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.
Bart Goldstein was only sixteen when he suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a car accident in 2001. "No Stone Unturned" is the saga of Bart 's struggle to regain his life. Told from his father 's point of view, the book chronicles the family 's ordeal, and flashbacks fill in Bart 's life since he arrived from Korea at the age of five months. Considering every possibility in their search for remedies to Bart 's catastrophic injuries, the Goldsteins explored several promising alternatives, including craniosacral, hyperbaric oxygen, sensory learning, and vision restoration therapies. Bart 's remarkable recovery resulted from a combination of conventional medicine and alternative and emerging therapies.TBI has now become the signature injury for thousands of wounded warriors returning from Iraq and Afghanistan; this timely book offers profound insights into what survivors and their families must face. Anyone struggling with this invisible disability will find the book insightful, inspiring, and useful.
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
Lisa Foster likes to go walking on the lonely Cornish cliffs. Its one place she can get away from her violent husband. Thats where she meets Simon, a rich, successful author. He talks her into leaving David. But Lisas husband is the kind of man who will stop at nothing to keep his hold on her - in life or in death. The day she walks out on her husband starts a series of tragic and horrific events that will haunt the village of Brede forever.First PageEveryone round here agrees about David
"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. "
For understanding biblical Greek in context, the importance of the discoveries of papyri was recognized early in the twentieth century, while inscriptions by comparison were left unexplored. Those scholars who had intended to turn their attention to the inscriptions were delayed by their work on the papyri and by the conviction that the greater results would come from these. As a result, undue focus has been placed on papyri, and biblical Greek words have been viewed only through their lens, leading to the inference that the Greek is specifically Egyptian and vernacular. This volume widens the focus on Septuagint words by demonstrating how the inscriptions, coming from a broader geographical region than papyri and containing a wider range of registers, are a source that should not remain untouched. This work explains the current state of the study of Septuagint vocabulary and outlines the competing roles of papyri and inscriptions in its interpretation, including the limitations of focussing solely on papyri. The practical issues for a biblical scholar in dealing with inscriptions are presented and some guidance is given for those wishing to explore the resources further. Finally, examples are drawn together of how inscriptions can illuminate our understanding of Septuagint vocabulary, and thereby inform the socio-historical position of the Septuagint. The origins of apparently new words in the Septuagint, the semantic and grammatical function of words, and the geographical distribution and register all demonstrate the need for further investigation into this field.
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
In her second mystery, Ellie Stone—a young reporter in 1960s’ upstate New York—plays by her own rules while searching for a killer, putting her own life at risk. A dead girl in the woods. Three little oil spots on the dirt road. A Dr. Pepper bottle cap in the shallow grave. And a young reporter, armed with nothing but a camera. Evening is falling on a wet, gray, autumn day in upstate New York. Ellie Stone, twenty-four-year-old reporter for a small local daily, stands at a crossroads in her career and in her life. Alone in the world, battling her own losses and her own demons, Ellie is ready to pack it in and return to New York a failure. Then she hears the dispatch over the police scanner. A hunter, tramping through a muddy wood north of the small town of New Holland, has tripped over the body of a twenty-one-year-old society girl half-buried in the leaves. Ellie is the first reporter on the scene. The investigation provides a rare opportunity to rescue her drowning career, but all leads seem to die on the vine, until Ellie takes a daring chance that unleashes unintended chaos. Wading through a voyeuristic tangle of small-town secrets, she makes some desperate enemies, who want her off the case. Dead if necessary. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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
Gordon Stone, famous English professor, bridged inorganic and organic chemistry. He and his colleagues synthesized hundreds of novel organometallic molecules having remarkable and previously unknown bonding characteristics, leading to an understanding of the structure and reactivity of many unusual and curious organometallic substances. In this book, Stone discusses the nature of funding and academics in Britain and in the United States. Much of Stone's dry wit and insightful wisdom is illustrated in his autobiography. In addition, many photographs depict both the professional as well as the personal side of this renowned scientist.
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.
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.
Linda Davenport certainly didn't anticipate such an outcome when she left her stable, predictable life as a teacher for new beginnings, but unexpected events dictated otherwise. She reconnects with a former college love as she investigates a friend's mysterious death, and the truth threatens their future together.
When Ellie Stone returns to New York after receiving news of a brutal assault on her estranged father, a renowned Dante scholar, she begins to suspect that it is more than a robbery when another professor turns up dead.
A son goes missing only seventeen days after he arrives back in his hometown. He is just about to get his life going in a new direction with goals and dreams awaiting him in his near future, after a devastating blow. A mother longs to get the answers she needs. To find out what happened to her son, who "really" are the responsible ones, and most importantly, where is he? In No Unturned Stone: A Mother's Quest, author Sandy Lee shares her unbelievable true story of the journey that this mother has traveled in her own investigations and the amazing way God has walked beside her. This mom's hope is that even in her son's death, other lives will be made better. She prays that other people who have lost their children, tragically or not, will come to realize that God will see them through, that he can be trusted, and know that he will make beauty out of the ashes. You can contact her through e-mail at [email protected]