A quiet academic living in Istanbul receives a message from a mysterious organization telling him that he's a descendant of the last Byzantine emperor, and posing a series of tests to determine whether he's a worthy successor. Translated by Clifford Endres and Selhan Endres.
Antoine Verlaque, the handsome chief magistrate of Aix, and his sometime love interest, law professor Marine Bonnet, investigate the death of a local French nobleman who fell from the family chãateau in charming and historic Aix-en-Provence.
Working at a run-down English family resort during the sweltering summer of 1976, college student David searches for his biological father among suspicious characters and amid eerie visions of a mysterious man.
Disgraced MI6 agent Thomas Kell is assigned to investigate the murders of an Iranian defector, an investigative journalist, and an Iranian nuclear scientist who had been recently recruited by Western intelligence, a case that is further complicated by a senior agent's suspicious death.
Tormented by the slaying of the hooker who turned to him for help just before her death, cop-turned-private eye Matthew Scudder begins an investigation into the woman's past that reveals secrets that could be deadly for him
When a childhood friend is shot down while attempting to atone for past sins as per the dictates of Alcoholics Anonymous, Matthew Scudder is drawn into a murder investigation that threatens to derail his own sobriety.