is widely recognized as Britain's leading publisher of contemporary
crime fiction, publishing such acclaimed authors as Ian Rankin, Michael
Connelly, Ed MCBain, James Lee Burke and a host of others. Now we turn
to crime fiction's rich history with Crime Masterworks, a series
dedicated to bringing back into print, for a new generation of readers,
some of the greatest crime stories ever written. There are stories of
all kinds, from classic detective puzzles to the toughest of tough
thrillers, Some of the books, such as The Maltese Falcon, are
world-famous; others have been forgotten except by crime afficionados;
but all are outstanding of their kind. The authors - Hammett, Simenon,
Conan Doyle and many others - form an identity parade of the great crime
writers. The list has been selected with the help of leading critics and
writers from around the world, and will build month by month into a
library of essential reading for anyone who enjoys crime fiction.
Well done to NICK QUANTRILL who won our last competition and recieved all NINE titles.
Thanks to the generosity of Orion, here's your chance to win the next FOUR titles in the series shown on the left.
Simply answer this question correctly:
What was the detective agency Dashiell Hammett actually worked for?
Send your answer marked Orion Competition 2 to the editor:mailto:email@example.com please give your NAME and FULL mailing address.
Deadline: July 8th
You will be informed if you are a winner
Judge's decision is final
Watch this space for a new monthly competition run inconjuction with Orion and add to the Crime Masterworks series.
You can also purchase these title from Amazon:
The Maltese Falcon
Sherlock Holmes's Great Cases
Other Paths to Glory
The Deep Blue Goodbye
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Laughing Policeman
The Glass Key
The Hollow Man
The Big Clock