The Scarlet Circus
by Jane Yolen
ISBN: Print: 978-1-61696-386-6 Digital: 978-1-61696-387-3
Published: February 2023
Available Format(s): Trade Paperback and Digital Books
The Scarlet Circus, the fourth volume in Yolen’s award-winning short fiction series brings you passionate treasures and unexpected transformations. This bewitching assemblage, with an original introduction from Brandon Sanderson, is an ideal read for anyone who appreciates witty, compelling, and classic romantic fantasy.
“The Scarlet Circus is a magical collection of love stories, where love is often an act of courage and intelligence. Jane Yolen has a true storyteller’s voice.”
—Anne Bishop, New York Times bestselling author of the Black Jewels series
A rakish fairy meets the real Juliet behind Shakespeare’s famous tragedy. A jewelry artist travels to the past to meet a successful silver-smith. The addled crew of a ship at sea discovers a mysterious merman. More than one ignored princess finds her match in the most unlikely men.
From ecstasy to tragedy, with love blossoming shyly, love at first sight, and even love borne of practical necessity—beloved fantasist Jane Yolen’s newest collection celebrates romance in all its glory.
Other short story collections by Jane Yolen in this series
The Emerald Circus: 9781616962739
How to Fracture a Fairy Tale: 9781616963064
The Midnight Circus: 9781616963408
Table of Contents
A Ghost of an Affair
Dark Seed, Dark Stone
The Sword and the Stone
The Sea Man
Memoirs of a Bottle Djinn
Peter in Wonderland
The Erotic in Faerie: The Footnotes