The Vanishing Point

The Vanishing Point Author Val McDermid
ISBN-10 9780802193971
Release 2012-10-02
Pages 416
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“[McDermid’s] work is taut, psychologically complex and so gripping that it puts your life on hold.”—The Times (UK) “Masterfully handled, and McDermid’s ability to wrong-foot the reader remains second to none: highly recommended.”—The Guardian (UK) From one of the finest crime writers we have, The Vanishing Point kicks off with a nightmare scenario—the abduction of a child in an international airport. Stephanie Harker is in the screening booth at airport security, separated from Jimmy Higgins, the five-year-old boy she’s in the process of adopting, when a man in a TSA uniform leads the boy away. The more Stephanie sounds the alarm, the more the security agents suspect her, and the further away the kidnapper gets. It soon becomes clear nothing in this situation is clear cut. For starters, Jimmy’s birth mother was a celebrity—living in a world where conspiracy and obfuscation are excused for the sake of column inches. And then there are the bad boys in both women’s pasts. As FBI agent Vivian McKuras and Scotland Yard Detective Nick Nikolaides investigate on both sides of the pond, Stephanie learns just how deep a parent’s fear can reach. And the horrifying reality is that she has good reason to be afraid—for reasons she never saw coming. “The Vanishing Point . . . is marked by [McDermid’s] trademark stunners, including a climax that packs a vicious punch. And readers are again left to marvel at her ingenuity.”—Jay Strafford, Richmond Times-Dispatch “McDermid knows crime, but more importantly, she knows the dark side of men and women and the havoc they can wreak on each other’s lives. . . . The Vanishing Point is a stand-alone and does it ever. . . . Th[e] opening is shocking, edge-of-your-seat unnerving and violent on different levels. The reader is immediately drawn in by Harker’s overwhelming panic and fear. It’s taut, smart, vivid writing.”—Victoria Brownworth, Lambda Literary (online)

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point Author David Markson
ISBN-10 1593760108
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 191
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In a new novel that playfully deconstructs the novel, the author exposes himself--and the absurdities and tragedies of the creative life--in a funny, satirical, sometimes painful sendup of the novelist at work. Original.

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point Author Jason Cheeseman-Meyer
ISBN-10 9781581809541
Release 2007-12-19
Pages 128
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A complete guide to perspective for comic book artists takes readers step by step through the process of creating successful perspective drawings through the effective use of vanishing points, offering in-depth coverage of five-point curvilinear perspective and practical suggestions on how to use various techniques to create dramatic visual effects. Original. 10,000 first printing.

The Vanishing Point

The Vanishing Point Author Mary Sharratt
ISBN-10 0618462333
Release 2006
Pages 369
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Hannah Powers journeys to seventeenth-century colonial Maryland to be with her sister and, after learning that her sister has died, she falls in love with her brother-in-law despite her feeling that he is lying about her sister's fate.

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point Author Marcia Muller
ISBN-10 9780759567771
Release 2006-07-10
Pages 300
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In the latest installment in this critically acclaimed series, Sharon McCone is hired to investigate one of San Luis Obispo County's most puzzling cold cases. A generation ago, Laurel Greenwood, a housewife and artist, inexplicably vanished, leaving her young daughter alone. Now, new evidence suggests that the missing woman may have led a strange double life. But before McCone can penetrate the tangled mystery, she must first solve a second disappearance--that of her client, the now grown daughter of Laurel Greenwood. The case, which forces Sharon to explore the darker sides of two marriages, comes uncomfortably close on the heels of her own marriage to Hy Ripinsky, and she begins to doubt the wisdom of her impulsive trip to the Reno wedding chapel.

Tune Vanishing Point

Tune  Vanishing Point Author Derek Kirk Kim
ISBN-10 9781596435162
Release 2012-11-13
Pages 155
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After dropping out of art school Andy finds himself unemployed and living with his overbearing parents, but things become more interesting when he is offered an unknown job from two strange out of towners.

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point Author Carol Smith
ISBN-10 9781405517416
Release 2012-04-05
Pages 416
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When Frankie, mid-forties, sees in a passing train the unforgettable face of her long-lost love, she turns straight round and goes after him. For she, more than anyone, knows he is dead; was there when it happened, attended the inquest and later served a prison sentence for his manslaughter. Frankie, Cristina, Cassandra, Jenny and Pippa....five women living quite separate lives except for one crucial fact. Cristina, the spoilt Brazilian ex-model; Cassie, the dignified lady of class; Jenny, who runs a fashionable eatery while raising a child on her own and Pippa, the much younger mistress, now pregnant with his twins. Each of them has devoted her life to the same duplicitous man. Antwerp, Paris, Venice, Rio, Bath...their lives are very widespread. But when the circles begin to intersect, the only possible ending is murder.

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point Author Danielle Ramsay
ISBN-10 9780007478392
Release 2012-04-26
Pages 400
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Special low price for a limited period Early on a Sunday morning in Whitley Bay, a headless female torso washes up on the beach. Two days later, the head finally appears – and with that, DI Jack Brady is plunged into one of the most harrowing cases of his career.

24 Declassified Vanishing Point

24 Declassified  Vanishing Point Author Marc Cerasini
ISBN-10 9780061736391
Release 2009-10-13
Pages 336
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Area 51: America's top-secret advanced military testing ground, hidden away in the Nevada desert, where the awesome weapons of tomorrow are being developed. But a mole inside the impregnable facility has been leaking highly advanced killing technology to America's worst enemies . . . who intend to turn its destructive power on an unsuspecting nation before the day is out. Agent Jack Bauer has a mere twenty-four hours to derail a horrific plot, as a deadly endgame takes shape in the neon glare of nearby Las Vegas. But to do so, the rogue CTU operative will have to lead an impossible assault on Area 51 itself—and expose a lethal string of betrayal and corruption that leads from the terrorists to the underworld and all the way into the heart of the U.S. government.

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point Author Patricia Wentworth
ISBN-10 9781444718492
Release 2006-07-09
Pages 352
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Nothing much ever seemed to happen in the sleepy village of Hazel Green apart from the occasional tea-party, spiced with local gossip. Until Maggie Bell went out one evening for a breath of fresh air and never came back. Could Maggie's disappearance be linked to security leaks at the nearby Air Ministry? Or is a sinister scheme being hatched closer to home? Miss Silver is called in to solve the mystery just as a second person goes missing ...

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point Author Pat Flower
ISBN-10 1862542929
Release 1993-01
Pages 208
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An intense psychological thriller, first published in 1975, in which a possessive and unbalanced woman takes dire steps to hold on to her man. Set in the Far North, the area's suffocating heat fills the book with a similar atmosphere. The author committed suicide in 1978. Includes an afterword by the series editors, Michael J Tolley and Peter Moss.

The Vanishing Point

The Vanishing Point Author Louise Hawes
ISBN-10 9780547347943
Release 2007-09-24
Pages 240
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In lush, glowing prose, Louise Hawes’s historical novel draws readers into the life and art of sixteenth-century Bologna with a compelling account of Lavinia Fontana, arguably the most famous female painter of the Italian Renaissance. Here readers will find a coming-of-age story filled with quest, complication, and catastrophe as well as miracles and hope. Although the novel is set four hundred years ago, the hard choices it involves speak to all times, all places, and are sure to tap into readers’ own conflicts between head and heart, real life and dreams.

Law at the Vanishing Point

Law at the Vanishing Point Author Aaron Fichtelberg
ISBN-10 9781317107651
Release 2016-04-22
Pages 244
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Two central questions are at the core of international legal theory: 'What is international law?', and 'Is international law really law?' This volume examines these critical questions and the philosophical foundations of modern international law using the tools of Anglo-American legal theory and western political thought. Engaging with both contemporary and historical legal theory and with an analysis of international law in action, the book builds an understanding and theory of law from the perspective of those who actually use this legal system and understand it, rather than constructing an artificial system from the standpoint of political scientists and moral philosophers. Law at the Vanishing Point provides a fascinating new challenge to those who reduce international law either to ethics or to politics and provides a critical new appraisal of its power as an independent force in human social relations.

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point Author Jane Clapp
ISBN-10 125827339X
Release 2012-04-07
Pages 126
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Vanishing Point has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Vanishing Point also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Vanishing Point book for free.

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point Author Ander Monson
ISBN-10 1555975542
Release 2010-03-30
Pages 208
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An adventurous exploration of the "I" in American culture, by the author of Neck Deep and Other Predicaments Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. Me. In contemporary America, land of tell-all memoirs and endless reality television, what kind of person denies the opportunity to present himself in his own voice, to lead with “I”? How many layers of a life can be peeled back before the self vanishes? In this provocative, witty series of meditations, Ander Monson faces down the idea of memoir, grappling with the lure of selfinterest and self-presentation. While setting out to describe the experience of serving as head juror at the trial of Michael Antwone Jordan, he can’t help veering off into an examination of his own transgressions, inadvertent and otherwise. He scrutinizes his private experience of the public funeral ceremony for Gerald R. Ford. He considers his addiction to chemically concocted Doritos and disappointment in the plain, natural corn chip, and finds that the manufactured, considered form, at least in snacks, is ultimately a more rewarding experience than the “truth.” So why is America so crazy about accurately confessional memoirs? With Vanishing Point, Monson delivers on the promise shown in Neck Deep, which introduced his winning voice and ability to redefine the essay and “puts most memoirs to shame” (Time Out Chicago).

Anti personnel Mines Under Humanitarian Law

Anti personnel Mines Under Humanitarian Law Author Stuart Maslen
ISBN-10 9789050951890
Release 2001-01
Pages 327
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To the Vanishing Point

To the Vanishing Point Author Alan Dean Foster
ISBN-10 9781497627260
Release 2014-04-01
Pages 320
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The Sonderberg family does not know it yet, but this is not going to be any ordinary road trip. After they pick up an unassuming hitchhiker, a quiet drive down Interstate 40 becomes a trip into an alternate reality. It turns out the family has just given a ride to an alien who has the fate of the universe resting on her shoulders. Now the Sonderberg family must fight evil alongside their new alien friend, in a desperate attempt to save the world they love.