Resort to Murder: Thirteen More Tales of Mystery by Minnesota's Premier Writers

Resort to Murder: Thirteen More Tales of Mystery by Minnesota's Premier Writers

by Minnesota Crime Wave, Ellen Hart, Jess Lourey
     
 

Editors Carl Brookins, Ellen Hart and William Kent Krueger (known as the Minnesota Crime Wave) have solicited 13 riveting stories of murder, mystery and mayhem, in this follow-up to the best-selling short story anthology The Silence of the Loons.See more details below

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Editors Carl Brookins, Ellen Hart and William Kent Krueger (known as the Minnesota Crime Wave) have solicited 13 riveting stories of murder, mystery and mayhem, in this follow-up to the best-selling short story anthology The Silence of the Loons.

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Publishers Weekly

The Minnesota Crime Wave's entertaining second volume of short stories from Minnesota writers (after 2005's The Silence of the Loons) introduces some promising talent to a wider audience. Taking a somewhat darker tack than the previous anthology, many of the 13 stories center on actual or suspected infidelity or some other betrayal, concluding with satisfying but somewhat anticipated twists. No stories stand out as either duds or stunners, though Pat Dennis's "Mother's Day," about a neglected son's homicidal plans for the holiday, and David Housewright's "Miss Behavin'," which follows a philandering physician down a spiral of bad luck and poor choices, are particularly taut and suspenseful. Several authors include notes of local color, giving a nice sense of continuity from one piece to the next and appealing to Minnesotans and visitors alike. (Sept.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932472479
Publisher:
Nodin Press
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
725,225
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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