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TOC: ‘Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations’ Edited by Paula Guran

Prime Books has posted the table of contents for Paula Guran’s upcoming (April 2013) anthology Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations:

Here’s the book description:

Paranormal investigators. Occult detectives. Ghost hunters. Monster fighters. Humans who unravel uncanny crimes and solve psychic puzzles; sleuths with supernatural powers of their own who provide services far beyond those normal gumshoes, shamuses, and Sherlocks can provide. When vampires, werewolves, and thing that go bump in the night are part of your world, criminals can be as inhuman as the crimes they commit, and magic can seep into the mundane—those who solve the mysteries, bring justice for victims or even save the world itself, might wield wands as well as firearms, utter spells or simply use their powers of deduction. Some of the best twenty-first century tales from top authors of the century’s most popular genre take you down mean streets and into strange crime scenes in this fantastic compilation.

Here’s the (alphabetical) table of contents…

  1. “Cryptic Coloration” by Elizabeth Bear
  2. “The Key” by Ilsa J. Blick
  3. “Mortal Bait” Richard Bowes
  4. “Star of David” by Patricia Briggs
  5. “Love Hurts” by Jim Butcher
  6. “Swing Shift” by Dana Cameron
  7. “The Necromancer’s Apprentice” by Lillian Stewart Carl
  8. “Sherlock Holmes and the Diving Bell” by Simon Clark
  9. “The Adakian Eagle” by Bradley Denton
  10. “Hecate’s Golden Eye” by P.N. Elrod
  11. “The Case of Death and Honey” by Neil Gaiman
  12. “The Nightside, Needless to Say” by Simon R. Green
  13. “Deal Breaker” by Justin Gustainis
  14. “Death by Dahlia” by Charlaine Harris
  15. “See Me” by Tanya Huff
  16. “Signatures of the Dead” by Faith Hunter
  17. “The Maltese Unicorn” by Caitlín R. Kiernan
  18. “The Case of the Stalking Shadow” by Joe R. Lansdale
  19. “Like a Part of the Family” by Jonathan Maberry
  20. “The Beast of Glamis” by William Meikle
  21. “Fox Tails” by Richard Parks
  22. “Imposters” by Sarah Monette
  23. “Defining Shadows” by Carrie Vaughn

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Prime Books (April 3, 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 1607013843
  • ISBN-13: 978-1607013846
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1 Comment on TOC: ‘Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations’ Edited by Paula Guran

  1. Wow. That is an impressive list of authors with some interesting sounding titles. This is definitely on my too get list.

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