Beyond Farwin Wood
by Drea Damara
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Pub Date 11 Apr 2019 | Archive Date 08 Apr 2019
For fans of The Princess Bride and Stardust
Anything Can Happen on Blinney Lane
Agatha Blinney’s curse is unleashed when Franci Doltman dresses up as her favorite movie star. Now the storeowners on Blinney Lane must rally together to save Franci before the possession claims her forever. Valerie Millville is tired of her controlling mother, disappointing men, and being misunderstood. Determined to escape her life on Blinney Lane, she and troublemaker Ricky Allister volunteer to find a cure by venturing inside one of the cursed weeping books.
From mythical lands to peculiar allies to other worldly creatures, Valerie learns not all stories are written in stone—or even in one dimension. Can she and Ricky save Franci in time or will their friend become another casualty of the curse that binds Blinney Lane? Will Farwin Wood show them secrets undiscovered or are mysteries merely in the eye of the beholder? Get ready for an adventure that will transport you into the pages of a fantasy world beyond reality.
A Note From the Publisher
About the author: Drea Damara grew up in Illinois working on her family’s farm. Raised in a home of seven with only one television, she spent her free time reading and roaming the woods. She set writing aside to join the Army and later returned to the Middle East, conducting similar work as a civilian. Drea enjoys writing in multiple genres and is currently at work on her next novel.
"This was a great story and very well written. When I started the story I realized it was the second of a series and thought probably needed to have read the first to pick up the story, but that was not the case."
~ Sue Baldwin, LibraryThing Early Reviewers Trade
"When I heard there was a sequel to The Weeping Books of Blinney Lane, I was hopeful but doubtful. The first was so perfectly complete. Well, Drea Damara outdid herself, doing the almost impossible and improving on an already powerful story."
~ John Darryl Winston, author of the IA series
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I did not realize this was a sequel when I first started reading it. As a result, I was a little disoriented reading the first 25-30 pages. By that time, I was captivated and kept on reading and enjoying! I found this to be a charming and gentle fairy tale, despite the "monsters" (all animal, no humans). a very sweet adventure story with strong characters (though some did suffer from befuddlement in new worlds). I'll keep an eye out for the 1st book and hope to see this series continue!
Beyond Farwin Wood
The sequel to The Weeping Bookings of Blinney , Damara takes your journey deeper into the weeping books beyond Farwin Wood .
A masterfully creative land of Terradoon . The characters must confront the Tunnel of Whispers. Damara creative world building captures you into a wonderful high fantasy. This thrilling and intriguing tale will keep you engaged until the very end. It’s richly detailed imaginative writing style. Great chemistry where the characters leap off the page. Damara weaves an imaginative fanatical story. This Book was faced paced and I couldn’t put it down..Fantasy writing at its best
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It's the second book I read in this series and I think it's even better than the first one.
I love how the world building is being developed, the cast of characters and the style of writing.
The plot is engaging and entertaining, it never bores.
I look forward to reading the next installment.
Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC, all opinions are mine.
I found this author from her first book in this series. I was so excited to hear next book is almost around the corner. After reading the 1st book I jumped to read the 2nd and let me tell you. I loved every page!
You will find a lot of paranormal romance here. The autbors creativity makes you read this book fast and crave for more.
I am waiting for her next book now!