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Best of Sisters in Crime, the (1997) [Anthology]
by Mary Jo Adamson K.K. Beck Marcia Biederman Dorothy Cannell Mary Higgins Clark Diane Mott Davidson Dorothy Salisbury Davis Janet Dawson Susan Dunlap Jean Fiedler Elizabeth George Sue Grafton Jean Hager Carolyn G. Hart Joan Hess Wendy Hornsby Judith Kelman Gabrielle Kraft Deidre Laiken T.J. MacGregor Margaret Maron Sharyn McCrumb Barbara Michaels Marcia Muller Joyce Carol Oates Sara Paretsky Barbara Paul Nancy Pickard Gillian Roberts Sarah Shankman Shelley Singer Julie Smith Dorothy Sucher Susan Trott Marilyn Wallace Carolyn Wheat Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Sisters in Crime

Summary (From the publisher):

Edited by: Marilyn Wallace

Mary Higgins Clark follows a young woman whose determination to face her darkest fears takes a terrifying toll on her mind...Sue Grafton's private eye Kinsey Millhone learns that even a mother's love can lead to muder...Sara Paretsky puts intrepid detective V.I. Warshawski on the trail of a lost cat that's worth killing for...Sharyn McCrumb follows an ace reporter chasing a story that may be worth dying for...and Elizabeth George constructs a case for murder when an architecture stduent ends up dead...

Selected from the acclaimed anthologies of mystery and suspense, The Best of Sisters in Crime offers a killer collection of award-winning authors and short stories of felonious, yet feminine, mystery fiction...

Contents (1997 Edition - 1998 Edition has 7 extra stories):

  • Foreword by Marilyn Wallace · fw
  • Afraid All the Time by Nancy Pickard · ss Sisters in Crime, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1989
  • All the Lonely People [Sharon McCone] Marcia Muller · ss Sisters in Crime, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1989
  • Blood Types by Julie Smith · ss Sisters in Crime, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1989
  • Hog Heaven by Gillian Roberts · ss Sisters in Crime, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1989
  • The Celestial Buffet by Susan Dunlap · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Too Much to Bare by Joan Hess · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • A Poison That Leaves No Trace [Kinsey Millhone] by Sue Grafton · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • The Evidence Exposed [Insp. Thomas Lynley] by Elizabeth George · nv Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Upstaging Murder by Carolyn G. Hart · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Voices in the Coalbin by Mary Higgins Clark · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • The High Cost of Living by Dorothy Cannell · ss Sisters in Crime 3, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Say You’re Sorry by Sarah Shankman · ss Sisters in Crime 3, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • A Tale of Two Pretties by Marilyn Wallace · ss Sisters in Crime 3, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • The Maltese Cat [V.I. Warshawski] by Sara Paretsky · nv Sisters in Crime 3, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Nine Sons by Wendy Hornsby · ss Sisters in Crime 4, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1991
  • Lieutenant Harald and the Impossible Gun [Lt. Sigrid Harald] by Margaret B. Maron · ss Sisters in Crime 4, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1991
  • A Predatory Woman by Sharyn McCrumb · ss Sisters in Crime 4, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1991
  • Life, For Short by Carolyn Wheat · ss Sisters in Crime 4, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1991
  • Extenuating Circumstances by Joyce Carol Oates · ss Sisters in Crime 5, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1992
  • One Hit Wonder by Gabrielle Kraft · ss Sisters in Crime 5, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1992
  • Cold Turkey by Diane Mott Davidson · ss Sisters in Crime 5, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1992

Original title: The Best of Sisters in Crime
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives


The following works are contained within this one:
     Burning Issue, a (1981) [Short Story]
      Author: Susan Dunlap
     Afraid All the Time (1989) [Short Story]
      Author: Nancy Pickard
     Runaway, the (1989) [Short Story]
      Author: Barbara Michaels
     Maltese Cat, the (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Poison That Leaves No Trace, a (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Sue Grafton
     Storm Warnings (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Nancy Pickard
     Celestial Buffet, the (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Susan Dunlap
     Tale of Two Pretties, a (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Marilyn Wallace
     Heart Attack (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Shelley Singer
     Voices in the Coalbin (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Mary Higgins Clark
     Making Lemonade (1991) [Short Story]
      Author: Barbara Paul
     Cold Turkey (1992) [Short Story]
      Author: Diane Mott Davidson
     Predatory Woman, a (1992) [Short Story]
      Author: Sharyn McCrumb

Edition #1: The Best of Sisters in Crime

The Best of Sisters in Crime (1998)
Edition Details (IBList user synopsis):

The 1998 edition appears to have a substantially different list of contents:


  • Introduction by Marilyn Wallace · in
  • Deadly Fantasies [Sharon McCone] by Marcia Muller · ss AHMM Apr ’89
  • Sensational Solution by Susan Trott · ss Sisters in Crime 3, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Storm Warnings by Nancy Pickard · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Falling Off the Roof [Kinsey Millhone] by Sue Grafton · ss Sisters in Crime, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1989
  • The Runaway by Barbara Michaels · ss Sisters in Crime, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1989
  • The Evidence Exposed [Insp. Thomas Lynley] by Elizabeth George nv Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Voices in the Coalbin by Mary Higgins Clark · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Felis Domestica by Dorothy Sucher · ss Sisters in Crime 5, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1992
  • Seascape [Iris Cooper; Jack Clancy] by K. K. Beck · nv Sisters in Crime 5, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1992
  • Listen and Listen Good by· Marcia Biederman · ss Sisters in Crime 3, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • By the Book by Janet Dawson nv Sisters in Crime 4, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1991
  • An Act of Loving Kindness by Deidre Laiken · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • SuSu and the 8:30 Ghost by Lilian Jackson Braun · ss EQMM Apr ’64
  • Out of Whole Cloth by Margaret B. Maron · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • The Sentence by Marilyn Wallace · ss Sisters in Crime, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1989
  • The Snake Plant by Jean Fiedler · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • A Burning Issue by Susan Dunlap · ss AHMM Apr 1 ’81
  • The Locked Tomb Mystery by Elizabeth Peters · ss Sisters in Crime, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1989
  • The Luncheon by Sharyn McCrumb · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Nine Sons by Wendy Hornsby · ss Sisters in Crime 4, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1991
  • Country Hospitality by Jean Hager · ss Sisters in Crime 5, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1992
  • The Takamoku Joseki [V.I. Warshawski] by Sara Paretsky · ss AHMM Jan ’84
  • Upstaging Murder by Carolyn G. Hart · ss Sisters in Crime 2, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • By the Scruff of the Soul by Dorothy Salisbury Davis · ss EQMM Jan ’63
  • Making Lemonade by Barbara Paul · nv Sisters in Crime 4, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1991
  • Arts and Crafts by Mary Jo Adamson · ss Sisters in Crime 3, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Extenuating Circumstances by Joyce Carol Oates · ss Sisters in Crime 5, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1992
  • Wild Card by T. J. MacGregor · ss Sisters in Crime 5, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1992
  • The Last Laugh by Judith Kelman · ss Sisters in Crime 4, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1991
  • Heart Attack by Shelley Singer · ss Sisters in Crime 3, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "A Gem For Mystery Fans." Booklist
  • "A literary variety show...high quality!" New York Times
  • "Not to be missed." Murder ad lib
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Edition #2: Best of Sisters in Crime, the

Best of Sisters in Crime, the (1997)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Edited by: Marilyn Wallace
Introduction by: Marilyn Wallace
Blurbs:
  • "A Gem For Mystery Fans." Booklist
  • "A literary variety show...high quality!" New York Times
  • "Not to be missed." Murder ad lib
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ISBN: 0425175545

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