In 2013, Baton Rouge author Shirley McCoy self-published her first paranormal romance, The Smoke and the Flame. Its sequel, The Wind and the Fire, followed in 2015. Her novel If the Shoe Fits was published by The Wild Rose Press in 2016. Currently, McCoy is hard at work on her next novel, Dragon Song, which tells the story of a princess who turns the tables on the dragon hunting her with the help of the best dragon slayer in the world.
10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
State Capitol Building, Senate Committee Room C
Making the Magical and Supernatural Real in Fiction
11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
If the Shoe Fits
A story of three women: two bound by blood, one destined to be queen. For Celina, the magical night she met her prince ended in disaster, not happily ever after. Held captive by her family, she fears for the kingdom and the prince she loves. Juliette is shocked to discover the glass slipper worn by Prince William's true love fits her foot. Now at the palace, she plots to escape the trap she finds herself in. Will the prince's handsome aide Robert Weston be a help or a hindrance to her plan? Rosalind is furious she lost her chance for a royal marriage. Left to guard her stepsister, she manages the family estate with an attractive but antagonistic steward who sympathizes with Celina's plight. With the kingdom threatened from dark magic within the palace itself, the three sisters must choose where their loyalty lies, with love or with power.
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