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When Elaina moves to Yellow Springs after the death of her parents, she discovers her mother’s life was steeped in secrets and there’s something very strange about the town and its residents. There’s a pixy clan taking up residence in her inherited home, a gorgeous but strange elf bent on making her his, and a handsome, troubled man who seems to be able to read her mind. T ...more
Paperback, 270 pages
Published August 1st 2012 by Eternal Press
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Turtles
Oct 27, 2012 Turtles rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: yuck, did-not-finish
I don't usually put put books down this early, I like to give them 50%. But I couldn't take it any more. The books synopsis indicates there's a mystery about Elaina's Mother. But there hasn't been any thing other than hand drawn maps stashed in the library. And those felt like a mechanism to get the character where the author wanted them. There were 3 "E" names in this book which confused me. There is Elaina the human who sees through Elvish glamor, Ellis the love interest Solar Elf, Emile the f ...more
Diane
Feb 14, 2013 Diane rated it really liked it

The book was ok for a starter, needs a lot of editing though. I would actually give it 31/2 stars
Elaina is living in the small town of Yellow Springs in her mothers old house. While looking through
her mothers stuff she finds a series of maps. Using them to navigate her way around the forest that
surrounds the town she meets Ellis who she's not suppose to be able to see. He's a Solar Elf and is glamored, but Elaina sees right through it. Ellis is smitten and wants Elaina for himself. Elaina is gi
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Cornelia
Oct 31, 2012 Cornelia rated it it was amazing
I loved Surprisingly Supernatural because of all of the surprises at every turn. Surprisingly it has a fresh tone through out, uplifting and happy, even with all the disasters and challenges the author throws at the characters. Fresh and creative are the first words that come to mind when I think about this book. I highly recommend Surprisingly Supernatural.
Jessica Lynn
Aug 11, 2012 Jessica Lynn rated it it was ok
It was an interesting story idea but unfortunately executed rather poorly. There were multiple grammatical errors, mostly a lot of missing woulds and hads. Other then that I found the characters rather predictable and a little flat. Elaina in particular seemed to annoy me the most. I felt she was contradicting herself often. Saying she had no money to buy groceries but then buying coffee and calling out of work. She would blush non stop then say she was not someone who blushed. she was just very ...more
Elizabeth
Jun 12, 2012 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing
I want more of the story! I can't wait to see what develops from Elaina's character. I would not normally read this type of genre but each page made me each turning the page. The details of what is going on is in such depth that you will have a very clear image of each of the characters. I really want to go to Yellow Springs and see the elves walking around! Anyone that has ever been to Yellow Springs knows that they might really be there. Thanks Sara!
Tracey
3.5 Stars. I really enjoyed this story. The plot was unusual and imaginative and left a taste of mystery. I loved the female character and her take no prisoners attitude but was frustrated by her inability to make a decisive choice between men.
Meghan
Dec 30, 2012 Meghan rated it really liked it
At first I thought I wasn't going to like this book. I started reading it and is was slow at first, but then it pulled me in. When I finished it I was hoping there was a sequel.
Patty
Aug 10, 2012 Patty rated it it was amazing
looks and sounds stunning...
Darlene Harris
Jun 17, 2012 Darlene Harris rated it it was amazing
Amazing! I had a hard time putting it down. I can't wait to see what happens next!!
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Former zookeeper turned author S.J. Drum writes Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance Novels, each with a bit of Steampunk flair. She also writes an erotic series with tattooed heroes, first-in-series is SINFUL SOUTHERN INK (Ellora's Cave 7-6-12).

S.J. Drum writes LGBT New Adult Dark Urban Fantasy under the pen name J.T. Fairfield. The first book in the Bayou Zoo series was released on 10/22/12, CAGED I
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