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THE SECRET OF THE BEAUTY IN BLACK is a popular web novel written by the author GRITTY_HUE, covering ACTION, FEMALE BADASS, MARTIAL ARTS, ROMANCE, MODERN, POWER COUPLE, HANDSOME MALE LEAD, JEALOUSY, COMEDY, R-18, Contemporary Romance genres. It's viewed by 328.9K readers with an average rating of 4.73/5 and 35 reviews. The novel is being serialized to 173 chapters, new chapters will be published in Webnovel with all rights reserved.


[Going through the process of editing.] It was after that night, Jennifer had experienced a new change within her... "Jenny, when are you going to find yourself a boyfriend? You are already 24." "Emma you should stop asking her, as she has a condition applied for dating." "And what is that? I tell you, Jenny I have a very handsome cousin, you would surely like him." "Being handsome is of no use. She has agreed to date the man who could defeat her in a dual fight." "Are you kidding me, George? Is it true Jenny?" "Yes.." ______________________________________________ "You lost...." "No, this can't be true right" murmured Jennifer. "So what do you want?" asked Jennifer. "Are you sure you will fulfil my wish?" "Yes, I never back down on my words." "Marry me," demanded Emmett. "What? But you are a gay right?" He bent down near her ear "You will know when you will marry me" he whispered and smirked. "You..." ______ Emmett is a very Handsome man. Wherever he goes, he is greeted by a flock of girls who are ogling at his beauty. Problem is only that his family thinks that he is gay and thus they arrange boys for him at night, which infuriates him. Jennifer marries him thinking that he is a gay and a CEO of RASMON ENTERPRISES the top company in the world and doesn't know anything about the underworld. But what she doesn't know is that he is more of a badass than her and is not just a CEO of the top company in the world. Jennifer has a past and is trying to hide away from it. Affected by her past, she does not want to date or marry anyone. But circumstances force her to. Will Emmett be able to help her? The way Jennifer discovers that he is not gay is full comical. Few characters are very jolly. It is a love-hate relationship. *It's a slow burn book, hope you enjoy it. JOIN AUTHOR'S DISCORD- https://discord.gg/5Gfy7Tn [Disclaimer- The picture in the cover is not mine, credit to the owner.]

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This story is truly amazing!!! I have read other stories, but this story's storyline caught my attention. It is a unique one. Excited to read it.


This novel is just too amazing. I like it a lot overall. I read 53 chapters in one sitting. It has nearly got me addicted. I hope for readers to read this novel.


I love your book... 💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜 When I read the synopsis for the first time I fell in love with it like love at first sight.. It was love at first read And also I love French characters... The like powerful leads who know what they want and not waste their time on something they don't want The ML is clear from the beginning that he wants to be the FL ❤ Thank you writing this book 💜


I found this book by accident and thought I would give it a try. The picture and synopsis is what got me interested it. After reading a few chapters, I like it so far. The writing style is great, Our FL seems to be smart and strong which I like. This story does have potential and I hope author can keep up updating more.


The storyline is really impressive. The imagery conveyed is on point. The characters are one of a kind. Im finding the story pretty awesome. Overall I love it.


Absolutely fabolous book.I looooove it.😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍


So currently, I've reached the 12th chapter and so far, i kinda like it :> In all honesty, i'm not a big fan of slow burn books like this one but maybe i'll change my mind once i've finished this? ahahahahahahah anyways, good job!


I came across this book by accident and decided to read it. And I am not regretting my choice. I just love this book and the characters in it. Overall I just want to say that this book is awesome and I will read it until the end.


So author I just wanted to ask if the story has an r-18 vhap yet and if the first one is earlier than chap 50 or after. You don’t have to tell me the exact chap though. Thank you


Oh! I love it a lot. Read 100 chapters in a day. Loved the character development and wish that the author continues to write such interesting and intriguing stories.


Love it! I accidentally came around this book. And I liked it the instance I read the summary. It is different from the rest of the books and the storyline is amazing. I hope the author continues to update. This is the best amongst the ones I read. Actually I am a silent reader, but I really wanna write something about this book. This is really amazing book.


Gosh! I like this a lot. The storyline is superb and the characters are great. This is a unique story and I kind of like it. Looking forward for updates.


The protagonist manages to be charismatic and fun to follow, and that's a good thing for this story. You're also good at describing scenarios. They feel forward and at the moment. That is very good. However, your story still needs editing. The way you sometimes don't separate dialogues from paragraphs makes the story look dirty and unpolished. The story also feels like it happens "too fast". It does not give much time for readers to get comfy to the change of pace and get to know the new characters, locations, and settings. You also use lots of redundant information, like in dialogues; writing after them what is already obvious. For example; "Is this water?" John Doe asked. "I hate you!" Her voice was angry. Try to skip all of these. Instead use an action, like a character slamming a door, or lowering their look. If you keep putting unnecessary words the story will start to feel heavy and monotonous to read. But this is good work. You need to polish it more. But the characters are not bad and the plot manages to hook you. Keep working on It.


I loved this novel so much. an excellent novel. Perfectttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt. I love so much the novellll. emmett&jenny . JenMett ^^


Eye-catching cover that's always a big plus to me. Mehehe. Though not my cup of tea, I can see big potential here. An enjoyable read with a lot of chappies in toe, you'll enjoy it the fullest. Keep it up, author. May you write more, edit more, and enjoy more.


Well, well, well, this is what I usualy call the good stuff, I don't have the biggest obessesion with this type of stories, but once in a while I like to read one like this where everything is just, well perfect. First off the characters, they are good and lovable, I loved both the main female lead and the main male lead (but the MFL gets the trophy here) Now the writting, well in all honesty I din't found anything wrong with it aside from a few mistakes here and there (but like I allways say it does not hinder a good story and can be fixed easily and I myself am guilty of this as I do a lot of mistakes too) other than that everything was on point. All in all this is a good story and I liked it a lot and I haven't read it all but I will surely keep reading it and come back for some more


The first few chapters interesting and dynamic! 😄 There a few grammatical errors, but much of the story is great so far. If you like a book with some action and mystery then definitely give this one a try! 😀😀😀😀


From the first chapter, I could tell that this would be interesting. A type of espionage filled, action-packed and back-stabbing kind of story. Author is straightforward and doesn’t hesitate to make out each scenario with his own writing. A writing style that focuses on important parts that brings out other information in the story for later. Would recommend to any reader out there. Good job author!


It was a really interesting book I saw and reading the synopsis made me excited to read more and from what I read it looks to be a very exciting story with the characters all being pretty well written overall great job


A well written piece that is leagues better than most female leading novels on this platform. The main character, Jennifer, is written very well. She is strong, smart and is a born leader. What suffers though is the other characters who don't feel as fleshed out, even after 25 chapters. For instance, I'm not sure who Jason is or how he even looks; all I know is that he has blue eyes and has been beside Jennifer for years. Felix is another character that suddenly pops up, only to be a mcguffin who is somehow like Jennifer's adopted brother, yet was never introduced beforehand. Literally, he was there only to die and that really - like I didn't feel anything when he died. It was sad, you could feel how Jennifer and the others felt except as a reader, I felt nothing since I barely knew the guy. He was like one of those extras in a horror movie that dies and the audience goes "Meh, I saw that coming.", except you don't cause he wasn't in the story before. But that's the supporting cast, thankfully Jennifer is fleshed out much better. What I really liked about the story was how, even though he was introduced and had a part, little the male lead did. Literally, in this genre, the female lead has met the overbearing male lead that is chauvinistic to the point of being toxic and is chasing after the female lead. Dominantly might I add. Thankfully, that's not the case here. In fact, I think this is the first novel that I read which shows the FL being just as badass as the ML (showing mind you, not telling. There's so many where that say she's badass but then the ML "rescues" her). And it really built up her character before introducing the ML which I appreciate. Regarding grammar, it's not so bad. It gets better and the author has noted that his really chapter needs editing so I'm sure it'll only improve. So I won't be docking points even though I found some errors, to me it was still an enjoyable read even with the grammar errors and trust me, I've seen worse. All in all, a good novel that subverted my expectations and really did well. Good job, author-san!


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