Examines the NecroSearch international investigation team, a group of the nation's top scientists, specialists, and behavorists who use the latest technology and the most advanced techniques to solve "unsolvable" crimes, profiling real-life mysteries solved by this revolutionary organization. Reprint.
The founder of the Gray Panthers recounts her life as a social reformer, from her early days in the USO and YMCA to nursing home reform
Kelly, a Traveller girl, is isolated and unhappy at her new school. Until the hot summer day when she meets Ben. Ben offers to help Kelly with her history project. It's just schoolwork - except that the investigation quickly becomes compelling. Strange puzzles are revealed. A dark secret of the local quarry comes to life. Soon the mystery of the past is spilling into the present - and into Kelly's own life. Kelly must bring the long-buried truth to light. And she will leave no stone unturned... A tense, moving mystery with brilliant historical detail of Victorian life, by the author of the Carnegie-nominated One Day In Oradour.
A fitting tribute to the life and achievements of Donald P. Hansen, this collection includes contributions by Z. Bahrani, R. A. Fazzini, R. E. Freed, P. O. Harper, J. and D. Oates, D. O'Connor, E. L. Ochsenschlager, E. Holmes-Peck, W. H. Peck, H. Pittman, M. Van de Mieroop, M. S. Venit, K. Wilson, I. J. Winter, and many others.
When a body turns up drowned in the quiet English village of Ashwyck, reporter Bob Rudgely's attempt to the identify the man leads him to discover more about the sleepy village then her ever imagined. As the case unfolds, Bob's loving relationship with the art teacher Sandie White seems to unravel in almost parallel proportions. It looks as if Sandie will even turn to another man who's in love with her - golf pro Bill Wells - for consolation as Bob becomes more and more absorbed in the mystery of Ashwyck.
A survey of how Highland society organised its farming communities, exploited its resource base and interacted with its environment from prehistory to 1914There has long been a view that the farming communities to be found in the Highlands prior to the Clearances were archaic forms. The way in which they were organised, the way in which they farmed the land and the technologies which they employed were all seen as taking shape during prehistory and then surviving relatively unchanged. Such a view first emerged first during the late nineteenth century and found repeated expression through a number of studies thereafter. However, its entrenchment in the literature was despite the fact that many ongoing studies have highlighted aspects of how the region changed from prehistory onwards. This study confronts this conflict over the question of continuity/discontinuity debate through an analysis of the cultural landscape. Starting with prehistory, it examines the way in which the farming community was organised: its institutional basis, its strategies of resource use and how these impacted on landscape, and the way in which it interacted with the challenges of its environment. It carries these themes forward through the medieval and early modern periods, rounding off the discussion with a substantive review of the gradual spread of commercial sheep farming and the emergence of the crofting townships over the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Throughout, it draws out what changed and what was carried forward from each period so that we have a better understanding of the region's dynamic history, as opposed to the ahistorical views that inevitably flow from a stress on cultural inertia. Key Features:The book provides a one-stop text for the long-term history of the Highland countryside, one nuanced in ways that address topical themes like landscape and environmental change.It synthesises a great deal of work on the Highland farming community during the medieval and early modern periods in terms of its institutional organisation, resource exploitation, landscape impacts and interactions with environment so as to produce an overall review from prehistory down to 1914. Introduces new ideas and arguments that have not been treated or previewed in other published work, such as in chapter 6.Provides the most substantive review of the continuity/discontinuity debate in the Highland landscape currently available
Recovering from the "invisible disability"
"Confronted with the reality of her HIV-positive status, Rosemarie Stone also has to deal with husband Carl s illness and his rapid decline to death as a result of AIDS. She not only has to cope with the shock and feeling of betrayal but also with the guilt and shame as well as the stigma and discrimination that follows anyone living with the virus. In No Stone Unturned, Rosemarie Stone describes in vivid and heartbreaking detail her first reactions to the news of Carl s illness and the elaborate attempts they both engineer to cover-up their status from Jamaican society and even close family members This is the story of Rosie s own fight against the debilitating effects of the virus and against the inevitable stigma and discrimination; of her retreat from Jamaican society; of the solace and comfort she has found in family and close friends and in contact with others living with the virus. Her story describes the realities of our worst fears the absolute dread of those who find they are HIV positive, which is the result of the stigma NOT the virus itself. It is a woman s story of courage and resilience; but it is also an amazing love story, however love is defined. After 13 years, Rosie makes the agonizing decision to share her story with the world. Told without bitterness or recrimination, it is sad but at the same time inspirational and educational. No one reading these memoirs will remain untouched by her experiences. "
Volunteer Librarian Turns Sleuth in Leave No Stone Unturned, a cozy mystery by Jeanne Glidewell Lexie Starr, a widowed library assistant, accidentally discovers her new son-in-law, Clay Pitt, may be guilty of murdering his first wife. Then Lexie's daughter, Wendy, is abducted. Vowing to bring Wendy home and unravel the truth about Clay, Lexie comes face-to-face with Clay’s psychotic mother, a foul-mouthed parrot, a bad-tempered detective, a feisty old B&B proprietor, and a potential suitor. REVIEWS: "...rapidly paced... tongue-in-cheek humor provides plenty of laugh-out-loud moments." ~Booklist "Begins with a bang and ends on just the right note." ~Library Journal Review OTHER TITLES by Jeanne Glidewell: THE LEXIE STARR MYSTERIES, in series order Leave No Stone Unturned The Extinguished Guest Haunted With This Ring Just Ducky The Spirit of the Season (A Holiday Novella) Cozy Camping Marriage and Mayhem THE RIPPLE EFFECT MYSTERIES, in series order A Rip Roaring Good Time Rip Tide Ripped to Shreds Rip Your Heart Out Ripped Apart
"Ellie Stone is a "modern girl," one who drinks whiskey and sometimes ends up in bed with the gentlemen she meets. In love, she plays by her own rules. Working as a reporter, she must overcome the handicap of her sex, work harder than any man, and be twice as smart"--
Stephen is a living example of inner transformation and an inspiration to anyone who has struggled with depression. His book stands as testimony that, with commitment and perseverance, we can all find the joy and fulfilment we seek. —Isha Judd, humanitarian and bestselling author of Why Walk When You Can Fly? No Stone Unturned is Stephen’s deeply personal and honest account of his recovery from depression. His inspirational story and the tools he developed will help you: • understand mental anguish and how the mind creates unnecessary suffering; • raise your level of consciousness above the level of thinking that causes you to suffer; • bring more appreciation and gratitude into your life; • find peace in the comfort of your own internal love; Through his poetry you will see that you have everything you need in any given moment and that this need will be fulfilled by going inward and taking the leap to follow your heart. The heart has the answers that will bring the joy of life and guide you on The Path to Freedom.
"This book shows design, stitch and fabric interpretations inspired by stones, rocks and minerals"--Publisher's website.
This book is epic... Endia grew up on the wicked west side streets of the largest county in the United States: San Bernardino County, California. From an early age, she had a hunger and fascination for the game. She ran with gangsters, got money with gangsters, and fell in love with gangsters. Money, Drugs, and Murder became a way of life. Little did she know she would soon bite off more than she could chew costing the innocent bloodshed of family and friends.