|Edited By:||Penzler, Otto|
|Edited By:||Towles, Amor|
|Subject:||FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Amateur Sleuth|
|FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Collections & Anthologies|
|FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General|
|FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators|
|Size:||8.25in x 5.50in|
|From The Publisher*||Amor Towles selects the best mystery short stories of the year, including tales by Andrew Child, Jeffrey Deaver, and T.C. Boyle.|
Under the auspices of New York City's legendary mystery fiction specialty bookstore, The Mysterious Bookshop, and aided by Edgar Award-winning anthologist Otto Penzler, New York Times bestseller Amor Towles has selected the twenty most puzzling, most thrilling, and most mysterious short stories from the past year, collected now in one entertaining volume. The volume also contains a "bonus story" selected from the bookshop's rare book room, featuring a look into the history of this illustrious genre.
|Review Quote*||Diverse voices, settings, and premises make this a treat for fans of literate and inventive mystery fiction.-Publishers Weekly on Best Mystery Stories of the Year 2022|
|Biographical Note||Amor Towles is the author of Rules of Civility, A Gentleman in Moscow, and The Lincoln Highway, as well as numerous short stories, which have appeared in The Paris Review, Granta, British Vogue, and Audible Originals.|
Otto Penzler, the creator of American Mystery Classics, is also the founder of the Mysterious Press (1975); Mysterious Press.com (2011), an electronic-book publishing company; and New York City's Mysterious Bookshop (1979). He has won a Raven, the Ellery Queen Award, two Edgars (for the Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection, 1977, and The Lineup, 2010), and lifetime achievement awards from Noircon and The Strand Magazine. He has edited more than 70 anthologies and written extensively about mystery fiction.