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PETER BOY Hawai'i's Most Notorious Case Of Child Abuse And Murder...
by Lillian Koller

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English

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Publication Date

April 26, 2017

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In this four-part book series, the author reveals the shocking details of Hawai'i's most notorious child abuse and murder case. The facts are literally torn from the 2,000 pages of official agency records that the book's author, Lillian B. Koller, J.D., then Hawai'i's Human Services State Director, courageously disclosed to the public in 2005. Now, in these books, Koller continues – part whistleblower and part storyteller – to reveal the heartbreaking story of Peter Boy’s short life, from 1991 to 1997. <br /><br />From emotively lyrical to powerfully analytic, Koller uniquely combines “true life” and “true crime” genres, to create an engaging, non-fiction, book series – sometimes chilling, sometimes agonizing, but always surprisingly easy to read. It’s a “must read” for everyone who loves Peter Boy as well as anyone who cares about children and yearns to understand how this tragedy could have happened.<br /> <br />Koller shines a bright light on how Hawai'i's “system” to protect children from parental child abuse and neglect, failed little Peter Boy, again and again. Her poignant questions to the reader serve as welcome, silver linings – showing the way to improve such still-flawed “systems,” everywhere, to prevent more children from needlessly suffering and dying.<br /><br />With compassion, hope, and unflinching honesty, Koller exposes more than the what, when, where, why, and how of Peter Boy’s tragedy. She also shares her own parents’ inspiration as Holocaust survivors. This book demonstrates, as Koller puts it, “the survivor's relentless quest for meaning when the pursuit of justice is futile.”
Notorious Nazi Women (The Eclectic Collection Book 1)
by Stewart Andel

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English

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Publication Date

April 26, 2017

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Some things in life go unnoticed. The fact that there were ruthless, vicious and vindictive female Nazi guards is one of them. This new title from author Stewart Andel hopes to address that issue and open up the stories behind the evil Nazi plague that were the "Notorious Nazi Women". Hear the stories of "The Bitch of Buchenwald", or the "Beautiful Beast" inside this first volume of The Eclectic Collection.
OAKLAND A REFLECTION OF SOCIETY: OUR SOCIETY NEEDS TO RE-THINK
by Xavier George

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English

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Publication Date

April 26, 2017

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I was inspired to write this book because of issues in society that took place within my own city. The topic is one that is a reflection of a societal problem that takes place in many inner-city communities across the United States. We need to bring awareness to the societal problem that has become an epidemic today.
When Monster Comes Out of the Closet
by , John Rose

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English

Pages

248

Publication Date

April 25, 2017

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Lori Steinhorst, through the very words of a serial killer himself, manages to do what no one else has been able to do to date. She uncloaks the monster in the closet by revealing his inner thoughts and actions, and we see what we have always feared: The monster is no monster at all, but rather a human being, who looks like any other. Yet, he is torn and twisted by irresistible, compelling, and uncontrollable desire to molest and kill children.<br /><br />Through his desire to prevent others from being like himself and to prevent children from falling victim to those who would prey on them, convicted molester/killer Westley Allan Dodd, tells it all. But most importantly, he tells you how there are no monsters in our closets - the are on our streets, in our children's playgrounds, schools, and come knocking at our front doors!
DON'T GET CAUGHT UP!
by Terell Osirus

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English

Pages

260

Publication Date

April 25, 2017

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An authentically raw & genuine street literature with a captivating story line that leaves you yearning for more...the reading experience takes you on a theatrical ride into the lives of each character...Their motivation is what most may refer to "the root of all evil".The name of the game is called survival and the rules were simple!..DON'T GET CAUGHT UP! with your guard down and your heart out...Ty and his crew will have readers on their heels with the non-stop, action-pack, page-turner,as it takes readers through the rough and grimy streets of Miami. this story is sure to have the readers mind compelled & curious to the many plots & twist in the tale...with out any further delay i suggest you get comfortable and enjoy the movie that could only be told by one that has lived it..until next time stay on point!
Murder, Sex and Liquor: The Ugly Americans in England During Worl...
by Kenneth Alford

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English

Pages

331

Publication Date

April 25, 2017

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American troops played a critical role in the battle for Europe in World War II, and a great part of their success was their being welcomed in Great Britain to establish bases and supply centers in preparation for D-Day.<br />As in all military history, however, there are always “the good, the bad, and the ugly” among the troops. In this latest fascinating and well-documented work, the author examines this behavior—the bad and the ugly—and explains why the punishment of U.S. offenders was not always a simple matter. He details cases ranging from drunken violence to theft, rape, and even murder by U.S. troops.<br />These criminal acts were in the minority, to be sure, but as demonstrated in vigorous prose, there were enough incidents to cause considerable resentment by some British citizens of the wild and sometimes deadly confrontations recorded by British and American authorities.<br />There were 36,102 court-martials of American soldiers in Europe during World War II. These charges ranged from homicide, rape and bestiality to necrophilia. World War II was America’s finest hour with 4,182,266 servicemen serving honorable in the European Theater of Operations. The small percentage of soldiers court-martialed only dishonored themselves.<br />
Rahasya Jal - Gujarati: Short Suspense-Crime Stories (Gujarati Ed...
by Kanu Bhagdev

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Gujarati

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Publication Date

April 27, 2017

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ગુજરાતી સાહિત્યના ખ્યાતનામ રહસ્યકથા લેખક શ્રી કનુ ભગદેવ અંગે કહેવાની કંઈ જરૂર લાગતી નથી. એમની કલમ જ એમનો મોટામાં મોટો પરિચય છે. આશરે ૪૦૦ ઉપરાંત રહસ્યકથાઓ લખી ચૂકેલા આ ખમતીધર લેખકનો ગુજરાતી સાહિત્યમાં આજે પણ દબદબો છે.<br />ગુજરાતનાં પ્રખ્યાત દૈનિક ‘દિવ્યભાસ્કર’ તથા રાજકોટથી પ્રગટ થતાં ‘ફૂલછાબ’માં આજ થી ઘણા સમય પહેલા પ્રગટ થઈ ચુકેલી ટુંકી રહસ્યકથાઓ અહીં ફરીથી ઈ-બુક સ્વરૂપે આકાર પામી રહી છે. મારા આ પ્રયાસ માટે ‘માતૃભારતી’નો અહીં આભાર વ્યક્ત કરું છું.<br />તો વાંચકમિત્રો, તૈયાર થઈ જાઓ કનુ ભગદેવની ‘રહસ્યજાળ’માં ગૂંથાવા માટે.<br />આપના અમુલ્ય અભિપ્રાય (રીવ્યુ) આપવાનું ચૂકશો નહીં.<br />- પરમ દેસાઈ (સંકલન કર્તા)
Mord 3.0: - en forfrasættelse (Danish Edition)
by Karsten Verin Bengtsson

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Danish

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Publication Date

April 30, 2017

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<p>Mord 3.0 er en "<em>forfrasættelse</em>" af Mord 2.0. Det vil sige historien starter forfra. Den samme unge kvinde - Kirsten Blomsted - findes myrdet i sin lejlighed. Herefter tager romanen en ny vej gennem handlingen. Denne gang er hun blevet kvalt under et samleje. Hun har været aktiv på dating-appen Slinder og det er kriminalkommissær Kurt Wisoms (kaldet Visdom) teori, at Kirsten har mødt sin morder via denne app. Men efterforskningen er kompliceret af, at Kirsten Blomsteds mobil er låst og ingen kan regne koden ud. Derfor er mobilen et lukket, digitalt land. Men det lykkes alligevel at finde ét enkelt brudstykke af Kirsten Blomsteds kommunikation på Slinder. Men er det nok til, at politikommissær Kurt Wisom kan opklare mordet på den unge kvinde?</p>
DOUBT 2: The Madeleine McCann Mystery (Gone Girl)
by Nick van der Leek

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English

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Publication Date

April 27, 2017

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Buckets brimmed with glinting coins for all who came and played their part. Even so, Madeleine remained missing.<br /><br />If DOUBT dealt a sweeping view over the vast Madeleine McCann case file, DOUBT 2 roosts over the main highlights of the case. <br /><br />In DOUBT 2, Nick van der Leek once again boldly interrogates the haunting, not-quite-right, aftermath of Madeleine’s “abduction”.<br /><br />•Time of death<br />•Had there been an autopsy, injuries sustained?<br />•Removal and disposal/s of Madeleine’s remains<br />•Three weeks after her death, what was used to transport Madeleine’s remains?<br />•Ultimate suppression of Amaral and others in court<br />•How the narrative was controlled<br />•How the pot of gold turned into a goldmine buried beneath the media mountain that sprouted, like a cinder cone volcano around this Missing Person’s Case<br /><br />DOUBT 2, using a shoestring budget, attempts to go beyond the £11.1 million investigation that was shelved. It aims to go far beyond the £4 million Find Madeleine Fund that was drained dry during the course of an investigation into the disappearance of a little girl who some believed had never gone missing at all...<br />
Techo de nubes rojas (Spanish Edition)
by Mareta Lozano

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Spanish

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Publication Date

April 28, 2017

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Esta es la historia de dos adolescentes que se enamoran en el instituto y unen sus vidas para siempre hasta más allá de lo imaginable. Carlos y Lucía se vieron por primera vez en el aula de música y el flechazo fue mutuo e instantáneo. La belleza de Lucía encandiló a Carlos; ella se quedó prendada del porte e inquietante personalidad de él. Pero Olga, la inseparable amiga de Lucía, nunca aprobó esta relación, creyó siempre que Carlos ocultaba algo, y nada bueno. Lucía recriminaba esta actitud a su amiga, que achacaba a los celos.<br />Lucía y Carlos se casaron, tuvieron dos hijos y Lucía, aunque con los problemas que ella creía típicos de todas las parejas, pensaba que se estaban realizando todos sus sueños. Hasta que las mentiras y las falsas promesas descorrieron el velo que cubría los ojos de Lucía, que se empecinaba en creer que el amor, la familia y la búsqueda de la felicidad pueden con todo, y la realidad se chocó contra ella de frente de una manera definitiva, sin posibilidad de marcha atrás.<br />Techo de nubes rojas es una estremecedora novela basada en hechos reales. Aunque los nombres de los protagonistas y las localizaciones han sido cambiados, sin duda muchos lectores reconocerán la historia real que se narra en sus páginas. Una historia que trata de mostrarnos hasta dónde puede llegar el amor para algunas personas, y hasta dónde el caos y la vileza emocional en otras.

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