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The Forbidden Room

The Forbidden Room

10.2K Reads 782 Votes 12 Part Story
EM Castellan By EMCastellan Completed

**A Blue Beard retelling** Based on Charles Perrault's fairytale, this YA Historical Fantasy short story set in Victorian England mixes romance, magic and mystery.

After agreeing to an arranged marriage to escape her greedy relatives, 18-year-old heiress Amelia moves into her husband's manor determined to start a new life. But the gothic mansion's forbidding surroundings, the servants' strange demeanour and her husband's mysterious past soon awaken her suspicions. If Amelia truly wants to become the lady of the house, she'll have to discover what secrets lie beyond closed doors and unravel the mystery of the old house's forbidden room. But sometimes secrets are kept for a good reason...


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Cover artist: @seventhstar

Loving the character development so quickly. That's how I like to do it.  Let's hope this earl is a nice guy aha.
Sounds interesting so far, I like the add of mystery though I know first chapters are quite hard to write you have written enough without giving too much away.
Readylindy Readylindy May 05
I guess Amelia can't do anything right according to her aunt that sucks
Most Bluebeard characters are more dominant than this. Interested to see where you're going with him.
SadieBluee SadieBluee Apr 18
hey do u mind giving recommendations on my book because your one seems awesome
Your cover is so beautiful <3 and I'm loving the story so far.