A Wicked Thing
Rhiannon Thomas's dazzling debut novel is a spellbinding reimagining of what happens after happily ever after.One hundred years after falling asleep, Princess Aurora wakes up to the kiss of a handsome prince and a broken kingdom that has been dreaming of her return. All the books say that she... show more
Rhiannon Thomas's dazzling debut novel is a spellbinding reimagining of what happens after happily ever after.One hundred years after falling asleep, Princess Aurora wakes up to the kiss of a handsome prince and a broken kingdom that has been dreaming of her return. All the books say that she should be living happily ever after. But as Aurora understands all too well, the truth is nothing like the fairy tale.Her family is long dead. Her "true love" is a kind stranger. And her whole life has been planned out by political foes while she slept. As Aurora struggles to make sense of her new world, she begins to fear that the curse has left its mark on her, a fiery and dangerous thing that might be as wicked as the witch who once ensnared her. With her wedding day drawing near, Aurora must make the ultimate decision on how to save her kingdom: marry the prince or run.Rhiannon Thomas weaves together vivid scenes of action, romance, and gorgeous gowns to reveal a richly imagined world…and Sleeping Beauty as she’s never been seen before.
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
This review is also available on my blog, Bows & Bullets Reviews Princess Aurora pricker her finger on a spindle many years ago and fell into a death like sleep. Now, Prince Rodric has kissed her awake and she is utterly confused. Everyone she ever knew is dead and her kingdom is in the middle of ...
And when you think about it, doesn't THAT make sense. [spoiler] And that bit about guys going into her chamber to kiss her was squicky as hell, and very much in tune with the old rapey version of the fairy tale. [/spoiler] It wasn't awesome, but it wasn't bad. I liked the emphasis on identity, a...
Hey guys, I hope you all are having a great day and this is my review to A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas. This is the first book in a trilogy or series, and is a retelling of the tale Sleeping Beauty. Rhiannon Thomas's dazzling debut novel is a spellbinding reimagining of Sleeping Beauty and wha...
After 100 years of cursed sleep, Aurora awakens to a prince’s kiss to find that everyone she knew is long dead and the kingdom has been plagued with problems since her curse began. Confused by everything in this new world, Aurora finds that her life has been turned into a fairy tale where she is awa...
I just finished A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas. It is a re-imagining of the fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty- what happens after she is awoken. Aurora is awoken with a kiss from a handsome prince- only to find out shes been asleep for over 100 years. Her family is dead and there are uprisings happenin...
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