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Calisa Rhose presents the Glass Slipper Sisterhood #CinderellaTreasureTrove #partone #mfrwauthor

Osiyo~

I’m so excited to present a special 2-post event to kick off the New Year!

I was approached by an awesome group of authors a while back to help promote their Cinderella Treasure Trove. I was stoked! 15 Cinderella stories? FIFTEEN! Well, yeah, I wanted to help!!! So, keeping this short for your time’s sake, today half of these wonderful and talented ladies will share their covers and stories, then tomorrow you can return to meet the rest.

Please welcome my special guests!

We are the Glass Slipper Sisterhood. A collection of fifteen romance authors who have written a retelling of the Cinderella story. From tear-jerking heartaches nail-biting suspense, haunting magic, bubbly chick lit humor and dream-come-true romance, we’ve got something for every reader! We’ve compiled excerpts from each story into one free  volume, the upcoming “Cinderella Treasure Trove,” which we’ve filled with recipes and ideas to inspire your next party. We will be launching this volume on New Year’s Eve with a huge princess giveaway. To highlight this treasure trove, as well as our individual titles,  we’ve crafted a book trailer which we hope you might enjoy.

Please take a look at the trailer, which can be found on Youtube at https://youtu.be/9iQeoybSd0o?list=PLMxj85qIUzd9IY9GYRNRXPTgmbcsOYCFE, or you can view it right here. It’s movie day on the Ranch! The Cinderella Treasure Trove:

Here’s the link to our Amazon store which features all of the books highlighted in the sampler book.
http://astore.amazon.com/glassslippers0b-20?_encoding=UTF8&node=7
We also have a web page: http://stacyjuba.com/blog/glassslippersisters/ and a Facebook group where we interact with readers about all things Cinderella.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/482493158588214

Annalise wanted just one night with Elijah, in Amber Daulton’s “Cinderella’s Enchanted Night,”

but will an antique locket and a bit of Cinderella magic fulfill her every dream?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Jennifer Conner’s Cinderella had it Easy, Cami only has 24 hours in her Cinderella body.

Will she keep hiding or can she learn how to live life?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In Kae Elle Wheeler’s “Cinderella Series,” a concerned queen and a feisty fairy godmother

unleash mischief. All due to an impulsive decision from the prince and the glass slipper fitting

other than the intended foot.

 

 

 

RebekahRGraniere_CinderellatheFaeIn Rebekah Ganiere’s “Cinder the Fae”, When Prince Rome’s father initiates a contest to win

him a wife, Cinder finds herself having to fight sixty other females for his heart while trying to

keep the evil vying for the crown from destroying them all.

 

 

 

 

 

LisaScott_FairytaleFlirtsShe’s an unappreciated housekeeper with an eye for designer goodies.

Find out if Cindi gets her dream shoes and her dream guy in Lisa Scott’s “Fairy Tale Flirts!

Volume 4; a sweet, funny modern take on Cinderella.

 

 

 

 

 

StacyJuba_FoolingAroundWithCinderellaEver wonder what happens when the glass slippers pinch Cinderella’s toes? In Stacy Juba’s

“Fooling Around with Cinderella”, when Jaine Andersen proposes a new marketing role to

the local amusement park, general manager Dylan Callahan charms her into filling Cinderella’s

glass slippers for the summer.

 

 

 

 

CarolineClemmons_HomeSweetTexasHomeIn Caroline Clemmons’ HOME SWEET TEXAS HOME, Courtney Madison has battled poverty

her entire twenty-five years. When she receives an inheritance she learns that while money

improves her life, it doesn’t guarantee happiness. The only way wealthy rancher/entrepreneur

Derek Corrigan can protect his family and himself is to keep his private life very private, and

that includes keeping his distance from his attractive new neighbor. Besides, he knows what

women do to him—they always leave and take chunks of his heart with them.

He’s been there, done that, had the vaccination and is cured. Isn’t he?

Tune in for UnCover Monday throughout January where I’ll also be hosting this fabulous group’s combined Cinderella Treasure Trove cover art, which will link back to these two posts as well. Thank you for stopping by this week. Be sure to chat with the authors right here on the Ranch!

Dodadagohvi~

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Why did Cinderella’s Evil Stepmother become Evil? by #KayeelleWheeler #MFRWorg #fairytale

The Price of Scorn – book iv: Cinderella’s Evil Stepmother (Cinderella Series)

Osiyo~

Thank you all for joining me on the Ranch today. I’m happy to present fellow Okie, and a terrific writer, Kae Elle Wheeler’s new release! Ever wonder why Cinderella’s stepmother was so mean and evil? Kae Elle has figured it out and wrote that story! Damn, what that woman must have gone through to become such a despicable person. 😆

KathylwheelerKathy L Wheeler writing as Kae Elle Wheeler

Genre: Fantasy / FairyTale

Date of Publication: August 27, 2015

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Blurb:

Lady Hildegard Roche has nothing but resentment and scorn for the stepchild who culminates all that was stolen from her. Fourteen years after Prince Charming and Cinderella are crowned as Chalmers King and Queen, Cinderella, Pricilla and Esmeralda gather at their mother’s deathbed.

In a story of enlightenment and shock, the sisters learn how tragedy shaped their mother into the woman she became. The question is: Can the sisters forgive her?

Scorn-KaeElleWheelerExcerpt:

“Why are you telling me this now?” Papa roared so loudly the paintings on the wall seemed to tremble. But Hilda knew it was she who was trembling. On stealthy feet, she hugged the wall and crept closer. There was no other way to gain her freedom save leaping from her balcony.

Even Juliet had not jumped to her death in that particular fashion. That line of thought sent a chilled pricks over her skin. We are not lovers destined to death, she reassured herself.

All she need do was make it to the pond. Off Papa’s property. Then out of Alsace to the safety of Grenoble, all within the arms of Pierre. ’Twill be over soon…’twill be over soon…soon. If she kept repeating the words, they would come true. Wouldn’t they?

The duc must have departed. Papa would never dare speak to Maman so plainly with a guest in residence. Relief filled her along with a twinge of guilt. There was no choice in leaving Maman to her fate. She’d made her decision in no uncertain terms, her place was with Papa.

She shuddered. If Papa had any inkling Hilda had given her most precious commodity to Pierre Tasse, he would kill her lover without remorse, and beat her to a bloody pulp. She moved quietly along the carpeted hall.

She slipped by the clock—a monstrosity—though she rather loved the overbearing piece of wood at the moment.

“You,” Papa spat.

Hilda froze, squeezing her eyes shut.

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Buy Links

Amazon: http://amzn.to/1PzMQll

Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1EY5ygB

Goodreads: http://bit.ly/1JmPuJt

Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1UetsLU

Kobo: http://bit.ly/1U7GLTP

iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1033703193

Print: https://www.createspace.com/5602034

I’d like to thank Kae Elle for letting me participate in spreading word about this unique fantasy! I’ll post my review once I have read it.

Dodadagohvi~

 

 

UnCover Monday ~ Book Trailer Videos

It’s just like movie night (or day), so grab a bag or tub of popcorn and a soda and settle in a comfy seat for some great videos. I’m honored to share some awesome and superbly done book trailers here on the Ranch! It’s only the best for my guests! 😀 silverswirlydivider

Weaver of Dreams by Brenda Sparks

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Gambling on Love by Nancy Fraser and Patti Shenberger

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The English Lily by Kae Elle Wheeler

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Blood Moon on the Rise by Lauren Smith

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Protector by Joanne Wadsworth

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Calisa Rhose presents: UnCover Monday ~Covers

UnCover Mondays on The Ranch!!! This feature is only to highlight authors–not to sell books (though if you see one you want to buy I’m sure the authors won’t mind :D ). Enjoy this weeks’ covers to ogle and explore. If there is one provided, you can follow the artist links by clicking each book cover that has an artist linked to learn more about the amazing creators of these beautiful covers. I think they deserve fair mention since they helped create the book! As always, click the author website links to find out more about them. Be sure to return on alternate Mondays for some amazing banners and video trailers by authors! 

**Don’t shoot me, but I forgot THIS Monday was my post day for this! Yeah- Anyway, so here ya’ll go for a Wednesday mid-week pick-me-up. I hope you enjoy these lovely covers for May. 😀

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Title: Sky Tinted WaterSkyTintedWater_KetaDiablo

Author: Keta Diablo

Website: www.ketaskeep.blogspot.com

Genre: Historical/Mystery

Publisher: Keta Diablo

Cover Artist: Fantasia Frog Designs

Release date: January 30, 2013

Familial bonds, malevolent schemes and passion collide in this sweet historical novel. Set in Minnesota during the Civil War and the Sioux uprising, this is the story of Rory Hudson, the exquisite Irish lass with an unbreakable spirit and the enigmatic Dawson Finch, a man bound by honor, duty and loyalty.

When Dawson enlists in the army to bring peace to nation divided, Rory’s world plummets into a tailspin. War, distance and time separate them, but nothing can dispel the haunting memories of their love. Not even death can destroy their fierce passion or a love so strong it beats the odds of the impossible.

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SweetRevenge_KayRogalTitle: Sweet Revenge

Author: Kay Rogal

Website: http://www.hipwadersvsheels.

wordpress.com

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Publisher: Crimson Romance

Artist:

Release Date: July 2, 2012

Selena Malone left the Agency in search of a normal life. She never expected to find it in the arms of the dark and brooding Drake, a man with determination and a killer touch.  On the night of her wedding, not only does she learn she is modern-day slaver Don Donovan’s daughter, but her beloved stepsister has been murdered by his blood, leaving a son behind. Selena knows she must take the Donovan family – her family –down if she wants to keep Drake and her nephew alive.

Drake Carpoli is on leave from the Agency until he can refocus on the mission instead of his revenge against the Donovans for killing his brother.  He hadn’t planned on falling in love with Selena.  It isn’t until she disappears that he learns she is a member of the family he has vowed vengeance on.  When he finds Selena in the midst of the Donovans, fighting for her life, he will do whatever it takes to reclaim her, even if he is not sure on what side her loyalty lies. But first, he needs to get her out alive.

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Title: Lapses of MemoryLapsesofMemory_MSSpencer

Author: M. S. Spencer

Website:

http://www.msspencertalespinner.

blogspot.com

Genre: Romance, Action/Adventure

Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing

Cover Artist: Dawné Dominique

Release Date: May 10, 2013

Lapses of Memory is a story within a story, in which Sydney Bellek relates the story of her life to her daughter Olivia.  Every few years from the age of five Sydney meets her true love Elian Davies, but while he remembers her, she doesn’t recognize him. Only after surviving wars, revolutions, and years of separation does she realize they are meant to be, but this time it is Elian who has lost his memory of her. While Olivia chronicles the ups and downs of her parents’ romance she must also deal with her own dilemma, choosing between the rich and dashing Rémy de Beaumec, who wants to take her around the world, and the strong, silent, American-to-the-core, Benjamin Knox, who wants to make her happy.

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AnExoticHeir_Meredith BondTitle: An Exotic Heir

Author: Meredith Bond

Website: www.meredithbond.com

Genre: Regency Historical

Publisher: Self-published (Anessa Books)

Artist: Meredith Bond

Release Date: March 8, 2013

Weaving a web of revenge can be satisfying, but dangerous to your heart.

London society is shallow and cruel, sending Cassandra Renwick running to Calcutta, the exotic seat of the British Raj. It’s a fascinating place filled with interesting sights – including the dark and mysterious Julian Ritchie. But she never thought that an even greater heartbreak could be here in this alien and enchanting land.

Julian has always been discriminated against for being only half English. Embittered, he plots an intricate plan for vengeance with the innocent and lovely Cassandra as his pawn. But he soon finds that payback can be painful for the avenger as well when the threads of revenge unwittingly turn into the silken bonds of love.

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Title: Dragon Moon (Book 1 – Dragon Moon series)DragonMoon_NulliParaOra

Author: Nulli Para Ora

Website: www.nulliparaora.com

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Liquid Silver Books

Cover Artist: Lyn Taylor

Release Date: December 17, 2012

David Johnson and Angelique Meadows are colleagues on a business trip to China. They’ve worked together for years, but neither has been able to admit their true feelings for the other. This business trip represents a landmark deal in their careers and an opportunity to reveal the truth of their hearts.  Just as love blooms, disaster strikes.

The man they’re meeting with is Yuen Gao, CEO of a multi-million dollar company.  The world sees him as a successful business man.  His pack sees him as their Alpha.  Rogues, secret experiments, and the undeniable pull of his mate force him to reveal his secret.  Is his love strong enough to overcome the pain of loss?

Hearts unite and break as trusted friends become enemies behind the scenes.  Love longed for is lost to be replaced by a bond deeper than words.  Loyalties are tested as ghosts of the past step into the present.

Can true love survive when forbidden hearts are reconnected?

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OnWithTheShow_LindaCarrollBraddTitle: On With The Show

Author: Linda Carroll-Bradd

Website: www.lindacarroll-bradd.com

Genre: contemporary romance

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Cover Artist: Tamra Westberry

Release Date: November 21, 2012

Every Thanksgiving, Franzi Mueller returns to her hometown, Freedom Valley, to help with a musical show put on at the veteran’s hospital. After a decade of living in Houston, Franzi starts feeling nostalgic for the sense of community of her small Texas town. Too bad Mama has decided to play matchmaker and keeps pushing together Franzi and her ex-high school beau, Dietz Reinhardt. Local hardware store owner Dietz can see that her big city clothing designer job has worn Franzi down and he’s doing what he can to ease her load. Circumstances throw them together at every turn, and every glance and each touch ignites the old sparks. Can Franzi find what her creative spirit needs in Freedom Valley? Is time running out on this second chance for Dietz to win over her heart?

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Title: The English LilyTheEnglishLily_KaeElleWheeler

Author: Kae Elle Wheeler

Website: www.kae-elle-wheeler.com

Genre: historical romance sweet

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Cover Artist: Kim Mendoza

Release Date: May 15, 2013  (Available on Amazon Kindle Select now)

Lady Kendra Frazier is devastated. The love of her life just married another, and now all she desires is to be as far away as possible. Viscount Lawrie, Joseph Pinetti Gray, is facing financial ruin and needs a wealthy heiress.  Luckily for him, Kendra’s impetuous nature has handed him the fortuity he requires to save his family’s downfall. But Joseph’s carefully cultivated plans come to a grinding halt when he finds himself falling in love for what should have only been a marriage of convenience. And how can an old cursed doll help?

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YouBelongToMe_MarlieBridgesTitle:  You Belong To Me

Author: Marlie Bridges

Website: www.marliebridges.com

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Publisher: Marlie Bridges

Cover artist:

Release date: October 16, 2012

Erin Reilly wants to live life on her own terms far away from her psychotic ex-husband, Daniel. However, when she moves half-way across the country, pulls her life together, and falls in love with corporate lawyer Colin Marshall, Daniel follows her.

Colin’s belief in love and desire for a family were abandoned with a woman’s betrayal. And he questions his own capacity for love, until he meets Erin and is willing to test the boundaries of his heart.

Through a series of devastating events engineered by Daniel neither of them believes they can ever achieve their dreams.

But Colin proves he is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for love and help Erin discover the strength and courage she needs to conquer her fears and the monster who tries to destroy them both.

Erin wants the American dream. Colin wants to give it to her.
But can they escape the nightmare that threatens their very lives?

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Title: Daughter of NightDaughterOfNight_KelleyHeckart

Author: Kelley Heckart

Website: www.kelleyheckart.com

Genre: Historical fantasy romance

Publisher: Mundania Press

Cover Artist: Publisher

Release date: July 24, 2012

Their destiny began in ancient Anatolia.

Becuille is a Daughter of Night and a servant to the Great Goddess, created to wield Her vengeance. Callileon is a prince of the Hatti, who may be the one she was sent to punish.

When love finds them, they are cursed by the gods and surrounded by tragedy, which even the Fates are powerless to change.

Can two mortals fight the will of the gods?

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PaintedMemories_LoniFlowersTitle: Painted Memories

Author: Loni Flowers

Website: www.loniflowers.com

Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Self

Cover artist: Carol Webb

Release Date: January 21, 2013

I’ve come to realize how much life can change with circumstance. One moment I was a happy sixteen year old girl with a great brother, Jesse, who I adored.

Then Jesse died.

No matter how much I wished it had been me in the accident, wishing will never change what happened. Five years later, my father’s eyes are still filled with hate and regret whenever he looks at me. I haven’t forgotten my mistake, but I’ve accepted it.

My father has not.

He may always see me as a failure, but I’m determined to make a fresh start in a new town where love promises to be more generous than the scorn I’ve left in my father’s eyes. With any luck, maybe some distance will make him see me as his daughter again. Until then I’ll find my own way.

It’s what Jesse would want.

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