WorldCat Identities

Manson, Cynthia

Overview
Works: 68 works in 107 publications in 1 language and 4,763 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS648.D4, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cynthia Manson
Women of mystery by Cynthia ed Manson( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the pages of the world's two most acclaimed mystery magazines, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, here are fifteen stories of women sleuths -- stories that have helped transform the conventions of the genre. Numerous best-selling and award-winning writers comprise this entertaining collection, many of who appear here for the first time in this book. From cops to private eyes in extraordinary situations, these heroines face danger and solve crimes with daring and panache. Some of them are old friends, while others are introduced here for the first time. Amanda Cross's Kate Fansler looks into the disappearance of a fellow professor; Antonia Fraser's Jemima Shore, TV journalist and investigator, is hired by a newlywed to find his missing bride; Patricia McGerr's Selena Mead, government agent, plays the dual role of victim and level-headed operative in an exciting thriller; Sara Paretsky's widely renowned V.I. Warshawski gets involved in a complicated game, literally; Ruth Rendell's heroine undergoes a liberation from her former self; and Mary Higgins Clark highlights the heroic side of womankind in her story of a stewardess and a stowaway. From mystery to thriller, to the "lighter side" of the genre, these exciting stories will thrill and delight mystery fans, both male and female alike. This rich collection is thoughtfully chosen to represent the best of this fascinating and compelling genre
Murder by the book : literary mysteries from Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty crime stories reprinted from ElleryQueen's and Alfred Hitchcock's magazines. The titlesspan almost a century. From James Thurber's TheMacbeth Murder Mystery to Michael Z. Lewin's recent, The Hit
Tales from Alfred Hitchcock's mystery magazine( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty stories of crime, suspense, mystery, and humor, including "The Batman of Blytheville," "The Poison Flowers," and "The Dear Departed."
Tales from Isaac Asimov's science fiction magazine : short stories for young adults( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventeen science fiction stories by authors including Frederik Pohl, Isaac Asimov, Pamela Sargent, and Octavia E. Butler
FutureCrime : an anthology of the shape of crime to come( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine : short stories for young adults( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventeen short stories of mystery, detection, and suspense, emphasizing young protagonists such as a computer genius who breaks a failsafe security system on his trusty Apple computer and a selfish teenager who meets her mother's teenage ghost
Murder intercontinental : stories from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock mystery magazine( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigators Hercule Poirot and Inspector Wexford as they carefully reconstruct ghastly crimes of greed and passion in Egypt and England, along with their latter-day contemporaries Joe Canieli, Tahiti private eye, and Detective Sergeant Vincente Lopez of the Mexican State Police, and a host of other international sleuths, amateurs and professionals alike. Murder Intercontinental takes you on a voyage around the globe, with murder and suspense as your traveling
Women of mystery II : stories from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's mystery magazine( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen suspense stories on women. They are detectives, police officers, journalists, amateur sleuths and spies. Some stories are by well-known authors, others by unknown ones. All the stories appeared in Ellery Queen's and Alfred Hitchcock's mystery magazines
Death on the verandah : mystery stories of the South from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock mystery magazine( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Win, lose or die : stories from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock mystery magazine( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of crime stories against the background of games, such as scrabble, chess, crossword puzzles and various card games. They are reprinted from crime magazines
Murder to music : musical mysteries from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock mystery magazine( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agatha Christie's "Swan Song" stars Mme. Paula Nazorkoff, the quintessential diva, and Edward D. Hoch's "The Spy Who Went to the Opera" takes undercover agent Jeffrey Rand backstage. Lynne Barrett goes on the road with a colorful Elvis impersonator, while in "The Family Rose" Charlotte Hinger spotlights a fading country-western singer. On a different note, John Lutz's private eye Nudger trails a blues singer through the jazz clubs of New Orleans, and Doug Allyn's gumshoe
Murder takes a holiday : stories from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's mystery magazine( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliens and UFOs from Asimov's science fiction and Analog( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More mystery cats : feline felonies by Lilian Jackson Braun( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder on Main Street : small-town crime from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine & Alfred Hitchcock's mystery magazine( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty tales of small-town crime by various authors
The fairy-tale literature of Charles Dickens, Christina Rossetti, and George MacDonald : antidotes to the Victorian spiritual crisis by Cynthia Manson( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder most medical : stories from Alfred Hitchcock mystery magazine and Ellery Queen's mystery magazine( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder most cozy : mysteries in the classical tradition from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More murder most cozy : more mysteries in the classic tradition from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Murder by the book : literary mysteries from Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
Alternative Names
Manson, Cynthia

Manson Cynthia DeMarcus

マンソン, シンシア

Languages
English (42)

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Murder by the book : literary mysteries from Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen's Mystery MagazineMurder intercontinental : stories from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock mystery magazineWomen of mystery II : stories from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's mystery magazineWin, lose or die : stories from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock mystery magazineMurder to music : musical mysteries from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine and Alfred Hitchcock mystery magazineMore mystery cats : feline feloniesThe fairy-tale literature of Charles Dickens, Christina Rossetti, and George MacDonald : antidotes to the Victorian spiritual crisis