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Awake: A Rose World Tale
Sleeping Beauty isn’t asleep… but her household is.
Despite Aurora’s bold attempt to escape and stop the painful sleeping curse, it descends on her household. One step beyond the threshold and it takes hold. Her betrothed was supposed to kiss her and break it but sends his army to destroy her instead.
Donning a new identity as Rory, she sets out to break the curse, but the soldiers close in. A dragon shifter and his magical friends help her avoid capture and navigate a dangerous forest filled with magic beings and humans persecuting them.
Their path takes them closer to Rory’s betrothed, but also towards danger. Because the man she’s supposed to kiss, is torturing and killing the magic folk in her kingdom. She must win them over to claim her place on the throne.
But the curse is expanding, and if she doesn’t stop it, no one will survive.
Awake! is the standalone first book in The Rose World, a series of intertwined fairy tale retellings.
If you like fast-paced adventure in a magical YA fantasy with a heroine who won’t take a curse lying down, you’ll love H. C. Fitzpatrick’s retelling of Sleeping Beauty.
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“Not at all,” was her answer; “but depend upon it, he means to be severe on us, and our surest way of disappointing him will be to ask nothing about it.”
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