Anthology: The Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance
Story: 24 of 24
Romance Featured: Dream Catcher
Opening Line: “I should have listened to my mother.”
In the baroque world of the Bor Narga, physical love and passion are not recognized and are even considered taboo. Although of high society, Natalia is cursed with desires that have become public knowledge, betrayed by her now deceased husband. Della a rival, has invited her to a party where a Dream Catcher that she has recently captured will be shown - a significant coup of the social circuit.
Despite her suspicions that the invitation is a trap to further shame and humiliate her, Natalia is intrigued. Indeed she is singled out for the Dream Catchers attentions and receives a small taste of the Dream Catcher’s magical abilities to fulfil any fantasy as a waking dream. Turning the tables on Della, Natalia engineers Ochen’s escape. Promises are made. When Ochen doesn’t return to her, Natalia sets out on a quest to find the elusive Dream Catcher.
More fantasy than paranormal, Dream Catcher nevertheless delivers an entertaining story of forbidden love, erotic romance and a satisfying HEA.
Mini Profile of Allyson James
Author of the Dragon series and erotic romances, she writes as USA Today bestselling and RITA award-winning author Jennifer Ashley.
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