He's the sole survivor on a desperate mission; if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish.
His crewmates dead, his memories fuzzily returning, it's up to him to solve a scientific mystery and conquer an existential threat to our species.
The year is 1327. Seven bizarre deaths in an Italian abbey, and a monk turns detective.
His tools are the logic of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, the empirical insights of Roger Bacon.
Journalist investigates the suicide of a reclusive film director's daughter, under suspicious circumstances.
The last time he got close to exposing the director, he lost his marriage and his career. This time he might lose even more.
On a hot summer day in 1935, a thirteen-year-old girl witnesses the flirtation between her older sister and the son of a servant.
Her incomplete grasp of adult motives and her precocious imagination bring about a crime that will change all their lives.
A scheme to steal an 18th century cow-creamer, a would-be fascist dictator of England, a policeman's helmet, and newts.
Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the city. Curiously, students are allowed little contact with the outside world.
It's only when they leave the safe grounds of the school that they realize the full truth of what Hailsham is.
She was just seven when her evidence put her older brother behind bars.
When she is contacted by a group who are convinced of his innocence, she starts to ask questions she never dared to before.
Everyone in her family had something to hide that day…especially her brother.
In the ancient city-state of Gujaareh, peace is the only law. Upon its rooftops wait the Gatherers - the keepers of this peace. Their duty is to harvest the magic of the sleeping mind and use it to heal, soothe, and kill.
The discovery of a dead body in the woods on Thanksgiving Weekend brings the Chief Inspector and his colleagues from the Sûreté du Québec to a small village in the Eastern Townships.
The first in a series of more than 15 exemplary books.