Bedtime Story for a Stolen Child [NOOK Book]

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Stolen away from his cradle as a child, Leinad has been a plaything of the Faerie for thirty years. He has been broken and put back together so many times that he cannot even remember what he used to be. He has given up all hope of escape, until a soft breeze through his cell leads him home, only to find out that home has gone on without him. A man with Leinad's face is there in his place, with his siblings, acting out his life. A changeling. The creature who enabled his imprisonment and torture for all those ...
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Bedtime Story for a Stolen Child

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Overview

Stolen away from his cradle as a child, Leinad has been a plaything of the Faerie for thirty years. He has been broken and put back together so many times that he cannot even remember what he used to be. He has given up all hope of escape, until a soft breeze through his cell leads him home, only to find out that home has gone on without him. A man with Leinad's face is there in his place, with his siblings, acting out his life. A changeling. The creature who enabled his imprisonment and torture for all those years... Daniel Tessel is a thirty-year-old folklorist. He is meeting his brother and sister at their family cabin to spend the anniversary of their parent's deaths together. His biggest worry is the séance his little sister is insisting on, and trying to stave off her inevitable disappointment. That is, until he looks up during the ritual to see his own face watching him from the window. He is pulled into the consequences of a plot he cannot even remember, accused of stealing his own life. Confused, angry, and frightened beyond reason, Daniel tries to escape from Leinad, but there is something pulling them together... Revenge and passion are two very similar things. Blood sings, lust and tempers rise, and before they know it, neither is quite sure who the real monster is anymore. Or if it will even matter in the end.
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Bobby D. Whitney
This story of fear, loss, and hate-tinged love is going to stay with me for a while. Whenever I think of things that go bump in the night, monsters in the closet, or creatures under the bed, I will remember the tale of Daniel and Leinad and their strange and desperate connection. However, while their story is overall a dark one, it is not without a tiny ray of light and a spark of hope. And that is what makes Bedtime Story for a Stolen Child an intriguing and worthwhile read. 4.5/5
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013991828
  • Publisher: Resplendence Publishing, LLC
  • Publication date: 12/20/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 516,785
  • File size: 193 KB

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