The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories
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The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories

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Edgar and Bram Stoker Award nominated editor Ed Gorman has once again selected the very best mystery and crime stories from the world over, and packed them into this comprehensive volume, including stories by: Lawrence Block, Ed McBain, Nancy Pickard, Jeffrey Deaver and Phillip Margolin. Also included is a roundup of mystery activity in the US by Jon L. Breen, obituaries by Edward D. Hoch, and reports on mystery and crime publishing from around the world by top international writers.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 147.32 x 223.52 x 40.64mm | 907.18g
  • St Martin's Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0765302357
  • 9780765302359
  • 1,795,563

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"Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"The first 50 pages of this giant volume are packed with valuable and fascinating material--and you haven't even gotten to the stories yet. . . . As for the stories, they literally provide something for every mystery taste." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection"Veteran anthologists Gorman and Greenberg have pulled out all the stops in an ambitious attempt to produce the definitive yearbook of the short mystery. . . . Indeed the biggest mystery is how a single year could have produced a bumper crop of so many outstanding tales." --Kirkus Reviews on The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money. Publishers Weekly (starred review) The first 50 pages of this giant volume are packed with valuable and fascinating material--and you haven't even gotten to the stories yet. . . . As for the stories, they literally provide something for every mystery taste. Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection Veteran anthologists Gorman and Greenberg have pulled out all the stops in an ambitious attempt to produce the definitive yearbook of the short mystery. . . . Indeed the biggest mystery is how a single year could have produced a bumper crop of so many outstanding tales. Kirkus Reviews on The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection" Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money. "Publishers Weekly (starred review)" The first 50 pages of this giant volume are packed with valuable and fascinating material--and you haven't even gotten to the stories yet. . . . As for the stories, they literally provide something for every mystery taste. "Publishers Weekly (starred review) on The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection" Veteran anthologists Gorman and Greenberg have pulled out all the stops in an ambitious attempt to produce the definitive yearbook of the short mystery. . . . Indeed the biggest mystery is how a single year could have produced a bumper crop of so many outstanding tales. "Kirkus Reviews on The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection"" "Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money."--"Publishers Weekly "(starred review)Praise for "The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection" "The first 50 pages of this giant volume are packed with valuable and fascinating material--and you haven't even gotten to the stories yet. . . . As for the stories, they literally provide something for every mystery taste."--"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)"Veteran anthologists Gorman and Greenberg have pulled out all the stops in an ambitious attempt to produce the definitive yearbook of the short mystery. . . . Indeed the biggest mystery is how a single year could have produced a bumper crop of so many outstanding tales."--"Kirkus Reviews" "Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money."-"Publishers Weekly "(starred review) Praise for "The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection": "The first 50 pages of this giant volume are packed with valuable and fascinating material-and you haven't even gotten to the stories yet. . . . As for the stories, they literally provide something for every mystery taste."-"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) "Veteran anthologists Gorman and Greenberg have pulled out all the stops in an ambitious attempt to produce the definitive yearbook of the short mystery. . . . Indeed the biggest mystery is how a single year could have produced a bumper crop of so many outstanding tales."-"Kirkus Reviews" " Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money." -- "Publishers Weekly "(starred review) Praise for "The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection": " The first 50 pages of this giant volume are packed with valuable and fascinating material-- and you haven't even gotten to the stories yet. . . . As for the stories, they literally provide something for every mystery taste." -- "Publishers Weekly" (starred review) " Veteran anthologists Gorman and Greenberg have pulled out all the stops in an ambitious attempt to produce the definitive yearbook of the short mystery. . . . Indeed the biggest mystery is how a single year could have produced a bumper crop of so many outstanding tales." -- "Kirkus Reviews"show more

About Ed Gorman

Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg have edited a number of anthologies, singly and together. Gorman is a Shamus Award winner for his own hard-boiled suspense; Greenberg has been behind numerous successful books, mystery and suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. Ed Gorman lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Martin H. Greenberg lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin.show more

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16 ratings
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4 12% (2)
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