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ISBN:0312013892
Author: Francis M. Nevins,John Lutz
ISBN13: 978-0312013899
Title: Better Mousetraps: The Best Mystery Stories of John Lutz
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Language: English
Category: United States
Publisher: St Martins Pr; 1st edition (February 1, 1988)
Pages: 347

Better Mousetraps: The Best Mystery Stories of John Lutz by Francis M. Nevins,John Lutz



by Lutz, John, 1939-; Nevins, Francis M. Publication date 1988. Topics Detective and mystery stories, American. Publisher New York : St. Martin's Press. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. Contributor Internet Archive.

Written by John Lutz, narrated by Kenneth Campbell. In the second section, Lutz spikes the menace with sophisticated comedy. Understanding Electricity is a delicious tale of a customer overcharged by a power company and scheming for revenge. He accomplishes this with a power outage and a literal shock. Watt now? the office secretary asks herself as her electric typewriter dies. Nevins appends a checklist of the author's publications.

Written by John Lutz, Audiobook narrated by Kenneth Campbell. Narrated by: Kenneth Campbell. Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins. Thirty-five short stories by Edgar-winning novelist Lutz are included here, following a perceptive introduction by Nevins. Reflecting the ingenious plotting and characterizations in Tropical Heat, Nightlines and the author's other full-length adventures, these entries are a bonanza for discriminating listeners. The first section contains tales of tortuous suspense, notably High Stakes about a man forced by thugs onto a six-inch ledge outside a hotel room 12 stories above the pavement

Better Mousetraps book. John Lutz has captivated suspense enthusiasts for over four decades. He has been one of the premier voices in contemporary hard-boiled fiction. His work includes political suspense, private eye novels, urban suspense, humor, occult, crime caper, police procedural, espionage, historical, futuristic, amateur det Librarian’s note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. John Lutz published his first short story in 1966 in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and has been publishing regularly ever since. He is the author of more than fifty novels and 250 short stories and articles.

From Lutz's prolific output of crime/mystery short stories (nearly 150 since 1966), writer/critic Nevins has chosen 35-many of them very short-for this collection. Whether they're Lutz's ""best"" is debatable: the most obvious omission is his Edgar-winner ""Ride the Lightning"" (which was expanded into a less effective novel).

Audiobook Narrator: Kenneth Campbell.

John Lutz (born September 11, 1939 in Dallas) is an American writer who mainly writes mystery novels. He has received an Edgar Award and the Shamus Award twice, and his novel Single White Female was the basis for the 1992 film starring Bridget Fonda. John Lutz also writes stories for jigsaw puzzles. The Right to Sing the Blues (1986). Ride the Lightning (1987). Dancer's Debt (1988). Time Exposure (1989). Thicker Than Blood (1993).

Better Mousetraps : Mystery Stories. Select Format: Hardcover. A selection of chilling, bizarre, and sometimes humorous tales of mystery, murder, and the macabre. ISBN13: 9780312013899. Release Date: January 1988.

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A selection of chilling, bizarre, and sometimes humorous tales of mystery, murder, and the macabre