In The Art of the English Murder, Lucy Worsley explores this phenomenon in forensic detail, revisiting notorious crimes like the Ratcliff Highway Murders, which caused a nationwide panic in the early nineteenth century, and the case of Frederick and Maria Manning, the suburban couple who were hanged after killing Maria's lover and burying him under their kitchen floor.
From A to Z, the Penguin Drop Caps series collects 26 unique hardcovers--featuring cover art by Jessica Hische
Before the Baudelaires became orphans, before he encountered A Series of Unfortunate Events, even before the invention of Netflix, Lemony Snicket was a boy discovering the mysteries of the world.
Is Lemony Snicket a detective or a smoke detector?
An "NPR" Best Book of 2014
A Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection
A "bleak and brilliant" ("Minneapolis Star Tribune") debut novel,"one of the finest evocations of life in Western America in recent memory, a book that stands alongside Richard Ford's "Rock Springs," Marilynne Robinson's "Housekeeping," James Welch's "Fools Crow."" (William Kittredge)
"The Seance Society "introduced mystery lovers to Mr. O'Nelligan and Lee Plunkett, an unlikely pair of sleuths on an equally unlikely case with a supernatural twist.
R.L. Stine's hugely successful young adult horror series "Fear" "Street" is back with the first new book in almost 2 decades. With more than 80 million copies sold around the world, "Fear" "Street "is one of the bestselling young adult series of all time. Now, with "Party" "Games," R.L.
A bighearted dystopian novel about the corrosive effects of fear and the redemptive power of love.
Horst Cabal has risen from the dead. Again. Horst, the most affable vampire one is ever likely to meet, is resurrected by an occult conspiracy that wants him as a general in a monstrous army. Their plan: to create a country of horrors, a supernatural homeland. As Horst sees the lengths to which they are prepared to go and the evil they cultivate, he realizes that he cannot fight them alone.
The heart-pounding sequel to the instant "New York Times "bestseller, "Unbreakable," by "New York Times" bestselling "Beautiful Creatures" co-author Kami Garcia.
"A rare sequel that surpasses the original."--Ransom Riggs, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Hollow City"
"He is here . . . and he could be anyone".""
"Reading a new Leslie Meier mystery is like catching up with a dear old friend." --Kate Carlisle, New York Times bestselling author
Renowned theater director Cordelia Thorn is working to restore a historic theater in downtown Minneapolis that she and her actress sister, Octavia, recently bought. Cordelia has a vision for the playhouse's future, but the more she learns about the building, the more fascinated she becomes by its past.
Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong returns in her most thrilling adventure yet in Jon Land's STRONG DARKNESS
"1883: " Texas Ranger William Ray Strong teams up with Judge Roy Bean to track down the Old West's first serial killer, who's stitching a trail of death along the railroad lines slicing their way through Texas.
Ben Kendall was a troubled man. Coming back from Vietnam with PTSD and scars that no one else could see, he hid away from the world, filling his house with an ever-increasing amount of stuff, until finally, the piles collapsed and he was found dead, crushed beneath his own belongings.
A distraught businessman kills himself after a short, impolite conversation with a detective named Jules Bettinger. Because of this incident, the unkind (but decorated) policeman is forced to relocate himself and his family from Arizona to the frigid north, where he will work for an understaffed precinct in Victory, Missouri.
Trained as a bard and raised by a druid grandmother, she must draw upon all of her skills, both as a bard and as a nun, to find the bones before the convent begins to lose faith.
Meet London police detective Max Wolfe. Insomniac. Dog lover. Coffee addict. Boxer. Single parent. And every murderer's worst nightmare.
The exhilarating debut novel by iconic filmmaker David Cronenberg: the story of two journalists whose entanglement in a French philosopher's death becomes a surreal journey into global conspiracy.
She had the perfect life.
She had the perfect cover.
She was the perfect witness.
Until they found her.