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101 Mystery Stories

101 Mystery Stories


O Henry
Martin H Greenberg
Lawrence Block
Edward D Hoch
Harry Kemelman
Leslie Charteris
Charles Dickens
Jack London
Isaac Asimov
Donald E Westlake
Henry Slesar
Edward Wellen
Barry N Malzberg
Frank R Stockton
John D MacDonald
Ed McBain
Edgar Allan Poe
Melville Davisson Post
Anna Katharine Green
Erle Stanley Gardner
Cornell Woolrich
William Campbell Gault
Ellery Queen
Bill Pronzini
Marcia Muller
Ron Goulart
Robert Bloch
Julie Smith
Susan Dunlap
Fredric Brown
John Lutz
Alexandre Dumas
Gil Brewer
Evan Hunter
Robert Edmond Alter
Michael Collins
Brian Garfield
James Holding
Craig Rice
Dion Henderson
Jack Ritchie
Fletcher Flora
Joe L Hensley
Arthur Porges
Katherine Mansfield
Guy de Maupassant
Robert J Randisi
George Harmon Coxe
Hal Ellson
Jonathan Craig
Michael Gilbert
Clark Howard
Robert L Fish
Joyce Harrington
Francis M Nevins, Jr
Nedra Tyre
Talmage Powell
Georges Simenon
Percy Spurlark Parker
Anton Chekhov
Hal Dresner
Morris Hershman
R L Stevens
John F Suter
Betty Ren Wright
Dwight V Babcock
Stephen Crane
H A DeRosso
Thomas B Dewey
Jack Foxx
Marilyn Granbeck
Len Gray
Edward Hunsburger
John Jakes
William Jeffrey
Stephen Marlowe
Arthur Moore
Richard A Moore
Helen Nielsen
Frank Sisk
Julian Symons
Jeffrey M Wallmann
Charlene Weir

ISBN: 9780517603611
Year of publication: 1986

101 Mystery Stories Acknowledgments MacDonald THERE HANGS DEATH Copyright 1949 by United Newspaper Magazines Corporation copyright renewed 1977 by John D. MacDonald. Reprinted by permission of the author. Brown Copyright 1940 by Popular Publications, Inc. copyright renewed 1968 by Fredric Brown. Reprinted by permission of International Creative Management. Westlake Copyright 1967 by Donald E. Westlake. First appeared in ELLERY QUEENS MYSTERY MAGAZINE. Reprinted by permission of the author. ...

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100 Malicious Little Mysteries

100 Malicious Little Mysteries


Edward D Hoch
Isaac Asimov
Henry Slesar
Edward Wellen
Barry N Malzberg
Bill Pronzini
Martin Harry Greenberg
Julie Smith
John Lutz
Gary Brandner
Michael Kurland
Robert Edmond Alter
James Holding
Dion Henderson
Richard Deming
Lawrence Treat
Jack Ritchie
Joe L Hensley
Michael Gilbert
Isak Romun
Kay Nolte Smith
William F Nolan
Harold Q Masur
Carroll Mayers
Helen McCloy
Carl Henry Rathjen
Charles Boeckman
Mary Bradford
Anne Chamberlain
Robert H Curtis
Leo R Ellis
Alvin S Fick
Judith Garner
Lew Gillis
Elsin Ann Graffam
Morris Hershman
Phillis Ann Karr
Lael J Littke
Marion M Markham
Patricia A Mathews
James McKimmey
Al Nussbaum
Joseph D Olander
A F Oreshnik
Charles M Plotz
Elaine Slater
Jane Speed
R L Stevens
John F Suter
Jeff Sweet
Fred S Tobey
Penelope Wallace
Jeffrey Wallman
Thomasina Weber
Ruth Wissmann
Betty Ren Wright

ISBN: 9781566199223
Year of publication: 1981

100 Malicious Little Mysteries Acknowledgments Six Words by Lew Gillis. Copyright 1978 by Lew Gillis. First published in Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine March 1978. Reprinted by permission of the author. The Little Things by Isaac Asimov. Copyright 1975 by Isaac Asimov. First published in Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine May 1975. Reprinted by permission of the author. A Matter of Life and Death by Bill Pronzini and Barry N. Malzberg. Copyright 1974 by Renown Publications, Inc. First published ...

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The Ex

The Ex


John Lutz

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John Lutz The Ex 1 The pole-mounted sirens throughout Edwinsville emitted a constant, synchronized wail. There were few people on the rain-slick streets, and the rain driving down from the low, dark clouds discouraged anyone who might have thought about defying the dire warning of the wailing sirens. Lightning fractured the western night sky as wind sheered through the trees and cut along the business loop of State Highway 103 where it became Main Street, knocking over the Alisons Auto Service ...

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Fear the Night

Fear the Night


John Lutz

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John Lutz Fear the Night For a dark hour or twain. Shakespeare, Macbeth. Act III. Sc.2. L. 404. 1 He flung open the service door and was on the roof and in the cool, dark vastness of the night. In the building beneath his feet people fought and loved and hated and dreamed, while he lived the dream that was real. He was the one who decided. Below and around him the Theater District glowed, as did the stars above. He was sure that if he tried he could reach up, clutch one of the stars, and plunge ...

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Night Victims

Night Victims


John Lutz

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John Lutz Night Victims The spiders touch, how exquisitely fine Feels at each thread, and lives along the line. Pope, Essay on Man News fitting to the night, Black, fearful, comfortless and horrible. Shakespeare, King John, Act V Part One 1 New York, 2003 Sally Bridge was exhausted. Wisteria Chance was a premier bitch. Her Beetle Davis was a totally unconvincing beetle. Sally had cast aging Broadway star Wisteria in the planned production of the musical Bug Off. Bug had played to full houses for ...

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Dancing with the Dead

Dancing with the Dead


John Lutz

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John Lutz Dancing with the Dead In a sense the victim shapes and molds the criminal To know one we must be acquainted with the complementary partner. Hans von Hentig, The Criminal and His Victim 1 It had been a mad dance. Hed pressed his body against hers, backing her against the tall chain-link fence. Behind her the Mississippi ran like a black artery in the moonlight. Terror radiated through her body and drained it of strength, muddled and paralyzed her brain. She could hear him softly ...

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Burn

Burn


John Lutz

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John Lutz Burn With knowledge doubt increases. Goethe 1 He looked a lot like the serial killer Ted Bundy, only older. Mid-forties, probably. Carvers age. He had Bundys all-American, amiable features, complete with neatly arched eyebrows and small, chiseled nose turned up slightly at the tip the same innocent blue eyes and a mouth always ready to smile, even when things were going bad. As they must be, or Joel Brant wouldnt be in Carvers office. Brant sat down and raked his fingers through his ...

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Bloodfire

Bloodfire


John Lutz

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John Lutz Bloodfire 1 The ocean roared and pushed him close to shore. Carver felt the equilibrium lent by deep water desert him. His toes and palms scraped on the grit and broken shells of sea-tossed sand. Breakers curled and flattened out, then frothed around his suddenly heavy and awkward body, which belonged to land. Dragging his bad leg, he crawled through shallow water toward the beach. As he emerged from the water, the fierce Florida sun bore down on him. Almost immediately perspiration ...

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Scorcher

Scorcher


John Lutz

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John Lutz Scorcher I see the Judge enthroned the flaming guard: The volume opend opend every heart Young, Night Thoughts Chapter 1 After about 10:00 A.M. it gets too hot to sit outside during July in central Florida. It was nine oclock now, and already bright, baking, and humid. Everything warm-blooded and not working on a tan sought the shade. On the brick veranda of Carver and Edwinas beach house in Del Moray, the umbrella that sprouted from the center of the white metal table was tilted to ...

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Darker Than Night

Darker Than Night


John Lutz

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John Lutz Darker Than Night 1 Jan Elzner jolted awake in alarm. Somethinga sound from the kitchen, had intruded in gentle dreams she could no longer recall. She reached over to prod her husband, Martin, but her hand found only smooth sheet, cool pillow. Maybe hed been awakened before her and had gone to investigate the sound. Jan smiled, drifting back into shallow sleep, sure that her husband would return to bed and everything would be all right. Probably the sound was nothing, the icemaker ...

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Urge to Kill

Urge to Kill


John Lutz

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John Lutz Urge to Kill PART I They change their skies above them, But not their hearts that roam. Rudyard Kipling, The Native-Born Why do I often meet your visage here Your eyes like agate lanterns-on and on Below the toothpaste and the dandruff ads Hart Crane, The Tunnel New York Subway 1 In the long ago an eagle circled high above a rabbit burrow and would swoop down and lay on the ground a branch of ripe berries, and then climb high again into the sky. The rabbit would see how high the eagle ...

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SWF Seeks Same

SWF Seeks Same


John Lutz

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Synopsis: Mystery writer Lutz Time Exposure here offers a contemporary horror tale that few readers will be able to put down. Things begin to fall apart for computer consultant Allie Jones when she discovers that her live-in lover, investment broker Sam Rawson, has strayed. After throwing him out, she needs a new roommate to help pay the rent. A discreet newspaper advertisement brings in Hedra Carlson, a mousy young woman who quickly begins to idolize and imitate her. A quiet air of menace ...

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Kiss

Kiss


John Lutz

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John Lutz Kiss 1 It was late afternoon but still hot. Carver had poured two glasses of lemonade from the tall pitcher Edwina kept in the refrigerator. He watched the breeze ruffle the fringe on the umbrella sprouting from the center of the table on the brick veranda. The sun sparked silver off the ocean swells that curled in on themselves to form whitecaps as they neared the shore. Due to the lay of the land, he couldnt see the beach from where he sat, but he could hear the slap of the waves and ...

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Pulse

Pulse


John Lutz

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John Lutz Pulse PART ONE There is a panther caged within my breast, But what his name, there is no breast shall know, Save mine, nor what it is that drives him so Backward and forward, in relentless quest. John Hall Wheelock, The Black Panther 1 Highway 72, Central Florida, 2002 I t gave Garvey the creeps, transferring somebody like Daniel Danielle. The sick bastard had been convicted of killing three women, but some estimates had his total at more than a hundred. They were the women who lived ...

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Torch

Torch


John Lutz

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John Lutz Torch If I should love you, what business is it of yours -GOETHE 1 Carver said, You can trust me. Donna stared at him across the table and said, I know Im not trustworthy, so why should I think you are Because Beth recommended me, and you can trust her. Shes honest to the point of cruelty. Donna Winship smiled. She was attractive when she smiled, but still not the sort to inspire men to fight. Her features were made more delicate by the middle-aged lines etched in them, like fine ...

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