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Mister X Bundle with Urge to Kill, Night Kills, In for the Kill, & Darker than Night

By John Lutz
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Mister X He mutilates his victims. Slices their throats. And carves an X into their flesh. Five years ago, he claimed the lives of six women. Then the killings abruptly stopped—no one knows why. Ex-homicide detective Frank Quinn remembers. Which is why he's shocked to see one of the dead women in his office. Actually, she's the identical twin of the last victim, and she wants Quinn to find her sister's murderer. But when the cold case heats up, it attracts the media spotlight--and suddenly the killings start again... Urge to Kill Homicide detective Frank Quinn can't stay retired when a new breed of murdering madman is on the prowl. In a city terrorized by bloody brutality, Quinn and his team hunt a psychopath who lures beautiful women into a night of unbridled passion, then wakes them to a vicious, drawn-out death. Stumbling over a trail of horribly defiled bodies, Quinn can't seem to catch up to the killer—because the killer is about to catch up to him... Night Kills Frank Quinn is sure he is hunting for a madman: someone who is shooting young women in the heart, defiling their bodies, leaving only the torsos to be found. Quinn, a former NYPD detective, is called into the case by an ambitious chief of police and mobilizes his team of brilliant law-enforcement misfits. But in the concrete canyons of New York, this shocking serial murder case is turning into something very different... Jill Clark came to the city with too many hopes and too little cash. Now a seemingly deranged woman is telling her an extraordinary story. New to an exclusive dating service, Jill is warned that other women have died on their dates—and that she could be next. Struggling against a death trap closing in around her, Jill has a powerful ally in Frank Quinn. But no one knows the true motives behind a rampage of cold-blooded murderer--or how much more terrifyi

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Thomas Harris created the iconic fictional murderer and sociopath, Hannibal Lecter. This book explores and analyzes the characters, artistry, and cultural impact of Harris's novels—four of which are centered on the terrifying villain of the iconic film, The Silence of the Lambs. • Includes reproductions of paintings that figure heavily in Harris's work, including William Blake's The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed With the Sun • Provides bibliographic listings of print and online resources for further reading

Body Psychotherapy: History, Concepts, and Methods

By Michael C. Heller
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Isbn : 0393707660
  • Pages : 862
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 266
  • File Pdf: body-psychotherapy.pdf

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From yoga to neuroscience, a tour of major ideas about the body and mind. Body psychotherapy, which examines the relationship of bodily and physical experiences to emotional and psychological experiences, seems at first glance to be a relatively new area and on the cutting edge of psychotherapeutic theory and practice. It is, but the major concepts of body/mind treatment are actually drawn from a wide range of historical material, material that spans centuries and continents. Here, in a massively comprehensive book, Michael Heller summarizes all the major concepts, thinkers, and movements whose work has led to the creation of the field we now know as body/mind psychotherapy. The book covers everything from Eastern and Western thought—beginning with yoga and Taosim and moving to Plato and Descartes. It also discusses major developments in biology—how organisms are defined—and neuroscience. This is truly a comprehensive reference for anyone interested in the origins of the idea that the mind and body are not separate and that both must be understood together in order to understand people and their behavior.

Humanist Realism for Sociologists

By Terry Leahy
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317241010
  • Pages : 248
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 275
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Recent critiques treat humanism as a mistaken value framework. Indeed, the concept of human nature is in fact essential for sociology, but is often being denied at the same time as it appears without acknowledgement. While classic authors can show us how to connect an ethics with a concept of human nature, current humanists must tackle the sociobiological view of human nature and interrogate humanism in the light of the ecological crisis. Humanist Realism for Sociologists both explains and explores some of the main arguments surrounding humanism put forward by classic social theorists such as Aristotle, Marx and Weber, as well as more contemporary authors, such as Braidotti, Oakley, Weedon, Firestone, Connell, Flyvjberg, Foucault and Bourdieu. A must-have tool for understanding how value perspectives cannot be eliminated from the social sciences, this book is essential for undergraduates, postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers interested in the fields of sociology, anthropology, women’s studies, social work, human geography, political philosophy and ecology.

Lyrics in Search of Music

By Aaron C. Jones
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1475988117
  • Pages : 220
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 862
  • File Pdf: lyrics-in-search-of-music.pdf

Book Summary:

Aaron Jones began writing poetry in the late 1980s. He was inspired by his brother Eddie’s band, Southern Acoustic, to compose his poems in the form of songs so they could be easily adapted to music. Aaron’s series of poetry collections is entitled Lyrics in Search of Music due the fact that Eddie could not write music to words already written. Aaron’s poetry covers a wide range of topics, from the ups and downs of love to taking one step at a time to get one’s life back on track. He has created his poetry collection with the hope that at least one poem may have life breathed into it through the pairing of his lyrics with the right music. Each poem a lyrical feast waiting to be launched by the perfect melody. “A unique journey towards mankind’s constant search for hope. It closely mirrors emotions that everyone experiences and can easily relate to .... The elements of great music lie within these pages waiting to be discovered!” —Maleah Bagwell, LMSW

The Fritz Leiber MEGAPACK ®

By Fritz Leiber
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Isbn : 1479407976
  • Pages : 467
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 622
  • File Pdf: the-fritz-leiber-megapack.pdf

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Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr. (1910-1992) was an American writer of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He was also a poet, actor in theater and films, playwright and chess expert. With writers such as Robert E. Howard and Michael Moorcock, Leiber can be regarded as one of the fathers of “sword and sorcery” fantasy (in fact, he coined the term). Moreover, he excelled in all fields of speculative fiction, writing award-winning work in fantasy, horror, and science fiction. This volume assembles 10 classics, including the novel THE BIG TIME. Here are: Later Than You Think The Wolf Pack The Moon Is Green The Big Time Bread Overhead The Night of the Long Knives The Creature from Cleveland Depths The Snowbank Orbit No Great Magic Spider Mansion If you enjoy this volume of classic stories, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the 270+ other entries in this series, including science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, adventure, horror, westerns -- and much, much more!

Nordic Genre Film

By Tommy Gustafsson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Isbn : 074869319X
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 332
  • File Pdf: nordic-genre-film.pdf

Book Summary:

Nordic Genre Film offers a transnational approach to studying contemporary genre production in Nordic cinema.

An End To Murder

By Colin Wilson,Damon Wilson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Isbn : 1780335288
  • Pages : 592
  • Category : True Crime
  • Reads : 934
  • File Pdf: an-end-to-murder.pdf

Book Summary:

Creatively and intellectually there is no other species that has ever come close to equalling humanity?s achievements, but nor is any other species as suicidally prone to internecine conflict. We are the only species on the planet whose ingrained habit of conflict constitutes the chief threat to our own survival. Human history can be seen as a catalogue of cold-hearted murders, mindless blood-feuds, appalling massacres and devastating wars, but, with developments in forensic science and modern psychology, and with raised education levels throughout the world, might it soon be possible to reign in humanity?s homicidal habits? Falling violent crime statistics in every part of the world seem to indicate that something along those lines might indeed be happening. Colin and Damon Wilson, who between them have been covering the field of criminology for over fifty years, offer an analysis of the overall spectrum of human violence. They consider whether human beings are in reality as cruel and violent as is generally believed and they explore the possibility that humankind is on the verge of a fundamental change: that we are about to become truly civilised. As well as offering an overview of violence throughout our history ? from the first hominids to the twenty-first century, touching on key moments of change and also indicating where things have not changed since the Stone Age ? they explore the latest psychological, forensic and social attempts to understand and curb modern human violence. To begin with, they examine questions such as: Were the first humans cannibalistic? Did the birth of civilisation also lead to the invention of war and slavery? Priests and kings brought social stability, but were they also the instigators of the first mass murders? Is it in fact wealth that is the ultimate weapon? They look at slavery and ancient Roman sadism, but also the possibility that our own distaste for pain and cruelty is no more than a social construct. They show how the humanitarian ideas of the great religious innovators all too quickly became distorted by organised religious structures. The book ranges widely, from fifteenth-century Baron Gilles de Rais, `Bluebeard?, the first known and possibly most prolific serial killer in history, to Victorian domestic murder and the invention of psychiatry and Sherlock Holmes and the invention of forensic science; from the fifteenth-century Taiping Rebellion in China, in which up to 36 million died to the First and Second World Wars and more recent genocides and instances of `ethnic cleansing?, and contemporary terrorism. They conclude by assessing the very real possibility that the internet and the greater freedom of information it has brought is leading, gradually, to a profoundly more civilised world than at any time in the past.

The Wicked Walk

By W.E. Mkufya
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : African Books Collective
  • Isbn : 9987082432
  • Pages : 118
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 479
  • File Pdf: the-wicked-walk.pdf

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Nancy slaps palms with her friends and laughs a lot. She wears bell-bottom pants which swing when she walks through Uhuru Gardens. Nancy will finish secondary school this year, but she doesnt really know what will happen to her after that. Deo reads seriously, but he also spends many evenings in bars. He works in a factory laboratory, where his Form VI education elevates him above the other workers. He knows that there are some big men who live off the sweat of the others at the factory; it isnt right, but what does a lone youth do about it? Deo also wants to marry Nancy. Magege, the manager of 'Mountain Goat Rubber Factory', has the means to fulfill all his personal wantsincluding his taste for young girls. Nancys mother, Maria, has no private means except selling her own body and her dream of a better life for her daughter. The Wicked Walk swirls around the lives of these four, set on a backdrop of workers struggles and the rhythm of Dar es Salaam as city dwellers, and especially youths, know it. In this searingly honest, and at times poignant, novel the author raises important questions about the position of women in society, the causes of prostitution, corrupt and inefficient managers, and the groupings of youth who struggle towards ideological clarity as they attempt to understand their society.

Friendly Fire

By A. B. Yehoshua
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Isbn : 0547427557
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 242
  • File Pdf: friendly-fire.pdf

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“A fine novel of loss and hope” set in modern Israel and East Africa, from the author of A Woman in Jerusalem (TheBoston Globe). During Hanukkah, Ya’ari, an engineer, and his wife, Daniela, are spending an unaccustomed week apart after years of marriage. While he’s kept busy juggling the day-to-day needs of his elderly father, his children, and his grandchildren, Daniela flies from Tel Aviv to East Africa to mourn the death of her older sister. There she confronts her anguished brother-in-law, Yirmi, whose soldier son was killed six years earlier in the West Bank by “friendly fire.” Yirmi is now managing a team of African researchers digging for the bones of man’s primate ancestors—as he desperately strives to detach himself from every shred of his identity, Jewish and Israeli. From an author who has won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, this is “a haunting book . . . that will resonate for a long time in the minds of its readers” (The Washington Post Book World). “As in each of his wisely tragicomic novels, Yehoshua orchestrates nearly absurd predicaments that serve as conduits to Israel’s confounding conflicts, which so intensely and sorrowfully encapsulate our endless struggle for peace and belonging.” —Booklist