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By Leslie Brooks

WINNER OF THE 2016 NAUTILUS SILVER e-book AWARD.

In this tale, a tender hamlet woman Alannah unearths the "true" inside herself, and the braveness and compassion to deliver mild and desire to a land that has misplaced its way. 

"The outdated one rocks herself by means of the fireplace lightly, in order to not wake the kid in her lap. A circle of kids sits at her toes, fidgeting and stressed as the tale has now not but began, yet figuring out that, from this previous one, will probably be "true." there's a remote glance in her eyes as she attracts the story from her reminiscence, after which, her face wreathed in a grin, she appears into the eyes of every baby, one after the other, and starts to weave the tale into their souls. 

''In a spot known as 'Far Away,' and a time referred to as 'Long Ago,' there as soon as lived a woodcutter and his spouse, in an easy hut like this one, in a hamlet within the woods. They have been satisfied yet for the truth that that they had no baby. close by, round a simple and midway up a mountain, towered a strong citadel the place lived the king and queen of the land. They too longed for a child. 

And lengthy earlier than that 'Long Ago,' and much past that 'Far Away,' in a spot of private magic soaring past the mists and veils of time itself, there has been speak of switch. And so the tale begins.'"

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