Silent Victim

Thriller

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Author: Caroline Mitchell

Publisher: Aufbau Digital

ISBN: 3841217222

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Manches ist schlimmer als Mord. Emma ist eine liebende Ehefrau - und eine Mörderin. Vor Jahren hat sie ihren Lehrer, der sie als Teenager verführte, erschlagen und auf dem Grundstück ihres Elternhauses vergraben - so glaubt sie zumindest. Als ihr Ehemann Alex eine neue Stelle annimmt, muss Emma ihr Elternhaus verkaufen, und zuvor will sie die Leiche verschwinden lassen. Doch das vermeintliche Grab ist leer. Die Leiche ist verschwunden. In ihrer Not offenbart sie sich ihrem Ehemann, aber es scheint etwas zu beginnen, das Emma nicht mehr kontrollieren kann.

Silent Victim

Growing up in a Child Porn Ring

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Author: Timmy Fielding

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781469758299

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 166

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Little Timmy is a shy, insecure, nine-year-old boy when he meets Brian Gunther, a third-grade teacher in his elementary school. Nothing awaits him at home except a physically and mentally abusive mother and an absentee father. But when Timmy appears at school one day sporting bruises and a fat lip, everything changes between Mr. Gunther and him. As Mr. Gunther showers Timmy with affection and gifts, he becomes the friend and male role model Timmy has never had in his life. The teacher has evil intentions for befriending Timmy, however, far beyond simple molestation. As Timmy is unwittingly lured into the lonely, dark world of child pornography and orgiesin which he is tortured and forced to perform sexual acts on other boys and menhe becomes not only a victim of rape, but also of blackmail and deception. Unfortunately, his nightmare is just beginning. Silent Victim touchingly illustrates one boys shattering childhood journey as he learns to rely on sheer will and determination to survive the horrors of sexual abuse.

Silent Victim

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Author: C.E. Lawrence

Publisher: Pinnacle Books

ISBN: 0786025913

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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To Catch A Twisted Killer At first, they look like suicides. Two bodies within a week--one found floating in New York's East River, another electrocuted in the bathtub. But forensics show that the victims were drugged, then killed. As the death toll grows, so does the brutality of the murders--and the killer dubbed the Flesh Collector continues to prey. Put Yourself In His Path NYPD profiler Lee Campbell joins the frantic pursuit of a murderous madman who delights in taunting police with gruesome messages. Somewhere in the killer's terrifying handiwork lie the clues to his twisted psyche. But the case is growing disturbingly personal. Getting close enough to stop the monster means getting close enough--to die. . . Praise for C. E. Lawrence and Silent Screams "Pulse-racing, first-rate. . .a wild ride down a dark road."–-John Lutz "Lawrence delivers finely honed suspense with unique twists."--Katherine Ramsland "A dark, intriguing thriller."--Publishers Weekly

Silent Victims Innocent Tears

Unspoken Hurts

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Author: Virginia Reid-Scott

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1426934815

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 56

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In this Christian self-help guidebook, Reverend Virginia Reid-Scott profiles Tay, a fictional young woman who decides to step back into her past in order to discover what has gone wrong with her life, ultimately with the goal of helping others heal from their own pain. As Tay stands in front of her mirror and faces the hurt she has been holding in for most of her life, she wonders how she became a silent victim who cries innocent tears. While recalling difficult memories of being teased as a young girl, feeling unloved as a teenager, and experiencing abuse as a young woman, Tay realizes she has been hurt so badly that she has withdrawn within herself; her heart has become cold to love. As Tay continues on her journey to redefine herself and unleash the emotions hidden deep within her, she realizes that she must overcome the pain in order to begin healing. The wisdom and spiritual guidance provided in Silent Victim/Innocent Tears will help young girls and women realize that they can be strong, they can be defined by who they are on the inside, and they can ask for respect and receive it.

The Silent Victims

The Aftermath of Failed Children on Their Mothers' Lives

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Author: Charles Klotsche

Publisher: Pan American Press

ISBN: 9780967389028

Category: Social Science

Page: 260

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Three women face dark consequences because of the actions of their children.

Silent Victim

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Author: Linda Dionne

Publisher: FriesenPress

ISBN: 1770979670

Category:

Page: N.A

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Jonathan is an eight-year-old boy with Autism, a medical condition of bizarre behaviourisms that baffles the entire medical community. He cannot speak but that does not mean he can't understand what is going on. Eddy is a twelve-year-old boy excitedly getting ready to go back to school in a couple of weeks. By virtue of fate, both boys become targets of an underground XXX-rated movie mogul named Tiger, who leaves few survivors once he has control of their lives. Police Lieutenant J.D Drew, head of the Missing Persons Unit, is all about changing the sadistic and twisted outcome of the lives of Jonathan, Eddy, and many other children who have been stolen from close to home. With a Task Force of police officers behind her, she digs into the darkest places a woman can go to find these perpetrators of abduction and cruelty. However, once Tiger finds out about J.D, he sets about to destroy not just her professional life, but the lives of her family as well. In the story Silent Victim, that takes place during the hottest summer on record, the intrigue and need for immediate solutions to save these lives, moves the reader quickly through travels abroad and back to an even hotter, explosive conclusion. These things could happen close to where you live. Do you know where your children are?

Prime Suspect 3: Silent Victims

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Author: Lynda La Plante

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471114953

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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As Vera Reynolds, drag queen and night club star, sways onstage singing 'Falling in Love Again', a sixteen-year-old rent boy lies in the older man's apartment, engulfed in flames. Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison has moved up the ranks, fighting every step of the way to break through Scotland Yard's glass ceiling. Now, on her first day as the head of the Vice Squad, this high-profile case threatens to destroy everything she has worked for. For when Tennison's investigation reveals an influential public figure as her prime suspect, a man with connections to politicians, judges, and Scotland Yard, she's given a very clear message about the direction some very important people would like her investigation to take. Suddenly, in a case defined by murky details, one fact becomes indisputably clear - that for Tennison, going after the truth will mean risking her happiness, her career . . . and even her life.

Silent Victims

Hate Crimes Against Native Americans

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Author: Barbara Perry

Publisher: University of Arizona Press

ISBN: 9780816525966

Category: Social Science

Page: 155

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Hate crimes against Native Americans are a common occurrence, Barbara Perry reveals, although most go unreported. In this eye-opening book, Perry shines a spotlight on these acts, which are often hidden in the shadows of crime reports. She argues that scholarly and public attention to the historical and contemporary victimization of Native Americans as tribes or nations has blinded both scholars and citizens alike to the victimization of individual Native Americans. It is these acts against individuals that capture her attention. Silent Victims is a unique contribution to the literature on hate crime. Because most extant literature treats hate crimesÑeven racial violenceÑrather generically, this work breaks new ground with its findings. For this book, Perry interviewed nearly 300 Native Americans and gathered additional data in three geographic areas: the Four Corners region of the U.S. Southwest, the Great Lakes, and the Northern Plains. In all of these locales, she found that bias-related crime oppresses and segregates Native Americans. Perry is well aware of the history of colonization in North America and its attendant racial violence. She argues that the legacy of violence today can be traced directly to the genocidal practices of early settlers, and she adds valuable insights into the ways in which ÒIndiansÓ have been constructed as the Other by the prevailing culture. PerryÕs interviews with Native Americans recount instances of appalling treatment, often at the hands of law enforcement officials. In her conclusion, Perry draws from her research and interviews to suggest ways in which Native Americans can be empowered to defend themselves against all forms of racist victimization.

Hustrun

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Author: A. S. A. Harrison

Publisher: Massolit Förlagsgrupp

ISBN: 9187135663

Category:

Page: 296

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En psykologisk relationsroman om ett äktenskap, livslögner och hur långt en kvinna är beredd att gå för att behålla det hon anser vara hennes ... Jodi och Todd har levt tillsammans i över tjugo år. De har fortfarande känslor för varandra, men den flammande passionen har sedan länge lämnat plats för ett väl inövat rollspel, med åtskilliga kompromisser och tysta eftergifter. Jodi har lärt sig att se mellan fingrarna med Todds ständiga otrohet och slagit sig till ro i den bedrägligt bekväma tillvaro som hans framgångsrika fastighetsaffärer bekostar. Hon är psykoterapeut, men tar bara emot några få, inte alltför ansträngande, patienter och har därför gott om tid att träna pilates, odla kryddor, umgås med hunden Freud och servera Todd middagar när han kommer hem – om han kommer hem. Jodi har vandrat förnekelsens väg under många år, och hon varken tror eller hoppas på en förändring. Men när Todd inleder ett förhållande med den unga Natasha går han ett steg för långt. Den välpolerade fasad Jodi arbetat så hårt för att upprätthålla rasar ihop och makarna dras nu in i ett psykologiskt maktspel där insatserna är betydligt högre än vad någon av dem kunnat ana. Och det är först nu som Todd på allvar inser vem hans en gång så fogliga hustru egentligen är ... Hustrun är en mästerligt konstruerad psykologisk roman om hur ett mångårigt äktenskap faller samman, och de inre mekanismer som kan förvandla även den mest kontrollerade människan till en hänsynslös mördare. En 65-årig debutant som avled strax innan hennes bok publicerades spås bli nästa stora thrillerhajp. A. S. A. Harrisons ”The silent wife” har jämförts med Gillian Flynns storsäljare ”Gone girl”. Trelleborgs Allehanda ”Om du lider av Gone Girl-abstinens är det här din nya drog.” Real Simple

Silent Victim Running Free

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Author: Lisa Brassard Mayer

Publisher: Outskirts Press

ISBN: 9781432721152

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 356

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Caught In A Nightmarish Hell Laurie is a woman who falls prisoner to a Middle Eastern man named Sahir. Not only does he subject Laurie to extreme physical and mental abuse, but he also manipulates the loopholes in the justice system to get away with his evil schemes. Sahir will stop at nothing to keep his grasp on Laurie. He even goes as far as committing an unspeakable act involving his own children. As a result, Laurie is left feeling helpless to the point of wanting to die. All she can do is hold on to the small hope that there's a light at the end of the tunnel.

Gott geweiht

Thriller

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Author: C. E. Lawrence,Alexandra Hinrichsen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783492259613

Category:

Page: 373

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Seelentod

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Author: Ann Cleeves

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644450412

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Jeder hat sein Geheimnis. Und jedes Geheimnis kommt irgendwann ans Licht. Alles beginnt mit einer ärztlich verordneten Abmagerungskur: Unter den schlanken Schönheiten im Wellness-Hotel fühlt sich Kommissarin Vera Stanhope ziemlich fehl am Platze. Erst als sie in der Sauna eine Tote entdeckt, kann sie ihre Fähigkeiten unter Beweis stellen. Während ihr Kollege Joe Ashworth darum kämpft, Familienleben und Job unter einen Hut zu bekommen, genießt Vera es, die Ermittlungen zu leiten. Nie zuvor hat sie sich angesichts des Todes so lebendig gefühlt. Es stellt sich heraus: Jenny Lister, das Opfer, war gerade dabei, ein Buch über einen Fall von Kindsmord zu schreiben. Ein Vorhaben, das offenbar schlafende Hunde geweckt hat ... «Vera Stanhope muss man einfach mögen!» (Freundin)

Der stumme Frühling

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Author: Rachel Carson

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406704220

Category: Nature

Page: 348

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Der stumme Frühling erschien erstmals 1962. Der Titel bezieht sich auf das eingangs erzählte Märchen von der blühenden Stadt, in der sich eine seltsame, schleichende Seuche ausbreitet … Das spannend geschriebene Sachbuch wirkte bei seinem Erscheinen wie ein Alarmsignal und avancierte rasch zur Bibel der damals entstehendenÖkologie-Bewegung. ZumerstenMal wurde hier in eindringlichem Appell die Fragwürdigkeit des chemischen Pflanzenschutzes dargelegt. An einer Fülle von Tatsachen machte Rachel Carson seine schädlichen Auswirkungen auf die Natur und die Menschen deutlich. Ihre Warnungen haben seither nichts von ihrer Aktualität verloren.

Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice

A Systems Approach

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Author: Sam Willis,Roger Dalrymple

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118490835

Category: Medical

Page: 488

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An essential text for the aspiring student paramedic,Fundamentals of Paramedic Practice makes paramedic scienceand pre-hospital care accessible, straightforward andexciting. It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject,presenting the must-have information that students needabout both the theory and practice of what it means to be aparamedic. With extensive full-colour illustrations throughout, aswell as activities and scenarios, this user-friendly textbook willsupport paramedic students throughout their course.

Restorative Christ

Jesus, Justice, and Discipleship

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Author: Geoff Broughton

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1630877484

Category: Religion

Page: 204

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The conviction that Jesus is the restorative Christ demands a commitment to the justice he articulated. The justice of the restorative Christ is justice with reconciliation, justice with repentance, justice with repair, and justice without retaliation. The Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts portray the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ through the radical concept of "enemy-love." In conversation with Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Jesus-for-others), John Howard Yoder (a nonviolent Jesus), Miroslav Volf (an embracing Jesus), and Chris Marshall (a compassionate Jesus), Broughton demonstrates what the restorative Christ means for us today. Following the restorative Christ faithfully involves imaginative disciplines (seeing, remembering, and desiring), conversational disciplines (naming, questioning, and forgiving), and embodied disciplines (absorbing, repairing, and embracing).

Eine perfekte Lüge

Thriller

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Author: Lucie Whitehouse

Publisher: eBook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827077486

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Als Hannah an einem Tag im Sommer Mark begegnet, ist es um sie geschehen. Die beiden ziehen zusammen, heiraten, das vollkommene Glück. Doch als Mark nach einer Geschäftsreise plötzlich spurlos verschwunden ist, beschleicht Hannah ein ungutes Gefühl. Weshalb ist ihr Mann nicht zu erreichen? Warum sind all seine Papiere verschwunden? Wieso wurde ihr Konto geplündert? Und wer ist die Fremde, die dauernd anruft? Hannah beschließt zu handeln. Doch je mehr Fragen sie stellt, desto weniger Antworten bekommt sie. Gefangen in einem schier endlosen Labyrinth von Rätseln, wird ihr langsam klar, dass Mark keineswegs der Sunnyboy ist, für den sie ihn immer gehalten hat. Und bald hegt sie einen grauenhaften Verdacht...

Silent No More

Victim 1's Fight for Justice Against Jerry Sandusky

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Author: Aaron Fisher,Michael Gillum,Dawn Daniels

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 034554417X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

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Victim 1, at fourteen years of age, spoke up against Jerry Sandusky in the Penn State scandal, and now for the first time tells his story. Aaron Fisher was an eager and spirited eleven-year-old when legendary Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky recruited him into his Second Mile children’s charity. Offering support at a critical time in Aaron’s life, Sandusky gave him gifts and attention, winning the boy’s trust even as he isolated him from his family and peers. Before long, Sandusky’s attention escalated into sexual assault. When Aaron summoned the courage to speak up, he found himself ostracized and harassed by the very people who were supposed to protect him. The investigation set off by his coming forward would drag on for three years—and would launch the biggest scandal in the history of sports. In Silent No More, Aaron Fisher recounts his harrowing quest to bring Sandusky’s crimes to light—from the intense feelings of guilt that kept him from speaking up earlier and the fear he felt at accusing a man who was a pillar of the community and a hero to the largest alumni network in the world, to the infuriating delays in the arrest and conviction of his abuser. He catalogs the devastating personal toll the case took on him: the shattered relationships, panic attacks, and betrayal of trust that continued to haunt him even after the charges went public in the fall of 2011. But he also speaks of his mother’s desperate efforts to get him out of harm’s way, the invaluable help of psychologist Michael Gillum, and the vindication he felt at inspiring numerous other victims to step forward . . . and at knowing that, thanks to him, there would be no future victims of Jerry Sandusky. In the end, Aaron Fisher won his fight to expose the truth, achieving some measure of closure. Told in the honest and unforgettable voices of Aaron; his mother, Dawn; and his psychologist, Mike, this inspiring book completes Aaron’s transformation from a nameless casualty into a resounding voice for change.

The silent victims

Denver's battered women : a report

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Author: United States Commission on Civil Rights. Colorado Advisory Committee

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Assault and battery

Page: 22

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Into the Silent Land

A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation

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Author: Martin Laird

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199779437

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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Sitting in stillness, the practice of meditation, and the cultivation of awareness are commonly thought to be the preserves of Hindus and Buddhists. Martin Laird shows that the Christian tradition of contemplation has its own refined teachings on using a prayer word to focus the mind, working with the breath to cultivate stillness, and the practice of inner vigilance or awareness. But this book is not a mere historical survey of these teachings. In Into the Silent Land, we see the ancient wisdom of both the Christian East and West brought sharply to bear on the modern-day longing for radical openness to God in the depths of the heart. Laird's book is not like the many presentations for beginners. While useful for those just starting out, this book serves especially as a guide for those who desire to journey yet deeper into the silence of God. The heart of the book focuses on negotiating key moments of struggle on the contemplative path, when the whirlwind of distractions or the brick wall of boredom makes it difficult to continue. Laird shows that these inner struggles, even wounds, that any person of prayer must face, are like riddles, trying to draw out of us our own inner silence. Ultimately Laird shows how the wounds we loathe become vehicles of the healing silence we seek, beyond technique and achievement. Throughout the language is fresh, direct, and focused on real-life examples of people whose lives are incomparably enriched by the practice of contemplation.