Tagged: fairy tales

The ordinary princess by

At her christening Princess Amy is blessed with the gift of being ordinary by one of her fairy godmothers, and, much to the horror of all...

Tangleweed and brine by

A collection of thirteen short stories, retellings of various fairy tales, with a feminist slant. Deirdre Sullivan is one of those authors I’ve been meaning to...

Bryony & Roses by

A retelling of the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale. Bryony is out collecting rutabaga1 seedlings2 when she gets caught in a sudden snowstorm. Just as...

Maplecroft by

Recommended by Kameron Hurley here and by this metafilter thread. Also part of my Once Upon a Time 9 reading, this, to me, fits within folklore,...

The Seventh Bride by

Rhea is a miller’s daughter. She is fifteen. And she is engaged. Her betrothed is a lord, and she had never met him before he gave...

The five jars by

Available free from Gutenberg This novel takes the form of a letter from our nameless narrator to Jane, he wants to explain how it is that...

Some kind of fairy tale by

Twenty years ago Tara Martin went missing. She simply went out one day and never came home. Her boyfriend at the time was an obvious suspect....

Thorn by

A retelling of The Goose Girl story. Princess Alyrra has not has a happy life. Growing up in fear of her brother and trying to stay...

Weaving Dreams by

Short story published in Apex Magazine Issue 41 Eva is a witch, and a researcher into the Fae. As Weaving dreams begins she is helping Giancarlo...