Louisiana: the enigmatic bayou, the moss-draped river trees, the ghostly city of New Orleans, a setting for devilish intrigue and dangerous love. Four talented authors who make their homes in this mysterious state conjour tales of three desperate women and a man who, long ago, dared to dance with the devil, risking souls for hearts' desire--and finding love.
The Wager -- Rexanne Becnel
Spirited and bold, Amanda wasn't about to let the notorious gambler called the Devil ruin her brother. But the wager the handsome rake offers pits her innocent virtue against his closely guarded heart.
The Haunting of Sarah -- Anne Logan
When her childhood sweetheart rejected her, lovely Sarah married his twin to provide for her family. Now, trapped in a cruel marriage, she offers her soul for one night in the arms of the man she should have wed.
Out of the Night -- Deborah Martin
Dr. Victor Drouet would risk anything to save seven dying children...But when a beautiful healer appears in answer to his plea, he learns that he already sold himself to the devil and, to win her heart, he must reclaim his soul.
The Monk -- Meagan McKinney
The death of her father left-spoiled beauty Leila penniless, facing an empty future--marriage to a fortune hunter she did not love, or her father's partner, whom she despised. Then a mysteriously appealing monk offers another alternative...at the price of her very soul.