Ancient Enchantresses


have been drawn from numerous sources down through the ages. And many of those wellsprings--from the ancient goddesses and gods, to the forces of Nature and the Earth itself, to the magical lore and symbols of cultures from around the globe--are represented in this all-original collection of tales about enchantresses both famous and infamous.

Kathleen M. Massie-Ferch, Martin H. Greenberg, and Richard Gilliam have called upon such top fantasy talents as Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson, Andre Norton, Harry Turtledove, Tanith Lee, and William F. Wu to weave the spellbinding legends that await you in ANCIENT ENCHANTRESSES.

From the poignant recounting of unrequitable love, to a new interpretation of an "evil" Arthurian sorceress, to the working of a sorcery more powerful than death, here are the timeless works about those most fascinating and dangerous women--


Cover Art by Jean-Francois Podevin

First Printing: August 1995