The Best American Mystery Stories 2014

The Best American Mystery Stories 2014

The Best American Mystery Stories 2014

“With so many great authors contributing to this fiction collection . . . it doesn’t take detecting skills to discover the gem. And every story dazzles . . . These stories, in prose both elegant and compelling, get to the heart of why people do what they do.” — USA Today

The Best American Mystery Stories 2014 will be selected by “writing powerhouse” (USA Today) Laura Lippman. With her popular Tess Monaghan series and her New York Times best-selling standalone novels, Lippman has greatly expanded the boundaries of modern mystery fiction and psychological suspense.

From the Back Cover
The Best American Series
In her introduction, guest editor Laura Lippman notes that the mystery short story writer s task is an exacting one the result must be solid and satisfying, but also provide the requisite twists and answers and a resolution that must never be too on-the-nose. Showcasing writers who have honed this nuanced skill set, The Best American Mystery Stories 2014 offers tightly wound whodunits, puzzling perspectives, and disturbing denouements. There s a bank-robbing former Marine, a young mother under suspicion after her child goes missing, a ruthless colonial timber baron, a...

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