Unexpected help can lead to unexpected consequences...
When Annora Kelsden's father gets her family into financial trouble, it's up to her to save them. Unable to truly spin straw into gold, Annora despairs for her life. When a mysterious stranger offers to help, Annora desperately agrees to his terms, thankful for his assistance.
After the king receives the gold he desires, Annora believes she's safe from harm, only to realize that she's spun herself a trap with seemingly no end. But can the consequences lead her where she never expected -- into the arms and heart of her mysterious savior?
A Rumplestiltskin tale spun with sweet sensuality....
Author's Note: While this is the sixth book in this series, all Tales of the Latter Kingdoms novels are written as standalone romances and can be read in any order.
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What is to become of a girl who’s father gambles too much and lies that she can spin straw into gold to pay his debt? A romantic twist to the Rumpelstiltskin tale. Annora agrees to go to the king’s castle in order not to show her father a lier. But once she is sent to her room to spin the straw, how many excuses can she come up with to hide the truth? Why does this stranger come to her in the night to help her spin the straw to please the king? Annora believes once she has paid the debt of her father, the king will let her go back home. The stranger is smarter than that and knows the king will never have enough gold, no matter how much she spins. If you like the re-telling of fairy tales with a twist, you will like this. Try to determine who “Rumple” is and what becomes of Annora and her secret of spinning straw into gold. Another great fairy tale twist from Christine Pope.