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Two of the Deadliest

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Two of the Deadliest

New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder from Outstanding Women of Mystery

By Elizabeth George

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061350344, 460pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2010

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"Wicked little stories from old hands and relative neophytes."--Seattle Times 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.


Praise For Two of the Deadliest

“George’s all-original anthology showcases 18 stories by established women mystery writers and five by relative unknowns. . . . The wide variety of styles and settings will please most mystery fans.”
-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

“Entertaining.”
-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)

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