FROM THE AWARD-WINNING CREATOR OF FARGO COMES "ONE THE YEAR'S BEST SUSPENSE NOVELS" (NEW YORK TIMES). On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean.
The world's most famous detective - and Agatha Christie's most famous creation - returns in this new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Monogram Murders a diabolically clever mystery soaked in period atmosphere and loaded with clues, suspense, and danger.
Praise for the New York Times bestseller THE MONOGRAM MURDERS:
"A thrilling quest for justice... A] novel that is as exciting as it is enlightening from its first pages to its satisfying end." --The New York Times Book Review"A page-turner in the proper sense... Mr. Carr has written a gripping and enjoyable novel." --The Wall Street Journal
Forensics expert Enzo Macleod travels to a tiny island off the coast of Brittany to honor a promise he made long ago to a dead man by investigating his 20-year-old murder. In a fascinating development, Enzo learns that the man's study--the scene of the crime--has lain untouched ever since.
Sophie Duguet--young, successful, and happily married--thought at first she was becoming absentminded when she started misplacing her mail and forgetting where she'd parked her car the night before. But then, as her husband and colleagues pointed out with increasing frustration, she began forgetting things she'd said and done, too.
On April 26th, 1871, a police constable walking one of London's remotest beats stumbled upon a brutalized young woman kneeling in the muddy road, her face smashed and battered. The policeman gaped in horror as the woman stretched out her hand to him, collapsed in the mud, muttered "let me die," and slipped into a coma. Five days later, she died, her identity still unknown.
He's a serial killer. A murderer of young women, all killed in brutal attacks.
But despite Hamish Wolfe's conviction, he's always stuck to his story he's innocent and he's been wrongly imprisoned. And now he wants someone to investigate and, more importantly, to write his story.
Ben the tramp, with his usual genius for trouble, runs into danger when he finds a dead body and decides to help out.
This "adrenaline-soaked thriller" (Publishers Weekly) follows the game of cat and mouse between a girl on the run from a murder she witnessed--or committed?--and the boy who's sent to kill her.
"This novel breaks brilliant. It's hard to tell what's the best part of The Killing Lessons the sweaty-palm plot that races along like a squadcar on a high-speed pursuit, the breathtaking depictions of the characters, good and bad, or author Black's inimitable style. My vote?
From the bestselling, Edgar Award-winning author of the "terrifically good" (The New York Times) Red Sparrow, a pulse-pounding novel about star-crossed Russian agent Dominika Egorova and CIA's Nate Nash in a desperate race to the finish.
Spies and sorcerers face off during the Cold War, with the fate of the world in balance in this print edition of a hugely popular serial novel from five award-winning and critically acclaimed authors.