USA Today bestselling author Claire Delacroix s romances are a treasure chest of words, rare and exquisite (Rendezvous) USA Today bestselling author Lynn Kurland surprises and enchants with each turn of phrase and page (Publishers Weekly) Award-winning author Sharon Shinn s national bestselling fantasy vels are taut, inventive, often mesmerizing (Kirkus Reviews) and rich with texture and diversity, and genuine characters. (Anne McCaffrey)And newcomer Sarah Monette s richly imagined (Jacqueline Carey) literary tapestries have earned her a Spectrum Award for short fiction Now, these brilliantly gifted authors come together with four tales of adventure that are as enchanting as they are exciting .A gifted seer receives a vision of a man who she was t meant to marry, but was meant to love A man and an elven woman endure both the mundane and the magical in their quest to remain together A warrior maiden is trapped in a deadly storm with the only man she ever wanted, whose scars she must heal if he is ever to want her A brave young woman helps her sister save her magically-gifted child, only to receive an unexpected gift of her own. Enjoy four of today s most imaginative authors, and four stories of love as pure as the driven sw that will warm the coldest of hearts
Lynn Kurland is the USA Today bestselling author of Stardust of Yesterday, A Dance Through Time, This Is All I Ask, The Very Thought of You, Another Chance to Dream, The More I See You, and If I Had You. She is also a contributor to The Christmas Cat, Christmas Spirits, Veils of Time, Opposites Attract, and A Knight s Vow anthologies. A full-time writer, she lives in the Pacific Northwest.Sharon Shinn is a journalist who works for a trade magazine. Her first novel, The Shapechanger's Wife, was selected by Locus as the best first fantasy novel of 1995. She has won the William C. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, and was twice nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. A graduate of Northwestern University, she has lived in the Midwest most of her life.Sarah Monette recieved the 2003 Spectrum Award for her short story, Three Letters from the Queen of Elfland. This is her first novel.
Claire Delacroix, Lynn Kurland, Sarah Monette, Sharon Shinn