The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories

5: Fifth Annual Collection

By Ed Gorman; Martin H. Greenberg
(Forge Books, Paperback, 9780765311474, 464pp.)

Publication Date: October 7, 2004

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Editors Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg have scoured the world to present the biggest and most consistently entertaining collection of crime and suspense stories from across the globe. Their first-rate picks are a diverse and exciting mix of stories by big names, award winners, and fresh voices. The anthology will have the year's Edgar Award -winning stories, Silver Dagger Award-winning stories from the U.K., and spine-tingling tales from writers who might soon win those awards themselves.
This volume is a feast of more than thirty gripping tales from bestselling authors, including Doug Allyn, Jeff Abbott, Marion Arnott, Rhys Bowen, Liza Cody, Shelley Costa, Mat Coward, Judith Cutler, Catherine Dain, Carol Anne Davis, Brendan DuBois, Elizabeth Foxwell, David Edgerly Gates, Jeremiah Healy, Edward D. Hoch, Clark Howard, Robert Levinson, Dick Lochte, John Lutz, Antony Mann, Sharyn McCrumb, Joyce Carol Oates, Chris Rippen, Peter Robinson, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and Marcia Talley. This is the anthology of choice for every fan of suspense fiction whether they love cozies, hardboiled, or any shade in between.

About the Author

Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg are two of the most prolific and award-winning anthologists in the world. Gorman has won many prizes, including, as an author, the Shamus, the Spur, and the International Fiction Writer's Award. He lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Greenberg has received the Ellery Queen Award for editing in the mystery field. He has published more than nine hundred anthologies and collections. He lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Praise For The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories

Praise for The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories Series

"Something for every mystery taste. An excellent value for the money."
---Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"This is an entertaining and valuable guide to a strong and diverse genre."
---Publishers Weekly on the Fourth Annual Collection

"This anthology contains enough high-quality reading material to sustain any genre addict's habit."---Publishers Weekly (starred review) on the Third Annual Collection

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