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  • Published: 6 January 2009
  • ISBN: 9780451462497
  • Imprint: Roc
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $24.99

Mean Streets



Four bestselling fantasy authors present a collection of novellas about dark nights, cruel cities, and paranormal P.I.s—featuring Harry Dresden, John Taylor, Harper Blaine, and Remy Chandler.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher delivers a story in which Harry Dresden—Chicago's only professional wizard—tries to protect a friend from danger and ends up becoming a target himself...

John Taylor is the best PI in the secret heart of London known as The Nightside. He can find anything. But locating the lost memory of a desperate woman may be his undoing in a thrilling noir tale from New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green...

National bestselling author Kat Richardson’s Greywalker finds herself in too deep when a job in Mexico goes awry, and Harper Blaine is enmeshed in a tangle of dark family secrets and revenge from beyond the grave...

An ancient being that lived among humanity for centuries is dead, and fallen angel-turned-Boston detective Remy Chandler has been hired to find out who—or what—murdered him in a whodunit by national bestselling author Thomas E. Sniegoski...

  • Published: 6 January 2009
  • ISBN: 9780451462497
  • Imprint: Roc
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $24.99

Praise for Mean Streets

“Readers will be delighted with this collection of original novellas tied to popular crime/fantasy series...All solid and suspenseful, these stories are sure to please.”—Publishers Weekly   “Entertaining excitement...Four great stories you won't want to miss, as they seem to fill in some of the gaps between novels and give you a peek into the character's lives you like to read about.”—SFRevu   “These four new novellas by top urban noir authors will entertain while showing the seedier, darker side of town and human nature...Imaginative yet humanizing storylines with familiar characters make this collection a treat and a great introduction for readers new to the genre.”—Monsters and Critics   “Each tale is well written, feeling complete even in the novella format, and complement one another as the writers rose to the occasion of expectations from their fan base. An obvious must for readers of any of the four paranormal sagas, newcomers will appreciate the introductions to these literary legends as they investigate the otherworldly Mean Streets.”—Alternative Worlds   “This is a good collection for urban fantasy and noir lovers, combining mystery and magic in thrilling storylines.”—News and Sentinel “Four of today's most talented urban fantasy authors combine their magic to deliver an outstanding collection. Walking in these characters' shoes is enlightening, frightening, and not for the faint of heart!”—RT Book Reviews

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