By K. M. Shea

"Scratching out a dwelling in a land recuperating from conflict and a antagonistic takeover, Cinderella—an orphaned, destitute duchess—is desirous to retailer her lands and servants despite the bad taxes positioned upon her through the Erlauf queen—even if it potential she needs to don servants’ outfits and paintings like a commoner.

Her sacrifices aren’t sufficient, and while a mountain of debt is levied opposed to her, she is given one season to supply the cash. Cinderella realizes it's only an issue of time sooner than she loses every little thing she has struggled to guard, and apparently all is misplaced till she is befriended by means of the debonair Colonel Friedrich—a member of the Erlauf army and a citizen of the oppressing kingdom that ideas her place of origin.

From assisting her holiday into the royal library to saving her from a rogue mage, Friedrich attracts her nearer and demanding situations her approach of the queen and the struggle.

Cinderella is aware Friedrich isn't really all he seems to be, yet can she belief him along with her kingdom and her middle?

CINDERELLA AND THE COLONEL is fairy story retelling of affection, sacrifice, event, and magic. it's choked with humor, deception, and fresh romance, and it belongs to the Amazon most sensible promoting sequence, undying FAIRY stories. The books during this sequence ensue within the related international and will be learn all jointly, or as person, stand-alone books. when you love candy romances and magical adventures, obtain a pattern or purchase CINDERELLA AND THE COLONEL today!

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Alek heard the wooden rasp of a drawer sliding open. His heart raced. None of the servants would dare steal from him! But what if the intruder were something worse than a thief? His father’s warnings echoed in his ears… . You have had enemies from the day you were born. A bell cord hung next to his bed, but his parents’ rooms were empty. With Father and his bodyguard in Sarajevo, the closest sentries were quartered at the other end of the trophy hall, fifty meters away. Alek slid one hand under his pillow, until his fingers touched the cold steel of his hunting knife.

Count Volger crouched next to the command chair. He stared out the window alongside Alek, his voice dropping to a whisper. “Emperor Franz Joseph is eighty-three years old. ” Alek closed his eyes again. The red-tinged forest outside was too bleak to stare at anymore. A patch of uneven ground set the cabin shuddering, as if the world were unsteady in its path around the sun. ” “Not until we can be sure it’s safe, young master,” said Otto Klopp. ” Volger cried. Aleksandar looked up at him in shock.

Her six huge legs moved unhurriedly, but men scurried like ants across the gun deck, raising signal flags and manning the turrets. S. Beowulf. Alek watched a massive foot plant itself upon the forest floor. Long seconds later another tremor arrived, rippling across the trees around them and up through the Stormwalker’s metal frame. As the next step fell, a distant treetop flailed and then vanished, torn down by the giant walker’s stride. The red and black stripes of the Kaiser’s Landforce Jack flew from her spar deck, whipping in the breeze.

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