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New York Times bestselling author Alethea Kontis is a princess, a goddess, a force of nature, and a mess. Shes known for screwing up the alphabet, scolding vampire hunters, turning garden gnomes into mad scientists, and making sense out of fairy tales.Alethea is the co-author of Sherrilyn Kenyons Dark-Hunter Companion, and penned the AlphaOops series of picture books. Her short fiction, essays, and poetry have appeared in a myriad of anthologies and magazines. She has done multiple collaborations with Eisner winning artist J.K. Lee, including The Wonderland Alphabet and Diary of a Mad Scientist Garden Gnome. Her debut YA fairy tale novel, Enchanted, won the Gelett Burgess Childrens Book Award in 2012 and was nominated for both the Andre Norton Award and the Audie Award in 2013.

Born in Burlington, Vermont, Alethea now lives in Northern Virginia with her Fairy Godfamily. She makes the best baklava youve ever tasted and sleeps with a teddy bear named Charlie.
 
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Roses in Amber (2017)
C E Murphy
"...properly lyrical, choreographed like a beautiful dance... written the way fantasy and fairy tales are supposed to be, evoking magic with words before there is even mention of a magic spell."

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