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  • Love's Blood

    The Shocking True Story of a Teenager Who Would Do Anything for the Older Man She Loved—Even Kill Her Whole Family

    by Clark Howard ...
    “[This] deeply engaging tale of a teenager who may—or may not—have helped kill her parents [is] a model of evenhanded true-crime writing.” —Kirkus ReviewsSixteen-year-old Patricia Columbo began working for pharmacist Frank DeLuca, a married father of five, in the 1970s, and the two soon entered into a sexual relationship. Against her father’s wishes, Patricia and Frank moved in together. Then, in ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Hard City

    by Clark Howard ...
    The searing novel of a brutal boyhood in 1940s Chicago—and a young man walking the knife’s edge between a life of crime and a brighter future.The son of a single mother addicted to heroin, Richie grows up in poverty and hardship. His adolescence is a constant battle between hope—in the form of a kind boxing coach, a job in a bowling alley where he can sneak a nap, and a determination to track down ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • City Blood

    A Novel of Revenge

    by Clark Howard ...
    “[An] unusual cop story set in Chicago . . . This graphic depiction of urban and emotional decay carries a powerful, lasting punch.” —Publishers WeeklyWhen a topless dancer is beaten to death, police detective Joe Kiley strongly suspects her boyfriend, a mob kingpin’s brother, is the killer. He isn’t—but in the course of trying to track him down, Kiley’s partner winds up dead during an ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Zebra

    The True Account of the 179 Days of Terror in San Francisco

    by Clark Howard ...
    Edgar Award Finalist: The true story of a string of brutal crimes committed in the name of religious fanaticism and racial hatred in 1970s San Francisco.In the early 1970s, a small band of well-dressed, clean-cut African American men began terrorizing the residents of San Francisco with guns and machetes. Their victims ranged from a teenage Salvation Army cadet to a middle-aged Jordanian grocer to ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • The Killings

    by Clark Howard ...
    Two LAPD detectives are at odds over a horrifying case in this “taut shocker” of a novel by an Edgar Award–winning author (The Boston Globe).A pair of twins have been brutally murdered, and Los Angeles detectives George Cascade and Ed Fenner find themselves working a case with puzzling sexual overtones. When a young, intellectually disabled African American becomes the object of suspicion, ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Wardens

    by Clark Howard ...
    The decades-spanning saga of a woman’s life in a family of prison wardens—and among the criminals they guard—by a Spur Award–nominated author.Dru is the daughter of a warden, the first in a long line keeping watch over a local prison. This multigenerational epic follows Dru’s relationships and conflicts with men on both sides of the bars through the early twentieth century, when convicts were ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Six Against the Rock

    The Searing True Account of Six Unstoppable Men and the Most Spectacular Jailbreak in American History

    by Clark Howard ...
    Edgar Award Finalist: The story of the infamous escape attempt and bloody siege at Alcatraz.In 1946, six men attempted to break out of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, a maximum-security prison on an island off the coast of San Francisco. Their bloody siege lasted two days, and ended with five dead and fifteen wounded—plus two of the perpetrators executed for their role in the endeavor.In Six ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Brothers in Blood

    The True Account of the Georgia Massacre

    by Clark Howard ...
    A “gripping, emotionally charged” account of a brutal crime committed by escaped prisoners from an Edgar Award–winning author (Los Angeles Times Book Review).In 1973, six members of the Alday family were brutally murdered in their home in Donalsonville, Georgia, by fugitives who escaped from a Maryland prison and broke in to the Alday’s house. Two of the escapees were brothers, and they picked up ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Challenge the Widow-Maker

    And Other Stories of People in Peril

    by Clark Howard ...
    A collection of short fiction, including an Edgar Award–nominated story, about hard-luck characters and the human instinct to survive.A survivor of Little Bighorn faces down the resulting trauma in the decades following the bloody battle. An old man who has lost his late wife’s cat joins forces with an unlikely partner to rescue abused animals. An ex–racecar driver contends with criminals in the ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Siberia 10

    by Clark Howard ...
    As the Vietnam War rages, blood will be shed at a stateside Marine Corps prison, in this novel by a “superlative storyteller” (Publishers Weekly).Siberia 10 is a military prison in California, and tensions are coming to a slow boil within its walls. Inmates are trying to escape; guards are practicing constant brutality; racial tensions are seething. Those confined to Siberia 10 have been trained ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Doomsday Squad

    by Clark Howard ...
    A gritty, action-packed novel about a World War II suicide mission that goes sideways from a “superlative storyteller” (Publishers Weekly).In the midst of World War II, a Japanese submarine base must be destroyed. But someone needs to draw enemy fire while the goal is accomplished and the task would be a suicide mission. Only a certain kind of soldier can handle a job this risky. Now, six men have ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Quick Silver

    by Clark Howard ...
    **An “**intense, deeply haunting” saga about love, money, and murder, set amid Nevada’s mining and gambling booms (Publishers Weekly).In the aftermath of World War I, three veterans—Mike, Jim, and Buck—meet a seductive woman named Ruby. Quick Silver follows all four over a span of decades, from Virginia City to Las Vegas, as their lives intertwine and intersect. It is a tale of marriage and ... Read more

    $8.69 USD