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Beautiful Oblivion (The Maddox Brothers series Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Jamie McGuire
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (268 customer reviews)

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Book Description

The Beautiful Disaster phenomenon continues in the first heart-pounding new adult romance in The Maddox Brothers series.

Fiercely independent Camille "Cami" Camlin gladly moved on from her childhood before it was over. She has held down a job since before she could drive, and moved into her own apartment after her freshman year of college. Now tending bar at The Red Door, Cami doesn't have time for much else besides work and classes, until a trip to see her boyfriend is cancelled, leaving her with her first weekend off in almost a year.

Trenton Maddox was the king of Eastern State University, dating co-eds before he even graduated high school. His friends wanted to be him, and women wanted to tame him, but after a tragic accident turned his world upside down, Trenton leaves campus to come to grips with the crushing guilt.

Eighteen months later, Trenton is living at home with his widower father, and works full-time at a local tattoo parlour to help with the bills. Just when he thinks his life is returning to normal, he notices Cami sitting alone at a table at The Red.

As the baby sister of four rowdy brothers, Cami believes she'll have no problem keeping her new friendship with Trenton Maddox strictly platonic. But when a Maddox boy falls in love, he loves forever - even if she is the only reason their already broken family could fall apart.

In the first instalment of The Maddox Brothers series, readers can experience the rush of reading Beautiful Disaster for the first time, all over again.

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About the Author

Jamie McGuire is the New York Times bestselling author of three other novels: Providence, Requiem and Eden. She and her husband Jeff live with their children just outside Enid, Oklahoma, with four dogs, four horses, and a cat named Rooster. Visit her website at JamieMcGuire.com and follow her on Twitter at @JamieMcGuire_

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 760 KB
  • Print Length: 337 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1476794944
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (1 July 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00IGW350Q
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (268 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #5,158 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars More Maddox boys!!! 8 July 2014
By Kelly
Format:Kindle Edition
5 big fat stars

Oh sweet jesus Jamie McGuire you are outstanding you blow my mind with this book.

I felt like I was inside this book and watching all the scenes take place from the time Trenton met Cami right up to the very end.

I thought Travis was hot but damn Trenton is outstandingly sexy as hell but I would not turn down any of the Maddox men.

I like Cami she is a sweet, sexy girl who has a boyfriend but she starts to talk and get to know Trenton and thing start hotting up between them even tho Cami tries to just be friends with Trenton it get's to hard for her and then the feelings starts to take over.

Trenton is badass but with a big heart, as Jamie McGuire said "when a Maddox boy falls in love, he loves forever" you know something thoses word are true they do love forever.

Don't get started on the ending, the ending was fantastic blow me away.

I can't wait to read more of these Maddox boys.

Great book Jamie McGuire you should be proud of yourself you did a fantastic job on this book and your writing is outstanding, looking forward to the rest of your books.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The YA Bookshelf 13 July 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
This book is NOTHING like Beautiful Disaster. You know when you read a book from a particular series & there are similarities between writing style/the tone of the book? There was none of that here, aside from character names there are no similarities.

All I remember when I think of Beautiful Disaster is 'intense' but Beautiful Oblivion is more of a steady slope - a gradual descent into intensity rather than an all-at-once kind of thing like Travis & Abby's story.

I was confused at first as to when this book was set (was it before or after Beautiful Disaster?) but that didn’t last long- it was set to just before Abby met Travis & then later on both Abby & Travis’ & Cami & Trenton’s relationship played out simultaneously. Which was fun because it meant that us readers got an alternative point of view on Abby and Travis from time to time, not to mention an unseen scene from Beautiful Disaster, all through Cami’s eyes. It was great to be back in the world of Beautiful Disaster even for a brief time.

It took me a minute to process the twist but when I did let me tell you, my eyeballs damn near popped out of their sockets and my jaw hit the floor! Who would have thought? And no, I’m not telling you what the twist was you’ll just have to read the book for yourself ;)… But it is TOTALLY worth reading I can tell you that... And not just so you can find out the twist. For the storyline, the supporting characters (who were incredibly entertaining!) and last but not least Cami & Trenton.

I was beyond excited when I first found out Jamie was writing a series of books about the Maddox brothers & I was right to be excited because Beautiful Oblivion is a great addition to the Beautiful set of books and I can’t wait to add it to my personal library.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Jaw droppingly good reading 12 July 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
So I'm a huge Jamie McGuire fan as it is (and if you've shied away from reading Red Hill or the Providence Series you don't know what you're missing) and I'd set high expectations for this book based on her previous writings.

And I'm more than happy to say that she pushed the bar way above what I expected! Some people say that 'Trenton is no Travis', my response to that is of course he's not, he's a different person who has different motives and a different past that defines who he is - but he's still one hell of a character who knows what he wants. Cami is the same - she's not a carbon copy of Abby - if she was that would be predictable and that's the one thing Jamie doesn't do, sure she can lull you into a false sense of security before ripping the rug out from under your feet with a heck of a twist, but at least she doesn't write the same old same old!

I can't wait for there to be more stories about the Maddox brothers and I can't wait to see what kind of girls end up with the rest of them (I'm secretly really looking forward to the twin's stories - cause one Maddox is more than enough so who knows what's going to happen when the twins find their women).

So get 'Cashmere comfortable' and read this book, you won't be disappointed!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Those Maddox brother's just keep getting better! 12 July 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
When I downloaded the kindle app to my phone the first book I read on it was Beautiful Disaster, I fell hook line and sinker in love with Travis Maddox and my love for broken bad boys began!

Since meeting Trenton in the first book I'd been waiting to find out more about him, he'd appeared to be fiercely protective of his brothers and I liked that! Finally my waiting was over and Beautiful Oblivion appeared ready to read and was I disappointed err hell no! I still love Travis but he's sharing top spot with several other bad boys including his older brother now!

I felt for Cami and her confusion and her attempts to hurt no one but sometimes you can't fight the inevitable.

I'm not going to give anything away about the story but I'll just say that I had an inkling where I was being taken but I'm pretty sure that's because I remembered snippets from the other books!

Don't expect to be reading this long because you won't be, once you start you will just not be able to put it down and then you'll be champing at the bit for the next book :)
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Loving the bad boys
I have just read this book again so Its fresh in my mind so I can move onto book 2 and 3 in the series. I have to say i loved it just as much 2nd time around. Read more
Published 9 days ago by diz16
3.0 out of 5 stars Good Read, Not Great
I was provided with a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

I read and really enjoyed Beautiful Disaster, so I was looking forward to... Read more
Published 11 days ago by Rachel (Confessions of a Book Geek)
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
It was good just thought it was dragged out a bit..
Published 1 month ago by Leigh m
2.0 out of 5 stars Not as good as beautiful disaster no where near sorry
i LOVE Jamie mcguire novels BUT..............I was not crazy on this one. I dont know why but beautiful disaster had so much its probably one of my top 10 favourite books ever so... Read more
Published 1 month ago by canary fan
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
great book, shame delivery took so long
Published 1 month ago by MAXINE MOORE
5.0 out of 5 stars Love Those Maddox Boys
Why did I wait so long to read this, it's amazing. Trenton turned his back on college after a devastating accident changed his focus he knows Cami from her bartending job and its... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Anne Milne
5.0 out of 5 stars Wowser. I love the Maddox boys..
All I can say is these are must reads!! The boys are just irresistible, love the fact they all have their own story after Travis.. Love the storylines too. Couldn't put it down
Published 2 months ago by Crazy Butterfly
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
loved it
Published 2 months ago by michelle
3.0 out of 5 stars okay but not a great read
This is a good read but not a great read, i thought trents character was great but i didnt really like cami as i thought she seemed quite annoying to me and i didnt understand why... Read more
Published 2 months ago by mari
4.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
Loved this one just as much as beautiful disaster and walking disaster, if I'm honest I knew that TJ was Trents brother,just a feeling, but that didn't matter the book was so... Read more
Published 2 months ago by shannon 61
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