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Manhattan Mayhem: New Crime Stories from Mystery Writers of America Kindle Edition
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From the streets of Harlem to the winding paths of Central Park to the high-rise towers of Wall Street, Manhattan is brimming with motivation, opportunity, means—and unsolved mysteries. In this new collection of stories, brought together by Mystery Writers of America and edited by bestselling suspense author Mary Higgins Clark, neighborhoods in the borough come to life—or death—with their own cases to be cracked.
In Lee Child's exclusive Jack Reacher story, “The Picture of the Lonely Diner,” the legendary drifter interrupts a curious stand-off in the shadow of the Flatiron Building. In Jeffery Deaver’s “The Baker of Bleecker Street,” an Italian immigrant becomes ensnared in WWII espionage. And in “The Five-Dollar Dress,” Mary Higgins Clark unearths the contents of a mysterious hope chest found in an apartment on Union Square. With additional stories from T. Jefferson Parker, S. J. Rozan, Nancy Pickard, Ben H. Winters, Brendan DuBois, Persia Walker, Jon L. Breen, N. J. Ayres, Angela Zeman, Thomas H. Cook, Judith Kelman, Margaret Maron, Justin Scott, and Julie Hyzy, Manhattan Mayhem is teeming with red herrings, likely suspects, and thoroughly satisfying mysteries.
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“MWA Grand Master Clark has assembled an impressive roster of talent for this strong anthology...The MWA has once again produced an anthology that’s a must for every mystery fan.”—Publishers Weekly --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
- ASIN : B00N6PBERY
- Publisher : Quirk Books (June 2, 2015)
- Publication date : June 2, 2015
- Language : English
- File size : 9528 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 338 pages
- Lending : Not Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #158,050 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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Not all stories have a clear, decisive end. No editing errors, gratuitous violence or drag-you-down drama. The stories are entertaining with a wide range of interests and writing styles.
No desire to re-read these stories.