Death Sentences

Death Sentences Stories of Deathly Books, Murderous Booksellers and Lethal Literature

Short stories

Paperback (05 Sep 2019) | English

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'What treats you have in store!' IAN RANKIN.

Who knew literature could be so lethal? Here are 20 specially commissioned stories about deadly books from the world's best crime writers. By turns hair-raising and playful, packed with twists and turns, literary references and bookish conundrums, this is a treasure chest of bloodthirsty bibliophilia.

Death Sentences has stories to die for from:

Ian Rankin,
Jeffery Deaver,
Denise Mina,
C.J. Box,
Anne Perry,
Peter Robinson,
Stephen Hunter,
Ken Bruen,
Laura Lippman,
F. Paul Wilson,
Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins,
Joyce Carol Oates,
Peter Lovesey,
Megan Abbott,
R. L. Stine,
Andrew Taylor,
Joe R. Lansdale,
John Connolly,
Christopher Fowler and
Nelson DeMille.

About the Publisher

Head of Zeus

Head of Zeus

We are Head of Zeus, an independent publishing house dedicated to new authors, great storytelling and fabulous ideas. Head of Zeus opened for business on 3 January 2012 and we published our first books in July 2012. Our list is a mix of general and literary fiction, genre fiction and non fiction.

Book information

ISBN: 9781789545326
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Imprint: Head of Zeus
Pub date:
Edition: Short stories
DEWEY: 823.087208357
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 570g
Height: 197mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 56mm