Book List:18 titles
  • A mesmerizing psychological thriller about how a secret can bind two friends together forever...or tear them apart. Kit Owens harbored only modest ambitions for herself when the mysterious Diane Fleming appeared in her high school chemistry class...



  • Written by acclaimed author Megan Abbott (You Will Know Me, TV writer on HBO’s The Deuce - created by The Wire's David Simon), and bestselling crime novelist Alison Gaylin (What Remains Of Me), with artwork by Steve Scott (Batman, X-Men Forever, JL...



  • Following her bloody encounter with Senator Selwyn Grange… and his subsequent disappearance, tough-as-nails Sheriff Normandy Gold has begun to realize that the search for her estranged sister may be more complicated than first anticipated. With...


  • After heading to Washington DC to investigate her estranged sister’s disappearance, tough-as-nails Sheriff Normandy Gold began to dig deep into the city’s underground sex industry. Playing the part of a high-class escort, Normandy soon un...


  • After receiving an alarming call from her estranged sister, tough-as-nails Sheriff Normandy Gold headed to Washington DC in the hopes of tracking her down. Discovering a link to a high-class prostitution ring, Normandy – with the help of local ...


  • The audacious new novel about family and ambition from "one of the best living mystery writers" (Grantland) and bestselling, award-winning author of The Fever, Megan Abbott. How far will you go to achieve a dream? That's the question a celebrated ...


  • In 1950s Hollywood, an actress is haunted by a bookseller’s death: A novella from the Edgar Award-winning author of Give Me Your Hand.   In 1953, Penny is just another washed-up, wannabe Hollywood actress who is past her prime. She has settled in ...






  • In this impossible-to-put-down "panic attack of a novel,"* a small-town high school becomes the breeding ground for a mysterious illness. Deenie Nash is a diligent student with a close-knit family; her brother Eli is a hockey star and her father i...


  • Beth and me wedged tight, jeaned legs pressed against each other. The sound of our own breathing. Before we all stopped believing a tornado, or anything, could touch us, ever. Addy Hanlon and Beth Cassidy are tough, inseparable, invincible. No pair m...


  • Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Hood and her next-door neighbor, Evie Verver, are inseparable, best friends who swap clothes, bathing suits, and field-hockey sticks and between whom -- presumably -- there are no secrets. Then one afternoon, Evie disappears,...


  • In October 1931, a station agent found two large trunks abandoned in Los Angeles's Southern Pacific Station. What he found inside ignited one of the most scandalous tabloid sensations of the decade. Inspired by this notorious true crime, Edgar-wi...


  • “A Hell of a Woman is not only an exceptionally entertaining anthology, it’s an invaluable resource that will be cherished by aficionados of the genre.”—Paul Goat Allen, Chicago TribuneAn original anthology.A collection of twenty-five origina...


  • A young woman hired to keep the books at a down-at-the-heels nightclub is taken under the wing of the infamous Gloria Denton, a mob luminary who reigned during the Golden Era of Bugsy Siegel and Lucky Luciano. Notoriously cunning and ruthless, Gloria...


  • On October 7, 1949, dark-haired starlet Jean Spangler kissed her five-year-old daughter good-bye and left for a night shoot at a Hollywood studio. "Wish me luck," she said as she crossed her fingers, winked, and walked away. She was never seen again....


  • FEMME FATALES OBSESSIVE LOVE DOUBLE CROSSES How does a respectable young woman fall into Los Angeles' hard-boiled underworld? Shadow-dodging through the glamorous world of 1950s Hollywood and its seedy flip side, Megan Abbott's debut, D...


  • This book considers a recurrent figure in American literature: the solitary white man moving through urban space. The descendent of Nineteenth-century frontier and western heroes, the figure re-emerges in 1930-50s America as the 'tough guy'. The Stre...