Re: RARA-AVIS: Orion's MasterWorks...

From: Peedie Monk (
Date: 29 May 2002

----- Original Message ----- From: "Ron Clinton" <>

> From: "Peedie Monk" <>
> > By the way, Orion have a new imprint called Crime MasterWorks. They've
> > opened with 9 (I think) titles, at least half of which are HB, and have
> > planned for the entire series.

> Any idea where one can find out more about this? Tried searching
> with "Orion" as the publisher, and "masterworks" as a keyword...and
> Do they have a website?

I've managed to obtain a complete listing, Ron. Looks like there are 36 rather than 33, to be published between March 2002 and June 2003. Here they are, alphabetically by author.

James Cain - Double Indemnity James Cain - Mildred Pierce John Dickson Carr - The Hollow Man G K Chesterton - The Best of Father Brown Arthur Conan Doyle - Sherlock Holmes's Great Cases Stanley Ellin - The Speciality of the House Kenneth Fearing - The Big Clock Joe Gores - Hammett Joe Gores - Interface Dashiell Hammett - The Dain Curse Dashiell Hammett - The Glass Key Dashiell Hammett - The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett - Red Harvest Tony Hillerman - Dance Hall of the Dead Geoffrey Household - Rogue Male John D MacDonald - The Deep Blue Goodbye Ross MacDonald - Black Money Ed McBain - Ice Margaret Millar - Beast In View Edgar Allan Poe - The Murders In The Rue Morgue Anthony Price - The Labyrinth Makers Anthony Price - The Old Vengeful Anthony Price - Other Paths to Glory Maj Sjowall - The Laughing Policeman Ross Thomas - Briarpatch Jim Thompson - After Dark, My Sweet Jim Thompson - The Getaway Jim Thompson - The Grifters Jim Thompson - A Hell Of A Woman Jim Thompson - The Killer Inside Me Jim Thompson - Nothing More Than Murder Jim Thompson - Pop. 1280 Jim Thompson - Savage Night Jim Thompson - A Swell-Looking Babe Joseph Wambaugh - The Choirboys Cornell Woolrich - Nightwebs

Al Guthrie

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