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Music of the Night | CWA Anthology Announcement

Posted by Maria Tissot
We’re delighted to present the contents list for our upcoming Crime anthology, Music of the Night, the second title in collaboration with the Crime Writers' Association (CWA)Music of the Night will feature original short stories contributed by CWA members and edited by Martin Edwards, with music as the connecting theme. The aim, as always is to produce a book that is representative both of the genre and the membership of the world’s premier crime writing association.

Music of the Night_Announcement
The CWA has published anthologies of members’ stories in most years since 1956 with Martin Edwards as editor for over 25 years during which time the anthologies have yielded many award-winning and nominated stories by writers such as Ian Rankin, Reginald Hill, Lawrence Block, and Edward D. Hoch. The Annual Crime Writer's Association anthology is always a thrilling read, and eagerly anticipated by readers and authors of crime and mystery fiction worldwide.

Contents List:

Abi Silver – Be Prepared
Alison Joseph – A Sharp Thorn
Andrew Taylor – Wrong Notes
Antony M. Brown – The Melody of Murder
Art Taylor – Love Me or Leave Me
Brian Price – The Scent of an Ending
Cath Staincliffe – Mix Tape
C. Aird – The Last Green Bottle
Chris Simms – Taxi
Christine Poulson – Some Other Dracula
David Stuart Davies – Violin – CE
Dea Parkin – The Sound and the Fury
Jason Monaghan – A Vulture Sang in Berkeley Square
Kate Ellis – Not a Note
L.C. Tyler – His Greatest Hit
Leo McNeir – Requiem
Martin Edwards – The Crazy Cries of Love
Maxim Jakubowski – Waiting for Cornelia
Neil Daws – The Watch Room
Paul Charles – The Ghosts of Peace
Paul Gitsham – No More ‘I Love You’s’
Peter Lovesey – And the Band Played On
Ragnar Jónasson – 4x3
Shawn Reilly Simmons – A Death in Four Parts
Vaseem Khan – Bombay Blues
Music of the Night will be available in paperback, hardback and ebook editions in February!
We will take a deeper look at the authors featured in this anthology soon, so make sure to come back to our blog!

Topics: Short Stories, crime,, submissions, Flame Tree Press, crime fiction, anthologies

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