By K. M. Shea
"Scratching out a residing in a land recuperating from battle and a antagonistic takeover, Cinderella—an orphaned, destitute duchess—is wanting to retailer her lands and servants despite the poor taxes positioned upon her via the Erlauf queen—even if it skill she needs to don servants’ outfits and paintings like a commoner.
Her sacrifices aren’t adequate, 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 prior to she loses every thing she has struggled to guard, and it appears all is misplaced until eventually she is befriended via the debonair Colonel Friedrich—a member of the Erlauf army and a citizen of the oppressing state that principles her place of birth.
From supporting 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 battle.
Cinderella is aware Friedrich isn't really all he seems to be, yet can she belief him along with her state and her middle?
CINDERELLA AND THE COLONEL is fairy story retelling of affection, sacrifice, experience, and magic. it really is full of humor, deception, and fresh romance, and it belongs to the Amazon top promoting sequence, undying FAIRY stories. The books during this sequence happen within the similar global and will be learn all jointly, or as person, stand-alone books. in case you love candy romances and magical adventures, obtain a pattern or purchase CINDERELLA AND THE COLONEL today!
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Two massive muscular arms enfold you. A great ugly fanged face bears down towards your own. Smack! You have just been kissed by a gorilla, Pip! Collect your wits and go to 64. 57-58 58 57 'Have at you, foul beast of Hades! ' you cry heroically as you launch yourself upon the Thing. Which runs away. Can you believe that? The horrifying Thing just up and ran away! Not so much as a snap in your direction! Excitedly you run after it, still hurling abuse and heroic jibes. Which is possibly a big mistake, as you may discover when you turn to 59.
If the ants kill you, go to 14. If you survive, you may leave by either door. 91 Another 10' x 10' chamber. Doors in the east, north and west walls. Go east to 84. North to 106. West to 129. 92 You have entered a Gallery of Mirrors, 20' wide and a full 80' long. Not ordinary mirrors, of course: not in a place like this. They are all dis- 93 torting mirrors, the sort you get at carnivals where you look in and see yourself as a fat dwarf or a thin giant. Except they aren't exactly like carnival mirrors.
You could try to revive him, of course. A score of 10, 11 or 12 on two dice should do the trick and take you to 18. If you fail, perhaps it best just to creep away quietly, in which case you can take the road west out of the village (10) or try the provisions store (11) or the church (11) or the smithy (17) or make for the wood to the east (41) or even try an innings at pogolfit (58). 28 This corridor goes on forever! Gloomy, dank, smelly and dead straight. ) You follow it with an increasing feeling of dread, noting that the floor seems to be climbing upwards gently as you continue on.