“Eliot Ness and The Mad Butcher is an excellent biography that reads like a thriller and stands on its own, distinct from its predecessor.”
“Life Undercover reveals the rewards that serving the country provide as well as the toll this service extracts with an intimate and compelling portrait of a woman who literally co
"Clavin sets out to sort facts from popular legend and 'it was a delight to discover that the truth' 'can be at least as dramatic and potent as its fabrications.'"
“For those willing to stomach the brutality, In the Name of the Children is a revelation and a testimony to the fact that some individuals cannot be cured.”
Lawyers learn the art of writing persuasive briefs to win cases, even when their heart does not support the facts of the case or the governing law.
Her quarry was a white male, 5’ 9” to 5’ 11”, lean but with the athletic build of a swimmer, size 9–9½ shoes, dirty blond hair, Type A blood.
One can always trust the police to be dogged and to keep voluminous records, though they’re not always accurate.
Jeanine Pirro revels in controversy, often provokes it, and then spins it to her advantage.
“Ms. Reading’s telling of this story, enmeshed in the history of American identity formation, is a tale for children of all ages.”
“Vera Atkins—whose list of aliases goes on for a full paragraph—was the most successful agent of World War II.
This well-written book affords the reader an unobstructed view of the inner workings of the clumsy governmental machine named the FBI.