Download E-books Dot.cons: Crime, Deviance and Identity on the Internet PDF

By Yvonne Jewkes

Our on-line world opens up infinitely new percentages to the deviant mind's eye. With entry to the web and adequate information you could, when you are so susceptible, purchase a bride, cruise homosexual bars, move on an international purchasing spree with an individual else's bank card, holiday right into a bank's safety process, plan an illustration in a foreign country and hack into the Pentagon − all at the similar day. in additional than the other medium, time and position are transcended, undermining the conventional courting among actual context and social situation.

This booklet crosses the limits of sociological, criminological and cultural discourse with a view to discover the results of those huge variations in info and conversation applied sciences for the expansion of felony and deviant identities and behaviour on the web. it is a publication now not approximately pcs, nor approximately felony controversies over the legislation of our on-line world, yet approximately humans and the hot styles of human id, habit and organization which are rising as a result of communications revolution.

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Download E-books Badger's Moon (Sister Fidelma) PDF

By Peter Tremayne

A chain of terrible murders has introduced terror to the dominion of Muman. The sufferers, all younger ladies, have been slaughtered with unspeakable violence at the nights of 3 consecutive complete moons. Suspicion falls on 3 darkish strangers from the far-off land of Aksum (Ethiopia), who're site visitors on the Abbey of Finbarr. A panic-stricken mob assaults the abbey, leaving the spiritual in worry for his or her lives. Sister Fidelma and Brother Eadulf are referred to as in to revive order and locate the killer, however it quickly turns into transparent that the 3 mysterious strangers are hiding a depressing mystery. And what in regards to the ageing Laig, a hermit-like apothecary, who's recognized to have advised all 3 sufferers concerning the magic and gear of the moon; what sinister truths are hidden in his darkish forest living? As Fidelma struggles to fix her faltering dating with Eadulf, can she discover the reality ahead of the killer moves back at the subsequent evening of the complete moon?

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Download E-books Gangster States: Organized Crime, Kleptocracy and Political Collapse PDF

By Katherine Hirschfeld

Gangsterism, extortion and racketeering are presently considered as deviant, pathological behaviors which are disconnected from formal political and monetary buildings, and infrequently excluded from research within the fields of political technological know-how and economics. A severe reconsideration of geared up crime unearths that the evolution of racketeering in structures of trade will be understood as a common phenomenon that may be envisioned with instruments from behavioral ecology initially constructed to version the dynamics of predator-prey family. those versions expect the stipulations lower than which unregulated markets evolve into hierarchical legal syndicates, and the way demonstrated geared up crime teams extend and interfere into formal structures of presidency, developing chimeric 'gangster-states'. This e-book outlines the parameters of this strategy, and makes use of archival examine to discover case reports of geared up crime and kleptocratic country formation. a last part proposes redefining country formation as a part of a longitudinal cycle of political-economic evolution that incorporates stages of racketeering, instability, cave in and regeneration.

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Download E-books Bones PDF

By Bill Pronzini

An outdated grave opens a brand new case of homicide. contemporary murders are tough yet no longer unsolvable. This time anonymous is termed upon to unravel a homicide that occurred 4 a long time in the past. referred to as to do the very unlikely, he is taking the case simply as the sufferer used to be a pulp author. anonymous after all is a pulp fan. We persist with anonymous in his quest of attempting to quell the questions of a neurotic son made up our minds to determine how his writer-father relatively died. was once it a suicide or murder?

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Download E-books Close to Home: A Novel of Suspense (Inspector Banks Novels) PDF

By Peter Robinson

The earlier returns to hang-out leader Inspector Alan Banks during this harrowing novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling writer Peter Robinson.

There are human bones, buried in an open box, the is still of a misplaced teenaged boy whose disappearance devastated a neighborhood greater than thirty-five-years ago…and scarred a guilt-ridden buddy forever…

A long-hidden horror has been unearthed, dragging a tormented policeman right into a prior he may possibly by no means actually put out of your mind regardless of how desperately he attempted. A heinous crime that happened too just about domestic nonetheless has its grip on leader Inspector Alan Banks—and it’s major him right into a darkish position the place evil nonetheless dwells. as the secrets and techniques that doomed younger Graham Marshall again in 1965 stay alive and deadly, and tense them may price Banks even more than he ever imagined.

Master of suspense Peter Robinson once more delves into the human psyche to bare what leads a few to dedicate homicide during this compelling, unforgettable thriller.

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Download E-books Into the Darkest Corner: A Novel PDF

By Elizabeth Haynes

When younger, beautiful Catherine Bailey meets Lee Brightman, she cannot think her success. stunning, charismatic Lee turns out nearly too excellent to be real. yet what starts off as flattering consciousness and spontaneous, passionate intercourse transforms into raging jealousy, and Catherine quickly discovers that Lee's attractiveness disguise a gloomy, violent nature. Disturbed by means of his controlling habit, she attempts to wreck it off and is surprised whilst her acquaintances do not believe her. remoted and pushed into the darkest nook of her global, a determined Catherine plans a meticulous escape.

Four years later, Lee is at the back of bars and Catherine—now Cathy—is attempting to construct a brand new lifestyles in a brand new urban. The trauma of the earlier nonetheless haunts her. Then Stuart Richardson, her beautiful new neighbor, strikes in. Encouraging her to confront her fears, he sparks unforeseen desire and the opportunity of love and an ordinary life.

Until the day the telephone earrings . . .

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Download E-books Sexual Homicide: Patterns and Motives- Paperback PDF

By John E. Douglas, Robert K. Ressler

Who're the lads committing the emerging variety of serial homicides within the U.S. -- and why do they kill? the rise in those violent crimes over the last decade has created an pressing want for extra and higher information regarding those males: their crime scene styles, violent acts, and specifically, their motivations for committing those stunning and repetitive murders.

This authoritative booklet represents the information, findings, and implications of a long term F.B.I.-sponsored research of serial intercourse killers. particularly knowledgeable F.B.I. brokers tested thirty-six convicted, incarcerated sexual murderers to construct a helpful new financial institution of knowledge which unearths the realm of the serial sexual killer in either quantitative and qualitative aspect. facts used to be got from legitimate psychiatric and felony files, courtroom transcripts, and legal experiences, in addition to from vast interviews with the offenders themselves.

Featured during this e-book is targeted info at the F.B.I.'s lately constructed Violent felony Apprehension software (VICAP) and a pattern of an exact VICAP Crime research file shape.

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Download E-books Whiskey Rebellion: An Addison Holmes Mystery (Addison Holmes Mysteries Book 1) PDF

By Liliana Hart

WHISKEY uprising: AN ADDISON HOLMES MYSTERY

My identify is Addison Holmes, and that i train historical past at James Madison highschool in Whiskey Bayou, Georgia. you're below the idea that my existence went to the canines while my fiancé left me on the altar for the house economics instructor, or whilst I acquired realize that my condominium development used to be going to be condemned, or maybe whilst i used to be determined sufficient to strip to my unmentionables to earn a few more cash. if truth be told that i am pretty well used to mess ups following me round each day, yet i'll have long gone with out discovering my valuable useless within the car parking zone of a seedy gentlemen's club.

After the preliminary surprise of discovering my first lifeless physique, which incorporated throwing again photographs of Jack Daniels love it used to be water, i made a decision to take inventory of my existence. i used to be in a determined scenario and if the college board ever discovered i would been a stripper, even a nasty stripper, i would be jobless in addition to fiancé-less and homeless. thankfully, I had a pal who felt sorry sufficient for me to offer me a task doing a little surveillance paintings at her detective employer. let alone the truth that i used to be now in a position to stick my nostril into different people's enterprise for an excellent reason, discover a assassin, and choose up worthy tips from a very appealing detective.

Come try out my tale and be grateful your existence is comparatively normal.

Other Full-Length Titles through Liliana Hart

DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS

CATCH ME when you CAN

ALL approximately EVE

PARADISE DISGUISED

CADE

WHISKEY SOUR

A soiled SHAME

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