ERATO by Cat Johnson
The muse Erato is not at all happy to learn that the goddess Aphrodite intends to send him from Mt. Olympus. Because of his fascination with mortals he’s perfect for her plan involving a female in the mortal world. Next thing he knows he’s waking up in an alley behind a restaurant with an enchanting woman checking him for signs of life. He has no memory of where he’s from or even his own identity. Something about the scent on Acantha arouses him but he doesn’t understand why. Acantha is equally attracted to Erato but she’s never had much luck in the love department.
HEPHAESTUS LAYS DOWN THE LAW by Tilly Greene
God of the Forge Hephaestus is one of the elite pantheon of Greek gods and goddesses and Zeus’s son. He’s very happy working with his hands creating Zeus’s lightning bolts and other various contraptions. The only part of his life he’s dissatisfied with is his wife Aphrodite’s promiscuity. For some reason she’s showing less interest in him and Hephaestus is tired of her not satisfying his needs as well as her own. He’s about to lay down the law and it just may result in both their satisfaction.
PLUTO’S OFFERING by Selena Illyria
Iriana’s day isn’t off to a good start. She’s overslept and late for the wedding she’s in charge of then she’s waylaid by a seer who claims that Pluto, the Roman god of the dead will rise and Iriana will meet him. Her day only goes downhill from there when she’s drugged, accused of being a witch and sacrificed. Now she finds herself in the company of Pluto, and she can honestly say it may just be the best thing to ever happen to her.
SEDUCTION IN MOONLIGHT by Diana DeRicci
Each night Edmond searches the sky for the eternal beauty that can only be found in the stars and moon. He’s imagined a woman with welcoming arms when he gazes at the moon but chocks it up to a flight of fancy. That is until a woman appears behind him without a sound. Selena treasures this short time she’s granted freedom of the demands and expectations of Mt. Olympus and being a goddess. Edmond’s worshipful desire for her calls her to him but there’s no hope for a future for them beyond the time of the Flower Moon – when Selena will once again be trapped on Mt. Olympus.
DARK BOND by Eliza Gayle
When vampire Drakon’s human lover, Ezra’s life is taken by a wooden stake meant for Drakon, he’ll do whatever he has to in order to bring his lover back. The only way to save him is for Drakon to call on his long ago lover, the goddess Nyx, and vow to give her whatever she wishes in exchange for saving Ezra. Goddess Nyx, creator and ruler of all things dark, agrees to save Ezra but she’ll exact her price. Drakon assumes that she’ll want him back but Nyx has a surprise up his sleeve – she intends to take Ezra.
THE SPOILS OF WAR by Kayleigh Jamison
Ares, the god of war and ‘manliness,’ has fulfilled his part of the bargain and the little Frenchman has been defeated, now it’s time to reap his reward and enlist Duke Wellington’s help in finding a noblewoman to be his companion. While the nobleman expects Ares to select one of the raving beauties, he actually becomes interested in a certain young woman whose chances at marriage have been thwarted by a rumor regarding her virtue.
LOVE’S IMMORTAL PANTHEON consists of seven stories revolving around the Roman gods and the various other entities who inhabit Mt. Olympus. Each author brings these gods and goddesses to life and portrays them as flawed individuals with hopes, dreams and desires. The stories of this anthology are endearing, fast paced, humorous, memorable and incorporate everything I’ve always found so intriguing about the ancient gods and how flawed they really were. If you’re looking for a fun read that encompasses several different genres while still involving Greek gods and goddesses then this is the book for you.