Kantra kicks things off with “Upon A Midnight Clear” which charts the fateful meeting between a young victim of the French Revolution and a fallen angel — and the resulting aftermath. Next up is Frost, who introduces a new world of muses and vampires in “First Light.” Years after finding a strange ring and suffering from eerie nightmares of a battle between supernaturals, Kate Devane finally meets dangerously attractive Nathaniel in the flesh.
Wilks serves up “Human Error” as lupi Benedict agrees to spend the Yule with his new mate Arjenie’s family. Upon arrival they discover something evil is circling the family’s magically protected lands. Leigh delivers a sizzling new tale of Breed Mates with “An Inconvenient Mate.” Coyote Breed Malachi certainly never expected to discover his mate while at an important meeting with the Navaho Nation Council. (BERKLEY SENSATION, Nov., 352 pp., $15.00)