Alluring Tales: Awaken the Fantasy

by Cathryn Fox, Delilah Devlin, Vivi Anna, Myla Jackson, Sylvia Day

Avon Books (Red)

Contemporary Romance: Sensual, Sensual: Contemporary

March 1, 2007

ISBN-13: 0061176036

Available in: Trade Size

Alluring Tales: Awaken the Fantasy
by Cathryn Fox, Delilah Devlin, Vivi Anna, Myla Jackson, Sylvia Day

What is your most wicked fantasy?

A television executive lets loose when her favorite heartthrob strides into her office—and gives her the ride of her life.

This one night stand may be too hot to handle for a newly single woman, but that won't stop her from enjoying every delicious second.

When a mysterious package opens to reveal an oh-so-sexy, nearly naked man, these two have no choice but to hide out...for a good, long time.

A minister's son harbors impure thoughts about a voluptuous stripper—and sets out to make his erotic dreams come true...

A big city cop discovers that once bitten is not twice shy after spending a tantalizing night with a beautiful vampire...

A sheltered young woman opens a mysterious locket—and is plunged into a legendary battle of good versus evil to set her imprisoned lover free...

A seductive warlock will not rest until the powerful temptress he lusts for is begging to be dominated...

Pleasure beckons and satisfaction is guaranteed in seven titillating stories of love that knows no boundaries. Surrender to the passion and follow your desires into unexplored realms of sensuous delights. Awaken the fantasy!

Lover's Locket by Cathryn Fox
Centuries ago, on the eve of her arranged wedding to a man she doesn't love, Princess Caira Montright flees her father's castle and secretly meets her lover, Zarek. Their plans to elope are foiled when one of Lord Montright's vassals captures them. The all-powerful Lord Montright places a curse on Zarek, banishing him to an eternity of hell inside a portrait—a portrait that finds its way back to Caira in every lifetime. Zarek is forced to watch Caira throughout the centuries yet never be able to claim her as his own.

The only thing that can break the curse is for Caira to recite the incantation on the Lover's Locket. Then she must battle the forces of evil to free him forever.

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Kili's Ice Man by Delilah Devlin
Upon overhearing Kili's conversation with a girlfriend, Gunnar "Ice Man" Rydeman's a little ticked Kili thinks all jocks are brainless throwbacks. When she dives into her mini-vacation, he pulls some strings to be the object of her virtual fantasy—only problem is, she's selected a primitive setting, and he suddenly finds himself in a fur loincloth, fighting prehistoric beasts with a single-syllable vocabulary. Now, how will he prove to Kili he's cleverer than the average caveman?

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The Hottest One Night Stand by Lisa Renee Jones
A road trip. A storm that forces her to a roadside hotel. One passionate night. One perfect stranger...

Jessica Montgomery needs an escape and a new outlook of herself as a woman. Her ex-husband not only left her for another woman, he called her sexually suppressed. Since then, she's avoided relationships, using her work as an excuse. But deep down, there is a sensual woman who wants to be discovered. If only Jessica can find the confidence to let her lose.

When a one night stand delivers Jessica to her sexy side, she faces the new day a changed woman. But what happens when her stranger appears again? Will she dare to find what lies beyond morning?

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Out of the Shadows by Myla Jackson
Cassidy Jones had high hopes for her and Houston Police Officer, TJ Evans, until she was attacked by a stranger late one night on the university campus. Now she's destined to spend her life in the shadows, fighting to control raging lust for blood and sex. Afraid she can't win against the inner beast, she hides in her house, without hope of ever living a normal life. Until TJ comes calling demanding that she give him the answers he deserves and that she leave the city before the hurricane arrives.

TJ had it bad for, Cassidy, but he knows when he's been given the brush off. He'd all but given up when he walked next door to deliver the edict that all residents were to evacuate Houston immediately. When Cassidy refuses to leave, they spend a turbulent night battling the storm ultimately surrendering to their passion. Will Cassidy restrain the inner monster? Or will TJ emerge from the storm a changed man?

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Tempting Grace by Sasha White
At 35 reformed Bad Girl Grace Walters is finally content with her life. She's a homeowner working her dream job of helping troubled teens, and acceptance in her community. Grace has worked hard to be where she is and she isn't willing to let anything threaten her stable future. But when she's in an emotional downswing, and Lucas Martin makes it clear that he's willing to do anything for her . . . Well, she can only resist temptation for so long.

Grace knows getting involved with the much younger preachers son will threaten her new found acceptance, but how can she resist when she knows that being bad will make them both feel so good?

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A Familiar Kind of Magic by Sylvia Day
Victoria St. John is a Familiar, and like most kittens, she likes to play. Unattached to a warlock, she's causing mischief. Too much trouble-making can cause suspicions in mortals, so the High Council assigns warlock and Hunter Max Westin to "collar" her, in the hopes that he can succeed where others have failed.

From the moment Max meets the beautiful Familiar, he can't wait to get started. He loves hunting, relishes the taming, and isn't prone to hurrying matters. Reining in a wild kitten takes time, sometimes weeks, and he's more than willing to put in the effort with Victoria.

A battle of wills and an erotic seduction. The result is a journey through the depths of desire to the heights of eternal love.

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Quick Silver by Vivi Anna
In the year 2080, Sangria Silver knows what it takes to be a good messenger, a good delivery person. Ask no questions, and do the job no matter what. With a reputation for being quick, efficient and discreet, she's the most wanted Conveyor in the New States of America.

Contracted by the one of the most powerful women in the NSA, Sangria takes on her most intriguing and most lucrative job to date. Two million dollars to transport a large metal case from the sparkling sanitized streets of Los Angeles Proper to the skids of East Las Vegas, no questions asked.

Along the way, she thinks she has it made and will be able to retire from the job, when she's involved in a traffic accident and her car flips over. To her chagrin, the metal case is tossed from the trunk and smashes open to reveal the cargo inside.

Not cargo but a man. Alive and sexy as sin itself.

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Cathryn Fox's Bio

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, Cathryn Fox is a wife, mom, sister, daughter, and friend. She loves dogs, sunny weather, anything chocolate (she never says no to a brownie) pizza and red wine. She has two teenagers who keep her busy with their never ending activities, and a husband who is convinced he can turn her into a mixed martial arts fan. Cathryn can never find balance in her life, is always trying to find time to go to the gym, can never keep up with emails, Facebook or Twitter and tries to write page-turning books that her readers will love.