Powers of Detection: Stories of Mystery & Fantasy
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 26th 2006
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Sookie Stackhouse .1 (#4)
This collection was a mixed bag. I liked about half the stories in it well enough to go out and buy more by the same authors but the other half I could have done without. It's a nice idea, and a good sampler of fantasy writers, but not a great anthology. "Cold Spell" by Donna Andrews is a comic co...
A rather weak anthology of short stories combining murder mystery and fantasy. The best story was the first one, Cold Spell by Donna Andrews. Andrews is a competent mystery writer, so the quality of her story came as no surprise. But the mediocrity of the other stories, despite some stellar authors’...
Great blend of mystery and fantasy and makes me want to search out some of the authors to read more.
1 of the stories was entertaining, but the rest were blah. Sometimes these short story books help me find a new author that I'll fall in love with, but this one wasn't the case. Donna Andrews was okay, but I've already read a lot of her stuff already. Besides that they were boring and I had to force...