Urban Allies

Urban Allies : Ten Brand-New Collaborative Stories

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In this impressive anthology, twenty of today's hottest urban fantasy writers-including Charlaine Harris, Jonathan Maberry, Kelley Armstrong, Seanan Mcguire, and C. E. Murphy-pair together to write ten original stories featuring their favorite series characters. Worlds collide when two different urban fantasy series meet in each of the ten electrifying stories in this collaborative project, featuring beloved characters such as Peter Octavian and Dahlia Lynley-Chivers, Joanne Walker and Harper Blaine, Joe Ledger and Special Agent Franks, Sabina Kane and Ava. Urban Allies melds the talents of some of the most high-profile authors in the genre today-many of whom are working together for the first time-to give readers a chance to see their favorite characters in an imaginative and fresh way. Edited by acclaimed bestselling author Joseph Nassise, who is also a contributor, this outstanding collection showcases the brilliant storytelling talents of some of the most acclaimed urban fantasy writers working today-among them seven New York Times bestselling authors and one USA Today bestselling author.
Contributors Include: * Charlaine Harris and Christopher Golden * Carrie Vaughn and Diana Rowland * Jonathan Maberry and Larry Correia * Kelley Armstrong and Seanan Mcguire * Joseph Nassise and Sam Witt * Steven Savile And Craig Schaefer * David Wellington and Weston Ochse * Stephen Blackmoore and Jeff Somers * C. E. Murphy and Kat Richardson * Jaye Wells and Caitlin Kittredge
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 135 x 203 x 24mm | 299g
  • Harper Voyager
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062391348
  • 9780062391346
  • 1,070,765

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In this impressive anthology, twenty of today's hottest urban fantasy authors pair up to write ten new and original stories featuring beloved characters from their own bestselling series

Urban Allies unites two beloved characters from two different urban fantasy series in each of ten electrifying new stories. Each story melds the talents of two high-profile authors--many working together for the first time--to give readers a chance to see their favorite characters in an imaginative and fresh way. Peter Octavian and Dahlia Lynley-Chivers are imprisoned in an inescapable dungeon together; Joanne Walker and Harper Blaine must defeat a sinister pair of sisters in a haunted house; Joe Ledger and Agent Franks team up to annihilate a bloodthirsty demon in the hellish Iraqi desert.

Edited by bestselling author Joseph Nassise--who is also a contributor--this outstanding collection showcases the brilliant storytelling talents of some of the most acclaimed urban fantasy writers working today, among them seven New York Times bestselling authors, seven USA Today bestselling authors, and three Bram Stoker Award winners.

Contributors include: Charlaine Harris and Christopher Golden - Carrie Vaughn and Diana Rowland - Jonathan Maberry and Larry Correia - Kelley Armstrong and Seanan McGuire - Joseph Nassise and Sam Witt - Steven Savile and Craig Schaefer - David Wellington and Weston Ochse - Stephen Blackmoore and Jeff Somers - C. E. Murphy and Kat Richardson - Jaye Wells and Caitlin Kittredge
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"This anthology highlights incredible authors and their best lead protagonists. Readers will devour these stories, which answer the question many fans pose: 'What if these two characters met?'" -- Library Journal (starred review) "Literary mashups are no easy feat, but thanks to some excellent pairings and the work of a group of wonderfully talented writers, this collection is enormously fun from beginning to end, particularly for series fans. 4-1/2 stars." -- RT Book Reviews (top pick) "Readers will undoubtedly get a kick out of seeing their favorite heroes solving cases together and will enjoy being introduced to new characters and settings." -- Publishers Weekly
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About Joseph Nassise

Joseph Nassise is the author of more than twenty novels, including the internationally bestselling Templar Chronicles series, the Jeremiah Hunt series, and several books in the Rogue Angel action/adventure series from Gold Eagle. He's a former president of the Horror Writers Association, the world's largest organization of professional horror writers, and a multiple Bram Stoker Award and International Horror Guild Award nominee.
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