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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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Published October 22nd 2011 by Smashwords
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Peter Prasad
Dec 14, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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 snea ...more
Linda
May 04, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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 L ...more
Phyllis
May 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book. The author refers to it as an adult fairy tale and that is exactly what it is. Highly recommended.
Nynnie Whale
I want to read this so badly~
I entered the giveaway so we'll see~
Shannon
Apr 10, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.
Geri
Apr 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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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