Shonna Slayton

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SHONNA SLAYTON writes historical fairy tales and is the co-creator of the Fairy-tale Forum Facebook group.

She finds inspiration in reading vintage diaries written by teens, who despite using different slang, sound a lot like teenagers today. When not writing, Shonna enjoys amaretto lattes and spending time with her husband and children in Arizona.

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Shonna Slayton Oh, Jordan, such a simple question with a complicated answer! No, there will not be a third book with Kate and Johnny and this particular cast of char…moreOh, Jordan, such a simple question with a complicated answer! No, there will not be a third book with Kate and Johnny and this particular cast of characters. Their story ends here with all the loose ends tied up in the 1940's.

However, I have written an outline and some sample chapters for a prequel. I so enjoyed imagining the backstory (which you see glimpses of in the novels, particularly in both prologues) that I am interested in going back to tell my version of Cinderella and what happened to the dress immediately after the servant Nadzia hides it....but that will likely be another two-book endeavor. I haven't figured out a way to make it all happen in one book...so I'm still thinking about it--one book or two???.

In the meantime, I'm writing another fairytale/historical mashup that will come out fall 2016 and I'm having lots of fun with it. Was that a longer answer than you were expecting?(less)
Shonna Slayton Hi, Alice! I'm so glad you enjoyed DRESS. SHOES ties up the story with those characters, although perhaps one day I'll do a prequel (I have ideas...) …moreHi, Alice! I'm so glad you enjoyed DRESS. SHOES ties up the story with those characters, although perhaps one day I'll do a prequel (I have ideas...) In the meantime, I've got a Sleeping Beauty inspired novel coming out Oct 2016 called Spindle (link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...) And a Snow White idea is floating around in my brain, so that might be next. I've got a newsletter sign up on my website if you want to know more details about upcoming books :) Fairy tale and otherwise.(less)
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