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The Year's 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories: Sixth Annual Edition

(The Year's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories #1996)

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From the cozy to the callous, from the romantic to the relentless, you'll find every type of modem crime tale here.Many mystery bookstores have declared this series "the best of the best", and librarians say that their patrons eagerly await each new edition.

Included this year are such legendary names as Sara Paretsky, Marcia Muller, Ruth Rendell, Bill Pronzini,
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Published October 1st 1997 by Carroll & Graf Publishers
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Good collection of stories
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PLOT OR PREMISE:
A collection of the best stories from 1996
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WHAT I LIKED:
"Only seven stories are particularly memorable:
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- Robert J. Randisi: The Girl Who Talked To Horse -- A Dick-Francis-type story involving murder in the stables with the horse framed for the murder. Great whodunnit, with a trap for the murderer, and all the explanations at the end. Cross between Francis and Christie.
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