Chesapeake Crimes II (Paperback)
Chesapeake Crimes II is an eclectic mix of mystery and murder. No sooner do the stories start than the bodies begin to fall. Fifteen mysteries written by fifteen different authors--all members of Chesapeake Sisters in Crime and some of the hottest authors in mystery today--are a must-read for anyone serious about murder mysteries. In these pages you will find Edgar, Anthony, and Agatha Award winners. Authors include Goodie Cantwell, Nora Charles, Leone Ciporin, Carla Coupe, Elizabeth Foxwell, Chris Freeburn, Barb Goffman, Peggy Hanson, G. M. Malliet, Sherriel Mattingly, Valerie O. Patterson, Judy Pomeranz, Harriette I. Sackler, Marcia Talley, and Sandi Wilson.
About the Author
Donna Andrews, editor of Chesapeake Crimes II, was born in Yorktown, Virginia; attended the University of Virginia; and now lives in Reston, Virginia. She is the author of The Penguin Who Knew Too Much (August 2007, St. Martin's Minotaur), eighth in the Meg Langslow series, follows Murder with Peacocks (1999 Agatha and Anthony winner), Murder with Puffins, Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos, Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon, We'll Always Have Parrots, Owls Well That Ends Well, and No Nest for the Wicket, Delete All Suspects (Berkley Prime Crime, November 2005), fourth in her series featuring artificial intelligence personality Turing Hopper, follows You've Got Murder (Agatha winner, best mystery 2002). Cantwell, Goodie Old enough to remember the Korean War and young enough to have worn the first miniskirt in Moscow, Goodie Cantwell, author of "Smart Enough" in Chesapeake Crimes II works in the Office of Information Technology at American University. She lived with her husband, a journalist, and her two children in New York City, London, Moscow, and Prague. Now a widow, Goodie lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with two clueless cats, and has just finished her first mystery, Walking the Dog Can Be Dangerous.