Damsels in Distress
By Laura Kenyon
Publication date: Mid August
About the Series
“If you are looking for a fun and gossipy story to satisfy the holes left when Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives had their series finales (or even if you’re going through Once Upon a Time withdrawal come season finale time) look no further than Desperately Ever After.”
Imagine what might happen if our most beloved fairy tale princesses were the best of friends and had the dreams, dilemmas, and libidos of the modern woman. How would their stories unfold after true love’s kiss? Set in a fictional realm based on New York City, the series sprinkles women’s fiction with elements of fantasy, and encourages readers to rethink everything they know about happy endings.
“Laura Kenyon makes happily ever after desperately delicious!”~ Stephanie Evanovich, New York Times bestselling author of Big Girl Panties
“An explosive cocktail that will have you laughing out loud and wanting more and more!”~
After watching her fairy tale go up in flames, Belle is finally starting over. With a baby on the way, a business to run, and a new love interest she just can’t shake, things are finally looking up. That is, until she learns her independence might revive broken curses the world over. Could “happily ever after” really mean staying with her unfaithful husband? Or will Belle and her steadfast friends find another way?Meanwhile, Dawn still longs for the life she had three centuries earlier—before her sleeping curse ended in two kids, an unfamiliar era, and a husband she barely knows. So when she encounters the childhood sweetheart she believed to be dead, Dawn must suddenly choose between the past she once wanted and the present she never knew she did.As both women struggle between love and obligation, they fail to see a great danger brewing in the capital–one that could change everything forever. takes a whimsical look at our most beloved fairy tale characters several years down the road. Part part , and part Brothers Grimm, it’s ultimately about a group of friends coming to terms with how their lives have turned out. They just happen to live in castles.