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Screwtape Lost and Found - Charity’s Variety of Sins
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Series: Screwtape Lost and Found, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Charity’s variety of sins considers some contradictions in Charity who works with the underprivileged on the streets. In these modern times demons really struggle with the mishmash of Church authority and its relationship with people who desperately need it. Unfortunately there’s not much prosperity theology going down this way.
Hatred Ridicule & Contempt
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Series: Alex Harris, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Called upon to defend an acrimonious libel action on behalf of an important newspaper client, newly appointed law firm partner Alex Harris never once expected to find his efforts impeded by wanton disregard for ethics and blatant self interest that crossed all boundaries. Not only on the part of his opponents, but also those he should have been able to trust implicitly and without question…
A New Theory of Justice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
An attempt to get beyond "Social Contract" accounts of societal fairness (such as are found in Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Rawls), to a political-philosophical theory that is both more realistic and better suited to dealing with pressing questions of INjustice.
Good vs Good: Why the 8 Great Goods are behind every good (and bad) decision
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by North Star Books. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
This book is philosophy of the most practical kind. Based on six years of research in more than 20 cultures and involving over 3000 people, Good vs Good describes eight categories of Goods on which we all make our daily decisions. Each of us has our own almost unique prioritization of these goods—but it is an unspoken, unexamined order that makes our decisions erratic and unpredictable at times.
Court Reform on Trial: Why Simple Solutions Fail
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
A recognized study of innovation in the process of criminal justice, and why it so often fails—despite the best intentions of judges, administrators & reformers. The arc of reform to disappointment is analyzed for such ideas as bail, pretrial diversion, speedy trial and determinate sentences. A much-maligned system of pleas shifts power to prosecutors away from judges. New foreword by Greg Berman.
Blind Stab
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,930. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
‘Surely,' he told himself, ‘black couldn't come up again. According to the law of averages it has to be red this time.' How life can change with the roll of the dice, the spin of a wheel. Richard Moristone gambles everything in an all or nothing bet. But he will gamble with more than money as he struggles to pay his debts.
The Limits of the Legal Process: A Study of Landlords, Law and Crime
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,220. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Housing & Urban Development
This pathbreaking study in the sociology of law has won multiple awards for its insight, clarity, and broad import in examining the UK Rent Acts and landlord behavior over a period of time in the '60s and '70s. Not just a revelation of the unintended consequence of well-meant reforms; though it shows the side-effects of a law to protect tenants, it also explores the bigger picture of law's limits.
Dieu est grande
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: French. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Dans une République islamique imaginaire, le Timaristan, Elma Kaplan s'apprête à recevoir son diplôme de droit. Ni islamiste, ni opposante, elle vit sans problème sous le régime. Pile à mi-chemin entre Facebook et le Coran, elle fait le bien autour d'elle, en vraie croyante. Dans moins d'une heure, elle connaîtra sa première affectation. Ce qu'elle ignore, c'est que commence la pire journée de sa
The Badge Nearly Destroyed Me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anger management
To protect and serve—words every cop swears to, but though Police Officer Michael “Mac” McIlhargey could keep that vow on the street, at home his good guy facade was cracking. As his iron grip on control slipped, he grabbed with an even tighter fist and his once happy family became marred by violence, abuse and trauma. The Badge Nearly Destroyed Me is a tale of lessons learned and love regained.
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.