Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Dragon Lovers (Book #32)

Dragon Lovers (Jo Beverley, Mary Jo Putney, Karen Harbaugh, Barbara Samuel, 2007) is a rare find--an anthology in which I enjoyed all four novellas. As the title suggests, these are all paranormal romances featuring dragons, and all have a certain fairytale feel to them, though they each have a different setting and take on dragon mythology. If I had to pick a favorite, I'd probably choose Harbaugh's "Anna and the King of Dragons," featuring a Dutch girl orphaned and left without an easy way home in 17th century Japan and the shapeshifting samurai warrior who becomes her protector. I don't know if I was supposed to picture Nakagawa-sama as looking like Ichiro Suzuki, but I did...

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