Description : In Ariel and the Police, Frank Lentricchia searches through the totalizing desires for power that have built and help to maintain tangible and intangible structures of confinement and purification within, and sometimes as, the house of modernism. And what he finds, in his lyrical effort to redeem the subject for history, is that someone lives there, slyly, sometimes even playfully defiant.
Description : There's never been a book like The Twenty-Year Death: a breathtaking first novel written in the form of three separate crime novels that can be read in any order, each set in a different decade and penned in the style of a different giant of the mystery genre.
Description : Reviews innovations in policing over the last four decades, bringing together top policing scholars to discuss whether police should adopt these approaches.
Description : As scholarly work on crime, deviance, criminal justice, and social control advances and sophisticated methods of investigation develop, chapter authors demonstrate the methodological maturity and diversity of current empirical research in criminology and criminal justice.
Description : Dreamscape He was out of this world! Sensible, down-to-earth Ariel Hutton has always longed for adventure. For heart-stopping excitement…for soul-searing passion and romance. But being kidnapped by a sexy, blue-eyed stranger isn't exactly what she had in mind…. Suddenly, Ariel's life is turned upside down. She's stealing cars. She's running from the police. And she's falling in love with her abductor. But worse, she's losing her mind. Because Mac claims to be a time traveler, on a mission to save the world. And, God help her, she believes him….
Description : The past never stays buried at Bliss House... Rainey Bliss Adams' perfect life came to an end one spring afternoon, when her husband was killed in an explosion that horrifically burned their fourteen year-old daughter, Ariel. Desperate for a new start, she takes Ariel to live in the beautiful house in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains where the Bliss family has lived for over a century. Once there, Ariel starts to mysteriously heal. But as a series of tragedies begins to unfold, it becomes clear that a darkness lurks behind the dignified faade of Bliss House - one which will drive both mother and daughter apart, as each is forced to confront its evil on her own... Richly Gothic, creeping and dark, Bliss House is a haunting tale of loss, love - and the secrets our houses can keep.