The Mysterious Bookshop Presents the Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2022

The Mysterious Bookshop Presents the Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2022

The Mysterious Bookshop Presents the Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2022

The Mysterious Bookshop Presents the Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2022

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Overview

Sara Paretsky selects the twenty best mystery short stories of the year, including tales by Michael Connelly, Jo Nesbo, Joyce Carol Oates, Colson Whitehead, and more!

Under the auspices of New York City's legendary mystery fiction specialty bookstore, The Mysterious Bookshop, and aided by Edgar Award-winning anthologist Otto Penzler, international bestseller and MWA Grandmaster Sara Paretsky has selected the twenty most puzzling, most thrilling, and most mysterious short stories from the past year, collected now in one entertaining volume.

Includes stories by:

  • Doug Allyn
  • Colin Barrett
  • Jerome Charyn
  • Michael Connelly
  • Susan Frith
  • Tom Larsen
  • Sean Marciniak
  • Stefon Mears
  • Kieth Lee Morris
  • Gwen Mullins
  • Jo Nesbo
  • Joyce Carol Oates
  • Annie Reed
  • Kristen Kathryn Rusch
  • Anna Scotti
  • Ginny Swart
  • Ellen Tremiti
  • Joseph S. Walker
  • Colson Whitehead
  • Michael Wiley

Plus a bonus vintage story from the annals of mystery fiction, written over a century in the past.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781613163498
Publisher: Penzler Publishers
Publication date: 09/27/2022
Series: Best Mystery Stories , #2
Pages: 500
Sales rank: 22,609
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Sara Paretsky is the author of the bestselling V.I. Warshawski novels, including, most recently, Bleeding Kansas. Paretsky is the winner of many awards, including the Cartier Diamond Dagger award for lifetime achievement from the British Crime Writers’ Association. She lives in Chicago.


Otto Penzler, the creator of American Mystery Classics, is also the founder of the Mysterious Press (1975); Mysterious Press.com (2011), an electronic-book publishing company; and New York City’s Mysterious Bookshop (1979). He has won a Raven, the Ellery Queen Award, two Edgars (for the Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, 1977, and The Lineup, 2010), and lifetime achievement awards from Noircon and The Strand Magazine. He has edited more than 70 anthologies and written extensively about mystery fiction.

Hometown:

Chicago, Illinois

Date of Birth:

June 8, 1947

Place of Birth:

Ames, Iowa

Education:

B.A., Political Science, University of Kansas; Ph.D. and M.B.A., University of Chicago

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