A Girl's Guide to Guns and Monsters

A Girl's Guide to Guns and Monsters

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Overview

Brilliant, original sci-fi and fantasy stories featuring brave and bold heroines

Thirteen urban and paranormal tales of strong women, armed with weapons they are not afraid to use, as well as fists and feet of fury, who face monsters and bad guys-and are not above rescuing men in the process.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756406141
Publisher: DAW
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

In 1995 Martin H. Greenberg was honored by the Mystery Writers of America with the Ellery Queen Award for lifetime achievement in mystery editing. He is also the recipient of two Anthony awards. Mystery Scene magazine called him "the best mystery anthologist since Ellery Queen." He has compiled more than 1,000 anthologies and is the president of TEKNO books. He lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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A Girl's Guide to Guns and Monsters 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Binglewriter More than 1 year ago
We all know the complaint about some anthologies--some of the stories are great, some are drek, and many in the middle are just average. So I was quite pleased when I read A Girl's Guide to Guns and Monsters that, even though I wasn't its target demographic, the quality of the stories held up at an above average level throughout the book even with a mix of monsters, mayhem, mood, and market profile of the various authors. One minor detraction from the anthology is that a number of the stories are set in the worlds of the individual author's other writing, which leaves those not familiar with those worlds/characters at a slight disadvantage. For those interested in seeing earlier installments of Elizabeth Vaughan's amusing tale of Wan Sui Ye, grab a copy of Furry Fantastic (DAW 2006) and Zombie Raccoons & Killer Bunnies (DAW 2009) or, better yet, contact DAW and insist that they get Vaughan to write up the entire tale for a stand-alone novel. (By the way, much better cover art for Girl's Guide than the art for Zombie Raccoons & Killer Bunnies in my humble opinion.)
bluesalamanders on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book has a great title, doesn't it? It does. Unfortunately, the title is the best part of the book. I love good short stories, but these stories are mostly on the mediocre side.
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