Sirens and Scales

Sirens and Scales
All Mermaids and Dragons Limited Edition Boxed Set

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Tori MacAllister said Something Wicked This Way Comes V2 is Wickedly Delicious!

Tori had something wonderful to say about all the stories in this collection, and you can read the full review here:
This is what Tori had to say about Asterion:
“Asterion” by Katalina Leon
Having lost her father and her betrothed in battle, Larisa is betrayed by the weak village chief. He rows her to a remote island where a gorgeous palace, dedicated to the Minotaur, stands and where she will be a virgin sacrifice. But rather than die at the horns of a god, Larisa finds herself used to give corporeal form to an alien being, one whose chosen form is that of a handsome man bent on pleasuring her and helping humanity.
This was one of my favorite stories! I felt the reader didn’t need the couple pages of explanation about the Minotaur prior to the story, but other than that blip, it was pitch perfect. Larisa is brave and bold and the “god” who takes such on a luscious form delights in his body and Larisa’s with such abandon that you have to smile for the thousand-plus year old virgin. I was surprised to discover that Katalina Leon has written a ton of books (she has a few listed on her Goodreads page) and none of them seem to be myth based like this story. I’ll be trying one of her books to see if she can delight me again.
(Pisst lets hope Tori tries my next book "The Strix", which will be available from Loose Id publishing July 17th! I'll post more about The Strix soon.)

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