By Michael J. Shapiro
A thorough transforming of what constitutes the gap of political research
By Alice LaPlante
When the booklet opens, Dr. Jennifer White’s ally, Amanda, has been killed, and 4 arms surgically faraway from her hand. Dr. White is the top suspect and he or she herself doesn’t recognize even if she did it. informed in White’s personal voice, fractured and eloquent, an image emerges of the unusually intimate, complicated alliance among those life-long friends—two proud, forceful ladies who have been every now and then every one other’s such a lot bold adversaries. because the research into the homicide deepens and White’s relationships together with her live-in caretaker and grown youngsters accentuate, a chilling query lingers: is White’s shattered reminiscence combating her from revealing the reality or aiding her disguise it?
A startling portrait of a disintegrating brain clinging to truth via anger, frustration, disgrace, and unspeakable loss, Turn of Mind examines the deception and frailty of reminiscence and the way it defines our very existence.
By Anthony E. Zuiker
Unabridged CDs • 7 CDs, nine hours
A innovative, pass- platform, immersive storytelling event established on a chain of crime thrillers from the visionary writer of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
By Andrew Gross
A drive-by taking pictures rocks an prosperous suburb, leaving an blameless guy useless. A witness to the madness—along along with his terrified teenaged daughter—Detective Ty Hauck launches an research into what seems like a vicious case of relations retribution. yet Annie Fletcher, the landlord of a hip café who is trying to rebuild her existence, observed whatever that doesn't healthy the bloody situation. And as a matter of fact a meeting hurricane of secrets and techniques and corruption which may tear in the course of the mansions of the town's such a lot powerful—ravaging a relations . . . and pitting Hauck opposed to his personal brother.
By Gillian Roberts
Amanda's good friend Sasha's stepmother has simply dedicated suicide—although, in accordance with Sasha, Phoebe Ennis may by no means have killed herself, particularly no longer whereas having a drink and donning a pink silk shirt and pink sandals with four-inch heels. Amanda isn't persuaded, yet reluctantly concurs to aid examine the woman's death, notwithstanding the proof for foul play is narrow. actual, the middle-aged compulsive collector of knickknacks wasn't universally enjoyed. Phoebe's personal son hated her, and she or he bored her buddies to demise with tricks of her "royal" lineage. And with 4 marriages at the back of her, she used to be already getting ready to announce her renewed availability on the internet. but if one other lady is located lifeless in Phoebe's residence, it turns into transparent that anything is certainly murderously amiss, and lots more and plenty towards domestic than Amanda or someone else may have imagined.
By Elizabeth L. Silver
An unforgettable and unpredictable debut novel of guilt, punishment, and the tales we inform ourselves to survive
Noa P. Singleton by no means spoke a be aware in her personal protection all through a quick trial that ended with a jury discovering her responsible of first-degree homicide. Ten years later, having approved her destiny, she sits on dying row in a maximum-security prison, simply six months clear of her execution date.
Seemingly immediately, she is visited by way of Marlene Dixon, a high-powered Philadelphia lawyer who's additionally the mum of the lady Noa was once imprisoned for killing. Marlene tells Noa that she has replaced her brain concerning the demise penalty and Noa’s sentence, and may do every thing in her significant energy to persuade the governor to travel the sentence to lifestyles in felony, in go back for the only factor Noa is unwilling to exchange: her story.
Marlene desperately desires Noa to bare the occasions that ended in her daughter’s demise – occasions that Noa hasn't ever shared with a soul. With demise looming, Marlene believes that Noa might eventually provide her the solutions she wishes, even though Noa is way from confident that Marlene merits the salvation she on my own can bring. Inextricably associated through homicide yet with very assorted pursuits, Noa and Marlene strive against with the sentences lifestyles itself can impose whereas they confront the simplest and worst of what makes us human during this haunting story of affection, agony, and deception.
By Barry Mitchell
Based on a two-part research, this booklet examines the courts' interpretation of homicide and the administration of these serving existence sentences for homicide. It discusses the legislations, felony reforms, existence imprisonment and the probabilities for freeing "lifers" with no endangering the public.
By Dominick Dunne
For greater than twenty years, Vanity Fair has released Dominick Dunne’s magnificent, revelatory chronicles of the main recognized crimes, trials, and punishments of our time. the following, in a single quantity, are Dominick Dunne’s spell binding stories of justice denied and justice affirmed. even if writing of Claus von Bülow’s romp via trials; the l. a. media frenzy surrounding O.J. Simpson; the dying by means of fireplace of multibillionaire banker Edmond Safra; or the Greenwich, Connecticut, homicide of Martha Moxley and the indictment—decades later—of Michael Skakel, Dominick Dunne tells it in truth and tells it from his precise viewpoint. His look for the fact is relentless.
With new essay, “Mourning In New York,” approximately September eleven, 2001.
By Kim Zupan
A tender sheriff and a hardened killer shape an uneasy and intricate bond during this captivating first novel that “captures the texture of Montana.” (Larry McMurtry)
“One of most interesting evocations of existence in Western the US in contemporary memory… robust and profoundly moving.”—William Kittredge
Steeped in a lonesome Montana panorama as unyielding and uncooked because it is gorgeous, Kim Zupan's The Ploughmen is a brand new vintage within the literature of the yankee West.
At the guts of this searing, fever dream of a singular are men—a killer anticipating trial, and a bothered younger deputy—sitting throughout from one another at the hours of darkness, conversing during the bars of a county detention center telephone: John Gload, so brutally adept at his craft that merely now, on the age of seventy seven, has he confronted the possibility of long term incarceration and Valentine Millimaki, low guy within the Copper County sheriff’s division, who attracts the in a single day shift after Gload’s arrest. With a disintegrating marriage additional collapsing less than the tension of his evening accountability, Millimaki unearths himself looking tips from a guy whose earlier stocks anything crucial along with his personal. Their uneasy friendship takes a startling flip with a brazen act of violence that yokes jointly haunted souls by way of the secrets and techniques they percentage, and via the rugged kingdom that retains them.
By Peter Abrahams
Popular sculptor Roy Valois gets the worst information in view that studying of his cherished spouse Delia's demise in South the US fifteen years in the past. His health practitioner tells him he is dying—and a morbid interest approximately how he will be remembered conjures up Roy, with the aid of an area desktop geek, to hack right into a newspaper's process to learn his prewritten obituary. however the loss of life realize contains a small discrepancy approximately his past due wife—and by means of calling the error to the eye of the shocked obit author, Roy has inadvertently sealed an blameless man's doom. without notice Roy has a venture: to discover the reality in regards to the lady he cannot cease loving—secrets guarded through robust forces who think homicide is an appropriate expense for maintaining them buried. along with his disease-ravaged body's ultimate betrayal swiftly imminent, Roy needs to one way or the other remain alive lengthy sufficient to discover the solutions: Who was once Delia? How did she die? Why did she die? Did she die?