Revenge has long been a staple in suspense fiction and film,
engaging readers and moviegoers alike. Now for the first time ever
is a collection of master storytellers spinning tales featuring
this, one of the most violent, compelling aspects of intrigue.
These respected 12 authors include names as diverse as Mary Higgins
Clark, Joyce Carol Oates, Shel Silverstein, Peter Straub, Phillip
Margolin and Lawrence Block, each bringing their own unique
treatment to a subject as old as the act of murder itself. And with
veteran mystery editor and publisher Otto Penzler at the helm, the
ride promises to be by turns wry, gritty, romantic, untraditional
-- and always entertaining.
This new and original collection of stories truly lived up to
the fantastic reputation earned by Penzler's last anthology, Murder
for Love, which won an Edgar Award for best Mystery Short: Story
(Michael Malone) and received wonderful acclaim (see attached