"Her stories crackle like few others on the mystery landscape."-San Francisco Chronicle "One of the treasures of the genre."-Chicago Tribune A new collection of Marcia Muller's best short fiction from the past twenty years, including hardboiled private-eye, horror, western, and psychological suspense stories. Marcia Muller, a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master, is the author of more than twenty novels. She has been awarded the Private Eye Writers of America Life Achievement Award; her books have been nominated for Best Crime Novel at the Edgars, and she has won the Anthony Boucher Award. She lives in California.