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Jacob's Courage: A Holocaust Love Story
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 288,920. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Jacob's Courage is a tender coming of age love story of two young adults during the Holocaust. This historical novel explores the dazzling beauty of passionate love and enduring bravery in a lurid world where the innocent are murdered. From despair, to unforgettable moments of chaste beauty, Jacob’s Courage examines a constellation of emotions during a time of incomprehensible brutality.
Vindictive Brutalities
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 151,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
A compelling story of seven children who suffered immensely in the paternal home. From birth until they moved away, abuse leaped endlessly in their innocent lives. The girls endured even more painful experiences caused by their professed father. The story depicts vivid events endured over years of abusive behaviour that consequently left each child with perpetual scars. A poignant story, indeed!
Jeremy the Germ, Planetary Crime Fighter
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Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Police Officer Perry Salter first meets crime victim Jeremy, the young man has a rare, debilitating form of autism. Later, Officer Salter confronts evidence of two hideous crimes. His cop instincts say Jeremy is innocent while the evidence and the community say Jeremy is guilty. Salter struggles to find truth and justice despite the very real risk of damaging his rising his career.
The Lycaning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
PARTS 1 & 2: This is not your traditional wolfman tale. An inventive and original take on a horror classic, THE LYCANING creates a new breed of the monster and a society transformed by a Werewolf Apocalypse. It is at the same time a story about love and sacrifice. PART 2 delves deeper into the origins of character and plot. Secrets are revealed. Werewolves, humans, and were-zombies clash.
The Gunfighter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Left for dead when his parents and sister are murdered, his quest for revenge is a fast track to adulthood for this orphaned teenager.
The Mutilation, Degradation, and Humiliation of Joseph Marcus Barron
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An exposé of gross dereliction and political misconduct on the part of Bexar County, Texas. A terminally ill boy, experiencing a medical emergency while in the custody of his parents, is confronted by three Bexar County Sheriff's Deputies, chased from his home, cornered and shot three times as his mother watches. But that is only the beginning of the family's nightmare.
Outrageous Punishment: The Crime of Being a Slave
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Depending on their master, slaves were punished relentlessly to keep them in line. This led to many slave rebellions and uprisings that were never duly reported in history. It was a slave's curse to be owned by a cruel master.
The Prisoner
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Price: Free! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The first 50 years of Australia's settlement by the white man was a time of brutality, cruelty, and harshness - not always on the part of the prisoners. One man, transported for a crime today's world would consider minor, finds that regardless of his crime, regardless of his past, he comes to a time when he discovers some things are worth dying for.
A Warrior Returns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Psychologically damaged by the brutal effects of two world wars, a family is made homeless in 1950 through a breach of his trust by the father’s sibling. Forced to move out of London into a dilapidated cottage tied to a demeaning job in a village foundry, the father remains pursued by ghosts that have haunted him ever since his wartime exploits. Then something inexplicably brutal occurs...
An Iranian at Home and Abroad
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 127,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine visiting a tourist town for a break and being picked up by the police because you are not a local, then finding yourself with a rope around your neck in a public execution? Iran comes under close scrutiny as the author tries to come to terms with life where freedom of speech, movement and to wear the clothing of one's choice does not exist.