Having entered a convent at a young age, Sister Evangeline discovers a letter from famous philanthropist Abigail Rockefeller that reveals an ancient conflict between an angel society Evangeline is destined to join and the human descendants of the Nephilim. By the author of Falling Through the Earth. Reprint. A best-selling novel. 250,000 first printing.
Flavia de Luce applies her skills in the chemistry lab to solving the murder of a master puppeteer, a case that is further complicated by her tormenting sisters.
Chronicles the lives of three colorful counterfeiters whose schemes reflected the culture of early America, describing their backgrounds and how they exploited period politics, economics, and law enforcement to promote their operations.
When City Hall fixer Alfonse Rinaldo asks Leonid McGill to investigate the disappearance of a girl who left murder in her wake, Leonid has no choice but to say yes, despite his reservations over Alfonse's motives. By the best-selling author of The Long Fall. Reprint.
Relates the story of James Earl Ray's pursuit of Martin Luther King, Jr., across the country until finally killing the civil rights leader in Memphis and describes the ensuing international manhunt for Ray against the backdrop of the nationwide riots that followed the assassination.
Presents a history of the world's most pilfered masterpiece—Jan van Eyck's "Ghent Alterpiece," treasured for its central panel, "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb"—which has been looted in three wars, burned, forged, smuggled, hunted by the Nazis, and stolen thirteen times.
Eleven-year-old Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is propelled into a mystery when a man is murdered on the grounds of her family's decaying English mansion and Flavia's father becomes the main suspect.
Unexpectedly promoted to detective when his predecessor goes missing and a supervisor is killed, agency clerk Charles Unwin struggles with inexperience and nerves during a case in which he encounters bizarre clues and is framed for murder.
Struggling as a freelance translator in southern France, heartbroken Georg Polger hopes for an improvement in his circumstances when he inherits a potentially dangerous project translating military construction plans, a job that is complicated by the suspicious actions of a beautiful woman and Georg's discovery that he is being followed. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Forced to infiltrate 1932 Germany's seedy underworld in order to gather clues about a bizarre string of murders, Detective Willi Kraus makes precarious alliances upon the establishment of the Third Reich before he is confronted by top-level Nazi leaders.
Severing his ties with the Office to care for his traumatized wife after a violent showdown with Ivan Kharkov, Gabriel is reluctantly drawn into a case involving a murdered art restorer and discovers unsettling links between the killers and a recently discovered Rembrandt. 150,000 first printing.
Planning to run away with his girlfriend to London in the hopes of escaping poverty, Frank concludes he has been dumped when Rosie fails to join him and is astonished when Rosie's suitcase and evidence of foul play are discovered more than 20 years later.
The latest test subject in a covert government experiment, abandoned six-year-old Amy is rescued by an FBI agent who hides them in the Oregon hills, from which Amy emerges a century later to save the human race from a terrifying virus.
Literary researcher and Sherlock Holmes enthusiast Harold White is shocked when a scholar who recently discovered Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's missing diary is found murdered, while in 1890s London, Conan Doyle hunts a serial killer to prove his superiority to his famous character. A first novel.