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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: Facing Up to the Challenge of Evil
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 ...
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: The Story of Junius Wilson (Caravan Book)
The University of North Carolina Press
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 ...
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 ...
The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
“Daum is her generation's Joan Didion.” — Nylon Nearly fifteen years after her debut collection, My Misspent Youth , captured the ambitions and anxieties of a generation, Meghan Daum returns to the personal essay with The Unspeakable , a masterful collection of ten new works. Her old encounters with overdrawn bank accounts and oversized ambitions in the big city have given way to a new set of challenges. The first essay, ...
JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters
James W. Douglass
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 Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution
Shortlisted for the Green Carnation Prize 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 ...
Squee's Wonderful Big Giant Book of Unspeakable Horrors
Features familiar faces from Johnny the Homicidal maniac but focuses on poor little Squee--Johnny's wee trauma magnet neighbor. Squee's travails remind us all of what childhood was all about--witnessing vicious dog attacks, being abducted by aliens, discovering your schoolmates are all zombies, and having dinner at Satan's house. Ahh, youth.
Grand Central Publishing
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 ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Everything I ever learned about fairy-tales was a fucking lie… Four years ago, my life was everything I wanted it to be: I had everything I wanted, everything I needed, in my best friend and newly wedded husband—Tyler. Yet, hours after we said "I do," I lost him. Forever... The dreams we'd shared, the future we'd planned—all of our hopes and desires, were ripped away in mere seconds. And now, four years later, my life still feels like a ...
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 ...
My Misspent Youth: Essays
Grove Press, Open City Books
Meghan Daum is one of the most celebrated nonfiction writers of her generation, widely recognized for the fresh, provocative approach with which she unearths hidden fault lines in the American landscape. From her well-remembered New Yorker essays about the financial demands of big-city ambition and the ethereal, strangely old-fashioned allure of cyber relationships to her dazzlingly hilarious riff in Harper's about musical passions that give way ...
Raids on the Unspeakable (New Directions Paperbook)
This collection of his prose writings reveals the extent to which Thomas Merton moved from the other-worldly devotion of his earlier work to a direct, deeply engaged, often militant concern with the critical situation of man in the world. Here this concern finds expression in poetic irony and in meditations intentionally dour. In these brief, challenging pieces, Father Merton does not offer consolation or easy remedies. He looks candidly and ...
I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President
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!
Barbara A. Holmes
Augsburg Fortress Publishers
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.
An Unspeakable Sadness: The Dispossession of the Nebraska Indians
David J. Wishart
University of Nebraska Press
Of all the interactions between American Indians and Euro-Americans, none was as fundamental as the acquisition of the indigenous peoples’ lands. To Euro-Americans this takeover of lands was seen as a natural right, an evolution to a higher use; to American Indians the loss of homelands was a tragedy involving also a loss of subsistence, a loss of history, and a loss of identity. Historical geographer David J. Wishart tells the story of ...
Unspeakable Mercy: from the 2009 Living Beyond Disease Retreat
Michele Longo O'Donnell
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Contained within these pages is heaven’s answer to all earthbound suffering. We discover here what is the single factor which causes us to see what is not. We find the single revelation which removes the clay from our eyes to behold heaven right here, as earth. And we discover what that clay really is that has held us forever in such confusion. When we behold heaven what will we see? The return to Eden must follow the path through the ...
Unspeakable Words (The Sixth Sense Book 1)
Dreamspinner Press, 2010
The Sixth Sense: Book One Special Agent John Flynn is everything Jerry Parker is not: dangerously handsome, coolly charismatic, and respected by his peers. Special Agent Parker is dedicated and meticulous, but his abrasive personality has given him a reputation for being difficult. When new information on a cold case appears, Parker is assigned to work with Flynn, and the sparks fly as their investigative styles clash. Contact with a strange ...
Unspeakable Truths: Transitional Justice and the Challenge of Truth Commissions
Priscilla B. Hayner
In a sweeping review of forty truth commissions, Priscilla Hayner delivers a definitive exploration of the global experience in official truth-seeking after widespread atrocities. When Unspeakable Truths was first published in 2001, it quickly became a classic, helping to define the field of truth commissions and the broader arena of transitional justice. This second edition is fully updated and expanded, covering twenty new commissions formed ...
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