The Executioner

A brilliant serial killer thriller, featuring the unstoppable Robert Hunter

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Author: Chris Carter

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0857200135

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE CALLER. Inside a Los Angeles church, on the altar steps, lies the blood-soaked body of a priest. Later, the forensic team discover that, on the victim's chest, the figure 3 has been scrawled in blood. At first, Detective Robert Hunter believes that this is a ritualistic killing. But as more bodies surface, he is forced to reassess. All the victims died in the way they feared the most. Their worst nightmares have literally come true. But how could the killer have known? And what links these apparently random victims? Hunter finds himself on the trail of an elusive and sadistic killer, somone who apparently has the power to read his victims' minds. Someone who can sense what scares his victims the most. Someone who will stop at nothing to achieve his twisted aim. Praise for THE CRUCIFIX KILLER: 'A gripping debut ... Not for the squeamish' Heat 'A page turner' Express

A Date with the Executioner

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Author: Edward Marston

Publisher: Allison & Busby Ltd

ISBN: 0749021152

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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1817. Dawn breaks on a summer’s day in Chalk Farm, London, and the scene is set for a duel between a lady’s ardent admirers. Fearless thief-taker Paul Skillen has been teaching Mark Bowerman how to shoot properly, and although Paul is not sanguine about his clumsy pupil’s chances, he stands as his second. At the last moment the duel is broken up by Bow Street Runners. They are overjoyed to include Paul, one of their enemies and rivals, in the arrest. However, despite the interruption, the passions behind the duel seem to spill out into the full light of day when Bowerman is stabbed to death in a stranger’s garden. Paul and his twin, Peter, are determined to see justice done and a race against the Runners begins, where the brothers must pick a path through threads of inheritance and treachery, with a beautiful woman at the heart of the web.

The Executioner

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Author: Joseph de Maistre

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141941669

Category: Philosophy

Page: 144

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Since their first publication in 1821, de Maistre's dark writings have fascinated and appalled critics, with their relentless hatred of the Enlightenment and view of humans as murderous beasts who can only be controlled by the threat of overwhelming punishment. Terrifying and bizarre, The Executioner is a meditation on human evil like no other. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

The Prophets and the Executioner

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Author: Frank Franco

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1643507346

Category: Fiction

Page: 258

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In 2011, Steven Di Carlo, unknowingly living his ninth existence as an executioner, was about to be awakened to his purpose on earth by remembering his many past lives. Along with his prophets Michael and Samuel, they would continue their enormous task of protecting the Book of Wisdom known as the KHoKeM, the very science of an everlasting life. Rumors of its existence had some referring to the KHoKeM as the Holy Grail while others searched in vain for the ever-elusive fountain of youth. December 12, 2012, feared as the day of the apocalypse, was in fact the date targeted for the retrieval of the KHoKeM. September 9, 2019, would be the day its secrets are to be revealed to the human race. Will the people of earth be ready for this knowledge? Will the prophets and the executioner decide that humanity is still too barbaric and choose to leave the science hidden for another thousand years, or will the path and all its wisdom forever be destroyed by the evil inside us all? The journey begins with book 1 of this new trilogy by Frank Franco.

The Executioner

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Author: Marc Ciabattoni

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465393374

Category: Drama

Page: N.A

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The Executioner

Implementing Intangible, Elusive Success Principles

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Author: ARTIE McFERRIN

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 1480809322

Category: Self-Help

Page: 306

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“With The Executioner, Artie McFerrin has taken personal leadership development to a new level.” —Dr. Richard Cummins, director, Corps of Cadets Leadership Excellence Program at Texas A&M University “Being able to learn from someone who has proven his exceptional entrepreneurship and leadership has made me more comfortable in making executive decisions. It is a must-read for any CEO.” —Nancy Gaudet, owner and CEO of Gaudet Solutions “A very powerful self-help book that outlines exactly how to become successful at your own dreams.” —Chuck Royston, mission evaluation room engineer, NASA “This is a fascinating and extremely valuable trip inside the mind—and the success-building habits—of one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs. . . . Like a positive mental attitude coupled with a creative plan, Artie’s book will change lives.” —Bill Moore, partner, Enoch Kever Law Firm; former general counsel, TXU Energy “In his earthy and understandable style built from his own learning and experience, Artie has captured in The Executioner a great roadmap for being successful in business whether it is as the CEO of a start-up company, or as the leader of an established operation looking to grow and improve.” —Dennis J. Seith, CEO INEOS Olefins and Polymers USA The Executioner is a comprehensive modernized update of the 1937 success classic, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill with the more effective nonconventional thinking, execution, and business practices since developed. Hill was unsurpassed in getting right the improved thinking, goals, and action needed for obtaining excellence. However, these near -invisible intangible success principles have remained very elusive to implement. The best business practices in most of the best books available today are also very elusive for most to implement well but for a different reason. These great practices identified don’t work until you develop your thinking, habits, and ability to execute them like Hill promoted. The Executioner is a guide to excellence in developing your thinking, goals, positive mental attitude, courage, will-power, people, business, and mastery, and over-coming self-doubt.

High Pressure the Executioner

Hammer-Axe Six!

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Author: Robert Davis

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475956320

Category: Fiction

Page: 420

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In central Africa, all seems well in the House of Ra, until a top Warlord finds his three daughters beheaded. Queen Ramala and three of her children have barely escaped a kidnapping by Warlords who believe the cunning Queen is the murderer. The Queen’s cousin, Tara, has not been so lucky. Kidnapped by Warlords, her life now hangs in the balance. But all is not lost as the Queen’s six children and their cousin prepare to spring into action. La, Dan, Shaya, Don, Ram, Danaaa, and Yin have just transformed into the Hammer-Axe Six. Danaaa, a child prodigy and the youngest of the six children, takes her inherited fighting skills to outstanding levels. Danaaa is not exactly street-smart, but she is an expert at protocol. Because of her uncanny ability to swing an ax with lightning-fast accuracy, Danaaa becomes known as High Pressure Executioner—and it is not long before her siblings take advantage of her skills in order to gain power. In this fantasy novel, as the Hammer-Axe Six begin their quest to find Tara and seek retribution for the murders, Danaaa embarks on a dangerous path that leads to the realization that sometimes even her trusty ax cannot save her from evil.

The Executioner

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Author: Pierre Boulle

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: China

Page: 186

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This is a very strange story. A Chinese executioner in the middle ages--or at least at some far distant time unspecified--is banned because it is discovered that he murders just before he executes! Good book about a Kafka-like society where you may kill but you may not murder. The motive of the executioner in doing what he does is not explained.

The Executioner

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Author: Jay Bennett

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0380791609

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 175

View: 1660

Three survivors of an automobile crash, in which the driver was killed, are threatened by an executioner who believes they too should die.

The Executioner's Men

Los Zetas, Rogue Soldiers, Criminal Entrepreneurs, and the Shadow State They Created

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Author: George W. Grayson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351296027

Category: Social Science

Page: 308

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Los Zetas represent a new generation of ruthless, sadistic pragmatists in Mexico and Central America who are impelling a tectonic shift among drug trafficking organizations in the Americas. Mexico's marines have taken down the cartel's top leaders; nevertheless, these capos and their desperados have forever altered how criminal business is conducted in the Western Hemisphere. This narrative brings an unprecedented level of detail in describing how Los Zetas became Mexico's most diabolical criminal organization before suffering severe losses. In their heyday, Los Zetas controlled networks of American police, politicians, judges, and businessmen. The Mexican government is losing its "war on drugs," despite the military, technical, and intelligence resources provided by its northern neighbor. Subcontracted street gangs operate in hundreds of US cities, purchasing weapons, delivering product, executing targeted foes, and bribing the US Border Patrol. Despite crippling losses Los Zetas still dominate Nuevo Laredo, the major portal for legal and illegal bilateral commerce. They also work hand-in-glove with the underworld in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, as well as with gangs like the Maras Salvatruchas.