MWA Publications

MWA Presents: brilliant crime writing from
seven decades of Mystery Writers of America. 

New or Classic, thriller or traditional mystery —
the best in crime writing comes from MWA.

MWA Anthologies are an exciting mix of bestselling authors and brand-new talent. Each combines the guest editor’s invited contributors with the winners of a blind-judged contest of original pieces, chosen by MWA writers and approved by the guest editor.

MWA Presents: excellence in crime.

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MWA Presents: Classics

Our ongoing re-issues of classic anthologies from Mystery Writers of America’s past, stretching back to 1946. The world’s best crime writers, revisited.  See them all, here.

Super Puzzletastic Mysteries

June 23, 2020

Bestselling author Chris Grabenstein and Mystery Writers of America bring together twenty peerless puzzles — from bestselling authors such as Peter Lerangis, Stuart Gibbs, Lauren Magaziner, Kate Milford, and, of course, Grabenstein himself — in an anthology of mystery short stories that invite readers to try to unravel the riddles themselves.

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2020, by Marcia Muller, Bill Pronzini

Deadly Anniversaries

April 21, 2020

Deadly Anniversaries, a collection of crime and mystery stories from some of the best contemporary authors, all of whom have been invited to put their own unique spin on what it means to recognize a certain day or event every year. An anniversary can take many forms, and by the time this group of bestsellers and award winners is through, none of us will ever look at anniversaries the same way again.

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Life is Short and Then You Die

2019, Kelley Armstrong

September 2019

Adolescence is a time of “firsts.” First kiss. First love. First loss. First job. The first taste of adult responsibilities, and the first look at an independent life away from both the restrictions and the security of home.

And in this case, a very different type of “first” —  murder.

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Click on any of the anthology covers to learn more about that book.

* Indicates a title which is out of print.

2020, Chris Grabenstein

2020, Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini

2019, Kelley Armstrong

2019, Anne Perry

2018, R.L. Stine

Manhattan-Mayhem

2015, Mary Higgins Clark

MWA Cookbook

2015, Kate White

Ice Cold


2014, Jeffery Deaver &
Raymond Benson

Mystery Box

2013, Brad Meltzer

Vengeance

2012, Lee Child

The Rich and the Dead

2011, Nelson DeMille

Crimes by Moonlight

2010, Charlaine Harris

The Prosecution Rests

2009, Linda Fairstein

In-the-Shadow-of-the-Master

2009, Michael Connelly

On-a-Ravens-Wing

2009, Stuart M. Kaminsky

Blue-Religion

2008, Michael Connelly

Death-Do-Us-Part

2006, Harlan Coben

Show-Business-is-Murder

2004, Stuart M. Kaminsky *

blood-on-their-hands

2003, Lawrence Block *

a-hot-and-sultry-night-for-crime

2003, Jeffery Deaver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Night-Awakens

2000, Mary Higgins Clark