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5 Star IHIBRP Book Review: “The Beast Within (The Bete Book 1)” by Stephanie Barr

Heart-Stopping Action That Guarantees A Wild Ride!

Heart-stopping action guarantees a wild ride in Stephanie Barr’s Sci-Fi fantasy adventure, “Beast Within (The Bete Book 1). Captivating and action-packed from the very first paragraph, “Beast Within” guides the reader through a seat-of-your-pants journey that will have them flipping page after page just to find out what happens next… and next.. and next.

Barr’s writing is pointed and direct, with a clear and driven plot line that moves her characters quickly from one strange circumstance to the next. Her characters have a broad range of talents and skills, and their backgrounds seem custom built by the author to allow Fate to take them through the best and worst of times during their epic struggle to survive an extremely hostile environment. Barr uses just the right balance of tension and humor to offset Xander, Rem, and Laren’s confrontations against Bete prejudice and general cultural bias in a world where they and the humans they arrived with have no choice but to pull together in order to meet the challenges of a strange new world. The result is a brilliant formulation of an altered society where strength of character, resilience, and wit can best their new environment.

“Beast Within” is a superlative read with its underlying messages of hope, tolerance, and courage in spite of unimaginable odds. Sci-fi and Fantasy fans—you certainly don’t want to miss this one!

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