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The Scarlet Mantle

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What if Grandmother WAS the wolf?
For the little girl, maybe the only possible healing lies in forgetting. . . .

In an imagined Dark Ages realm, a small girl is found wandering the forest and raised as the King’s ward. Bretagne grows up remembering nothing of her birth or early childhood.

Then, at 15, she follows an alluring stranger back into the woods, where old scars open, long-buried memories re-emerge, and Bretagne must face the truth about her own shifting nature.

A mash-up of legend, myth, and fairy tale for those who enjoy retellings like Uprooted, The Bear and the Nightingale, and The Sisters of the Winter Wood.

Length

  • 96854 words
  • About 387 pages
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