Never did Meredith “Alice” Hughes expect to stumble upon a portal to another world in some boy’s locker, and that portal leading to Wonderland. After something shoves her through, she runs into her classmates and discovers that they are characters from Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”. They make her forget everything she saw, but that doesn’t mean she is out of trouble yet. The White Rabbit has other plans for her as he sneaks into her hometown of Salem, Oregon and tries to kill her before she can stop the evil taking over Wonderland.
But just before he succeeds, the Cheshire Cat saves her and takes her back to Wonderland.
Except now she is stuck in the fantasy world and has to fight the Cirque de Rêves, a group led by Morpheus that is trying to take over Wonderland. However, it’s not just Wonderland that is in trouble, but also the people in her world as each citizen in Wonderland represents a human’s dream. Can Alice overcome her fears and insecurities to defeat Morpheus? Or will he be able to lock her away in darkness forever?
“Fantastic Worldbuilding Wondrous Characterization Eccentric Plot Fragments of charming romance Refreshing YA fairytale!” – Amazon Review“I loved the premise of the story: something is wrong in Wonderland, but the original Alice isn’t there to save it this time. A new Alice is pulled into Wonderland to defeat the latest evil, finding that pieces of Lewis Carroll’s original story were based in truth and now she must step into the shoes of a legendary hero. Details from the original Alice in Wonderland are brilliantly woven into the novel, and usually with a twist that makes it fresh.” – Amazon Review“I found myself becoming completely immersed into Wonderland and this particular story. I liked the various nods to the original story, while keeping true to this retelling. I have read a few Alice in Wonderland retellings, and Trapped in Wonderland is probably my favorite.” – Goodreads Review