Books tagged: law and crime

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Legwork
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
When Briggs Barclay first meets his new neighbor Theodore Ranly he can't imagine what they might have in common. Briggs’ main ambition in life is to dazzle the freshman football coach. Theodore's got a killer arm, but the fact that he's confined to a wheelchair rules out any possibility of playing backyard tackle. They soon enter into a relationship that sends Briggs on the adventure of his life
The Power of a Pawn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
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.
Skapegoat - The FHTM Blame Game Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
This compelling, true and personal, story is about a successful semi-retired 30+ year entrepreneur that turned whistle-blower after getting involved with an illegal Ponzi style MLM called FHTM in 2009. Top FHTM leaders and its founder Paul Orberson tried to destroy his life. This story will keep you mesmerized by the deceit, sexual harassment, lies, judicial manipulation and drama that unfolds.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Baby Chicks And Easter Holidays Medieval Legend And Modern Era Abuse
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The text of my book details the struggle of young chicks when they are sold by uncaring pet shops and farmers to the parents of children, who present the dyed birds to their children at Easter. I have described the festiveness of Easter from the time of a pagan goddess Aostra, the Persians, and early Christians. Legislation to fight the sale of dyed baby chicks was begun by the mid 20th century.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute From A Genealogical Perspective
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
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.
Simple Case
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Plunge into a day in the life of rookie prosecutor Dana Hargrove, central character in the legal mystery novels "Thursday’s List" and "Homicide Chart." This is the story that introduced her to the world!