Karen’s Killer Book Bench #FairyTales #Anthology: LEGENDS REBORN, Classic Stories as You’ve Never Heard Them Before by 12 Authors from Carpathia Publishing

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Classic Stories as You’ve Never Heard Them Before
By Kristin Kisska, C.R. Brown, Justine Stella, S.B. Rhodes, Gregg Chamberlain, Bethany DuVall, Pedro Iniguez, Ian Blackwell, M.L. Lambert, Kateryna Voloshyna, C. M. Stone, & Alanna Robertson Webb


Enter a world of dragons and fairies, princesses and beasts, phantoms and damsels in distress… a world where legends are reborn.

This anthology features myths, legends, and various other stories as you’ve never heard them before. Each story puts a twist on an old classic, reviving them in new and unique ways. Take a look inside and join us on an epic journey that is every bit as new and exciting as it is familiar and comforting.

Box Set Includes:

“Prelude” by Kristin Kisska

“The White Rose” by C.R. Brown

“To Learn a Lesson” by Justine Stella

“Sacred Beauty” by S.B. Rhodes

“Another Point of View” by Gregg Chamberlain

“That Which Was Fine and Free” by Bethany DuVall

“Henry and Greta” by Pedro Iniguez

“A Hard Lesson” by Ian Blackwell

“The Man and the Mask” by M.L. Lambert

“Persephone” by Kateryna Voloshyna

“Red the Wolf Hunter” by C.M. Stone

“Gold Wishes” by Alanna Robertson Webb

Age/Rating: 13+
Publisher: Carpathia Publishing


About Author Kristin Kisska...

Kristin Kisska used to be a finance geek, complete with MBA and Wall Street pedigree, but now she is a self-proclaimed fictionista. Kristin contributed short stories of mystery and suspense to several anthologies, including DEADLY SOUTHERN CHARM (2019). She is a member of International Thriller Writers, Vice President of Sisters in Crime – Central Virginia, and James River Writers. When not writing, she can be found on her website, KristinKisska.com, on Facebook at KristinKisskaAuthor, tweeting @KKMHOO, and on Instagram @KristinKisskaAuthor. Kristin lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.

C.R. Brown is a preteen author from Arizona. She spends her days writing, drawing, playing video games, and going to school. She also enjoys playing with her two fur babies and scaly baby, spending time with family and friends, and learning new things. She is also a fashionista who loves to sew and hopes to one day have her own clothing line. She enjoys reading, traveling, meeting new people, and learning about other cultures and time periods. She loves reading and writing a variety of genres, but her favorites are contemporary and historical fiction.

S.B. Rhodes writes science fiction, fantasy, young adult fiction, and horror. She loves all things fantasy and supernatural, and she has a passion for steampunk and history. She has had stories published by a variety of publishers, including Zombie Pirates Publishing, Irish Horse Productions, and, of course, Carpathia Publishing. She has another story that is set for release in the anthology A Flash of Words 2: The Games by Scout Media. S.B. Rhodes enjoys spending time with family and friends, and she hopes to travel the world someday. She enjoys meeting new people and would love to have new Rhodies join her Facebook group here: www.facebook.com/groups/SBsRhodies

Bethany DuVall works in paint and words. Her art and writing explore prickly, uncomfortable truths about being human through magical elements and a gentle touch. She hates airplanes but loves research, so she uses story building as a form of travel. Her writing has taken her to continents she’s never seen, into centuries long past, and through the science and magic of dreams. Bethany’s work has appeared in anthologies by Burrow Press and Beating Windward Press. Bethany teaches in the Creative Writing for Entertainment MFA program at Full Sail University, is a member of IAFA, and hosts creativity workshops in the Central Florida area. you can learn more about her at www.bethanyduvall.com.

Pedro Iniguez lives in Eagle Rock, California, a quiet community in Northeast Los Angeles. He spends most of his time reading, writing, and painting, which stems from his childhood love of Science-Fiction, Horror, and comic books. His work can be found in various magazines and anthologies, such as: Space and Time Magazine, Cross Genres, Dig Two Graves, Writers of Mystery and Imagination, Deserts of Fire, and Altered States II. His cyberpunk novel, “Control Theory,” was released in 2016. He can be found online at www.pedroiniguezauthor.com

Ian Blackwell lives in Glasgow, Scotland. He enjoys traveling, experiencing new cultures, and different ways of thinking. A stray cat chose him as his human. He inherited a sheep skull called Bernard who has the final say in the most important matters. You can find him on Facebook and Twitter @ianblackwell27, as well as on his website: www.ianblackwell.com

Kateryna Voloshyna was born in Poltava. She graduated from Poltava State Pedagogical University, majoring in History and Social Studies. She has a master’s degree in History. Kateryna works as a copywriter, writing news and analytical articles for English language websites. She has a blog, which she shares with her friend, and where she tells about her travels, books, and sometimes posts excerpts from her stories translated into English. You can find her blog here: http://108klicksaroundtheworld.wordpress.com/

Kateryna has publications of her short stories in both literary and non-literary magazines in Ukraine and abroad. For several years in a row, her stories have been shortlisted in Ukrainian literature contests. Her hobby is writing novels and reading books.

C. M. Stone grew up with a single mother who taught her the value of hard work and perseverance. She was always supportive of her and encouraging her in the pursuit of her dreams. Stone has always loved the creative arts and discovered a passion for writing in high school. She writes fantasy and paranormal stories, as well as mysteries and thrillers. Her debut novel, Blood in the Light, is coming out next year. It’s sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.


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Special Giveaway: Sassa Brown of Carpathia Publishing is giving away an ebook copy of LEGENDS REBORN to one lucky reader who comments on their Karen’s Killer Book Bench blog. Happy Reading!


Thanks, everyone, for sharing your stories with us!

Don’t miss the chance to read this anthology!


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7 Responses to Karen’s Killer Book Bench #FairyTales #Anthology: LEGENDS REBORN, Classic Stories as You’ve Never Heard Them Before by 12 Authors from Carpathia Publishing

  1. I love anthologies! This one sounds intriguing! Thanks for sharing.

  2. Karen Docter says:

    Good morning and welcome to Karen’s Killer Book Bench. I love retold classic stories! How can you beat an anthology? I cannot wait to dig into this collection. Thanks for sharing it with us!

  3. Kathleen Bylsma says:

    Anthologies are always the way to go when looking for new genres and authors! This is a good one….thanks, Karen and Carpathia Publishing.

  4. Cyra C says:

    I love to see the classics told with a fresh breath. Finding new authors is a bonus! Anthologies are the way to go with my busy schedule.
    Thank you Karen Docter and Carpathia Publishing.

  5. Sassa Brown says:

    Thank you all for commenting. We hope that you enjoy the anthology.

  6. bn100 says:

    interesting bios

  7. Eileen AW says:

    This anthology sounds intriguing!! Thanks for sharing.

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