Dark and Stormy Knights
It was a dark and stormy knight, and nine dark defenders embarked upon a most perilous quest….They’re the ultimate defenders of humanity—modern day knights who do dark deeds for all the right reasons. In this all-star collection, nine of today’s hottest paranormal authors bring us thrilling,... show more
It was a dark and stormy knight, and nine dark defenders embarked upon a most perilous quest….They’re the ultimate defenders of humanity—modern day knights who do dark deeds for all the right reasons. In this all-star collection, nine of today’s hottest paranormal authors bring us thrilling, all-new stories of supernatural knights that are brimming with magic mystery and mayhem.John Marcone sets aside his plans to kill Harry Dresden to go head-to-head with a cantrev lord in Jim Butcher’s Even Hand. Kate Daniels is called upon for bodyguard duty to protect Saimen, a shifter she trusts less than the enemy in Ilona Andrews’ A Questionable Client. Cormac must stop a killer werewolf before it attacks again on the next full moon in Carrie Vaughn’s God’s Creatures. And in Vicki Pettersson’s Shifting Star, Skamar gets more than she bargained for when she goes after a creature kidnapping young girls—and enlists the aid of her frustratingly sexy neighbor.When everything’s on the line, will these knights complete their missions and live to fight again another day? Find out in Dark and Stormy Knights!Includes stories from:Ilona AndrewsJim ButcherShannon K. ButcherRachel CaineP.N. ElrodDeidre KnightVicki PetterssonLilith SaintcrowCarrie Vaughn
Publish date: 2010-07-20
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 357
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Urban Fantasy
Series: Kitty Norville
A wide and varied collection of shorts. I'd bought this one some time ago due to the one by Jim Butcher. Since I was reading the Kate Daniels series, I dragged it out. Well, it's better than most of the romance anthologies I've read, if only because there were no actually bad entries. That does no...
GR Cleanup Project I read this book on audio during my too long ride to work. Each story seems to have a different narrator and I enjoyed the change of voice for each story (even if every story wasn't so great).The first story A Questionable Client by Ilona Andrews is a prequel to the Kate Daniels s...
Audiobook. Anthology. I also have the paperback. Rating average 3.67 stars and then I averaged up to 4. Better than average anthology. I didn't know if I'd like the various narrators but ended up doing so. The problem I had was when a story would end I had no internet access sometimes and I'd h...
Like most of these anthologies: read some, skimmed some, skipped some. Jim Butcher's story was good - nice to get something finally from the POV of occasional Dresden Files villain/ally John Marcone, who is probably one of the most complex and interesting characters in the series. The Carrie Vaughn...
My favorite tales in no particular order are the novella set in Kate Daniels world by Ilona Andrews, novella set in Harry Dresden's world by Jim Butcher, the novellas penned by Shannon Butcher/Rachel Caine/Vikki Pettersson and Carrie Vaughn all delighted me as well. The rest of the stories were not ...