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Guilty until Proven Innocent--the Trials of Amanda Knox

I can’t pretend to know much about Italian law, however in what I have read regarding the famous Amanda Knox murder trial, their premise in judging those accused of a crime appears to be 180 degrees different from that of American law.   1,149 more words

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When Authors Turn Against Authors, Or: Storytelling Folks Should Stick Together

“The Corn Is As High As An Elephant’s Eye”

I started by asking James Scott Bell about Casablanca. Bell is an attorney, a fellow former Equity actor, and both an indie author and one published with Hachette. 2,781 more words

Gatecrashing the Cosy Consensus on Amazon

A group of bestselling traditionally published authors – including James Patterson, Scott Turow, and Douglas Preston – engaged in an act of breathtaking hypocrisy on Thursday with… 1,107 more words

Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child’s The Ice Limit

Meet Sam, a meteorite hunter who sold out his partner about three years prior to the story. He has just been offered the chance of a lifetime. 212 more words

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Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child’s Riptide

Welcome to Ragged Island. Home to the largest pirate’s treasure trove in existence. It’s also home to the graves of the treasure hunters and pirates that have come seeking the booty. 131 more words

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Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child’s Mount Dragon

What would you do if you were offered a chance to cure humanity of the flu? That’s the question facing Dr. Guy Carson. On one hand, he sees a chance to save people from a serious problem, on the other hand, his former mentor is leading a crusade against the changing of the human genome. 108 more words

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Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child’s White Fire - Pendergast 13

Welcome to Roaring Fork a ski town, in Colorado, catering to the upper-end of the wealthy. Too bad that the major development company had to dig up the old cemetery, not that Corrie Swanson minds. 197 more words

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