The Stepsister Scheme
by Jim C. Hines
Cover Artist: Scott Fischer
Review by Andrea Johnson
DAW Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780756405328
Date: 06 January 2009 List Price $7.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
This adventure packed novel starts where the traditional Cinderella story ends – Princess Danielle living happily ever with handsome Prince Armand. That is, until he is kidnapped. Alone, afraid, and carrying the heir to the throne, Danielle will do whatever it takes to bring her husband home safely. From official release/information:
Product Description: What would happen if an author went back to the darker themes of the original fairy tales for his plots, and then crossed the Disney princesses with Charlie's Angels? What's delivered is The Stepsister Scheme—a whole new take on what happened to Cinderella and her prince after the wedding. And with Jim C. Hines penning the tale readers can bet it won't be "and they lived happily ever after."