Exit Wounds: Nineteen Tales of Mystery from the Modern Masters of Crime by John Connolly, Alex Gray, Jeffery Deaver, Marie O'Regan, Austin Rising, Martyn Waites, Derek Perkins, Marisa Calin, Fiona Cummins, Paul Kane, Kate Reading, Ron Butler, Courtney Patterson, John McLain, A.K. Benedict, Lee Child, Christopher Fowler, Steph Broadribb, Justine Eyre, Joe R. Lansdale, Ralph Lister, James Langton, Rachel Jacobs, Robert Fass, Val McDermid, Sarah Hilary, Louise Jensen, Peter Noble, Dennis Lehane, Helen Lloyd, Alison Larkin, Mark Billingham, James Oswald, Matthew Lloyd Davies, Jennifer Woodward, Dean Koontz, Alan Smyth, Shiromi Arserio, Paul Finch

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fiction crime mystery dark mysterious fast-paced


Exit Wounds is a thrilling anthology of crime stories written by masters of the genre, including Dean Koontz, Val McDermid, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, Elly Griffiths, Dennis Lehane, Joe R. Lansdale, and others.After an introduction by the editors,...

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dark 100%
mysterious 80%
challenging 40%
emotional 40%
funny 40%
tense 40%
adventurous 20%
lighthearted 20%
reflective 20%
sad 20%


fast 60%
medium 40%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | N/A: 20% | Plot: 20%

Strong character development?

No: 60% | N/A: 20% | Yes: 20%

Loveable characters?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 60% | N/A: 20% | No: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 20%

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