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.
Details the brutal murder of British college student Meredith Kercher, who was stabbed to death while studying abroad in Perugia, Italy, and discusses the role of her housemate, American honor student Amanda Knox, in the crime.
Oslo is sweltering in the summer heat when a young woman is murdered in her flat. One finger has been cut off and a tiny red diamond in the shape of a pentagram—a five-pointed star—is found under her eyelid. Detective Harry Hole is assigned the case with Tom Waaler, a colleague he neither likes nor trusts. He believes Tom is behind a gang of arms smugglers—and the murder of his partner. But Harry, an off-the-rails alcoholic, is barely holding on to his job and has little choice but to play nice. Five days later, another woman is reported missing. When her severed finger is found adorned with a star-shaped red diamond ring, Harry fears a serial killer is on the loose. Determined to find the killer and expose the crooked Tom Waaler, Harry discovers the two investigations melding in unexpected ways. But pursuing the truth comes at a price, and soon Harry finds himself on the run and forced to make difficult decisions about a future he may not live to see. Translated by Don Bartlett.
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.
Two reporters responsible for a sex-trafficking expose are murdered, and the fingerprints on the murder weapon belong to Lisbeth Salander, prompting the magazine's publisher, Mikael Blomkvist, to launch his own investigation to vindicate Salander. Translated by Reg Keeland.
While recovering in the hospital, Lisbeth Salander enlists the aid of journalist Mikael Blomkvist to prove her innocent of three murders and identify the corrupt politicians who have allowed her to suffer. Translated by Reg Keeland.
Forty years after the disappearance of Harriet Vanger from the secluded island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger family, her octogenarian uncle, convinced that she was murdered by someone from her own deeply dysfunctional clan, hires journalist Mikael Blomkvist, assisted by the unconventional young hacker Lisbeth Salander, to investigate. Translated by Reg Keeland.
Jeffery Deaver helms a collaborative effort by 21 thriller writers—including Lee Child, Lisa Scottoline and Joseph Finder—that includes two novellas—The Chopin Manuscript, in which Harold Middleton discovers that a score by Chopin holds a deadly secret, and its sequel The Copper Bracelet, which finds Harold drawn into a plot that could lead to a nuclear war.
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.
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.
Summoned to Langley in the aftermath of two murders, CIA agent John Wells learns that the victims were part of a secret interrogation team that used brutal methods to break tough jihadis, a case with ties to unexpected places.
The author tells the riveting story of how he and the investigative team he recruited tried desperately for 10 years to warn the government, the industry and the press that the most successful hedge fund in the industry was a complete fraud and that Bernie Madoff was a crook.