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Title:
The best British mysteries
Author:
Jakubowski, Maxim.
Publication Information:
London : Allison & Busby, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
345 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780749006969
Format :
Book

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PR1309.D4 B47 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Mystery/Suspense
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Summary

Summary

A collection of the year's best short stories from contemporary British crime writers.


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Publisher's Weekly Review

The Best British Mysteries, an anthology edited by Maxim Jakubowski, collects 25 outstanding short crime stories published in 2002. Many of the authors among them, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Anne Perry, Bill James and Peter Lovesey will be familiar to American readers. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


Table of Contents

Introduction
Opens the Box Edward Marston Slaughter in the StrandStella Duffy and Martha Grace Ian and Rankin Saint and Nicked Denise and Mina Alice
The Rightful King of England Martin Edwards 24 Hours FromAmy Myers
Sykes SeducedTulsa Jerry
Going Through a Phase CarolRobert Barnard
Brand New Boyfriend Simon Brett Exit, PursuedAnne Davis
The Wagon Mound Mat Coward Too Subtle for MeVal McDermid
The End of InnocenceAnne Perry
The Duke's Wife Judith Cutler Doctor's OrdersPeter Robinson
Marbles Bill James Big CityMarion Arnott
The Inland Waterways Association Martina Cole Enough was EnoughNicholas Royle
Jailbird for JesusStephen Gallagher
The Perfectionist Sally Spedding Strangers WaitingPeter Lovesey
A Nose for MurderDavid Williams
Due North Peter Turnbull Weasal and the FishJohn Harvey
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