Authors: Jim Butcher, Delia Sherman, Richard Bowes, Ellen Kushner, Christopher Fowler, Patricia Briggs, Pat Cadigan, Peter Beagle, Naomi Novik, Matthew Kressel, Kit Reed, Lavie Tidhar, Nathan Ballingrud, John Crowley, Holly Black, Jeffrey Ford, Lucius Shepard, Caitl?n Kiernan, Elizabeth Bear
Original language: English
Publisher: St Martin’s Griffin, 2011
In this thrilling collection of original stories some of today’s hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill and captivate readers with otherworldly tales of magic and mischief. In Jim Butcher’s ‘ Curses’ Harry Dresden investigates how to lift a curse laid by the Fair Folk on the Chicago Cubs. In Patricia Briggs’ ‘Fairy Gifts,’ a vampire is called home by magic to save the Fae who freed him from a dark curse. In Melissa Marr’s ‘Guns for the Dead,’ the newly dead Frankie Lee seeks a job in the afterlife on the wrong side of the law. In Holly Black’s ‘Noble Rot,’ a dying rock star discovers that the young woman who brings him food every day has some strange appetites of her own.
Featuring original stories from 20 authors, this dark, captivating, fabulous and fantastical collection is sure to have readers coming back for more.