Joining her fellow English villagers in a misty churchyard on St. Mark's Eve, a taxidermist's daughter reflects on the mysterious downfall of her father's once-famous museum before discovering the body of a stranger whose death unlocks dark memories.
Suffering at the hands of cruel family members and brutal school administrators, sensitive orphan Jane Steele murderously retaliates against her abusers and takes a job as a governess working with mysterious servants while falling in love with her employer, in a serial-killer reimagining of Jane Eyre.
David Kushner documents the story of his brother's murder at the hands of two drifters and his family's efforts to survive and seek justice against a backdrop of 1970s parenting dynamics and media hype.
To escape the brutality of Auschwitz, a former pulp fiction author imagines an alternate history where Hitler was toppled in a coup and is forced to eke out a living as a low-rent private investigator on the grimiest streets of London.
Filmmaker Millicent Roper — who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder and prosthetic legs after a suicide attempt — becomes entangled with the mysterious Arcadia Project and finds herself working as an amateur detective while still trying to make it in Hollywood.
Blackmailed into accepting a missing-persons cold case, rebel Hap and gay veteran Leonard search for their client's long-missing granddaughter, who they discover was involved in a prostitution ring. By the Edgar Award-winning author of The Bottoms. 35,000 first printing.
Obsessively watching a breakfasting couple every day to escape the pain of her losses, Rachel witnesses a shocking event that inextricably entangles her in the lives of strangers.
After a woman disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage. Her husband is desperate to clear himself of suspicion and soon discovers that the truth about what happened is even more disturbing than murder.
An assessment of the multi-billion-dollar international drug industry examines its dynamics from a business perspective to consider how it might be more appropriately countered through strategic understandings of supply and demand, research and development, and human resources. 25,000 first printing.
When a terrible event robs him of his sexual virility, "Juice" Terry Lawson, a top shagger, drug-dealing, gonzo pornstar and taxi driver, must figure out how to navigate through life while encountering a series of characters, all of whom present their own unique challenges on the depraved streets of Edinburgh.
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.