Little Red Riding Hood in the Big Bad City

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Martin Harry Greenberg, John Helfers
DAW Books, 2004 - Fiction - 312 pages
2 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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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Some of the worst short stories I've read in a long, long time. Trite, cliched, badly told...ugh. I finally gave up after Russel Davis's "The Last Day of the Rest of her Life." It is a retelling of ... Read full review

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User Review  - the1butterfly - LibraryThing

This is another collection of retold fairy tales, set to largely have a modern, big city theme. I'm not modern, nor am I into the big city, so, although I am always excited to read retellings of fairy ... 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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