Two Book Bundle by Caitlin R. Kiernan With Free Hardcover Bonus!
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Two Book Bundle by Caitlin R. Kiernan With Free Hardcover Bonus!

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Two Book Bundle With Bonus Hardcover Chapbook!
by Caitlin R. Kiernan

Publisher: Subterranean Press
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Comes a Pale Rider

Possibly Caitlín R. Kiernan’s most enduring character, albino monster slayer Dancy Flammarion has been carving a bloody swath across the American South ever since her first appearance in Threshold (2001), “laying the bad folks low.” In 2006, Subterranean Press published a World Fantasy Award-nominated collection of Dancy Flammarion short stories, Alabaster, and beginning in 2012, Dark Horse Comics released a three-volume graphic novel series introducing Dancy to comics in Alabaster: Wolves (winner of the Bram Stoker Award), Alabaster: Grimmer Tales, and Alabaster: The Good, the Bad, and the Bird. 

And now, with Comes a Pale Rider, Kiernan offers a second collection of Dancy Flammarion short stories. From Selma, Alabama to the back roads of Georgia to a South Carolina ghost town, Dancy continues her holy war with the beings of night and shadow, driven always on by her own insanity or an angel with a fiery sword—or possibly both.

Comes a Pale Rider includes two new tales available nowhere else, each more than 10,000 words: “Dreams of a Poor Wayfaring Stranger,” and “Requiem.” The volume concludes with a brand new 3,000 word afterword.

Each of the stories features a full-page black-and-white illustration by Ted Naifeh. Limited to 600 signed numbered copies, bound in leather, accompanied by the exclusive bonus hardcover, Refugees

Alabaster

An albino girl wanders the sun-scorched backroads of a south Georgia summer, following the bidding of an angel or perhaps only voices in her head, searching out and slaying ancient monsters who have hidden themselves away in the lonely places of the world. Caitlín R. Kiernan first introduced Dancy in the pages of her award-winning second novel, Threshold (2001), then went on to write several more short stories and a novella about this unlikely heroine, each a piece of what has become an epic dark fantasy narrative. Alabaster finally collects all these tales into one volume, illustrated by Ted Naifeh (GloomcookieHow LoathsomeCourtney CrumrinPolly and the Pirates, etc.).

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The Well of Stars and Shadow
  • Alabaster
  • Waycross
  • "Le Fleurs Empoisonnées" (originally published as In the Garden of Poisonous Flowers)
  • Highway 97 
  • Bainbridge