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  1. Deep Freeze

    by John Sandford
    Detective Lucas Davenport is forced to confront a serial killer while investigating a mysterious disappearance.

    Class reunions: a time for memories—good, bad, and, as Virgil Flowers is about to find out, deadly—in this, New York Times,—bestselling thriller from John Sandford.,Virgil knows the town of Trippton, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  2. The Yard

    by Alex Grecian
    In Victorian London, a detective hunts down a serial killer who preys on Scotland Yard's own.

    Victorian London is a cesspool of crime, and Scotland Yard has only twelve detectives—known as “The Murder Squad”—to investigate countless murders every month. Created after the Metropolitan Police’s ... (Goodreads)

  3. The Six Wives of Henry VIII

    by Alison Weir
    A historical account of the tumultuous lives of Henry VIII's six wives, their political and religious struggles.

    The tempestuous, bloody, and splendid reign of Henry VIII of England (1509-1547) is one of the most fascinating in all history, not least for his marriage to six extraordinary women. In this ... (Goodreads)

  4. Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth

    by Chris Ware
    A story of a father and son discovering a shared past, and the power of connection.

    Jimmy Corrigan has rightly been hailed as the greatest graphic novel ever to be published. It won the Guardian First Book Award 2001, the first graphic novel to win a major British literary prize. It ... (Goodreads)

  5. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

    by William L. Shirer
    The definitive story of Nazi Germany, its rise and fall, and its lasting impacts.

    Hitler boasted that The Third Reich would last a thousand years. It lasted only 12. But those 12 years contained some of the most catastrophic events Western civilization has ever known. No other ... (Goodreads)

  6. The Passage of Power

    by Robert A. Caro
    An in-depth account of Lyndon B. Johnson's rise to power and his evolution as a leader.

    The Passage of Power follows Lyndon Johnson through both the most frustrating and the most triumphant periods of his career—1958 to1964. It is a time that would see him trade the extraordinary power ... (Goodreads)

  7. When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales of Neurosurgery

    by Frank T. Vertosick Jr.
    A collection of gripping and emotional stories from the world of neurosurgery, exploring the complexities of the human brain and the fragility of life.

    "This book should be read by every medical student, doctor and present or potential patient. In other words, by all of us." –Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of Love, Medicine and Miracles Rule One for the ... (Goodreads)

  8. A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

    by Barbara W. Tuchman
    A captivating narrative of the 14th century and its tumultuous history.

    The 14th century gives us back two contradictory images: a glittering time of crusades and castles, cathedrals and chivalry, and a dark time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world plunged into a ... (Goodreads)

  9. American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

    by Joseph J. Ellis
    Comprehensive biography of the third president, exploring his character and legacy.

    Following his subject from the drafting of the Declaration of Independence to his retirement in Monticello, Joseph Ellis unravels the contradictions of the Jeffersonian character. A marvel of ... (Goodreads)

  10. The Romanovs: 1613-1918

    by Simon Sebag Montefiore
    An exploration of the 300-year rule of the Romanov dynasty, from its rise to its fall.

    The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface for three centuries. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world’s greatest ... (Goodreads)

  11. The Fall of Berlin 1945

    by Antony Beevor
    A detailed account of the final days of World War II in Berlin, from the perspectives of both the German and Soviet sides.

    The Red Army had much to avenge when it finally reached the frontiers of the Reich in January 1945. Political instructors rammed home the message of Wehrmacht and SS brutality. The result was the ... (Goodreads)

  12. Sailing to Sarantium

    by Guy Gavriel Kay
    A journey to a fantastical city full of intrigue and mystery.

    Crispin is a master mosaicist, creating beautiful art with colored stones and glass. Summoned to Sarantium by imperial request, he bears a Queen's secret mission, and a talisman from an alchemist. ... (Goodreads)

  13. The Mapping of Love and Death

    by Jacqueline Winspear
    A gripping mystery of espionage and murder set in the World War I era.

    The story opens in August 1914 in the Santa Ynez Valley in California. Michael Clifton—youngest son of an Englishman who had emigrated to America when he was in his late teens, in search of his ... (Goodreads)

  14. Alan Turing: The Enigma

    by Andrew Hodges
    Biographical exploration of the life and work of the British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing.

    Alan Turing (1912-54) was a British mathematician who made history. His breaking of the German U-boat Enigma cipher in World War II ensured Allied-American control of the Atlantic. But Turing's ... (Goodreads)

  15. His Excellency: George Washington

    by Joseph J. Ellis
    Biography of the first President of the United States and the key role he played in the founding of the nation.

    To this landmark biography of our first president, Joseph J. Ellis brings the exacting scholarship, shrewd analysis, and lyric prose that have made him one of the premier historians of the ... (Goodreads)

  16. Washington: A Life

    by Ron Chernow
    Intimate biography of George Washington, the nation's first president.

    A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of, Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical., Celebrated biographer Ron ... (Barnes & Noble)

  17. The Civil War: A Narrative

    by Shelby Foote
    A comprehensive and vivid account of the American Civil War, from its origins to its aftermath.

    Foote's comprehensive history of the Civil War includes three compelling volumes: Fort Sumter to Perryville, Fredericksburg to Meridian, and Red River to Appomattox. Collected together in a handsome ... (Goodreads)

  18. Truman

    by David McCullough
    A biographical account of Harry S. Truman's rise to the Presidency and his impact on American history.

    The book provides a biography of Harry Truman in chronological fashion from his birth to his rise to U.S. Senator , Vice President , and President . It follows his activities until death, exploring ... (Wikipedia)

  19. The City of Falling Angels

    by John Berendt
    A non-fictional account of the fire that destroyed the Fenice Opera House in Venice, and the city's eccentric inhabitants.

    The author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil returns after more than a decade to give us an intimate look at the "magic, mystery, and decadence" of the city of Venice and its inhabitants. ... (Goodreads)

  20. The Financial Lives of the Poets

    by Jess Walter
    A struggling poet turns to selling marijuana to save his family from financial ruin.

    The Financial Lives of the Poets is a comic and heartfelt novel from National Book Award nominee Jess Walter, author of Citizen Vince and The Zero , about how we get to the edge of ruin—and how we ... (Goodreads)

  21. Heat Rises

    by Richard Castle
    Detective Nikki Heat investigates the murder of a gossip columnist, uncovering a web of secrets and lies in the process.

    In the third book of the New York Times bestselling Nikki Heat series, following HEAT WAVE and NAKED HEAT, Richard Castle's new thrilling mystery continues the story of NYPD Homicide Detective, Nikki ... (Barnes & Noble)

  22. The Lord of the Rings: Weapons and Warfare

    by Chris Smith
    Comprehensive study of the history and combat tactics of Middle-earth.

    Lavishly illustrated with 1,000 photos, paintings, maps, sculptures and sketches, most appearing here for the first time, Weapons and Warfare is an indispensable chronicle of The Lord of the Rings' ... (Goodreads)

  23. Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege, 1942–1943

    by Antony Beevor
    The epic story of the Battle of Stalingrad and its devastating impact on WWII.

    The Battle of Stalingrad was not only the psychological turning point of World War II: it also changed the face of modern warfare. From Antony Beevor, the internationally bestselling author of, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  24. The Decagon House Murders

    by Yukito Ayatsuji
    Ten students visit a remote island to renovate a house, but soon find themselves trapped in a deadly game of murder.

    Seven students, members of their university's mystery club, decide to spend a week-long vacation on Tsunojima Island off the coast of Japan. Six months earlier the owner of the island was brutally ... (Wikipedia)

  25. Dongri To Dubai : Six Decades of The Mumbai Mafia

    by S. Hussain Zaidi
    A comprehensive account of the rise of the Mumbai underworld, tracing its roots from the 1960s to the present day.

    The book chronicles the story of notorious gangsters like Haji Mastan , Karim Lala , Varadarajan Mudaliar , Chhota Rajan , Abu Salem , and primarily Dawood Ibrahim from 1947 to 2011. Dawood Ibrahim ... (Wikipedia)

  26. The Exorcist

    by William Peter Blatty
    A priest's battle against a powerful demon possessing a young girl.

    An elderly Jesuit priest named Father Lankester Merrin is leading an archaeological dig in northern Iraq and is studying ancient relics. After discovering a small statue of the demon Pazuzu (an ... (Wikipedia)

  27. The Second World War

    by Antony Beevor
    A comprehensive history of the Second World War, covering all major theaters of war and the impact on civilians.

    A masterful and comprehensive chronicle of World War II, by internationally bestselling historian Antony Beevor. Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's ... (Goodreads)

  28. Hellhound on His Trail: The Stalking of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the International Hunt for His Assassin

    by Hampton Sides
    An exploration of the investigation and manhunt for Dr. King’s assassin, James Earl Ray.

    On April 23, 1967, Prisoner #416J, an inmate at the notorious Missouri State Penitentiary, escaped in a breadbox. Fashioning himself Eric Galt, this nondescript thief and con man—whose real name was ... (Goodreads)

  29. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power

    by Daniel Yergin
    A comprehensive history of the oil industry, from its early beginnings to its current global impact on politics and economics.

    The Prize recounts the panoramic history of oil – and the struggle for wealth and power that has always surrounded oil. This struggle has shaken the world economy, dictated the outcome of wars, and ... (Goodreads)

  30. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Visual Companion

    by Jude Fisher
    A detailed look into the world of Lord of the Rings, from the characters and creatures to the landscapes and battles.

    From the New York Times best-selling author of The Two Towers Visual Companion comes a lavishly illustrated keepsake guide to The Return of the King. As Frodo, Sam, and Gollum slowly make their way ... (Goodreads)

  31. Echoes in Death

    by J.D. Robb
    Detective Eve Dallas investigates a murder with personal connections and uncovers a twisted conspiracy.

    Echoes in Death, the chilling new suspense novel from #1, New York Times, bestselling author J.D. Robb is the perfect entry point into the compelling In Death police procedural series featuring ... (Barnes & Noble)

  32. The Kindly Ones

    by Jonathan Littell
    A former Nazi officer's reminiscences of World War II and his role in the Holocaust.

    The book is a fictional autobiography, describing the life of Maximilien Aue, a former officer in the SS who, decades later, tells the story of a crucial part of his life when he was an active member ... (Wikipedia)

  33. The Dream Cycle of H.P. Lovecraft: Dreams of Terror and Death

    by H.P. Lovecraft
    A collection of Lovecraft's eerie and unsettling stories, exploring the dark and twisted corners of the human psyche.

    This volume collects, for the first time, the entire Dream Cycle created by H. P. Lovecraft, the master of twentieth-century horror, including some of his most fantastic tales: THE DOOM THAT CAME TO ... (Goodreads)

  34. The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones

    by George R.R. Martin
    A comprehensive exploration of the world and characters of the popular fantasy novel and television series.

    If the past is prologue, then George R. R. Martin’s masterwork—the most inventive and entertaining fantasy saga of our time—warrants one hell of an introduction. At long last, it has arrived with The ... (Goodreads)

  35. Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life, and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt

    by David McCullough
    Biography of Theodore Roosevelt, tracing his humble beginnings to his rise to power.

    Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life, and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt. ... (Goodreads)

  36. The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance

    by Ron Chernow
    The history of the Morgan banking family and their influence on American finance from the 19th to 20th century.

    The winner of the National Book Award and now considered a classic, The House of Morgan is the most ambitious history ever written about an American banking dynasty. Acclaimed by The Wall Street ... (Goodreads)

  37. Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ

    by Giulia Enders
    Exploration of the human gut, its impact on our health, and its importance.

    “Everything you ever wanted to know about the gut (and then some).” —SELF In this, New York Times, bestseller, scientist Giulia Enders reveals the secrets of your digestive system—including new ... (Barnes & Noble)

  38. J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist and Illustrator

    by Wayne G. Hammond
    A comprehensive collection of Tolkien's artwork, from sketches to finished paintings, with commentary and analysis.

    J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) renowned author of THE HOBBIT, THE LORD OF THE RINGS and THE SILMARILLION, was an artist in pictures as well as in words. Though he often remarked that he had no talent for ... (Goodreads)

  39. Lord Sunday

    by Garth Nix
    The final battle between Arthur and Lord Sunday, the ultimate enemy, for the fate of the House and the entire universe.

    Falling from the Incomparable Gardens in Superior Saturday , Arthur, having won the Sixth Key, escapes impalement on Saturday's Tower by entering the Improbable Stair. His uncontrollable falling ... (Wikipedia)

  40. Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany

    by Norman Ohler
    Examines the Nazi regime's widespread use of drugs to fuel its war machine.

    In this highly original book, a bestseller in Germany, Norman Ohler investigates the murky, chaotic world of drug use in the Third Reich. There have been other books on Dr Morell's cocktail of ... (Goodreads)

  41. The Covenant

    by James A. Michener
    Epic saga of a South African family spanning generations, exploring the power of love, loyalty, and faith.

    Michener writes largely from the point of view of the Afrikaners, descendants of Dutch settlers and French Huguenot immigrants who traveled to South Africa to practice freedom of worship in the ... (Wikipedia)

  42. Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius

    by Marc J. Seifer
    A comprehensive biography of the brilliant inventor Nikola Tesla, detailing his life, work, and legacy.

    Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), credited as the inspiration for radio, robots, and even radar, has been called the patron saint of modern electricity. Based on original material and previously unavailable ... (Goodreads)

  43. The Quincunx

    by Charles Palliser
    A complex and intricate mystery novel set in Victorian England, following the life of a young man seeking his inheritance.

    The protagonist, a young man naive enough to be blind to all clues about his own hidden history (and to the fact that his very existence is troubling to all manner of evildoers) narrates a story of ... (Goodreads)

  44. Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture

    by Ross King
    A look into the remarkable life and legacy of the pioneering artist and architect, Filippo Brunelleschi.

    The, New York Times, bestselling, award winning story of the construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence and the Renaissance genius who reinvented architecture to build it. On ... (Barnes & Noble)

  45. City of Bones

    by Michael Connelly
    Detective Harry Bosch investigates the murder of a young boy whose bones are found in the hills of Los Angeles.

    Detective Harry Bosch tears open a 20-year-old murder case - with an explosive ending that leave all Bosch fans hungrily awaiting the next instalment. When the bones of a twelve-year-old boy are ... (Goodreads)

  46. A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power

    by Paul Fischer
    The true story of a South Korean filmmaker and actress kidnapped by North Korea's Kim Jong-Il to make films for his regime.

    An Amazon Best of The Year Nonfiction Selection Library Journal Top Ten Book of the Year!,The Extraordinary True Story of Kim Jong-Il’s kidnapping of the golden couple of South Korean Cinema, The ... (Barnes & Noble)

  47. The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin

    by Masha Gessen
    A biography of Vladimir Putin, tracing his rise to power and the political landscape of modern Russia.

    The Man Without a Face is the chilling account of how a low- level, small-minded KGB operative ascended to the Russian presidency and, in an astonishingly short time, destroyed years of progress and ... (Goodreads)

  48. The Road to Middle-Earth: How J.R.R. Tolkien Created A New Mythology

    by Tom Shippey
    An exploration of Tolkien's creative process and the influences that shaped his epic mythology of Middle-earth.

    Shippey's classic work, now revised in paperback, explores J.R.R. Tolkien's creativity and the sources of his inspiration. Shippey shows in detail how Tolkien's professional background led him to ... (Goodreads)

  49. Unnatural Death

    by Dorothy L. Sayers
    A crime mystery involving the suspicious death of an elderly woman.

    The wealthy Agatha Dawson is dead–a trifle sooner than expected--but there are no apparent signs of foul play. Lord Peter Wimsey, however, senses that something is amiss and refuses to let the case ... (Goodreads)

  50. The Day After Tomorrow

    by Allan Folsom
    A man's life is turned upside down when he discovers his true identity and a dangerous secret that threatens his family's safety.

    Paul Osborn sees the man who has murdered his father years before while sitting in a cafe, in Paris, and assaults him. The murderer, Henri Kanarack, flees. Osborn hires a detective to find out who ... (Wikipedia)

  51. The Making of the Atomic Bomb

    by Richard Rhodes
    Historical narrative of the scientists and engineers who developed the atomic bomb.

    Here for the first time, in rich, human, political, and scientific detail, is the complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside ... (Goodreads)

  52. Theodore Rex

    by Edmund Morris
    A biography of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, exploring his leadership, policies, and impact on American society.

    Theodore Roosevelt and his two-term presidency (1901-9) deserve a king-size, seize-the-man biography - and Edmund Morris has provided one. "TR" typifies the "can do" American; his famous maxim, of ... (Goodreads)

  53. A Civil Action

    by Jonathan Harr
    A legal drama about a court case of corporate negligence, and the resulting tragedy.

    After finding that her child is diagnosed with leukemia , Anne Anderson notices a high prevalence of leukemia, a relatively rare disease, in her city . Eventually she gathers other families and seeks ... (Wikipedia)

  54. Paris, 1919: Six Months that Changed the World

    by Margaret MacMillan
    An account of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and its lasting effects on the modern world.

    'Without question, Margaret MacMillan's Paris 1919 is the most honest and engaging history ever written about those fateful months after World War I when the maps of Europe were redrawn. Brimming ... (Goodreads)

  55. The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn

    by Eric Ives
    A detailed account of the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII, and her impact on English history.

    This definitive full biography of Anne Boleyn, based on the latest scholarly research, focusses on Anne’s life and legacy and establishes Anne as a figure of considerable importance and influence in ... (Goodreads)

  56. The Lord of the Rings: The Art of The Two Towers

    by Gary Russell
    A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the movie "The Two Towers," featuring concept art, set designs, and interviews with the cast and crew.

    Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring has become one of ther most successful and visually stunning movies ever made. But that was only the beginning. For The Two Towers , the second part of the ... (Goodreads)

  57. Seven Women: And the Secret of Their Greatness

    by Eric Metaxas
    Biographical sketches of seven women who changed the world through their faith, courage, and determination.

    In this highly anticipated follow-up to the enormously successful Seven Men , New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas gives us seven captivating portraits of some of the greatest women who ... (Barnes & Noble)

  58. Equator

    by Miguel Sousa Tavares
    A Portuguese family moves to Angola in the 20th century, facing the challenges of colonialism and cultural differences.

    It is 1905 and Luis Bernardo Valenca, a thirty-seven-year-old bachelor and owner of a small shipping company, is revelling in Lisbon’s grand and luxurious high society. But his life is turned upside ... (Goodreads)

  59. The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

    by Rick Atkinson
    A comprehensive and gripping account of the Allies' campaign in the Mediterranean during World War II.

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Majestic... Atkinson's achievement is to marry prodigious research with a superbly organized narrative and then to overlay the whole with writing as powerful and elegant as ... (Barnes & Noble)

  60. The Anatomy of Motive: The FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Explores the Key to Understanding and Catching Violent Criminals

    by John E. Douglas
    A former FBI agent delves into the minds of violent criminals, exploring their motives and how to catch them.

    From legendary FBI profiler John Douglas and Mark Olshaker — authors of the nonfiction international bestsellers Mindhunter, Journey into Darkness, and Obsession — comes an unprecedented, insightful ... (Barnes & Noble)

  61. Berlin, Vol. 1: City of Stones

    by Jason Lutes
    A graphic novel set in 1928 Berlin, following the lives of a diverse group of characters as the city teeters on the brink of political upheaval.

    Berlin: City of Stones presents the first part of Jason Lutes' captivating trilogy, set in the twilight years of Germany's Weimar Republic. Kurt Severing, a journalist, and Marthe Muller, an art ... (Goodreads)

  62. Some Buried Caesar

    by Rex Stout
    Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin investigate the murder of a prize-winning bull at a country fair.

    While on their way to a rural exposition in upstate New York to show orchids , Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin are involved in a minor car accident. On their way to a nearby house to phone for help, ... (Wikipedia)

  63. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher

    by Hilary Mantel
    A collection of short stories exploring the darker side of human nature, often with a political twist.

    HILARY MANTEL is one of Britain's most accomplished and acclaimed writers. In these ten bracingly transgressive tales, all her gifts of characterisation and observation are fully engaged, ushering ... (Goodreads)

  64. The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

    by Jen Bryant
    The biography of Peter Roget, creator of the thesaurus, and his lifelong love of words.

    2015 Caldecott Honor Book 2015 Sibert Medal Winner For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions – and it wasn’t long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn’t write ... (Barnes & Noble)

  65. The Third Reich in Power

    by Richard J. Evans
    A detailed account of Nazi Germany's rise to power and the social, economic, and political changes that occurred during their reign.

    The definitive account of Germany's malign transformation under Hitler's total rule and the implacable march to war. By the middle of 1933, the democracy of the Weimar Republic had been transformed ... (Goodreads)

  66. Echoes from the Dead

    by Johan Theorin
    A haunting mystery of a missing child and a family's secrets on the island of Öland.

    On a gray September day, on an island off the coast of Sweden, six -year -old Jens Davidsson ventured out of his backyard, walked out into a fog, and vanished….Now twenty years have passed, and in ... (Goodreads)

  67. The Wire in the Blood

    by Val McDermid
    A psychologist helps police catch a serial killer, but becomes entangled in the killer's twisted mind games.

    The series is set in the fictional town of Bradfield, which is assumed to lie within West Yorkshire . It follows the Major Incident Team (MIT) of Bradfield Metropolitan Police's CID and the ... (Wikipedia)

  68. The Lost Girls of Rome

    by Donato Carrisi
    A detective investigates the disappearance of two young girls in Rome, uncovering a web of secrets and lies.

    A grieving young widow, seeking answers to her husband's death, becomes entangled in an investigation steeped in the darkest mysteries of Rome. Sandra Vega, a forensic analyst with the Roman police ... (Barnes & Noble)

  69. The Fuller Memorandum

    by Charles Stross
    An eccentric spy unravels a supernatural conspiracy as he battles a mysterious enemy.

    Computational demonologist Bob Howard catches up on filing in the Laundry archives when the top secret Fuller Memorandum vanishes - and his boss, suspected of stealing the file. Bob faces Russian ... (Goodreads)

  70. The Final Days

    by Bob Woodward
    An account of the final months of the Nixon presidency, including the Watergate scandal and Nixon's resignation.

    The Final Days is the classic, behind-the-scenes account of Richard Nixon's dramatic last months as president. Moment by moment, Bernstein and Woodward portray the taut, post-Watergate White House as ... (Goodreads)

  71. The Bone Bed

    by Patricia Cornwell
    Dr. Kay Scarpetta investigates a murder case involving a missing paleontologist and a mysterious bone bed.

    A woman has vanished while digging a dinosaur bone bed in the remote wilderness of Canada. Somehow, the only evidence has made its way to the inbox of Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta, over two ... (Goodreads)

  72. Triangle: The Fire That Changed America

    by David von Drehle
    The tragic story of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911, which led to significant changes in workplace safety regulations.

    Triangle is a poignantly detailed account of the 1911 disaster that horrified the country and changed the course of twentieth-century politics and labor relations. On March 25, 1911, as workers were ... (Goodreads)

  73. Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob

    by Dick Lehr
    The true story of FBI's corrupt alliance with the Irish Mob in Boston, led by notorious gangster Whitey Bulger.

    John Connoly and James "Whitey" Bulger grew up together on the streets of South Boston. Decades later, in the mid 1970's, they would meet again. By then, Connolly was a major figure in the FBI's ... (Goodreads)

  74. J is for Judgment

    by Sue Grafton
    Amateur detective Kinsey Millhone investigates a murder with a tangled web of suspects.

    July 1984 contains two surprises for Kinsey Millhone, both connected to her past. First, California Fidelity Insurance reappears in her life in the form of Mac Voorhies, who wants her help with a ... (Wikipedia)

  75. Zen Seeing, Zen Drawing: Meditation in Action

    by Frederick Franck
    A guide to seeing and drawing as a form of meditation, encouraging the reader to slow down and appreciate the beauty in everyday life.

    A Dutch artist offers his concept of seeing and drawing as a discipline by which the world may be rediscovered, a way of experiencing Zen. ... (Goodreads)

  76. Let It Bleed

    by Ian Rankin
    Detective John Rebus investigates a murder case that leads him to the seedy underbelly of Edinburgh's music scene.

    Detective Inspector John Rebus and Frank Lauderdale start the book with a car chase across Edinburgh to apprehend kidnappers, culminating with the two youths they are chasing throwing themselves off ... (Wikipedia)

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