The small, isolated town of Mammoth View is hit with terrifying news on a summer morning: a mysterious, large-scale attack is unfolding in the surrounding forest. It’s not clear what happened, but it’s bad. And it’s not over. As residents flee in panic, Police Chief Hicks and his deputy set off into the woods to investigate.
The attack seems like the perfect coincidence for Billy Lane. Looking for the biggest score of his career, he targets the local bank. The robbery does not go well—and the aftermath is even worse.
Over the next twenty-four hours, chaos descends on Mammoth View as Billy, the police officers, and a courageous teen face down murderous strangers and ghosts from their pasts—all leading back to what really happened outside of town.
Mammoth, a thrilling new crime novel, will be available on September 6, 2016. ORDER NOW!
"With a shrewd mix of drama, insight, and objectivity, Perry artfully chronicles the life of the leader of the 'Untouchables' squad and illuminates his subject's complicated worldview, passions and faults."
-- Publishers Weekly
"The real Ness was a far more interesting and flawed person than the cartoonlike character of television and film. He was ambitious, charming, and innovative, but he was also reckless in both his personal and public lives, and he died in debt and obscurity. Perry recounts both his rise and decline with the proper mix of objectivity and compassion ..."
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"Perry entertainingly takes us inside the glittering underworld of Jazz Age Chicago, where Al Capone sold bootleg liquor to millions and a booming 1920s media eagerly covered celebrities and sensational scandals. In this freewheeling world of daring, glamorous flappers and unrestrained organized crime, no story was bigger than the seemingly made-for-Hollywood murder trials of 'Beautiful Beulah' Annan and 'Stylish Belva' Gaertner, both accused of killing the male leads in their lives. For true crime buffs, history fans or anyone interested in the roaring 1920s, this one's a sure-fire hit."
-- Minneapolis Star-Tribune
"Perry takes a sturdy foundation of murder, sex and Chicago’s scandal-happy newspapers and builds a nonfiction marvel."
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A prequel to the acclaimed The Girls of Murder City, this concise e-book tells the story of Kitty Malm, the original resident of Cook County Jail's Murderess Row. Late in 1923, Malm participated in the robbery of a sweater factory that left a watchman dead, led to a thrilling manhunt, and kicked off a string of murders by women that would unleash the greatest media frenzy in Chicago history up to that time. A fast, pulse-pounding read, The Wolf Woman rediscovers a fascinating lost chapter in the Second City's criminal history that remains relevant to this day.
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From Maurice "The California Comet" McLoughlin to Roger Federer, great players have propelled tennis forward through their talent, their innovative approaches to the game, and their determination to overcome every challenge, both on court and off. In this unique e-book, written with the immediacy of a novel, Douglas Perry explores nine unexpected turning points in the game's history and the driven athletes who made them happen.
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"In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. Using that 1968 quotation from pop-culture artist Andy Warhol, two journalists have written a cleverly conceived, interesting examination of what happens to the briefly famous after the 15 minutes have expired."
-- The Seattle Times