"..one of the wonderful books you can flick through and begin to read where the book falls open."
These two authors have collaborated to bring you a host of crime fiction writers extolling their favourite crime writer and crime novel. With explanations as to why the author has chosen their particular chosen book this is an extensive book that is a dictionary highlighting many authors who are unknown and out of print today. Authors like Val McDermid, Kathy Reichs, Ian Rankin and Linwood Barclay plus many more extol the virtues of Agatha Christie, Conan Doyle, Josephine Tey, Ruth Rendell, P.D. James, Margaret Millar, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain and Raymond Chandler plus many, many more.