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Love and Other Crimes - Short stories from the bestselling crime writer

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In this spellbinding collection, Sara Paretsky showcases her extraordinary talents with fourteen short stories, including one new V.I. story and seven other classics featuring the indomitable detective.

In 'Miss Bianca' a young girl becomes involved in espionage when she befriends a mouse in a laboratory that is conducting dark experiments. Ten-year-old V.I. Warshawski appears in 'Wildcat,' embarking on her very first investigation to save her father. A hardboiled New York detective and elderly British aristocrat team up to reveal a murderer in Chicago during the World's Fair in 'Murder at the Century of Progress'.

In the new title story, 'Love & Other Crimes' V.I. treads the line between justice and vengeance when the wrongful firing of a family friend makes him a murder suspect.

About the author










Sara Paretsky was named 2011 Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. She is the winner of many awards, including the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for lifetime achievement from the British Crime Writers' Association and the CWA Gold Dagger for Blacklist. In 2015 she received the Theakstons Old Peculier Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction Award. She lives on Chicago's south side.

Visit Sara's website, www.saraparetsky.com, find her on Facebook, www.facebook.com/SaraParetsky, and follow her on Twitter at twitter.com/SaraParetsky


Summary

In this spellbinding collection, Sara Paretsky showcases her extraordinary talents with fourteen short stories, including one new V.I. story and seven other classics featuring the indomitable detective.

In 'Miss Bianca' a young girl becomes involved in espionage when she befriends a mouse in a laboratory that is conducting dark experiments. Ten-year-old V.I. Warshawski appears in 'Wildcat,' embarking on her very first investigation to save her father. A hardboiled New York detective and elderly British aristocrat team up to reveal a murderer in Chicago during the World's Fair in 'Murder at the Century of Progress'.

In the new title story, 'Love & Other Crimes' V.I. treads the line between justice and vengeance when the wrongful firing of a family friend makes him a murder suspect.

Foreword

The master of twisting suspense and New York Times bestselling author gives us fourteen compelling stories of crime and mystery.

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Sara Paretsky's command of the longform private eye novel is second to none, but is she equally adept at the short story? Love & Other Crimes is a new collection, and admirers will be pleased to glimpse into the South Chicago history of her steadfast female detective VI Warshawski. Other pleasures include pieces that function as introductions to her novels and a delicious Sherlock Holmes pastiche . . . A pleasing collection of amuse-bouches

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Sara Paretsky's command of the longform private eye novel is second to none, but is she equally adept at the short story? Love & Other Crimes is a new collection, and admirers will be pleased to glimpse into the South Chicago history of her steadfast female detective VI Warshawski. Other pleasures include pieces that function as introductions to her novels and a delicious Sherlock Holmes pastiche . . . A pleasing collection of amuse-bouches Financial Times

Product details

Authors Sara Paretsky
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 07.10.2021
 
EAN 9781529355079
ISBN 978-1-5293-5507-9
No. of pages 288
Dimensions 152 mm x 232 mm x 38 mm
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

Chicago, FICTION / Action & Adventure, Illinois, FICTION / Thrillers / Terrorism, Thriller / suspense fiction, Thriller / suspense, War & combat fiction, War, combat & military fiction

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