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Seanan McGuire
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Dark and Stormy Knights

Dark and Stormy Knights - Carrie Vaughn, P.N. Elrod, Shannon K. Butcher, Lilith Saintcrow, Deidre Knight, Vicki Pettersson, Rachel Caine,  Ilona Andrews, Jim Butcher Like most of these anthologies: read some, skimmed some, skipped some. Jim Butcher's story was good - nice to get something finally from the POV of occasional Dresden Files villain/ally John Marcone, who is probably one of the most complex and interesting characters in the series. The Carrie Vaughn story was also a standout for me, about a dragonslayer getting ready to retire and training her church-appointed replacement. The setup for Shannon Butcher's story had me interested, but the end fell a little flat for me. I also enjoyed the story by P.N. Elrod about a vampire PI in a noir style tale of gangsters and guns. Most of the rest I had either already red or couldn't really get into.