Includes a 2015 Derringer Award winning short story: "The Kaluki Kings of Queens"
Come meet the relatives. As diverse in theme and mood as the city itself, these stories take us from from the explosive excitement of the New York City Marathon to a secret cellar in Queens; from the warmth of an immigrant culture to the moneyed New York art world; from brutality and poverty to Wall Street’s privileged thugs, the . What the families have in common is this: their lives have been changed forever by crime. Motives? The usual: jealousy and greed, rage and revenge, self-protection and politics, secrets and lies.
Inside Family Matters: Murder New York Style, the twenty short stories by members of the New York/Tri-State chapter of Sisters in Crime (edited by Derringer winner Anita Page) are as diverse in theme and mood as the city's neighborhoods, offering action-packed mystery that ranges from cozy to noir. The sleuths, police officers, and investigators who grapple with crime inside these covers are richly drawn and engagingly authentic.