Mr. Beast Owns Beauty: An Adult Fairy Tale

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Hughes Empire - Fiction - 115 pages

A dutiful daughter, tightly closed as a rosebud. A cursed, obsessed prince. In the enchanted woods, no one will hear her scream. Beware: This dark fairy tale passion has claws.

When a royal recluse demands a man’s treasured daughter as payment, his curvy captive transforms him. 


His aggressive courtship outrages Belle, but he needs her to break the curse that made him a lonely lion-man.


Unless he wins her heart, they’ll both remain prisoners in his remote castle. 


Only virginal Belle’s love can save their lives.


Note: Mr. Beast Owns Beauty is a standalone 29,000-word novella, with an HEA, safe, no cliffhanger. This New Adult dark fantasy love story is rated 18+ for language and high-heat scenes. The tale includes Mr. Beast’s point of view as well as Belle’s. Mr. Beast Owns Beauty was inspired by one of the earliest versions of the original fairy tale. 


Frequent top-100 erotic author Q. Zayne has published more than fifty edgy books since 2015, and has spent more than two years traveling the Yucatan and the Caribbean. Zayne's fiction celebrates sex, BDSM, dominant—often older—alphas claiming curvy women, ESP, fated love, ancient lore, and magic. 


Topics: paranormal with sex, first time, first love, virgin heroine, heroine in peril, Beauty & the Beast retelling for adults, women's adventure, romantic novella, Gothic, adult fairy tale, steamy romance, spicy, Fantasy Romance, adult book, alpha male, power play, fairytale retelling, coming of age, shifter romance, lion shifter, hot fairytale retelling, coming of age, alpha male, rough hero


Adventurous reader, get your copy to enjoy a werelion's love that culminates in hot defloration and making the royal heir!

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About the author

Q. Zayne makes frequent appearances on Top 100 Erotic Authors lists. Reader favorites: the Submission Island series. Spanking, the first episode has a 4.7 out of five star average on 21 reviews here on Google Play. Q. earned an MFA in Creative Writing and minored in Classical Archaeology at San Francisco State University. In 2015, the author embarked on a wild digital publishing adventure. Thanks to fabulous readers, promoters, and supporters, Q. writes fiction for a living from the Caribbean and the northern California coast. Find out more: http://www.QZayneBooks.com

Quin Zayne grew up on fairy tales, Gothics, suspense, horror, and naughty books. Popular books include Ash the Witch & Her Prince. 


The books celebrate love, diversity, damage, healing, and many dark and pleasurable things. They're for bright, open-minded readers who enjoy a journey with outsiders with heart. The alphas have often been through hell, and the heroines have the moxy and tenderness to reach them. True love finds its match. 


The Quin Zayne books are novellas and novels, often featuring curvy younger woman finding high-heat love with an alpha older man.

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