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Fiction + Literature GenresSub-Genre:
Mystery & DetectiveFormat:
Mariner BooksAge Range:
Collections & AnthologiesAuthor:
Otto Penzler & Scott TurowLanguage:
About the Book
This volume brings together the genre's finest from the past year. With stories from mystery veterans and newly discovered talents, this thrilling collection is sure to appeal to crime fiction fans of all tastes.
From the Back Cover
The Best American Series
First, Best, and Best-Selling
"If you like all your characters living at the end of a story, this may not be the book for you."
Scott Turow, guest editor
Since 1915 the Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the very best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected and most popular of its kind.
The Best American Mystery Stories 2006 includes Jeffery Deaver, Andrew Klavan, Jane Haddam, Elmore Leonard, Emily Raboteau, Joyce Carol Oates, Walter Mosley, Karen E. Bender, William Harrison, C.J. Box, Ed McBain, and others.
Scott Turow, guest editor, is the author of numerous best-selling novels, including Presumed Innocent, and his latest, Ordinary Heroes, . His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages and have sold over twenty-five million copies worldwide.
Look for the other best-selling titles in the Best American series:
The Best American Short Stories
The Best American Nonrequired Reading
The Best American Essays
The Best American Sports Writing
The Best American Travel Writing
The Best American Science and Nature Writing
The Best American Spiritual Writing
and our newest addition, The Best American Comics"