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Day of the Rogues

The rogues are here.

Today was pub day.  ROGUES, the latest gigantic crossgenre anthology from Gardner Dozois and yours truly, is now available at your favorite local bookstore on on-line bookseller.

Rogues comp A March 17 lo res

If you enjoyed WARRIORS and DANGEROUS WOMEN, we think you'll love ROGUES.  It may be our strongest anthology yet.   We have some amazing writers and some incredible stories in this one.  The table of contents:

George R.R. Martin “Everybody Loves a Rogue” (Introduction)
Joe Abercrombie “Tough Times All Over”
Gillian Flynn “What Do You Do?”
Matthew Hughes “The Inn of the Seven Blessings”
Joe R. Lansdale “Bent Twig”
Michael Swanwick “Tawny Petticoats”
David Ball “Provenance”
Carrie Vaughn “The Roaring Twenties”
Scott Lynch “A Year and a Day in Old Theradane”
Bradley Denton “Bad Brass”
Cherie Priest “Heavy Metal”
Daniel Abraham “The Meaning of Love”
Paul Cornell “A Better Way to Die”
Steven Saylor “Ill Seen in Tyre”
Garth Nix “A Cargo of Ivories”
Walter Jon Williams “Diamonds From Tequila”
Phyllis Eisenstein “The Caravan to Nowhere”
Lisa Tuttle “The Curious Affair of the Dead Wives”
Neil Gaiman “How the Marquis Got His Coat Back”
Connie Willis “Now Showing”
Patrick Rothfuss “The Lightning Tree”
George R.R. Martin "The Rogue Prince, or, A King's Brother."

Enjoy the read!

(And yes, New Mexicans, we have copies for sale at the Jean Cocteau, and I will be there tomorrow evening to sign them.  We're having a benefit for the New Mexico Book Association.  Come join us, have a beer, buy a book, hear me read).

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urbanflowerpot
Jun. 18th, 2014 05:33 am (UTC)
Better believe I picked up my copy on Amazon: zap! Been running around with my son and just now seeing Neil's title wondering If it is Neverwhere related...
kshandra
Jun. 18th, 2014 05:33 pm (UTC)
It is indeed; someone confirmed it on Twitter earlier in the week.
tsgeisel
Jun. 18th, 2014 06:03 am (UTC)
"How the Marquis Got His Coat Back"! Finally!

I've been waiting for that story ever since Neil announced it during his Graveyard Book speaking tour, when he said it would be appearing in Legends II. Instead we got a Shadow story, which, while good, wasn't what I was expecting.
Michael Kobus
Jun. 18th, 2014 06:22 am (UTC)
The only thing better than a new book is two new books
Just picked up Rogues and Cibola Burn today. Thanks for helping me discover so many great authors. I've read way more books in the past 3 years than i have in the other 25 and it's been a blast.
insurrbution
Jun. 18th, 2014 10:19 am (UTC)
Got my copy as an ebook! :)

When Winds is out I'll grab that as hardback on day 1.
JonAMichaels
Jun. 18th, 2014 12:38 pm (UTC)
Rogues
Just got my copy in the mail! (from Amazon Germany)
dragonborngurl
Jun. 18th, 2014 01:37 pm (UTC)
I JUST bought mine for kindle last night! :)
I'll see if I can get my friend who you met already to go over there and get one for signed for me.
Rebecca Dornsife
Jun. 18th, 2014 01:57 pm (UTC)
Rogues
I've got mine pre-ordered from Shawn Speakman at the Signed Page. Can't wait!!
Calle Johansson
Jun. 18th, 2014 02:06 pm (UTC)
The Dance of Dragons on the big screen
Picked it up as an e-book couple of minutes ago!

With this novella you have completed the short version of the story of "The Dance of Dragons". Have you already written "the long version" of this war to be published in "Fire and Blood" or is this the complete published text of The Rogue Prince and The Princess and the Queen?

I dream of the day I step into the movie theatre to watch a movie adaptation of The Dance of Dragons. It is cut out to be an epic film!
grrm
Jun. 18th, 2014 03:37 pm (UTC)
Re: The Dance of Dragons on the big screen
No, both "The Rogue Prince" and "The Princess and the Queen" have been considerably shortened to fit into ROGUES and DANGEROUS WOMEN, respectively. The full versions in the GRRMarillion will be much longer. Same events, more of less, but considerably more detail.
Helena Evans
Jun. 18th, 2014 03:19 pm (UTC)
Rogues
I bought this yesterday, read your latest short on Daemon first and loved it! Oh the wonderful scandals of the Targaryens! Very good stuff. I feel this gives a lovely background to the events in the Princess and the Queen, and it has certainly made me thirsty for more Westerosi history...bring on the World of Ice and Fire! I love your fictional history, keep up the wonderful work.
I'm planning to work my way through the anthology slowly, reading a little each night. Already made a start with "The Lightning Tree" which is very enjoyable so far. I think after that I will move onto Abercrombie's "Tough Times All Over". This seems like an impressive collection and I will be hard pressed to decide on my favourite. Money well spent I think
Patrick Hurley
Jun. 18th, 2014 03:51 pm (UTC)
Fantastic anthology
Picked it up last night and I'm enjoying the hell out of it so far! You, Gaiman, Lynch, Abercrombie, Rothfuss, and so many others-- it's like the Justice League of Fantasy Authors just came together!
grrm
Jun. 18th, 2014 09:24 pm (UTC)
Re: Fantastic anthology
The Avengers of fantasy authors would be better. I am a former member of the Merry Marvel Marching Society, after all.
pexordixor
Jun. 18th, 2014 04:51 pm (UTC)
Rogues
Looking forward to reading it! Great writers, especially Neil Gaiman, one of my all time favorite!
thefirstalicat
Jun. 18th, 2014 06:26 pm (UTC)
Yay! It arrived just now via Canada Post, thanks to the option of pre-ordering. Now the question is whether to read it cover to cover consecutively, or drop in on a few stories at a time.... tough decision!
Greg Miller
Jun. 18th, 2014 06:57 pm (UTC)
Are the books at your theater only for New Mexicans? I am travelling from NY for work and would like to check out the theater and maybe pick up a some books. Is it like a state discount thing or something?
grrm
Jun. 18th, 2014 09:25 pm (UTC)
No, not at all. The books are for anyone who wants 'em. We trade them for bits of green paper with pictures of dead presidents on 'em.
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Rafael Frascino Cassaro
Jun. 19th, 2014 03:22 am (UTC)
WARRIORS, DANGEROUS WOMEN and now ROGUES, when " MAGES" is coming out? I wound love read about mages hehe.
Very well done sir, keep going with your good work
atomixign
Jun. 19th, 2014 09:08 pm (UTC)
If there is a MAGES I just neeed a Dunk and Egg featuring Lord Bloodraven or Archmaester Gyldayn story with the Pyromancers as antagonists.



George - I love Dunk and Egg so much.
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Justin Girard
Jun. 19th, 2014 01:02 pm (UTC)
Love the History!
Great anthology! Rothfuss is amazing and this is a nice teaser while waiting for Doors of Stone. I adore the world you have created and get so excited whenever there is new material to devour. These additional stories add so much richness to the main story line. Can't wait for World of Ice and Fire. Any shot at seeing some of these extra stories adapted? I know you've touched on it before but especially the Dunk and Egg stuff could make for an amazing serial.
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