Book Review: ‘The Swan Princes: A Christmas Tail’ by Maggie Lynn Heron-Heidel

Wow! Another Great Review For the Swan Princes!

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This novella is a contemporary retelling of the classic Swan Lake story.

The well known story has been cleverly recreated in a contemporary setting and style, with a variety of great characters that have been developed very cleverly and with good attention to detail. The best stories have characters that you love and others that you love to hate, and this book does not disappoint.

It’s great to see this story being given new life in a way that isis well-written and very enjoyable. It blends mystery, fantasy, romance and magical realism quite seamlessly to deliver a story that is very engaging and delivers some strong lessons about family, loyalty, and the power of love.

‘The Swan Princes’ has been awarded a Gold Acorn.

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