22088071About the Book: Once upon a time, a dark evil crept into my kingdom, stealing my loved ones and the happy life I knew. The world turned against me, and I swore to become stronger, to keep myself safe.

Once upon a time, there was a handsome prince, hair dark as ebony, skin as pure as the freshly driven snow, and I became the only one who stood between him and death.

Once upon a time, our stories intertwined, and now, healing my heart may be the only way to save us all from the evil that threatens to destroy what little we have left.

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Review: I was very interested to read this book when it was first introduced because I was curious about the idea of a “flipped fairytale”. What captivated me the most about this story was the writing; it is very descriptive and allows you to picture exactly what it being portrayed. The author has a wonderful plot being set in motion when she introduces the little boy in the barn taking care of the horses. It isn’t just any little boy…or a little boy at all. I enjoyed reading about Raelynn and her sisters. The family bond that they share is just absolutely amazing. I did find that the Prince was a little too love-stricken for my taste but the story is based on a heroine instead of a hero.

I must admit that this book took my mind for a spin! It was just MAGICAL. I recommend this book to all of my club members. Again, this is a story portrayed from Raelynn’s point of view; therefore, men may not enjoy it nearly as much as women. I am looking forward to the next in Starla’s series.

About the Author: A geek of all trades, Starla Huchton has been crafting stories in various genres since 2007. She is a three-time finalist for Parsec Awards for her podcast fiction work, and was the first place winner for Science Fiction & Fantasy in the Sandy competition in 2012. Her work spans science fiction, fantasy, New Adult Romance, Young Adult titles, Steampunk, Contemporary, and various other varieties of stories. She is greedy and likes all the genres!

When not writing, Starla trains three Minions, a black lab, and a military husband whilst designing book covers for independent authors and publishers at DesignedByStarla.com.

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