(From the publisher):
Ruth Rendell...untangles the truth behind a haunting childhood memory in "The Orchard Walls"...
Sharyn McCrumb...learns that "Not All Brides Are Beautiful" as a conniving woman prepares to marry a man on death row...
Joyce Harrington...explores the dark connection between sex and violence in "Cop Groupie"...
Antonia Fraser...visits a tropical island that's not quite paradise in "Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave"...
Joan Hess...reveals some unexpected perils of drinking and driving in "The Maggody Files: D.W.I."...
- Introduction by Cynthia Manson
- Emerald Hookers and Gold Shields by D.L. Richardson
- One Beautiful Body by Gillian Roberts
- Not All Brides Are Beautiful by Sharyn McCrumb
- Evelyn Lying There by Anne Wingate
- Sideshow by B.K. Stevens
- Body English by S.J. Rozan
- The Generalís Task Force by Pearl G. Aldrich
- The Maggody Files: D.W.I. by Joan Hess
- Arrie and Jasper [Kate Fansler] by Amanda Cross
- Deadly Fantasies [Sharon McCone] by Marcia Muller
- Cop Groupie by Joyce Harrington
- Match Point in Berlin [Selena Mead] by Patricia McGerr
- Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave [Jemima Shore] by Antonia Fraser
- Mrs. Howell and Criminal Justice 2.1 by Margaret Maron
- The Orchard Walls by Ruth Rendell
Original title: Women of Mystery II
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense
The following works are contained within this one:
Orchard Walls, the (1983) [Short Story]
Author: Ruth Rendell
Not All Brides Are Beautiful (1986) [Short Story]
Author: Sharyn McCrumb
Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave (1988) [Short Story]
Author: Antonia Fraser
Body English (1992) [Short Story]
Author: S.J. Rozan
Maggody Files: D.W.I., the (1992) [Short Story]
Author: Joan Hess
Emerald Hookers and Gold Shields (1993) [Novelette]
Author: D.L. Richardson
Cop Groupie (1993) [Short Story]
Author: Joyce Harrington