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Death Dance (2002) [Anthology]
by Ina Bouman Ruth Cagin Mat Coward Judy Crider Bill Crider Carole Nelson Douglas Brendan DuBois Carmen Iarrera Andrew Kennedy Linda Kerslake John Lutz Joan Richter Henry Slesar Barbara Burnett Smith Alexandra Whitaker Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Is there anything more joyous and life-embracing than the dance? A celebration of movement, an expression of emotions, a glorification of the human form, dance can be a vehicle for romance, emotional healing, self-expression, or even a ritual of seeking rain, abundant harvests, and fertile, happy unions.

The fourteen stories of this unusual anthology are of the dance put to other, darker uses. Here it appears as the means of luring prey, a cold business proposition, a hard-fought competition and aggression, an expression of misogyny, a manifestation of an unhealthy mind and even a pathway to madness. The stories contain strong plot lines and dénouements that are both plausible and satisfying, but the moods they evoke, their settings, and the characters they reveal are refreshingly varied.

Included in this stellar anthology are the following:

  • In Our Part of the World by Andrew Kennedy
  • Dirty Dancing by Carole Nelson Douglas
  • Changing Partners by Henry Slesar
  • Dancing the Night Away by Brendan DuBois
  • The Trespasser by Alexandra Whitaker
  • Mrs. Website’s Dance by Ina Bouman
  • At the Hop by Bill and Judy Crider
  • The Dance of the Apsara by Joan Richter
  • Death of a Damn Moose by Barbara Burnett Smith
  • Jookin’ and Jivin’ by Linda Kerslake
  • Dance with Death by Carmen Iarrera
  • The Mechanique Affair by Ruth Cagin
  • You Can Jump by Mat Coward
  • Tango Was Her Life by John Lutz
Edited by: Trevanian

Original title: Death Dance: Suspenseful Stories of the Dance Macabre
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Dirty Dancing (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Carole Nelson Douglas
     At the Hop (1999) [Short Story]
      Authors: Bill Crider , Judy Crider
     Tango Was Her Life (2002) [Short Story]
      Author: John Lutz

Edition #1: Death Dance

Death Dance (2002)
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Language: English

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Death Dance (2002)

ISBN: 1581822502

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