The enchanted forest is a place both terrifying and inviting, a region where monsters lurk and treasure may be found, a world peopled by evil witches and wise hermits, woodcutters and hunters, enchanted creatures and those of elfinkind. Here are 25 tales created especially for this volume by some of today's most imaginative crafters of the fantastic.
Contents: The Forest's Not for Burning by Katherine Lawrence / "I'll Give You Three Wishes . . ." by Kevin Andrew Murphy / The Triple Death by Ken St. Andre / Out of the Woods by Lawrence Watt Evans / Viridescence by Connie Hirsch / Fiat Silva by Jack Oakley / Weeds by Julia West and Brook West
Benbow by Nancy Etchemendy / The Prism of Memory by Jo Clayton / The Force that through the Green Fuse by Mark Kreighbaum / My Soul into the Boughs by Teresa Edgerton / These Shoes Strangers Have Died of by Bruce Holland Rogers / The Clearing by Lois Tilton / How the Ant Made a Bargain by Karawynn Long / In Fear of Little Nell by Gregory Feeley / Wood Song by Kate Daniel / Virginia Woods by Janni Lee Simner / Ties of Love by Lawrence Schimel / The Heart of the Forest by Dave Smeds / Holy Ground by Thomas S. Roche / Ghostwood by Michelle Sagara / The Monsters of Mill Creek Park by Susan Shwartz / The Memory of Peace by Kate Elliott / Everything Has a Place by Barbara A. Denz / Trees Perpetual of Sleep by Nina Kiriki Hoffman