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Transgressions: Chasing Shadows

Transgressions: Chasing Shadows

Two Novellas from Transgressions


Edited by Ed McBain; Novellas by Walter Mosley & Joyce Carol Oates: Read by Michael Boatman and Anne Twomey

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ISBN: 9781593977023


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Novellas from Transgressions: Chasing Shadows by Walter Mosley and Joyce Carol Oates
"Archibald Lawless, Anarchist at Large: Walking the Line" by Walter Mosley: Felix Orlean is a New York City journalism student who needs a job to cover his rent. An ad in the paper leads him to Archibald Lawless, and a descent into a shadow world where no one and nothing is as it first seems. "The Corn Maiden" by Joyce Carol Oates: When a fourteen-year-old girl is abducted in a small New York town, the crime starts a spiral of destruction and despair as only this master of psychological suspense could write it.



Transgressions: Chasing Shadows--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this excerpt from the mystery audiobook Transgressions: Chasing Shadows: Two Novellas from Transgressions, edited by Ed McBain, with novellas by Walter Mosley & Joyce Carol Oates. The audiobook is narrated by Michael Boatman and Anne Twomey.


Praise for Transgressions: Chasing Shadows

“This duet of masterfully written novellas by two respected authors belongs on your listening soundstage along with your favorite audiobook gems....Don't miss this exquisitely produced effort...” —AudioFile (Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award)

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Edited by Ed McBain; Novellas by Walter Mosley & Joyce Carol Oates: Read by Michael Boatman and Anne Twomey

Ed McBain's writing career 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 was 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. His last 87th Precinct novel was Fiddlers. Ed McBain, also known as Evan Hunter lived in Weston, Connecticut with his wife Dragica.

Joyce Carol Oates has published more than 40 novels and is the recipient of several awards, including the National Book Award, the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and the Normal Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement. Her bestselling novels include them, We Were the Mulvaneys and Blonde.

Anne Twomey is an accomplished actress of both stage and screen. Her Broadway credits include Orpheus Descending, with Vanessa Redgrave, To Grandmother's House We Go, and Nuts, for which she received a Tony nomination and a Theatre World award. Her many television appearances include guest roles on Seinfeld, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Cosby Show, Spin City, and the Christopher Reeves' movie-of-the-week Rear Window. She has also appeared in the films Picture Perfect and Orpheus Descending. Anne appears frequently on New York-based episodic TV such as Third Watch and Law & Order. Anne's many audiobook credits include works by such authors as Dean Koontz, Joyce Carol Oates, Tracy Chevalier, and Barbara Ehrenreich. She is married to actor John Bedford Lloyd, also an audiobook narrator.

Michael Boatman is an actor best known for his role as Carter Haywood on the hit sitcom Spin City. He has also had recurring roles on Gossip Girl, China Beach and HBO's Arli$$. He has made many notable guest appearances on major network television shows, including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Less Than Perfect, Scrubs, The Good Wife, and CSI: Miami. Boatman's audiobook recordings include novels by Dennis Lehane, Walter Mosley, and Richard North Patterson.

Joyce Carol Oates

Walter Mosley



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