These original stories from today's finest crime and suspense writers prove that while love may be blind, it can still aim straight for the heart. Featuring a "murderer's row" of the most widely read. award-winning authors in the world of mystery.|
Carolyn Hart offers a homespun tale of the WWII home front; a small-town family squabble breaks wide open over a theft, and the suspect's best friend is the only one who believes he is innocent. Gar Anthony Haywood exposes a wealthy new widow who thinks life after (her husband's) death is simply heavenly, only to discover that, when you marry for money, sometimes there's hell to pay. Nancy Pickard tells a tale of two lovers at the end of their relationship who witness a lonely woman trying to tie things up--before her own untimely end. And in Peter Robinson's haunting story, a dying man looks back to the chaotic Paris riots of 1968, where his obsession with a woman led him to the brink of madness--and into the heart of murder...
And ten more tales of death and desire that any mystery fan will love.