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The definitive dark romantasy retelling of Sleeping Beauty from the unmissable TALES FROM THE KINGDOMS series
  • Author
    • Sarah Pinborough
Regular price £9.99
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  • Published: Oct 03 2024
  • Pages: 224
  • ISBN: 9781399624268

'This is not your Disney fairy tale. It is much, much better' WILDER'S BOOK REVIEW

'Brilliantly subverts the classic fairy tale' ONE CHAPTER MORE
'Loads of fun... Exposes the patriarchal, oppressive fairytale world order which we take for granted in the old yarns' THE INDEPENDENT

What if everything you thought you knew about the Grimms' fairytales was wrong?

Imagine a castle lost to history, a brave prince, a beautiful princess, and a curse waiting to be broken...

Welcome to the story of Sleeping Beauty, retold as it always should have been.

Beauty is the second instalment in the Tales from the Kingdoms series by the internationally bestselling creator of Netflix smash-hit Behind Her Eyes - unmissable for fans of A Dowry of Blood by ST Gibson, Belladonna by Adalyn Grace, and Gallant by V. E. Schwab.

Step into the Tales from the Kingdoms series:

Book 1: MAGIC
Book 2: BEAUTY
Book 3: POISON
Book 4: CHARM
Book 5: BLOOD


'Bloody brilliant' STEPHEN KING
'An absolute dream' RICHARD OSMAN
'A twisted genius' LISA JEWELL
'Queen of WTF' RUTH WARE
'An absolute must-read' JOE HILL
'A dark, electrifying page-turner' HARLAN COBEN
'The queen of twisty reads' HARRIET TYCE
'Everyone will be talking about this book' STYLIST
'Expertly plotted' SUNDAY TIMES
'One of the best endings to a book' PRIMA
'The very definition of a page-turner' SUN
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Press Reviews

  • The Forgotten Geek
    Anyone with any interest in fairy tale and myth will smile and smile again.
    Beauty is a fantastic conclusion to this series. I can't recommend these books enough: go forth and read!
  • Paul Holmes

    It is a delightfully wicked twist on the stories of old.
    It's fun, contemporary, sexy, and perfect for fans of Once Upon a Time, Snow White and the Huntsman and more.
    a super sexy tale full of fan, danger and excitement