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Overview

Private Eyes with eagle eyes and rare skills, PI's and gumshoes, bloodhounds and sleuths, the shadowy arts of the detective have intrigued us since tales of the Pinkerton Detective Agency and Sherlock Holmes. Add some treachery, intimacy, and a little murder to the mix and you'll find a powerful series of dark stories from classic and contemporary writers.

This new title in our successful Gothic Fantasy Short Stories collection contains a fabulous mix of classic and brand new writing, with contemporary authors from the US, Canada, and the UK.

The contemporary authors featured in this anthology are: Daniel Brock, Elliott Capon, Philip Brian Hall, Tina L. Jens, Tom Mead, Marshall J. Moore, Pat Morris, Amelia Dee Mueller, Trixie Nisbet, Patsy Pratt-Herzog, Michele Bazan Reed, Lesley L. Smith and Cameron Trost.

Classic authors include Margery Allingham, Robert Barr, Anthony Berkeley, Matthias McDonnell Bodkin, William Evans Burton, G.K. Chesterton, Carroll John Daly, Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Eustace and Edgar Jepson, J.S. Fletcher, R. Austin Freeman, Jacques Futrelle, Susan Glaspell, Anna Katharine Green, Thomas W. Hanshew, E. and H. Heron, Herbert Jenkins, Maurice Leblanc, L.T. Meade and Robert Eustace, Arthur Morrison, Baroness Orczy, Catherine Louisa Pirkis, Melville Davisson Post, Edgar Wallace, Hugh C. Weir, Mrs Henry Wood.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787556942
Publisher: Flame Tree Publishing
Publication date: 02/29/2020
Series: Gothic Fantasy
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Rosemary Herbert (foreword) is editor in chief of The Oxford Companion to Crime & Mystery Writing and author of Front Page Teaser: A Liz Higgins Mystery. A former Harvard University reference librarian, and a longtime journalist and literary critic, her books also include Whodunnit? A Who’s Who in Crime & Mystery Writing, Murder on Deck! Shipboard & Shoreline Mystery Stories, and Twelve American Crime Stories. She co-edited, with Tony Hillerman, The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories and A New Omnibus of Crime. After residing on a Maine island, she now lives in America’s heartland, where she pursues writing and ceramic arts.

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