Book-centered mystery novellas from four masters of the craft.
From Anne Perry, the New York Times–bestselling author of the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series, comes The Scroll.
Hapless bookseller Monty Danforth’s recent discovery of a millennia-old manuscript plunges him into a cutthroat conspiracy.
“A master storyteller.” —The Star-Ledger
Christopher Fowler, author of the Bryant and May mysteries, presents Reconciliation Day.
One man’s obsession with a lost edition of Bram Stoker’s Dracula sends him on a dangerous journey to Transylvania.
“If Edgar Allan Poe and Monty Python had lived in the same country and the same century and somehow struck up a creative collaboration, their work might have resulted in fiction similar to Fowler’s.” —Richmond Times-Dispatch
From F. Paul Wilson, the New York Times–bestselling creator of Repairman Jack, comes The Compendium of Srem.
Prior Tomás de Torquemada yields the ultimate power, deciding who lives and dies during the Spanish Inquisition, but an ancient, evil tome is about to change that.
“A great storyteller and a thoughtful one.” —David Morrell, New York Times–bestselling author of First Blood
Elizabeth George, the New York Times–bestselling author of the Inspector Lynley novels, brings you The Mysterious Disappearance of the Reluctant Book Fairy.
A woman’s gift for immersing herself in the plot of whatever book she likes draws overwhelming fame—and misfortune.
“An essential writer of popular fiction today.” —The Washington Post
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road; February 2018
- ISBN 9781504051781
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: Fantastic Crimes
- Author: Anne Perry; F. Paul Wilson; Elizabeth George; Christopher Fowler
Imprint: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
About The Author
Anne Perry (b. 1938) is a bestselling author of historical detective fiction, most notably the Thomas and Charlotte Pitt series and the William Monk series, both set in Victorian England. Her first book, The Cater Street Hangman (1979), launched both the Pitt series and her career as a premier writer of Victorian mysteries. Other novels in the series include Resurrection Row, Death in the Devil’s Acre, and Silence in Hanover Close, as well as more than twenty others. The William Monk series of novels, featuring a Victorian police officer turned private investigator, includes Funeral in Blue, The Twisted Root, and The Silent Cry. In addition to these series, Perry is also author of the World War I novels No Graves as Yet, Shoulder the Sky, Angels in the Gloom, and others, as well as several collections of short stories. Perry’s novels have appeared on bestseller lists around the world and she has over twenty-five million books in print worldwide. She lives in Scotland.
Christopher Fowler (b. 1953) is a British thriller writer of more than forty novels and short-story collections. He is best known for his Bryant & May mystery series, which chronicles two Golden Age detectives in modern day London. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Dagger in the Library award. Fowler splits his time between London and Barcelona.
F. Paul Wilson is the author of more than fifty books spanning various genres, including science fiction, horror, thriller, and more. Four of his novels have been New York Times bestsellers, and his work has earned him four Prometheus Awards, the prestigious Inkpot Award from the San Diego Comic-Con, and the Pioneer Award from the RT Booklovers Convention.
Elizabeth George is the New York Times–bestselling author of fourteen novels of psychological suspense, one book of nonfiction, and two short-story collections. Her work has been honored with the Anthony and Agatha awards, the Grande Prix de Littérature Policière, and the MIMI, Germany’s prestigious prize for suspense fiction. She lives in Washington.