Never After

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Penguin, Oct 27, 2009 - Fiction - 400 pages
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The bonds of love...

The bonds of matrimony...

The bonds between husband and wife...

Let's face it-some bonds are made to be broken.

Here, for the first time ever, are four stories from today's most provocative authors that take the classic idea of the "faerie tale wedding" and give it a swift kick in the bustle.
 

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User Review  - Krumbs - LibraryThing

Four short stories from four very different authors. Laurell Hamilton's Can He Bake a Cherry Pie? was better than other short stories I've read from her. At least it's not one she'll be rewriting to ... Read full review

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User Review  - bgknighton - LibraryThing

Enjoyable enough. Some interesting twists on these stories. These princesses stand up for themselves and grow in the process. These stories are not about the supernatural but the women. Read full review

Contents

Can He Bake a Cherry Pie? LAURELL K HAMILTON
The Shadow of Mist An Otherworld Novella
Chapter 1
Chapter 1
The Beautiful Princess
The Dashing Suitor
The Magical Journey
The Wicked Stepmother
The Dreadful Secret
The Wise Old Grandmother
The Cursed Destination
The Cruel Father
epilogue Penguin Group USA Inc is proud to present
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Laurell K. Hamilton is a full-time writer and mother. Her bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novels include Narcissus in Chains, Obsidian Butterfly, Blue Moon, Burnt Offerings, The Killing Dance, Bloody Bones, The Lunatic Café, Circus of the Damned, The Laughing Corpse, and Guilty Pleasures. She is also the author of A Kiss of Shadows and A Caress of Twilight. She lives in a suburb of St. Louis with her family.
Marjorie M. Liu is an attorney who has lived and worked throughout Asia. She hails from both coasts, but currently resides in the Midwest, where she writes full-time. When not writing, she enjoys listening to music, painting, designing websites, and returning to old movie favorites, some of which involve light sabers, various applications of the Force, and small green men with pointy ears. She is also, occasionally, commandeered by poodles.
Sharon Shinn is a journalist who works for a trade magazine. Her first novel, The Shapechanger's Wife, was selected by  Locus as the best first fantasy novel of 1995. She has won the William C. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, and was twice nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. A graduate of Northwestern University, she has lived in the Midwest most of her life.

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