Hired killers. Vigilantes. Executioners. Paid killers or assassins working from a moral or political motivation. You'll find them all in this thrilling anthology. But these are not ordinary killers, not your run-of-the-mill hitmen. The emphasis is on the "uncommon" here—unusual characters, unusual situations, and especially unusual means of killing.
Here are 23 tales by some of the best suspense/thriller writers today. The stories range from historical fiction to science fiction to political thriller—there's even an alternate history story in the mix. Enjoy!