"A magical anthology"
"Winter Rose" by Nora Roberts. Prince Kylar of
arrives nearly dead when Lady Deirdre finds him and takes
him into her keep. She heals his body and he heals her
soul and heart freeing her ever-wintry land from its hidden
"The Rose and the Sword" by Jill Gregory.
leave her loving home, Princess Brittany must find her
betrothed to save her life and regain her lost kingdom.
Brittany seeks Prince Lucius even as Darius the Wizard
wants her dead. However, Lucius seems incapable of heroism
until love enters the equation.
"The Roses of Glenross" by Ruth Ryan Langan.
barbarians are winning the battle in spite of valor from
their opponents. Jamie Morgan rescues an intrepid Alexa
MacCallum from their mutual enemy and takes her to an
abbey. She tends a haunted rose garden until he returns to
offer love as a healer for both of them.
"The Fairest Rose" by Marianne Willman. Evil
Lady Bryn has captured the "heart" of King Gilmore through
a spell. Tor arrives and begins to rescue the people and
the King from the evil Bryn and her associates, but it is
Gilmore's daughter Mouse who casts a spell of love between
All four tales are exciting romantic fantasies that are
so well written readers will feel they received a dozen
long stem roses.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted September 17, 2001