Fairy Tale Lies

An Opposites Attract novel

Romance - Contemporary
238 Pages
Reviewed on 01/12/2023
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Author Biography

DK Marie’s a voracious reader. Her number one love is romance and devours any and all of its genres, but also enjoys thrillers, horror, and non-fiction. Basically, if there are words on a page and a spectacular story, she’s diving in, heart and soul.

However, there’s one thing she loves even more, and that’s writing her own steamy contemporary romances. Her five books out now, Fairy Tale Lies, Love Songs, Taste of Passion, Colors of the Heart, and Making Waves readers are calling compelling and addictive. They’re a mixture of heart, heat, and humor. Brimming with confident heroines and kind heroes, all living, loving, and lusting in and around her hometown of Detroit, Michigan.

When not falling in love with her characters, DK Marie is laughing, relaxing, and planning her next adventure with her family. Okay, and also drinking boatloads of coffee, chatting on social media, and dreaming about her next travel destination.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Stephanie Chapman for Readers' Favorite

D.K. Marie’s romance Fairy Tale Lies: An Opposites Attract Novel features a story of high versus lower social class. Greta Meier is spending her summer as an intern at her father’s company, Swift Financial. While sitting in on a new client meeting, she is stunned to encounter Jacob Grimm, the owner of Rework. Greta knows Jacob from a whirlwind afternoon of passion - when he was a delivery man for another company. Jacob remembers Greta, and how she had shoved him out the door after they had spent the afternoon in her mother’s guest house. Now they have to work together and neither can deny the chemistry between them. Jacob convinces Greta to date him, but her ex-fiancé Blake is determined to win her back. Blake catches Greta and Jacob outside and notices something that could cost Jacob everything.

I could understand the dilemma of the social status differences that D.K. Marie explores. Everything about Greta speaks of a life of riches. For instance, how many people have cooks, designer clothes, and country club memberships? Only people who have exorbitant amounts of money. Blake attempts to use this to show Jacob as being beneath Greta socially. Jacob has no qualms about confronting people who feel superior to him. His pride comes into play when Greta attempts to hide their relationship from her family. The transitions between Jacob's and Greta’s viewpoints are effortless. The supporting characters helped in bringing out the differences in the couple. Can a relationship survive outside of society's social standards? Fairy Tale Lies tackles this question and will appeal to readers who enjoy romances with a realistic touch.