Beautiful to Me

Beautiful to Me

E. L. Tenenbaum

E. L. Tenenbaum

Princess Sienna is the most beautiful, the most charming, the most beloved of King Trident's daughters in the enchanted underwater kingdom. Not much is denied her, and all of Merdom favors her. Then a few days after her fifteenth birthday, Sienna does the unthinkable. She makes a bargain with the sea witch to trade her tongue and tail for a pair of legs and a chance to live a human life. Stung by her betrayal, Merdom turns its back on her. Having grown up in Sienna's shadow at court, Ariel is used to being unnoticed. So when the sea witch specifically asks her to go after Sienna and convince her to return home, Ariel is under no illusions; she is expendable. Still, out of obligation to her king and kingdom, she goes, thinking to slip in and out unnoticed as always. The moment she sets foot on land, however, everything changes. Beautiful To Me is the third in a five part companion series that rewrites the classic tales of happily ever after.
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Lies of Golden Straw

Lies of Golden Straw

E. L. Tenenbaum

E. L. Tenenbaum

In a kingdom where magic is highly prized, the king cannot ignore rumors of a girl who claims she can spin straw into gold. When the king locks Millie alone in a room with spindle and straw, she's certain she's about to pay a fatal price for her father's lie. Just when she thinks all hope is lost, a mysterious little man appears and offers to complete the task for a small price. Desperate, Millie agrees to the simple, but odd, deal. So begins Millie's dazzling rise from simple miller's daughter to the queen her kingdom celebrates. Years later, Millie's deal with the mysterious little man is all but forgotten, until the birth of her first child brings his return. Now, Millie must scramble to find a way out of her deal before the king discovers the truth and she loses her son, and the new life that she's built, forever. Lies of Golden Straw is the second installment in the End of Ever After companion series that rewrites classic tales of happily ever after.
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Human Again

Human Again

E. L. Tenenbaum

E. L. Tenenbaum

When Prince Azahr's brother dies, he is thrust into the role of future heir to the throne. Despite his best efforts, it quickly becomes apparent that nothing he does will ever make him good enough to replace his brother. In the absence his beloved brother left behind, a dark void created by anger, frustration, and fear begins to open within him. And in that void, a beast is born. On the eve of his eighteenth birthday, Azahr refuses hospitality to a faery. She condemns him with a curse that will haunt him and threaten his very humanity; a curse that empowers the beast and sets it free. Exiled from his home, he takes refuge in a forgotten corner of the kingdom. Then, one day, the door opens and Kiara steps inside, bringing with a heretofore unimagined hope of breaking the curse. If he can just keep himself together long enough for Kiara to see in him the man he could, and may yet, be. Human Again is the fourth in a five part companion series that rewrites the classic tales...
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A Cinderella Retelling

A Cinderella Retelling

E. L. Tenenbaum

E. L. Tenenbaum

"I had never wondered about Snow White once her prince kissed and whisked her away. I had imagined a similarly happy fate for the Sleeping Beauty. Would either have warned me had I asked for the truth? That 'Happily Ever After' doesn't exist?" When the invitation to the prince's ball was put in her hands, Ella imagined a single night of wonder, a single night to escape her wretched life and be anyone else for a while. She never expected to turn the prince's head, she certainly never expected to run off with his heart. Five years later, Ella looks back on her faerytale rise from soot stained cinderwench to the queen the people call CinderElla. Ignored and humiliated much of her life, she could hardly believe her sudden good fortune. Nor could she anticipate what was to follow, not the lies, not the betrayal, not the truth of her handsome Prince Charming. Ella is desperate to figure out how, despite her best intentions, everything went so...
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