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Old Flame: From The Journals Of St. Strange

Novelette. 9000 words.
One of the stories from The Journals Of St. Strange.

A planned marriage between Angesia Versuvio and Raolo de Cerini brings an end to a long-standing feud between the two families. But when Livia de Cerini presents a gift to the bride-to-be, a candle that will burn for thirty days, it appears that not all the old grievances have been forgotten.
  1. Realms Of Fantasy. Vol 3 No 3, February 1997. Pages: 33-39, 68.

The Olive Tree

Prologue. 4400 words.

Roilant accompanies Cyrion to the Olive Tree Inn. There he tells Cyrion of his betrothal to his cousin Eliset, and of the fate he fears courtesy of Eliset's witchcraft.
  1. Cyrion.

    French Translations:

  1. Cyrion (Cyrion). As "Deuxième Prologue: L'Olivier", translated by Gérard Lebec. Pages: 197-[209].

    German Translations:

  1. Cyrion: Schwert Und Magie (Cyrion). As "Der Olivenbaum", translated by Eva Eppers. Pages: 213-226.

    Italian Translations:

  1. Cyrion (Cyrion). As "La Locanda Dell'Olivo", translated by Paola Gimigliano. Pages: 165-175.

On Reflection

Short story. 6600 words.

On the way to the outpost of Arida, Marcus Scorpius Corbo loses his seal ring and finds a mysterious mirror buried in the sand.
  1. Blood 20:Tales Of Vampire Horror. Pags: 7-29.

    Electronic Publications:

  1. Blood 20: Tales Of Vampire Horror. [Bromley, Kent, England]: Telos Publishing, March 2015
    Available for the Kindle via Amzon US

On Reflection: The Epilogue

Vignette. 650 words.

In a very far away future, a space traveller comes looking for the mirror of Marcus Scorpius Corbo.
  1. Blood 20:Tales Of Vampire Horror. Pags: 327-329.

    Electronic Publications:

  1. Blood 20: Tales Of Vampire Horror. [Bromley, Kent, England]: Telos Publishing, March 2015
    Available for the Kindle via Amazon US

Ondralume

Short story. 4000 words.

Onadine, with golden arms and silver eyes, is willing to sacrifice herself to appease the gods who have brought a drought to Ondralume.
  1. The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Vol 83 No 2 (No 495), August 1992. Pages: 92-103.
  2. Tempting The Gods: The Selected Stories Of Tanith Lee Volume Two. Pages: 72-86.
  3. Tempting The Gods: The Selected Stories Of Tanith Lee Volume Two. Pages: 72-86.
  4. The World and the Stars: Dazzling Science Fiction and Fantasy. [No place of publication]: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015. Reprint anthology. Edited by Chris Butler. Pages: 14-27.

    Electronic Publications:

  1. The World and the Stars: Dazzling Science Fiction and Fantasy. [No place of publication]: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015.
    Available for the Kindle via Amazon US.
    Available for the Kindlevia Amazon UK.


One For Sorrow

Novelette. 11,400 words.

The discovery of an 80 year-old magpie dress sends Daisy on a quest to learn all she can about a serial killer and the woman who owned the dress, and who would have been the killer's ninth victim.
  1. Weird Tales. No 308 (Vol 54 No 3), Spring 1994. Pages: 68-82.
  2. Weird Tales 307-8 (Summer 1993/Spring 1994). Holicong PA.: Wildside Press, 2003. Anthology/omnibus, internally a facsimile reprint of two issues of Weird Tales. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at Wildside Press. Darrell Schweitzer, editor. Pages: 68-82.
  3. Hunting The Shadows: The Selected Stories Of Tanith Lee Volume Two.

One Night Of The Year

Novelette.10,000 words.

Cyrion must decide who - or what - is responsible for the death of Marival. Is it the steward Radri, her brother Jolan, her sister Lady Sabara, or the physician and priest Naldinus? Or is there some other cause?
  1. Other Worlds 2. New York: Zebra Books, 1980. Original anthology. Roy Torgeson, editor. Pages: 54-88.
  2. Cyrion.

    Dutch Translations

  1. Included in Cyrion. As "Een Nacht Per Jaar", translated by Jaime Martijn. Pages: 131-157.

    French Translations:

  1. Cyrion (Cyrion). As "Une Nuit Dans L'Année", translated by Gérard Lebec. Pages: 57-[85].

    German Translations:

  1. Cyrion: Schwert Und Magie (Cyrion). As "Für Eine Nacht", translated by Eva Eppers. Pages: 63-92.

    Italian Translations:

  1. Cyrion (Cyrion). As "Una Notte All'Anno", translated by Paola Gimigliano. Pages: 49-76.

The One We Were

Novelette. 12,000 words.

Claira Von Oeau, a popular writer of romantic novels, becomes obsessed with the life of Simplice de Meurier, a poet who lived a century earlier. Her obsession takes a sinister turn when she meets someone else who also believes that they are the poet's reincarnation.
  1. Elsewhere Volume III. New York: Ace Books, 1984. Original anthology. Terri Windling & Mark Alan Arnold, editors. Pages: 233-363.
  2. Women As Demons.
  3. Phantasya. Pages: [283]-312.

    Spanish Translations:

  1. Mujeres: Ángeles O Demonios (Women As Demons). As "Aquel Que Fuimos", translated by Alejandra Vassallo. Pages: [143]-168.

Open Your Window, Golden Hair

Novel. 3150 words.

Brown ventures to the ruins of the tower as a tourist ... and ends becoming its resident.
  1. Faerie Tales: Stories Of the Grim And Gruesome. London: Jo Fletcher Books, 2013. Original anthology. Stephen Jones, editor. Illustrated by Alan Lee. Two separate issues, no priority
    1. Cloth covered hardback with illustrated dustjacket. Pages: [35]-46 [47-48]. Note: There is a brief biography of the author on p. [47-48].
    2. Trade paperback edtion. Pages: [35]-46 [47-48]. Note: There is a brief biography of the author on p. [47-48].
  2. Redder Than Blood. Pages: [107]-118.

    Electronic Publications:

  1. Faerie Tales: Stories Of the Grim And Gruesome. London: Jo Fletcher Books, 2013.
    Available via Amazon UK for the Kindle.
  2. New York: DAW Books, Inc., April 2017.
    Available via Amazon US for the Kindle.

The Origin Of Snow (A Story Of The Flat Earth)

Short story. 2000 words.
A Story of the Flat Earth.

When three wise men meet to attend the prophesized arrival of a new god, Azhrarn rides a dragon to Upperearth in an attempt to read the writings of fate, and learn what is really about to happen.
  1. www.tanithlee.com. December 2002.

Our Lady Of Scarlet (A Story Of The Flat Earth)

Short story. 4700 words.
A Story of the Flat Earth.

There is evil in the world and neither our knowledge nor ouf faith can vanquish it.
  1. Realms Of Fantasy. Vol 15, No 5 (August 2009). Pages: [34]-42.

Paid Piper

Novelette. 7500 words.

On the eve of the Summer Festival, a Piper comes to Lime Tree. He leads the Procession of the rat god Raur. Later that night, he explains to Cleci, a Maiden of Raur, the reason for the price he has set for his services.
  1. The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Vol 61 No 1 (No 362), July 1981. Pages 53-67.
  2. Red As Blood, Or, Tales From The Sisters Grimmer.
  3. Red As Blood, Or, Tales From The Sisters Grimmer (Expanded edition).. Pages: 7-24.

    Dutch Translations

  1. Included in Cyrion. As "Het Loon Van De Fluiter", translated by Vincent van der Linden. Pages: 158-176.

    French Translations:

  1. Opta Revue Fiction. No 329 (1982). As "Le Joueur De Flûte", translator unknown.
  2. Opta Revue Fiction. No 358 (1985). As "La Récompense Du Joueur De Flûte", translated by Jean-Pierre Galante.

    German Translations:

  1. Rot Wie Blut: Die Märchen Der Schwestern Grimmig (Red As Blood, Or, Tales From The Sisters Grimmer). As "Der Rattenfänger Von Lindendorf", translated by Eva Eppers. Pages: 7-29.

    Japanese Translations:

  1. Gensou Douwashuu Chi Nogotoku Akaku (Red As Blood, Or, Tales From The Sisters Grimmer). As "Mukuwa Reta Fuefuki", translated by Yuriko Kimura. Pages: [7]-41.

The Pain of Glass

Short story. 6950 words.
A Story of the Flat Earth.

Prince Razved purchases an ensorcilled goblet from a merchant in the market, and discovers that it is very much alive.
  1. Clockwork Phoenix 2: More Tales Of Beauty And Strangeness. [Winnekta, CA.]: Norilana Books, 2009. Original anthology. Edited by Mike Allen. Pages: [146]-178.

Paint's Master

Non-fiction. 1700 words.

An appreciation of the work of artist Wayne Douglas Barlowe.
  1. Realms Of Fantasy. Vol 3 No 3, February 1997. Pages: 56-61.

The Pale Girl, The Dark Mage, And The Green Sea

Short story. 1000 words.

A witch girl is frustrated by the fact that her love for a mage who lives nearby may go unrequited.
  1. Moonsinger's Friends: An Anthology In Honor Of Andre Norton. New York: Bluejay Books, 1985. Original anthology. Susan M. Shwartz, editor. Pages: 74-76.
  2. Phantasya. Pages: [313]-215.

The Pandora Heart

Novelette. 8500 words.

When Araegne's marriage to a prince in a neighbouring kingdom is arranged, her dowry includes a strange fruit that many consider to be a curse.
  1. Don't Open This Book!. Garden City, New York: Guild America Books/Doubleday Direct, Inc., 1998. Original/reprint anthology. Marvin Kaye, editor. Pages 83-105. Note: issued by the Science Fiction Book Club.

Paper Boat

Short story. 6400 words.

In the midst of a drought, the poet Robert Ashburn and his four companions are spending the summer on an island, when someone who might be a ghost is sighted in the garden outside the house.
  1. New Stories 3. London: Hutchinson, 1978. Original anthology. Harwood & King, editors.
  2. Nightshades: Thirteen Journeys Into Shadow.
  3. Legenda Maris. Pages: XXX-XXX.

    Electronic Publications:

  1. Stafford, England: Immanion Press, 2015:
    Available for the Kindle via Amazon US.
    Available for the Kindle via Amazon UK.

Parting

Poem. 25 lines.

  1. Unsilent Night.

A Pen In Her Own Country

Interview. 1440 words.

  1. Fantasy Empire May 17, 1985. Interview by Wendy Graham reprinted from (the as yet untraced) British magazine Space Voyagers. Pages: 16-18.

Perfidious Amber

Short story. 4800 words.

Cyrion solves the riddle of a ring that leaves all who wear it dead.
  1. Swords Against Darkness V. New York: Zebra Books, 1979. Original anthology. Andrew J. Offutt, editor. Pages: 31-46.
  2. The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 6. New York: DAW Books, 1980. Reprint anthology. Lin Carter, editor.
  3. Cyrion.
  4. Witches And Warlocks: Tales Of Black Magic, Old & New. Garden City, New York: GuildAmerica Books, 1990. Original anthology. Marvin Kaye, editor. Pages: 80-91. Note: Issued by the Science Fiction Bookclub.

    Dutch Translations

  1. Eighth story of eight following Volkhavaar. As "De Ring Vaarwel", translated by Pon Ruiter. Pages: 323-334.
  2. Included in Cyrion. As "De Ring Vaarwel", translated Pon Ruiter. Pages: 131-157.

    French Translations:

  1. Cyrion (Cyrion). As "Ambre Perfide", translated by Gérard Lebec. Pages: 131-[144].

    German Translations:

  1. Cyrion: Schwert Und Magie (Cyrion). As "Gefangen Im Bernstein", translated by Eva Eppers. Pages: 145-158.

    Italian Translations:

  1. Cyrion (Cyrion). As "Una Perfida Ambra", translated by Paola Gimigliano. Pages: 112-128.

The Persecution Machine

Short story. 5300 words.

Charles becomes obsessed with his Uncle Constant and with a pursuing machine that only Constant can see.
  1. Weird Tales. No 308 (Vol 54 No 3), Spring 1994. Pages: 12-18.
  2. Weird Tales 307-8 (Summer 1993/Spring 1994). Holicong PA.: Wildside Press, 2003. Anthology/omnibus, internally a facsimile reprint of two issues of Weird Tales. This is a print-on-demand edition, available online at Wildside Press. Darrell Schweitzer, editor. Pages: 12-18.
  3. Hunting The Shadows: The Selected Stories Of Tanith Lee Volume Two.
  4. Steampunk II: Steampunk Reloaded. San Francisco: Tachyyon Publications, 2010. Reprint anthology. Edited by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer.


Persian Eyes

Novelette.10,000 words.
Also available as an Electronic Book

In ancient Rome, a slave girl with green eyes has several masters: Junia Lallia, Terentia Austus and finally Livius. In each case, she seems to exert strange powers over the men of the houses she serves.
  1. DAW 30th Anniversary: Fantasy. New York: DAW Books, 2002. Original anthology. Elizabeth R. Wollheim and Sheila E. Gilbert, editors. Pages: 45-68.
  2. The Year's Best Fantasy 3. New York: Eos, 2003. Reprint anthology. David G. Hartwell and Katharine Cramer, editors. Pages: 276-301.

Pinewood

Short story. 2300 words.

Pamela Taylor spends the day waiting for her husband David.
  1. Whispers. No 21-22 (Vol 6 No 1-2), December 1984. Pages: 48-51.
  2. The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series XIV. New York: DAW Books, 1986. Reprint anthology. Karl Edward Wagner, editor.
  3. Horrorstory Volume Five. Novato, CA & Lancaster, PA: Underwood-Miller, 1989. Reprint anthology. Karl Edward Wagner, editor. Note: this is an omnibus volume which reprints the complete contents of The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series XIII, Series XIV and Series XV.
  4. Nightshades: Thirteen Journeys Into Shadow.

The Portrait in Gray

Novelette. 8730 words.
One of the Marcheval stories.

Alice Pender, the gifted artist, paints her subjects as they truly are, including Eugenie Valotif, for whom she paints a Portrait in Gray.
  1. A Different City. Pages: 123-183.

    Electronic Publications:

  1. [Stafford, England]: Immanion Press, 2015.
    Available via Amazon US for the Kindle.
    Available via Amazon UK for the Kindle.
The Pretty Knife

Short story. 43700 words.

The pretty knife, forged by Huth, and wielded by Isilmi, is created to defeat the tryrant Korond.
  1. Animate Objects. Pages 143-170.
  2. Animate Objects (Expanded Paperback Edition). Pages 139-165.

    Electronic Publications:

  1. Animate Objects (Expanded Paperback Edition). Stafford, England: Immanion Press, March 2017:
    Available via Amazon US for the Kindle.
    Available via Amazon UK for the Kindle.

Prince Amilec

Short story. 2400 words.

Prince Amilec turns to a witch for help in completing the tasks set for him by the princess he wishes to marry.
  1. Princess Hynchatti & Some Other Surprises.
  2. Don't Bet On The Prince. London: Gower, 1987. Reprint anthology. Jack Zipes, editor.
  3. The Oxford Book Of Modern Fairy Tales. Oxford: The Oxford University Press, 1993. Reprint anthology. Alison Lurie, editor.
  4. A Caludron Of Magical Stories. London: Corgi Books, 2000. Reprint anthology. Collected and edited by Peter Bailey. Pages: 36-37.

Prince Brendran

Short story. 2400 words.

Prince Brendan of the kingdom of Desert visits the clouds to find out why it hasn't rained for five years.
  1. Princess Hynchatti & Some Other Surprises.

Prince Chesorith

Short story. 2200 words.

Prince Chesorith sets out to make his fortune, but discovers that everything turns out the opposite of the way he thinks it will.
  1. Princess Hynchatti & Some Other Surprises.

Prince Chirrad

Short story. 2200 words.

Prince Chirrad gets a magician to change a swan into a princess, and then has to find some way to change her back again.
  1. Princess Hynchatti & Some Other Surprises.

Prince Friedal

Short story. 3300 words.

Prince Friedal is turned into a dragon by his Aunt Anna Thema, and must receive a kiss from Lady Moth to break the spell.
  1. Princess Hynchatti & Some Other Surprises.

Prince Ulan

Short story. 2900 words.

Prince Ulan eventually becomes friends with the wizard who has come to take his golden castle.
  1. Princess Hynchatti & Some Other Surprises.

The Princess And Her Future

Short story. 3600 words.

Jarasmi, the Ruler's daughter, receives a ball of golden glass that will reveal her future if she casts it on the ground and breaks it. This she does, with unexpected results.
  1. Red As Blood, Or, Tales From The Sisters Grimmer.
  2. Devils and Demons. Garden City, New York: Nelson Doubleday & Company, 1987. Reprint anthology. Marvin Kaye, editor. Pages: 203-211. Note: Issued by the Science Fiction Bookclub.
  3. Devils and Demons. New York: Dorset Press, 1991. Reprint anthology. Marvin Kaye, editor.
  4. Red As Blood, Or, Tales From The Sisters Grimmer (Expanded edition).. Pages: 92=101.

    German Translations:

  1. Rot Wie Blut: Die Märchen Der Schwestern Grimmig (Red As Blood, Or, Tales From The Sisters Grimmer). As "Die Prinzessen Und Ihre Zukunft", translated by Eva Eppers. Pages: 113-124.

    Japanese Translations:

  1. Gensou Douwashuu Chi Nogotoku Akaku (Red As Blood, Or, Tales From The Sisters Grimmer). As "Himegimi No Mirai", translated by Yuriko Kimura. Pages: [165]-181.

Princess Cleofern

Short story. 1800 words.

Princess Cleofern leaves her father's castle in search of the man she will marry, only to find him where she expects to least.
  1. Princess Hynchatti & Some Other Surprises..

Princess Dahli

Short story. 2900 words.

Princess Dahli is sent to live with her rich uncle, King Archibald, where she meets a prince whose life is much like her own.
  1. Princess Hynchatti & Some Other Surprises.
  2. The Outspoken Princess And The Gentle Knight. New York: Bantam, 1994. Reprint anthology. Jack Zipes, editor.

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