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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.
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Paperback, homemade, 25 pages
Published October 22nd 2011 by Writers of the Apocalypse
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Phyllis
May 06, 2012 Phyllis rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. The author refers to it as an adult fairy tale and that is exactly what it is. Highly recommended.
Shannon
May 07, 2012 Shannon rated it really liked it
And quick, but interesting and enjoyable read that leave the reader thinking. I'll definitely check out some more of Katrina Joyner's works!
Tricia
Apr 04, 2012 Tricia rated it really liked it
An interesting tale excellenty woven. A couple of typographical errors that weren't difficult to overlook. Made me want to know more of this fantastical world.
Nynnie Whale
Apr 05, 2012 Nynnie Whale marked it as to-read
I want to read this so badly~
I entered the giveaway so we'll see~
Peter Prasad
Jun 11, 2013 Peter Prasad rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: pre-teens & women
Recommended to Peter by: gift from author
Myth and fantasy stories at bedtime have their place in culture as a means to educate our children on our shared beliefs and values. How else are children to grow strong, straight and look after their parents in old-age? Katrina Joyner is a prolific author and native American who weaves carefully plotted yarns with believable heroes, heroines and dasterdly bad guys. Only The Innocent is her latest well-crafted tale, a fast read that keeps the boogy-man locked in the closet after he tries to ...more
Linda
Mar 17, 2015 Linda rated it liked it
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 Into Their Town And She Hurried Back To The Inn And Had Just Called Her Father When The Men Entered ...more
Geri
May 27, 2012 Geri rated it really liked it
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I won this book through Goodreads First Reads. Fairies, unicorns, hunters and a damsel in distress with a surprise ending. A great combination for an adult fairy tale. I enjoyed it.
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