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  Call of the Mountains
  GENTLE ARTIST OF THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY
  1,000 NAKED TRUTHS
  CULT VEGAS
  Dancing in My Nightgown
  Deputy Dorkface
  Nevada Ghost Towns & Mining Camps - Atlas
  A IS FOR ARCHES
  BEST OF LAS VEGAS
  CHRISTMAS IN THE OLD WEST
  CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - PARADE OF COLORS
  Class of '47, Annapolis?America?s Best
  COWBOY GEAR
  COWBOY POETRY
  COWBOYS AND COOKOUTS
  Beyond the Glimmering Lights
  BODIE'S BOSS LAWMAN
  CABINS & CAMPS
  CALIFORNIA ROAD AND RECREATION ATLAS
  Century of Community
  CHORIZOS IN AN IRON SKILLET
  NEVADA ROAD AND RECREATION ATLAS
  ADVENTURES: A CERCA COUNTRY GUIDE
  BIRDS OF PREY IN THE AMERICAN WEST
  Bluegrass Days Neon Nights
  Nevada Yesterdays
  AMERICAN MASSACRE
  Beneath the Neon
  ARIZONA ROAD AND RECREATION ATLAS
  Bayou Country
  NEW MEXICO ROAD AND RECREATION ATLAS
  Sleeping Giant
  Too Nu Yah
The Enchanted Valley of Yosemite
  DESERT SONG
  True Love Stories and other poems
  DESERT TRIP
  DON'T FENCE ME IN
  DUMMY UP AND DEAL
  ENDLESS NEVADA
  ELVIS FASHION: FROM MEMPHIS TO VEGAS
  Family and Friends Fun Guide to Southwest
Riverside County
  FIGHT TOWN
  FLINT SPEARS
  FRONTIER SKILLS
  G IS FOR GRAND CANYON
  G IS FOR GOLDEN
  GARY LADD'S CANYON LIGHT
  GOLF FOREVER
  GREAT GHOST TOWNS
  GREAT HIKES
  GUNNING FOR HO
  Helping Hands, Helping Hearts
  HOPE'S BEAT
  Feed My Sheep
  HOW JACKRABBIT GOT HIS VERY LONG EARS
  IMAGES OF AMERICA BOULDER CITY
  IN A PICKLE
  JOSHUA'S SURPRISE
  KISSING COYOTES
  Las Vegas
  LAS VEGAS, AS IT BEGAN, AS IT GREW
  LAS VEGAS INSIDE OUT
  LIL' BUCKAROOS
  LOCO FOR LIZARDS
  Long Journey from Wikame
  MEET THE WILD SOUTHWEST
  MI CARRITO
  More Than A Parade
  Mountain Biking
  Mouse's Tank
  Moving to Las Vegas
  MY BIG BOOK OF THE DESERT
  MY BROTHER'S VOICE
  MY GIFT: A RELENTLESS ASSAULT ON PARKINSON'S
AND LIFE'S OTHER OBSTACLES
  ON THE BOULEVARD
  ON THE TRAIL OF THE DESERT WILDFLOWERS
  ONCE A FIGHTER PILOT
  ONE HOT DAY
  Passing Through
  PERSONAL FAVORITES: CHEFS OF LAS VEGAS
  PLAY IN THE CLOUDS
  POGONIP MAGIC
  PRESERVING THE GLORY DAYS
  RADIO ELVIS AND OTHER STORIES
  RANCH STYLE
  Wendell August Forge
  ROAD TRIPS: A CERCA COUNTRY GUIDE
  ROADSIDE HISTORY OF ARIZONA - Soft Cover
  ROADSIDE HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA - Soft Cover
  ROADSIDE HISTORY OF NEVADA - Soft Cover
  ROADSIDE HISTORY OF NEW MEXICO - Soft Cover
  ROADSIDE HISTORY OF UTAH - Soft Cover
  ROUNDING UP THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS
  Runnin' UNLV Rebels a Basketball Legacy
  S IS FOR SILVER
  SCREW NEVADA!
  The Basics of Water Gardening
  SEASONS OF THE COYOTE
  Sharks In The Desert
  Sinning in Las Vegas, Guy's Guide
  Sinning in Las Vegas, Girl's Guide
  SKIN CITY
  Skirts that Swept the Desert Floor
  SLEEPING GIANT
  SOUTHWEST KITCHEN GARDEN
  SOUTHWEST STYLE
  Peach Pits At My Door
  Springs in the Desert Book and Activity Book Combo
  SUN, SIN & SUBURBIA
  TALES FOR TOMAS: A TOMAS THE
TORTOISE ADVENTURE
  TALK TO ME, JAMES DEAN
  The Black Arrow
  THE DESERT HOME
  THE FIRST 100
  THE LOBSTER KID'S GUIDE TO EXPLORING
LAS VEGAS - Soft Cover
  THE LUCKY
  Garden Thoughts
  THE OLD WEST
  THE PONY EXPRESS: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY
  THE SAGA OF THE PONY EXPRESS
  THE SANTA MAP
  The Southwest Inside Out
  The Stardust of Yesterday
  To Dance on Sands (paperback)
  TOMAS AND THE GHOST TOWN: A TOMAS THE
TORTOISE ADVENTURE
  TWELVE LIZARDS LEAPING
  Vegas One Cop's Journey
  We All Live in Vegas
  WESTERN PLACES AMERICAN MYTHS
  WHY COWBOYS SLEEP WITH THEIR BOOTS ON
  Will Cook for Sex
  WINNING THE WILD WEST
  Witch
  The Year of the Dog
  You Are More Than Enough
  You Are More Than Enough Achievement Journal
  Young Las Vegas
Fire in the Desert
The true story of Craig Titus-Kelly Ryan Murder Mystery.
for $11.02 / $13.56 Minimum Quantity to Receive Discount is 3
On the morning of December 14, 2005, Las Vegas police and firefighters were called to the desert outside of Las Vegas for a car fire. A 2003 Jaguar was in flames, and inside the trunk of the vehicle was the badly burned body of a young Las Vegas woman named Melissa James. The 28-year-old had suffered a horrifying fate - she was restrained, her face was covered with duct-tape, and she was set on fire.

The disturbing discovery prompted a massive police investigation, and within hours, detectives were standing at the front doorstep of two of the nation's most recognized fitness celebrities - Craig Titus and Kelly Ryan.

Titus is a past place finisher in the Mr. Olympia bodybuilding competition, and his antics appropriately earned him the nickname the "Bad Boy of Bodybuilding." Meanwhile, his elegant wife, Ryan, is widely recognized as one of the premier womens' fitness competitors in the country.

But within the week, the two would be known as something else: murder suspects in the death of James, who was their live-in personal assistant. After being interviewed by police in the death of James, Titus and Ryan fled Las Vegas, prompting a national manhunt in what has become one of Las Vegas' most high-profile murder cases in years.

Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter and true crime author Glenn Puit has the inside scoop on the evidence gathered by Las Vegas police against the couple. Through his investigative reporting, he obtained the exclusive witness statements gathered by police, and condensed those statements into a riveting new book about the Titus-Ryan case.

The book offers an independent examination of the fitness couple's sordid lifestyle, their actions before and after their personal assistant was found dead, and it also includes Titus and Ryan's recorded statements to the police.

Fire in the Desert serves as an evidentiary handbook for those following the case, providing a detailed legal analysis by Las Vegas courtroom experts as to what Titus and Ryan can expect during their upcoming murder trial.

If you like true crime, don't miss out on this one!