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Moment on the Edge 100 Years of Crime Stories by Women

ISBN-10: 0060588225

ISBN-13: 9780060588229

Edition: N/A

Authors: Elisabeth George

List price: $15.99
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New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George serves up a century's worth of superb crime fiction penned by women. This veritable all-star team delivers tales of dark deeds that will keep you reading long into the night. Included are these works: "A Jury of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspell The Summer of People" by Shirley Jackson "The Irony of Hate" by Ruth Rendell "Country Lovers" by Nadine Gordimer "Wild Mustard" by Marcia Muller "Murder-Two" by Joyce Carol Oates A Moment on the Edge is a rare treat not only for fans of crime fiction but also for anyone who appreciates a skillfully written, deftly told story.
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Elizabeth George was born on February 26, 1949, in Warren, Ohio. She received a bachelor's degree in education from the University of California in Riverside and a master's degree in counseling/psychology from California State University at Fullerton. She taught English in high school for about thirteen years before leaving to become a full-time writer. Her first mystery novel, A Great Deliverance, was also the first book in the Inspector Lynley series. It won the Anthony Award, the Agatha Award, and France's Le Grand Prix de Literature Policiere in 1989. She received Germany's MIMI for her novel Well-Schooled in Murder. Most of her novels have been filmed for television by the BBC.

Introduction
A Jury of Her Peers
The Man Who Knew How
I Can Find My Way Out
The Summer People
St. Patrick's Day in the Morning
The Purple Is Everything
Money to Burn
A Nice Place to Stay
Clever and Quick
Country Lovers
The Irony of Hate
Sweet Baby Jenny
Wild Mustard
Jemima Shore at the Sunny Grave
The Case of the Pietro Andromache
Afraid All the Time
The Young Shall See Visions, and the Old Dream Dreams
A Predatory Woman
Jack Be Quick
Ghost Station
New Moon and Rattlesnakes
Death of a Snowbird
The River Mouth
A Scandal in Winter
Murder-Two
English Autumn-American Fall