The Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial
Author: Mandy Wiener,Barry Bateman
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Category: True Crime
At 08:03 on the morning of Valentine's Day 2013, news broke that Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic superstar known as the "Blade Runner," had shot and killed his girlfriend at his luxury home in Pretoria, South Africa. Within minutes, the story reverberated around the world as banners flashed across television screens broadcasting global news networks. At first glance, it appeared to be a heart-wrenching, tragic accident. The athlete had mistaken beautiful Reeva Steenkamp for an intruder. But as the morning unfolded, a second version of events began to reveal itself, indicating that the country's celebrated icon, its "Golden Boy," may have murdered his model girlfriend in a fit of rage. In this vivid and insightful narrative, South African journalists Mandy Wiener and Barry Bateman reveal the true story of Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp, from that horrific night to the announcement of the shocking verdict. Drawing on evidence from the trial as well as on-the-ground interviews with family and friends of Oscar and Reeva, this is the authoritative account of one of the most high-profile trials of the 21st century, from the night of the killings to the controversial verdict. .
Author: Virna DePaul
"How can you accuse my father of murder?" Her mother's killer is on death row...or so Lily thought. Now the case is being reopened-by Detective John Tyler, the man who broke her teenage heart the night of the murder. Only she can help him find the truth. For Lily Cantrell, suffering amnesia and hiding a secret, John's investigation unleashes tormenting dreams, grave doubts and conflicting emotions about the crush she never got over. As much as she wants John, how can she forgive the man who treated her so cruelly? Or trust a man who might betray her? What Lily does know is their reawakening passion is bound to be dangerous...but not nearly as dangerous as the madman bent on killing her.
Author: Mia Ross
Her Country Boy Big-city veterinarian Heather Fitzgerald didn't plan on having kids…until her niece is orphaned one tragic night. Soon she's trading in her ambitious life for a small-town animal rescue. Heather didn't expect to fall for tiny Oaks Crossing…or its most charming bachelor farmer. But when Josh Kinley saves her niece from a near-tragic accident, he becomes more than her hero. Josh never thought he'd fall in love again—and most assuredly not with another city woman. But he can't resist the two adorable Fitzgerald females. Now if Josh can only convince Heather to put down roots and make a home with him…
The Doctor's Texas Baby\Courting the Cowboy\Falling for the Single Mom
Author: Deb Kastner,Carolyne Aarsen,Mia Ross
Love Inspired brings you three new titles! Enjoy these uplifting contemporary romances of faith, forgiveness and hope. THE DOCTOR’S TEXAS BABY Lone Star Cowboy League: Boys Ranch Deb Kastner When past love Carolina Mason returns, Wyatt Harrow is shocked to learn he has a son. Working with Carolina at his veterinary practice, Wyatt realizes if he can learn to trust the woman who once broke his heart, he may just have a chance at a forever family. COURTING THE COWBOY Cowboys of Cedar Ridge Carolyne Aarsen Widowed rancher Cord Walsh is focused on being a good dad and has no room for romance—until Ella Langton moves in next door. Ella’s rented a cabin hoping to find inspiration for her art, but after spending time with the cowboy, could it be she’s also found her perfect match? FALLING FOR THE SINGLE MOM Oaks Crossing Mia Ross After Josh Kinley comes to her niece’s rescue when the girl’s day care is struck by lightning, Heather Fitzgerald is beholden to the charming country boy. As they work side by side to restore the town’s ruined playground, the kind farmer soon becomes Heather’s hero, too. Join HarlequinMyRewards.com to earn FREE books and more. Earn points for all your Harlequin purchases from wherever you shop.
Author: David Hickock
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Dave Hickock never pulled the trigger of a gun or held a knife to murder another person, but he was sentenced to a lifetime of shame, ostracism, guilt, and psychological anguish because of the actions of one man—his brother. On November 15, 1959, Richard Hickock drove to a bus station in Kansas City and picked up Perry Smith, a prison buddy. Together, they drove to Emporia, Kansas, and purchased rubber gloves, nylon cord, and black stockings. Before day's end, four innocent members of the Clutter family in a town across the state of Kansas would have their throats slashed and Richard and his buddy would be arrested and charged with one of the most brutal and infamous murders ever. As the brother of a cold-blooded killer, Dave's life would never be the same. In this compelling narrative told to Linda LeBert-Corbello, Dave shares his journey from the depths of a family tragedy to how he eventually found the kind of inner-peace that accompanies acceptance of the truth and forgiveness. I do not just want to forget and live happily ever after. I want to be forgiven. —David Hickock
Author: Anthony Urzia
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
A warrior at heart, composed in the mind, a pendulum on a clock, a child on a swing. Dear Anthony, I am trying so hard to focus on things and get on with my life and I am trying to cover up the tears. I know you wouldnt want me to feel this way , because you are at peace now and you are not suffering anymore. But its not easy for me as your mum; your early departure from this world has left me devastated. I only wish that I could see you one more time to say GOODBYE. You left on your own without anyone beside you. Im so grateful for the years that we got to spent together; I couldnt ask for a better son, you were kind, polite, thoughtful, caring and loving. Anthony thank you for all the beautiful memories you left me and for your written words - YOUR POETRY- Your legacy will live on in the powerful poetry you wrote. Anthony I love you and miss you very much in my heart you will stay forever. May your beautiful soul rest in peace now. I know you are in HEAVEN surrounded by Angels. With love from, Mum
Author: Andrew McNelliie
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Once is the journey from boyhood to the threshold of manhood of poet Andrew McNeillie. From an aeroplane crossing north Wales the middle-aged writer looks down on the countryside of his childhood and recalls an almost fabulous world now lost to him. Ordinary daily life and education in Llandudno shortly after the war are set against an extraordinary life lived close to nature in some of the wilder parts of Snowdonia. Continually crossing the border between town and country, a fly-fisherman by the age of ten, McNeillie relives his life in nature during a period of increasing urbanisation. Once is a beautifully written eulogy for a retreating countryside now valued more for its leisure potential than as a repository of nature and source of human fullfilment. The narrative is underlain by a way of thinking informed by the natural world and by nature poetry, and is an evocative and memorable book about the nature of experience of memory and writing.
Author: Umberto Eco
Publisher: Random House
The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective. He collects evidence, deciphers secret symbols and coded manuscripts, and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey where extraordinary things are happening under the over of night. A spectacular popular and critical success, The Name of the Rose is not only a narrative of a murder investigation but an astonishing chronicle of the Middle Ages.
Author: Maya Banks
A man who shoots first and asks questions later falls for the ultimate moving target in this sexy, action-packed KGI novel. The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family-run business. Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background. Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering. Handling jobs the U.S. government can’t... Most people would take an all-expenses-paid trip to the beach in a heartbeat, but Garrett Kelly only accepts the job keeping tabs on Sarah Daniels—who’s in hiding after witnessing a murder committed by her half-brother—for the chance to take down a person enemy of KGI. A disciplined soldier like Garrett is trained for so much more than a babysitting gig, but he soon realizes that there’s more to Sarah than what’s in her file. Garrett is considering seduction as a tactical maneuver, but when he glimpses Sarah’s dark past, he feels an urgent desire to keep her safe—even after she disappears on him. Garrett doesn’t know exactly who, or what, Sarah’s running from. Whatever it is, she’s running for her life...
Author: Victoria Endicott
Five teenagers face one tragic night. Pulling together, in the midst of a terrifying auto wreck that leaves them stranded in rural darkness. Helpless, trying everything in their power to survive, hoping to be found before it's too late. One girl's journey toward healing - through therapy, love and faith - is filled with unimaginable challenges, as Chelsie questions her beliefs and her perceptions of reality. As Chelsie begins to heal, her feelings are changing - torn between the love she feels toward her boyfriend and the changing friendship with a boy who would do anything for her. Conflicts begin and loyalty may not be enough for their relationship to survive.
Author: Jessica E. Subject
Publisher: Jessica E. Subject
Her plans changed in an instant... Once finished college, Leanne intended to take over her family dairy farm, let her father retire and finally take a vacation. After one tragic night, her dreams go up in smoke. She loses the ability to do the most basic of things. And brought him closer... Jake, the farm hand who lives down the road, refuses to let Leanne give up on her goals. He remains by her side throughout her healing. But, when he confesses his true intentions, their friendship takes a drastic turn. If only she’d known before she lost her arm.
Author: Russell Stoewe
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
Shawn Kidd is a researcher with few hobbies and fewer friends. His life has reached a crossroad, though. Never one to take risks or assume responsibilities, Shawn is torn. But, in one night, everything changes. An enemy has obtained a seemingly-insignificant, low security list - one with the names of 181 children on it - designed to find those that demonstrate the traits that make them ideal recruits for all levels of American intelligence agencies. The Reaper List. But, these children know nothing of politics or war, nothing of their placement on this list, and nothing of why they are being targeted. One by one and over the course of one tragic night, all will be killed. All but one. All but Number 181.
Author: Jessica Sorensen
Publisher: Hachette UK
THE NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR The girl he thinks he loves needs to disappear. I don't want tonight to be irreversible, so I pull away, breathing him in one last time. Ella and Micha have been best friends since childhood, until one tragic night shatters their relationship and Ella decides to leave everything behind to start a new life at college, including Micha. But now it's summer break and she has nowhere else to go but home. Ella fears everything she worked so hard to bury might resurface, especially with Micha living right next door. Micha is sexy, smart, confident, and can get under Ella's skin like no one else can. He knows everything about her, including her darkest secrets. And he's determined to win back the girl he lost, no matter what it takes. Discover the New York Times bestselling sensation that is enthralling readers everywhere -- prepare to lose yourself in the most intense, passionate love story you will ever read.
Author: Karen White
The New York Times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels returns to the South Carolina Lowcountry with a gripping tale of two sisters haunted by one tragic night... On the night their mother drowns, sisters Marnie and Diana Maitland discover there is more than one kind of death. There is the death of innocence, of love, and of hope. Each sister harbors a secret about that night-secrets that will erode their lives as they grow into adulthood. After ten years of silence between the sisters, Marnie is called back to the South Carolina Lowcountry by Diana's ex-husband, Quinn. His young son has returned from a sailing trip with his emotionally unstable mother, and he is refusing to speak. In order to help the traumatized boy, Marnie must reopen old wounds and bring the darkest memories of their past to the surface. And she must confront Diana, before they all go under.
Author: Jessica Sorensen
Publisher: Hachette UK
THE NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR Ella and Micha have been best friends since childhood, until one tragic night shatters their relationship and Ella decides to leave everything behind to start a new life at college, including Micha. But now it's summer break and she has nowhere else to go but home. Ella fears everything she worked so hard to bury might resurface, especially with Micha living right next door. Micha is sexy, smart, confident, and can get under Ella's skin like no one else can. He knows everything about her, including her darkest secrets. And he's determined to win back the girl he lost, no matter what it takes . . . Discover the New York Times bestselling sensation that is enthralling readers everywhere -- prepare to lose yourself in two of the most intense, passionate love stories you will ever read.
Author: Bill Nunes,Andrew Theising
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Depicts the early history of East St. Louis, which was officially established in 1861.
Author: Stan Chambers
Publisher: Behler Publications
Category: Performing Arts
Over sixty years at KTLA News and twenty-two thousand stories, Stan Chambers, the godfather of Los Angeles newsies, has the unique distinction of being the first to break many nation-rocking stories. Stan steps out from behind the microphone to tell his side of the story and chronicles the evolution of the televised news world.
Author: Courtney Summers
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Category: Young Adult Fiction
In this young adult novel debut, the story of a girl too smart for her own good who, after one tragic night, decides to reject the popular life in exchange for one of solitude. Perfect Parker Fadley isn't so perfect anymore. She's quit the cheerleading squad, she's dumped her perfect boyfriend, and she's failing school. Her parents are on a constant suicide watch and her counselors think she's playing games...but what they don't know, the real reason for this whole mess, isn't something she can say out loud. It isn't even something she can say to herself. A horrible thing has happened and it just might be her fault. If she can just remove herself from everybody--be totally alone--then everything will be okay...The problem is, nobody will let her. “Cracked Up To Be gives you Parker, her world, her friends, straight up, no chaser. You won't forget her.” —Kathe Koja author of Kissing The Bee