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Tricks and Treats

(2019)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
30 CRIME AND MYSTERY STORIES GOOD TO THE LAST LINE

The McGuffin has long been a staple tool in any crime and mystery writer's arsenal. A perfectly placed last line of a short story can pull together subtle plot threads into a devastating denouement or give everything that came before it a brand-new meaning, sometimes even reshaping the story entirely for the reader.

Joe Gores and Bill Pronzini, two of the most talented mystery writers of the 20th century, joined forces to assemble the very best McGuffin stories by such celebrated authors as Anthony Boucher, Harlan Ellison, Joe L. Hensley, Edward D. Hoch, John Lutz, John D. MacDonald, and Donald E. Westlake. They, along with 24 more authors, have created some of the very best mystery stories that often save their best twists for the very last line...

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Joe Gores's Tricks and Treats

Paperback Editions

February 2019 : Paperback
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Title: Tricks and Treats (A Mystery Writers of America Classic)
Author(s): Bill Pronzini
ISBN: 1-79646-597-6 / 978-1-79646-597-6
Publisher: Independently published
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

February 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Tricks and Treats (A Mystery Writers of America Classic Book 6)
Author(s): Bill Pronzini
Publisher:
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