The death of a special agent raises suspicions of corruption in this mystery in the New YorkTimes–bestselling author's "dazzling series" (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution).
If there's one organization you don't want to mess with, it's the FBI. But agents Ross Lizenby and Christine Saksis are about to rush headlong into a showdown with their own employer . . .
Special Agent George Pritchard
Justice must be served when a chief clerk is killed in this mystery by the New York Times–bestselling author.
When Clarence Sutherland, Chief Clerk of the Supreme Court, is found dead, Lieutenant Martin Teller of the DC police and Susanna Pincher of the Justice Department are pulled together to find the killer.
It turns out that Sutherland had a lot of confidential information on important people, and
In a mystery replete with "nonstop action and a brilliantly evocative setting," a noted historian is murdered at the National Museum of Art (Booklist).
Dr. Lewis Tunney, a brilliant historian who had stumbled onto an international art scandal, was brutally murdered in front of two hundred guests at an elegant party at the Smithsonian.
Taking the case, DC police Cpt. Mac Hanrahan begins to uncover a web of
The murder of the secretary of state in the executive mansion sparks a mystery with "a superb denouement . . . one wonders if all is fiction" (Time).
In a city where the weapon of choice is usually gossip, the strangling of Secretary of State Lansard Blaine in the Lincoln Bedroom is a gruesome first. White House counsel Ron Fairbanks is ordered to investigate. There are persistent rumors that the secretary was an inveterate
When the corpse of a young woman is found floating down Washington's C&O Canal, everyone is shocked to learn the victim is none other than Valerie Frolich—a senator's daughter, Georgetown graduate, and a rising star in the cutthroat world of investigative...
A senator's death sends shock waves through Washington, DC, in this mystery by the New York Times–bestselling author and presidential daughter.
Senator Cale Caldwell and his blue-blooded wife maintained a far-reaching and powerful grip on Capitol Hill society, but not powerful enough to save him from foul play. The influential senator's life is cut short in brutal fashion at a glamorous reception held in his honor.
New York Times Bestseller: The death of a diplomat leads two DC cops into "an absorbing puzzle" (The Washington Weekly).
British Ambassador to the US Geoffrey James is a shady sort, prone to womanizing and taking financial advantage of his contacts. When he drops dead at his own gala party, everyone suspects the ambassador's Iranian valet, Nuri Hafez—who has conveniently disappeared. But Washington
Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. Against his better judgment, he decides to stick around and take a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency headed by his former boss at the Washington P.D. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter, Janet, for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and a dozen others. Seeking revenge for his daughter,...
Medicine meets murder in Margaret Truman's Deadly Medicine, the newest installment in the New York Times bestselling Capital Crimes series by Donald Bain
If someone in the pharmaceutical industry came upon a cheaper, non-addictive, and more effective painkiller, would he kill for it?
Washington D.C. private detective Robert "Don't call me Bobby" Brixton, along with his mentors, attorneys Mac and Annabel Smith, discover...
Laura is a young intern in Washington, D.C., working for handsome and likable Congressman Hal Gannon. Laura falls for the charming Gannon, but when she catches a stewardess at Gannon's apartment, she vows to destroy him.
Private investigator Robert Brixton is a former cop who has also worked for the FBI. When Laura goes missing, Brixton is hired by Laura's family to gain insight into the case that the police might have missed.
18) Harry Truman
In this number-one New York Times bestselling book, Margaret Truman gives a moving and intimate portrait of her father, Harry Truman, one of America's greatest presidents. Her perspective on his career - from his early days in Independence, Missouri, to serving in the Senate, subsequent election as vice president, and years as president - is unique and compelling.
The book provides a rare inside view into the presidency during a critical moment...
In Margaret Truman's Murder on the Metro, Jon Land's first thrilling addition to the New York Times bestselling Capital Crimes series, Robert Brixton uncovers a sinister plot threatening millions of American lives!
"A roller coaster of a novel." —David Baldacci, New York Times bestselling author
Israel: A drone-based terrorist attack kills dozens on a sun-splashed beach in Caesarea.