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100 menacing little murder stories

Author: Stefan R Dziemianowicz; Martin Harry Greenberg; Robert E Weinberg
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English
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So you think you'd know a murderer if you saw one? Prepare yourself for a challenge. This book spans the century to provide a police lineup of some of the most devious death-dealers in all of crime fiction. Some leave an incriminating trail of bloody footprints; others are unrecognizable but for the hardware in their hands and the dark intent in their hearts.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan R Dziemianowicz; Martin Harry Greenberg; Robert E Weinberg
ISBN: 0760708541 9780760708545
OCLC Number: 41031727
Description: 596 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 40 detectives later / Henry Slezar --
600 W / Basil Wells --
Action / David J. Schow --
All the angles / Basil Wells --
All-star team / Jon L Breen --
Art is anything you can get away with / Stefan Jackson --
Aunt Dolly / Ardath Mayhar --
Backslider / John Metcalfe --
Blank / Harlan Ellison --
Bless us o Lord / Ed Gorman --
Blind spot / Saki --
Boomerang / Hugh B. Cave --
Clean slate / H. Wolff Salz --
Close calls / John Lutz --
Cobblestones of Saratoga Street / Avram Davidson --
Come clean / Donald Wandrei --
Considerable murder / Barry Pain --
Counterplot / Francis M. Nevins, Jr. --
Creek, it done riz / Ardath Mayhar --
Crime wave in Pinhole / Julie Smith --
Crowbait / Everett M. Webber --
Damp sheets / H. Russell Wakefield --
Dark hour / Morris Hershman --
Dead woman / David H. Keller --
Deadhead coming down / Margaret Maron --
Death double / William F. Nolan --
Desert pickup / Richard Laymon --
Dramatic touch / Donald Wandrei --
Encyclopedia Daniel / Fred Chappell --
Eye-witness / Wilbur S. Peacock --
Feature attraction - murder / Richard W. Bishop --
Fin de siecle / Joyce Carol Oates --
Fixing Mr. Foucher's fence / Todd Mecklem --
Footsteps of fear / Vincent Starrett --
Four-in-hand / William Relling Jr. --
Frest thuringer today / Leo R. Ellis --
Hi, Mom! / William F. Nolan --
Hiding place / Basil Wells --
High heels in the headliner / Wendy Hornsby --
His beard was long and very black / Stewart Toland --
Homesick / Richard T. Chizmar --
Hot justice / Glenn Low --
Hound of justice / Thomas A. Hoge --
I could kill you! / Judith Merrill --
Johnny Halloween / Norman Partridge --
Killer cop / Morris Hershman --
Last lap / Stan Knowlton --
Last of kin / Jo Bannister --
Last pin / Howard Wandrei --
Like father, like son / Richard T. Chizmar --
Listen / Joe R. Lansdale --
Little more research / Joan Hess --
Locking up / John Maclay --
Longest pleasure / C. J. Henderson --
Man who was everywhere / Edward D. Hoch --
Marrow of justice / Hal Ellson --
Mercy killing / Dale Clark --
Moon-face / Jack London --
Murder / Joyce Carol Oates --
Murder blooms / Charles E. Fritch --
Murder in the fourth dimension / Clark Ashton Smith --
Murder on my mind / Charles Beckman Jr. --
Nice save / Edward Wellen --
Night the rat danced / George William Rae --
Not suited for murder / Stan Knowlton --
Old Charlie / Joe R. Lansdale --
Oldest living serial killer tells all / John R. Platt --
Omit flowers / Morris Hershman --
Ormond always pays his bills / Harlan Ellison --
Pattern / Bill Pronzini --
Phone call / Roman A. Ranieri --
Posthumous / Joyce Carol Oates --
Price of the devil / J. L. French --
Queen of corpses / Costa Carousso --
Remains to be seen / Jack Ritchie --
Right kind of a house / Henry Slesar --
Rod and the staff / Donald Wandrei --
Scent of murder / Jack Byrne --
Shill / Stephen Marlowe --
Something for the dark / John Lutz --
Something like murder / John Lutz --
Stocking / Ramsey Campbell --
Story on page one / Richard L. Hobart --
Tennis court / Brenda Melton Burnham --
Test / Maurice Level --
Tin ear / Ron Goulart --
Today's special / Dennis Etchison --
Triple indemnity / Charles E. Fritch --
Twine / Edward D. Hoch --
Two inches in tomorrow's column / Harlan Ellison --
Tyrannosaurus / Norman Partridge --
Unwinding / William Fryer Harvey --
Vital element / Talmadge Powell --
Walks / Joe R. Lansdale --
Why I didn't murder my wife/Arthur Lawson --
Whodunit / Michael A. Black --
Will lunch be ready on time? / Elizabeth Engstrom --
Win some, lose some / Jack Ritchie --
Woman at the pond / Hugh B. Cave --
Woodland burial / Frank Belknap Long --
Acknowledgments.
Other Titles: One hundred menacing little murder stories
Responsibility: selected by Robert Weinberg, Stefan Dziemianowicz & Martin H. Greenberg.

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So you think you'd know a murderer if you saw one? Prepare yourself for a challenge. This book spans the century to provide a police lineup of some of the most devious death-dealers in all of crime fiction. Some leave an incriminating trail of bloody footprints; others are unrecognizable but for the hardware in their hands and the dark intent in their hearts.

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