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Forbidden Forest

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

19 out of 20 people found this review helpful.

Really Good!

Stats: 450-ish nook pages. Paranormal fantasy romance. Some typos, but not enough to overly distract. Story takes place in modern day earth, but mostly in a fae-type realm. Elves, ogers, vamps, shifters, and werewolves... Two people fall in love trying to overcome so...
Stats: 450-ish nook pages. Paranormal fantasy romance. Some typos, but not enough to overly distract. Story takes place in modern day earth, but mostly in a fae-type realm. Elves, ogers, vamps, shifters, and werewolves... Two people fall in love trying to overcome social stigmas, evil plots, and deeply ingrained bigotry in order to stay together. Hope I don't have to wait too long for the sequel.

posted by 7176450 on July 22, 2013

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Most Helpful Critical Review

27 out of 29 people found this review helpful.

3.5 stars - After I got into the story, I enjoyed it!  Did I en

3.5 stars - After I got into the story, I enjoyed it! 

Did I enjoy this book: I ended up enjoying this book after I got past the first 75 pages or so. Then, I had to see how it ended. I read every free chance I had until I reached the end. 

I found the beginning kind ...
3.5 stars - After I got into the story, I enjoyed it! 

Did I enjoy this book: I ended up enjoying this book after I got past the first 75 pages or so. Then, I had to see how it ended. I read every free chance I had until I reached the end. 

I found the beginning kind of slow. It is difficult for me to explain why I found the beginning hard to get through. I was glad to learn about the different classes, races, and cultures of the characters. We have shapeshifters, vampires, werewolves, elves, and halflings. The world building was amazing as well. Very descriptive. I could see everything in my mind's eye. But it was just slow to read. I wanted it to move a bit faster. 

Also, the transitions between points of view was sometimes difficult to keep up with. The points of view shifted between Forest, Syrus, the king, Kitch, Phillippe, and a few tohers. I wanted the transitions to be a bit smoother and clearer. I caught on but it was rough sometimes. 

The two main characters were very well written. Forest is a halfling who is looked down upon but who is also an excellent fighter. She is hard and tough yet broken and sad. She has amazing strength...she went along with escorting the vampire prince despite her absolute hatred of vampires. She did what she had to do. Forest is a complex character that was developed wonderfully. Syrus, the vampire prince, was arrogant but humbled. The fact that he was blinded helped him become less arrogant. Syrus, too, was a complex character but endearing. 

These two characters together had wonderful chemistry. The way they interacted with each other had me laughing at times, sighing at times, getting frustrated at times. I just thoroughly enjoying their story. This is the point where I really got into the book and wanted to see how it ended. I was invested in Forest and Syrus.

Speaking of the ending...UGH! What a cliffhanger!!!! I will definitely be reading the next book in this series. I have to know what happens next!

Would I recommend it: I would recommend this book. 

Will I read it again: I will not but I will read book 2, Forest Fire.

posted by Chrissy_W on December 11, 2012

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  • Posted November 11, 2013

    For a free book this is one of the best that I have come across

    For a free book this is one of the best that I have come across in a while.  It does take a moment to really get into the story but it is so worth it by the time you reach the end.  Now I'm off to book two. 

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2013

    i enjoyed the fast action and the love that builds

    i enjoyed the fast action and the love that builds

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 23, 2013

    RECOMMEND

    I really enjoyed this book and look forward to the next one.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 18, 2012

    This was a very nice story with all kinds of paranormal characte

    This was a very nice story with all kinds of paranormal characters, Vampires to Elves. I thought this was more of an adventure story, with hints of some romantic kisses here and there. I thought this was just an intriguing fantasy story with interesting elements. A main character, Forest, is half shape shifter and half Elf hybrid and she has a sense of obedience that is marked upon her, and it was interesting to read a little about her background. She and the Vampire Prince, Syrus, are on a mission, and through it, they learn secrets about one another and try, well on Forest part, try to fight this forbidden attraction between each other, so if you are looking for a well written paranormal romance read, this might be for you! 

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2014

    Fabulous

    This was a greed story, good editing and the characters suck you in. 204 pages.
    BrynnS

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2014

    Great book...

    I never expect much from free book but this book is well written and without all the editing mistakes of free books. I liked it enough that I read it in a day and bought the sequel. I would recommend this book to people who like fantasy books. It has elves, vampires, werewolves, and shape shifters along with other races. Its worth reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2014

    Great

    Wonderful book enjoyed it tremendously

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2014

    Sucked in from the first page

    I read a lot of books and this freebie is more than worth your time. Laugh and cry with Forest and Syrus. You won't be able to willingly put this book down. Then you will want book 2

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2014

    Absolutely loved the series!!!

    Even though I loved the books I am concerned that there are no more Editors & proof readers in the publishing world. I noticed no less than 6 typos and misspellings and even though it is prevalent in all books I have read lately, this last book seemed to be the worse.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2014

    Sexy!

    Very interesting

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2014

    Awesomeness

    This book is the best ever!!!! I love Forest's personality...she's awesome

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2013

    Great read

    Enjoyed the book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2013

    Love it

    It everything u want in a book about 534 pgs .... love it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2013

    Good but...

    On page 76, it says it was queen chrisriana and on the next page it said cristiana

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2013

    Great fae book

    Great read on a different take about the fae

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2013

    Good read

    Dang this book is awesome. I can't wait to read the next one

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2013

    Mamasaint60

    You have to read the whole series to get to the end. Beware, that's a lot reading. JS

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2013

    :)

    I liked this story.

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  • Posted September 6, 2013

    If you like sci-fi, you have to check this out!

    I enjoyed it very much! The uses of words was like I was right there. I can't wait to read the next book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2013

    Shiningstare

    Wraps her paws around him and rolls so shes pinning him down.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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