The Stolen (An American Fairie Tale, #1)

The Stolen (An American Fairie Tale, #1) Tonight, For The First Time In Over A Century, A Mortal Child Will Be Kidnapped By Faeries.When Her Daughter Fiona Is Snatched From Her Bed, Caitlin S Entire World Crumbles Once Certain That Faeries Were Only A Fantasy, Caitlin Must Now Accept That These Supernatural Creatures Do Exist And That They Have Traded In Their Ancient Swords And Horses For Modern Guns And Sports Cars Hopelessly Outmatched, She Accepts Help From A Trio Of Unlikely Heroes Eddy, A Psychiatrist And Novice Wizard Brendan, An Outcast Fian Warrior And Dante, A Magister Of The Fae S Rogue Court Moving From The Busy Streets Of Boston S Suburbs To The Shadowy Land Of T R Na N G, Caitlin And Her Allies Will Risk Everything To Save Fiona But Can This Disparate Quartet Conquer Their Own Inner Demons And Outwit The Dark Faeries Before It S Too Late My first book, and I m quite proud. The Stolen by Bishop O Connell is a fast paced thrill ride set in a modern day dark faerie tale.The best part about this book is that it knows exactly what it wants to be, and does it very well It doesn t try to be something it s not It relies on tropes a lot but uses them as a platform for telling a story that features plenty of action and keeps the tension ramping throughout Not since Myke Cole s Shadow Ops series has magic and machine guns been paired so well together The world of the fae The Stolen by Bishop O Connell is a fast paced thrill ride set in a modern day dark faerie tale.The best part about this book is that it knows exactly what it wants to be, and does it very well It doesn t try to be something it s not It relies on tropes a lot but uses them as a platform for telling a story that features plenty of action and keeps the tension ramping throughout Not since Myke Cole s Shadow Ops series has magic and machine guns been paired so well together The world of the fae is i
In The Stolen is a story of fairies and folklore, but it s not your average changeling story It s been modernized to the point where fairies have adopted human tools and weaponry, making this fantasy novel eveninteresting. Review courtesy of Dark Faerie TalesQuick Dirty A single mother comes home to find her daughter stolen by the fae Now, she must team up with a wizard, elf, and warrior in order to get her daughter back in this book that had a lot of promise, but ultimately ended up falling a little flat.Opening Sentence Brendan Kavanaugh smiled and examined the wrought silver claddagh ring, admiring its fine details.The Review I ve lately become very interested in books dealing with the fae, whether the Review courtesy of Dark Faerie TalesQuick Dirty A single mother comes home to find her daughter stolen by the fae Now, she must team up with a wizard, elf, and warrior in order to get her daughter back in this book that had a lot of promise, but ultimately ended up falling a little flat.Opening Sentence Brendan Kavanaugh smiled and examined the wrought silver claddagh ring, admiring its fine details.The Review I ve lately become very interested in books dealing with the fae, whether they re depicted as good or evil So, I was very excited about starting this book once I read its description Unfortunately, it didn t quite live up to my expectations While it certainly moved quickly and was entertaining, I had a lot of issues with character development that hampered my enjoyment of the story.Caitlin has had years to adjust to being a single mom She loves her daughter Fionathan anything and often puts her personal life on hold in order to spend as much time with Fiona as po
First, my expectations going into this was that it would be a cool adventure about a group of people teaming up to retrieve a stolen child I wasn t expecting great writing, just functional.The first chapter almost made me put the book down It was loaded with stereotypes that made me cringe A redheaded stud in a kilt who s
eARC provided by Edelweiss in exchange for fair reviewThe full review can also be found on my blog Fantasy Findings2.5 starsOn the one hand, the mythology is done well Sometimes the classics don t really need to be spun They re classic for a reason This book is also action packed O Connell doesn t watch much time with set up and we get to the meat of the story rather quickly and the story never loses this fast pace.On the other hand, fans of character building or having the world fleshed out eARC provided by Edelweiss in exchange for fair reviewThe full review can also be found on my blog Fantasy Findings2.5 starsOn the one hand, the mythology is done well Sometimes the classics don t really need to be spun They re classic for a reason This book is also action packed O Connell doesn t watch much time with set up and we get to the meat of the story rather quickly and the story never loses this fast pace.On the other hand, fans of character building or having the world fleshed out are likely to be disappointed This book moves by so quickly that O Connell doesn t take much time with the characters beyond thei
The Stolen was an intricately woven story that unfolds magnificently before your eyes.Caitlin is attacked by fairies and is saved by Fian, a fae outcast They quickly discover that the fairie attacked had muchsinister motivewhich leads to Caitlin s daughter Fiona kidnapped Fian jumps on board to help Caitlin Combined, they recruitingassistance from their friends which ends up giving them a very unique band of allies Can they uncover the nefarious plot before its too late to sav The Stolen was an intricately woven story that unfolds magnificently before your eyes.Caitlin is attacked by fairies and is saved by Fian, a fae outcast They quickly discover that the fairie attacked had muchsinister motivewhich leads to Caitlin s daughter Fiona kidnapped Fian jumps on board to help Caitlin Combined, they recruitingassistance from their friends which ends up giving them a very unique band of allies Can they uncover the nefarious plot before its too late to save Fiona This story had a plot riddled with unexpected twists and turns The characters each have their own baggage that they must traverse while trying to uncover the who and why behind the kidnapping The author takes an unique angle to add some romantic interest and it wasn t with the characters I suspected The Stolen was an entertaining, dar
The Stolen is a fairy tale that is as action packed as any good thriller, exceptwellwith fae and pixies and brownies and ogres andThe action sucks you in from the very first chapter and carries you until the very end of the book There are a few surprises, interesting magic tricks and intrigue The fast pace will please anyone who enjoys snappy action, althoug
When Caitlin Brady s daughter, Fiona, is kidnapped by o che sidhe, she finds her fate lies in the hands of Brendan, a mysterious kilted stranger Caitlin s everyday world seems suddenly peopled by terrifying creatures she thought only existed in fairytales Yet, help also arrives from unexpected places, like her dear friend and confidante, Edward, a doctor by day and a fledging wizard in secret.This breathless, action packed novel introduces a mysterious fairy world that coexists with our own P When Caitlin Brady s daughter, Fiona, is kidnapped by o che sidhe, she finds her fate lies in the hands o
I wasn t sure if I would like The Stolen after the first chapter I don t usually care for books that jump right into heavy emotional scenes But then the next chapters also jumped ahead in time and brought us to the modern world and introduced a whole new situation I was soon hooked.I like Caitlin and her desperate quest to find her daughter and recover her from the Fae She was a great leading character just from her sheer determination to be involved in all aspects of the rescue She wasn t I wasn t sure if I would like The Stolen after the first chapter I don t usually care for books that jump right into heavy emotional scenes But then the next chapters also jumped ahead in time and brought us to the modern world and introduced a whole new situation I was soo

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  • 464 pages
  • The Stolen (An American Fairie Tale, #1)
  • Bishop O'Connell
  • English
  • 12 July 2018
  • 0062358774