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Beauty is but Skin Deep

(Romantic Shorts #2)

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It’s the last straw for Simran when the guy who had come home to meet her with the intention of marriage, falls for her younger sister.

Going to her mother’s best friend’s home in Mumbai to lick her wounds, she finds it difficult to forget the rejection she’s suffered at her father’s hands, all because she is dark skinned.

Nitin returns early from his trip to Sydney and is f
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Published April 27th 2018 by Flaming Sun (Indie published)
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Shabana Mukhtar
I have read a short romantic story by the author and had enjoyed the quick read and cute story.

This one is about Simran who has lost her self confidence owing to the constant humiliation by her own father. Her only 'flaw' being slightly dark skinned.

It is a nice story with a happy ending.

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Angela Peixoto
May 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Another lovely short story by Sundari Venkatraman dealing with a problem that still exists in India but hopefully is getting less common. Very touching and romantic.
Rubina
May 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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This is one of the cutest stories I have read in the recent times. A story which has a beautiful meaning about how we are affected by our skin color. Especially in India where beauty really runs skin deep.
lakshmi ranganathan
Apr 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
nice!

that was a very cute love story❤
makes girls want guys like Nitin in their lives!
keep it up, Sundari!
Vidhya
Jun 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Nice story

Parents should not differentiate their kids for color reflection.
And Color doesn't matter for true love. Short and sweet story
Sharon M
Sep 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Love this short story. This was a sweet, feel-good story on the romance of Nitin and Simran. The book also portrays the parents who also look down on dark-skinned children and the difference in treatment. It is sad but I know it does happen. I love that Simran was able to get someone who likes her for who she is versus something superficial.
Moni
Oct 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The author tried to bring out these stories from day to day life situation... The story line is realistic. It strucks a chord
Shashi gupta
Aug 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful book n gets the reader to put on a thinking cap.just loved it

Great read apt for people to know course is not beauty ,beauty is skin deep.loved reading n thoroughly enjoyed the book
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Sundari Venkatraman is an indie author who has 41 titles (37 books & 4 collections) to her name, all Top 100 Bestsellers on Amazon India, Amazon USA, Amazon UK, Amazon Canada and Amazon Australia in both romance as well as Asian Drama categories. Her latest hot romances have all been on #1 Bestseller slot in Amazon India for over a month.

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