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Burnt Earth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After a woman is killed in the southern New Mexico desert, the murder is pinned on on an illegal immigrant, Ernesto Jaramillo. Jaramillo is scheduled for deportation instead of prosecution, and public defender Slim Cassidy thinks that somebody wants to avoid an investigation. As Cassidy discovers that Burnt Earth Security is involved in a cover up, she worries that the next murder will be hers.
The Law-Science Chasm: Bridging Law's Disaffection with Science as Evidence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Science & Technology, Nonfiction » Law » Forensic Science
This is a sociolegal study that takes seriously the varying approaches to science that physicians and scientists use, as compared to legal actors such as judges and lawyers. Offering a way to translate their different perspectives and assumptions, Cedric C. Gilson uses sociological and philosophical methodologies to explain each discipline to the other. Science and law are, in essence, mediated.
Silk and Scorn
Series: The Silk Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
No matter how much their mothers wanted Sarah and Arthur to wed, Sarah had loathed him. However, circumstance and her late husband’s father conspire against her, and she is forced to turn to Arthur for help. Perhaps she needs his legal expertise, but she refuses to acknowledge how handsome her oldest foe has become…or her reaction to him.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 125, Number 4 - February 2012
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Featured articles in the Feb. '12 issue are by Amanda Tyler, on the core meaning of the Suspension Clause, and Kenneth Mack, reviewing Tomiko Brown-Nagin's new book on the grass roots origins of the civil rights movement. Also, several scholars contribute to a tribute honoring Frank Michelman. Students examine international delegation, student speech, criminal sentences, jury selection, and torts.
When I Grow Up…: A Look At 10 Future Careers for Kids
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
This book, just for kids, looks at 10 different careers: Firefighter, Navy Seal, Astronaut, Police Officer, Veterinarian, Pilot, Lawyer, Actor, Doctor, and a Teacher. The book looks at how much they make, what education is involved, what the future holds, and more! Each topic may also be purchased as an individual book.
The Fiancee Fiasco
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Roseanne knows convincing brainy Houston entrepreneur Win to re-hire her Seattle law firm will finally get her voted in as a partner. Win has no desire to re-sign with the law firm who'd botched his divorce, but he'll do it if Roseanne can halt the rumors he's reconciling with his ex-wife. Little does he expect Roseanne's scheme involves posing her exasperating self as his fiancée.
Point Source (The First Mack Stedman Story)
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 113,390. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Mack Stedman is a journeyman lawyer, pushed and prodded into representing a young latina, seeking environmental justice from the sloppy trucking company that has poisoned her and her North Denver neighborhood. The challenge of the law suit is more than enough, but Stedman finds himself the target of an unscrupulous U.S. Attorney, and an angry plant manager. Can Mack beat the odds?
The Case Against Digger Moss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Duluth, Minnesota came under national attention when a local judge was being tried in his own courthouse for the murder of a local Duluth police officer! Some of Duluth's "finest" citizens put Judge James Digby "Digger" Moss in the predicament of his life. Circumstances pit Digger Moss against his own court. The answer could only be determined in court at a trial for First Degree Murder.
Broken Hero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
After a terrifying experience lost in the dark recesses of a cavern, Erin Maddox emerges a stronger person. Now, she must do battle with a feared drug lord who has created a new substance called Hypnotic and the addictive effects are absolutely devastating. As more become enslaved by the drug’s almost supernatural qualities, Erin teams up with a drifter and a cop to end the intensifying evil.
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.