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False Witness by Karin Slaughter

Title False Witness
Author Karin Slaughter
Publisher HarperCollins
Release Date 2021-07-20
Category Fiction
Total Pages 448
ISBN 9780062858948
Language English, Spanish, and French
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "There's deception, sabotage, violence, family secrets . . . all the stuff you could want from a fictional page-turner."— theSkimm Recommended by Washington Post • theSkimm • GMA.com • Popsugar • Bustle • Atlanta Journal-Constitution • Augusta Chronicle • Sun-Sentinel • Mystery and Suspense Magazine • and more! He saw what you did. He knows who you are… From the New York Times bestselling author of Pieces of Her and The Silent Wife, an electrifying standalone thriller. AN ORDINARY LIFE… Leigh Collier has worked hard to build what looks like a normal life. She’s an up-and-coming defense attorney at a prestigious law firm in Atlanta, would do anything for her sixteen-year-old daughter Maddy, and is managing to successfully coparent through a pandemic after an amicable separation from her husband Walter. HIDES A DEVASTATING PAST... But Leigh’s ordinary life masks a childhood no one should have to endure … a childhood tarnished by secrets, broken by betrayal, and ultimately destroyed by a brutal act of violence. BUT NOW THE PAST IS CATCHING UP… On a Sunday night at her daughter’s school play, she gets a call from one of the firm's partners who wants Leigh to come on board to defend a wealthy man accused of multiple counts of rape. Though wary of the case, it becomes apparent she doesn't have much choice if she wants to keep her job. They're scheduled to go to trial in one week. When she meets the accused face-to-face, she realizes that it’s no coincidence that he’s specifically asked for her to represent him. She knows him. And he knows her. More to the point, he may know what happened over twenty years ago, and why Leigh has spent two decades avoiding her past. AND TIME IS RUNNING OUT. Suddenly she has a lot more to lose than this case. The only person who can help is her younger, estranged sister Callie—the last person Leigh would ever want to drag into this after all they’ve been through. But with the life-shattering truth in danger of being revealed, she has no choice... “A high-stakes thriller . . . Her heroines are believable, flawed and courageous.” –OYINKAN BRAITHWAITE

False Witness by Karin Slaughter

Title False Witness
Author Karin Slaughter
Publisher HarperCollins
Release Date 2021-06-24
Category Fiction
Total Pages 448
ISBN 9780008303525
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The stunning new thriller from the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author

False Witness by Karin Slaughter

Title False Witness
Author Karin Slaughter
Publisher HarperCollins Australia
Release Date 2021-07-07
Category Fiction
Total Pages 448
ISBN 9781460710821
Language English, Spanish, and French
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He saw what you did ... He knows who you are. The stunning new standalone from the no.1 international bestselling author They thought they'd got away with it ... they were wrong. Leigh and her sister Callie are not bad people - but one night, more than two decades ago, they did something terrible. And the result was a childhood tarnished by secrets, broken by betrayal, devastated by violence. Years later, Leigh has pushed that night from her mind and become a successful lawyer - but when she is forced to take on a new client against her will, her world begins to spiral out of control. Because the client knows the truth about what happened twenty-three years ago. He knows what Leigh and Callie did. And unless they stop him, he's going to tear their lives apart ... Just because you didn't see the witness ... doesn't mean he wasn't there. 'Heart-stopping one moment, heart-breaking the next. Slaughter at her finest' Cara Hunter, bestselling author of All the Rage 'Keeps you gasping and guessing until the end' Stacey Abrams, author of While Justice Sleeps 'An unputdownable story that will move you to the core' Camilla Lackberg, author of the Fjallbacka series

False Witness by Andrew Grant

Title False Witness
Author Andrew Grant
Publisher Ballantine Books
Release Date 2018-01-02
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780399594342
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Alabama police detective Cooper Devereaux chases a cunning serial killer terrorizing the city of Birmingham in this edge-of-your-seat thriller for readers of James Lee Burke, Craig Johnson, and Robert Crais. A woman disappears on her twenty-first birthday. The following day her body is found, wrapped neatly like a gift in a crumbling, sun-speckled graveyard. What does Detective Devereaux have to go on? Very little. No motive, no suspects. Then another victim is discovered in a crematorium parking lot. Again, she was killed on her twenty-first birthday. Again, her body was wrapped like a gift. By the third murder the tabloids have dubbed the homicidal monster the Birthday Killer—and Devereaux is under the gun. While Devereaux’s own violent and mysterious past nips at his heels, and his fragile home life threatens to unravel, he can’t afford to be anything but totally obsessed with the frantic search through the many layers of this city, from its wealthy enclaves to its dark criminal underbelly. The only certainty is that Devereaux is hunting a killer determined to fulfill a deranged agenda in which women’s lives are extinguished like candles on a cake.

False Witness by Michelle Davies

Title False Witness
Author Michelle Davies
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Release Date 2018-07-12
Category Fiction
Total Pages 400
ISBN 9781509856831
Language English, Spanish, and French
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'Gripping, thought-provoking and expertly plotted – a cracking read' - Katerina Diamond, bestselling author of The Teacher. 7.15am: Two children are seen on top of a wall in a school. Shortly later one of them lies fatally injured at the bottom. Did the boy fall or was he pushed? As a family liaison offer, DC Maggie Neville has seen parents crumble under the weight of their child’s death. Imogen Tyler is no different. Her son’s fall was witnessed by the school caretaker, a pupil is under suspicion, and Imogen is paralysed by grief and questions. For Maggie, finding the truth is paramount if she is to help the mother. But as she investigates, further doubts emerge and the truth suddenly seems far from certain. Could the witness be mistaken about what happened, and if he is, then who is responsible? And how far will they go to cover up the boy’s death? False Witness by Michelle Davies is the gripping third novel in the critically acclaimed Maggie Neville series, following Gone Astray and Wrong Place.

False Witness by Randy Singer

Title False Witness
Author Randy Singer
Publisher Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Release Date 2011-04-25
Category Fiction
Total Pages 432
ISBN 1414360436
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Clark Shealy is a bail bondsman with the ultimate bounty on the line: his wife’s life. He has forty-eight hours to find an Indian professor in possession of the Abacus Algorithm—an equation so powerful it could crack all Internet encryption. Four years later, law student Jamie Brock is working in legal aid when a routine case takes a vicious twist: she and two colleagues learn that their clients, members of the witness protection program, are accused of defrauding the government and have the encrypted algorithm in their possession. After a life-changing trip to the professor’s church in India, the couple also has the key to decode it. Now they’re on the run from federal agents and the Chinese mafia, who will do anything to get the algorithm. Caught in the middle, Jamie and her friends must protect their clients if they want to survive long enough to graduate.

False Witness by Patricia Lambert

Title False Witness
Author Patricia Lambert
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date 2000-01-01
Category Political Science
Total Pages 52
ISBN 9780871319203
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This is, for the first time in its entirety, the story of the arrest and trial of Clay Shaw, charged with conspiracy in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Headline news internationally for almost three years in the late 1960s, the whole investigation was eventually uncovered as a fraud and a set-up. Then, in 1990, Oliver Stone's movie JFK was released starring Kevin Costner as Jim Garrison, hero and patriot -- and all the lies that enthralled the world in this case were told again.

Bearing False Witness by Rodney Stark

Title Bearing False Witness
Author Rodney Stark
Publisher SPCK
Release Date 2017-03-16
Category Religion
Total Pages 276
ISBN 9780281077755
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The following historical statements all appear in well-established textbooks, and have become part of our common culture. Which of them would you say are true? * The Catholic Church incited and actively colluded in nearly two millennia of anti-Semitic violence, and Pope Pius XII is still rightfully known as ‘Hitler’s Pope’. * Only recently have we become aware of ancient and remarkably enlightened Christian gospels, which narrow-minded Catholic authorities tried to suppress. * Once in power as the official Church of Rome, Christians quickly and brutally persecuted paganism out of existence. * The fall of Rome and the ascendancy of the Church precipitated Europe’s decline into a millennium of ignorance and backwardness, which lasted until the Renaissance. * Initiated by the pope, the Crusades were but the first bloody chapter in the history of unprovoked and brutal Christian colonialism. * The Spanish Inquisition tortured and murdered huge numbers of innocent people for ‘imaginary’ crimes, such as witchcraft and blasphemy. * The Catholic Church persecuted and tried to suppress scientists such as Galileo, and the Scientific ‘Revolution’ therefore occurred mainly in more tolerant Protestant societies. * Being entirely comfortable with slavery, the Catholic Church did nothing to oppose its introduction in the New World, or to make it more humane. * Until very recently, Catholicism’s hierarchical view of the ideal state has resulted in its bitter resistance to all efforts to establish more liberal governments and its eager support for right-wing dictators. * It was the Protestant Reformation that broke the repressive Catholic grip on progress and ushered in capitalism, religious freedom and the modern world. In this powerful and persuasive book Rodney Stark subjects these and other widely-held beliefs to a rigorous historical assessment. He gives a compelling account of how each of them became accepted as the conventional wisdom, how egotism and ideology often worked together to create false or highly distorted pictures of people and events, and how we need to work hard to recover the truth if we’re to undo the cultural damage that centuries of anti-Catholic history has done. Contents: 1. Sins of Anti- Semitism 2. The Suppressed Gospels 3. Persecuting the Tolerant Pagans 4. Imposing the Dark Ages 5. Crusading for Land, Loot, and Converts 6. Monsters of the Inquisition 7. Scientific Heresies 8. Blessed Be Slavery 9. Holy Authoritarianism 10. Protestant Modernity

Judge Dredd False Witness by Brandon Easton

Title Judge Dredd False Witness
Author Brandon Easton
Publisher IDW Publishing
Release Date 2021-05-05
Category Comics & Graphic Novels
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781684069743
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Justice Academy drop-out Mathias Lincoln always survived by sub-legal means, but after uncovering a vast conspiracy, he finds himself pursued by legendary lawman Judge Dredd! Get ready for a street-level look at justice in Mega-City One as one person fights to expose the darkest secrets of the rich and powerful in a thrilling mystery set against a backdrop of media manipulation and social unrest. While on a job for a rich client, professional fixer Mathias Lincoln makes a horrific discovery—children are disappearing, and the conspiracy stretches from the wastes of the Cursed Earth all the way to the halls of power in Mega-City One.

False Witness by Harvey Matusow

Title False Witness
Author Harvey Matusow
Publisher Franklin Classics Trade Press
Release Date 2018-11-10
Category History
Total Pages 256
ISBN 0353242772
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

False Witness by Larry Buttram

Title False Witness
Author Larry Buttram
Publisher Larry Buttram
Release Date 2006-09-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 351
ISBN 9780975503003
Language English, Spanish, and French
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It is the summer of 1963 in rural East Tennessee. Ethan Ward, thirteen, is enjoying his summer vacation. On a trip to a friend's house--on a hot and dusty country road--he sees two black strangers shoot and kill a deputy sheriff. They escape leaving him the only witness. The men are never caught, and for years Ethan lives in fear of their return. Then, in a chance meeting six years later, he learns that things are not always what they appear, and that good and evil aren't divided along the color line.

Judge Dredd False Witness by Brandon Easton

Title Judge Dredd False Witness
Author Brandon Easton
Publisher IDW Publishing
Release Date 2021-05-04
Category Comics & Graphic Novels
Total Pages 96
ISBN 1684057280
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Justice Academy drop-out Mathias Lincoln always survived by sub-legal means, but after uncovering a vast conspiracy, he finds himself pursued by legendary lawman Judge Dredd! Get ready for a street level look at justice in Mega-City One as one person fights to expose the darkest secrets of the rich and powerful in a thrilling mystery set against a backdrop of media manipulation and social unrest. While on a job for a rich client, Justice Academy drop-out and professional fixer Mathias Lincoln makes a horrific discovery -- children are disappearing, and the conspiracy stretches from the wastes of the Cursed Earth all the way to the halls of power in Mega-City One. Things get even worse for Mathias when he's framed for the brutal murder of a controversial media personality whose bombastic rhetoric had made him one of the most powerful--and feared--voices in the city. Now the most wanted man in the Big Meg, Mathias has to fight to clear his name and expose those responsible for taking the Cursed Earth children before he gets a death sentence from Mega-City One's zero-tolerance lawman -- JUDGE DREDD. Written by Eisner-nominated, Glyph Award-winning writer of comics and TV Brandon Easton (Star Trek: Year Five, Transformers, Agent Carter) with superstar artist Kei Zama (Death's Head, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye) making her Judge Dredd debut!

No Crueler Tyrannies by Dorothy Rabinowitz

Title No Crueler Tyrannies
Author Dorothy Rabinowitz
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2004-03-02
Category Political Science
Total Pages 239
ISBN 0743228405
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist draws on her work with high-profile child sex-abuse cases to contend that the American legal system is subject to manipulation and complicity that enables erroneous convictions and the destruction of innocent lives. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Book Of The Little Axe by Lauren Francis-Sharma

Title Book of the Little Axe
Author Lauren Francis-Sharma
Publisher Grove Press
Release Date 2020-05-12
Category Fiction
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9780802147035
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In Trinidad, in 1796, teenage Rosa Rendón quietly but purposefully rebels against typical female roles and behavior. Bright, competitive, and opinionated, Rosa sees no reason she should learn to cook and keep house—it is obvious her talents lie in running the farm she expects to be her birthright, despite her two older siblings. But as her homeland goes from Spanish to British rule, it becomes increasingly unclear whether its free black property owners—Rosa’s family among them—will be allowed to keep their assets, their land, and ultimately, their freedom. By 1830, Rosa is living among the Crow Nation in Bighorn, Wyoming with her husband, Edward Rose and family. Her son Victor has reached the age where he should seek his vision and become a man. But his path is blocked by secrets Rosa has kept hidden from him. So Rosa sets out to take him on a journey to where his story began and, in turn, retraces her own roots, those of a girl who forged her own way from the middle of the ocean to the grassy hills of a far-away land.

Bearing False Witness by Douglas E. Cowan

Title Bearing False Witness
Author Douglas E. Cowan
Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date 2003
Category Religion
Total Pages 255
ISBN 0275974596
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Analyzes and critiques the Christian Countercult movement as a discrete socioreligious entity.

My Mother S House by Francesca Momplaisir

Title My Mother s House
Author Francesca Momplaisir
Publisher Vintage
Release Date 2021-04
Category Abusive men
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9781984898012
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"A literary thriller about the complex underbelly of the immigrant American dream--the triumphs and failure, mundane and aberrant--and the dangerous ripple effect one person's damages can have on the lives of others, all told by an unexpected narrator: a house that has held unspeakable horrors. When Lucien flees Haiti with his wife, Marie-Ange, and their three children to New York City's South Ozone Park, he does so in the hopes of finding reinvention, wealth, and comfort. He buys a rundown house in a community that is quickly changing from one filled with Italian mobsters to one attracting American Dream seekers like himself, and begins life anew. Lucien and Marie-Ange call their home La Kaye, "my mother's house," and it becomes a center for their fellow immigrants to find peace, a good meal, and legal help. But as a severely emotionally damaged man emigrating from a country whose evils he knows to one whose evils he doesn't, Lucien soon falls back into his worst habits and impulses, with his new house acting as the backdrop for his lasciviousness. What Lucien can't even begin to fathom is that La Kaye is always watching and passing judgement, and everything comes to a head on the day that it decides to stop the sins inside. But La Kaye doesn't even know the darkest secrets held within its walls, and only after it has set itself aflame does it hear the frightened whispers that will reveal Lucien's ultimate evil" -- Provided by publisher.

False Witness by Dexter Dias

Title False Witness
Author Dexter Dias
Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date 2009-09-26
Category Fiction
Total Pages 400
ISBN 9780446566735
Language English, Spanish, and French
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An internationally acclaimed attorney presents a courtroom drama about a young English barrister who finds his world turned upside down when he defends a pulp novelist accused of killing a young girl. A first novel.

Title The Best American Magazine Writing 2020
Author Sid Holt
Publisher Columbia University Press
Release Date 2021-01-05
Category Language Arts & Disciplines
Total Pages 492
ISBN 9780231552448
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Best American Magazine Writing 2020 brings together outstanding writing, from in-depth reporting to incisive criticism. The anthology features excerpts from major projects that challenge American certitudes: the Washington Post Magazine’s “Prison” issue, detailing the scope of mass incarceration, and the New York Times Magazine’s “The 1619 Project,” which recenters the nation’s history around slavery and its legacies. It includes extraordinary globe-spanning journalism, including pieces on the genocide against the Rohingya (New York Times Magazine) and the unintended consequences of a dengue fever vaccine (Fortune). Pamela Colloff details prosecutors’ reliance on an untrustworthy jailhouse informant (New York Times Magazine in partnership with ProPublica), and a ProPublica series investigates the disaster that befell the USS Fitzgerald. The anthology showcases the work of remarkable stylists, including Jia Tolentino’s cultural commentary (New Yorker) and Ligaya Mishan’s columns on food and culture (T: The New York Times Style Magazine). Columns by s.e. smith consider disability (Catapult), and the DeafBlind poet John Lee Clark writes about art he can touch (Poetry). Jordan Kisner visits a Martha Washington–themed debutante ball in Texas near the Mexican border for The Believer, and Jacob Baynham offers a moving portrait of his father-in-law (Georgia Review). Arundhati Roy excoriates the increasing authoritarianism of Modi’s India (The Nation in partnership with Type Media Center). The anthology concludes with Jonathan Escoffery’s short story of homesickness for Jamaica, “Under the Ackee Tree” (Paris Review).

Judge Dredd False Witness 1 by Brandon Easton

Title Judge Dredd False Witness 1
Author Brandon Easton
Publisher IDW Publishing
Release Date 2020-03-25
Category Comics & Graphic Novels
Total Pages 86
ISBN PKEY:JAN200752
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Written by Eisner-nominated, Glyph Award-winning writer of comics and TV Brandon Easton (Star Trek: Year Five, Transformers, Agent Carter) with superstar artist Kei Zama (Death’s Head, Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye) making her Judge Dredd debut! Justice Academy drop-out Mathias Lincoln has built a comfortable life working as a courier for Mega-City One’s most elite citizens. But after he uncovers a horrific conspiracy stretching from the Cursed Earth to the city’s seats of power, Mathias also finds himself pursued by legendary lawman Judge Dredd!

Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

Title Cop Town
Author Karin Slaughter
Publisher Dell
Release Date 2015
Category Fiction
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9780345547507
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Reluctant rookie cop Kate Murphy finds herself teamed with agenda-seeking Maggie Lawson in a manhunt for a cop killer.