by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
A scheming duchess determined to have the one land left that hasn't succumbed to her machinations.
A young princess heading off to marry the duchess's son and unite the kingdoms.
An acrobat who falls in love with the young princess before the wedding.
A grandmother who seeks only to keep her kingdom and family safe.
A young orphan with a gift for seeing the future.
A cat who seems to understand more than he should.
All these characters come together to save a kingdom, or tear it apart.
Can witchcraft save the day?
Final thoughts: This book is told from EIGHT points of view. It gets a little tiresome changing the P.o.V. every couple of pages. The story is cute, as is the interweaving of a few fairy tales, but the author seems to be a little too clever for her own good at times. It gets a little weighed down in cleverness and twists. It's ok, but not fabulous.