"fine paranormal romances"
"Dark Dream" by Christine Feehan. The former Carpathian
hero sadly knows it is too late for him as his soul is
lost forever. However, he makes one last rescue attempt
of a woman, but instead of fleeing she fights. Sara
Marten knows of him and has since she was fifteen. She
desires him, which gives him some renewed hope that his
soulmate can rescue him from the abyss.
"A Dream of Stone & Shadow" by Marjorie M. Liu. The witch
cursed his family turning his siblings into stone and
using and abusing Charlie. He has no hope to escape her
imprisonment except death or Dirk & Steele Agent Aggie
Durand. Death is his first choice as he does not want to
harm the sweet and kind Aggie, but the witch has made that
nearly impossible. So there is Aggie or continual
Both tales are fine paranormal romances though the Dirk &
Steele tale seems much more invigorating and fresher than
the Carpathian thriller. Still fans of both series will
like the latest entries, but this reviewer believes Ms.
Liu will gain a lot more new readers.
Harriet Klausner © Aug. 2006
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted November 1, 2006
Dark Dream by Christine Feehan
(originally published in the After Twilight anthology,
She's known him since she was fifteen. Every night, he is
with her: his face, his voice. Tonight, Sara Marten will
meet the man who is both angel and demon, salvation and
temptation: Falconthe Carpathian, the banished hero.
Tonight, Sara will meet the dark-eyed destroyer destined to
be her mate.
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Vampire, Shapeshifter
A Dream of Stone and Shadows
A novella of Dirk & Steele: Book 4
Marjorie M. Liu
There are those who do terrible things in this world, and
those who simply watch. Charlie would do neither.
Imprisoned, his only release is through his own
destruction - or through Aggie Durand. Sweet as a kiss or
a rescued child, she is the one dream he does not dare
desire. As an agent of Dirk & Steele, she could be his
salvation. Today, Charlie's dream is waking.
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Fantasy