An unconventional coming-of-age memoir reveals the author's relationship with her father — a wise guy who relied on charm, wit, and an unyielding belief that he was above the law — and describes how she set herself on a path away from the cycle of violence around her.
When Tim Sundblade escapes from prison, his sole possession is an infallible plan for the ultimate heist — but it's a two-person job. When he meets Virginia, a curiously well-spoken "ten-dollar tramp" and discovers that the only thing that she has a passion for is "drifts of money, lumps of it," he knows he's found his partner as well as his match. There's no telling whether this lavender-eyed angel will be Sunblade's making or his damnation.
Alison, the only survivor of unspeakable horror, decides to confront her past to overcome the trauma of what happened by returning to her old hometown where she discovers that the townspeople were all somehow involved in her family's murder.
Determined to prevent a cover-up and protect her tight-knit Mormon community when a lead counselor is murdered and revealed to have been actually a woman, Linda Wallheim quietly works with the police to discover the victim's other secrets.
Struggling to come to terms with his older brother who disappeared seven years ago, fifteen-year-old Rocky is seduced by a wealthy older girl in the wake of a mysterious double murder that forces the town to confront past misdeeds.
Journalist Anna Rothman knows what suicide looks like - her own husband killed himself five years earlier. When Elly Swift, an agitated passenger beside her on a train, leaves a locket in Anna's bag before jumping onto the tracks, Anna starts asking awkward questions.
A thriller set against a backdrop of the height of Franco fascism in mid-19th-century Barcelona finds eager young journalist Ana Martí Noguer shadowing Inspector Isidro Castro throughout the investigation into the murder of a wealthy socialite.
Having left the ruins of Foulsham burning behind them, the Iremonger family search for a new home in London. A chain of uncanny events are wrought over the city, and Clod's dark world is revealed in this conclusion of The Iremonger Trilogy.
Five different people disappear through a mysterious door in an unassuming alleyway to visit the Slade House and vanish completely from the outside world.
Landing in prison after accidentally triggering laughter in a straitlaced rural community that is economically dependent on its pickled vegetables, the hapless ringleader of a circus troupe inspires his fellow entertainers to orchestrate his escape using their unusual talents, with wacky results.
Private investigator, Hollywood hit man and world's last robot Raymond Electromatic is hired by a familiar-looking woman to search for a missing movie star in a glittering world of fame, fortune and secrecy with ties to a sinister plot.
When a woman's severed leg is delivered to Robin Ellacott, her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, looks into his past to determine who is responsible.