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Once Upon A [Stolen] Time

By Author Samreen Ahsan All Rights Reserved ©

Romance / Fantasy

Blurb

2015… All her life, Myra Farrow has been obsessed with medieval castles—and the kings and princes who once inhabited them. Now, wealthy videogame designer Steve Bernard wants her to model for a princess character in his new game. Myra can’t resist his offer, especially when she learns that Steve plans to film inside the mysterious Hue Castle—a cursed, barren, colorless place forbidden to visitors for centuries. But unknown to Myra, her soul is bound to Hue Castle by blood and sorcery. When she enters its doors, she awakens dark powers that will reach through time—stealing her past, torturing her present, and rewriting her future. 1415… Edward Hue, the last of the Hue royal bloodline, has never stood in the sunshine or held a living flower. Cursed from birth to live in darkness and bring death to all he touches, he is at the mercy of his cruel, tyrannical father, who will not rest until he shatters Edward’s soul and makes his son into a diabolical copy of himself. Edward’s one hope is the mysterious woman who haunts his dreams—who will either break his curse and bring him out of the darkness, or destroy him utterly. For Myra and Edward, past and future collide in a tale of love,

Prologue

Once upon a time, in a distant land, there lived a beast that imprisoned his prey outside of time. He captured her, unraveled her, destroyed her and never let her go.

Love entrapped his heart; lust stole his soul—leaving nothing but a terrible beast. He was supposed to hunt his prey to sate his appetite, but ultimately fell in love—to remain hungry for eternity.

She swore to tear down all his defenses and break the tomb he had built around his heart, to make him fall apart, but ultimately she was the one who split her existence into past and present.


We were captured and deceived by time, which became our greatest enemy. We were struck by a spell, which bound us together. No witch cast that spell. I was born with a curse—a curse that ran in my bloodline—which stole my past, tortured my present, and changed my future.

A hex to see things that others couldn’t.

I didn’t know a spell could entangle my fate with another’s without any warning. I never knew I’d always belonged to him...not in this time but many centuries ago. My fate was already sold to his existence.

I was born to be prey—destined for the hideous black beast.

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