Sinister Shorts


Sinister Shorts
Author: Perri O'Shaughnessy
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 0440335787
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Sinister Shorts

eBook File: Sinister-shorts.PDF Book by Perri O'Shaughnessy, Sinister Shorts Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Sinister Shorts books, The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Nina Reilly thrillers brings her prodigious storytelling gifts to this first-ever collection of short crime fiction. From desperate housewives to hard-boiled PIs to an appearance by Nina Reilly herself, these chilling short mysteries–many appearing in print for the very first time–set the mood and ratchet up the suspense as only Perri O’Shaughnessy can. Here are tales of love and betrayal, rage and revenge–nineteen sizzling stories that run the gamut from classic whodunits to winding thrillers to an unusual cozy that casts Gertrude Stein as an unlikely Miss Marple. And here Perri O’Shaughnessy has created some of her most sinister and compelling characters yet: a college student who devises an ingenious method for getting her sexy teacher’s attention . . . a haunted ex—homicide cop who takes a long walk into his blood-shadowed past in a twisting tale of brutal murder and escalating violence . . . a model wife who surprises both herself and a bothersome furnace man when she is confronted with an unacceptable ultimatum . . . a lemon tree that plays a pivotal role in the tale of a woman who at long last asserts her independence. . . . From a blood-soaked scheme that’s born at a slot machine in Vegas to the violence that ensues when the fat lady stops singing, Sinister Shorts shows us life at its most menacing, murderous, and unbearably suspenseful. And it proves once again the unique and captivating genius of Perri O’Shaughnessy. From the Hardcover edition.


Sinister Shorts
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Perri O'Shaughnessy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-31 - Publisher: Delacorte Press
The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Nina Reilly thrillers brings her prodigious storytelling gifts to this first-ever collection of short crime fiction. From desperate housewives to hard-boiled PIs to an appearance by Nina Reilly herself, these chilling short mysteries–many appearing in print for the very first time–set the mood and ratchet up the suspense as only Perri O’Shaughnessy can. Here are tales of love and betrayal, rage and revenge–nineteen sizzling stories that run the gamut from classic whodunits to winding thrillers to an unusual cozy that casts Gertrude Stein as an unlikely Miss Marple. And here Perri O’Shaughnessy has created some of her most sinister and compelling characters yet: a college student who devises an ingenious method for getting her sexy teacher’s attention . . . a haunted ex—homicide cop who takes a long walk into his blood-shadowed past in a twisting tale of brutal murder and escalating violence . . . a model wife who surprises both herself and a bothersome furnace man when she is confronted with an unacceptable ultimatum . . . a lemon tree that plays a pivotal role in the tale of a woman who at long last asserts her independence. .
Show No Fear
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Perri O'Shaughnessy
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-20 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Nina Reilly makes her way through law school by working as a paralegal, an endeavor that is challenged by an ex-boyfriend's custody battle, her mother's failing health, and a suspicious suicide.
Library Journal
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Melvil Dewey, Richard Rogers Bowker, L. Pylodet, Charles Ammi Cutter, Bertine Emma Weston, Karl Brown, Helen E. Wessells
Categories: Libraries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:
Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Book Review Index
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Melvil Dewey, Richard Rogers Bowker, L. Pylodet, Charles Ammi Cutter, Bertine Emma Weston, Karl Brown, Helen E. Wessells
Categories: Books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:
Every 3rd issue is a quarterly cumulation.
Talking Book Topics
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Melvil Dewey, Richard Rogers Bowker, L. Pylodet, Charles Ammi Cutter, Bertine Emma Weston, Karl Brown, Helen E. Wessells
Categories: Talking books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:
Books about Talking Book Topics
American Book Publishing Record
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Melvil Dewey, Richard Rogers Bowker, L. Pylodet, Charles Ammi Cutter, Bertine Emma Weston, Karl Brown, Helen E. Wessells
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:
Books about American Book Publishing Record
Cassette Books
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Categories: Talking books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:
Books about Cassette Books
Sinister Wisdom
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:
Books about Sinister Wisdom
Sinister Street
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Compton Mackenzie
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1913 - Publisher:
Books about Sinister Street
The Deadly Bride and 21 of the Year's Finest Crime and Mystery Stories
Language: en
Pages: 553
Authors: Edward Gorman, Martin Harry Greenberg
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Da Capo Press
Presents a collection of short stories by such authors as James W. Hall, J.A. Jance, Rick Mofina, Simon Brett, and Anne Perry.