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  • Welcome to the most massive, monumental volume of paranormal crime stories by bestselling fiction writers ever compiled. Featuring everything from supernatural con artists and shape-shifters to werewolves and motorcycle-riding ninja rats, these gripp...


  • No work of science fiction in the twentieth century captured the imagination of so many readers as the epic future history put forth in the stories and novels of Isaac Asimov. In this volume, a select group of the Good Doctor's fellow writers expl...


  • From a Western circus where monsters and heroes collide, to a Civil War robot that clanks into battle, to a mining family that encounters parallel universes, Westward Weird features thirteen original stories that open the Old West to new frontiers of...


  • Here's an anthology that examines what it means to be human in all its positive and negative aspects. If you were an intelligent robot, would the opportunity to become human for a day be worth the risks? If a magic spell switched the bodies of a vamp...


  • Fantasy, whether classic or contemporary, has always been based on the conflict between the forces of Light and Darkness. Now some of the genre's most inventive authors bring readers into the Seelie Court, where all serve the Queen of Air and Light, ...


  • From a tropical resort where visitors can become temporary zombies, to a newly-made zombie determined to protect those he loves, to a cheerleader who won't let death kick her off the team, to a zombie seeking revenge for the ancestors who died on an ...


  • Space...the final frontier. Or is it? Many say there's no frontier more forbidding than a romantic relationship between a man and a woman. But what if one's a human, and the other's an alien? Here is an original collection of space opera stories wher...


  • Paranormal crime stories by bestselling fiction writers like Kelley Armstrong, Anne Perry, Simon R. Green, Patricia Briggs, and more. A massive, monumental volume of paranormal crime fiction by bestselling authors. Gripping tales of mayhem include bo...






  • One Man. One Gun. One Law. It's an American icon: the Western shootist, living by skill, courage and a willingness to spit in death's eye. Now, the greatest names in Western literature turn this mythical character upside down, inside out and every...


  • Before The Road by Cormac McCarthy brought apocalyptic fiction into the mainstream, there was science fiction. No longer relegated to the fringes of literature, this explosive collection of the world’s best apocalyptic writers brings the inventors ...


  • The sound of a crowded saloon ... The cry of a train coming through the night... The pounding of horses ridden by friends or foe... From the searing sun to snow-steeped winters, towns called Sentinel, Iron Mountain and St. Elmo stood strong and fierc...


  • Sixteen original stories about taking your dream vacation-in any era you desire. Take a vacation through time with the help of a Time Travel Agency offering excursions into the past and future. Readers will find themselves in exotic, adventurous l...


  • Brilliant, original sci-fi and fantasy stories featuring brave and bold heroines Thirteen urban and paranormal tales of strong women, armed with weapons they are not afraid to use, as well as fists and feet of fury, who face monsters and bad guys-a...


  • Venture into Spells of the City, where a troll may be your toll collector on the George Washington Bridge...Harry the Book will be happy to place your best in a spellbinding alternative New York...a gargoyle finds himself left to a lonely rooftop exi...


  • Just in time for Sherlock Holmes, the major motion picture starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law: the world’s greatest fictional detective and his famous sidekick Dr. Watson are on their first trip across the Atlantic as they solve crimes all ov...


  • From a farmer at war with Nature's creatures, to dangerous doings when the henhouse goes on-line, to the hazards of keeping company with a book wyrm, here are ingenious tales that will make readers laugh or cry-or double-check to make sure that their...


  • Let the games begin! These thirteen original stories by veterans of the fantasy realms take role-playing games and universes to a whole new level. From a teenager who finds a better future in virtual reality; to a private investigator hired to find a...


  • Sixteen original stories about magic-fueled crimes and those who investigate them When magic is used for criminal purposes, all sorts of ethical and logistical questions arise beyond the realm of everyday law and order. Now, sixteen top tale-tellers ...


  • Set in a world that exists on the same plane as humans, yet is hidden from us, Catopolis introduces readers to an assortment of cats, ranging from a feline Seer who must take destiny into her own paws to defeat a dictatorial tomcat thug...to a black ...


  • Eighteen original stories about the ?lives? of the undead From vampires to mummy con artists, this lively collection explores the many forms the undead can take in stories that range from the chilling to the hysterical. There are those who people the...


  • Thirteen original stories about friends conjured in times of need We?ve all had them. We?ve all needed them. In this fun fantasy anthology, readers are given thirteen variations on what kinds of friends come in handy indeed in times of need. From a t...


  • 13 original stories about the realities just around the corner... Movements glimpsed out of the corner of your eye, inexplicable sounds, knowledge for which there is no rational explanation, dreams that seem as real as our own everyday life?products ...


  • Predicting the future has long been a cornerstone of science fiction. Now seventeen farseeing authors have taken up the challenge of gazing into the future and seeing where America may be the day after tomorrow. From an America where hsitory has beco...


  • In the earliest days of humankind, everything in the world seemed magical. Gods and demons, spirits and sprites were considered to be responsible for everything from life and death, to the turning of the seasons, to the abundance or failure of crops....


  • 13 new stories about TESTING the bonds of fellowship on fantastical worlds The bonds of friendship and fellowship are key to many fine fantasy and science fiction novels, most notably Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring. Now top tale-spinners of...


  • The future holds endless possibilities... This volume inclues 16 intriguing visions of tomorrow. Features stories by:Esther M. FriesnerBrenda CooperKevin J. AndersonP. R. FrostMike ResnickJames PatrickKelly LisanneNorman DeanWesley SmithIrene Radford...


  • 15 original stories about those who earn their living through spellcraft From a boy who discovers life can be an illusion...to a man who maintains company security through enchantment...to a young woman who inherits a real magic shop...to a gambl...


  • 16 Original stories about fate Do we all have destinies we can't avoid? Or is each of us able to determine our own future by our actions? Are there key moments in time that offer unique opportunities to change fate? These are just a few of th...






  • ORDINARY PEOPLE. EXTRAORDINARY HEROES... This all-new fantasy anthology features thirteen original stories about ordinary or inexperienced people learning to become extraordinary heroes. From the shape shifter Esen-alit-Quar who is forced unexpected...


  • Nineteen original tales of the pandora legend-as no one has ever imagine it before. When Pandora's Box was opened, so the ancient tale goes, all the evils that would beset humanity were released into the world. When the box was all but empty, the...


  • Fifteen original tales envision ever-more sophisticated technology-and the repercussions on humankind... As our world and daily lives become more and more involved with and dependent on complex technology, concern over what the future holds incre...


  • Assassins-are they born or made? Do they choose this role out of necessity, because they are forced to, or because they enjoy killling? And what do they do in their spare time? These are just a few of the questions answered in this all-original c...


  • They are the stuff of legend, thundering out of the harsh landscapes and stunning vistas of the American West, vividly lodged in our collective imaginations. From Buffalo Bill to Billy the Kid, from Cochise to Jesse James, these names and so many oth...


  • A volume of visions of future wars, fought with weapons out of nightmare, by todays top writers of military science fiction, as well as some writers who are not usually associated with military SF, such as best-selling writer Gregory Benford, and aw...


  • Who hasn't dreamed of being an evil overlord? Today's finest fantasy authors have delivered fourteen tales that run the gamut from humorous to serious, fantasy to science fiction. Certain to appeal to role-playing gamers, fantasy lovers, and megaloma...


  • A new anthology by some of the top names in the genre. Time travel and the dangers of altering the time stream continue to fascinate readers. This book offers 17 new stories of daring adventurers who meddle with time including: a science fiction fan ...


  • BRIAN STABLEFORD * MICKEY ZUCKER REICHERT * FIONA PATTON * JIM C. HINES ESTHER M. FRIESNER * DONALD J. BINGLE * ALAN DEAN FOSTER * DEVON MONK PHAEDRA M. WELDON * CHRISTINA F. YORK * JANA PANICCIA * JOSEPHA SHERMAN SUSAN SIZEMORE * MICHAEL JASPER N...


  • Liberty is a recurring theme in science fiction. Here's a volume of explorations of this theme, combining landmark stories from science fiction's golden age with new stories by some of today's top writers, including Hugo winner and Grand Master Jack ...


  • ALAN DEAN FOSTER * JODY LYNN NYE ALEXANDER B. POTTER* BRENDA COOPER KARINA SUMNER-SMITH * TANYA HUFF SARAH A. HOYT * JANA PANICCIA * NANCY HOLDER RUTH STUART * JEAN RABE * JANE LINDSKOLD LOUISE MARLEY * MELISSA LEE SHAW * NINA KIRIKI HOFFMAN * ...


  • Blending science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, and westerns, twenty noted authors, including Tanya Huff, Alan Dean Foster, and Jean Rabe, present an imaginative collection of hybrid stories, from a mountain man who encounters a demon in Yellows...


  • A Union Lieutenant keeps his promise to return to his sweetheart in Brooklyn and waltz to The Blue Danube, even in death. In rural Virginia, a group of privileged pranksters suffer for dismissing the legend of the ghost who guards a Confederate shot ...


  • A collection of sixteen original short stories provides a provocative view of the demonic denizens, lost souls, and fallen angels who make hell their home, in an anthology featuring contributions P. N. Elrod, Tom Piccirilli, Adam Stemple, Elizabeth G...



  • The locked room mystery is a subgenre of detective fiction in which a crime is committed under apparently impossible circumstances. Greenberg and Pronzini's novel is a collection of these "locked room mysteries," and is sure to entertain—and confou...


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  • Featuring contributions from Alan Dean Foster, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Charles de Lint, and Jody Lynn Nye, this imaginative collection puts a feline twist on classic bedtime stories, from a cat genie who has a problem fulfilling human wishes to a ...






  • A collection of nineteen original short stories--by Gregory Benford, Robert Sheckley, Irene Radford, Josepha Sherman, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and other distinguished writers--journeys through a series of gateways to worlds of imagination and adventur...


  • From a queen who must save her people, to a bag lady who embodies the Goddess's senior Aspect, this collection of thirteen stories, set both in fantasy realms and the modern-day world, pays tribute to the three aspects of the Triple Goddess and featu...



  • Sherlock Holmes once declared: “This world is big enough for us. No ghosts need apply.” And when Dr. Mortimer asked if the legend of the Hound of the Baskervilles was not of interest, Holmes said only: “To a collector of fairy-tales.” And yet...


  • A collection of eleven tales of alternate history by leading science fiction authors explores a world that might have been, from a Trojan War in which Helen surrenders or a Civil War fought by robots to a World War II in which participants race to ac...


  • How would ancient Vikings react to a gun-wielding giant with flaming red hair? What would a modern cop do in a feudal world where gunpowder was considered a benediction of God? What if Scipio Africanus never lived to challenge, or kill, Hannibal at Z...


  • From Columbus Day to Christmas, from Labor Day to the Fourth of July, here are thirteen original stories of dark fantasy and the supernatural that give new meaning to the term holiday spirit. Includes stories by: Julie E. Czerneda Peter Crowther E...


  • Spine-tingling stories of gruesome crimes and grizzly scenes, spawned by the nineteenth-century reign of terror of the world's most famous night stalker, Jack the Ripper, features contributions by Ellery Queen, Robert Bloch, Ray Russell, William F. N...



  • From Jack who trades in his leather jacket for magical picks to a talking cat who saves his human family, this unique collection of stories gives classic fairy tales a bold new twist and features contributions from such notable writers as Tanya Huff,...


  • What would have happened if history had been different-if the major events that shaped our times had occurred in a different way-or not at all? From a Confederacy that won the Civil War to a Europe converted to Viking paganism.These bold excursions i...


  • CHARLES DE LINT * TIM WAGGONER KRISTINE KATHRYN RUSCH * JOHN HELFERS SARAH A. HOYT * TANYA HUFF * JAMES FISCUS JANE LINDSKOLD * WEN SPENCER * ADAM STEMPLE ELIZABETH ANN SCARBOROUGH * MICHELLE WEST The twelve original tales in this volume revea...



  • 15 all-new stories of tomorrow from 15 of the best sci-fi writers of today The challenge and lure of space exploration has long been fertile ground for some of the finest science fiction stories. Here, fifteen of the best chroniclers of the day afte...


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    The Future of Freedom--as Explored by Top Science Fiction Writers in a New Volume of All Original Stories. As Thomas Jefferson put it, "That government is best which governs least." And, as Will Rogers wryly quipped, "We're lucky we don't ge...


  • Sixteen stories follow the frightening and ghostly encounters by United States presidents within the White House walls and include contributions by such authors as Brian Hodge, Barbara Collins, and Bill Crider. Original....


  • More than 200,000 words of the best mystery and suspense fiction from around the worldThe world's Finest Mystery and Crime StoriesEach year, editors Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg cast their net far and wide, across the seas, throughout the world ...


  • A thrilling collection of submarine warfare fiction, detailing the earliest submarines and U-boats, as well as the latest high-tech underwater vessels, includes contributions from Jim DeFelice, James H. Cobb, Brendan DuBois, R. J. Pineiro, and Willia...


  • Amidst the tension and drama of a war that pits brother against brother and father against son, the dark side of men and women can reach a boiling point. Here are stories of betrayal, murder and malevolence in a world already marked by besieged honor...


  • Vampires have become the quintessential embodiment of irresistible evil, the creature we love to hate--seductive, immortal, insatiable. But there are those among us who dare to hunt these bloodsucking foes with a vengeance so passionate it borders on...


  • These are the men and women, the aliens and the machines, that fight the wars of tomorrow. These are the stories of honor, betrayal-and the price people will pay to survive...and triumph. These are Future Wars....


  • WHEN IN THE COURSE OF FUTURE EVENTS ... Liberty is a recurring theme in science fiction. Here's a volume of explorations of this theme, some even arguing that freedom can be best served by doing away with government entirely. As Thomas Jefferson w...


  • An out-of-this-world collection of fantastical stories by such masters of the science fiction genre as Orson Scott Card, Anne McCaffrey, and Arthur C. Clarke features profound insight into the origin of each story and the individual authors' careers....



  • Ingeniously contrived and shrewdly executed by some of the finest talents at work in crime fiction todayAnne Perry, Loren Estleman, Gillian Linscott, Edward D. Hoch, Peter Tremayne, Stuart Kaminsky, Jon L. Breen, Bill Crider, Howard Engel, Carolyn Wh...


  • Some of today's leading science fiction and fantasy authors--including Gregory Benford, Fiona Patton, Richard Friesen, Tanya Huff, Bruce Holland Rogers, and Michelle West, among others--present their own innovative new version of such classic fairy t...


  • A selection of original science fiction tales explores the adventures that await humankind as we explore and colonize the planets of our solar system, featuring contributions from Timothy Zahn, Michael A. Stackpole, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Roland Gre...


  • Capturing the exploits and adventures of these courageous warriors, an anthology of fifteen original fantasy stories features the contributions of Andre Norton, Jane Yolen, Mickey Zucker Reichert, Brendan Dubois, Tanya Huff, Jean Rabe, Esther Friesne...


  • What is it about lighthouses that stirs the heart and sparks the imagination? Built for strength and permanence, they are nonetheless always vulnerable. We look to them for guidance and reassurance yet never quite lose the feeling of being watched wh...


  • An anthology of original science fiction tales explores the vast possibilities and implications of artificial intelligence, robots, and androids in stories by Jane Lindskold, James P. Hogan, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Ron Collins, Jody Lynn Nye, Paul De...


  • After the King presents an outstanding collection of new fantasy stories by an extraordinary assemblage of some of the very best writers to ever continue the tradition Tolkien began with The Lord of the Rings.Stephen R. Donaldson, Peter S. Beagle, An...


  • December 7, 1941, a date which will live in infamy". So did President Franklin Delano Roosevelt address the American people about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that initiated America's entry into World War II.But what if things had happened dif...


  • Some of science fiction's finest authors explore the themes of time travel, time paradoxes, and alternate universes in an anthology of original short fiction by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Diane Duane, Dean Wesley Smith, James P. Hogan, Jane Lindskold, J...


  • Xena once fought gods and demigods, mortals and monsters in the hit TV series Xena: Warrior Princess] M. Now she and her friends live on--and battle on--in this first-ever collection of original stories. Seventeen of fantasy's brightest and best auth...


  • They're fascinating and they're fatal.They're trained assassins-the targeted subjects of this killer collection of brand-new tales featuring the hottest hit men-and women-in fantasy today.With a new Nightfall story by best-selling author Mickey Zucke...


  • An action-packed anthology of military fiction tales journeys to the front lines of battle, on the land, in the jungle, and in the ocean depths, in a collection that features works by James H. Cobb, R. J. Pineiro, Jim DeFelice, H. Jay Riker, and othe...


  • Ever since the first caveman sketched out the bison hunts on the walls of the Lascaux caves 16,000 years ago, mankind has found a way to communicate. For centuries the letter was the primary form of communication across any distance. Kings, popes, lo...



  • The words murder and romance seldom appear together. If given a choice, most of us would prefer them to be as far apart as possible. But there is no denying that an edge of danger can heighten tension, intensify emotions, and make every moment a trea...


  • From the myth of The Odyssey and the legend of Atlantis, to Horatio Hornblower and Treasure Island, the sea has captured our imaginations with the lure of adventure, mystery, and danger. Featuring writers like Mike Resnick and Tanya Huff, this new an...



  • Guardian Angels": Heart-Warming Stories of Divine Influence and Protection, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, is a collection of inspiring, uplifting stories about the most heavenly of protectors: angels. Portraying angels in their splendor and power, i...


  • What unique challenges will tomorrow's soldiers face in distant star systems?How will Earth deal with hostile aliens on home soil?How will humanity fight-and survive-its future wars?These are just a few of the questions explored in these brand-new, s...


  • Murder Most Delectable is an anthology of short crime stories whose common elements include food, restaurants, and food preparation. Included are stories by Ruth Rendell, M. D. Lake, Edward Hoch, Joyce Carol Oates, and Rex Stout....


  • ...and other master storytellers explore the farthest reaches of science fiction's most classic theme-the bold frontiers of humankind's future, from life in a Dyson sphere, to cities built on the ocean floor, to colonies in far-flung galaxies, and th...


  • Murder Most Confederate: Tales of Crimes Quite Uncivil", edited by Martin H. Greenberg, is an anthology of short stories set in the Civil War in which the murders take place in the Confederacy. Authors such as Ed Gorman, Gary A. Braunbeck, and Edward...


  • WHO DO TODAY'S TOP FANTASY WRITERS READ - AND WHY? This was the question posed to some of the most influential authors in the field today. This book is their answer. Here are seventeen of the most memorable stories in the genre, each one personally s...


  • Murder Most Medieval is a collection of short stories set in medieval times in which murders are solved by the cleverest of methods. Included are stories by Peter Tremayne, Clayton Emery, and Ellis Peters....


  • Civil War Fantastic, some of science fiction's finest take us back to this turbulent time with their own special visions of what might have been. So don your uniform, load your cap and ball rifle, raise the colors, and prepare to change into Civil Wa...


  • ROBERT J. SAWYER * JACK WILLIAMSON * ALAN DEAN FOSTER * ALLEN STEELE * ROBERT CHARLES WILSON * PAUL LEVINSON * EDO VAN BELKOM * TOM PICCIRILLI * ERIC KOTANI * MIKE RESNICK & KRISTINE KATHRYN RUSCH * DANA STABENOW * PETER ULLIAN * PAMELA SARGENT From...


  • KRISTINE KATHRYN RUSCH * NINA KIRIKI HOFFMAN * ROBIN WAYNE BAILEY * MICHELLE WEST * JANE LINDSKOLD * MICKEY ZUCKER REICHERT * DENNIS McKIERNAN * JOHN DeCHANCIE * LISANNE NORMAN * DIANA L. PAXSON * ROSEMARY EDGHILL * JULIE E. CZERNEDA * CHARLES...


  • What sort of creatures may have haunted the Mardi Gras festival and who may have said farewell to the flesh in a horribly unique way (and why and how) are the subjects of this collection of murder stories set in New Orleans....


  • A collection of alien abduction stories covers the field from flying saucers to Area 51, with contributions by some of the best science fiction writers in the country, including Alan Dean Foster, Michelle West, Ed Gorman, R. Davis, Gary A. Braunbeck,...


  • A collection of sixteen tales of future crime features contributions by Alan Dean Foster, Norman Partridge, Barbara Paul, Craig Shaw Gardner, Ron Goulart, and many others. Original. BAKER & TAYLOR Bks...


  • Roger ZelanyHe created worlds and legends no one else could have imagined.His groundbreaking fiction seamlessly melded the primaland the highest tech. By combining icon and hoary archetype withnew modem myths of his own invention, he stretched and ad...



  • This collection of 11 stories proves that it's not just vampires who are out for blood these days. Instead, they tell of fearless and perhaps crazy people who hunt and dispatch vampires from this world to the next with torches and crucifixes and garl...



  • The fifth anthology in a series of entertaining fantasy tales featuring feline heroes and heroines includes twenty-four entertaining new stories by such authors as Mercedes Lackey, David Drake, Barry Longyear, Lawrence Watt-Evans, and Andre Norton, a...



  • A collection of short stories revealing TSR's new and exciting setting. Contributing authors include Robert Silverberg and Karen Haber, Robin Wayne Bailey, Gary Braunbeck, Matthew J. Costello, Diane Duane, William H. Keith, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, De...


  • The top names in sci-fi--Anne McCaffrey, Alan Dean Foster, Greg Bear, and others--present a distinctive collection of stories from the masters of science fiction, including Roger Zelazny, Theodore Sturgeon, and Lester Del Rey, that have influenced th...


  • Master sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick, Dr. Watson, return in a collection of fourteen original stories, all set during the Christmas holiday season, by Anne Perry, Carole Nelson Douglas, Loren D. Estleman, Reginald Hill, Bill Crider, and oth...


  • From vast armies to single champions, from legions of wizards to sorcerous duels, the original tales included in this volume are the very heart of fantasy. From kingdoms saved by the power of a spell, to magicked weapons that can steal the souls of c...



  • The stories that launched money-making blockbusters? ?almost any of the stories is worth the price of the whole volume.? The Reel Stuff collects thirteen memorable?and in some cases award-winning?tales from legendary names in science fiction, f...


  • Ranging from urban fantasy to modern horror, a collection of original stories by more than a dozen writers explores both the lighter and darker sides of superstitions, from the simple to the strange, the benign to the bizarre. Original....


  • In new stories by such popular female science-fiction writers as Anne McCaffrey, Elizabeth Moon, and Jane Yolen, young women risk spending their noble blood in battle, from a barbarian princess to a most unusual reincarnation of Arthur. Original....



  • From a god who has outlived his worshipers to a curse spawned by Zeus with the power to incite romance, seventeen original tales call a variety of mythical beings from the mists of time into the modern world. Original....






  • An all-original volume offering wizards of all kinds--from sorcerers and geomancers to witchdoctors and shamans--features a collection of stories by Andre Norton, Jane Yolen, Diana Paxson, Mickey Zucker Reichert, John De Chancie, and other notable wr...


  • A collection of eighteen original tales by such writers as Jane Yolen, John DeChancie, and Rosemary Edghill features elves both mischievous and malicious, sprightly and regal, humorous and tragic, who enmesh unwary mortals in magic. Original....



  • Ranging from humorous to compelling to cautionary, fourteen fantasy stories feature characters whose lives are ruled by the stars and who come face to face with the living embodiments of the signs themselves. Original....


  • Offers a collection of eighteen short Western stories by such acclaimed authors as Erle Stanley Gardner, Owen Wister, O. Henry, Loren D. Estleman, Ed Gorman, John Jakes, Louis L'Amour, Mark Twain, and others. Reprint....


  • A collection of original tales of contact between humans and extraterrestrials ranges from a military conspiracy to keep the public in the dark about such visits to an ancient Egyptian's brush with an interstellar empire. Original....


  • A collection of original tales by such authors as Jane Yolen, Mickey Zucker Reichert, John DeChancie, Dennis McKiernan, Andre Norton, and Jennifer Roberson features the elfish exploits of wood sprites both valiant and mischievous. Original....


  • GALACTIC GUMSHOES IN ACTION Whether it's committed on the dark side of the Moon, in the cold vacuum of space, or within the invisible force field of some 21st-century compound, the old adage is still true--crime doesn't pay. Here are nine enthr...


  • A collection of tales encompasses the signs of the tarot deck and includes the story of a woman who gets more than she had bargained for when she turns to a street tarot reader for help in finding her missing brother. Original....


  • This anthology features 13 mystery stories written by well-known mystery authors collaborating with their children and grandchildren. Each story features a short personal introduction by the adult and child writing team on what it was like to collabo...


  • Thirteen chilling tales--by Jane Lindskold, Billie Sue Mosiman, Will Murray, and Brian McNaughton, among others--center on the macabre Miskatonic University, where students study such subjects as Prophecy and Spellcasting on their path to a degree...


  • PURRR-FECTLY SINISTER TALES THAT TRAVEL THE GLOBEIn these fifteen original stories by today's best mystery writers, you will witness a bevy of baffling crimes set in the most exotic vacation spots on earth--and all featuring a four-footed friend. Fro...


  • Sixteen never-before-published science fiction stories about the perils and promises of the Internet explore such cyber-situations as a chat room romance gone horribly wrong and a grieving man given the chance to access life after death. Original....



  • The Way It Wasn't takes an amusing, intellectually stimulating excursion into speculative history. Here are thirteen memorable stories by renowned science fiction writers, telling what things might be like if... Elvis Presley weren't the "King" but t...


  • Fourteen chilling tales of future warfare--by Poul Anderson, Brian Hodge, Joe Haldeman, Billie Sue Mosiman, and other notable writers--capture a world in which conflicts are determined by battles between a monstrous new breed of techno-killer. Origin...


  • An anthology of twenty-five short works about the fearsome and awe-inspiring dinosaurs includes the writings of such popular authors as Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle....


  • H.P. Lovecraft is one of the most influential modern horror writers. Lovecraft's fiction is a category unto itself. Eschewing the traditional werewolves, vampires, and ghosts of most horror fiction, he wrote of dread Elder Gods and cosmic, earth-shat...


  • From a Catskill song and dance team to an act of kindness by Marilyn Monroe, from a mysterious admirer of Tallulah Bankhead to an opera singer who might steal more than the show, here are 20 original tales about those who thirst to drink the rich, da...




  • A collection of original hard science fiction works includes the writings of such authors as Ursula K. Le Guin, Gregory Benford, Poul Anderson, Robert Silverberg, George Alec Effinger, Mary Rosenblum, and Greg Egan....


  • The sixth volume in the popular Cat Crimes series gathers original mysteries by Dorothy Cannell, Barbara Collins, Ed Gorman and others, set in such exotic vacation spots as the French Riviera, Monte Carlo, and the Carribean....


  • An anthology of original stories about werewolves by masters of the genre including Brian Hodge, Peter Crowther, Barbara Paul, and Max Allan Collins, offer diverse and revealing visions of the shapeshifters who prowl the darkness. Original....


  • Sisters in Fantasy gathers together fifteen all-original and thought-provoking stories by some of the most highly regarded women writing fiction today. From curses confronted and paths not followed to women gifted with magic as ancient as the earth i...


  • Nineteen vampire tales include the story of a Toronto vampire detective who is pitted against one of her own kind, a Hollywood private eye who finds a script becoming dangerously real, and a cop on the trail of a bloodthirsty killer. Original....


  • For gourmets with a taste for delicious murder mysteries, a collection of culinary tales features a serial killer getting his just desserts, murder at a Texas barbecue, and a fussy bachelor seeking fresh basil and finding a corpse. Original....


  • Animals -- enter their magic kingdom. From cuddly puppies to ferocious lions and every beast in between, children are forever drawn to animals and to stories about their adventures. And who better to tell these stories than authors who have won the J...


  • CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH FAMILY AND FELINESIn these nineteen original tail-twitching tales of mystery, cats from Maine coon to Scottish fold, tabby to Siamese, white Persian to calico crack all manner of holiday capers. Arbor Day reminds a veterin...


  • Short stories by more than twenty-five diverse authors, including John Jakes, Elmore Leonard, Evan Hunter, Loren D. Estleman, John D. MacDonald, and Marcia Muller, represent some of the best stories about the West ever written....


  • A Decade of Classic Crime: The New Edgar Winners is a new collection of the best short crime fiction of the last ten years. The list of Edgar winners reads like a roll of honour of mystery writers. Frederick Forsythe thrills us with his short story T...


  • A collection of explosive tales of futuristic warfare details a time of brutal conflict, user-friendly weapons of deadly accuracy, and hard warriors, and features the writings of David Drake, Poul Anderson, Ben Bova, and others....


  • The lights are up and the camera is rolling for some of the most curious and glamorous felines in Hollywood. Take a look through the lens as one cat's glorious coat gives away a murderer...a feline TV stand-in takes the heat for an edible accident......






  • The nightmarish creature created by Victor Frankenstein takes on new life in a collection of stories by Max Allan Collins, Barbara Paul, Daniel Ransom, Brian Hodge, Rick Hautala, and other masters of the horror, fantasy, and science fiction genres. O...




  • A collection of thirteen scary stories by Newbery Medalists Beverly Cleary, Madeleine L'Engle, Paul Fleishman, Eleanor Estes, and E. L. Konigsbury, among others, provides thrills and chills, ghosts and witches, to make any Halloween perfectly spooky....




  • A collection of tales starring Batman and his nemesis, Catwoman, features stories by John Gregory Betancourt, Mort Castle, Ed Gorman, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Brian M. Thomsen, Jeff Rovin, Will Murray, Paul Kupperberg, and others. Original....



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