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In The Shadow Of The Master (2009)

Classic tales by Edgar Allan Poe.  A collection of stories by thriller master Edgar Allan Poe with essays by beloved and bestselling writers, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Poe’s birth. Authors involved include Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver, Nelson DeMille, Tess Gerritsen, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Lisa Scottoline, Laura Lippman, and twelve others. This anthology was edited by Michael Connelly.

Jeffery Deaver’s essay is called “Poe in G Minor,” and it’s about setting Poe’s works to music.


“compulsively readable collection”


“from the deeply personal to the respectfully analytical, and from the lightly humorous to the deadly earnest.”

—Publishers Weekly

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