By Ann Cleeves
Dead Water is the 5th ebook in Ann Cleeves’s Shetland sequence – which has now been made right into a significant BBC1 drama starring Douglas Henshall. lifeless Water was once shortlisted for the Deanston Scottish Crime e-book of the 12 months 2013.
New York occasions ebook Review wrote:
[Ann Cleeves is] in her aspect during this impressive panorama, with its outdated croft homes and sleek oilfields - and water, water everywhere.
Publishers Weekly wrote:
The tensions among those that desire to defend their traditions and those that search the possibilities of latest applied sciences are subtly illustrated. Cleeves retains readers guessing concerning the perpetrator's id until eventually the ultimate pages.
The Independent wrote:
a sharp even though sympathetic eye [...] a solidly built piece of crime fiction, with the grieving detective as a touching and unique determine on the centre
Cleeves brings the Shetlands to lifestyles so vividly you could believe the salty tang at the breeze as you learn her Shetland novels. useless Water is one other thoroughly gratifying story.
Mysteries in Paradise wrote:
This novel has every little thing we adore in a homicide secret - a very good plot, a few neighborhood color, good defined settings, a few fascinating characters. an exceptional learn that flows like silk.
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Neumeyer, Juvenile Delinquency in Modern Society, Second Edition, New York: Van Nostrand, 1955, p. 152 ; James F. , "Differential Association as a Hypothesis: Problems of Empirical Testing", Social Problems,8 (Summer, 1960), pp. 14-25; Trice, op. ; S. Kirson Weinberg, "Theories of Criminality and Problems of Prediction", Journal ofCriminal Law and Criminology, 45 (November-December, 1954), pp. 412--429. 21 See the statement on p. 19, above. 22 Op. , p. 182. "23 Such statements are not so much errors in interpretation of the differential association statement as they are errors regarding the role of theory, hypotheses and facts in scientific research.
10 A further complication in this regard arises because some crimes become known to the police only if a victim complains, while other offences become known by direct observation on the part of the police. Cases of drunken driving, for example, usually get into police records only if observed by a policeman, while cases of burglary usually become known to the police as a result of a report by the victim. The ratio of offences committed to offences known probably is greater for those offences that get into police records only when observed by the police than for those which get into the reports as a result of complaints by victims.
63--65. 36 INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY and sometimes as "forgery," making it impossible to get a close estimate of the amount of variation in time of anyone of these offences. 12 Fifth, when comparisons are made, the mere number of crimes known to the police is not sufficient. What is needed is statements of rates-the number of crimes in proportion to the number of population or in proportion to some other base. But determination of this base is sometimes almost as difficult as determination of the crime ratio itself.