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Like so many women today, I grew up on Disney films and fairy tales. But as wonderful as these were at the time, they always left me wondering what came next. How did Cinderella feel ten years down the road, when her iconic ball gown no longer fit and she had four kids, royal duties up the wahzoo, and a husband who was hardly ever around? How long did it take Beast to return to his old ways when he no longer needed Beauty to break the curse?

My debut novel, Desperately Ever After, takes our most beloved fairy tale princesses, makes them the best of friends, and imagines what happened when the wedding bells stopped ringing. At its core, it’s about honesty and friendship, and how one can never work without the other.

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“Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.” — Hans Christian Andersen”
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“I was the escape you needed at the time, but that’s all. That’s why you kept looking for someone else, and why I had to censor myself to fit you. We aren’t made for the long haul,”
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Laura Kenyon I'm giving away a free signed copy of Desperately Ever After. You can sign up to win at https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...


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Laura Kenyon Can't wait for the cover reveal of Desperately Ever After tomorrow -- and e-book giveaway! Check it out at laurakenyon.com


Barbara Ann Hi Laura, thank you for the friendvite and I look forward to chatting with you about books :)


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