The Shadow of the Bear: A Fairy Tale Retold
Publisher: Regina Doman
Publication Date: 2008-10-06
Introducing The Shadow of the Bear: A Fairy Tale Retold, the first book in the Fairy Tale Novels series by Regina Doman. In this modern retelling of the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale, when Bear, a mysterious young man, lands on Blanche and Rose Brier's doorstep in New York City, the two sisters have conflicting opinions on whether or not he is dangerous. Blanche quickly warms up to Bear and starts to learn to trust him, but her fears that his friendship threatens their family prove terrifyingly true. This beautifully written and suspenseful novel will captivate readers of all ages.
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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.