City of Women

The title of David R. Gillham's historical novel refers to Berlin 1943; with most men serving the Nazi war effort, a world of intrigue -- and surprising heroism -- remains in the German capital. And one soldier's wife is faced with a dramatic choice between familiar duty and the call to confront the evil around her.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.