We all have secrets. Most of them are benign and only cause a certain amount of embarrassment when revealed. But what happens when someone’s secrets spark a crime wave that result in one dead... More > body after another? Baltimore County Police detective Reese Daggett and his partner, Candy Stone, are about to find out what nasty little secrets lie beneath the surface of sleepy suburbia.The secrets that are revealed are almost too disturbing to believe< Less
WOMEN ARE DISAPPEARING AND ONLY ONE MAN KNOWS WHY. LUTHOR is a crime reporter, writing about crimes he's committing himself. His award winning prose win him accolades from his peers and the... More > confidence of the police, including Police Chief Donato, who searches frantically for missing women whom Luthor has kidnapped and imprisoned in an old silk mill. He rapes and tortures them, and dumps them into a rat infested elevator shaft. Chief Donato, and psychic, Timothy O'Neil finally end the serial killer's reign of terror. The suprise ending will delight crime enthusiasts, who will not be able to put Luthor down.< Less
This remorseful, vivid, and novelistic true story is an engrossing search for answers to how an otherwise normal, white, middle-class boy could end up committing murder when he was only 16.
Patrick... More > Kinney has written a thought provoking and transformational autobiography that speaks to our hearts and souls and forces us to ask ourselves what we've done to help our children and what can we do to help them now.< Less
Trade paperback. Detective John Duff is a detective with a difference. Using his knowledge of psychology, and an intricate network of carefully-placed informants, Duff manages to solve even the most... More > difficult and mysterious cases.
This collection of eight short stories, each one a unique case with a different angle, has earned a place in the highly-respected Queen’s Quorum as one of the major works in crime fiction.< Less
The Dark Detective of the Pulps returns in two exciting new mysteries! In "Death Smiles Back" Tony Quinn (AKA The Black Bat) must figure out the connection between two warring crimelords,... More > and a strange string of murders. Hindering his investigation is a diabolical frame up which paints the Bat as a Cop killer! Next up The Dark Detective squares off against the worlds weirdest criminal, Doctor Satan in a deadly concert of Bullets and Brimstone. Can the Bat survive the "Symphony in Shadows"?< Less
Roman Barnes lives among the homeless and next to the fortunate, at the edge of hope. Among Pigeons is his journey from rags to revelation.
His story exposes dueling societies that share more than... More > they are willing to admit. In a weak economy many people are struggling to remain afloat, just as Roman, and many are one decision from living among pigeons.< Less
At last, all seven of the original Fantomas translations in one volume with over 100 illustrations! This hardbound volume includes FANTOMAS, EXPLOITS OF JUVE, MESSENGERS OF EVIL, NEST OF SPIES, A... More > ROYAL PRISONER and the never-before-reprinted LONG ARM OF FANTOMAS and SLIPPERY AS SIN. Lavishly illustrated with movie stills, newspaper illustrations, photoroman pictures and vintage photographs. This is a true collector's edition for every fan of vintage crime literature.< Less
Seven questionable and long forgotten deaths in historical San Bernardino, California, offer clues to a shocking possibility that occult serial murder went undetected as such for nearly a century.... More > Through an esoteric based analysis of the odd facts and unanswered questions of the case, in order to determine a possible pattern in the mind of a killer, there is revealed an unexpected yet specific connection between all the known attacks by the legendary Zodiac Killer a half century later-- presented for the first time here. With figures like Aleister Crowley and Harry Houdini moving about the periphery and through the middle of the mystery, nothing may have been what it seems, and someone appears to have wanted it that way...< Less
THREE MURDERS. MULTIPLE SUSPECTS. NO PROOF.
Sixteen years ago, Alice’s closest friend suddenly breaks off their friendship in the New Forest where they both grew up. And Alice’s father... More > inexplicably moves the family away to London. All these years later, everything changes.
Returning to her childhood home on the death of her grandmother, journalist Alice Myers finds a community in upheaval. The death of her friend Ellie is just the start. Her body washed up on the rocks looks, at first, like suicide.
Alice is persuaded to write an obituary about Ellie as a way of unravelling the mystery of her death. While her interest becomes obsessive, DI Neil Hunter pursues the investigation about this and subsequent murders. Is a serial killer on the rampage? Who will be the next victim?
But it is only when they begin working together that the truth emerges about this isolated community and its harrowing past and present. A truth even Alice can scarcely believe.< Less
Jack is a man that seems to know everything, yet he remembers nothing of his own life. His memories only come back to him in his dreams. Worst of all, he's found himself trapped in a place he's never... More > been before, and to escape, he may have to do something he'll regret for the rest of his life. How far would you go? Enter his mind. Enter his past. Enter the Box.< Less
Nate Stephens, a normal high school senior, is convicted of heinous crimes. Believing that he is wrongly accused, Stephens vows to clear his name and bring his oppressors to justice. However, his... More > vigilante tactics leave him asking one question: will he become what he set out to destroy?
Judgment is a thrilling story of conspiracy, spiritual warfare, and one young man’s journey into darkness.< Less
Noir at its best: Dennis Tafoya, Sarah Weinman, Clayton Lindemuth, Brad Green, Bruce Holsinger, Kieran Shea, Ed Kurtz, Jimmy Callaway, Scott Miles, C.J. Edwards, Amy Yolanda Castillo, Alan Orloff,... More > B.A. Hoffman, and Neliza Drew. Cover by Scott Morse.< Less
Free from prison... But still trapped in a nightmare...
Having been locked up for a murder that she didn't commit, Sophia O'Hagan is now determined to take back what's hers.
Sophia has been robbed... More > of eight years of her life, a life that she should have spent with her beloved Tommy.
Now, Tommy has gone and her family has been torn apart. She knows that she will never know true freedom until she confronts the painful ghosts of her past.< Less
Author and investigator Walter Bosley takes the reader deeper into the strange events surrounding the suspected San Bernardino Working murders of 1915. In this volume, the identities of two of the... More > victims are revealed amid an unexpected backdrop of the Great Airship Mystery and the Old West.< Less
In the heart of Washington, D.C. there is an ongoing conflict. It is simmering just below the surface most days, and periodically boils to the surface late at night with unexpected, often violent... More > outcomes. The conflicting personalities are as diverse in social background as they are in physical appearance: the historic blacks of the Shaw and Adams Morgan communities, and the "new gentry," most young, most white, many gay. The community's conversions are nearing completion, with the last generation of the historic residents unable to keep up with soaring property values, disappearing rental properties, and the continuation of gun- and drug-fueled violence which for so long has plagued these communities. But many are determined to hold on, and the younger ones, fueled by need, some by greed, and many by hatred, do what they feel is necessary to “get paid.”< Less
Max Kessel is a successful art dealer who leads a double life as a master thief. But now he faces his greatest challenge: he has been blackmailed into stealing the only known film of notorious black... More > magician and cult leader Aleister Crowley. Max has three days to travel to Sicily, steal the film, evade police and return the prize to Los Angeles. But that's not all. Crowley's cult still lives, and his followers are prepared to kill to claim the film for themselves.< Less
Mandy Steingasser disappeared in North Tonawanda,NY.Her body was finally discovered weeks later exactly as Linda Crystal described during a psychic reading. Mandy's killer still walks free... More > today.Leave the lights on when you read this thriller.< Less
The FIRST in the infamous Leon Rollo series...the Deep South's pre-eminent private detective takes you along with him, this time to the swamps of south Louisiana. The classic detective novel meets... More > today's edgy, mature and alternative lifestyles head on...buckle your seatbelt, baby, it's gonna be one hell of a ride!!< Less
"Hypothetically, I was wondering how you'd feel about working on the side of the good guys. On a purely contractual and highly erratic basis, mind you." Little did Simon suspect the... More > explosive consequences that would arise from his offer.
Because now Jeremy Archer has a double: another thief with skills and abilities eerily similar to Jeremy's own. When this mysterious double falls afoul of Simon and his team, Simon asks for Jeremy's help, because who better to catch Jeremy Archer than... Jeremy Archer?
If Jeremy Archer is anything, however, he's unpredictable--and there's more at stake here than Simon could have imagined. Because in the halls of the FBI 'double' has another meaning...
The second book in the Shadow of the Templar series, newly revised and updated for the trade paperback edition!< Less
Simon Drake is an up-and-coming young FBI hotshot, an agent with a personal track record so outstanding that it borders on unbelievable. Not yet thirty, he's already the leader of his own special ops... More > team; a ragtag bunch of talented but nigh-uncontrollable lunatics, it's true, but under Simon's inspired leadership they're a force to be reckoned with, a team with an unparalleled success rate, a team with an almost unblemished record--until now.
Jeremy Archer is the brilliant and unpredictable scion of a long line of international art thieves, simultaneously a phenomenally wealthy English socialite and one of the most infamous criminals in the world. At twenty-seven years old he's already wanted on nearly every continent for thefts totalling more than ninety-one million dollars, and yet no one has ever come close to catching him--until now.
May the best man win.
The first book in the Shadow of the Templar series, newly revised for the trade paperback edition!< Less
Justin Tromane is about to face his biggest fear, himself--only he doesn’t know it.
Why? Because Justin, a former Vietnam Special Forces veteran and now a Professor at Midwest University, has... More > been coerced into solving a murder and, during the progression, must answer to the demon buried deep inside himself. Set in Chicago in the 80’s, the character-driven story is a murder mystery with a human drama twist. Gripping and sinister, the book weaves lies with love and treachery with truth, teaching oneself the ultimate meaning of honesty, devotion, and being at peace.< Less
Gypsies, disappearing tourists, and murmurs of a long-lived curse aren't typical study abroad topics for a group of fourteen year olds. So when Atiya Karasoulas and her best friends go on a summer... More > study abroad adventure to Spain, Spanish isn't the only thing they are learning. Despite classroom lectures and cultural attractions, like the infamous Alhambra, they find themselves intertwined in a web of confusion and clues. But can these clues lead them in the right direction? Can they keep up with the mystery, before the mystery destroys them?< Less