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Following the huge success of the previous BBM collections comes the latest batch of stories from the UK s top-flight crime writers. Alongside an Inspector Morse story from Colin Dexter and a Rumpole tale from John Mortimer, is Jake Arnott s first short story and a wealth of exclusive stories from some of Britain s most exciting up-and-coming young crime-writers. The Best ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Allison & Busby
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Frances
This was an odd one; a few of the stories I'd call straight up horror before anything else, and several of them were definitely crime stories but had zero elements of mystery or even deduction. Some of them were a little stilted, but none of them were bad.

(Also, a whole lot of Sherlock Holmes riffs. Fun with the one that began "To Professor Moriarty, she will always be that bitch." although I think the one done entirely from Watson's perspective as he recruits the young conman is excellent.)

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