In Dear Irene, intrepid investigative reporter Irene Kelly begins receiving letters from a psychotic pen pal. It seems someone is bent on creating a real life Greek tragedy - and in this play, everyone is supposed to die.
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.
Years have passed since Richard Fletcher was murdered. Although his stepson was convicted of the crime, Irene isn’t so sure. To finally uncover the truth, the investigative journalist joins forces with Richard’s son Caleb, a graduate student in forensic anthropology.
Winner of the Edgar, Macavity and Agatha Awards, Jan Burke is one of the most admired mystery writers in America. The intense sequel to the best-seller Goodnight, Irene, Sweet Dreams, Irene revisits Irene Kelly, an intrepid Las Piernas, California, newspaper reporter.
The morning after Irene says goodnight to her old journalist friend O'Connor, he is killed suddenly upon opening a letter bomb. As the smoke clears, a devastated Irene determines to find the mail-bomber by tracing threads of an unsolved crime from 1955 - the same cold case O'Connor had been obsessed with.
In Jan Burke's Liar, investigative reporter Irene Kelly becomes the chief suspect in the murder of her aunt. As she tries to elude police, protect her relatives, and uncover the murderer, Irene must untangle a maze of long-held family secrets.
Best-selling author Jan Burke has received the prestigious Edgar, Agatha, and Macavity Awards. In Bones, investigative reporter Irene Kelly joins a team leading a serial killer into the Sierra Nevadas to locate the graves of his victims.
"Excellent, a very pleasant surprise"
Effortlessly weaving plot threads from three different eras, Burke constructs a brilliant tale of kidnapping and murder that spans 40 years and features three dedicated, passionate journalists struggling to tie everything together.
"Excellent Crime Novel"
One of America’s most popular and acclaimed mystery writers, Jan Burke has earned the Edgar, Macavity and Agatha Awards for her thrilling tales. As founder of the Crime Lab Project and a member of the board of the California Forensic Science Institute, she brings unmatched authenticity to her novels. In Disturbance, resourceful newspaper reporter Irene Kelly has her hands full investigating a chilling case.
"I've a serious addiction to this series"
Winner of every major prize in mystery writing, Jan Burke has earned a dedicated fan base with her acclaimed Irene Kelly novels. In this thrilling gem, Irene's sleuthing is put to the ultimate test when her husband is taken hostage.
"Love this series!"
An anthology of 13 racetrack mysteries containing original short stories, centered on horseracing, by the following authors: Joyce Carol Oates, H.R.F. Keating, John Lescroart, Lorenzo Carcaterra, Lawrence Block, Ken Bruen, Jan Burke, Max Allan Collins, Thomas H. Cook, Pat Jordan, Michael Malone, Michele Martinez, Julie Smith, and Scott Wolven.
Edgar, Agatha, and Macavity Award-winning author Jan Burke's Flight shifts the focus away from beloved character Irene Kelly, instead focusing on Irene's detective husband, Frank Harriman. Ten years ago, mobster Whitey Dane was facing a murder rap. Then the evidence vanished, along with a cop who seemed to be dirty. Now, the missing cop's bones have been discovered in the wreckage of a plane crash, and Frank's investigation sends him down a terrifying path.
Best-selling, award-winning author Jan Burke presents Remember Me, Irene, a novel of "electric suspense" (Grand Rapids Press). Here, daring investigative reporter Irene Kelly encounters a most unexpected blast from the past. "I'm not who I used to be," whispers an apparent stranger on the street. This cryptic remark puts Irene on the path to uncovering the very core of the city's corruption.
"Nobody can replace Paretsky, but ..."
USA Today bestselling author of Nine Jan Burke delivers chills, suspense, shockers, and sharp wit in eighteen works of short fiction sure to satisfy longtime fans and newcomers alike. This positively addictive anthology is full of surprises—a patchwork of settings and characters not soon forgotten, and mysterious twists and revelations not quickly shaken!