By Charlaine Harris, Susan Kearney, Susan Krinard, Tanith Lee, Evelyn Vaughn, Julie Kenner, Maggie Shayne, Linda Winstead Jones, Julie Leto, Karen Whiddon
On the planet of the magical, the mind's eye reigns excellent. Populated via mysterious supernatural beings, mythic creatures and mortals owning notable powers, the 10 enchanting fantasies during this spellbinding assortment will delivery you to the darkish and marvelous realm of ghosts and shapeshifters, werewolves and witches, vampires and demons. arrange to be mesmerized and beguiled by means of the seductive strength of those darkish and sensual immortals as they do conflict opposed to evil and lengthy for romance and redemption.
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The motion of our hands while talking, starting up a beginning place of sharing: a first motion of touching • 27• Passionate Hearts with a magic possibility of keeping the closeness of this night, inside. alan yount • 28• T E N D E R AWA K E N I N G S SPRING STORM I stood in the doorway for the longest time after you left looking at the night listening to the night feeling the cold against the warmth of my body feeling your touch ripening on my body It would have been too easy to welcome you inside me succumb to the rhythm of waves washing over me As much as that would be it wouldn’t be enough I would never know who was on the other side of your skin johanna rayl • 29• Passionate Hearts THE RIVER All the bright day I rode my bike along the river gold flashing among the dizzy leaves water clear and rushing over stones the sound drawing me on.
To choose is never a casual act, nor is love, nor is any handmade gift. I have unwrapped myself: If you hold back, your hand will remain empty, a high cost for no interest. With a single touch, we balance gain and loss — the feel of choice. martha elizabeth • 37• Passionate Hearts I HAVE TOUCHED your hair with the palms of my hands I have fingered the strands around and around your ears with my words I have tickled with laughter your neck with my tongue with my teeth with my lips I have kissed your thighs with my thighs pressing between ha!
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