Love has a way of unveiling the secrets of the heart. And there is no stronger testament to this than these stunning stories, gathered here by Steven Sandals, the Topaz Man. Written by his favorite authors, they are unique tales that capture all the passion and promise of love.
BESIEGED HEART by Jennifer Blake
One moment a medieval princess is trapped in her besieged castle -- the next a time-travelling wizard has swept her centuries from danger, where she can save all she holds dear... if she'll only surrender her heart.
MASQUERADE by Madeline Baker
The story of a vampire, doomed to eternal life... and cursed with love for a mortal woman.
GAMBLER'S DELIGHT by Georgina Gentry
When the ladies of the town send all the no-goods and soiled doves down river on a paddle-steamer, a handsome gambler finds his fate tangled with a determined young woman in a fiery satin dress -- with a temper and passions to match.
FALLING IN LOVE by Shirl Henke
Chastity O'Rourke is a successful con artist who meets her match when a nobleman in disguise wins her heart in a game of love.
KEEPING THE FIRE HOT by Patricia Rice
Sparks fly high when a saloon owner and a lovely young woman masquerading as a boy discover that secrets shared can lead to love.