‘Veil of Winter’ (A Dericott Tale) by Melanie Dickerson

About The Book
She’s hounded from every side by treacherous elements and foes, but her greatest enemy lies within.
In the mountains near France, the medieval Princess Elyce is being forced to marry, thus forming an alliance that will enrich her father but enslave her kingdom. Instead, she chooses to feign her death and flee to Prague to beg King Wenceslaus to help save her people.
In England, the young knight Sir Gerard has a vision from God instructing him to help Elyce on her quest. When he arrives to find she has been near death for days, he manages to revive her. However, thinking the stranger was trying to kiss her, the princess immediately distrusts him. But her desperate situation forces her to accept his aid.
Pursued by her enemy’s guards over mountainous terrain, they must also battle the deadly winter elements. Her greatest challenge may be to overcome the voices of disapproval and accusation from her childhood. Will her emotions lead her into her true identity, or will they undermine her ability to work with Gerard and to save her people, who desperately need her help?
In this dazzling and romantic story, New York Times bestselling author Melanie Dickerson takes the classic Sleeping Beauty fairy tale to satisfying new heights.
“When it comes to happily-ever-afters, Melanie Dickerson is the undisputed queen.” —Julie Lessman, award-winning author
Sweet historical medieval romance
Part of the Dericott series: Book 1: Court of Swans; Book 2: Castle of Refuge; Book 3: Veil of Winter; Book 4: Fortress of Snow
Book length: 85,000 words

About Melanie Dickerson
Melanie is the Christy award-winning author of Regency and Medieval fairy tale romances.
Melanie’s newsletter sign-up is on her website, http://www.MelanieDickerson.com, and you can connect with her on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/MelanieDickersonBooks/ and on Instagram http://www.instagram.com/melaniedickerson123/
Growing up about 50 miles from Harper Lee’s hometown in rural Alabama, Melanie wrote stories in notebooks for her friends, who passed them around in class as soon as she finished a scene. (And no, they didn’t get in trouble—much.) These stories always involved adventure, danger, and a hero and heroine falling in love, with a happily-ever-after ending. She’s been a romantic for as long as she can remember!
Melanie lives in North Alabama with her husband and sometimes her two young adult children, who have (mostly) flown the nest. You’ll find her sprint-writing with her friends on video chat, sipping hot tea at a local coffee shop, hanging out with her handsome husband, watching movies with her oddly calm Jack Russell terrier, or daydreaming about her book-in-progress.

4 Stars!
Melanie Dickerson treats us to another of her retelling of fairy tales with an inspirational twist. This one is Sleeping Beauty and it’s very good indeed. The hero and heroine are wonderful as are many secondary characters. I haven’t missed a one if these stories.

My thanks to Thomas Nelson Publishing fir a copy of this book via the Net Galley platform. The opinion in this review is expressly my own.
  1. Print length316 pages
  2. Language English
  3. Publisher Thomas Nelson
  4. Publication date June 14, 2022
  5. Reading age 13 up https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B09N95SBF2/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i

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