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Tesseracts Thirteen (Chilling Tales From the Great White North)
Experience the shadowy side of Canadian speculative fiction...
Tesseracts Thirteen (Chilling Tales From the Great White North) uses the mysterious and bewitching volume number thirteen as the editors’ “raison d’être” to select the innovative, thought provoking and disturbing fiction found in this anthology.
Unique to this twenty-plus year Canadian literary legacy, Tesseracts Thirteen features 23 Science Fiction, fantasy and horror writers chosen by award-winning editors Nancy Kilpatrick and David Morrell.
Tesseracts Thirteen (Chilling Tales From the Great White North) features Works by: Kelley Armstrong,Alison Baird, Rebecca Bradley, Mary E. Choo, Suzanne Church, Kevin Cockle, Ivan Dorin, Katie Harse, Kevin Kvas, Michael Kelly, Jill Snider Lum, Catherine MacLeod, Matthew Moore, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, David Nickle, Jason Ridler, Gord Rollo, Andrea Schlecht, Daniel Sernine, Stephanie Short, Jean-Louis Trudel, Edo van Belkom, Bev Vincent
Also included: “Out of the Barrens” by Robert Knowlton: an essay detailing the history of Canadian dark fantasy and horror for the last two centuries.
About the editors:
Award-winning author Nancy Kilpatrick has published 18 novels, over 190 short stories, 5 collections of stories, and has edited 8 anthologies. Much of her body of work involves vampires.
Nancy writes dark fantasy, horror, mysteries and erotic horror, under her own name, her nom de plume Amarantha Knight, and her newest pen name Desirée Knight (Amarantha's younger sister!) Besides writing novels and short stories, and editing anthologies, she has scripted 4 issues of VampErotic comics. As well, she's penned a couple of radio scripts, a stage play, and much non-fiction, including the book The goth Bible: A Compendium for the Darkly Inclined (St. Martin's Press — October 2004).
Nancy won the Arthur Ellis Award for best mystery story, has been a Bram Stoker finalist three times and a finalist for the Aurora Award five times. [MORE]
David is the award-winning author of First Blood, the novel in which Rambo was created. He was born in 1943 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. In 1960, at the age of seventeen, he became a fan of the classic television series, Route 66, about two young men in a Corvette traveling the United States in search of America and themselves. The scripts by Stirling Silliphant so impressed Morrell that he decided to become a writer.
Morrell is the co-president of the International Thriller Writers Organization. Noted for his research, he is a graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School for wilderness survival as well as the G. Gordon Liddy Academy of Corporate Security. He is also an honorary lifetime member of the Special Operations Association and the Association of Former Intelligence Officers. He has been trained in firearms, hostage negotiation, assuming identities, executive protection, and anti-terrorist driving, among numerous other action skills that he describes in his novels. With eighteen million copies in print, his work has been translated into twenty-six languages. [MORE]
About the Series:
"Annual Canadian anthology Tesseracts, until this collection supplying readers with quality science fiction, in the issue number 13 turned into an anthology of horror and dark fantasy. It might have been expected just by looking at the names of the editors: Nancy Kilpatrick, author of many vampire novels, and Morrell who is not just the author of "First Blood" and the literary father of Rambo, but also a writer, who wrote lots of thrillers with elements of horror..." — Ray Garraty