Tart Noir Author:Lauren Henderson (Editor), Stella Duffy (Editor) These are the bad girls we've been waiting for. They're tough enough to take on thugs, tender enough to be moved to tears. Half Philip Marlowe, half femme fatale, their morals are questionable and their attitudes need adjustment. They're tarts. And they are the heroines of this collection with stories by: — • Jessica Adams •... more » Jen Banbury • Liza Cody • Martina Cole • Jenny Colgan • Stella Duffy • Liz Evans • Sparkle Hayter • Lauren Henderson • Vicki Hendricks • Lisa Jewell • Laura Lippman • Sujata Massey • Val McDermid • Denise Mina • Karen Moline • Katy Munger • Chris Niles • Jenny Siler • Karin Slaughter« less
Interesting collection of stories, all by women mystery/thriller authors. The stories range from murder mysteries to tales of sexual obsession and stalking. There are 20 different stories in the book, so there is something for everyone's taste.
FYI: The stories in this book are all pretty sexually explicit. If this bothers you, I would not recommend reading.