Personally chosen by acclaimed writer Tony Hillerman, the foremost chronicler of the modern west, here is a dazzling collection of extraordinary mystery tales. Included in this chilling anthology are twenty stories of suspense and deceit, all written especially for this collection. Explore the haunted and dark side of the land with some of the brightest stars in contemporary suspense. The list of renowned contributors reads like a who's who in modern mystery fiction, and includes: J.A. Jance, John Lutz, Stuart M. Kaminsky, Lia Matera, Bill Pronzini, and many more.
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Tony Hillerman (1925-2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of 29 books, including the popular 18-book mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children's books, and nonfiction works. He had received every major honor for mystery fiction; awards ranging from the Navajo Tribal Council's commendation to France 's esteemed Grand prix de litterature policiere. Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008. He served as president of the prestigious Mystery Writers of America, and was honored with that group's Edgar Award and as one of mystery fiction's Grand Masters. In 2001, his memoir, Seldom Disappointed, won both the Anthony and Agatha Awards for best nonfiction.Synopsis:
A collection of short mysteries set in such locales as an Arizona trailer park, the isolated Alaska bush, a narrow-minded Texas cowtown, and glitzy Las Vegas, and includes the works of J.A. Jance, Lia Matera, and other popular writers.
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Book Description HarperCollins, New York, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine. First Edition - First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A very fine, unread copy in a very finedust jacket, now in a clear removable protective cover. Bubble wrapped and shipped in a well padded, sturdy box. A collection of suspenseful stories by Harold Adams, Rex Burns, Robert Campbell, Bill Crider, Carole Nelson Douglas, Susan Dunlap, Ed Gorman, Linda Grant, Wendy Hornsby, J.A. Jance, Stuart M. Kaminsky, Karen Kijewski, M.D. Lake, John Lutz, Lia Matera, D.R. Meredith, Marsha Muller, Bill Pronzini, William J. Reynolds, and Dana Stabenow. SIGNED by Marsha Muller, Bill Pronzini, Dana Stabenow, Bill Crider, J.A. Jance, Stuart M. Kaminski, and Tony Hillerman. Signed by Authors. Bookseller Inventory # 011036
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