Book List in Order: 12 titles

  • Phelan Tierney sees his mission in life as coming to the aid of the lost, the broken, the despised. This reputation as the justice system’s St. Jude compels a woman named Marcheline Whalen to seek him out and ask for his help. Her brother - an ...


  • The most notorious love letters in American history—supposedly destroyed a century ago—mysteriously reappear, and become the coveted prize in a fierce battle for possession that brings back to life the lawless world evoked in the letters themselv...


  • Thirteen beautifully wrought tales of crime, passion, and people on the brink of disaster Marybeth met Jamie at the Horn & Whistle, a neighborhood pub warm enough to keep out the chill on a bleak January day. Over a pint of stout, he won her heart...


  • Phelan Tierney helps people who hope to start their lives over. When Jacquelina Garza, a young woman he’s taken under his wing, disappears, the former lawyer devotes himself to finding her -- despite her secretive and puzzlingly unhelpful family. ...


  • Seven stories of desperation and death from a master of crime fiction Sterling Associates recruited Satcher in the killing fields of Iraq. A marine who learned the brutalities and frustrations of war in Fallujah, Satcher was ideal for Sterling, a ...


  • From acclaimed author David Corbett, a stunning and suspenseful novel of a life without loyalties and the borders inside ourselves. Roque Montalvo is wise beyond his eighteen years. Orphaned at birth, a gifted musician, he’s stuck in a Californi...


  • in Best American Mystery Stories 2009

    Best-selling novelist Jeffery Deaver edits this latest collection of the genre's finest from the past year. Featuring "gritty tales told with panache," this is a "must-read for anybody who cares about crime stories" (Booklist)....


  • El Salvador: America's great Cold War success story and the model for Iraq's fledgling democracy -- if one ignores the grinding poverty, the corruption, the spiraling crime, and a murder rate ranked near the top in the hemisphere. This is where Jude ...


  • In 1656, a Spanish ship sinks under less than usual circumstances, and certainly not where treasure hunters of today expect. Where is the final resting place of the Maravilla, along with the gold, silver, and emeralds her hold contains? A Florida ant...






  • Raymond “Strong” Carlisle made his mark as an ace sideman to the biggest names in R&B. Now he lies in the mud outside his home, shot dead from behind. He’s the first official casualty in a dirty war for control of Rio Mirada: a low-rent “city...


  • Dan Abatangelo hits Vegas to test his luck and finds love instead: Shel Beaudry, a tomboy redhead with a wild streak. Dan’s no innocent himself; he captains a distribution ring for premium Thai marijuana. His credo: “No guns, no gangsters, it’s...