While investigating the murder of a popular Cape Cod woman who is discovered to have been conducting affairs with several men, detective Frank Coffin learns that the victim had been secretly taping her escapades and blackmailing her lovers, a situation that is further complicated by the theft of her recording device.
When police officer Jack Leightner hears of the murder of an old friend, he investigates the troubles his friend had with a local nightclub owner and extortionist while becoming increasingly drawn to his widow.
Summoned by First Lady Jane Cox to rescue her niece from kidnappers, investigators Sean King and Michelle Maxwell are pushed to the limit in a search that is hampered by the highest levels of government security and Michelle's personal demons.
Looks at the life of Joey Gallo as he and his brothers, Kid Blast and Larry Gallo, became a group of low-level gangsters who defied the mafia in New York City, resulting in Crazy Joe being gunned down in Little Italy.
Summoned to the deathbed of former CIA head Jericho Ainsley, Beck DeForde, an agent whose career was marked by a scandal that ended Ainsley's career, learns of an explosive secret involving foreign governments, powerful corporations, and a meltdown of the world's financial system. By the best-selling author of The Emperor of Ocean Park.
Tells the true story of Myrtle Bennett who murdered her philandering husband over a game of bridge in 1929, and the dramatic courtroom trial that made Ely Culbertson, who provided color commentary of the proceedings, a card game celebrity.
Traces the dual story of 1920s Los Angeles prosecutor's office crime-scene investigator Leslie White and ambitious corrupt political candidate Dave Clark, documenting how Clark was deemed a prime suspect in the brutal murder of mob boss Charlie Crawford.
The haunting true story of Ted Bundy follows the trail of an attractive, highly intelligent, one-time law student who lived a double life as a serial killer who may have been responsible for more than thirty murders and is told from the perspective of the former cop, crime writer, and unwitting personal friend, in an updated edition of the true crime classic. Reprint.
The true story of Art Williams, a gifted counterfeiter who created a nearly indistinguishable copy of what was thought to be the most secure hundred-dollar bill ever created, and printed millions of the fake bills for criminals and spending sprees.
After financier and arms dealer John Stone dies falling out of a window at his London home, a quest begins to uncover the truth behind his death, played out against the backdrop of high-stakes international finance and the start of the twentieth century's arms race.
Draws on previously hidden historical sources and survivor interviews to profile mob-infiltrated Havana in the 1950s, in an account that traces the relationships between President Batista and such mafia leaders as Meyer Lansky and Lucky Luciano.