100 Crooked Little Crime Stories
Sterling Publishing Company, Incorporated, 2004 - Fiction - 608 pages
From the puzzle tale in Alexandre Dumas’s “The Man of the Knife” to Gerald Tollesfrud’s police procedural “Switch,” this richly varied collection spans more than 200 years and encompasses virtually every kind of crime story. Ernest Leong’s “Incense Sticks” offers a taste of the noir thriller. Allen Beack’s “Always Together” features dark, bloody fratricide. Ferenc Molnar’s “The Best Policy” tells a fascinating tale of embezzlement, while Gary Lovisi’s “New Blood” stars a compelling serial killer. There’s kidnapping in Edgar Wallace’s “The Slavemaker,” bigamy in Joyce Kilmer’s “Whitemail,” drive-by shootings in Dane Gregory’s “Jackie Won’t Be Home,” and a crime so bizarre in Geoggrey Vace’s “The Hard-Luck Kid” that it simply defies classification. Each one will get the blood racing and the mind working in overdrive.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - callmejacx - LibraryThing
This is a collection of short crime stories. Most of the stories were humourous and a surprise twist at the end. I found it hard to put down, telling myself, "only one more story". It was usually a lot more than just "one more". Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LeeHallison - LibraryThing
A fun collection of short stories - mostly about crimes, mysteries or horrible happenings. These are all old, and the plots are clever - even when we've heard them before (these are usually the ... Read full review