cover reveal: Release the Virgins!

Fantastic Books has released the cover image for Release the Virgins! Edited by the mighty Michael A. Ventrella, this anthology — which will be out on the 2nd of January 2019 (the first book of the new year!) — features 18 stories that have only one thing in common: the title of the anthology must be somewhere in the book………


As you can see, there’s a nifty collection of authors there. And I’m in there, too! My tale is a new Dragon Precinct story that takes place between Gryphon Precinct and the forthcoming Mermaid Precinct and involves a locked-room murder mystery.

Here’s the full table of contents:

  • Foreword by Ian Randal Strock
  • Introduction by Michael A. Ventrella
  • “Valedictory” by Lawrence Watt-Evans
  • “Sidekicked” by Hildy Silverman
  • “Command Decision” by Steve Miller
  • “Are You There, Cthulhu? It’s Me, Judy” by Beth W. Patterson
  • “Innocence Lost” by Gail Z. Martin
  • “How Mose Saved the Virgins of Old New York” by Allen Steele
  • “The Fires of Rome” by Jody Lynn Nye
  • “Salvage” by Shariann Lewitt
  • “The Midwinter of Our Discontent” by Keith R.A. DeCandido
  • “Coming Attractions” by Daniel M. Kimmel
  • “Cracking the Vault” by Matt Bechtel
  • “The Coffee Corps” by Alex Shvartsman
  • “The Vestals of Midnight” by Sharon Lee
  • “Paradisiacal Protocols” by Gordon Linzner
  • “Brass Tacks” by Cecilia Tan
  • “Old Spirits” by Brian Trent
  • “The Running of the Drones” by Patrick Thomas
  • “Dangerous Virgins” by David Gerrold

And here’s the entire cover, complete with spine and back cover:


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