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"four terrific romantic fantasies"

"Undead in the Garden of Good and Evil" by Kim Harrison. Inderland Security Homicide Division cop and living vampire Ivy seeks a killer who knows her every move even as she evades the moves of her boss Art an undead vampire. The trail twists and turns leaving Ivy wondering who is the rogue serial killer.

"The Claire Switch Project" by Lynsay Sands. No longer having patience with the slow progress of the experiments on molecular destabilizing animals, John turns the beam on Claire. Kyle returns to the lab to get Claire away from the beam. Neither know the longer term effect, but Kyle realizes how frightened and in love he is while Claire has loved him since high school.

"Chaotic" by Kelley Armstrong. On Otherworld, half-breed demon Hope works for True News tabloid covering stories of the weird. At a party, she observes shapeshifter Karl stealing from a safe and catches him just as expected by an agent of the Interracial Council. Keeping him handcuffed without using her female wiles proves difficult and dangerous; not that she is complaining.

"Dead Man Dating" by Lori Handeland. After months without a date Kit is with Eric, but is unaware that he died a few hours ago. She soon learns that her date is a demon, albeit a headless one, when hunter Chavez blows Eric's head off. Suddenly every soulless and a few "souled" folks are interested in Kit, perhaps the last virgin in Manhattan; only Chavez keeps her safe, but he wants her virginity too.

These are four terrific romantic fantasies with delightful lead couples. The tales by Ms. Harrison and Ms. Armstrong occur in the locales of their continuing series adding to the pleasure.

Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted April 25, 2006

Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted December 21, 2006

SUMMARY

Four otherworldy tales of paranormal trysts

**2006 PEARL NOMINEE - BEST PARANORMAL ANTHOLOGY

She thought her date was out of this world.
Actually, he was not of this world . . .

We've all been on bad dates, nightmare dates, dreadful experiences that turned out to be uniquely memorable in the very worst way. But at least our partners for these detestable evenings were more or less . . . human!

Take a pair of sexy vampires from Kim Harrison...

Add a sultry shape-shifter by Lynsay Sands...

Plus a werewolf unlike any other from Kelley Armstrong...

Toss in a demon hunter by Lori Handeland...

And you have an unbelievable night of

DATES FROM HELL.

Genre: Urban Fantasy, Anthology, Paranormal Romance

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Dates From Hell
by Kim Harrison, Lori Handeland, Kelley Armstrong, Lynsay Sands

Avon Books
March 1, 2006
Available: March 28, 2006
ISBN #006085409X
EAN #9780060854096
416 pages
Paperback
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Other Books by
Kim Harrison

A Perfect Blood
Pale Demon
Early to Death, Early to Rise
Black Magic Sanction
Unbound
Once Dead, Twice Shy
White Witch, Black Curse
Hotter Than Hell
The Outlaw Demon Wails
Holidays Are Hell
Prom Nights from Hell
For a Few Demons More
A Fistful of Charms
Every Which Way But Dead
The Good, the Bad, and the Undead
Dead Witch Walking


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