As a famous actress and director descend on the town of 1950s Bakersfield, California, to work on a suspense film at a roadside motel, the townspeople are unaware that local lovers Teresa and Dan's ill-fated affair is about to give any Hollywood film a run for its money.
Internal-affairs detective Malcolm Fox finds an investigation into fellow cop Jamie Breck becoming even more dangerous when a murder takes place far too close to home. By the author of the Inspector Rebus mysteries. 60,000 first printing.
A dark tale inspired by a true case encountered by the author as a police beat reporter follows the experiences of a young victim of domestic violence whose memory is further compromised by community perceptions. A first novel. 75,000 first printing.
The son of notorious mobster Frank Calabrese describes the violent world he endured before making the life-threatening decision to work with the FBI to shut down the family syndicate, recounting the months he worked as an undercover insider to collect evidence for dozens of murders.
After his childhood sweetheart is brutally killed and suspicion falls on him, Ig Perrish goes on a drinking binge and wakes up with horns on his head, hate in his heart, and an incredible new power which he uses in the name of vengeance.
In the aftermath of a massacre in a Swedish village, Judge Birgitta Roslin, a granddaughter of two of the victims, discovers the diary of a gang leader that reveals the case's connections to the abuse of Chinese slave workers.
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.