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The best American mystery stories 2015 / edited and with an introduction by James Patterson ; Otto Penzler, series editor.

Patterson, James 1947- (Added Author). Penzler, Otto (Added Author). Allyn, Douglas. Snow angel. (Added Author). Bourelle, Andrew. Cowboy justice. (Added Author). Breland, Tomiko M. (Tomiko Marie). Rosalee Carrasco. (Added Author). Child, Lee. Wet with rain. (Added Author). Connelly, Michael, 1956- Red Eye. (Added Author). Lehane, Dennis. Red Eye. (Added Author). D'Agnese, Joseph. Harm and hammer. (Added Author). Deaver, Jeffery. Adventure of the laughing fisherman. (Added Author). DuBois, Brendan. Crush depth. (Added Author). Floyd, John M. Molly's plan. (Added Author). Grand, Scott, 1983- Bottle of scotch and a sharp buck knife. (Added Author). Heighton, Steven, 1961- Shared room on Union. (Added Author). Hospital, Janette Turner, 1942- Afterlife of a stolen child. (Added Author). Lange, Richard, 1961- Apocrypha. (Added Author). Lehr, Theresa E., 1956- Staircase to the moon. (Added Author). Martin, Lee. Man looking for trouble. (Added Author). Mathews, James. Many dogs have died here. (Added Author). McGuane, Thomas. Motherlode. (Added Author). Minor, Kyle. Kidnapping in Kouleu-Ville. (Added Author). Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- Home at Craigmillnar. (Added Author). Rutter, Eric, 1971- Shot. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0544638743
  • ISBN: 9780544638747
  • ISBN: 0544526759
  • ISBN: 9780544526754
  • Physical Description: xv, 413 pages ; 21 cm.
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  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Mariner books."
Formatted Contents Note: Snow angel / Doug Allyn -- Cowboy justice / Andrew Bourelle -- Rosalee Carrasco / Tomiko M. Breland -- Wet with rain / Lee Child -- Red eye / Michael Connelly and Dennis Lehane -- Harm and hammer / Joseph D'Agnese -- Adventure of the laughing fisherman / Jeffery Deaver -- Crush depth / Brendan Dubois -- Molly's plan / John M. Floyd -- A bottle of scotch and a sharp buck knife / Scott Grand -- Shared room on Union / Steven Heighton -- Afterlife of a stolen child / Janette Turner Hospital -- Apocrypha / Richard Lange -- Staircase to the moon / Theresa E. Lehr -- A man looking for trouble / Lee Martin -- Many dogs have died here / James Mathews -- Motherlode / Thomas McGuane -- A kidnapping in Koulèv-Ville / Kyle Minor -- Home at Craigmillnar / Joyce Carol Oates -- Shot / Eric Rutter.
Summary, etc.: In his introduction, guest editor James Patterson observes, "I often hear people lamenting the state of Hollywood . . . If that's the case, I've got one thing to say: read these short stories. You can thank me later." Patterson has collected a batch of stories that have the sharp tension, drama, and visceral emotion of an Oscar-worthy Hollywood production. Spanning the extremes of human behavior, The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 features characters that must make desperate choices: an imaginative bank-robbing couple, a vengeful high school shooter, a lovesick heiress who will do anything for her man, and many others in "these imaginative, rich, complex tales" worthy of big-screen treatment.
Subject: Short stories, Canadian
Short stories, American
Detective and mystery stories, Canadian
Detective and mystery stories, American
Genre: Fiction.
Short stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
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