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Of Swine and Roses

Of Swine and Roses [Kindle Edition]

Ilona Andrews
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Product Description

Product Description

A young adult story about a girl, a pig, some magic, and the worst date ever.

Chad Thurman is a thug, who carries brass knuckles in both pockets and lays magic traps for intruders into "his" neighborhood. The last thing Alena Kornov wants to do is to go on the date with him. But when her family pressures her, she can't say no. Now the ice-cream is absent, the pig is running for its life, and we won't even mention the dead guy...

This story previously appeared as a free read on our website.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 101 KB
  • Print Length: 23 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Ilona Andrews, Inc (4 Mar. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004QT6ZPK
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #56,980 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good 24 May 2011
By Paula
Format:Kindle Edition
A short story about mafiosa style families with magic.

Loved the unique slant to magic. It has a very strong premise, enough for a full length novel, if not a series. I would definately read it if it was written (hint hint Ilona and Gordon if you are reading this!)
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3.0 out of 5 stars For romance fans - early Ilona Andrews 5 April 2014
By lyra
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
More like 2.5* for me; this is an early Ilona Andrews short romance set in another world. If you love IA then you are bound to buy this sooner or later, if you also love romance no doubt you will be horrified by my rating and love the sexy lead. I found it too predictable and romantic, but then the cover is hardly subtle so it's my own fault for indulging. If like me you sit firmly in the UF camp rather than PNR or R, then you have been warned! On the other hand, readers who love this will be delighted to know that Ilona Andrews have just released an Avon book following up this story: Burn For Me. Me?I will just wait it out for the next Kate Daniels novel.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this 14 Mar. 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
I had previously read this for free on the authors blog but jumped at the chance to buy it for my kindle. It is a very short story but manages to be entertaining and funny.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Not Just for YA 20 Nov. 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
This may have been written with a young adult audience in mind and though I am over 30 - I found it to be a wonderful story. This proves that the Andrews team can write for many different audiences.

It may be a short piece, but it is filled with just about everything you need to be satisfied -some action, romance and a kick-butt heroine.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Pig romance 24 May 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Lovely short story. A twist on the usual fairy tales but in an adult way.
Absolutely loved it, would recommend.
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