by Emma Holly, Lora Leigh, Shiloh Walker, Meljean Brook

November 2005
ISBN: 0-425-20615-7
Reviewer Graphic Button Berkley
Trade Paperback

Prepare yourselves for a powerful wave of heat when you read this fantastic quartet of passionate stories. Four talented authors bring you quadruple the pleasure.

The Countessís Pleasure by Emma Holly

Georgiana Du Barry, widowed Countess of Ware has had enough of living her life to please others. It is time she got a little pleasure, too. To that end she ventures into the decadent world of a ladies' brothel and encounters the most beautiful sensual men she has ever met. They enter into a scandalous bargain for pleasure and receive so much more. Emma Holly is at her sexy best in this fantasy-historical romance. Her story sparkles with charm and heat as her tender tale of unexpected love unfolds.

The Breed Next Door by Lora Leigh

Created to be the ultimate soldier Tarek, a feline breed now hunts for one of the cruel trainers who once worked for The Genetics Councilóhis creators. When his next door neighbor Lyra Mason is targeted by the same man he is searching for, Tarek offers his protection, his home and his secret love to keep Lyra safe. Lora Leigh introduces her fascinating Breeds to a mainstream market in this evocative erotic tale of love and adventure.

Falling for Anthony by Meljean Brook

Anthony Ramsdell, Victorian physician, has been in love with his best friendís sister, Lady Emily Ames-Beaumont, since they were children, but Emily, has never treated him as anything other than a good friend. When he goes off to the peninsula to add his skills to the war effort, Anthony is attacked and left to die sure he will never see his Emily ever again. However, even his death cannot keep Anthony from the woman he loves. Fallen angels were never this sexy! Meljean Brookís stirring tale of passion and everlasting love.

The Blood Kiss by Shiloh Walker

Roman Montgomery, king of the wolf clan Montgomery and Julianna Capiet, heir to the house of Capiet, a clan of vampires, undoubtedly come from different worlds. In fact, their clans are mortal enemies, one misstep away from all-out war. Nevertheless their attraction is instantaneous and powerful with the potential to destroy both of their clans. In fact, someone is willing to risk all-out war to keep them apart but isnít giving Julianna up without a hell of a fight. Shiloh Walkerís take on a classic theme will blow you away and leave you begging for more. The world of the wolf and vampire clan is intriguing, sensual, earthy and irresistible.

Reviewed in January 2006 by Cynthia.