Beginning in 1982, The Adam's Round Table, a group of America's most talented and successful mystery writers, convened every month in New York to discuss their craft. When author/agent Bill Adler suggested they each write a short story located in a different section of Manhattan, their enthusiastic response was Murder in Manhattan, a collection of short stories featuring a suspenseful cast of characters and plots set in the world's greatest city.
From the stages of Berlin to anti-Nazi efforts and silver-screen stardom, Steven Bach reveals the fascinating woman behind the myth surrounding Marlene Dietrich in a biography that will stand as the ultimate authority on a singular star. Based on six years of research and hundreds of interviews - including conversations with Dietrich - this is the life story of one of the 20th century's greatest movie actresses and performers, an icon who embodied glamour and sophistication for audiences around the globe.
They don't know who he really is. They never know where he'll show up. But the citizens of Gotham City know they have a protector. He's the Caped Crusader with an arsenal of amazing weaponry and a repertoire of incredible acrobatics. He's the legend they call Batman. In the toxic brew of big-city corruption, a bone-white, green-haired, eternally grinning thing is born. His name is The Joker. His lust is for all the wealth, power, and revenge he can grab from the world. In the war between criminal and crimefighter, Batman vs. The Joker will be the ultimate duel.
Acclaimed biographer Anne Edwards reveals for the first time the dynamic history of the world's oldest reigning dynasty. This book ncludes little known facts and details on the deaths of Princess Grace and Princess Caroline's husband.