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Between the Dark and the Daylight and 27 More of the Best Crime Mystery Stories of the Year (The Year's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories #2008)

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A short story collection including works from: Joyce Carol Oates, Michael Connelly, Laura Lippman, Tom Piccirilli, John Harvey, T. Jefferson Parker, Megan Abbott, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Charlaine Harris, Robert S. Levinson, Doug Allyn, Noreen Ayres, Charles Ardai, Martin Edwards, Bill Pronzini, Steve Hockensmith, Dominique Mainard, Peter Robinson, Brett Battles, Sean Cher ...more
Paperback, 600 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Bleak House Books (first published 2009)
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Diane
Apr 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
An anthology of short stories is always something of a mixed bag, and this is no exception, but I enjoyed most of the stories. My personal favorite is "Ms. Grimshanks Regrets" by Nancy Pickard, a tale about a horrible old woman who finally gets her comeuppance. Other good ones include "Father's Day", a Harry Bosch story by Michael Connelly; "I/M-Print" by Jeremiah Healy, a police procedural that is mostly dialogue; "The Quick Brown Fox" by Robert S. Levinson, about an author with writer's block ...more
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The Year in Mystery: 2008 by Jon L. Breen
Father's Day by Michael Connelly
Walking the Dog by Peter Robinson
Lucky by Charlaine Harris
A Sleep Not Unlike Death by Sean Chercover
The First Husband by Joyce Carol Oates
Between the Dark and the Daylight by Tom Piccarilli
Cheer by Megan Abbott
Babs by Scott Phillips
Ms. Grimshanks Regrets by Nancy Pickard
Skinhead Central by T. Jefferson Parker
The Bookbinder's Apprentice by Martin Edwards
I/M Print: A Tess Cassidy Mystery by Jeremiah Healy
The Devil's Acre by S
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Edward Joseph Gorman was born on November 2, 1941 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spent 20 years in the advertising industry before leaving to write full-time in 1984. Since then, he has been incredibly prolific, averaging 2-3 novels a year in addition to many short stories, editing anthologies, and founding and editing Mystery Scene, the new magazine of the mystery field. He has written in many genres, ...more
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