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Kevin O'Brien

Pinnacle, 2013

A family of four murdered in their hotel room. A single mother and her boyfriend both stabbed to death. A sordid history of violent crimes, repeated over and over—but decades apart. Olivia Barker is a therapist with no connection to the murders. But she has heard things. Stories that keep her up at night. Details that only a killer would know. A killer who could be one of her patients . . . Olivia has no proof for her suspicions. But as ...


Unspeakable: The Story of Junius Wilson (Caravan Book)
Susan Burch, Hannah Joyner

The University of North Carolina Press, 2007

Junius Wilson (1908-2001) spent seventy-six years at a state mental hospital in Goldsboro, North Carolina, including six in the criminal ward. He had never been declared insane by a medical professional or found guilty of any criminal charge. But he was deaf and black in the Jim Crow South. Unspeakable is the story of his life. Using legal records, institutional files, and extensive oral history interviews--some conducted in sign ...


Joy Unspeakable
Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Shaw Books, 2000

Martyn Lloyd-Jones explores the assertion of John the Baptist that Jeus would baptize with the Holy Spirit. The result is a classic call to submit afresh to the Spirit for power, purity and assurance, while keeping our heads in the face of pitfalls that might distract or ensnare us. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


Unspeakable Mutilations: Circumcised Men Speak Out
Lindsay R Watson

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Circumcision of male infants and boys is a cultural practice that persists within some African, Pacific, Southern Asian and Middle Eastern cultures, and, as a medicalized ritual, in some Anglophone societies, especially the United States. Advocates describe circumcision as a benign snip with religious significance and health benefits. Critics argue that the health benefits are trivial, irrelevant or non-existent, and that parental power over a ...


Sandra Brown

Grand Central Publishing, 1999

Carl Herbold is a cold-blooded psychopath who has just escaped the penitentiary where he was serving a life sentence. Bent on revenge, he's going back to where he began--Blewer County, Texas... Born deaf, lately widowed, Anna Corbett fights to keep the ranch that is her son's birthright, unaware that she is at the center of Herbold's horrific scheme--and that her world of self-imposed isolation is about to explode... Drifter Jack Sawyer arrives ...


The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion
Meghan Daum

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014

A master of the personal essay candidly explores love, death, and the counterfeit rituals of American life In her celebrated 2001 collection, My Misspent Youth , Meghan Daum offered a bold, witty, defining account of the artistic ambitions, financial anxieties, and mixed emotions of her generation. The Unspeakable is an equally bold and witty, but also a sadder and wiser, report from early middle age.      It’s a report tempered by ...


Unspeakable (Tracers)
Laura Griffin

Pocket Books, 2010

ELAINA MCCORD WANTS TO FIND A KILLER. BUT HE’S ALREADY FOUND HER. Elaina McCord’s dream of being an FBI profiler is threatened by her very first case—investigating a string of murders near a Texas beach resort. The victims, all young women, were drugged and brutally murdered, their bodies abandoned in desolate marshland. Elaina’s hunch—met with disbelief by local police—is that these are only the latest offerings from a serial ...


Unspeakable: Facing Up to the Challenge of Evil
OS Guinness

HarperOne, 2006

We are still surprised by evil. From Auschwitz to the events of September 11, we have been shocked into recognizing the startling capacity for evil within the human heart. We now know 9/11 revealed that our country was unprepared in terms of national security, but it also showed we were intellectually and morally unprepared to deal with such a barbaric act. Our language to describe evil and our ethical will to resist it have grown uncertain ...


Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution
Laurie Penny

Bloomsbury USA, 2014

Smart, clear-eyed, and irreverent, Unspeakable Things is a fresh look at gender and power in the twenty-first century, which asks difficult questions about dissent and desire, money and masculinity, sexual violence, menial work, mental health, queer politics, and the Internet. Celebrated journalist and activist Laurie Penny draws on a broad history of feminist thought and her own experience in radical subcultures in America and Britain to ...


JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters
James W. Douglass

Touchstone, 2010

The acclaimed book Oliver Stone called “the best account I have read of this tragedy and its significance,” JFK and the Unspeakable details not just how the conspiracy to assassinate President John F. Kennedy was carried out, but WHY it was done…and why it still matters today. At the height of the Cold War, JFK risked committing the greatest crime in human history: starting a nuclear war. Horrified by the specter of nuclear ...


Unspeakable Losses: Healing From Miscarriage, Abortion, And Other Pregnancy Loss
Kim Kluger-Bell

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2000

This comforting and healing book is a must--not only for women who have at one time experienced pregnancy loss but also for their parents, sisters, daughters, brothers, and friends. Kim Kluger-Bell's extensive fieldwork as a therapist specializing in the psychodynamics of reproductive crises strips away the shrouds of silence surrounding pregnancy losses and abortions, giving new voice to these "unspeakable losses." Filled with in-depth ...


Unspeakable Proposal, A Menage' a Troi for Love

Daddy's Girl Publishing House, 2013

Note: This is an African American and interracial BWWM Erotic Romance ebook which some may consider erotica. It features interracial sex and threesome between two Alpha black females and Alpha white male. It contains explicit sex scenes, frequent sex scenes, strong language and mature adult situations. It is not intended for anyone under 18 years of age. Unspeakable Proposal is an erotic tale about two women, one man and a whole lot of hot sexy ...


Kevin O'Brien

Pinnacle, 2012

Truth Megan Keeler died years ago--or so everyone believes. In fact, she disappeared to escape from her sadistic husband, Glenn. When dismembered body parts were found near their home, Glenn was convicted of his wife's murder. And Megan, terrified for her unborn child's safety, never came forward with the truth. . . Is More Terrifying Since then, Megan has built a new life in Seattle for herself and her son, Josh. She's never forgotten that ...


Laura Griffin

Simon & Schuster, 2013

The third thrilling Tracers novel from rising romantic suspense star Laura Griffin.


Unspeakable Violence: Remapping U.S. and Mexican National Imaginaries (Latin America Otherwise)
Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández

Duke University Press Books, 2011

Unspeakable Violence addresses the epistemic and physical violence inflicted on racialized and gendered subjects in the U.S.–Mexico borderlands from the mid-nineteenth century through the early twentieth. Arguing that this violence was fundamental to U.S., Mexican, and Chicana/o nationalisms, Nicole M. Guidotti-Hernández examines the lynching of a Mexican woman in California in 1851, the Camp Grant Indian Massacre of 1871, the racism evident ...


Joy Unspeakable
Barbara A. Holmes

Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2004

Holmes's research - through oral histories, church records, and written accounts - details not only ways in which contemplative experience is built into African American collective worship but also the legacy of African monasticism, a history of spiritual exemplars, and unique meditative worship practices.


The Unspeakable Girl: The Myth and Mystery of Kore (Seagull Books - The Italian List)
Giorgio Agamben, Monica Ferrando

Seagull Books, 2014

Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben is the rare writer whose ideas and works have a broad appeal across many fields, and his devoted fans are not just philosophers, but readers of political and legal theory, sociology, and literary criticism as well. Agamben’s intuition and meditation are fascinating, and not least when he turns his critical eye to the mysteries and contradictions of early religion. The Unspeakable Girl: The Myth and ...


I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President
Josh Lieb

Razorbill, 2010

When a provocation from his dad irks twelve-yearold evil genius Oliver Watson, he'll have to put his plans for world domination on hold in order to beat the pants off the competition and win the middle school election!


The Unspeakable
Peter Anderson

C&R Press, 2014

It is the mid-1980s, the era of so-called reformist apartheid, and South Africa is in flames. Police and military are gunning down children at the forefront of the liberation struggle. Far from such action, it seems, a small party of four is traveling by minibus to the north of the country, close to the border with Zimbabwe. Their aim is to shoot a documentary on the discovery of a prehistoric skull that Professor Digby Bamford boasts is ...



Few people are cursed enough to see demons and fortunate enough to survive their encounter. Stark poverty and dark evil surround a young boy named Matt who has the rare ability to see angel’s wings sparkle in the sunlight and feel their presence even near the darkest of deeds. In the constant battle between good and evil, Matt is poised to be the champion for either side, but will suffering strengthen his soul or make him embrace wickedness? ...



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