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  • Title: Swept Away (A Fairwilde Reflection Regency Fairy Tale)
  • Author: Vanessa Riley
  • ISBN: 9781943885008
  • Page: 138
  • Format: ebook
  • Charlotte Downing, the Duchess of Charming, wants what she wants Today, it s a fine pair of lacy slippers crafted by the renowned Ella s Establishment To be picture perfect for her presentation to the queen, Charlotte will survive crashed ceilings and falling bricks Yet, has she met her match in the conservative merchant, whose autumn colored eyes make her pulse race, eCharlotte Downing, the Duchess of Charming, wants what she wants Today, it s a fine pair of lacy slippers crafted by the renowned Ella s Establishment To be picture perfect for her presentation to the queen, Charlotte will survive crashed ceilings and falling bricks Yet, has she met her match in the conservative merchant, whose autumn colored eyes make her pulse race, especially when he says no Caught between the glittering world of the ton and the respectable profession of selling shoes, Edwin Cinder can t understand the lady s persistence or the fire lighting her blue eyes when she s challenged With his lack of pedigree, there s no chance for this common God fearing man to win her hand, but he ll risk all to save the duchess from the ravages of a London gale.Swept Away is a Regency retelling of Cinderella with a twist.This is the Young Adult Version of Swept Away It has discussion questions and a lesser focus on some romantic elements.
    Swept Away A Fairwilde Reflection Regency Fairy Tale Charlotte Downing the Duchess of Charming wants what she wants Today it s a fine pair of lacy slippers crafted by the renowned Ella s Establishment To be picture perfect for her presentation to the

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    1. Sweet and inspirational Cinderfella story The characters were pretty much one dimensional It s fine if you like this sort of light YA fantasy romance where characters pray frequently 2.5 stars Another one for the fluffy shelf.

    2. A violent storm brings two people together in this tale that puts a twist on a classic romance Charlotte, Duchess of Charming is trying to prove that she deserves her new titled position despite the fact that she is a woman The person who seems to need the most convincing is herself Edwin Cinder is a man straddling classes as the step son of a duke, but the son of a cobbler He is trying to find his place in society when he meets Charlotte A ball brings the two together and they come to see the c [...]

    3. Upon his death in 1818, the Duke of Charming s daughter, Charlotte, becomes duchess Charlotte is a strong willed young woman who knows exactly what she wants She s tired of a man telling her what to do, and she looks forward to ruling over her own life When she and her friend Mercy, better known as Miss Goodmom, go to a cobbler, Charlotte spots the perfect pair of slippers to wear with her gown to her coming out ball Yet the salesman assures her that the slippers are not for sale Edwin Cinder, o [...]

    4. This was a regency twisted version of Cinderella Interesting, wasn t awesome by any stretch of the imagination, insta love but not the swoon worthy kind, I didn t believe it But if you re not looking for anything too deep, or overly satisfying and something that is short, here s your book Moral Note Pretty clean, some drinking, and talk of drunks, but that s about it.

    5. One of the best fairy tale re telling EVER LOVE LOVE LOVE all the twists on the Cinderella tale Well written plot and characters The only thing I could say bad is that it had to end Highly recommend this author

    6. This was a great short story and a very fun twist on Cinderella It was so clever and so different This version was clean and sweet and had a good love story The end was a little silly but I loved how they added His shoe It was a longer short story and worth the price

    7. Cute flip on CinderellaThis was a cute and quick story flip on Cinderella It was an easy and a good little read Definitely enjoyable.

    8. Charlotte Downing is the Duchess of Charming, and she is determined to have the beautiful fairy slippers on display at Ella s Establishment for her presentation to the queen Edwin Cinder is the handsome merchant that owns Ella s, and despite his attraction to Charlotte, he has no intention of giving up those shoes, and he knows that he hasn t got the pedigree to win the hand of a duchess Circumstances throw the two together at a ball held in the home of Edwin s stepfather, when disaster strikes [...]

    9. London, March 1818Charlotte Downing, the newly named Duchess of Charming, is totally caught up in her coming out plans She is busy gathering lovely clothes and is thrilled to find the perfect pair of shoes to match her gown that she plans to wear when she is presented to the Queen She found these gorgeous shoes in the Ella Store They are housed in a clear glass case However, when she tries to purchase the shoes, she is informed that they are not for sale Furious, she and her companion, Mercy Goo [...]

    10. Swept Away, A Regency Fairytale by Vanessa RileyWho would have the nerve to say no to Charlotte Downing, the Duchess of Charming She is very clear about what she wants and expects to get it However, when she and her friend step into a shoe shop she finds the perfect pair of slippers locked up behind a glass partition and is told they are not for sale Angrily she leaves the shop, planning to return to talk to the owner Just as a sign starts to fall on her head due to the breaking storm, Charlotte [...]

    11. I am the kind of reader who prefers audiobooks I d already purchased Swept Away as a kindle e book, but when I found a review copy available through Audiobook Blast, I jumped at the chance to get the audiobook So before I start the review, here s my disclaimer This audiobook was provided by the author, narrator, or publisher at no cost in exchange for an unbiased review courtesy of Audiobook BlastI was intrigued at the twist in the Cinderella story, and this story did not disappoint I don t norm [...]

    12. Swept Away by Vanessa Riley is a wonderful twist on the Cinderella story I am a huge fan of Ms Riley s works and she most definitely did not disappoint in this book After waiting for the shop owner to arrive to convince him of her desperate need for a special pair of slippers on display, Charlotte relents and leaves with her companion A wind storm interferes, and our hero, Edwin Cinder, a shoe merchant and stepson of an earl, doesn t hesitate to save Charlotte Downing, the Duchess of Charming fr [...]

    13. This is a shorter regency story with a cute twist on the popular fairy tale, Cinderella It has quite a bit of action and surprised me with a couple of unexpected plot twists The story revolves around a man of the merchant class, Edwin Cinder, who wishes to win the love of a beautiful girl of the upper class, Charlotte, the Duchess of Charming, but he is hindered in his pursuit by the wide and seemingly uncrossable gap between their social classes How their story works out is unlikely and sweet.I [...]

    14. This was an interesting reimagining of the Cinderella story Edwin Cinder is a wealthy, hard working, but common born shoemaker Charlotte Downing is the Duchess of Charming, trying to live up to her father s legacy after inheriting the title Both characters are trying to do what their families want, but they also want to live their own lives and find happiness for themselves.There are some special shoes, step siblings, and midnight carriages, but the story is completely different from the usual C [...]

    15. Interesting twist on the Cinderella story A young lady has just lost her father who was a duke she inherits his title and wants to be her own boss Another young man has made his fortune selling shoes His mother remarried a man of title who had two boys who treated him badly The father however treats him very well even after the death of his mother He takes care of the shoe industry and does well for himself He meets the young duchess and they fall in love The lost shoe part is in the story but s [...]

    16. A light hearted, easy read Only a few hours from cover to cover It was a fun twist on a beloved fairy tale I enjoyed that the Cinderella character was male Things that bothered me Charlotte s character was very spoiled and immature one minute, then demure and almost shy the next I was confused by her I don t think the author knew her very well The writing at times felt choppy and disjointed Some inexcusable grammatical errors Ex women instead of woman I never understood the titlePGOther than a f [...]

    17. It s the Cinderella fairy tale upside down and backwards Mr Edwin Cinder, son of Ella Cinder and stepson of Lord Rundel he was not an evil stepfather , Then we have the characters of Charlotte Downing, the Duchess of Charming She is the only titled female in all of England, due to a special dispensation from the king for something he did for him Want to see how all the pieces fit together Read it and find out Listed as a young adult novel, I would, and plan to put it in the hands of my 13 year o [...]

    18. Great twist on the Cinderella story I loved it The shoe at the end is one of my favorite twists I loved the characters and everything about it Great clean romance Christian themes intertwined The only reason for a 4 star instead of 5 is because it felt rushed to me Almost all of the book happens in one day where the main characters fall inexplicably in love I can totally see how they re a perfect match, but the pace felt rushed to me and things could have been spread over a few days and still wo [...]

    19. It s the Cinderella fairy tale upside down and backwards Mr Edwin Cinder, son of Ella Cinder and stepson of Lord Rundel he was not an evil stepfather , Then we have the characters of Charlotte Downing, the Duchess of Charming She is the only titled female in all of England, due to a special dispensation from the king for something he did for him Want to see how all the pieces fit together Read it and find out Listed as a young adult novel, I would, and plan to put it in the hands of my 13 year o [...]

    20. Swept Away by Vanessa Riley is a heartwarming story of an 1800 s Cinderella in reverse The writing skills of Vanessa make it feel like you are right there in the story with the two characters, Charlotte and Edwin This book is suitable for any age or gender who enjoy a charming fairy tale Once I started reading the book, it was difficult to put down It is a quick read Take an afternoon and allow yourself to be swept away back to another place in time where fairy tales do exist I was given a copy [...]

    21. If you are looking for a quick read that holds your attention then this is the one for you I read it in one sitting, as I had to see what transpired between Charlotte and Edwin It takes place in the Regency Era and you find yourself transported in time to England This is my first read by this author but I look forward to I just wish it had been longer, as I really liked the characters I was given a copy for an honest review.

    22. Setting aside all comparisons with Cinderella, this is a lovely story, a beautiful romance between Charlotte Downing, a duchess in her own right, and Edwin Cinder, a humble shoemaker who saves her life twice during a devastating storm.The Cinderella references were plentiful, but I believe the story could have held its own without them In my opinion, this would be a five star book except for the numerous errors.

    23. I received this book through First Reads.I was pleasantly surprised by Swept Away Despite a slow beginning the book quickly picked up and I found the characters and the story believable for the regency time period I enjoyed both main characters and found their romance sweet yet plausible, the author clearly did her research for this short novel I have read many fairy tale retellings and found this story to be a fresh and unique spin on Cinderella.

    24. I just loved everything about Swept Away The setting, the era, the drama, and the romance My only complaint is that it was just too short I wanted I definitely look forward to reads by Vanessa Riley She knows how to keep the reader engaged A great, quick read that only took me a few short hours to finish 5 stars.

    25. I thought this was a very nice and unique version of the classic Cinderella story The characters have a bit of a different role than usual, and I found that added to my interest in the story This is a clean romance with some suspense action mixed in I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion through First Reads.

    26. This was of a novella than a novel but wow I wish it had been longer, but at the same time it was nice that the story moved along at such a swift pace I read this in a matter of hours I love re tellings and Cinderella has always been my favorite fairy tail This was well written, and I loved the author s twist on on the old tale Can t wait to read of her work

    27. Twist on a Cinderella StoryThis is a clean, quick twist on the traditional Cinderella story Not my favorite retelling, but some younger teens might enjoy this role reversal story.

    28. This one was just okay for me I spent the first part confused and the last of it trying to just finish the story There just wasn t a lot to it I think the storyline had potential but it fell pretty flat Clean, quick read that seemed long

    29. Swept AwayYes, this story just kept you on the edge of your seat The descriptive words of each scene you were in made you feel as if you were in those scenes in real lifetime A fairy tale yes it truly was but a good one enjoyed by all.

    30. I enjoyed this twist on the Cinderella story Vanessa Riley showed how important it is to trust God s plan and not our own The story was interesting and I look forward to reading another book by this author.

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