Review: Stolen Away

Feb •  15 •  2012

Title: Stolen Away
Series: No
Genre: Young Adult- Fantasy
Author: Alyxandra Harvey
Publisher: Walkers Childrens
Release Date: January 17, 2012
Book: Netgalley

“For seventeen years, Eloise Hart had no idea the world of Faery even existed. Now she has been abducted and trapped in the Rath of Lord Strahan, King of Faery. Strahan was only meant to rule for seven years, as Faery tradition dictates, and then give up his crown to another. But he won’t comply, and now chaos threatens both worlds.

The only one who can break his stranglehold on the Faery court is his wife. . . Eloise’s aunt Antonia. Using Eloise to lure Antonia, Strahan captures his wife, desperate to end the only threat to his reign. Now Eloise must become the rescuer. Together with her best friends Jo and Devin, she must forge alliances with other Fae, including a gorgeous protector named Lucas, and Strahan’s mysterious son, Eldric-who may or may not betray them.”

I love stories of fae and great adventure. This story has everything I want in it. A secret world, a lost power, and the fight of tradition that will withstand time.

First off, I love fae stories. They always intrigued me to no end. Not to mention that I love Alyxandra Harvey. Her stories are always so full and passionate that I can always expect such a wonderful reading adventure. The story line of this book is not unique but is so well done! I love that Ms. Harvey can take the storyline and make it like new. The description and emotions of each character are written well.
The other part I loved about the story are the love interest. There are two and no love triangles. Each girls find her love. I adored that both girls fight for what is right and who they love. Both guys are commendable guys and deserve the girls they found. What I also loved about this story is the great point of view switches. The point of view switches are nicely done. They don’t confuse the reader but flow along with the story.
The pleasure of reading Stolen Away is leaves me giddy. The enchantment of the story is delightful and appealing, enjoyable till the very end.
I give it 4 BITES!
Happy Reading!

6 Comments

  1. Shellie
    Feb 15, 2012

    I haven’t read many Fae stories at all…or mermaids for that matter…guess I’ll need to one day =) The characters sound interesting, thanks for the review!
    -Shellie

  2. Kate
    Feb 15, 2012

    I liked this book, but I wish that it had gone a little more in depth with some of the characters….

    • Savannah Valdez
      Feb 15, 2012

      I agree! I wanted to know about the traditions and more about Eldric!

  3. Oh I’m with you… I love fae stories. Especially one that makes you giddy! Sounds so good!