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Collected Millar: The Dawn of Domestic Suspense: Fire Will Freeze; Experiment In Springtime; The Cannibal Heart; Do Evil In Return; Rose's Last Summer by Margaret Millar

Collected Millar: The Dawn of Domestic Suspense: Fire Will Freeze; Experiment In Springtime; The Cannibal Heart; Do Evil In Return; Rose’s Last Summer

Collected Millar: The Dawn of Domestic Suspense: Fire Will Freeze; Experiment In Springtime; The Cannibal Heart; Do Evil In Return; Rose's Last Summer by Margaret Millar
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May 30, 2017

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PRAISE FOR MARGARET MILLAR

Mystery Writers of America Grand Master
Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel
Los Angeles Times Woman of the Year

“One of the most original and vital voices in all of American crime fiction.”
—Laura Lippman
 
“I long ago changed my writing name to Ross Macdonald for obvious reasons.”
—Kenneth Millar (Ross Macdonald), in a letter to the Toronto Saturday Night newspaper
 
“Very Original.”
—Agatha Christie

“Stunningly original.”
—Val McDermid

“She has few peers, and no superior in the art of bamboozlement.” 
—Julian Symons

“Written with such complete realization of every character that the most bitter antagonist of mystery fiction may be forced to acknowledge it as a work of art.”
—Anthony Boucher reviewing Beast in View for the New York Times

“More so than Patricia Highsmith, Millar was the most accomplished pioneer of the psychological thriller… She was meticulously attentive to class, race and sexual manners.”
—Declan Hughes, The Irish Times

“Ferocious.”
—NPR’s Fresh Air

“Razor sharp.”
—Adam Woog, The Seattle Times

“A writer whose own work is every bit as psychologically bruising and critically acclaimed as that of her husband [Ross Macdonald], if not as well known. But [Syndicate Books] hopes to rectify that with Collected Millar.”
—Mystery Scene Magazine

“Margaret Millar can build up the sensation of fear so strongly that at the end it literally hits you like a battering ram.”
—BBC 

“Wonderfully ingenious.”
—The New Yorker

“Brilliantly superlative… One of the most impressive additions to mystery literature—and the word “literature” is used in its fullest sense.”
—San Francisco Chronicle

“In the whole of crime fiction’s distinguished sisterhood, there is no one quite like Margaret Millar.”
—The Guardian

“A superb writer.”
—H.R.F. Keating   

“She writes minor classics.”
—Washington Post   

“Mrs. Millar doesn’t attract fans she creates addicts.” 
—Dilys Winn, namesake of the Dilys Award

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