Hook, Line & Sinister

Hook, Line & Sinister

[mysteries to Reel You In]

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Baker & Taylor
Collects sixteen mystery short stories involving fishing, including a tale of an unlucky fly fisherman, a darkly amusing fishing community, and deadly bad sportsmen.

Norton Pub
Sixteen of America's favorite author-anglers spin tales of mystery and fishing in this collection. From the tragic to the comic with many stops in between, these stories reflect the authors' passions for both making stories and catching fish. Michael Connelly, Ridley Pearson, John Lescroart, Don Winslow, Melodie Johnson Howe, Victoria Houston, and others all share a mysterious affection for things piscatorial when not busy writing best-selling books. This collection of all-original short stories will entertain even the most discriminating mystery reader.Proceeds from this book will help support two charitable groups, Casting For Recovery, which helps women cancer survivors to heal body and soul through fly-fishing, and Project Healing Waters, which does the same for our returning veterans.Contributing authors include • Ridley Pearson • Mark T. Sullivan • Michael Connelly • John Lescoart • Andrew Winer • Dana Stabenow • Don Winslow • Melodie Johnson Howe • James W. Hall • C.J. Box • Victoria Houston • William Beall • Spring Warren • Brian M. Wiprud • William Tapply • T. Jefferson Parker
Original short stories by best-selling mystery writers about their favorite pastime—fishing.

Publisher: woodstock, Vt. : Countryman Press ; New York, NY : distributed by W.W. Norton, c2010
ISBN: 9780881508666
Characteristics: viii, 324 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Parker, T. Jefferson - Editor


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Feb 09, 2011

Hook, Line & Sinister ----
Edited by T. Jefferson Parker
c - 2010 ----

Contributing author:
Dana Stabenow,
Cherchez la femme ----

Each Author was challenged to write a Mystery based on fishing, Sixteen stories are in this book. ----

A fun read! ----



Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings


Find it at RCPL

To Top