Mystery Writers of America Presents Death Do Us Part
New Stories About Love, Lust, and MurderBook - 2006
Eighteen gripping stories about relationships from some of the top mystery writers working today. From the Civil War-era south to 1950s New York to the present day's gritty cities and seemingly innocuous suburbs, these stories chart the complicationsalways surprising, sometimes deadlythat arise between lovers, dear friends, and even complete strangers coming together for a single, shocking encounter. In Lee Child's Safe Enough, a blue-collar city boy takes up with a wealthy suburban wife, with dire consequences. In Harlan Coben's Entrapped, a woman's husband disappears and is replaced by a handsome impostor. In Laura Lippman's One True Love, a high-end prostitute seeks a radical solution to a PR problem. In P. J. Parrish's One Shot, a man returns to his childhood home to learn the truth about a long-ago tragedy. Other contributors of original stories include Ridley Pearson, R. L. Stine, Jim Fusilli, Jeff Abbott, Charles Todd, and Tom Savage.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2006
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: M MYS
Characteristics: viii, 339 p. ;,22 cm
Alternative Title: Death do us part