Lawrence Block, in Keller by a Nose," asks what obsession holds more hazards than betting on the ponies. The answer will surprise you...Max Allan Collins's "That Kind of Nag" proves that it's bad to play the wrong horse, but worse to pick the wrong woman..."The Great, the Good and the Not-So-Good" by H.R.F. Keating warns against old English ladies at the racecourse...Joyce Carol Oates shows how a young woman teams to trust a prize stallion more than her violent lover in "Meadowlands"...and Scott Wolven's "Pinwheel" offers a Japanese lesson in flying horses and honor among thieves."--BOOK JACKET.
ContentsIntroduction / Otto Penzler
Keller by a nose / Lawrence Block
The return of the thin white dude
screaming / Ken Bruen
Zuppe inglese / Jan Burke
Yellow Mama's long weekend / Lorenzo Carcaterra
That kind of nag / Max Allan Collins
The odds / Thomas H. Cook
The hustle / Pat Jordan
The great, the good and the not-so-good / H.R.F. Keating
The cover story is always a lie / John Lescroart
Raindancer / Michael Malone
The long shot / Michele Martinez
Meadowlands / Joyce Carol Oates
Hotwalking / Julie Smith
Pinwheel / Scott Wolven.
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|Publisher|| New York :Mysterious Press,2006
"Original tales of mystery and mayhem down the final stretch from today's great writers"-cover.
xv, 361 pages ; 22 cm