. Alone and armed mainly with their wits, protected only by farmhands and Jones' unusual "pet, " the outcast pair are secretly called in to consult on the case. Jones and li immediately discern that the various victims were all "throwaway children, runaways nor homeless, " a new state classification given to young people who are neither orphans, but victims of a terrible phenomenon sweeping America's poor: abandoned by their families, the throwaways are left to fend for themselves.
One of these throwaways, along with his blind older sister, cross paths with Jones and Li, Lucas Kurtz, offering information that could blow the case wide open. Racing against the case's mounting stakes, jones and li find that they are battling not only to unravel the mystery of how the throwaways died, but also to defend themselves and the Kurtz siblings from the threats of shadowy but powerful agents who want to stop them from uncovering the truth.
Caleb carr, bestselling author of the Alienist and The Angel of Darkness, has created a contemporary psychological thriller haunted by the shadowy hands of established power. In rural, their corpses left hanging in gruesome, New York, impoverished Burgoyne County, a pattern of strange deaths begins to emerge: adolescent boys and girls are found murdered, ritualistic fashion.
Senior law enforcement officials are quick to blame a serial killer, yet their efforts to apprehend this criminal are peculiarly ineffective.
The Angel of DarknessAs the horror unfolds, delmonico's still serves up wondrous meals, and a summer trip to the elegant gambling parlors of Saratoga provides precious keys to the murderer's past. Kreizler and his friends--high-living crime reporter john schuyler moore; indomitable, derringer-toting Sara Howard; the brilliant and bickering detective brothers Marcus and Lucius Isaacson; powerful and compassionate Cyrus Montrose; and Stevie Taggert, the boy Kreizler saved from a life of street crime--have returned to their former pursuits and tried to forget the horror of the Beecham case.
Once again, caleb carr proves his brilliant ability to re-create the past, both high life and low. Laszlo kreizler, a pioneer in forensic psychiatry, tracked down the brutal serial killer John Beecham with the help of a team of trusted companions and a revolutionary application of the principles of his discipline.
Peppered throughout are characters taken from real life and rendered with historical vigor, including suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton; painter Albert Pinkham Ryder; and Clarence Darrow, who thunders for the defense in a tense courtroom drama during which the sanctity of American motherhood itself is put on trial.
A year has passed since Dr. The angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr. It is june 1897. Thus new york City, and the groundbreaking alienist Dr.
The Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock HolmesWatson are summoned to the aid of Queen Victoria in Scotland by a telegram from Holmes' brother, Mycroft, a royal advisor. Holmes proceeds to alarm watson with the announcement that the Italian Secretary's vengeful spirit may have taken the lives of the two men as punishment for disturbing the scene of his assassination.
But the circumstances of the two victims' deaths also call to Holmes' mind the terrible murder—in Holyrood—of "The Italian Secretary, " David Rizzio. Critically acclaimed, bestselling author Caleb Carr's brilliant new offering takes the Conan Doyle tradition to remarkable new heights with this spellbinding tale.
Only rizzio, a music teacher and confidante of Mary, Queen of Scots, was murdered three centuries ago. Mycroft has enlisted his brother to help solve the murders that may be key elements of a much more elaborate and pernicious plot on the Queen's life. Rushed northward on a royal train—and nearly murdered themselves en route—the pair are soon joined by Mycroft, and learn of the brutal killings of two of the Queen's servants, a renowned architect and his foreman, both of whom had been working on the renovation of the famous and forbidding Royal Palace of Holyrood, in Edinburgh.
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Brand new Hardcover Book. The angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr.
By Caleb Carr: The AlienistEntertaining, suspenseful novel set in New York City during the 1890s. Brand new Hardcover Book. Author carr creates a great scene of the period with well-drawn charcters and a killer-plot sorry for the pun. Non-stop suspense and a book you can't put down as the brave comrades try to figure out the Jack-the-ripper-like killer's next move.
The angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr. Carr recreates 19th century new York City to a tee, and his characters & plot are so believable, a terrific read. Newly appointed police commissioner, determined police woman, Theodore Roosevelt joins with a brave, Sara Howard and a reserved intellect alienist 19th word for psychologist Dr.
Laszlo kreizler, a freud- holmeish character and crime reporter John Schuyler Moore, to stop a serial killer preying on young children.
Killing TimeA professor at new york's john jay university in the year 2023, a global economic crash, he lives in an era that has seen plague, and the 2018 assassination of President Emily Forrester. The angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr. Gideon wolfe, expert criminologist of the new millenium. Meet Dr. Breathtakingly suspenseful, Killing Time unfolds as the work of a master novelist.
Hardcover. Caleb Carr. First Edition. In this turbulent new world order, Wolfe's life and everything he knows are turned upside down when the widow of a murdered special-effects wizard enters his office. The widow hands him a silver disc from her husband's safety deposit box, hoping that Wolfe's expertise in history and criminology will compel him to track down her husband's killers.
The disc contains footage of president forrester's assassination, the same video that has been broadcast countless times on TV and over the internet-with one crucial, shocking difference: This version shows that before the video was released, it was altered with sinister special effects. This explosive discovery will lead gideon wolfe on an electrifying journey from a criminal underworld of New York to the jungles of Africa and on a quest to find the truth in an age when all information can be manipulated.
With this novel, carr has boldly established a new genre-future history-combining the best elements of mystery and thrillers with unique historical insight. Brand new Hardcover Book.
The Alienist TNT Tie-in Edition: A Novel The Alienist SeriesIt is an age in which questioning society’s belief that all killers are born, not made, could have unexpected and fatal consequences. Praise for the Alienist“A delicious premise. Newspaper reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned by his friend Dr. Laszlo kreizler—a psychologist, or “alienist”—to view the horribly mutilated body of an adolescent boy abandoned on the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge.
. From there the two embark on a revolutionary effort in criminology: creating a psychological profile of the perpetrator based on the details of his crimes. Brand new Hardcover Book. New york times bestseller • now a tnt original series • “a first-rate tale of crime and punishment that will keep readers guessing until the final pages.
Entertainment weekly “caleb carr’s rich period thriller takes us back to the moment in history when the modern idea of the serial killer became available to us. The detroit newswhen the alienist was first published in 1994, it was a major phenomenon, spending six months on the New York Times bestseller list, receiving critical acclaim, and selling millions of copies.
The city is New York. This modern classic continues to be a touchstone of historical suspense fiction for readers everywhere.
The Devil Soldier: The American Soldier of Fortune Who Became a God in ChinaSo marvelously improbable, so rich in exotic detail, that if often reads more like a historical thriller than the serious work of history that it is. Los angeles timeswith the same flair for history and narrative that distinguished his bestseller, the American mercenary who fought for the emperor of China in the Taiping rebellion, The Alienist, Caleb Carr tells the incredible story of Frederick Townsend Ward, history's bloodiest civil war.
. Caleb Carr. The devil soldier is a thrilling, masterfully researched biography of the kind of adventurer the world no longer sees. Praise for the devil soldier“if ever a book of history were made for the movies, Caleb Carr's The Devil Soldier is it. Chicago tribune“Good, thorough, scholarly but absorbing.
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The Legend of BrokenAnd keera, a gifted female tracker of the Bane tribe, embarks on a perilous journey to save her people, enlisting the aid of the notorious and brilliant philosopher Caliphestros. Caleb carr boldly goes where he’s never gone before. Usa todaylegend meets history in this mesmerizing novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Caleb Carr.
. The legend of broken seamlessly blends epic adventure with serious research and asks questions that men and women grappled with in the Dark Ages and still do today. The washington Post“A colossal effort. Brand new Hardcover Book. A fantasy epic. It tells of a prosperous fortress city where order reigns at the point of a sword—even as scheming factions secretly vie for control of the surrounding kingdom.
. Demonstrating the rich storytelling, carr has written a wildly imaginative, skillful plotting, and depth of research he showcased in The Alienist, genre-bending saga that redefines the boundaries of literature. At every turn, the widely respected and honorable head of the kingdom’s powerful army, the lives of Broken’s defenders and its would-be destroyers intertwine: Sixt Arnem, grapples with his conscience and newfound responsibilities amid rumors of impending war.
A sprawling fantasy saga.
The Italian SecretaryAnd while recent attempts on her majesty's life raise a number of possibilities, queen of scots, these intrigues also seem strangely connected to an act of evil that took place centuries earlier……UNNATURAL DEEDSFor indeed, the slaying of David Rizzio, music master and friend to Mary, was an extraordinarily brutal and treacherous act―even for a time when brutality and treachery were the order of the day.
Watson to decipher: a matter concerning the safety of Queen Victoria herself calls them to Edinburgh's Holyroodhouse to investigate the confounding and gruesome deaths of two young men―horrific incidents that took place with Her Highness in residence. Now, madness, the ghosts of holyroodhouse are being reawakened by someone with a diabolical agenda of greed, and terror as Holmes and Watson set out to trap a killer who is eager to rewrite history in blood.
. Caleb Carr. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The victims were crushed in a manner surpassing human power. Caleb carr's novel, the alienest, was a blockbuster international bestseller and positioned its author as a modern master of the historical thriller. Now, in the italian secretary, to the age of opium dens and jack the ripper, when fictional detective Sherlock Holmes made the science of murder as real as the gore on a killer's hands…FOUL WHISPERINGS…Mycroft Holmes's encoded message to his brother, Carr reaches back further, Sherlock, is unsubtle enough even for Dr.
Fair Warning Jack McEvoyBrand new Hardcover Book. But the killer has already chosen his next target, and he's ready to strike. Terrifying and unputdownable, fair warning shows once again why "Michael Connelly has earned his place in the pantheon of great crime fiction writers" Chicago Sun-Times. Stalwart journalist jack mcevoy--the hero of the poet and The Scarecrow--tracks a serial killer who has been operating completely under the radar--until now--in this thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.
Veteran reporter jack mcevoy has taken down killers before, but when a woman he had a one-night stand with is murdered in a particularly brutal way, McEvoy realizes he might be facing a criminal mind unlike any he's ever encountered. Jack investigates-against the warnings of the police and his own editor-and makes a shocking discovery that connects the crime to other mysterious deaths across the country.
First Edition. Caleb Carr. Undetected by law enforcement, a vicious killer has been hunting women, using genetic data to select and stalk his targets. Uncovering the murkiest corners of the dark web, Jack races to find and protect the last source who can lead him to his quarry. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.
The Angel of Darkness: A Novel Dr. Laszlo Kreizler. Fast-paced and chilling, the Angel of Darkness is a tour de force, a novel of modern evil in old New York. Praise for the angel of darkness “A ripping yarn told with verve, intensity, and a feel for historical detail. Laszlo kreizler—the brilliant hero of the alienist, now a tnT original series—returns in a “whopping thriller” The Washington Post that showcases Caleb Carr “at his strongest” USA Today.
June 1897. A year has passed since Dr. In libby hatch, carr has created a villain whose cunning is nearly equal to his detectives’ crime-solving prowess. Caleb carr, the Angel of Darkness, paperback. Caleb Carr. Kreizler and his friends—high-living crime reporter john schuyler moore; indomitable, derringer-toting Sara Howard; the brilliant and bickering detective brothers Marcus and Lucius Isaacson; powerful and compassionate Cyrus Montrose; and Stevie Taggert, the boy Kreizler saved from a life of street crime—have returned to their former pursuits and tried to forget the horror of the Beecham case.
But when the distraught wife of a Spanish diplomat begs Sara’s aid, the team reunites to help find her kidnapped infant daughter. Carr is at his strongest, exploring the dark underside of the human psyche and ferreting out the terrors and tragedies that drive men—and women—to kill.