Under the Skin series

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Taken

Some authors have a truly distinctive voice. I'd definitely place Charlotte Stein in that category. Her intense storytelling and offbeat characters, amplified by phrasing that almost veers into stream-of-consciousness, definitely stands apart from much of what I read. I've enjoyed a few of her works ...

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Forbidden

First, let me say this book probably won't appeal to everyone. The themes are dark and religious (but not preachy) and the trauma the heroine has suffered in the past can be difficult to read about. But if you are looking for a brief story with a high emotional impact, you'll be hard pressed to do b ...