Turn the Other Chick

Turn the Other Chick

by Esther Friesner

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One good turn deserves another and those unpredictable amazons are back, swords sharpened, chainmail polished, and makeup in place, ready to fight the good fight on the field of battle (and also on the bookstore shelves). And if you think they're just male wish-fulfillment fantasies, you'd better say it under your breath and out of their earshot, because these barbarian babes were born to battle. All new adventures of fearless women warriors by Eric Flint, author of 1632; Nebula-winning author Harry Turtledove; Jody Lynn Nye, co-author of the best selling The Ship Who Won; Campbell Award-winner Wen Spencer, and many more, including the inimitable Esther Friesner herself, as fantasy adventure takes a turn for the lighter side.

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ISBN-13: 9781416520535
Publisher: Baen
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Series: Chicks in Chainmail Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.60(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Esther Friesner is a two-time winner of the coveted Nebula Award (for the Year's Best Short Story, 1995 and 1996) and is the author of over thirty novels (including the USA Today best seller Warchild) and more than one hundred short stories. She has also edited six anthologies, including five in the popular Chicks in Chainmail series for Baen. Her works have been published in the UK, Japan, Germany, Russia, France, and Italy. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, two children, and two rambunctious cats.

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eclecticlibrarian on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is the fifth book in the Chicks in Chainmail series edited by Esther Friesner. The book is a collection of 22 short stories by fantasy authors (including one by the editor) that almost all involve at least three elements: a chick (er, woman), chainmail (or other body armor), and adventure with the chick wearing said chainmail. Most of the stories are told tongue-in-cheek, with some more entertaining and coherent than others. My favorites are as follows: The Girl's Guide to Defeating the Dark Lord by Cassandra Claire - Being kidnapped by a Dark Lord can have a happy ending.The Gypsy Queen by Catherine H. Shaffer - Transgendered barbarian swordspersons find true love.Over the Hill by Jim C. Hines - Grandma Guardswoman isn't ready to retire just yet.Defender of the Small by Jody Lynn Nye - Be kind to your small fury friends.
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