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- DescriptionFrom O. Henry to Lilian Jackson Braun, North Carolina has nurtured some of the world's best-kwn mystery writers. This unique collection of mystery short stories showcases some of North Carolina's best writing talent from the past and the present - some famous, some less well kwn. Some of the mysteries are by authors who have earned solid reputations in other genres, such as Orson Scott Card and William Brittain, but as their stories here demonstrate, their talent embraces the mysterious. The stories in this collection are as diverse as the detectives they feature: the Native American policeman who solves his first case on the reservation; a Siamese cat with an intuitive affection for his paraplegic neighbor; an attentive convenience store owner; and a thirty-year-old computer whiz whose body stopped growing when he was nine. They solve crimes, locate treasures, and uncover deceit in a range of tales that reflects the breadth of the genre. With stories to delight mystery devotees and fans of all good writing, this anthology highlights one of the most vibrant and popular elements of North Carolina's literary legacy.
- Author BiographySarah R. Shaber won the St. Martin's Press Award for Best First Traditional Mystery for her first book, Simon Said. Three sequels have followed, the most recent of which is The Bug Funeral, and she is at work on the fourth. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.
- PublisherThe University of North Carolina Press
- Date of Publication30/04/2005
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationChapel Hill
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThe University of North Carolina Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight363 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edited bySara R. Shaber
- Foreword byMargaret Maron
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