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From the Ashes (Fairytale Collection #3)

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A fantasy reboot of the Cinderella tale.

A Rebel Leader

Lucinda Morain is a servant in her own home, the object of her noble stepmother’s cruelty. But pretending to bow to her stepmother suits Lucinda’s purposes. As an operative for the Ashes, a rebel organization determined to overthrow the oppressive nobility, her lowly status provides her with the perfect cover. When she
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Published October 23rd 2014 by Sweenix Rising Books
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Kirsty (Amethyst Bookwyrm)
Lucinda has become a servant in her own home since her father died, and has to put up with her cruel step-mother. However, she has a secret, Lucinda has just become the Cinder, leader of the Ashes, who are hoping to get fair treatment for the peasant class. Prince Benicio is desperate to escape the confining place life so he trades places with his double to explore the city. When Lucinda saves his life, it opens his eyes to the cruelty and corruption of some of the nobility and he can no longer ...more
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Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the author, Nicole Ciacchella, herself in exchange for an honest review.

As you all are aware, Nicole Ciacchella has proven herself a genius when it comes to write fairytale re-telling. She picks up the already known folklore and transforms it into such an amazing and detailed tale with amazing characters and a plot with so many twists and turns you simply fall in love with it. However, from the three books I’ve read from her Fairytale Collection (
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Nicole
This retelling of "Cinderella" is more complex than the classic tale. While the story is more complex and the characters have more depth than the original story, there is still something missing. This story focused heavily on describing the actions of the Ashes. This was both a positive and a negative in my mind. This detail helped establish a clear picture of their situation, however, this detail happened at the expense of character and relationship building. As previously stated the characters ...more
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Elizabeth Darcy is a pen name for Nicole Ciacchella. As Elizabeth Darcy, Nicole can indulge her girlhood love for fairytales by re-interpreting them.

Nicole has had a lifelong passion for the written word. As a child, one of her most treasured Christmas gifts was an electric typewriter, which enabled her to crank out her stories even more quickly than she could with a pen. Naturally, the personal c
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Other Books in the Series

Fairytale Collection (3 books)
  • The Eye of the Beholder (Fairytale Collection #1)
  • Asleep (Fairytale Collection #2)

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