“Ansel and Gretchen have been thrown out of their house by their stepmother, and now they are one the road with little cash heading as far away as possible from their old life. Because both Gretchen and Ansel are haunted by the memories of a little girl. Twelve years ago, Gretchen's twin sisters vanished, stolen by the with in the woods behind their home.
Now, somewhere in North Carolina, their car breaks down. Without any way of repairing the car, Ansel and Gretchen walk to the nearest town, Live Oak. Its very small, hostile and on the verge of becoming a ghost-town. But with very few options, Ansel takes up a job making repair to the Chocolatier owned by the radiant Sophia Kelly, who takes both of them into her home and life with open arms. But something isn't right at Live Oak. Eight young women seemed to have vanished into thin air just after Sophia Kelly's infamous annual Chocolate Festival. And Gretchen instinctively knows that the witch from her past has returned and lurks ever-present in the woods surrounding Live Oak. But this time it's different. She is different and determined to not let her fear of the witch prevent her from saving the rest of the girls of Live Oak, including Sophia. Together with the handsome and sarcastic Samuel Reynolds and armed with a rifle, Gretchen digs deeper into the mystery surrounding the witch and the Chocolate Festival, only to find that love came be as deadly as it is sweet.
'Sweetly' is a riveting modern retelling of the story of Hansel and Gretel. It's also a...
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