Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Before writing his own bestselling thrillers, Andrew Gross co-authored five novels with James Patterson. His first novel, The Blue Zone, was an instant international bestseller. He currently lives in New York with his wife, Lynn, and their three children.
Not to be missed * Providence Journal * Another powerful mix of suspense and vivid characterization rooted in an earlier, darker time * Connecticut Post * Historical fiction fans will be drawn in by the details of the author's own family history in the garment industry * Library Journal * Andrew Gross is in top form with this beautifully haunting novel that mixes history seamlessly with fiction . . . an epic journey of struggle, hope, death and life. Riveting to the very last page * NY Journal of Books * The strength of this suspenseful novel lies in its dark humor and characterizations of the brothers . . . The sometimes gritty, sometimes swanky settings bring a tumultuous time and place to brimming life * Historical Novel Society * A riveting piece of historical fiction, mixed with family saga, exposing the Jewish mob of the 1930's who preyed on the garment industry and the brave few who stood up against them. This book is a heart-stopper. I loved, LOVED it! -- Linda Fairstein A gut-wrenching, noirish portrait of Jewish organized crime and labor unionism in 1930s New York . . . These are characters you won't forget . . . Alternately frightful and fascinating, the story viscerally describes the era, exposing the motives and fears that drive each character and play out on the streets * Booklist * It is a powerful book written at a fierce pace and packed with many a memorable scene * Publisher's Weekly * A highly satisfying story of family loyalty, persistence, courage, and crime * Kirkus Reviews * Andrew Gross' prowess for rich historical mysteries, usually with a Jewish theme, takes another leap forward * South Florida Sun Sentinel * The author incorporates his real family history to enrich the story, and his love of that rich genealogical connection along with vast research into life in the Big Apple almost a century ago results in another outstanding and engrossing read * Associated Press * A compelling, fast paced historical thriller that paints a rich portrait of the rise of organized crime in 1930's America. Fans of Boardwalk Empire and Dennis Lehane will love it -- Kristin Hannah This is a big, heartfelt handshake of a book, with all the street-scrambling energy that distinguishes the best fiction of Jeffrey Archer and Mario Puzo * USA Today * Mr. Gross's direct style is full of sentiment but never maudlin and well-suited to scenes of violent action . . . has plenty of zip-and lots of moxie, too * Wall Street Journal *