This compilation of previously published fantasy short stories includes:
The Dragon and the Maiden by Pam McCutcheon: What’s a maiden to do when she’s selected to be the next sacrifice to the strange new dragon in the area?
Nine-Tenths by Laura Hayden: Possession may be nine-tenths of the law, but what happens when a matchmaking ghost chooses the wrong woman to possess?
Yes, Virginia, There IS a Unicorn by Evelyn Vaughn: Something strange is happening at the mall between a mysterious shop owner, a dangerous real-estate developer, an imaginary creature—and the very real power of belief.
Make-a-Mortal by Pam McCutcheon: At Make-a-Mortal, magical creatures can build their own adorably cute humans. But when someone enchants the stuffed creatures and turns cute into cut-throat, the werebear owner must stop them before they harm any customers.
Steel Crazy by Laura Hayden: The owner of a mall knife shop deals with the theft of a highly unusual store display which, if it isn’t returned, may result in the destruction of the mall.
This Dog Watched by Evelyn Vaughn: When a college student uses psychic regression to pass a class, he learns he was a dog in a past life. In a Victorian world where words are the highest form of magic, this one special dog may hold the fate of Romantic poetry in his . . . paws.
At Midnight in the Garden of the Gods by Pam McCutcheon: A modern-day witch searches for the elusive identity of her spirit guide.
Guardian of the Peace by Laura Hayden: Know what sucks? Being dead. Know what’s worse? Having to haunt the place where you died—a kindergarten classroom.
Celtic Cross by Evelyn Vaughn: When Annie hires a clerk at her new-age store, she starts a series of events that may lead to the death of one of four people. Will it be the clerk, her possessive husband, the handsome detective, or r could it be . . . her?
A Light in the Darkness by Pam McCutcheon: When a woman looks for a solution to a domestic problem, she’s assisted by an unusual white cat.
Twelve Days by Laura Hayden: Don’t get the head of the world’s largest software company mad. You won’t like him when he’s mad.
Ecliptic by Evelyn Vaughn: Accused of witchcraft, village healer Magdeleine finds herself sharing a dungeon with a wise old woman, a provocative young woman, and a prison guard she cannot trust. Can she escape in time to lead a collection of hunted cats to sanctuary?