Kennedy S Avenger

Kennedy S Avenger

Kennedy S Avenger

NOW A NATIONAL BESTSELLER New York Times bestselling authors Dan Abrams and David Fisher bring to life the incredible story of one of America’s most publicized—and most surprising—criminal trials in history. No crime in history had more eyewitnesses. On November 24, 1963, two days after the killing of President Kennedy, a troubled nightclub owner named Jack Ruby quietly slipped into the Dallas police station and assassinated the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. Millions of Americans witnessed the killing on live television, and yet the event would lead to questions for years to come. It also would help to spark the conspiracy theories that have continued to resonate today. Under the long shadow cast by the assassination of America’s beloved president, few would remember the bizarre trial that followed three months later in Dallas, Texas. How exactly does one defend a man who was seen pulling the trigger in front of millions? And, more important, how did Jack Ruby, who fired point-blank into Oswald live on television, die an innocent man? Featuring a colorful cast of characters, including the nation’s most flamboyant lawyer pitted against a tough-as-Texas prosecutor, award-winning authors Dan Abrams and David Fisher unveil the astonishing details behind the first major trial of the television century. While it was Jack Ruby who appeared before the jury, it was also the city of Dallas and the American legal system being judged by the world.

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Genre : History
Author : Dan Abrams
Publisher : Harlequin
Release : 2021-06-01
Total Pages : 400 Pages
ISBN : 9781488078378


Her Private Avenger

Her Private Avenger

It's a race against time in this fan-favorite story from New York Times bestselling author Elle Kennedy! Journalist Morgan Kerr shouldn't be surprised that ex-fiancé Adam Quinn wants nothing to do with her. Two years ago the rugged mercenary ran out on her, believing she'd betrayed him. But with her best friend murdered and her own father threatening to cart her away to a loony bin, she needs Quinn's help and forgiveness. Never mind that she never stopped loving him. Reluctantly, Quinn is in. He knows Morgan's not crazy. With old feelings reigniting like wildfire, their investigation turns fiercely passionate. Quinn tries to convince himself it's nothing more than lust. But when a killer takes Morgan hostage, he realizes it is something more…a second chance with the woman he's always loved. Originally published in 2010

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Elle Kennedy
Publisher : HQN Books
Release : 2017-01-01
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781460397268


John Adams Under Fire

John Adams Under Fire

Look for Dan Abrams and David Fisher’s new book, Kennedy’s Avenger: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby. *NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* “An expert, extremely detailed account of John Adams’ finest hour.”—Kirkus Reviews Honoring the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre The New York Times bestselling author of Lincoln’s Last Trial and host of LivePD Dan Abrams and David Fisher tell the story of a trial that would change history. An eye-opening story of America on the edge of revolution. History remembers John Adams as a Founding Father and our country’s second president. But in the tense years before the American Revolution, he was still just a lawyer, fighting for justice in one of the most explosive murder trials of the era—the Boston Massacre, where five civilians died from shots fired by British soldiers. Drawing on Adams’s own words from the trial transcript, Dan Abrams and David Fisher transport readers to colonial Boston, a city roiling with rebellion, where British military forces and American colonists lived side by side, waiting for the spark that would start a war.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : David Fisher
Publisher : Harlequin
Release : 2020-03-03
Total Pages : 313 Pages
ISBN : 9781488057229


Who Was Jack Ruby

Who Was Jack Ruby

Veteran newsman, Seth Kantor, an eyewitness to the execution of Lee Harvey Oswald, spent four years finding answers to the numerous questions regarding Jack Ruby , and now throws new light into the JFK assassination.

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Genre : Crime
Author : Seth Kantor
Publisher :
Release : 1978
Total Pages : 242 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105038698705


Lincoln S Last Trial The Murder Case That Propelled Him To The Presidency

Lincoln S Last Trial The Murder Case That Propelled Him To The Presidency

Look for Dan Abrams and David Fisher’s new book, Kennedy’s Avenger: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby. Instant New York Times bestseller! A Winner of the Barondess/Lincoln Award A Washington Independent Review of Books Favorite Book of 2018 A Suspense Magazine Best Book of 2018 A Mental Floss Best Book of 2018 A USA Today Top 10 Hot Book for Summer “Makes you feel as if you are watching a live camera riveted on a courtroom more than 150 years ago.” —Diane Sawyer The true story of Abraham Lincoln’s last murder trial, a case in which he had a deep personal involvement—and which played out in the nation’s newspapers as he began his presidential campaign At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln, who had been involved in more than three thousand cases—including more than twenty-five murder trials—during his two-decades-long career, was hired to defend him. This was to be his last great case as a lawyer. What normally would have been a local case took on momentous meaning. Lincoln’s debates with Senator Stephen Douglas the previous fall had gained him a national following, transforming the little-known, self-taught lawyer into a respected politician. He was being urged to make a dark-horse run for the presidency in 1860. Taking this case involved great risk. His reputation was untarnished, but should he lose this trial, should Harrison be convicted of murder, the spotlight now focused so brightly on him might be dimmed. He had won his most recent murder trial with a daring and dramatic maneuver that had become a local legend, but another had ended with his client dangling from the end of a rope. The case posed painful personal challenges for Lincoln. The murder victim had trained for the law in his office, and Lincoln had been his friend and his mentor. His accused killer, the young man Lincoln would defend, was the son of a close friend and loyal supporter. And to win this trial he would have to form an unholy allegiance with a longtime enemy, a revivalist preacher he had twice run against for political office—and who had bitterly slandered Lincoln as an “infidel…too lacking in faith” to be elected. Lincoln’s Last Trial captures the presidential hopeful’s dramatic courtroom confrontations in vivid detail as he fights for his client—but also for his own blossoming political future. It is a moment in history that shines a light on our legal system, as in this case Lincoln fought a legal battle that remains incredibly relevant today.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : David Fisher
Publisher : Harlequin
Release : 2018-06-05
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781488095320


The Kennedy Brothers

The Kennedy Brothers

Books about the Kennedys are legion. Yet missing until now has been the exploration of the bond between Jack and Bobby, and the part that it played in their rise and fall. Eight years apart in age, they were wildly different in temperament and sensibility. Jack was the born leader—charismatic, ironic, capable of extraordinary growth and reach, yet also pathologically reckless. Bobby was the fearless, hardworking Boy Scout—unafraid of dirty work and ruthless about protecting his brother and destroying their enemies. Jack, it was said, was the first Irish Brahman, Bobby the last Irish Puritan. As Mahoney demonstrates with brilliant clarity in this impeccably documented, magisterial book, the Kennedys lived their days of power in dangerous, trackless territory. The revolution in Cuba had created a poisonous cauldron of pro- and anti-Castro forces, the CIA, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI, and the Mafia. Mahoney gives us Jack and Bobby in all their hubris and humanity, youthfulness and fatalism. Here is American history as it unfolds. The Kennedy Brothers is a fresh and masterful account of the men whose legacy continues to hold the American imagination. Originally published under the title Sons and Brothers.

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Genre : History
Author : Richard D. Mahoney
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Release : 2011-05
Total Pages : 441 Pages
ISBN : 9781611450484


Lee Harvey Oswald 48 Hours To Live

Lee Harvey Oswald 48 Hours To Live

Follows Lee Harvey Oswald in the forty-eight hours after John F. Kennedy was shot, drawing from photos and recently declassified documents to examine whether he pulled the trigger, and, if so, if he acted alone.

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Genre : History
Author : Steven M. Gillon
Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
Release : 2013
Total Pages : 205 Pages
ISBN : 1454912510


Rising Star Setting Sun

Rising Star Setting Sun

After winning the presidency by a razor-thin victory on November 8, 1960, over Richard Nixon, Dwight D. Eisenhower’s former vice president, John F. Kennedy became the thirty-fifth president of the United States. But beneath the stately veneers of both Ike and JFK, there was a complex and consequential rivalry. In Rising Star, Setting Sun, John T. Shaw focuses on the intense ten-week transition between JFK’s electoral victory and his inauguration on January 20, 1961. In just over two months, America would transition into a new age, and nowhere was it more marked that in the generational and personal difference between these two men and their dueling visions for the country they led. The former general espoused frugality, prudence, and stewardship. The young political wu¨nderkid embodied dramatic themes and sweeping social change. Extensively researched and eloquently written, Shaw paints a vivid picture of what Time called a “turning point in the twentieth century” as Americans today find themselves poised on the cusp of another watershed moment in our nation’s history.

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Genre : History
Author : John T Shaw
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-05-01
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781681778099


Contract On America

Contract On America

A reexamination of the Mafia's role in the Kennedy assassination discusses Jack Ruby's criminal activities and Mafia ties, and how the Warren Commission blatantly covered up the evidence

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Genre : History
Author : David E. Scheim
Publisher : SP Books
Release : 1988
Total Pages : 480 Pages
ISBN : 093350330X


The Interloper

The Interloper

Lee Harvey Oswald's assassination of President Kennedy in 1963 remains one of the most horrifying and hotly debated crimes in American history. Just as perplexing as the assassination is the assassin himself; the 24-year-old Oswald's hazy background and motivations—and his subsequent murder at the hands of Jack Ruby—make him an intriguing yet frustratingly enigmatic figure. Because Oswald briefly defected to the Soviet Union, some historians allege he was a Soviet agent. But as Peter Savodnik shows in The Interloper, Oswald's time in the U.S.S.R. reveals a stranger, more chilling story. Oswald ventured to Russia at the age of 19, after a failed stint in the U.S. Marine Corps and a childhood spent shuffling from address to address with his unstable, needy mother. Like many of his generation, Oswald struggled for a sense of belonging in postwar American society, which could be materialistic, atomized, and alienating. The Soviet Union, with its promise of collectivism and camaraderie, seemed to offer an alternative. While traveling in Europe, Oswald slipped across the Soviet border, soon settling in Minsk where he worked at a radio and television factory. But Oswald quickly became just as disillusioned with his adopted country as he had been with the United States. He spoke very little Russian, had difficulty adapting to the culture of his new home, and found few trustworthy friends; indeed most, it became clear, were informing on him to the KGB. After nearly three years, Oswald returned to America feeling utterly defeated and more alone than ever—and as Savodnik shows, he began to look for an outlet for his frustration and rage. Drawing on groundbreaking research, including interviews with Oswald's friends and acquaintances in Russia and the United States, The Interloper brilliantly evokes the shattered psyche not just of Oswald himself, but also of the era he so tragically defined.

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Genre : History
Author : Peter Savodnik
Publisher : Basic Books
Release : 2013-10-08
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780465029075