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Head of Zeus
The Best American Mystery Stories: Volume 16
The Best American Mystery Stories: Volume 16 edited by Robert Crais, edited by Otto Penzler

These short stories are like shots of espresso – best downed in one go and guaranteed to leave the heart racing. Hand-picked by bestselling author Robert Crais, they showcase the best of contemporary crime-writing, from masters of suspense and stars of the future alike. Whether ingenious detective story or hardboiled noir, action-packed thriller or stylish historical mystery, these twenty stand-out stories should form the cornerstone of any crime reader's library.

Stories from: Tom Andes, Peter Beagle, K.L. Cook, Jason De Young, Joe Donnelly & Harry Shannon, Kathleen Ford, Mary Gaitskill, Jesse Goolsby, Katherine Hester, Thomas McGuane, Lou Manfredo, Nathan Oates, Gina Paoli, T. Jefferson Parker, Thomas J. Rice, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Lones Seiber, Charles Todd, Tim L. Williams, Daniel Woodrell.

Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
01 Dec 2013 * 320pp * £4.99 * 9781781858417
Editor

Robert Crais

Robert Crais
Robert Crais lives in LA and is the author of the bestselling Cole and Pike novels.
Editor
Otto Penzler
Otto Penzler
Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop in New York City, founder of the Mysterious Press, and a two-time Edgar award-winner.
ALSO BY Otto Penzler
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