Alysha Gale's cousin Charlotte is a Wild Power, who allies herself with a family of Selkies in a fight against offshore oil drilling. The oil company has hired another of the Gale family's Wild Powers, the fearsome Auntie Catherine, to steal the Selkies' sealskins. To defeat her, Charlotte will have to learn what born to be Wild really means in the Gale family...
Queens and Scoundrels. Witches and Rebels. Grifters and Goddesses. These are stories about heroines.
Featuring 52 very short stories, Heroine Chic is a celebration of the heroine's place at the heart of science fiction, fantasy, and reality. Told with humour, daring, and gorgeous lyricism, these are tales of magic, love, adventure, SCIENCE! and much more.
Includes the novellas Uncommon Allies, Keeper of Dragons, Lone Drifter, One Spare Serfdom, and two NEW novellas: Training the Healer and Sisterly Love.
Most serfdoms burn witches. Christian welcomes them, but then, he has magic of his own. He needs more than his own powers, though, to defeat the enemies that attack his lands. In these six novellas, he faces vampire hordes and a dragon army, led by a fierce female warrior. He defends a harpie and welcomes a werewolf into his castle. He even teams up with a sin eater with surprising results. Christian's serfdom welcomes more kinds of magicks than he ever knew existed.
Get ready for some good old-fashioned adventure, as:
–The Old Gods cross paths in the Old West.
–Two theives are given a job they can't refuse, but no one told them there'd be aliens.
–A mining family never expected their claim to be jumped from parallel universes.
–A Mars colony may be about to find out exactly how the West was won.
–Cowboys will be hard-pressed to ride the herd on the living dead.
Featuring stories from:
Jay Lake — Larry D. Sweazy — Anton Strout — Brenda Cooper — Seanan McGuire — Christopher McKitterick — Steven Saus
Dean Wesley Smith — Jennifer Brozek — Kristine Kathryn Rusch — J. Steven York — Jeff Mariotte — Jody Lynn Nye