Best New England Crime Stories 2013: Blood Moon
“It seems impossible, given the high quality of last year’s compilation, but 2013 is a banner year for the short story writers of Blood Moon.”
Reviewing the Evidence
“They say the book contains the ‘Best New England Crime Stories,’ and they aren’t just bragging. It’s a fine, wide-ranging anthology with everything from noir to humor.”
Mystery Scene Magazine
“Blood Moon is a great winter getaway…that will deliver through many a chilly evening.”
Cape Ann Beacon
Noir and nuanced
Hideous and hilarious
Happy, sad and barking mad–
Anything can happen under a Blood Moon
Level Best Books’ tenth anthology presents thirty-one tales from New England’s dark side written by the region’s most acclaimed, award-winning crime and mystery writers, plus several exciting new voices.
Representing every kind of crime story–mysteries, thrillers, capers and cons, or a creepy walk down the paranormal garden path–the stories are as varied as the authors.
With stories by Mark Ammons, Judith Boss, John Bubar, Stuart Cohen, Sheila Connolly, Frank Cook, Ray Daniel, Randy DeWitt, Stef Donati, Christine Eskilson, Katherine Fast, Kate, Flora, Judith Green, Woody Hanstein, J. A. Hennrikus, Daniel Moses Luft, Cheryl Marceau, Peter Martin, Ruth M. mcCarty, Peggy McFarland, B.B. Oak, Pamela A. Oberg, Adam Renn Olenn, Stephen D. Rogers, Annette Sweeney, Mo Walsh, Leslie Wheeler, Nancy Means Wright, Virginia Young.