What if the man you love is the God of the Dead?
That’s the problem facing Persephone. Her mother, Demeter, is a Level-1 goddess who wants Persephone to marry Darryl, demi-god of home repairs, and stay close to home. Her father, Zeus, the top god on Mount Olympus, is a bit grumpy these days, fed-up with all the demands being made on him. And Hades, well, now that she’s getting to know him, Hades isn’t what Persephone expected at all — he’s handsome, smart, sensitive and witty — in a word, hot.
Beautiful, intelligent and strong-willed, Persephone’s in line to be a Level-1 goddess herself someday. The problem is … she’s dissatisfied and restless.
This new take on the classic myth is a smart, sexy, fast-moving read. Dead Beautiful explores the many faces of love, explains why there are four seasons, and reveals what really happens after death.
- The author would like to thank filmmakers Joseph Ghaleb (www.josephghaleb.com), and Daniel Faria (www.danielfaria.com) and musicians Manuel Iradian and David Evangelista for their permission to use an excerpt of their performance of Vivaldi's Summer theme.
|Realism:||Fantasy world where magic is prevalent|
|Time Period:||Pre-Classical (10,000BC - 1,001BC)|
Styles & Themes
|Inspires Reader to Feel:||Nostalgic/Happy|
|Mysteries & Puzzles:||Modest mystery element(s) to story|
|Pacing:||Time to savor, deliberate|
|Physical Action:||Minor and occasional action|
|Political/Social Commentary:||Politics play a minor role|
|Romance:||A Love story first and foremost|