books about: victims
Victims (Alex Delaware, Book 27)
“With his latest, [Jonathan Kellerman] not only brings his ‘A’ game but also ratchets it up a notch or three. . . . Victims will keep you up at night.”—Bookreporter Acid-tongued Vita Berlin hadn’t a friend in the world, but whom did she cross so badly as to end up meticulously arranged in such a gruesome murder scene? One look prompts LAPD detective Milo Sturgis to summon his expert in homicidal maniacs, Alex Delaware. But ...
Victim of Grace: When God's Goodness Prevails
Robin Jones Gunn
Robin Jones Gunn reveals poignant truths from her life as well as from the lives of women in the Bible as she flips the notion that we are at the mercy of circumstances. She asks, what if God has dreams for you? What if he is accomplishing those dreams in the midst of shattered hopes? When life doesn't go as expected, it's easy to feel like a victim. We look at the events that have gone wrong and view our lives as impaired. What if we could see ...
The 1st Victim
Dutton Adult, 2013
Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska return to investigate the death of a Jane Doe in New York Times bestseller Tami Hoag’s short story The 1st Victim . New Year’s Day is a time for new beginnings, but Minneapolis homicide detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska are focused on endings: specifically, the tragic end of their latest murder victim, an unidentified young woman discovered on the side of the freeway. Believed to be the victim of a ...
Victim as Hero: Ideologies of Peace and National Identity in Postwar Japan
James J. Orr
University of Hawaii Press
Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse
For millions of men on the path to recovery, Victims No Longer is the next step. The first book written specifically for men, Victims No Longer examines the changing cultural attitudes toward male survivors of incest and other sexual trauma. Now, in this Second Edition, this invaluable resource continues to offer compassionate and practical advice, supported by personal anecdotes and statements of male survivors. Victims No Longer helps ...
Victims: A True Story Of The Civil War
Phillip Shaw Paludan
Univ Tennessee Press
"Phillip Paludan has combined the findings of the social sciences with an exercise in la petite histoire to create an intriguing study. From his base point, the massacre of thirteen Unionist mountaineers at Shelton Laurel, North Carolina, the author expands the investigation to embrace larger issues, such as the impact of the Civil War on small communities, the causation and characteristics of guerrilla warfare, and the focus underlying human ...
The Wounded Heart: Hope for Adult Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Dan B Allender
Sexual abuse knows no religious or social boundaries. The Wounded Heart is an intensely personal and specific look at this form of abuse. Dr. Allender explores the secret lament of the soul damaged by sexual abuse and lays hold of the hope buried there by the One whose unstained image we all bear. Includes information about false memory issues.
The Victims' Revolution: The Rise of Identity Studies and the Closing of the Liberal Mind
Respected author, critic, and essayist Bruce Bawer—whose previous book, While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam Is Destroying the West from Within , was a New York Times bestseller and a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist—now offers a trenchant and sweeping critique of the sorry state of higher education since the campus revolutions of the late ’60s and early ’70s. In The Victims’ Revolution , Bawer incisively contends that ...
The Victim (Badge of Honor) (Vol 3)
W.E.B. Griffin has captured a worldwide audience with his stunning novels of men and women of outstanding courage. BROTHERHOOD OF WAR revealed the drama and challenge of army life...THE CORPS explored the proud tradition of the Marines...Now BADGE OF HONOR takes you behind the scenes of today's urban police force. A brutal Mafia slaying rocks the city of Philadelphia when the only living witness is revealed--a wealthy debutante involved with the ...
The Seventh Victim
It's been seven years since the Seattle Strangler terrorized the city. His victims were all young, pretty, their lifeless bodies found wrapped in a home-sewn white dress. But there was one who miraculously escaped death, just before the Strangler disappeared.Lara Church has only hazy memories of her long-ago attack. What she does have is a home in Austin, a job, and a chance at a normal life at last. Then Texas Ranger James Beck arrives on her ...
The Victim Donor (A Suspense Thriller)
Kenneth A. Corre, MD Inc., 2012
Both shocking and spellbinding, The Victim Donor tells the story of a family man who struggles to discover why he has become the focus of a gruesome kidnapping plot. Stockbroker John Harris III is living the American dream with Cheryl, his physician wife and college sweetheart. They have four young children, a house in the mountains of Utah, health, love, and money. But their lives are suddenly turned upside-down when Harris is kidnapped one ...
Victims of Crime
Robert C. Davis
Sage Publications, Inc
The Third Edition of this widely used and respected book has been thoroughly revised and updated to offer the most current research, thinking, and best practices regarding crime victims and crime victim services. Using an engaging and comprehensible format, editors Robert C. Davis, Arthur J. Lurigio, and Susan Herman provide a synopsis of the contemporary literature and debates on significant topics in the field of criminal victimization.
Thirteen Steps To Move From Victim Consciousness To God Consciousness: Healing Traumatic Experiences, ...
Lawrence L. Doochin
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Are you completely happy with your life? Is it working the way you want --- is it one of ease or difficulty? If you feel that you are constantly swimming upstream, this is the book for you. Whether it is recognized or not, almost everyone has experienced some type of trauma in their life. This could range from the horrific experience of sexual or physical abuse to the simple recognition that one's parents were not very loving or that they placed ...
Victims of Crime
SAGE Publications, Inc
The Fourth Edition of this widely used and respected book has been thoroughly revised and updated to include newly contributed and updated articles utilizing the latest research and studies in the areas of violence, abuse, and victims' rights from experts in the field. It has a stronger focus on emerging issues and policies in the field of victimology than other comparable texts and offer the most current research, thinking, and best practices ...
The Victim (Penguin Classics)
"The best novel to come out of America-or England-for a generation." -V.S. Pritchett, The New York Review of Books In this unique noir masterpiece by the incomparable Saul Bellow, a young man is sucked into the mysterious, heat-filled vortex of New York City. Asa Leventhal, a temporary bachelor with his wife away on a visit to her mother, attempts to find relief from a Gotham heat wave, only to be accosted in the park by a ...
The Victim (Sarah Roberts Series Book Five)
Imagine Press, 2012
A Full-Length Novel Starring Sarah Roberts and guest starring Aaron Stevens from The Specter The Victim (Sarah Roberts Book Five) In Book Five, Sarah Roberts is The Victim. Sarah is killed in a horrible car accident, the DNA found in the car verified as hers. But the government men at the Sophia Project have faked her death to keep her to themselves. After her funeral, she shows up in the food court ...
The bodies are found in towns and cities around Puget Sound. The young women who are the victims had nothing in common...except the agony of their final moments. But somebody carefully chose them to stalk, capture, and torturea depraved killer whose cunning is matched only by the depth of his bloodlust. But the dying has only just begun. And the next victim will be the most shocking of all.
Tess McCallum is a blonde, gray-eyed, single and totally dedicated FBI agent whose work and personal life have both been stuck in neutral since the traumatic night she came home to find her fellow FBI agent, and secret lover, ritually murdered by the slippery sex-killer she had been pursuing. Her target, Mobius is a crafty, complex and completely insane serial killer. His unique scariness is because he's so ordinary, an everyman who could be ...
Perfect Victim: The True Story of the Girl in the Box
Called the "sex slave," and "the girl in the box" case, this is the story behind Colleen Stan's terrifying, seven-year-long imprisonment by Cameron Hooker as told by the district attorney who tried the case. Too bizarre to be anythin g but true, it is a tale of riveting intensity and gripping courtroom drama. 8 page photo insert. Soon to be a TV miniseries. HC: Arbor House.
Victim: The Other Side of Murder
Atlantic Monthly Press
Now a classic of true crime, Victim is a compelling and tragic look at how lives can be changed forever by a random act of violence. During an armed robbery, several hostages were brutally tortured, shot in the head, and left for dead. Victim focuses on the members of one family -- including a mother who died after the attack and a son who was left barely alive -- as they fought for his survival and struggled to rebuild their lives. Victim was ...
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