Review: Naughty Phantasia by various authors

Reviewed by Ronelle

I’ll start this review by stating that I did not finish all the stories, either because they didn’t interest me (“Valentine”, “How the Alien Stole Christmas”) or because I found the plot/characters unappealing (“Alien Rights”, “The Ghosts of Substation #69”). Overall, though, I enjoyed the collection and appreciated the variety. Some of the stories put more focus on external plot, while some focused almost exclusively on romance/sex.

Rather than go over each story individually, here are some of my favorites/notables from the Naughty Phantasia anthology:

WEAPON OF CHOICE by Katherine Kingston

Selvya’s gift for controlling fire made her a weapon in the hands of unscrupulous men. The king’s commander offers a chance for revenge and redemption, but it’s a risk she’s not sure she can take. [Read more…]

Review: Smokin’ Hot by Lynn LaFleur

smokin hotReviewed by Shelly

I’ve read Lynn LaFleur in the past and have enjoyed her work for the most part. Unlike a lot of anthologies where we experience different authors works, this is all LaFleur and reads as a follow up to her ‘Men with Tools’ series. I didn’t read any of that series, so I can’t compare either characters or plot. Unfortunately for me, all three stories in this book are more about the sex than the romance because I didn’t see romance in any of them. [Read more…]