Mystery Writers of America Presents Vengeance (Hardcover)

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When a different kind of justice is needed---swift, effective, and personal---a new type of avenger must take action. VENGEANCE features new stories by bestselling crime writers including Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, and Karin Slaughter, as well as some of today's brightest rising talents.
The heroes in these stories include a cop who's seen too much, a woman who has been pushed too far, or just an ordinary person doing what the law will not. Some call them vigilantes, others claim they are just another brand of criminal.
Edited and with an introduction by Lee Child, these stories reveal the shocking consequences when men and women take the law into their own hands.
Full list of contributors:
Alafair Burke
Lee Child
Michael Connelly
Mike Cooper
Brendan DuBois
Jim Fusilli
Michelle Gagnon
Darrell James
C.E. Lawrence
Dennis Lehane
Steve Liskow
Rick McMahan
Adam Meyer
Dreda Say Mitchell
Michael Niemann
Twist Phelan
Zoe Sharp
Karin Slaughter
Orest Stelmach
Anne Swardson
Janice Law Trecker.

About the Author

Lee Child is the author of the "New York Times "bestselling series of Jack Reacher thrillers. His debut, " Killing Floor, " won both the Anthony and the Barry awards for Best First Mystery, and "The Enemy" won both the Barry and Nero awards for Best Novel. Child, a native of England and a former television director, lives in New York City.""

Praise For…


"A stellar anthology...that will appeal both to contemporary noir fans and devotees of Law and Order....The consistently high quality of the 22 selections will lead many to hope the MWA will sponsor more volumes in this vein."
-Publishers Weekly

"These are short stories to set you on the edge of your chair....Excellent contributions to the mystery circuit...I recommend you buy two to read on a dark and stormy night and another as a gift for your favorite mystery writer."

Product Details
ISBN: 9780316176347
ISBN-10: 0316176346
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2012
Pages: 400
Language: English