Irresistible Forces

Irresistible Forces

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by Catherine Asaro, Jo Beverley
     
 

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New York Times bestselling authors Mary Jo Putney, Jo Beverley, and Lois McMaster Bujold join forces with award-winning authors Catherine Asaro, Jennifer Roberson, and Deb Stover in this all-new anthology of original stories proving that love can conquer all...even the boundaries of time and space. From sixteenth-century Britain

Overview

New York Times bestselling authors Mary Jo Putney, Jo Beverley, and Lois McMaster Bujold join forces with award-winning authors Catherine Asaro, Jennifer Roberson, and Deb Stover in this all-new anthology of original stories proving that love can conquer all...even the boundaries of time and space. From sixteenth-century Britain to the farthest reaches of outer space, from medieval adventures to tales of inter-galactic love, here is a compilation that explores the wonderfully kinetic forces that lovers share—forces too great to resist...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451217240
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/03/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
4.24(w) x 6.76(h) x 1.01(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Catherine Asaro is a Harvard-trained scientist and the author of ten novels. Among her literary honors are a Nebula Award, the Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, Analog Readers' Poll, National Readers Choice Award, the Prism, the Sapphire, and the Homer.

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Irresistible Forces 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Although not a romance fan, I do enjoy Asaro's science fiction, so bought the book. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the various authors' writing skills. I found Deb Stover's humor in Skin Deep fun and refreshing. Asaro's story had more plot than I ever expected from a short story -- the angst was deep and palatable. Mary Jo Putney's story, although predictable, was also very enjoyable. My least favorite story was The Trouble With Heroes -- the characters did not have the needed depth needed to make them interesting, especially the main protagonist. Even so, the ending was satisfying. I would definitely recommend purchase of this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This collection has 6 stories..I found the first 3 great, personal preference. The final 3 are well written. Winterfair Gifts is a must have for those who love the Lord Vorkosigan books. The Alchemical Marriage reminded me of Mercedes Lackey' 'The Elemental Masters' a great read. Stained Glass Heart is the most like a 'romance'. I enjoyed the first 3 greatly and the last 3 were interesting.
Schertz More than 1 year ago
This was a very enjoyable book. You should read it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
These stories are a waste of good paper.
Guest More than 1 year ago
What a disappointment. I was looking for something that resembled romance in these stories, but failed to find it. To me they were just ramblings about futuristic societies and unpronouncable names. Don't waste time or money