A Stella Review : Yours, Forever After by Beth Bolden

RATING 4  out of 5 stars

Fifteen years ago, Prince Graham of Ardglass barely escaped from the ancestral castle with his young life. Rescued by a magical creature and spirited off to a faraway valley, he grew into a strong, capable man—never shirking his duties on the farm, but forever bitter over his father’s betrayal. But just when he has finally come to terms with being lost and staying lost, a visitor arrives in his valley and changes everything.

After a lifetime spent lost in his beloved books, Prince Emory awakens to find his villainous aunt working to usurp the throne of Fontaine. When she sends him on a dangerous quest, he’s certain the journey is a trap, but he’s not willing to accept defeat without a fight.

But a fight is something Rory is unprepared and untrained for, until he’s saved by a handsome, unassuming farmhand and his snooty, smug, and surprisingly talkative unicorn.

I have to say I wasn’t expecting to like this story so much, I was engaged from the beginning, when Prince Graham, only eleven years old, needed to leave his life at the castle and escape to  a beautiful valley with the company of the king of the unicorns. Here he will built a new, solitary life and will become a strong young farmer, Gray. Until, fifteen years later, his farm and valley are crowded with Prince Emory and his guards, sent on a fake mission that’s actually a trap. Emory knew nothing about and soon he and Gray discover they have an enemy in common to fight otherwise their reign will be forever lost.

The reading flew easily, although the book is long, I was never bored, I gladly followed these two young men in their adventures with the arrogant unicorn, Evrard. There was some action but not too much, the novel is more about Gray and Rory, the long journeys they took helped them to see how strong was the connection between them, moreover they learnt the future they were fighting for, was possible and real, just there to be claimed.

Your, Forever After is a lovely fairy tales, with the right amount of sweetness, humours and magic. I hope the author will give more titles like this one.

The cover art by Sarah Jo Chreene is super cute, I love it  a lot!

Buy Links – Available on Kindle Unlimited

Universal Link   |  Amazon US   |  Amazon UK


Kindle Edition, 400 pages

Published September 6th 2019


Edition Language English

By Scattered Thoughts

At over 50, I am ruled by my terriers, my gardens, and my projects. A knack for grubbing about in the woods, making mud pies, and tending to the injured worms, bugs, and occasional bird and turtle growing up eventually led me to working for the Parks. I was a park Naturalist for over 20 years, and observing Nature and her cycles still occupy my hours. From the arrival of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds in the Spring to the first call of the Snow Geese heading south in the Fall, I am entranced by the seasons. For more about me see my bio on my blog.

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