Books tagged: trial by jury

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The Kidnapping of Little Billy Ranieri Chicago, Illinois September 6, 1928
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Billy Ranieri's early fall 1928 kidnapping brought anxiety to Chicago's Little Italy. The 10-year-old's abduction was one of many crimes the Mafia perpetrated in the Italian section. By December the kidnapping trial had began. The day before the trial began "Ole Scully", little Billy's godfather, was slain by thugs who followed him into a restaurant. It was the beginning of a wave of violence.
Private Bowe Bergdahl, Where Are You??
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » War, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Bowe Bergdahl was absent from his post in Afghanistan and the resulting odyssey that occurred after his walk in the park or capture has made for interesting reading. Depending on where you read the article or who is writing, it is always high speculative and sometimes opinionated. In this story we present the facts as known at the time of writing and some after action reports from covert ops.
The Easter Murders New York City March 1937
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Veronica Gedeon was one of three victims of a sensational crime that occurred in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday, 1937. Ronnie, as she was known to her friends, had posed nude for a photographer only a few months before she was murdered. These scandalous photos were published by New York newspapers in the killings' aftermath.The macabre slayings were the work of an elusive insane killer.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute In Gaslight New York City
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
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.
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.
The Ewe Lamb
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: British English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Judith and Alice are childhood friends at school in the Yorkshire Dales but when Judith leaves to have a career in London and Alice stays at home to help on the farm it seems that they have nothing in common. But when disaster strikes they are able to help each other in a way that nobody else can, the bonds of old friendship proving stronger than a difference in life styles.
Short Story - Natural Selection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
"They're watching me! Even when I have my back to them I know they're watching me. It's just jealousy. They don't understand! I'm the one who understands. Their puny minds just don't understand genius. I've studied genius. They say that a hairsbreadth is the dividing line between madness and genius." A disturbing first-person exploration of insanity masquerading as genius. Read on..
Reason (Part One of The Arbiter Project Trilogy)
Series: The Arbiter Project, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Senator Adam Lucas is desperate for justice when his daughter is brutally murdered at the hands of a serial killer. Hans Richter, a German scientist, is working on a top secret project at a hidden Army base in Eastern New Mexico. The discoveries they make will shock them and inexplicably link them together in a high-stakes game of corruption and lies involving the highest levels of government.
Silkscreen
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A world-famous pop artist enters the hospital for a simple operation and is found dead a few hours after the operation. The attorney retained by the estate of the artist confronts a conspiracy of overwhelming opposition from the doctors, the hospital and their attorneys.
Dead Presidents. America’s Government on Trial.
Price: Free! Words: 46,880. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Dead ex-presidents? Yes, they are deciding if the American Federal Government should be abolished. Dead ex-presidents, for the abolishment of the federal government. Dead ex-presidents fighting to keep the federal government alive. Dead ex-presidents not sure which side they will take. Benjamin Franklin, as judge, with common and famous Americans as witnesses.