The Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance by Trisha Telep
short stories from the hottest names
love with someone out of this world.
If love transcends
all boundaries then paranormal romance is its logical conclusion. From the
biggest names around, here are 24 tales to take you to another time and place.
Bast, Alyssa Day, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Cheyenne McCray, Jeaniene Frost, Ilona
Andrews, Kelley Armstrong, Maria V. Snyder, Carrie Vaughn, Allyson James
Marland and others show you powers beyond your wildest imaginings.
these pages mythical beasts, magical creatures of all shapes and sizes,
heart-stoppingly handsome ghosts, angels, and mortals with extra-sensitive
sensory perception play out the themes of extraordinary desires.
Telep manages the romance section of the world-famous Murder One bookshop in
London, which specializes in American imports. She lives in London.
This is a
great book to cut your teeth on when you want to get into paranormal stories.
The different stories cover everything from demons to sorcerers to werewolves
to vampires. Each story is only an average of 20 to 30 pages long, so they
don't get to go in complete detail, but enough to entice people to check out
other books by the same authors. Each of the stories is well written. With so
many it is hard to talk about each individually. I particularly liked several
including "Succubus Seduction" by Cheyenne McCray, "Light
Through the Fog" by Holly Lisle, Blue Crush by Rachel Caine and The Wager
by Sherrilyn Kenyon.
is a list of the stories and authors:
TEMPTATION OF ROBIN GREEN by Carrie Vaughn
SEDUCTION by Cheyenne McCray
ROMANCE BLUES by Kelley Armstrong
by Anna Windsor
HOLD by Anya Bast
DATE A SUPERHERO by Jean Johnson
CT Adams and Cathy Clamp
THROUGH FOG by Holly Lisle
TUESDAY ENCHANTRESS by Mary Jo Putney
BLUE by Eve Silver
SMALL MAGICS by Ilona Andrews
DEMON by Dina James
VISION by Maria V. Snyder
TEARS by Catherine Mulvaney
GARGOYLES FLY by Lori Devoti
LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER AND HIS WIFE by Sara Mackenzie
SONG by Lynda Hilburn
PRINCESS AND THE PEAS by Alyssa Day
BITE by Michelle Rowen
CRUSH by Rachel Caine
by Sherrilyn Kenyon
SHEEP'S CLOTHING by Meljean Brook
CATCHER by Allyson James
believes herself to be pretty ordinary. She's a size 14, wears glasses, and has
a decidedly geeky streak. The only thing that isn't ordinary about Serena is that
she's an OtherKin witch.
anything but ordinary. He's the physical vessel for an ancient pagan god called
Cernunnos. When a coven of witches call that old, powerful energy forth to
inhabit Cole's body, chaos ensues. Cole discovers he's an OtherKin mage with
powerful magicks at his command. He also loses his memory. But even though he
can't remember his family, what he does for a living, or his last name, he
knows one thing—Serena, the witch tasked with keeping him, is his. He
wants to declare that possession in every way.
can't believe this gorgeous piece of male magehood wants her. Yet Cole stalks
her, seduces her, and generally upsets her previously safe little world. She
vows to enjoy every last second of their erotic interlude while she
another force upsetting the world. His name is Ashmodai and he's a playful,
sadistic demon. That's not an especially good combination. Ashmodai is the
reason Cernunnos has been called forth.
Ashmodai is planning to take Cole and Serena through hell and back before he's
And Lady Makes Three
the light and one to merge them.
Dai have searched for years for the third member of their Sacred Triad. Their
combined energy released in a sexual ritual will drag their reality back from
the Encroaching Darkness, a mystical force that threatens their world.
Nico and Dai have found her. But Twyla has been emotionally damaged by an event
in her past and has lost her magick. It will take all of Nico and Dai's deep
love to help her overcome her fear and give her the sexual healing she
has been traumatized by events in her past and shies from emotional commitment.
She does affairs, not relationships. But soon she finds herself confronted with
not one but two
men who claim that she's the one for them--forever.
Theo, two full-blooded Tylwyth Teg fae, are desperate to make Miranda theirs.
And even if they're feeling jealous of each other and possessive of her, they
know they must join forces in order to win Miranda's heart back from her fears.
In order to show Miranda that she's in "good hands", Theo and Marco
convince her to spend a weekend in sexual submission to them.
weekend of incredible sex with two gorgeous, strong and dominant men? Miranda
doesn't have a problem agreeing to that. Although anything more might be
problematic. Especially since there's someone--something that intends to make sure Miranda,
Theo and Marco never get their happy ending.
a world of chaos and struggle, the planet's water poisoned-- Together, in a
world thirsting for drinkable water, Angelo and Bianca make fire.
Robinson steals a special crystal, Angelo, a Guardian of the Order, tracks down
and arrests the thief. However, Angelo suspects that Bianca isn't a criminal,
but merely a woman ready to do anything to right a wrong.
grown jaded in her fight for survival, but every brush of Angelo's hand on her
body breaks down her barriers. He alone seems to have enough heat to melt the
coldness within her. He makes her want a man's touch for the first time in many
years and awakens every carnal and dark erotic yearning within her.
knows that Bianca is forbidden to him, but she tempts him like no other woman.
She inspires him to act out every one of his sensual desires. Angelo will break
every rule in order to have her--and to keep her.