Category Archives: MWA Anthologies

A free taste from A Hot and Sultry Night for Crime – October 2017

To launch its new e-book program of classic MWA anthologies, Mystery Writers of America Presents the e-book release of 2003’s bestselling A HOT AND SULTRY NIGHT FOR CRIME, edited by MWA president Jeffery Deaver

We’re celebrating with a free download of Deaver’s NINETY-EIGHT POINT SIX all the month of October 2017 – at:

And once you’ve tasted Deaver’s story, buy the whole Hot and Sultry feast with stories by David Bart, Gary Brandner, Sinclair Browning, Alan Cook, Mat Coward, Loren D. Estleman, Robert Lee Hall, David Handler, G. Miki Hayden, Jeremiah Healy, Suzanne C. Johnson, Toni L.P. Kelner, Ronnie Klaskin, John Lutz, Tim Myers, Ana Rainwater, Marilyn Wallace, Carolyn Wheat, & Angela Zeman.

Link to purchase will be found here:

MWA Presents: Classics – A Hot and Sultry Night for Crime

    September 18, 2017 New York, NY – Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the launch of its new anthology program of MWA Presents: Classics with a new e-book edition of A Hot and Sultry Night for Crime, a 2003 collection of stories written by top mystery writers and edited by JefferyContinue Reading

MWA Presents Manhattan Mayhem

On sale – June 2, 2015 – at your favorite independent bookstore: Celebrating our 70th Anniversary, via Quirk Books, we have published a special anthology of short stories, edited by Mary Higgins Clark.  Contributors are:  Mary Higgins Clark, Julie Hyzy, Lee Child, Nancy Pickard, Thomas H. Cook, Brendan DuBois, Jon L. Breen, Ben H.Continue Reading

Mystery Writers of America Cookbook

On sale – March 24, 2015 – at your favorite independent bookstore: Mystery Writers of America has joined forces to bring this superb collection of over 100 wickedly good recipes.  Contributors are:  Beth Amos, Kathleen Antrim, Connie Archer, Frankie Y. Bailey, Adrienne Barbeau, Raymond Benson, Karna Small Bodman, Rhys Bowen, Susan M. Boyer, SandraContinue Reading

Sneak Peak…

at MWA’s forthcoming cookbook:

2014 Edgar Week Events

Launch Party for MWA’s Newest Anthology – Ice Cold On Tuesday, April 29th, we will be launching our newest anthology, Ice Cold, edited by Jeffery Deaver and Raymond Benson.  The launch party will be held at The Mysterious Bookshop, 58 Warren Street, New York, NY.  Phone number is: 212-587-1011.  The event will begin at 6:00 p.m.Continue Reading

Now in stores: Mystery Writers of America Presents The Mystery Box

There’s nothing more mysterious than a locked box. Whether it’s a literal strongbox, an empty coffin, the inner workings of a scientist’s mind, or an underground prison cell, there are those who will use any means necessary to unlock the secrets of…The Mystery Box.  Edited by Brad Meltzer. Contributors are:  Jan Burke, Laura Lippman, LibbyContinue Reading