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John Johnson

It's not what the dream is but what the dream does.

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John Johnson
by Bill Morris - Crime, Fiction, Thriller

Willie Bledsoe, once an idealistic young black activist, is now a burnt-out case. After leaving a snug berth at Tuskegee Institute to join the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Willie learns some terrifying news: the Detroit police are still investigating the last unsolved murder from the bloody, apocalyptic riot of the previous summer, and a white cop named Frank Doyle will not rest until the case is solved. And Willie is his prime suspect.

Pulitzer Prize Winners in Letters and Drama 2014

The 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board, were announced on April 14, 2014 by Columbia University.

by Laura Benedict - Fiction, Horror, Mystery

Amidst the lush farmland and orchards in Old Gate, Virginia, stands the magnificent Bliss House. Built in 1878 as a country retreat, Bliss House is impressive, historic, and inexplicably mysterious. Decades of strange occurrences, disappearances and deaths have plagued the house, yet it remains vibrant. And very much alive.

by Erica Wright - Crime, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense/Thriller

As a private investigator, Kathleen Stone relies on her ability to blend into the background. But when a cheating spouse she’s been trailing ends up dead under suspicious circumstances, she fears that someone she angered in her past job—busting gangs and drug dealers as an undercover cop—has seen through her disguises. Now she must work with her former colleagues in the NYPD to solve the case before she’s the next victim.

Los Angeles Times Book Prizes 2013

The 34th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded on Friday, April 11, 2014, in a public ceremony at USC’s Bovard Auditorium. The best books of 2013 were recognized in 10 categories, along with the winners of Innovator’s and Robert Kirsch awards.

by Charlotte Link - Crime, Crime Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller

Carla Roberts lives alone in the top of a highrise building, frightened by the sound of the lift stopping and opening on her floor, with nobody getting out. Days later, she’s found brutally murdered. Meanwhile Samson Segal, an unemployed thirty-something, has taken to spying on his neighbors. Samson comes under intense scrutiny but the only man making any progress on the case is the one who shouldn’t be working on it. Yet he’s the only one who believes Samson is innocent…

by Dan Callahan - Biography, Movies, Nonfiction

In this first-ever biography of the woman many have called our greatest living actress, the formidable Vanessa Redgrave is at last revealed to us in all of her different personas.

by F. R. Tallis - Fiction, Horror, Thriller

1873: When the ambitious Doctor Paul Clément takes a job on the island of Saint Sébastien, he has dreams of finding cures for tropical diseases. After witnessing the ritualistic murder of a young boy who was allegedly already dead, he is warned never to speak of what he has seen.