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by Jeff McArthur
In 1958, 19-year-old Charlie Starkweather went on a murder spree that paralyzed Nebraska, shocked the nation, and left 11 people dead. With him when he was captured was his 14-year-old ex-girlfriend Caril Fugate. The question soon arose, was Caril a kidnapped victim, or a heartless accomplice?
Appointed to her case, attorney John McArthur initially accepted the assignment out of a sense of constitutional duty. But as he delved deeper, he found that the truth was far more complicated than anyone was letting on. Up against incredible odds, and with a strong conviction of her innocence, McArthur remained with Caril and fought for her freedom for 18 years. For this service, he took no pay, accepting the case pro bono.
This book follows the long struggle of McArthur, his partner Merril Reller, and John’s son James as they took on the Nebraska legal system and a public that had already determined Caril’s guilt before ever hearing a word of testimony. The story continues through all it influenced, such as Stephen King, who became a horror writer because of it, Bruce Springsteen, who wrote a whole album about it, Terrence Malick, Oliver Stone, Martin Sheen, and Peter Jackson, who wrote his first major movie based on the Starkweather-Fugate incident.
Pro Bono explores aspects of this incredible story that have never been revealed before, and sheds new light on these terrifying and complex events.
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by SJB Gilmour
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by Geoffrey Neil
Beautiful business consultant, Morana Mahker, swoops in to rescue Innovative Menu Covers, Inc. from certain financial disaster. She cancels layoffs and dazzles everyone with her killer looks and corporate savvy—everyone except Lonnie Raiford.
Having worked years to establish a host of questionable perks for himself, Lonnie has no interest in having Morana tamper with his system. His concern is eclipsed when he and the other staff soon notice the over-the-top attention and affection Morana showers on Hugh Berish, Lonnie’s coworker and best friend.
As curiosity mounts about Morana’s true identity and intentions for Hugh, Lonnie embarks on a frantic investigation that uncovers plans more terrifying than anyone had imagined. In a true test of friendship, Lonnie resorts to extreme measures in a desperate attempt to save Hugh and any future victims from Morana’s horrific goal.
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by Janet Grosshandler
Missing Pieces of My Forever-Heart tells the unforgettable story of two teenagers’ fateful decisions and the resulting grown-up consequences that impact their lives and hearts forever.
News and Internet writer Cath Monahan finally has her life on an even keel after the death of her husband and her daughters’ leaving for college. But long-lost ex-high school boyfriend Jame Patterson has a reason for disrupting her peace and dropping back in her life like a stick of dynamite.
Cath and Jame’s history threatens all that she has built and the biggest threat will reveal a long-buried secret.
Filled with the highs and lows of teenage romance, adult struggle and fateful reality, Missing Pieces Of My Forever-Heart is the haunting story of Cath and Jame as they struggle to make things right after so many years of things being wrong.
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by Sara Furlong-Burr
When she was just seventeen, the course of Celaine Stevens’ life was permanently altered with the murders of her father, mother, and brother in one of a series of mysterious and violent explosions occurring across the country. Struggling with picking up the pieces, she’s haunted by the memory of that day and her promise of retribution against those responsible for her misery. But just as she seems to be getting her life back on track, an encounter with a mysterious stranger promises her the vengeance she desires, ultimately turning the former target into the assassin.
However, as she soon learns, all choices come with consequences. And the consequence of her choice threatens to destroy the very fabric of her being.
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by Ryan Lawrence
“Emotionally moving and briskly-paced, The Fortunate Only is a tense, gritty thriller that grabs the reader’s attention and refuses to let go. With authentic characters that will permanently live in the minds of readers, this novel is a living, breathing piece of crime fiction.” – Lois McGuinty, The Best Books Journal
In modern-day Texas, trafficking cartels poke roots deep into the fertile nooks of a corrupt landscape, where local law enforcers either cower or fall in line. Among them is Tom Moreno, a small-town cop wrestling against a single choice that threatens to destroy everything he loves. Terrorized by three villains, each more sinister than the next, an ordinary man does his best to cope with terrifying challenges requiring actions at the outer levels of his abilities. The reader falls in with each of the novel’s characters, as they work to save themselves from a dark fate in this terrifying and moving tale that centers on a deeply felt love story.
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by Erik Hanberg
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The Worried Citizen’s Little Survival Guide to the Greatest Financial Crisis of the Century (Understanding and Surviving the Domino Depression)
by Stephen Windwalker
Are you mad as hell?
At last, Stephen Windwalker provides the concise tell-it-like-it-is narrative for which we have all been waiting: How did we get here, how much worse is it going to get, and what can we do to protect ourselves, our families, and our future?
The time for seeing the world through a rose-colored lens is long over. Simple truths that run deep through Windwalker’s writing come directly from years of helping working and retired people stand up for economic justice as one of the country’s top community organizers. Readers of Windwalker’s books on technology and commerce have come to appreciate the thoughtfulness and intellectual depth with which he has illuminated those subjects. Now he applies the same intelligent focus to a far more daunting task: helping us all to see how, together, we can climb out of the deep hole that we have dug together for ourselves, our children and grandchildren. With a succinct explanation of the relentless waves that continue to drown national economies around the world, he clears the fog of denial to reveal a rolling global depression that could last through much of the coming decade.