Steven Levingston digs up a doozy of a case, involving mesmeric murderess Gabrielle Bompard, an international manhunt, and a cast of Gallic sleuths, criminals and shocked citizens. A Discover Great New Writers selection.
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The undercover private eye who took on organized crime in the Wild West.
In the summer of 1913, two brilliant minds — a gentleman thief and a talented detective — squared off when the “Mona Lisa of Pearls” disappeared in transit from Paris to London. This captivating account of the ensuing game of cat-and-mouse evokes the heist classics of Hitchcock and Hammett.
In the summer of 2000, Lucie Blackman, a young British woman living in Japan, was abducted from the streets of Tokyo and found dismembered the following winter. Award-winning foreign correspondent Richard Lloyd Perry peers into the seedy underworld that swallowed her up and recounts the trial of her killer in this gripping true crime narrative.
When Bob Rivers’s Cessna was stolen and crashed in a rare instance of airplane piracy, the Seattle radio personality had the same thought as local authorities: drug runners had used, abused, and discarded the plane; case closed. To their astonishment, they later learned that the culprit in the 2008 heist was actually seventeen-year-old Colton Harris-Moore, a poor, neglected, troubled kid who’d had no formal flight training. This was the first time Colt had flown a plane, and yet it wouldn’t be the last. He was in the midst of a years-long crime spree — boosting cars, boats, identities, airplanes, and lots of food.