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Lovable everyman Lew Fonesca, the Man Who Makes Things Work in Sarasota, is once again faced with cases that try his patience and test his sanity. A local curmudgeon who has been campaigning to end state-sponsored school funding is brutally killed. A recent graduate of a public high school for the gifted is arrested for the crime and turns to Lew for help.
After Sherlock Holmes is brought back from the dead, he is rejuvenated to that of a 25 year-old to help good friend Inspector Beth Lestrade battle an unprecedented crime wave wreaking havoc on this peaceful future. To assist Holmes, the personality of his loyal friend and companion, Dr. John Watson, is programmed into the brain of an android. They quickly lock wits once again with the consummate criminal: Professor James Moriarty, the only adversary Holmes ever considered an equal.
Excerpt: .them what you will, are merely parleys before the fight. The assault must be delivered, the fortress carried, or else Germany, and with her Europe, must resign the mission of the white races and hand over the government and future of the world to one chosen people. Europe reproduces herself yearly at the present time at the rate of about five million souls.
Vol. 1 of the Lipstick and War Crime series by Ray Songtree, introduces us to the last century of social engineering, which uses celebrity icons to change our values so that the designers can gain a compliant society. Specifically we learn about the manipulation of feminism and our sense of women's identity and how this has destabilized our families.
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Delivering awesome high-tech action in the power-packed style of "The Matrix" and "Minority Report", "Equilibrium" stars Christian Bale ("Reign of Fire") and Taye Diggs ("Chicago") in a thrilling look at a future where the only crime is being human! In an attempt to end wars and maintain peace, mankind has outlawed the things that trigger emotion-literature, music and art.
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered" introduces a quartet of postal workers in the Dead Letter Office who transform themselves into an untraditional team of detectives to track down intended recipients of undeliverable mail. Their missions take them out of the office into an unpredictable world where redirected letters and packages can save lives, solve crimes, reunite old loves and change futures by arriving late but somehow on time.
Leo Hoffman was born with a gift for languages. When his dreams for the future are destroyed by World War I, the dashing young Hungarian attempts to use his rare talent to rebuild his life, only to find himself inadvertently embroiled in an international counterfeiting scheme. Suddenly Leo is wanted across the European continent for a host of crimes, including murder.
This important and timely book delivers a startling analysis of the clash of faith and reason in today's world. Harris offers a vivid historical tour of mankind's willingness to suspend reason in favor of religious beliefs, even when those beliefs are used to justify harmful behavior and sometimes-heinous crimes. He asserts that in the shadow of weapons of mass destruction, we can no longer tolerate views that pit one true god against another.
Her visions have helped solve crimes; her instincts have helped find missing people. She can predict future events and read your mind. When she was six years old, Allison's deceased great-grandfather came to her with a message for her mother: "I am okay, I am still with you. Tell your mom there's no more pain." Allison shared his comforting words with her mother and thus began a lifetime of creating connections between loved ones and those they have lost.
In a hurricane-ravaged Mississippi of the near future, a man who elects to remain behind when most people have fled the area is brutally attacked by two hitchhikers who steal his supplies, a crime that prompts him to pursue justice.
In a future society where 'flawed' people who have committed crimes are branded with an F, a young girl takes a stand
""Who are you? Are you the police? This isn't legal, you know. You can't hold me like this."In a near-future dystopian Britain, democracy has been undermined. Emboldened by new anti-terrorism laws, police start to "disappear" people from the streets for unspecified crimes. But when unassuming dentist Arthur Priestley is snatched and held prisoner at a top-secret facility, his estranged wife, Julia, and a brave but naive journalist named Tom Clarke embark on a harrowing quest for the truth.
"There's rock, there's a hard place, then there's Aidan & Isabel. " What's a Jersey Girl to do when she moves to Catswallow, Alabama? Isabel Lang finds the answer in an unlikely bond with the musically gifted Aidan Roycroft. The two share everything from a first kiss to startling family secrets. But when Aidan is accused of a violent crime, the two flee to Las Vegas where Isabel's future comes tumbling down.
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered" is a wonderful combination of romance, comedy and drama that follows the lives of four postal detectives who transform themselves into a team of detectives to track down intended recipients of undeliverable mail. Their missions take them out of the office and into an unpredictable world where redirected letters and packages can save lives, solve crimes, reunite old loves and change futures by arriving late but somehow always on time.
A VINTAGE CRIME/BLACK LIZARD ORIGINAL A hit man stalks his mark at a race track. A sociopath crosses every moral boundary to become a published author. An ex-mercenary obsessively defends his "perimeter" from a dangerous interloper. A man for hire grudgingly accepts help from a teenage girl to track an online predator. In a dystopian future, young people struggle for survival underground, forming themselves into vicious gangs with only the graffiti of the "last journalists" accepted as truth.
Fiction. A collection of short stories that are finger on the pulse of our individual and collective secrets, exploring the cost of hiding them or trying to share them. Some, like the protagonists in "It's Usually This Dark By Now" and "A Crime of Opportunity," can't afford the price tag on those secrets. Others, like the history-haunted veteran in "This Time Comes From That Time" or the teenage narrator in "Mountain," swallow them whole.
WINNER OF NEW ZEALAND'S PRESTIGIOUS NGAIO MARSH AWARD FOR BEST CRIME NOVEL OF 2011 Edward Hunter has it all-a beautiful wife and daughter, a great job, a bright future. and a very dark past. Twenty years ago, a serial killer was caught, convicted, and locked away in New Zealand's most hellish penitentiary. That man was Edward's father. Edward has struggled his entire life to put the nightmares of his childhood behind him.
The 25 year old woman was too young to die. She deserved to be loved - not murdered. A recent law school graduate, Melissa Walker had a bright future ahead of her. But, her dead body was now lying in the middle of the Oregon State Capitol Building direct
Vol. 1 of the Lipstick and War Crimes Series, male student edition is called A Single Guy's Guide to Predatory Women, and is the mirror edition of A Thinking Girl's Guide to Sexual Identity. This edition is the opposite of mysogynist, and calls for a return to respect of the natural feminine. The series calls on young people to discover their true make up in order to create a positive future, which older people are often too asleep to realize is in jeapordy.
In Experiencing Sophiatown, Sophiatown residents discuss the challenges of getting to know their neighborsâ toward whom they often felt isolated and sometimes suspiciousâ and of making a community that could respond to their needs and concerns. In talking about daily concerns such as resisting crime, earning a living, and raising children, residents reflect on the everyday challenges of making a new South Africa.
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NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER ONE OF THE WASHINGTON POST'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2015One of the world's leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you-and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined.
In the series' final five episodes, which take place from November 2008 through Mardi Gras 2009, the promise of economic and cultural recovery - heightened by the historic election of a new president - is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. Still, the connection Treme's protagonists have with their city keeps them committed to its future - and to building their own legacy in this most iconic of American cities.
In the future, the sentence executed against a man for a crime he didn't commit has serious ramifications for the entire human race. Weapons of mutually assured destruction are about to resurface in a budding conflict between the New and Old worlds, and i
Crime and violence have emerged in recent years as major obstacles to development objectives in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. The paper explicates an agenda for future work that may assist LAC countries by discussing 'policy domains' where
Looks at all the factors that could lead to the demise of the NFL in the near future and offers solutions that intend to keep the league financially healthy and popular.
Poet and scholar Thomas W. Pierce, using his spiritual name "Chandra Lal" from seventeen incarnations ago, presents a fascinating study on how we can eliminate war, crime, and violence from our world in The Revenge of the Child. Using a combination of intuition and research, Pierce delves into the history of the twentieth century and focuses primarily on two high and two low points as a framework for his argument.
Inspired by the O.J. Simpson case, Protecting Our Own explores the reasons behind the rise of the 'black protectionism' phenomenon and its implications for the future. Comparing the plight of the African American community to the melancholy lyrics but vib
Anticipating a new dawn of freedom after the disintegration of the Soviet Union, Russians could hardly have foreseen the reality of their future a decade later: a country impoverished and controlled at every level by organized crime. This riveting book vi
The FBI that failed on 9/11 is the creation and captive of its spectacular and controversial past. Its original mission - the investigation and prosecution of only the most serious crimes against the United States - was forsaken almost from the beginnin
The decade since the publication of Jean-Michel Rabate's controversial manifesto "The Future" of Theory" saw important changes in the field. The demise of most of the visible French or German philosophers, who had produced texts that would trigger new debates, then to be processed by Theory, has led to drastic revisions and starker assessments. Globalization has been the most obvious factor to modify the selection of texts studied.
Since September 11, 2001, the imagination of "low probability, high consequence" events has become a distinctive feature of contemporary politics. Uncertain futures devastation by terrorist attack, cyber crime, flood, financial market collapse must be dis
An exciting collection of SF stories by Hugo Award-winning author Ben BovaNo matter what strange forms the future takes, says Ben Bova in his introduction, crime and criminals will always be with us-and with them, the need for law enforcement. Included in this collection of short stories are the full-length novel City of Darkness and "Brillo"-the famous collaboration between Bova and Harlan Ellison.
Vivien Stern contends that prisons, a mainstay of punishment, are an anachronistic and probably counterproductive system for dealing with rising crime rates. Arguing that inherent flaws in the institution of prison threaten democratic values and fail to m
The U.S. is the worlds biggest jailor and one of the most affluent murderous countries, and yet its citizens pay more taxes to sustain law and order than their European counterparts. Yet, the U.S. has the most data in the world on the use of incarceration
In the near future, World War III leads to environmental catastrophe, causing most of the world's cities to be flooded. To rebuild the cities, governments hire PMCs - Private Military Corporations - to provide law enforcement. The Arqon Global Security Corporation is one such PMC, and they rely on their elite military unit, Viper, to deal with terrorism and violent crime in Fort Daiva City.
Netwar-like cyberwar-describes a new spectrum of conflict that is emerging in the wake of the information revolution. Netwar includes conflicts waged, on the one hand, by terrorists, criminals, gangs, and ethnic extremists; and by civil-society activists (such as cyber activists or WTO protestors) on the other. What distinguishes netwar is the networked organizational structure of its practitioners-with many groups actually being leaderless-and their quickness in coming together in swarming attacks.
What can be done to combat genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other crimes against humanity? Why aren;t current measures more effective? Is there hope for the future? These and other pressing questions surrounding human security are addressed head-on in this provocative and all-too-timely book. Millions of people, particularly in Africa, face daily the prospect of death at the hands of state or state-linked forces.
Crimes That Changed Our World explores some of the most important trigger cases of the past century, revealing much about how change comes to our modern world. The exact nature of the crime-outrage-reform dynamic can take many forms, and Paul and Sarah Robinson explore those differences in the cases they present. Each case is in some ways unique but there are repeating patterns that can offer important insights about what produces change and how in the future we might best manage it.
Over the past twenty years, Howard J. Ehrlich conducted the first national surveys of ethnoviolence, helped design the protocol for identifying hate crimes, and has served as the director of The Prejudice Institute. This collection of essays is the result
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This vital book considers the compelling and addictive hold that racism has had on centuries of Americans, explores historical and contemporary norms complicit in the problem, and appeals to the U.S. government to improve race relations, rectify existent social imperfections, and guard against future race-based abuses. * Presents the inescapable evidence of persistent social violence, inequalities, and injustices perpetrated against blacks within America's borders prior to and for centuries since the nation's founding * Identifies the negative psycho-social consequences and harmful impact of "transgenerated trauma"based on the experiences of living in an overtly oppressive society for centurieson both the oppressed and the oppressor in America * Emphasizes the necessity for all American citizens to share the responsibility for exposing historical truths, working through painful memories and realities, engaging in long-avoided dialogue, and implementing systems to assure a more just America for all its citizens
This authoritative work examines key issues and debates on sex and labor trafficking, drawing on theoretical, empirical, and comparative material to inform the discussion of major trends and future directions. The text brings together key criminological and sociological literature on migration studies, gender, globalization, human rights, security, victimology, policing, and control to provide the most complete overview available on the subject.
Hardcover, Taylor & Francis, 2015, ISBN13 9781138781696, ISBN10 113878169X
The MPs' expenses scandal in England and Wales and the international banking crisis have both brought into focus a concern about 'elite' individuals and their treatment by criminal justice systems. This interest intersects with a well-established concern within criminology for the transgressions of such offenders. However, up until now there has been little sustained consideration of what happens to such offenders following conviction and little discussion of how they attempt to avoid reoffending in the wake of their punishment.
This volume showcases the most recent research on the future of the legal and judicial landscape in East Asia and its renewed respect for the rule of law in the 21st century. The book features research on emerging judicial stratifications in the legal profession; war crimes and their legacies in the post-colonial era; citizens' participation in the justice system; gender, law, legal culture and profession as well as environmental justice.
Books: 21st Century Policing: Final Report of the Presidential Task Force & Views on the Future of Community Policing (Law, Crime and Law Enforcement) (Hardcover)
Examining the mimetic theory of Rene Girard, this book investigates the development of society as a result of an original crime (a murder) that shaped the way the earliest humans organized the social structures we live with today - an analysis that reveals the dangerous structure of the most basic social relationships. With attention to family relationships, A Genealogy of Social Violence sheds light on the processes by which the traditional nuclear family, through the mimetic behaviour of children, embeds violence into human desires and hence society as whole.
Professor Roger Stenson Clark has played a pivotal role in developing International Criminal Law, and the movement against nuclear weapons. He was one of the intellectual and moral fathers of the International Criminal Court. This "Festschrift" brings together forty-one appreciative friends to honour his remarkable contribution. The distinguished contributors provide incisive contributions ranging from the reform of the Security Council, to rule of law and international justice in Africa, to New Zealand cultural heritage, to customary international law in US courts, and more.