Emerald Magic: Great Tales of Irish Fantasy
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- Brief Synopsis:
- 15 new fantasy tales of Irish myth, lore and modern culture by writers like Bradbury, de Lint, Saberhagen, and Llywelyn, with angelic cats, vampires, banshees, and assorted faerie folk.
- Long Synopsis:
- 15 new fantasy stories by talented, award winning, popular authors edited by Andrew M Greeley. Diane Duane humorously writes about how the murder of leprechauns in modern Dublin is halted. Tanith Lee's muse, a Speir-Bhan, helps a musician rid the land of 3 beautiful Goth women who are murderous shape shifters. Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple describe a violent pub brawl where the combatants are the Fair Folk. Judith Tarr's lonely hermit finds romance as he rescues the magic folk from extinction. Elizabeth Haydon's Merrow, a mermaid, is a loving wife and mother who rescues her son from starvation during the potato famine. Disrespecting The Butter Spirit almost results in broken hearts and a lost soul in Charles De Lint's suspenseful story. Ray Bradbury creates a beautiful but deadly banshee. Andrew Greeley's Faeries could be angels who prefer Ireland to heaven. Jane Lindskold offers a unique take on the love of a famous poet's life. Fred Saberhagen concocts a shocking blend of vampires and literature. Peter Tremayne's characters pay a chilling price for their chance to be discovered in the music world. Cecilia Dart-Thornton's hero gains love in the land of eternal youth, but can he keep it? L. E. Modesitt, Jr. weaves Irish magic together with interstellar flight. Jacqueline Carey's heroes decide between remaining with their beautiful lovers and continuing their quest for revenge. A stray cat is the salvation of a lonely little girl in the final story by Morgan Llywelyn. Readers may find other titles to try in the short biographies of the authors given at the end of the book.
- Book Quality:
- Book Size:
- 364 Pages
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- Copyrighted By:
- Andrew M. Greeley Enterprises, Ltd., and Tekno Books
- Adult content:
- English US
- Literature and Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy
- Submitted By:
- Jim Baugh
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