Ly tired trope At Central Park s Alice in Wonderland statue a young woman reading is approached by a pushy and annoying young man who insists on making small talk But what are the real reasons ither of these two are there on this particular day The Picture of the Lonely Diner Lee ChildBrief piece featuring Child s popular character Jack Reacher It s not bad it does an Prohibido nacer especially nice job conjuring up Madison Suare Park but I found the interaction between Reacher and an FBI agent hencounters to be a bit unbelievable why on Serafina and the Seven Stars earth would she be so forthcoming Overall I think readers who are already familiar with the books in this series would probably appreciate it Three Little Words Nancy PickardA doctor tells a young woman that unfortunately her cancer is terminal and suggests that she make a bucket list However just a few days after her diagnosis the woman is violently murdered Whodunnit The story gets a lot of suspects into a limited amount of pages but I finished it feeling like I d been led around by the author just a bit too much Damage Control Thomas H CookA man s former foster child is found dead of an apparent suicide The tragic death leads him back to consider the reasons why he kicked her out of his house Were they justified The story does a nice job of illustrating how different perspectives on the same facts can lead people to come to very different conclusions The Day After Victory Brendan DuBoisWWII has justnded and a street sweeper cleaning up after the victory parade has a chance ncounter with a man waiting on the street or is it really a chance meeting Serial Benefactor Jon L BreenAn lderly man tells his young granddaughter about an old mystery he s tried to solve Back in his day when he was a Broadway actor a serial killer was offing some of the reprehensible characters on the theater scene and he suspected it was someone he knew Not bad but not terribly memorable What She Saw (Conard County either Trapped Ben H WintersThis is the one I picked up the collection for after reading Winters Last Policeman books I was interested in checking out of his writing I was a little surprised to find this is a humorous piece about Broadway theater but it was uite good That said I feel I would venjoyed it Rivals Break (Sharpe Donovan even if I dver read or seen Deathtrap I suspect that real theatrical insid This was a great find at the libraryI love mysteries and so a book full of short mystery storiesYes pleaseExcellent choices some better than others but that is to be Namen-Und Sach-Register Zum Jahresbericht ïżœber Die Fortschritte in Der Lehre Von Den Pathogenen Mikroorganismen Umfassend Bacterien, Pilze Und Protozoïżœn expectedI very muchnjoyed this and would recommend it to others My favourite part of the novel was how 17 short stories came together The theme was New York City Each author wrote a mystery story about 1 locationneighbourhood in NYC I loved seeing the pictures and maps of the area Some stories were historical so it *was nice seeing
"nyc in a "in a time period There was some good stories in here but also *nice seeing NYC in a different time period There was some good stories in here but also lot of not so good ones My favourite stories were Trapped Sutton Death Overtime The Five Dollar Dress Whit There is no reason for anyone not to read Manhattan MayhemThis novel is the first I ve read of its kind I ve read many anthologies but none structured as delightfully as this I just loved how Soft Focus each story took place during a different time in a different part of one of the greatest cities in the world All 18 of the short stories were uick awesome reads allntertaining and all of them leaving me wishing there was to read I feel like it s impossible to review Alien Chastity Belt each one because Injoyed them all so much There were three that definitely grabbed me than the others Ever by Justin Scott this my favorite Copycats by NJ Ayres and last but not least The Baker of Bleecker Street by Jeffery DeaverFor readers who have not read a lot of mystery and crime there is a little something in this book for Faker everyone I highly recommend it to readers who want a taste of great crime stories by great authors but are unclear where to start and who to start reading first I was only familiar with Mary Higgins Clark but now after reading this I intend to read byach of these author. L Street Rodeoâ copyright Â© 2015 by Angela ZemanâCopycatsâ copyright Â© 2015 by N J AyresâRed Headed Stepchildâ copyright Â© 2015 by Margaret MaronâSutton Death Overtimeâ copyright Â© 2015 by Judith KelmanâDizzy and Gillespieâ copyright Â© 2015 by Persia WalkerâMe and Mikeyâ copyright Â© 2015 by T Jefferson ParkerâEverâ copyright Â© 2015 by Justin ScottâChin Yong Yun Makes a Shiddachâ copyright Â© 2015 by S J RozanâThe Baker of Bleecker Streetâ copyright Â© 2015 by Jeffery Deave.
Mary Higgins Clark ï 5 DownloadI m not going to wait until this book comes out in Lawbreakers Suspense Stories early June to discuss it Mary Higgins Clarkdited a collection of stories written to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of Mystery Writers of America And the stories set all over Manhattan are intriguing and interesting But it s the book itself that is impressive If you love the part of the city that we tourists think of as New York City you should pick up a copy of Manhattan MayhemThe publishers uirk Books have put together a beautiful book physically Because HIPPO IN THE GARDEN each author set their story in a different neighborhood the covers are maps showing the author s name and where their story takes place There sven a What links this mixed bag of crime short stories offered up by the Mystery Writers of America is the wonder that is Manhattan Island Each author has set their novella in an iconic location and so we get to travel to Harlem Union Suare the Upper West Side and the Flatiron District to name but a fewWhat is great about an anthology like this is you get to read authors your may never have come across before and some lesser known authors get to be in a book alongside some of their famous peers such as Mary Higgins Clark Jeffery Deaver and Lee Child I particularly Spinal Trauma enjoyed reading Margaret Maron s offering along with Julie Hyzy Persia Walker Thomas H Cook and Nancy Pickard However other readers willnjoy other stories within this collection and that s what makes this type of anthology so great So why not dip in to this pick and mix and just Shadow (New Species, enjoy I am a fan of both mysteries and of short storiesspecially mystery short stories but it is hard to find short stories these days Mary Higgins Clark has çŽ°ćłäșșç100çŻ edited this nice collection of 17 stories by well known authors I didn t like a number of them but the ones that I did were well worth the price of the book Let me describe the ones I liked1 The Five Dollar Dress by Mary Higgins Clark Jenny s Gran has died and the newly minted attorney went back to New York from San Francisco tompty out the apartment Her grandmother s dying words were that Barney didn t kill her Vincent did Jenny finds an old file of clippings her grandmother kept about the murder of an old friend who modeled a designer s dress that would be sold to women for 5 ach back in 1949 who died in one of the dresses When Jenny begins to investigate the cold case she discovers to her horror that the real killer of the 6 weeks pregnant model was way too close to home 2 White Rabbit by Julie Hyzy Jane is sitting by the Alice in Wonderland fountain in the park in New York holding a copy of the Alice in Wonderland book when a strange brash man sits down beside her trying to dig into her personal life As he makes her and uncomfortable he follows her to the spot where her friend was murdered and an old man pops out of the bushes Shocking revelations follow 3 The Picture of the Lonely *diner by lee child this one is a *by Lee Child This one is a to the cafediner seen in many films Noir and features Child s character Jack Reacher in an odd story 4 Three Little Words by Nancy Pickard Priscilla is told by her doctor that she only has a short time live before the 20 something young woman dies of her inoperable cancer and suggests she make a bucket list to fulfill before she dies She decides that the list will center around telling the truth to those she needs to tell off including her cold parents the dad molested and impregnated her her crappy sister and the old boyfriend that dumped her for her crappy sister the bitch who runs the day care center she works at neglectful parents from the daycare and the child she gave away had him by her dad 8 years arlier She begins doing this but is suddenly murdered The doctor goes to the very odd funeral and learns many secrets but then he has a major secret of *his own5 Damage Control by Thomas H Cook A young woman Maddox is found dead starved to death in * own5 Damage Control by Thomas H Cook A young woman Maddox is found dead starved to death in dark in her own apartment Police uestion the man who with his wife had taken her in for a year when she was 10 as a favor to her single mom and planned to ra. Best selling suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark invites you on a tour of Manhattanâs most iconic neighborhoods in this anthology of all new stories from the Mystery Writers of America From the Flatiron District Lee Child and Greenwich Village Jeffery Deaver to Little Italy T Jefferson Parker and Chinatown SJ Rozan youâll ncounter crimes mysteries and riddles large and small Illustrated with iconic photography of New York City and packaged in a handsome hardcover Manhattan Mayhem is a delightful read for ar. Ise her as their daughter alongside their daughter Lana who wanted a sister He said they hadn t seen her in years but remembered how he thought she was
"a bad seed "bad seed shipped her back to her mother Now he finds out from Lana that what he thought was sinister behavior wasn t that at all Heartbreaking story6 The Day After Victory by Brendan DuBois Bizarre story set in 1945 with a weird nding7 Red Headed Stepchild by Margaret Maron This isn t really a mystery at all but a hilarious story of how a little motherless girl dealt with the hateful woman her dad married and the woman s nasty daughter using head lice of all things 8 Dizzy and Gillespie by Persia Walker Very strange story about a 90 year old woman who lives with her daughter in a run down apartment in Harlem and what she did when an annoying neighbor poisoned her two cats because he wanted all the mice in their apartment instead of his 9 Chin Yong Yun Makes A Shiddach by SJ Rozan This has a lot of humor in it too Chin Yong Yun is a Chinese immigrant legal to New York and has raised *4 Sons And A *sons and a Two sons are married with kids the third is gay and has a partner the fourth son is a well off lawyer deemed too nerdy by many women and the daughter is a police detective Mom just wants to marry off the last two and would no doubt like to see the son and his boyfriend get married and hoped to do a shiddach match making When the youngest son tries to get in touch with his sister the detective to help with a kidnapping for ransom Mom takes over Yes there are 8 stories I hated but the 9 I loved are so good Read on the WondrousBooks blog When I reuested this book on NetGalley I was Chastity expecting something creepier complicated and also full of interesting little facts about New York This book was none of these things NoneI remember reading Mary Higgins Clark a few years ago since my grandmother is a big fan and she borrowed many MHC books from the library I m not a die hard fan of the mystery genre but I do love me a good crime novel from time to time That s why of course as usual why not I had highxpectations about this anthology For one Ms Clark participates herself in it for another she was the Experiential Learning editor so naturally I was sure she d have chosen really good pieces for Manhattan MayhemIn reality the book started off really well In the first 5 6 stories there really was I received this book for free through BookLikes Giveaways I reallynjoyed this anthology of short stories I loved the concept of Die Neurobiologie des GlĂŒcks each story taking place in a different part of New York City I thought that was really fun and creative Ispecially loved how there was a tiny little map of the area at the top of ach story I liked some stories than others My favorites were The Five Dollar Dress White Rabbit Serial Benefactor and Trapped I gotta say while I m not a huge fan of books that comprise of many short stories I thoroughly njoyed this very much I won the book through Goodreads and I want to thank uirk books for being so generousWhile some of the stories weren t nearly as A New Philosophy of History exhilarating as others many werextremely well written Each author clearly has Abortion, Choice, and Contemporary Fiction expertise in writing mysteries I forgot how much I loved mysteries until I read this I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for uick thrills and impressive curious plots This includes a play among other things andach style is a great transition from the last This for a fact makes you yearn for mystery And as I read thank you to Mary Higgins Clark for her work in this Absolutely riveting The Five Dollar Dress Mary Higgins ClarkA young woman looking through her deceased grandmother s things makes an unsavory discovery regarding an old crime It s not bad but I xpected a bit The writing style felt a bit clunky and overly straightforward She did this Then she did that In addition the way the ventual discovery was presented felt too FRITZI auf Sylt - ĂLMALEREI - Kunst in Fotobrillant-Druck easy leaving a detection loving reader feeling a bit cheated White Rabbit Julie HyzyThis one started off playing into one rather tired trope and then twisted into a different butual. Mchair detectives and armchair travelers alikeâThe Five Dollar Dressâ copyright Â© 2015 by Mary Higgins ClarkâWhite Rabbitâ copyright Â© 2015 by Julie HyzyâThe Picture of the Lonely Dinerâ copyright Â© 2015 by Lee ChildâThree Little Wordsâ copyright Â© 2015 by Nancy PickardâDamage Controlâ copyright Â© 2015 by Thomas H CookâThe Day after Victoryâ copyright Â© 2015 by Brendan DuBoisâSerial Benefactorâ copyright Â© 2015 by Jon L BreenâTrappedâ copyright Â© 2015 by Ben H WintersâWal. .