Books tagged: courtroom suspense

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The Reluctant Jurist - Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #8
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Because of a mini flu epidemic going around in Los Angeles that has affected the judicial system, Peter has been ‘drafted’ to fill in as a temporary judge, but everything is put on hold when Suzi fails to appear at her own birthday party, apparently having been kidnapped. Will Peter find her? An amazing surprise ending occurs when we see who may solve this case.
Evangeline
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Adrift. No chance of rescue. How far would you go to save your own life? The Evangeline, the finest ship of her kind, sinks in a ferocious Atlantic storm. A single lifeboat with fourteen survivors gets away. When only six survivors are rescued forty days later, Captain Vincent Marlowe, is charged with murder. His only defense is that it was necessary to kill some, in order to save others...
The Capital Underground
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,370. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Capital Underground is a glimpse of the chilling life of Ari Hirsch, who at sixty-nine remains incognito somewhere in America's Witness Protection Program. His story involves a monumental case of national security, shedding light on the deception and casualties of America's forty-year War on Drugs. The stories in this book are based on true events.
Wrongful Death: The AIDS Trial
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Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
"WRONGFUL DEATH: The AIDS Trial" is the true story of how government lies and incompetence, gross medical malpractice, and unbridled greed by a drug company cost 300,000 American lives in just ten years. "It reads like a cross between a John Grisham thriller and an informative scientific treatise on AIDS." - D.D. Steele, Attorney, California. "A legitimate page-turner." - Dr. Harvey Bialy, Mexico
Are You Positive?
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Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 116,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Ripped from the headlines of today's news, "Are You Positive?" is a fictitious courtroom drama in the style of John Grisham. 26-year-old Tyree Johnson stands accused of first degree murder in Greenville, South Carolina. But his murder weapon is not a gun or a knife; it's HIV. “Everyone diagnosed HIV-Positive absolutely must read this book. The rest of us should too.” - Dr. Goddard, CO.
Harvest of Ruins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the investigation of a suspected homicide leads to more deaths and personal tragedy, Detective Sergeant Hunter McKenna is charged with negligent homicide and while she faces accusations in the courtroom, she's tormented by her own guilt. The community demands someone to blame and Hunter can't deny her regrets… And possibly something more than her guilt is haunting her through her trial.
The Power of a Pawn
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Widowed mother Amanda wakes up on her kitchen floor, surrounded by the bodies of her dead children. Her only defense: She remembers nothing. Tried and found guilty of homicide, she becomes a pawn in the Game of Life. Society's revenge and the end to her pain hinge upon her death sentence, but the flames of the media are fanned when her life becomes inextricably linked to an innocent bystander.
Scullery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A tall tale from Texas. Three mobsters accuse the mayor of Snyder of corruption, extortion and kidnapping. He says they came for his mysterious golden goat. The odd claim calls for the curious Mr. Simone, who comes to investigate the farm house where it should all have taken place. As a first clue, he is shown the goat in the orchard.
Antitrust, a Novel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,960. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Attorney Josiah Howard is defending an Arab corporation against antitrust charges brought by the U.S. government. The case turns deadly when Howard discovers his client is a terrorist ready to launch the largest, most high-tech attack in the history of the world -- that will cause thousands of planes and bridges to crash to the ground in a single moment -- killing millions of Americans.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.