By George R. R. Martin


A exciting selection of twenty-one unique tales by way of an all-star checklist of contributors—including a brand new A video game of Thrones tale via George R. R. Martin!
If you’re keen on fiction that's greater than simply black and white, this newest tale assortment from number one New York Times bestselling writer George R. R. Martin and award-winning editor Gardner Dozois is stuffed with sophisticated colors of grey. Twenty-one all-original tales, by means of an all-star record of participants, will satisfaction and astonish you in equivalent degree with their crafty twists and astonishing reversals. And George R. R. Martin himself bargains a brand-new A online game of Thrones story chronicling one of many largest rogues within the whole historical past of Ice and Fire.
persist with in addition to the likes of Gillian Flynn, Joe Abercrombie, Neil Gaiman, Patrick Rothfuss, Scott Lynch, Cherie Priest, Garth Nix, and Connie Willis, in addition to different masters of literary sleight-of-hand, during this rogues gallery of reports that might plunder your heart—and but depart you the entire richer for it.
Featuring all-new tales by
Joe Abercrombie • Daniel Abraham • David W. Ball • Paul Cornell • Bradley Denton • Phyllis Eisenstein • Gillian Flynn • Neil Gaiman • Matthew Hughes • Joe R. Lansdale • Scott Lynch • Garth Nix • Cherie Priest • Patrick Rothfuss • Steven Saylor • Michael Swanwick • Lisa Tuttle • Carrie Vaughn • Walter Jon Williams • Connie Willis
And an advent through George R. R. Martin!

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“Not a unmarried undesirable tale within the bunch . . . The desk of contents on my own will make lovers from all style aisles salivate.”Library Journal

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