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Inherent Vice
Thomas Pynchon, Ron McLarty
The Best Horror of the Year Volume Five
Ellen Datlow, Laird Barron, Conrad Williams, Ramsey Campbell
Locus Solus (Alma Classics)
Raymond Roussel
Blackout (Newsflesh Trilogy, #3)
Mira Grant, Paula Christensen, Michael Goldstrom
The Gentle Brush of Wings - David Niall Wilson,  Basil Sands A free download from Audible, I'm unfamiliar with the author, but hey, free short story. So, A Gentle Brush of Wings is about a lepidopterist (Google it :P) who, fresh from a bad break-up, is visited by a woman of unearthly beauty who gives him lots of sexxin' and then disappears, making him wonder if he dreamed her. But she returns. Our hapless science-nerd thinks it's just too good to be true - of course it is.

Basically, yet another modern retelling of the succubus myth. There was some nice prose, and it's a competent if predictable and not particularly original execution of a well-worn story. Not brilliant enough to sell me on downloading the entire short story collection, but maybe sampling a few more stories would convince me - I will at least keep Wilson on my radar as "Someone I might try again."