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A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Written by Brigid Kemmerer

Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for Young Adults

A Curse So Dark and Lonely Synopsis

Fall in love, break the curse. Break the curse, save the kingdom. Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall, is cursed. Forced to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he can only be freed by love. But at the end of each autumn he is transformed into a beast hell-bent on destruction, and after so many failed attempts, his kingdom and its people are barely holding on.

Harper's life has never been easy, but she's learned to be tough enough to survive. She won't let anything hold her back, not her cerebral palsy or her mother's deteriorating health. But when she is sucked into Rhen's world, nothing is as it seems. Powerful forces are standing against Emberfalll ... and it will take more than a broken curse to save it from utter ruin.

A Curse So Dark and Lonely Press Reviews

A Curse So Dark and Lonely has everything you'd want in a retelling of a classic fairy tale: a finely-drawn fantasy world, a heroine rarely seen in fiction, and a tortured hero with a secret. I have only one complaint: I wish the sequel were already available! - Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper

An intensely original retelling. Full of fierce new characters, wicked magic, and wondrous amounts of heart, Brigid Kemmerer doesn't just tell a story, she builds an entire world that you will never want to leave - Stephanie Garber, Sunday Times bestselling author of Caraval

I couldn't get this creative, suspenseful take on Beauty and the Beast out of my head - Sara Holland, New York Times bestselling author of Everless

Slow burning, big hearted, magical fun! I loved every minute - Wendy Higgins, New York Times bestselling author

The Beauty and the Beast retelling I've been waiting for. The world Brigid has crafted is so beautifully dark, filled with wild adventure and a modern-day heroine every reader will find a bit of themselves in - Alexandra Christo, author of To Kill a Kingdom

Heartwarming, thoughtful and romantic: Brigid Kemmerer took me on a magical journey with this dark fairytale about growing up, falling in love, and making impossible choices - Jodi Meadows, co-author of My Lady Jane and My Plain Jane

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ISBN: 9781408884614
Publication date: 29/01/2019
Publisher: Bloomsbury YA an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408884614
Publication date: 29th January 2019
Author: Brigid Kemmerer
Publisher: Bloomsbury YA an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 496 pages
Suitable for: YA readers
Genres: Fantasy / Magical

About Brigid Kemmerer

Brigid Kemmerer is the author of Letters to the Lost, More Than We Can Tell, and the YALSA-nominated Elementals series and the paranormal mystery, Thicker Than Water. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska, though her parents quickly moved her all over the United States, from the desert in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to the lakeside in Cleveland, Ohio, with several stops in between. Brigid is now settled near Annapolis, Maryland, with her husband and children.   Author photo © Nicole Daacke Photography

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