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GIVEAWAY and Book Review: The Secret Slipper by Amanda Tero

146Being a cripple is only the beginning of Lia’s troubles. It seems as if Bioti’s goal in life is to make Lia as miserable as possible. If Lia’s purpose is to be a slave, then why did God make her a cripple? How can He make something beautiful out of her deformity?

Raoul never questioned the death of his daughter until someone reports her whereabouts. If Ellia is still alive, how has she survived these ten years with her deformity? When Raoul doesn’t know who to trust, can he trust God to keep Ellia safe when evidence reveals Bioti’s dangerous character?

As time brings more hindrances, will Raoul find Ellia, or will she forever be lost to the father she doesn’t even know is searching for her?

What I Loved: I appreciate knowing that when I pick up a Tero story, I’ll find something with a strong Christian message. This young lady has much respect for the gospel and presents it well within her work and The Secret Slipper was no exception.
Tero brings a new and creative take on the classic Cinderella story. She strips it of all magic and, instead of a common romance, it’s a love story between father and daughter. I admire the creativity that went into this novella as well as the series.
The setting comes to life with authentic names. And among the rich setting was a timeless message about God turning the difficult things of life into blessings.

Rating and Recommendation: I’m giving The Secret Slipper 5 stars and I recommend it to those who enjoy fairy tale retellings and especially to the younger audience. This a series mothers can feel confident about handing to their daughters.

~ I received a copy from the author. I was not compensated for this review. All thoughts are my own. 

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Giveaway Details: 


U.S. Giveaway: Enter to win the set of “Befriending the Beast” and “The Secret Slipper”

International Giveaway: Enter to win the eBook set of “Befriending the Beast” and “The Secret Slipper”

Giveaway winners will be announced on Amanda’s blog May 5, 2017.


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10 thoughts on “GIVEAWAY and Book Review: The Secret Slipper by Amanda Tero”

  1. Wow! A Secret Slipper sounds amazing. I must add this to my TBR pile. Thank you for the great endorsement! I love books with a strong Gospel message.

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  2. My favorite fairy tale comes from a book I got at a book fair in grade school in the 50’s. It’s about a little girl who was imprisoned and had to cut off her little finger to make a key to get out! I know. Gross . Second would be The Twelve Dancing Princesses!
    My verse would be Romans 8:38-39. Nothing can keep us from the Love of God!

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    1. Lol That’s a fairy tale I’ve never heard of! We have the Barbie movie, 12 Dancing Princesses. I assume it’s based on the same story. If so, I can see why you like it so much!


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