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Murder among friends
Adams Round Table (Group)
Publication Information:
New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2000.
Physical Description:
xii, 269 pages ; 22 cm
Let's get lost / Lawrence Block -- Haven't we met before? / Mary Higgins Clark -- A night in the Manchester store / Stanley Cohen -- Hank's tale / Dorothy Salisbury Davis -- The diamond G-string / Mickey Friedman -- Coompliments of a friend / Susan Isaacs -- Taking out Mr. Garbage / Judith Kelman -- Collaboration / Warren Murphy -- The hungry sky / Justin Scott -- The geezers /Peter Straub -- Show us the way /Whitley Strieber.
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PS648.D4 M8515 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Eleven masters of mystery present Murder Among Friends, a provocative collection of all-new stories that explore the bonds -- and boundaries -- of friendship. These tales of life and death, loyalty and betrayal, feature friends and neighbors -- "partners in crime" -- who are thick as thieves. Or so it seems...

Author Notes

The Adams Round Table is today's counterpart to the legendary Algonquin Round Table. Founded in 1982 by Mary Higgins Clark and Thomas Chastain, the members meet every month to discuss their craft, plot murders, find a motive, and create some of the best-loved mysteries of our time. Collectively they have produced more than one hundred novels, including bestsellers and Edgar Award winners.

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Library Journal Review

The members of the Adams Round Table, founded in 1982 by Mary Higgins Clark and Thomas Chastain, meet every month to discuss the craft of writing mysteries. Eleven award-winning authors have contributed new stories to the group's latest collection, which has as its theme the "bonds and boundaries" of friendship. Susan Isaacs, Justin Scott, Lawrence Block, Peter Straub, and Judith Kelman number among the well-known names here, so get ready to enjoy. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Table of Contents

Justin ScottLawrence BlockMary Higgins ClarkStanley CohenDorothy Salisbury DavisMickey FriedmanSusan IsaacsJudith KelmanWarren MurphyJustin ScottPeter StraubWhitley Strieber
Introductionp. ix
Let's Get Lostp. 1
Haven't We Met Before?p. 17
A Night in The Manchester Storep. 37
Hank's Talep. 61
The Diamond G-Stringp. 89
Compliments of a Friendp. 112
Taking Out Mr. Garbagep. 158
Collaborationp. 184
The Hungry Skyp. 199
The Geezersp. 220
Show Us the Wayp. 244