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Prizes and a Party

The Queen Invites You... The countdown is on for the release of The Gingerbread Queen! June 11, 2024 is the big day!  Meanwhile, some exciting news for you!  The paperback is now available for ore-order here:  THE GINGERBREAD QUEEN  Now, if you cannot stand the wait, I will be giving away a few free e-copies through my newsletter. Sign up before May 16 if you want to find out more! NEWSLETTER SIGNUP The Queen Shall Indulge in a Party... This image pretty much says it all... but there will be giveaways and maybe a reading and Q&A, if things get wild.   I will also be at the Realm Makers Conference in St. Louis in July, selling and signing books. They usually have a book fair open to the public on Saturday evening (July 20 would be this year's date). I will keep you posted!  Go forth and read!  ~Carrie

The Queen shall arrive in June!

 Say hello to our brand new sovereign! You may remember a little Kindle Vella story I posted last year by this name. Well, I'm very pleased to show you the brand new cover for the new and expanded version of The Gingerbread Queen! It's a fantasy inspired by the Grimm Brothers' Hansel and Gretel. The book releases June 11, 2024 from Oliver Heber Books.  The Kindle version is already up for pre-orders here: THE GINGERBREAD QUEEN Here's the blurb:   From the author of The Mermaid's Sister, an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Winner for Young Adult Fiction and winner of the Realm Award for Book of the Year! Once upon a time, Gretel defeated the witch of the gingerbread cottage and saved Hansel. Now, she must face what the witch left behind... Germany, 1825. Thirteen years have passed since Gretel and her brother Hansel started new lives in a small town. She’s changed her name, lived quietly, and tried to forget her terrible past—yet gossiping neighbors accuse her