Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Bonus Book BIN Wednesday - I Put A Spell On You

There's a great new anthology out from Torquere today you may want to check out. Here's the deets:

I Put A Spell On You

stories by CC Bridges, Penelop Friday, Kiernan Kelly, Shea Meier, JL Merrow, Giselle Renarde, Kathryn Scannell, Maia Strong, and BA Tortuga

Spells are willful little things. Once uttered, they can take on a life of their own, and that's usually when the trouble begins…

The spell that love casts is transformational. These nine m/m/f ménage stories are about the bonds that go beyond words, and to places no one expects.

In "Bad Hoodoo," BA Tortuga demonstrates the perils of playing diva in voodoo country. "Play Music, Play Magic" by Maia Strong relates the gentler side of a witch's power as she celebrates her homecoming. Sometimes, though, a witch is not enough--in "The Antithesis of Magic," JL Merrow shows how all the pieces must come together for magic to truly bind. Nor is a witch's magic always benevolent, as the lovers find out in "Ironheart," by Shea Meier. And in CC Bridges' "The Shore House," there is no witch at all--only her wisdom to guide a novice hand.

Some lovers, too, are inherently magical. Sylphs and undines are simply themselves in Penelope Friday's "The Birth of the Year," while Titania's crew raises their usual mayhem in Giselle Renarde's "Midsummer Morning Woods." In "The Winter King," by Kathryn Scannell, ancient gods manifest for their worshippers. Finally, in "Sleeping With Monsters," Kiernan Kelly looks at the spell itself to find the magic there.

I've read Play Music, Play Magic and it's great! Maia is also holding a contest on her blog today, so stop by and comment for your chance to win. And if you're looking for a great read, run on over to Torquere and Buy It Now!

1 comment:

Maia Strong said...

Thanks, Kate! :D