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Strange Brew

Jim Butcher, Patricia Briggs, Charlaine Harris, Karen Chance, Pat Elrod, Caitlin Kittredge, Faith Hunter, and Jenna Maclaine

St. Martin's Griffin

Today’s hottest urban fantasy authors come together in this delicious brew that crackles and boils over with tales of powerful witches and dark magic!

In Charlaine Harris’ “Bacon,” a beautiful vampire joins forces with a witch from an ancient line to find out who killed her beloved husband. In “Seeing Eye” by Patricia Briggs, a blind witch helps sexy werewolf Tom Franklin find his missing brother—and helps him in more ways than either of them ever suspected.  And in Jim Butcher’s “Last Call,” wizard Harry Dresden takes on the darkest of dark powers—the ones who dare to mess with this favorite beer.

For anyone who’s ever wondered what lies beyond the limits of reality, who’s imagined the secret spaces where witches wield fearsome magic, come and drink deep. Let yourself fall under the spell of this bewitching collection of short stories!

 

 

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"Bacon"

 

Charlaine Harris

 

            Dahlia Lynley-Chivers looked good in black; in fact, she looked great – and normally that was extremely important to her. But tonight she wasn’t thinking about herself or about the picture she made sitting alone at the elaborately laid table in the upscale restaurant. Seeleys’ tablecloths might have been designed to set her looks off; the undercloth was black like her hair, the overcloth was snowy white like her skin.

           

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Praise for Strange Brew

"These tales will easily keep paranormal mystery fans entertained."
--Publishers Weekly
 
"This uniformly excellent anthology starts off strong and proceeds to weave in plenty of action and dark magic.... There's something here for every supernatural taste."
--Romantic Times
 
"Readers will pick this one up for the popular authors and be pleasantly surprised by the tyros. Highly recommended."
--Library Journal
"These tales will easily keep paranormal mystery fans entertained."
--Publishers Weekly
 
"This uniformly excellent anthology starts off strong and proceeds to weave in plenty of action and dark magic.... There's something here for every supernatural taste."
--Romantic Times
 
"Readers will pick this one up for the popular authors and be pleasantly surprised by the tyros. Highly recommended."
--Library Journal

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Jim Butcher, Patricia Briggs, Charlaine Harris, Karen Chance, Pat Elrod, Caitlin Kittredge, Faith Hunter, and Jenna Maclaine

  • P.N. Elrod is the editor of Dark and Stormy Knights, Strange Brew, My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon and My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding, which won the 2006 Pearl Award for best anthology. She is the author of many novels, including the Vampire Files Series, as well as numerous short stories. In 2010, she was nominated for a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for urban fantasy, and she is the winner of the Pioneer Achievement Award. Elrod loves meeting readers at science-fiction conventions all over the country. She has two dogs—Sasha and Megan—and an incurable addiction to chocolate. She lives somewhere on another planet, but maintains a convenient citizenship in the state of Texas for tax purposes.  
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    Strange Brew

    Jim Butcher, Patricia Briggs, Charlaine Harris, Karen Chance, Pat Elrod, Caitlin Kittredge, Faith Hunter, and Jenna Maclaine

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