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Myra Nour grew up reading s/f, fantasy, and romance, so she was really thrilled when these elements were combined in Futuristic Romances. She enjoys writing within all these elements, whether the hero is a handsome man from another planet, or a tiny fairy from another dimension. Myra’s background is in counseling, and she likes using her knowledge to create believable characters. She also enjoys lively dialogue and, of course, using her imagination to create other worlds with lots of action/adventure, as well as romance. She uses her handsome husband as inspiration for her heroes - he is a body builder, a soldier, and has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
What happens when the gods play tricks on humans?
Madria leads a very satisfying life as a cat, until one night when she stumbles upon a pair of arguing gods. When one of them points at Madria, changing her into a human, the stunned and confused ex-feline manages to drag herself home and collapse on her master’s doorstep.
Antonius is astonished when he finds an unconscious, nude woman on his doorstep, and pleased to see her beauty surpasses the ideal he had pictured for a perfect mate. Soon Antonius is falling deeply in love with the woman, yet her strange behavior makes him wonder if perhaps she’s a mystical being.
Madria has always loved Antonius and finds her experiences as a human exciting, especially the passionate sex they share. But how long before the gods return to wreak more havoc—or return her to her previous form?
Publisher’s Note: Originally available in the Sex Kittens anthology.
For Tony and Jennifer, life is good — well, almost all of it. They've been married three years and love each other deeply. But their sex life suffers when Tony receives a promotion and Jennifer starts her own design business. Once their lovemaking had been wild and steamy, now it's often quick and boring. They're stuck in a rut and don't know how to get out.
When Jennifer shares her concerns with her best friend, she is intrigued by Liz's suggestion of an erotic, highly sexual challenge — use increasingly exhibitionistic games to infuse their relationship with the steamy desire and spark that's missing.
In order to put the searing heat back into their marriage, Jennifer and Tony must overcome their trepidation to go along with the challenge, but neither knows what is in store for them. An encounter in a public hot tub seems risky enough, but then other, bolder challenges follow.
But the rewards for such risky behavior are hot. In a sexual and emotional journey, they rediscover not only the missing spark, but the reasons why they love each other.
Briana's dark and erotic dreams drive her from her bed to a deserted park where, come morning, she finds herself in another time and place, running from a terrifying wolf-man who insists upon practicing a highly sexual form of bonding with her. Is she still dreaming or just insane?Neither, as it turns out...
Marielle leads an idyllic life among her fellow Mer people. Swimming in the jeweled ocean and sunning on white beaches satisfy the others, but not her— Marielle has an adventurous heart. Her longing for something exciting draws her to a far off, mysterious island.
Matt came to the upper world expecting it to be vastly different from the underground society he grew up in. But he never expected to meet a gorgeous woman who matched his desire for exploration. One thing worries him— Marielle considers herself a mermaid.
Their lovemaking is sensual and steamy, but is it enough for Marielle and Matt to overcome their differences? They must live through danger, fight giant eels and horrible mutants, before they discover love can vanquish most obstacles.
Nick's life was perfect. He was a successful businessman—and just as successful with the ladies. He had everything he wished, or so he thought. Then a lovely magical creature shook up his world and made him rethink what he valued.
Amira wanted only one thing—to escape the curse of the djinn. She had served many selfish masters through the millennia. Her hope was that one day a Master would discover the way to give her freedom.
Her new Master was a shock. He was darkly handsome, just like her long-dead lover Omar. However, it didn't take long for Nick to show his true colors as a charming but uncommitted playboy. But Amira gradually discovers admirable qualities in her Master, in spite of his self-centered lifestyle. Maybe it was Nick's physical similarity to Omar that drew her so strongly to him, but she isn't content to play out the typical djinn/Master role. Amira is determined to teach her Master there is more to life than physical lust and fulfillment.
Every time Nick makes a wish, Amira twists it in surprising ways. Although irritated at his beautiful genie for her tricks, he becomes more drawn to her sweet nature. Each wish he asks for is filled with hot women and wild sex—wishes most men would consider a dream come true. But Nick soon finds himself desiring just one woman's love—his genie.
William is captivated by Sarah's beauty from the moment he discovers her aboard a ship he has pirated. Her joy and expertise in sex thrills his body, while her sweet personality wins his heart.
He knows though, that Sarah holds some secret from him. William has his own secret and waits patiently for her to open up. As time passes he falls in love with the lovely mystery woman and plans to ask her hand in marriage. But will Sarah agree to marry a pirate?
All Sarah wanted was a few exciting days with a real pirate. A ridiculous idea for a modern woman. Not so, when the River Goddess grants her wish. Sarah finds that Captain William Drake is a handsome rascal with fighting skills that set her heart racing, while his sensual abilities set her blood aflame.
Sarah is kidnapped by the savage Captain Stewart, who revels in rape and brutality. When William rescues her after a deadly battle with her abductor, Sarah starts falling in love with him. Now she wonders when the adventure is over, can she live without the handsome Captain?
Xandor needs a soulmate to achieve the coveted status of fifth-level wizard. With the aid of some very powerful magic, he finds her. But Zira’s people have some intriguing notions about courtship and bonding. Xandor needs to bring his lovely blue elfin-maid to three consecutive full-body orgasms…and win her heart.
Publisher’s Note: This story was previously published in the Mystic Visions anthology.