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For 2014, Oxfam and Profile have turned to crime in order to raise a further $350,000 for Oxfam's work. OxCrimes is introduced by Ian Rankin and has been curated by Peter Florence, director of Hay Festival, UK. The stellar cast of contributors will include Mark Billingham, Alexander McCall Smith, Anthony Horowitz, Sophie Hannah, Peter James, Adrian McKinty, Denise Mina, SJ Parris and a host of other compelling suspects. Profile have raised more than $450,000 for Oxfam by publishing OxTales and OxTravels. Full list of contributors: Mark Billingham, Ann Cleeves, John Connolly, Stella Duffy, Christopher Fowler, Neil Gaiman, John Harvey, Anthony Horowitz, Maxim Jakubowski, Peter James, Simon Lewis, Alexander McCall Smith, Val McDermid, Adrian McKinty, Denise Mina, Walter Mosley, Stuart Neville, George Pelecanos, Ian Rankin, Phil Rickman, Peter Robinson, James Sallis, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Fred Vargas, Martyn Waites, Louise Welsh, Anne Zouroudi
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Following the success of OxTales and OxTravels, this collection of crime writing is the latest Oxfam fundraiser, introduced by Britain's greatest crime writer, Ian Rankin, and featuring a compelling cast of suspects.

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OxCrimes is introduced by Britain's greatest crime writer, Ian Rankin, and features pieces by Mark Billingham, Alexander McCall Smith, Anthony Horowitz, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, George Pelecanos, Peter James, Adrian McKinty, Denise Mina, Louise Welsh, Ann Cleeves, John Connolly, Stella Duffy, Christopher Fowler, Fred Vargas, Neil Gaiman, John Harvey, Maxim Jakubowski, Simon Lewis, Walter Mosley, Stuart Neville, Phil Rickman, Peter Robinson, James Sallis, Yrsa Sigurdardottir, Martyn Waites and Anne Zouroudi with an afterword by Mark Goldring, Oxfam CEO.

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Praise for Ox-Tales: 'A fabulous insight into the literary landscape today * Aesthetica * An admirable and ingenious idea... There are many gems... This collection disproves claims that the short story is on its last legs. It is also a rare treat to be able to read literature that literally improves the world -- Sebastian Shakespeare * Tatler * An excellent anthology -- Jake Kerridge * Daily Telegraph * A diverse, compelling collection of crime stories * Good Housekeeping * Collections of crime short stories don't get any better than this -- Marcel Berlins * Times * Several of the starry contributors [are] on rare form ... a cherishable collection. -- Barry Forshaw * FT * A collection of 27 chilling short stories, written by the cream of the crop of crime writers * Now Magazine *

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