More Mean Streets USA: A Collection of Short Crime Fiction

Robert Egan returns as director along with Karl Lundeberg, who created the music for the original series. The series is narrated by veteran voice-over artist, Daniel Riordan. Jacqueline des Lauriers is executive producer; Bob Carlson, Mario Diaz and Ray Guarna recorded the stories, which were edited and mixed by Carlson.
Recorded and produced at KCRW, the 8-hour series features detective stories by contemporary and classic mystery writers including Margaret Millar, Walter Mosley, Ed McBain, Robert B. Parker and Barbara Seranella among the 14 authors. Readers include actors Stacy Keach, Alfre Woodard, Dakin Matthews, Judith Light, Tony Plana, Carl Lumbly, Neil Patrick Harris and other names familiar from stage and screen.

Thursday, Nov. 23

1 to 2 pm            Douggie Doughnuts by Don Winslow, read by Neil Patrick Harris
                           Parlor Trick by Paul Cain, read by Andrew J. Robinson
2 to 3 pm            The Couple Next Door by Margaret Millar, read by Stacy Keach
                           Old Indian Trick by Craig Johnson, read by Kevin Tighe 
3 to 4 pm            Karma by Walter Mosley, read by Carl Lumbly                              
4 to 5 pm            Greektown By Loren D. Estleman, read by Tony Plana
                                    The Forest of Strangers by Peter Blauner, read by Barry Shabaka Henley


Friday, Nov. 24

1 to 2 pm            Sadie When She Died by Ed McBain, read by Dakin Matthews
2 to 4 pm            Misdirection by Barbara Seranella, read by Judith Light                                                                            Find Miriam by Stuart M. Kaminsky,  read by Kristoffer Tabor
                                     Harlem Nocturne by Robert B. Parker, read by John Michael Higgins

4 to 5 pm              Benny’s Space by Marcia Muller, read by Alfre Woodard                    
                           The Greatest Trick of All by Lee Child, read by Michael Gross