Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Hexed-Yasmine Galenorn, Allyson James, Jeanne C. Stein, Ilona Andrews

Yasmine Galenorn, Allyson James, Jeanne C. Stein, Ilona Andrews
Berkley, Jun 7 2011, $7.99
ISBN: 9780425241769

“Magic Dreams” by Ilona Andrews. When evil threatens her unrequited love Jim the alpha of the Felidae cat clan, reticent nearsighted tigress Dali confronts the malevolence and her heart.

“Ice Shards” by Yasmine Galenorn. In the Otherworlds, sprite Iris accompanied by her friends (Camille, Smoky and Rozurial) travels to the Northlands to end a curse that prevents her from being with her true love.

“Double Hexed” by Allyson James. A lethal curse traps Janet the Stormwalker and her boyfriend Mick the dragon inside an Arizona hotel.

“Blood Debt” by Jeanne C. Stein. The witches ask Anna the vampire to rectify a wrong by killing a dangerous witch, but she fails to consider second and third order affects that may prove deadlier than the crone.

Placed in the fantasy realm of each of the contributing authors, sub-genre fans especially of these fantasists will appreciate this strong collection.

Harriet Klausner

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