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Once Upon a Marigold (Upon a Marigold, #1)
by Jean Ferris
by Jean Ferris
A light hearted medival fairy tale with many new twists. the story begins with Edrick, a troll, searching in the forst for some lost items that might be useful. Ed and his two dogs discover a six year old boy, Christian hiding in a bush. Chris has run away from home, Ed takes him to his colorful cave (it has many rooms and crystals hanging from the walls and ceilings) with the promise to find his parents in the morning. Chris agrees to go with Ed, but doesn't want to return home. He can't even recall where his home is located. The relationship between Ed and Chris begins. Ed tries his best to be a good "parent" and his hilarious sayings keep Chris guessing. The story jumps 11 years where we see Chris starting to take an interest in the princess that lives across the river. He watcher her and other castle activities through a telescope Ed found in the forest. Chris began "p-mailing" (pigeon mailing) with the princess. They discovered they enjoyed some of the same things. Many new adventures and thrills are ahead of them (and you). You will discover that Chris has a talent for building things. Which will paly a major rolein his future. You will meet Princess Marigold, King Swithbert, Queen Mab (the Tooth Fairy), Queen Olympia and many others who are part of Christian's life. Discover what special powers Princess Marigold has and how it affects her life. Yes, ou many call this a love story with many hidden surprises. Enjoy!
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