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"Not a single bad story in the bunch... The table of contents alone will make fans from all genre aisles salivate."
―Library Journal

Rogues is a cross-genre anthology featuring 21 original short stories from various authors (including Patrick Rothfuss). It was edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois and released on June 17, 2014.


A thrilling collection of twenty-one original stories by an all-star list of contributors—including a new A Game of Thrones story by George R. R. Martin!

If you’re a fan of fiction that is more than just black and white, this latest story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and award-winning editor Gardner Dozois is filled with subtle shades of gray. Twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors, will delight and astonish you in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. And George R. R. Martin himself offers a brand-new A Game of Thrones tale chronicling one of the biggest rogues in the entire history of Ice and Fire.

Follow along with the likes of Gillian Flynn, Joe Abercrombie, Neil Gaiman, Patrick Rothfuss, Scott Lynch, Cherie Priest, Garth Nix, and Connie Willis, as well as other masters of literary sleight-of-hand, in this rogues gallery of stories that will plunder your heart—and yet leave you all the richer for it.


  • “Everybody Loves a Rogue” (Introduction) by George R. R. Martin
  • “Tough Times All Over” by Joe Abercrombie
  • “What Do You Do?” by Gillian Flynn
  • “The Inn of the Seven Blessings” by Matt Hughes
  • “Bent Twig” by Joe R. Lansdale
  • “Tawny Petticoats” by Michael Swanwick
  • “Provenance” by David W. Ball
  • “The Roaring Twenties” by Carrie Vaughn
  • “Bad Brass” by Bradley Denton
  • “Heavy Metal” by Cherie Priest
  • “The Meaning of Love” by Daniel Abraham
  • “A Year and a Day in Old Theradane” by Scott Lynch
  • “A Better Way to Die” by Paul Cornell
  • “Ill Seen in Tyre” by Steven Saylor
  • “A Cargo of Ivories” by Garth Nix
  • “Diamonds From Tequila” by Walter Jon Williams
  • “The Caravan to Nowhere” by Phyllis Eisenstein
  • “The Curious Affair of the Dead Wives” by Lisa Tuttle
  • “How the Marquis Got His Coat Back” by Neil Gaiman
  • “Now Showing” by Connie Willis
  • The Lightning Tree” by Patrick Rothfuss
  • “The Rogue Prince, or, a King’s Brother” by George R. R. Martin


The anthology as a whole was nominated for the 2015 World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology and won the 2015 Locus Award for best anthology.