Title: Little Red
Series: The Believe Series #1
Author: Trista Jaszczak
Release: 18th June 2013
Genre: Adult Retelling, Paranormal.
Description:Follow Sam Wentworth through the winding back roads of Louisiana, on a desperate escape from her past, where she falls into the arms of the unlikely and sometimes unwilling hero, Ethan Parker.
When circumstances and fate seal the two together, entangling them with his 6 older brothers, Sam finds her life changing in ways that she never imagined.
Filled with feuding families and a little old bayou magic can Ethan put aside everything he has ever known to keep Sam safe from the dangers that their lives and their love possess.
Oh I love love love this cover! It fits the story perfectly, the colours and the fonts used are very eye catching. I love the fact that Sam is holding her bike helmet in the cover makes it fit even more.
Continue reading for my review..............
Published: 18th June 2013
Publisher: Front Porch Romance
Source: Author for Review
Genre: Adult, Retelling, Paranormal
Buy: Amazon UK I Amazon US
Fall back in love with fairy tales with, Little Red, the first installment of “The Believe Series” by Trista Jaszczak.
Ride along with Sam Wentworth through the winding back roads of Louisiana, on a desperate escape from her past. Where she falls into the arms of the unlikely and sometimes unwilling hero, Ethan Parker. When circumstances and fate seal the two together, entangling them with his 6 older brothers, feuding families and old bayou magic can Ethan put aside everything he has ever known to keep Sam safe from the dangers their lives and their love poses. Can he keep her safe from himself?
Little Red follows Sam, who on the run and trying to hide from her boyfriend. While trying to find a place to sleep she runs into Ethan Parker. And pretty soon, life as she knew it was torn apart. Sam or Red as Ethan calls her because of her red jacket, is pretty kick ass! Even though at times I wanted to slap her, overall she is a really strong main character. Ethan, oh deary, he is yummy. He cares for Sam and would do anything for her. At times he is pretty self centered but he always comes through to protect Sam. With the addiction of Ethan's 6 older brothers you get a very well rounded bunch of characters. There is someone for everyone to like and relate to.
Little Red is such a fast paced story that you are instantly pulled in. It grips completely and doesn't let you go until end. And I do love a good fast read. However, at times I did feel like sometimes it was going way to fast with certain parts of the plot. A lot happens in a short space of time, it just didn't feel realistic sometimes. That is my only negative. I adored the plot, it was different and exciting and sexy. But the sexy times fit in the story. I hate sometimes when authors put in sexy times just to fill pages but Trista has managed to create these scenes that they just flow beautifully.
As you as tell this a "Little Red Riding Hood" retelling. And lately, thanks for ABC's Once Upon a Time I am addicted to retellings and Red in that show is favourite character, so this just makes this book extra special. It is the only retelling of "Little Red Riding Hood" I have read and it has really set the bar on future reads. Trista knows how to tell a story and she really has put her own stamp on the popular fairytale and brings it right up to date. I am really excited to see what else is in store for her new series "The Believe Series".
I highly recommend "Little Red" If you are looking for a fairytale retelling that is unique, exciting, gripping and just fantastic!! With a addictive story and lovable characters that is sure to be a bit hit among fans of retelling and those who just love a good paranormal romance read.