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Once Upon a Curse

By E.D. Baker
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Isbn : 1599904004
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 190
  • File Pdf: once-upon-a-curse.pdf

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In the exciting third book in E.D. Baker's beloved Frog Princess series, Princess Emma charms her way through adventure and adversity - and now through time! The Frog Princess was the inspiration for Disney's hit movie The Princess and the Frog! Many years ago, a slighted fairy placed a curse on a beautiful young princess - a curse that caused her and all her female descendants to turn into mean, ugly witches if they ever touched a flower after turning sixteen. Now Princess Emma, who is about to turn sixteen herself, is determined to break the spell once and for all. Emma travels back in time to the day the curse was placed on her ancestor in the hope of preventing it from being cast. Unfortunately she is thwarted in her efforts - until she overhears the instructions for how to break it. Armed with this knowledge, Emma returns to her own time full of hope. But disaster ensues and Emma almost gives up completely - until true love shows itself in the most unexpected place of all. Don't miss the rest of the Frog Princess series by E. D. Baker: The Frog Princess Dragon's Breath Once Upon a Curse No Place for Magic The Salamander Spell The Dragon Princess Dragon Kiss A Prince among Frogs The Frog Princess Returns And these other magical E. D. Baker series: Tales of the Wide-Awake Princess The Fairy-Tale Matchmaker More Than a Princess Magic Animal Rescue and more!

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  • File Pdf: the-ballad-of-never-after.pdf

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The fiercely-anticipated sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Once Upon a Broken Heart, starring Evangeline Fox and the Prince of Hearts on a new journey of magic, mystery, and heartbreak Not every love is meant to be. After Jacks, the Prince of Hearts, betrays her, Evangeline Fox swears she'll never trust him again. Now that she’s discovered her own magic, Evangeline believes she can use it to restore the chance at happily ever after that Jacks stole away. But when a new terrifying curse is revealed, Evangeline finds herself entering into a tenuous partnership with the Prince of Hearts again. Only this time, the rules have changed. Jacks isn’t the only force Evangeline needs to be wary of. In fact, he might be the only one she can trust, despite her desire to despise him. Instead of a love spell wreaking havoc on Evangeline’s life, a murderous spell has been cast. To break it, Evangeline and Jacks will have to do battle with old friends, new foes, and a magic that plays with heads and hearts. Evangeline has always trusted her heart, but this time she’s not sure she can. . . .

Tales of the Frog Princess

By E.D. Baker
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Isbn : 1408846152
  • Pages : 768
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 554
  • File Pdf: tales-of-the-frog-princess.pdf

Book Summary:

Princess Emerelda is not exactly an ideal princess. Her laugh is like a foghorn, she's always tripping over the royal furniture, and she HATES Prince Jorge whom her mother would one day like to see her marry. But things are about to change as she finds the frog of her dreams - but when she kisses him SHE turns into a frog! Just one kiss, and her whole life turns upside down in these deliciously original, hilarious and fast-paced fairy-tale adventures. Dragon's Breath and Once Upon a Curse continue Princess Emma's adventures with a wonderful cast of characters and new challenges such as the Dragon Olympics, and trying to stop a terrible curse.

Once Upon a Spell

By Demelza Carlton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lost Plot Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 244
  • File Pdf: once-upon-a-spell.pdf

Book Summary:

An assassin princess. A witch who vows vengeance. And three curses that must be broken… Once upon a time, before the Brothers Grimm, when fairytales were romantic fantasies for entertaining adults and frightening children… Three twisted tales inspired by the classic fairytales…for adults who still love reading fairytales, though they're a little darker now, making that happily ever after so much sweeter. This box set includes: Spin: Rumpelstiltskin Retold A miller’s daughter. A cursed knight. The power of a name. Once upon a time… Molina has one desire: to see her inventions spread throughout the kingdom. When Prince Lubos offers to take her to the capital as his bride, she jumps at the chance. But impressing the king may take more than a simple spinning wheel. To marry Prince Lubos, she will need to work a miracle. Molina enters into a desperate bargain with a mysterious man who turns all he touches into gold. A man with a tragic tale of his own, all tied up in his family name. The future hangs in the balance, but will either of them live to see it? Kiss: Frog Prince Retold A desert princess. A cursed prince. Can a kiss break the spell? Once upon a time… When Anahita picks up a pet frog on her way to marry a distant sheikh, she laughs at his claim to be a prince under a curse that can only be broken by a kiss. Until he transforms into a man in her tent. With one man in her bed as she’s preparing to marry another, what’s a desert princess to do? Hunt: Red Riding Hood Retold A witch’s vow. A knight’s quest. A wolf hunting to kill. Once upon a time… Six years ago, Rosa lost her family to a wolf attack during the coldest winter in living memory. But now the wolf is back, as bloodthirsty as ever, and she vows vengeance. Work is hard to find in the dead of winter, and Sir Chase welcomes the chance to slay wolves if it means he’ll have a warm bed and food for the winter. He never counted on having to compete with a woman for his prize. When the wolf proves more than one hunter alone can handle, can the unlikely pair join forces to defeat the menace?

Parting Worlds (Once Upon a Curse Book 4)

By Kaitlyn Davis
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kaitlyn Davis
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 621
  • File Pdf: parting-worlds.pdf

Book Summary:

**A USA Today Recommended Series!** She'll risk it all to be with the man she loves… Don't miss PARTING WORLDS, a fantasy romance from bestselling author Kaitlyn Davis that reimagines the classic fairy tale of The Little Mermaid. "I know humans like to start these sorts of stories with 'once upon a time,' but I'm worried that's setting the stage for false hopes. Because we don't all live, and we aren't all happy. Not every curse can be broken, after all." Humans are dangerous. That's the lesson faeries are taught as soon as their flower petals unfurl, welcoming them into the world. It's the first thing Aerewyn remembers the priestesses telling her as a young girl. Humans are dangerous—don't show them your magic and never cross into their lands. Why then, when she stumbles upon a human boy in the woods, does she find him so intriguing? His blue eyes don't shine with malice. His smile doesn't menace. His laughter is as warm as the sun against her cheeks. And when she later discovers he's been knocked unconscious in a storm, injured and alone in the forest, the only thing he seems in danger of is dying. So she saves his life—a single act that will change the fate of both their worlds… *This is the fourth book in Once Upon a Curse, a series of interconnected stand-alone novels all set in the same fantasy universe.

Once Upon a Fable

By Demelza Carlton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lost Plot Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 842
  • File Pdf: once-upon-a-fable.pdf

Book Summary:

Three bears. Two princesses. And a shoemaker cursed with elves… Once upon a time, before the Brothers Grimm, when fairytales were romantic fantasies for entertaining adults and frightening children… Three twisted tales inspired by the classic fairytales…for adults who still love reading fairytales, though they're a little darker now, making that happily ever after so much sweeter. This box set includes: Reflect: Snow White Retold A princess in danger. A heroic huntsman. A reflection revealing too much truth. Once upon a time... Princess Guinevere and her brother, Prince Xylander, flee the mad king's court in search of a marriage alliance with another kingdom. But when Guinevere's new husband falls ill and his only heir goes missing, Guinevere and Xylander must save the suddenly hostile kingdom or face exile...and their father's wrath. Mirror, mirror on the wall...whose will be the worst fate of all? Roar: Goldilocks Retold Three bears. Two enemies. One winter that will change everything. Once upon a time... Ursula thought her biggest worry was hiding her magic powers long enough to catch a husband, until Lord Vauquelin invades and slaughters her whole family. When she emerges from hiding, she finds she's snowed in with a wounded enemy soldier, in a valley full of bears. Can a girl who can't even make porridge survive until spring? Cobble: Elves and the Shoemaker Retold Three siblings. Two shoemakers. One curse that could change everything. Once upon a time… All Alba ever wanted was to be the royal shoemaker, like her father. But her despicable brothers have a very different future planned for her. When a good deed backfires, leaving her cursed for her brothers' crimes while the real culprits walk free, Alba will be forced to fight for her freedom, or face losing her dream forever. Can Alba and her new allies bring the true villains to justice?

Once Upon a Star

By Nora Roberts,Jill Gregory,Ruth Ryan Langan,Marianne Willman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101214325
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 520
  • File Pdf: once-upon-a-star.pdf

Book Summary:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents four illuminating stories of romance, passion, and magic... In Nora Roberts's "Ever After," an ancient star pendant sends an enchanting woman to an otherwordly land—where she introduces a skeptical stranger to the magical powers of love. In Jill Gregory's "Catch a Falling Star," a young woman forced to marry a barbarian invokes an ancient spell—as an unexpected passion consumes her heart. In Ruth Ryan Langan's "The Curse of Castle Clough," a beautiful professor uncovers a shocking series of secrets while appraising the contents of a haunted castle—and falls in love with a desperate lord who's fighting to save everything he holds dear. In Marianne Willman's "Starry, Starry Night," a lovely lady is drawn into the tragedies of the past—and finds that true love always stands the test of time.

No Place For Magic

By E.D. Baker
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Isbn : 1599904012
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 279
  • File Pdf: no-place-for-magic.pdf

Book Summary:

The fourth book in the thrilling and magical Frog Princess series. E. D. Baker's The Frog Princess was the inspiration for Disney's hit movie The Princess and the Frog! When Emma and her beloved frog-turned-prince Eadric travel to Upper Montevista to ask for Eadric's parents' blessing on their marriage, they find his homeland in chaos: Eadric's annoying little brother Bradston has been kidnapped by trolls! Worse, his mother won't let Emma use magic, even to rescue Bradston, and Eadric seems suddenly a bit too fond of the girls from his past. But as they travel through unfriendly lands, battle sea-monsters and vampires, and find allies in unlikely places, Emma just might come to see her Eadric for the strong and loyal young man that he is. Don't miss the rest of the Frog Princess series by E. D. Baker: The Frog Princess Dragon's Breath Once Upon a Curse No Place for Magic The Salamander Spell The Dragon Princess Dragon Kiss A Prince among Frogs The Frog Princess Returns And these other magical series: Tales of the Wide-Awake Princess The Fairy-Tale Matchmaker More Than a Princess Magic Animal Rescue and more!

Once Upon A Star

By Anthea Sharp,Sarra Cannon,Alethea Kontis,Christine Pope,Phaedra Weldon,Jenna Elizabeth Johnson,Alexia Purdy,Kasey Mackenzie,Julia Crane,Nikki Jefford,Shawntelle Madison,Kay McSpadden,Jamie Ferguson,Evelyn Snow
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fiddlehead Press
  • Isbn : 1680130935
  • Pages : 325
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 334
  • File Pdf: once-upon-a-star.pdf

Book Summary:

* Special release-week pricing!* From the bestselling authors of the award-winning Once Upon Anthologies, the next fabulous volume is here! Revisit your favorite faerie tales, masterfully retold in science fiction settings with delightful, and sometimes chilling, twists. What if the Twelve Dancing Princesses were undead clones? What if the witch in Hansel and Gretel was an AI-sentient house? Are you ready for the Three Little Pigs… in space? These fourteen tales will entertain and inspire you, and you’ll never see your favorite faerie tales quite the same way again. Grab your copy of Once Upon A Star, and don’t forget the other anthologies - Once Upon A Curse, Once Upon A Kiss, and Once Upon A Quest - for more magical retellings! ESCAPE: A Liza Roth Adventure - Anthea Sharp A princess on the run and her feline companion find adventure - and danger - on Starhub Station in this story based on the Icelandic fairy tale Kisa the Cat. TRUE.LOVE - Alethea Kontis In this futuristic retelling of Sleeping Beauty, a gamer hacktivist tries to take down the world’s largest matchmaking site…and stumbles on a side quest he never bargained for. BLOW YOUR PLANET DOWN - Shawntelle Madison After the Wolverine Horde nearly destroyed her home world, Commander Cressida Van Der Snout is prepared to use the Horde’s greatest weapon to exact her revenge. She wants to bring them to their knees, but a single wolverine stands in the way of both her revenge and her heart. THE CYRANO SOLUTION: A Gaian Consortium Story - Christine Pope The daughter of one of Gaia’s richest oligarchs gets more than she bargained for in her new husband in this retelling of “The Frog Prince” (with just a dash of Cyrano de Bergerac for good measure). ONCE YOU WISH - Evelyn Snow A con man who loves only what he can steal. An orphan girl with big dreams. A prince with something to prove and no fairy godmother to be found… BY THE LIGHT OF A DISTANT STAR - Jenna Elizabeth Johnson When Estrelle’s marriage to Prince Damryn of Kaul is thwarted by a deceitful enemy who steals her identity and leaves her for dead, Estrelle must rely on the kindness of others, and trust the courage within her own heart. VASILILA AND THE HORSE OF POWER - Jamie Ferguson Vasilisa finds a feather from the legendary firebird and, against the advice of her horse, takes it to the Tzar in the subterranean enclave their people have lived in for millennia. She hopes to be rewarded, but instead is given a choice between accomplishing an impossible task, or exile—and certain death—in the harsh, storm-swept lands aboveground. ECHO - Nikki Jefford Built by a handsome young mechanic, Echo is a cyborg who dreams of experiencing the world as a human in this Pinocchio inspired retelling. DEADLY DANCE - Kasey Mackenzie Miriana never expected to be murdered repeatedly after refusing an evil prince’s marriage proposal. Now saddled with eleven undead clone-sisters who spy for the murderous prince, she’s going to save the day with her forbidden soldier lover—or die trying - one final time. THROUGH TIME AND SPACE: A Little Red Riding Hood Tale - Julia Crane Neither time nor space can keep Little Red and the Big Bad Wolf from crossing paths. THE STAR DRAGON'S CURSE - Alexia Purdy Haunted by a malevolent celestial entity, Creedence must discover its connection to the dying forest aboard the decaying space vessel, The Star Dragon. ZATARRA - Phaedra Weldon His enemies not only took his life and everything he held dear, they took his humanity as well. LOXLEY- Sarra Cannon In a dystopian world where citizens log into The Realm online to escape from their dark reality, one hacker fights to make a difference as she goes in search of a rare artifact. CANDY HOUSE - Kay McSpadden After the AI of Earth rise up and destroy most of humanity, Hans and Greta survive by living off the grid. That is, until they find a house in the woods that makes them an offer they can’t refuse. Read more fabulous fairytale retellings from these authors! ONCE UPON A CURSE - 17 Dark Faerie Tales ONCE UPON A KISS - 17 Romantic Faerie Tales ONCE UPON A QUEST - 15 Tales of Adventure KEYWORDS: Fairy Tale Retellings, SF Romance, Space Opera, Dystopian, Russian Folktales, Genetic Engineering, Cyberpunk, AI, GameLit, Marissa Meyer, Lunar Chronicles

Once Upon A Quest

By Annie Bellet,Anthea Sharp,Alethea Kontis,Sara C. Roethle,C. Gockel,Nikki Jefford,Alexia Purdy,Jenna Elizabeth Johnson,Julia Crane,Jamie Ferguson,Rachel Morgan,Shawntelle Madison,Evelyn Snow,Phaedra Weldon,Kay McSpadden
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Fiddlehead Press
  • Isbn : 1680130919
  • Pages : 415
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 859
  • File Pdf: once-upon-a-quest.pdf

Book Summary:

Fifteen brand new fairytale twists from bestselling and award-winning authors. With inspirations ranging from The Ugly Duckling to Snow White, and everything in between (including trips to Camelot and Oz), these fabulous tales are full of adventure, magic, and a touch of romance. WEST OF THE MOON by Annie Bellet When her twin brother sacrifices his freedom to save their starving family, Lina embarks on a quest through a magical forest to save him and restore their fortunes. A BELL IN THE NIGHT by Evelyn Snow For Stevie Silver, waking the beautiful boy in the glass box is only the beginning, as her mysterious past catches up with her. MISTRESS BOOTSI by Anthea Sharp A girl sets out to seek her fortune - and luckily, she has a clever cat for a companion… WHITE ROSE by Phaedra Weldon Jack Frost must find his true love and save her from the Snow Queen’s icy shards before he loses her - and his chance at humanity - forever. THE GOBLIN AND THE TREASURE by Alethea Kontis Out-of-work soldier Kira Kobold is handpicked by the High Wizard Zelwynn to go on a quest. Her companions? A growly ogress, a surly dwarf, a dimwitted troll, and an overly optimistic goblin. This wasn’t exactly the quest she was looking for… THE RUINS OF OZ by Alexia Purdy The Land of Oz was the last place Thea thought she’d find herself after falling through her mother’s enchanted mirror. If the stories she’s been told are real, why is the Emerald City in ruins? A TOUCH OF GOLD by Rachel Morgan When Tilly helps two strangers escape from danger, she becomes part of their quest to keep a powerful magical ability out of the wrong hands ... MAGIC AND MACHINERY by Jamie Ferguson Maude works with machinery, not magic. Can she find a way to escape the magician’s grasp and free her beloved brother? BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN by Nikki Jefford In a brave new world, three wizards journey through wild shifter territories to find somewhere to begin anew. BANE AND BALM by Jenna Elizabeth Johnson When the stream providing healing water to Claire’s sick aunt dries up, she must venture into the dreaded Dorcha Forest, where she discovers a stranger willing to risk his freedom in order to help her on her quest. CAT WHITE by Kay McSpadden He thought he was following the music, but a white cat led him to realize life held more adventure than he’d guessed. KING ARTHUR AND THE CHALICE OF LIFE by Julia Crane Camelot may be at peace, but betrayal and death lurk within the mists surrounding it. FEAR OF FALLING by Shawntelle Madison Cast from her griffin’s nest, Ireti is forced into the cruel world of the ground-walkers below. Before she can fly, Ireti must find the strength to walk, and the key to acceptance lies in an undiscovered place—between two worlds. THE MERROW’S GOLDEN RING by Sara C. Roethle Ailios was taught to never believe a promise from one of the Faie, but that doesn’t stop her from doing it anyway. TAKE MY MONSTERS by C. Gockel In the wilds of the barbarian north, Roman slave Margusa meets a warrior enchanted and enslaved by an Elf Queen. To set him free, Margusa must first confront the monsters within herself... KEYWORDS: Fairy tale retellings, Arthurian fantasy, Snow White, Celtic myths and legends, magic, urban fantasy, The Snow Queen, Puss in Boots, bestselling authors, fantasy anthology, twisted fairytales

Once Upon a Dream: A Twisted Tale

By Liz Braswell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Isbn : 1484707656
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 409
  • File Pdf: once-upon-a-dream.pdf

Book Summary:

What if the sleeping beauty never woke up? Once Upon a Dream marks the second book in a new YA line that reimagines classic Disney stories in surprising new ways. It should be simple--a dragon defeated, a slumbering princess in a castle, a prince poised to wake her. But when the prince falls asleep as his lips touch the fair maiden's, it is clear that this fairy tale is far from over. With a desperate fairy's last curse controlling her mind, Princess Aurora must escape from a different castle of thorns and navigate a dangerously magical landscape--created from her very own dreams. Aurora isn't alone--a charming prince is eager to join her quest, and old friends offer their help. But as Maleficent's agents follow her every move, Aurora struggles to discover who her true allies are and, moreover, who she truly is. Time is running out. Will the sleeping beauty be able to wake herself up?

Once Upon a Winter's Night

By Dennis L. McKiernan
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 1101119268
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 321
  • File Pdf: once-upon-a-winter-s-night.pdf

Book Summary:

The bestselling author of the Mithgar novels presents a new version of a fable that fires the imagination and touches the heart... Once upon a winter's night, a poor crofter trades his daughter Camille to wed Prince Alain of the Summerwood in exchange for a lifetime of riches. Though love blossoms between Camille and the prince, he is haunted by sadness and will not allow her to see his unmasked face. Believing she can lift whatever curse has been bestowed upon him, Camille acts on her own—with devastating results, as all she loves is swept away. Now, to regain what she has lost, she must embark on a desperate quest through the hinterlands of Faery, seeking a mysterious place lycing somewhere east of the sun and west of the moon...

The Curse of Damini

By Debajani Mohanty
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Partridge Publishing
  • Isbn : 1482851067
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 623
  • File Pdf: the-curse-of-damini.pdf

Book Summary:

The world seemed not enough for free spirited Renuka, when she married the highly educated Shashank hailing from the mightiest Zamindars of Bengal. However, soon her life turned upside down when a neighbor revealed her of their sinister past. Its a mysterious supernatural curse cast on their family almost a century back. Generation by generation, Damini's enraged curse had passed on, declining their family clan from hundreds to a handful few. Who would be Damini's next victim? And why innocent lives are at a stake for a crime committed by an ancestor a hundred years back? Renuka would not settle until she finds an answer and in her quest she struggles to eradicate all the evils that come in her way. Would she ever win a battle against an unseen enemy? Would the wrong done to Damini be ever avenged? Set against the nostalgic era of 1940s, the story narrates the arduous journey of Renuka Pal, the protagonist, from a rash teen age freedom fighter to the seasoned writer of the 21st century India. In this thrilling saga of death, betrayal and power plays the narrative would cover a large chunk of twentieth century history. The passing of time, historical events and the changing country is so well-woven to the story that one would hardly differentiate between fact and fiction.