Down These Strange Streets
In this collection of urban fantasy stories, editors George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois explore the places where mystery waits at the end of every alley and where the things that go bump in the night have something to fear . . . In “Death by Dahlia,” #1 New York Times bestselling author... show more
In this collection of urban fantasy stories, editors George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois explore the places where mystery waits at the end of every alley and where the things that go bump in the night have something to fear . . . In “Death by Dahlia,” #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris takes vampire Dahlia Lynley-Chivers to a lavish party that turns deadly. And with so many creatures of the night in attendance, Dahlia will have a hard time identifying the most likely suspect! #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs thrills in “In Red, with Pearls,” as a werewolf PI races to crack a case involving zombies, witches, and the most horrifying creatures of them all—lawyers. In “Lord John and the Plague of Zombies,” New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon follows Lord John as he journeys to the beautiful but faintly sinister island paradise of Jamaica, where he’s soon investigating a mystery with no shortage of spiders, snakes, revolutionaries, and, of course, zombies. With these and thirteen more original tales, Down These Strange Streets takes you to the cities where fantasy and mystery collide and where private eyes who have seen it all find something lurking that is stranger still…
Publish date: December 4th 2012
Publisher: Ace Trade
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
, Paranormal Romance
, Short Stories
Series: Sookie Stackhouse .1 (#6)
I'm a sucker for these UF anthologies. I always fish in and usually end up liking only a handful of the stories. Which was the case with this one. With some I'd never read the series they were based on, so when I got lost I gave up on the stories. Charlaine Harris' Dahlia story wasn't bad...prob...
George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, neither of which are names I instantly associate with urban fantasy, edit this collection of short stories. Martin makes the claim in the introduction that Urban Fantasy is the bastard child of two genres: Noir and Horror. I can see his point, to a degree, and...
Review is only for Patricia Brigg's In Red With Pearls. A novella starring Warren and Kyle from the Mercy Thompson series.
I've only read "In Red, with Pearls". 4 stars
I had to borrow this book because I was only interest in the story by Patricia Briggs, featuring Warren and Kyle from the Mercy Thompson series. So this review is only about that story.I loved it, but at the same time I was left wanting more. Much More. The mystery part was really interesting and I ...