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Book: Entangled Thorns by Melinda Clayton
Beth Sloan has spent the majority of her life trying to escape the memories of a difficult childhood. Born into the infamous Pritchett family of Cedar Hollow, West Virginia, she grew up hard, surrounded not only by homemade stills and corn liquor, but by an impoverished family that more often than not preferred life on the wrong side of the law. After the mysterious death of her brother Luke at [...]
 
Book: Return to Crutcher Mountain by Melinda Clayton
No one with Jessie's history of childhood trauma could make it through unscathed, and Jessie is no exception. As recounted in Appalachian Justice, Jessie is an adult survivor of horrendous childhood abuse suffered at the hands of her stepfather. At the age of thirteen, on a stormy night on top of Crutcher Mountain, Jessie was rescued by reclusive mountain woman Billy May Platte. Now, at the age [...]
 
Book: Appalachian Justice (Cedar Hollow Series) (Volume 1) by Melinda Clayton
Billy May Platte is a half Irish, half Cherokee Appalachian woman who learned the hard way that 1940s West Virginia was no place to be different. As Billy May explains, "We was sheltered in them hills. We didn't know much of nothin' about life outside of them mountains. I did not know the word lesbian; to us, gay meant havin' fun and queer meant somethin' strange." In 1945, when Billy May was [...]
 
Book: Mercy's Rain by Cindy Sproles
When your life is built around a father's wrath, how can you trust in the love of Father God? Mercy Roller knows her name is a lie: there has never been any mercy in her young life. Raised by a twisted and abusive father who called himself the Pastor, she was abandoned by the church community that should have stood together to protect her from his evil. Her mother, consumed by her own fear and [...]
 
Book: The Cracked Mirror, Reflections of an Appalachian Son by Billy Ray Chitwood
When Prentice Paul Hiller enters the senior care facility he brings with him not only a hip surgery gone wrong, but a mirror of his past, cracked with the stress of all his memories: a family broken apart by their Appalachian circumstances and the 'great depression'; a childhood tainted by a father's abusive nature; an impetuous marriage and a sorrowful divorce; a subsequent search of 'isms' and [...]
 
Book: A Life in the Day of a Lady Salesman by Diana Amann Cruze
As one of the first women sales reps in southern Appalachia, customers often call Diana the "lady salesman." She overcomes hurdles and hills while learning to love the mountains of Appalachia. Humor rides along as she treks back roads, selling products from tobacco to toys, from groceries to grease, and from cookies to chemicals. Managers, customers, and sales trainees enter into this tale along [...]
 
Book: Justice In Cypress Bottom (Frontier Justice) by Doyle Turner
Ben Finch, now in his mid-twenties was orphaned as a boy of fifteen. Taken in to raise by a n old swamp rat uncle and a tribe of Houma Indians, he was taught all the ways of survival. Living in the swamp land of north western Louisiana and north eastern Texas, Ben decided he would explore further into Texas. Taking passage on a large steamboat, he headed upriver to the turnaround, at the port of [...]
 
Book: Justice in America - How it Works - How it Fails by Russell F. Moran
From Kirkus Review - The goddess of justice is blind and deaf and very often dumb according to this savvy critique of the American legal system. Moran, a lawyer, journalist and founding editor of The New York Jury Verdict Reporter, knows firsthand the problems that plague American jurisprudence, and isn't afraid to point fingers. Topping his rogue's gallery are "incompetent idiots" on the bench, [...]
 
Book: The American Strangler by Robert M. Fleisher
"The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." -Dick the Butcher, William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part 2, Act IV, Scene 2. Ron Rellick agrees. Simple and sweet. We all know how lots of people hate lawyers, especially if they have ever been sued. Dr. Ron Rellick loses everything, including his sanity, to a malpractice claim and goes homicidal. The title has a dual meaning... The legal system [...]
 
Book: Who Needs Justice? (Chris Seely Vigilante Justice Book 1) by Rex Bolt
(*This series contains some mature language and subject matter -- reader discretion advised.) If you happen to have a terminal disease... You might as well take some people with you. Chris is more or less a regular guy. But following an unexpected medical diagnosis, he approaches life differently. Meaning he makes a list on the back of a Starbucks receipt... ...of people who shouldn't be walking [...]
 
Book: Pure Justice by Linda L. Barton
Is it Revenge or Eye for an Eye Justice? No one wants to face such a decision. Unfortunately, life sometimes life gives us no other option. After the brutal murder of his friends, Ted Braxton decides to rid society of those who would harm the innocent then use the legal system to escape judgment. What would you do if someone you loved was murdered, and those guilty walked away without punishment? [...]
 
Book: Guilty-Self Defense - Justice or Revenge? by Winford Wallace
Crime, suspense, courtroom drama - Nothing ever happens in the sleepy cotton town of Colette, Arkansas, until a sequence of events triggers the homicide of a city marshal/constable. An easy conviction looms for Hank Carter, the toughest prosecutor in the state, on his way to becoming the Democrat candidate for governor. All that stands between Hank and a quick guilty verdict is a hasty defense [...]
 
Book: Justice for Joshua by Richard L. Wren
Josh and his ranger partner are just relaxing from another day patrolling the roads of Yosemite when he receives an emergency phone call from the Oakland Police department. He learns that his wife and daughter were shot in a senseless drive by shooting next to the Oakland train station and his wife might die. Enraged by the senselessness of the shooting and the failure of the police department to [...]
 
Book: No Justice (A Michael Sykora Novel) by Darcia Helle
Driven by grief, Michael Sykora started his life of killing in a blind rage. But then it became something he was good at. Even something he...liked. To most who know him, Michael is a software designer, a smart but average workaholic. To a chosen few, Michael is something else: a part-time hit man whose specialty is eliminating hard-core criminals. When Nicki, a close friend, finds herself in [...]
 
Book: Wheels of Justice and Other Stories by Les Williams
These stories stay with you. Memorable characters and memorable tales in a more than promising debut. Williams can WRITE. ~~Ed Gorman Les Williams' short stories are intriguing and always surprising. Don't miss this fine collection of mystery tales. ~~Livia J. Washburn (author of the bestselling Fresh Baked mystery series.) Les Williams is a wily storyteller who knows how to put a twist in the [...]
 
Book: Rookie Justice (Southern Justice Book 2) by Tori Scott
Deputy Cody Wills likes his job with the Greendale County Sheriff's Department, even though things are getting more dangerous in the small, East Texas county. But when Sheriff Rand McCade hires a few new deputies and changes some of the rules in response to the increasing crime rate, Cody finds himself saddled with a partner. And not just any partner--a female, straight out of the academy. If he [...]
 
Book: The Foxfire Terror by J.D. Wilson
Pete Garrison will be retiring soon. He and his wife, Kate, are both excited. The plan is to spend more time with their only grandchild. As he and his wife prepare for their golden years, circumstances begin to unfold that will change their lives forever. Others from outside this small community will become involved. Dean Stewart and Chris Campbell, two former college fraternity brothers, will [...]
 
Book: Cobasfang Justice Returns by David E Walker
Beyond theprotective barrier wall of razor bushes that surrounds Ty's home, lurk mightycreatures that devour anyone that trespasses into their world. A haunting land, filled with massive snakes, invisible spiders, giant monsters formed fromstone, and insect creatures so hideous and evil that they ride on the backs ofgiant rats to surround and devour their prey. Deep withinthis formidable land and [...]
 
Book: BURIED GOLD IN TEXAS (Justice In Cypress bottom) by Doyle Turner
BURIED GOLD IN TEXAS - After the rangers had raided the Tad Morton place, near Jefferson Texas, and cleaned out the outlaws he had harbored on his place. All that weren't killed in the fracas were sent to prison. The property went to the new state and Ben Finch filed claim to the abandoned property. He didn't realize, at the time, how hard it would be to hold on to the old outlaw hide out, and [...]
 
Book: Ultimate Justice - A Trey Fontaine Mystery by Ryder Islington
"Islington is a great storyteller. Weaving the protagonist's hunt for justice through the bayous of Louisiana culture was captivating." Bridget Gibson, Editor The Times-Tribune - Grant City, Missouri Special Agent Trey Fontaine has his hands full as he tries to juggle three different sets of cases in his hometown. While healing from a bullet wound, and on limited duty, he is charged with helping [...]
 
Book: Miscarriage Of Justice by Bruce A. Borders
The justice system is just a system, not a just system. Sentenced to fifteen years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Ethan Rafferty has one thing on his mind - payback! With his time up, the ex-con is free to pursue his mission of revenge. During the trial, the District Attorney, Mariana Clark, suppressed evidence that would've exonerated him and now is the focus of Ethan's vengeance. [...]
 
Book: Wheels of Justice (The Redwood Series Book 2) by Vickie Phelps
When Connie Knight applies for a job at McKinney's Fine Cars in her hometown of Redwood, Texas, she has no idea what she's getting into. Buford McKinney is a mean, evil bully who thinks women are the ground God made for men to walk on. The only reason she stays at McKinney's is the fear of being without a paycheck and ending up homeless. And then there's Rick McKinney, Buford's son. In spite of [...]
 
Book: THE SEARCH FOR PRINCESS DI - A STOLEN NAME AND A SURRENDER TO JUSTICE (ROLAND WILLIAMS, INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER Book 2) by Jane Elton
When a girl with a blonde Princess Di hair-do greeted teenager Roger Beckwith by name, he didn't recognize her and asked, "Who are you?" She replied, "Princess Di, stupid!" He sneered at her and told her to 'kiss off.' A few days later, just before he walked into his home and found the murdered bodies of his mother, stepfather, and stepbrother, he saw a bloody Princess Di leaving his house.
 
Book: The Foxfire Terror [Kindle Edition] by J.D. Wilson
Pete Garrison will be retiring soon. He and his wife, Kate, are both excited. The plan is to spend more time with their only grandchild. As he and his wife prepare for their golden years, circumstances begin to unfold that will change their lives forever. Others from outside this small community will become involved. Dean Stewart and Chris Campbell, two former college fraternity brothers, will [...]
 
Book: Burning Justice (Alicia Yu, FBI, 1) by Helena Smrcek
Nora Martin is on the verge of opening a residential facility for first-time offenders. After years of planning, she'll finally be able to rescue young men from the violence of prison...or what has been their only alternative, the military. But a stranger in camouflage and combat boots marches through her front door, and claims to own her house, making it clear that he's not interested in letting [...]
 
Book: Aim for Justice by Ken C Dickson
In this fast-paced, emotionally taut, and inspiring true story, the author relates his struggles after an unplanned surgery and inexcusable treatment by medical and mental health professionals land him in a high-security psych ward, stripped of his right to bear arms. Despite his traumatic ordeal, he fights back to normalcy and then takes aim at the impossible: restoring his Second Amendment [...]
 
Book: Justice for the Black Knight by Jerri Blair
"Justice for the Black Knight" won the 2015 Beverley Hills Book Award for Best Legal Thriller. It was awarded the prestigious star by Kirkus Reviews which called it "...superbly crafted...intricately detailed...a must read story of relationships, prejudice and bravery, a vivid paeon for justice." Red City Review wrote that it "...quite astutely tackles the topic of racism, combining the best [...]
 
Book: A Spirited Justice by Betty Mermelstein
Karen comes across a nineteenth century newspaper article at college. It hints at the supposed stealing of a horse trophy by her ancestor, Thomas, even though there is no evidence. Thomas and his wife, Margaret, appear to Karen, as they have in the past, and she swears she will clear Thomas' name. Many strange and humorous situations with her dead relatives occur as Karen pursues her goal.
 
Book: Justice Owed by Dave P. Fisher
When Ryan and Tessa Monroe perish in their home's blazing inferno their three sons, long estranged from each other, return to Tucson for the funeral. Differences continue to divide them until two spent bullets, revealed in the hand of the undertaker, brings them to the shocking realization that their parents were murdered and the fire set to cover it. While the brothers search for who would [...]
 
Book: Revenge by Ann Robbins Phillips
On October 28, 1862, the Hoopers break into the house of the Watson family and kill three men, injure and resultantly kill one teenage girl, and rape another young woman. Nine-year-old Nathe Watson is a witness to this western North Carolina Mountain massacre, but escapes through a window to get help at the urging of his mother. When he returns, it is to find the heads of the men atop pike poles [...]
 
Book: Patchwork Pieces - Sometimes natural justice is the only justice (Patchwork People series Book 3) by D.B. Martin
Concluding the award-winning trilogy... An explosive psychological thriller series for fans of Gone Girl and The Girl with No Past. For a British barrister to forsake the law, the reason must be serious. For him to step all the way outside of it, the reason must be deadly. Lawrence Juste is a very different man to the one everyone thought he was. He's a very different man to the one he thought he [...]
 
Book: Murder in Palm Beach - The Homicide That Never Died by Bob Brink
The sensational, real assassination of a prominent Palm Beach man by a Mafioso doing a favor for the president of the United States. The doorbell rings in the home of Rodger Kriger, quickly followed by a shotgun blast that shatters a window, cracking the calm of a cool January night. Kriger falls to the floor, mortally wounded, leaving a wife and six children.Murder in Palm Beach: The Homicide [...]
 
Book: Bad Blood (Revenge Series) by Ann Robbins Phillips
Nathe and Addie Watson are warned by Amps, a ghost from Nathe's past, that the Hooper-Watson Feud might still be fermenting. Nathe thinks it's due to Bad Blood. Bad Blood--the fact that a person is bad because of his or her blood line. Is that possible? The struggle involves Glee Hooper, his wife's nephew, which hides activity in the mountains that's illegal. Their daughter, Lottie, has become an [...]
 
Book: Hillbilly Tales from the Smoky Mountains - And Other Homespun Remedies, Proverbs, and Poetry by Patricia Leigh Graham
Hillbilly Tales from the Smoky Mountains includes several short stories based on the folklore of the Appalachian Mountains. Before the time of cell-phones, computers and television, family members would gather on the front porch and offer up stories through simple oral traditions. These stories were to provide simple forms of entertainment to their children. With each generation, the stories [...]
 
Book: Ten-peelem et Transition au Burkina Faso - La terre et le ciel, auxiliaires de justice équitable (French Edition) by Justine M.P. Ouedraogo
Ce livre apporte une revelation pour une sortie de crise de la Transition en cours au Burkina Faso. En effet, apres voir approche tour a tour quelques autorites religieuses, coutumieres, politiques et administratives par des lettres ouvertes et par des publications sur Facebook, l'auteur s'adresse a present au peuple Burkinabe par le canal de ce livre afin que celui-ci sache que Dieu met a sa [...]
 


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