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Moorhead Public Library VAU (Text) 33500013298013 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616963255
  • ISBN: 1616963255
  • Physical Description: iii, 272 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Tachyon Publications LLC, [2020]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: "Kitty and the missed opportunity" by Emma Bull -- Kitty walks on by, calls your name -- It's still the same old story -- The island of beasts -- The beaux wilde -- Unternehmen Werwolf -- Kitty and the full super bloodmoon thing -- Kitty and Cormac's excellent adventure -- Sealskin -- The arcane art of misdirection -- What happened to Ben in Vegas -- Kitty and the super blue blood or whatever moon thing -- Defining shadows -- Bellum Romanum -- Kitty learns the ropes -- Kitty busts the Feds -- Story notes and playlist.
Summary, etc.:
"Kitty Norville still can't stay away from trouble --of the supernatural kind. Everyone's favorite werewolf DJ is here to mix it up just one last time. Here you will find, or will be lucky to newly discover, the irrepressible Kitty Norville with friends and enemies alike: Rick the vampire; Jessi Hardin, paranormal detective; Kitty's werewolf husband Ben; Cormac, the bounty hunter; and the ever-villainous Dux Bellorum. These irresistible tales are full of unpredictable twists and turns: lupines experimenting with astronomy, a cheating boxer with preternatural strength, vampires arriving from the Philippines."--Provided by publisher.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 March #1
    This slim volume fills in the blanks in the life story of Ricardo Rick de Avila, the vampire ally of Vaughn's popular werewolf talk-show host, Kitty Norville (Kitty and the Midnight Hour (2005), etc). Made up of a series of short stories woven together by an interview by an order of vampire monks, Rick's history follows him as he rebels against almost every expectation other vampires have of him. He defies and fights not only the vampire who created him but also asserts himself against the powerful Spanish vampire families who are excited to make Mexico and the American Southwest their home. In his attempts to forge an independent life for himself, Rick travels across the country, meets Doc Holliday, and to avoid a supernatural turf war even briefly declares himself the master vampire of Santa Fe. While Vaughn's capable plotting make this entertaining even for those unfamiliar with the long-running series, the many connections to other Kitty Norville books may make this entry best suited for those already fairly familiar with Rick and Kitty's more recent adventures. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 August #1
    For many, reading in the time of COVID-19 is a challenge, making comfort books a good fallback. This collection of paranormal stories of various lengths is a delightful read for those who have enjoyed Vaughn's novels featuring Kitty Neville, the late-night talk show DJ who was bitten by and turned into a werewolf, including Kitty Rocks the House (2013). Her call-in show featuring all kinds of somewhat monstrous beings made her a national authority on the supernatural, and in her adventures she gets involved with Ben, the love of her life; Conrad, a bounty hunter; Rick, a powerful vampire; and many more. Ten previously published stories are joined by three original tales and the story notes and playlists add interest, though beware of ear worms. While some tales feature Kitty and her associates, others are set in various times and places, such as a paranormal historical story set in Regency England, and one in WWII Germany. A male selkie, a magician, and a manananggal, a horrific monster from Philippine folklore, also appear. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Carrie Vaughn’s work includes the Philip K. Dick Award-winning novel Bannerless, the New York Times bestselling Kitty Norville urban fantasy series, over twenty novels and upwards of 100 short stories, two of which have been finalists for the Hugo Award. She’s a contributor to the Wild Cards series of shared world superhero books edited by George R. R. Martin, and a graduate of the Odyssey Fantasy Writing Workshop. An Air Force brat, she survived her nomadic childhood and managed to put down roots in Boulder, Colorado. Visit her at www.carrievaughn.com.

Emma Bull (Introduction) is the author of War for the Oaks, which won the Locus Award for best first novel and has been a cult favorite ever since. She's gone on to publish fantasy and science fiction novels and short stories and a children's picture book. Her novel Bone Dance was a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards and received a Philip K. Dick Award Special Citation.She teaches creative writing at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. As of this writing, she's working on Claim, a sequel to her novel Territory, a historical fantasy set in Arizona in 1881.

Subject: Norville, Kitty (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Werewolves > Fiction.
Disc jockeys > Fiction.
Vampires > Fiction.
Shapeshifting > Fiction.
Genre: Paranormal fiction.
Werewolf fiction.
Short stories.

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