Summary and Info
This sampler of Texas-based mystery fiction features 30 top writers who have set their sights on the Lone Star State. Among them are Nevada Barr, James Crumley, Jim Thompson, Steven Saylor, Jesse Sublett, Ben Rehder, Susan Wittig Albert, Kinky Friedman, David L. Lindsey, D. R. Meredith, Joe R. Lansdale, Walter Mosley, Carolyn Hart, Rick Riordan, Jeff Abbott, and Mary Willis Walker. Texas makes a great setting for crime fiction. In addition to criminal elements and the unpredictable weather Texas sleuths confront a variety of natural hazards: mountain lions, tarantulas, rattlesnakes, fire ants, alligators, mosquitoes, and killer bees.