This timely work of true-crime details the investigation and trial of the late Stan Li: a doctor who sold prescriptions for narcotics and benzodiazepines to dozens of patients every day. Written by the ADA assigned to the case, Bad Medicine is one of the year's must-reads.
Based on a true story, Camilla Bruce's new novel takes on one of American history's most vilified women: Belle Gunness, the prolific midwestern serial killer believed to have faked her own death in a house fire — and murdered several other people in the process — in 1908.
The Barclay family needs money, and what better way to make it than by mass-producing their cook's rib sauce? Miss Mamie's sauce sells well with groundskeeper August's picture on the bottle, but tensions rise when neither of them receives any of the new product's profits.
When her guardian dies without naming an heir, Tanya, a tavern-owner's ward, stands to lose everything she's ever known. To keep her home and livelihood, Tanya must convince the queen to bequeath the property to her, but getting to the capital will be half the battle in Wench.
Ash author Malinda Lo's new novel is a queer, Chinatown romance set against the backdrop of the Red Scare. Last Night at the Telegraph Club centers on Lily, a 17-year-old who falls in love with another girl in 1950s San Francisco.
The United States' first woman physician and her younger sister, also a medical doctor, take center stage in this new biography from Daughters of the Samurai author Janice P. Nimura. Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell co-founded a hospital together, among many other accomplishments.