California Schemin'

ebook The 2020 Bouchercon Anthology

By Scott Turow

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California Schemin' is a new anthology of thrilling tales by nineteen of the world's best mystery authors. The official anthology of Bouchercon 2020, it is edited by the award-winning Art Taylor and features brand new works by acclaimed and award-winning writers like Scott Turow, Walter Mosley, Anne Perry, Anthony Horowitz, Cara Black, Janet A. Rudolph, and Catriona McPherson.

As the name implies, most tales in California Schemin' features a Californian theme, exploring both the heights of ambition and the depths of depravity in the Golden State's shadowy streets. Filled with twists and turns, intrigue, betrayals, wit, and whimsy, California Schemin' is the perfect book for any mystery lover.

Included are:

  • Jennifer Berg, "Schemes in the Dark"
  • Cara Black, "Cabaret aux Assassins"
  • David Boop, "Call Before You Die!"
  • Chris Dreith, "Old Soles"
  • Dixon Hill, "No Postman, No Doorbell"
  • Anthony Horowitz, "Camberwell Crackers"
  • Kim Keeline, "California Fold'em"
  • R.J. Koreto, "The Hollywood Gangster"
  • Joyce Kreig, "Last Call at the Zanzibar"
  • Ellen Clair Lamb, "The Assistant"
  • Catriona McPherson, "The Finishing Touch"
  • Walter Mosley, "Fearless"
  • Anne Perry, "An Affaire of Inconvenience"
  • Eileen Rendahl, "A Spoonful of Poison"
  • Christopher Ryan, "Hellhounds: Hollywood Demons"
  • Linda Townsdin, "Re-entry"
  • Scott Turow, "Tell Him No"
  • Gabriel Valjan, "Elysian Fields"
  • Carrie Voorhis, "The Fandancer's First Murder"
  • California Schemin'