Best Eaten Cold and Other Stories: A Murder Squad Anthology, First published by The History Press UK. This ebook edition first published in 2011
Best Eaten Cold and Other Stories showcases a group of highly regarded, award-winning crime writers who all share a special passion for crime, which is reflected in this superb volume. Funny and sad, atmospheric and dark, ingenious and frightening, each of the thirteen stories in this collection will thrill lovers of crime fiction.
I have read the introduction and the first three stories so far. Very good.
- Introduction by Martin Edwards
- “The Habit of Silence” by Ann Cleeves
- “The People Outside” by Martin Edwards
- “Boom!” by Cath Staincliffe
- “The Message” by Margaret Murphy
- “Best Eaten Cold” by Stuart Pawson
- “Basic Skills” by Ann Cleeves
- “Laptop” by Cath Staincliffe
- “Act of Contrition” by Margaret Murphy
- “The Case of the Musical Butler” by Martin Edwards
- “Mud” by Ann Cleeves
- “Riviera” by Cath Staincliffe
- “Sprouts” by Stuart Pawson
- “InDex” by Martin Edwards
I especially liked the first Cleeves story, which featured Vera Stanhope. I’ll be reading the rest of this anthology in the coming weeks.