Candy Cravings Author:Nina Nash, Arianna Hart, K. Z. Snow, Marissa Alwin, Cris Anson, Aubrey Ross, Alexa Silver, Patrick Silver ANIMAL ATTRACTION by Alexa & Patrick Silver — Wes’ Valentine’s Day surprise has turned into a nightmare. Grounded with thousands of other travelers at an airport by a storm, he and his wife will never make their cruise. A romantic holiday atmosphere this is assuredly not! Brand, a feline shifter, is desperate. Sex... more »ual arousal is heavy in the airport and his flight has been canceled. He needs to join with another shifter soon or risk going feral. When Brand spots Wes and Tabitha, the raw sexuality of these fellow shifters calls to his primal needs. But they aren’t average shifters. Secrets and reclaimed heritage may pull them all together or rip them apart.
ASSIGNMENT by Nina Nash
When Aphrodite, reigning goddess of love, sends Diana on a mission to give a mortal woman the push she needs to be open to romance -- just a few days before Valentine’s Day -- the “assignment” seems to be an easy one. Nudge the woman toward the handsome, interesting man and hope for the best, right? That’s exactly what Diana does and Kate and Trevor, the mortals, find happiness in time for the big day. When Diana realizes that there is a second being from the realm of love among the mortals she assumes that he is along to help with her assignment. Art, however, has an assignment of his own to attend to -- one that is, to him, much more important than any other.
CHEER GIVERS & MISCHIEF MAKERS by K. Z. Snow
This story within a story concerns opposites in the world of Fae Rhy -- the Cheer Givers and the Mischief Makers. Both are bound by duty to interact with humans on every holiday -- the former, by enhancing the holiday; the latter, by undermining it. Isabelle is a Cheer Giver who enjoys her body. For Valentine’s Day, she finds a hunky “Recipient” at a singles club -- the romantically unlucky Bryce could benefit from some cheering. But Isabelle is more strongly drawn to another man -- the mysterious, alluring Daniel, who, alas, isn’t needful enough to require her services. When Daniel unexpectedly appears at her hotel suite while she’s entertaining Bryce, Isabelle knows she cannot abandon her mission. Cheering both men seems the more equitable option. It’s a carnival of carnal delights…until Daniel begins to captivate Isabelle, body and soul -- proving opposites do indeed attract.
DISCOVERY by Cris Anson
Something’s missing from Becca’s life. Maybe she needs…a Master? A friend arranges for her to spend a weekend with one, to see if she’s cut out for the life of a sub. The man who answers the door when she knocks makes her uneasy. He’s huge, bald, leather-clad and every inch a Dom. But she gets more than she bargained for. Three Doms, to be exact. Three sexy, lusty males who each turn her on in different ways. Becca discovers it’s not only the submission she craves but the right Master to submit to. Only how can she make the giant understand which Master she wants when she’s forbidden to speak?
HEART ON HIS SLEEVE by Marissa Alwin
Waryn of Lysky is annoyed to find a St. Valentine’s Day celebration taking place at his duchy when he returns home from battle. Worse, his meddlesome aunt insists on drawing names for “sweethearts”. But when he sees Sibil, the maiden whose name he is to wear on his sleeve for a year, Waryn is filled with lust. Maintaining honorable intentions around her will not be easy. Sibil recognizes Waryn immediately. She once came to his aid and has never forgotten his face. He, however, does not seem to remember her. It’s just as well, for she will soon be off to enter the Lord’s service. But before she becomes a nun, Sibil hopes Waryn can teach her a bit about love -- courtly and otherwise.
SCREW CUPID by Arianna Hart
When Reannah Mason receives a mysterious invitation to a Valentine’s Day party at the House of Eros, she thinks it’s a joke. After all, no one knows about her secret fantasies. The party promises to satisfy her every wish and desire. Unfortunately, it can’t possibly know her deepest yearning -- to be loved by the charming Kiefer Brown. Kiefer has been trying to get Reannah to go out with him for months but she won’t mix business with pleasure. When he spies an invitation to a Valentine’s Day orgy on her computer he knows he has to go. With any luck, if he can seduce her body, her heart won’t be far behind.
SOUL KISSES by Aubrey Ross
On an ancient holiday called Valentine’s Day, in a hostile corner of space, a “scrapper” named Rage encounters a mysterious entity. She offers him pleasure for energy and their erotic journey begins. Fueled by sensual curiosity and bittersweet memories, each encounter is more intense than the last. Will their sexual adventure leave him satisfied or hungry for more of her sweet soul kisses?« less