21st Century Dead: A Zombie Anthology

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St. Martin's Press, Jul 17, 2012 - Fiction - 352 pages
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The Stoker-award winning editor of the acclaimed, eclectic anthology The New Dead returns with 21st Century Dead, and an all-new lineup of authors from all corners of the fiction world, shining a dark light on our fascination with tales of death and resurrection... with ZOMBIES! The stellar stories in this volume includes a tale set in the world of Daniel H. Wilson's Robopocalypse, the first published fiction by Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter, and a tale of love, family, and resurrection from the legendary Orson Scott Card. This new volume also includes stories also from other award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors, such as: Simon R. Green, Chelsea Cain, Jonathan Maberry, Duane Swiercyznski, Caitlin Kittredge, Brian Keene, Amber Benson, John Skipp, S. G. Browne, Thomas E. Sniegoski, Hollywood screenwriter Stephen Susco, National Book Award nominee Dan Chaon, and more!

 

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User Review  - Traciinaz - LibraryThing

Good set of short stories. My favorite overall had to be Ghost Dog but I liked a few of the stories that went off track with the traditional zombie storyline. Read full review

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User Review  - aadyer - LibraryThing

Usually, I find it difficult to give anthologies a reasonable review, as there are usually a couple of howlers in a collection. This was different though & I did quite like the variety & difference in this collection. Worth a look. Read full review

Contents

Antiparallelogram by Amber Benson
87
A Mothers Love by John McIlveen
123
Down and Out in Dead Town by Simon R Green
131
Devil Dust by Caitlin Kittredge
137
The Dead of Dromore by Ken Bruen
149
by John Skipp and Cody Goodfellow
169
Stay by Thomas E Sniegoski
191
A slice of Love by Kurt Sutter
227
and Duane Swierczynski
275
Couch Potato by Brian Keene
295
The Happy Bird and Other Tales by Rio Youers
305
Parasite by Daniel H Wilson
323
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CHRISTOPHER GOLDEN is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and (with Tim Lebbon) The Map of Moments. Golden co-wrote the lavishly illustrated novel Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire with Mike Mignola, which they are currently scripting as a feature film. He has also written books for teens and young adults, including Poison Ink, Soulless, and the thriller series Body of Evidence. Golden was born and raised in Massachusetts, where he still lives with his family. His original novels have been published in more than fourteen languages in countries around the world.

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