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The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

The untold story of how poison rocked Jazz Age New York City. A pair of forensic scientists began their trailblazing chemical detective work, fighting to end an era when untraceable poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime. Chief medical examiner Charles Norris and toxicologist Alexander Gettler investigate a family mysteriously stricken bald, factory workers with crumbling bones, a diner... »

Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life

In the midseventies, Steve Martin exploded onto the comedy scene. By 1978 he was the biggest concert draw in the history of stand-up. In 1981 he quit forever. This book is, in his own words, the story of “why I did stand-up and why I walked away.” Emmy and Grammy Award winner, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Shopgirl and The Pleasure of My Company, and a regular cont... »

Becoming

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America-the first African American to serve in that role-she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, whil... »

The Family Business 2 (The Family Business #2)

Welcome to the world of Duncans. By day they are upstanding citizens running one of New York’s most respected car dealerships; but by night, they’re criminals who control most of the East Coast drug traffic. No matter whether they’re on their day or night jobs, one thing is true about the Duncans: there is never a dull moment to be found.  Baby momma drama takes over the Duncan c... »

Washington’s Spies

Washington’s Spies, now an original series on AMC Based on remarkable new research, acclaimed historian Alexander Rose brings to life the true story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and deep into the shadowy underworld of double agents and triple crosses, covert operations and code breaking, and unmasks th... »

Fatal Error

When an old friend is accused of murdering a cyber-sociopath who courted women over the Internet only to steal all of their money, Ali Reynolds steps in to investigate-Jance’s newest mystery is another New York Times bestseller! Ali Reynolds begins the summer thinking her most difficult challenge will be surviving a six-week-long course as the lone forty-something female at the Arizona Polic... »

Seal Team Seven 10.Frontal Assault

Moving with deadly swiftness and stealth, Lieutenant Commander Blake Murdock and his elite SEAL team go up against the one man insane enough to take over the entire Middle East–Saddam Hussein… 10 in the successful series »

Troy Pearce 4.Drone Threat

Troy Pearce and his team of drone experts are called to action when ISIS launches a series of attacks on U.S. soil.   On the eve of President Lane’s historic Asian Security Summit, a hobby-store quadcopter lands on the White House lawn carrying a package and an ominous threat: Fly the enclosed black flag of ISIS over the White House by noon today or suffer the consequences. The threat furthe... »

Dark Wing

With a crisis in the Middle East drawing America’s fire, a Chinese civil war threatens to spread unchecked across the Pacific Rim. A modern-day Hitler has risen, casting a shadow of ruthless amibition over Asia. It’s up to Air Force Col. Matt Pontowski’s vounteer 303rd lame-duck squadron of A-10 Warthog fighters to stop the power-hungry giant. »

The Trident Deception 3.Ice Station Nautilus

Russia’s new ballistic missile submarine, Yuriy Dolgorukiy, is being deployed on its first patrol while America’s newest fast attack submarine, North Dakota, is assigned to trail it and collect intel. As the Russian submarine heads under the polar ice cap, its sonar readings reveal the trailing American sub and cause the Russians to begin a radical, evasive maneuver. This, however, fai... »

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