Rose Of Prophecy

Rose Of Prophecy

by Hope Ann

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BN ID: 2940156911288
Publisher: Hope Ann
Publication date: 03/23/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 270,152
File size: 914 KB

About the Author

Hope Ann is a Christian authoress who lives on a small farm in northern Indiana. She was homeschooled and now helps teach several of her eight younger siblings.

She has been writing for over five years, and has so many story ideas that she doubts she will ever stop. Her favorite genre to write is high fantasy with a touch of the allegorical. A close second is futuristic suspense. Her goal is to not only entertain with her stories, but to provide inspirational fiction for young adults.

Predictably, she loves reading fantasy, fairy tales,mythology, and futuristic suspense. Her favorite authors include J. R. R.Tolkien, Charles Dickens, Frank Peretti, Mark Twain, and Serena Chase.

Her hobbies include photography, movie making, knitting, tree climbing, writing e-mails to friends, listening to Celtic music, and collecting shiny trinkets for story inspiration.

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Rose Of Prophecy 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great 87 page retelling of Beauty and the Beast
NadineTimes10 More than 1 year ago
Rose of Prophecy by author Hope Ann had been on my radar for quite a few months. But knowing that it was a retelling of Beauty and the Beast, I had some reservations about reading it. Although I once fell in love with one rendition of the well-known fairy tale (thank you, Disney, for the tale as old as time!), the "captive women falling in love with their captors" motif doesn't exactly garner my greatest appreciation. However, upon my recent resolution to start reading more fantasy again, I decided to finally give this novella a try. And I must say, the author's handling of the beast's predicament put me more at ease with this version of the story: a retelling infused with a scriptural theme. The development of the first leg of the story made me feel as though I'd been plunged into a world I was already supposed to be a little familiar with but wasn't. But I caught on before long, and though it took some time before the story really gained my interest, it eventually did. I like how there's a different reason for this Beauty being "Beauty," and, hey, I'm all for authors including characters named Nadine, even if they play minor roles. (Heeheehee.) This quick read turned out to be an enjoyable stop on my Gradual Quest to More Fantasy.