The Mysterious Bookshop

Amor Towles & Otto Penzler, eds. - The Mysterious Bookshop Presents The Best Mystery Stories of the Year: 2023

September 19, 2023 Publication Date

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Amor Towles selects the twenty best mystery short stories of the year, including tales by Andrew Child, Jeffrey Deaver, Michael Mallory, and more!

Under the auspices of New York City's legendary mystery fiction specialty bookstore, The Mysterious Bookshop, and aided by Edgar Award-winning anthologist Otto Penzler, New York Times bestseller Amor Towles has selected the twenty most puzzling, most thrilling, and most mysterious short stories from the past year, collected now in one entertaining volume. The volume also contains a "bonus story" selected from the bookshop's rare book room, featuring a look into the history of this illustrious genre.

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