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Men and Malice: An Anthology of Mystery & Suspense by West Coast Authors
Men and Malice An Anthology of Mystery Suspense by West Coast Authors Author:Dean Dickensheet, Editor Published for the Crime Club, this anthology of seventeen mysteries deals with murder, espionage and theft. The settings range from an oddly familiar 1920's San Francisco to an odd 1970's London. — The Goddess of the Cats, by Thomas Scortia, builds to a macabre confrontation combining the effects of hallucinogenic drugs with the ancient rite of h... more »uman sacrifice.
A Matter of Tase, by Michael Kurland, reveals one of the horrifying possibilities of a future world that has outgrown its food supply.
For connoisseurs of the classic mystery, Quoth the Raven, by Ray Russell, is a tale of would-be scholastic skulldugery based on the work of Poe.
The Maltese Falcon Commission, by Frank McAuliffe, presents with finesse and wit a unique, behind-the-scenes interpretation of "what really happened."
A Stretch of the Imagination, by Randall Garrett, follows a medieval version of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, through an alternate-universe modern France ruled by a surviving Plantagenet king.« less