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  • Don Winslow

    'If you haven't read American writer Don Winslow, Broken is all the introduction you need ... [it] will make you laugh and cry ... Broken is devastating and brilliant.' Sydney Morning Herald A riveting collection of six short novels from the New York Times bestselling author of The Force and The Border. 'Is there any doubt that Don Winslow is the greatest?' New York Times In six intense novellas connected by the themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt and redemption, Broken is #1 international bestseller Don Winslow at his nerve-shattering, heart-stopping, heartbreaking best. In Broken, he creates a world of high-level thieves and low-life crooks,...read more

  • Don Winslow

    ‘You can’t ask for more emotionally moving entertainment’ Stephen King A riveting collection of original fiction from the revered #1 international bestselling author of The Cartel trilogy and The Force No matter how you come into this world, you come out broken… In six intense, haunting short novels, Don Winslow returns to the themes that are the hallmarks of his acclaimed body of work – crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt, and redemption – to explore the savagery and nobility that drive and define the human condition. In Broken, Winslow creates a...read more

  • Don Winslow

    From the internationally bestselling author of the acclaimed novel The Power of the Dog comes The Cartel, a gripping, ripped from the headlines story of power, corruption, revenge, and justice spanning the past decade of the Mexican-American drug wars. It’s 2004. DEA agent Art Keller has been fighting the war on drugs for thirty years in a blood feud against Adán Barrera, the head of El Federación, the world’s most powerful cartel, and the man who brutally murdered Keller’s partner. Finally putting Barrera away cost Keller dearly—the woman he loves, the beliefs he cherishes, the life he wants to lead. Then Barrera gets out, determined to rebuild the empire that Keller...read more

  • Don Winslow

    When Tim Kearney draws a license plate across the throat of a Hell's Angel, he's pretty much a dead man. It's his third crime and, according to California law, that gives him "life without the possibility of parole."  Killing a Hell's Angel also makes him a dead man on any prison yard in California. That's when the DEA makes Kearney an offer: impersonate the late, legendary dope smuggler Bobby Z so that the agency can trade him to Don Huertero -- northern Mexico's drug kingpin -- for a captured DEA agent. Tim Kearney bears an uncanny resemblance to Bobby Z, and, with some training, he might be able to pass. Or not. But, really, what choice does he have? So, he's off to a...read more

  • Don Winslow

    ‘Probably the best cop novel ever written’ Lee Child From the New York Times bestselling author of The Cartel – winner of the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award for Best Thriller of the Year – comes The Force, a cinematic epic as explosive, powerful, and unforgettable as The Wire. Everyone can be bought. At the right price… Detective sergeant Denny Malone leads an elite unit to fight gangs, drugs and guns in New York. For eighteen years he’s been on the front lines, doing whatever it takes to survive in a city built by ambition and corruption, where no one is clean. What only a few know is...read more

  • Don Winslow

    “One of America’s greatest storytellers.” – Stephen King “Winslow, whose work includes a dozen of the finest crime novels written in the last 20 years, displays all of his strengths, including propulsive narration, compelling characters and a tight, staccato writing style, in 'Broken,' a collection of six remarkable novellas.” – Bruce De Silva, Associated Press No matter how you come into this world, you come out broken . . .  In six intense short novels connected by the themes of crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt and redemption, Broken is #1 international bestseller Don Winslow at his nerve-shattering,...read more

  • Don Winslow

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Cartel, The Force, and The Border In Savages, Don Winslow introduced Ben and Chon, twenty-something best friends who risk everything to save the girl they both love, O. Among the most celebrated literary thrillers, Savages was a Top 10 Book of the Year selection by Janet Maslin in The New York Times and Stephen King in Entertainment Weekly. Now, in this high-octane prequel to Savages, Winslow reaches back in time to tell the story of how Ben, Chon, and O became the people they are. Spanning from 1960s Southern California to the recent past, The Kings of Cool is a breathtak­ingly original saga of family in all its...read more

  • Don Winslow

    The explosive, highly anticipated conclusion to the epic Cartel trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of The Force For over forty years, Art Keller has been on the front lines of America's longest conflict: the War on Drugs. His obsession to defeat the world's most powerful, wealthy, and lethal kingpin-the godfather of the Sinaloa Cartel, Adan Barrera-has left him bloody and scarred, cost him people he loves, even taken a piece of his soul. Now Keller is elevated to the highest ranks of the DEA, only to find that in destroying one monster, he has created thirty more that are wreaking even more chaos and suffering in his beloved Mexico. But not just there. Barrera's final...read more

  • Don Winslow

    Prepare to meet the world's most dangerous man . . . Nicholai Hel-genius, mystic, and the perfect, formidable assassin-was first introduced to readers in Shibumi, the classic #1 bestseller by master storyteller Trevanian. Now critically acclaimed author Don Winslow continues Hel's story for the first time in this all-new, blockbuster thriller. SATORI It is the fall of 1951, and the Korean War is raging. Twenty-six-year-old Nicholai Hel has spent the last three years in solitary confinement at the hands of the Americans. Hel is a master of hoda korosu, or 'naked kill,' is fluent in seven languages, and has honed extraordinary 'proximity sense'-an extra-awareness of the...read more

  • Don Winslow

    Jack Wade, a claims adjuster for California Fire and Life Mutual Insurance Company, is one of the best arson investigators around. He's a man who knows fire, who can read the traces it leaves behind like a roadmap. When he's called in to examine an unusual claim, the tracks of the fire tell him that something's wrong. So wrong that he violates his own cardinal rule--"You don't get personal, you don't get emotional. Whatever you do, you don't get involved"--and plunges into the case. Real estate mogul Nicky Vale's house is one of the most valuable properties on this stretch of the Southern California gold coast--large, luxurious, crammed with antiques, set on a nice piece of land with a...read more

  • Don Winslow

    Boone Daniels lives to surf. Every morning he's out with the Dawn Patrol: four men and one woman as single-minded about surfing as he is. Or nearly. They have "real jobs": Boone works as a PI just enough to keep himself in fish tacos, and in the water whenever the waves are "epic macking crunchy." But Boone is also obsessed with the unsolved case of a young girl named Rain who was abducted while he was with the San Diego police. He blames himself, just as almost everyone in the department did, for not being able to save her. Unexpectedly, he finds himself with the chance to make amends. It might mean missing the most colossal waves he's ever liable to encounter, not to mention putting the...read more

  • Don Winslow

    Una novela del autor de superventas de los New York Times y recipiente del premio Raymond Chandler, Don Winslow, acerca del padrino de la mafia Sam Giancana--parecido en estilo y contendio a The...read more

  • Don Winslow

    Art Keller, der berühmte US-Drogenfahnder, steht vor der Aufgabe seines Lebens: die amerikanische Anti-Drogen-Politik ist gescheitert, die Menge des jährlich importierten Heroins hat sich vervielfacht. So viele Amerikaner wie noch nie sind opiatabhängig. Die mächtigen mexikanischen Drogenkartelle versuchen, die amerikanische Regierung zu unterwandern - an deren Spitze ein umstrittener neuer Präsident steht. Art Keller folgt den Spuren des verschwundenen legendären Drogenbosses Adan Barrera und findet sich in einen brutalen und gnadenlosen Kampf gegen beide Seiten verstrickt. Er muss feststellen, dass das Drogen- und Waffengeschäft unfassbare Dimensionen angenommen hat. Denn der Feind...read more

  • Don Winslow

    Wer schützt uns vor denen, die uns schützen? Denny Malone, Detective des NYPD, und seine Elitetruppe tun alles, um in den Straßen von Manhattan für Ordnung zu sorgen, auch wenn das bedeutet, sich über das Gesetz hinwegzusetzen. Beim größten Einsatz gegen den Heroinhandel in der Geschichte New Yorks aber behalten sie mehrere Millionen Dollar und Drogen für sich. Warum auch nicht? Immerhin bestehlen sie damit nur die bösen Jungs. Doch dann gerät Malone zwischen die Fronten und steht vor der quälenden Aufgabe, sich zwischen dem Gesetz, seinen Kollegen, seiner Familie und der Frau, die er liebt, zu entscheiden. >>Don Winslows Corruption ist faszinierend, ein echter Wurf....read more

  • Don Winslow

    ‘The year’s best thriller’ The Times, Books of the Year The explosive, highly anticipated conclusion to the epic Cartel trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of The Force The war has come home. For over forty years, Art Keller has been on the front lines of America’s longest conflict: The War On Drugs.   Now elevated to the highest ranks of the DEA, Keller finds himself surrounded by an incoming administration that’s in bed with the very drug traffickers that Keller is trying to bring down.   From the slums of Guatemala to the marbled corridors of Washington, D.C.,...read more

  • Don Winslow

    Robert Pendleton is a chemical genius with a fertilizer worth a fortune to whoever controls the formula. Not surprisingly, the Bank, his notoriously exclusive backer, wants to keep an eye on its investment. But so does the CIA. And the Chinese government. And a few shadier organizations. So when Pendleton disappears from a conference in San Francisco, along with all of his research, Neal Carey enters the picture. Neal knows the Bank is calling in its chips in return for paying his grad school bills. He thinks this assignment will be a no-brainer-until he meets the beguiling Li Lan and touches off a deadly game of hide-and-seek that will lead him from San Francisco's Chinatown to the lawless...read more

  • Don Winslow

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Border, a “down-and-dirty dip into the treacherous social currents of Southern California” (The Wall Street Journal), in which P.I. Boone Daniels agrees to defend a young man accused of murdering a beloved surfer and local legend. Former cop turned investigator Boone Daniels lives to surf. He begins each day with the Dawn Patrol, a close-knit group of surfers who have one another’s backs in and out of the water. When one of their own, a local legend, is murdered, the small world of Pacific Beach is rocked to its core. But when Boone agrees to defend the young man accused, the outrage from the community is more than he...read more

  • Don Winslow

    Part-time environmentalist and philanthropist Ben and his ex-mercenary buddy Chon run an independent Laguna Beach-based marijuana operation, reaping significant profits from an established clientele. But they may have come up against something that they can't handle-the Mexican Baja Cartel wants in, and saying no is unacceptable. When they refuse to back down, the cartel kidnaps Ophelia, the boys' playmate and confidante. O's abduction sets off a dizzying array of ingenious negotiations and gripping plot twists that will captivate listeners eager to learn the costs of freedom and the price of an amazing...read more

  • Don Winslow

    This explosive novel of the drug trade takes you deep inside a world riddled with corruption, betrayal, and bloody revenge. Art Montana is an obsessive DEA agent. The Barrera brothers are heirs to a drug empire. Nora Hayden is a jaded teenager who becomes a high-class hooker. Father Parada is a powerful and incorruptible Catholic priest. Callan is an Irish kid from Hell’s Kitchen who grows up to be a merciless hit man. And they are all trapped in the world of the Mexican drug Federación. From the streets of New York City to Mexico City and Tijuana to the jungles of Central America, this is the war on drugs like you’ve never seen...read more

  • Don Winslow

    Frank Machianno is a late-middle-aged ex-surf bum who runs a bait shack on the San Diego waterfront. An affable Italian with a love of people and life, he's a stand-up businessman, devoted father, and a beloved fixture in the community. He's also a hitman, a retired hitman. Back in the day when he was one of the most feared members of the West Coast Mafia, he was known as Frankie Machine. Frank consigned his Mob ties to the past years ago and wants them to stay there. But a favor being called in now by the local boss is one Frank can't refuse, and soon he's sucked back into the treacherous currents of his former life. Someone from the past wants him dead. He has to figure out who and why,...read more