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Fairy Tale Lies (Opposites Attract, #1)

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Greta and Jacob aren’t looking for love, but when they meet their attraction is white hot, melting away all self-restraint. Both times.
The first is a stormy spring afternoon, spent indulging in each other’s bodies. They parted ways convinced they’re nothing more than an erotic chapter in the other’s life. However, when they unexpectedly meet again, Jacob isn’t willing to l
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Published June 3rd 2019 by Champagne Book Group
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InD'tale Magazine
Rating: 3.5/5.0

This book feels very real, and that’s a good thing! The characters’ emotions, fears, struggles all feel real and believable.

Read full review in the 2019 September issue of InD'tale Magazine.
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A.R. Vagnetti
Sep 12, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fairy Tale Lies was a compelling and intriguing read. I don't read a lot of contemporary romance so it was challenging at first to get past there wasn't intense fighting or dire situations to deal with. But once I came to grips with the idea these are real-life situations, not fantasy or paranormal, I have to say I really enjoyed this book.
I connected with Jacob. I thought he was the ultimate man's man. A modern day Alpha male who was in tune with what, and who, he wanted. Greta on the other ha
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Amelia Foster
May 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Can we just please start with this cover? Because yes, I very much DO judge a book by its cover and this one is STUNNING! Okay I might be mildly biased because men with facial hair is a BIG weakness of mine. And Jacob certainly fulfills that need for me.



That said... Jacob is basically a walking, talking fantasy all on his own. He has that incredibly enticing level of confidence just bordering on arrogance, but in a stupidly sexy way. Not only that, but he isn't the typical romance story billiona
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D.M. Shepard
Oct 13, 2019 rated it really liked it
DK Marie’s Fairy Tale Lies

https://dkmarie.com/books-2/

DK Marie is a writer I stalk…I mean…follow online. I really enjoy her steamy poetry and snippets from her DK Masquerade, a series of flash fiction she is writing about a woman on the run from an abusive husband. Her character Liberty travels all around the world, seeking to find herself, and finds love along the way. Meanwhile, her Contemporary Romance, Fairy Tale Lies, was released in June. This is the first book in her Opposites Attract Ser
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Rowena Tisdale
May 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received an advance review copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

First: Wow! I loved this book! This is my kind of story. DK Marie brings it all, the romance, the steam, the hot male MC that captured my heart. Most importantly, I love the heroine. I empathize with Greta’s lack of sophistication, and enjoyed taking the journey with her as she grows into a woman I admire.

The chemistry Greta and Jacob share is hot and fun from the minute they meet, and is peppered with all the obsta
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Victoria Grant
Jan 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely devoured this hot, sensual, sparkling romance. And I will read it again and again. 💗
Laura Wilson
Jul 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you want an addictive, delightful romance that bubbles like champagne, read this book. It's simultaneously steamy and sweet, following the romance of two stubborn yet lovable characters you want to both shake sense into and hug. I'm looking forward to the next book in this series!
ryen Lesli
Jul 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
WHAT JUST HAPPENED?!

After I received my copy of Fairy Tales Lies, I settled down one lazy afternoon with a glass of wine and started reading. Three hours and a bottle of wine later, I lifted my head and sighed with longing. Greta was the type of woman I could never relate too. She's frustratingly classy, formal and elegant. Jacob was...an effing GOD. Greta drove me crazy. Jacob made me hungry. Greta tugged at my heart strings. Jacob tugged at other things. Greta was bred to follow traditions, Ja
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Diedra Drake
Sep 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
This is a very good contemporary romance between Greta, a graduate student from a wealthy family, and Jacob, a self-made businessman with a blue collar background.

While desperately attracted to each other, they both carry the baggage of trust issues from their past. They decide to try spending enjoying each other's company casually, but struggle mightily keeping it that way.

Where the book seems to begin these characters with differences of social rank - the real challenges between them are much
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Avery Kingston
Jul 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What an amazing opposites attract story!

Greta and Jacob meet one rainy day when he comes to work at her wealthy parents home. An unlikely pair, a blue collar man and this woman raised in privilege, but their chemistry is undeniable. They both succumb to their lust on a stormy afternoon.

They meet again one day when that steamy afternoon comes back to haunt them when Jacob becomes one of Greta’s father’s clients. They try to keep things professional, but their feelings for each other are too hard
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J.L. Peridot
Sep 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
If you like imperfect, rounded characters; if you enjoy off-the-charts chemistry between the MCs; if you like a taste of wildfire from the get-go, you’ll want to check out this book.

Fairy Tale Lies follows Greta and Jacob, two people from very different worlds, as they negotiate their differences *and* their similarities. I’m not kidding about the chemistry; it’s what kept me going through the stretches where this book almost lost me. Yes, there were stretches. I was annoyed—at him, at her, at t
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Phebe Yawson
Jun 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Poetic

Love this story. The best part was the real problems that they had to face that threatened everything. I love a good love story with funny characters. Very heartfelt. I don't want to give away any spoilers but I really loved what happened when we let ourselves be vulnerable. These lovebirds came from different walks and struggled trying to make the pieces fit. This beautiful story is so real u can see it in your mind as you flip through pages. You'll forget your reading and join them as t
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Shawn Burgess
Oct 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed Fairy Tale Lies. Though Romance is pretty far outside the genre I typically write and read in, I follow DK on social media and wanted to give it a shot. I loved DK Marie’s characters here. The dichotomy of their backgrounds worked perfectly to add some conflict to the story and keep me turning the pages to see how it would all turn out. Both of the main characters, Greta and Jacob, were very relatable and easy to invest in. She also builds great chemistry with the pair. If you’r ...more
Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
Greta is astonished when she attends a meeting being held to introduce an important new client and it turns out to be Jacob – with whom she had a brief afternoon fling but was still vivid in her memories. Neither Greta nor Jacob want to make waves professionally, but can they sort out their complicated personal feelings?

I found this steamy and sensual full length novel was surprising and engrossing. I thoroughly enjoyed the authors’ tone and writing style and found it both modern and easy to rea
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Brenda Pearson
Apr 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I just loved it! The storyline, the writing, the characters. Now and then, I read about someone that is following me and loves to read about new authors. DK will have you turning the pages for more, from chapter one. How two people from a different world or should I say society. The rich girl that always follows orders from her high society mother, Greta, never wanting to be in her mother's matchmaking. Greta did want to follow her mother's rules any longer. But when Greta's mom told her she had ...more
Beyond The Covers Blog
Jun 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romaine
They do say opposites attract. Fairy Tale Lies proves it.

What do you do when you love someone of a different society status and their snobby ex and snobby mom creates problems?

Greta was born into the elite, upper class. Her ex fiancee is worst than a douchebag. Her dad is strict but pretty cool in my opinion. Her mom and present husband are snobs. I watched Greta grow through this story. I understand her not wanting to create more chaos but she needed to take a stand against her mom and not let
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Natalie Miernicki
Jun 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
A good first book in what's going to be a great series in my opinion!! D.K. Marie gives us a wonderfully original version of opposites who are so attracted to each other their electric attraction sizzles off the pages... it starts off like any good fairy tale, a dark storm approaches and two unlikely lovers are so drawn to each other they succumb to their mutual lust one afternoon, until that lust comes back to bite them when Jacob is Greta's father's newest client one that she will have to work ...more
She's a Lip Biter
Jun 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
A good first book in what's going to be a great series in my opinion!! D.K. Marie gives us a wonderfully original version of opposites who are so attracted to each other their electric attraction sizzles off the pages... it starts off like any good fairy tale, a dark storm approaches and two unlikely lovers are so drawn to each other they succumb to their mutual lust one afternoon, until that lust comes back to bite them when Jacob is Greta's father's newest client one that she will have to work ...more
Wendy Livingstone
Jun 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book in a new series, and is Jacob and Greta’s story. Jacob has worked hard in order to have his dream career, and works with Greta on a job for her father, but they had met previously. Can they ignore the undeniable attraction between them though? This is a well written story which is humorous, entertaining and steamy. I was intrigued and hooked throughout and recommend for all.
Angela Pietraszewski
Mar 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Great book! I'm not typically a reader of romance books but I am when it comes to Fairy Take Lies. This books keeps me wanting to turn the next page. D.K. makes reading romance spicy and entertaining. My husband is reading it now too, and let's just say things are hotter in our bedroom as well! 😉🔥🔥🔥
Erinne
Jun 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received an advance review copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

DK Marie’s first book in the Opposites Attract series left me breathless for sure. This was my first foray into the romance genre, and after reading Fairy Tale Lies, I’ll be coming back for more. Greta and Jacob, are a magnetic, if unlikely pairing. Greta’s down-to-earth chic and Jacob’s working-man sizzle combine to form a cauldron of steaming romance you won’t want to miss. The couple’s path arcs and twists with th
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Alain Davis
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was so much fun! Nice and steamy (but just the right amount), but sexy in a realistic way. The opposites attract theme was extremely well done and the overall story was contemporary and expertly crafted. This was the perfect read and I can’t wait for the next book in the series!
Shanna Marie
May 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I received an advanced copy the of this book in exchange for an honest review.

This book is a perfect blend of heat, humor and heart, and heat.... Did I mention the heat? Hot damn! Greta and Jacob are fire together. I loved Jacob and I miss him now that the story is over. I loved watching his heart open up as Greta crash landed deep within it. I loved watching Greta discover and grow into herself. Super fun to read and can't wait to see more by this author.
Fran Zoch, LSoR
Jun 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love stories like this , where the two meet and hook up then part ways only for fate to bring them together again. But then her being from the upper class and him being a working man making his way with a career he has bled for.
Greta needs to grow up and decide if her love for Jacob is strong enough to get past her parents and the social society she grew up in.
Erin Knuth
Feb 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Fairy Tale Lies is a peek into a budding romance between an unlikely couple drawn together despite significant obstacles. Greta is from wealth; Jacob is from the proverbial wrong side of the tracks. For fans of the bad boy trope, he's got the leather, tats, and motorcycle to boot. Oh, and he works with his hands - in more ways than one ;-)

There are serious issues keeping them apart, but serious connection drawing them together. The cycle of their relationship - a myriad of ups and downs - felt r
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Johnny Swanson
Mar 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a pleasant surprise this book had turned out to be.

If you like well written romance with a good story line and interesting characters then you need to look no further. DK Marie does everything right in her debut novel, Fairy Tale Lies. Having recently started reading romance this book would have been enough to get anyone addicted to the genre.

Filled with sexy people, relatable relationships, and real world connection her narrative never slips, when the steam is turned up the sex scenes are
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Jennifer Pierson
Jun 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Greta and Jacob meet randomly when he delivers a chandelier to her mother's home, and their chemistry is so potent, that they can't help themselves but to indulge in a steamy hookup. However, while the hookup is HOT HOT HOT, it doesn't end well when Greta's stepfather comes home early, so she panics & shoves him out the door, making him feel very dirty, and that's that, or so they thought. Fate intervenes, and they come face to face again when he ends up at her father's company, and they're task ...more
Colleen Storiz
Sep 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Okay, I'm going to admit that I'm a closet romantic. I tell people my favorite genre is Sci-Fi and Fantasy, which it is, but I also love a good romance. Especially one that is as well written as D.K. Marie's, Fairy Tale Lies. My husband wanted to take me on a romantic weekend getaway, so I thought, I'll bring a nice book along to read while we're sitting at the campfire. Without giving away too much, (I hate spoilers) let me say that the chemistry between Greta and Jacob was electric. I wasn't a ...more
Ashley Carr, LSoR
Jun 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars

This author is new to me because it’s her debut book and I really enjoyed her work. She does a fantastic job of writing a classic fairytale for modern day times. Greta is born into a society full of rich snobby people whilst Jacob is the one that delivers a package to her parents house. They come from to opposite ends of the spectrum but the chemistry between the two is off the charts. They hook up and part ways but a couple years later they find themselves back in each others company.
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Cynthia
Jul 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: met-the-author, 2019
This was such a fun contemporary romance; a quick read! It's set in Michigan, my home-state, and the author's.

The back story for each character was fleshed out well. More so for Jacob, who is more your average-joe, someone I could relate to, and not from some elite family, like Greta's. But their wants and needs, when not met, did encounter setbacks and repercussions from their decisions.

A very believable story line. And with a happily ever after at the end.

My only reservation was the ending se
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However, there’s one thing she loves even more, and that’s writing her own steamy contemporary romances. They’re a mixture of heart, heat, and humor.
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