Magic at Midnight: A Collection of YA Fairytale Retellings, by the authors of Snowy Wings Publishing, is out today.
Grab your copy to read my
Nutcracker Prince retelling "Solstice Spell,"
and all the other fantastic stories in the anthology!
The mother hesitated, but only for a moment, before she pulled back the blanket to reveal a girl of about two with a large laceration across her torso.
Hands quivering, Esmee reached out and laid her palms on the child’s wound. In an instant a bright white radiated from her fingertips, and where the light touched the cut, the skin fused together.
“Well I’ll be dammed, you’re a witch,” came the voice of the bus driver from behind Esmee.
Esmee bowed her head, and hastily handed the girl back to her mother, the woman’s eyes widening as she received her child who was now completely healed, though still covered in blood.