Dark Fairytales in a Lovecraftian Landscape
Fairytales in their essence are quite horrific, not all love and happy endings.
I loved the way each story was reworked into a unique tale, but still carried the same original story mingled with a unique flavour of Lovecraft. I find it hard to pick my favourites as they are so many good stories! But the twists on Little Red Riding Hood and Cinderella were excellent with their strong female characters! I also loved the Bluebeard and the Little Mermaid stories. The Little Mermaid has always struck a chord with me, as does the evil tale of Bluebeard.
The joy of a short story collection like this is being able to dip in for a complete story in a short period of time.
Even though I never stopped at just one story, because I kept wanting to see which fairytale would come next! I’m already dying to read the next Crystal Lake anthology.
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