Deep Black Lies

ALSO BY CJ CARVER THE HARRY HOPE SERIES Deep Black Lies Cold Echo THE DAN FORRESTER SERIES Spare Me The Truth Tell Me A Lie Know Me Now THE JAY MCCAULAY SERIES Gone Without Trace Back With Vengeance The Honest Assassin THE INDIA KANE ...

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Author: CJ Carver

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781504069786

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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Every secret will surface for therapist Harry Hope in this chilling thriller from the CWA Debut Dagger–winning author of Cold Echo. The last thing psychotherapist Harry Hope expects on his walk home one evening is to be knifed. At first, he thinks it’s a random event. But as the police investigate further, seemingly unrelated attacks, Harry is shocked to discover that every victim is linked to him. And that his name is on a death list. Who would want to kill Harry? Why? Teaming up with his old friends DI Theo McCannon and DS Libby Harding, Harry is forced to delve into the dark and twisted world of a cold and calculating killer. And as Harry fights his way closer to the truth, he realizes time isn’t just running out for him, but for everyone around him . . . Phenomenal Praise for CJ Carver “A terrific page-turner.” —Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times-bestselling author “Solid gold.” —Lee Child, #1 New York Times-bestselling author “A gripping thriller, perfect for fans of Lee Child and Mason Cross.” —The Guardian “A top-notch thriller writer. Carver is one of the best.” —Simon Kernick, #1 international bestselling author “A page-turning thriller.” —Mick Herron, CWA Gold Dagger–winning author “Don’t expect to sleep, because this is unputdownable.” —Frost Magazine

Little Black Lies

1 a a subtle manipulation of fact that may appear to be true but is in reality false and/or misleading; little black lie – noun often used to justify or oppose the development of Canada's tar sands; b the subconscious lies we tell ...

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Author: Jeff Gailus

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781926855691

Category: Nature

Page: 168

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Provocative, passionate and populist, RMB Manifestos are short and concise non-fiction books of literary, critical, and cultural studies. Beginning in 1967 and for just over 30 years, the oil industry toiled in the relative obscurity of Northern Alberta as machines peeled away earth and boreal forest to exhume what has now become one of humanity’s most precious and contentious resources: bitumen. As the years passed, the bitumen mines sprawled, poisonous tailings ponds spread, toxins polluted the environment, cancer reared its head downstream and the price of petroleum soared beyond all expectations. As plans continue to build the Keystone and Northern Gateway pipelines, a growing number of scientists, journalists, First Nations and environmentalists are fighting to raise the alarm about the implications and propaganda surrounding the world’s largest energy project. In his second RMB Manifesto, Jeff Gailus dissects the global war on truth that has come to define the battle for oil. It is a battle fought not with bullets and bombs but with a dark web of Little Black Lies that poses a threat not only to environmental and human health, but to our moral and social well-being.

Little Black Lies

It reminds me of the inside of a yacht: shiny, dark-cherry wooden furniture, deep navy-blue walls, anchor bookends, and a brass barometer on his desk. ... Then again, most people probably don't actually lie on the couch.

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Author: Sandra Block

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781455583751

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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She helps people conquer their demons. But she has a few of her own... In the halls of the psychiatric ward, Dr. Zoe Goldman is a resident in training, dedicated to helping troubled patients. However, she has plenty of baggage of her own. When Zoe becomes obsessed with questions about her own mother's death, the truth remains tauntingly out of reach, locked away within her nightmares of an uncontrollable fire. And as her adoptive mother loses her memory to dementia, the time to find the answers is running out. As Zoe digs deeper, she realizes that the danger is not just in her dreams but is now close at hand. And she has no choice but to face what terrifies her the most. Because what she can't remember just might kill her. Little Black Lies is about madness and memory - and the dangerous, little lies we tell ourselves just to survive.

Black Lies Red Blood

Anders Brant had an impulse to put his pale hand over Ivaldo's dark one, but resisted it. ... I can't lie about a thing like that. For a while I thought I was seeing things, but I saw what I saw. Black Lies, Red Blood ...

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Author: Kjell Eriksson

Publisher: Minotaur Books

ISBN: 9781466840676

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Kjell Eriksson has made a huge splash around the globe with his Ann Lindell police procedural series. Now Eriksson is back with another stunning mystery packed with surprises. In Black Lies, Red Blood, police officer Ann Lindell is great at solving crimes, but she doesn't have as much luck in her personal life. When she meets journalist Anders Brant, Ann thinks her luck has turned around. But then Anders disappears without a trace and a homeless man's body is found with Anders' phone number in the dead man's pocket. As Ann races to find Anders, she hopes that she will not be too late, and she also hopes that whatever she discovers will not break her heart. Eriksson has been nominated for the Best Swedish Crime Novel five times, and readers will find this new book in his critically acclaimed and beloved series both shocking and intriguing.

Lies The Science behind Deception

Black lies, sometimes referred to as real lies, refer to selfish lies told for personal gain. These lies benefit the teller and take something from the one who is being deceived. An example of a black lie would be selling someone an ...

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Author: Rachelle M. Smith

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440867606

Category: Psychology

Page: 325

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Ironically, it seems to be a universal truth that everyone lies. From innocent "white lies" to elaborate deceptions, humans appear to be hard-wired for dishonesty. But what psychological or evolutionary purpose does lying serve? What motivates us to lie, and what effects do such lies have on those around us and on our own physiology and mental health? What are the differences between types of lies, and how do various forms of dishonesty manifest themselves in such areas as politics, advertising, and social media? And, perhaps most importantly, how can we spot liars in our everyday lives and encourage those around us—and even ourselves—to be more honest? Lies: The Science behind Deception provides a broad and multifaceted introduction to this fascinating topic. More than 175 entries address the many forms of lying, the purpose and development of such behaviors, and their consequences. It also includes practical sidebars that help readers to deal with lying and liars in their own lives.

The Road Less Traveled

Lying can be divided into two types: white lies and black lies.6 A black lie is a statement we make that we know is false. A white lie is a statement we make that is not in itself false but that leaves out a significant part of the ...

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Author: M. Scott Peck

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439144855

Category: Self-Help

Page: 320

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Now featuring a new introduction by Dr. M. Scott Peck, the twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the classic bestseller The Road Less Traveled, celebrated by The Washington Post as “not just a book but a spontaneous act of generosity.” Perhaps no book in this generation has had a more profound impact on our intellectual and spiritual lives than The Road Less Traveled. With sales of more than seven million copies in the United States and Canada, and translations into more than twenty-three languages, it has made publishing history, with more than ten years on the New York Times bestseller list. Written in a voice that is timeless in its message of understanding, The Road Less Traveled continues to help us explore the very nature of loving relationships and leads us toward a new serenity and fullness of life. It helps us learn how to distinguish dependency from love; how to become a more sensitive parent; and ultimately how to become one’s own true self. Recognizing that, as in the famous opening line of his book, “Life is difficult” and that the journey to spiritual growth is a long one, Dr. Peck never bullies his readers, but rather guides them gently through the hard and often painful process of change toward a higher level of self-understanding.

Dark Lies

He used to think he was smarter than this, smarter than the criminals who would ramble on to hide a lie only to give away another truth. Home has certainly been playing on his mind – not the one in Scotland; that's barely a home at all, ...

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Author: Nick Hollin

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 9781786813367

Category: Fiction

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Don’t trust your friends. Don’t trust your family. Don’t trust yourself… When a young mother is found dead in her home with a mysterious symbol drawn on her body, DI Katie Rhodes is shaken to her core; it’s a perfect match to the birthmark she once saw on her old partner, Nathan Radley. Formerly one of the best criminal psychologists on the police force, Nathan was renowned for getting deep into the minds of the murderers he hunted. But for the past year he has lived in isolation, terrified of losing control over his own dark desires… Katie swore she’d never knock on Nathan’s door again, but when another woman’s body is found, she knows she doesn’t have a choice. As the body count rises and the calling cards get increasingly personal, Katie and Nathan realise that someone very close to them is playing a dangerous game. Who can they trust, and how many more innocent lives will be taken before they can crack this disturbing riddle? An absolutely nail-biting serial killer thriller. Fans of The Girl in the Ice, or anything by Angela Marsons or Rachel Abbott will not want to miss this page-turning debut! What readers are saying about Dark Lies: ‘Wow - what an explosive start to a new crime series! This was a real edge of your seat page turner that had me gripped from the start… Lots of twists and turns and an ending that wasn't guessed until the final few chapters.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘A terrifying thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat! Trust no one!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘Within the first few chapters I knew this would be a page turner… I kept needing to turn pages because the build-up was incredible and I needed to know what happened to him!... Definitely won’t be able to guess the ending!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘An exciting read with plenty of twists and action… a pulse pounding read… it is so compulsive I just took it all in and kept reading to see what would come next.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘The next big name in crime fiction... a breath-taking, thrilling ride…I could not put this book down - it was a satisfying, brilliant read that left me wanting for more from this fabulous author.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

Her Dark Lies

Also by J.T. Ellison GOOD GIRLS LIE TEAR ME APART LIE TO ME FIELD OF GRAVES WHAT LIES BEHIND WHEN SHADOWS FALL EDGE OF BLACK A DEEPER DARKNESS WHERE ALL THE DEAD LIE SO CLOSE THE HAND OF DEATH THE IMMORTALS THE COLD ROOM JUDAS KISS 14 ...

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Author: J.T. Ellison

Publisher: MIRA

ISBN: 9781488076541

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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If you only read one thriller this year... “A great modern gothic. Ellison outdid herself— what an ending!” —Catherine Coulter, #1 NYT bestselling author of VORTEX. Fast-paced and brilliantly unpredictable, J.T. Ellison’s breathtaking new novel invites you to a wedding none will forget—and some won’t survive. Jutting from sparkling turquoise waters off the Italian coast, Isle Isola is an idyllic setting for a wedding. In the majestic cliff-top villa owned by the wealthy Compton family, up-and-coming artist Claire Hunter will marry handsome, charming Jack Compton, surrounded by close family, intimate friends…and a host of dark secrets. From the moment Claire sets foot on the island, something seems amiss. Skeletal remains have just been found. There are other, newer disturbances, too. Menacing texts. A ruined wedding dress. And one troubling shadow hanging over Claire’s otherwise blissful relationship—the strange mystery surrounding Jack’s first wife. Then a raging storm descends, the power goes out—and the real terror begins… You won't be able to guess what happens in the end!

Black Lies White Lies

The controversial host of PBS's Tony Brown's Journal attacks white racism and African-American self-victimization, while offering his own innovative ideas for African-American self-determination. 50,000 first printing. Tour.

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Author: Tony Brown

Publisher: William Morrow

ISBN: 0688132707

Category: Social Science

Page: 379

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The controversial host of PBS's Tony Brown's Journal attacks white racism and African-American self-victimization, while offering his own innovative ideas for African-American self-determination. 50,000 first printing. Tour.

Encyclopedia of Deception

For instance, a white lie may be encouraged in the place of expressing true sentiments after having received a gift. ... Gender Differences in White Versus Black Lies Two other types of white lies have been proposed: Altruistic white ...

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Author: Timothy R. Levine

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483306896

Category: Social Science

Page: 1104

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The Encyclopedia of Deception examines lying from multiple perspectives drawn from the disciplines of social psychology, sociology, history, business, political science, cultural anthropology, moral philosophy, theology, law, family studies, evolutionary biology, philosophy, and more. From the “little white lie,” to lying on a resume, to the grandiose lies of presidents, this two-volume reference explores the phenomenon of lying in a multidisciplinary context to elucidate this common aspect of our daily lives. Not only a cultural phenomenon historically, lying is a frequent occurrence in our everyday lives. Research shows that we are likely to lie or intentionally deceive others several times a day or in one out of every four conversations that lasts more than 10 minutes. Key Features: More than 360 authored by key figures in the field are organized A-to-Z in two volumes, which are available in both print and electronic formats. Entries are written in a clear and accessible style that invites readers to explore and reflect on the use of lying and self-deception. Each article concludes with cross references to related entries and further readings. This academic, multi-author reference work will serve as a general, non-technical resource for students and researchers within social and behavioral science programs who seek to better understand the historical role of lying and how it is employed in modern society.