A divorced reporter in racially torn 1966 Baltimore triggers unanticipated consequences for vulnerable community members while investigating the murder of an African-American party girl.
For most of his life, William Chance has been the living proof that his grandmother and her fellow researchers into missing people were right all along about the terror from the stars. Now, he's avoiding the limelight and hiding out from everyone, including his family. When he's suddenly exposed, he finds that the media, government operatives and renegade true believers are desperate to find him, but he has another mission: Joined by a girl with terrifying abilities, he begins a desperate journey across the United States to find the others who share his dreams, and stop what could be the final days of the world.
A parent receives a panicked phone call from a stranger who reveals that both of their children have been kidnapped by someone who demands that they abduct another child to prevent the murders of their own.
Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister in the grip of a strange malady: She appears to be sleepwalking. She cannot talk and cannot be woken up. And she is heading with inexorable determination to a destination that only she knows. But Shana and are sister are not alone. Soon they are joined by a flock of sleepwalkers from across America, on the same mysterious journey. And on their journey, they will discover an America convulsed with terror and violence, where this apocalyptic epidemic proves less dangerous than the fear of it.
Describes the true story of a shocking murder that took place in 1850s Washington DC's Lafayette Square in broad daylight after a Congressman received an anonymous note that his wife was cheating on him with a close family friend.
An award-winning journalist provides a detailed account of the downfall of Bill Cosby, who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in early 2018, after being accused of the crime 13 years prior. 50,000 first printing.
"From "one of the great American writers of our time" (Los Angeles Times Book Review)—a brilliant historical crime novel, a pulse-pounding, as-it-happens narrative that unfolds in Los Angeles and Mexico in the wake in Pearl Harbor. New Year's Eve 1941,war has been declared and the Japanese internment is in full swing. Los Angeles is gripped by war fever and racial hatred. Sergeant Dudley Smith of the Los Angeles Police Department is now Army Captain Smith and a budding war profiteer. He's shacked up with Claire De Haven in Baja, Mexico, and spends his time sniffing out fifth column elements and hunting down a missing Japanese Naval Attache. Hideo Ashida is cashing LAPD paychecks and working in the crime lab, but he knows he can't avoid internment forever. Newly arrived Navy Lieutenant Joan Conville winds up in jail accused of vehicular homicide, but Captain William H. Parker squashes the charges and puts her on Ashida's team. Elmer Jackson, who is assigned to the alien squad and to bodyguard Ashida, begins to develop an obsession with Kay Lake, the unconsummated object of Captain Parker's desire. Now, Conville and Ashida become obsessed with finding the identity of a body discovered in a mudslide. It's a murder victim linked to an unsolved gold heist from '31, and they want the gold. And things really heat up when two detectives are found murdered in a notorious dope fiend hang-out"—
An account of one of the most violent bank heists in U.S. history relates how five heavily armed young men, led by a religious fanatic, orchestrated a plot that culminated in several deaths, massive destruction, and a community-dividing trial.