Cuffed and Briefed

Author: Carson Mackenzie
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781718654730
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Warning: Adult Audiences 18+. Language and actions some may deem offensive. Sexually explicit content. MF. In book four of KO Ink: Maria Roark has focused on her career, not having time for a private life. Now with her siblings finding love, she starts to see there are more important things in life. A cop starts to show his interest in her, and it leaves her torn-is he interested in her or just as a mother for his son? Ranger Marshall has lost a lot since he moved to the east coast. As an NYPD detective with a young son to raise, he hasn't had time to focus on his own personal life. But working on a case that happens to deal with the death of his wife, puts him in close contact with a woman who could change all that. She's already accepted his son-would she accept him too? One thing he does know, his wife's murder has to be put to rest before his future begins.

Pierced and Inked

Author: Carson Mackenzie
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781718652637
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Warning: Adult Audiences 18+. Language and actions some may deem offensive. Sexually explicit content. Ménage - MFM. In book two of KO Ink: Zoey Marshall moved to a new city, found a job, all to help her brother. The one thing she hadn't expected to find was the two men she ran out on months ago. Not only does she find herself having to deal with the men-their families bring a level of crazy into her life she is not sure she can handle. To say they are over the top-well, that is if the top supplied straight jackets. Mike O'Malley and Reese Macaroy have been best friends forever. The men want what their brother and his friend found, the one woman to complete them. They'd thought they'd found her, but when they woke, she was gone. A chance encounter brings the three together, now can they keep her? Bodies continue to show up, leading right back to the unground fighting that was thought to have been shut down, when in actuality, it advanced in its need to stay secluded and off the radar. Along with the youth in the community being at risk, the O'Malleys and their extended family have the travesties landing at their doorstep, so when the decision gets made to face the trouble head on, it comes as no surprise that everyone is on board.

Shibumi

Author: Trevanian
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307238436
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A classic spy novel from the bestselling author, Trevanian, about a westerner raised in Japan who becomes one of the world's most accomplished assassins Nicholai Hel is the world’s most wanted man. Born in Shanghai during the chaos of World War I, he is the son of an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German father and is the protégé of a Japanese Go master. Hel survived the destruction of Hiroshima to emerge as the world’s most artful lover and its most accomplished—and well-paid—assassin. Hel is a genius, a mystic, and a master of language and culture, and his secret is his determination to attain a rare kind of personal excellence, a state of effortless perfection known only as shibumi. Now living in an isolated mountain fortress with his exquisite mistress, Hel is unwillingly drawn back into the life he’d tried to leave behind when a beautiful young stranger arrives at his door, seeking help and refuge. It soon becomes clear that Hel is being tracked by his most sinister enemy—a supermonolith of international espionage known only as the Mother Company. The battle lines are drawn: ruthless power and corruption on one side, and on the other . . . shibumi.

Blood on the Stone

Author: Ian Smillie
Publisher: Anthem Press
ISBN: 0857289632
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Africa’s diamond wars took four million lives. ‘Blood on the Stone’ tells the story of how diamonds came to be so dangerous, describing the great diamond cartel and a dangerous pipeline leading from war-torn Africa to the glittering showrooms of Paris, London and New York. It describes the campaign that forced an industry and more than 50 governments to create a global control mechanism, and it provides a sobering prognosis on its future.

Cracking Cases

Author: Henry C. Lee
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 161592048X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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AS SEEN ON ABC NEWS'' 20/20, LARRY KING LIVE, ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT, ON THE RECORD WITH GRETA VAN SUSTEREN, AND MORETrue-crime buffs will snap this up. -BooklistDoubly appealing for murder-mystery lovers. It digs deeply into real-life killings, and it offers an expert''s firsthand look at forensics. -Dallas Morning NewsAttention to storytelling reveals the characters behind the cases...essential reading. -Publishers WeeklyLee''s skill at interpreting crime scenes shines on every page. His admonitions concerning the preserving of crime scene integrity should be included in every textbook description of investigative procedure. -American ScientistMerges travelogue with autopsy report...the scientific bits add a framework seldom found in true-crime books. ...while horror is [Lee''s] stock in trade, he shares it with readers in a warmly personal way that keeps the shivers down while revealing the evil that men do. -ForeWordThere''s no one quite like Henry Lee. When others see random items and information, Dr. Lee sees patterns of evidence. He is our modern day Sherlock Holmes... -Alan M. Dershowitz, Professor of Law, Harvard Law SchoolA ''must read'' from the world''s greatest criminalist. Dr. Lee leads us on an investigative journey to justice in five sensational murder cases. -Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.Truly a legend in his own time, Dr. Henry C. Lee is considered by many to be the greatest forensic scientist in the world. He gained widespread public recognition through his testimony in the televised O. J. Simpson trial. Since that time he has helped with the Jon Benet Ramsey case and the investigations of mass murder in Croatia.This book will take the reader through the entire investigative process of five murder cases, with Dr. Lee as the tour guide. The cases include: the O. J. Simpson case, in which Dr. Lee''s analysis of the blood evidence at the crime scene revealed that the Los Angeles Police Department had missed several blood drops on the back of Nicole Simpson, a footprint belonging to a second possible assailant, and the physical improbability of Mr. Simpson''s climbing a fence to return to his home; the woodchipper murder, in which an Eastern Airlines pilot murdered his wife and then put her body through a woodchipper in an attempt to dispose of the remains; the Mathison murder, in which a veteran Hawaiian police sergeant claimed to have accidentally run over his wife after she fled the family van during a dispute; the Ed Sherman murder, in which a college English professor attempted to disguise the time of his wife''s death by turning up the air conditioning unit in their house and then using the alibi that he was away from the home sailing on the day the crime allegedly took place; and the McArthur murder, in which a police sergeant shot and killed his wife, but then tried to make it appear that she had accidentally killed herself.In each case, Dr. Lee presents in scientific detail how he investigated the murders, analyzed the evidence, and used techniques that played a critical role in bringing criminals to justice. He discusses how the criminalist examines blood spatter evidence and uses blood identification, DNA analysis, and other forensic technologies developed in the world''s best laboratories. This is a fascinating insider''s look by a world-renowned expert into the pursuit of justice in some of the most grisly criminal cases of recent times.Dr. Henry C. Lee (Branford, CT), chair and professor of forensic science at the University of New Haven and chief emeritus in the Department of Public Safety in Meriden, CT, is a lifetime distinguished member of the International Association of Identification and a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He is the author (with Jerry Labriola, MD) of Famous Crimes Revisited, The Budapest Connection, and Dr. Henry Lee''s Forensic Files, and (with Thomas W. O''Neil) Cracking Cases and Cracking More Cases, among other works. Dr. Lee was formerly on Court TV''s Trace E

Clinical Skills for Pharmacists E Book

Author: Karen J. Tietze
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032308222X
Format: PDF
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Covering the skills needed for pharmaceutical care in a patient-centered pharmacy setting, Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach, 3rd Edition describes fundamental skills such as communication, physical assessment, and laboratory and diagnostic information, as well as patient case presentation, therapeutic planning, and monitoring of drug intake. Numerous case examples show how skills are applied in clinical situations. Now in full color, this edition adds more illustrations and new coverage on taking a medication history, physical assessment, biomarkers, and drug information. Expert author Karen J. Tietze provides unique, pharmacy-specific coverage that helps you prepare for the NAPLEX and feel confident during patient encounters. Coverage of clinical skills prepares you to be more involved with patients and for greater physical assessment and counselling responsibilities, with discussions of communication, taking a medical history, physical assessment, reviewing lab and diagnostic tests, and monitoring drug therapies. A logical organization promotes skill building, with the development of each new skill building upon prior skills. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter highlight important topics. Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter help in measuring your comprehension of learning objectives. Professional codes of ethics are described in the Ethics in Pharmacy and Health Care chapter, including confidentiality, HIPAA, research ethics, ethics and the promotion of drugs, and the use of advance directives in end-of-life decisions. Numerous tables summarize key and routinely needed information. Downloadable, customizable forms on the companion Evolve website make it easier to perform tasks such as monitoring drug intake and for power of attorney.

Dazzled and Dazed

Author: Carson Mackenzie
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781718657427
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Warning: Adult Audiences 18+. Language and actions some may deem offensive. Sexually explicit content. Ménage - MFM. In book six of KO Ink: Brit Williams plans of visiting her friend and then going back to her structured life and job went out the window the minute she stepped into crazy family central. Add in the two men who are bigger than life, and Brit finds herself wanting to run, she just hasn't figured out in what direction: away from them or into their waiting arms-like they are going to give her a choice. Sean O'Malley has been labeled the serious one in the family. The observer, the one who quietly supports his family members and expects nothing in return. He has watched his brothers fall fast and hard for their women, but his plan, find her, take her, and give her no option to run. Jackson "Jet" Tolsen has found the loving family he never had growing up as the only child of two aging parents who were more interested in their professions than him. He has a job he enjoys, a friend who shares the same dreams, a family that has proven to him love and acceptance comes from the heart, not because you share the same blood, and a woman to share it all with. Well, that is once he and Sean have dazzled and dazed her enough that she's caught and doesn't realize it until it's too late. The men are getting closer to finding out who is behind the fighting ring. The question is, can they do it before anyone else is hurt or killed?

Masters and Commanders

Author: Andrew Roberts
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141937858
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Masters and Commanders describes how four titanic figures shaped the grand strategy of the West during the Second World War. Each was exceptionally tough-willed and strong minded, and each was certain that he knew best how to win the war. Yet each knew that he had to win at least two of the others over in order to get his strategy adopted. The book traces the mutual suspicion and admiration, the rebuffs and the charm, the often explosive disagreements and wary reconciliations which resulted.

The Belt Road Initiative in the Global Arena

Author: Yu Cheng
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9811059217
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This book is among the first to systematically analyze and discuss the Chinese government's“One Belt, One Road” initiative to promote infrastructure investment and economic development, bringing together a diverse range of scholars from China, Russia, and Eastern Europe. The book assembles a package of next generation ideas for the patterns of regional trade, investment, infrastructure development, or next steps for the promotion of enhanced policy coordination across the Eurasian continent and strategic implications for EU, Russia and other major powers, introducing innovative ideas about what these countries across belt and road can do together in the eyes of the young generation. This book will be of interest to scholars, economists, and interested observers of the international impact of Chinese development.

Control

Author: Jane Golley
Publisher: ANU Press
ISBN: 1760461202
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‘More cosmopolitan, more lively, more global’ is how the China Daily summed up the year 2016 in China. It was also a year of more control. The Chinese Communist Party laid down strict new rules of conduct for its members, continued to assert its dominance over everything from the Internet to the South China Sea and announced a new Five-Year Plan that Greenpeace called ‘quite possibly the most important document in the world in setting the pace of acting on climate change’. The China Story Yearbook 2016: Control surveys the year in China’s economy, population planning, law enforcement and reform, environment, Internet, medicine, religion, education, historiography, foreign affairs, and culture, as well as developments in Taiwan and Hong Kong.