Obsession: Tales of Irresistible Desire

Editor Paula Guran
by Lawrence Block, Storm Constantine

Prime Books | May 29, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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Legends and myths of all cultures tell of those possessing captivating allure we are powerless to resist. Sirens, demon lovers, femme fatales, and others compel our love, drawing us into realms of forbidden desire and uncontrollable passion. These seductions are not always supernatural, nor even sexual. We can be haunted by unrequited desire, ensnared by our own minds, or swept away by another''s madness. Obsession overwhelms, takes us to irrational extremes, involves us in dangerous liaisons and fatal attractions - obsession consumes! Introducing enticing, compulsively readable tales from eighteen masterful storytellers.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 360 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 in

Published: May 29, 2012

Publisher: Prime Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1607013436

ISBN - 13: 9781607013433

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Obsession: Tales of Irresistible Desire

Editor Paula Guran
by Lawrence Block, Storm Constantine

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 360 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 in

Published: May 29, 2012

Publisher: Prime Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1607013436

ISBN - 13: 9781607013433

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Legends and myths of all cultures tell of those possessing captivating allure we are powerless to resist. Sirens, demon lovers, femme fatales, and others compel our love, drawing us into realms of forbidden desire and uncontrollable passion. These seductions are not always supernatural, nor even sexual. We can be haunted by unrequited desire, ensnared by our own minds, or swept away by another''s madness. Obsession overwhelms, takes us to irrational extremes, involves us in dangerous liaisons and fatal attractions - obsession consumes! Introducing enticing, compulsively readable tales from eighteen masterful storytellers.

About the Author

Lawrence Block is the author of the popular series' featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, Matthew Scudder, and Chip Harrison. Over 2 million copies of Lawrence Block's books are in print. He has published articles and short fiction in American Heritage, Redbook, Playboy, GQ, and The New York Times, and has published several collections of short fiction in book form, most recently Collected Mystery Stories. Block is a Grand Master of Mystery Writers of America. He has won the Edgar and Shamus awards four times, the Japanese Maltese Falcon award twice, as well as the Nero Wolfe award. In France, he was proclaimed a Grand Maitre du Roman Noir and has been awarded the Societe 813 trophy twice. Block was presented with the key to the city of Muncie, Indiana, and is a past president of the Private Eye Writers of America and the Mystery Writers of America. Joe R. Lansdale was born in Gladewater, Tex. in 1951. He attended Tyler Junior College, the University of Texas at Austin, and Stephen F. Austin State University. Lansdale has also had a varied career, having worked as a bouncer, a bodyguard, a transportation manager, a custodian, and a karate instructor before becoming a fulltime writer in 1981. Lansdale's written work includes several novels and more than 200 short stories. Although his favorite genre is fantasy, with suspense a close second, he has also written mysteries, horror, science fiction, and westerns. Some titles include Rumble Tumble, Dead in the West, The Nightrunners, Cold i
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