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The Fall of Cinderella

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  751 ratings  ·  108 reviews
One perfect life.
Two uniformed officers.
Three acts of betrayal.
Four beats of a heart.
Five words that will destroy her.
Once upon a time, Tessa Salinger had it all.
She discovered that fairy tales were nothing more than extravagant lies dressed up in lavish clothes.
In reality...Cinderella falls.
Paperback, 308 pages
Published November 3rd 2017 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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K. Street The title is actually a metaphor and it's not a retelling at all. One day, I was driving and thinking about the fairy tales that are told over and ove…moreThe title is actually a metaphor and it's not a retelling at all. One day, I was driving and thinking about the fairy tales that are told over and over again. Then I began to do we know Cinderella really lived happily ever after? What happened a year later? Was her perfect life really perfect? The title came to me almost immediately. (less)

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 Leo (Queen of the Rants and Spoilers)
This book marks the 4th book from this author that I’ve read. I don’t know why I keep reading her books clearly she’s not for me.

Hero was a huge whore. I didn’t expect him to be celibate since the heroine was in fact in love and married to his half brother. And I’ve never liked sharing in the family. And the blurb did not give an indication that the hero was her brother in law or else I wouldn’t have touched it. I know by reading my bestie Alex’s review that her husband was going to be turned in
Philomena Callan Cheekypee
Oct 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
So I went to bed last night intending to read a chapter of this book. I ended up reading fifty percent before I put it down for the night. Woke up this morning to an eye infection. Took two painkillers as in so much pain and I finished the book. I’m telling you this cos usually when I get an eye infection I don’t read for a few days but there’s no way I could leave this for a few days. I had even thought of asking my partner to read it to me but I knew he’d read too slow for me lol

I’m not gonna
Alex ♈
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Hot KU Romance-Dani
Oct 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful. Emotional. Raw. This book just tore my heart up! Within the first few chapters I was a sobbing mess, destroyed. While reading the life of Tessa Salinger, I felt her pain, I felt her heart breaking and shattering. Losing someone close to you, someone you love with all your heart will change your life, shatter your soul. The way K Street just delivered this story was nothing short of amazing.

“I don’t just mourn him. I grieve for the memories we’ll never make, all those moments I’ll nev
Laura Lee
Oct 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
The Fall of Cinderella
By: K. Street
4 Stars

WOW!!! What a ride!

Tessa Salinger is living the dream. Excellent Job, Awesome Husband, trying to have kids, Swanky apartment on a high floor with a doorman. Everything a Gal could dream of. Things are going good.

How can a ring of your doorbell change your life so suddenly?

How do you get past that single doorbell…

How do you pick up the pieces that are now broken into millions of pieces…

Devastated… that’s how Tessa has become. The how’s, the why’s, the h
Halime   Yazıcı Mimaroğlu
Not bad but not four five star!
Mybe story was similar or maybe it needs to be a little bit different than ordinary!
Dante was good boy!
Dec 11, 2017 rated it it was ok
What Is It About:
Tessa's life changes completely overnight when her husband is killed by a drunk driver. Her life begins to unravel as his secrets begin to come out. She manages to keep it together with the help of her brother-in-law Dante. Dante has been in love with Tessa since the first time that he saw her but Trevor saw her first. Dante stays patient but Trevor's memory may keep them part.

What I Liked and Didn't:
My first point will be that there is no hint of Cinderella in this book. The va
Mar 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
I liked Tessa’s growth. Relationship was a lite rushed for me though. 3.5.
Heather M. Orgeron
Nov 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
As an author myself and a mother of six, I don't have much time to read, but I made time for this one and boy am I glad I did. This cover, title, and blurb spoke to me, and I HAD to have it.

K is a beautiful writer. Her words are poetic and flowy without feeling forced. Despite the pretty writing, her male character was very manly and a bit dirty, and I really liked that!

I loved both main characters. Despite being hit over and over again with the unthinkable, Tessa remained strong, and put hers
Aug 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What can i say...I LOVE this author. I wasn’t sure when I first started this book if I was gonna like it! She exceeded my expectations!!! So Tessa, she comes from a great home, her parents are down to earth run of the mill parents. She meets and marries Trevor. Trevor...not complete and utter scum but close to it. Thank God we didn’t see him long😂Dante...holy smokes. Dante!!😍👅He was the brother to Trevor secretly pining for Tessa from the very beginning! In fact, it should ah e been him that she ...more
Jessica Alcazar
This author has an incredible story-telling skill. Her stories are layered and multi-dimensional and they don't miss a beat. They're not straightforward, but they follow a distinct path and unfold perfectly. This is my third book by her and I am seriously impressed with how well these stories have been thought out and executed. There hasn't been a single moment in reading that I didn't feel something and her characters were relatable and so are the stories. I am super happy I gave her a chance ( ...more
Shirley Long
Jun 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Emotional. Gut-wrenching. Beautiful love story.
Rachel Beamin'
Nov 27, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adult, meh
Meh. I mean, meeeeh.

Here is another highly rated book that I thought was meh.

Someone told me recently that I am cold hearted, I guess they were right. I have read other reviews and they all pretty much say the same thing.


And of course I am sitting here questioning my sanity, did I pick up the wrong book? I mean at the end my eyes misted over when Tessa finally said good bye. Other than that, I felt Dante’s character lacked, makin
Marni Mann
Oct 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was fortunate enough to be an early reader, and I loved every word. K. Street has outdone herself. Review to come.
Jess~ A Darlin' Doll and Her Books.
The Fall of Cinderella is waking up only to realize your dream life is crumpling into a nightmare having to pick up the shattered pieces.

Tessa has lived a fairy tale life, until her life is turned upside down. Now she is faced with some harsh realities that she has to take on. Stumbling through her new life Dante, her brother in law, is there to help her. Slowly a stronger bond starts to form between them as they become more apart of each other's lives.

"The sun sets, and not once do we get a gl
Diane Plourde TDC Book Reviews

This is my first book written by this author and I’m far from being done reading her stories. This 5 star story really captured my undivided attention.

This review will remain spoiler free because there are so many surprising shocking twists that kept coming until the end.

This story was so addicting that I basically read it in a matter of a few short hours. I admire an author who can keep the surprises coming because it keeps me captive until the very last word. This is a romantic story with
Jan 19, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tessa and Dante. Connected by Trevor. Her husband. His half brother.

She thinks she has the perfect life. He thinks their brothery business is going well.

Tragedy brings both their worlds crashing down around them. Her marriage was not what it seemed. His brother was hiding things from him in the business.

She crumbles, he tries to hold himself and Tessa together. Told from both their points of view which gives you a deeper look into what is happening.

What happens when your life comes crashing down
Nov 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
I've never heard about this author but when I read the title and saw the cover I got intrigued. I was hooked from the beginning and it was a very enjoyable read. I'm looking forward to read more books from this author. ...more
Dec 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
HEA ♥️

The cover is absolutely beautiful! I loved the story as well. Any story that involves someone wanting and loving someone from afar and not being able to have them is always a good read.

I wish we could of seen more from Dante’s viewpoint maybe a few flashbacks to when he was “pining” after Tessa before.

Overall it was a fast paced page turning read that I would recommend!
Mar 16, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Aug 04, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really liked this one and glad I got it on a whim from KU-on to find more by this author
Jul 13, 2020 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition

I was quite disappointed with this book. It was so unbelievably predictable right from the get-go. The heroine lacked personality, and the hero was boring. I skipped through most of the book. Just to reach the end!
The ending was sweet, but again, predictable.
Katy Kitchin
Dec 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I’m the kind of reader that will enjoy nearly every book I read, but it’s rare I come across a book I would give beyond 5 stars. This book deserves infinite stars and more Frankenstein hearts than all the readers in the world. I am so blown away that I think I may be in a galaxy far far away right now (not even sorry for the geek joke, you can’t make me!).

K. Street weaves this story with perceived effortlessness, the way only a meant to be author can. No doubt if she reads this she’ll snort or
Colleen  (The Book Lover Blog)
4.5 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫
I read K. Street’s debut novel, Healing the Broken, and it was stunning. She officially became an author I would watch out for and once I read the blurb for her second release, I just knew it was going to be great. I was not wrong. The Fall of Cinderella was a sweet mixture of angsty, mysterious, hopeful and sexy. Ms. Street quickly had me falling for her characters and their story.

Tessa is living a dream life. She has a beautiful home, wants for nothing, and has her very own
Nov 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Fall of Cinderella, wow! What a fall. I’m gonna start by saying that once I stared this book I was hooked. From beginning to end. What a roller coaster of emotions. And believe me when I say you will cry your eyes out. I did. Such a baby right? Really so much feelings in this story but you get your little heart mended, I promise.

Tessa a woman with everything she ever wanted a great job, an amazing husband, good stability but then with one knock of the door everything changes and the fall beg
Sara ✨ Next Book Review Blog ✨
Oh… my… word… how am I supposed to write a review on this? I can’t give anything away! All you need is to read the blurb and nothing more… heck, don’t even read that… go in completely blind! This book is so raw and beautiful that you are just going to sit there staring off into a daze afterwards… or that is what I did! I’m going to be completely honest and tell you I was a sobbing mess reading this. Not just the ending but throughout this book… within pages I was crying!

Reading about Tessa Salin
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
I wanted to love this one, however, this was just a like for me. Some parts I loved and others I didn't so I have balanced it out to a three. This is another one of the widow getting together with the husbands brother and came as a recommendation after I purchased another book with a similar trope. For me, what I didn't like was trying to sully the dead husbands memory to make the fact that the brother steps in okay. It is like the author was trying to force the reader into accepting the situati ...more
Feb 04, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: giveaways-won
I received a signed copy of this book through a Goodreads Giveaway in exchange for an honest review! My initial thought of this book was "Too much Too fast". Right out of the gate we learn of Dante's infatuation with Tessa. Tessa's husband has just died, Dante's half-brother, and Dante on page 26, only days after, even before the funeral, we learn of some pretty explicit things he would like to do to her. It was a little off putting at first and I wasn't sure if I even wanted to continue. I'm a ...more
Nov 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
***ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review***

The Fall of Cinderella is a standalone contemporary romance, that is the 2nd novel done by the very talented K. Street.

How would you feel if you had your fairytale one moment and the next it was all gone?! How far can you fall before you aren't able to get up again?

In this book we meet Tessa, who experiences a tragedy that leads her to open Pandora's box. One secret leads to the next until they all come tumbling out!!! The fairytale t
2OCC Reviews
Nov 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: marie
There is so much I want to say about this book. A devastatingly emotional read, it is beautifully written. You will experience all the feels with each page turn. The raw fury of a woman whose life is destroyed, her poignant journey to understand, and her contentment in reclaiming her life makes this an incredible story.

Tessa is a woman who believes she has it all. The perfect husband, the perfect marriage, the happily ever after. When her world is torn to shreds, she has to regroup to understand
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K. Street is a self-proclaimed super klutz with a penchant for Chucks and graphic tees. She has been making up stories since she was old enough to talk, and she began writing at the tender age of eleven. She resides in central Florida with her husband and daughter as well as a tiny menagerie of pets, including a dog, a cat, and a bearded dragon. K is a foodie with an affinity for coffee, peach mos ...more

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