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Thieves' World: Dead of Winter (edition 1989)

by Robert Asprin

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Title:Thieves' World: Dead of Winter
Authors:Robert Asprin
Info:Titan Bks. (1989), Paperback, 288 pages
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Tags:fiction, fantasy, anthology, shared world, Thieves' World

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Offutt's "The Veiled Lady" was fun, Bailey's "Keeping Promises" had good strong female lead, Asprin's "When the Spirit Moves You" ends with his pun as usual, Paxson's "The Color of Magic" is a good tale. A couple of the stories described convoluted political intrigues, more than I was willing to suffer through. ( )
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Robert Asprinprimary authorall editionscalculated
Abbey, Lynnmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bailey, Robin W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cherryh, C. J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Duane, DianeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morris, JanetAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Offutt, Andrew J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Paxson, Diana L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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On the first day of winter - a sodden, sullen dawn of the sort only Sanctuary's southern sea-whipped weather could provide - the bona fide Stepsons, elite fighters trained by the immortal Tempus himself, crept round the barracks estate held by pretenders to their unit name and defilers of all the Sacred Banders stood for.
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Welcome to Sanctuary, a city of outlaws and adventurers in a world of war and wizardry, peopled with colorful characters created by today's top fantasy adventure talents.

In this awesome 7th volume, a fearful cold grips Sanctuary, and as the risen dead begin to outnumber the living, a new alliance that may save the war-torn Borderlands is born.

On this outlaw world of the imagination, where mayhem and skulduggery rule and magic is still potent; brought to life by today's top fantasy writers, who are free to use one another's characters - but not to kill them off ... or at least not too freely!).

The idea of Thieve's World and the colorful city called Sanctuary came to Robert Lynn Asprin in 1978. After many twists and turns (documented in the volumes), the idea took off - and took on its own reality, as the best fantasy worlds have a way of doing. 

The result is one of F& SF's most unique success stories: a bestseller from the beginning, a series that is a challenge to writers, a delight to readers and a favorite of fans.
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Detective and mystery stories. Private Investigator Karl Kane returns to the streets of Belfast investigating the discovery of a severed hand. Karl believes it's the work of an elusive serial killer, but the police are claiming a simple vendetta between local criminals. Karl embarks on a nightmarish journey as he attempts to solve the mystery and soon he's suspecting Mark Wilson, his detested ex brother-in-law. But as the winter days become darker, Karl discovers that Wilson is more than a match for him when it comes to dirty dealing and even dirtier fighting, as he battles to keep from becoming the next victim.… (more)

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