Broke and down-on-his luck, recently divorced psychiatrist Bob Wells is assigned to assist a paranoid patient, Emile Bardan, who is convinced that someone is out to steal his most prized possession, a priceless mask, but when Bob decides to steal the mask for himself, he is plunged into a dark world from which there may be no escape. 25,000 first printing.
A vivid portrait of the Edwardian era recounts two parallel stories—the case of Dr. Hawley Crippen, who murdered his wife and fled the country with his mistress to build a new life in America, and Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of wireless communication—as the new technology is used to capture a killer. 300,000 first printing.
When Inspector Chen is made an offer by a triad-connected businessman, he takes a vacation, leaving his partner to investigate a novelist's death, only to apprehend the culprit after Chen returns, who then discovers how the triad has played him. 20,000 first printing.
Asked to take the lead in a corruption investigation in which the principal figure and his family have already fled to the U.S., Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is charged to uncover the culprit's partners-in-crime and their organization.
Three mismatched people—John Anselm, a struggling intelligence dealer; former mercenary Con Niemand; and exposé journalist Caroline Wishart—are forced into an unlikely alliance when they stumble upon a powerful secret that could topple governments and destroy lives. Reprint.
An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors — soldiers, politicians, civilians and others — who describe in their own words the epic human battle for survival.
An FBI hostage negotiator remembers his contributions to significant cases, from the Hostage Negotiation Program to the trials of Timothy McVeigh and Ted Kaczynski, in a personal account during which he also describes his struggle to balance the demands of his job with his family life and faith.
Selected by the author as examples of his best early works, a collection of short mystery tales, originally written under his legal name or pseudonyms, pairs each story with introductions that offer insight into his literary development.
Presents the story of the slaying of a drug kingpin, his wife, and their grandson by Darrell Mease, an aspiring drug dealer who was sentenced to death for the crime, but who was saved from death row by the intervention of the pope.
The author describes growing up in a family that was part of the Mafia, discussing her relationship with John Gotti and other members of the underworld and her eventual escape to build a new life far from the world of organized crime.