Kiss Me Deadly: 13 Tales of Paranormal Love
If you can possibly thirst for more mysterious metaphysical accounts of love, Trisha Telep has organized some of the greatest and most thrilling tales of paranormal paramours since The Eternal Kiss. She presents the acclaimed literary talent of thirteen unique authors, creating a collection of... show more
If you can possibly thirst for more mysterious metaphysical accounts of love, Trisha Telep has organized some of the greatest and most thrilling tales of paranormal paramours since The Eternal Kiss. She presents the acclaimed literary talent of thirteen unique authors, creating a collection of stories that will undoubtedly capture the imagination of every soul who dares to read them. Werewolves, ghosts, zombies, vampires, and fallen angels drive the plot of these riveting romances.Kiss Me Deadly includes the exceptional writings of several authors, including: Sarah Rees Brennan (faeries) Becca Fitzpatrick (angels) Caitlin Kittredge (witches) Karen Mahoney (vampires: sequel to story from The Eternal Kiss) Daniel Marks (ghost kids) Justine Musk (sorcerers) Diana Peterfreund (unicorns) Michelle Rowen (demons) Carrie Ryan (zombies) Maggie Stiefvater (werewolves) Rachel Vincent (banshees) Daniel Waters (zombies) Michelle Zink (gothic ghosts)
Publish date: August 3rd 2010
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Pages no: 318
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Paranormal Romance
, Short Stories
Series: 13 Tales
Read and Rated for the following only:Assassin's Apprentice by Michelle Zink - 1 / passErrant by Diana Peterfreund - 2.5Spy Who Never Grew Up by Sarah Rees Brennan - 2.5The Hounds of Ulster by Maggie Stiefvater - 3 to 3.5This last one was so sad. Very, very sad. But really? What was I expecting? 'Ti...
ETA June 2013: I was unaware when I reviewed this that there was controversy surrounding this editor. Because the original blog post detailing what happened has been taken down, I can only go by hearsay. Apparently in later anthology, one of the authors wanted to include a homosexual love story and ...
1.5 stars to The Assassin's Apprentice by Michelle Zink. Overall I felt the story was unsatisfying. You were dumped into the story with an unclear setting and limited characterization. The story also did not meet the "paranormal love" element in my opinion since that was out of NOWHERE and weak. A s...
Anything I read between June and September of 2012 is not getting a fair shake, probably. So I'll just stick with "it was ok" and skip the review.
Short stories. I read it mostly for Sarah Rees Brennan’s “The Spy that Never Grew Up,” which was lots of fun. As with any short story collection, especially one composed of stories from different authors, I really liked some and really didn’t like others. [Mar. 2011]