Eighteen by Jan Burke

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USA Today bestselling author of Nine
JAN BURKE
delivers chills, suspense, shockers, and sharp wit in eighteen works of short fiction sure to satisfy longtime fans and newcomers alike. This positively addictive anthology is full of surprises -- a patchwork of settings and characters not soon forgotten, and mysterious twists and revelations not quickly shaken! 18 includes
"Devotion"
Agatha Award nominee for Best Short Story
"Unharmed"
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers Award and Macavity Award winner
"The Man in the Civil Suit"
Agatha Award winner
"Abbey Ghosts"
Edgar Award nominee
...and also features her first Irene Kelly story, "A Fine Set of Teeth."
 

About Jan Burke

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National bestseller Jan Burke is the author of a dozen novels and a collection of short stories. Among the awards her work has garnered are Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar® for Best Novel, Malice Domestic’s Agatha Award, Mystery Readers International’s Macavity, and the RT Book Club’s Best Contemporary Mystery. She is the founder of the Crime Lab Project (CrimeLabProject.com) and is a member of the board of the California Forensic Science Institute. She lives in Southern California with her husband and two dogs. Learn more about her at JanBurke.
 
Published January 1, 2004 by Pocket Books. 464 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Burke’s gifts show to better advantage in her other historicals—“A Man of My Stature,” “The Haunting of Carrick Hollow,” and “The Abbey Ghosts”—because the period trappings don’t overshadow the tonic belief in just desserts that also underlies “The Loveseat,” “Revised Endings,” “Mea Culpa,” and “...

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Jan Burke's 18 collects the shorter fiction by this Edgar-winning author (Bones), including ""The Man in the Civil Suit,"" which won an Agatha Award, plus two stories written especially for the book.

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Mystery novel writer Jan Burke is an accomplished short story writer, and that fact is proven by all the nominations and short story awards she¹s won.

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