By Linda Landrigan
From Ed McBain to Sara Paretsky: a party of over fifty years of puzzle masterworks.
For over fifty years, Alfred Hitchcock’s secret Magazine has been one of many optimal magazines of poser and suspense. This celebratory anthology good points such bestselling writers as Lawrence Block, Ed McBain, and Jan Burke, simply 3 of the esteemed members to have seemed within the magazine’s pages during the last 5 decades.
This striking anthology displays the range of each factor of the journal: historicals and police procedurals, cozies and noirs, humor and suspense. From Jim Thompson within the fifties and Donald Westlake within the sixties, to contemporary tales through S. J. Rozan, Martin Limon, and Rhys Bowen, this anthology files over a part century of fabulous storytelling.
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