Shadow (Wendy Darling Series #3)

Shadow (Wendy Darling Series #3)

by Colleen Oakes


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Wendy Darling has found herself once again in the arms of charming Peter Pan, the god-child who desires power above all things. This time, though, Wendy burns not with passion but with a secret: with Hook as her ally, she is there to defeat the evil that lies inside of Peter, the evil that holds all Neverland hostage—the Shadow.

To do this, Wendy must quietly undo Peter from inside his heart while at the same time convincing Tink to betray the twisted love that binds them together. This is a task made nearly impossible by the arrival of Booth, her sweetheart from London and a new pawn in Peter’s manipulative game—a boy whose heart she must break in order to save his life.

As all of Neverland prepares to fight, Wendy races to untangle Peter’s connection to the Shadow, a secret long buried in the Forsaken Garden. When the time comes, pirates, mermaids, Lost Boys, and the Darling family will all rise—but if Wendy can’t call the Shadow, they will all be destroyed by Peter’s dark soul. War has come to paradise, and Neverland will never be the same.

Wendy Darling: Shadow is the thrilling final installment in Colleen Oakes’s Wendy Darling Trilogy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781943006168
Publisher: SparkPress
Publication date: 07/18/2017
Series: Wendy Darling Series , #3
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 401,391
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Colleen Oakes is the author of books for both teens and adults, including The Queen of Hearts Saga and The Wendy Darling Saga. She lives in North Denver with her husband and son and surrounds herself with the most lovely family and friends imaginable. When not writing or plotting new books, she can be found swimming, traveling, and totally immersing herself in nerdy pop culture. She is currently at work on her third YA fantasy series, a children’s book, and a stand-alone YA novel.

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Shadow (Wendy Darling Series #3) 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the first 2 books, the entire trilogy had a dark twist to the classic tale that kept me reading, but the whole sex scene was completely unnecessary. It was stupid and ruined the story.
Lisa_Loves_Literature More than 1 year ago
In this final book in the trilogy, Colleen Oakes has taken the well-loved story of Peter Pan, and turned it around, while completely staying true to the original ideas and characters in such a way that you still feel you are in that original Neverland written about by JM Barrie. If you haven't finished the first two books, you might want to quit reading for my final paragraphs of the review, just know that I highly recommend this whole series. While we have come to root against both Peter Pan and Tinkerbell in this story, Wendy is able to still see the good in Peter, as well as Tink, and be able to hope that not only will Wendy be able to defeat the Shadow that is destroying Neverland, but that somehow she can also redeem both Peter and Tink, and help them to be the characters that everyone can love once again. I rooted for Wendy's love from back home, Booth, to understand when she had to play up to Peter, to make him believe she loved him instead of Booth, in order to save his life. I love that what I feel is more realistic, for her explanation to convince Booth without a ton of distrust like you so often find in these situations. While there were those who sacrificed in the end to defeat the shadow, it wasn't in a way that everyone just gave up and became good, no, it worked the way that it needed to. Many beloved characters may have lost their lives in this story, but they did it in ways that pulled at my heart, and kept the story as rich as could be. There were no easy out solutions for this, and there were still surprises at each and every turn of the tale. If you like a good retelling, or are a fan of Peter Pan, this is the book you need to pick up and read next!