edited by Mike Ripley & Maxim Jakubowski
Third landmark anthology featuring the very best of Britain’s new breed of crime writers. Includes the first ever short stories by Minette Walters, Edgar-award winner Lee Child, Denise Mina, Manda Scott and many others.The latest Fresh Blood anthology featuring original new stories and articles by the cream of the British New Wave.
MINETTE WALTERS: English Autumn
LEE CHILD: James Penney’s New Identity
MIKE RIPLEY: Angel Eyes
MARTYN WAITES: Lucky Bastard
ANDREA BADENOCH: Jimmy’s Story
PAUL CHARLES: Frankie and Johnny Were Lovers?
HR McGREGOR: The Confession
PETER GUTTRIDGE: The Postman Only Rings When He Can Be Bothered
DENISE MINA: Helena and the Babies
PAUL JOHNSTON: Crime Fest
MANDA SCOTT: The Heart of the Man
PHIL ANDREWS: Cooler Than Hitch
MAXIM JAKUBOWSKI: The Day I Killed Tony Blair
ROB RYAN: Shit Happens
ADAM LLOYD BAKER: Atlantic City
The Fresh Blood anthologies promote and celebrate the emerging New Wave of British crime writing. Sometimes dark, often cruel, occasionally funny, always real.
“Stories which fly the black flag of new crime fiction and bury – one hopes for good – the conventions of genteel mayhem which for decades have made crime anthologies such a bore.” – Literary Review