Product Description Review "Lucid vivid and delightfully readable Forsyth is a master word-spinner and a master of meticulous detail."- The Los Angeles Times "Each of the stories in this volume is Forsyth in top form. The writing exceeds expectations the stories are never less than compelling and the suspense in each of them is nonstop. -Otto Penzler a Penzler Pick for September 2001 "A smooth and satisfying read for anyone who likes his or her thrills in small packages." - Providence Journal From the Inside Flap Praise for The Veteran : "The five stories in this book...deserve to be classics themselves. Combining sharp detail fully realized characters and clever last minute twists these small gems are polished to perfection....Forsyth has always been a masterful plotter with a special affection for using elements that appear to come from out of left field but somehow work just perfectly. Fans of his novels will be utterly thrilled by this collection. Readers unfamiliar with his writings couldn't find a better introduction. Revenge mystery murder deception--all the main themes of Forsyth's best novels are represented here in stories that showcase the author's ability to capture character and generate suspense in remarkably few words."- Booklist (starred review) "A good read. What is surprising is the thematic and geographical range of these pieces all narrated in a solid realist style with sharply observed detail and engrossing sometimes surprising plots. Always suspenseful the stories take us into disparate worlds."-- Library Journal Praise for No Comebacks: "With quick sure images Mr. Forsyth creates indelible impressions of characters...A diverting collection of short suspense fiction that should both surprise and delight." -T he New York Times "Tense explosive and vivid...proves that Frederick Forsyth is truly the world's reigning master of suspense. A warming bedside companion."- Los Angeles Times "The stories vibrate with drama and the shock of the unexpected...chillingly effective." - Publishers Weekly See all Product Description
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