Monday, May 11, 2015

Book Spotlight & Giveaway: Alias Hook

Top Five Reasons This Novel Looks Intriguing:
1. Hook is the main character. It will be nice to hear his story.
2. Peter Pan has always been a favorite of mine.
3. The cover is gorgeous.
4. Fairy Tales for adults - sign me up!
5. I'm interested to see how Lisa Jensen puts her own touch on Neverland.

"Every child knows how the story ends. The wicked pirate captain is flung overboard, caught in the jaws of the monster crocodile who drags him down to a watery grave. But it was not yet my time to die. It's my fate to be trapped here forever, in a nightmare of childhood fancy, with that infernal, eternal boy."

Meet Captain James Benjamin Hook, a witty, educated Restoration-era privateer cursed to play villain to a pack of malicious little boys in a pointless war that never ends. But everything changes when Stella Parrish, a forbidden grown woman, dreams her way to the Neverland in defiance of Pan’s rules. From the glamour of the Fairy Revels, to the secret ceremonies of the First Tribes, to the mysterious underwater temple beneath the Mermaid Lagoon, the magical forces of the Neverland open up for Stella as they never have for Hook. And in the pirate captain himself, she begins to see someone far more complex than the storybook villain. 

With Stella’s knowledge of folk and fairy tales, she might be Hook’s last chance for redemption and release if they can break his curse before Pan and his warrior boys hunt her down and drag Hook back to their neverending game. Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen is a beautifully and romantically written adult fairy tale.

We have one copy of Alias Hook to give away to our readers. This giveaway is open to residents of the US. You must be 18+ years of age to win. Reading Lark is not responsible for prize delivery; the book will be shipped by the publisher.

The giveaway runs from May 11-18. Winner will be notified via email on May 19.


  1. Awesome review, this book sounds epic! I've always wanted to see Hook's side in books rather than Peter Pan. Maybe Smee will get a book one day too. :-)

  2. I adored this book! I listened to the audiobook earlier this year, but it was a library copy so I'd love to own my own and be able to re-read it.


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