Amsterdam is ranked as Europe’s eighth most popular tourist destination.
Includes brand-new stories by: Michael Berg, Anneloes Timmerije, Murat Isik, René Appel, Josh Pachter, Simon De Waal, Hanna Bervoets, Karin Amatmoekrim, Christine Otten, Mensje van Keulen, Max van Olden, Theo Capel, Loes Den Hollander, Herman Koch, Abdelkader Benali, and Walter Van Den Berg.
The following contributors are based domestically: Maria de Bruyn (Chapel Hill, NC).
We have licensed the Dutch language rights to Ambo/Anthos in the Netherlands.
Coeditor René Appel is considered the godfather of the Dutch psychological suspense novel, and his writing has won the prestigious Gouden Strop prize for Best Dutch Crime Novel (the Dutch equivalent to the Edgar Allen Poe Award).
Appel is a best-selling novelist in the Netherlands.
Coeditor Josh Pachter splits his time between the US (Herndon, VA) and the Netherlands and has published over seventy short crime stories in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, and other magazines and anthologies.
Pachter is the assistant dean for Communication Studies and Theater at Northern Virigina Community College.
Several of the contributors are very well-known Dutch crime writers who have won several prestigious awards in the Netherlands.
We are also making this title available in a simultaneous POD/NONRETURNABLE hardcover edition.