In a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town's water supply, causing the worst "cancer cluster" in history. The company appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court, whose nine justices will one day either approve the verdict or reverse it.
"And the ending?"
Michael Hart had been convicted for killing his wife and spent 10 years in prison. But now he has escaped, and his lawyer is tracking down new evidence that might clear him. But then the sleepwalking begins.... And one by one, the members of the jury that convicted him are being murdered.
To Philadelphia lawyer Grace Rossi, who's starting over after a divorce, a part-time job with a federal appeals court sounds perfect. But Grace doesn't count on being assigned to an explosive death penalty appeal. Nor does she expect ardor in the court in the form of an affair with her boss, Chief Judge Armen Gregorian. Then the truly unimaginable happens and Grace finds herself investigating a murder.
"Not typical Scottoline"
In recent years, the advent of MRI technology seems to have unlocked the secrets of the human mind, revealing the sources of our deepest desires, intentions, and fears. As renowned psychiatrist and scholar Sally Satel and psychologist Scott O. Lilienfeld demonstrate in Brainwashed, however, the explanatory power of brain scans in particular and neuroscience more generally has been vastly overestimated.
"The Overall Message..."
Fall under the intoxicating spell of their hex appeal…In the magical world that lies hidden beneath our own, witches and conjurers play deadly games. They know just the right spell to kill a man with one kiss—or raise him back again. And they’re not afraid to exact sweet revenge on those who dare to cross them. But what if you’re the unlucky soul who falls victim to a conjurer’s curse? And if you had the power to cast a magic spell of your own, would you use it?
"Good Format, Good Stories"
Charlie "the Devil" Singleton is the face of professional poker. Notorious for playing cards and women, he knows when to hold 'em, when to walk away, and when to run - and he's got skills at the poker table too. But Charlie's ready to change his ways, and the surprisingly sexy texts he's getting from Riley are making him want to bet everything... on her.
"Text Appeal is Great Lexi Ryan Fun!"
One afternoon over coffee at Cat’s delicatessen, a friend of Isabel’s shares a call for help from Duncan Munrowe. Crafty thieves have stolen a prized painting from his collection, a work by the celebrated French artist Nicolas Poussin that was earmarked for donation to the Scottish National Gallery. Munrowe has been approached by the thieves and hopes that Isabel will assist him in recovering the painting. Never one to refuse an appeal, she agrees, and discovers that the thieves may be closer to the owner than he ever would have expected.
"Great story, simply gorgeous narration..."
A revelatory examination of the most significant demographic shift since the baby boom—the sharp increase in the number of people who live alone—that offers surprising insights on the benefits of this epochal change. With eye-opening statistics, original data, and vivid portraits of people who go solo, Klinenberg upends the conventional wisdom to deliver the definitive take on how the rise of living alone is transforming the American experience.
In Why We Love Serial Killers, criminology professor Dr. Scott Bonn explores our powerful appetite for the macabre, while also providing new and unique insights into the world of the serial killer, including those he has gained from his correspondence with two of the world’s most notorious examples, David Berkowitz ("Son of Sam") and Dennis Rader ("Bind, Torture, Kill").
"not as exciting as name promised."
This Animal Attraction sleep learning program was designed to assist the listener in gaining self-thoughts related to powerful confidence, magnetism, sex appeal, and charisma, being in the body, and being "in the now".
This Sexual Charisma for Men guided self-hypnosis script was designed to assist the listener in getting in touch with his masculine sexual energy, staying anchored in his body, raising his sexual energy, and gaining higher sexual confidence and attractiveness. The hypnosis induction features isochronic tones which are a form of brainwave entrainment to help achieve deeper relaxation.
This Sexual Charisma for Women guided self-hypnosis program was designed to assist the listener in getting in touch with her feminine sexual energy, getting in touch with her body, raising her sexual energy and gaining higher sexual confidence and attractiveness. The hypnosis induction features isochronic tones which are a form of brainwave entrainment to help achieve deeper relaxation.
Funny Business is based around the theme of - what else - humor, and if you’re familiar with Jon and Guys Read, you already know what you’re in store for: an hilarious story.
In Dog Whistle Politics, Ian Haney Lopez offers a sweeping account of how politicians and plutocrats deploy veiled racial appeals to persuade white voters to support policies that favor the extremely rich yet threaten their own interests. Dog-whistle appeals generate middle-class enthusiasm for political candidates who promise to crack down on crime, curb undocumented immigration, and protect the heartland against Islamic infiltration, but ultimately vote to slash taxes for the rich.
This program was designed to assist the listener in developing a raw, magnetic sex appeal, and gaining sexual and personal gravity and attractiveness. Included you will find an introduction to hypnotherapy, a guided self-hypnosis track, an extended title specific affirmations track, a meditation track and as an extra bonus, an exciting and powerful drum journey, bodywork track using an alternate induction, hypnotic drum beats and posthypnotic suggestions related to animal magnetism.
"NSA Phone Program Is Illegal, Appeals Court Rules" is from the May 08,2015 US section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Devlin Barrett and Damian Paletta and narrated by Ken Borgers.
As a mother, wife, employer and editor of the Review of Applied Ethics, Isabel Dalhousie is aware that to be human is to be responsible. So when a neighbour brings her a new and potentially dangerous puzzle to solve, once again Isabel feels she has no option but to shoulder the burden. A masterpiece painting has been stolen from Duncan Munrowe, old-fashioned philanthropist, father to two discontented children, and a very wealthy man.
It’s 1955 and Home Office pathologist Doctor Richard Pryor and forensic biologist Angela Bray have a thriving private forensic consultancy. A mysterious new case shakes up the quiet resort town of Borth when a body is found in the bog with its hands tied and the head missing. Richard and Angela must use all of their expertise to uncover the truth behind this gruesome case.
In this well-informed and hard-hitting response to the scaremongering of the climate alarmists, Nigel Lawson, former Chancellor of the Exchequer and Secretary of State for Energy, argues that it is time for us to take a cool look at global warming. Lawson carefully and succinctly examines all aspects of the global warming issue: the science, the economics, the politics, and the ethics.
"Logic on the Global Warming debate"