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Live Interview with Laura Caldwell and Upcoming Book Anatomy of Innocence

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About the Upcoming Book Anatomy of Innocence tells the incredible true tales of over a dozen unique individuals, innocent men and women convicted of serious crimes who were cast aside by society, branded as criminals, but eventually, miraculously exonerated. Each “exoneree” will be paired with a talented, highly-recognized thriller or mystery author, and the two will work closely to present a chapter of the exoneree’s tale.  The authors include Sara Paretsky, Lee Child and John Mankiewicz, who also writes for “House of Cards.” Foreword will be by Barry Scheck and Scott Turow. It will be published by Liveright/W. W. Norton, 2017. Meet the Author LAURA CALDWELL is a former civil trial attorney, now Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of…

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Doug Preston shares experiences with monsters and men in Florence

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Between 1968 and 1985 young lovers were butchered in their cars amid the beautiful Tuscan countryside in Florence, Italy. It’s ironic that a place whose delicate name means, “I flower,” became the grisly scene of murder and mutilation during the height of passion. The heinousness of the crimes led the local media to refer to the perpetrator as “The Monster of Florence” or “Il Mostro.” Several men were accused of these horrific murders but the convictions were ridiculed in the media and many critics argue that the real killer has never been identified. Enter below to win a copy of “The Monster of Florence” Fast forward to the year 2000:  New York Times bestselling crime novelist Douglas Preston moves to…

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