Whitey on Trial, cinematic in scope and presentation, brings to life the intense and complex experiences of the 'stage and battleground' of criminal prosecution. I was hooked from the opening paragraphs. If you read the headlines and think you understood this case, think again. This is a must-read. (Dr. Drew Pinsky, host of Dr. Drew on Call, Loveline, and Celebrity Rehab)
Leiberman helped me hunt Whitey for years with passion for all of his victims. This book is truly an inside and compelling view of a legendary trial. McLean and Leiberman have written a must-read for true crime lovers. (John Walsh, creator and host of America's Most Wanted)
Jon Leiberman is one of America's top investigative journalists. He and Margaret McLean have formed an incredible team--relentlessly searching for the truth in this case. You will be stunned by what they've learned. A can't-put-it-down real life thriller. (Jane Velez-Mitchell, HLN Host)
For a quarter century, Whitey Bulger terrorized the city of Boston and corrupted even the FBI agents charged with bringing him down. In this meticulous, day-by-day account of Whitey's final reckoning, Margaret McLean and Jon Leiberman vividly capture the drama of a major criminal trial and the downfall of one of America's most notorious gangsters. Like the best true-crime writing, it reads like fiction. Utterly riveting. (William Landay, New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob)
MARGARET MCLEAN practiced law as a criminal prosecutor and civil litigation attorney. She currently teaches law at Boston College's Carroll School of Management. McLean is a legal analyst on numerous national television and radio shows, and has a weekly nationally syndicated radio show called It's A Crime Radio.
JON LEIBERMAN is an award-winning investigative correspondent, host, producer and victim advocate. He is currently an investigative reporter for the Howard Stern Show on Sirius XM. Jon hosts "Leiberman Live" on Sirius XM and is a crime contributor for CNN HLN and WildAboutTrial.com and a crime blogger for Huffington Post.
As a former member of the Patriarca crime family, I've seen more court room dramas than most. Margaret McLean's trial books have been hailed as providing readers with a front row... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mark Silverman
Engrossing, engaging and enraging all at the same time. Very well written narrative about the darkness that rests just under the thin layer of darkness which inhabits us all. Read morePublished 6 months ago by James P. OHare
Awesome book. I have read a lot of all kinds of gangs and mafia and this is up there. Written very well. Easy to follow. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Peter Sedddon
Excellent and well-researched book. Must read for true crime fans.Published 8 months ago by Nap Dog Media
"Whitey on Trial" is a great read. Margaret McLean and Jon Lieberman do an excellent job reporting on the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger, who ran the Southie... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Dave LaP
This rather boringly reports the details of the Whitey Bulger trial, amping up the daily coverage a bit, but including some repetitive elements that slow things down. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Brad Smith
I thought this book was very interested but find it really reads like a summary of what the news media already told us during the trial. Read morePublished 11 months ago by R. C Sheehy
Never thouht anyone would have the courage to tell exactly what happened. Wrong photo stating it was Catherine Greig whe it was Definitely Teresa Stanley. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Joan P. White
I certainly don’t consider myself any more learned on the subject of crime than the next person. What I can say is that in this lifetime I’ve read my fair share of ‘true crime’... Read morePublished 15 months ago by E. Lee Zimmerman