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Sex Offender Treatment

by Leigh Harkins Tanya Garrett Daniel T. Wilcox

Sex Offender Treatment is an innovative case study-based guide to the treatment of sexual offenders, offering direct access to the insights and experience of experts in the field. The book describes case formulations, assessment processes, and treatment undertaken with specific sexual offender types.Takes an innovative case study approach to sexual offender assessment and treatment, sharing practical insights and real-world experience in a challenging fieldCoverage is organized by key offender populations and includes bipolar offenders, child sexual abusers, Internet offenders, psychopathic offenders, personality disordered offenders and female offendersThis distinctive approach aids trainee and novice workers to recognise key treatment issues, and plan and implement courses of therapeutic engagement and intervention to improve offender self-controlContributors include Bill Marshall, Leam Craig, Phil Rich, Bill Lindsay and Tony Ward

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Legal and Ethical Aspects of Sex Offender Treatment and Management

by Bernadette Rainey Karen Harrison

This handbook combines the latest theory on a high-profile, complex subject in criminology, exploring the legal and ethical dimensions of society's response to sex offenders in jurisdictions from the USA to Japan.The first publication to offer a detailed and wide-ranging analysis of legal and ethical issues relating to sex offender treatment and managementCovers a range of related issues, from media coverage to equality dutiesPresents research from numerous national jurisdictions including the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Norway, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, and IsraelIncludes perspectives from respected leading academics and practitioners, including William Marshall, Tony Ward, Doug Boer, Daniel Wilcox, and Marnie Rice

The Home Run Mystery

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

While visiting Pikesville, New York, the Boxcar Children join the exciting last games of the season in a strange old ballpark behind an abandoned factory. The Pikesville Half Moons are playing the Eagles, but the Eagles seem to be hitting far too many home runs. Could they be cheating? Then Violet sees strange lights in the old factory at night. Could the lights--and the losing streak--have anything to do with the sad Pikesville legend of Home Run Herman? The Boxcar Children find out there's more to be lost in Pikesville than a baseball game.

The Mystery in New York

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Aldens are sight-seeing in New York City. But before the end of their very first day in the city someone steals the priceless Elizabeth Star Diamond from their friend Mr. Pound--and the Boxcar Children spring into mystery-solving action.

The Mystery of the Black Raven

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Back in the days of the gold fever, one of the Aldens' ancestors was part of the Four Rock Miners, a group that met annually in Skagway, Alaska. Now the Aldens are keeping the tradition alive by attending a reunion with the descendants of the other miners. But when the raven statue and scrapbook that have belonged to the group for more than a century go missing, it looks like the Aldens have stumbled onto another case!

The Mystery of the Queen's Jewels

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Boxcar Children are vacationing in London, England, where there is so much to see and do. Yet, as they eat their fish and chips, watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, and see the famous crown jewels of England, Violet can't shake the feeling that someone is following them. Have the Aldens flown across the ocean straight into a mystery?

The Windy City Mystery

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Aldens are on their first trip to Chicago--the Windy City--and from Wrigley Field to the Sears Tower to Grant Park, there is so much to see. However, when they are given a series of clues in rhyme, they find themselves in the middle of two mysteries--to what are the clues leading and who is writing them?

The Mystery in the Old Attic

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Aldens are exploring an old house in Michigan. When they arrive at the mansion, they can't wait to start looking through all the rooms. They find an old diary that tells that a diamond and pearl ring is hidden in the house. The only way to find the ring is to solve a riddle written in the diary. But someone has already found the ring--and sold it! Who could be responsible?

The Niagara Falls Mystery

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

This is the Boxcar Children's first trip to Canada, and they are very eager to explore Niagara Falls and all of the attractions in the area. They are even more thrilled when a friend of Grandfather's asks if they want to help out in his souvenir shop. But then valuable things begin to disappear from the store. The Boxcar Children must find out who is responsible!

The Mystery at the Fair

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The county fair has come to Greenfield. The Aldens are so excited about entering the competitions at the fair. Henry and Benny will bake a blueberry pie, Jessie will make jewelry, and Violet will paint a picture. But it seems that someone is trying to ruin every event at the fair. Will the Boxcar Children be able to solve the mystery and win first prize?

The Pilgrim Village Mystery

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Aldens take a trip with Grandfather to Pilgrim Village, which has been built to look like an old colonial town. They love the old-fashioned candle shop, printing shop, and the general store. They even get to wear colonial costumes. Then suddenly things start to go wrong, and it seems like someone is trying to ruin the village. But why? The Boxcar Children are going to find out!

The Mystery at Snowflake Inn

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Grandfather is taking everyone on a special holiday trip to an old-fashioned New England inn. The Aldens have fun playing in the snow, ice skating, and working puzzles. Then suddenly they become part of a very special puzzle when mysterious things start to happen.

From Sea to Shining Sea

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

The Boxcar Children see the sights in beautiful cities from coast to coast (and in between) and solve a mystery at every destination! Includes three Boxcar Children Mysteries: Special #13 The Mystery in New York, Special #10 The Windy City Mystery, and #57 The Mystery in San Francisco.

Spring Break Special

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

This ebook includes three Boxcar Children mysteries: The Mystery in the Mall, The Mystery Cruise, and The Black Pearl Mystery. The Mystery in the MallHenry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny used to live alone in a boxcar. Now they have a home with their grandfather, and they are working at a mall owned by his friend. When the Aldens arrive at Hope Harbor, they're excited to see the crowds of shoppers and the endless variety of stores. But as they begin to work at Penny's Emporium, a novelty shop in the mall, everything starts to go wrong. Some of the other mall workers don't seem to want the Aldens' help. Even worse, some of the merchandise bound for Penny's Emporium has disappeared. What's going on at Hope Harbor Mall? It's up to the Boxcar Children to figure out who's behind this mystery.The Mystery CruiseSomeone is trying to keep Max Greene from inheriting his great aunt's estate. The Alden children take a cruise with their grandfather, and while sightseeing, they explore the mystery behind some engine problems, a man overboard, and other troubles on the ship.The Black Pearl MysteryWhile visiting Hawaii, the Aldens and cousin Soo Lee wonder why everyone is silent when the Black Pearl story is told. The Aldens investigate the incidents happening around their cousin's pineapple plantation.

Spooktacular

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

A ghost mystery in their very own boxcar, a zombie, and a pumpkin-headed creature provide plenty of spooky fun for the Aldens in these three adventures! Includes three Boxcar Children Mysteries: #100 The Mystery of the Haunted Boxcar, #124 The Pumpkin Head Mystery, and #128 The Zombie Project.

The Return of the Graveyard Ghost

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

One stormy afternoon, the Aldens take a shortcut through the Greenfield Cemetery and discover a strange local superstition! According to legend, it's good luck to leave presents in a certain spot in the cemetery--and bad luck to anyone who doesn't. But since there's no such thing as ghosts, there must be a reason for this weird tradition. The Boxcar Children are determined to find out what it is.

Mystery of the Fallen Treasure

by Gertrude Chandler Warner

On their trip to Oregon, the Aldens are excited to find out that Watch has the right skills to be a search and rescue dog! When they start training him in the woods one of the first things he "rescues" is a backpack filled with valuable jewelry--and it fell out of a plane! How could that have happened? When the children try to return the backpack to its owner, the mystery becomes even deeper!

Mystery of the Melting Snowman

by Florence Parry Heide Sophie Escabasse Roxanne Heide Pierce

It's snowman season in the neighborhood, but the Spotlighters discover that someone's not just playing! They find a curious iron figurine hidden inside one of the snowmen. Who was hiding it--and why? When a stranger comes looking for it, it's clear the Spotlight Club has another mystery to solve!

The Red Sari

by Javier Moro

A transfixing novel about the Nehru-Gandhi family, told through the story of Sonia Gandhi, an Italian from modest origins who becomes one of the world's most powerful womenIn 1965 Sonia Maino, a nineteen-year-old Italian student, meets a young Indian man named Rajiv Gandhi. She is the daughter of a humble family near Turin; he comes from the most powerful lineage in India. It is the beginning of a love story that not even death can end. In the name of love, Maino leaves her past to blend in with her expansive new country, India, which worships twenty million gods, speaks eight hundred languages, and votes for five hundred political parties. Her courage, integrity, and devotion will turn her into a revered and beloved figure.

The Dancer and the Raja

by Javier Moro

A fascinating novel that transports us to the fabulous world of the maharajas--abundant with harems, bacchanalian orgies, jewels, palaces, flamenco music, horses, Rolls-Royces, and tiger hunting On January 28, 1908, a young Spanish woman sitting astride a luxuriously bejeweled elephant enters a small city in northern India. The streets are packed with curious locals who are anxious to pay homage to their new princess, with skin as white as the snows of the Himalayas. This is the beginning of the story, based on real events, of the wedding of Anita Delgado and the maharaja of Kapurthala, a grand story of love and betrayal that took place over almost two decades, in the heart of an India that was on the verge of disappearing.

The Horse Healer

by Gonzalo Giner

His father dead, his sisters kidnapped, a boy with an intuition for horses flees his home and is taken in by a veterinarian during the turbulent years of the Reconquest of medieval Spain At the border of the Christian kingdom of Castile and the Muslim caliphate of Al-Andalus, a little inn sits on the front lines of the battle for Iberia. When word travels that the most feared fighters of the Muslim world, the Imesebelen, are advancing on Toledo, the innkeeper tells his son, Diego, to flee with his sisters. But Diego refuses to abandon his father. The old man and one of his daughters are slaughtered, and the other two girls are kidnapped. Now there's only one thought on Diego's mind: revenge. On his lightning-fast Arabian mare, Diego makes his way to Toledo. It is the start of a journey that will usher him into manhood and lead him to the dawn of a field of medicine that will change Spain--and the world--forever.

Cruise

by Suzanne Vermeer

A woman learns that her husband has been living a secret life she could never have imaginedFrank and Helen's anniversary cruise is going perfectly, until the unthinkable happens and Frank disappears. Helen does everything she can to find her husband, but is ultimately forced to return home, alone and distraught.After spending the next few months searching, Helen hears from someone who has news of her husband. But not the news she hoped for: Helen learns that Frank was leading a double life. It becomes increasingly apparent that the man she married had a dark side Helen could never have imagined. Suzanne Vermeer, the bestselling mystery writer in the Netherlands, spins this story with unparalleled suspense.

I Watch You

by Irene Cao

What do you do when your greatest temptation is a dangerously handsome and alluring man?Elena works as an art restorer in Venice, and is in the process of bringing an old fresco to light in a historic palazzo. Art is her world, along with her best friend, Gaia, and Filippo, an old pal who she thinks just might be her new love . . . until Leonardo comes along. A chef with a tempestuous spirit, Leonardo is in Venice to launch a new restaurant, and he pushes all of Elena's buttons--good and bad. As Leonardo awakens Elena's senses, she faces the difficult yet exciting choice between the safety Filippo promises and the danger of Leonardo's embrace.I Watch You is part one of a bestselling erotic trilogy that proves Italians definitely do it better.

The Birobidzhan Affair

by Marek Halter

A thrilling saga set in the Jewish republic of Birobidzhan At the height of the Red Scare in the 1950s, the House Un-American Activities Committee questions a Russian woman named Marina. She stands accused of being a spy and is suspected of murdering OSS agent Michael Apron. But even more scandalous than the accusations against her is the truth that her interrogation will reveal. In Russia, Marina was a successful actress--and one night, she found herself seduced by Stalin. To avoid a dangerous scandal, she pretended to be Jewish and fled to Birobidzhan, a lost city in the far southeastern corner of the Soviet Union bordering China, originally populated by those escaping the Nazis. This forgotten city was home to a wealth of Jewish culture and also happened to be in an ideal geographical position for the Allied forces to observe Japan's movements in Manchuria. It was there that Marina met and fell in love with Michael Apron. Following a fascinating heroine from Stalinist Russia to the United States during the McCarthy era, this thrilling story of love and espionage shows readers two worlds rocked by political turmoil.This book was translated from the original French by Anna Declerck.

The Man of Their Lives

by Françoise Bourdin

When Louis, a magnetic forty-something musician searching for true love, meets Francine, a young divorcée who immediately falls for him, everything seems simple. However, even though Louis is a widower, he needs the approval of his meddling twin sister, Alix, and his troubled adolescent son, Frédéric. What's more, Francine happens to be Frédéric's French teacher and the mother of a boy he hates.Inevitably, things quickly become problematic for Louis and Francine. It will take all of Francine's determination and a little help from fate for her to finally win the love of her life. With endearing warmth, Françoise Bourdin explores the difficulties of starting over at age forty and the day-to-day worries that arise when families merge.

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