The Red Scream (Molly Cates #1)
Nothing is that simple in fiction though. The title of this excellent book refers to the phenomenom of death row prisoners having a "red scream" in their final days where they protest their innocence. I don't want to give away too much of the plot here because Louie...more
Molly struggles with the moral upheaval she feels. ...more
But suddenly, she's being strongly discouraged by her boss at The Lone Star Monthly and by a multi-millionaire real estate developer to not continue with her writing. Charlie McFarland - the ...more
Protagonist Molly Cates is a crime r ...more
Overall, though, I liked the protagonist, and I liked how the author took a definite stand against the death penalty.
For some reason, though, this author quit publishing after her third book came out, which is a real shame for readers.
Walker, Mary Willis - 1st in Mollie Cates series
In a macabre gesture, Louis Bronk, a.k.a. the Texas Scalper, has invited journalist for Lone Star Monthly, Molly Cates, to his lasts days on Earth. Molly gets pressure to back off the story. Then comes a chilling message and another dead body. And Molly has to face the fact that Bronk may be executed for the wrong reason--and she may be the next victim.
1995 Top Read - This was EXCELLENT!