When her great aunt dies famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town to Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house a witches cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream queens ample assets all hell busts out & breaks loose.
Tilo, the titular "Mistresses of Spices" is a shopkeeper and an immigrant from India who helps customers satisfy their needs and desires with spices. Her life changes when she falls in love with an American man.
A young woman is torn between the affections of her two lovers. One is a young bachelor who brings passion into her life. The other is a married man who has kept her as his mistress for years. Architect JD has a chip on his shoulder about his father Rico never really accepting him as his son. Seamstress Sari struggles to take care of her family. The two meet by chance, and JD aggressively pursues Saris affections. Though the two are clearly a good match, there is a problem standing in the way of their bliss: Sari is the mistress of JDs father. Against his better judgment, JD continues to court Sari even after finding out this difficult fact. He hides his true identity as Ricos son, and fights to win Saris heart.
A love triangle through the four seasons. A young woman, living in a relationship, falls in love with a married man. If someone had told her that she in a few months should be the man's mistress, she would become aggrieved and indignant. She was certainly not a woman who would mess with married men.
Barely historical presentation of the life of Jim Bowie. Here he goes to New Orleans to sell lumber but falls in love with Judalon. To match his rivals he must become sophisticated and does so. By the time he sells the mill, starts a plantation and tries to wed Jedualon the woman has wed playboy Phillipe. Along the way to true wisdom he designs a special knife made from part of a meteorite.
Ruža left Serbia, her country, over 30 years ago and lives in Zurich. Her daily life is a string of repetitive moments until, one day, Ana arrives on the scene and upsets Ruža's painstakingly organized world. A subtle friendship develops between the two strong willed women.
Jenny Neumann takes a group of men into the jungles of Kenya to look for her husband, and instead finds a tribe of caveman-looking "Near-Men" who all seem terribly attracted to her beautiful blond hair.
When Ben investigates the mysterious death of his sister, he is unaware that he is opening up a web of political intrigue. Ed Murphy, the White House Chief of Staff, becomes embroiled in a struggle to save the President from a humiliating scandal.
Chanel sets out to get revenge after disocvering that her husband is having an affair with his secretary, Alexis. But, when she finds herself desperately attracted to Alexis' fiancee, the jilted wife begins to wonder if she too can be a mistress. Michael and Lily's marriage becomes volatile after they hire a seductive, but capable, new babysitter, Abella. Eager to keep the peace, Michael struggles to appease his jealous wife while indulging in a secret, dangerous flirtation with this youthful beauty.
Karen Richards (Kelly Nichols) works in an architectural firm. Her boss, Carl Reese (Eric Edwards), wants her to move into the position of public relations. She accepts the job, knowing she may be called upon to perform some important sexual favors to close a deal. Carl invites her along on a business trip with an important associate. This is the beginning of a much more intimate relationship for them. Karen becomes disillusioned with the whole affair, knowing that she in the second woman in Carl's life. She then decides to take a leave of absence to embark on a new approach to her life.
Ann Dexter, daughter of an itinerant Haiti waterfront character, Carl Dexter, brings a golden idol, which her father her stolen at a voodoo ceremony, to Bill Buchanan, who is known along the waterfront as a man eternally on a treasure hunt. He agrees to let Ann accompany him in search of the treasure after a native he befriended gives him directions and certain voodoo secret charms. They follow an underwater passage to an island where they find a Pagan tribe. They learn that the golden idol is a burial symbol representing the dead and that hundreds of idols are at the bottom of the sacred burial lake.
A bankrupt Italian count commit suicide and one of his creditors takes over his family villa but he allows the widow, the mother, and the three adult sisters to stay on. The creditor is a wealthy businessman, but also basically an uncouth peasant (who fancies himself an opera singer). Still, the dimwitted, sex-crazed sisters try to seduce both him and his shy, virginal son who accompanies him.