Surviving a near-fatal car wreck and cruising the streets of the Sunset Strip during the heyday of the late 1960s, Easy Rawlins investigates the disappearance of a young African-American, a case that is complicated by Rawlins's changing perspectives. By the O. Henry Award-winning author of the Socrates Fortlow series.
After the death of her beloved grandfather, 19-year-old Maya Vidal turns to drugs, alcohol and petty crimes. She becomes trapped in a war between assassins, the police, the FBI and Interpol, until her grandmother helps her escape to a remote island off the coast of Chile where she tries to make sense of her life. Translated by Anne McLean.
When 16-year-old Ofer Sharabi goes missing on his way to school, Tel Aviv detective Avraham Avraham assumes the boy will show up soon. Instead, Avraham's crime-solving theories are tested in an investigation that leads him to question all he believes about guilt and innocence. Translated by Steven Cohen.
An award-winning journalist describes the serial killer who was responsible for as many as 300 deaths during the 16 years he worked as a nurse and offers an inside look at the broken U.S. medical system that allowed this to happen.
Thirteen-year-old Lemony Snicket begins his apprenticeship with S. Theodora Markson of the secretive V.F.D. in the tiny dot of a town called Stain'd By The Sea, where he helps investigate the theft of a statue.
The award-winning author of Behind the Scenes at the Museum follows the experiences of a woman who, after being born on a snowy night in 1910, repeatedly dies and reincarnates into the same life to correct missteps and, ultimately, save the world.