Forsaken

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Summary

As a paranormal detective Meera Sauver thinks shes seen it all. Until she takes a trip to the desperate town of Puerton Abbott where murder and mystery seems to be at every turn.

Genre:
Fantasy / Horror
Author:
Megan O'Shea
Status:
Ongoing
Chapters:
3
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
16+

The Tale of the Mourir

The villagers of Peurton Abbot still called the oak in the center of their village, Mourir.

The one-hundred year old oak stood dead in the middle of the village, its twisting, blackened branches snaked upwards as if reaching for the sky, and the roots dug so deep into the earth that the inhabitants of Peurton Abbott wouldn’t have been able to move it, even if they wanted to.

But despite the fact that nobody, not even Lyron, the village priest, would step more than five foot near the tree meant that it simply could not be removed. It would not be removed.

There was a fear that emanated from every crack and crevice in the village of Peurton Abbot, some call it irrational, some call it nothing at all, but those who lived in Peurton Abbot long enough knew that this fear was far from irrational. In fact, it was, as fears go, quite rational.

That is where the song of the Mourir came from.

Come, little children, come to the tree.

Come to Mourir, who waits silent for thee.

Abandon thy fears, children, come to the tree,

Come, little children, wait as silent as she.

Come now, children, come to the tree,

Come to Mourir, she waits silent for thee.

Come on, dear children, time waits for me,

Come to Mourir, who waits only for thee.

The words of the Mourir hang on the lips of every person in Peurton Abbot. Spiralling round in their heads indefinitely, and yet nobody dares to utter them, for the fear is mightier than the courage in their hearts.


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Katie: The female lead takes a very long time to grow up. There is sooo much drama. Would appreciate a bit more character development for characters added later. And more sexy scenes! There was better detail earlier on, then it became just a passing mention of passion that happened.

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Christina: I loved this book. I'll be reading the entire series.

AliB7111: I liked the plot and that there was a strong female lead. I liked that the story had no sexual abuse or graphic detailed sexual activity. It was all very tasteful. I would have like to have seen the Alpha fight more for her and not be so easily forgiven. It was a good easy read.

♡ Smilie ♡: This is the first time I read a series and I'm so pumped 😫😫 this book is just too amazing and the author is such a talented person. Cant wait to read more of her stories in the future

preetyemm: Fine but hate male lead

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Sarah J: Omg yet another brilliant one. So so so looking forward to reading the next one

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