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This volume features a trio of M/M tales from three of the genre's hottest authors. Winner Takes All by Laura Baumbach -- Two vampires face off in a deadly bet that has the winner claiming everything the loser owns--including the loser's innocent, unaware human offspring. Gift of the Raven by Angela Fiddler -- Cory has always been mercurial; passionate one second and froze ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published March 3rd 2008 by MLR Press
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B
Nov 05, 2015 B rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Excellent narrator, very good story.
Ami
Feb 16, 2010 Ami rated it really liked it
This review is ONLY FOR Laura Baumbach's Winner Takes All

Two of my favorite Baumbach are novellas: Enthralled and Breathing. This novella here has the same aura as that. A centuries old vampire and a young human. I love how Baumbach writes the scene between them from the stalking to the actual love making. She really knows how to prolong the love making scene making it worth it until the climax.
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Serena Yates
Nov 16, 2009 Serena Yates rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Wolf's Recluse was a great story which I rated 5+.

I liked "Winner Takes All" and "The Gift Of The Raven" less and rated both at 3.
Elisa Rolle
Three stories of old vampires and of the young ones they turn for love.

Winner Takes All by Laura Baumbach: Malcom Crane is a celtic warrior turned vampire more than a thousand years ago. He is in love with William Pray, but the newly made vampire is still mourning the loss of his beloved wife and has no other desire in life to see his son safe. But he looses a bet with Malcom and then Malcom kills him and since winner takes all, William's son, Hunter, is now in his power. Thinking to kill the so
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Mein Hime
Dec 17, 2011 Mein Hime rated it really liked it
Angela Fiddler is a revelation here with a complex short story: Gift of the raven. The relationship between Cory and Luke shifts, twists and turns while they battle twin evils. Gripping and worth the cover price of the book for this story alone.
heardtheowl
Feb 28, 2010 heardtheowl rated it really liked it
The 4 stars are for the first fic by Baumbach. I had to re-read the first 3 pages to get what was up, but it was an amazing story. The second fic was - eh - and the third was good. Worth the purchase for the first story.
Anne
Oct 28, 2009 Anne rated it liked it
The Laura B story was all right....I didn't much like the beginning, though it ended fine. The Jet M story was too short! The Angela Fiddler story was amazing! It was worth getting the book just for that story.
Neyjour
Winner Takes All by Laura Baumbach:
[paranormal / urban fantasy]

Wolfe's Recluse by Jet Mykles:
[paranormal / urban fantasy]
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Oct 07, 2011 OkayKim rated it really liked it
Enjoyed the first two stories, but had trouble with the third
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i thought that it was a good book.
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Laura Baumbach is the best-selling, multi-award winning, acclaimed author of short stories, novellas, novels and screenplays. Most recently, Mexican Heat, written in collaboration with Josh Lanyon, has been chosen as a FINALIST for Best Gay Romance in the 2009 Lambda Literary Awards, a FINALIST in the 2010 EPPIE Awards, and has received an Honorable Mention at the 2009 San Francisco Book Festival. ...more
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