The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories
2: Second Annual Collection
By Ed Gorman (Editor)
(Forge Books, Hardcover, 9780765300294, 640pp.)
Publication Date: October 2001
Categories: Mystery & Detective - Anthologies
It’s not easy to collect, in a single volume, the finest mystery and suspense fiction the world has to offer, but The World’s Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection rises to that challenge, inviting you to discover what Kirkus Reviews dubs “ . . . the year’s anthology of choice.”
In his Second Annual collection, Ed Gorman once again brings together the year’s most powerful fiction by such outstanding authors as Lawrence Block, Stuart M. Kaminsky, Ed McBain, Joyce Carol Oates, Ian Rankin, and Donald E. Westlake. The volume also abounds with fresh new stories by newer authors, from U. S. publications, and also from sources on other shores, including England, Germany, and the Netherlands.
Ed Gorman set benchmark for great mystery and suspense fiction with the First Annual Collection. Overflowing with award-winning authors and terrific stories, The World’s Finest Mystery and Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection also promises to be a treasure for anyone who loves a mystery.
More than 200,000 words of superlative mystery and suspense fiction from around the world, with stories by:
Joyce Carol Oates
And many others
A Banquet of Mystery and Crime Fiction
For those who love outstanding mystery and crime reading, award-winning author and editor, Ed Gorman, has once again collected the best stories of the year from around the world. Immerse yourself in stories that baffle, tantalize, and delight, by the following authors:
Edward D. Hoch
Stuart M. Kaminsky
Joyce Carol Oates
Robert J. Randisi
S. J. Rozan
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Donald E. Westlake
Ed Gorman, winner of the Shamus Award, has been writing fiction in many genres for over twenty years. He is the author of more than twenty novels and dozens of short stories, and has been a finalist for the Edgard and Bram Stoker Awards. He lives with his wife, author Carol Gorman, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.