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The Touch of Treason
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,670. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
As one of the characters in this enthralling novel remarks, “The Russians play chess, Americans play checkers.” Into this arena, as if into a trap, walks George Thomassy, a brilliant defense attorney coerced into defending a gifted young man accused of murdering America’s most prescient Russian expert just as he is about to finish his major work on the U.S.S.R.
Orville's Revenge The Anatomy of a Suicide
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The story of Orville Gibson, a Newbury, Vermont farmer whose frozen body was found in the waters of the Connecticut River on March 26, 1958, has remained controversial for over half a century. In his new book on the case, retired Judge Stephen B. Martin of Barre, Vermont offers the fullest account of the events leading up to the victim’s disappearance and death.
Sudden Death Overtime: A Courtroom Novel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,230. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
With the game in sudden death overtime, Islamic extremists trigger an explosion that kills over 100 innocent spectators. They are promptly caught and charged with murder, but everyone knows that there are more guilty people. There are banks, foundations, or governments who fronted this act. Terrorists need money. Families of the victims ask Herrick to sue the money support--a tough claim to prove.
Two Shots (The Second Mack Stedman Story)
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 93,960. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Disenchanted lawyer Mack Stedman has stumbled into becoming the Sheriff of rural, Grover, Colorado. When his ex-lover is murdered Stedman must deal with his own conflicted emotions while focusing on a man-hunt which leads him into a web of Pakistani terrorists. Will he be able to become the law man he was elected to be or is this job just too much?
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'
Presumption of Innocence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Karen Kinder, a young prosecutor, realizes that if she doesn't win her case against a psychotic killer she may become his next victim.
The Target Defendant
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Robert Herrick is the lawyer for the little guy in Houston. His courtroom experiences were realistically recounted in David Crump's previous novels including CONFLICT OF INTEREST and MURDER IN SUGAR LAND. He faces an enemy of unbridled ruthlessness: the druglord El Jefe, whose petty grudge against a reporter leads to a family massacre. Will his suit against El Jefe's bank bring some small justice?
Agnus Dei
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,760. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A gripping novel of evil, justice, sacrifice and atonement… A junior barrister, Brendan Connolly receives a brief to defend a notorious paedophile. He achieves the impossible – a verdict of not guilty. The prospect of turning him loose is too much for the sincere and principled young barrister. In a shock move he dumps his girlfriend, defies his parents and quits to become a Jesuit priest...
The Magistrate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Lardin Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a post-apocalyptic world where technology survived but many humans did not, Dane Tarker finds himself the target of a plot by a powerful magistrate. But the tables have turned, and now Dane must act the part of a magistrate to save his skin. Murder, adultery, and even time travel come into play as Dane protects the secret of the body in the back room. Can he pull off his dangerous charade?
Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom: Justice and Judgment in American Culture
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice, Nonfiction » Law » Jury
Coauthored by Martha S. Feldman, 'Reconstructing Reality in the Courtroom' is a classic study of the kind of questioning and argument that sways jurors, and a method of narrative and storytelling that frames credible factfinding. First published in 1981 and used frequently by scholars, students, lawyers and jury consultants, it is now presented in the 2014 edition with extensive new introductions.