Collects over thirty of the best entries in the Akashic noir series, including stories by Joyce Carol Oates, Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, and T. Jefferson Parker.
Detective and mystery stories, American
Presents six short stories by the masters of mystery and horror.
This collection of seventeen classic mystery stories, dating from 1837 to 1914, traces the earliest history of popular detective fiction.
- Author:Chandler, RaymondSummary:
- Author:Child, Lee.Summary:
Inspired by the ongoing international success of the city-based Akashic Noir Series ( Brooklyn Noir, Boston Noir, Paris Noir , etc.), Akashic created the Drug Chronicles Series in 2011. Following The Speed Chronicles (William T....
- Author:Simons, PaullinaSummary:
Lily Quinn is a 24-year-old university student, broke, and looking for love in all the wrong places. She will not be graduating along with her fellow schoolmates, as she continues to aimlessley wonder through life. Then she wins the...
- Author:De La Torre, LillianSummary:
The author's most unusual detective duo is at it again in this collection of short stories. The Boswell pen captures every observation, every gem of Johnsonian wisdom.
- Author:Hiaasen, CarlSummary:
When Nick Stranahan--a 42-year-old private investigator with an unusual record of marital failure--murders a would-be assailant by skewering him with the razor-sharp bill of a stuffed marlin, he sets off a roller coaster ride of events...
With this anthology, bestselling author Brad Meltzer introduces twenty-one original stories from today's most prominent mystery writers. These sometimes terrifying, sometimes funny, and always suspenseful tales will keep you riveted....
- Author:Barnett, ColleenSummary:
Many bibliographers focus on women who write. Lawyer Barnett looks at women who detect, at women sleuths and at the evolving roles of women in professions and in society. Excellent for all women's studies programs, as well as for the...
- Author:Riordan, RickSummary:
Ralph Arguello is a criminal who put the street life behind him when he married SAPD detective Ana DeLeon. Now Ana's been gunned down and her fellow cops don't need to look far to find a prime suspect. For Ana recently reopened the most...
- Author:Paretsky, SaraSummary:
A collection of stories that explores dark conspiracies and desperate human acts hiding in plain sight.
The latest volume in the award-winning series from New York Times bestselling editors Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger, with stories of Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson, and friends in a variety of eras and forms.
- Author:Carcaterra, LorenzoSummary:
Award-winning editor Otto Penzler presents a collection of short and sizzling masterpieces of kisses and kiss-offs, gams and gats, published for the first time anywhere. In "Third Party," Jay McInerney takes you on a wild ride through...