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Angel's Truth
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The crimes were heinous -- the most vicious any of the locals could remember. Angel Gonzales on trial already had been judged guilty by the media and by most people who crowded into the Texas courtroom. They wanted their "pound of flesh." Then came the words: "Not guilty." Silent disbelief quickly morphed into an ear-splitting eruption of sound, but the verdict was not enough for the locals.
The Amygdala Hijack
Series: Ted Rohrbacher Defends Impossible Cases. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Ted Rorhbacher is a defense lawyer that takes on only the impossible to win cases. Written by Colin Nelson, who has worked for over 30 years as both a prosecutor and a Public Defender, the suspense story is grounded in real life experience. Ted's client suffers from an unusual mental condition: the amygdala hijack. Can it save his client from a conviction and prison?
TRIAL
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,050. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
The New York Times called this "the novel of the year." A twisting, relentless thriller, TRIAL follows young Texas lawyer Warren Blackburn as he defends two accused murderers in two separate cases. When, without warning, the two cases merge and become one, Warren's entire life and career are threatened. "Don't begin this book at bedtime or you'll be up all night ... made by a master" -- L.A. Times
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.
Thump
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,730. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.90 from 20 reviews)
A young and handsome African American, his white female boss, and an explosive sexual harassment trial that threatens to destroy the richest investment firm in Baltimore. "Balanced yet thrilling example of racism and sexual harassment. [Not] the classic "young beautiful woman who falls victim," [but] a young man in his prime. Plot twists that can make your heart spinning!" Hollywood Book Reviews.
THROWN UNDER THE BUS: THE RISE AND FALL OF AN AMERICAN WORKER
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Labor rights, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Workplace bullying meets government incompetence in the riveting, true story of a vivacious young woman's upwardly mobile crash and burn at the hands of a mean-spirited employer, who, for 19 years, relentlessly retaliated against their feisty adversary, driving her to the brink of a nervous breakdown. 'THROWN' is a story as frightening as it is enlightening. Read it - & be warned.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » 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.
Antitrust, a Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,960. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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.
Scullery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Harvest of Ruins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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.