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- Publisher: Luminosity Publishing LLP (June 24, 2016)
- Publication Date: June 24, 2016
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- Language: English
- ASIN: B01H9DSHQE
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No spoilers, naturally, but the twist when it came was unexpected. The clues were there, I found them after, but of course hindsight is a wonderful thing.
This book will appeal to readers who enjoy their heroes a little darker and their heroines a bit on the demanding side. And their sex scenes scorching, of course. A well-earned five stars from me.
The following charges may be made against the perpetrator in a court of law:
Definition: Kidnapping Colorado laws classify kidnapping into two categories; first degree kidnapping and second degree kidnapping.
C.R.S. 18-3-302 a person commits second degree kidnapping when s/he seizes and carries any person from one place to another, without his consent and without lawful authority; or s/he takes away any child below 18 years with intent to keep or conceal the child from his or her parent or guardian or with intent to sell, trade, or barter such child for consideration.
Second degree kidnapping is a class 2 felony if the person kidnapped is a victim of a SEXUAL OFFENSE or robbery.
C.R.S. 18-1.3-401 A person guilty of class 2 felony will be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than 24 years or less than eight years
Capital Punishment Statutes in Colorado
Capital punishment, also known as "the death penalty," remains a legal sentence under Colorado laws for certain crimes, including, but not limited to: COL. REV. STAT. §18-3-301, et seq: Kidnapping.
Colorado Statutes: § 18-3-303. False Imprisonment
Definition: False imprisonment is the unlawful restraint of a person against her will by someone without legal authority or justification.
Examples of false imprisonment may include, but are not limited to: A person grabbing onto another person without their consent, and holding them so that they cannot leave.
Colorado Revised Statues Sections 18-3-402: Sexual Assault, 18-3-404: Unlawful Sexual Contact
Colorado criminalizes rape, sexual battery and sexual assault. The crimes are no longer divided by degree or level, but instead into sexual assault or sexual contact based on whether penetration of any kind was completed or only touching of genitals and other intimate parts. The penalties for each crime vary based on a number of “aggravating” factors that increase criminal responsibility, for example using force or date rape drugs. Force doesn’t always have to be physical force where the perpetrator physically overpowers the victim; FORCE COULD INCLUDE PSYCHOLOGICAL COERCION (BEING “TALKED INTO IT”)
Penalty: Co. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 18-3-402. Class four felony, from one year to twelve years in prison.
I believe this logically lays out my reasoning behind my belief that this author is encouraging criminal acts against a victim, as well as encouraging a mindset of the acceptance of said criminal acts by persons who may see these types of works as justification for said criminal acts.
PLEASE NOTE: According to RAINN (Rape, ¬¬Abuse & Incest National Network) every two minutes another American is sexually assaulted. Only 6 out of every 1,000 rapists will end up in prison. While the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) distinguishes (and I make this point very distinctly) “CONSENTUAL” acts of violence during sexual "play" as paraphilias rather than paraphilic disorders, commissions of CRIMES against others during acts of paraphilia or the planning of acts of paraphilia with the intent to do harm are viewed differently. Also, as pointed out by a report from “The Hastings Center” the development of DSM-5 also caused, and still opens up, the possible legal percussion of acts of true violence, including pedophilia, being pressed beyond the pale of legal action, leaving true victims (INCLUDING CHILDREN) without legal recourse against their abusers. While the numbers of reported sexual assaults have dropped since 1993, the statistical numbers have been proven somewhat misleading given the reverse social stigma which leads men, women and children to no longer view sexual assaults as being legally actionable due to the preponderance of books, movies, and social mores, as well as DSM-5, that now teach that women have no rights to protection for their bodies. A supposedly “forward thinking” ruling in the DSM is reversive in that true victims no longer feel they have the right to step forward about their abuse. It reminds me of a particular situation I faced in the 70’s, where my boss told me if I didn’t give him a BJ in his office he would fire me. I didn’t, and he did. That isn’t counting the time I was pulled down and raped when in college and was told, basically, that it was just something I was to expect – guys are guys, after all.
I hope that proponents of physical/sexual violence against women, such as this writer, will step back and think about the grievous injury they cause by championing actions such as kidnapping and rape as this book does.