WHAT’S THE PERFECT KILLING FIELD FOR A MURDERER? A place where he (or maybe she) can learn your secrets from your own mouth and then make friends over coffee. A supposedly “safe” place where anonymity is the norm. The horror who calls himself The Axeman has figured it out and claimed his territory—he’s cherry-picking his murder victims in the 12-Step programs of New Orleans.
When the Sky Falls
What makes a nation believe a lie? That’s the question Stephenson has been trying answer ever since the 1938 Orson Welles scare convinced millions of Americans that the world was ending. Strangely when the scientific community released its study on the phenomenon they said it would never happen again. But they were wrong.