Zigzag: A Nameless Detective Collection

Version: Unabridged
Author: Bill Pronzini
Narrator: Nick Sullivan
Genres: Detective Stories
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: May 2016
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 6 hours, 32 minutes
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Overview

Two novellas and two short stories featuring Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Bill Pronzini's iconic Nameless Detective "Zigzag" is an original novella, in which a safe and simple accident investigation becomes the unraveling of a twisted murder scheme."Grapplin'," which first appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, deals with the kind of missing person case that can end in only one of two ways, closure or heartbreak.In the second short, "Nightscape," listeners discover how, indeed, one thing just leads to another. (This story was first published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine as "The Winning Ticket.")The final work, "Revenant," is another original novella and entangles Nameless in a weird crime with fearful occult overtones.
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Author Details

Author Details

Pronzini, Bill

Bill Pronzini's novel, "Snowbound", received the Grand Prix de la Litterature Policiere as the best crime novel published in France in 1988. "A Wasteland of Strangers" was nominated for best crime novel of 1997 by both the Mystery Writers of America and the International Crime Writers Association; in addition to six Edgar Award nominations, Pronzini has received three Shamus Awards, two for best novel, and the Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in northern California with his wife, the crime novelist Marcia Muller.