Murder by the Book

2006, TV Show

Full Episodes(16)

Latest Episode: Lee Child

Jan 28, 2008 Season 2 Episode 12 watch on (Paid)

When 44-year-old husband and father Jeff Zack is gunned down at a gas station by a mysterious masked man on a motorcycle, police are initially baffled. But this seemingly perfect family man has a secret to hide. Police soon uncover a troubled love triangle, a custody battle over an illegitimate child, and a possible murder-for-hire plot involving one of Akron's most powerful families.

Jonathan Kellerman

Jan 21, 2008 Season 2 Episode 11

When 25-year-old Jarrod Davidson is gunned down, a plant and a thank-you card are used to draw him outside. The killers: Jarrod’s mother and father in-law. Jonathan Kellerman presents this shocking real-life mystery and the fight for justice.
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Elizabeth George

Jan 07, 2008 Season 2 Episode 10

Best-selling mystery author Elizabeth George tells the true story of the double homicide of Dr. Kenneth Stahl and his wife, Carolyn Oppy-Stahl. Go inside a sordid tale of desperation, a mistress and a murder-for-hire plot gone terribly wrong.
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Kathy Reichs

Jan 14, 2008 Season 2 Episode 9

Even before her mysterious disappearance, Madalyn Murray O'Hair is destined to be infamous. Once pegged "The Most Hated Woman in America," it is Madalyn who effectively gets prayer removed from schools in 1964. But the final days of her life are more compelling still - Madalyn and her family disappear from their Austin, TX home, never to be seen again. Intrepid newspaper reporter John MacCormack takes it upon himself to find the truth. It takes an arduous 5-year investigation, but eventually, with the help of the IRS and the FBI, MacCormack gets his story and justice for Madalyn.
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Harlan Coben

Dec 17, 2007 Season 2 Episode 8

Mark Winger, a husband and father, catches a man in the act of bludgeoning his wife to death. Winger shoots and kills the man, and the ensuing investigation reveals the intruder was a psychotic cab driver, against whom the wife had filed a complaint after a harrowing drive with him a few days earlier. Police find that Winger had acted justifiably in the shooting. A few years later, Mark Winger files a civil suit against the cab company. Amazingly, this suit propels an aggressive and comprehensive investigation which results in his own arrest for the double murder.
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Sandra Brown

Nov 05, 2007 Season 2 Episode 6

Housewife and church-member Betty Gore is found murdered in her own home. She has been axed to death 41 times. Wylie Police Department's investigation tracks down Betty's friend Candace Montgomery. On trial for murder, Candace admits to killing Betty and claims self-defense. In one of the most shocking verdicts delivered by a Texas jury, Candace is cleared of murder.
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Linda Fairstein

Dec 10, 2007 Season 2 Episode 5

Former prosecutor and best-selling author Linda Fairstein presents the case of three East Harlem teenage girls murder-rapes, which defied experienced NYPD detectives. See how technology and tireless police work unraveled this shocking mystery.
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Lisa Scottoline 2

Dec 03, 2007 Season 2 Episode 4

When Karyn Hearn Slover's car is found abandoned near her Decatur, Illinois workplace, nobody expects the tragedy that is to follow. When her dismembered corpse is found in a nearby Lake, investigators must find a motive for murder. In a case with few leads, it is the hard work of forensic scientists from across the continent that catches the killers. That forensic evidence leads back to the family of Karyn's ex-husband - vengeful, domineering grandparents who will stop at nothing to keep Karyn's son for their own.
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Joseph Wambaugh

Nov 26, 2007 Season 2 Episode 3

A gunman in a black mask ambushes 70-year-old William Overson and shoots him to death in his vehicle outside of a golf course in San Diego on April 12, 2004. San Diego Police Department's search for the gunman uncovers a vicious organize crime unit that planned to rob Overson of $60,000.
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David Baldacci

Nov 12, 2007 Season 2 Episode 2

On the morning of July 7, 1997, the day-shift manager of a Georgetown Starbucks Coffee Shop arrives and finds the bodies of employees Emory Evans, Aaron Goodrich and Caity Mahoney who had worked the night before. All three have been shot to death. Metro Detective James Trainum and FBI Special Agent Bradley Garrett team up and spend nearly two years tracking down one of D.C.'s most notorious and elusive career criminals: Carl Derek Cooper.
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Lisa Gardner

Nov 19, 2007 Season 2 Episode 1

25-year-old Portland, ME resident Amy St. Laurent disappears.What follows is a vast, multi-jurisdictional effort, with unprecedented collaboration between law enforcement agencies. Over the course of their tireless efforts, investigators are led through multiple suspects, conflicting stories and cover-ups, and eventually, to a dangerous sexual predator who's been hiding in plain sight.
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