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Masters of Suspense (1980) [Anthology]
by Jean L. Backus John Ball L.E. Behney Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Lawrence G. Blochman Barbara Callahan Victor Canning Edmund Crispin Ursula Curtiss Celia Fremlin Erle Stanley Gardner Brian Garfield Michael Gilbert Kathryn Gottlieb Davis Grubb Pete Hamill Joyce Harrington Patricia Highsmith Edward D. Hoch James Holding Richard Laymon Ann Mackenzie Harold Q. Masur Florence V. Mayberry Vincent McConnor Patricia McGerr Henry T. Parry Hugh Pentecost Barry Perowne Bill Pronzini Ellery Queen Ruth Rendell Jack Ritchie Ernest Savage Douglas Shea Lawrence Treat Robert Twohy Nedra Tyre Edgar Wallace Thomas Walsh Donald E. Westlake Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Edited by: Ellery Queen and Eleanor Sullivan


  • Still a Cop by James Holding
  • Blue Monday by Joyce Harrington
  • Installment Past Due by Robert Twohy
  • The Clue of the Screaming Woman by Erle Stanley Gardner
  • The Pinwheel Dream by Barbara Callahan
  • This Is Death by Donald E. Westlake
  • Jericho and the Deadly Errand by Hugh Pentacost
  • The Theft of Nick Velvet by Edward D. Hoch
  • One for Virgil Tibbs by John Ball
  • Doc Wharton's Legacy by Ernest Savage
  • Dream House by Kathryn Gottlieb
  • The Plastic Jungle by Joyce Harrington
  • A As in Alibi by Lawrence Trent
  • The Pool Sharks by Ursula Curtiss
  • Nobody Tells Me anything by Jack Ritchie
  • Etiquette for Dying by Celia Fremlin
  • One Thing Leads to Another by Harold O. Masur
  • Homage to John Keats by Henry T. Parry
  • A Stroke of Genius by Victor Canning
  • The Odd Man by Ellory Queen
  • Hunting Accident by Brian Garfield
  • I Can't Help Saying Goodbye by Ann Mackenzie
  • Captain Leopold Plays a Hunch by Edward D. Hoch
  • Jericho and the Studio Murders Hugh Pentecost
  • Warm and Dry by Edgar Wallace
  • A Case of Maximum Need by Celia Fremlin
  • Dangerous Sport by Celia Fremlin
  • Charlie's Shell Game by Brian Garfield
  • The Pencil by Edmund Crispin
  • Just Like Inspector Maigret by Vincent McConnor
  • Advice, Unlimited by Douglas Shea
  • Raffles and the Dangerous Game by Barry Perowne
  • Last Rendezvous by Jean L. Backus
  • Virgil Tibbs and the Coctail Napkin by John Ball
  • The Happy Brotherhood by Michael Gilbert
  • The Sacrificial Goat by Thomas Walsh
  • When in Rome by Patricia Highsmith
  • Locks Won't Keep You Out by Nedra Tyre
  • Waiting for the Police by Celia Fremlin
  • Nothing But the Truth by Patricia McGerr
  • Have You a Fortune in Your Attic? by Lloyd Biggle Jr.
  • The Killer with No Fingerprints by Lawrence G. Blochman
  • Paying Joe Back by Richard Laymon
  • The Merry Band Michael Gilbert
  • The Man Who Kept His Promise by L. E. Behney
  • Why Don't You Like Me? by L. E. Behney
  • Cry Havoc by Davis Grubb
  • Murder Never Solves Anything by Harold Q. Masur
  • A Drop Too Much by Ruth Rendell
  • The Grass Widow by Florence V. Mayberry
  • The Seed Caper by Jack Ritchie
  • The Men in Black Raincoats by Pete Hamill
  • Dead Ringer by Ellery Queen
  • Under the Skin by Bill Prozini

Contents taken from isbn 0883657872 - 1992 edition

Original title: Ellery Queen: The Best of Suspense
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives

The following works are contained within this one:
     Captain Leopold Plays a Hunch (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch
     Theft of Nick Velvet, the (1974) [Short Story]
      Author: Edward D. Hoch
     Paying Joe Back (1975) [Short Story]
      Author: Richard Laymon
     This Is Death (1977) [Short Story]
      Author: Donald E. Westlake

Edition #1: Masters of Suspense

Masters of Suspense (1980)
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Language: English

Edited by: Eleanor Sullivan Ellery Queen
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ISBN: 0883657872

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