For your holiday pleasure, five star storytellers serve up their most delicious recipes for romance. MARY BALOGH tells of lost love found when a betrayed beauty and a jealous lord learn how hard it is to resist each other. SANDRA HEATH stirs up embers of a past passion between a dashing sea captain and a mysterious governess with heartwarming results. EDITH LAYTON leads a divinely handsome, strangely bedeviled duke by his taste buds to a woman he does not suspect he hungers for. BARBARA METZGER sets a beautiful young widow free to break all the rules and come out a winner at last in the marriage game. PATRICIA RICE weaves a glowing tale abort a woman who must decide whether to defy her ferocious father and take a second chance at love. Rich and heady with the spirit of the season, this Yuletide treasury satisfies your appetite for the very best.