs to be punished when he finds Triton in bed with his (Zeus’) mistress. Triton is stripped of his powers, sent to mortal earth Charleston, SC to be exact and can not return to Olympus until a woman loves him for his kindness and consideration not his looks. Triton meets Sophia and finds her extremely attractive and desirable; she wants nothing to do with him. He can not forget her and when ...more
Krys
This was a pretty good novel ^^ Nothing really stuck out as particularly odd or illogical. My only critique is that Folsom's characters get a little repetitive towards the end during their conversations.
This next comment may be a personal thing but I also expected the Greek gods to be a little bit more wrathful and vindictive and was surprised when Folsom painted them as friendly and almost helpful throughout a good majority of the book. It was odd for me but I have no real objections, none of
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Dangerous Romance Book Reviews
Book Blurb: Selfish and gorgeous Greek God Triton is cast out of Olympus after seducing Zeus’ mistress and can only gain reentry if he finds a woman who loves him for his kindness and selflessness, not his beauty. When the mortal Sophia – recovering from an eye operation and virtually blind – needs a home healthcare worker, he takes on the role, hoping she will be his ticket home.
While defending Sophia from an unknown adversary, Triton’s protective instinct emerges. At the same time rivaling God
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