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Motives for Murder

CWA Short Story Dagger, 2017

ebook / ISBN-13: 9780751566161

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 3rd November 2016

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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*WINNER OF THE CWA SHORT STORY DAGGER WITH THE TRIALS OF MARGARET BY L. C. TYLER*

In honour of multi award-winning author Peter Lovesey, the members of the Detection Club have written twenty-two twisty – and twisted – short stories that will take you on a journey from cosy English towns to the glaciers of Iceland and the glittering towers of Dubai. The collection is edited by current Detection Club president Martin Edwards and features stories from Ann Cleeves, Simon Brett, Andrew Taylor and several other best-loved crime authors.

The Detection Club was founded by the crème de la crime of British crime writing in 1930 and its members included Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Anthony Berkeley and the Club’s first president, G. K. Chesterton. The Detection Club was a way for crime writers to get together, socialise and discuss ideas, a tradition that continues to this day.

Authors include:

Ann Cleeves – Simon Brett – Andrew Taylor – Len Deighton – Peter Lovesey – Michael Jecks – Michael Ridpath – Kate Ellis – Ruth Dudley Edwards – Alison Joseph – L. C. Tyler – Catherine Aird – David Roberts – David Stuart Davies – Janet Laurence – Liza Cody – Martin Edwards – Kate Charles – John Malcolm – Marjorie Eccles – Michael Z. Lewin – Susan Moody