In this thrilling collection of original stories some of today's hottest pararmal 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.
Multiple award-winning editor Ellen Datlow has been editing science fiction, fantasy, and horror short fiction for almost thirty years. She was fiction editor of OMNI Magazine and SCIFICTION and has edited more than fifty anthologies, including the horror half of the long-running The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. She lives in New York.
Holly Black, Jim Butcher, Melissa Marr, Patricia Briggs