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Book: The Fairytale Keeper - Avenging the Queen by Andrea Cefalo

Book: The Fairytale Keeper - Avenging the Queen by Andrea Cefalo

categories: Book, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Snow White, Grimm's Fairy Tales, Middle Ages, Medieval, The Fairytale Keeper, Young Adult, Fairy Tale Retelling

Andrea Cefalo

Author Andrea Cefaloabout this book: The Fairytale Keeper: Avenging the Queen is a medieval tale of corruption, devotion, and the origins of Grimm's fairy tales.

Set in 13th century Cologne during the worst outbreak of fever since the sixth century scourge, the people scramble to obtain Last Rites and Funerals for their dying loved ones. Adelaide and her father are no different. When Adelaide's mother, a story-teller who affectionately called her daughter Snow White, falls victim to the great sickness, her father bribes the parish priest to perform a Christian funeral. But when Father Soren commits an unforgivable atrocity, he pushes Adelaide and the rest of his parish to revolt his cruelty and corruption. Should Adelaide continue to seek the justice her mother deserves, even if it costs her everything she has left: her father, her friends, her first love, and maybe even her life?

• "The story that Cefalo weaves is intriguing and leaves you hanging on, wanting more." -Hooked to Books Young Adult Book Review Blog

• "Cefalo successfully melds fairy tale and historical fiction creating a strong heroine." -Amazon Reviewer

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