Author(s): George R R Martin
Commissioned by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, these tales of dangerous women by the most stellar names in fiction are available for the first time in three-volume paperback. George R.R. Martin is the bestselling author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO's hit series GAME OF THRONES. This third volume features an original short story by Joe Abercrombie. 'Some Desperado' centres on Shy South, the protagonist of Abercrombie's novel RED COUNTRY. Having robbed a bank, Shy is carrying 2,000 silver pieces, and she's on the run when her horse catches an arrow. Marooned in a dusty ghost town, she faces up to a trio of murderous, flea-bitten criminals...This volume of stories about hard-living bad girls, killers and superheroes also includes contributions from worldwide bestselling authors Jim Butcher, Melinda Snodgrass and Pat Cadigan. DANGEROUS WOMEN 3 Gardner Dozois's introduction Joe Abercrombie, 'Some Desperado' Diana Rowland, 'City Lazarus' Sherlynn Kenyon, 'Hell Hath No Fury' Melinda Snodgrass, 'The Hands That Are Not There' Pat Cadigan, 'Caretakers' Cecelia Holland, 'Nora's Song' Jim Butcher, 'Bombshells'
George R.R. Martin is the author of fifteen novels and novellas, including five volumes of A Song of Ice and Fire, several collections of short stories, as well as screenplays for television and feature films. Dubbed 'the American Tolkien', George R.R. Martin has won numerous awards including the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award. He is an Executive Producer on HBO's Emmy Award-winning Game of Thrones, which is based on his A Song of Ice and Fire series. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Gardner Dozois is an American science fiction author and editor. He is the founding editor of The Year's Best Science Fiction anthologies. He also edited Asimov's Science Fiction magazine. He has twice won the Nebula Award for Best Short Story.