Mystery Writers of America Presents 'The Mystery Box'
[MP3CD audiobook structure in Vinyl case.]
[Collection Edited via Brad Meltzer]
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This number of 21 unique tales contains tales via New York Times bestselling authors Laura Lippman, Joseph Finder, and extra. [R.L. Stine, Steve Berry, Tom Rob Smith, Jan Burke, James Born, Katherine Neville, Charles Todd, Karin Slaughter, and eleven more.]
there is not anything extra mysterious than a locked field. no matter if it is a literal strongbox, an empty coffin, the interior workings of a scientist's brain, or an underground criminal cellphone, there are those that will use any capacity essential to free up the secrets and techniques of . . . The secret Box.
With this anthology, bestselling writer Brad Meltzer introduces twenty-one unique tales from cutting-edge such a lot in demand secret writers. In Laura Lippman's ''Waco 1982,'' a tender reporter caught with a possible mundane task on lost-and-found bins unwittingly discovers a dismal crime. In Joseph Finder's ''Heirloom,'' a scheming neighbor frightens the recent couple at the block with an unnerving story of buried treasure. In R. L. Stine's ''High Stakes,'' a guy on his honeymoon will get drawn right into a strange guess related to a coffin - a raffle he may well pay for together with his life.
From the foothills of Mount Fuji to Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp, from a physics laboratory in wartime Leipzig to an strange health membership in Boca Raton, those occasionally terrifying, occasionally humorous, and continually suspenseful stories will preserve you riveted.
His medical interest, or even his headstrong stubbornness; her father had favorite her past all his passel of alternative young children. Now Sukey was once an absolutely blossomed younger lady, radiant in her formative years and in her fresh marriage—which, as everybody knew, had dropped at her new husband, Robert, a dowry of greater than twenty-five thousand kilos from her father, Josiah’s, estate—a enormous fortune to bestow upon this kind of mere slip of a lady. And this night, she’d come hither from Shrewsbury, to convey one other.
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