Otto Penzler’s spy story anthology Agents of Treachery is due out June 1st and was pre-greeted by a starred pre-publication review by the industry’s top trade journal Publishers Weekly.
“Astonishingly, as mystery maestro Penzler points out in his cogent introduction, “there has never been, until now, a collection of original stories devoted” to spy fiction. Penzler has assembled 14 of the biggest names in the thriller genre… who all rise to the challenge of writing a short story set in the complex world of international espionage.”
You can read the whole thing here – though it somehow neglects to mention my entry in the collection, Sleeping With My Assassin. This puts me in the awkward position of either 1) pointing out myself that it’s a really, really great story or 2) keeping a modest silence.
Oh, all right, I’ll keep the silence. Hey, I am all about class.