Mickey Haller gets the text, "Call me ASAP - 187," and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention. Murder cases have the highest stakes and the biggest paydays, and they always mean Haller has to be at the top of his game. When Mickey learns that the victim was his own former client, a prostitute he thought he had rescued and put on the straight and narrow path, he knows he is on the hook for this one. He soon finds out that she was back in LA and back in the life.
"Definitely entertaining. I had some smiles."
"It is my feeling that debilitating shame and guilt are at the root of all dysfunctions in families," says Jane Middelton-Moz. A few common characteristics of adults shamed in childhood: You may suffer extreme shyness, embarrassment and feelings of being inferior to others. You don't believe you make mistakes, you believe you are a mistake. You feel controlled from the outside and from within. You feel that normal spontaneous expression is blocked. You may suffer from debilitating guilt; you apologize constantly.
Evie Blackwell loves her life as an Illinois state police detective...mostly. She's very skilled at investigations and has steadily moved up through the ranks. She would like to find Mr. Right, but she has a hard time imagining how marriage could work, considering the demands of her job.
"Didn't want it to end"
London, summer 1920. An unidentified body appears to have been run down by a motorcar and Ian Rutledge is leading the investigation to uncover what happened. While the signs point to murder, vital questions remain: Who is the victim? And where, exactly, was he killed? One small clue leads Rutledge to a firm built by two families, famous for producing and selling the world's best Madeira wine. Lewis French, the current head of the English enterprise, is missing. But is he the dead man? And does either his fiancée or his jilted former lover have anything to do with his disappearance - or possible death?
Los Angeles D.A. Rachel Knight is a tenacious, wise-cracking, and fiercely intelligent prosecutor in the city's most elite division. When her colleague, Jake, is found dead at a grisly crime scene, Rachel is shaken to the core. She must take over his toughest case: the assault of a young woman from a prominent family. But she can't stop herself from digging deeper into Jake's death, a decision that exposes a world of power and violence and will have her risking her reputation - and her life - to find the truth.
Life in rural Blanco County, Texas, isn't what most folks would call exciting - and that suits game warden John Marlin just fine. He's happy to spend his days and nights protecting the local wildlife from poachers. But when the tequila-slamming, skirt-chasing treasurer of the local Rotary Club goes missing and his vehicle is found in the river the day after a flood, Marlin finds himself in charge of the search efforts.
"ho hum... Sorry i bought it."
A series of horrifying events occur in quick succession in the same upscale L.A. neighborhood. A backyard renovation unearths an infant's body, buried 60 years ago. And soon thereafter in a nearby park, another disturbingly bizarre discovery is made not far from the body of a young woman shot in the head. Helping LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis to link these eerie incidents is brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware. But even the good doctor's vast experience with matters both clinical and criminal might not be enough.
"Standard Milo and Alex"
Love is where there is no fear. Fear is where there is no love. In our age of anxieties, most of us live by complex expectations about what we should achieve, how we should act, and how others should treat us. As a result, we are victimized by guilt and fear - guilt because our standards haven't been met in the past, fear that they won't be met in the future. Inevitable, these negative emotions wreak havoc on our personal relationships, self-esteem, and peace of mind.
"A very good guide or total guilt and forgiveness"
Mark Dooher is a prosperous San Francisco attorney and a prominent Catholic, the last person anyone would suspect of a brutal crime. But Dooher, a paragon of success and a master of all he touches, is about to be indicted for murder. Charged with savagely killing his own wife, Dooher is fighting for his reputation and his life in a high-profile case that is drawing dozens of lives into its wake.
"an exceptionally good read"
Mickey Haller gets the text, "Call me ASAP - 187," and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention. Murder cases have the highest stakes and the biggest paydays, and they always mean Haller has to be at the top of his game. When Mickey learns that the victim was his own former client, a prostitute he thought he had rescued and put on the straight and narrow path, he knows he is on the hook for this one. He soon finds out that she was back in LA and back in the life. Far from saving her, Mickey may have been the one who put her in danger.
"Another great Connelly Book"
In this engaging account, renowned neuroscientist Giovanni Frazzetto blends cutting-edge scientific research with personal stories to reveal how our brains generate our emotions. He demonstrates that while modern science has expanded our knowledge, investigating art, literature, and philosophy is equally crucial to unraveling the brain’s secrets. What can a brain scan, or our reaction to a Caravaggio painting, reveal about the deep seat of guilt? Can ancient remedies fight sadness more effectively than antidepressants? What can writing poetry tell us about how joy works?
This is one of a series of six meditation recordings by Glenn Harrold and Ali Calderwood, which are based upon the ancient solfeggio musical scale. Each note in this scale has specific healing properties, and this recording uses the first note, which resonates to a frequency of 396hz. This particular frequency works to release deep rooted feelings of guilt and fear and will also work with other similar emotional patterns, such as shame, regret, self-doubt, and low self-esteem.
"After six months with these sound meditations . ."
Drawing on well-researched, clinically proven methods of behavioral therapy, prolific author-psychologist Dr Douglas Ruben has proudced a dynamic ten-step course in shame relief--a malady plagung many members of today's stress-laden, never enough society. Dr. Ruben outlines specific problems that can be overcome by his method. Included among these are perfectionism, avoidance or escape from fear, personalizing problems, and repeating bad relationshps.
Forgive Yourself and Let Go of Unhelpful Guilt the Mindfulness Way encourages a change of perspective. You relax deeply, learn to pause for a while, and observe your inner thoughts and feelings from a more detached point of view. This change of focus helps you simply to notice unhelpful, blaming thoughts and feelings, acknowledge their presence, and then gently let them go with your breathing.
The Pie Life is the ultimate self-improvement playbook for women who work. Now is the time for you to banish the guilt and start living a life you love! Having worked with thousands of women over the past two decades, best-selling author Samantha Ettus shares the secrets for how you can sustain a thriving personal and professional life at the same time.
The men who killed Tush Bannon knew he was a nice guy with a nice wife and three nice kids - trying to run a small marina on the Florida coast. They also knew he was in the way of a big land development scheme. Once they killed him, they figured they were on easy street. But Tush Bannon was Travis McGee's friend, and McGee could be one tough adversary when protecting a widow and her kids.
"My Favorite Book In My Favorite Series"
Hungry Girl: The Official Survival Guide is brimming with tips and tricks for making smarter food choices no matter where you are. Told with Hungry Girl's inimitable wit and sassy style, Hungry Girl: The Official Survival Guide will help you tackle any and every food challenge. No problem.
"I Love Hungry Girl!"
Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four-book series is among the best-reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. This fourth volume, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, maintains the same sterling standard of humor and poignancy as Lisa and Francesca continue on the road of life, acquiring men and puppies.
"Just what we needed"
The Apostle Paul writes the Book of Romans as a legal document to justify the believer's freedom. Free by Divine Decree takes you inside the court room to witness how the case for your freedom was argued and decided. The final verdict from the Supreme Judge is that "in Christ" you are righteous not by achieving but by believing. The truth in this audiobook will set you free - free indeed. No further appeal! Your freedom is not a feeling it is a fact. The Verdict Is In: Condemnation is OUT.
Gods of Guilt is a thrilling tale for a variety of readers, and this comprehensive analysis helps you decipher the characters' motives and navigate the American legal system. Meet Haller's obstacles, such as questionable DEA agents and immoral private investigators, as he fights to solve the mystery and save his client from wrongful imprisonment. Learn how Connelly surprises his readers with plot twists and unpredictable conclusions in his latest mystery thriller.
"What is the point of this?"