With One Shot

With One Shot

Family Murder and A Search for Justice

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“A rapid-fire, real-life thriller.”
New York Times bestselling author M. William Phelps
 
The lovely widow had confessed to the coldblooded murder of her husband. But Dorothy Marcic suspected a more sinister tale at the heart of her beloved uncle’s violent death.
 
The brutal murder of LaVerne Stordock, a respected family man and former police detective, shocked his Wisconsin community. On the surface, the case seemed closed with the confession of Stordock’s wife, Suzanne. But the trail of secrets and lies that began with his death did not end with his widow’s insanity plea.
 
Dorothy Marcic, a playwright, theatrical producer, and university professor, couldn’t put her doubts to rest. In 2014 she embarked on a two-year mission to uncover the truth.  In the bestselling tradition of Ann Rule and M. William Phelps, With One Shot weaves a spellbinding tale of unmet justice and the truth behind a shocking family tragedy.
 
“A riveting, personal story of the American justice system.”
—Kaylie Jones, author of Lies My Mother Never Told Me 
 
“A gripping tale, well worth reading.”
—Lawrence M. Miller, author of The Lean Coach
 
“Marcic excavates new depths of perfidy, cruelty and lies.”
—Randy Cohen, former Ethicist for The New York Times

A compelling read about a true family murder mystery marked by intrigue, betrayal and injustice.”
—Leslie J. Mann, assistant prosecutor, Essex County, New Jersey

Baker & Taylor
Determined to find the truth surrounding her beloved uncle’s violent death once and for all, the author reexamined the evidence and spent more than 14 hours with the alleged killer, unraveling a shocking tale of a heartless woman who manipulated those around her and duped a troubled teenager into committing a heinous crime. Original.

Publisher: New York :, Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp.,, 2018
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780806538556
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 MAR
Characteristics: viii, 371 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations ;,21 cm
Alternative Title: With 1 shot

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