Around the world in 22 murders...LONGLISTED FOR THE 2023 CWA SHORT STORY DAGGER AWARD
'22 hugely engaging and eloquent crime stories from around the world ... the plots sizzle and evoke a variety of emotions. The Perfect Crime comes with a massive thumbs up from me and marches straight in to sit as a LoveReading Star Book.' LoveReading
From Lagos to Mexico City, Australia to the Caribbean, Toronto to Los Angeles, Darjeeling to rural New Zealand, London to New York - twenty-two bestselling crime writers from diverse cultures come together from across the world in a razor sharp and deliciously sinister collection of crime stories.
Featuring Oyinkan Braithwaite, Abir Mukherjee, S.A. Cosby, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, J.P. Pomare, Sheena Kamal, Vaseem Khan, Sulari Gentill, Nelson George, Rachel Howzell Hall, John Vercher, Sanjida Kay, Amer Anwar, Henry Chang, Nadine Matheson, Mike Phillips, Ausma Zehanat Khan, Felicia Yap, Thomas King, Imran Mahmood, David Heska Wanbli Weiden and Walter Mosley.
'An absolute delight The Perfect Crime is the most original, and captivating, short fiction anthology to come along in ages... this book is a one-sitting read.' JEFFERY DEAVER, author of The Bone Collector and The Midnight Lock
'A collection of crime writers from diverse cultural backgrounds, united by the quality of their compelling stories. A hugely welcome and long-overdue anthology' MARK BILLINGHAM, no. 1 Sunday Times Bestseller
About the Author
Vaseem Khan is a British writer, author of the Baby Ganesh Detective Agency novels and the Inspector Persis Wadia series. These are published by Hodder. Maxim Jakubowski is a crime and science fiction writer and critic, who is now chair of the CWA.