The fiance she sent off to Europe three years ago never returned. But just as she's about to give up hope, her godfather might just have one last miracle up his sleeve. And it all begins with a nutcracker. A bride-to-be without answers. A soldier who never came home. A nutcracker that might hold one last Christmas wish.
. World war ii has been over for three months, but Clara can't join in the Christmas festivities with her friends and family.
Identity The Kingdom Chronicles Book 3
But princess lavena’s latest scheme is her worst—and most dangerous—yet: compelling Anwen to take the princess’s place in her marriage to her loathed fiancé, Prince Liam. Bound by an enchanted contract not to reveal the charade, Anwen is forced to go through with the masquerade and endure a marriage to a man who despises the woman he believes her to be.
Inspired by “the Goose Girl”. Anwen's uncanny resemblance to princess lavena has been a curse since the moment she entered her service, as the spoiled princess has frequently used it to her advantage by forcing Anwen to switch places with her. As time goes on, a man who not only isn't hers to keep, but to fight her deepening feelings as she begins to fall in love with her new husband, Anwen struggles not only to maintain her identity, but who has no idea who she really is.
The Moonflower Dance Firethorn Chronicles Book 4
Follow the sisters on their journeys in a land where sorcery is feared and dragons fly. A man with a secret. A princess with a plan. Fed up with meddling sorcerers, Princess Neylan journeys to a distant kingdom to break a beastly curse. Armed with a bold plan, neylan vows that sorcery will never again touch his life, or the lives of her eleven sisters.
But true love's kiss fails, leaving Keir trapped in a cycle of agonizing transformations. When an unexpected ally reveals himself and offers a risky solution, Neylan must make an irreversible choice that will either give her the knowledge she seeks, or else trap her in the same type of snare she's trying to destroy.
Fantasy, and adventure combine in the fairytale-inspired Firethorn Chronicles, romance, an interconnected series of stand-alone novels drawn from The Twelve Dancing Princesses. Master healer keir, who captured her heart through his letters, is relying on her to end his nightly shift into the form of a giant dragon.
. A lingering curse.
A Curse of Gems: A Retelling of Toads and Diamonds The Classical Kingdoms Collection Book 7
Every girl in Terrefantome knows that. When his meddling mother follows him into enemy territory, dragging along some poor girl that she insists is his future wife, however, he must alter plans to finish his mission and protect them all. Jaelle and lucas know his mother's plan to betroth them is far-fetched.
They also know, that in Terrefantome, however, it will be safer to play along with the sham engagement. But with enemies closing in on every side and their own affections getting muddled along the way, Lucas and Jaelle must choose between the futures they've sacrificed for and the love of which they've always dreamed.
A curse of gems is the seventh book in The Classical Kingdoms Collection, but it can also be enjoyed as a stand-alone. Can she risk trusting a man if it means saving her sister? And what will she do when that reluctant trust begins changing into something more?Jaelle knows better than to trust men. To make matters worse, she's thrust into the company of a foreign prince on a strange mission.
With no one else to turn to, jaelle must choose between trusting and aiding him in his quest and receiving his help in return or saving her sister on her own. Prince lucas of maricanta is on the most important mission of his life; if he fails, his kingdom will be overrun by criminals of the most violent kind.
Read this fairy tale retelling now to experience danger, intrigue, and passionate, clean romance as only fairy tales can give. But when her plan to escape her oppressive kingdom with her sister goes awry, she finds herself with an unwanted gift and her sister in peril.
Christmas in Echo Creek: A Sweet Holiday Romance Echo Creek Romance Book 1
Home. Can the magic of a small town christmas convince her that love is worth the risk?When Willow Renner ends up stranded in the quaint little town of Echo Creek, she intends to lay low until she can pay for car repairs and get back on the road. But the locals can’t seem to stop trying to help her, and their obsession with Christmas cheer makes her want things she never thought she’d have.
A family. Willow is clearly hiding something, but she’s also beautiful, courageous, and in desperate need of hope. It doesn’t take long for cale to decide he wants more than just friendship, but Willow’s been hurt too often to trust easily. With the help of a meddling matchmaker and a little mistletoe, will Cale be able to convince Willow to take a chance on love, or will the shadows of her past tear them apart forever?
Maybe even a chance at love with a certain handsome sheriff’s deputy…Deputy Cale Matthews was planning to skip Christmas, until a quiet newcomer makes him rethink everything.
A Dream of Ebony and White: A Retelling of Snow White Beyond the Four Kingdoms Book 4
Snow has always lived under the shadow of her cruel stepmother, with only her beloved father and her childhood friend--the huntsman, Alexander--to make life bearable. But if she lets him, the consequences might be more than she can bear--because her heart is in as much jeopardy as the kingdom. In this reimagining of the classic fairy tale, Snow must find her inner strength in time to fight for her throne before it's too late.
If you enjoy clean romance, adventure and intrigue, then try the books in the Beyond the Four Kingdoms series now! These interconnected fairy tale retellings each feature a different princess who has to fight for her happily ever after. Beyond the four kingdoms reading order:a dance of silver and shadow: a retelling of the twelve dancing princesses a tale of beauty and beast: a retelling of Beauty and the Beast A Crown of Snow and Ice: A Retelling of The Snow Queen A Dream of Ebony and White: A Retelling of Snow White And coming in 2019A Captive of Wing and Feather: A Retelling of Swan Lake A Princess of Wind and Wave: A Retelling of The Little Mermaid.
With no allies, no skills, and no food, her future could be over before it has truly begun. But there's more at stake than just one life. And if she's going to succeed, against her own doubt and weakness, Snow must fight the hardest battle of all, and gain new skills and strength she never imagined possessing.
Alexander is ready to help her. Snow has to make a choice: focus on her own salvation or put everything on the line--even those she loves the most. When her father dies, she should be crowned queen, but instead she finds herself fleeing for her life.
Hunted: Alba's Story Destined Book 5
It is book 5 in the destined series, a collection of overlapping fairy tales set in the same world. Alba is gorgeous, and she knows how to flirt to get her way. Too bad i’d never been less likely to win. Newly-minted healer mage, has only ever had one goal—to be swept off her feet by a rich, Alba Mattas, handsome man.
Finding true love should be easy, right?But when her suitor’s wealthy, well-connected mother discovers her son’s interest in Alba, everything changes. Alba is banished from the city and sent into the Badlands on a mission. And now her troubled twin sister, Briar Rose, is in serious peril. For the first time, Alba has bigger concerns than her own survival.
Hunted: alba’s story is a Snow White retelling set in a magical world filled with hope and sweet romance. Beauty has ruined her life. Lost in the mountains, Alba is close to death when help appears in the most unlikely form. Read them in order:torn: novelette prequel to cinderellabook 1 – Fated: Cinderella’s StoryBurned: Weslan's Story - a Destined series short from Weslan's point of view free on Instafreebie http://smarturl.
It/burned-signup book 2 – hidden: rapunzel’s storybook 3 – twisted: belle’s storybook 4 – Betrayed: Ruby’s StoryBook 5 – Hunted: Alba's StoryBook 6 – Cursed: Briar Rose's Story - Release date TBD. Love is a battle with high stakes. Each story is self-contained, with its own protagonist and satisfying happily-ever-after, but they also tell an overarching story.
Spelled The Kingdom Chronicles Book 2
After all, what harm can a simple love spell do? Inspired by "The Frog Prince". Unfortunately, and rosie’s comes in the form of a most formidable foe—a stoic guard whom Rosie may or may not be developing feelings for, no story is complete without a few obstacles, one who is committed to thwarting her at every turn.
But nothing will stand in the way of Rosie’s happily ever after. As the heroine in her story, hungry dragons, royal betrothals, she won’t be deterred by well-meaning friends, or the intriguing guard who stands in her way. Rosie is fairly certain that there’s nothing wrong with putting a love spell on a foreign prince.
Luckily, rosie has access to an enchanted bakery and a recipe book of spells, one of which will ensure she’ll win the royal heart she desires. At least she hopes there's not, because such a drastic measure is necessary in order for her to ensure that the perfect fairy tale romance she’s dreamt about her entire life includes her own prince charming.
Path of Secrets: A Reimagining of Little Red Riding Hood The Andari Chronicles Book 6
But she does love an adventure, so she sets off into the woods determined to find some excitement. She never bargained on the excitement finding her. Or so she thought… suddenly, she’s being sent off to visit her ailing grandmother for the sake of keeping up appearances. Mysterious accidents, thefts, and disappearances dog their path, until Batrice is certain they are being stalked by a criminal with a sinister agenda.
But what will she find at the end of their road? the satisfaction of catching a thief? Or the sting of betrayal when she learns their pursuer’s identity?A fast-paced romantic fantasy inspired by Little Red Riding Hood, Path of Secrets is the sixth book of the Andari Chronicles, a series of interconnected but stand-alone fairy tale retellings.
Recommended reading order:Traitor’s MasqueGoldheartPirouetteShadow and ThornDaughter of LiesPath of Secrets. Her grandmother is the last person she wishes to visit, especially with a collection of strange companions in tow. There are no wolves in the woods, they said. You’ll be completely safe, they said.
They lied. Batrice reyard has everything she’s ever wanted—a fabulous job, an understanding mentor, and the freedom to be herself.
The Queen of Gold and Straw: A Rumpelstiltskin Retelling Fairy Tale Kingdoms Book 2
The first: trolls don't venture into the forest, especially during the day. Some of the content remains the same, rewritten, revised, but most of it is brand-new, and reimagined. Fairy tale kingdoms reading order:the Marquise and Her CatThe Queen of Gold and StrawThe Sorceress in Training. Greta knows two things to be true.
And sometimes afterward, life gets very complicated. Queen of gold and straw is a romantic fairy tale retelling full of humor, first love, promises, new love, lots of straw, and—of course—gold. Author's note: this is a full-length novel that started as a short story originally published in the Once Upon a Happy Ending anthology.
While i was writing the story, I knew there was so much more to tell. The second: kings don't save peddlers' daughters from those trolls, and they certainly don't deposit them atop royal horses and personally escort them home. But sometimes, they do.
The Last Autumn Fairy The Autumn Fairy Trilogy Book 3
But will this be the beginning of their legacy? Or the end?Peter has been crowned king of the Third Isle, and Katy is married to her childhood sweetheart. Just nine months into their marriage, they've brought the Lairis Isles together and used their gifts to usher in a new age or prosperity. But when they set off on their postponed honeymoon to enjoy some well-deserved relaxation, trouble is brewing that threatens to doom entire populations.
Their other problems fade, when Katy discovers that they've defied all odds, though, and she is pregnant. Unfortunately, after fleeing to the one person she was sure could help most, Katy realizes that her once ally just might be her worst enemy, and she and Peter must scramble to protect not only their child but the five isles from an ancient destruction.
If peter and katy cannot unite the isles and races, they will lose their child and home. But can this autumn fairy can succeed where the last one failed? Peter and Katy have finally begun their reign. But the wrath of an autumn Fairy is not to be taken lightly, nor the desperation of a warrior king.