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Al Sarrantonio
Al Sarrantonio is the author of forty-five books. He is a winner of the Bram Stoker Award, the Shirley Jackson Award and the Audie Award, and has been a finalist for the World Fantasy Award, the British Fantasy Award, the International Horror Guild Award, the Locus Award and the Private Eye... show more

Al Sarrantonio is the author of forty-five books. He is a winner of the Bram Stoker Award, the Shirley Jackson Award and the Audie Award, and has been a finalist for the World Fantasy Award, the British Fantasy Award, the International Horror Guild Award, the Locus Award and the Private Eye Writers of America Shamus Award. His novels, spanning the horror, science fiction, fantasy, mystery and western genres, include Moonbane, Skeletons, House Haunted, the Five Worlds trilogy, the Masters of Mars trilogy, West Texas, and the Orangefield Halloween trilogy. Hailed as "brilliant" and "a master anthologist" by Booklist, he has edited numerous collections of new tales, including the highly acclaimed 999: New Stories of Horror and Suspense, Redshift : Extreme Visions of Speculative Fiction, Flights: Extreme Visions of Fantasy, Stories (with co-editor Neil Gaiman), Halloween: New Poems, and, most recently, Portents.His short stories have appeared in magazines such as Heavy Metal, Twilight Zone, Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Realms of Fantasy, Analog, and Amazing, as well as in anthologies such as The Year's Best Horror Stories, Visions of Fantasy: Tales from the Masters, Great Ghost Stories, Best New Horror and The Best of Shadows. His stories have been collected in Toybox, Hornets and Others, and Halloween and Other Seasons. He has had numerous book club sales, and his work has been translated into more than a dozen languages and appeared in comic book form. He currently lives in New York's historic Hudson Valley region. His website is www.Alsarrantonio.com
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Birth date: May 25, 1952
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 3 years ago
Star-studded and comprehensive, this imaginative anthology brings a myriad of modern fantasy voices under one roof. Previously difficult for readers to discover in its new modes, urban fantasy is represented here in all three of its distinct styles—playful new mythologies, sexy paranormal romances, ...
beishir
beishir rated it 5 years ago
Al Sarrantonio's "Moonbane" is an entertaining Sci-fi / horror novella. If you are able to put critical thinking into autopilot and let someone else take the wheel for a bit, go ahead and give this one a run. If lapses in reality, sometimes brutal lapses, and an "Independence Day" style climax annoy...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it 5 years ago
Anthology. I didn't read them all and I skipped a couple, so my rating is based only on the stories I read. 3.2 stars average. 1. A Bird that Whistles by Emma Bull. A music mentor with something different and a life lesson (?) I liked the story. 3-1/2 stars2. Make a Joyful Noise by Charles de Lint. ...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 5 years ago
I'll be reading a story a day from this collection, and giving each tale a short review as I go along.7/6/2014 "Blood", by Roddy Doyle - Three stars. Very short vamp-or-something-like-a-vamp kinda story. The writing is super quick and easy to read. I dig this author's voice and style. Will be lookin...
we were young and naive still
we were young and naive still rated it 6 years ago
I read only The Coldest Girl in Coldtown and therefore my starring only applies to the aforementioned story.
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