Never-before-published stories by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling authors Jonathan Stroud, Garth Nix, Gregory Maguire, Diana Gabaldon and others!
Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois have edited over a dozen anthologies together, and have authored and edited another four dozen books between them. Jack Dann is a ten time finalist for the Nebula Award and the winner of two World Fantasy Awards, and Gardner Dozois is the long-time editor of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.
A disgraced Roman nobleman finds an unlikely partnership with a dragon in Naomi Novik's ("Temeraire" series) "Vici," while in Tamora Pierce's "The Dragon's Tale," a young dragon struggles with communicating as she tries to do the right thing. The 19 original stories compiled by the award-winning editors in this dragon-themed collection were contributed by many of the genre's top-notch authors, including Diana Gabaldon, Peter S. Beagle, Tanith Lee, and Sean Williams. VERDICT Strong storytelling and new takes on a beloved fantasy topic result in a welcome addition to the literature of dragons. Copyright 2009 Reed Business Information.