Red Dawn

Best New England Crime Stories 2016: Red Dawn

Reddawncoverfront“…the most cleverly written and thought-provoking crime stories ever assembled in one collection.

Brenda Scott
Manchester Examiner

“…each story…guaranteed to make readers smile by its sheer cleverness alone.”

Christine Zibas

“…hard to beat…”

Bill Crider
Mystery Scene Magazine

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Red Dawn brings new meaning to the old sailors’ adage with thirty-three brand new stories from some of New England’s most acclaimed mystery writers, along with several exciting new voices.

Some spine-tingling, some rib-tickling, from cons and capers to conundrums and classic whodunnits and everything in between, Level Best Books thirteenth anthology presents a boatload of the best original regional crime writing.

With stories from Mark Ammons, Gary Braver, John Bubar, Lucy Burdette, Dorothy Cannell, Shelly Dickson Carr, Louisa Clerici, Bruce Robert Coffin, Deborah Dolby, Stef Donati, Gerald Elias, Sanford Emerson, Christine Eskilson, Katherine Fast, Kate Flora, Rae Padilla Francoeur, Angela Gerst, Judith Green, Vy Kava, Chris Knopf, Gin Mackey, Cheryl Marceau, Ruth M. McCarty, Peggy McFarland, Alan D. McWhirter, Susan Oleksiw, Dale T. Phillips, A.J. Pompano, Margaret Press, Barbara Ross, Alan Vogel, Annelisa Johnson Wagner, and Leslie Wheeler.

Contains the 2015 Al Blanchard Award-winning short story.