• Young Adult

    Free : A Fairy Tale Retelling of Rapunzel (The Crown and the Sceptre Book 1)

    Sparks fly when a troubled young firestarter meets her troublemaker grandmother.Avella’s cold, distant mother does not appreciate her gift of fire, and Avella’s spiteful sister is desperate to drive the wedge between Avella and her family even deeper. Avella fears she’ll never measure up to her mother’s expectations, but everything changes when Avella’s grandmother appears.At first, Avella is delighted her firestarting is considered a gift rather than a curse, until she discovers her grandmother’s evil plans to bend Avella’s gift to use in insatiable quest for revenge.Locked in a tower with no prospect of escape, Avella is forced to depend on the kindness of a handsome stranger for help; but when things take a turn for the worse, she knows her only hope of survival is to dig deep and find the strength to control the fire within and the courage to face her evil grandmother. This sweet novella is the first in the Crown and the Sceptre – a series that can be read as stand alone or in the series. Read more