"Paranormal Romantic Thriller - Will Keep the Reader Awake Turning Pages!"
When her romantic fantasy turns terrifying, Robyn Warren
wakes up knowing that something is terribly wrong. Just
then the phone rings and Robyn is sure it is Cass, the man
she loves and dreams of. It is not Cass but his daughter
Maddie. She is terrified and her message is full of
foreboding before the line is disconnected.
Although she is unaware of it, Robyn and Cassidy
Christopher are psychically connected. He shares her erotic
fantasies and is an active participant in their dreams from
his home in Wisconsin. It is the only way he can have her.
Robyn senses that he had been expecting her call. She warns
him of Maddie's despair and makes her own plans to join
them as soon as she can get a flight out of Californian.
Both Robyn and Cass suspect what has happened, the demon,
known as the Sweet Dreams Killer which had tormented and
nearly killed Maddie a year ago had escaped from prison. As
proof, Cass's blinding headaches had returned, the
headaches that signaled that he was about to lose another
woman he loved to the demon who could change shape at will
to evade recapture.
Cass finds Maddie comatose but alive. Robyn arrives the
next morning. Though Robyn deeply loves Cass, and he
clearly needs her, he keeps her at arms length for fear
that his love will kill her, literally.
The demon had been a creation of hate and jealousy. It's
had been contained once and buried beneath an oak tree, but
a new generation of rancor had set it free. Its sole
purpose was to destroy the property owner by destroying the
women that he loved. But its time is finite and soon it
must return to a dark slumber to rise again in a quarter
century if not contained once more. It's power has weakened
with its failure to conquer Maddie. It's last chance for
survival is to seduce Robyn into the arms of eternal
But Robin is strong, as is her love for Cass and for
Maddie. Can she fight the sweet seduction of the demon and
Cass's deep seated fear of commitment, to find her happily
SWEET DREAMS will keep the reader awake at night --
pages! The evil presence is tangible from the start, but
Cass and Maddie have a one of a kind love that is simply
meant to be. One can't help pulling for them every step of
the way. Recommended for readers who like a paranormal
thriller with a deeply satisfying happy ending.
Copyright © 2001
Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted October 15, 2001