Blood in the Water and Other Secrets
Author: Janice Law
Published: January 5, 2011 by Wildside Books
Category: short story collection
Main Character: assorted
Twenty-two stories from the author of the Anna Peters mystery series. Many of the stories were originally published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, though some are original to the collection. The stories range from historical settings, "The Blind Woman", to the underside of plushy suburbia, "The Summer of the Strangler", and from Hollywood, "Perfection", to gritty urban wastelands, "My Life in Crime."
Blood in the Water and Other Secrets features a wide variety of characters, obsessive, foolish, larcenous,and homicidal, with lively, distinctive voices.