Upon a Frosted Star

By M.A. Kuzniar

‘An enchanting new twist on a classic tale’ Elodie Harper

When the snow falls, she will be free…

The invitations always arrive the same way – without warning, appearing around the city on the first snowfall of the year, simply inscribed with ‘Tonight.

When struggling artist, Forster, finds an invitation, he’s bewitched by the magic of the evening, swept up in the glamour of this notorious annual party and intrigued as to who is behind them.

Determined to find out more about the mysterious host, Forster discovers an abandoned manor house silent with secrets and a cursed woman who is desperate to be free…

From the bestselling author of Midnight in Everwood, comes another spellbinding literary fairy tale that’s The Great Gatsby meets Swan Lake.


🎄 Finding the magic of Christmas

❤️ True love

☃️ Festive fun!

Readers LOVE Upon A Frosted Star

‘A delightful dark fairy tale’ ❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️

‘Perfect for snuggling up in the winter evenings’ ❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️

‘A brilliant read’ ❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️

‘Enchanted me’ ❄️❄️❄️❄️❄️

Format: Hardcover
Release Date: 28 Nov 2023
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780008450717

M.A. Kuzniar spent six years living in Spain, teaching English and travelling the world which inspired her children’s series The Ship of Shadows. Her adult debut novel Midnight in Everwood was inspired by her love of ballet and love of The Nuctracker. She lives in Nottingham with her husband, where she reads and writes as much as can and bookstagrams @cosyreads.

‘A beautiful, richly woven, captivating fairy tale’ Sophie Anderson


‘Spellbinding and sumptuous, this is an absolute feast of a book. Kuzniar held me under a powerful spell from the novel’s opening pages and left me at turns dazzled, enchanted, and thoroughly mesmerised.’ Francesca May


‘Sparkling prose and bewitching storytelling’ Stephanie Garber


‘Sure to seduce you’ Woman


‘A charming, tragic story… as a magical dance, it's certainly a success.’ SFX


nPraise for Midnight in Everwoodn


‘Perfect autumnal reading in this enchanting and fantastical retelling of The Nutcracker. A show-stopping book’ Woman & Home


‘A glittering rush of sugar-sweet enchantment laced with sparkling prose and bewitching storytelling. Beware of entering this magnificent world; Everwood will dazzle and seduce you and then steal you away’ Stephanie Garber, Sunday Times bestselling author of Once Upon A Broken Heart


‘Magical and evocative, the perfect winter fairy tale’ Sarah Morgan, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Christmas Escape


‘Will transport you to a fairy tale world where magic happens’ Good Housekeeping


‘The perfect Christmas treat, with every word a jewel.’ Veronica Henry, Sunday Times bestselling author of Christmas at the Beach Hut


‘A sumptuous and spellbinding read’ Heidi Swain, Sunday Times bestselling author of Underneath the Christmas Tree


‘A lyrical winter fairy tale full of snow, magic and whimsy. So beautifully written – every page was a delight’ Alex Bell, The Winter Garden


‘As delicious as its sweetest confection, it’s a real delight’ Nydia Hetherington, A Girl Made of Air