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Transgressions: Novellas 3, 6 and 9 (Transgressions #3, 6, 9)

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A truly amazing line-up of commercial writers, this first volume comprises original stories from Jeffery Deaver, Ed McBain and Joyce Carol Oates. Edited by Ed McBain, it is a superb collection and will delight all crime fans. This is the definitive collection from the top authors in the genre and is a must-buy for all the millions of crime fans around the globe.

Paperback, 291 pages
Published May 4th 2006 by Orion Publishing Group
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Sep 26, 2011 Jane rated it liked it
I have been reading this collection of novellas for several weeks and finally finished. Jeffery Deaver's Forever has an ending that I'm still thinking about. Ed McBain's 87th Precinct stories are always entertaining and this one was more thought provoking than most. The Corn Maiden by Joyce Carol Oates was disturbing. I occasionally read her books, but sometimes I wonder why as I really don't really care for her style of writing and I always find her books disturbing. I would have given 4 stars ...more
Nov 20, 2012 Meghann rated it liked it
Jeffrey Deaver's story was interesting and Joyce Carol Oates' story was disturbing. Ed McBain's story was so-so. Overall, good easy read but nothing fantastic.
Feb 16, 2012 Barbara rated it it was amazing
Good stories, but Joyce Carol Oates is miles ahead of the other guys as a writer of her section!
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"Ed McBain" (October 15, 1926 – July 6, 2005) is one of the pen names of an American author and screenwriter. Born Salvatore Albert Lombino, he legally adopted the name Evan Hunter in 1952. While successful and well known as Evan Hunter, he was even better known as Ed McBain, a name he used for most of his crime fiction, beginning in 1956. He a
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Other Books in the Series

Transgressions (4 books)
  • Transgressions: Novellas 7 & 8
  • Transgressions: Novellas 9 & 10: Keller’s Adjustment/Forever
  • Transgressions Volume 1: Novellas 1-3
  • Transgressions: Novellas 2, 3 & 5

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