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Titel: Mystery Writers of America Presents Ice Cold...
Verlag: Blackstone Audio
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Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9781482971439-3
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[Read by Tom Weiner, Stephen R. Thorne, Meredith Mitchell, Barry Press, Angela Brazil, Mark Peckham, Charlie Thurston, Pam Ward, Rachel Delude, Amanda Dolan]
[Edited by Jeffery Deaver and Raymond Benson]
[ Authors include: Jeffery Deaver, Raymond Benson, Joseph Finder, John Lescroart, Gayle Lynds, John C. Sheldon, Sara Paretsky, Gary Alexander, Alan Cook, Brendan DuBois, Ben Vincent, Katia Lief, Vicki Doudera, Jonathan Stone, Gigi Vernon, Joseph Wallace, Robert Mangeot, T. Jefferson Parker, Laura Lippman, Katherine Neville, J.A. Jance]
Selected by Jeffrey Deaver and Raymond Benson, this is a collection of mystery/thriller short stories from some of today's top writers. Nuclear brinksmanship, psychological warfare, spies, double agents, femmes fatales, and dead drops . . . The Cold War a terrifying time when nuclear war between the world's two superpowers was an everpresent threat, an alltooreal possibility that could be set off at the touch of a button provides a chilling backdrop to this collection of allnew short stories from today's most celebrated mystery writers. Bestselling authors Jeffery Deaver and Raymond Benson the only American writers to be commissioned to pen official James Bond novels have joined forces to bring us twenty masterful tales of paranoia, espionage, and psychological drama. In Joseph Finder's ''Police Report,'' the seemingly cutanddried case of a lunatic murderer in rural Massachusetts may have roots in Sovietcontrolled Armenia. In ''Miss Bianca'' by Sara Paretsky, a young girl befriends a mouse in a biological warfare laboratory and finds herself unwittingly caught in an espionage drama. And Deaver's own ''Comrade 35'' offers a unique spin on the assassination of John F. Kennedywith a signature twist.
Über den Autor:
Jeffery Deaver is an award-winning journalist and author. He received his BA in journalism from the University of Missouri and has a law degree from Fordham University. Since becoming a full-time writer in 1990, Deaver has written over thirty books. His work has been nominated for an Anthony Award, a Gumshoe Award, and seven Edgar Awards. In 2004 he received the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award from the Crime Writers Association of Great Britain; he has also won the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for Best Short Story three times. His novels have appeared on a number of bestseller lists, including the New York Times, the London Times, and the Los Angeles Times. Many of his novels have also been made into films; in 1999 his book The Bone Collector was made into a major motion picture starring Denzel Washington.
Raymond Benson is the author of numerous books, including High Time to Kill and Doubleshot. His first book, The James Bond Bedside Companion, was nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Critical/Biographical Work. He lives and works in the Chicago area.
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