3rd Degree

Author: James Patterson,Andrew Gross
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780759509092
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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The #1 bestselling new mystery series of the past decade comes roaring back with 3rd Degree, a shockingly suspenseful thriller featuring the Women's Murder Club. One of James Patterson's best loved heroines is about to die. Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street when a fiery explosion rips through the neighborhood. A town house owned by an Internet millionaire is immediately engulfed in flames, and when Lindsay plunges inside to search for survivors, she finds three people dead. An infant who lived in the house cannot be found - and a mysterious message at the scene leaves Lindsay and the San Francisco Police Department completely baffled. Then a prominent businessman is found murdered under bizarre circumstances, with another mysterious message left behind by the killer. Lindsay asks her friends Claire Washburn of the medical examiner's office, Assistant D.A. Jill Bernhardt, and Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to help her figure out who is committing these murders-and why they are intent on killing someone every three days. Even more terrifying, the killer has targeted one of the four friends who call themselves the Women's Murder Club. Which one will it be? While the investigation rages furiously, Lindsay works very closely with a federal officer assigned to the case. At the same time, she learns that one member of the Women's Murder Club is hiding a secret so dangerous and unbelievable that it could destroy them all.

3rd Degree

Author: James Patterson,Andrew Gross
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755387074
Category: Fiction
Page: 283
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Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street as a ferocious blast rips through the neighbourhood. A townhouse owned by an internet magnate explodes into flames, three people die and a sinister note signed 'August Spies' is found at the scene. A wave of violence is sweeping through the city - and it seems that whoever is behind it is intent on killing someone every three days. Even more terrifying, the four friends who call themselves the Women's Murder Club discover that the killer has targeted one of them. And Lindsay learns that a member of the club is hiding a secret so dangerous and unbelievable that it could destroy them all.

Third degree

Author: James Patterson,Andrew Gross
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780739440438
Category: Female friendship
Page: 438
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Third Degree

A Novel
Author: Greg Iles
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416524541
Category: Fiction
Page: 466
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A tale spanning a traumatic single day follows Laurel Shields, who awakens in her small-town home to discover her husband frantically preparing for what he claims is an IRS audit, but she soon realizes that he has discovered the truth about her affair with another man.

Witch School Third Degree

Lessons in the Correllian Tradition
Author: Donald Lewis-Highcorrell
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738713031
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 315
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The three-volume Witch School teaching series will prepare you for initiation into all three degrees of Correllian Wicca, one of the largest and fastest growing Wiccan traditions in the world. As an additional bonus, WitchSchool.com offers many optional interactive features to enhance your textbook learning experience. The Path of the High Priest and Priestess The twelve lessons of the Witch School's Third Degree are for those who choose to follow the path of Wiccan High Priest or High Priestess. More so than the earlier degrees, the Third Degree is a vocation—a call to lead, inspire, and instruct others on the Wiccan journey. You'll be ready to assume the essential duties of Wiccan clergy—teaching, transformative energy work, and oracular work—when you successfully complete the lessons of the Third Degree: Clergy Standards and Behavior • Public Ritual Astral Travel and Shapeshifting • Remote Viewing The Nature of the Soul • The Nature of Time • The Ennead Karma, Akasha, and Past Lives • Drawing Down the Moon Conscious Incarnation • Temple Management • The Future Completion of the twelve lessons in this book makes you eligible for initiation into the Third Degree of Correllian Nativist Wicca and the role of High Priest or High Priestess.

The Girl in Times Square

A Novel
Author: Paullina Simons
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062444360
Category: Fiction
Page: 608
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International bestselling author Paullina Simons delivers a riveting novel about a young woman whose search for her missing friend turns into a life-shattering odyssey. The truth will change her forever. Living in bustling New York City, Lily Quinn has plenty of distractions and is struggling to finish college as well as pay her rent. But that all pales in comparison when Amy, her best friend and roommate, disappears without a trace. Spencer O’Malley, a cynical NYPD detective assigned to Amy’s case, immediately captures Lily’s attention. Though he is wary and wrestling with his own demons, he, too, is irresistibly drawn to Lily. But fate has more in store for Lily than she ever expected. As she looks deeper into the mystery surrounding Amy’s disappearance, Lily finds answers she never imagined she’d find—answers that challenge everything she knows about her own life. Lily’s search puts her on a collision course with tragedy and love, and gives her a glimpse into the abyss that swallowed her friend . . . until she faces a final confrontation with her own life-changing destiny. “Part mystery, part romance, part family drama . . . in other words, the perfect book.”—Daily Mail

The Third Degree

The Triple Murder that Shook Washington and Changed American Criminal Justice
Author: Scott D. Seligman
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 1640120602
Category: History
Page: 216
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If you've ever seen an episode of Law and Order, you can probably recite your Miranda rights by heart. But you likely don't know that these rights had their roots in the case of a young Chinese man accused of murdering three diplomats in Washington DC in 1919. A frantic search for clues and dogged interrogations by gumshoes erupted in sensational news and editorial coverage and intensified international pressure on the police to crack the case. Part murder mystery, part courtroom drama, and part landmark legal case, The Third Degree is the true story of a young man's abuse by the Washington police and an arduous, seven-year journey through the legal system that drew in Warren G. Harding, William Howard Taft, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John W. Davis, and J. Edgar Hoover. The ordeal culminated in a sweeping Supreme Court ruling penned by Justice Louis Brandeis that set the stage for the Miranda warning many years later. Scott D. Seligman argues that the importance of the case hinges not on the defendant's guilt or innocence but on the imperative that a system that presumes one is innocent until proven guilty provides protections against coerced confessions. Today, when the treatment of suspects between arrest and trial remains controversial, when bias against immigrants and minorities in law enforcement continues to deny them their rights, and when protecting individuals from compulsory self-incrimination is still an uphill battle, this century-old legal spellbinder is a cautionary tale that reminds us how we got where we are today and makes us wonder how far we have yet to go.

300 Best Jobs Without a Four-year Degree

Author: Michael Farr,Laurence Shatkin
Publisher: Jist Works
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 476
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Presents details of pay, responsibilities, training and skill required, working conditions, and outlook for three hundred jobs that do not require a college degree.

Career Paths in Psychology

Where Your Degree Can Take You
Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
ISBN: 9781433823107
Category: Psychology
Page: 584
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2nd Chance

Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780759527072
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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A brutal madman sprays bullets into a crowd of children leaving a San Francisco church. Miraculously-or was it intentionally?-only one person dies. Then an elderly black woman is hung. Police homicide inspector Lindsay Boxer senses a connection and together with medical examiner Claire, assistant D. A. Jill, and Chronicle reporter Cindy, finds a link that sends a chill through the entire nation. This killer's motives are unspeakable. A Main Selection of The Literary Guild®, of Book-of-the-Month Club®, of Doubleday Book Club®, and of The Mystery Guild®

Six Degrees of Separation

A Play
Author: John Guare
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0525434372
Category: Drama
Page: 144
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In this soaring and deeply provacative tragicomedy of race, class, and manners, John Guare has created the msot important American play in years. Six Degrees of Separation is one of those rare works that capture both the supercharged pulse of our present era and the deepest and most mysterious movements of the human heart. Six Degrees of Separation won the 1990 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play, as well as the Hull Warriner Award and the Obie.

One to the 3rd Degree

The Shroud of Turin Conspiracy
Author: Davd Soul
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1682229807
Category: Fiction
Page: 200
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For going on three years and during whirlwind journeys on three continents, Georgetown Professor Alexander Avalov has been entrapped by a series of terrorist plots menacing Western cities, institutions and populations. The first had threatened the West’s major cities with chemical warfare; the second, aimed to assassinate the leader of the Free World. Now, he finds himself in the middle of yet another terrorist conspiracy that’s aimed at assassinating the Pope, if not bringing an end to the world as we know it. In that journey, Alex is yet again faced with whether our Fate dooms us to repeat our past mistakes. Whether Free Will can lead us to a more enlightened state. Or, whether there is some other power at work to influence both. In One to the 3rd Degree - The Shroud of Turin Conspiracy Alex finds himself up against the "A-Team" in ISIS-controlled Syria and Iraq. He soon discovers they are orchestrating a complex series of events that will lead him to harrowing urban battles in Rome and Turin, then, in the Middle East. Led by ISIS Caliph Amir al Rashid, terrorist cells in Europe have already launched deadly attacks on Christian Churches and artifacts involving John the Baptist, while the Islamic State has kidnapped, then, begun executing by beheading Western journalists for their modern day “crimes.” Amir taunts the U.S.-led allies and their intelligence communities with prophecies and warnings of more attacks and executions to come. And, Alex is again asked to decipher their true meaning. Is the ISIS war on Baptist artifacts and Western journalists a mere ruse to cover a much deeper and more sinister plot? By now, of course, Professor Avalov is a seasoned veteran of terrorist warfare. He has access to the best military, diplomatic and intelligence money can buy in trying to find the location of the ISIS “death camp.” Even the Roman Pope and the earlier prophecies of a ‘Lady in White’ are in his corner. But, is it enough when confronting the darkest forces of evil known to mankind? Are the early clues based on the events and numerological significance contained in the Bible and Quran adequate guide posts? Will the controversial political theorist's knack for interpreting the historical numbers in the Scriptures and Ancient Texts ... and perhaps with guidance from that inner voice, a “family gift” ... again come to his aid? And, in the end, will the reluctant American hero who never asked for any of this, be able to endure the ultimate fear of being crucified a second time in the desert? Time is especially running out, when ISIS announced the kidnapping and planned execution of Joe Morgenthau, the New York Times columnist, who had earlier saved Alex’s life in the Arabian desert. As in his earlier exploits, Alex, Mr. Numerology,” is again joined by his siblings in fighting the determined terrorists ... and now trying to return a favor by saving Joe. Enter Jonathan, the Secret Service Agent assigned by the White House to help its CIA operatives investigate events in the Middle East; Alyssia, the DOJ attaché to the U.S. Ambassador in Rome; and Jenavieve, the NSA’s chief cryptologist and expert de-coder. Good friend and colleague Professor Maria Angelini is also on board to better understand the nature of the Baptist artifacts. As is the CIA’s closest example of a 007 Robert “Scar” Scarsborough. A surprise helping hand would come from Alex’s influential father and Big Law attorney Mike Avalov, whose representation of a kidnapped journalist’s family would make possible a final show down in the desert between Amir’s ISIS and Alex, along with his Marine-led assault team.

Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids

Author: Indru Khubchandani,Nina Paonessa,Khawaja Azimuddin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781848003149
Category: Medical
Page: 188
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The second edition of Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids covers this important and common disorder, offering a comprehensive critical analysis of advantages and disadvantages of recognized treatment options, covering both recent advances and traditional treatments in the field. The topics covered include essential elements of diagnosis, surgical technique and after-care for the main operations used in hemorrhoid surgery. Providing authoritative in-depth presentations of all perspectives and latest techniques available, the individual procedures are each described by an internationally recognized expert, and the full range of treatment options is covered. The chapters have been revised, with some additions and updates, including stapled hemorrhoidectomy and office management, and also hemorrhoidectomy with several concomitant comorbidities. This uniquely comprehensive guide is essential reading for all practicing and trainee colorectal and general surgeons.

3rd Degree Murder

Author: Olga Swan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781543080971
Page: 194
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A university intrigue. A prestigious Vice-Chancellor receives two formal complaints just before he is due to retire. The underlying theme throughout weaves a potent, cultural mix between Maliha, a Muslim student, and Jenny, a Jewish secretary. How will they get on, especially working for the same hated professor, Axel Sloan? Whilst studying for her PhD, Maliha suffers a horrifying rape at university. How will she be able to cope? At the same time, Jenny suffers constant anti-semitic remarks. Also embroiled in the intrigue are a family at war with modern society, two disgruntled lecturers, a Vice-Chancellor with a secret and a crazy office cleaner. So, in the end, who actually killed Professor Axel Sloan? 3rd Degree Murder - a tale of revenge and blackmail; indeed a dish best served cold.

Astara's Book of Life - 1st Degree

The Journey of Becoming - Traveling the Sea of Forces
Author: Earlyne Chaney
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781519744791
Page: 524
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This book is one of a series of eight. Altogether they cover a large and comprehensive body of esoteric material from sacred texts, timeless philosophies and teachings of Great Masters as channeled through Astara's founders, Robert and Earlyne Chaney.