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Heart of a Forest

3.17  ·  Rating details ·  29 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Heart of a Forest Angelia Sparrow & Naomi Brooks In 1199 King Richard the Lion-Hearted lay dying in France. He commanded his lover, Sir David of Doncaster, to protect his small son by any means necessary. Marion FitzRoy, princess of the blood on the wrong side of the blankets, now lives a constrained life in Nottingham Castle, dreaming of her childhood betrothed, the s ...more
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Published July 24th 2009 by Ellora's Cave (first published August 2nd 2006)
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Damon Suede
Feb 17, 2011 rated it it was ok
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May 22, 2010 rated it liked it
The retelling of Robin Hood is always a fun idea. Many movies and different written versions attempt to tell us the tale in the same way but with different vision. This novel is no exception to that goal. What a different version it is too! In scope and depth, it resembles many other retellings but the twist in this story is that Maid Marion is not what she appears on the surface. As you can surmise from the blurb, covered by the dresses of a maid, she hides the body of a man. But she has the he ...more
Elisa Rolle
I remember when the two authors were planning to write this book, Angelia Sparrow wondered if it was possible for a boy raised as a girl, and having no real contact with anyone if not his own maid and guardian, a man himself disguised as a woman, to really believe that all people, men and women, have a penis, and the only difference that distinct them is how they behave in public.

The book is a good and precise retelling of the Robin Hood's legend. The twist is that Marion, the bastard son of dea
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It’s the year 1216 and King Richard the Lionheart is long dead and his brother, King John, sits on the throne of England. In Nottingham, the sheriff neglects the people and overtaxes them to pay for the king’s war. But in Sherwood Forest, the notorious outlaw Robin Hood steals from the rich and gives to the poor. When Robin Hood spots the lovely Lady Marion, the illegitimate daughter of the King Richard, he
Dec 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
M/M version of Robin Hood. Every bit as good as the TV series on BBC America a few years ago. Action and adventure. Some sex but not graphic. It all fit the story.
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Shelves: m-m, read-in-2011
Well, it looks like cross dressing books are not for me. I wanted to give it a shot...I figure try everything at least twice, right? Unfortunately, this book just wasn't my thing.
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