Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Presents Fifty Years of Crime and Suspense

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Pegasus Books, 2006 - Fiction - 542 pages
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Con men and criminals, PIs and amateur sleuths, the mean streets of New York and San Francisco, Chicago and Seoul, not to mention eighteenth-century London and eleventh-century Japan. For 50 years Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine has offered its readers a wide range of the finest crime and detective stories available and stands today as one of the foremost magazines of mystery and suspense. In anticipation of AHMM's golden anniversary, Ms. Landrigan invited readers to nominate their favorite stories, and this collection is packed with popular authors and well-known characters, including Lawrence Block's Matt Scudder, Bill Pronzini's Nameless Detective, and Sara Paretsky's V. I. Warshawski. Linda Landrigan is editor-in-chief of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, She lives in New York.
 

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Contents

The Day of the Execution by Henry Slesar
25
Not a Laughing Matter by Evan Hunter
39
Good Night Good Night by Donald E Westlake
63
The Cost of Kent Castwell by Avram Davidson
87
The Method Sheriff by Ed Lacy
107
Recipe for Murder by James Holding
125
New Neighbor by Talmage Powell
141
Historical Errors by William Brittain
155
Priests by George C Chesbro
299
Pusan Nights by Martin Limon
313
Body English by S J Rozan
331
The Muse by Jan Burke
351
Sinkhole by Carol Cail
371
Lord of Obstacles by Gregory S Fallis
393
Black Spartacus by James Lincoln Warren
413
Eries Last Day by Steve Hockensmith
439

Making a Killing with Mama Cass by William Bankier
197
The Takamoku Joseki by Sara Paretsky
213
Final Rites by Doug Allyn
239
The Search for Olga Bateau by Stephen Wasylyk
257
Hawks by Connie Holt 275
283
Tabloid Press by Janice Law
461
The OBon Cat by I J Parker
477
Leaving Nairobi by Ed McBain
503
Voodoo by Rhys Bowen
523
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Linda Landrigan is editor-in-chief of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, where she presides over one of the most prestigious publishing traditions in the mystery field.

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