Crime stories : A Short Story Collection. / Jack Kilborn.
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Schaumburg : Joe Konrath, 2011.
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|Summary, etc.:|| This collection features twenty short stories from humorous thriller writer J. A. Konrath. Included are a few hardboiled tales, some noir, some parody and satire, a few straight-out comedy pieces, and a few stories that didn't fit into Konrath's other two collections, Horror Stories and Jack Daniels Stories.The twenty stories include:The Big Guys - Flash fiction, winner of the Derringer Award.A Fistful of Cozy - A satire of the mystery cozy genre.Cleansing - An ancient crime of biblical proportions.Lying Eyes - Solve it yourself, given the clues.Perfect Plan - Another solve it yourself. Don't you remember One Minute Mysteries and Encyclopedia Brown?Piece of Cake - Another solve it yourself, originally featured in Woman's World.Animal Attraction - Solve it yourself.Urgent Reply Needed - A cautionary tale about dealing with spammers.Blaine's Deal - A parody of hardboiled noir.Light Drizzle - A light-hearted send-up of hitman stories.An...
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