Combining the reportage of In Cold Blood with the eye-opening insights of Dreamland, American Fire is a new American tragedy for our time.
Recalling the great muckrakers of the past, an outraged team of best-selling writers unite to confront the disasters of wrongful convictions.
"Grips you by the throat from beginning to end."—Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Ekirch out-kidnaps Stevenson in this thrilling, thoroughly documented story." —Booklist, starred review
Appointed to conquer the "crime capital of the world", the first Paris police chief faces an epidemic of murder.