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'We all wear masks. Human beings mask their faces with paint, with wood, with the faces of others. Others mask as humans. Some masks hide tragedy – some bring joy.
What is our place in the masqued dance? How does the face-changing, shape-changing moment touch us or transform our lives? Thirty exciting writers use fantasy, science fiction and horror to take us on a dangerous journey through the many masks of Masques' (CFSG website).
'Enter a world where terrible secrets are hidden in a wind chime’s song.
Where crippled witches build magic from scrap.
And the beautiful dead dance for eternity.
The Bone Chime Song and Other Stories collects the finest science fiction and horror short stories from award-winning writer Joanne Anderton. From mechanical spells scavenging a derelict starship to outback zombies and floating gardens of bone, these stories blur the lines between genres. A mix of freakish horror, dark visions of the future and the just plain weird, Anderton’s tales will draw you in – but never let you get comfortable' (publisher website).