Homecoming by Anne B. Walsh
Tales of Anosir, Volume I

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For this Cinderella, midnight is only the beginning... Avani of Shroca has never danced at a ball, in glass slippers or any other kind. Her world is her bad-tempered cousins' kitchen, and her only pleasure her escapes to the nearby forest, though she must be back by midnight or she risks being found out. One night near the beginning of autumn, she overstays her time, and her world changes. Overnight, Vani is transformed from a cinderwench to a Duke's pampered daughter, courted by the King of Anosir himself. Her only worry now should be the far-off unrest of the kingdom's non-human races. But as she knows, what should be, is not always. Though Vani makes friends among the young nobles, her truest help comes from her teachers in music and magic, a palace cook, and a storytelling woodcarver, who guide her as her parents have not. What will she do when the King's laws threaten her mentors? Vani's destiny seems determined to give her a fairy-tale ending, when nothing could be further from her wishes. Will she be able to trick her fate into allowing her a true Homecoming?
 

About Anne B. Walsh

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Anne B. Walsh has been singing Christmas music since she still thought angels said "Gloria in an eggshell sits". For Christmas 2012, she will be singing and ringing with her church choirs at the Roman Catholic Church of the Mispronunciation (name changed to protect the somewhat innocent) in eastern Pittsburgh, PA. Anne's first original novel, historical fantasy A Widow in Waiting (Volume I of the Chronicles of Glenscar), is available through all major e-book retailers, and her anthology of feline-themed fiction, Cat Tales, is due out in the spring of 2013. For more information, follow Anne on Facebook, at facebook.com/annebwalsh.page.
 
Published January 28, 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. 289 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Numerous references to past events and people (such as Elizabeth, Shawn's deceased wife) attempt to paint the back story for new readers, but I found myself wishing I'd read the first book before picking up this one.

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