Announcing: Rose of Prophecy

    So...... I'm super happy to help Hope Ann at Writing In the Light promote her new novel, Rose of Prophecy.

About the novel: 

     She is afraid. Not because she is alone. Not because thick roiling clouds obscure the moon. Not because the wind rushes through the forest like a wild dragon. She is afraid because she is late. And to be late means death.

Her life had been happy once. 

    Despite the destruction wreaked by Tauscher, traitor to the King. Despite the distant war led by the Prince and fought with the help of her three brothers. Despite her own poorly-chosen nickname of Beauty, she'd enjoyed life. 

    Of course, that was also before her father left home on a hopeful errand but returned weary and ill, bearing a velvety scarlet rose which he claimed would never wither. But even life in the ancient hall, tucked away in the center of Mosswood, surrounded by roses of every description, overshadowed with mystery and home to a scarred figure who is more beast than man, wasn't too bad after a time. 
But, in a flash of light, Beauty finally glimpses the truth. And the cost. The price which must be paid, or the sacrifice which must be made.

It is a curse which even love alone may not be able to break.

Writing in the Light Publishing proudly presents the first of nine novellas in 

The Legends of Light series!
Rose of Prophecy,
a fantasy seeped retelling of Beauty and the Beast
containing an ancient promise, an invisible spy, and the legendary Stieg der,
is more than a mere retelling of a favorite fairy tale.

Each novella focuses on one of the
nine Fruits of the Spirit
while also following the conflict between the Prince and Tauscher
and expertly retelling and twisting some popular, as well as several lesser known, fairy tales.

About the Authoress: 

   Hope Ann is a Christian authoress who loves reading and writing fantasy, retelling fairy tales, and futuristic fiction. She has been writing for over five years and is currently working on several fantasy books as well as a futuristic trilogy. 
Some of her favorite authors include J. R. R. Tolkien, Serena Chase, Charles Dickens, and Mark Twain. 
You can visit Hope’s blog at You can also follow her on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, or Twitter.

Please check out Hope's blog, and check out some of her other stuff... It's quite good! I'm rather excited about Rose of Prophecy... It looks really fun! I believe that it will be released on Amazon soon. 



  1. Wow--looks really cool! :-) Fairytale re-tellings are awesome because you can do SO MANY different things with the same story. It's even a little bewildering sometimes . . . (as an author, I mean, haha.)

    1. Yes, I thought so to!! They are... So many possibilities, and so many ideas! Exciting and terrifying all at once... :)

    2. Yep :-)

      Oh--I forgot to say this, but I LOVE your new header!!

  2. I ADORE this story!! Not only is it a fairytale re-telling, but it is Beauty and the Beast (my favorite fairytale) and Hope did an AMAZING job!!

    1. Oh, you've read it?? Now I am super excited... It looks so good!!

  3. Ooooo. This looks really good!! I love it when you mix fantasy with Christian. Very cool!

    1. I thought the same thing, Morgan... I can't wait!


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