Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine - February 2015

   

Fiction
Monthly
English
Magazine Description
Published since 1941, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine is America's oldest and most celebrated crime-fiction publication. "The best mystery magazine in the world, bar none," states Stephen King. Featured in its pages are short stories by the world’s leading writers of suspense. The full range of the genre is covered, from the cozy to the hardboiled, the historical to the contemporary—including police procedurals, P.I. stories, psychological suspense, locked-room and impossible-crime tales, classical whodunits, and urban noir. EQMM stories include scores of winners of the Edgar, Agatha, Shamus, Anthony, Derringer, Macavity, Barry, Arthur Ellis, and Robert L. Fish awards.

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine is home to many bestselling authors, including Joyce Carol Oates, Chuck Hogan, Jan Burke, Lawrence Block, and Marcia Muller.

Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine features 12 issues (8 single issues and 2 double issues).

Issue Description
Kick off your yearly Sherlockian celebration with EQMM’s February issue, on sale just in time for the eminent sleuth’s Twelfth Night birthday parties. This annual tribute includes another in the series of Holmes parodies by Terence Faherty, from the “unedited” accounts of Dr. Watson (“The Man with the Twisted Lip”). Then, join us as we snake through the London streets of Barbara Nadel’s tale “Our Little Secrets,” about an infamous contemporary of Holmes’s.

Looking elsewhere in time, we join an ancient Alexandrian magistrate trying to get out of a tricky political situation (in Thomas K. Carpenter’s “The Trouble with Virgins”), and a brother doing what he can to protect his family in 1950s New England (in Brendan DuBois’s “Leap of Faith”).

Ireland is the setting for O. A. Tynan’s “Accessory to Murder,” which evokes some classic movies in a most unusual way; and Jane Haddam adds a touch of sinister humor to the issue with “Crazy Cat Ladies.”

Not just the game is afoot, but also “The Hunt,” in Rob Brunet’s baleful story set on a lake-bound island—and while we’re in lake country, we also have Michael Haynes’s “Lakeside Memories,” which takes place at a vacation home with a past, turned ominous with a hint of the supernatural. The issue also features “Fall of a Fantasy,” Jim Allyn’s Black Mask narrative, fraught with emotional tension and dark deeds, and “After the Fall,” Bram Dehouck’s twisty Passport to Crime story. Books reviewed in this month’s Jury Box all have a Sherlockian theme. This is a three-pipe issue—don’t miss it!
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