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A Perfect Evil

By Alex Kava
  • ISBN Code: : 1488038074
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
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“O’Dell could be Reacher’s long-lost twin.” —Lee Child Rediscover where it all began for Maggie O’Dell in this intense thriller by New York Times bestselling author Alex Kava. On July 17, a convicted serial killer, Ronald Jeffreys was executed for three heinous murders. He went to his grave with a terrible truth no one would listen to. Three months later another body is found killed in the same style as Jeffreys’ victims. Sheriff Nick Morelli knows he isn’t equipped to handle the killer who is terrorizing his small Nebraska community. He’s grateful when the FBI sends one of their best criminal profilers, special agent Maggie O’Dell. Maggie quickly recognizes this is someone who has killed before. When another victim is found dead and a third kidnapped, Nick and Maggie realize they’re running out of time. And the terrible truth becomes clear. Ronald Jeffreys may have been convicted of crimes he didn’t commit. Originally published in 2000 “Meet Kava’s FBI special agent Maggie O’Dell. But beware—it could be the start of a new addiction.” —Peterborough Evening Telegraph, UK “Kava’s writing is reminiscent of Patricia Cornwell in her prime.” —Mystery Ink “This debut thriller pumps the suspense out. Maggie is gutsy and appealing as an FBI agent facing constant danger.” —Library Journal “Kava proves her mastery of the thriller.” —BookPage

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  • Pdf File: the-lucifer-effect.pdf

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The definitive firsthand account of the groundbreaking research of Philip Zimbardo—the basis for the award-winning film The Stanford Prison Experiment Renowned social psychologist and creator of the Stanford Prison Experiment Philip Zimbardo explores the mechanisms that make good people do bad things, how moral people can be seduced into acting immorally, and what this says about the line separating good from evil. The Lucifer Effect explains how—and the myriad reasons why—we are all susceptible to the lure of “the dark side.” Drawing on examples from history as well as his own trailblazing research, Zimbardo details how situational forces and group dynamics can work in concert to make monsters out of decent men and women. Here, for the first time and in detail, Zimbardo tells the full story of the Stanford Prison Experiment, the landmark study in which a group of college-student volunteers was randomly divided into “guards” and “inmates” and then placed in a mock prison environment. Within a week the study was abandoned, as ordinary college students were transformed into either brutal, sadistic guards or emotionally broken prisoners. By illuminating the psychological causes behind such disturbing metamorphoses, Zimbardo enables us to better understand a variety of harrowing phenomena, from corporate malfeasance to organized genocide to how once upstanding American soldiers came to abuse and torture Iraqi detainees in Abu Ghraib. He replaces the long-held notion of the “bad apple” with that of the “bad barrel”—the idea that the social setting and the system contaminate the individual, rather than the other way around. This is a book that dares to hold a mirror up to mankind, showing us that we might not be who we think we are. While forcing us to reexamine what we are capable of doing when caught up in the crucible of behavioral dynamics, though, Zimbardo also offers hope. We are capable of resisting evil, he argues, and can even teach ourselves to act heroically. Like Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem and Steven Pinker’s The Blank Slate, The Lucifer Effect is a shocking, engrossing study that will change the way we view human behavior. Praise for The Lucifer Effect “The Lucifer Effect will change forever the way you think about why we behave the way we do—and, in particular, about the human potential for evil. This is a disturbing book, but one that has never been more necessary.”—Malcolm Gladwell “An important book . . . All politicians and social commentators . . . should read this.”—The Times (London) “Powerful . . . an extraordinarily valuable addition to the literature of the psychology of violence or ‘evil.’”—The American Prospect “Penetrating . . . Combining a dense but readable and often engrossing exposition of social psychology research with an impassioned moral seriousness, Zimbardo challenges readers to look beyond glib denunciations of evil-doers and ponder our collective responsibility for the world’s ills.”—Publishers Weekly “A sprawling discussion . . . Zimbardo couples a thorough narrative of the Stanford Prison Experiment with an analysis of the social dynamics of the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.”—Booklist “Zimbardo bottled evil in a laboratory. The lessons he learned show us our dark nature but also fill us with hope if we heed their counsel. The Lucifer Effect reads like a novel.”—Anthony Pratkanis, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology, University of California

Obsession

By Jonathan Kellerman
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  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Book Code : 0345500148
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 214
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#1 WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER • “Jonathan Kellerman’s novels are an obsession; once started it is hard to quit.”—Orlando Sentinel Tanya Bigelow was a solemn little girl when Dr. Alex Delaware successfully treated her obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Now, at nineteen, Tanya returns with a curious request: that Delaware investigate her aunt’s deathbed confession of murder. While Delaware doubts that Patty Bigelow was capable of such a horrific act, he agrees to look into the matter. Armed with only the vaguest details, Delaware and LAPD detective Milo Stugris retrace Patty’s and Tanya’s nomadic and increasingly puzzling life. Then a very real murder tears open a terrifying tunnel into the past, where secrets—and bodies—are buried. As the tension mounts, Delaware and Sturgis uncover a tangled history of desperation, vengeance, and death—a legacy of evil that refuses to die. Praise for Obsession “The characters are rich, the story’s well-plotted and you won’t stop reading.”—Boston Herald “Filled with Kellerman’s psychological insight and action-packed drama.”—Toronto Sun

White Fragility

By Robin DiAngelo
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  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Book Code : 0807047422
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 442
  • Pdf File: white-fragility.pdf

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The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality. In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” (Michael Eric Dyson), antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’ (Claudia Rankine). Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn, function to reinstate white racial equilibrium and prevent any meaningful cross-racial dialogue. In this in-depth exploration, DiAngelo examines how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively.

Go Set a Watchman

By Harper Lee
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062409875
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 533
  • Pdf File: go-set-a-watchman.pdf

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#1 New York Times Bestseller “Go Set a Watchman is such an important book, perhaps the most important novel on race to come out of the white South in decades." — New York Times A landmark novel by Harper Lee, set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch—“Scout”—returns home to Maycomb, Alabama from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise’s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family, the town, and the people dearest to her. Memories from her childhood flood back, and her values and assumptions are thrown into doubt. Featuring many of the iconic characters from To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman perfectly captures a young woman, and a world, in painful yet necessary transition out of the illusions of the past—a journey that can only be guided by one’s own conscience. Written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman imparts a fuller, richer understanding and appreciation of the late Harper Lee. Here is an unforgettable novel of wisdom, humanity, passion, humor, and effortless precision—a profoundly affecting work of art that is both wonderfully evocative of another era and relevant to our own times. It not only confirms the enduring brilliance of To Kill a Mockingbird, but also serves as its essential companion, adding depth, context, and new meaning to an American classic.

Maggie O'Dell Collection

By Alex Kava
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  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Book Code : 1488057400
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 220
  • Pdf File: maggie-o-dell-collection.pdf

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Available together for the first time in a value box set, the first three stories in the thrilling, critically acclaimed Maggie O’Dell series from New York Times bestselling author Alex Kava. A PERFECT EVIL As a deranged killer stalks the terrified community of Platte City, Nebraska, all evidence points to the recently executed Ronald Jeffreys as the culprit, but FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell soon uncovers evidence that Jeffreys had been convicted and executed for crimes he did not commit, and that the real maniacal murderer is still on the loose. SPLIT SECOND After Albert Stucky, a brutal and clever serial killer known as “The Collector,” escapes from prison, he forces FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell, the agent who originally captured him, to play a deadly game when he targets her and everyone associated with her, pushing her to the very edge of sanity. THE SOUL CATCHER FBI Special Agent and criminal profiler Maggie O’Dell, along with her partner Tully, investigate two cases—the murder of a senator’s daughter in Washington, D.C., and a deadly shoot-out in Massachusetts—both of which are linked to Reverend Joseph Everett, the high-profile leader of a religious sect, who happens to be dating Maggie’s mother. “O’Dell could be Reacher’s long-lost twin.” —Lee Child

Dark and Twisted Reads

By J.T. Ellison,Alex Kava,Erica Spindler
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  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Book Code : 1488037078
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 268
  • Pdf File: dark-and-twisted-reads.pdf

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This box set of three terrifying thrillers will keep you up far into the night! ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS by J.T. Ellison The Southern Strangler is slaughtering his way through the Southeast, leaving a gruesome memento at each crime scene—the prior victim’s severed hand. Nashville Homicide lieutenant Taylor Jackson finds herself in a joint investigation with her lover, FBI profiler Dr. John Baldwin, as they pursue the vicious murderer. Battling an old injury and her own demons, Taylor is desperate to quell the rising tide of bodies. But as the killer spirals out of control, everyone involved must face a horrible truth—the purest evil is born of private lies. A PERFECT EVIL by Alex Kava Three months after the execution of serial killer Ronald Jeffreys, another body is found killed in the same style as Jeffreys’ victims. Sheriff Nick Morelli knows he isn’t equipped to handle the killer who is terrorizing his small Nebraska community. He’s grateful when the FBI sends one of their best criminal profilers, special agent Maggie O’Dell. Maggie quickly recognizes this is someone who has killed before. When another victim is found dead and a third kidnapped, Nick and Maggie know they’re running out of time. And the terrible truth becomes clear: Jeffreys may have been convicted of crimes he didn’t commit. BONE COLD by Erika Spindler Twenty-three years ago, a madman kidnapped Anna North, cut off her pinkie, then vanished. She survived, and now lives as a writer in New Orleans. But then letters start to arrive from a disturbed fan. Anna is followed, her apartment broken into. Then a close friend disappears. Anna turns to homicide detective Quentin Malone, but Malone’s more concerned with the recent murders of two women in the French Quarter. After a third victim is found—a redhead like Anna, her pinkie severed—Malone is forced to acknowledge that Anna is his link to the killer…and could be the next target. Now Anna must face the horrifying truth—her nightmare has begun again.

A Perfect Moral Storm

By Stephen M. Gardiner
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0199702152
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 986
  • Pdf File: a-perfect-moral-storm.pdf

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Climate change is arguably the great problem confronting humanity, but we have done little to head off this looming catastrophe. In The Perfect Moral Storm, philosopher Stephen Gardiner illuminates our dangerous inaction by placing the environmental crisis in an entirely new light, considering it as an ethical failure. Gardiner clarifies the moral situation, identifying the temptations (or "storms") that make us vulnerable to a certain kind of corruption. First, the world's most affluent nations are tempted to pass on the cost of climate change to the poorer and weaker citizens of the world. Second, the present generation is tempted to pass the problem on to future generations. Third, our poor grasp of science, international justice, and the human relationship to nature helps to facilitate inaction. As a result, we are engaging in willful self-deception when the lives of future generations, the world's poor, and even the basic fabric of life on the planet is at stake. We should wake up to this profound ethical failure, Gardiner concludes, and demand more of our institutions, our leaders and ourselves. "This is a radical book, both in the sense that it faces extremes and in the sense that it goes to the roots." --Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews "The book's strength lies in Gardiner's success at understanding and clarifying the types of moral issues that climate change raises, which is an important first step toward solutions." --Science Magazine "Gardiner has expertly explored some very instinctual and vitally important considerations which cannot realistically be ignored. --Required reading." --Green Prophet "Gardiner makes a strong case for highlighting and insisting on the ethical dimensions of the climate problem, and his warnings about buck-passing and the dangerous appeal of moral corruptions hit home." --Times Higher Education "Stephen Gardiner takes to a new level our understanding of the moral dimensions of climate change. A Perfect Moral Storm argues convincingly that climate change is the greatest moral challenge our species has ever faced - and that the problem goes even deeper than we think." --Peter Singer, Princeton University

Unless I See: Is There Evidence Enough to Believe?

By Pat Zukeran
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  • Publisher : Redemption Press
  • Book Code : 1632326361
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 323
  • Pdf File: unless-i-see.pdf

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"Unless I See . . . Is There Enough Evidence to Believe?" will equip you, through its approachable and informative discussion, to present a well reasoned and compelling defense of the faith. It provides you with the tools and information to defend the Christian faith, instills confidence in your faith, and gives you the tools and techniques to share your faith with a world that does not yet see the truth found in Jesus Christ.

Survival of the Furriest: My FANGtastically Evil Vampire Pet

By Mo O'Hara
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Book Code : 1250128196
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 274
  • Pdf File: survival-of-the-furriest.pdf

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It’s robots vs. pets in Survival of the Furriest: My FANGtastically Evil Vampire Pet, the fourth and final book in this FANGtastic illustrated chapter book series by New York Times bestselling author Mo O'Hara and illustrated by Marek Jagucki. Evil Scientist Summer Camp is almost over! This is my last chance to show my epic evil awesomeness and prove to everyone at Camp Mwhaaa-haa-ha-a-watha that I totally deserve the Evil Emperor of the Week crown! Luckily, this week's Evil Celebrity Judge is Dr Cyberbyte (the Evil Cybernetic Mega Millionaire Inventor), who just gave an interview in Evil Scientist Magazine about his plan to make sure every evil scientist has an evil sidekick pet! My fierce evil vampire pet Fang and I are gonna impress Dr Cyberbyte so much that he will probably award us two crowns: one giant golden pointy one for me and a kitten-sized one for Fang (with a strap so she can't pull it off). Fang and I are gonna kick some cyber-butt! Mwhaaaa-haaa-haa-haaa-haaa! Signed, The Great and Powerful Mark

Shattered Star

By Kimberly K. Fox
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1477241442
  • Total of Pages : 184
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 448
  • Pdf File: shattered-star.pdf

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A serial killer is stalking dark-haired actresses in Los Angeles. The city is plunged into terror as his victims pile up. Adrianna Adams seems to be the killers main target. Adrianna is a very famous movie actress and also the daughter of the Governor of California. Her safety is a priority for the LAPD. Detective Dane OConnor is assigned to protect the beautiful actress and the handsome cop wants to pursue the killer, not babysit an actress. Soon sparks are flying between the actress and the cop as both try to elude a killer stalking Adrianna. Danes number one priority is keeping Adrianna safe, ignoring any feelings he may have for her. Time is running out. Will Dane manage to keep Adrianna alive and stop the killer? Will there be a future for Dane and Adrianna?

A Perfect Cornish Escape

By Phillipa Ashley
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Book Code : 000837158X
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 333
  • Pdf File: a-perfect-cornish-escape.pdf

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Escape to Cornwall... ‘Wonderful. A love story with a mystery at its heart, it will make you laugh, cry and yearn for Cornwall. I loved it!’ Miranda Dickinson

Goodnight, Sweet Mother

By Alex Kava
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  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Book Code : 1488094551
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 710
  • Pdf File: goodnight-sweet-mother.pdf

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Experience a heart-pumping and thrilling tale of suspense! Originally published in THRILLER (2006), edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author James Patterson. In this engaging Thriller Short, New York Times bestselling writer Alex Kava sends her longtime character FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell on a road trip that does not go as planned. Maggie and her mom, Kathleen, decide to take a trip together, even though they really don’t get along. At a diner they encounter a man then later, back on the road, they see the same guy again. This time he sideswipes their car. The ensuing action sends the O’Dells down a hole that will make them wish they had stayed home Don’t miss any of these exciting Thriller Shorts: James Penney’s New Identity by Lee Child Operation Northwoods by James Grippando Epitaph by J. A. Konrath The Face in the Window by Heather Graham Kowalski’s in Love by James Rollins The Hunt for Dmitri by Gayle Lynds Disfigured by Michael Palmer and Daniel Palmer The Abelard Sanction by David Morrell Falling by Chris Mooney Success of a Mission by Dennis Lynds The Portal by John Lescroart and M. J. Rose The Double Dealer by David Liss Dirty Weather by Gregg Hurwitz Spirit Walker by David Dun At the Drop of a Hat by Denise Hamilton The Other Side of the Mirror by Eric Van Lustbader Man Catch by Christopher Rice Goodnight, Sweet Mother by Alex Kava Sacrificial Lion by Grant Blackwood Interlude at Duane’s by F. Paul Wilson The Powder Monkey by Ted Bell Surviving Toronto by M. Diane Vogt Assassins by Christopher Reich The Athens Solution by Brad Thor Diplomatic Constraints by Raelynn Hillhouse Kill Zone by Robert Liparulo The Devils’ Due by Steve Berry The Tuesday Club by Katherine Neville Gone Fishing by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night

By Inc., International Thriller Writers
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  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Book Code : 0369719816
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 472
  • Pdf File: thriller.pdf

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Lock the doors. Draw the shades. Pull up the covers and be prepared for Thriller to keep you up all night! Featuring North America’s foremost thriller authors, Thriller was the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published. Revisit these heart-pumping tales of suspense, including thirty-two of the most critically acclaimed and award-winning names in the business. From the signature characters that made such authors as David Morrell and John Lescroart famous to some of the hottest new voices in the genre, this blockbuster will tantalize and terrify. Previously published. “An electrifying collection from an all-star lineup.” —VINCE FLYNN