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Dangerous Women

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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"All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by twelve New York Times bestsellers, and seven stories set in the authors' bestselling continuities--including a new "Outlander" story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden's world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin about the Dance of the Dragons, the vast civil war that tore Westeros apart nearly two centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones. Also included are original stories of dangerous women--heroines and villains alike--by Brandon Sanderson, Joe Abercrombie, Sherilynn Kenyon, Lawrence Block, Carrie Vaughn, S. M. Stirling, Sharon Kay Penman, and many others."-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Dangerous women
Publisher: New York :, Tor,, 2013
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 784 pages ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
Contents: Some desperado / by Joe Abercrombie
My heart is either broken / by Megan Abbott
Nora's song / by Cecelia Holland
The hands that are not there / by Melinda Snodgrass
Bombshells / by Jim Butcher
Raisa Stepanova / by Carrie Vaughn
Wrestling Jesus / by Joe R. Lansdale
Neighbors / by Megan Lindholm
I know how to pick 'em / by Lawrence Block
Shadows for silence in the forests of Hell / by Brandon Sanderson
A queen in exile / by Sharon Kay Penman
The girl in the mirror / by Lev Grossman
Second arabesque, very slowly / by Nancy Kress
City Lazarus / by Diana Rowland
Virgins / by Diana Gabaldon
Hell hath no fury / by Sherilynn Kenyon
Pronouncing doom / by S.M. Stirling
Name the beast / by Sam Sykes
Caretakers / by Pat Cadigan
Lies my mother told me / by Caroline Spector
The Princess and the queen / by George R. R. Martin
Summary: "All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by twelve New York Times bestsellers, and seven stories set in the authors' bestselling continuities--including a new "Outlander" story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden's world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin about the Dance of the Dragons, the vast civil war that tore Westeros apart nearly two centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones. Also included are original stories of dangerous women--heroines and villains alike--by Brandon Sanderson, Joe Abercrombie, Sherilynn Kenyon, Lawrence Block, Carrie Vaughn, S. M. Stirling, Sharon Kay Penman, and many others."-- Provided by publisher.
Additional Contributors: Martin, George R. R.
Dozois, Gardner R.
ISBN: 9780765332066
076533206X
9781429955966
Branch Call Number: FICTION DANGEROUS 2013
Subject Headings: Women Fiction
Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Topical Term: Women
LCCN: 2013018473
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Apr 01, 2014
  • bishop026 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

My four star rating is ONLY for the George Martin tale.

Mar 08, 2014
  • zippycat rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

A series of not-so-short stories, mostly sci-fi or fantasy. I skipped through many of them, just not that interesting.

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