Crime Writers

Filename: crime-writers.pdf
ISBN: 9781591589143
Release Date: 2011-01
Number of pages: 204
Author: Elizabeth Haynes
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Download and read online Crime Writers in PDF and EPUB This invaluable resource provides information about and sources for researching 50 of the top crime genre writers, including websites and other online resources. * A timeline of major authors and events in the development of the crime fiction genre * Read-alike sections listing other authors whose works are similar in style or theme to those of ten major authors included in the book * Lists of major organizations and awards in the field of crime literature * A bibliography of online and print sources for biographical and critical information about crime genre authors

Howdunit Book of Police Procedure and Investigation

Filename: howdunit-book-of-police-procedure-and-investigation.pdf
ISBN: 1582976929
Release Date: 2007-07-25
Number of pages: 400
Author: Lee Lofland
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

Download and read online Howdunit Book of Police Procedure and Investigation in PDF and EPUB Not everything you see on your favorite crime show is accurate. In fact, a lot of it is flat out wrong. Police Procedure & Investigation helps you get your facts straight about the inner workings of law enforcement. With a career in law enforcement that spanned nearly two decades, author Lee Lofland is a nationally acclaimed expert on police procedures and crime scene investigations who consults regularly with best-selling authors and television producers. Now you can benefit from his years of experience with Police Procedure & Investigation. This comprehensive resource includes: More than 80 photographs, illustrations, and charts showing everything from defensive moves used by officers to prison cells and autopsies Detailed information on officer training, tools of the trade, drug busts, con air procedures, crime scene investigation techniques, and more First-person details from the author about his experiences as a detective, including accounts of arrests, death penalty executions, and criminal encounters Police Procedure & Investigation is the next best thing to having a police detective personally assigned to your book!

Writing True Crime

Filename: writing-true-crime.pdf
ISBN: 184716126X
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 139
Author: Stephen Wade
Publisher: Straightforward co Ltd

Download and read online Writing True Crime in PDF and EPUB Introduces the aspiring crime writer to the skills needed to write true crime and crime history. The chapters cover everything from finding a subject, working on a creative treatment and researching in libraries and archives. The reader is given a clear understanding of the craft of writing in this popular and expanding area, with material included from social history, law and criminology.

1999 Canadian Internet Directory and Research Guide

Filename: 1999-canadian-internet-directory-and-research-guide.pdf
ISBN: 0139749322
Release Date: 1998-10
Number of pages: 503
Author: Jim Carroll
Publisher: Prentice Hall

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The Writer s Complete Crime Reference Book

Filename: the-writer-s-complete-crime-reference-book.pdf
ISBN: UCSC:32106009987121
Release Date: 1993
Number of pages: 287
Author: Martin Roth
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

Download and read online The Writer s Complete Crime Reference Book in PDF and EPUB A guide for writers provides facts and a resource list for nearly every aspect of crime

HowDunit The Book of Poisons

Filename: howdunit-the-book-of-poisons.pdf
ISBN: IND:30000060350455
Release Date: 2007-01-09
Number of pages: 320
Author: Serita Stevens
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

Download and read online HowDunit The Book of Poisons in PDF and EPUB Discover Deadly Doses to Kill Off Characters The readers of your crime and mystery stories should be trying to figure out "whodunit"—not wondering why your facts don't make sense. If you want to kill off characters with something poisonous, you need to know how a villain would gain access to such a poison, how it would be administered, and what the effects on the victim would be. Book of Poisons can help you figure out all of the details of proper poisoning. This thorough guide catalogs the classic poisons, household poisons, poisonous animals and plants, poisons used in wars, and more. With information on toxicity, reaction time, effects and symptoms, and antidotes and treatments, you'll know exactly what your villain needs to succeed and exactly what could foil his plans. You'll also find: information about how real toxicologists uncover poisoning crimes a history of famous poisoners advice on how you can create your own fictional poison case histories that give examples of when the poisons listed were used in literature, movies, and real life With alphabetical organization and appendices that cross-reference by symptoms, form, administration, and other methods, you'll be able to find the perfect poisons to fit your plot. Plus, a glossary of medical terms makes decoding symptoms and treatments easy for the writer with no medical background. Book of Poisons is the comprehensive reference you need to create deaths by poison without stopping readers dead in their tracks over misguided facts.

The Writer s Ultimate Research Guide

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ISBN: UOM:39015037478982
Release Date: 1995
Number of pages: 332
Author: Ellen Metter
Publisher: Writers Digest Books

Download and read online The Writer s Ultimate Research Guide in PDF and EPUB With hundreds of listings of books and databases, this book saves writers research time and frustration by pointing them straight to the information they need to create better, more accurate fiction and nonfiction.

Howdunit Forensics

Filename: howdunit-forensics.pdf
ISBN: 9781582974743
Release Date: 2008-04-04
Number of pages: 438
Author: D P Lyle
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

Download and read online Howdunit Forensics in PDF and EPUB Provides a factual and practical introduction to forensics for writers and screenwriters, examining specific areas in crime scene analysis and reconstruction, crime lab research, and coroner examinations while also revealing various misconceptions commonly portrayed in films. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Research Guide to Biography and Criticism

Filename: research-guide-to-biography-and-criticism.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015021586170
Release Date: 1990
Number of pages: 590
Author: Walton Beacham
Publisher: Beacham Pub

Download and read online Research Guide to Biography and Criticism in PDF and EPUB Vols. I-II: 325 British, American and Canadian poets and novelists from Beowulf to the present.--Vol. III: 139 world dramatists from the Greeks to the present.--Vol. IV: 1990 Update.--Vols. V-VI: 127 Contemporary writers.

Waterstone s Guide to Books

Filename: waterstone-s-guide-to-books.pdf
ISBN: UCAL:B5107924
Release Date: 1989
Number of pages:

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Modus Operandi

Filename: modus-operandi.pdf
ISBN: 1582971374
Release Date: 1995-03-15
Number of pages: 217
Author: Mauro V. Corvasce
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books

Download and read online Modus Operandi in PDF and EPUB Find out how to give your mystery and detective novels that necessary grit of authenticity.

I Let You Go

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ISBN: 9780751554175
Release Date: 2014-11-06
Number of pages: 384
Author: Clare Mackintosh
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online I Let You Go in PDF and EPUB THE SENSATIONAL SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER and winner of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2016 A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn't have prevented it. Could she? In a split second, Jenna Gray's world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh. Desperate to escape, Jenna moves to a remote cottage on the Welsh coast, but she is haunted by her fears, her grief and her memories of a cruel November night that changed her life forever. Slowly, Jenna begins to glimpse the potential for happiness in her future. But her past is about to catch up with her, and the consequences will be devastating . . .

The Dress Detective

Filename: the-dress-detective.pdf
ISBN: 9781472580535
Release Date: 2015-11-19
Number of pages: 224
Author: Ingrid Mida
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Download and read online The Dress Detective in PDF and EPUB The Dress Detective is the first practical guide to analyzing fashion objects, clearly demonstrating how their close analysis can enhance and enrich interdisciplinary research. This accessible book provides readers with the tools to uncover the hidden stories in garments, setting out a carefully developed research methodology specific to dress, and providing easy-to-use checklists that guide the reader through the process. Beautifully illustrated, the book contains seven case studies of fashionable Western garments Â? ranging from an 1820s coat to a 2004 Kenzo jacket Â? that articulate the methodological framework for the process, illustrate the use of the checklists, and show how evidence from the garment itself can be used to corroborate theories of dress or fashion. This book outlines a skillset that has, until now, typically been passed on informally. Written in plain language, it will give any budding fashion historian, curator, or researcher the knowledge and confidence to analyze the material in front of them effectively.

Feminist Theories Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Filename: feminist-theories-oxford-bibliographies-online-research-guide.pdf
ISBN: 9780199805570
Release Date: 2010-05-01
Number of pages: 20
Author: Claire M. Renzetti
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Feminist Theories Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide in PDF and EPUB This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of criminology find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. A reader will discover, for instance, the most reliable introductions and overviews to the topic, and the most important publications on various areas of scholarly interest within this topic. In criminology, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study and practice of criminology. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit