As short stories though, this was a good collection.
Penzler has assembled several other great collections, for both Black Lizard press and for the annual Best Mystery Stories series.
I'm not sure that's true but then again I can't think off the top of my head of another collection so maybe he's right.
Book arrived on time and has provided many hours of entertainment. The stories did not reply on special effects (like those infused in the Borne series). Read morePublished 15 days ago by moviefan
An uneven collection by writers who often show a lack of mastery of the short story genre. Perhaps it's just that espionage novels are usually highly complex and don't adapt well... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
This vendor is just exceptional. I purchase books frequently and have done so over a number of years. It was just a pleasure to purchase my latest book from them. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Galewind
An interesting collection of stories about spies and spying. Taking place (in the most part) in the post-Cold War world, these stories are well worth acquiring. Read morePublished 21 months ago by James D. Crabtree
I only wish some of the stories were longer. Lee Child's example did not do him justice to his writing of the thrillers I so love.Published on January 10, 2013 by Susan Barry
in adition to an excellent selection of writers, these short stories are unputdownable, and I normally don't spend time reading short stories. Read morePublished on December 27, 2012 by Armand Kruger, good news junkie
I purchased this book based off of Steinhauer's recommendations. I was surprised that most of the stories, expcept for Steinhauer's short story, were so simple and basic. Read morePublished on September 7, 2011 by ndowidar
Of the 14 stories in this collection, at least 10 were absolutely worth reading. The collection had a fine mix of modern and classic tales with stunning tone and plot details. Read morePublished on May 5, 2011 by LVT06