This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read selection is:
Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy 2
Edited by William K. Schafer
Dust jacket by Dave McKean
Joe Hill – “Wolverton Station” in which a predatory businessman travels to England, and to a primal confrontation he could never have imagined.
Kelley Armstrong – “Chivalrous” is apart of the Otherworld series and narrated by Reese. This story is the account of a devious – and long-delayed – act of revenge.
James P. Blaylock and Tim Powers – “Untitled”
Steven R. Boyett – “Not Last Night but the Night Before” --an affecting reflection on love, death, and acceptance by Steven R. Boyett.
Glen Cook – “Smelling Danger” gives us a brand new chapter in the long-running annals of The Black Company. Caitlin R. Kiernan – “Hydraguros” --And theres more, much more, including a hallucinatory portrait of guilt, angst, and drug-fueled violence by Caitlin R. Kiernan
Jay Lake and Shannon Page – “The Passion of Mother Vajpai” is a story of exotic – and erotic – initiation set against the backdrop of Jay Lake’s novel, Green.
K. J. Parker – “A Room with a View”
Norman Partridge – “Vampire Lake”
David Prill — “A Pulp Called Joe”
William Browning Spencer — “That Dappled Thing”
Bruce Sterling — “The Partheneon Scalpel”