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Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
The Scapegoat
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.
Fractured Trust (A Renee Steele Legal Mystery)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,670. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
From R. Barri Flowers, award winning criminologist and international bestselling author of legal thrillers, Persuasive Evidence, State’s Evidence, and Justice Served, comes a gripping new legal suspense novel, Fractured Trust: A Renee Steele Legal Mystery. Businessman is put on trial for date rape.
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.
The Magistrate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. 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?
Agnus DEI
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,910. 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 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?
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 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'
Sister Audrey
You set the price! Words: 15,630. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
An exciting fast paced courtroom drama about Fred Brecklemyer, a rail-thin 24 year old computer programmer from Schenectady, New York caught up in a prostitution sting. Fred's life could be ruined forever, until his big sister Audrey steps in and derails the prosecution's case. Don't miss the exciting outcome.