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Mystery's Most Wanted: The Year's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories (1997) [Anthology]
by Lawrence Block Max Allan Collins Jean B. Cooper Kathleen Dougherty Carole Nelson Douglas Ed Gorman John Harvey Joan Hess Peter Lovesey Sharyn McCrumb Marcia Muller Sara Paretsky Anne Perry Nancy Pickard Bill Pronzini Ian Rankin Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Carefully chosen by the discriminating editors of Mystery Scene magazine comes an incomparable collection of stories by an unbeatable lineup of authors! Lawrence Block pits Keller, his humane hitman, against a client who tried to con him. Carole Nelson Douglas dances to a dangerous turn as an office party fuels a fateful revenge. John Harvey fans the flames of family relations in urban, lower-class England. Sharyn McCrumb makes a fatal match at a deadly dating service. Anne Perry brings blackmail home in a vexing Victorian mystery. Sara Paretsky gets up close and personal with V.I. Warshawski, her adored heroine. And Ian Rankin deviously turns the tables on a notorious kidnapper.

Contents:

  • She Rote by John Harvey
  • Valentine's Night by Nancy Pickard
  • The Matchmaker by Sharyn McCrumb
  • The Judge's Boy by Jean B. Cooper
  • One Night at Dolores Park by Bill Pronzini
  • When Your Breath Freezes by Kathleen Dougherty
  • Principles of Accounts by Ian Rankin
  • Mommy by Max Allan Collins
  • The End of It All by Ed Gorman
  • The Holes in the System by Marcia Muller
  • Grace Notes by Sara Paretsky
  • Dirty Dancing by Carole Nelson Douglas
  • All That Glitters by Joan Hess
  • The Pushover by Peter Lovesey
  • Keller in Shining Armor by Lawrence Block
  • The Blackmailer by Anne Perry
Edited by: Mystery Scene Magazine Staff.

Original title: Mystery's Most Wanted: The Year's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper


The following works are contained within this one:
     When Your Breath Freezes (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Kathleen Dougherty
     Dirty Dancing (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Carole Nelson Douglas
     Principles of Accounts (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Ian Rankin
     Valentine’s Night (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Nancy Pickard
     All That Glitters (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Joan Hess
     Mommy (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Max Allan Collins
     Matchmaker, the (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Sharyn McCrumb
     One Night at Delores Park (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Bill Pronzini
     Pushover, the (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Peter Lovesey
     End of It All, the (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Ed Gorman
     Judge's Boy, the (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Jean B. Cooper
     Grace Notes (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Keller in Shining Armor (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Lawrence Block
     She Rote (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: John Harvey
     Blackmailer, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Anne Perry
     Holes in the System, the (1996) [Short Story]
      Author: Marcia Muller

Edition #1: Mystery's Most Wanted: The Year's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories

Mystery's Most Wanted: The Year's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories (1997)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "These are about as good as short stories get in this field." Boston Globe
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Mystery's Most Wanted: The Year's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories (1997)


ISBN: 0312964765

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