#1 New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Kellerman knows the nature of evil. His incisive explorations of the dark recesses of the criminal mind have challenged our traditional notions of crime and justice, hunter and prey. Now he heads an all-star line-up of contemporary mystery writers in an outstanding anthology of short crime stories, each a breakneck ride to where fear and greed meet violence and revenge.
MAX ALLAN COLLINS proves that when it comes to insurance, sometimes murder is the best policy.
JEREMIAH HEALY follows a mob trial where a court officer may become judge, jury, and executioner.
CAROLYN WHEAT unleashes a clever dog to sniff out the terrible truth about a missing child.
FAYE KELLERMAN reports on a newsman's uncanny ability to get the scoop and extract a story.
JOHN LUTZ scripts a deadly role for a wannabe actress who knows that while the camera doesn't lie, people do.
MARILYN WALLACE twists a doctor's oath into a deadly prescription for justice.
NANCY PICKARD introduces a washed-out cleaning woman with special powers over a defendant's guilt or innocence.
Seven more chilling tales of crime and punishment from today's best mystery thriller writers make up this stunning anthology that will keep you at the edge of your seat.