By K. M. Shea
"Scratching out a dwelling in a land getting better from battle and a opposed takeover, Cinderella—an orphaned, destitute duchess—is desirous to store her lands and servants despite the negative taxes positioned upon her via the Erlauf queen—even if it potential she needs to don servants’ outfits and paintings like a commoner.
Her sacrifices aren’t adequate, and while a mountain of debt is levied opposed to her, she is given one season to provide the money. Cinderella realizes it's only an issue of time earlier than she loses every little thing she has struggled to guard, and it appears all is misplaced till she is befriended via the debonair Colonel Friedrich—a member of the Erlauf army and a citizen of the oppressing nation that principles her place of birth.
From supporting her holiday into the royal library to saving her from a rogue mage, Friedrich attracts her nearer and demanding situations her approach of the queen and the battle.
Cinderella is aware Friedrich isn't really all he seems to be, yet can she belief him together with her nation and her middle?
CINDERELLA AND THE COLONEL is fairy story retelling of affection, sacrifice, experience, and magic. it's full of humor, deception, and fresh romance, and it belongs to the Amazon most sensible promoting sequence, undying FAIRY stories. The books during this sequence happen within the similar international and will be learn all jointly, or as person, stand-alone books. should you love candy romances and magical adventures, obtain a pattern or purchase CINDERELLA AND THE COLONEL today!
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Adventurers sometimes find them, although nobody has ever discovered what they do. And since you can never take them off once you put them on, you might as well wear this one. And now, since there is nothing more up here on the mountain (not even another bear) and no way down except the way you came, you'd better go back to the Village at 4 and decide on some other course of action. 44 Something funny is happening. Well, perhaps funny isn't exactly the right word, since the lid of the casket is slowly opening and out of it is rising a slim, deathly pale figure in white gloves, evening suit and an opera cloak, staring at you with deep-set red eyes and smiling at you with top teeth so long they actually come down over his lower lip.
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So he lives here, in this oak tree. An eccentric wizard to be sure, since you know he also lives (sometimes) in a log castle and (sometimes) in a crystal cave. But not wishing to be left behind, you follow him quickly — almost too quickly since the running round and round the spiral staircase makes you feel distinctly dizzy. The staircase ends in a hallway and while there is no sign of Merlin you notice a doorway ajar and go in to find him seated at a table in the middle of a surprisingly comfortable room, hunched over a large crystal ball which is emitting a weird bluegreen light.