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When a stranger comes to town
When a stranger comes to town
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352 pages ; 24 cm
Solomon wept / by S.A. Cosby -- Relative stranger / by Amanda Witt -- Seat 2C / by Alafair Burke -- Kohinoor / by Smita Harish Jain -- Avalon / by Michael Connelly -- Here's to new friends / by Jacqueline Freimor -- Room for one more / by Joe Lansdale -- Exit now / by Emilya Naymark -- A six letter word for neighbor / by Lisa Unger -- Howard's heart / by Bryon Quertermous -- Perfect strangers / by Tilia Klebenov Jacobs -- Do you remember / by Lori Roy -- Assignment : Sheepshead Bay / by Paul Barra -- P.F.A. / by Michael Koryta -- Genius / by Elaine Togneri -- Russkies / by Jonathan Stone -- A different kind of healing / by Steve Hamilton -- Tokyo stranger / by Tina deBellegrade -- Last fare / by Joe Hill.
"It's been said that all great literature boils down to one of two stories--a man takes a journey, or a stranger comes to town. While mystery writers have been successfully using both approaches for generations, there's something undeniably alluring in the nature of a stranger: the uninvited guest, the unacquainted neighbor, the fish out of water. No matter how or where they appear, strangers are walking mysteries, complete unknowns in once-familiar territories who disrupt our lives with unease and wonder. In the newest collection of stories by the Mystery Writers of America, each author weaves a fresh tale surrounding the eerie feeling that comes when a stranger enters our midst, featuring stories by prolific mystery writers such as Michael Connelly, Joe Hill"--
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Hanover Square Press, [2021]