Two of the Deadliest (Hardcover)
New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder from Outstanding Women of Mystery
Harper, 9780061350337, 480pp.
Publication Date: July 21, 2009
“Wicked little stories from old hands and relative neophytes.”
There are seven deadly sins, and in this superb anthology, edited by Elizabeth George, some of the most able and original purveyors of crime fiction explore Two of the Deadliest. These “New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder from Outstanding Women of Mystery” feature sterling stories from Laura Lippman, Susan Wiggs, Carolyn Hart, Nancy Pickard, and George herself, as well as from other masters and exciting, tremendously talented newcomers.
About the Author
Elizabeth George is the New York Times bestselling author of sixteen novels of psychological suspense, one book of nonfiction, and two short story collections. Her work has been honored with the Anthony and Agatha awards, the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière, and the MIMI, Germany's prestigious prize for suspense fiction. She lives in Washington State.
Praise For Two of the Deadliest: New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder from Outstanding Women of Mystery…
— Publishers Weekly
“[A] worthwhile collection of short stories from female mystery writers....This anthology is a great way for mystery lovers to enjoy less time-consuming works from favorite authors and discover new ones.”
— Library Journal
“Wicked little stories from old hands and relative neophytes drawn from George’s writing classes. Don’t miss her own sly contribution.”
— Seattle Times
— Richmond Times-Dispatch
“This brilliant anthology of short stories by some of the most outstanding women now writing mysteries and crime fiction...is a truly glorious collection”
— Globe and Mail (Toronto)
“Should satisfy every reader’s sleuth-tooth....A good way for fans of crime writing to discover new favorite authors.”
— Bellingham Herald (WA)