Most of these stories are about murder. Murder of a stranger or a relative, murder in a quiet English town or in a crowded American city. It happens everywhere, it seems, for all kinds of reasons.
In these stories by some of the finest modern crime writers in English, we see what can drive a person to murder - and that trying to catch them can be complicated and extremely dangerous!
Contents Three Is a Lucky Number Margery Allingham Full Circle Sue Grafton How's Your Mother? Simon Brett At the Old Swimming Hole Sara Paretsky Slowly, Slowly in the Wind Patricia Highsmith Woodrow Wilson s Tie Patricia Highsmith The Absence of Emily Jack Ritchie The Inside Story Colin Dexter