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Lost Girls (Drake Chronicles 0.5)

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A bonus story about Liam and Helena and how they met.
ebook, 56 pages
Published December 2011 by Walker Publishing Company
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Source: This story came published in my paperback copy of Bleeding Hearts.

Note: These are my personal opinions. I received no outside person comments or opinions.

Let me first start out by saying that this was a short and cute little read. I was expecting something like Twilight when Helena and Liam first met but no, it was nothing like that. Again, Harvey gives us a strong female heroine to root for.

Plot Summary:

Helena is living on the streets and is associating herself with a group of girls
This was a cute little short story all about Helena and Liam Drake...

Helena had a rough life growing up and after her older brother died, her crazy mother threw her out of the house. So at the age of 16, she grew up pretty fast. She fell into this group of street girls and eventually came to be their leader. They called themselves the Lost Girls. They did everything they could to stay alive, even fighting in an underground ring for a sleazy guy for cash. Basically they all had each other's backs
A quick review for a quick read.

This novella is a sweet little addition to the Drake Chronicles and I really did love it. I've always liked the way Liam and Helena were portrayed in the books but I never really thought of them as anything but Solange and her brothers' parents so it was a bit strange reading about the two of them at a young age.

The romance was a little insta-lovey but the overall effect of it was cute so I didn't mind too much. The characters really just made this novella for me,
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Kim Chappell
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Ramla  Mahmud
my god, i forgot to review this. but holy shit, i didn't think my respect for Helena Drake could get any huge, but after this short story, i love her and would love to know someone as well-spoken as she is. The end with her and Liam and the last few lines made tears drip, and please be aware I was on a bus, in public, crying with a book in my hand. and i cried shamelessly. :( we never really get to know Liam in the series and to see him as brooding, mysterious, exciting, caring was a change i di ...more
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Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
Instead of this being the first book (novella) in the Drake Chronicles that I should have read, it actually ended up being the last but you know what? It workded for me.
I actually got to see and get to know some old favorites this way and it was so nice! I really do miss this series now that it is over.
And while it probably is better to read these in order, I really think this one can be read anytime during the series.

Bruno! I had no idea he would be in this one, it was so much fun to see him a
Lauren Kathryn
This was okay, until I realised that Helena was sixteen when she, and I quote, fell madly in love with Liam. It was then made even creepier when he said that he would "return for her in two years when she was legal".

I read this novella as an extra bonus the UK paperback of Blood Moon.

Lost Girls tells the story of how Liam and Helena first met. I don't want to say much about the story because it would be too easy to give spoilers but I really enjoyed getting to see them both before they married and had the children. It's easy to see them just as parents in the rest of the series and not think about the lives they had before they met so I liked this extra side to them. It was also great to get a better idea
I have to say even though Lost Girls was short, it was completely worth it. Oh god how I loved it.

I like Helena, but seeing her as a young girl makes me smile. Not much has changed. But it's interesting to know where she comes from and especially how she and Liam Drake met. Their meeting was cute, passionate, and short but totally worth it! It was amusing to read about Helena's reaction to a Drake. The ending was abrupt and I wonder if their story will continue. How do they reunite? Does Liam c
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Jennesis Quintana
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I'm torn on 3 & 4, and even 3.5. I am super in love with the parents from the series, so I loved getting to see more of how they became who they were. Except I'm so so so left wanting more. This is the promise of the whole world about to unfurl in front of them "in two years" and I want to know everything. But then that's true of every single part of The Drake Chronicles. I want to know everything about everything everywhere in this whole world and timeline and etc. Forever. End without end. ...more
Sammy Nicholas
I wasn't sure what to expect and I was surprised at how awesome this story was! Helena was bad-ass before she had kids and to see that side of Liam was just amazing. They were so cute and I really like this short story! This was so much better than I thought it would be and it was a decent length. I got really into this and loved every moment! It was so cute knowing how they turned out a few years later. This was just great, I have no other words for it!
I loved Helena before, but now she's just epic :D
Lea Bourg'
Helena and Liam ... Do I really need to explain ?
I always loved Helena and her enthusiasm, her freak side of the trigger x) but here it's just magic !!
This short-story (too short for my taste) is a new way to rediscover the characters that we know well and that we totally love (especially Bruno,Kirian's father, Lucy's mother and especially her grand-mother who easily makes us understand where Lucie inherited her daredevil genes)
In love with this series. I love it so much. Helena and Liam are just adorable though part of me does wish we can get more of the story you know? When he returned for her. How she changed from how she was a lost girl till now. Of course we know about her through out the rest of the series but I would like to read it through Helena's or Liam's mind. Still amazing <3
Everything in this happened a little too quickly for my tastes, but it was still fun and I do love Helena, and this is the first time I've really seen an author have characters address the age issue between a teenager and an ancient (okay, 81-year-old in this case) vampire being together, even if it was a brief conversation. So I appreciated that.
I really love these books the stories are short but full. I am sad to find that the next will be the last and really hope that she write a spin off for Lucy she is a to die for female and i want to know more of her and Nic.
Daniella Aizen
This was a great little mini story about Helena and Liam's love story, and how they got 2gether, and of course I LOVED Helena, shes just an awesome lady, and Liam is cool and calm, perfect fit for each other, it was soo cool!!!
I LOVED this short novella about Helena and Liam's courtship. I hope Harvey does another one about them soon. It was wonderful to see them as friends/lovers, young, without the family.
I thought this was a great story, would have loved to see it a whole novel but still i think it was still enjoyable and gave me more of the drake Characters that i love
i really wish this would have been better but it was really just a sweet story in my opinoin after the 3ed book this series is not worth reading
Ellen Burgess
I think it was interesting to see the real beginning of Liam and Helena. It give you a new perspective on their personalities.
This is the super cool story of Helena before she was a Drake. I loved it but I wish it was a longer story!
who knew this short story at the end of Bleeding Hearts counted as its own book?
I honestly didn't enjoy this story that much...
Gaby Maas
ra;lly good to see them in this point of veiw. :)
Super cute!
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Alyxandra Harvey lives in a stone Victorian house in Ontario, Canada with a few resident ghosts who are allowed to stay as long they keep company manners. She loves medieval dresses, used to be able to recite all of The Lady of Shalott by Tennyson, and has been accused, more than once, of being born in the wrong century. She believes this to be mostly true except for the fac
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