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Obsession : tales of irresistible desire

Author: Paula GuranLaura ResnickKim AntieauLawrence BlockMichael BlumleinAll authors
Publisher: Rockville, Md. : Prime Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Legends and myths of all cultures tell of those captivating creatures whose allure we are literally powerless to resist. Sirens, demon lovers, femme fatales -- they compel our love, drawing us into realms of forbidden desire and uncontrollable passion. Sometimes these seductions are supernatural, sometimes sexual ... and sometimes we are haunted purely by an implacable madness. Obsession: it overwhelms us, takes us  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Short stories
Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Guran; Laura Resnick; Kim Antieau; Lawrence Block; Michael Blumlein; Pat Cadigan; Storm Constantine; Elizabeth Hand; Nancy Holder; Joe R Lansdale; Tanith Lee; Fritz Leiber; Charles De Lint; Catherine Lundoff; Stewart O'Nan; Edgar Allan Poe; John Shirley; Lee Thomas; Steve Rasnic Tem; Conrad Williams
ISBN: 9781607013433 1607013436
OCLC Number: 779245448
Description: 300 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Medusa's child / Kim Antieau --
Barbara / John Shirley --
Calypso in Berlin / Elizabeth Hand --
My lady of the hearth / Storm Constantine --
Close to you / Steve Rasnic Tem --
Nunc dimittis / Tanith Lee --
Land of the lost / Stewart O'Nan --
Tallulah / Charles de Lint --
Hymenoptera / Michael Blumlein --
Hot eyes, cold eyes / Lawrence Block --
Lady Madonna / Nancy Holder --
The snake woman's lover / Catherine Lundoff --
She's not there / Pat Cadigan --
An apiary of white bees / Lee Thomas --
The girl with the hungry eyes / Fritz Leiber, Jr. --
The light that passes through you / Conrad Williams --
The oval portrait / Edgar Allan Poe --
The hound lover / Laura Resnick --
In the cold, dark time / Joe R. Lansdale.
Responsibility: edited by Paula Guran.

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Legends and myths of all cultures tell of those possessing captivating allure we are powerless to resist. Sirens, demon lovers, femme fatales, and others compel our love, drawing us into realms of  Read more...

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