Years after waking up dozens of feet below the ground on the palm of what seems to be a mysterious giant metal hand, a top-level physicist leads a team of people to discover the nature of the hand, where it came from, and what it portends for humanity.
The Volunteer, a nineteenth-century Yorkshire whaling ship, becomes the stage for a confrontation between brutal harpooner Henry Drax and ex-army surgeon Patrick Sumner, the ship's medic, during a violent, ill-fated voyage to the Arctic.
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.