Best New Romantic Fantasy 2Paula Guran
fantasy, anthology, romance
Edited by Paula Guran.
An annual anthology of outstanding stories of love and wonder are compiled and honored as the best of the year. Enchanting and enchanted lovers, magical romance, dark desires, otherworldly sensations, ethereal encounters, paranormal thrills, sensual spells, supernatural suspense, sizzling speculations... Highly imaginative short fiction and novellas from the best fantasy romance writers.
- Titles & Things: An Introduction by Paula Guran
- An Autumn Butterfly by Esther Friesner
- A Light in Troy by Sarah Monette
- The Moment of Joy Before by Claudia O'Keefe
- Jane. A Story of Manners, Magic, and Romance by Sarah Prineas
- Journey into the Kingdom by M. Rickert
- The Wizard of Eternal Watch by Eugie Foster
- Moon Viewing at Shijo Bridge by Richard Parks
- The Depth Oracle by Sonya Taaffe
- Smoke & Mirrors by Amanda Downum
- The Desires of Houses by Haddayr Copley-Woods
- Evergreen by Angela Boord
- The Red Envelope by David Sakmyster
- The Mountains of Key West by Sandra McDonald
- The Story of Love by Vera Nazarian
- La Fée Verte by Delia Sherman
Paula Guran is senior editor for Prime Books. She edited the Juno fantasy imprint from its small press inception through its incarnation as an imprint of Pocket Books. Guran edits the annual Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror series as well as a growing number of other anthologies. In an earlier life she produced weekly email newsletter DarkEcho (winning two Stokers, an IHG award, and a World Fantasy Award nomination), edited Horror Garage (earning another IHG and a second World Fantasy nomination), and has contributed reviews, interviews, and articles to numerous professional publications.