Damn Near Dead 2
Live Noir or Die Trying
Publication Date: November 2010
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The follow-up to the Edgar Award-nominated original "geezer noir" crime anthology Damn Near Dead.
Editor Bill Crider is an award-winning mystery writer from Alvin, Texas (outside Houston). His latest Sheriff Dan Rhodes novel, MURDER IN THE AIR, will be published by St. Martin's Minotaur in August 2010. He was nominated for the Edgar & Anthony Awards and won the Derringer Award for his story "Cranked" in the first DAMN NEAR DEAD anthology.
Charlaine Harris (who is providing the introduction) is the #1 best-selling author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels, which are the basis for the hit HBO series, TRUE BLOOD.
Includes original stories by Patti Abbott, Ace Atkins, Neal Barrett Jr., C. J. Box, Declan Burke, Scott Cupp, Christa Faust, Ed Gorman, Carolyn Haines, David Handler, Gar Anthony Haywood, Cameron Hughes, Dean James, Jennifer Jordan, Toni Kelner, Joe R. Lansdale, Russel McLean, Denise Mina, Marcia Muller, Gary Phillips, Scott Phillips, Tom Piccirilli, Bill Pronzini, Cornelia Read, James Reasoner, Kat Richardson, S. J. Rozan, Anthony Neil Smith, Don Winslow.
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