By Raymond Chandler
A filthy rich Pasadena widow with a median streak, a lacking daughter-in-law with a previous, and a gold coin worthy a small fortune-the components don't fairly upload up until eventually Marlowe discovers proof of homicide, rape, blackmail, and the worst form of human exploitation.
"Raymond Chandler is a celebrity of the 1st magnitude."-- Erle Stanley Gardner
"Raymond Chandler has given us a detective who's hard-boiled sufficient to be convincing . . . and that's no suggest achievement." -- the hot York Times
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When poison from a tropical plant places eight-month-old Acito, whose identify capability "little turtle," right into a San Diego medical institution, baby abuse investigator Bo Bradley is drawn into her 3rd suspenseful case (following Strawgirl). in line with Andy LaMarche, a medical institution pediatrician and Bradley's decided suitor, Acito's caretakers couldn't have poisoned the newborn by accident. This casts suspicion on Acito's mom, Chac, a bar singer who visited her son previous to he fell ailing. Bo meets Chac in Tijuana and springs to think she should not have poisoned her son, yet this turns into tricky to end up after the lady collapses and dies on degree. because the San Diego police aren't performing on Acito's case and the Mexican police officers don't care concerning the demise of one other ex-prostitute, Bo focuses her full of life interest on Chac's buddies and her American husband, who has escaped from from a Louisiana legal. Padgett expertly crafts this secret, placing her sleuth within the considered necessary life-threatening events. What units her tale aside, even though, is her description of the workings of public baby defense and her convincing portrayal, from the interior, of Bo's efforts to paintings and stay with manic depression.
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Once back, James Church’s spare, lyrical writing illuminates an strange panorama of whispers and shadows, a spot few outsiders have ever skilled. the fellow with the Baltic Stare is a chilling, atmospheric noir—a interesting reaction to the works of Martin Cruz Smith and John Le Carre.
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Additional resources for The High Window (Philip Marlowe Series, Book 3)
Antes que la hora llegue, debes pasar tus genes. 251 días. El curso lógico de acción es determinar la forma más efectiva para sobrevivir y reproducirse, y practicar esto hasta que se convierta en una respuesta mecánica. y Las Artes Marciales consisten en unas rutinas practicadas que, una vez internalizadas, mejoran tus oportunidades de supervivencia. Las Artes Venusianas consisten en una serie de rutinas practicadas que, una vez internalizadas, mejoran tus oportunidades de reproducción. y La Homeostasis Social Dinámica es el equilibrio entre el deseo de protegernos nosotros mismos de los otros y el deseo de alinearnos con otros.
Una vez exista atracción, probablemente busque confort contigo. Esto debería ser interpretado como el Indicador De Interés (IDI) que es.
Frecuentemente, la solución a esto es evitar entrar en un forcejeo emocional en una interacción en la que no se siente segura, o donde el hombre que está jugando con ella no parece tener suficiente VSR (valor de supervivencia y replicación). Cuando esto ocurre, parece no-receptiva. Así que, si puedes introducir a una mujer en un nivel emocional, incluso si se trata de una emoción “mala” como la frustración o los celos, es preferible a que permanezca no-receptiva. Por otra parte, en lugar de intentar darle sólo emociones “buenas” o de evitar las “malas”, estimúlala con un rango de emociones tales como la curiosidad, fascinación, sentimiento de pérdida, conexión, indignación, validación/novalidación, humor, vergüenza, felicidad, tristeza, etc.