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Day of the Bone Thief

A collection of stories by

DAY OF THE BONE THIEF is Rick Mofina's largest anthology to date with 11 compelling tales of short crime fiction, featuring four stories gathered in one volume for the first time.

The collection starts with "Day of the Bone Thief", a story of greed and calculation arising from Alberta's badlands. It's followed by "Innocent Victim", the case of a woman overwhelmed with guilt over an unbelievable tragedy. In "Go For Broke", two strangers, desperate for different reasons, come together in small town. In the next tale, "They Always Came at Night", an aging man reflects on the majestic beauty of his remote cabin and the secret events that took place there.

DAY OF THE BONE THIEF also includes the gripping stories found in Rick Mofina's two earlier collections, DANGEROUS WOMEN & DESPERATE MEN and THREE TO THE HEART.

This 11-story anthology includes "Lightning Rider", the winner of Canada's top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada. Also included is "Backup", a gut-wrenching story that was a finalist for a Best Short Story Award by The International Thriller Writers, and was short-listed for the Arthur Ellis Award.

With this collection, Rick Mofina provides his finest short pieces of crime fiction, heart-wrenching stories of people facing enormous odds.

Rick Mofina is a former crime reporter and the award-winning author of several acclaimed thrillers.

Penthouse magazine calls him, "one of the leading thriller writers of the day." New York Times Bestselling author, Tess Gerritsen, says, "Rick Mofina's tense taut writing makes every thriller he writes an adrenaline-packed ride." His short stories have been selected for anthologies by Michael Connelly, Peter Robinson, Ed Gorman, the Mystery Writers of America and the United Kingdom's, Crime Writers Association.

The International Thriller Writers, The Private Eye Writers of America and The Crime Writers of Canada have listed Rick Mofina's titles as being among the best in the world.

His books have been published in some 20 countries and have been praised by James Patterson, Dean Koontz, Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Tess Gerritsen, Jeffery Deaver, Sandra Brown, James Rollins, Brad Thor, Nick Stone, David Morrell, Allison Brennan, Heather Graham, Linwood Barclay, Peter Robinson, Hakan Nesser and Kay Hooper. For more information please visit .

Genre: Mystery

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Title: Day of the Bone Thief
Author(s): Rick Mofina
Publisher: Carrick Publishing
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