"Exciting paranormal anthology"
"Darkfest" by Amanda Ashley. Before the scribing of
history, the Wizard Darkfest desires peasant Channa
Leigh. He offers to save her dying mother's life in
exchange for Channa staying with him at his remote castle
for a year. Channa will do anything for her beloved
mother even living with the devil.
"Phantom Lover" by Sherrilyn Kenyon. Erin McDaniels
suffers from horrendous nightmares. Though her marketing
report due-out fails to keep her awake, this time a
champion V'Aidan challenges the serpent Krysti'Ana.
V'Aidan and Erin make love, but when she awakens she
realizes he resides in her dream realm.
"Under Her Spell" by Maggie Shayne. Alexander Quinn hired
Wicca practitioner and UCLA alternate religious professor
Dr. Melissa St. Cloud as a consultant on witchcraft set to
bring reality to the film. However, the White Witch
expert never expected to fall into the arms of the
director nor have that lead them to a battle for their
souls on the dark side.
"A Wulf's Curse" by Ronda Thompson. In 1820 England,
Elise Collins keeps reminding herself she is an adventurer
running from her arranged marriage though the beasts in
the caravans frighten her. Even scarier is how she feels
about the Beast Tamer, Sterling Wulf, whom she just
recently met yet feels like she loved forever. Sterling's
skills come from a special affinity with the animals and
though he loves the newcomer, he keeps anything permanent
This quartet of supernatural romantic novellas contains
strong tales that sub-genre fans will fully treasure due
to the fervent lead protagonists, enhanced by deep
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted October 22, 2003