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Two stories from this collection (Served Cold by Zoë Sharp and Mother's Milk by Chris Simms) are shortlisted for the CWA Short Story Dagger 2009. You may read both of them by downloading the extract.
A collection of 35 short stories brought together by an expert in the field, and also one of Lovereading’s ‘Expert Voices’, Maxim Jakubowski. Plenty for the crime buff to get their teeth in to and perfect for trying out that new crime author you haven’t tried yet!
35 new short stories from the UK's premier crime writers. Leading crime critic Maxim Jakubowski presents this year’s must-have collection of British mystery fiction.
This latest volume of the acclaimed annual collection presents 35 short stories of murder mystery, selected from the very cream of new British crime fiction.
Contributors include John Mortimer, Alexander McCall Smith, Colin Dexter, Christopher Fowler, Robert Barnard, Anne Perry, Peter Lovesey, Ken Bruen, and many more.
It’s ideal for anyone who has ever enjoyed a good murder-mystery. A page-turning compendium of British talent to capture the imagination of readers around the world.
Closing date: 06/09/2020
"Jakubowski is the doyen of British crime-fiction editors, and any collection edited by him is assured of quality" Good Book Guide
"A veritable roll-call of crime-writing excellence." The Times
"An essential read for all crime fans." Publishing News
"Like their protagonists, these stories are precise and calculating." Daily Telegraph
Publication date: 26/03/2009
Publisher: Constable And Robinson
|Publication date:||26th March 2009|
|Publisher:||Constable And Robinson|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,|