Eight tales of the lost, forgotten, ignored, and overlooked
The Red Shoes by Angel Propps
The victim of downsizing, stuck working for a miserable boss at a fancy boutique, Karen is forced to work late one night. While stocking, she comes across a pair of stunning red stilettos that she can’t resist putting on—or anything else that they urge her to do.
True Love by Diana Jean
Gaius, much to the frustration of his mother, has always worked hard to lead a drama-free life: avoid royal conflict, stay far away from court gossip, accept the unglamorous position of Head Librarian at the Royal College. Apparently all it takes to ruin a lifetime of effort is a charmed ring, a sovereign, and a princess. At least his mother will be pleased.
The Pig Hunt by Sandra Bard
Clint knows that Lucian Wolf is to blame for the destruction of his brothers’ home, but confronting him on the matter turns up complications. The situation is not helped by the way Lucian starts turning up on his doorstep, because no matter how nice he appears, the rich, handsome ones never go for fat, unremarkable Clint.
The Dragon of Bellerose Island by Sasha L. Miller
Politics are dangerous, a fact Leandre failed to appreciate until too late. Kidnapped by his rival, and abandoned on the mysterious Bellerose Island, he expects to be one more body that no one will ever find. But he didn’t expect the island’s sole occupant…
The White Cat by H.R. Harrison
When their ailing father bids his sons complete three tasks to decide who will inherit the throne, the first two are decidedly unhappy, but Yufitri is ecstatic at the chance to go adventuring and escape his oppressive family. Far beyond the Northern Sea, he explores a land like nothing he’s ever encountered, and finds a mysterious white cat who causes him to question what it is he really wants…
Bad Romance by Remy Jensen
The kingdom of Ontovia is at war with the neighboring Terra. Prince Adrian’s father has kept him hidden away for his own safety, but Adrian lives a secret life that includes a weakness for attractive men and a penchant for domination. During one of his illicit trysts, Adrian captures the interest of a young man from Terra. The man invites him to become the sexual consort of the enemy king, but the opportunity to get close to the enemy to destroy him instead proves to be a battle that anyone could win—or everyone could lose.
Tommelise by Diana Jean
Unexpectedly made lady-in-waiting to Tommelise, a girl no larger than a thumb, Cecile quickly learns that the girl she grew up hearing about is in reality nothing but a spoiled brat. But Cecile is one of seven daughters, and her place is precarious at best. If she cannot manage to build a life serving a spoiled, ungrateful princess, she’ll be shipped off to suffer an even worse fate.
The Cursebreaker by Sasha L. Miller
Heart is a cursebreaker, and good at what he does. But cursebreaking isn’t exactly a thriving business, which means between jobs he makes charms to sell in his gaudy shop. Cursebreaking can also be a dangerous job, one that’s left Heart to learn the hard way that no matter how much Ace professes to be an earnest suitor, he’ll eventually change his mind just like all the rest…