Image of Forbidden Fantasies (Ellora's Cave)


Image of Forbidden Fantasies (Ellora's Cave)

Although the two shortest stories in this collection end abruptly, the rest are well crafted and offer a variety of genres filled with a diversity of characters and sexual preferences, including M/M and M/M/F. Some stories are related to other series.

Psychic Kandrea "sees" things, but Damon Clyde isn't buying until he sees proof in "Bossy and Clyde," by Jaid Black. In Jaci Burton's "Legend's Passion," a clandestine meeting goes awry when werewolf Chantal meets Dylan Maxwell.

Master Chad and vampire slaves Philippe and Katie form an "Eternal Triangle" in Ann Jacobs' tale. Spencer relies on a second night of passion to sway "Lady Elizabeth's Choice" in Sahara Kelly's historical short story. In Sherri L. King's futuristic "Selfless," Eva and Dante search for the evil being that created her. DEA agent Diego Santiago takes Tess on a "Wild Ride" as they outrun the bad guys in this novella by Cheyenne McCray.

Lunewulf Jaynie Rousseau tracks werewolf Perry Roth to his den looking for a "Wicked" night of fun in Lorie O'Clare's story. Laith and Rykken hope to regenerate their civilizations through Cyan's "First Sharing" in this futuristic offering by Jory Strong. (POCKET/ELLORA'S CAVE, Oct. '08, 470 pp., $25.95)

Reviewed by: 
Donna M. Brown