Belle and Beast. A tale as old as time. A spell that sounds an awful lot like a curse.
What if 16yo Belle went in search of a remedy for the Beast and when she came back he didn’t remember her at all? What if you can’t rely on a true Love’s Kiss (because one party has, quite obviously, forgotten and wants to eat the other party).
How do you break a curse then? Given that the last few petals are about to drop any day now.
Easy. With another curse.
This is a clean YA prequel novella to Cinders: Necessary Evil which was written as a thank you to my beta readers to flesh out how Queen Belle and King Thomas met and what ails Ella’s Prince Nicholas. This small ditty of a backstory can be read as a standalone and is recommended to lovers of YA quirky (fade to black) romance. Suitable also for younger readers.