Waiting on Wednesday: Stolen Away by Alyxandra Harvey

Today is WOW day and I have selected a novel that I am most eager to read. I adore Alyxandra Harvey and her novels and STOLEN AWAY sounds like an amazing read. What do you think?


01/17/12
STOLEN AWAY
by Alyxandra Harvey
ISBN-13: 978-0802721891
Walker Children's


Alyxandra Harvey enters the world of faery in another irresistible dark romance.

When a cute guy dressed like a Victorian pirate kneels in front of Eloise the day after her seventeenth birthday, she knows that something strange is going on-and that's before he vows to be her champion and mentions her flaky aunt, Antonia, who's gone incommunicado once again.

But this appearance isn't a coincidence, and when Eloise is attacked and pushed into an alternate world called Fae, she becomes embroiled in the underground politics of the Seelie and Unseelie courts. Her captor,Lord Strahan, the ruler of Faery is desperately clinging to his throne and will do anything to keep it. The only one who can break his power is his wife, Eloise's aunt Antonia-and Eloise has become his bargaining chip.

Now Eloise must find a way to save her aunt from Lord Strahan, and she'll need the help of her best friends Jo and Devin, along with the other Fae captives of Strahan's hall. With a whole world of Faeries out to get her, Eloise must stop Strahan both worlds are thrust into complete chaos.

3 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: Stolen Away by Alyxandra Harvey"

Jessilyn (YA Book Haven) wrote: August 31, 2011 at 9:41 AM

Oh I love Alyxandra Harvey!! Haven't heard of this one though thanks for this awesome pick.

My W.O.W.


Jessica@a GREAT read wrote: August 31, 2011 at 11:56 AM

Haven't heard of this one, but have heard of the author! The cover is just gorgeous!

Here's my WoW

Have a GREAT day!

Old Follower :)


Smiley Girlie wrote: August 31, 2011 at 1:18 PM

Haunting Violet was amazing and I cannot wait to read this one! Her books away from vampires are great and I hope there will be more books from these new books!


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