After the 1967 riots in Detroit hit too close to home, Celia Scott and her family move back to her husband's hometown in Kansas, where his sister died under mysterious circumstances 20 years before and where Celia and two of her children struggle to adjust--especially when a local girl disappears, sending the town into a whirlwind. A first novel.
The destiny of the republic : a tale of medicine, madness and the murder of a president
A dramatic narrative account of the 20th President's political career offers insight into his distinguished background as an impoverished wunderkind scholar and Civil War hero, his battles against the corrupt establishment and Alexander Graham Bell's failed attempt to save him from an assassin's bullet.
The lock artist
After miraculously surviving an act of violence as a child, Michael stops talking and grows up with the ability to open any lock or safe, a talent he sells to any buyer in the crime world, until a botched heist forces him to go home to find the only person he loved--and to face the secret that has kept him so quiet. By an Edgar Award-winning author. 60,000 first printing.
Charlie Chan : the untold story of the honorable detective and his rendezvous with American history
A biography of cinematic hero Charlie Chan, based on the real-life Chinese immigrant detective, Chang Apana, whose bravado inspired mystery writer Earl Derr Biggers to depict his fictional sleuth as a wisecracking and wise investigator rather than a stereotype.