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From the critically acclaimed, award-nominated author comes a new noir crime classic about one of the most notorious trials in American history.

Critics called Ace Atkinsas Wicked City agripping, superba (Library Journal), astunninga (The Tampa Tribune), aterrifica (Associated Press), arivetinga (Kirkus Reviews), awicked gooda (Fort Worth Star-Telegram), and aAtkinsa best novela (The Washington Post). But Devilas Garden is something else again.

San Francisco, September 1921: Silent-screen comedy star Roscoe aFattya Arbuckle is throwing a wild party in his suite at the St. Francis Hotel: girls, jazz, bootleg hooch . . . and a dead actress named Virginia Rappe. The D.A. says it was Arbuckle who killed heracrushing her under his weightaand brings him up on manslaughter charges. William Randolph Hearstas newspapers stir up the public and demand a guilty verdict. But what really happened? Why do so many people at the party seem to have stories that conflict? Why is the prosecution hiding witnesses? Why are there body parts missing from the autopsied corpse? Why is Hearst so determined to see Fatty Arbuckle convicted?

In desperation, Arbuckleas defense team hires a Pinkerton agent to do an investigation of his own and, they hope, discover the truth. The agentas name is Dashiell Hammett, and heas the bookas narrator. What he discovers will change American legal historyaand his own lifeaforever.

aThe historical accuracy isnat what elevates Atkinsa prose to greatness, a said The Tampa Tribune. aItas his ability to let these characters breathe in a way that few authors could ever imagine. He doesnat so much write them as unleash them upon the page.a You will not soon forget the extraordinary characters and events in Devilas Garden.

Synopsis:

The remarkable third novel in the “harrowing” (Associated Press), “killer” (Minneapolis Star Tribune) new series about the real Deep South from the New York Times–bestselling author.

A year after becoming sheriff, Quinn Colson is faced with the release of an infamous murderer from prison. Jamey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, and some believe him; but for the victims family, the only thought is revenge.

Another group who doesnt believe him—the men in prison from Dixons last job, an armored car robbery. Theyre sure hes gone back to grab the hidden money, so they do the only thing they can: break out and head straight to Jericho themselves.

Colson and his deputy, Lillie, know theyve got their work cut out for them. But they dont count on one more unwelcome visitor: a tornado that causes havoc just as events come to a head. Communications are down, the roads are impassable—and the rule of law is just about to snap.

Synopsis:

The remarkable third novel in the “harrowing” (Associated Press), “killer” (Minneapolis Star Tribune) new series about the real Deep South from the New York Times–bestselling author.

A year after becoming sheriff, Quinn Colson is faced with the release of an infamous murderer from prison. Casey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, and some believe him; but for the victim’s family, the only thought is revenge.

Another group who doesn’t believe him—the men in prison from Dixon’s last job, an armored car robbery. They’re sure he’s gone back to grab the hidden money, so they do the only thing they can: break out and head straight to Jericho themselves.

Colson and his deputy, Lillie, know they’ve got their work cut out for them. But they don’t count on one more unwelcome visitor: a tornado that causes havoc just as events come to a head. Communications are down, the roads are impassable—and the rule of law is just about to snap.

About the Author

Ace Atkins is a Pulitzer Prize nominee and the author of seven novels.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425232668
Author:
Atkins, Ace
Publisher:
Berkley Publishing Group
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
Motion picture actors and actresses
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
A Quinn Colson Novel
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1 lb
Age Level:
18-17

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Product details 368 pages Berkley Publishing Group - English 9780425232668 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
The remarkable third novel in the “harrowing” (Associated Press), “killer” (Minneapolis Star Tribune) new series about the real Deep South from the New York Times–bestselling author.

A year after becoming sheriff, Quinn Colson is faced with the release of an infamous murderer from prison. Jamey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, and some believe him; but for the victims family, the only thought is revenge.

Another group who doesnt believe him—the men in prison from Dixons last job, an armored car robbery. Theyre sure hes gone back to grab the hidden money, so they do the only thing they can: break out and head straight to Jericho themselves.

Colson and his deputy, Lillie, know theyve got their work cut out for them. But they dont count on one more unwelcome visitor: a tornado that causes havoc just as events come to a head. Communications are down, the roads are impassable—and the rule of law is just about to snap.

"Synopsis" by ,
The remarkable third novel in the “harrowing” (Associated Press), “killer” (Minneapolis Star Tribune) new series about the real Deep South from the New York Times–bestselling author.

A year after becoming sheriff, Quinn Colson is faced with the release of an infamous murderer from prison. Casey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, and some believe him; but for the victim’s family, the only thought is revenge.

Another group who doesn’t believe him—the men in prison from Dixon’s last job, an armored car robbery. They’re sure he’s gone back to grab the hidden money, so they do the only thing they can: break out and head straight to Jericho themselves.

Colson and his deputy, Lillie, know they’ve got their work cut out for them. But they don’t count on one more unwelcome visitor: a tornado that causes havoc just as events come to a head. Communications are down, the roads are impassable—and the rule of law is just about to snap.

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