|From The Publisher*||#1New York Times best-selling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels, Louise Penny brings her "nerve and skill-as well as heart" (Maureen Corrigan,Washington Post) to selecting the best short mystery and crime fiction of the year.|
|From The Publisher*||An anthology of the best mystery short stories published in 2017 selected by best-selling author Louise Penny.|
|Review Quote*||This essential mystery anthology benefits greatly from an enlightening foreword by Otto Penzler and an elegant introduction by editor Louise Penny… This series continues to belong in most library collections." - Booklist |
"Crime aficionados will be entertained." - Publishers Weekly "
|Biographical Note||Louise Penny is the #1 New York Times and Globe and Mail best-selling author of the Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels ( Still Life, A Fatal Grace, and The Cruelest Month ). She has been awarded the John Creasey Dagger, Nero, and Barry Awards, as well as two each of the Arthur Ellis, Macavity, and Dilys Awards. Additionally, Louise has won five Agatha Awards and five Anthony Awards. She lives in a small village south of Montreal. OTTO PENZLER is a renowned mystery editor, publisher, columnist, and owner of New York's The Mysterious Bookshop, the oldest and largest bookstore solely dedicated to mystery fiction. He has edited more than fifty crime-fiction anthologies. He lives in New York.|