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The World's Finest Mystery & Crime Stories, Vol. 2 | [Ed Gorman]

The World's Finest Mystery & Crime Stories, Vol. 2

This collection of the best crime and mystery short fiction of 1999, gathered from around the globe and including more award-winners and stories than any other comparable volume, fills the void for those with a hunger for the best international mystery and suspense stories.
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This collection of the best crime and mystery short fiction of 1999, gathered from around the globe and including more award-winners and stories than any other comparable volume, fills the void for those with a hunger for the best international mystery and suspense stories.

Included among the best-selling authors are: Jeffery Deaver, Marcia Muller, Donald E. Westlake, Ed McBain, and Joyce Carol Oates. This comprehensive anthology is the definitive annual collection of the very best mystery and suspense stories from the world over. Ed Gorman has been nominated for the Edgar and Bram Stoker Awards.

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    The B0lt New Hampshire, USA 09-12-07
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    The first story is the best by far. I'm almost done listening to this book -- some stories I had to skip due to just not being able to get past the narrators. Others were just not my style. But there were a couple of good stories. All-in-all, just a so-so compilation in my humble opinion.

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    Alan O. Mortenson 12-09-07
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    "The World's Finest Mystery & Crime Stories, Vol. 2"

    Really a mixed review. Technically, one story disappeared midstream and another began spontaneously. Another problem was a totally valley-girl type narrator that drove me to advance past her work. I did find may of the stories entertaining but generally was disappointed with the overall quality.

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    Aunt Kippy 12-12-11
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    The book sparked disappointment in that most of the stories are just so-so and some of them are just cut off with no ending. Perhaps this book needs to be re-recorded.


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