What Once Was Mine: A Twisted Tale

What Once Was Mine: A Twisted Tale

by Liz Braswell (Author)

The 12th installment in the New York Times best-selling series asks: What if Rapunzel's mother drank a potion from the wrong flower?Desperate to save the life of their queen and her unborn child, the good citizens of the kingdom comb the land for the all-healing Sundrop flower to cure her . . . but someone mistakenly picks the blossom of the Moondrop instead. This shimmering flower heals the queen and she delivers a healthy baby girl―with hair as silver and gray as the moon. But with her mysterious hair comes dangerous magical powers: the power to hurt, not heal. For the safety of the kingdom, Rapunzel is locked away in a tower and put under the care of the powerful goodwife, Mother Gothel.For eighteen years Rapunzel stays imprisoned in her tower, knowing she must protect everyone from her magical hair. When she finally decides to leave the only home she's ever known―to see the floating lights that appear on her birthday―she gets caught up in an unexpected adventure with two thieves: a would-be outlaw named Gina, and Flynn Rider, a rogue on the run. Before she can reach her happy ending, Rapunzel learns that there is far more to her story, and her magical hair, and her future than she ever knew.For more twisted adventures, try the other books in the A TWISTED TALE series:
  • A Whole New World by Liz Braswell
  • Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell
  • As Old As Time by Liz Braswell
  • Reflection by Elizabeth Lim
  • Part of Your World by Liz Braswell
  • Mirror, Mirror by Jen Calonita
  • Conceal, Don't Feel by Jen Calonita
  • Straight On Till Morning by Liz Braswell
  • So This is Love by Elizabeth Lim
  • Unbirthday by Liz Braswell
  • Go the Distance by Jen Calonita (on sale 4/06/2021)

In the enchanting world of "What Once Was Mine: A Twisted Tale," Liz Braswell invites readers on a captivating journey where classic fairytales are reimagined with a thrilling twist. This captivating novel takes readers back to the world of Cinderella, but with an unexpected twist that challenges the traditional narrative.

In this captivating retelling, Cinderella is no longer the meek and mild young woman we once knew. Instead, she is a strong and determined heroine who refuses to be defined by her circumstances. As she navigates the treacherous waters of the royal court, she discovers a hidden truth that threatens to shatter everything she thought she knew.

With her newfound knowledge, Cinderella embarks on a quest to uncover the secrets of her past and reclaim her rightful place in the kingdom. Along the way, she encounters a cast of unforgettable characters, both familiar and new, who challenge her beliefs and force her to confront difficult truths.

As Cinderella delves deeper into the mysteries surrounding her life, she must confront the darkness that threatens to consume her. With the help of loyal allies and her own inner strength, she fights to break free from the chains of destiny and forge her own path.

"What Once Was Mine" is a captivating tale that explores the themes of identity, self-discovery, and the power of choice. Liz Braswell's skillful storytelling breathes new life into the classic Cinderella story, creating a gripping narrative that will keep readers enthralled from beginning to end.

This enchanting novel is a perfect read for fans of fairy tale retellings, twisted narratives, and stories that empower women to take control of their own destiny. Immerse yourself in the world of "What Once Was Mine" and discover a Cinderella story like never before.


512 pages