In 1385 London, poet John Gower is asked by Geoffrey Chaucer to find an ancient manuscript that prophesies the end of England's kings, which draws him into a labyrinthine conspiracy that reaches from the king's court to London's slums and stews—and potentially implicates his own son.
When the Marquise de Langruen is found hacked to death, Princess Sophia is robbed, and Lord Beltham is found dead, stuffed in a trunk, only the brilliant Inspector Juve, himself a master of disguise and deceit, can bring the evil genius Fantômas to justice. Reprint.
A wide-ranging portrait of the legendary leader of the Untouchables traces his years after his famous confrontation with Al Capone, documenting his efforts to end corruption in Cleveland and his achievements throughout the Torso Murderer case.
When two opposing sides - environmentalist Shaye and big city cop Tanner - are forced to work together to investigate a suspicious death on the track of land Shaye wants to preserve, passion explodes between them as a killer closes in.
Unable to prevent the assassination of a CIA station chief by Iranian hostiles who are allegedly plotting a nuclear attack on the United States, John Wells goes undercover to discern the truth on an assignment that takes him from Guatemala and Thailand to Hong Kong and Istanbul.
After their mother dies unexpectedly, twelve-year-old Easter and her six-year-old sister Ruby are kidnapped by their errant father Wade, an ex-minor league baseball player whom they haven't seen in years. Their court appointed guardian races against time to find them before a vengeful killer does.
When the body of a young woman is found on the grounds of a Louisiana plantation named Belle Vie, manager Caren Gray launches her own investigation into the estate's history. A century-spanning story of two murders unfolds as Gray delves deeper into a mystery involving the plantation's slave quarters — and her own past. In this historical thriller, novelist Attica Locke examines the troubled racial past of a United States that, according to her, remains in its "adolescent phase."
High school senior Amanda Jackson, fascinated by the dark side of human nature, must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco through Ripper, the online mystery game she plays with her beloved grandfather and friends around the world. Translated by Ollie Brock and Frank Wynne.
When his daughter goes missing in the wilds of the Adirondacks, Zeno Mayfield, along with the community of Carthage, frantically searches for her, but instead finds the unlikeliest of suspects—a decorated Iraq War veteran with close ties to the Mayfield family.
More than 30 years ago, Jeffrey MacDonald was convicted of murdering his family, despite his claim that his loved ones were slaughtered by four hippies. In A Wilderness Of Errors, writer, filmmaker and former private detective Errol Morris suggests that the infamous Army doctor might not be guilty after all.
George Stroud is a hard-drinking, tough-talking, none-too-scrupulous writer for a New York media conglomerate who has a fling with Pauline, the beautiful girlfriend of his boss. Two days later, Pauline is found murdered in her apartment. Stroud knows who did it — but then the murderer asks him to investigate the crime, and Stroud finds himself the prime suspect.