Killer Look

Killer Look
Author: Linda Fairstein
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2016-07-26
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781101984024

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New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein delivers a heart-pounding thriller that explores the dark secrets of Manhattan's iconic fashion scene in her latest Alexandra Cooper novel. New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world, well-known for its glamour and style. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the runway, where American haute couture continually astounds with its creativity, daring, and innovation in the name of beauty. Yet high fashion means high stakes, as Alex Cooper quickly discovers when businessman and designer Wolf Savage is found dead in an apparent suicide, mere days before the biggest show of his career. When the man's daughter insists Savage’s death was murder, the case becomes more than a media sensation: It is a race to find a killer in a world created entirely out of fantasy and illusion. With her own job at the DA's office in jeopardy, and the temptation to self-medicate her PTSD with alcohol almost too strong to resist, Alex is not anyone's first choice for help. But she is determined to uncover the grime—and the possible homicide—beneath the glitz. Along with detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace, Alex must penetrate the twisted roots and mixed motives among the high-profile players in the Garment District. The investigation takes the trio from the missing money in Wolf Savage's international fashion house to his own recovery from addiction; from the role of Louisiana Voodoo in his life to his excessive womanizing; and to the family secrets he kept so well-hidden, even from those closest to him—just as things are about to get deadly on the catwalk. With Killer Look, Linda Fairstein proves once again why she is the “Queen of Intelligent Suspense.”* *Lee Child Linda Fairstein was chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the district attorney’s office in Manhattan for more than two decades and is America’s foremost legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence. Her Alexandra Cooper novels are international bestsellers and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. She lives in Manhattan and on Martha’s Vineyard.

Killer Looks

Killer Looks
Author: Zara Stone
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2021-10-26
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9781633886735

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Killer Looks is the definitive story about the long-forgotten practice of providing free nose jobs, face-lifts, breast implants, and other physical alterations to prisoners, the idea being that by remodeling the face you remake the man. From the 1920s up to the mid-1990s, half a million prison inmates across America, Canada, and the U.K willingly went under the knife, their tab picked up by the government. In the beginning, this was a haphazard affair -- applied inconsistently and unfairly to inmates, but entering the 1960s, a movement to scientifically quantify the long-term effect of such programs took hold. And, strange as it may sound, the criminologists were right: recidivism rates plummeted. In 1967, a three-year cosmetic surgery program set on Rikers Island saw recidivism rates drop 36% for surgically altered offenders. The program, funded by a $240,000 grant from the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, was led by Dr. Michael Lewin, who ran a similar program at Sing-Sing prison in 1953. Killer Looks draws on the intersectionality of socioeconomic success, racial bias, the prison industry complex and the fallacy of attractiveness to get to the heart of how appearance and societal approval creates self-worth, and uncovers deeper truths of beauty bias, inherited racism, effective recidivism programs, and inequality.

Killer Look

Killer Look
Author: Linda A. Fairstein
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 383
Release: 2016
Genre: FICTION
ISBN: 9781101984017

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New York City is known for its glamour, and nowhere is this more apparent than in its fashion scene. Sharing the pedestal with Paris, Milan, and London as fashion capital of the world, New York continually astounds with its creativity, daring, and innovations in the name of beauty. Yet high fashion means high stakes, as Alex Cooper quickly discovers when a murder rocks New York City's Fashion Week. Along with Detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace, Alex must reveal the grime beneath the glitz to expose the culprit unless a wolf in model's clothing gets to them first.

My Next Door Roommate The Serial Killer

My Next Door Roommate The Serial Killer
Author: Curtis Bridges
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 110
Release: 2014-07-22
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781312372313

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This is a really scary thriller book about a man moving to a small town in Wisconsin from Indianapolis, and finds out that his roommates isn't what they seem to be, this thriller book has many ups and downs and so many turns to twist your mind up, and nominated to be the scariest book of the year? watch out on what you wish for? ENJOY

THE KILLER S HANDBOOK

THE KILLER   S HANDBOOK
Author: Robert P. Maroney
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 361
Release: 2013-12-05
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781493115860

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In this second book in the series, retired detective Nicholas Pearce is struggling to return after recovering from a near-fatal knife attack. Although the problem is more mental than physical, the choice is made for him as he finds himself thrust into two perplexing cases. Two young college girls, abducted in Louisville, Kentucky, are discovered floating in the Kanawha River near Montgomery, West Virginia. The next day, another girl is abducted, but this one is from the local area. Nick and FBI Agent Addie Curtis team up once again trying to save a life and find the killer before time runs out. During the investigation, Nick discovers a serial killer, known only as Reaper, who is bragging about his murders online. Pedophiles are being targeted in several states, but no one is connecting the murders, and even Nick is skeptical that Reaper’s claims are genuine. But when Reaper authors an online murder manual, titled, The Killer’s Handbook, Nick realizes it has gone too far. People are using the handbook to kill and Reaper is quickly becoming an underground Internet sensation. Nick knows he must be stopped, but how? Filled with interesting characters, absorbing dialogue, and disturbing events, The Killer’s Handbook will keep you guessing until the very end.

The Serial Killer Whisperer

The Serial Killer Whisperer
Author: Pete Earley
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 323
Release: 2012-07-10
Genre: True Crime
ISBN: 9781439199039

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"From New York Times bestselling author Pete Earley comes the true story of a young man who suffers a traumatic brain injury that renders him incapable of judging or feeling repulsion, and subsequently becomes the most trusted confidant of numerous imprisoned serial killers"--

Serial Killers Philosophy for Everyone

Serial Killers   Philosophy for Everyone
Author: S. Waller
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2011-01-13
Genre: Philosophy
ISBN: 1444341405

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Serial Killers - Philosophy for Everyone investigates our profound intrigue with mass-murderers. Exploring existential, ethical and political questions through an examination of real and fictional serial killers, philosophy comes alive via an exploration of grisly death. Presents new philosophical theories about serial killing, and relates new research in cognitive science to the minds of serial killers Includes a philosophical look at real serial killers such as Ian Brady, Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer and the Zodiac killer, as well as fictional serial killers such as Dexter and Hannibal Lecter Offers a new phenomenological examination of the writings of the Zodiac Killer Contains an account of the disappearance of one of Ted Bundy's victims submitted by the organization Families and Friends of Missing Persons and Violent Crime Victims Integrates the insights of philosophers, academics, crime writers and police officers

Outlaw The Collected Works of Miguel Pi ero

Outlaw  The Collected Works of Miguel Pi  ero
Author: Miguel Piñero
Publsiher: Arte Publico Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9781611923483

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DANGEROUS DANA

DANGEROUS DANA
Author: Doris Miller
Publsiher: Hill Publications
Total Pages: 572
Release: 1999-03-18
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780966205510

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DANGEROUS DANA is a Mystery/Suspense/Thriller about a young gorgeous Caribbean woman living in New York who gets revenge by killing people, living a secret double life as a murderer. DANGEROUS DANA involves chasings, fistfights, chokings, stalkings, arrests, jail time, prison time and a series of murders. Dana is not the kind of person who goes around looking for trouble, but if it happens to come her way or any member in her family’s way, she will become a psychopath and respond with violence. Dana fights like a boxer and is very well known for breaking people’s bones when she fights. She believes in fighting fire with fire. Is she a savior, or is she a psycho? Is she a vigilante, or is she a homicidal maniac?

Grandfather Time

Grandfather Time
Author: Dawn M Duval
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9781409296980

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Plays Two

Plays  Two
Author: Antony J Stowers
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2019-02-10
Genre: Art
ISBN: 9780244455514

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Volume 2 of 5, for young people and family audiences, features 'Harry's Dream' 1997, 'My Brother Jake' 1997, 'Scars' 1998, 'Eddie' 1999, 'Cyrano' 1999 and 'The Key' also 1999.

Liberian Girl

Liberian Girl
Author: Diana Nneka Atuona
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2015-03-17
Genre: Drama
ISBN: 9781474218269

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Set during the early years of the First Liberian Civil War (1989 – 1996), this startling debut play by Diana Nneka Atuona tells the story of fourteen-year-old Martha who flees her country, disguised as a boy, when it's invaded by rebels. Investigated and cruelly interrogated, she is separated from her grandmother as they attempt to escape the conflict under false identities and, convincing in her boy's apparel, Martha is forced to join the rebels' army. Exposed to the violence of this brutal and seemingly misguided conflict, both as victim and perpetrator, Martha's experience of the First Liberian Civil War is one of excessive cruelty and, in particular, abuse against female prisoners of war. Liberian Girl received its world premiere at the Royal Court Upstairs, London in December 2014.

Introduction to Forensic Psychology

Introduction to Forensic Psychology
Author: Curt R. Bartol,Anne M. Bartol
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 555
Release: 2008
Genre: Psychology
ISBN: 9781412958301

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While students most often associate forensic psychology with criminal profiling, crime scene investigations, and serial murder, the Second Edition of Introduction to Forensic Psychology covers the many others areas where psychology has played a significant role in providing research knowledge to the civil and criminal justice systems. Practical applications and case law are discussed along with a summary of contemporary research and practice across a broad spectrum of topics. New to the Second Edition: - More contemporary developmental and biological material in criminal behaviour sections - Includes more on the relationship between mental disorders and crime and violence. - More examples throughout the text, with a case at the beginning of each chapter - Now covers topics such as: the death penalty, restorative justice, civil forensic issues, arson and typologies of juvenile firesetters, and eyewitness identification and discrimination - New learning objectives at beginning of each chapter, review questions at the ends of each chapter, a list of key concepts defined, chapter summaries, boxes - More visually appealing with 2-colour page design: improved design of figures and tables.

Living in this Sick Society

Living in this Sick Society
Author: Roger Rogers
Publsiher: Page Publishing Inc
Total Pages: 58
Release: 2021-04-12
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781662422850

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This book is about some of the things we all deal with living in this world today, like crime. This book is intended to help people in various ways in hopes that some will learn to survive in this society and be the best person one can be.

Princeton Review ACT Prep 2022

Princeton Review ACT Prep  2022
Author: The Princeton Review
Publsiher: Princeton Review
Total Pages: 896
Release: 2022-01-25
Genre: Study Aids
ISBN: 9780525571889

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THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the ACT with 6 full-length practice tests (4 in the book and 2 online), thorough ACT topic reviews, and extra practice online. Techniques That Actually Work • Powerful tactics to help you avoid traps and beat the ACT • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score • Complete coverage of all test topics, including the reading and written portions • Thorough review of the skills necessary to ace all five ACT sections • Information on the ACT Online Testing option, superscores, and more Practice Your Way to Excellence • 6 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 2 online) with detailed answer explanations • Instant score reports for online tests and essay checklists to help you grade the writing tests