Jenni James Faerie Tale Collection

Read some of the best fairy tale retellings out there! Bestselling author Jenni James, author of Not Cinderella's Type and Pride and Popularity, puts her talent to work on the classics.


by Jenni James

Publication Date: Anderson Publishing 3rd Edition, October 2, 2021Editions: Paperback and eBook

She has a secret. He can’t stop thinking about her mystery.

Will his attention be her undoing, or his?

Crown Prince Anthony wants nothing to do with the Dashlund household. He’s met the ridiculous Miss Lacey and Miss Jillian, and after the way they destroyed his mother’s rose garden and made a fool of his best friend, he is determined to avoid the lot of them.

But there is a third sister in the Dashlund household—one nearly everyone has forgotten—until the day Prince Anthony spies her hanging laundry in the garden and recognizes the girl who bested him at every event in the festival when they were children. Could that be Ella? And if so, why is she hanging laundry?

As Ella and Anthony—pretending to be a lowly outrider—spend secret moments together, Ella discovers that her own heart, broken as it is, might still be capable of being loved.

Snow White

by Jenni James

Publication Date: Anderson Publishing 3rd Edition, October 2, 2021Editions: Paperback and eBook

She is under a terrible enchantment. He is love-smitten and cursed to kill her.Will their love prove fatal, or bring salvation?

Snow has secretly loved Corlan for years. So when her father marries Corlan’s mother, Snow’s dreams come true— she will be living in the same castle as the kind and handsome prince. But when the king presents his new bride with an enchanted mirror, dark powers begin to corrupt not only the queen, but everyone in the castle. As Snow struggles to overcome a life-long curse, Prince Corlan battles to redeem his mother and save the girl he loves.Is their secret love strong enough to break two powerful spells?

The Frog Prince

by Jenni James

Publication Date: Anderson Publishing 3rd Edition, October 2, 2021Editions: Paperback and eBook

She doesn’t like him. The feeling is mutual.

Can an enchanted disguise reveal true love? Betrothed since infancy, he thinks her vain and petty. She thinks him a smug braggart. Though they have never met in person, their exchange of letters has left Prince Nolan and Princess Blythe with very low impressions of each other. When Nolan realizes he cannot marry anyone as simple as Blythe, he takes matters into his own hands—or webbed fingers, as the case may be—disguising himself as a frog to see if the princess is really the simpleton she appears. But Princess Blythe has a secret of her own. And it just may be that Prince Nolan and his unconventional methods are the very thing she has been waiting for.


by Jenni James

Publication Date: Anderson Publishing 3rd Edition, October 2, 2021Editions: Paperback and eBook

He is hidden from the world, a disgrace to his family.

She is imprisoned, desperate to save her father.

Together they might change the kingdom.

Aubrynn is determined to save her alcoholic father from ruin, despite his efforts to the contrary. But when he makes the most unbelievable claims about her right in front of the king, her life- and all hopes of saving her father- are torn from her. Now, locked inside the castle, she must convince the monstrous king that she can spin straw into gold and marry the king or her father will be killed.

In the same castle, Prince Fredrico is in hiding, his disfigured body a disgrace to the royal family. To save themselves from embarrassment, they lie to the world, claiming the young prince died many years ago. But Fredrico knows something his brother, the king, cannot imagine. Wealth is not measured in gold coins, and power lies not in thrones or scepters, but in true love.

Sleeping Beauty

by Jenni James

Publication Date: Anderson Publishing 3rd Edition, October 2, 2021Editions: Paperback and eBook

She is his worst fear.

He is her salvation.

Sometimes, learning to love is the bravest thing of all.

Princess Aleyna lives the prefect life. Without any memories of her past, she wakes each morning to the same routine of sunshine and happiness. Or at least, that’s what she thinks she does.

Prince Darién knows about the ruined castle. He’s grown up hearing terrible rumors of the ghostly maiden that roams its halls, and he knows it would be fool’s errand to venture in and disturb the dead.

But when his friends challenge him to prove he’s not afraid of ghosts, Darién sets his sights on breaking the enchantment. By entering the castle walls, he unknowingly sets in motion a series of events that will unlock the forces of evil and threaten everything.

Together, Darién and Aleyna must find courage to face their terrors.

Can love reach across time to save them both?

Beauty and the Beast

by Jenni James

Publication Date: Anderson Publishing 3rd Edition, October 2, 2021Editions: Paperback and eBook

She detests him.

He is about to lose his kingdom.

Can a chance meeting change everything?

When Cecilia slips down to the brook to be alone, the last thing she expects to find is the annoying, frustrating and impossibly conceited crown prince tangled in the bushes.

But this time, something about him seems different.

Though they clash by day, under the light of the moon, Cecilia and Prince Alexander find comfort in each other. Could she be the one to save him from ruin? And could he help to heal her wounded heart?

Determined to learn more, she leaves a single rose by the stream—the sign that she wants to meet again.

Hansel and Gretel

by Jenni James

Publication Date: Anderson Publishing 3rd Edition, June 22, 2022Editions: Paperback and eBook

A hidden princess and the boy who saves her life -

Hansel's father finds a child lost and alone during a violent thunderstorm. After bringing her in from the tempest, he and his son are startled to discover that she is Gretel, a princess of Larkein - the enemy kingdom their own king has just destroyed. Fearful for her life, Hansel pleads with his father to save her. He believes they can make Gretel good by teaching her their ways. His kindhearted father agrees, but with great trepidation.

Ten years later, Gretel has grown into a lovely young woman who both infuriates and drives Hansel to distraction while he attempts to not lose his heart to her. When the Larkein witch comes back in the guise of a beautiful woman and marries their father, everything is set into a tailspin. Now they must figure out their new stepmother's plans and prevent her from destroying them all before it is too late.

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

by Jenni James

Publication Date: Anderson Publishing 3rd Edition, July 23, 2022Editions: Paperback and eBook

Twelve princesses, one gardener, and a mysterious secret . . .

As the castle gardener, Aleck is paid well, has his own room above the stables, and he is able to support his mother and younger brothers and sisters. Why would he risk it all for one girl? For weeks now, Princess Cascadia and her eleven sisters have awakened each morning to swollen feet and tattered dancing slippers without any recollection of what happened. Why would someone do this to them? The king calls all the worthy men in the land to come and help solve the riddle of the twelve dancing princesses. The man who is able to sort the mystery will be allowed to choose one of the princesses to wed. Cascadia immediately turns to Aleck for assistance. If anyone can help her, she knows it is him, and she knows of no man she would rather marry. But will Aleck be able to unravel the mysterious happenings and save the kingdom before those behind the scheme succeed?

Jack and the Beanstalk

by Jenni James

Publication Date: Anderson Publishing 3rd Edition, September 22, 2022Editions: Paperback and eBook

The quest to save a girl from a giant....

Jack Waithwrite is livid when he learns that his fiancée, Rachel, has been stolen by a giant and taken up to a kingdom in the sky. Without the means to save her, he travels with his sister to Larkein, the place where dark magic abides, to discover a way to help Rachel. While there, a cunning witch knows who he is and offers to help him. However, when he finds out the kidnapping was orchestrated by the witch to use him as her pawn for her own schemes, his true quest begins. Now Jack must outwit a giant and stay one step ahead of the witch in time to save Rachel. Enjoy Jack and the Beanstalk, the continuing tale of Hansel and Gretel and what happened after they were married. Jack and Jill Waithwrite are the children of Hansel and Gretel, and as their parents before them had adventures, now it is their turn.