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Love In The Gilded Age (Fissure Chronicles #1)

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Once in a hidden queendom…

There is an ocean: In the infinite distance, between one hidden world and the next, is an unmeasurable expanse of twenty seas. One sprawling edge of the world to another is filled with waters as beautiful as they are deadly, as miraculous as they are fraught. Treasure and treachery litter their ocean beds, sleeping side by side with adventurers wh
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ebook, 113 pages
Published October 28th 2014 by Smashwords Edition (first published October 27th 2014)
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Elisha
Xanna: 5 stars.
Love In The Gilded Age: 3.5 stars.
A Fortress of Thorns: 4.5 stars.
Overall: 4 stars.

Xanna:
I absolutely loved everything about this story. I loved the writing, the characters, the romance, the setting, the suspense, the plot twists... everything. This was such a good story. The problem that I usually have when I read short stories (as I will mention later on) is that they sometimes seem rushed because they're so short and there isn't much space for development. This one, however,
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Kate
Aug 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
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This book captured me at the first page. I wanted a whole story in the lyrical language of the introduction!

Fissure is a fairy tale world filled with people of all colors, sexualities, and abilities.

Little Red must kill a wolf to avenge a ghostly grandmother. The girl who’s ordered to spin straw into gold uses a wheelchair. The hero of Sleeping Beauty is a lesbian knight who likes sewing, who lives in a world where anyone can marry who they like.

As befitting modern re
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Chasia Lloyd
Jul 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
(This is currently "Kiss of Gold And Thorns: Short Fairy Tales" on Amazon)

Short, fun set of three reimagined fairy tales.

Xanna, based on Little Red Cap/Little Red Riding Hood, is the longest of the bunch packed with mysteries and actions. Very twisty with a bit of a M/F romance.

Love In The Gilded Age, based on Rumplestiltskin, features a heroine in a wheelchair and focuses more on the romance with a tear-drinking prince. But it's still quite exciting! TW for sexual assault.

A Fortress of Thorns,
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Saruuh Kelsey
Jun 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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If you like fairy tales, fantasy worlds, and magic, make this anthology of diverse tales your next read.

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