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From Victor Frankenstein to Lex Luthor, Dr. Moreau to Dr. Doom, readers have long been fascinated by insane plans for world domination and the madmen who devise them. Typically, we see these villains through the eyes of good guys. This anthology, however, explores the world of mad scientists and evil geniuses from their own wonderfully twisted point of view.

An all-star roster of bestselling authors, including Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Wilson, Austin Grossman, Naomi Novik, and Seanan McGuire, twenty-two great storytellers all told, have produced a fabulous assortment of stories guaranteed to provide readers with hour after hour of high-octane entertainment born of the most megalomaniacal mayhem imaginable.

Everybody loves villains. They’re bad, they always stir the pot, they’re much more fun than the good guys, even if we want to see the good guys win. Their fiendish schemes, maniacal laughter, and limitless ambition are legendary, but what lies behind those crazy eyes and wicked grins? How and why do they commit these nefarious deeds? And why are they so set on taking over the world?

If you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, you’re in luck: It’s finally time for the madmen’s side of the story.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Veteran anthology editor Adams succeeds again with these frequently lighthearted tales of villains and mad scientists trying to take over the world and get the better of the more appreciated good guys…Adams’ entertaining story introductions set the stage for villains to find their own definitions and identities.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “A no-holds-barred collection…Brilliant…Insightful…Demonstrates the seductive power of the bad guy…In addition to the overall excellence of the stories, fans of superhero fiction should enjoy the variety of interpretations of the terms ‘mad scientist,’ ‘super villain,’ and ‘evil genius.’”

    Library Journal (starred review)

  • “By turns hilarious, heartbreaking and wonderfully wacky, this anthology is a genuine triumph…Every single one of these tales…is nothing short of stellar. This isn’t just a ‘must-buy,’ it’s a must buy for every sci-fi fan you know.”

    RT Book Reviews

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