Edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner.
A 15-strong team of bestselling and awardwinning writers gives us a winning combination: Games Creatures Playcovers all the bases!
Everyone plays something – whether it’s solitaire or squash, World of Warcraft, darts or dodgeball. Games bring out the best in us, the worst in us, the thing-we-never-expected in us. Human beings naturally like to test their limits, both mental and physical – and why should the supernaturals be any different?
In their latest anthology international superstar Charlaine Harris and award-winning mystery writer Toni Kelner have collected stories that feature ghostly players, bloodthirsty interruptions, and competitions with deadly outcomes, from some of the top writers in the fantasy, horror, crime and mystery genres.
Charlaine Harris (born November 25, 1951 in Tunica, Mississippi) is a New York Times bestselling author who has been writing for over twenty years. She was raised in the Mississippi River Delta area. Though her early works consisted largely of poems about ghosts and, later, teenage angst, she wrote plays when she attended Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. She began to write books a few years later.
After publishing two stand-alone mysteries, Harris launched a lighthearted series "starring" Georgia librarian Aurora Teagarden, with Real Murders, a Best Novel nominee for the 1990 Agatha Awards. Harris wrote eight Aurora titles. In 1996, she released the first of the much darker Shakespeare mysteries, featuring the amateur sleuth ... (more)