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Contents: The oval portrait / Edgar Allan Poe --
There hangs death! / John D. Macdonald --
Town wanted / Fredric Brown --
The sweetest man in the world / Donald E. Westlake --
Every fifth man / Edward D. Hoch --
Vendetta / Guy de Maupassant --
The leakage / Frank Sisk --
The gesture / Gil Brewer --
The little house at Croix-Rousse / Georges Simenon --
Punishment to fit the crime / Robert L. Fish --
The plan of the snake / Edward Wellen --
Two-way street / Brian Garfield --
The pair of gloves / Charles Dickens --
After twenty years / O. Henry --
The export trade / Leslie Charteris --
Problems solved / Bill Pronzini and Barry N. Malzberg --
The release / Cornell Woolrich --
We spy / Clark Howard --
The leopard man's story / Jack London --
The little things / Isaac Asimov --
The reindeer clue / Ellery Queen --
Top man / Jonathan Craig --
Creature of habit / William Campbell Gault --
Weeds / Charlene Weir --
Something very special / Fletcher Flora --
Shatterproof / Jack Ritchie --
Project Mushroom / Julie Smith --
Terror in the night / Robert Bloch --
Drum beat / Stephen Marlowe --
Invited witness / George Harmon Coxe --
Poison / Katherine Mansfield --
The scientist and the vanished weapon / Arthur Porges --
Night walker / Robert J. Randisi --
The innocent one / Evan Hunter --
Funny you should ask / Lawrence Block --
Castle in Spain / Julian Symons --
Proposal perilous / Morris Hershman --
The crooked picture / John Lutz --
The lady, or the tiger / Frank R. Stockton --
This one's on me / Edward Hunsburger --
To strike a match / Erle Stanley Gardner --
Hush-a-bye, my baby / Anton Chekhov --
Because the constable blundered / Francis M. Nevins, Jr. --
Cloak and digger / John Jakes --
To avoid a scandal / Talmage Powell --
The prevalence of monsters / Thomas B. Dewey --
The nine mile walk / Harry Kemelman --
The pulque vendor / Hal Ellson --
Death threat / Susan Dunlap --
By the sea, by the sea / Hal Dresner --
The night runner / Nedra Tyre --
The little old lady from Cricket Creek / Len Gray --
Happy birthday, darling / Joyce Harrington --
One will to many / Joe L. Hensley --
The dispatching of George Ferris / Jack Foxx --
The joker / Betty Ren Wright --
Schedule for an assassination / Robert Edmond Alter --
A taste for murder / Jack Ritchie --
The girl who jumped in the river / Arthur Moore --
The diamond of Kali / O. Henry --
The perfect time for the perfect crime / R. L. Stevens --
"You listen!" / Norbert Davis and Dwight V. Babcock --
The mystery of chance / Melville Davisson Post --
The man who swallowed a horse / Craig Rice --
The promise / Marilyn Granbeck --
Diamonds in paradise / Ellery Queen --
The art of deduction / Robert L. Fish --
Cattails/ Marcia Muller --
An exercise in insurance / James Holding --
The secret of Fort Bayard / Georges Simenon --
Sweet, sweet murder / H. A. DeRosso --
One down / Ed McBain --
A home away from home / Robert Bloch --
The blue wash mystery / Anna Katharine Green --
The candidate / Henry Slesar --
The booster / Percy Spurlark Parker --
Who has seen the wind? / Michael Gilbert --
Deathbed / Frank Sisk --
The devil behind you / Richard A. Moore --
Counterplot / Francis M. Nevins, Jr. --
Ransom demand / Jeffry M. Wallmann --
Letter to the editor / Morris Hershman --
First man at the funeral / Dion Henderson --
An illusion in red and white / Stephen Crane --
Gentlemen's agreement / Lawrence Block --
The terrarium principle / Bill Pronzini --
Doctor's orders / John F. Suter --
Never trust a woman / Helen Nielsen --
Somebody on the phone / Cornell Woolrich --
The peppermint-striped goodby / Ron Goulart --
The man of the knife / Alexandre Dumas --
A cool swim on a hot day / Fletcher Flora --
Inside out / Barry N. Malzberg --
Who? / Michael Collins --
the odor of melting / Edward D. Hoch --
Shell game / William Jeffrey --
Queasy does it not / Jack Ritchie --
The explosives expert / John Lutz --
Not the running type / Henry Slesar --
E=murder / Ellery Queen --
Homicidal hiccup / John D. MacDonald.
Other Titles: One hundred and one mystery stories.
One hundred one mystery stories.
Responsibility: edited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg.
Abstract:
A collection of suspense stories, puzzle stories, whodunits and tricky whydunits involving police detectives, private eyes, talented and sometimes lucky amateurs, armchair detectives, and ethnic detectives.
Description: xiv, 610 p. ; 24 cm

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101 mystery stories
edited by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg.

Published 1986 by Avenel Books, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Other Titles
One hundred and one mystery stories., One hundred one mystery stories.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
808.83/872
Library of Congress
PN6120.95.D45 A112 1986

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 610 p. ;
Number of pages
610

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2541131M
Internet Archive
101mysterystorie00pron
ISBN 10
0517603616
LC Control Number
85022428
OCLC/WorldCat
12664456
Library Thing
312622
Goodreads
3832487

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