The futuristic hardboiled noir that Lauren Beukes calls "sharp as a paper-cut" about a garbage man turned kill-for-hire.Spademan used to be a garbage man. That was before the dirty bomb hit Times Square, before his wife was killed, and before the city became a blown-out shell of its former self. Now he's a hitman.
The New York Times bestselling author of the Sandman Slim series delivers a wonderful stand-alone dark fantasy in which a young girl is caught between the worlds of the living and the dead.
College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same.
Set against the backdrop of North Dakota's oil boom, two very different mothers form an uneasy alliance to find their missing sons in this heartrending and suspenseful novel from the Edgar Award-nominated author of Garden of Stones.
The stunning conclusion to the trilogy that began with Pure, recommended by People for those who loved The Hunger Games With his father now dead, Partridge has assumed leadership of the Dome, one of the last few refuges from the ravaged wastelands of the outside world.
Winner of the Scerbanenco Prize for the best Italian crime thriller, The Deliverance of Evil is a masterful psychological thriller about an edgy policeman's personal evolution--or devolution--as seen through the lens of a devilish case that consumed him early in his career and continues to haunt him twenty-four years later.
This thrilling mystery in the "compelling, passionate, and gritty" (Daily Mail, UK) Captain Carmine Delmonico series finds Carmine swept up in the hunt for not one, but two depraved killers.
A $50 million Donatello sculpture disappears. A Botticelli painting lost for 500 years suddenly pops up. A beloved art historian is murdered.And curator Daniel Bradley gets caught in the middle.Daniel Bradley’s task is simple: deliver a Donatello sculpture to Italy for a special exhibition. But before leaving, he learns that his old art professor has seen photographs of a dark painting hidden in a German castle. The mysterious painting might just be the lost Botticelli masterpiece Daniel had been seeking for a dozen years.Daniel flies to Germany to view the painting, and The Lost Botticelli appears to have been found. But suddenly Daniel’s quiet, academic world turns upside down. The Germans want millions more for the painting than Daniel and his old professor can ever raise. And two predatory buyers with plenty of money are anxious to get their hands on the work. Meanwhile someone has switched the Donatello statue in Daniel’s care for a piece of eBay junk. Just as Daniel is about to make the greatest discovery of his life, his career is falling apart.And then the killing begins.Brenda's Review: Don't miss this debut novel by Paul Stefano! It's a historical art mystery featuring a young American art curator, his aging Italian mentor, a missing statue on loan from America, and the possible discovery of a lost Botticelli painting. It's fast-paced and multi-leveled and I can't wait for a second book from Stefano. Not only is the mystery itself great, this paperback original is beautiful, with French flaps, and deckled page edges. Highly recommended.
History offers a narrow range of information about Richard III which mostly has already been worked to destruction. Archaeology creates new data, new stories, with a different kind of material: physical remains from which modern science can wrest a surprising amount, and which provide a direct, tangible connection with the past.
New York Times Bestseller
Edgar Award winner for Best Fact Crime
The Day of the Locust meets The Devil in the White City and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil in this juicy, untold Hollywood story: an addictive true tale of ambition, scandal, intrigue, murder, and the creation of the modern film industry.
A collection of Edgar Allan Poe's classics adapted by master horror comics artist and Eisner Hall of Fame inductee, Richard Corben.