New to the LAPD's 77th Division, young police officer Ben Halloran and his oddly principled partner find themselves caught in a web of violent corruption involving the Crip gang and the Mexican mafia, a situation that brings up demons from Halloran's complicated past and forces him to choose between his beliefs and survival. A first novel. Reprint.
Having left the LAPD's Open Unsolved Unit for the prestigious Homicide Special squad, Harry Bosch investigates the murder of a doctor whose death is linked to the theft of a dangerous radioactive substance that may be part of a terrorist plot.
A novel set in 1937 Europe tells the story of three Hungarian Jewish brothers bound by history and love, of a marriage tested by disaster, of a Jewish family's struggle against annihilation by the Nazis, and of the dangerous power of art in the time of war.
Preparing to retire early from an unfulfilling teaching job, Liam Pennywell struggles to recall missing memories of the night before he awoke in the hospital with a head injury, an effort that leads to unexpected discoveries.
An anthology of interconnected stories tours the experiences of Fort Hood military wives who are privy to each others' lives by community housing and who share a poignant vigil during which they raise children while waiting for their husbands to return.
A follow-up to the award-winning Brooklyn includes the stories "The Street," in which Pakistani workers in Barcelona pursue a taboo affair; and "Two Women," in which a taciturn Irish set designer confronts repressed emotions while working in her homeland.
A tale loosely inspired by the life of Alexis de Tocqueville is set in the early nineteenth century and follows an unlikely friendship between a survivor of the French Revolution and an itinerant English engraver's son.
A modern love story told through a series of dictionary-style entries is a sequence of intimate windows into the large and small events that shape the course of a romantic relationship. By the co-author of the best-selling Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist.
Given as a Christmas present to Marilyn Monroe, Maf the dog provides keen insight into the world of the Hollywood starlet during the last two years of her life.
Combines the best from the author's four story collections as well as the final manuscript he left behind when he died in March 2010, in a career-spanning collection that is a fitting tribute to one of the masters of Southern Gothic. By the author of Geronimo Rex.
Preoccupied by personal challenges while running a struggling newspaper in Rome, an obituary writer confronts mortality, an eccentric publisher obsesses over his dog, and other staff members uncover the paper's founding by an impulsive millionaire.