Waking Rose: A Fairy Tale RetoldAuthor: Regina Doman
Publisher: Regina Doman
Publication Date: 2008-10-17
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The third book in the "Snow White and Rose Red Trilogy" featuring the adventures of Blanche, Rose, Bear, and Fish finally tells the story of Rose's long-lasting love for Fish. Unbeknowst to lovelorn Rose, Fish has been struggling with problems that make him want to keep his distance from Rose, problems he doesn't think she could understand or appreciate it. But when circumstances throw them together as a nasty rival stalks Rose, Fish finds himself revealing more and more to Rose.
But it's only after a tragedy strikes that threatens to separate Rose and Fish forever that Fish realizes that he could truly love her ... and that maybe, just maybe, he has a second chance.
Sexual abuse during a past kidnapping is mentioned that impacts one of the main characters.
Homosexual references (pretty vague).Violence & Gore: Mild
A woman recovering from an accident is kept in a coma by an abusive doctor who does not want her black market practices to come to light.Profanity: None Alcohol/Drugs/Smoking: None
Regina Doman is a Christian writer who was born in 1970 in Havertown, Pennsylvania. Doman graduated in 1988 from Koinoinia Academy of Warren, New Jersey. She received her bachelor's degree in 1992 from Franciscan University of Steubenville with a major in TV Communications and concentrations in drama and scriptwriting. After graduating from university, she worked for two years as an assistant editor for Catholics United for the Faith in New York City. Three years later - in 1997 - she released her first novel, Snow White and Rose Red: A Modern Fairy Tale. In 2002, it was republished under the title The Shadow of the Bear. Its sequel, Black as Night, was published in 2004. In 2012, her manga biography of Pope Benedict XVI, Habemus Papem: Pope Benedict XVI, was published by American publisher Manga Hero. Along with Rebecca Bratten, Doman co-authored Catholic Philosopher Chick Makes Her Debut, published also in 2012.