I usually like Mary Jo Putney, but her story didn't work well--one dimensional characters and no time for a believable romance to develop.
I know that has to sound odd; in effect, I'd give the story itself a four star rating, but separate it from the other five stories, because it just does not fit.
It really doesn't make a lot of sense for characters so young to make such huge decisions even for their own lives, much less when they could affect many others.
A collection of romances which also add a bit of fantasy and science fiction. Several stories within the collection have connections to other series.Published 10 days ago by Cecilia Rodriguez
Bujold can really write. I am not usually one for romance books, but the mix of styles and subjects was really nice.Published 11 months ago by Thomas L. Snook
I bought it for the Miles Vorkosigan short story, which was good within the Barrayar universe. I didn't like the other stories (to varying degrees), but as a guy, I am not the... Read morePublished 17 months ago by E C Mertzlufft Jr
Lois's story is so wonderful; another venture in the Miles Vorkosigan Saga. This relates some of the back-story to Miles and Ekaterin's wedding. Read morePublished 22 months ago by jaguarsandjacarandas
Irresistible Forces (2004) is romantic speculative fiction anthology. It contains six novelettes, an introduction, and bios of the authors. Read morePublished on November 12, 2012 by Arthur W. Jordin
The service from the vendor was great but the book is not one I would recommend.Published on March 28, 2010 by Glutenfreeisme
I bought this book because of the short novel "Winterfair Gifts" by Lois McMaster Bujold, but I enjoyed all of the stories. Read morePublished on August 14, 2009 by Pamela Maltzman
Bujold's WINTERFAIR GIFTS is fun, but the rest are lackluster. My solution made me happy--I got rid of this book and bought WINTERFAIR GIFTS alone as a downloadable audiobook... Read morePublished on July 23, 2009 by Gentle Reader Jill
Only the Barrayar set LMB tale is worth reading more than once, though I did also like the mage and Robin Hood stories.Published on March 6, 2009 by B. Proczko