by Delilah Devlin
Margaret Du Bary is convent raised. Newly wed to Lord Roland
Du Bary, the new lord of Beckwith Keep, she is convent
educated, and scared to death of the large, hairy man who will
take her to his bed tonight. Roland knows that Margaret is a
beautiful woman. He wants to make her first bedding
enjoyable. What Margaret wants is to distract her husband long
enough to be able to escape to the convent.
Lance-Alot is a hot tale of two people who want
different things, coming together as one. The bathing scene
in this tale is hot and seductive. This story is a great
start to this anthology.
Dance of the
Plain Jane by Lillian Feisty
Holliday has long lusted after SEAL Michael Sky. She’s seen
him in the coffee shop in their neighborhood, but never had
the nerve to approach him. One night, while she is belly
dancing at a local restaurant, Michael sees her and wants
her. He makes love to her, and then is called out on a job.
When he returns, he has to work on getting Jane to trust him,
and let him back in her life.
of the Plain Jane is a lusty tale, very hot and very
erotic. I had problems, though, liking Michael. I got very
angry when he left Jane the first time, despite the fact that
work called. My anger, though, is a testament to how well I
identified with Jane, and how well the characters were drawn.
He worked hard to gain Jane’s trust, but by the end of the
story, my trust was still on the fence. That said, Jane
definitely loved him, and they found joy together, and very,
very hot sex. The couple work well together.
Club Vamp by
Kenelm is a
master vampire. He and his lover, Adam, are searching for a
woman who has the power to restore his power, which is
dwindling. Helena Girard is a reporter. When Kenelm sees
her, he knows she’s the one. He sends Adam to bring her to
Club Vamp, which Kenelm owns. Helena knows that she can’t
have sex with someone, because her body gives off deadly
electricity when she has an orgasm. But she’s never had sex
with a vampire nearby.
Vamp is a hot, sexy story. I loved the chemistry
between Kenelm and Adam. Adding Helena to the mix only heats
things up. Add to the mix the excitement of the Guardians
coming to destroy the lovers, and you have a story that
readers will enjoy.
Madison by Sherrill Quinn
Marquette is an erotic romance novelist who, unwittingly, has
an alien princess for a friend. One night while the two are
watching TV, raiders appear in Madison’s living room to take
the princess back to her intended mate, from whom she has run
away for one last adventure. Gaelen Brecca and his
bond-brother, Leax Ilan, have come to bring the princess
home. They don’t intend to find their mate on this mission,
but when they see Madison they know that they have found her.
Choosing Madison is a wonderful story of the bond
between three people. I enjoyed watching Madison come to
terms with the alien’s customs. The attraction between the
three of them is hot and steamy. Definitely a fun story.
by Denise Rossetti
O’Brien is cursed as a banshee. Whenever she’s near someone
with Irish blood who has suffered a loss, she goes into full
banshee mode. She seeks employment through an agency and
meets Luc Kaminski, who is instantly attracted to her. Maeve
tells him her secret, and tells him that the only thing that
will set her free is the love of a man, but not a mortal man.
Luc has a secret of his own, that involves a tail.
eyes are still popping here. Come Howling is a
very innovative, very erotic tale that makes very creative,
very erotic use of a tail. This story stunned and amazed me.
I loved it.
Sacrifice by Jory Strong
Lyrael is a
member of the Azzura tribe. She knows that certain dreams
that she has had mean that she is to be the next sacrifice to
the Djinn. No one in the tribe knows what happens to a person
who is sacrificed. They are left for the Djinn, and never
return. Asrafil is the Djinn whom Lyrael has called in her
dreams. In her he sees strength and beauty. She must pass
several tests, however, before he can make her his wife, and
welcome her to the City of Djinn.
Lyrael’s Sacrifice is an intense and emotional story.
Both Lyrael and Asrafil are strong characters, and mix well
together. It was a joy to watch them meet, explore each other
and fall in love.
Seasons of Seduction, Volumne 1
is full of great stories from fantastic writers. This one is
a keeper for lovers of erotic, and poignant stories.