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the genre's premiere review magazine for short SF & Fantasy since 1993

The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Edited by John Joseph Adams

(Night Shade Books, Sept. 2009)

“The Doctor’s Case” by Stephen King
“The Horror of the Many Faces” by Tim Lebbon
“The Case of the Bloodless Sock” by Anne Perry
“The Adventure of the Other Detective” by Bradley H. Sinor
“A Scandal in Montreal” by Edward Hoch
“The Adventure of the Field Theorems” by Vonda N. McIntyre
“The Adventure of the Death-Fetch” by Darrell Schweitzer
“The Shocking Affair of the Dutch Steamship Friesland” by Mary Robinette Kowal
“The Adventure of the Mummy’s Curse” by H. Paul Jeffers
“The Things That Shall Come Upon Them” by Barbara Roden
“Murder to Music” by Anthony Burgess
“The Adventure of the Inertial Adjustor” by Stephen Baxter
“Mrs Hudson’s Case” by Laurie R. King
“The Singular Habits of Wasps” by Geoffrey Landis
“The Affair of the Forty-Sixth Birthday” by Amy Myers
“The Specter of Tullyfane Abbey” by Peter Tremayne
“The Vale of the White Horse” by Sharyn McCrumb
“The Adventure of the Dorset Street Lodger” by Michael Moorcock
“The Adventure of the Lost World” by Dominic Green
“The Adventure of the Antiquarian’s Niece” by Barbara Hambly
“Dynamics of a Hanging” by Tony Pi
“Merridew of Abominable Memory” by Chris Roberson
“Commonplaces” by Naomi Novik
“The Adventure of the Pirates of Devil’s Cape” by Rob Rogers
“The Adventure of the Green Skull” by Mark Valentine
“The Human Mystery ” by Tanith Lee
“A Study in Emerald” by Neil Gaiman
“You See But You Do Not Observe” by Robert J. Sawyer


The Dragon Book

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The Dragon Book, edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois

Reviewed by Carla Billinghusrt and Robert E. Waters

Ace hardcover (November 2009)

“Dragon's Deep” by Cecelia Holland
“Vici” by Naomi Novik
“Bob Choi's Last Job” by Jonathan Stroud
“Are You Afflicted with Dragons?” by Kage Baker
“The Tsar's Dragons” by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple
“The Dragon of Direfell” by Liz Williams
“Oakland Dragon Blues” by Peter S. Beagle
“Humane Killer” by Samuel Sykes and Diana Gabaldon
“Stop!” by Garth Nix
“Ungentle Fire” by Sean Williams
“A Stark and Wormy Night” by Tad Williams
“None So Blind” by Harry Turtledove
“Joboy” by Diana Wynne Jones
“Puz_le” by Gregory Maguire
“After the Third Kiss” by Bruce Coville
“The War That Winter Is” by Tanith Lee
“The Dragon's Tale” by Tamora Pierce
“Dragon Storm” by Mary Rosenblum
“The Dragaman's Bride” by Andy Duncan


Triangulation: Dark Glass

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Triangulation: Dark Glass, edited by Pete Butler

“The Milton Feinhoff Problem” by Mark Onspaugh
“Saint Darwin’s Spirituals” by D.K. Thompson
“Imaginal Friend” by Kenneth B. Chicchia
“Monstrous Embrace” by Rachel Swirsky
“Dancing Lessons” by Aaron Polson
“Deadglass” by Lon Prater
“Perchance to Dream” by D.J. Cockburn
“Windows to the Soul” by Gerri Leen
“More Things in Heaven and Earth” by Jason K. Chapman
“On the Path” by Kelly A. Harmon
“Broken Things” by Kathryn Board
“Audition for Evil” by Amy Treadwell
“One Touch to Remember” by David Seigler
“Souls on Display” by Kurt Kirchmeier
“A More Beautiful Monster” by Loretta Sylvestre
“Seeing Is” by Craig Wolf


Darkness on the Edge

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Darkness on the Edge, edited by Harrison Howe

PS Publishing (late 2009)

“Nothing Forgiven” by Lee Thomas
“Fire” by Elizabeth Massie
“Atonement” by Gary A. Braunbeck
“Kneeling in the Darkness” by Lorna Dixon
“The Hungry Heart” by Michael A. Arnzen
“Die Angle” by Lawrence C. Connelly
“From the Dark Heart of a Dream” by Tom Piccirilli
“Ain’t No Angel Gonna Greet Me” by Guy Adams
“Independence Day” by Sarah Langan
“With These Hands” by Kurt Dinan
“Wings for Wheels” by John Palisano
“Across the Border“ by Peter Abrahams
“The Room” by Jeffrey Thomas
“Fog Boy” by T. M. Wright
“Darkness  at the Edge of Town” by James A. Moore
“Lighting Can’t Catch Me” by Gerard Houarner
“In Winter” by Nancy Kilpatrick
“Armageddon Now Available in High Def” by Nate Southard
”Devil’s Arcade” by Mark Charan Newton


Panverse One

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Panverse One: Five Original Novellas of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Edited by Dario Ciriello

“Waking the City” by Andrew Tisbert
“Shiva Not Dancing” by Uncle River
“Delusion’s Song” by Alan Smale
“Fork You” by Reggie Lutz
“The Singers of Rhodes” by Jason K. Chapman


POW!erful Tales

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POW!erful Tales, edited by Michael C. Lea

The Lingering Grief of Twilight” by Geoffrey Thorne

What Are the Odds?” by David Taub

The Man Comes Around” by Christina Lea

Day of Wrath” by Jon S. Crews

Bad Man’s Gift” by John E. Rogers, Jr.

A Very Small Hero” by Lawrence Barker

Confidante” by Tim McDaniel

Legacy” by Mark Onspaugh

Steaming Mad” by John Michael Martin

The Silver Shadow” by Eric Ian Steele

Mister Blue Sky” by Christina Lea

The Ironic Man” by Gareth D. Jones

A Dog, A Rat, A Mouse, A Cat” by A. H. Jennings

Yet Another Bad Hair Day” by Gustavo Bondoni

Uncreation Myth” by Michael C. Lea


The New Space Opera 2

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The New Space Opera 2

(ed. by Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan)

Utriusque Cosmi” by Robert Charles Wilson

The Island” by Peter Watts

Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance” by John Kessel

To Go Boldly” by Cory Doctorow

The Lost Princess Man” by John Barnes

Defect” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

To Raise a Mutiny Betwixt Yourselves” by Jay Lake

Shell Game” by Neal Asher

Punctuality” by Garth Nix

Inevitable” by Sean Williams

Join the Navy and See the Worlds” by Bruce Sterling

Fearless Space Pirates of the Outer Rings” by Bill Willingham

From the Heart” by John Meaney

Chameleons” by Elizabeth Moon

The Tenth Muse” by Tad Williams

Cracklegrackle” by Justina Robson

The Tale of the Wicked” by John Scalzi

Catastrophe Baker and the Canticle for Leibowitz” by Mike Resnick

The Far End of History” by John C. Wright


Sideways in Crime, ed. Lou Anders

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“Running the Snake” by Kage Baker

“Via Vortex” by John Meaney

“Fate and the Fire-Lance” by Stephen Baxter

“The Blood of Peter Francisco” by Paul Park

“The Adventure of the Southsea Trunk” by Jack McDevitt

“G-Men” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

“Sacrifice” by Mary Rosenblum

“Murder in Geektopia” by Paul Di Filippo

“Chicago” by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

“The Sultan’s Emissary” Theodore Judson

“Worlds of Possibilities” by Pat Cadigan

“A Murder in Eddsford” by S.M. Stirling

“Conspiracies: A Very Condensed 937-Page Novel” by Mike Resnick and Eric Flint

“The People’s Machine” by Tobias S. Buckell

“Death on the Crosstime Express” by Chris Roberson


Bad-Ass Faeries, edited by Danielle Ackley-McPhail et al.

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"Bad-Ass Faeries" by Monica Richards
Image"Futuristic Cybernetic Faerie Assassin Hassballah" by Adam P. Knave
"Make Love, Not War" by Lee C. Hillman
"Heart of Vengeance" by Den C. Wilson
"Ballad of the Seven Up Sprite" by Brian Koscienski & Chris Pisano
"Snow in July" by Jeff Lyman
"House Arrest" by Keith R.A. DeCandido
"A Pressing Problem" by Donald W. Schank
"Hidden in the Folds" by Jesse Harris
"Pennidreadful" by Lorne Dixon
"On Oberon’s Throne" by L. Jagi Lamplighter
"Sally Smiles" by James Chambers
"The Faerie Queen of Lo Mein" by Vincent Collins
"Hollow Dreams" by Elaine Corvidae
"Wings of Soul" by R. Allen Leider
"At the Crossroads" by Danielle Ackley-McPhail
"Down These Mean Streets a Faerie Must Go" by John Sunseri
"ENDGAME" by Patrick Thomas
"The Last Night of the Lazarus Brothers" by CJ Henderson

Alien Crimes, edited by Mike Resnick

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“Nothing Personal” by Pat Cadigan
“A Locked-Planet Mystery” by Mike Resnick
“Hoxbomb” by Harry Turtledove
“The End of the World” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
“Dark Heaven” by Gregory Benford
“Womb of Every World” by Walter Jon Williams

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