Item description for Somewhere in the City: Selected Stories by Marcia Muller...
"Her stories crackle like few others on the mystery landscape."-San Francisco Chronicle
"One of the treasures of the genre."-Chicago Tribune
A new collection of Marcia Muller's best short fiction from the past twenty years, including hardboiled private-eye, horror, western, and psychological suspense stories.
Marcia Muller, a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, is the author of more than twenty novels. She has been awarded the Private Eye Writers of America Life Achievement Award; her books have been nominated for Best Crime Novel at the Edgars, and she has won the Anthony Boucher Award. She lives in California.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Pegasus Books
ISBN 1933648341 ISBN13 9781933648347
Availability 0 units.
More About Marcia Muller
MARCIA MULLER is the New York Times bestselling creator of private investigator Sharon McCone. The author of more than thirty-five novels, Muller received the MWA's Grand Master Award in 2005.
BILL PRONZINI, creator of the Nameless Detective, is a highly praised novelist, short story writer and anthologist. He received the Grand Master Award from the MWA in 2008, making Muller and Pronzini the only living couple to share the award.
Marcia Muller currently resides in Petaluma, in the state of California.
Marcia Muller has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Somewhere in the City: Selected Stories?
Somewhere in the City by Marcia Muller Feb 18, 2008
Good reading because of the variety of stories included,and the different main characters,not always Sharon McCone.Gives you a chance to compare the authors writing style when different characters are speaking.Really good for picking up and leaving again which isn't always such a good thing to do with a novel.
MANY REPEATS Oct 6, 2007
I love Marcia Muller and hate to write anything negative, but I was excited about getting a book of new short stories, and so many are repeats. There are 19 stories in the book, and ten were already published in other collections: The Place that Time Forgot, Somewhere in the City, Final Resting Place, Silent Night, Benny's Space, The Lost Coast, and Deceptions are in "The McCone Files." The Holes in the System, The Wall, and Up at the Riverside are in "McCone and Friends."
I'm sure I'll enjoy the remaining nine stories, but I'm going to read them carefully and then give this book to someone for Christmas. At least I've started my holiday shopping!
Somewhere in the City Sep 14, 2007
I've been a fan of Marcia Muller for more than 15 years now and she continues to delight me! This collection of short stories fills in some of the holes in the McCone series that the novels sometimes don't address. A great read that can be enjoyed in small bites.