The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: 5: Fifth Annual Collection

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Macmillan, 2004 - Fiction - 464 pages
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Editors Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg have scoured the world to present the biggest and most consistently entertaining collection of crime and suspense stories from across the globe. Their first-rate picks are a diverse and exciting mix of stories by big names, award winners, and fresh voices. The anthology will have the year's Edgar Award -winning stories, Silver Dagger Award-winning stories from the U.K., and spine-tingling tales from writers who might soon win those awards themselves.
This volume is a feast of more than thirty gripping tales from bestselling authors, including Doug Allyn, Jeff Abbott, Marion Arnott, Rhys Bowen, Liza Cody, Shelley Costa, Mat Coward, Judith Cutler, Catherine Dain, Carol Anne Davis, Brendan DuBois, Elizabeth Foxwell, David Edgerly Gates, Jeremiah Healy, Edward D. Hoch, Clark Howard, Robert Levinson, Dick Lochte, John Lutz, Antony Mann, Sharyn McCrumb, Joyce Carol Oates, Chris Rippen, Peter Robinson, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and Marcia Talley. This is the anthology of choice for every fan of suspense fiction whether they love cozies, hardboiled, or any shade in between.
 

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Contents

5th edition THE YEAR IN MYSTERY AND CRIME FICTION 2003 Jon L Breen
11
5th edition A 2003 YEARBOOK OF CRIME AND MYSTERY Edward D Hoch
21
5th edition WORLD MYSTERY REPORT GREAT BRITAIN Maxim Jakubowski
35
5th edition WORLD MYSTERY REPORT CANADA Edo van Belkom
40
5th edition WORLD MYSTERY REPORT GERMANY Thomas W÷rtche
42
5th edition THE YEAR 2003 IN MYSTERY FANDOM George A Easter
45
5th edition COWBOY GRACE Kristine Kathryn Rusch
49
5th edition PALACE IN THE PINES Doug Allyn
74
5th edition DOPPELGANGER Rhys Bowen
252
5th edition NO MANS LAND Elizabeth Foxwell
258
5th edition SAFETY FIRST Marcia Talley
268
5th edition RED MEAT Elaine Viets
275
5th edition SEX AND BINGO Elaine Viets
284
5th edition ACES EIGHTS David Edgerly Gates
299
5th edition PROPORTIONATE RESPONSE Jeremiah Healy
320
5th edition THE HUNTER Joyce Carol Oates
344

5th edition OFFENDERS Mat Coward
100
5th edition BET ON RED Jeff Abbott
112
5th edition DOCTORS ORDERS Judith Cutler
126
5th edition ESTHER GORDON FRAMLINGHAM Antony Mann
134
5th edition NIGHTHAWKS John Lutz
142
5th edition LOW TIDE Dick Lochte
151
5th edition STARTING OVER Carol Anne Davis
165
5th edition DREAMS OF JEANNIE Catherine Dain
170
5th edition THE FACE OF ALI BABA Edward D Hoch
183
5th edition TAKE MY WORD FOR IT AND YOU DONT HAVE TO ANSWER Robert S Levinson
194
5th edition THE MAIDS G Miki Hayden
204
5th edition BLACK HEART AND CABIN GIRL Shelley Costa
213
5th edition DOLLFACE Marion Arnott
225
5th edition THE CHERUB AFFAIR Peter Robinson
353
5th edition THE CORPSE THAT LOST ITS HEAD John Vermeulen
369
5th edition THE BEST Chris Rippen
379
5th edition THE RIVAL Helga Anderle
390
5th edition AFRICAN CHRISTMAS Frauke Schuster
397
5th edition THE GALLOWS NECKLACE Sharyn McCrumb
401
5th edition ONE SHOT DIFFERENCE Brendan DuBois
414
5th edition WOKE UP THIS MORNING Liza Cody
428
5th edition THE LEPER COLONY Clark Howard
443
5th edition HONORABLE MENTIONS
461
5th edition ABOUT THE EDITORS
463
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Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg are two of the most prolific and award-winning anthologists in the world. Gorman has won many prizes, including, as an author, the Shamus, the Spur, and the International Fiction Writer's Award. He lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Greenberg has received the Ellery Queen Award for editing in the mystery field. He has published more than nine hundred anthologies and collections. He lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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