The Edge of Malice: The Marie Grossman Story

The Edge of Malice: The Marie Grossman Story

by David P. Miraldi
The Edge of Malice: The Marie Grossman Story

The Edge of Malice: The Marie Grossman Story

by David P. Miraldi


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Marie Grossman seems to have it all: a devoted husband, two wonderful children, and a professional career. But all of that changes when she drives her car into the darkened parking lot of a fast food restaurant. After Marie lowers her car window to place an under at the drive-thru, a man suddenly appears and places a gun at her temple. What follows is every woman's worst nightmare. The Edge of Malice is a true story about struggle, determination, and a quest for justice. The author, an attorney, places the reader into the swirling currents of the courtroom where no outcome is ever certain. But the story does not conclude when the legal battle is over. The reader follows Marie as she struggles to resolve the unrelenting anger that the legal system has been unable to extinguish. In the end, Marie's journey to find inner peace is as improbable as it is transformative.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633886322
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publication date: 04/14/2020
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 1,103,849
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David Miraldi is a civil trial attorney and the author of The Edge of Innocence: The Trial of Casper Bennet. Born in Lorain, Ohio, David has practiced law in northeastern Ohio for more than forty years. Besides writing, Davis also finds creative expression through photography and playing piano. His photographs are frequently exhibited locally with the sales proceeds donated to charity. He continues to compose music for the piano, including a collection of classical ragtime pieces. David and his wife, Leslee, also an attorney, reside in Avon, Ohio and have three adult children.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Part I The Crime 1

1 Collision Course 3

2 Before 11

3 The Shot 21

4 Long Days and Longer Nights 29

5 Confrontation 39

6 Setback 49

7 Ready 57

8 Testimony 73

9 The Court Decides 83

10 The Sentencing 97

Part II Forcing Change 105

11 The Call 107

12 First Steps 115

13 It Begins 121

14 Making a Statement 131

15 Building the Case 139

16 The Trial Approaches 151

17 The Day Before 155

18 Day One 159

19 Day Two 173

20 Day Three 183

21 Delivering a Message 197

Part III Redemption 203

22 The Anger: 1996 205

23 An Unexpected Turn: 1997 211

24 Final Details 221

25 The Visit 225

Epilogue July 8, 2018 235

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