Book: The Best American Mystery Stories 2006


Presents a collection of mystery stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada The Best American Series First, Best, and Best-Selling "If you like all your characters living at the end of a story, this may not be the book ...

  • Author : Scott Turow
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 13 : 0618517472

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Presents a collection of mystery stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada

Book: The Best American Mystery Stories 2015


These stories features characters who must make desperate choices: an imaginative bank-robbing couple, a vengeful high school shooter, a lovesick heiress who will do anything for her man, and many others.

  • Author : James Patterson
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 October 2015
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 437
  • ISBN 13 : 9780544527966

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The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 Book Summary :

In his introduction, guest editor James Patterson observes, “I often hear people lamenting the state of Hollywood . . . If that’s the case, I’ve got one thing to say: read these short stories. You can thank me later.” Patterson has collected a batch of stories that have the sharp tension, drama, and visceral emotion of an Oscar-worthy Hollywood production. Spanning the extremes of human behavior, The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 features characters that must make desperate choices: an imaginative bank-robbing couple, a vengeful high school shooter, a lovesick heiress who will do anything for her man, and many others in “these imaginative, rich, complex tales” worthy of big-screen treatment. The Best American Mystery Stories, 2015 includes Tomiko M. Breland, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver, Brendan DuBois, Janette Turner Hospital, Dennis Lehane, Theresa E. Lehr, Joyce Carol Oates, and others JAMES PATTERSON, guest editor, has sold over 300 million books worldwide, including the Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women’s Murder Club, Maximum Ride, and Middle School series. He supports getting kids reading through his children’s book imprint, jimmy patterson, as well as through scholarships, grants, book donations, and his website, ReadKiddoRead.com. OTTO PENZLER, series editor, is a renowned mystery editor, publisher, columnist, and the owner of New York’s The Mysterious Bookshop, the oldest and largest bookstore solely dedicated to mystery fiction. He has edited more than fifty crime-fiction anthologies.

Book: The Best American Mystery Stories 2011


Presents a collection of the genre's best short mystery stories that have been published in the United States or Canada during the year.

  • Author : Harlan Coben
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 13 : 9780547553962

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Presents a collection of the genre's best short mystery stories that have been published in the United States or Canada during the year.

Book: The Best of the Best American Mystery Stories


Twenty great whodunnits from the first decade of this series, edited by the award-winning editor and founder of the Mysterious Press.

  • Author : Otto Penzler
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 22 April 2014
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 474
  • ISBN 13 : 9780544313439

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The Best of the Best American Mystery Stories Book Summary :

This compilation collects the top twenty stories from the first decade (1997–2006) of The Best American Mystery Stories, selected and introduced by Otto Penzler. Contributors include Russell Banks, James Lee Burke, Brendan DuBois, Lou Manfredo, Ed McBain, Joyce Carol Oates, and many others.

Book: The Best American Mystery Stories 2012


Presents mystery short stories that have been published in the United States during the year.

  • Author : Robert Crais
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 397
  • ISBN 13 : 9780547553986

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Presents mystery short stories that have been published in the United States during the year.

Book: The Best American Mystery Stories 1997


Presents a collection of mystery stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada

  • Author : Robert B. Parker
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 August 1997
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 357
  • ISBN 13 : 0395835836

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Presents a collection of mystery stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada

Book: The Best American Mystery Stories 2016


The Anthony Award–winning author presents a “highly readable” anthology featuring mysteries by Stephen King, Megan Abbott, Elmore Leonard and more (Publishers Weekly). “What you’ll find in this volume are stories that demonstrate ...

  • Author : Elizabeth George
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 04 October 2016
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN 13 : 9780544527973

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The Anthony Award–winning author presents a “highly readable” anthology featuring mysteries by Stephen King, Megan Abbott, Elmore Leonard and more (Publishers Weekly). “What you’ll find in this volume are stories that demonstrate a mastery of plotting; stories that compel you to keep turning the pages because of plot and because of setting; stories that wield suspense like a sword; stories of people getting their comeuppance; stories that utilize superb point of view; stories that plumb one particular and unfortunate attribute of a character,” promises guest editor Elizabeth George in her introduction. The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 is a feast of both literary crime and hard-boiled detection, featuring a seemingly innocent murderer, a drug dealer in love, a drunken prank gone terribly wrong, and plenty of other surprising twists and turns. The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 includes entries by Steve Almond, Megan Abbott, Matt Bell, Lydia Fitzpatrick, Tom Franklin, Stephen King, Elmore Leonard, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and others. “There isn’t enough Xanax in anyone’s medicine cabinet to calm the jitters these 20 skillful stories will unleash on a worried world.” —Kirkus Reviews

Book: The Best American Short Stories 2003


Presents a collection of stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada

  • Author : Walter Mosley
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 13 : 0618197338

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Presents a collection of stories selected from magazines in the United States and Canada

Book: The Female of the Species


A collection of short works includes "So Help Me God," in which a young wife wonders about the identity of a flirtatious caller, and "Madison at Guignol," in which an unhappy fashionista discovers a horrendous secret at a clothing store.

  • Author : Joyce Carol Oates
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 275
  • ISBN 13 : 0151011796

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A collection of short works includes "So Help Me God," in which a young wife wonders about the identity of a flirtatious caller, and "Madison at Guignol," in which an unhappy fashionista discovers a horrendous secret at a clothing store.

Book: The Best American Short Stories 2014


Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

  • Author : Jennifer Egan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 13 : 9780547819228

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Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

Book: The Best American Noir of the Century


Collects the best noir writing from 1910 to 2010, including works by James M. Cain, Joyce Carol Oates, Elmore Leonard, Dennis Lehane, Evan Hunter, Mickey Spillane, Patricia Highsmith, and William Gay.

  • Author : James Ellroy
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 06 August 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 731
  • ISBN 13 : 9780547577449

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The Best American Noir of the Century Book Summary :

Collects the best noir writing from 1910 to 2010, including works by James M. Cain, Joyce Carol Oates, Elmore Leonard, Dennis Lehane, Evan Hunter, Mickey Spillane, Patricia Highsmith, and William Gay.