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  • Power by Bella Jay

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    What if Aladdin was an above average thief in the hood, Princess Jasmine was the daughter of a crime boss, and Jafar was still the snake he always was? Welcome to Power.

    For The Sultan Empire (TSE) nothing is more important than being and staying on top. The business and family come first.

    Jolee Cullen was instilled this all her life and though she accepted it, all she wanted at her age was a chance at a regular life. But as the daughter of crime boss – Samuel Cullen -, and the heir to his throne, a regular life is never something she’d have. She was born with all the power she could want… but she wanted freedom. And once she meets Amare, she’ll have to decide between him and her empire.

    Amare Thomas, a skilled thief, has spent the better part of his life trying to stay afloat for himself and his younger brother. When the consequences of a bad decision lands him on TSE’s payroll, he has no idea of the turn his life will take. Or that he’ll fall for his boss’ off limits daughter. For Amare having power is the furthest thing from his mind until he gets a taste.

    Jareem Blackwood, the current right-hand man to Samuel, wants what he believes he deserves, and that’s to be Samuel’s successor. Jareem already has it all, but he doesn’t think he has enough. His pockets are deep but sometimes it’s not about the money, loyalty, or respect. It’s about the power. To him, you can never have enough and nothing or no one was going to stop him from getting the throne.

    An Urban Fairytale Series is a series of standalone fairytale retellings and each book can be read as its own entity. Power, the second book in the series, is inspired by the classic fairytale, Aladdin.

  • Bearly Cursed (Fairy Tales with a Shift) by Cara Wylde

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    A retelling of East of the Sun and West of the Moon

    Girls my age usually spend their days dancing, singing, and dreaming of Prince Charming. Not me. I spend my days hunting and praying my poor parents and my dear sisters survive another harsh winter.

    I never expected to find the solution to all my problems in the cave of the white bear I was hunting. My parents will never starve again, and my sisters will get to live that life of dancing and singing, but there’s a catch: I must become the wild beast’s wife. Giving up my freedom, accepting I’ll never feel the warm touch of a man… it’s all worth it for my family’s happiness. So, I let the beast lock me up in its icy castle, and I get ready for a life of boredom and sacrifice. However, when my first night in the white bear’s home turns into a passionate encounter with a mysterious stranger, I understand my life will be anything but boring.

    “Bearly Cursed” is a sizzling hot standalone novella that might just set your Kindle on fire.

    Approximate word count: 14,000 words

  • Pumpkin: a Cindermama Story by Ines Johnson

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    Single mother Malika “Pumpkin” Tavares lost faith in fairytales after she fell for a toad. Now she believes she’s not cut from the storybook, heroine cloth and searches for Mr. Good Enough amongst the sidekicks and supporting men of the town.

    Love at first sight isn’t a cliche for town royalty Armand “Manny” Charmayne. For generations the Charmaynes have spotted their soulmates by seeing a golden aura the first time they laid eyes on The One.

    When Manny meets Pumpkin he sees…nothing, but sparks fly off the richter scale. The more he gets to know her the more he considers defying fate, if only he can convince her to take a chance on love again.