When You Wish
To thine own wish be true. Do not follow the moth to the star.So says the message in an exquisite green bottle. Is it a wish? A warning? A spell to cast over a lover? In these six charming love stories, a mysterious bottle brings a touch of magic to the lives of all who possess it...."Wishful... show more
To thine own wish be true. Do not follow the moth to the star.So says the message in an exquisite green bottle. Is it a wish? A warning? A spell to cast over a lover? In these six charming love stories, a mysterious bottle brings a touch of magic to the lives of all who possess it...."Wishful Thinking" by Jane Feather. To be taken seriously as a scientist, the bespectacled Rosie Belmont passes herself off as a man...but her plan backfires when a very attractive fellow scientist arrives for an all-too-lengthy visit."The Blackmoor Devil" by Patricia Coughlin. A legendary rake purchases a spell from a witch...and encounters a love he thought lost forever."The Natural Child" by Sharon and Tom Curtis. When a proper young lady makes a wish she didn't intend, she soon finds herself trapped in a bedroom with London's wickedest womanizer."Bewitched" by Elizabeth Elliott. A headstrong lord knows that he must marry a suitable girl, so why is it that only a spirited and highly unsuitable vixen enthralls him?"Forever" by Patricia Potter. A beautiful smuggler is terrified when a mysterious stranger uncovers her family's darkest secret...only to learn fate has a surprise in store for her."The Unwanted Bride" by Suzanne Robinson. When a dashing earl proposes to a woman he's never seen, he ends up with the wrong bride...and, just maybe, his heart's desire.Six spellbinding stories that are pure magic...from today's most beloved romance authors.
Publish date: September 2nd 1997
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
A mixed bag of stories in this, I really enjoyed the first one, Wishful Thinking by Jane Feather, Rosie Belmont passes herself off as male to be respected by the scientific community and problems arise when a fellow scientist visits to discuss her theories. Nice light story, I think she has expanded...
My review contains spoilers and they're mostly my thoughts as I went with the book...Note: my review and rating is solely based on Elizabeth Elliott’s novella Bewitched (4 stars).“To thine own wish be true. Do not follow the moth to the stars.”What an interesting little theme for an anthology! I mus...