Powers of Detection: Stories of Mystery & Fantasy

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Dana Stabenow
Penguin, Oct 5, 2004 - Fiction - 304 pages
9 Reviews
Investigations of a Different Kind
 
Conjured from the minds of today’s most innovative authors, Powers of Detection features a dozen tales of mystery and fantasy, set in worlds where sleuths may wield wands instead of firearms—and criminals may be as inhuman as the crimes they commit.
 
From a magical boarding school murder to a courtroom where a witch stands trial, from ancient legends of Alaska and Egypt to stories featuring such familiar faces as Sookie Stackhouse and such familiar places as the Nightside, these paranormal procedurals reveal the mysterious behind the mystery…
 
Includes stories by…

Donna Andrews ٠ Michael Armstrong ٠ Anne Bishop ٠ Jay Caselberg ٠ Mike Doogan ٠ Laura Anne Gilman ٠ Simon R. Green ٠ Charlaine Harris ٠ Anne Perry ٠ Sharon Shinn ٠ Dana Stabenow ٠ John Straley
 
“Highly original tales.”—Publishers Weekly
 
“Everyone’s heart is in the right place and, in the best stories, their tongues are firmly in their cheeks.”—Mystery Scene
 

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User Review  - janepriceestrada - LibraryThing

Twelve fantasy and sci-fi mystery stories. This one is a mixed bag, some were quite good, but most were unremarkable. Cold Spell by Donna Andrews – A mage and his assistant try to solve two mysteries ... Read full review

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User Review  - janemarieprice - LibraryThing

Twelve fantasy and sci-fi mystery stories. This one is a mixed bag, some were quite good, but most were unremarkable. Cold Spell by Donna Andrews – A mage and his assistant try to solve two mysteries ... Read full review

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Dana Stabenow, a New York Times bestselling author and Edgar Award winner, has written twenty Kate Shugak mysteries, four Liam Campbell mysteries, three science-fiction novels, and two thrillers, and she also freelances for Alaska magazine. She was born, raised, and lives in Alaska, where she was awarded the Governor's Award for the Arts and Humanities in 2007.

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