English Anthologies

Last updated XXIV JULIUS 2013.

Adventure, volume 1
(New York: MonkeyBrain Books, 2005, paperback), Chris Roberson, editor, contains
"Four Hundred Slaves" by Michael Kurland

All But Impossible!
(New York: Ticknor and Fields, 1981, hardcover. Edward D. Hoch, editor) contains
"The Problem of the Emperor's Mushrooms" by James Yaffe
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Chronicles of Crime
(London: Headline, 1999, paperback. Maxim Jakubowski, editor) contains
"A Lock of Hair for Proserpine" by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer [ORDER] [AMAZON UK]

Classical Whodunnits
(London: Robinson Publishing, 1996, paperback; New York: Carroll & Graf, 1997, paperback. Mike Ashley, editor) contains
"Mosaic" by Rosemary Aitken,
"In This Sign, Conquer" by Simon Clark,
"Murderer, Farewell" by Ron Burns,
"Investigating the Silvius Boys" by Lindsey Davis,
"A Pomegranate for Pluto" by Claire Griffen,
"The Brother in the Tree" by Keith Heller,
"The Things That Are Caesar's" by Edward D. Hoch,
"The Ass's Head" by Phyllis Ann Karr,
"The Nest of Evil" by Wallace Nichols,
"A Green Boy" by Anthony Price,
"Beauty More Stealthy," by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer,
"The Statuette of Rhodes," by John Maddox Roberts,
"White Fawn, The" by Steven Saylor,
"Last Things" by Darrell Schweitzer,
"The Gardens of Tantalus" by Brian Stableford,
"The Favour of a Tyrant" by Keith Taylor
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Crème de la Crime
(New York: Carroll & Graf, 2000, paperback, Janet Hutchings, editor) contains
"Poppy and the Poisoned Cake" by Steven Saylor [ORDER]

Crime Through Time
(New York: Berkley, 1997, paperback. Miriam Grace Monfredo & Sharan Newman, editors) contains
"Archimedes' Tomb" by Steven Saylor [ORDER]

Crime Through Time II
(New York: Prime Crime, 1998, paperback. Miriam Grace Monfredo & Sharan Newman, editors) contains
"The Etruscan House" by John Maddox Roberts (also includes stories from the following settings: Neanderthal, Norman England, Genghis Khan, Spanish Inquisition, late-Renaissance Istanbul, Tokugawa Japan, Age of Science, 19th-century New York, Austen, Britain 1858, 19th-century Chinese in California, Kansas prairie of the 1890's, Edwardian England, fin-de-siècle Paris, Titanic and World War 2 London) [ORDER]

Crime Through Time III
(New York: Prime Crime, 2000, paperback. Sharan Newman, editor) contains
"The Consul's Wife" by Steven Saylor,
"Merchants of Discord" by Laura Frankos,
"Farmer's Law" by Harry Turtledove
(also includes stories from the following settings: tenth century Rome, medieval England, Elizabethan England, 18th century Cherokee village, 18th century London, 18th century Scotland, 19th century British utopian community, 19th century London, 19th century New England, 19th century India, Teddy Roosevelt's White House, early Colorado railroads and American Civil War)
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Death Comes Easy
(London: Millivres-Prowler, 2003, paperback; New York: Millivres, forthcoming December 2003, paperback; Peter Burton, editor) contains
"Death by Eros" by Steven Saylor

Down These Strange Streets
(UK: Ace, 2011, hardcover; US: Ace Hardcover, 2011, hardcover; George R.R. Martin, editor) contains
"Beware the Snake" by John Maddox Roberts
"Styx and Stones" by Steven Saylor

A Gladiator Dies Only Once: The Further Investigations of Gordianus the Finder
(New York: St. Martin's Press, 2005, hardcover) contains
"Archimedes's Tomb", "The Cherries of Lucullus", "The Consul's Wife", "Death by Eros", "A Gladiator Dies Only Once", "Something Fishy in Pompeii" "The White Fawn". all by Steven Saylor
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House of the Vestals, The: The Investigations of Gordianus the Finder
(New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997, hardcover; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998, paperback; London: Robinson, 1999, paperback) contains
"The Alexandrian Cat", "The Disappearance of the Saturnalia Silver", "The House of the Vestals", "King Bee and Honey", "The Lemures", "Little Caesar and the Pirates", "The Treasure House", "A Will is a Way", all by Steven Saylor
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London Mystery Anthology
(London: Norman Kark Publications, 1978) contains
"The Case of the Garden God" by Wallace Nichols

The Mammoth Book of Ancient Roman Whodunnits aka The Mammoth Book of Roman Whodunnits
(London: Constable & Robinson, 2093, paperback; New York: Carroll & Graf, 1995, paperback. Mike Ashley, editor) contains
"A Gladiator Dies Only Once" by Steven Saylor
"The Finger of Aphrodite" by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer
"The Cleopatra Game" by Jane Finnis
as well as stories by John Maddox Roberts, Tom Holt, Marilyn Todd, Peter Tremayne Caroline Lawrence, Michael Jecks, Philip Boast, and Michael Kurland.
[AMAZON UK]

The Mammoth Book of Historical Crime Fiction
(UK: Constable & Robinson, forthcoming August 2011, paperback, USA: Running Press, forthcoming August 2011, paperback, Mike Ashley, editor) contains
"Something to Do with Diana" by Steven Saylor.
Also includes:
"Archimedes and the Scientific Method" by Tom Holt,
"Eyes of the Icon" by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer

Mammoth Book of Historical Detectives, The
(London: Robinson Publishing, 1993, paperback; New York: Carroll & Graf, 1995, paperback. Mike Ashley, editor) contains
"The Case of the Murdered Senator" by Wallace Nichols,
"A Mithraic Mystery" by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer,
"The King of Sacrifices" by John Maddox Roberts,
"Death Wears a Mask" by Steven Saylor,
"The Three Travelers" by R.L. Stevens
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Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits, The aka Historical Whodunits
(London: Robinson Publishing, 1993, paperback; New York: Carroll & Graf, 1993, paperback; New York: Barnes & Noble, hardcover, 1997 as Historical Whodunits. Mike Ashley, editor) contains
"The Case of the Empress's Jewels" and "The Treasury Thefts" by Wallace Nichols,
"A Byzantine Mystery" by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer,
"Mightier Than the Sword" by John Maddox Roberts
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Mammoth Book of Historical Whodunnits, The: A New Collection
(London: Robinson Publishing, 2001, paperback; New York: Carroll and Graf, 2001, paperback, as The Mammoth Book of More Historical Whodunnits. Mike Ashley, editor) contains
"Poppy and the Poisoned Cake" by Steven Saylor,
"Blind Justice" by Michael Kurland,
"A Payment to the Gods" by Rosemary Rowe,
"The Last Legion" by Richard Butler,
"And All That He Calls Family" by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer,
and stories by Edward D. Hoch (about Columbus' voyage), Margaret Frazer (set in medieval London), Marilyn Todd (on witch burnings in Britain) plus stories set in early medieval Ireland, the world of Macbeth, the Welsh marches in the reign of Henry I, 12th century Wales, the later Crusades, the reign of King Edward I, the reign of King Edward II, the medieval West Country, the times of Sir John Mandeville, Chaucer's tales, the Peasants Revolt of 1381, Venice of the Borgias and Elizabethan England (two of them).
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Murder for Halloween
(New York: Mysterious Press, 1994. Michele Slung & Roland Hartman, editors);
"The Lemures" by Steven Saylor [ORDER]

Mystery / An Anthology of the Mysterious in Fact and Fiction
(London: Hulton Press, 1952. Michael Hall, editor. Reprinted in Great Britain by Ferndale Book Company, Ltd., Ferndale, Glamorgan) contains
"The Case of the Garden God" by Wallace Nichols

Mystery Cats III: More Feline Felonies
(New York: Signet, 1995. Cynthia Manson, editor) contains
"The Alexandrian Cat" by Steven Saylor [ORDER]

No Alibi
(Manchester: Ringpull, 1995. Maxim Jakubowski, editor) contains
"Investigating the Silvius Boys" by Lindsey Davis [ORDER]

Once Upon a Crime: Historical Mysteries from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
(New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994. Janet Hutchings, editor) contains
"The Lemures" by Steven Saylor [ORDER]

Once Upon a Crime II: Historical Mysteries from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
(New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. Janet Hutchings, editor) contains
"King Bee and Honey" by Steven Saylor [ORDER]

Past Poisons: Brother Cadfael's Legacy,
(London: Headline, 1998, paperback; London: Headline, 1999 (under sub-title An Ellis Peters Memorial Anthology of Historical Crime), paperback; Maxim Jakubwski, editor) contains
"Death by Eros" by Steven Saylor
"An Academic Question" by John Maddox Roberts
"Girl Talk" by Marilyn Todd

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Rome to Alexandria
(CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012, paperback; Kindle)
contains various Marcellus stories set in the period before the first novel, by Robert Colton [not yet rated]

Shakespearean Detectives
(London: Robinson Publishing, 1998, paperback; New York: Carroll & Graf, 1998, paperback. Mike Ashley, editor) contains
"The Fire That Burneth Here" by Anne Gay,
"Three Meetings and a Funeral" by Lois Gresh and Robert Weinberg,
"A Good Report of the Worm" by Tom Holt,
"That Same Pit" by Margaret Frazer
[AMAZON UK]

Shakespearean Whodunnits
(London: Robinson Publishing, 1997, paperback; New York: Carroll & Graf, 1997, paperback. Mike Ashley, editor) contains
"Imogen" by Paul Barnett,
"Mother of Rome" by Molly Brown,
"Cinna the Poet" by Tom Holt
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Sword and Sorceress X: An Anthology of Heroic Fantasy
(New York: DAW, 1993. Marion Zimmer Bradley, editor) contains
"The Gift of Minerva" by Dorothy J. Heydt [ORDER]

Theme is Murder, The: An Anthology of Mysteries
(London, New York, Toronto: Abelard-Schuman, Ltd., 1967) contains
"De Crimine" by Miriam Allen Davis

Vijf Historische Speurders
(Amsterdam: De Boekerij, 1996);
"Death Wears a Mask" as "De gemaskerde dood" by Steven Saylor

Winter's Crimes 5
(London: 1973) contains
"A Green Boy" by Anthony Price

Winter's Crimes 11
(London: 1979; New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. George Hardinge, editor) contains
"The Boudicca Killing" by Anthony Price

Year's Best Mystery and Suspense Stories 1993, The
(New York: Walker & Co., 1993. Edward D. Hoch, editor) contains
"A Will is a Way" by Steven Saylor [ORDER]


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