The Ransome Women/The Things They Left Behind, Vol. 2
On Sale: August 29, 2006
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"Walking Around Money" by Donald E. Westlake: The
master of the comic mystery is back with an all-new novella
featuring hapless crook John Dortmunder, who gets involved
in a crime that supposedly no one will ever know happened.
Naturally, when something it too good to be true, it
usually is, and Dortmunder is going to get to the bottom of
this caper before he's left holding the bag.
"Hostages" by Anne Perry: The bestselling historical
mystery author has written a tale of beautiful yet still
savage Ireland today. In their eternal struggle for
freedom, there is about to be a changing of the guard in
the Irish Republican Army. Yet for some, old habits-and
honor-still die hard, even at gunpoint.
"The Corn Maiden" by Joyce Carol Oates: When a
fourteen-year-old girl is abducted in a small New York
town, the crime starts a spiral of destruction and despair
as only this master of psychological suspense could write
"Archibald Lawless, Anarchist at Large: Walking the
Line" by Walter Mosley: Felix Orlean is a New York City
journalism student who needs a job to cover his rent. An ad
in the paper leads him to Archibald Lawless, and a descent
into a shadow world where no one and nothing is as it first
"The Resurrection Man" by Sharyn McCrumb": During
America's first century, doctors used any means necessary
to advance their craft-including dissecting corpses. Sharyn
McCrumb brings the South of the 1850s to lifein this story
of a man who is assigned to dig up bodies to help those
that are still alive.
"Merely Hate" by Ed McBain: When a string of Muslim
cabdrivers are killed, and the evidence points to another
ethnic group, the detectives of the 87th Precinct must hunt
down a killer before the city explodes in violence.
"The Things They Left Behind" by Stephen King: In
the wake of the worst disaster on American soil, one man is
coming to terms with the aftermath of the Twin Towers-when
he begins finding the things they left behind.
"The Ransome Women" by John Farris: A young and
beautiful starving artist is looking to catch a break when
her idol, the reclusive portraitist John Ransome offers her
a lucrative year-long modeling contract. But how long will
her excitement last when she discovers the fate shared by
all Ransome's past subjects?
"Forever" by Jeffery Deaver: Talbot Simms is an
unusual cop-he's a statistician with the Westbrook County
Sheriff Department. When two wealthy couples in the county
commit suicide one right after the other, he thinks that it
isn't suicide-it's murder, and he's going to find how who
was behind it, and how the did it.
"Keller's Adjustment" by Lawrence Block: Everyone's
favorite hit man is back in MWA Grand Master Lawrence
Block's novella, where the philosophical Keller deals out
philosophy and murder on a meandering road trip from one
end of the America to the other.
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