784 pages ; 25 cm
"All new and original to this volume, the 21 stories in Dangerous Women include work by twelve New York Times bestsellers, and seven stories set in the authors' bestselling continuities--including a new "Outlander" story by Diana Gabaldon, a tale of Harry Dresden's world by Jim Butcher, a story from Lev Grossman set in the world of The Magicians, and a 35,000-word novella by George R. R. Martin about the Dance of the Dragons, the vast civil war that tore Westeros apart nearly two centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones. Also included are original stories of dangerous women--heroines and villains alike--by Brandon Sanderson, Joe Abercrombie, Sherilynn Kenyon, Lawrence Block, Carrie Vaughn, S. M. Stirling, Sharon Kay Penman, and many others."-- Provided by publisher.
Some desperado / Joe Abercrombie -- My heart is either broken / Megan Abbott -- Nora's song / Cecelia Holland -- Hands that are not there / Melinda Snodgrass -- Bombshells / Jim Butcher -- Raisa Stepanova / Carrie Vaughn -- Wrestling Jesus / Joe R. Lansdale -- Neighbors / Megan Lindholm -- I know how to pick 'em / Lawrence Block -- Shadows for silence in the forests of Hell / Brandon Sanderson -- Queen in exile / Sharon Kay Penman -- Girl in the mirror / Lev Grossman -- Second arabesque, very slowly / Nancy Kress -- City Lazarus / Diana Rowland -- Virgins / Diana Gabaldon -- Hell hath no fury / Sherilynn Kenyon -- Pronouncing doom / S.M. Stirling -- Name the beast / Sam Sykes -- Caretakers / Pat Cadigan -- Lies my mother told me / Caroline Spector -- Princess and the queen / George R.R. Martin.