Millissa by Cordelia Castel
Magic will be her savior. Or her downfall. Born into a world as cunning as it is magical, one brave young woman must navigate the court of a deranged usurper King and uncover the truth behind its tangled, horrible past. To save herself from hanging, she must risk summoning illegal magic into her dungeon cell to fulfill the King’s staggering request: spin straw into gold—or die. With the help of an imp and a mysterious girl, Millissa must unravel the history behind the King’s terrible curse and the bonds that tie her to Autumn’s ultimate fate. The truth will either set them free or bind them to their doom. Secrets and lies swirl about the court as a magical storm brews, threatening to uproot the monarchy, a marriage, and the miller’s daughter.
The Academy by Cordelia Castel
So much for the ball. Cendrilla has more pressing issues now. When Cendrilla rescues the Crown Prince from abduction by trolls, she thinks taking up his invitation to the prestigious Anti-Magic Army Academy will be the perfect way to escape her betrothal to serial wife-killer, Lord Bluebeard. All she needs to do is pass her exams and wait until she’s old enough to buy her freedom. This seems like a simple task ,but there are several spiteful individuals determined to stand in the way of her freedom. Worse still, Cendrilla is coming to terms with her burgeoning magical powers that if discovered, could get her executed. Needless to say, she’s very afraid. And when a not-so-secret assassin makes Cendrilla their target, she finds herself failing the Academy and falling back into Lord Bluebeard’s clutches. This fast-paced tale will have you hooked, as it hurtles around each twist and turn in a curious backdrop of vindictive Princesses, cunning beasts and one very handsome Prince.
Red as Blood by Simone Leigh
Little Red Riding Hood? Belle is eighteen and should be a woman. Terrified that she may be barren and have no future, she confides in her Grandmother. But as the moon waxes full, she learns that her family has a secret..... Darkly erotic re-telling of an old fairy tale. Explicit content. For Mature readers only
Awakening by Laura Greenwood
Life goes on around the cursed. Cursed as a baby, Keira has slept for over ninety years, only to be woken by the son of the man who bewitched her. But she soon discovers that Philip is nothing like his father, and is willing to show her ways to cope with her new reality. Supported by a powerful witch, and her brother, Keira and Philip do their best to stay out of his Father's clutches, and soon realise that it's up to them to fight back. A fantasy paranormal retelling of Sleeping Beauty. A Beyond the Curse story.
Lady Bluebeard by Emmanuelle de Maupassant
What secrets lie where we fear to look? Centuries of cold live in these walls. Spiders build their empires, in this wind-bleak stronghold. And my lady keeps to her tower room. “My man-boy,” she says. “Will you protect me?” I’ve left behind the boy, and become the man. We are all creatures of the castle.
Suppressed by Wendi Wilson
There are strange things out there. Things I thought only existed in fairy tales. My name is Kailani Ericson and my life pretty much sucks. My mother is an indentured servant in this lonely house, serving a hateful old woman who gets her kicks by terrorizing me. One of my few comforts is the sea in my backyard. Diving into its frigid depths is the one thing that makes me truly happy. Then he shows up, and my entire world shifts. Bryce Howell is gorgeous, every girl’s fantasy. He’s also arrogant, insolent, and strictly forbidden. But he’s not normal. He’s something different. Something magical. Our attraction to each other just may be my downfall. As it turns out, I’m not normal either. I am the stuff of myths and legends. Suddenly, my love of the sea and its pull on me make a lot more sense. They say legends never die, and I hope that’s true. There are those who want me dead, and if I can’t put a halt to my seemingly inevitable transformation, there will be nothing I can do to stop them. I love the sea, but ultimately, it might just be what kills me.
Hushed by Joanne Macgregor
When 18-year-old Romy Morgan saves Hollywood superstar Logan Rush from drowning, she’s offered a job as his personal assistant. She strikes a deal to reinvent herself from top to toe, in exchange for entering the exciting world of the movies, and love sparks between her and Logan. But the movie set is a world of illusion, where appearances don’t match reality, and Romy soon discovers that she’s in real danger of being silenced, and of losing both her dreams and her self-respect. When she discovers a dreadful secret with the power to destroy Logan, Romy must choose between love and revenge. If you like young adult contemporary romance with all the feels - and a good twist of humor - then you’ll love this refreshingly modern and realistic spin on the classic tale of The Little Mermaid from award-winning YA author, Joanne Macgregor. (Note: this is not a fantasy novel – the only tails, fins and flippers in the story are those on sharks and whales!) Hushed makes great reading for fans of Stephanie Perkins, Jenny Han, Nicola Yoon, Sarah Dessen and Gayle Forman.
The Death Of Koshchei The Deathless by Avril Sabine
When Koshchei escapes, Prince Ivan has to find a way to outwit him or never see the one he loves again. How can he outwit a sorcerer who has managed to trick Baba Yaga, a witch so few have fooled?
The Glimmers Novels by Emma Savant
Experience the Glimmering world with four modern-day fairy tale retellings full of whimsy, magic, and just a little bit of fairy dust. This set includes the full-length novels Glimmers of Glass (Cinderella), Glimmers of Scales (The Little Mermaid), and Glimmers of Thorns (Beauty and the Beast), as well as a bonus holiday short story, Glimmers of Garlands (The Elves and the Shoemaker). Begin your journey with Glimmers of Glass: Hidden in the city of Portland, Oregon is a shimmering world of magic—one faerie Olivia Feye doesn’t want to touch with a ten-foot wand. She’d rather study biology, or garden, or floss her teeth, or do literally anything except pay attention to the Glimmering world and her internship at Portland’s premier faerie godparent agency. But when her supervisor is hospitalized after a flying pumpkin carriage accident, Olivia is thrust into the middle of a case. And this one won’t be easy: Her client is Elle, a barista whose plans don’t include an enchanted prom or Prince Charming. The reward for a happily-ever-after is enough gold pieces to get Olivia out of the Glimmering world forever. But as she comes face-to-face with the complexities of faerie godmothering, she’s forced to wonder: How much is she willing to sacrifice for her own happy ending?
Unlikely Magic by Lena Mae Hill
Devastated by her father’s sudden death, Stella barely protests being shipped off to live in a secluded forest encampment with the mother she never knew. Upon arrival, things go from bad to downright creepy. Everyone in the cultish community stares at her like she’s a mutant, including the two sisters her father failed to mention in her fourteen years, and her mother promptly locks her in the attic. Her only companions are a mouse and fantasies of befriending her own sisters. Desperately lonely, Stella watches from the window as her family leaves for a night each month to attend mysterious “lunar meetings.” While they are gone to one of these meetings, Stella escapes the attic, only to discover why her mother has kept her locked up her since her arrival—the entire community is made up of werewolves. Intensely protective of their privacy, they would do anything to keep their secret from outsiders…outsiders like Stella. Once she knows their secret, she must fight for her freedom...and her life.
Curiouser and Curiouser by Melanie Karsak
To save the Hatter, Alice must work with the one man she despises so much that she might still love him. Alice thought she'd turned over a new leaf. No more working for Jabberwocky. No more making deals with the ruthless Queen of Hearts. No more hanging around The Mushroom with tinkers, tarts, scoundrels, and thieves in London's criminal underbelly. But she'd been bonkers to dream. Hatter's reckless behavior leads Alice back to the one person she never wanted to see again, Caterpillar. Pulled into Caterpillar's mad schemes, Alice must steal a very big diamond from a very royal lady. The heist is no problem for this Bandersnatch. But protecting her heart from the man she once loved? Impossible.
Ice And Embers by Melanie Karsak
A Regency Rendezvous Romance When actress Elyse McKenna fell in love with Lord John Waldegrave, she was prepared to keep their liaison secret. What she wasn’t ready for was how her newfound love would rock her relationship with her dearest friend, Doctor Kai Murray. With the 1814 London Frost Fair in full swing, Elyse and her troupe at the Ice House Theatre find themselves at the heart of the excitement on the frozen Thames. But when an exotic ship captain, whose vessel is trapped in the ice, turns her attention to Kai, everything Elyse thought she knew about her feelings for her old friend gets flipped upside down. While the Ice House Theatre’s production of A Midwinter Night’s Dream thrills the London crowd, Elyse’s life begins to take on a distinctly Shakespearean turn. Elyse must find a way to discover the truth about the captain, Kai, John, and her own feelings if she hopes to escape the Thames with her heart intact. Ice and Embers is a retelling of the classic Snow Queen fairy tale set in Regency London.
Beauty And The Beast by Rebecca Hammond Yager
Winner of the 2017 WORDS ON WINGS Award, Literary Classics' Top Honors Award for Young Adult Fiction A young woman sacrifices herself to save her father and enters a moonlit kingdom of beasts on the borders of Faerie, overrun by thorns and roses, haunted by memories, and ruled by lions. To have any hope of seeing her family again, Beauty must unravel the riddle of the Beast and dispel the shadows of her own past in this lush and vivid reimagining of the timeless fairytale.
Cendrilla by Cordelia Castel
As the clock ticks closer to midnight, can Cendrilla escape her enemies and put an end to the chaos? Cendrilla Perrault isn't much of a catch. She’s not elegant, graceful, charming or hospitable and she's stuck in a life of serving her stepsisters and emotionally abusive “mother.” Cendrilla can't wait to come of age and inherit her beloved mansion - and finally make her own choices. However, Mother has a different plan. After striking up a betrothal with serial wife-killer, Lord Bluebeard, Cendrilla makes a run for her life. She navigates the United Kingdom of Seven with her new companion, Jack, and encounters the enchantment and danger of magic. With Lord Bluebeard’s henchmen on their heels, they must brave the elements and a myriad of hostile inhabitants to find sanctuary within the capital’s high walls. Cendrilla is a re-imagination of the classic Cinderella story. It blends fairytales, mythology, and centuries-old folklore into an adventure that turns every damsel-in-distress legend on its head.