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All new and unique to this quantity, the 21 tales in risky ladies comprise paintings by means of twelve manhattan occasions bestsellers, and 7 tales set within the authors’ bestselling continuities—including a brand new “Outlander” tale via Diana Gabaldon, a story of Harry Dresden’s international through Jim Butcher, a narrative from Lev Grossman set on the earth of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella through George R. R. Martin in regards to the Dance of the Dragons, the giant civil struggle that tore Westeros aside approximately centuries ahead of the occasions of A online game of Thrones.

Also integrated are unique tales of harmful women--heroines and villains alike--by Brandon Sanderson, Joe Abercrombie, Sherilynn Kenyon, Lawrence Block, Carrie Vaughn, S. M. Stirling, Sharon Kay Penman, and plenty of others.

Writes Gardner Dozois in his advent, “Here you’ll locate no hapless sufferers who stand by way of whimpering in dread whereas the male hero fights the monster or clashes swords with the villain, and with the intention to tie those girls to the railroad tracks, you’ll locate you've gotten a true struggle in your arms. in its place, you can find sword-wielding ladies warriors, intrepid girls fighter pilots and far-ranging spacewomen, lethal lady serial killers, ambitious woman superheroes, sly and seductive femmes fatale, girl wizards, hard-living undesirable women, woman bandits and rebels, embattled survivors in Post-Apocalyptic futures, woman inner most Investigators, stern woman placing judges, haughty queens who rule countries and whose jealousies and targets ship hundreds of thousands to grisly deaths, bold dragonriders, and plenty of more.”

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Fienberg, Lorne. ” In American Humor Magazines and Comic Periodicals, edited David E. E. Sloane, 271–78. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987. Gault, Joseph. ” In Joseph Gault’s Fifth Edition of His Reports: Entitled A Coat of Many Colors, 14–16. , 1902. 22 Southern Frontier Humor Grammer, John M. ” In A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American South, edited by Richard Gray and Owen Robinson, 370–87. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing, 2004. Hall, William C. ” In Humor of the Old Southwest, edited by Hennig Cohen and Richard B.

54. Henry Clay Lewis, “The Struggle for Life,” in Odd Leaves, 192–93. 55. , 198. 56. , 202. 57. Derek H. Alderman, “Rednecks, Bluenecks, and Hickphonics : Southern Humor on the Internet,” in The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor, ed. Ed Piacentino, 264. 58. James H. Justus, “The Company We Keep,” 141. Works Cited Alderman, Derek H. ” In The Enduring Legacy of Old Southwest Humor, edited by Ed Piacentino, 261–78. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. Arnold, Edwin T. Introduction to Odd Leaves from the Life of a Louisiana Swamp Doctor by Henry Clay Lewis, xi-xlviii.

He was elected a judge, owned a newspaper, was ordained a Methodist minister, and served as president of several educational institutions—Emory College, Centenary College in Louisiana, the University of Mississippi, and South Carolina College. As a strict anti-abolitionist, he stood up against the attacks on slavery by the northern branch of his church and wrote a series of pro-slavery letters collected in 1847 as a book, A Voice from the South. Longstreet moved his family to Mississippi during the Civil War and watched federal troops burn his home before he retired to Georgia.

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