A tipsy young woman seeking aid on a desolate highway disappears into the inky black night. A retired schoolteacher is stabbed to death in broad daylight. Two women are butchered after closing time in a small-town beauty parlor. The ultimate whodunits, these crimes demand the attention of LAPD detective Milo Sturgis and his collaborator on the crime beat, psychologist Alex Delaware.
"Got a Little Lost..."
The basis of the award-winning film starring Orson Welles, Compulsion gives a shocking fictionalized account of the Leopold-Loeb murder case - in which two young graduates of the University of Chicago kidnapped and killed a child for the intellectual challenge.
"More Than Amazing"
The first book to examine the science behind both mild and extreme compulsive behavior - using fascinating case studies to understand its deeper meaning and reveal the truth about human compulsion.
Investigative journalist Maxine "Max" Revere is covering the high-profile New York City trial of serial killer Adam Bachman, and Max is excited when she's granted a rare interview with him. She has a lot to ask him, and she's also hoping to find out if Bachman knows anything about a couple who's been missing since the week before his arrest. But her time with him doesn't go quite as planned.
"BOOK PROBABLY BETTER READ; REVIEWS WRONG."
All her life Barrie Watson has been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some mileage on her stiletto heels. But she finds a new kind of prison at her aunt's South Carolina plantation instead - a prison guarded by an ancient spirit who long ago cursed one of the three founding families of Watson Island and gave the others magical gifts that became compulsions.
"Glad I held on"
In the exclusive suburb of Grosse Pointe, Alan Canty was a respected psychologist, with clients drawn from wealthy families across Detroit. But at night, he ventured into the city's seedy south side, where, under the name Dr. Al Miller, he met with prostitutes. One girl in particular caught Dr. Al's eye: a skinny teenage drug addict named Dawn, an ex-honor student who had fallen under the spell of a pimp named Lucky. Canty became their sugar daddy, spending thousands to buy them clothes, cars, and gifts. But when the money ran out, Canty's luck went with it.
A tipsy young woman seeking aid on a desolate highway disappears into the inky black night. A retired schoolteacher is stabbed to death in broad daylight. Two women are butchered after closing time in a small-town beauty parlor. These and other bizarre acts of cruelty and psychopathology are linked only by the killer's use of luxury vehicles and a baffling lack of motive.
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Stop Shopping Addiction - Kick Your Compulsion to Buy with Subliminal Messages. Seven powerful recordings, each 10 minutes long, containing thousands of embedded subliminal messages designed to help you reach your goal. This recording contains the following subliminal affirmations: I buy only things I really need; I am in control of what I spend; I always stick to my budget; my shopping trips are planned and essential; I resist the urge to shop for the sake of it.
"There's just music playing and no one is reading anything - a total scam, don't buy"
After secretly filling out Lucent Storme's Master/slave contract of consensual ownership, Elise resolves to give it to him. She's thought about it overnight and they've had a good connection. It makes sense. It's probably a terrible idea. With Lucent irrationally irritated about the contract, refusing to accept her acceptance, perhaps they should go their separate ways. Except they're trapped in the library. And now the power's out. He's mad. He's not mad. He's mad and not mad and Elise can't keep up. Is this it?
In Obsessed: The Compulsions and Creations of Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz, author Steve Volk ventures deep into the mind of Jeffrey Schwartz, a controversial, often combative psychiatrist and expert on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Considered a pariah among his academic peers, Schwartz’s unconventional treatment methods draw on his fascination with the Holocaust, his experience with Buddhist meditation and his pioneering work documenting the neural circuitry of OCD.
In these end-times, compulsions, obsessions and addictions are at epidemic levels. Satan uses compulsions, obsessions and addictions to force his slaves to build up his kingdom. Satan also uses compulsions, obsessions and addictions to prevent Christians from living the abundant life. As compulsion, obsession or addiction becomes too painful, people reach out for help.
"Great Old Testament Study"
Joey Lott shares his wisdom from more than 20 years of direct, personal experience with obsessive-compulsive behavior. He gives a frank and honest account of how his own personal obsession took hold, detailing the way in which one single childhood incident set off a chain reaction of behavioral abnormalities that led him down a spiral of destruction.
A friend of Frank Clevenger, a brilliant forensic psychiatrist, desperately needs help in solving a chilling murder. One of the infant twin daughters of billionaire Darwin Bishop has been murdered in her crib. The suspected killer is her adopted brother, Billy. As Clevenger becomes convinced that Billy may be innocent, it becomes clear that the killer is circling another victim - the remaining twin. Clevenger lays a trap to reveal the killer in an unforgettable finale.
A young woman who disappeared into the black night; a retired school teacher stabbed to death in broad daylight and two women butchered in a beauty parlour. Three murder cases, linked only by a perplexing lack of motive. But then LAPD detective Milo Sturgis and psychologist Alex Delaware are called to the scene of a bizarre "crime". A stolen car has been anonymously returned to its owner, undamaged and unblemished - except for a tiny, solitary bloodstain.
Gambling has grown at an unprecedented rate over the last decade and is an increasingly popular recreational activity. While gambling was once illegal, or viewed as a disreputable activity, social norms have shifted. Gambling is now a multi-billion dollar industry, and its growth is likely to continue. Surveys indicate that the general population favors funding charities, health care and other important initiatives through the funds generated from gambling.
This Dragnet episode originally aired on April 12, 1953.
It's about time Susie got around to asking, "Do you suffer from sexual compulsion?" Susie asks you to take a little quiz to find out if your sexual thoughts are getting in the way of the rest of your life, and more. Susie also found a news story about an innocent water balloon that exposed a gay porn site in Florida. In her Try This at Home mailbag, Susie answers a woman whose lover keeps telling her her size really matters too.