By Laura Lippman
Brand-new tales by way of: David Simon, Laura Lippman, Tim Cockey, Rob Hiaasen, Robert Ward, Sujata Massey, Jack Bludis, Rafael Alvarez, Marcia Talley, Joseph Wallace, Lisa Respers France, Charlie Stella, Sarah Weinman, Dan Fesperman, Jim Fusilli, and Ben Neihart.
Laura Lippman has lived in Baltimore such a lot of her lifestyles and he or she might have spent much more time there if the editors of the Sun had agreed to rent her past. She attended public faculties and has lived in numerous of the city’s exact neighborhoods, together with Dickeyville, Tuscany-Canterbury, Evergreen, and South Federal Hill.
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Overhead the strange stars shone. She did not recognize a single constellation, and if the brighter sparks were planets they were strange ones, tinged with violet and green and yellow. One was vividly crimson, like a point of fire. Far out over the rolling land below she could discern a mighty column of light. It did not blaze, nor illuminate the dark about. It cast no shadows. It simply was a great pillar of luminance towering high in the night. It seemed artificial—perhaps manmade, though she scarcely dared hope for men here.
And there is death in the tower above. ” “Aye,” muttered Conan. ” the strange inhuman voice rose in a sort of low chant. “A slaying in the tavern and a slaying on the roof—I know; I feel. ” Again tears fell as the tortured body was rocked to and fro in the grip of varied emotions. Conan looked on, bewildered. Then the convulsions ceased; the soft, sightless eyes were turned towards the Cimmerian, the trunk beckoned. “O man, listen,” said the strange being. “I am foul and monstrous to you, am I not?
But a third man had to come up and slash the straps which held the iron helmet on, for the struggles of Joiry’s commander were too fierce, even with bound arms, for either of the guards to release their hold. There was a moment of sharp struggle; then the straps parted and the helmet rolled loudly across the flagstones. Guillaume’s white teeth clicked on a startled oath. He stared. 38 THE SWORD & SORCERY ANTHOLOGY Joiry’s lady glared back at him from between her captors, wild red hair tousled, wild lion-yellow eyes ablaze.
Baltimore Noir by Laura Lippman