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Most Likely to Succeed: 2

By Alan Gelb

NY: Dutton Adult, 1990. Book. Very Good. Cloth & Boards. 1st Edition. Light wear, previous owners name in small ink on inside cover. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge. Black spine cloth; scarlet boards. Lightly bumped. Text clean. Binding strong. Lacks jacket. Several glossy b&w photos included. A highly detailed and atmospheric true-crime narrative of a mass murder in Canaan, N.Y., a bucolic hill town on the border of Massachusetts. Wyley Gates, a high school senior, shot to death his father, stepmother, brother and nephew in 1986. The honor student had a history of tension with his father but no prior arrests or mental illness. A botched police investigation resulted in acquittal on the murder charge, convicted only of conspiracy and released after 17 years. .

$8.08

Buried Memories: Katie Beers' Story
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Buried Memories: Katie Beers' Story

By Katie Beers

Green Bay, Wisconsin: Titletown Publishing, LLC, 2013. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 3rd Edition. 8vo - 9 in tall. . Slight wear, small bump in bottom edge, light spine crease. No markings. Text clean. With 14 pp. glossy b&w photos. Victim and ghost writer, 20 years after the crime, relive a girl's kidnapping rape and imprisonment in Long Island in 1992. .

$8.55

The King of Torts
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The King of Torts

By John Grisham

NY: Doubleday, 2003. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Close to new, slight crinking of jacket near spine. Light spine lean. Text clean, binding sturdy. Cloth strip and blue boards,, with bright silver lettering. Another Grisham legal thriller, but this one keeps its distance from courtrooms. The action is in the luxurious offices, villas and private jets of class-action lawyers..

$4.75

Outrage: The Five Reasons Why O.J. Simpson Got Away With Murder
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Outrage: The Five Reasons Why O.J. Simpson Got Away With Murder

By Bugliosi, Vincent

NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 1996. Book. Near Fine. Boards. Book Club Edition.. 356 pp. Small tear and spine edgewear on jacket. Text clean. Includes appendices containing a transcript of OJ interrogation by police; his farewell letter and a detailed review of the case's blood evidence. Also extensive reference notes. A hard=hitting dissection of the OJ Simpson murder case an acquittal by a veteran Los Angeles prosecutor. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In. Tall.

$4.75

The Happening: Amish School Shooting

By Yoder, Harvey

Berlin Ohio: TGS International, 2008. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 208 pp. Nearly new. Bumps to corners, small ink dot on lower right corner of textblock. Text clean. No markings. Spine uncreased. A fictional story based on the true events of a mass shooting at an Amish grade school in Lancaster County, Pa., in 2006. How several bereaved families were able to show mercy to the family of the shooter. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$3.80

Life & Times of Michael K.

By Coetzee, J.M.

London: Penguin, 1985. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback -- 9 in. Tall. Reprint.. 250 pp. Thumbed, light wear, text clean. Tale of a gardener who finds himself in prison during South Africa's civil war. A Booker Prize winner. Size: 8mo -- 7.75 in Tall.

$3.80

Evidence Dismissed: The Inside Story of the Police Investigation of O.J. Simpson
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Evidence Dismissed: The Inside Story of the Police Investigation of O.J. Simpson

By Tom Lange; Philip Vannatter; Dan E. Moldea

NY: Pocket Books, 1997. Book. Very Good. Cloth Strip & Boards. 1st Edition.. 305 pp., 8 pp. glossy b&w photos, including several of crime scene. Some soil to end paper, else near fine. Text clean. Two LAPD detectives give a ghost writer their insider version of the O.J. Simpson murder case and how certain evidence was excluded. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In. Tall.

$6.65

The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime

By Harvey, Miles

NY: Random House, 2000. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 4th Printing.. 405 pp. Nearly new, no markings or creasing. A compelling exploration of the weird world of maps and their black market through a recounting of noted map thief Gilbert Bland. Size: 12ni -- 7.25 in..

$3.80

Mississippi Mud: A True Story from a Corner of the Deep South
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Mississippi Mud: A True Story from a Corner of the Deep South

By Humes, Edward

Simon & Schuster, 1994. Ex-Library. Good. Cloth & Boards. First Edition.. 365 pp. Mylar protector. Spine slant. Ex-library with usual library stampings. Front endpaper split, binding still firm. Riveting report on the double murder of a politically prominent couple, Margaret and Vince Sherry, in Biloxi, Miss. in 1987. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall.

$4.28

Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality
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Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality

By Boies, David and Olson, Theodore, B.

NY: Viking, 2014. Book. Very Good. Cloth Tape & Boards. First Edition.. 310 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w photos., index. A few pages with ink underlining and asterisks. Black slash mark on top edge near spine. Light spine slant. Text mostly clean. A detailed memoir in which two leading lawyers describe the case that challenged California's Proposition 8 and established marriage equality nationwide. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.

$5.23

Abandoned Prayers

By Olsen, Gregg

NY: Popular Library (Time Warner), 1990. Book. Very Good +. Cloth Tape & Boards. Reprint.. 373 pp. Edgewear and closed one-inch tear on jacket's top spine section. Text clean. Binding firm. True-crime account of an Ohio father who broke away from his Amish family, had gay encounters and left his son's body in a Nebraska ditch. Was the death from natural causes? Size: 8m0 -- 8.5 In..

$4.28

The Penguin Classic Crime Omnibus
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The Penguin Classic Crime Omnibus

By Symons, Julian, Ed.

NY: Penguin Books, 1984. Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. First Thus.. 378 pp. Vertical crease front cover along the spine, light toning, else lightly used. Sticker remains on rear cover. No markings. Binding firm. A collection of 25 short crime stories. Writers represented include Ambrose Bierce, John Dickson Carr, Agathie Christie, Graham Greene, Ellery Queen, Dorothy Sayers, William Faulkner, Arthur Conan Doyle, Roald Dahl, many more. Size: 8vo -- 8 in. Tall.

$4.75

Objection!: How High-Priced Defense Attorney's Celebrity Defendents, and a 24/7 Media Have Hijacked Our Criminal

By Grace, Nancy (with Clehane, Diane)

NY: Hyperion, 2005. Book. Near Fine. Trade Papeback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 351 pp. Close to new, no spine crease, text clean. Cable news reporter Nancy Grace, star of the Cour TV channel, rose to prominence with her OJ trial coverage. In this book, she looks at such celebrity cases as those of Scott Peterson, Kobe Bryant, Robert Blake, Michael Jackson, Martha Stewart and others. She also recalls her early years as a prosecutor in Atlanta. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$3.47

Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of Us
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Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of Us

By Gibbs, David (with Demoss, Bob)

Minneapolis: Bethany House, 2006. Book. Very Good. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition.. 288 pp.With 88 pp. glossy b&w photos. Partial stain, similar to coffee ring, on front cover. Otherwise clean. Inscribed on preliminary blank page to Billie Brown "your friend David Gibbs Matt. 25:40, 11/11/08" Dramatic, emotional story from the lawyer who represented the parents of Terri Schiavo, in a Florida right to die case that drew national attention and legislative action in 2005. Ultimately, Michael Schiavo won the right to disconnect a feeding tube that kept his wife alive in a "vegetative state" for 15 years. Lacks dust jacket. Size: 8vo - 9.24 in Tall.

$7.60

Boss of Bosses: The Fall of the Godfather: The FBI and Paul Castellano
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Boss of Bosses: The Fall of the Godfather: The FBI and Paul Castellano

By Andris Kurins; Joseph F. O'Brien

NY: Simon & Schuster, 1991. Book. Good. Cloth Tape & Boards. 6th Printing.. 564 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w photos. Index. Dampstains on lower 2 in. of spine cloth and inside of dj. Darkish stain on bottom edge. Text clean, OK as reading copy. Fascinating inside story by two FBI agents on the bugging of the Paul Castellano house in Staten Island, his execution by rival gang members, and subsequent prosecution of the Mafia "Commission." Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.

$2.85

Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of Us
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Fighting for Dear Life: The Untold Story of Terri Schiavo and What It Means for All of Us

By Gibbs, David (with Demoss, Bob)

Minneapolis: Bethany House, 2006. Book. Very Good. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition.. 288 pp.With 88 pp. glossy b&w photos. Partial stain, similar to coffee ring, on front cover. Otherwise clean. Inscribed on preliminary blank page to Billie Brown "your friend David Gibbs Matt. 25:40, 11/11/08" Dramatic, emotional story from the lawyer who represented the parents of Terri Schiavo, in a Florida right to die case that drew national attention and legislative action in 2005. Ultimately, Michael Schiavo won the right to disconnect a feeding tube that kept his wife alive in a "vegetative state" for 15 years. Lacks dust jacket. Size: 8vo - 9.24 in Tall.

$9.50

Teen Rights: A Legal Guide for Teens and the Adults in Their Lives
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Teen Rights: A Legal Guide for Teens and the Adults in Their Lives

By Truly, Traci

Naperville IL: Sphinx Publishing (Sourcebooks), 2004. Book. Good. Trade Papeback. 4th Printing.. 329 pp. including nearly 100 pp. of resource lists, summaries of laws state by state; glossary and index. Former library copy with cover creasing and curling, but binding is still strong and spine uncreased. A valuable guide to family law, as it relates to teenagers, written in easy to understand language for a youth readership. Covers such diverse subjects as dress codes, truancy, privacy, drugs, statutory and date rape, sexual abuse, custody, medical care, abortion, financial responsibility, etc. Author is a Dallas attorney with 15 years of experience in family law. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.

$5.70

On Trial: America's Courts and Their Treatment of Sexually Abused Children
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On Trial: America's Courts and Their Treatment of Sexually Abused Children

By Dziech, Billie Wright and Schudson, Judge Charles B.

Boston: Beacon Press, 1991. Book. Near Fine. Trade Papeback. Second Edition.. 257 pp. including 22 pp. of reference notes, 7 pp bibliography. Close to new, light vertical creasing of cover alongside spine. Text clean. A detailed examination of how U.S. courts fail sexually abused children. It lays out proposals for reforms so that children are not tortured by trial procedures. Second edition has an expanded text that responds to comments received upon the book's initial publication. Size: 8vo -- 9 in High.

$6.65

Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court
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Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court

By Burns, James MacGregor

NY: Penguin, 2009. Book. Near Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Edition.. 326 pp. With table of justices and 42 pp. of reference notes and citations. Nearly new, slash mark on bottom edge. Slight soil on rear of dj. Tight, square. Text clean. Cover blurb from Barbara Kellerman of the Kennedy School at Harvard: "The book is past and present at its best -- a rigorous and revealing recounting of this most elusive and even reclusive of the three branches of government.Burns concludes with a clear caustion: that failure to reform the nation's highest court risks having it deviate still further from what the Founders originally intended." Jacket flap adds:".Much as we like to believe the court remains above the political fray, Burns recounts how often justices behave like politicians in robes. Now, more than eight years after Bush v. Gore, ideological justices have the tightest grip ont he court in recent memory." Size: 8vo--9.5 In Tall.

$5.23

'Till Death Do Us Part: Love, Marriage, and the Mind of the Killer Spouse
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'Till Death Do Us Part: Love, Marriage, and the Mind of the Killer Spouse

By Ludwig, Robi and Birkbeck, Matt

NY: Atria Books, 2006. Book. Fine. Cloth & Boards. 2nd Printing.. 234 pp., 8 pp. color photos of victims and perpetrators. Extensive biliograhy and list of web sites concerning domestric violence. Close to new, text clean, slight soil on rear of dj. The co-authors, a psychotherapist and journalist, analyze several domestic-violence murders that generated national headlines, including defendants Scott Peterson. Rabbi Fred Neulander, Nancy Seaman, Charles Stewart, Rae Carruth and Celeste Johnston. Intro by TV commentator Nancy Grace. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.

$4.75

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