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The Resource Games creatures play, edited by Charlaine Harris, Toni L. P. Kelner

Games creatures play, edited by Charlaine Harris, Toni L. P. Kelner

Label
Games creatures play
Title
Games creatures play
Statement of responsibility
edited by Charlaine Harris, Toni L. P. Kelner
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Welcome to the wide world of paranormal pastimes, where striking out might strike you dead. Editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner are your announcers for this all-new story collection of the most peculiar plays ever made; sports fans live and die by their teams' successes and failures-though not literally. But these fourteen authors have written spirited-in more ways than one-new tales of killer competitions that would make even the most die-hard players ask to be benched. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris's "The Blue Hereafter," Manfred Bernardo learns about softball from a certain blond barmaid in Louisiana. Life-and-death stakes make the competition get serious in New York Times bestseller William Kent Krueger's "Hide and Seek." New York Times bestselling author Mercedes Lackey's "False Knight on the Road" features a high-stakes drag race on a foggy mountain road between a clever young bootlegger and a mysterious stranger. In New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman's "Ice," a young girl learns the true story behind a bit of neighborhood folklore. New York Times bestseller Seanan McGuire presents "Jammed," in which a chimera loose during the Roller Derby makes it anyone's guess as to who will still be skating by the time the buzzer sounds. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson's "Dreamer," a game of cops and robbers is a new challenge when the players are able to switch bodies at will. And New York Times bestselling author Scott Sigler follows ghost stomper Hunter Hunterson as he investigates a haunted, never-ending baseball game in "The Case of the Haunted Safeway." These and eight more supernatural sporting stories are guaranteed to have you rooting for the home team, or else"--
Summary
Welcome to the wide world of paranormal pastimes, where striking out might strike you dead. Editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner are your announcers for this all-new story collection of the most peculiar plays ever made; sports fans live and die by their teams' successes and failures-though not literally. But these fourteen authors have written spirited-in more ways than one-new tales of killer competitions that would make even the most die-hard players ask to be benched. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris's "The Blue Hereafter," Manfred Bernardo learns about softball from a certain blond barmaid in Louisiana. Life-and-death stakes make the competition get serious in New York Times bestseller William Kent Krueger's "Hideand Seek." New York Times bestselling author Mercedes Lackey's "False Knight on the Road" features a high-stakes drag race on a foggy mountain road between a clever young bootlegger and a mysterious stranger. In New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman's "Ice," a young girl learns the true story behind a bit of neighborhood folklore. New York Times bestseller Seanan McGuire presents "Jammed," in which a chimera loose during the Roller Derby makes it anyone's guess as to who will still be skating by the time the buzzer sounds. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson's "Dreamer," a game of cops and robbers is a new challenge when the players are able to switch bodies at will. And New York Times bestselling author Scott Sigler follows ghost stomper Hunter Hunterson as he investigates a haunted, never-ending baseball game in "The Case of the Haunted Safeway." These and eight more supernatural sporting stories are guaranteed to have you rooting for the home team, or else"--
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10300533
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.0876608
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.F3
LC item number
G345 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Games creatures play, edited by Charlaine Harris, Toni L. P. Kelner
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner -- In the blue hereafter / Charlaine Harris -- Hide and seek / William Kent Krueger -- Stepping into the dead zone / Jan Burke -- Dead on the bones / Joe R. Lansdale -- The devil went down to Boston / Caitlin Kittredge -- On the playing fields of blood / Brendan Dubois -- The God's games / Dana Cameron -- The case of the haunted Safeway / Scott Sigler -- Prise de fer / Ellen Kushner -- Dreamer / Brandon Sanderson -- False knight on the road / Mercedes Lackey -- Jammed / Seanan McGuire -- Hide and shriek / Adam-Troy Castro -- Ice / Laura Lippman -- Bell, book, and candlepin / Toni L.P. Kelner
Control code
5666550
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9780425256879
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013043341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn852221481
  • (OCoLC)852221481
Label
Games creatures play, edited by Charlaine Harris, Toni L. P. Kelner
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner -- In the blue hereafter / Charlaine Harris -- Hide and seek / William Kent Krueger -- Stepping into the dead zone / Jan Burke -- Dead on the bones / Joe R. Lansdale -- The devil went down to Boston / Caitlin Kittredge -- On the playing fields of blood / Brendan Dubois -- The God's games / Dana Cameron -- The case of the haunted Safeway / Scott Sigler -- Prise de fer / Ellen Kushner -- Dreamer / Brandon Sanderson -- False knight on the road / Mercedes Lackey -- Jammed / Seanan McGuire -- Hide and shriek / Adam-Troy Castro -- Ice / Laura Lippman -- Bell, book, and candlepin / Toni L.P. Kelner
Control code
5666550
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9780425256879
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013043341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn852221481
  • (OCoLC)852221481

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