&;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