The 13 short stories here, ranging in original publication dates from 1978 to 1999, vary widely in subject matter but all share a mysterious "punch". Edgar award-winning Smith never writes the same story twice, providing treatments variously dark, sensual, frightening, funny, wry, antic and of course, deductive. 2000.
Five Star mystery series.
1421 American mysteries = Mystères américains
15000 Mysteries and crime stories Policiers (romans)
Detective and mystery stories, American.