The Promise of Love
Kate Douglas, Jamie Denton, Erin McCarthy, Kathy Love, Sylvia Day, Lori Foster
Berkley, Jun 7 2011, $15.00
“Shelter From the Storm” by Lori Foster. Roy and his parents rescue abused child Sabrina; years later she no longer wants Roy as a big brother.
“Take Me Home” by Erin McCarthy. Pregnant Sara returns to her BFF Travis for comfort.
“Razor’s Edge” by Sylvia Day. Deputy marshal Jack takes care of his late best friend’s widow Rachel and her eight year old son though she wants intimacy with him and he cannot stop the blood flow to his lower head.
“Midnight Rendezvous” by Jamie Denton. Leaving New York for New Orleans playwright Burnett suffers from writer’s block until his landlady Maya takes a naked midnight swim.
The “Dime Store Cowboy” by Kate Douglas. New York editor Mark quits his position to accept a job on a Colorado dude ranch where he meets Betsy Mae.
“Life in the Past Lane” by Kathy Love. His editor sends Rocco to cover his high school reunion in Beals Point, a town he vowed to never go back to, but soon re-meets Franny.
Although there is little room for deep character development, the authors do a marvelous job of contributing six fun short novellas.