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Scott James

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Scott James is the author of TRIAL BY FIRE, the story of the Station nightclub fire that killed 100 when the rock band Great White ignited fireworks as part of its show. Since 2009 Scott's reporting has appeared in The New York Times, and he is the recipient of three Emmy Awards for his work in television news. He’s also the author of two bestselling novels, SoMa and The Sower, written under the pen name Kemble Scott.

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"Thank you Net-Galley, St. Martins Press and Author for the early copy.

Great White was my first concert in 1993.

This is a heart wrenching story. So many lives lost and so many more suffering still to this day. I feel for all the victims in this situa" Read more of this review »
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"I have always wondered what happened with this case. It seemed as though the band wanted to help when this first happened and then after reading this book I actually saw a different side to all of those involved. Whether it was the sheer number of pe" Read more of this review »
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I remember hearing about this tragedy vaguely at the time it happened but nothing prepared me for the abject horror the victims survivors and those that perished endured. I had seen this band Great White perform in the earl" Read more of this review »
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"Do you love true crime? Scott James new book, TRIAL BY FIRE, is a true crime book that reveals who was really at fault for The Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island that killed 100 people and injured 100s more in the nation's deadliest rock concert." Read more of this review »
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