Slipstreams

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Martin Harry Greenberg, John Helfers
Daw Books, 2006 - Fiction - 307 pages
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Literature often seeks to reinvent itself, melding disparate elements to create a new hybrid with cross genre appeal. Now twenty talented authors have taken on the challenge of flinging their creative talent into the slipstreams and seeing where it carries them. The results of this creative adventure are twenty stories that span the genres - a mountain man has an encounter with a very aggressive demon in Yellowstone Park; a butcher's widow whose discovery of a Dybbuk will offer a revelation about a legendary killer; Victoria Nelson's vampiric detective work leads her to a case where blood is the clue; the last survivor of his race, a wood carver travels the galaxy in search of a replacement for all that he has lost; Nicholas St. Claus has retired from the toy business to become a private investigator, but taking on the case of who melted Jack Frost might prove to be the biggest mistake he could make...

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About the author (2006)

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.

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