Saga of the Skolian Empire
Lost Continent series (aka Aronsdale)
Edited by Catherine Asaro, Irresistible Forces features six award-winning and bestselling authors of romance, science fiction, and fantasy.
Jo Beverly’s offering is set on a planet far away, where childhood friends band together to face a formless menace in “The Trouble with Heroes.”
“Winterfair Gifts,” from Lois McMaster Bujold, is the long-awaited story of the tumultuous wedding of Miles Vorkosigan.
In Mary Jo Putney’s “The Alchemical Marriage,” the Spanish Aramada will invade England — unless a Scottish mage and his improbable partner can wreak havoc from the heavens.
Catherine Asaro’s “The Stained Glass Heart,” a Ruby Dynasty story about the youth of the hero, Havyrl Valdoria, from the Nebula Award winning novel, The Quantum Rose.
Shapeshifting, angelic mission, divine intervention, or insanity could be the focus of Deb Stover’s “Skin Deep.”
“Shadows in the Wood,” by Jennifer Roberson, will let readers find out what happens “When Robin meets Merlin.”
"Irresistible Forces is a must read for all romance fans...Each offering is elegantly crafted...This anthology has been much anticipated for good reason — it delivers great writing and wonderful, vibrant characters on every page. "
— Romantic Times Bookclub, 4½ stars, Top Pick, Gold Medal
"In this romantic fantasy anthology, six amazing writers take us on some wondrous journeys....Love can, indeed, be magic and these stories certainly prove it well."
— Cindy Lynn Speer, SF Site
New American Library