Transfered to counter-espionage operations, MI5 agent Liz Carlyle learns of a Russian government plot against Nikita Brunovsky, a Russian oligarch living in Britain and a vocal opponent of Putin, and is given the task of stopping the assassination.
Addicted to pain killers and still bound to Gretchen Lowell, the beautiful serial killer who had abducted and tortured him before turning herself in, even after she is incarcerated for her crimes, Portland detective Archie Sheridan is caught in another deadly duel with a vicious murderer targeting teenage girls, ambitious reporter Susan Ward, and Gretchen herself. Reprint.
Resigning from a Manhattan law firm to work solo in Buffalo, attorney Michael Seeley reluctantly takes on a case at the request of his estranged physician brother, Leonard, involving a patent infringement on an AIDS vaccine, replacing the former lead lawyer, an apparent suicide, only to discover that the vast financial stakes in the case may have led to murder. By the author of Errors and Omissions. 20,000 first printing.
Finding local pressures rising when a crime wave peaks with the murder of a prominent restauranteur, New Orleans homicide detective Skip Langdon begins a detailed search for the killer, as well as for the victim's missing heirs
Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree undertakes a new investigation into the murder of antiquarian book expert Horace Robotham during a random mugging, after his death is linked to an enigmatic old volume discovered in the cellar of her 1823 fixer-upper.
Veteran CIA operative Ben Porterfield is ordered to recover some top-secret papers revealing covert CIA operations in Latin America from the terrorist organization that seized them inadvertently while stealing a million dollars worth of cocaine. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Sonchai Jitplecheep, the son of a GI and a Thai bar girl and an honest Bangkok cop, investigates the murder of a charismatic African-American Marine sergeant, killed by a python and a swarm of cobras in a locked car, and the subsequent death of his partner, making his way through a world of illicit drugs, prostitution, and corruption to find a vicious killer. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
Draws on previously hidden historical sources and survivor interviews to profile mob-infiltrated Havana in the 1950s, in an account that traces the relationships between President Batista and such mafia leaders as Meyer Lansky and Lucky Luciano.
Reluctantly bringing her daughter to her men's club office when her babysitter falls ill, stripper April endeavors to keep her child safe while servicing a wealthy foreign client, while a drunken regular angrily retaliates for being thrown out of the club. By the author of House of Sand and Fog.
Relocating to Charleston after a particularly grueling case, Dr. Kay Scarpetta opens a private forensic pathology practice but is quickly targeted by local politics and a covert saboteur before a series of violent deaths bring her skills into high view. Simultaneous.
Private detective Jackson Brodie finds his own need for resolution sparked by three investigations including those of two sisters who discover a shocking clue to the disappearance of their third sister thirty years earlier, a lawyer whose life is turned upside-down when his daughter joins the firm, and a woman whose past mistakes and demanding family life culminate in a violent escape. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
A study of the globalization of international organized crime explains how both global crime and terrorism are fueled by Western affluence and how demands for illegal wares and services have led to the spread of organized crime.
With his personal life in turmoil, irascible Dublin pathologist Quirke gets in over his head once again when an old acquaintance asks him to investigate the apparent suicide of his young wife, Deirdre Hunt, and Quirke uncovers some dangerous secrets that had been better off hidden and that pose a grave danger to his loved ones. By the author of Christine Falls. 100,000 first printing.
An account of a year inside a city homicide unit focuses on three detectives investigating murders in Baltimore—a city torn by racial tensions and plagued by drugs and crime, in a new edition of the book that became the basis for the acclaimed television series. Reprint.