Dead to Me: Five Mystery Short Stories

Dead to Me: Five Mystery Short Stories

by Dean Wesley Smith

Paperback

$6.99
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Friday, June 21

Overview

Dean Wesley Smith, famous for being one of the most prolific and wide ranging authors working today, draws on his library of short mystery stories to produce this collection, Dead to Me.

Hard-boiled Las Vegas coughs up a very dead and very cold body for the retired detectives of the Cold Poker Gang to deal with in "The Case of the Pleasant Hills Murder." In "Two Roads, No Choices," the legendary Sherlock Holmes tackles a lingering mystery surrounding the ill-fated Titanic, with a science fiction twist. A creepy Bryant Street story offers up a strange couple in the suburbs in "An Obscene Crime Against Passion." Cold-blooded vodka-sipping Mary Jo in "Make Myself Just One More," offers more twists and turns, and the better halves of two "Husband Dummies" make clear that woman win more than they lose.

Funny, creepy and strange, these stories keep the reader guessing.

"...Dean Wesley Smith draws a royal straight flush by making the hand he deals readers seem possible with this exhilarating political poker thriller..."
-Midwest Book Review on Dead Money

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561467822
Publisher: WMG Publishing
Publication date: 04/20/2017
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Considered one of the most prolific writers working in modern fiction, USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith published far more than a hundred novels in forty years, and hundreds of short stories across many genres.
At the moment he produces novels in several major series, including the time travel Thunder Mountain novels set in the Old West, the galaxy-spanning Seeders Universe series, the urban fantasy Ghost of a Chance series, a superhero series starring Poker Boy, and a mystery series featuring the retired detectives of the Cold Poker Gang.
His monthly magazine, Smith's Monthly, which consists of only his own fiction, premiered in October 2013 and offers readers more than 70,000 words per issue, including a new and original novel every month.
During his career, Dean also wrote a couple dozen Star Trek novels, the only two original Men in Black novels, Spider-Man and X-Men novels, plus novels set in gaming and television worlds. Writing with his wife Kristine Kathryn Rusch under the name Kathryn Wesley, he wrote the novel for the NBC miniseries The Tenth Kingdom and other books for Hallmark Hall of Fame movies.
He wrote novels under dozens of pen names in the worlds of comic books and movies, including novelizations of almost a dozen films, from The Final Fantasy to Steel to Rundown.
Dean also worked as a fiction editor off and on, starting at Pulphouse Publishing, then at VB Tech Journal, then Pocket Books, and now at WMG Publishing, where he and Kristine Kathryn Rusch serve as series editors for the acclaimed Fiction River anthology series.
For more information about Dean's books and ongoing projects, please visit his website at www.deanwesleysmith.com.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews