[Review] Once Upon A Time by S.K Hartley

Once Upon a Time Book Cover Once Upon a Time
S.K Hartley

I don't believe in fairy tales.
I don't believe in glass slippers.
I don't believe in Prince-Freaking-Charming.

Cinderella can kiss my ass.

I kiss frogs, sometimes even toads.
I've given up on meeting Mr. Right, instead it seems all I meet is Mr. Wrong, Mr. Very-Wrong and even, Mr. Lets-Not-Even-Go-There.

Fairy tales are for morons.

Well that's what I thought until Gabriel Black barged through my life,
turning everything upside down.
He's hot, sexy and a little rough around the edges.
But, there's a dark secret deep inside, I can see it, taste it and smell it.

Now I'm left wondering if he's my Prince Charming or my fairy tale villain.
Will I ride away safely into the night, dreaming of happily ever afters?
Or, will I stumble and fall in ridiculously high heels only meant for women with a death wish?

Once Upon A Time...
I met Gabriel Black.

A modern twist on the legendary fairy tale, Cinderella, but this isn't your average fairy tale.

* Intended for audiences over the age of 18. Contains sexual situations, adult language and one hot alpha male who stops at nothing to get what he wants. The heroine? Well, we'll just call her stubborn... for now. *

** I received a copy of this book in return for my honest review for the blog tour. This has no reflection on my review**

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Move over Grey, Mr Black is the new guy in town!

I loved this book from the start. Payton doesn’t believe in fairy tales or Prince Charming’s, and whilst out with her friends, she sleeps with a guy at a club and she has no idea who he is, let alone if she will ever see him again. That is until she walks into her meeting the following day with a new client for the PR company she works for.

Welcome Mr Gabriel Black – her Prince Charming whether she chooses to believe it or not.

This has all the making of a modern day Cinderella – which I my favourite fairy tale! And the characters were just great I loved Payton and Quinn… oh my god he was the brilliant gay best friend.

Gabriel has stole top spot currently for book boyfriend, and I just loved how he perused Payton, but not in a stalker way, and got her.

This does have a HEA (if a little fast, but hey this is Cinderella after all!)

Highly recommend this for a feel good read. It says it is book 1 in the Fairy Tales are for MoronsĀ series and I for one cant wait to see what S.K Hartley has in store for book 2!



I am Fee, a 30 -something SAHM bookworm! I love to read, and will read almost anything and everything. I am not afraid to try new genres of books and my main genre is horror, thriller.

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