Only the Innocent Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
Every spring, the people by the forest hold a festival to celebrate their daughters' coming of age. And every spring hunters come from far away to hunt unicorns.
Bette is of age but as a girl of innocence she is kidnapped to be the bait in the next unicorn hunt. She has no idea if she will come out alive or unharmed. The hunters have no idea what is in the forest with them.
A slightly erotic tale of love vs. procreation.
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|Listening Length||1 hour and 3 minutes|
|Whispersync for Voice||Ready|
|Audible.com Release Date||December 09, 2015|
|Best Sellers Rank|| #524,119 in Audible Books & Originals (See Top 100 in Audible Books & Originals) |
#5,013 in Fantasy Romance (Audible Books & Originals)
#53,308 in Fantasy Romance (Books)
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As other reviewers will tell you, this is a fantasy tale of how to hunt for a unicorn in a dark forest on order from the king. Alas, the rules of unicorn hunting are strict, fraught with faeries and their weirding ways, true to the scent of innocence. It's a perfect tale for pre-teen girls, no matter how old you are, or to rekindle the innocence that remains a hallmark of our human spirit. Only... is also a trigger for a conversation between mothers and daughters when dad is best left out of earshot.
One historical note: the Celts and the Etruscans were much inclined to give women equal footing and equal rights, while the Greeks and Romans were famous for locking their women inside, lest they inflame an ardent and uncontrolled young man. The personal evolution from beastly nature to bliss-inducing love can take nourishment from this tale. No matter which side of history you fall upon, please trust Katrina Joyner's fun little read to instruct you on your next unicorn hunt. Personally I prefer to keep my unicorns fawning at the edge of the forest while I picnic in the glade. Four stars.
Every Solstice, Parents Would Give Their Daughters To Boys In The Town's Festival. Bette Had Pleaded A Cold When She Was Really Able To Go And Knew Her Father Knew It Also, But It Was Just The Two Of Them Since Her Mom Passed Away. The Town Was Near An Enchanted Forest Where Fairies And Unicorns Were Said To Live And Although Bette Had Never Seen Neither She Didn't Doubt It. Five Scruffy Hunters Rode Into Their Town And She Hurried Back To The Inn And Had Just Called Her Father When The Men Entered Looking For A Virgin As Bait, To Draw The Unicorn.
Phillip Helped His Father With The King's Horses And Was Chosen To Ride With The Hunters. He Was Quickly Trained And Given A Woman For The Night As Special Payment From The King, But Having Five Sisters He Wasn't Raised To Take Advantage, So He Gave Her A Coin And In The Morning No One Knew They Never Slept Together. Now, Here He Was Riding With Scruffy Foul Men Who Kidnapped An Innocent Girl!!!
Katrina Joyner Spins A Lovely Short Story That Will Capture Readers Hearts.
It's not a genre that I usually read, but maybe I've been missing something. Katrina Joyner manages to make the character of Bette very credible, and you can practically feel her innocence, which makes what is to come both terrifying and captivating. It's certainly a book I would recommend.