Black Water Rising
Score: 3.5
From 109 Ratings

Black Water Rising


  • Author: Attica Locke
  • Release Date : 2009-06-09
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 1762344 Bytes


Attica Locke—a writer and producer of FOX’s Empire—delivers an engrossing, complex, and cinematic thriller about crime and racial justiceLos Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist (Mystery/Thriller)Edgar Award Nominee (Best First Novel)The Orange Prize for Fiction (Shortlist)“A near-perfect balance of trenchant social commentary, rich characterizations, and action-oriented plot.... Attica Locke [is] a writer wise beyond her years.”
— Los Angeles Times“Atmospheric… deeply nuanced... akin to George Pelecanos or Dennis Lehane....  Subtle and compelling.”
— New York Times...

Sheriff
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

Sheriff


  • Author: Laura Scott
  • Release Date : 2017-05-01
  • Genre: Suspense
  • File Size: 3243004 Bytes


An FBI agent and her K-9 partner team up with a sheriff to bring in a fugitive in this exciting suspense from USA TODAY bestselling author Laura Scott, part of Classified K-9 Unit series. Witnessing a prison break, FBI agent Julianne Martinez is within seconds of death...before she’s rescued by the one man she thought she’d never see again. She’d know her long-ago love, Brody Kenner, anywhere, even with a sheriff star on his chest. Years ago she left Texas and Brody, and had no plans of returning...until the trail of a missing agent brought her home to both. Brody won’t let her investigation proceed without him, and he needs her and her K-9 dog to track his escaped prisoner. But partnering with Julianne to solve two cases only leads to dang...

Criminal Justice in Action  The Core

Criminal Justice in Action The Core


  • Author : Larry K. Gaines
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305446113


Criminal Justice in Action The Core Book Description :

Concise, career focused, and completely up to date, the exciting new CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 8th Edition, delivers an accessible, applied, and real-world introduction to the field. Gripping photos and an engaging magazine-like layout make this succinct text ideal for a fast-paced course and visual learners. The text presents topics and cases straight from today's headlines, putting students in the center of the action with vivid, relatable examples that demonstrate the core principles of the American justice system at work. Reflecting reviewer feedback, the text combines just the right depth of coverage with a wealth of learning tools that appeal to a variety of learning styles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the prod...

Criminal Justice in Action  The Core

Criminal Justice in Action The Core


  • Author : Larry Gaines
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285069159


Criminal Justice in Action The Core Book Description :

With gripping photos, an engaging magazine-like format, and riveting examples straight from today’s headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 7th puts you in the center of the action. Providing just the right depth of coverage, this succinct book uses vivid cases and current events to demonstrate the core principles of the American justice system at work. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

Criminal Justice in Action

Criminal Justice in Action


  • Author : Larry K. Gaines
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305854970


Criminal Justice in Action Book Description :

As riveting and current as today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Ninth Edition, is designed with today's busy students and instructors in mind. Concepts make sense to students, thanks to vivid straight-from-the-headlines vignettes at the beginning of every chapter and plentiful real-world examples throughout the book. Choosing what's important to remember is a snap with each chapter's numbered objectives, which are reinforced throughout the chapter as well as in the book's supplementary items. Thinking critically and writing become less intimidating for students with the guidance of practical writing activities. Reviewers praise the book's crisp, clear topic coverage as well as its engaging magazine-style design and captivating writing, whic...

Criminal Justice in Action

Criminal Justice in Action


  • Author : Larry K. Gaines
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0534574564


Criminal Justice in Action Book Description :

An engaging text/CD-ROM package with many features designed to spark student interest. Coverage progresses from measuring and explaining crime through policing, prisons, and the juvenile justice system. Boxed readings deal with criminal justice in action, criminal justice and technology, and popular culture, and offer first-person accounts of crimi...

Action Research in Criminal Justice

Action Research in Criminal Justice


  • Author : Inge Vanfraechem
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-14
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317310082


Action Research in Criminal Justice Book Description :

To understand how people experience justice and security is a challenging task in times of unrest, marked by growing perceptions of insecurity, discrimination and uncertainty. The European project ALTERNATIVE aimed to understand justice and security experiences related to conflicts in intercultural settings, when citizens are given the means to actively contribute to these processes. This book relates how the project was set up as an action research through the concrete description of four action sites: social housing estates in Vienna, Austria; a small community in Hungary with a Roma population; three border towns in Serbia; and three communities in Northern Ireland. These four sites have been compared through an innovative methodology, which leads...

ATS1282 Criminal Justice in Action

ATS1282 Criminal Justice in Action


  • Author : Custom Publication
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0195598253


ATS1282 Criminal Justice in Action Book Description :

ATS1282 Criminal Justice in Action has been created specifically for students studying ATS1282 Criminal Justice in Action in the Department of Criminology at Monash University. This book has been designed to ensure you get exactly what you need, week to week, to support your success in this subject. Relevant chapters from Oxford's leading criminology textbooks have been carefully chosen by your lecturers and organised to fit the structure of your unit, and directly reflect your course....

International Practices of Criminal Justice

International Practices of Criminal Justice


  • Author : Mikkel Jarle Christensen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-11-06
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351384629


International Practices of Criminal Justice Book Description :

International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by analyzing the fields of international criminal law and international police cooperation. Although often thought of separately, each of these fields presents criminal justice as a governance method for resolving international challenges and crises. By focusing on examples from international criminal tribunals, transitional justice, transnational crime, and transnational policing and prosecution, the contributors to this collection all examine how criminal justice ...

Out of Control Criminal Justice

Out of Control Criminal Justice


  • Author : Daniel P. Mears
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-28
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107161696


Out of Control Criminal Justice Book Description :

This book shows how to reduce out-of-control criminal justice and create greater public safety, justice, and accountability at less cost....