Two of the very best crime writers collected into one classic anthology of never-before-published novellas, compiled by Ed McBain.
Novellas from Transgressions by Jeffery Deaver and Sharyn McCrumb
”Forever” by Jeffery Deaver: Talbot Simms is an unusual cop—a statistician with the Westbrook County Sheriff Department. When two wealthy couples commit suicide one right after the other, he suspects it isn’t suicide, but murder. He must find who was behind it, and how they did it.
”The Resurrection Man” by Sharyn McCrumb: During America’s first century, doctors used any means necessary to advance their craft-including dissecting corpses. Sharyn McCrumb brings the pre-Civil War South to life in this story of a man who is assigned to dig up bodies to help those that are still alive.
ED McBAIN’s writing career has spanned almost five decades, from his first novel, The Blackboard Jungle, in 1954 to the screenplay for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds to The Moment She was Gone. He is the first American ever to receive the Diamond Dagger, the British Crime Writers Association’s highest award. He also holds the Mystery Writers of America’s prestigious Grand Master Award. Ed McBain, also known as Evan Hunter has lived in Weston, Connecticut with his wife Dragica for the last five years.
Jeffery Deaver is the New York Times bestselling author of more than fifteen novels of suspense, including The Bone Collector, which was made into a feature film. A two-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader’s Award for best short story of the year, he has been nominated for five Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America and an Anthony award. Mr. Deaver lives in California and Virginia.
Sharyn McCrumb is the author of The Rosewood Casket, She Walks These Hills and many other acclaimed novels. Her books have been named Notable Books of the Year by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. She was named a “Virginia Woman of History” for Achievement in Literature in 2008. She lives and writes in the Virginia Blue Ridge, less than a hundred miles from where her family settled in 1790 in the Smoky Mountains that divide North Carolina and Tennessee.
Winner of the prestigious Audie Award (for History and Audio Drama), veteran actor Robert Fass is equally at home in a wide variety of styles, genres, characters, and dialects. A seven-time Audie nominee with over 100 unabridged audiobooks to his credit, Robert has also earned multiple Earphones Awards, including for his narration of Joe Golem and the Drowning City by Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden.
Carrington MacDuffie is a singer and recording artist, who first began reading audiobooks featuring poetry. The recipient of multiple Earphones Awards and six Audi nominations, she has read novels by Jackie Collins, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, Anna Quindlen’s Still Life with Bread Crumbs, and Christopher Buckley’s Florence of Arabia. She also co-narrated Transgressions: Death’s Betrayal by Macmillan Audio. MacDuffe has published her own audiobook, Many Things Invisible, featuring poetry integrated with music and sound.
”Forever” by Jeffery Deaver
”The Resurrection Man” by Sharyn McCrumb
Transgressions: Death’s Betrayal was published on June 1, 2005.The Transgressions: Death’s Betrayal Audiobook is 1176 hours and 40 minutes. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.
Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.
Transgressions: Death’s Betrayal includes the following subjects: short mystery stories, novellas, statistician, police officer, historical mystery, 19th century america, 1800s united states, antebellum, body snatchers, corpse thieves, forever, resurrection man, mystery, thriller, suspense, genre fiction, audio book, audiobook, book on tape. The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Collections & Anthologies.
The author of Transgressions: Death’s Betrayal is Jeffery Deaver.
The narrator for the Transgressions: Death’s Betrayal Audiobook is Robert Fass.