This title presents brand-new stories from world-class writers, handpicked by number one bestseller Lee Child. Con men and killers, aliens and ... Show synopsis This title presents brand-new stories from world-class writers, handpicked by number one bestseller Lee Child. Con men and killers, aliens and zombies, priests and soldiers - just some of the characters that kill and thrill in this compelling collection of gun-toting, double-crossing, back-stabbing, pulse-pounding stories. Jeffrey Deaver investigates the suspicious death of a crime-writer in "The Plot"; Karin Slaughter's grieving widow takes revenge on her dying ex-husband in "Cold, Cold Heart"; Stephen Coonts discovers a flying saucer in the depths of the ocean in "Savage Planet"; and, John Lescroat's secret field agent finds himself caught up in a complex game of cat-and-mouse in "The Gate Conundrum". Handpicked by world number one Lee Child, celebrity authors and stars of the future are brought together, writing brand-new stories, especially commissioned for this must-have collection. Whether you're reading today's bestseller or tomorrow's phenomenon, grisly horror or paranoia thriller, historical suspense or supernatural crime, one thing's for certain. You'll be thrilled to the core. This title is suitable for fans of Jeffrey Deaver, Stephen Coonts, Karin Slaughter and Lee Child; for readers of short stories; and, for crime and thriller aficionados.