Kitty's Mix-Tape

Kitty's Mix-Tape


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The final installment of the bestselling Kitty Norville series showcases the paranormal escapades of Carrie Vaughn’s fan-favorite werewolf talk-show host. This engaging short fiction collection—with its own soundtrack for each tale—is sure to delight both existing Kitty fans and anyone who enjoys urban fantasy at its grittiest and best.

“The only urban fantasy world where I want to read every book of the series.”
―The Denver Post

“Enough excitement, astonishment, pathos, and victory to satisfy any reader.”―Charlaine Harris

Kitty Norville still can’t stay away from troubleof the supernatural kind.

Everyone’s favorite werewolf DJ is here to mix it up just one last time. Here you will find, or will be lucky to newly discover, the irrepressible Kitty Norville with friends and enemies alike: Rick the vampire; Jessi Hardin, paranormal detective; Kitty’s werewolf husband Ben; Cormac, the bounty hunter; and the ever-villainous Dux Bellorum. These irresistible tales are full of unpredictable twists and turns: lupines experimenting with astronomy, a cheating boxer with preternatural strength, vampires arriving from the Philippines.

As a special treat, author Carrie Vaughn (Bannerless) has provided her own selections for a mix-tape: story notes and songs dedicated to each tale. So whatever you do, don't miss Kitty before she is gone.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616963255
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Publication date: 10/16/2020
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

New York Times bestselling author Carrie Vaughn is best known for her fourteen volume Kitty Norville series. The series, about a werewolf who hosts a talk radio advice show for supernatural beings, includes fourteen novels and a collection of short stories. She is also the author of the superhero novels The Golden Age saga. Vaughn is a contributor to the Wild Cards series of shared-world novels edited by George R.R. Martin, and also writes the Harry and Marlowe steampunk short stories about an alternate nineteenth century that makes use of alien technology. She has a master’s degree in English literature, graduated from the Odyssey Fantasy Writing Workshop in 1998, and returned to the workshop as Writer in Residence in 2009. She is the winner of the RT Reviewer Choice Award for Best First Mystery for Kitty and The Midnight Hour, won the WSFA Small Press award for best short story for "Amaryllis," and she has been has been nominated for the Hugo Award.

A bona fide Air Force brat (her father served on a B-52 flight crew during the Vietnam War), Vaughn grew up all over the U.S. but managed to put down roots in the area of Boulder, Colorado, where she pursuers an endlessly growing list of hobbies and enjoys the outdoors as much as she can. She is fiercely guarded by a miniature American Eskimo dog named Lily.

Emma Bull's War for the Oaks, won the Locus Award for best first novel and has been a cult favorite ever since. She's gone on to publish fantasy and science fiction novels and short stories and a children's picture book. Her novel Bone Dance was a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards and received a Philip K. Dick Award Special Citation.

She teaches creative writing at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. As of this writing, she's working on Claim, a sequel to her novel Territory, a historical fantasy set in Arizona in 1881.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Theodora Goss
Introduction by Jane Yolen

Bellum Romanum
Defining Shadows
It’s Still the Same Old Story
Kitty and the Full Super Bloodmoon Thing
Kitty and the Super Blue Blood or Whatever Moon Thing
Kitty Learns the Ropes
The Arcane Art of Misdirection
The Beaux Wilde
The Island of Beasts
Unternehmen Werwolf
What Happened to Ben in Vegas
Kitty and Cormac’s Excellent Adventure
Kitty Busts the Feds
Kitty’s Class Reunion

Story notes and poems
Afterword by Alethea Kontis

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