- Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary
- Publisher : Unknown
- Release : 09 May 2021
A former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book. Prompted by a dead-end retail job and a vague desire to increase the amount of justice in his hometown, Jason Hardy became a parole officer in New Orleans at the worst possible moment. Louisiana’s incarceration rates were the
How does a country reconstitute itself as a functioning democracy after a period of dictatorship? The new community may execute, imprison, or temporarily disenfranchise some citizens, but it will be unable to exclude all who supported the fallen regime. Political reconciliation must lay the groundwork for political trust. Democracy offers the compromised--and many who were more than just compromised--a second chance. In this new book, Anne Sa'adah explores twentieth-century Germany's second chances. Drawing on evidence from intellectual debates, trials, literary
Alisa Worthington has been an orphan her entire life. She dreams of having a family - but just when she thinks she's found a home, it is taken from her. Alisa flees San Francisco and false accusations against her, ending up in the small town of Reliable, California. There, she's at the mercy of the six Chance brothers. From the moment he first sees her, Titus Chance is drawn to Alisa's enormous brown eyes, set in a lovely heart-shaped face.
Lionel rushes to Chicago to try to save his Uncle Andre.
‘Second Chance’ is the story of Charlie Williams, a British ice skating champion who suffers a career-ending injury when saving a little girl from being run over by a truck. His life seems in ruin, but he is then offered a second chance as a coach. All goes well until one of his students tests positive for a performance-enhancing drug at an international competition. The British skating association hold an inquiry, where the student lies to them by saying that
He’s the stranger she’ll never forget… …she’s the midwife he still wants! Midwife Cleo Wren is horrified to discover the gorgeous Spaniard she spent an impulsive night of passion with is Dr. Felipe Gonzales, an eminent oncologist with VIP connections! She’s tempted to turn down the job of accompanying his young cousin back to his home in Barcelona. But she accepts…on the understanding that they never revisit what happened. Now Cleo just has to stick
A breathtaking novel of dark suspense and bittersweet nostalgia, Second Chance breaks new ground for a writer whose work critics have favorably compared to such disparate writers as Camus, Cheever, and Stephen King. In Second Chance, Chet Williamson defines a generation and gives readers the ride of their lives through a disquietingly different and threatened America. Thrills, romance, and nail-biting suspense combine to create a novel in which a Big Chill-like gathering of old friends could lead to the real "