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From award-winning, bestselling author Ibi Zoboi and prison reform activist Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five comes a powerful YA novel in verse about a boy who is wrongfully incarcerated. The story that I thought was my life didn't start on the day I was born. Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, he's seen as disruptive and unmotivated by a biased system. Then one fateful night, an altercation in a...
"An Army veteran and intelligence agent goes undercover as a janitor at a federal courthouse to pursue his own brand of justice in a thriller that's part John Grisham, part Robert Crais. As a young man, Paul McGrath rebelled against his pacifist father by becoming a standout Army recruit and the star of his military intelligence unit. But lingering regrets about their relationship make him return home, only to find his father dead, seemingly murdered....
3) Jury Town
"Even the most incorruptible juror can be unwittingly influenced by others' opinions in the digital age, but more sinister forces are at work: jury tampering has reached all-time highs. Unexpected verdicts are coming down more and more often, indicating that shadowy groups may be blackmailing jurors--and leaving the American justice system in shambles. Is impartiality even possible anymore? Victoria Lewis, former governor of Virginia, thinks it is--and...
Set in 1990's Boston, an assistant district attorney and a corrupt yet venerated FBI veteran work together to take on a case that grows to involve, and ultimately subvert, the entire criminal justice system of Boston. Family, blood, betrayal, honor, corruption, all combine in this powerful series that₂s one-part gritty thriller and another intimate family drama.
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Todo lo que se narra en esta novela ocurrió así, todos sus personajes son personas de carne y hueso, y la historia, desentrañada con maestría e iluminada hasta sus últimos recovecos por una ingente tarea de documentación, es real.