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Stories to Benefit PROTECT
An anthology of stories edited by

"Good stories for a good cause. You can't go wrong."
Bill Crider, Mystery Scene Magazine

41 writers. One cause.
We've rallied a platoon of crime, western, thriller, fantasy, noir, horror and transgressive authors to support PROTECT's important work: lobbying for legislation that protects children from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.
Powerful stories from George Pelecanos, Andrew Vachss, Joe R. Lansdale, Charles de Lint, Ken Bruen, Chet Williamson, James Reasoner, Charlie Stella, Michael A. Black, Wayne Dundee, Roxane Gay, Ray Banks, Tony Black, Les Edgerton and 16 more, with 100% of proceeds going to PROTECT.

PROTECTORS includes a foreword by rock critic Dave Marsh, and fiction by Patti Abbott, Ian Ayris, Ray Banks, Nigel Bird, Michael A. Black, Tony Black, R. Thomas Brown, Ken Bruen, Bill Cameron, Jen Conley, Charles de Lint, Wayne D. Dundee, Chad Eagleton, Les Edgerton, Andrew Fader, Matthew C. Funk, Roxane Gay, Edward A. Grainger, Glenn G. Gray, Jane Hammons, Amber Keller, Joe R. Lansdale, Frank Larnerd, Gary Lovisi, Mike Miner, Zak Mucha, Dan O'Shea, George Pelecanos, Thomas Pluck, Richard Prosch, Keith Rawson, James Reasoner, Todd Robinson, Johnny Shaw, Gerald So, Josh Stallings, Charlie Stella, Andrew Vachss, Steve Weddle, Dave White, and Chet Williamson.

Among PROTECT's victories are the Protect Our Children Act of 2008, which mandated that the Justice Department change course and design a new national nerve center for law enforcement to wage a war on child exploitation, the Hero to Hero program, which employs disabled veterans in the battle against child abuse, and Alicia's Law.

Join the fight, with 41 stories by top writers. Be a Protector!

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

September 2012 : USA Paperback

Title: Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT
Author(s): Thomas Pluck
ISBN: 0-9962815-1-7 / 978-0-9962815-1-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Goombah Gumbo Press
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September 2012 : USA Paperback

Title: Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT
Author(s): Thomas Pluck, George Pelecanos, Wayne D Dundee, Chet Williamson, Michael A Black, Charles de Lint, Ray Banks, Tony Black, Dave White, Charlie Stella, Zak Mucha, Roxane Gay, Nigel Bird, Edward A Grainger, Andrew Vac
ISBN: 1-4792-3647-0 / 978-1-4792-3647-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU