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'They were no longer partners keen to test out their abilities in lighthearted play; they were enemies bent on each other's destruction.'
The second in the series featuring FBI Special Agent Dana Whitestone finds a sadistic killer playing a deadly game of chance on the streets of New York
A criminal mastermind is carrying out a deadly game of murder on the streets of New York. Following the rules of chess he moves his victims around the city, leaving his sinister calling cards at each blood-soaked crime scene. But as the body count mounts, the New York police force is no nearer to catching this sadistic killer. Expert profiler FBI Special Agent Dana Whitestone is brought in to help. Still bruised from her encounter with The Cleveland Slasher, Dana, and her partner Jeremy Brown, soon become embroiled in a macabre game of cat and mouse as they try to hunt down this highly intelligent but utterly ruthless murderer before he claims his next victim. And then they realize they might be up against not one killer but two-and all hell breaks loose.
This is a comprehensive introduction to "The Duchess of Malfi" that introduces its critical and performance history, the current critical landscape and new directions in research. John Webster's classic revenge tragedy "The Duchess of Malfi" was first performed in 1614 and published in 1623. This guide offers students and scholars an introduction to its critical and performance history, including recent versions on stage and screen. It includes a keynote chapter outlining major areas of current research on the play and four new critical essays presenting new critical positions on the text include gender and political perspectives on the idea of secrecy in the play and debates surrounding Webster's religio-political allegiances. Finally, a guide to critical, web-based and production-related resources and an annotated bibliography provide a basis for further individual research. "Continuum Renaissance Drama" offers practical and accessible introductions to the critical and performative contexts of key Elizabethan and Jacobean plays. Each guide introduces the text's critical and performance history but also provides students with an invaluable insight into the landscape of current scholarly research through a keynote essay on the state of the art and newly commissioned essays of fresh research from different critical perspectives.
Just a Baseball Game has Sam and his friends dealing with the reality of bad sportsmanship. This Project Play book is meant to teach a valuable lesson while inspiring kids to get back to the basics of America's favorite pastime. By sticking together, the gang teaches us to be good sports and to make baseball a backyard game again. Sam leads the gang as they revise the rules and just play for fun. The book comes with baseball cards and fun descriptions for getting to know all the characters. Project Play books were created to inspire families and neighborhoods to play backyard games that demand imagination and foster creativity so children can channel those skills into their adult lives. This same spirit of adventure and creative play are the foundation of all the stories and backyard games in the Project Play series.
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