Blue Moon Enchantment
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by Dawn Thompson, Deborah MacGillivray, Leanne Burroughs
Description: Under the Faery Blue Moon--Dawn Thompson Once again readers are treated to the high jinx of Puck and Oberon with Ms. Thompson's continuing story first begun in the anthology Blue Moon Magic. A love potion meant for one certain couple is taken by everyone except the intended targets?what will Tatiana do? Blue Moon Reunion--Gerri Bowen Escewiche Castle is under siege, and Lady Piper is now accused of murder. Sir Robin of Escewiche, her first and only love, is long since dead and she wishes him to the devil for abandoning her and getting himself killed. Sir Robin is prisoner, and thoughts of avenging himself is what keeps him from despair. Avenging himself on the perfidious, greedy woman responsible for his imprisonment--Lady Piper of Auban. Blue Moon Magic--Ann Marie Bradley Nearly 200 years ago, Lord Robert Archer's fiancée disappeared the night before their wedding. A Shaman cast a spell around the grieving lord, promising Lord Archer's soulmate would return under the sign of a Blue Moon. Modern day Claire Jacobs takes a job redecorating an old hotel and finds a portrait of Lord Archer. She has sensual dreams of him and wishes on a star the night of a Blue Moon that her dream man was real. And the magic begins. The Anti-Kissing Club--Leanne Burroughs Deep in Georgia's farmland, crops are dying. In panic over their future, local men try to determine a way to stop the drought. Grasping at straws, they believe if they refrain from kissing their wives, their crops will thrive. Thus begins The Anti-Kissing Club. A spoiled, wealthy young man from New York travels to Georgia to help his ailing uncle and falls in love with a local. Beneath the Velvet Blue Moon--Candace Gold Nadine meets Michael, the man of her dreams, on summer vacation. Beneath a Blue Moon, they pledge to meet the following year, but tragedy intervenes preventing her from returning. Until fate and another Blue Moon years later bring them together again. The Star Traveler--Victoria Houseman Dr. Hayley Stone, fertility specialist, gives the gift of life to women that have trouble conceiving. After a rough first marriage, her work has taken over her life--along with caring for her Alzheimer's stricken mother. Donovan de Lyon, from the Star Traveler Clan, brings love to beings throughout the galaxy and to humans on the night of the Blue Moon. Yet, true love has always eluded him. Things are about to be forever changed for these two lonely souls when the enchanted Blue Moon works its spell. Muses in the Moonlight--Patty Howell Calli Winson, anthropologist, returns to her hometown after many years absence. With no family, her quest for the last twenty years has been to discover her origins. Under the Blue Moon, she meets Jacob Isaacs, a young preacher who came to town after she moved away. He perceives Calli's longing and follows his heart and a remembered thread of evidence. Leap of Faith--Jill and Julia Chicago attorney Marcella Richards is in dire need of a vacation, but she's been too busy applying all her energies into her work. For eight long years! That's when she decided marrying Drew and starting a family interfered with her career choice. When she slows down and thinks, the only thing on her mind is Drew and what could have been. When a blue moon appears, Marcella makes a wish. Is it possible to go back in time and redo the past? A certain gnomette is going to give it a shot. . Devil in Spurs--Deborah MacGillivray Desdein Deshaunt plays a dangerous game with high stakes--the life of his younger brother. By day he's a fop of the ton, by night he is the highwayman they called the Devil in Spurs. Whispers said he was a modern day Robin Hood, causing Desdein to laugh. The only wrong he was out to right was that of the murder of his father. Oh, they all swore John Deshaunt died in a duel with the Viscount Kildorne. Desdein knew differently. The Viscount used the duel to murder Desdein's father. Ever since the day, he'd been using the masquerade of the Devil in Spurs to steal from Kildorne. Only this night he is stealing the biggest prize of all--Ashlyn, Kildorne's daughter. He plans to use Ashlyn, ransom her for his brother. Only he didn't count on wanting to keep Ashlyn for himself. A Blue Vacation--Michelle Scaplen Brenda Blake the plain Jane data entry clerk secretly adores salesman Nick. But Nick and Tori, the sexy secretary, are tied at the hips. Not so tight that an argument doesn't bust their Caribbean vacation plans. In a snit, Tori tosses her tickets to Brenda who hasn't had a vacation in four years. So brown-wearing, ugly duckling maxes out her credit card for a new hairdo and bright clothes, meant just for the beach. Nick isn't going to let his vacation be spoiled by his spoiled girlfriend. Is Brenda ever surprised to discover the vacation came complete with roommate Nick! A Wish Times Three--Jeanne Van Arsdall Since the death of Kathleen's husband two years ago, she's filled her life with writing, trying to lessen the grief. She's lost touch with friends and has no social life. When a handsome archeologist moves to town, he falls hard for Kathleen. Will Kevin's love and the power of the Magical Blue Moon be enough to pull Kathleen from her despair and into his arms?
eBook Publisher: Highland Press/A Wee Dram, 2006 2006
eBookwise Release Date: August 2009
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Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [477 KB]
Reading time: 305-427 min.
This is the second book in the Blue Moon anthology series. The first, titled "Blue Moon Magic", was released only a few months ago and is still selling wildly. I predict that this companion book will do as well. Short stories are even harder to write than full length novels and this anthology has magical tales by various authors. If you want some sweet dreams, read one of two of these stories just before bed. Terrific!"--Detra Fitch,Huntress Reviews
"BLUE MOON ENCHANTMENT is a wonderful, themed anthology filled with phenomenal stories by extraordinarily talented authors. Readers will find a wide variety of time periods and styles showcased in this superb anthology. BLUE MOON ENCHANTMENT is sure to offer a little bit of something for everyone!"--Debbie,CK2S Kwips and Kritiques
Under the Faery Blue Moon by Dawn Thompson
Set in the Regency era. In the previous companion book "Blue Moon Magic", Puck and Oberon had caused chaos at a Blue Moon Ball. The pair had slipped something into the claret bowl in hopes of bringing a pair of humans together in love. Instead, the targeted pair were the only two who did NOT drink it. All the other humans are now lusting after each other and doing all sorts of things in the garden. It is up to Tatiana, Queen of the Faeries, to straighten it all out.
The Anti-Kissing League by Leanne Burroughs
Set in 1909. Geoffrey Standish left New York to spend the summer in Georgia and help his Aunt Ida Mae and Uncle Henry on their farm. The town had sunned Geoff's parents long ago, so he really did not want to be in the small backwater town. However, had he not come to Georgia, he would never have met Millie.
Leap of Faith by Jill and Julia
Marcella Richards is the best Chicago attorney around and over due for a much needed vacation. As usual, the only thing she can think of is Drew. He was the man she had hoped to marry eight years ago, but lost instead. While her thoughts dwelled on the past, Marcella makes a wish on the blue moon. However, she never expects to see a doll-sized gnomette appear and offer to send her back in time for a second chance at love.
When Mules Rush In by Jacquie Rogers
Set in 1882. Merlin was once King Arthur's advisor and sorcerer. But the days of old were over and considered only to be myths. Merlin still believes in the Auld Ways: do no harm and mentor his human. Merlin chooses to keep the form of a mule while he resides in Wyoming. The human Merlin mentors is Luke Tyson, a gambler and womanizer. But the stubborn mule is about to open Luke's eyes to a special lady named Willow.
The Star Traveler by Victoria Houseman
Set in South Carolina at the end of June, 2007. Dr. Hayley Stone specialized in fertility treatments. When her mother fell ill, Hayley quit everything to be with and care for her. Now her mother has passed away and Hayley feels adrift. Alice, an old friend of the family, tells Hayley about a legend which states that the night of the blue moon brings the Star Traveler, one who grants wishes of true love to those who truly believe and deserve it ... Donovan de Lyon is a Star Traveler and everyone in his family seems to be urging him to find his special woman. But Donovan only wants everyone to stay out of his love life. In the meantime, Earth is having a blue moon, which means he has a busy night of magical work ahead of him. As Donovan approaches Earth, his spaceship's main computer (Rachel) decides to meddle in his love life too.
Sentimental Journey by Judith Laik
Back in 1942, Eve Larson kissed her military fiancé, Howard, goodbye and held her fear at bay when he shipped out. His plane ended up going down during a bombing raid. Three years later, Eve is a teacher and summer vacation has just begun. Unable to let go of her love for Howard, she intends to spend the summer months tending to her garden. While out during the blue moon, she wishes for Howard to return to her.
A Blue Vacation by Michelle Scaplen
Brenda Blake is an office data entry clerk who has not had a vacation in over four years. Then one morning Nick, a head salesman, and Tori, the slinky secretary, have an argument and break up. The couple had planned to spend time in the Bahamas in the near future. Tori gives her ticket to Brenda, who gladly accepts. So with a funky new haircut and determined to enjoy herself, Brenda is off to the Caribbean. However, Brenda never expects to find Nick as a roommate!
Blue Moon Magic by Ann Marie Bradley
Interior designer Claire Jacobs leaves her dead end job and accepts an offer in Key West, Florida. Upon the beach sets a lovely mansion fashioned after an 1886 European country castle. Claire's job is to give "Hotel Castle" a face lift and transform it into a twenty-first century luxury resort. Fred, the manager, informs Claire about Lord Archer, the earl who had the place built for his fiancée long ago, only for her to mysteriously disappear a week before they were to wed. The earl died shortly afterward. Folks say that Lord Archer now haunts the castle. Rob Archer, the owner of the hotel, was indisposed and would not be able to meet with Claire, but gave her free reign over the place. That night Claire strolled the beach under the blue moon and finds a man's ring...
Kissing Lessons by Sherrie Holmes
Abigail Fairweather is the daughter of the late Baron Fairweather. The wild, adventurous lady made a wish on the blue moon involving Viscount Selkirk. Later she is thrown off her velocipede (bike) while riding and toppled down a hill to land upon a strange, but very handsome man. Abigail assumes him to be Lord Selkirk's gardener and asks him to help her make the blue moon wish come true. However, the gardener is really the viscount and he has some surprises in store for her.
Muses in the Moonlight by Patty Howell
As a child Calli Winson was abandoned. She was raised in Allenvale by a wonderful, loving couple. But Calli always wondered why she had been abandoned. Now grown, Calli is an anthropologist at the Smithsonian in Maryland. Her adopted parents died ten years prior and she returns to Allenvale, Pennsylvania, to place flowers on their graves. Overwhelmed with emotions one night, Calli yells at the blue moon. That is how she meet Jacob Isaacs, a pastor at a local church. He offers her a friendly ear and they spend a long time talking. As they part, Jacob makes a wish.
Blue Moon Reunion by Gerri Bowen
Lady Piper of Auban has always been told to be careful what she wishes for. Piper is not sure what she would wish for in a man though. There has been three men in her life. The first was Sir Robin of Escewiche. But he ended up abandoning her. He was followed by two others who were cruel. If Piper ever wished for a man, it would be one like Robin, but he would not abandon her ... Robin never abandoned Piper. He is currently a prisoner, chained in a dungeon. During all his horrible days he believes Piper to be the cause of his imprisonment. He wants nothing more than to have his revenge. During the next blue moon, Robin makes his wish.
A Wish Times Three by Jeanne Van Arsdall
Kathleen is an author with a looming deadline. Yet when her sister asks for her to care for Siena while she and her husband go to England for awhile, Kathleen still agrees. Siena is seven-years-old. Her teacher is out on maternity leave. The substitute is Dr. Kevin Collins, an archeologist. After a few accidental meetings between Kathleen, Siena, and Kevin, the little girl invites Kevin over for lasagna. It just so happens that the blue moon is approaching. Siena and Kevin have their wishes ready. But Kathleen is hesitant.
Moondance by Kemberlee Shortland
Set in Ireland. Ronan moved into the area a year ago and fell in love with Blánaid on sight. However, Blánaid has only ever thought of him as a friend. Ronan had once overheard Blánaid and one of her friends discussing what they looked for in a man, so Ronan knows that he is nothing like the one she dreams of. Yet as Blánaid and he watch the sun set one evening, Ronan takes a chance and kisses her.
Beneath the Velvet Blue Moon by Candace Gold
Nadine Stone and her parents spent summers at Lake Flint. At the age of nineteen, Nadine met Michael Greene. Under the light of the blue moon, they promised to meet each other next year in the same place. But Nadine loses her cellular phone, which had Michael's phone number on it, and then her parents died in a car wreck. Nadine was unable to return to Lake Flint as she'd promised and Michael never contacted her. If they were to ever see each other again, it would take a miracle.
Devil in Spurs by DeborahAnne MacGillivray
Desdein Deshaunt has waited twenty long years to get his revenge. Back then the Earl Whitmore and Viscount Kildorne murdered his father, but it could not be proven. By day Desdein is a horse breeder. While with the Ton he masquerades as a titled fop, the Marquis de Fournier. But during the deep night hours, he is the notorious highwayman known as the "Devil in Spurs". All was going well until his younger brother, Jeremy, did something rash and got arrested by Edward Findlater (Viscount Kildorne) who is currently the local area's magistrate. To rescue Jeremy, the Devil in Spurs kidnaps Lady Ashlyn and sends her magistrate father a note of ransom. Problem is that Desdein is attracted to his hostage, as well as her mangy old tabby cat, Cyril. Worse, Ashlyn reveals to him that her father believes her to be worthless and will not agree to bargain with the Devil.