Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels, and Crooks

Patrick Radden Keefe

Rogues is a selection of Radden Keefe’s most celebrated articles published in The New Yorker.

The Night Shift

Alex Finlay

On New Year’s Eve 1999, four teenagers and their boss are attacked in a New Jersey Blockbuster Video. Fifteen years later, four teenagers are attacked at an ice cream store in the same town, and again only one makes it out alive.

The Mistletoe Pact

Jo Lovett

On Christmas Eve eight years ago, friends Evie & Dan made a pact to get married if they were still single when Evie turns 30. Then they wake up on Christmas Eve after a night of drunk debauchery in Las Vegas and realize they actually did it. Surely, if they just get a quickie divorce, they can go back to the way things used to be, right? Except moving on is easier said than done when you’ve secretly loved each other forever…

The Twelve Dates of Christmas

Jenny Bayliss

Kate is happy with her life but has not fully given up on finding love. With some nudging from her best friend, Kate signs up for a dating agency’s twelve dates of Christmas to find love before the holidays. Will Kate find love with one of her twelve dates or give up all together?