Blood Lite III Aftertaste Author:Kevin J. Anderson (Editor) Sink your teeth into a smorgasbord of macabre morsels laced with horrific humor in this all-new Blood Lite collection! Whether you shriek with laughter or scream in fear... Well, that's simply a matter of taste. — *Jim Butcher’s wizardly PI Harry Dresden pranks some high-tech monster seekers--and attempts to save a ... more »friend’s son whose life-energy is slowly being drained by an unknown adversary in 'I Was a Teenage Bigfoot'.
” The Author from Hell has dropped dead, but a stressed-out editor is harassed by her emails from beyond the grave in Sherrilyn Kenyon’s 'A Day in the Life'.
”The flesh is weak--and possibly even rotting--as a teenage virgin werewolf discovers on a visit to a brothel in Kelley Armstrong’s 'V Plates'.
”Murder comes alive in 'Mannequin', by Heather Graham, as two thrill-seeking couples 'axe' for trouble at a B&B with a bloody history... and more...
I Was a Teenage Bigfoot / Jim Butcher; --
Blood-red Greens / Joel A. Sutherland; --
V Plates / Kelley Armstong; --
Put On A Happy Face / Christopher Golden; --
Devil's Contract / E. S. Magill; --
Nine-tenths of the Law / Eric James Stone; --
Scrumptious Bone Bread / Jeff Strand; --
Let That be a Lesson to You / Mark Onspaugh; --
Mint in Box / Mike Baron; --
Great Zombie Invasion of 1979 / J. G. Faherty; --
Dating After the Apocalypse / Stephen Dorato; --
Typecast / Jeff Ryan; --
Making the Cut / Mike Resnick, Lezli Robyn; --
Acknowledgments / Will Ludwigsen; --
Mannequin / Heather Graham; --
Short Term / Daniel Pyle; --
Distressed Travelers / Nina Kiriki Hoffman; --
Bayou Brawl / L. A. Banks; --
Steeple People / John Alfred Taylor; --
For Sale / David Sakmyster; --
Man Who Could Not Be Bothered To Die / Norman Prentiss; --
Last Demon / Don D'Ammassa; --
Misadventure to Call Your Own / Adrian Ludens; --
Smoke and Mirrorballs / Chris Abbey; --
Brians!!! / D. L. Snell; --
Still Life / Ken Lilli-Paetz; --
Day in the Life / Sherrilyn Kenyon; --
Old MacDonald Has an Animal Farm / Lisa Morton; --
Two for Transylvania / Brad C. Hodson; --
Four Horsemen Reunion Tour: An Apocumentary / Lucien Soulban.
Anthologies are hard to review. Period. I got this one for the Kelley Armstrong short and it did not disappoint. Easily the best in the book. The shorts in this ranged from excellent, to "interesting," to umm....okay, to huh?, and "this is dumb, I'm not reading this one."