"Delightful, engaging and surprising!" Shoeless Cinderella and the Paparazzi by @julieathomason

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Shoeless Cinderella and the Paparazzi

Written by Julie Ann Thomason

Genre: Modern Fairy Tale, Romance

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Shoeless Cinderella and the Paparazzi is a contemporary, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale about a princess who prefers Botox and social media to having a fairy godmother.

Modern mishaps abound; will the princess find happiness and succeed in finding her handsome prince, without the help of age-old wisdom and magic? Or perhaps find something quite unexpected.

Creating this story was inspired by the work of Doctor Bruno Bettelheim, whose research into fairy tales lead him to firmly believe in the power of stories to help and to heal. Before screens, before books, stories were told by the storyteller; whose audiences, knew that fairy stories are for everybody not only children, and who loved a good story.

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Shoeless Cinderella and the Paparazzi


Here's what

Fans are saying

Delightful, engaging and surprising!

A beautifully delivered story from the voice of an author who understands contemporary pressures and the need to find and follow one's own heart with the support of loved ones.

Great story!

What I liked about the story is it revisited story's of the past while focusing on modern day. The use of modern day technology in the story was interesting, and I never would have guessed the ending.

Author Bio

Julie Ann Thomason

Julie Ann Thomason was born in Edinburgh, and studied English Literature at University of Wales, Lampeter.

In September 1985, she moved to Spain to teach English for nine months and stayed for 23 years, living initially in Madrid then the Rioja wine Region. While in Spain she became involved in Primary EFL Publishing working as an educational consultant and is the Author of Playground One and Playground Fun Blue and Red, text books for Children's EFL.

In May 2008, she returned to live in her native city and in 2010 became the Scottish Rep of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain. She writes poetry, though her passion is fiction while loves to write about food and travel. Her current project is a series combining fiction with food and travel.