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Table of Contents: OPERATION ARCANA Edited by John Joseph Adams

John Joseph Adams has posted the cover and table of contents for his upcoming military fantasy anthology Operation Arcana:

Here’s the book description:

High fantasy, contemporary and urban fantasy, and fantasy action and adventure all set in a military vein by top authors including Jonathan Maberry, Tobias Buckell, Elizabeth Moon, Tanya Huff, Glen Cook, Simon R. Green, Seanan McGuire, and Linda Nagata.

From Tolkien’s Battle of Helm’s Deep to George R.R. Martin’s Blackwater to Elizabeth Moon’s Civil War of Fintha, it is in the battles of epic fantasy, sword and sorcery, and contemporary fantasy where heroism comes alive, magic is unleashed, and legends are made and unmade. Here are stories on the military side of both high fantasy, contemporary fantasy, and urban fantasy. These tales feature beautifully crafted worlds of a past and present filled with magic and mayhem—all served up by a range of top authors.

Here’s the table of contents…

  1. “Rules of Enchantment” by david Klecha & Tobias S. Buckell
  2. “The Damned One Hundred” by jonathan Maberry
  3. “Blood, Ash, Braids” by genevieve Valentine
  4. “Mercenary’s Honor” by elizabeth Moon
  5. “The Guns of the Wastes” by django Wexler
  6. “The Graphology of Hemorrhage” by yoon Ha Lee
  7. “American Golem” by weston Ochse
  8. “Weapons in the Earth” by myke Cole
  9. “Heavy Sulfur” by ari Marmell
  10. “Steel Ships” by tanya Huff
  11. “Sealskin” by carrie Vaughn
  12. “Pathfinder” by t.c. Mccarthy
  13. “Bone Eaters” by glen Cook
  14. “Bomber’s Moon” by simon R. Green
  15. “In Skeleton Leaves” by seanan Mcguire
  16. “The Way Home” by linda Nagata

Book info as per Amazon US:

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Baen (March 3, 2015)
  • ISBN-10: 1476780366
  • ISBN-13: 978-1476780368
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3 Comments on Table of Contents: OPERATION ARCANA Edited by John Joseph Adams

  1. Paul Weimer (@PrinceJvstin) // November 20, 2014 at 10:01 am //

    That’s a decent lineup

  2. What’s with the two different covers?

    • Heh. I mistakenly grabbed the smaller one from Amazon, which uses a different cover. I will assume John’s cover is the definitive one. I’ve updated the post.

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