The eight tales in this collection by Nancy Etchemendy weave great suspense with interesting plots and unusual characters. "Lunch at Etienne's" is a story narrated by a woman who is surrounded by death but doesn't seem to realize it. "Cat in Glass" is about a mysterious, malevolent sculpted cat that commits gruesome murders and is told from the point of view of the sculpture's frightened and bewildered owner. There is also "The Sailor's Bargain", a captivating story about an orphan whose haunting dreams lead to a stark revelation of another life, and "The Lily and the Weaver's Heart", in which a one-eyed Jacinth dares to take her place in a cruel world by risking a journey that is usually reserved for the most able-bodied men of the culture.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nancy Etchemendy is a science fiction writer as well as a writer of horror and fantasy. Her novels, short fiction, and poetry have been regularly published since 1980 both in the United States and abroad. Her work has earned a number of awards, among them three Bram Stoker Awards (two for children's horror), a Golden Duck Award for excellence in children's science fiction, and an International Horror Guild Award.
ABOUT THE SERIES
Science fiction and horror writer Nancy Etchemendy has won many awards for her writing, including three Bram Stoker Awards for children's horror. Rosetta's collection of Etchemendy's work offers to her fans as well as new readers exactly why it is that Etchemendy has won so many awards for her creative, unique vision.
About Nancy Etchemendy
See more books from this Author
Published May 13, 2011
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books.