The Undercover Book List Book

The Undercover Book List


  • Author : Colleen Nelson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-08-31
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 1772781878

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The Undercover Book List Excerpt :

From the award-winning author of Harvey Comes Home, a middle-school story about a girl in need of a friend, a boy in need of a chance, and the secret book club that brings them together

Undercover Book

Undercover


  • Author : Laurinda D. Brown
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2004-11-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593090302

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Undercover Excerpt :

Devastated when his Memphis nightclub owner lover breaks up with him, Nathaniel Chamberlain quits his job as a drag performer and subsequently marries and starts a family, but painful memories, financial problems, and struggles with his sexual identity force him to confront difficult truths. By the author of Fire & Brimstone. Original.

Informants and Undercover Investigations Book

Informants and Undercover Investigations


  • Author : Dennis G. Fitzgerald
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-24
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 084930413X

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Informants and Undercover Investigations Excerpt :

Informants are an invaluable, often instrumental aspect of criminal investigations, but they do present certain management issues. In the necessarily clandestine world they inhabit, the imposition of institutional control presents unique challenges. Lack of training and communication among law enforcement professionals tend to ensure the same error

The Undercover Economist Book
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The Undercover Economist


  • Author : Tim Harford
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2007-01-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345494016

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“The economy [isn’t] a bunch of rather dull statistics with names like GDP (gross domestic product),” notes Tim Harford, columnist and regular guest on NPR’s Marketplace, “economics is about who gets what and why.” In this acclaimed and riveting book–part exposé, part user’s manual–the astute and entertaining columnist from the Financial Times demystifies the ways in which money works in the world. From why the coffee in your cup costs so much to why efficiency is not necessarily the answer to ensuring a fair society, from improving health care to curing crosstown traffic–all the dirty little secrets of dollars and cents are delightfully revealed by The Undercover Economist. “A rare specimen: a book on economics that will enthrall its readers . . . It brings the power of economics to life.” –Steven D. Levitt, coauthor of Freakonomics “A playful guide to the economics of everyday life, and as such is something of an elder sibling to Steven Levitt’s wild child, the hugely successful Freakonomics.” –The Economist “A tour de force . . . If you need to be convinced of the everrelevant and fascinating nature of economics, read this insightful and witty book.” –Jagdish Bhagwati, author of In Defense of Globalization “This is a book to savor.” –The New York Times “Harford writes like a dream. From his book I found out why there’s a Starbucks on every corner [and] how not to get duped in an auction. Reading The Undercover Economist is like spending an ordinary day wearing X-ray goggles.” –David Bodanis, author of Electric Universe “Much wit and wisdom.” –The Houston Chronicle From Publishers Weekly Nattily packaged-the cover sports a Roy Lichtensteinesque image of an economist in Dick Tracy garb-and cleverly written, this book applies basic economic theory to such modern phenomena as Starbucks' pricing system and Microsoft's stock values. While the concepts explored are those encountered in Microeconomics 101, Harf

FBI Undercover Activities  Authorization  and H R  3232 Book

FBI Undercover Activities Authorization and H R 3232


  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Criminal investigation
  • Pages : 527
  • ISBN 10 : UCR:31210012866529

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Undercover Book

Undercover


  • Author : John W. Schilling
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2010-09
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452055084

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Undercover Excerpt :

When John Schilling, an unassuming midlevel accountant, joined Columbia Healthcare Corporation -- the nation's fastest growing and revolutionary network of public hospitals -- it seemed like the start of an exciting new career with great advancement and earnings potential. He never expected to become a catalyst for the series of "whistleblower" lawsuits that ripped through the healthcare industry in the late 1990s In Undercover, John Schilling tells the story of his harrowing journey from ordinary citizen and loyal employee to covert FBI informant and top witness for the Justice Department in the largest criminal healthcare fraud case in U.S. history. It began when he stumbled upon evidence-- a $3.5 million accounting "error"--of his company's routine practice of defrauding Medicare. When pressured to comply with stealing from taxpayers, Schilling knew he had to speak up for what he believed was right, regardless of the cost to his job, his reputation, and his family. His courageous choice would consume the next seven years of his life, leading to more drama, angst, turmoil, and money than he could have imagined. Ultimately, Schilling's moral conviction and a little known law, the False Claims Act, paid off by forcing the formidable healthcare conglomerate of Columbia/HCA to pay back $1.7 billion to the federal government. Revealing the personal side of a thankless role, Undercover is a gripping and inspiring account of a long, hard, life-- changing quest for justice. ADVANCE PRAISE FOR UNDERCOVER "Undercover crackles with authenticity as it recounts in a lively, readable style how a man on the inside risked everything and blew the whistle on a giant healthcare company that was systematically looting the Medicare program out of billions. A good read for anyone, but a must-read for someone who may contemplate taking the same path as John Schilling" -- John R. Phillips, "The nation's premier whistleblowing attorney" according to the The Wall Street Journal and the Nat

FBI Undercover Operations Book

FBI Undercover Operations


  • Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Civil rights
  • Pages : 137
  • ISBN 10 : LOC:00003035724

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Pattaya Undercover Book

Pattaya Undercover


  • Author : Ewe Paik Leong
  • Publisher : Monsoon Books
  • Release Date : 2019-11-01
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781912049530

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Pattaya Undercover Excerpt :

Promising sun, sea, sand and more, Pattaya beach resort in Thailand lures eight million foreign tourists annually. However, behind the glitter lurks broken dreams, ethereal ecstasy and, often, tragedy. And behind every bargirl’s smile and every foreigner’s beer glass lurks a story: happy, touching, heart-wrenching. The author interviews bargirls, mamasans and customers, who reveal true stories of sex scams, doomed relationships and tragic suicides. The author’s investigation takes him to the capital, Bangkok, as well as to an Isaan village in northeastern Thailand, and further afield to Saigon in Vietnam and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. He returns to Pattaya with a warning: You enter the manipulative world of the Pattaya bargirls at your own risk!

Careers in Undercover Gang Investigation Book

Careers in Undercover Gang Investigation


  • Author : Jason Porterfield
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013-12-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 9781477717158

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Careers in Undercover Gang Investigation Excerpt :

This book explains exactly what personality type is needed and what sorts of physical, emotional, and psychological skills are required for a career in undercover law enforcement.

Undercover Policing and the Corrupt Secret Society Within Book

Undercover Policing and the Corrupt Secret Society Within


  • Author : Garry Rogers
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword True Crime
  • Release Date : 2020-12-14
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781526775429

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Undercover Policing and the Corrupt Secret Society Within Excerpt :

Garry Rogers played a key role in one of the UK’s most successful undercover policing operations, targeting the football hooliganism which blighted the domestic and international game. From Old Trafford to Turkey and Sweden to Sardinia, this working class lad turned undercover cop infiltrated some of the most notorious hooligan gangs at club and England level as part of Greater Manchester Police’s groundbreaking Omega Unit. When the force extended its undercover policing operations to target serious and violent crime, it was Garry who gained the trust of armed robbers, drug dealers and a murderer securing the evidence to take them off the streets, often for many years. But after five years at the cutting edge of covert operations, and with a new, inexperienced and ultimately corrupt officer in charge of the unit, Garry found himself dangerously exposed to violent criminals living just minutes from his family home. And when he turned to the force for support he was met with a wall of silence, accusations, and what one chief constable later described as a Masonic conspiracy that eventually pushed him out of the job after 28 years. Now he’s determined to tell his story – the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

Undercover Colorado Book

Undercover Colorado


  • Author : Cassie Miles
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2011-12-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459225312

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Undercover Colorado Excerpt :

UNDERCOVER LOVERS Detective Mac Granger was in trouble. The Colorado mountain-man-turned-city-cop had incensed a drug lord, and now someone was setting him up, making his peers doubt his loyalty and forcing him on the run from a mysterious killer. His only hope lay in FBI Special Agent Abby Nelson, the fed assigned to investigate him. Could he trust the woman who'd gone undercover in order to expose him? He couldn't deny his attraction to the beautiful blonde—or the opportunity to pose as her lover in order to fi nd the killer. But he'd be damned if he fell for a woman whose commitment to duty might make her his worst enemy….

Wind River Undercover Book
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Wind River Undercover


  • Author : Lindsay McKenna
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420147551

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Wind River Undercover Excerpt :

The new novel from the bestselling author of Wind River Protector. Hide in plain sight. For native Guatemalan Anna Navaro, nothing is more satisfying than capturing drug traffickers for the U.S. DEA. Her career has always been her focus, but just as she’s beginning to yearn for something more, she’s given a brand-new assignment with DEA agent Gabe Whitcomb. In his well-worn Stetson and boots, he’s part cowboy and part law enforcement, a combination Anna finds irresistibly sexy. But desire has no place on a job as dangerous as this one, because the drug lord they’re after is the violent fugitive who killed her father . . . Gabe’s worked some treacherous assignments in the past, but this one raises every alarm—and not just because his partner is a gorgeous woman with the grace of a cat and a sniper’s deadly aim. He and Anna are being sent to the Wind River Valley where he grew up—and where his adoptive parents still own a ranch just eighty miles from the Elson family, who have been recruited into the ruthless Gonzalez cartel. Posing as new ranch-owners and ingratiating themselves with the Elsons to uncover evidence, Anna and Gabe can only fight the heat flaring between them until they realize that building a life together, here in Wind River, is worth risking everything for . . .

Undercover War Book

Undercover War


  • Author : Harry McCallion
  • Publisher : John Blake
  • Release Date : 2020-08-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781789463347

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Undercover War Excerpt :

When British troops first deployed to Northern Ireland in 1969, to halt the threat of a new rising force - the Provisional Irish Republican Army - they could not have known that the longest campaign in the British Army's history was beginning. While patrols, vehicle bombs and incendiary speeches are the defining memories of the Troubles, the real war was fought out of sight and out of mind. For thirty years, Britain's Special Forces waged a ferocious, secretive struggle against a ruthless and implacable enemy. Harry McCallion offers a unique insight into nearly every major military action and operation in the Province, having served seven tours with the Parachute Regiment, passed selection for 14 Intelligence Company, completed six years with the SAS anti-terrorism team, and joined the Royal Ulster Constabulary, receiving two commendations for bravery during his service. This book is his blistering account of the history of Britain's war against the IRA between 1970 and 1988 - the most murderous years of the conflict - drawn from his own operational experience and backed by first-hand accounts and unpublished documents. From new insights into high-profile killings and riveting accounts of enemy contact, to revelations about clandestine missions and strategies in combating a merciless enemy, Undercover War is the definitive inside story of the battle against the IRA, one of the most dangerous and effective terrorist organisations in recent history.

Undercover Revenge Book

Undercover Revenge


  • Author : Dharshun Sridharan
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 50
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493134151

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Undercover Christmas Book

Undercover Christmas


  • Author : B.J. Daniels
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2011-07-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459268623

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Undercover Christmas Excerpt :

She Claimed Her Baby Was His Yet Chase Calloway swore he'd never met the mysterious pregnant woman who appeared at his family's ranch. True, an accident had blocked parts of his memory, but he wouldn't have forgotten the desire that flared between them…. Marni McCumber deceived so that she might learn the truth. She hadn't counted on the pre-Christmas snows stranding her with Chase's secretive family—or the dangerous mishaps that hinted she wasn't the only one with something to hide. Forced to accept Chase's protection, Marni found one truth impossible to conceal—she wanted Chase. But when he regained his memory, would he want her? HIDDEN IDENTITY