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Blood sisters : vampire stories by women

Format: Print Book 2015
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Summary
A tantalizing selection of stories from some of the best female authors who've helped define the modern vampire.

Bram Stoker was hardly the first author--male or female--to fictionalize the folkloric vampire, but he defined the modern iconic vampire when Dracula appeared in 1897. Since then, many have reinterpreted the ever-versatile vampire over and over again--and female writers have played vital roles in proving that the vampire, as well as our perpetual fascination with it, is truly immortal. These authors have devised some of the most fascinating, popular, and entertaining of our many vampiric variations: suavely sensual . . . fascinating but fatal . . . sexy and smart . . . undead but prone to detection . . . tormented or terrifying . . . amusing or amoral . . . doomed or deadly . . . badass and beautiful . . . cutting-edge or classic . . .

Blood Sisters collects a wide range of fantastical stories from New York Times bestsellers Holly Black, Nancy Holder, Catherynne M. Valente, and Carrie Vaughn, and critically acclaimed writers Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and Tanith Lee, all of whom have left their indelible and unique stamps on the vampire genre. Whether they are undeniably heroes and heroines or bloodthirsty monsters (or something in between), the undead are a lively lot. This anthology offers some of the best short fiction ever written by the "blood sisters" who know them best: stories you can really sink your teeth into.

Skyhorse Publishing, under our Night Shade and Talos imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction (space opera, time travel, hard SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fantasy (grimdark, sword and sorcery, contemporary urban fantasy, steampunk, alternative history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller, a national bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors.
Contents
A princess of Spain / Carrie Vaughn
Shipwrecks above / Caitlín R. Kiernan
The fall of the House of Blackwater / Freda Warrington
In memory of... / Nancy Kilpatrick
Where the vampires live / Storm Constantine
La Dame / Tanith Lee
Chicago 1972 / Jewelle Gomez
Renewal / Chelsea Quinn Yarbo
Blood freak / Nancy Holder
The power and the passion / Pat Cadigan
The unicorn tapestry / Suzy McKee Charnas
This town ain't big enough / Tanya Huff
Vampire king of the goth chicks / Nancy A. Collins
Learning curve / Kelley Armstrong
The better half / Melanie Tem
Selling houses / Laurell K. Hamilton
Greedy choke puppy / Nalo Hopkinson
Tacky / Charlaine Harris
Needles / Elizabeth Bear
From the teeth of strange children / Lisa L. Hannett
Father Peña's last dance / Hannah Strom-Martin
Sun Falls / Angela Slatter
Magdala Amygdala / Lucy A. Snyder
The coldest girl in coldtown / Holly Black
In the future when all's well / Catherynne M. Valente.

Additional Information
Subjects Vampires -- Fiction.
American fiction -- Women authors.
Paranormal fiction, American.
Publisher New York :2015
Contributors Guran, Paula, editor.
Language English
Description 471 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN 9781597808187
1597808180
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