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While these stories are, mostly, set in magical lands and the characters have some sort of power, the romance is just as important as the fantasy.
Fleeing her family farm after becoming pregnant, unwed Fawn Bluefield encounters a patrol of enigmatic soldier-sorcerers under the leadership of Dag, a knife-bearing, one-handed patroller who comes to Fawn's rescue when she is kidnapped by a dangerous magical entity.
*WARM* An unexpectedly dark tale involving intrigue, treachery and unexpected love in an alternate history Georgian England where seven insane elves rule their human slaves with often brutal hands.
This first book of the series, The Fire Lord’s Lover, takes place in the domain of the Fire Lord, Mor’ded. Dominic, Mor’ded’s half-human son and general of his army, has just won the war games the elves wage to amuse themselves. When Dominic returns home he faces an arranged marriage with Lady Cassandra. But Cassandra is not what she seems. . .
*WARM* Bombarded by cries to help the dead, Demeter (the Goddess of the field, fruits, and flowers) knows she should send her daughter Persephone, the Goddess of Spring to the land of the dead. But Persephone is too young and frivolous. When Demeter receives a plea for help from baker Lina Santoro, Demeter has her solution.
In return for switching bodies with a goddess and descending into the underworld to soothe the dead as long as Hades allowes her into his kingdom, Lina will receive help for her bakery to prevent financial ruin. But Hades isn’t like Lina expects at all. . .
Vitala Salonius, champion of the warlike game of Caturanga, is as deadly as she is beautiful. She's a trained assassin for the resistance, and her true play is for ultimate power. Using her charm and wit, she plans to seduce her way into the emperor's bed and deal him one final, fatal blow, sparking a battle of succession that could change the face of the empire.
As the ruler of a country on the brink of war and the son of a deposed emperor, Lucien must constantly be wary of an attempt on his life. But he's drawn to the stunning Caturanga player visiting the palace. Vitala may be able to distract him from his woes for a while - and fulfill other needs, as well.
Lucien's quick mind and considerable skills awaken unexpected desires in Vitala, weakening her resolve to finish her mission. An assassin cannot fall for her prey, but Vitala's gut is telling her to protect this sexy, sensitive man. Now she must decide where her heart and loyalties lie and navigate the dangerous war of politics before her gambit causes her to lose both Lucien and her heart for good . . .
In the mystical realm of the Five Hundred Kingdoms, the newest Fairy Godmother tries to help three impossible princes find the women of their dreams, while fending off an evil sorcerer who is determined to destroy her kingdom.
In an alternative Victiorian England, where titles are based on one's magical abilities, Lady Felicity Seymour is still waiting for her powers to appear. Sir Terrence Blackwell is on the hunt for the relics of Merlin, powerful artifacts that could harm Prince Albert. Intrigue and romance commence when Terrence discovers that Felicity is connected to them.
Of all those in the King of Alden’s retinue, the bloodbinders are the most prized. The magic they wield can forge invaluable weapons, ones that make soldiers like Lady Alix Black unerringly lethal. However, the bloodbinders’ powers can do so much more—and so much worse.
A cunning and impetuous scout, Alix only wishes to serve quietly on the edges of the action. But when the king is betrayed by his own brother and left to die at the hands of attacking Oridian forces, she winds up single-handedly saving her sovereign. Suddenly, she is head of the king’s personal guard, an honor made all the more dubious by the king’s exile from his own court. Surrounded by enemies, Alix must help him reclaim his crown, all the while attempting to repel the relentless tide of invaders led by the Priest, most feared of Oridia’s lords.
But while Alix’s king commands her duty, both he and a fellow scout lay claim to her heart. And when the time comes, she may need to choose between the two men who need her most.
Lil is an old woman who spends her days shelving rare books in a tiny Manhattan bookstore and lonely nights at home in her apartment. But Lil has an intriguing secret. Tucked and bound behind her back are white feathery wings;the only key to who she once was: the fairy godmother responsible for getting Cinderella to the ball to unite with her Prince Charming. But on that fateful night, something went terribly and beautifully wrong. Lil allowed herself the unthinkable: to feel the emotions of human beings and fall in love with the prince herself, going to the ball in place of Cinderella in her exquisitely gorgeous human guise. For her unforgivable mistake, she was banished to live among humans, far from her fairy sisters and their magical underwater world. But then one day she meets Veronica;a young, fair-skinned, flame-haired East Village beauty with a love of all things vintage and a penchant for falling in love with the wrong men;and suddenly it becomes clear to Lil that she's been given a chance at redemption. If she can find a soul mate for Veronica, she may right her wrong and return to the fairy world she so deeply longs for. . . .
Daniel has been falling in love with Lucy for centuries. Daniel can remember his past lives, and in each life he meets and falls in love with Lucy, but something always prevents them from being together.
Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sits between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power.
Isabella Swan moves to gloomy Forks, Washington to live with her father. She begins her junior year in high school and becomes fascinated by Edward Cullen. He holds a dark secret which is only known by his family. To Edward, Bella is what he has waited 90 years for, a true soul mate. But he knows the further they progress in their relationship the more he is putting Bella and those close to her at risk. Edward tries to warn Bella that she should leave him, but she refuses. A new vampire finds it a challenge to hunt Bella down for her irresistible blood. Now, the game is on and James will not stop until she is killed.
Jenna makes a wish on her 13th birthday to be 30 and grown up. When she wakes up the next day she finds herself, miraculously, just weeks away from her 30th birthday. The new, older Jenna is a successful magazine editor with friends in high places and a lion's share of potential suitors. The problem is that her mind hasn't matured with her body and Jenna finds it a little more terrifying than cool to be living on her own.
"Once upon a time in a castle high on a hill lived an inventor whose greatest creation was named Edward. Although Edward had an irresistible charm, he wasn't quite perfect. The inventor's sudden death left him unfinished, with sharp shears of metal for hands. Edward lived alone in the darkness until one day a kind Avon Lady took him home to live with her family. And so began Edward's fantastic adventures in a pastel paradise known as Suburbia"--Container.