Eighteen

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 1, 2004 - Fiction - 368 pages
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USA Today bestselling author of Nine
JAN BURKE
delivers chills, suspense, shockers, and sharp wit in eighteen works of short fiction sure to satisfy longtime fans and newcomers alike. This positively addictive anthology is full of surprises -- a patchwork of settings and characters not soon forgotten, and mysterious twists and revelations not quickly shaken! 18 includes
"Devotion"
Agatha Award nominee for Best Short Story
"Unharmed"
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers Award and Macavity Award winner
"The Man in the Civil Suit"
Agatha Award winner
"Abbey Ghosts"
Edgar Award nominee
...and also features her first Irene Kelly story, "A Fine Set of Teeth."
 

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Contents

Why Tonight?
25
The Mouse
49
Ghost of a Chance
71
Unharmed
99
White Trash
135
Mea Culpa
153
A Fine Set of Teeth
181
Two Bits
215
A Man of My Stature
231
Miscalculation
249
of the Heart
289
The Man in the Civil Suit
305
The Haunting of Carrick Hollow
319
The Abbey Ghosts
351
Devotion
403
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Jan Burke is the author of a dozen novels and a collection of short stories. She is the founder of the Crime Lab Project and is a member of the board of the California Forensic Science Institute. She lives in Southern California with her husband and two dogs. Learn more about her at JanBurke.com.

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