Little Red Riding Hood in the Big Bad City

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Martin Harry Greenberg, John Helfers
DAW Books, 2004 - Fiction - 312 pages
4 Reviews
Classic fairy tales made enchantingly modern by:

* Nini Kiriki Hoffman * Tanya Huff * Jody Lynn Nye * and others

From a young girl who rescues her brother when he's magically trapped in a mall, to a guitarist's who trades his jacket for magical picks, to a talking cat who proves invaluable to his modern family, here are seventeen highly original modern stories sure to cast a spell...

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Review: Little Red Riding Hood in the Big Bad City

User Review  - Diane ~Firefly~ - Goodreads

Modern day take on fairy tales. As with most anthologies some were good and some just ok. The ones that stand out for me are: The Last Day of the Rest of Her Life by Russell Davis. It was very stark ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Most of the stories in the book are okay. My favorite, however, wasMichelle West's retelling of Beauty and the Beast with a good dose of O. Henry. But overall, the collection was disappointing. The ... Read full review



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Martin H. Greenberg was born in 1942. He received a doctorate in Political Science in 1969 and was a professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin until 1995. Over the course of his long and prolific career, Greenberg has published around 1000 anthologies and has worked with numerous best-selling authors including Isaac Asimov, Tom Clancy, Stephen King, Anne McCaffrey, Sue Grafton, Scott Turow and Dean Koontz. He has won numerous awards including the Horror Guild Award in 1994, the Deathrealm Award in 1996, the Bram Stoker Award in 1998, and the Prometheus Special Award in 2005. He also received The Ellery Queen Award for lifetime achievement in mystery editing and the Milford Award for lifetime achievement in science fiction editing.

John Helfers, John Helfers earned his degree from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay. His work has appeared in over twenty anthologies including, "Once Upon A Crime," "Merlin," and "The UFO Files." He has also edited an anthology entitled "Black Cats and Broken Mirrors" which was published in 1998.

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