The Descent of Man

When he spots a pair of would-be thieves trying to hot-wire his car, mild-mannered wine steward Jim Sandusky gives in to impulse and takes off in -- and wrecks -- the thieves' van. But a moment's defiance sets off a chain of deadly consequences in Kevin Desinger's work of suspense.

July 25: On this day in 1834 Samuel Taylor Coleridge died of heart disease at the age of sixty-one.

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