Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense Author:Compiled by Martin H. Greenberg Everyone loves a mystery and this special collection contains 40 outstanding examples, providing you with some of the most compelling stories, both classic and contemporary, ever written in this popular genre. — Perhaps you'll want to match your skills of deduction with those of legendary sleuths, including Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Lord P... more »eter Wimsey, Roderick Alleyn, Nero Wolfe, Lew Archer, and Ellery Queen.
Or, if you prefer, select any of the featured--many less familiar--stories by such acclaimed mystery and suspense writers as Eric Ambler, Michael Gilbert, P.D. James, Erle Stanley Gardner, Dick Francis, Stephen King, Cornell Woolrich, Isaac Asimov, Donald E. Westlake, and Antonia Fraser, or such unforgettable Edgar-winning stories as "The Fever Tree" by Ruth Rendell and "There Are No Snakes in Ireland" by Frederick Forsyth.
Whether you're looking for a clever whodunnit or puzzle of detection, a superior hardboiled crime story, or gripping suspense, this book encompasses the whole field. Including a brief history of fictional detection and suspense by anthologist Martin H. Greenberg, this superb collection should become a most welcome addition to any mystery reader's home library.« less