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Former Homicide Detective turned author releases nook-book...

Walking Among the Dead

 

There are no scripts, television cameras, or high paid actors that can capture the real life essence of a homicide detective in Walking Among the Dead: True Crime Stories From A Homicide Detective. Experience murder and death investigations first hand as former homicide detective Ken Lang takes you from the crime scene into the interrogation room of some of the most intriguing true crime cases ever. As he unravels these mysteries, experience the drama and adrenaline rush of hunting down these killers that most homicide detectives thrive on.

 

 

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earthangelrn2003
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Re: Former Homicide Detective turned author releases nook-book...

Call me a troll if you want but I don't feel it is right to profit from the suffering of others. It does not seem like the Christian thing to do.
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The guy is advertising a book that he published - if you object to the content, don't buy it.  He is writing about what he knows, apparently he investigated homicides.

 

In my eyes he did God's work and spoke for the dead.  Telling the story has nothing to do with Christianity or lack of Christianity, or for that matter unduely profiting. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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earthangelrn2003 wrote:
. . . I don't feel it is right to profit from the suffering of others. It does not seem like the Christian thing to do.

 

I concur.

The Wrigley Family profited from the suffering of Cubs' fans for years and years.:smileysad: 

I will never forgive them, for they knew what they had done.:smileyindifferent:

 

 

 

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Sardonicus wrote:

 

I concur.

The Wrigley Family profited from the suffering of Cubs' fans for years and years.:smileysad: 

I will never forgive them, for they knew what they had done.:smileyindifferent:

 


LOL  Is it really suffering, though, when the sufferer loves the pain, enjoys the pain, even asks for the pain?
Is the sadist making the masochist suffer, or just making his day?  :smileywink:
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Re: Former Homicide Detective turned author releases nook-book...

  earthangelrn20…  Not really helpful to leave a negative review on the purchase page when you have not read the book.

 

 I bought the book and hope to read it soon. I do appropriate reading most genre written by experts in the subject matter. 

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@ABthree

 

In the case of the Cub's Fans.......making his day...... :smileyvery-happy:

 

I love the Cubs, root for the underdog in everything I do, they are the epitome of "Underdog", so my prescribed masochism dose is fulfilled by that action alone. 

 

No need to further beat myself up in other areas of the world.  :smileysurprised:

 

Although this board is beginning to meet the needs of a confirmed masochist, quite handily I might say.  IMHO

 

Heck....I have had my collander out for days, it has been put to good use  :smileyvery-happy:

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ABthree wrote:
LOL  Is it really suffering, though, when the sufferer loves the pain, enjoys the pain, even asks for the pain?
Is the sadist making the masochist suffer, or just making his day?  :smileywink:

 

ROFL

That's deep . . . and not just knee-deep.

No fair trying to make me think on a Sunday!:smileyvery-happy:

 

 

Now, where were we?:smileyhappy::smileyvery-happy::smileyhappy:

Oh yeah . . .

 

Former Homicide Detective turned author releases nook-book . . .
 
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The author's credentials speak for themselves. 

 

I just purchased a copy, Ken, and look forward to reading it! 

 

Good luck with your Nook sales. :smileywink:

 

 

@earthangelrn20..., IMHO, posting your personal judgement of the author's topic as a 'book review' is not very Christian either.  :smileysad:

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@Sardonicus

 

Look at the bright side:  if you were a Sox fan, your head would have exploded!  :smileyvery-happy:

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@earthangelrn20

 

OK that does it, you left a rotten review on an author's selling point that was predicated on your "belief's" without reading, or having an understanding of the loss of a family member from a murderer - just how Christian is that in all aspects of the above??

 

I for one want the story told, so please do not assume you know how we feel.

 

Jeez - do you think that you are the only one with "God" in your life, if it were not for a few very dedicated "Gods" agents, the culpable party would never have been brought to justice.   You assume and presume far to much in the name of the victim's families, please do not do it on my behalf. 

 

No punches pulled, it this offends, oh well.

 

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@Tweedledee

 

You're so right. :smileyvery-happy:

 

Trashing a book on the boards without reading it is one thing -- that's dumb, but it's just give and take, and people here know how to evaluate it.

 

Trashing a book without reading it on the Product Page, to damage its reputation with the general public, is lower than whalepucky ... which is, as we all know, on the bottom of the ocean. :smileywink:

 

The fact that the new Book Critic is one of the devotees of the infamous "Etiquette" thread adds a heady dash of hypocrisy to the already strong brew of downright meanness.

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That was a review that begged to be tagged as 'Not Helpful' and reported, which I did.


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earthangelrn2003 wrote:
Call me a troll if you want but I don't feel it is right to profit from the suffering of others. It does not seem like the Christian thing to do.

 

You posted a one-star "review" on the book's selling page without having read the book. So, is that a "Christian thing to do"?

 

 

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sygram wrote:

That was a review that begged to be tagged as 'Not Helpful' and reported, which I did.


Didn't think of that, Sygram.  Good idea.:smileyhappy:  I'm on it.:smileyindifferent:

 

 

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Walking-Among-the-Dead/Ken-Lang/e/2940012208033

 

 

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Re: Former Homicide Detective turned author releases nook-book...

I for one also found it unhelpful, and flagged it as outside the terms of use.

 

If you did not read the publication, you have no valid reason for proffering a review of the material predicated on your narrow scope of the way the world should be according to what ever set of precepts you subscribe to.

 

 

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Sardonicus wrote:

sygram wrote:

That was a review that begged to be tagged as 'Not Helpful' and reported, which I did.


Didn't think of that, Sygram.  Good idea.:smileyhappy:  I'm on it.:smileyindifferent:

 

 

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Walking-Among-the-Dead/Ken-Lang/e/2940012208033

 

 


Same here -- thanks!  Six people so far.

 

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earthangelrn2003 wrote:
Call me a troll if you want but I don't feel it is right to profit from the suffering of others. It does not seem like the Christian thing to do.

Is being judgemental without a firm basis a Christian thing to do?  Just wondering since I am not Christian and this could be a learning experience for me...

 

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AlanNJ wrote:

 

Is being judgemental without a firm basis a Christian thing to do?  Just wondering since I am not Christian and this could be a learning experience for me...

 


 

Well, here's what Jesus had to say about it, so you can ... judge ... for yourself :smileyhappy::

 

1 "Do not judge, or you too will be judged.2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.

3 "Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?4 How can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the speck out of your eye,' when all the time there is a plank in your own eye?5 You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye. (Matthew 7:1-5)

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Tweedledee wrote:

I for one also found it unhelpful, and flagged it as outside the terms of use.

 

If you did not read the publication, you have no valid reason for proffering a review of the material predicated on your narrow scope of the way the world should be according to what ever set of precepts you subscribe to.

 

 


I also flagged the review.  I'm not even sure I will buy the book but it's certainly not fair to judge a book without reading it.   Everyone deserves at least a fair chance except people making judgements without basis.  They deserve nothing except scorn and derision.

 

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