"Fantastic paranormal anthology"
Someone Else's Shadow by Barbara Hambly. In NYC, Maddie
Loveau goes to the Glendower Building to meet her roommate
Tessa who works there. Maddie senses evil resides inside
the edifice. Worried about Tessa, her roommate introduces
her to Phil Cooper, who has a studio inside the building.
Though attracted to him, Maddie wonders if Phil is the
malevolence that she feels is inside this structure.
Her Best Enemy by Maggie Shayne. Reporter Kelly Brigham of
the Burnt Hills Gazette enjoys exposing fake psychics,
which she does once a week. Her current target is Jack
McCain, but he continually trumps her as if he knows the
ploys she uses. She assumes he is just smarter than those
she exposed. As she keeps looking for fraud, the medium and
the medium hunter fall in love, but not even aligning the
stars could predict a happy future for this pair suspicious
of the other.
Dancers in the Dark by Charlaine Harris. Dancer Rue May
answers an ad for job dancing with vampires at Blue Moon
Entertainment and Black Moon Productions. Rue gets the job.
Vampire Sean O'Rourke finds he is attracted to the mortal,
but believes she is hiding something. As he tries to learn
the truth about Rue, they fall in love, but her actions
leave her in danger from an unknown person whom is part of
These are three romantic paranormal tales with wonderful
lead characters, supernatural elements that feels natural,
and a touch of romance that add up into a fine anthology.
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner
Posted September 24, 2004
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted January 19, 2007