Silhouette of Virtue: A Novel

Silhouette of Virtue A Novel A gripping psychological thriller from one of America s leading psychopathy experts that explores race the criminal mind and the changing cultural landscape of Vietnam Era America It s America

  • Title: Silhouette of Virtue: A Novel
  • Author: Jay Richards
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 300
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A gripping psychological thriller from one of America s leading psychopathy experts that explores race, the criminal mind, and the changing cultural landscape of Vietnam Era America.It s 1973 America is in the throes of Watergate, Vietnam, and increasingly heated racial tensions A small college town in Southern Illinois is terrorized by a spree of sadistic sexual assaultA gripping psychological thriller from one of America s leading psychopathy experts that explores race, the criminal mind, and the changing cultural landscape of Vietnam Era America.It s 1973 America is in the throes of Watergate, Vietnam, and increasingly heated racial tensions A small college town in Southern Illinois is terrorized by a spree of sadistic sexual assaults against young Asian women, purportedly by a black man seeking payback for America s betrayal in Vietnam Acting on suspicion than evidence, the all white police force arrests a black theater instructor and Vietnam vet His only African American colleague, philosophy professor Nathan Ribs Rivers, finds himself in the unlikely position of leading a coalition of student and faculty groups advocating for a fair trial, despite his own doubts about the suspect s innocence As the case intensifies, Professor Rivers uncovers a shocking web of conspiracy, underground activity, and psychopathy He embarks on a vision quest for the truth about the crimes and his own character that threatens to topple his family and career, ignites in him a spiritual crisis, and plunges him headlong toward lethal unknowns.Silhouette of Virtue is than just a gripping psychological thriller Through the complex story, which is based on true events from the author s own life, Jay Richards provides a penetrating look at some of the most complex and challenging issues facing American society, then and now As a forensic psychologist with than three decades of experience diagnosing and studying psychopaths and sex offenders, Richards offers an authentic portrayal of the complex characters and weaves together the culture and politics of the era with racial tension, mystery, and suspense.

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