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Otto Penzler



Author of The Innocent, Just One Look, No Second Chance, Tell No One and Gone For Good, Harlan Coben has topped bestseller charts the world over, and is the first author ever to win all four major crime awards in the US. Otto Penzler is the founder of New York's Mysterious Bookshop and The Mysterious Press.
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Dead Man's Hand

Otto Penzler
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Otto Penzler

A royal flush of brand new poker tales from fifteen of the world's best crime-writers - including a Harry Bosch novella from Michael Connelly.With contributions from Michael Connelly, Alexander McCall Smith, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Jeffery Deaver, & Peter Robinson, this is the best hand of crime short stories you will ever be dealt.Taking their inspiration from the card game that's more a way of life than an innocent pastime, there are no stories here that you'll want to sit out. Here are tales of games you'll wish you were part of . . . and games that you'd go to the ends of the Earth to avoid being dealt into.

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The Vampire Archive

Otto Penzler
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The Lineup

Otto Penzler
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Best American Mystery Stories 2009

Otto Penzler
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Otto Penzler
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The Best American Mystery Stories 2008

Otto Penzler
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Otto Penzler

Expect the unexpected and prepare to be entertained . . .No book published this year will deliver more thrills per page than this one.Here are twenty of the year's stand-out crime short stories, showcasing not only the very best of the genre, but also the very best American writing full stop.George Pelecanos, bestselling author, producer and writer on the HBO hit series The Wire, takes his pick of the past year's most distinguished tales of mystery, crime, and suspense. James Lee Burke offers a chilling snapshot of the life of a reluctantly recovering drug addict, battling grief for her soldier husband in New Iberia's old brothel district. Michael Connelly takes us to Mulholland Drive, where a cop examining the wreckage of a fatal collision has a frighteningly life-like crash dummy concealed in his own trunk. Alice Munro resurrects the memory of a sinister childhood friendship after forty years of silence. And Joyce Carol Oates visits not-so-sleepy suburbia, where, years after a newspaper exposes a man's shady past, his daughters realise the control they have over his future . . .From white-picket-fenced towns to the grubby grandeur of the Tunisian capital, The Best American Mystery Stories 2008 is a powerful collection certain to delight mystery aficionados as well as lovers of all great fiction.

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Pulp Fiction - The Dames

Laura Lippman
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Laura Lippman
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Pulp Fiction - The Villains

Otto Penzler
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Otto Penzler

Sixteen tales of villainy versus virtue from the Golden Age of pulp fiction and the dawn of modern crime writing.Harlan Ellison introduces a collection of taut and muscular tales starring some of fiction's hardest-boiled criminals, crooks, deperados and rogues. Anti-heroes to a man, these are the guys who can be guaranteed to outwit the cops, make off with the dough and get the girl. Just don't get in their way. Legendary writers you've already heard of like Dashiell Hammett, Erle Stanley Gardner, Cornell Woolrich and Raymond Chandler are here. Legendary writers that you should have heard of like Frederick Nebel, James M. Cain, Norbert Davis, Leslie Charteris, C. S. Montayne and Raoul Whitfield are also where they should be - with the greats.Tailor-made for pulp novices and hard-boiled fans with a soft spot for the masters, this collection shows that some writing has an edge that time just can't dull.

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Best American Mystery Stories 2007

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Pulp Fiction: The Villains

Otto Penzler
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Otto Penzler
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Pulp Fiction: The Crimefighters

Otto Penzler
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The Best American Mystery Stories 2006

Otto Penzler
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