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Stolen Away

Stolen Away - Alyxandra Harvey I've wanted to read the Drake Chronicles by Alexandrya Harvey ever since I've heard nothing but good things about the series- but sadly have never been able to read a single book. So you can imagine just how happy and lucky I felt when I was told I got to read another Alexandrya Harvey novel Stolen Away. I won't lie. At first I was a bit hesitant, but after reading the synopsis and seeing the beautiful cover with Eloise on the front- I knew that I would fall in love with Stolen Away quickly and like I predicted, I ended up loving it more and more with every single paragraph. Maybe it was because Harvey's writing flowed properly and at an enjoyable pace, or maybe it's because I fell in love with all of the characters. I'll never know. To make things even better, the novel was written from two different perspectives, from two different characters (duh moment) in the story! And with it being a supernatural romance novel that meant getting to read two different supernatural romance stories. What's not to absolutely love about that? The two characters who we get to learn from were Jo and Eloise. I wasn't sure which of our main characters I liked more and there were a few reasons for that, though long after I finished the novel I finally came to terms with the fact that I loved the way Jo acted. I found her personality funny for some reason (especially her love for anything British/Victorian) and a lot more realistic despite the novel being fictitious and about fairies... and I loved her relationship with Eldric who is now my new official fairy- boyfriend- crush.Even though I didn't think of Eloise as my favorite narrator, I still loved her quiet personality and her love for anything with rockability. I even thought it was both scary and cool that she was kidnapped by Strahan and used as bait to lure her aunt out from hiding. One of the other things about Eloise that I loved were the friends she had. I found it heart warming with how Jo and Devin immediately tried to help Eloise time and time again (plus Devin was a cutie ;).I would recommend this to anybody who wants a faerie romance or just a supernatural romance in general that is also a quick read. You won't regret it