The Devil Soldier: The American Soldier of Fortune Who Became a God in China

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Random House #ad - So 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, Caleb Carr tells the incredible story of Frederick Townsend Ward, the American mercenary who fought for the emperor of China in the Taiping rebellion, The Alienist, history's bloodiest civil war.

. 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. Edward rice, author of captain Sir Richard Francis Burton Used book in Good Condition.

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Surrender, New York: A Novel

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Random House Trade Paperbacks #ad - But will jones and li be able to trace the case to new york before they fall victim to the murderous forces that stalk them?Tautly paced and richly researched, Surrender, New York brings to life the grim underbelly of a prosperous nation—and those most vulnerable to its failings. Surrender, new york allows carr to deploy his indisputable gift for the gothic and the macabre, and the pursuit is suspenseful and believable.

Usa today“A long-awaited return. O: the oprah magazine“A superb mystery. For maximum enjoyment: surrender, reader. The wall street journal “every word of fiction Carr has produced seems to have been written in either direct or indirect conversation with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Jones believes the real story leads back to the city where both he and Dr.

Surrender, New York: A Novel #ad - . An addictive contemporary crime procedural. Michael connelly,  returns with a contemporary, the author of the alienist and The Angel of Darkness,  The New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Caleb Carr, edge-of-your-seat thriller featuring the brilliant but unconventional criminal psychologist Dr.

A terrific story with a great setting and a very modern social message. The globe and Mail “An engrossing mystery. Library journal“A compulsive read.

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The Italian Secretary

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St. Martin's Griffin #ad - 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. 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, sherlock, 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, in The Italian Secretary, is unsubtle enough even for Dr.

The Italian Secretary #ad - Caleb carr's novel, the alienest, was a blockbuster international bestseller and positioned its author as a modern master of the historical thriller. And while recent attempts on her majesty's life raise a number of possibilities, music master and friend to Mary, these intrigues also seem strangely connected to an act of evil that took place centuries earlier……UNNATURAL DEEDSFor indeed, the slaying of David Rizzio, Queen of Scots, was an extraordinarily brutal and treacherous act―even for a time when brutality and treachery were the order of the day.

The victims were crushed in a manner surpassing human power.

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The Angel of Darkness: A Novel Dr. Laszlo Kreizler

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Random House Trade Paperbacks #ad - 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. 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. 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.

The Angel of Darkness: A Novel Dr. Laszlo Kreizler #ad - . Their investigation leads the team to a shocking suspect: a woman who appears to the world to be a heroic nurse and a loving mother, but who may in reality be a ruthless murderer of children. Once again, caleb carr proves his brilliant ability to re-create the past, both high life and low. Carr keeps us racing along with him to the very end.

The washington Post Book World “Fascinating.

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The Alienist TNT Tie-in Edition: A Novel The Alienist Series

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Random House Trade Paperbacks #ad - Their dangerous quest takes them into the tortured past and twisted mind of a murderer who will kill again before their hunt is over. Its settings and characterizations are much more sophisticated than the run-of-the-mill thrillers that line the shelves in bookstores. The washington Post Book World“Mesmerizing.

Detroit free press “the method of the hunt and the disparate team of hunters lift the tale beyond the level of a good thriller—way beyond. 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. Laszlo kreizler—a psychologist, or “alienist”—to view the horribly mutilated body of an adolescent boy abandoned on the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge.

The Alienist TNT Tie-in Edition: A Novel The Alienist Series #ad - 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, receiving critical acclaim, spending six months on the New York Times bestseller list, it was a major phenomenon, and selling millions of copies. The city is New York. A remarkable combination of historical novel and psychological thriller.

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The Legend of Broken

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Random House Trade Paperbacks #ad - A sprawling fantasy saga. Together, they hope to exact a ruinous revenge on Broken, ushering in a day of reckoning when the mighty walls will be breached forever in a triumph of science over superstition. Meant as an allegory, a cautionary tale for our precarious times. Some years ago, a remarkable manuscript long rumored to exist was discovered: The Legend of Broken.

Meanwhile, outside the city’s granite walls, an industrious tribe of exiles known as the Bane forages for sustenance in the wilds of Davon Wood. To make his points, wizards, Carr has summoned a dream team of soldiers, and tiny forest folk. The new york times book review“Carr keeps the action hurtling along with a steady diet of gruesome murders and political betrayals.

The Legend of Broken #ad - . Demonstrating the rich storytelling, and depth of research he showcased in The Alienist, Carr has written a wildly imaginative, skillful plotting, genre-bending saga that redefines the boundaries of literature. 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.

Brimming with adventure and narrative invention, The Legend of Broken is an exhilarating and enthralling masterwork. Praise for the legend of Broken  “An excellent and old-fashioned entertainment.

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The Angel of Darkness

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Ballantine Books #ad - . It is a case fraught with danger, since Spain and the United States are on the verge of war. Carr keeps us racing along with him to the very end. The washington Post Book World “Fascinating. 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.

Once again we are careening around the gaslighted New York that Carr knows, and depicts, so well. The new york times Book Review “Gripping. In a brilliant bit of historical casting, a rising courtroom wizard from Chicago, Clarence Darrow, turns up to defend the villain at a tense upstate New York murder trial.

The Angel of Darkness #ad - Time caleb carr, the Angel of Darkness, paperback. In libby hatch, carr has created a villain whose cunning is nearly equal to his detectives’ crime-solving prowess. 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.

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The Angel of Darkness

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Random House #ad - The angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr. It is a case fraught with danger, since Spain and the United States are on the verge of war. Kreizler himself, are seen anew. Once again, caleb carr proves his brilliant ability to re-create the past, both high life and low. As 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.

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.

The Angel of Darkness #ad - At the same time, we go on revealing journeys into Stevie's New York, a place where poor and neglected children--then as now--turn to crime  and drugs at shockingly early ages. It is june 1897. But when the distraught wife of a Spanish diplomat begs Sara's aid, the team reunites to help find her kidnapped infant daughter.

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.

Their investigation leads the team to a shocking suspect: a woman who appears to the world to be a heroic nurse and a loving mother, but who may in reality be a ruthless murderer of children. In the angel of darkness, caleb carr brings back the vivid world of his bestselling The Alienist but with a twist: this story is told by the former street urchin Stevie Taggert, whose rough life has given him wisdom beyond his years.

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Killing Time

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Random House #ad - Caleb carr, the Angel of Darkness, paperback. A 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. 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. Caleb Carr. The angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr. Breathtakingly suspenseful, Killing Time unfolds as the work of a master novelist.

Killing Time #ad - First Edition. With this novel, carr has boldly established a new genre-future history-combining the best elements of mystery and thrillers with unique historical insight. 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. Great product! .

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Surrender, New York: A Novel

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Random House #ad - But will they be able to trace the case to new york before they fall victim to the murderous forces that stalk them?Moving at the same rapid pace as his earlier books, yet with the same depth of historical and scientific research, Carr creates another rollercoaster ride of ideas and emotions. 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.

Surrender, New York: A Novel #ad - Hardcover. The angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr. It is a truth that, jones believes, dr kreizler, leads away from their world and back to the increasingly wealthy city where both he and his long-dead intellectual guide, did their greatest work. Laszlo kreizler, and michael li, a trace evidence expert, once famed advisors to the New York City Police Department, teach online courses in profiling and forensic science from Jones's family farm.

Like the alienist,  surrender, new York brings to life the grim underbelly of a prosperous nation - and those most vulnerable to its failings. Caleb carr, the Angel of Darkness, paperback. Great product! Caleb Carr.

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The Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

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Carroll & Graf #ad - First Edition. Caleb Carr. Critically acclaimed, bestselling author Caleb Carr's brilliant new offering takes the Conan Doyle tradition to remarkable new heights with this spellbinding tale. Hardcover. 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.

. Caleb carr, the Angel of Darkness, paperback. Random House. 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. Rushed northward on a royal train—and nearly murdered themselves en route—the pair are soon joined by Mycroft, both of whom had been working on the renovation of the famous and forbidding Royal Palace of Holyrood, a renowned architect and his foreman, and learn of the brutal killings of two of the Queen's servants, in Edinburgh.

The Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes #ad - Only rizzio, a music teacher and confidante of Mary, Queen of Scots, was murdered three centuries ago. Brand new Hardcover Book. Great product! The angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. But the circumstances of the two victims' deaths also call to Holmes' mind the terrible murder—in Holyrood—of "The Italian Secretary, " David Rizzio.

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