The Untold Story of Putting Jodi Arias Behind Bars
On Sale: December 27, 2016
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
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Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious
murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis
Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking
investigation and sensational trial that captivated the nation.
Through two trials, America watched with baited breath as
Juan Martinez fought relentlessly to convict Jodi Arias of
Murder One for viciously stabbing her ex-boyfriend Travis
Alexander to death. What emerged was a story wrought with
sex, manipulation, and deceit that stunned the public at
every turn. Arias, always playing the wronged and innocent
woman, changed her story continually as her bizarre behavior
surrounding the crime and its aftermath came to light.
Unwavering, Arias and her defense team continued to play off
the salacious details of the case, until she was finally
found guilty and—controversially—sentenced to life behind bars.
Now, speaking openly for the first time, prosecutor Juan
Martinez will unearth new details from the investigation
that were never revealed at trial, exploring key facts from
the case and the pieces of evidence he chose to keep close
to the vest. Throughout the trials, his bullish and
unfaltering prosecution strategy was both commended and
criticized, and in his book, Martinez will illuminate the
unique tactics he utilized in this case and how they lead to
a successful conviction, and-for the first time-discuss how
he felt losing the death penalty sentence he’d pursued for
Going beyond the news reports, Martinez will explore the
truth behind the multiple facades of Jodi Arias. Sparring
with her from across the stand, Martinez came to know Arias
like no one else could, dissecting what it took for a
seemingly normal girl to become a deluded, cunning, and
With new stories from behind the scenes of the trial and
Martinez’s own take on his defendant, the book takes you
inside the mind of Jodi Arias like never before. Complete
with 16 pages of photos from the case and trial, this book
is the definitive account of the case that shocked America.
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