The Crystal Cavern (Beauty and the Beast novel zine)

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Title: The Crystal Cavern
Author(s): Patricia L. Ryan
Cover Artist(s):
Date(s): September 1990
Medium: print
Fandom: Beauty and the Beast (TV)
Language: English
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The Crystal Cavern is a 96-page het Beauty and the Beast novel by Patricia L. Ryan. Art is by Ryan, Sue Leonard, and Barbara Gipson.

Reactions and Reviews

This author's first published work, and the writing style is rather awkward. (“Vincent reveled in her actions and slowly allowed himself to explore her beautiful attributes.” “He kissed her long and passionately, bringing his own body flush to hers. Hands groped as both struggled to rid themselves of the bondage society demanded.” “Their bodies mingled into one...”) Readers not bothered by that, or by some variable punctuation, will find a tale of V/C visiting the Crystal Cavern, complete with bathing pool, nightmares about bats and advances from Elliot, dreams about sunny glades, an elegant dinner, and semi-graphic sex. [1]


  1. from Helpers' Network Quality Fanzine Review -- 1997