SONGS OF LOVE & DEATH DELIVERED
January 14, 2010
Gardner Dozois and I have delivered SONGS OF LOVE AND DEATH: Tales of Star-Crossed Love to Pocket Books. This is another of our crossgenre anthologies, this time around featuring stories that blend fantasy, science fiction, and romance.
The lineup includes an Imperials story from Melinda Snodgrass, a Kushiel tale from Jacqueline Carey, an Outlander spinoff by Diana Gabaldon, and a Harry Dresden adventure from Jim Butcher, as well as thirteen other terrific yarns from Carrie Vaughn, Robin Hobb, Lisa Tuttle M.L.N. Hanover, Marjorie M. Liu, Neil Gaiman, and other leading writers of fantasy (both urban and epic), science fiction, and paranormal romance.
The table of contents:
-Jim Butcher, “Love Hurts”
-Jo Beverly, “The Marrying Maid”
-Carrie Vaughn, “Rooftops”
-M.L.N. Hanover, “Hurt Me”
-Cecelia Holland, “Demon Lover”
-Melinda M. Snodgrass, “The Wayfarer’s Advice”
-Robin Hobb, “Blue Boots”
-Neil Gaiman, “The Thing About Cassandra”
-Marjorie M. Liu, “After the Blood”
-Jacqueline Carey, “You and You Alone”
-Lisa Tuttle, “His Wolf”
-Linnea Sinclair, “CourtingTrouble”
-Mary Jo Putney, “The Demon Dancer”
-Tanith Lee, “Under/Above the Water”
-Peter S. Beagle, “Kashkia”
-Yasmine Galenorn, “Man in the Mirror”
-Diana Gabaldon, “A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows”
No word on a publication date yet, but sometime in late 2010 or early 2011 would be most likely.