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The Best American Mystery Stories (Best American Mystery Stories)

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In its brief existence, THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES has established itself as a peerless suspense anthology. Compiled by the best-selling mystery novelist Ed McBain, this year's edition boasts nineteen outstanding tales by such masters as John Updike, Lawrence Block, Jeffery Deaver, and Joyce Carol Oates as well as stories by rising stars such as Edgar Award winners Tom Franklin and Thomas H. Cook. The 1999 volume is a spectacular showcase for the high quality and broad diversity of the years finest suspense, crime, and mystery writing. "Keller's Last Refuge" by Lawrence Block, "Safe" by Gary A. Braunbeck, "Fatherhood" by Thomas H. Cook, "Wrong Time, Wrong Place" by Jeffery Deaver, "Netmail" by Brendan DuBois, "Redneck" by Loren D. Estleman, "And Maybe the Horse Will Learn to Sing" by Gregory Fallis, "Poachers" by Tom Franklin, "Hitting Rufus" by Victor Gischler, "Out There in the Darkness" by Ed Gorman, "Survival" by Joseph Hansen, "A Death on the Ho Chi Minh Trail" by David K. Harford, "An Innocent Bystander" by Gary Krist, "The Jailhouse Lawyer" by Phillip M. Margolin, "Secret, Silent" by Joyce Carol Oates, "In Flanders Fields" by Peter Robinson, "Dry Whiskey" by David B. Silva, "Sacrifice" by L. L. Thrasher, "Bech Noir" by John Updike

Synopsis:

Bestselling suspense novelist Ed McBain has chosen 20 outstanding tales by such literary luminaries as John Updike, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Jeffrey Deaver, and Lawrence Block, in a spectacular showcase for the high quality and broad diversity of the year's finest suspense, crime, and mystery writing.

About the Author

'Ed McBain\'s police procedurals, set in the 87th Precinct, have made numerous visits to the New York Times bestseller list and others. Mr. McBains lives in Norwalk, Connecticut.Otto Penzler is the founder of the Mysterious Bookshops and the Mysterious Press and an Edgar Award winner. He lives in New York City.'

Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction by Ed McBain Keller's Last Refuge by Lawrence Block Safe by Gary Braunbeck Fatherhood by Thomas Cook Wrong Time, Wrong Place by Jeffrey Deaver Netmail by Brendan Dubois Redneck by Loren Estleman And Maybe the Horse Will Learn to Sing by Gregory Fallis Poachers by Tom Franklin Hitting Rufus by Victor Gischler Out There in the Darkness by Ed Gorman Survival by Joseph Hansen A Death on the Ho Chi Minh Trail by David Harford An Innocent Bystander by Gary Krist The Jailhouse Lawyer by Phillip M. Margolin Secret, Silent by Joyce Carol Oates In Flanders Field by Peter Robinson Dry Whiskey by David B. Silva Sacrifice by L.L.Thrasher Bech Noirs by John Updike Contributors' Notes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395939154
Editor:
McBain, Ed
Foreword:
Penzler, Otto
Introduction by:
McBain, Ed
Introduction:
McBain, Ed
Foreword by:
Penzler, Otto
Foreword:
Penzler, Otto
Editor:
McBain, Ed
Editor:
Penzler, Otto; McBain, Ed
Author:
McBain, Ed
Author:
Penzler, Otto
Introduction:
McBain, Ed
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Anthologies
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories, American
Subject:
FIC022050
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best American Mystery Stories (Paperback)
Publication Date:
October 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.24x5.52x1.19 in. 1.07 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Bestselling suspense novelist Ed McBain has chosen 20 outstanding tales by such literary luminaries as John Updike, Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Jeffrey Deaver, and Lawrence Block, in a spectacular showcase for the high quality and broad diversity of the year's finest suspense, crime, and mystery writing.
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