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Chasing Cinders

(Crown of Stars #2)

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“You trusted someone, and it cost you...”

Through tragic circumstances, a prince becomes King at a young age. While a war-torn kingdom begins to heal, a new battle begins—a battle for the King’s heart.
Having lost her father in the Great War, her only home reduced to ashes, Ella discovers there is more to the King’s heart than meets the eye. And love can hold many secrets
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Kindle Edition, 427 pages
Published May 3rd 2017
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Robin
Jul 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Chasing Cinders is a wonderful and creative retelling of the classic fairytale. The setting and characters are beautifully written. The way the author wove in the spiritual elements was interesting, too. I look forward to reading more work from Ms. Marie. If you enjoy sweet romance with a good dose of action and a dash of mystery, you might enjoy this book. I thought it was a great fantasy tale and I really didn't want to put the book down once I got into the story.

(After reading this again, I w
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Jameson
The second installment in the Crown of Stars series introduces a post-war world where young king Alaric is struggling to bring his war-torn kingdom together in unity and uphold promises that could risk his claim to kingship.

While there is a time jump between this story and the end of Saving Beauty, it’s easy to pick up on who’s who when returning to this storyworld. While characters from the previous book do make appearances, the primary focus is on Ella and Alaric.

Ella clings to her faith in a
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Sarah Cnossen
Aug 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Amazing sequel to an amazing series!!!

Since reading the first of this series, SAVING BEAUTY, I was completely & utterly drawn into the world of the Crown of Stars. This next installment of this fantasy series of varietals retelling does not disappoint! If anything, it was even better.

If you enjoy clean fantasy romance, with a touch of allegorical faith, I would HIGHLY recommend! Ella's story is simply BEAUTIFUL. TT_TT <3
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Elizabeth
May 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Hello everyone! So excited to share my new book with you, the next installment of the Crown of Stars series! Also, be sure to check out Saving Beauty, book one. These are individual stories, however, and can be read as such.
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Elizabeth D. Marie enjoys writing stories that integrate faith, history, adventure, romance, and the real-life struggles of the human condition.

Her heart is to offer clean epic fiction for teens and adults.

Her home library is filled with many diverse favorites. Among the highly-favorited would be: CS Lewis's "The Chronicles of Narnia," Suzanne Collins' "The Hunger Games," and Elizabeth Gaskell's "
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