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Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations

Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations


Carrie Vaughn
Charlaine Harris
Dana Cameron
Tanya Huff
Jim Butcher
P N Elrod
Elizabeth Bear
Joe R Lansdale
Simon R Green
Patricia Briggs
Neil Gaiman
Bradley Denton
Lillian Stewart Carl
Faith Hunter
Richard Bowes
Ilsa J Bick
Jonathan Maberry
Simon Clark
Justin Gustainis
ín Kiernan
William Meikle
Sarah Monette
Richard Parks

ISBN: 9781607013990
Year of publication: 2013

Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations BEYOND RATIOCINATION, REASON, GUMSHOES, AND GUNS: WEIRD DETECTIVES Paula Guran The subgenre that came to be known as urban fantasy was the most popular type of fantasyperhaps fiction as a wholeof the first decade of the twenty-first century. Although full of action-adventure and horrors supernatural beingsvampires, werewolves, shapeshifters, ghosts, witches, et alit really owed more to mystery than any other genre, especially the hard-boiled or noir ...

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Skin Game

Skin Game


Jim Butcher

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Year of publication: 0

Jim Butcher Skin Game One There was a ticking time bomb inside my head and the one person I trusted to go in and get it out hadnt shown up or spoken to me for more than a year. Thats a lot of time to start asking yourself questions. Who am I What have I done with my life Who can I trust That last one is a doozy. It haunts you in moments of doubt. Sometimes when you wake up at night, you wonder if youve put your faith in the right people. Sometimes when you find yourself alone, for whatever ...

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Hex Appeal

Hex Appeal


Carrie Vaughn
Jim Butcher
Rachel Caine
Lori Handeland
Simon R Green
P N Elrod
Carole Nelson Douglas
Ilona Andrews
Erica Hayes

ISBN: 9781466802599
Year of publication: 2012

Hex Appeal An anthology of stories edited by P N Elrod RETRIBUTION CLAUSE by ILONA ANDREWS Adam Talford closed his eyes and wished he were somewhere else. Somewhere warm. Where cool waves lapped hot yellow sand, where strange flowers bloomed, and birdsong filled the air. Take off the watch Now a male voice barked into his ear. You think I am fucking with you You think I am playing Ill rip your flesh off your body and make myself a skin suit. Adam opened his eyes. The three thugs who pinned him ...

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Cold Days

Cold Days


Jim Butcher

ISBN: 9781101617007
Year of publication: 2012

Cold Days Book 14 in the Dresden Files series A novel by Jim Butcher For Chris Achterhof, writer of Greed hell know why after reading this, and all my old gaming buddies in the International Fantasy Gaming Society. You people are all silly, and you made the nineties a much brighter place. Chapter One Mab, the Queen of Air and Darkness, monarch of the Winter Court of the Sidhe, has unique ideas regarding physical therapy. I woke up in softness. What I probably should say was that I woke up in a ...

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Songs of Love and Death

Songs of Love and Death


Carrie Vaughn
Marjorie M Liu
Robin Hobb
Jim Butcher
Peter S Beagle
Tanith Lee
Mary Jo Putney
Neil Gaiman
Jacqueline Carey
M L N Hanover
Melinda M Snodgrass
Gardner Dozois
George RR Martin
Diana Gabaldon
Yasmine Galenorn
Lisa Tuttle
Jo Beverley
Cecelia Holland
Linnea Sinclair

ISBN: 9781439150146
Year of publication: 2010

SONGS OF LOVE DEATH All-Original Tales of Star-сrossed Love Edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois For everyone weve loved and lost you know who you are. STAR-CROSSED LOVERS The earliest reference we can find for the phrase star-crossed lovers traces it to 1595, attributing it to Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet, a tragedy about the doomed romance that blossoms between a young man and a young woman on the brawling streets of Verona, a romance that is destined to fail because the families ...

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Side Jobs

Side Jobs


Jim Butcher

ISBN: 9781101464533
Year of publication: 2010

Side Jobs by Jim Butcher Stories from the Dresden Files A RESTORATION OF FAITH Takes place before Storm Front This is the first of the Dresden Files stories, chronologically, and it was the first time I tried to write short fiction for the professional market. I originally put it together as a class assignment at the University of Oklahomas Professional Writing program, more than two years before Storm Front found a home at Roc. This one wont win any awards, because it is, quite frankly, a ...

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Mean Streets

Mean Streets


Thomas E Sniegoski
Jim Butcher
Simon R Green
Kat Richardson

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Year of publication: 2009

Mean Streets Jim Butcher, Simon R. Green, Kat Richardson and Thomas E. Sniegoski THE WARRIORby Jim Butcher I sat down next to Michael and said, I think youre in danger. Michael Carpenter was a large, brawny man, though he was leaner now than in all the time Id known him. Months in bed and more months in therapy had left him a shadow of himself, and he had never added all the muscle back on. Even so, he looked larger and more fit than most, his salt-and-pepper hair and short beard going heavier ...

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Ghost Story

Ghost Story


Jim Butcher

ISBN: 9781101476178
Year of publication: 2011

Ghost Story Book 13 in the Dresden Files series A novel by Jim Butcher To Air, for introducing me to Mab by onion-colored light Acknowledgments As always, there are too many people to thank and only a little bit of space to thank them in. This time around, I must especially thank my editor, Anne, for putting up with my delays in writing. Im sure I gave her, along with several of the folks trying to schedule things at Penguin, headaches. My agent, Jenn, was invaluable in getting everything ...

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Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy

Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy


Jim Butcher
Jeffrey Ford
Pat Cadigan
Elizabeth Bear
Peter S Beagle
Ellen Kushner
Patricia Briggs
Naomi Novik
Christopher Fowler
Richard Bowes
Holly Black
Lucius Shepard
n R Kiernan
Delia Sherman
Nathan Ballingrud
Matthew Kressel
Kit Reed
Lavie Tidhar
John Crowley

ISBN: 9781429983150
Year of publication: 2011

Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy An anthology of stories edited by Ellen Datlow For my parents, Doris and Nathan Datlow, whom I love dearly and who infected me with their love for reading. Introduction The term urban fantasy was originally applied to fantasy written in reaction to the works most popular up to the early 1980shigh-fantasy, imaginary worlds with medieval trappings. Instead, some writers began to inject magic into contemporary times and into urban areas, both real and invented. ...

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Cursors's Fury

Cursors's Fury


Jim Butcher

ISBN: 0441014348
Year of publication: 2006

Jim Butcher Cursorss Fury Codex Alera 3 Prologue Men plan. Fate laughs. FROM THE WRITINGS OF GAIUS QUARTUS, FIRST LORD OF ALERA Tavi made a steeple of his fingers and stared down at the ludus board. Squares of black and white lay in eleven rows of eleven, and painted lead figurines, also of black and white, stood in serried ranks upon them. A second board, five squares by five, rested on a little metal rod, its center over the lower boards center, occupied by only a few pieces. Casualties of ...

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Odd jobs

Odd jobs


Jim Butcher

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Year of publication: 0

Jim Butcher Odd jobs AAAA WIZARDRY This story occurs between Small Favor and Turn Coat The first thing I thought, looking at the roomful of baby Wardens, was They all look so darned young. The close second was, My God, am I getting old Okay, children, I said, closing the door behind me. I had rented an alleged conference center in a little Chicago hotel not too far from the airport, which amounted to a couple of rooms big enough for twenty or thirty people-if they were friendly-plus several ...

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Side Jobs

Side Jobs


Jim Butcher

ISBN: 9781101464533
Year of publication: 2010

Side Jobs by Jim Butcher Stories from the Dresden Files A RESTORATION OF FAITH Takes place before Storm Front This is the first of the Dresden Files stories, chronologically, and it was the first time I tried to write short fiction for the professional market. I originally put it together as a class assignment at the University of Oklahomas Professional Writing program, more than two years before Storm Front found a home at Roc. This one wont win any awards, because it is, quite frankly, a ...

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Dresden files:Side jobs

Dresden files:Side jobs


Jim Butcher

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Year of publication: 0

Jim Butcher Dresden files:Side jobs Table of Contents SOMETHING BORROWED ITS MY BIRTHDAY, TOO HEOROT DAY OFF BACKUP THE WARRIOR LAST CALL LOVE HURTS AFTERMATH A RESTORATION OF FAITH Takes place before Storm Front This is the first of the Dresden Files stories, chronologically, and it was the first time I tried to write short fiction for the professional market. I originally put it together as a class assignment at the University of Oklahomas Professional Writing program, more than two years ...

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Dark and Stormy Knights

Dark and Stormy Knights


Carrie Vaughn
Lilith Saintcrow
Jim Butcher
Rachel Caine
Vicki Pettersson
Ilona Andrews
Shannon K Butcher
PN Elrod
Deidre Knight

ISBN: 9780312598341
Year of publication: 2010

DARK and STORMY KNIGHTS EDITED BY P. N. ELROD A QUESTIONABLE CLIENT by ILONA ANDREWS The problem with leucrocotta blood is that it stinks to high heaven. Its also impossible to get off your boots, particularly if the leucrocotta condescended to void its anal glands on you right before you chopped its head off. I sat on the bench in the Mercenary Guild locker room and pondered my noxious footwear. The boots were less than a year old. And I didnt have money to buy a new pair. Tomato juice, Kate, ...

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Changes

Changes


Jim Butcher

ISBN: 9780748116591
Year of publication: 2010

Changes Book 12 in the Dresden Files series Jim Butcher Chapter 1 I answered the phone, and Susan Rodriguez said, Theyve taken our daughter. I sat there for a long five count, swallowed, and said, Um. What You heard me, Harry, Susan said gently. Oh, I said. Um. The line isnt secure, she said. Ill be in town tonight. We can talk then. Yeah, I said. Okay. Harry . . . she said. Im not . . . I never wanted to She cut the words off with an impatient sigh. I heard a voice over the loudspeaker in the ...

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