Unlucky to the End

Unlucky to the End
Author: Richard W. Pound
Publsiher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2007-08-08
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9780773578623

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In Unlucky to the End Richard Pound provides a detailed and thought-provoking examination of the circumstances of the robbery, the subsequent flight of the suspects and murder of the policeman, as well as the hostage scene that led to the death of one of the robbers. He uses transcripts from the Calgary trial to explore Gamble's conviction and details the efforts that, after fourteen years in the desolate Kingston Prison for Women, finally led to her parole.

Bad Luck and Trouble

Bad Luck and Trouble
Author: Lee Child
Publsiher: Bantam
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2007-05-01
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780440336853

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THE NEXT BOOK IN THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING JACK REACHER SERIES THAT INSPIRED THE SECOND SEASON OF THE HIT STREAMING SERIES REACHER “Electrifying . . . this series [is] utterly addictive.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times From a helicopter high above the California desert, a man is sent free-falling into the night. On the streets of Portland, Jack Reacher is pulled out of his wandering life and plunged into the heart of a conspiracy that is killing old friends . . . and the people he once trusted with his life. Reacher is the ultimate loner—no phone, no ties, no address. But a woman from his old military unit has found him using a signal only the eight members of their elite team would know. Then she tells him a terrifying story about the brutal death of a man they both served with. Soon Reacher is reuniting with the survivors of his team, scrambling to unravel the sudden disappearance of two other comrades. But Reacher won’t give up—because in a world of bad luck and trouble, when someone targets Jack Reacher and his team, they’d better be ready for what comes right back at them.

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had
Author: Kristin Levine
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2010-09-16
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780142416488

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A powerful story about race and an unlikely friendship from award-winning author of The Lions of Little Rock. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults The last thing Harry "Dit" Sims expects when Emma Walker comes to town is to become friends. Proper-talking, brainy Emma doesn't play baseball or fish too well, but she sure makes Dit think, especially about the differences between black and white in the 1910s. But soon Dit is thinking about a whole lot more when the town barber, who is black, is put on trial for a terrible crime. Together Dit and Emma come up with a daring plan to save him from the unthinkable. ★ “Tension builds just below the surface of this energetic, seamlessly narrated first novel set in small-town Alabama in 1917.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review ★ “This classic story of how unlikely persons can change things for the better should appeal to all readers.”—VOYA, starred review

Unlucky to the End

Unlucky to the End
Author: Richard W. Pound
Publsiher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2007-08-08
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780773560390

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On 12 March 1976 Calgary police officer Allan Keith Harrison was shot and killed following a robbery at the Inglewood Credit Union. By the end of the year, Janise Marie Gamble, a twenty-one year-old girl from Peterborough, Ontario, had been convicted of murder in the first degree and sentenced to the mandatory twenty-five to life. It was clear that Gamble had not fired the shot that killed Harrison, but it was less clear whether she had participated in the robbery that had led to his murder.

Unlucky

Unlucky
Author: Jana DeLeon
Publsiher: J&R Publishing
Total Pages: 335
Release: 2014-09-24
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780985003753

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From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jana DeLeon, a tale of mystery, romance and luck, deep in the bayous of Louisiana. Mallory Devereaux is known throughout the town of Royal Flush, Louisiana as a walking disaster, and her luck just got worse. She needs to raise ten-thousand dollars in one week to keep the IRS from seizing her adopted father’s business where she works as the demolition foreman. When the opportunity to cool cards at her uncle’s casino comes up, Mallory hopes her luck is changing. But when she realizes her uncle has assembled a tournament of criminals, she wonders what she’s stepped in the middle of. FBI agent Jake Randoll needs to take down a money launderer and the poker tournament is the last chance he’ll get before the criminal flees the country. Jake obtains the position of dealer with Mallory as his table assistant, but he’s not prepared for the mojo that Mallory can serve up in a single touch. Unlucky is a humorous mystery and contemporary romance set in the bayous of southern Louisiana. Unlucky has a cozy mystery feel and features a strong heroine turned amateur sleuth and a sexy hero. It appeals to fans of romantic comedy, cozy mysteries, and also to fans of the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich. "Southern wit at its best!" - NYT Bestselling author Gemma Halliday "Sinfully funny!" - NYT Bestselling author CC Hunter/Christie Craig “DeLeon is excellent at weaving comedy, suspense and spicy romance into one compelling story.” – RT Book Reviews “I don’t know where she comes up with this funny stuff, but I can’t wait to read the next book…” – Night Owl Reviews “Jana DeLeon has a breezy style with enough of a comic touch to leave you smiling.” – The Romance Reader “Son of a gun, we’re having fun in the bayou!” – Fresh Fiction “The quirky characters keep the action moving…” – Barbara Vey, Publisher’s Weekly Blogger To learn more about Jana and her books visit her at: http://janadeleon.com http://facebook.com/janadeleonauthor

English and Chinese Dictionary

English and Chinese Dictionary
Author: William Lobscheid
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 440
Release: 1867
Genre: English language
ISBN: UCAL:C2753154

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Unlucky 13

Unlucky 13
Author: James Patterson,Maxine Paetro
Publsiher: Little, Brown
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2014-05-05
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780316211284

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The Women's Murder Club is stalked by a killer with nothing to lose. San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. With an attentive husband, a job she loves, plus best friends who can talk about anything from sex to murder, things couldn't be better. Then the FBI sends Lindsay a photo of a killer from her past, and her happy world is shattered. The picture captures a beautiful woman at a stoplight. But all Lindsay sees is the psychopath behind those seductive eyes: Mackie Morales, the most deranged and dangerous mind the Women's Murder Club has ever encountered. In this pulse-racing, emotionally charged novel by James Patterson, the Women's Murder Club must find a killer--before she finds them first.

The Long Dark Road

The Long Dark Road
Author: P.R. Black
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 377
Release: 2020-11-05
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781789543094

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'A slow-burning thriller that builds to a devastating dénouement.' Mail on Sunday If you go, there's no coming back. Dr Georgia Healey can't grieve. Her nineteen-year-old daughter went for a walk two years ago and vanished. The police never found Stephanie's body. The case has gone stale, but Georgia can't let it go. She knows Stephanie's out there, somewhere. On the anniversary of Stephanie's disappearance, Georgia's ready to re-interrogate university students, lecturers, Steph's past boyfriends, everyone. She treads the exact path where Stephanie vanished. Yet the shocking truth is even more than she can handle. When you seek the lost, be prepared for what you find . . . Reviews for P.R. Black: 'A tense thriller that kept me reading way past bedtime then kept me awake.' Kerry Watts 'It's edge-of-the-seat stuff... A cracker.' Bookbag 'Copious amounts of suspense.' Novel Kicks