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Cursed: An Anthology

By Marie O'Regan & Paul Kane &
Cursed: An Anthology by Marie O'Regan & Paul Kane &  digital book - Fable

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Sink your teeth into 20 folklore-inspired short stories with this fantasy-horror anthology featuring bestselling authors like Neil Gaiman, M.R. Carey, and Charlie Jane Anders.

ALL THE BETTER TO READ YOU WITH: Includes 12 original curses and 6 classic fairy tales!

It's a prick of blood, the bite of an apple, the evil eye, a wedding ring or a pair of red shoes. Curses come in all shapes and sizes, and they can happen to anyone, not just those of us with unpopular stepparents . . . Here you'll find unique twists on curses—from fairy tale classics to brand-new hexes of the modern—by bestselling authors!

• NEIL GAIMAN
• JANE YOLEN
• KAREN JOY FOWLER
• M.R. CAREY
• CHRISTINA HENRY
• CHRISTOPHER GOLDEN
• TIM LEBBON
• MICHAEL MARSHALL SMITH
• CHARLIE JANE ANDERS   
• JEN WILLIAMS
• CATRIONA WARD   
• JAMES BROGDEN
• MAURA McHUGH   
• ANGELA SLATTER
• LILLITH SAINTCROW
• CHRISTOPHER FOWLER
• ALISON LITTLEWOOD
• MARGO LANAGAN
 
Expect new monsters and mythologies as well as twists on well-loved fables in this fantasy-horror anthology full of warning, monsters, and magic.

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About Marie O'Regan

Marie O'Regan is a British Fantasy Award-nominated writer and editor of horror and dark fantasy fiction. She is the author of four collections, Mirror Mere, Bury Them Deep, In Times of Want and Other Stories and The Last Ghost and Other Stories, and her anthologies include Hellbound Hearts, The Mammoth Book of Body Horror, Carnivale: Dark Tales From the Fairground, The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories by Women, Phantoms, Exit Wounds and Wonderland. She is Co-Chair of the UK chapter of the Horror Writers' Association and lives in Derbyshire, UK. She tweets @Marie_O_Regan

Paul Kane is the award-winning and bestselling author/editor of over 90 books, including the Arrowhead trilogy (gathered together in the sellout Hooded Man omnibus, revolving around a post-apocalyptic version of Robin Hood), The Butterfly Man and Other Stories, Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell, Before, Arcana and Pain Cages (an Amazon #1 bestseller). He is a respected anthologist, editing books such as Beyond Rue Morgue, The Mammoth Book of Body Horror, Hellbound Hearts and Exit Wounds. His website can be found at www.shadow-writer.co.uk and he tweets @PaulKaneShadow

Jen Williams is a writer from London currently living in Bristol with her partner and a dramatically fluffy cat. A fan of grisly fairy tales from her youth, Jen has gone on to write dark, unsettling thrillers with strong female leads and character-driven fantasy novels with plenty of adventure and magic. The Winnowing Flame trilogy twice won the British Fantasy
Award for best novel, and she is partially responsible for the creation of Super Relaxed Fantasy Club. When she’s not writing books, she enjoys messing about with video games and embroidery. She also works as a freelance copywriter and illustrator.

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