Using case histories and personal experiences, a one-time federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York explains how the U.S. justice system works and shows the thought process Americans need to best achieve truth and justice in our daily lives and within our society.
Traumatized detective Cassie Maddox struggles in her career and relationship with Sam O'Neill while investigating the unsettling murder of a young woman whose name matches an alias Cassie had used as an undercover officer.
Drawing on twenty years of research and recently discovered evidence, an account of the infamous Lizzie Borden trial explores professional and public opinions while considering how Gilded Age values and fears influenced the case.
One morning in the autumn of 1793, watchman Mikel Cardell is awakened from his drunken slumber by reports of a body in a lake. Efforts to identify the bizarrely mutilated corpse are entrusted to incorruptible lawyer Cecil Winge, who enlists Cardell's help to solve the case. But time is short: Winge's health is failing, the monarchy is in shambles, and whispered conspiracies and paranoia abound.
In a story that moves from deserts south of the border to Wall Street, from the slums of Guatemala to the marbled corridors of Washington, D.C., Don Winslow follows a new generation of narcos, the cops who fight them, the street traffickers, the addicts, the politicians, money-launderers, real-estate moguls, and mere children fleeing the violence for the chance of a life in a new country.
Marie Mitchell, a Cold War FBI intelligence officer, joins an undercover task force to undermine Thomas Sankara, the revolutionary Communist president of Burkina Faso, who she secretly admires and comes to love, in a novel inspired by true events.
Teenage socialite Margo Manning leads a dangerous double life. By day, she dodges the paparazzi while soaking up California sunshine. By night, however, she dodges security cameras and armed guards, pulling off high-stakes cat burglaries with a team of flamboyant young men. In and out of disguise, she's in all the headlines.
But then Margo's personal life takes a sudden, dark turn, and a job to end all jobs lands her crew in deadly peril. Overnight, everything she's ever counted on is put at risk.
Augmenting her brilliant deductive skills with dream analysis, marijuana, and the written work of a mysterious French detective, private investigator Claire DeWitt reluctantly returns to post-Katrina New Orleans to solve the disappearance of an unpopular prosecutor.
When two 18-year-old girls go missing in Thailand, their families are thrust into the international spotlight, desperate, bereft, and frantic with worry. Journalist Kate Waters always does everything she can to be first to the story, first with the exclusive, first to discover the truth — and this time is no exception. But she can't help but think of her own son, whom she hasn't seen in two years.
A harrowing examination of post-colonial blight, Horse Latitudes is a lushly written tropical gothic — part thriller, part nightmarish journey into the corruption at the heart of US intervention in Central America 00 that peers into the world of Mario Vargas Llosa's The Neighborhood through the lens of Elliot Ackerman's Dark at the Crossing.
Jack's quest to find answers for those who are haunted by the past leads him deeper into the shadows. The more cases Jack solves, the closer he slips into the darkness. His only solace is Winter Meadows, a meditation therapist. After particularly grisly cases, Winter can lead Jack back to peace. But as long as bad guy Quinton Zane is alive, Jack will not be at peace for long.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of No Matter How Loud I Shout reveals key flaws in forensic science that have sent thousands of innocent people to jail, tracing the 1989 story of a wrongly convicted mother of three.
Amsterdam has the amenities and, to a certain extent, the feel of a major world city, but one of its most attractive features is its relatively small size. Crime is low, and it's easy to get around by bike or canal.
Like any other metropolis, though, Amsterdam also has its dark side, its shadowy corners — in other words, there is also an Amsterdam noir