Avon / HarperCollins
Date: August 2003
Reviewed: Mass Market Paperback
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Romance / Anthology / Historical
Notes: X-rated love scenes
Kleypas, Kinley MacGregor, Julia Quinn
Against the Odds by Lisa Kleypas
(Regency-era) Dr. Jake Linley envies
Lord Wray's engagement to Lydia. The good doctor desires her strength,
intelligence, and beauty, but his desire is hidden behind sharp
words, as is Lydia's. Two days before the wedding, Linley and Lydia
are locked in the wine cellar. Will Dr. Linley reveal his emotions
without compromising Lydia?
Midsummer's Knight by Kinley MacGregor
Simon of Raveswood is mistaken for
Lord Stryder by Kenna, cousin to Malcom, King of Scotland. Simon
and Kenna have been writing to each other, revealing their souls
on vellum. Their past is linked by pain and loss, and so will be
their future if Kenna is forced to marry Stryder. Will Simon accept
this or bravely fight his Lord for her hand?
A Tale of Two Sisters by Julia
Ned Blydon is about to marry Lydia
Tornton. The poor man is surround by females telling him what to
do, and now, to witnesses his bride eloping with a poet! It's too
much. Ned reaches for the nearest female and demands she replace
his eloping bride. Will Charlotte, Lydia's sister, comply?
My Hero? is an anthology with characters from past published
romances -- Someone to Watch Over Me by Kleypas, Splendid
by Quinn, and Master of Desire by MacGregor. The returning
heroes have similar, yet different situations concerning their hearts.
Each handles it in a different way, but readers can bet they aren't
the kind of men to leave their damsels in distress. The tales are
brief, romance hot and characters likeable. Fans of the romances
previously mentioned will enjoy Where's My Hero?