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3.83  ·  Rating details ·  646 ratings  ·  125 reviews
This thrilling and super sexy novel from bestselling romantic suspense author Shiloh Walker will appeal to fans of Allison Brennan and Linda Howard.
 
Shay Morgan has stayed hidden for a long time. Living a reclusive life in Earth’s End, Alaska, she’s as far away as she can get from the trauma of her childhood and the man who hurt her long ago. But terror takes over Shay’s
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published October 30th 2012 by Ballantine Books (first published January 1st 2012)
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Stacia (the 2010 club)
Aug 23, 2012 rated it liked it
Recommended to Stacia (the 2010 club) by: ARChaeologist's Anonymous
"There's just one problem. I didn't start a fucking Facebook page!"
Shay's life has been stolen. Her very identity has been taken over by another person who is bent on destroying her. In this deadly game of cat-and-mouse, who can she trust?

Stolen started strong. The small-town Alaska setting was an instant draw, and the loosely disguised chemistry between Shay and a local bookstore owner had me intrigued enough to want to know more, especially when a dark incident happened out of nowhere that c
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Anna (Bobs Her Hair)
Sep 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Romantic Suspense Fans
4 stars…My first Shiloh Walker romantic suspense novel won’t be my last!

Stolen is slightly disturbing, dark, and gruesome as the heroine’s meticulously structured life unravels. As with many heroines with dark pasts, Shay Morgan survived an event that would drive most people insane. She’s a survivor who did not remain whole.

Shay discovered a limiting way to cope with her fears and found success as a published writer. Her claustrophobic lifestyle effectively melds with Earth’s Ends, Alaska; the
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~ Becs ~
Wow! This is a dark, twisted shocker of a romantic suspense. With an awesome plot, it would make an incredibly tense film. Hollywood – are you listening??

We have Shay who has suffered a highly traumatic past so awful that she has only patchy memories – her story is slowly revealed to us throughout the novel. She has moved to Alaska to seek solitude and write under the male pseudonym Shane Neill. Very few people know about her alter-ego and she manages to keep her secret life locked down and comm
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Ian
Sep 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
"I miss you."
Closing her eyes, she whispered, "Don't."
His lips brushed across the side of her brow. "Don't what? Tell you that I miss you? Miss us?"


As a young child Shay was brutalized, physically and emotionally. Her life since has been one of hiding from her past. A past so traumatic that she cannot share it, not even with Elliot, the man she loves.
But when she discovers someone has been stalking her, systematically taking over her life and targeting those few people she cares about, she has
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♆ BookAddict  ✒ La Crimson Femme
Let this be a lesson. Staying hidden and anonymous is a double-edged sword. Shay Morgan hides in a snow entombed place - Alaska. In this tiny community, she's able to keep to herself. No one knows who she really is nor do they know what she does for a living. This anonymity helps keep her sane. Shay doesn't want to deal with her past and she's virtually all alone except for a handful of people. Even these people, not all of them know the real Shay Morgan.

Elliot Winter is in love with Shay yet ga
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Mad Scientist
Sep 17, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2012, adult, netgalley
3.5 STARS **I wrote my review and slept on it. Sorry, after I thought about it. I forgot about some elements that weren't so wonderful. Reviewing can just be so hard to at times.**


A Concoction of a Review:

This is the Mad Scientist's very first Shiloh Walker book. *Gasps* I know! The shame of it. I must say that this one was a good start, leaving me wanting to read some more by Shiloh Walker!

Now here is the hard part. Writing a review as to not give away all of the fun stuff of this Romantic Susp
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AH
Stolen is the first book I’ve read by Shiloh Walker *hangs head in shame*. It definitely won’t be my last.

Stolen is the story of a young author Shay Morgan and the man who loves her Elliot Winter. What’s nice about this story is that both the hero and heroine are damaged goods; each brings their own inner demons (or dragons, in Shay’s case) to the story. As Shay is introduced, she is so very skittish, fearful of everything around her and very much a recluse. She even writes her books under a pse
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Kathleen

Review posted at: Swept Away By Romance

Story Rating-3 Stars
Character Rating-3 Stars
Romance Rating-3.5 Stars
Heat Level-3 Stars
Overall Rating-3 Stars

I have read and liked a lot of Shiloh Walker's books; however this book was just okay. It had some good parts, but overall it did not really grab me. I found it way too easy to set the book down.

I never really did care too much for the heroine, Shay. She really had some very wicked and evil things happen to her in her childhood, and then once again in
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Saly
Rating 3.25 stars
Being a private individual is not bad but that is the thing that comes to bite reclusive writer Shay. After an accident she has been slowly recovering when she learns disturbing things, someone is claiming to be her author alter-ego Shane Neil, all over social media sites and has even visited bookstores especially Elliot's, her ex, her agent too refuses to take her calls.

Shay is a deeply troubled woman and she has reason to be, her life has been one nightmare after the other and
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Christine Kirchoff
Apr 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow, talking about twisted. The mystery in this book is phenomenal. Everyone has ulterior motives and the reveal is totally intense. I love that! Add in Shay, who’s damaged but trying and Elliot who’s pushing Shy to open up. They make a great couple. http://thetbrpile.weebly.com/reviews/...
The TBR Pile *Book review site*
This is probably one of my favorite books by Shiloh Walker and I’ve read a ton of them. I can’t wait to read more! If you’re looking for romantic suspense with twists, turns and lots of romance, read Stolen by Shiloh Walker! http://thetbrpile.weebly.com/reviews/...
Jonetta
Sep 16, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley-arc
Shay Morgan suffered a terrible trauma twice in her life and it forced her to live a life of seclusion. She doesn’t have many friends and most of her contact with them is online or by phone. Shay was in a relationship with bookstore owner Elliot Winter until he could no longer tolerate her being so closed off, keeping him at arm’s length. Now that her identity is slowly being taken away, the two of them find themselves together again to determine what’s going on and who’s behind this treachery.

O
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Noelle
This was a fast paced thriller with enough romance in it to keep me interested. I have read a few books from this author and will be looking for some more.

Shea (h) is a recluse living her life behind her computer in Earths End Alaska. She has very little contact with the outside the outside world ,other than from her computer. When she does venture out it's only within her small community, she's worked very hard to disappear and worries constantly that her Dragons will find her. One of the few
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Sunny
Aug 05, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, reviews
3.5 stars

One of the things I like about Shiloh Walker is her ability to set a mood. She writes with the uncanny ability to stretch your emotions, especially fear, until you are ready to snap. She does this masterfully in her Ash series and now again in Stolen.

Shay Morgan is a survivor. She survives a horrific childhood but not unscathed. As an adult she survives by limiting her contact with the world, interacting mostly through the books she writes and through the internet. But that makes her
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Yvonne
Oct 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012
I love Shiloh Walker! This was a tough read in parts, very dark and creepy but I couldn't put it down.
This was definitely a dark suspense romance and S.W. did a great job of unraveling the mystery.
(Tori-Smexybooks) smexys_sidekick
Originally posted at http://smexybooks.com/2012/11/review-...

Favorite Quote: “It’s not a game of winning or losing. I know that much. She’s dead. I’m alive. In the end, that’s the thing that matters. Isn’t it?”


Shay Morgan, a mystery author who writes under a pen name, was horrifically abused as a child and an adult. Major trust issues have forced her to live her life only connected to the word through the internet and phone. When she goes to a bookstore and sees her books, with a sign claiming s
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Brianna (The Book Vixen)
Mar 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
Review copy provided via NetGalley

Why I Read this Book: I look forward to reading romantic suspense novels by this author. She has a knack for keeping me on my toes while writing hot love scenes.

What I Liked: Stolen starts off very interesting. The elements and circumstances surrounding Shane Neil’s character were very interesting. The blurb gives nothing away, and neither will I, but I will say that there’s a fascinating take on social media and how stuff posted online can spiral out of contro
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LibraryLass
Aug 26, 2012 rated it liked it
For the first time in I don't know how long, I read a book the day I received it in the post. This is because the premise of the book was so intriguing.

Unfortunately, I was disappointed in the book. The whole time I was reading it I kept wanting it to be good. It had all the potential to be great, it just didn't meet the mark for me. The premise was the most exciting thing about the book. I love books which have lots of things happening to the heroine without being 'saved' by the hero. Although
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Lexxie (un)Conventional Bookworms
Aug 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: thrill-seekers
*ARC received from Edelwiess on August 20th 2012* Publication date October 30th 2012.

O.M.G. this is one of the most twisted and sordid tales I've read in a while. And at the same time it actually has some really sweet romance. How is that even possible?

Full review can be found on my blog (un)Conventional Bookviews.

I tweeted Shiloh Walker about being freaked out and she answered, and ever since, I've been wondering if that was really her... or someone else *cue creepy music*

Jackie

BOOK SYNOPSIS


This thrilling and super sexy novel from bestselling romantic suspense author Shiloh Walker will appeal to fans of Allison Brennan and Linda Howard.

Shay Morgan has stayed hidden for a long time. Living a reclusive life in Earth’s End, Alaska, she’s as far away as she can get from the trauma of her childhood and the man who hurt her long ago. But terror takes over Shay’s life yet again when an unknown stalker steals away the fragile peace she’s built for herself—targeting not onl
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Book'd
Apr 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
First of all, A big thank you to the author for providing a personalized ARC.
This has been a thrilling read. An exquisite mix of romance, suspense and thrill.
Loved the every bit of the story. Shay has been adorable throughout the storyline and Elliot has been perfect for her.
A must read for everyone who loves to read a suspense thriller.
Ally
Nov 25, 2012 rated it liked it
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Meaghan
Oct 25, 2012 rated it really liked it
I fell in love with Shiloh’s writing when I read her Ash Trilogy (which I highly recommend if you have not read them) so when I saw Stolen come up on NetGalley, I jumped at the chance to read it. I do not read a lot of romantic suspense, but I love Shiloh’s style and will make an exception when it comes to her books.

In Stolen, we follow Shay who lives in Alaska to try and hide from her past. And what a twisted past it was. We get snippets of it a little at a time as the book unfolds, but I neve
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Rashika (is tired)
Nov 15, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Fan's of Shiloh Walker and those in need of a good romantic suspense
Recommended to Rashika (is tired) by: Stacia's review
** It's been 2 weeks since I've read this book

Shiloh Walker's books remain full of awesome. I have yet to read one that I didn't enjoy. I've been having a little trouble lately finding a romantic suspense that actually satisfies my expectations but Shiloh kind of knows exactly what I want from a good book. It helps that there is a second chance romance in this one. I am a sucker for those.

The book starts of nicely, not making us wait for the good stuff. We meet our main characters, feel the sexu
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Tammy  Zautner
Oct 09, 2012 rated it really liked it
Stolen is the first book I have read by Shiloh Walker, and I enjoyed the book and her writing style. I do not read too many romantic suspense books and after reading this book, I wonder why I had not picked up one of her book sooner.

Shay is running from her tragic past, fighting back the dragon that has taken over her life and dreams. She has nightmares, scars both inside and out, and bits and pieces of memories that she keeps trying to fit together like puzzle pieces. After coming home from a
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Cris
Sep 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
4.5*

Shiloh Walker is a master of dark, visceral romantic suspense and of creating emotionally-scarred, tortured heroes (and heroines). The Rafferty books feature some of the most emotionally-captivating characters I have read, and the Ash trilogy ranks right up there with other dark romantic suspense greats like Allison Brennan or Linda Jackson. Ms. Walker's latest release, STOLEN, is of the same excellent mould: a gripping, wrenching page-turner that delves into some of the darkest recesses of
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Shey's review posted on Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

5 Stars

Shiloh Walker’s STOLEN took me on a rollercoaster ride of epic portions! Hands in the air, mouth open, stomach dropping and tears flowing at times. Page after page it didn’t stop and as I finished in one day I was left breathless.

Shay is strong yet so very vulnerable at the same time. You want to support and cheer for her but also cry as she goes through such an emotional journey.

After suffering through traumatic events as a teen that l
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D.C.
Oct 12, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ABOUT THE BOOK: This thrilling and super sexy novel from bestselling romantic suspense author Shiloh Walker will appeal to fans of Allison Brennan and Linda Howard.

Shay Morgan has stayed hidden for a long time. Living a reclusive life in Earth’s End, Alaska, she’s as far away as she can get from the trauma of her childhood and the man who hurt her long ago. But terror takes over Shay’s life yet again when an unknown stalker steals away the fragile peace she’s built for herself—targeting not only
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Jess the Romanceaholic
This is a Quickie Review. For the full review, please visit The Romanceaholic.

Expected Release Date: October 30, 2012
Publisher: Random House Publishing
Imprint: Ballantine
Author’s Website: www.shilohwalker.com/
My Source for This Book: Netgalley
Part of a Series: No
Series Best Read In Order: N/A
Steam Level: Steamy
Favorite Tropes: Secret Identity, Identity Theft
Pet Peeves: Magic Peen

It’s been a while since I’ve read a romantic suspense, and I’d forgotten how much I enjoyed them.

With identity theft r
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Dianne
Oct 20, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: galleys-arcs
Stolen by Shiloh Walker

This could have been classified as a ‘horror’ novel - the heck with trying to classify it as romantic/ suspense. As a matter of fact this book takes what are the normal rules for a romance and pretty much throws them all out the window. This book is written in a manner that very much reminded me of a Nora Roberts novel and I couldn’t seem to get by this similarity, “Angels Falls”.

While this was a good novel and its idea should have been great; I found that I wasn’t as ent
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