Kiss Me Deadly by Trisha Telep
13 Tales of Paranormal Love

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If you can possibly thirst for more mysterious metaphysical accounts of love, Trisha Telep has organized some of the greatest and most thrilling tales of paranormal paramours since The Eternal Kiss. She presents the acclaimed literary talent of thirteen unique authors, creating a collection of stories that will undoubtedly capture the imagination of every soul who dares to read them. Werewolves, ghosts, zombies, vampires, and fallen angels drive the plot of these riveting romances.

Kiss Me Deadly includes the exceptional writings of several authors, including:

• Sarah Rees Brennan (faeries)
• Becca Fitzpatrick (angels)
• Caitlin Kittredge (witches)
• Karen Mahoney (vampires: sequel to story from The Eternal Kiss)
• Daniel Marks (ghost kids)
• Justine Musk (sorcerers)
• Diana Peterfreund (unicorns)
• Michelle Rowen (demons)
• Carrie Ryan (zombies)
• Maggie Stiefvater (werewolves)
• Rachel Vincent (banshees)
• Daniel Waters (zombies)
• Michelle Zink (gothic ghosts)


About Trisha Telep

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Trisha Telep was the romance & fantasy book buyer at Murder One, the UK’s premier crime and romance bookstore, before its sad closure after 21 years of bookselling on the Charing Cross Road. She has recently re-launched this classic bookshop online, however. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, she completed the Master of Publishing program at Simon Fraser University before moving to London. She lives in Hackney with her boyfriend, filmmaker Christopher Joseph.
Published August 3, 2010 by Running Press Kids. 434 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This tantalizing collection of 13 short stories by some of the best writers of paranormal fiction in the United States and Great Britain explores “the other side of love.” Whether it’s an old-fashioned ghost story, as in Caitlin Kittredge’s “Behind the Red Door,” in which Jo wonders about the das...

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Daniel Marks's story about purgatory, "Vermillion," overstuffed with cultures, time periods, and genres, is perhaps the most extreme of these.

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Caitlin Kittredge’s emotionally packed “Behind the Red Door” is a contemporary haunted house story about a deadly love affair that delivers some real chills,Standouts include Maggie Stiefvater’s powerful “The Hounds of UIster,” a bitter story of friendship and betrayal right out of Irish legend, ...

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I know that Fitzpatrick and Ryan, in particular, have big fanbases and they may well expect that most people reading the stories will be familiar with the characters involved - but they need to do a far better job of easing unfamiliar readers in to the characters, in my opinion.

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