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While Beauty Slept

(2014)
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"Elizabeth Blackwell is a story-telling genius. Her mesmerizing writing weaves a spell that will enchant you. While Beauty Slept breathes new life into the fairytale genre with a historical twist that will take your breath away." - Meg Cabot, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Princess Diaries and Heather Wells mystery series

I am not the sort of person about whom stories are told. Those of humble birth suffer their heartbreaks and celebrate their triumphs unnoticed by the bards, leaving no trace in the fables of their time...

And so begins Elise Dalriss's story. When she hears her great-granddaughter recount a minstrel's tale about a beautiful princess asleep in a tower, it pushes open a door to the past, a door Elise has long kept locked. For Elise was the companion to the real princess who slumbered - and she is the only one left who knows what actually happened so many years ago.

As the memories start to unfold, Elise is plunged back into the magnificent world behind the palace walls she left behind more than a half century ago, a labyrinth where the secrets of her real father and the mysterious fate of her mother connect to an inconceivable evil. Elise has guarded these secrets for a lifetime. As only Elise understands all too well, the truth is no fairy tale.

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Hardback Editions

June 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: While Beauty Slept (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic)
Author(s): Elizabeth Blackwell
ISBN: 1-4104-6958-1 / 978-1-4104-6958-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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February 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: While Beauty Slept
Author(s): Elizabeth Blackwell
ISBN: 0-399-16623-8 / 978-0-399-16623-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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Paperback Editions

November 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: While Beauty Slept
Author(s): Elizabeth Blackwell
ISBN: 0-425-27384-9 / 978-0-425-27384-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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Audio Editions

February 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: While Beauty Slept
Author(s): Elizabeth Blackwell
ISBN: 1-4526-1789-9 / 978-1-4526-1789-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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February 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: While Beauty Slept
Author(s): Elizabeth Blackwell
ISBN: 1-4526-4789-5 / 978-1-4526-4789-0 (USA edition)
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February 2014 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: While Beauty Slept
Author(s): Elizabeth Blackwell
ISBN: 1-4526-6789-6 / 978-1-4526-6789-8 (USA edition)
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February 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: While Beauty Slept
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February 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: While Beauty Slept
Author(s): Elizabeth Blackwell
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February 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: While Beauty Slept
Author(s): Elizabeth Blackwell
Publisher: Berkley
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