Heiresses of Russ 2012: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction
by Connie Wilkins
An unexplained astronomical phenomenon brings a woman and her grandfather closer. African villagers in need of aid are sent automatons. Mermaids devour men drawn by their song, but what will happen to a steampunk submersible piloted by a woman? Two teenage girls discover that memories are held in the fine aromas of perfumes. These are tales of the strange, wondrous, eerie, but all are rich.