The Forest Bride (Sylvania Book 1)

The cover of The Forest Bride, showing a drawing of a couple kissing in a forest setting

Her fiancé was a monster. Her rescuer may be worse.

When Princess Rose is sold in marriage to a repulsive brute, only one person can save her: Prince Dustan, the suitor she hoped for, and the one her father didn’t choose. But Rose learns that Dustan harbors a secret: he may not be a prince… or human.

With nowhere else to turn, Rose follows Dustan into the forest. She hopes to hide from both her fiancé and her father. But can Rose trust Dustan? Or will his hidden agenda prove even more perilous than the marriage he helped her escape?

The Forest Bride is on the romance end of the fantasy-romance spectrum, with a hint of women’s fiction thrown in. If you’re a fan of Kerrelyn Sparks’s How to Love Your Elf or you’ve imagined an adult Ella Enchanted who has sex with Prince Charmont, The Forest Bride is for you. Note: The Forest Bride contains sex scenes—if you don’t want to read sex scenes, please check out the PG version.

cover of The Forest Bride showing a drawing of a couple kissing in a forest, on a tablet and a paperback

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The Village Maid (Book 2—coming in 2021)

Avi might lose her heart—if she doesn’t lose her life.

illustration of a morning glory

Avi was a castle courtier. How did she end up a laundry maid? The blasted revolution, that’s how. Now she toils to pay the rent, and her only friend is Thorne, a quiet, unassuming fairy.

When pirates swarm the village, Avi fantasizes that they’ll snatch her away from her life of drudgery—until they take her hostage to use as a guide to the castle treasure. Only one person cares enough to come after her: Thorne.

Suddenly Thorne’s not all that quiet. Can his magic save them? If not, Avi better find a way to rescue them both.

The Village Maid is a fairytale romance with an empowered heroine. As Avi navigates her new life outside the castle, facing off with mean girls and evading her landlady, she thinks her only chance at a decent life is to find a husband. Thorne helps her understand the rules outside the castle, and she overcomes the fears and misconceptions that stand in the way of her happiness and learns to value herself. While she may fall in love, ultimately she rescues herself.

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