The definitive edition of an American master of crime fiction culminates with four modern classics. In Get Shorty, a Miami loan shark with an idea for a movie finds a way to break into Hollywood as a producer, the perfect setup for Elmore Leonard's brilliantly satiric take on an industry he knew well.
Beth McKenzie, owner of the Dixie Dew Bed and Breakfast, is enjoying an exciting affair with her new love, Scott. Meanwhile, the town of Littleboro, North Carolina is abuzz with gossip about Crazy Reba's upcoming nuptials. Most brides go crazy at some point, but Littleboro's resident homeless lady has had a head start: she's beloved, indulged, and most of all, eccentric.
Quiet Longely, New York, is abuzz with excitement over the opening of a revamped art complex--and catering sisters Bernie and Libby Simmons are helping put on an elaborate tea party for the opening night gala fundraiser. But when the billionaire behind the project drops dead, the Simmons sisters find themselves steeped in a whistling kettle of murder . . .
In glittering Newport, Rhode Island, at the close of the nineteenth century, status is everything. But despite being a poorer relation to the venerable Vanderbilts, Emma Cross has shaped her own identity--as a reporter and a sleuth.
President Daniel Carlson is the most popular president in history. But he has a secret big enough to bring down his whole administration.It wasn't the marijuana he smoked after graduating from Harvard. It wasn't the fact he won the presidency with the help of computer phenoms hired to hack into an electronic voting source code. It wasn't that his political family wasn't pure.
A man with a neurological disorder that prevents him from recognizing human faces confronts an enigmatic killer in Chile's Atacama desert - the most lifeless place on earth
An insider exposes the shocking facts deliberately left out of the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer--and argues persuasively that Steven Avery was rightfully convicted in the 2005 killing of Teresa Halbach.
A Kirkus Reviews Best Thriller of 2016"The test of a crime series is its main character, and Sully is someone we'll want to read about again and again." --Lisa Scottoline, The Washington Post "Fast-moving and suspenseful with an explosively violent conclusion." --Bruce DeSilva, Associated Press
A gruesome tableau awaits Inspector Konrad Sejer in the oppressive summer heat: a woman and a young boy lay dead in a pool of blood near a dank camper. The details of the deaths of Bonnie Hayden and her five-year-old son Simon are mysterious. There is no sign of robbery or assault. Who would brutally stab a defenseless woman and her child?
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A thrilling novel based on actual events, about the nature of genius, the cost of ambition, and the battle to electrify America--from the Oscar-winning screenwriter of The Imitation Game and author of The Sherlockian
1890: A killer stalks the Isle of Faxfleet a tiny, independent Yorkshire kingdom inhabited by eccentrics and Victorian dropouts, and ruled by King Ludwig, a man obsessed with creating an academy of geniuses. When an academy member is killed by an arrow, Scotland Yard dispatches Inspector Abberline, the world-famous "Ripper Detective," and his assistant Thomas Lloyd.