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Sinister Shorts

by Perri O'Shaughnessy

Sinister Shorts by Perri O'Shaughnessy
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  • Published in USA  Jan 2006
    320 pages
    Genre: Short Stories & Essays

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The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Nina Reilly thrillers brings her prodigious storytelling gifts to this first-ever collection of short crime fiction. From desperate housewives to hard-boiled PIs to an appearance by Nina Reilly herself, these chilling short mysteries – many appearing in print for the very first time–set the mood and ratchet up the suspense as only Perri O’Shaughnessy can.

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'Sisters Pam and Mary O'Shaughnessy use the pen name Perri O'Shaughnessy for their Nina Reilly legal thrillers as well as for this uneven debut collection of 19 short suspense stories, only one of which involves Nina Reilly and is the only "fifty-fifty collaboration" between the pair.' - PW.

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Perri O'Shaughnessy Author Biography

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Perri O'Shaughnessy is the pen name for two sisters, Pamela and Mary O'Shaughnessy. Together they have written twelve Nina Reilly legal thrillers, a stand-alone thriller, Keeper of the Keys, and one short story collection, Sinister Shorts.

Pamela, a graduate of Harvard Law School, practiced law in Monterey, San Pablo, and South Lake Tahoe, California, for sixteen years. She lives in northern California.

Mary worked as a multimedia editor for many years. She lives with her husband and children near San Francisco.

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