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VICTIMS of Honor Killings in America By K.Hezekiah Scipio,
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Arranged marriage and its evil twin , “honor killings”, are invading America through immigrant communities where Judeo-Christian religion is not the accepted practice. Under an insane... More > custom called “honor killing”,a girl can be killed with impunity because she rejects her parents' choice of a man to be her husband, or because she chooses to become a Christian. Forced marriage of any kind is wrong. It is, just as wrong, indeed, an atrocity when it is forced by adult family members upon a child to an older man. It is also an abomination to force anyone to become a member of any religion the person does not like, or stone a person to death because he or she renounces the family religion in favor of Christianity. In the pages of this book, are the stories of girls in American and Canadian cities and elsewhere who were murdered by their fathers and close relatives under the custom of "honor killing".< Less
Killing Schmidt Honorably By Vincent Alexandre
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In this action-packed début thriller, Charlie Schmidt is a "retired" assassin who has returned home from Europe in hopes of a quieter life. Unfortunately, things go south for Charlie... More > when he discovers the bullet-riddled body of his girlfriend. To make matters worse Charlie's past comes to haunt him when his old mentor asks him a favour. A favour Charlie will wish he refused. Charlie finds himself in a battle of his life but must contend with the possibility that his friends may turn out to be his worst enemies.< Less
Who Killed Honor Bright? By Patricia Hughes
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Authorities in the new Irish Free State harassed and murdered Honor Bright before maligning her as a prostitute and acquitting her assassin. The newly founded Garda Siochana spread deceitful rumours... More > and coerced witnesses to conceal Honor's true identity and the real reason for he death. False evidence, perjury and the silencing of potential witnesses led to hug he public demonstrations, but newspapers were coerced into printing only authorised stories or else face the consequences from the Garda or Ministry of Justice. Find out why political support moved away from the Free State towards an independent Republic from 1926, and why so many were killed or fled Ireland in the process. Find out what part William Butler Yeats and his wife George played.< Less
Who Killed Honor Bright? By Patricia Hughes
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Authorities in the new Irish Free State harassed and murdered Honor Bright before maligning her as a prostitute and acquitting her assassin. The newly founded Garda Siochana spread deceitful rumours... More > and coerced witnesses to conceal Honor's true identity and the real reason for he death. False evidence, perjury and the silencing of potential witnesses led to hug he public demonstrations, but newspapers were coerced into printing only authorised stories or else face the consequences from the Garda or Ministry of Justice. Find out why political support moved away from the Free State towards an independent Republic from 1926, and why so many were killed or fled Ireland in the process. Find out what part William Butler Yeats and his wife George played.< Less
The Killing By T. A. Baran
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This novel is about a young Philadelphia man who, through dime novels, becomes obsessed with the adventure of the West. Stories of courage in the face of tremendous odds and men who consider honor... More > more valuable than their lives lead Morton Hammond to travel to where he can fulfill the romanticism absent from his own life as a candy maker. Morton becomes a fast gun—a skill that leads him down a path of no return.< Less
The Killing By T. A. Baran
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This novel is about a young Philadelphia man who, through dime novels, becomes obsessed with the adventure of the West. Stories of courage in the face of tremendous odds and men who consider honor... More > more valuable than their lives lead Morton Hammond to travel to where he can fulfill the romanticism absent from his own life as a candy maker. Morton becomes a fast gun—a skill that leads him down a path of no return.< Less
Honor Killings In America - Child Bride to Die By Minister K Hezekiah Scipio,M.Th.BCMT,LMT
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HONOR KILLINGS COME TO AMERICA: Child Bride To Die "Honor Killing is a practice by which a woman or a girl believed to have dishonored her family name is punished by assassination. "Most... More > honor killings occur in countries where the concept of a woman as a vessel of family reputation predominates," said Marsha Freemen, director of International Women's Right Action Watch at the University of Minnesota. Surprisingly, honor killings are sneaking into America and Canada. In this book, you will read of two sisters, .Sarah and Amina Said, ages 17 and 18 shot dead in a Texas cab by their own father.Noor Faleh Almalaki, 20, Phoenix, Az college student gunned dead in a car by an angry father, Fathima Rifqa Bary, 17, fled Ohio from dad fearing honor killing for blasphemy because she decided to follow Jesus, no turning back, no turning back. But Aqsa Parvez, 16, Mississauga, Ontario, could not escape her murder . Her father Mohammed Parvez and brother Waqas Parvez were charged with honor killing.< Less
Matters of Honor By Carol Houle
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Through Difficulties To Honor: When loving a man means being able to fight, kill and die for him. CONOR'S TRIAL: In order to save herself from her husband's abuse Conor begs a total stranger on... More > the street to take her in. She learns the hit man’s rules and that the punishment doesn’t always fit the crime. KELLY'S DETERMINATION: Saving a man’s life can make him less dangerous, but loving him can be fatal. Kelly’s infatuation with the executioner teaches her that respect matters more than honesty and that his honor represents his life. JANET'S DISCOVERY: Deadly lies hold no secrets when Janet is lured asunder by the wily thief who’s greed surpasses reason. He possesses the skill to wrong intent and she finds that loyalty isn’t the key between betrayal and honor. SANDY'S SECRET Owing a loan shark locks Sandy into a pay-up or put-out situation that ends up costing her much more than she bargained for. Killing men comes easy when soul and sanity are compromised.< Less
Matters Of Honor By Carol Houle
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Four young women’s introduction to the world of organized crime, where loving a man means being able to fight, kill and die for him. CONOR'S TRIAL In order to save herself from her husband's... More > abuse Conor begs a total stranger on the street to take her in. She learns the hit man’s rules and that the punishment doesn’t always fit the crime. KELLY'S DETERMINATION Saving a man’s life can make him less dangerous, but loving him can be fatal. Kelly’s infatuation with the executioner teaches her that respect matters more than honesty and that his honor represents his life. JANET'S DISCOVERY Deadly lies hold no secrets when Janet is lured asunder by the wily thief who’s greed surpasses reason. He possesses the skill to wrong intent and she finds that loyalty isn’t the key between betrayal and honor. SANDY'S SECRET Owing a loan shark locks Sandy into a pay-up or put-out situation that ends up costing her much more than she bargained for. Killing men comes easy when soul and sanity are compromised.< Less
Sacred Honor By Patrick Hale
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Jake Dalton’s days in Washington, DC, have created a number of powerful and influential enemies for him. He has to use every bit of courage at his command if he is to stay alive. His old... More > adversaries conspire to silence him when he tries to put his past behind him. Intent on living his own life as far from the politically powerful as possible, Jake must first deal with the people who are intent on killing him. He tries to discover the reasons why his life is in danger. The only thing he knows for sure is that he has to find his answers before he runs out of time!< Less