The Best Mystery & Thriller Books: Excerpts from New and Upcoming Titles from the Best Mystery and Thriller Authors in the Genre

The Best Mystery & Thriller Books: Excerpts from New and Upcoming Titles from the Best Mystery and Thriller Authors in the Genre

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by Laura Lippman, Peter Robinson, Charles Todd, Deborah Crombie
     
 

New York Times bestselling author and one of the most acclaimed novelists in America today, Laura Lippman, presents The Best Mystery & Thriller eBooks. The perfect download to break in your new device, this free sampler is a curated volume of excerpts from new and upcoming titles from the best Mystery & Thriller authors in the genre. It

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New York Times bestselling author and one of the most acclaimed novelists in America today, Laura Lippman, presents The Best Mystery & Thriller eBooks. The perfect download to break in your new device, this free sampler is a curated volume of excerpts from new and upcoming titles from the best Mystery & Thriller authors in the genre. It also includes an excerpt from Laura Lippman's latest novel And When She Was Good and the three bonus short stories that inspired this novel, as well as some insight into the world of Laura Lippman.

The Best Mystery & Thriller eBooks includes:

An Introduction from Laura Lippman

And excerpts from:

Watching the Dark by Peter Robinson
Proof of Guilt by Charles Todd
The Sound of Broken Glass by Deborah Crombie
The Riptide Ultra-Glide by Tim Dorsey
The Carrion Birds
by Urban Waite
There Was An Old Woman by Hallie Ephron
The One I Left Behind by Jennifer McMahon
The Guilty One by Lisa Ballantyne
And When She Was Good
by Laura Lippman
Three Shorts Stories: Scratch a Woman; One True Love; Form 95 by Laura Lippman

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062270900
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
100
Sales rank:
29,183
File size:
9 MB

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Meet the Author

Since Laura Lippman's debut in 1997, she has been heralded for thoughtful, timely crime novels set in her beloved hometown of Baltimore. Now a perennial New York Times bestseller, she lives in Baltimore and New Orleans with her family.


One of the world’s most popular and acclaimed writers, Peter Robinson is the bestselling, award-winning author of the Inspector Banks series; he has also written two short-story collections and three standalone novels, which combined have sold more than ten million copies around the world. Among his many honors and prizes are the Edgar Award, the CWA (UK) Dagger in the Library Award, and Sweden’s Martin Beck Award.


Charles Todd is the New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Ian Rutledge mysteries, the Bess Crawford mysteries, and two stand-alone novels. A mother-and-son writing team, they live on the East Coast.


Deborah Crombie is a New York Times bestselling author and a native Texan who has lived in both England and Scotland. She now lives in McKinney, Texas, sharing a house that is more than one hundred years old with her husband, three cats, and two German shepherds.


Tim Dorsey was a reporter and editor for the Tampa Tribune from 1987 to 1999, and is the author of eighteen other novels. He lives in Tampa, Florida.


Urban Waite is the author of the critically acclaimed novels The Carrion Birds and The Terror of Living, which was named one of Esquire's Ten Best Books of 2011. His work has been a finalist for the New Mexico and Arizona Book Awards, has been translated in nine languages, and is sold worldwide. He lives in Seattle with his wife.


Hallie Ephron is the New York Times bestselling author of Never Tell a Lie, Come and Find Me, and There Was an Old Woman. She is the mystery reviewer for the Boston Globe. She grew up in Beverly  Hills, the daughter of Hollywood screenwriters, and lives near Boston, Massachusetts.


Jennifer McMahon is the author of Dismantled, the New York Times bestseller Island of Lost Girls, and the breakout debut novel Promise Not to Tell. She lives in Vermont with her partner, Drea, and their daughter, Zella.


Lisa Ballantyne is the author of the Edgar Award-nominated The Guilty One. She lived and worked in China for many years and started writing seriously while she was there. Ballantyne now lives in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Brief Biography

Hometown:
Baltimore, Maryland
Date of Birth:
January 31, 1959
Place of Birth:
Atlanta, Georgia
Education:
B.S., Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, 1981

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