Conspiracy Of Brothers: A True Story Of Bikers, Murder And The Law by Mick LoweConspiracy Of Brothers: A True Story Of Bikers, Murder And The Law by Mick Lowe

Conspiracy Of Brothers: A True Story Of Bikers, Murder And The Law

byMick Lowe

Paperback | April 30, 2013

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To coincide with Random House Canada's publication of the groundbreaking book Unrepentant by Peter Edwards and biker Lorne Campbell, Vintage Canada updates and reissues the award-winning true crime classic that tells the complete and scandalous story in the most gut-wrenching chapter of Campbell's life. You can't read one without wanting to read the other!
On the night of October 18, 1978, small-town biker Bill Matiyek was having a drink in a Port Hope bar. A gunman suddenly walked up and fired 3 bullets into his head. Members of the rival bike club Satan's Choice, who were in the bar, quickly vanished. Was it a cold-blooded gangland-style execution, as the Crown Attorney and police would argue, or the compulsive act of a single gunman? Was the trial that followed driven by persistent police work or a police frame-up? Did the bikers conspire to murder or did the law conspire to convict them? Guilt by association, unreliable eyewitness testimony, suppression of evidence, botched police procedures--call the results justice or call them revenge, the question remains: Who really killed Bill Matiyek, and why?

Mick Lowe was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and immigrated to Canada in 1970. Lowe's journalism has appeared in a range of publications such as Maclean's, Canadian Business, Canadian Lawyer, the Globe and Mail and on CBC Radio. He followed his first non-fiction book, Conspiracy of Brothers, which was a national bestseller and winner of the ...
Title:Conspiracy Of Brothers: A True Story Of Bikers, Murder And The LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9 × 5.99 × 1.02 inPublished:April 30, 2013Publisher:Random House of CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0345813162

ISBN - 13:9780345813169

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my best reads ever. A great account of biker life, the law and injustice. A fantastic read!!
Date published: 2013-10-05

Editorial Reviews

Winner 1989 – Arthur Ellis Award for Best Non-Fiction Crime Book  “A haunting account of a miscarriage of justice with a twist. Mick Lowe’s account reads like a novel.” —Peter Edwards, author of Unrepentant: The Strange and (sometimes) Terrible Life of Lorne Campbell, Satan’s Choice and Hells Angels Biker and co-author of The Encyclopedia of Canadian Organized Crime"The narrative of the trial makes gripping reading." —Toronto Star "A monument of investigative reporting and a riveting story--an extraordinary book."—Winnipeg Free Press