Dark duets : all-new tales of horror and dark fantasy
|Format:||Print Book 2014|
|Availability:||Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies|
Dark Duets is a feast of eerie and mesmerizing horror, thriller, and dark fantasy tales--an ambitious and unique anthology featuring biting and atmospheric original stories from seventeen pairs of acclaimed writers, all collaborating together for the first time, including New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris, Rachel Caine, Holly Black, Cassandra Clare, Stuart MacBride, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Jonathan Maberry and David Liss.
Penned by two authors--and in one case, a trio--who have never worked together before, the stories in this enthralling literary chemistry blend diverse elements and rich themes into mesmerizing and highly combustible tales that delve deep into the shadowy, unexplored realms of the imagination.
On the night before Halloween, an unwitting young woman falls under the spell of a dangerous man--and into a terrifying multiverse--in "T Rhymer" by Gregory Frost and Jonathan Maberry. Sarah MacLean and Carrie Ryan explore the exquisite agony of eternal love in "She, Doomed Girl." "Welded" by Tom Piccirilli and T. M. Wright offers an unsettling vision of evil that infects and destroys lives.
Mixing the ordinary with the extraordinary, these bold and vivid stories offer a compelling survey of the supernatural world that is sure to frighten and enchant.
ContentsTrip trap / Sherrilyn Kenyon & Kevin J. Anderson
Welded / Tom Piccirilli & T.M. Wright
Dark witness / Charlaine Harris & Rachel Caine
Replacing Max / Stuart MacBride & Allan Guthrie
T. Rhymer / Gregory Frost & Jonathan Maberry
She, doomed girl / Sarah MacLean & Carrie Ryan
Hand job / Chelsea Cain & Lidia Yuknavitch
Hollow choices / Robert Jackson Bennett & David Liss
Amuse-bouche / Amber Benson & Jeffrey J. Mariotte
Branches, curving / Tim Lebbon & Michael Marshall Smith
Renascence / Rhodi Hawk & F. Paul Wilson
Blind love / Kasey Lansdale & Joe R. Lansdale
Trapper boy / Holly Newstein & Rick Hautala
Steward of the blood / Nate Kenyon & James A. Moore
Calculating route / Michael Koryta & Jeffrey David Greene
Sisters before misters / Sarah Rees Brennan, Cassandra Clare & Holly Black
Sins like scarlet / Mark Morris & Rio Youers.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Horror tales, American.
Fantasy fiction, American.
Short stories, American.
|Publisher|| New York, NY :2014
"Seventeen original eerie and mesmerizing horror, thriller, and dark fantasy tales from acclaimed writers collaborating for the first time"--Page 4 of cover.
421 pages ; 21 cm