In early 19th-century Scotland, 16-year-old Josie, an orphan, is sent to live with an aunt and uncle on the rocky, stormy northwest coast. Everything and everyone in her new surroundings, including her relatives, is sinister, threatening, and mysterious. She's told that Eli, the young man she's attracted to, is forbidden to her but not why. Spirited, curious, and determined, Josie sets out to learn the village's secrets and discovers evil fueled by heartless greed as well as a ghostly presence eager for revenge.
An author's note gives the historical inspiration for this story.
©2015 Eve Bunting (P)2015 Dreamscape Media, LLC
Forbidden by Eve Bunting was good. I recommend other people to read the book. It's is one of my favorite ones. What I like about the book is the Eve Bunting put a lot of details in the book and you can imagine the settings in your head, if it was a peaceful or scary place. What I dislike about that book is that the ending was so good and wished there was more. Hope Eve Bunting makes a second part. It's is fine to leave as the first book. I chose this rating because it was just a good book. The ending got me like 😱😱. My friends have read it and they were like that to. Really good book to read !!
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