Documents the story of a retired FBI agent who helped to obtain a confession that he had committed nearly fifty murders out of Robert C. Browne, in an account that traces the harrowing cat-and-mouse process during which the author and serial killer forged a psychologically disturbing relationship. 50,000 first printing.
Discusses the three years the author spent as an undercover agent infiltrating the New Jersey Mob, the trouble he had adjusting to "real life" after closing the case and testifying before Congress, and his second career as a referee for the NBA.
Traces the story of the double agent who headed Russia's post-Cold War spy program in America, documenting his role in directing spy operations in New York City, recruiting and planting agents, manipulating intelligence, and influencing national policy before his astonishing defection. 80,000 first printing.
Featuring introductions by noted authors Harlan Coben, Harlan Ellison, and Laura Lippman, a comprehensive anthology of fiction, originally published in pulp magazines from the 1920s to the 1940s, encompasses classic works by Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Cornell Woolrich, Erle Stanley Gardener, Carroll John Daly, and Fredrick Nebel, among others. Original. 25,000 first printing.
In this magical novel written and illustrated by Brian Selznick, 12-year-old Hugo is an orphan, clock-keeper and petty thief living within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931. Before he died, his father left him a broken automaton, and Hugo labors to uncover the secret hidden inside the machine.
The True Story of the Man Who Sold the World's Most Dangerous Secrets...and How We Could Have Stopped Him
An account of how one man facilitated the spread of nuclear weapons technology to Pakistan, Iran, North Korea, and Libya, and how the United States government knowingly allowed him to smuggle and deal the most dangerous secrets in the world.
More than 50 years after Lawrence Pritchard Waterhouse and Sergeant Bobby Shaftoe are assigned to Detachment 2702, a secret cryptographic mission, their grandchildren — Randy and Amy — join forces to create a "data haven" in the South Pacific, only to uncover a massive conspiracy with roots in Detachment 2702.
When the bodies of two women, raped and strangled, turn up on the first anniversary of the Japanese surrender in American-occupied Tokyo, Detective Minami of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, haunted by the atrocities of war, searches for the killer.
Fearing his friend, Christmas Black, has met his demise when the ex-Marine's daughter is left on his doorstep, reluctant L.A. detective Easy Rawlins finds the challenges of caring for a child further complicated by his ladylove's imminent marriage and another friend's murder accusation. 125,000 first printing.
Traces the unlikely friendship of Amir, a wealthy Afghanistani youth, and a servant's son, in a tale that spans the final days of the nation's monarchy through the atrocities of the present day. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.
A Vietnam veteran-turned-police detective, Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch discovers the body of a former comrade-in-arms during an investigation and, with the help of an attractive FBI agent, hunts for the murderers along a trail leading back to Saigon. Reprint.
Representing the system's most unsavory characters in his work as a criminal defense lawyer, jaded attorney Mickey Haller takes on his first high-paying and possibly innocent client in years, but finds the case complicated by sinister events that suggest the workings of a particularly evil perpetrator. Reprint.
When an African American lawyer, infamous for his lawsuits alleging racism by LAPD police officers, is murdered on the eve of a sensational trial, Harry Bosch, facing a suspect list that includes half the department, is assigned the case. Reprint.
L.A.P.D. detective Harry Bosch investigates the slaying of a narcotics officer, one in a series stretching from Hollywood's drug trade to dirt alleys south of the border, a crime reported to be linked to a new drug called "Black Ice." By the author of The Black Echo. Reprint.